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Trump’s trade ‘extortion’ won’t work, China state media says

Trump’s trade ‘extortion’ won’t work, China state media says

Published 06/08/2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Monday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies in an unusually personal attack, and sought to [more…]

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending [more…]

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

Published 06/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. government debt supply will likely continue to boom, but bond market investors seem to be taking it in stride. The [more…]

China state media attacks Trump on trade in unusually harsh terms

China state media attacks Trump on trade in unusually harsh terms

Published 06/08/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s state media on Monday lashed out at the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump in an unusually direct attack, accusing him [more…]

Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

Published 06/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on [more…]

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Published 05/08/2018

ABOARD U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on [more…]

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Cruises Past…

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Cruises Past…

Published 05/08/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tom Cruise easily conquered Winnie the Pooh at the domestic box office. “Mission: Impossible - Fallout” generated $35 million from 4,395 [more…]

Explainer: Key U.S. election matchups at stake in final big…

Explainer: Key U.S. election matchups at stake in final big…

Published 05/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The campaign for control of the U.S. Congress and key governor’s offices reaches a critical juncture in August, the last big month [more…]

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties

Published 05/08/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role [more…]

Indonesia lobbies U.S. to maintain special tariff treatment

Indonesia lobbies U.S. to maintain special tariff treatment

Published 05/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia lobbied visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to keep the Southeast Asian nation on a list of countries that receive [more…]