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Wall Street opens higher as Syria fears wane

Wall Street opens higher as Syria fears wane

Published 16/04/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday as investors bet the weekend’s U.S.-led missile attack on Syria would not escalate into a broader conflict, [more…]

Fired FBI director Comey says Trump ‘morally unfit’: ABC News…

Fired FBI director Comey says Trump ‘morally unfit’: ABC News…

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI director James Comey said in an ABC News interview on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump is a dangerous, “morally [more…]

Trump says Russia, China playing ‘currency devaluation game’

Trump says Russia, China playing ‘currency devaluation game’

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump accused Russia and China on Monday of devaluing their currencies while the United States raises interest rates. “Russia [more…]

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen expected at court hearing over searches

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen expected at court hearing over searches

Published 16/04/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A longtime personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to appear Monday in Manhattan federal court as he seeks [more…]

Automobiles drive U.S. retail sales higher in March

Automobiles drive U.S. retail sales higher in March

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales rebounded in March after three straight monthly declines as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and other big-ticket items, [more…]

Commerce Department bars U.S. companies from selling to China’s ZTE

Commerce Department bars U.S. companies from selling to China’s ZTE

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has banned American companies from selling telecommunications equipment to China’s ZTE Corp after the Chinese company illegally shipped telecom [more…]

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Published 16/04/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could find his oft-touted close ties with Donald Trump sorely tested at a summit this week in [more…]

South Dakota e-commerce sale tax fight reaches U.S. Supreme Court

South Dakota e-commerce sale tax fight reaches U.S. Supreme Court

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A high-stakes showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will determine whether states can force out-of-state online retailers to collect sales [more…]

After Trump drama, new Pence national security aide steps down

After Trump drama, new Pence national security aide steps down

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new national security aide to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stepped down on Sunday, only two days after being officially named [more…]

Trump on Twitter (April 15): James Comey, Rasmussen Poll

Trump on Twitter (April 15): James Comey, Rasmussen Poll

Published 16/04/2018

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters [more…]