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From Japan, Trump doubles down on Biden criticism and embrace of...

By Jeff Mason TOKYO (Reuters) – President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s scathing view of former...

Russia says it is ready to play role in Venezuela crisis...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that Moscow was ready to play a role in talks between the Venezuelan...

Google to invest 600 million euros in Finnish data center

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Google said on Monday it planned to invest about 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data center in Hamina,...

China says disputes with U.S. should be resolved via talks

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday that any disputes between China and the United States should be resolved through talks. The ministry...

Nasdaq withdraws bid for Oslo Bors, handing prize to Euronext

OSLO (Reuters) – Nasdaq withdrew its bid on Monday to takeover Norwegian stock market operator Oslo Bors VPS, leaving pan-European competitor Euronext as the...

Ghosn’s Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment

PARIS (Reuters) – Carlos Ghosn’s Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last...
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FX collusion scandal reaches Australia, class action launched

By Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian law firm filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against five major international investment banks accusing them...

Political disarray in Papua New Guinea rocks Oil Search shares

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Political turmoil in Papua New Guinea threatened to delay a $13 billion plan to double the country’s gas exports, sending shares...

China’s industrial profits shrink in April, add to pressure on economy

BEIJING (Reuters) – Profits for China’s industrial firms dropped in April on slowing demand and manufacturing activity, suggesting the previous month’s rebound may have...

FAA reputation has taken a hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding:...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) reputation has taken a hit as a result of the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding,...

Euro holds steady after EU vote shows pro-Europe parties cling to...

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – The euro barely budged in early Monday trade after pro-European Union parties held on to two-thirds of seats in...

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but...
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Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100...

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies’ founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that...

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain

LIMA (Reuters) – The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to...

First American says product defect could have caused customer data exposure

(Reuters) – U.S. real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp said on Friday it had learned of a design defect in one...

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory:...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this...

Uber’s first employee, Ryan Graves, resigns from board

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber’s first employee and one-time chief executive Ryan Graves will step down from the company’s board of directors,...
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Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million:...

(Reuters) – Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi’s billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds...

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory

(Reuters) – Kevin Na, making birdies early and late, cruised to a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort...

Ice Hockey: Finland stun Canada 3-1 to win third world title

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Finland completed a fairytale world championship after they came from behind to beat favorites Canada 3-1 and clinch their third gold...