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- China's tariffs on U.S. oil would disrupt $1 billion monthly business
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:34:29 -0400
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China's threat to impose duties on U.S. oil imports will hit a business that has soared in the last two years, and which is now worth almost $1 billion per month.
- Wall Street tumbles as U.S.-China trade spat escalates
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:09:09 -0400
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 200 points on Monday and the other major indexes were lower, as China's retaliatory action against tariffs imposed by the United States reignited fears of a possible trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
- Trump blasts Germany while making case for U.S. immigration policy
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:25:30 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blamed migrants in Europe for violently changing the culture and for what he inaccurately described as a rise in crime in Germany as he sought on Monday to defend his administration's widely criticized policy on illegal immigration.
- Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings on electoral map manipulation
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:53:51 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped major rulings on whether state lawmakers should face curbs on their ability to draw legislative districts purely for partisan advantage, issuing narrow rulings in cases from Wisconsin and Maryland regarding the practice called partisan gerrymandering.
- Myanmar officer in Reuters case broke police code by copying statements: lawyer
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:17:06 -0400
YANGON (Reuters) - A police witness in the case against two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets in Myanmar is "unreliable," the reporters' lawyer said on Monday, because he obtained testimony from previous witnesses, in violation of police code.
- Syrian, Iraqi forces say U.S. bombs military border positions, U.S. denies
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:56:17 -0400
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed a Syrian army position near the Iraqi border, causing deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied it was responsible.
- Head of VW's Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:28:20 -0400
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen was holding crisis talks on Monday to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand, a source familiar with the discussions said, after German authorities arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating.
- Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:46:16 -0400
ELIZABETH, N.J. (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Americans grapple with recognizing facts in news stories: Pew survey
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:04:56 -0400
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Only a quarter of U.S. adults in a recent survey could fully identify factual statements - as opposed to opinion - in news stories, the Pew Research Center found in a study released on Monday.
- Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three, stops factories
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:12:46 -0400
TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday, killing three people, halting factory lines in an industrial area and bursting water mains, government and company officials said.