U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei: officials

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-10 01:48
The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce Department spokesman said Friday.
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White House's Navarro says still expecting next round of China trade talks

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-10 01:48
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday the United States was still planning to hold another round of trade talks with Chinese negotiators.
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At least one North Korean projectile launched, appears to be short-range missile: U.S. official

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-10 01:38
At least one projectile was launched by North Korea and based on initial information it appeared to be similar to previous short-range missiles fired by Pyongyang, a U.S. official said on Friday, speaking on the condition of anonymity.
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Wall Street ends down amid more trade woes, high volatility

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-10 00:36
U.S. stocks fell on Friday following renewed jitters over the U.S.-China trade war, capping a week of trading that saw big swings and high volume.
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No beach bum: Salvini's populist seaside gambit stymies critics

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-10 00:08
Italians take their August beach holidays very seriously and politicians traditionally avoid disturbing them for fear of losing votes. But Matteo Salvini has little time for tradition and nowhere is taboo for his high-octane, non-stop campaigning.
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Italy's League seeks to trigger elections, files censure motion

Reuters - Σάβ, 2019-08-10 00:08
Italy's League filed a no-confidence motion to bring down its own governing coalition on Friday, a move that the party's populist chief, Matteo Salvini, hopes will trigger snap elections and install him as the nation's new leader.
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Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 21:23
U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignited the gun control debate.
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Alaska's hottest month portends transformation into 'unfrozen state'

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 21:19
July 2019 now stands as Alaska’s hottest month on record, the latest benchmark in a long-term warming trend with ominous repercussions ranging from rapidly vanishing summer sea ice and melting glaciers to raging wildfires and deadly chaos for marine life.
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Wall Street drops as Trump comments fan trade worries

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 20:43
Wall Street's main indexes slipped on Friday after President Donald Trump said the United States and China were pursuing trade talks but he was not ready to make a deal, exacerbating fears that the stand-off would aggravate the global economic slowdown.
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Britain calls for independent investigation into Hong Kong protests

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 20:20
British foreign minister Dominic Raab called on Friday for an independent investigation into the recent protests in its former colony Hong Kong.
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After Trump rebuke, France says it speaks for itself on Iran

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 19:48
France does not need the permission of other states to try to defuse tensions with Iran, its foreign minister said on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump accused President Emmanuel Macron of sending "mixed signals" to Tehran.
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Tame U.S. producer inflation supports case for another rate cut

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 19:46
U.S. producer prices increased moderately in July, lifted by a rebound in the cost of energy products, while underlying producer inflation retreated, which could allow the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again next month.
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Bayer mediator dismisses report of $8 billion Roundup settlement

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 19:18
Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, dismissing a report to that effect which drove its shares as much as 11% higher.
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Downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', as China slaps warning on Cathay

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 18:52
Hong Kong's protests are hitting its economy, the city's leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful local property developers, as about 1,000 mostly young activists occupied the airport arrivals hall.
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Most Americans expect next mass shooting to happen in next three months: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 18:50
Nearly half of all Americans expect another mass shooting will happen soon in the United States, according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Friday, as the nation reels from rampages in California, Texas and Ohio.
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Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, won't ditch Android for smartphones

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 18:49
Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm's access to U.S. technologies such as Android.
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Bayer mediator says no Roundup settlement figures have been discussed

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 18:40
Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, after a report of such a settlement had driven shares as much as 11% higher.
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Wall Street extends fall as Trump's comment amplifies trade fears

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 18:38
Wall Street's main indexes added to losses on Friday after President Donald Trump said he was not going to make a deal with China for now, exacerbating fears that the U.S.-China trade stand-off would aggravate the global economic slowdown.
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Trump says 'common sense things can be done' on guns, wants NRA input

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 18:09
President Donald Trump on Friday called for "common sense" solutions to address gun violence without mentioning what specific measures he would support and saying the views of powerful National Rifle Association lobbyists should be considered.
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Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-09 17:58
Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted companies faced allegations of serious labor violations including intimidation, harassment and exploitation of its largely immigrant work force, according to a federal lawsuit.
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