U.S. appeals court deals partial setback to Trump rule to curtail asylum

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 22:57
A U.S. appeals court on Friday dealt a setback to the Trump administration attempt to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, but stopped short of applying its decision nationwide.
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Exclusive: Fed's Mester weighing argument for U.S. rate cut

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 22:03
One Federal Reserve policymaker who opposed the Fed's recent rate cut is considering whether to support such a move now given risks that a U.S.-China trade war and global slowdown could derail the economy.
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U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 22:01
U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries.
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China says U.N. council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 21:20
U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N. envoy said on Friday after the council met on the issue for the first time in decades.
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Wall Street jumps on German stimulus hopes

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 21:19
Technology shares led Wall Street's advance on Friday as a waning bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the market at the close of a turbulent week.
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Democratic, Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 21:08
Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday.
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Trump held conference call with big bank CEOs amid market turmoil -source

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 20:39
President Donald Trump held a conference call on Wednesday with the chief executives of the three largest Wall Street banks as financial markets were in turmoil, one source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday.
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Rental firm walks away from Tesla order after quality dispute

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 20:15
Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German company said on Friday.
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Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 19:06
The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates to stimulate the economy and after China said it plans to boost disposable income to spur consumption.
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Iran tanker shifts position but still at anchor off Gibraltar

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 19:00
An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail, a Reuters reporter said.
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Wall Street extends gains on German stimulus hope

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 18:55
U.S. stocks rose on Friday and were on track to end a bruising week on a positive note, bolstered by hopes of more stimulus from central banks to perk up slowing growth.
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Chinese U.N. ambassador urges India, Pakistan to avoid unilateral action on Kashmir

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 18:48
The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that members of the Security Council generally feel India and Pakistan should both refrain from unilateral action over Kashmir.
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Two women sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate for $100 million over alleged sex abuse

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 18:03
Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the financier's estate.
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U.S. Rep. Tlaib refuses Israel's 'oppressive conditions' for West Bank visit

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 17:54
U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family there because the Israeli government had imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her.
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Iranian tanker moving, but still anchored in Gibraltar: witness

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 17:33
The Grace 1 Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West started to move on Friday, but its anchor was still down in the port of Gibraltar, a Reuters reporter saw a day after its detention was lifted.
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Grace 1 tanker starts to move: Reuters reporter

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 17:11
The Grace 1 Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West started to move on Friday and there was more smoke from the tanker's chimney, a Reuters reporter saw a day after its detention was lifted.
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Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 16:28
U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit.
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Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 15:58
The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests.
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After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 15:47
Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel.
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OPEC sees bearish oil outlook for rest of 2019, points to 2020 surplus

Reuters - Παρ, 2019-08-16 15:46
OPEC delivered a downbeat oil market outlook for the rest of 2019 on Friday as economic growth slows and highlighted challenges in 2020 as rivals pump more, building a case to keep up an OPEC-led pact to curb supply.
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