OR 

Trump calls for new ‘structure‘for U.S.-China trade deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled a new direction in U.S.-China trade talks and said any deal would need "a different structure," fueling uncertainty over current negotiations and sending U.S. stocks lower.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Pompeo says ‘bad deal‘ with North Korea not an option, hopeful about summit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is prepared to walk away from nuclear negotiations with North Korea if an upcoming meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads in the wrong direction.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Cyber firms, Ukraine warn of planned Russian attack

TORONTO/KIEV (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc warned on Wednesday that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with sophisticated malicious software - activity Ukraine said was preparation for a future Russian cyber attack.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Trump calls for new ‘structure‘ for U.S.-China trade deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled a new direction in U.S.-China trade talks, saying the current track appeared "too hard to get done" and that any possible deal needed "a different structure."

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

U.S. warns citizens in China after ‘abnormal‘ sound injures consulate worker

BEIJING (Reuters) - An American citizen working at the U.S. consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Iran steps up broadsides against U.S., Syria signals Iran won‘t leave

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran on Wednesday launched a fresh barrage of criticism at U.S. demands for sweeping change in its foreign policy and nuclear programme, and Tehran‘s ally Damascus flatly dismissed a U.S. call for a withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syria.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

United Tech to invest 15 billion in U.S. over next five years

(Reuters) - United Technologies Corp said on Wednesday it would invest more than 15 billion for research and development and capacity expansion in the United States over the next five years, spurred by the recent tax cuts.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

The U.S. is opening an embassy in Jerusalem. Why is there a furor?

(Corrects May 14 story to show Western Wall is one of the above-ground remains of the ancient temple complex)

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Trump teases ‘big news‘ for U.S. auto workers, offers no details

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly pledged to revive American manufacturing, on Wednesday said "big news" was coming that would be welcomed by U.S. autoworkers but he gave no details.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Pompeo says ‘bad deal‘ with North Korea ‘not an option‘ for U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is prepared to walk away from negotiations with North Korea if upcoming talks on its nuclear weapons program head in the wrong direction.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Trump says ‘immune‘ from ‘Apprentice‘ contestant lawsuit, seeks delay

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has asked New York state‘s highest court to delay a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his reality television show "The Apprentice" who said he sexually harassed her, claiming immunity and denying the allegations.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Comcast prepares to top Disney‘s 50 billion offer for Fox

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp confirmed for the first time on Wednesday it was preparing a higher, all-cash offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co .

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

U.S. in contact with Iraqi ex-foe Sadr after his surprise election win: Sadr aide

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States has contacted members of a political bloc in Iraq led by a former foe, the Shi‘ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, after his election win put him in a strong position to influence the formation of a new government, a top Sadr aide said.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Cyber firms warn on suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine

(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc on Wednesday warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with highly sophisticated malicious software, possibly in preparation for another massive cyber attack on Ukraine.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

U.S.-China trade deal ‘too hard to get done,‘ Trump says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled a new direction in U.S. and China‘s trade talks, saying the current track appeared "too hard to get done" and that any possible deal needed "a different structure."

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

A year after extremist siege, Philippine families seek closure

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Mahid Radia‘s last glimpse of his parents was when he and his children were fleeing their home amid gunfire, explosions and the howl of airplanes bombing the dens of extremists who had taken over Marawi, the Philippines‘ only Islamic city.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Comcast prepares to challenge Disney for Fox assets

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co .

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Target‘s online push weighs on profit, shares tumble

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Target Corp posted lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as spending on its online business and delivery options helped sales but ate into margins, sending shares down 6 percent in pre-market trade.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Comcast says considering all-cash offer to buy Fox assets

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co .

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Target‘s profit below estimates as margins weaken, shares tumble

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Target Corp posted a smaller-than-expected increase in first-quarter profit, pressured by continued investments in its supply chain and online operations even as sales rose, sending its shares tumbling 8 percent in pre-market trade.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Trump says ‘immune‘ from ‘Apprentice‘ contestant lawsuit, seeks delay

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has asked New York state‘s highest court to delay a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his reality television show "The Apprentice" who said he sexually harassed her, claiming immunity and denying the allegations.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

China Inc returns to U.S. soybean market as trade tensions ease

BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China‘s state grain stockpiler has returned this week to the U.S. soybean market for the first time since early April, a sign Beijing is preparing to resume purchases as trade tensions between the world‘s top two economies ease, two sources said.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85, says agent

(Reuters) - Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com

Exclusive: U.S. refining giant Marathon seeks EPA biofuel waiver - sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp, the second-biggest refining company in the United States, has asked the Environmental Protection Agency for a hardship waiver exempting one of its facilities from the nation‘s biofuels law, two sources with knowledge of the application told Reuters.

favicon of http://www.reuters.com