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Beijing urges U.S. firms in China to lobby Washington over trade war

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 4:11am
China on Thursday said foreign firms operating in China would suffer in a trade war, urging U.S. companies to lobby their government to protect their interests, and said no talks to end the impasse were currently under way.

Stocks, commodities regain footing after slump

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 4:08am
Stocks and commodity markets regained some poise on Thursday, having suffered wild tailspins in the previous session as the United States ratcheted up trade war threats on China.

As Trump amps up trade war, China plays nice with foreign investors

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 3:55am
Long accused of protectionist tactics that make it a difficult place for foreign firms to operate, China is trying to reverse that narrative amid an escalating trade war with the United States, green-lighting huge investments and portraying itself as a champion of openness.

Hunt for U.S. Korean War dead will take months to resume, search chief says

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 3:17am
(This version of the July 11 story corrects paragraph 15 figure for South Koreans to 120,000, and World War Two figure in paragraph 19 to 5 percent)

All migrant kids under five to be back with parents by Thursday: U.S. official

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 3:16am
All migrant children under age 5 who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border will have been reunited with their parents by early Thursday morning if they were eligible, a Trump administration official said in a statement on Wednesday.

Sky shares rally after Comcast and Fox go head-to-head in bid battle

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 3:01am
Shares in Sky jumped higher on Thursday after Comcast submitted a $34 billion bid for the group just hours after Rupert Murdoch raised his offer, escalating a trans-Atlantic bidding war for the European pan-TV group.

Papa John's Chairman John Schnatter resigns

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:51pm
Pizza chain Papa John's International Inc said on Wednesday its founder and former chief executive, John Schnatter, resigned as chairman of the board.

Comcast raises bid for Sky to $34 billion, tops Fox's offer

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:57pm
Comcast Corp on Wednesday raised its all-cash offer for Britain's Sky to $34 billion, topping a raised bid of $32.5 billion for the pay-TV group from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox .

NBA's Silver sees win-win in bidding war for Fox

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:57pm
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he expected the league to benefit from a battle between Comcast Corp and Walt Disney Co. for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc , regardless of which suitor pulls ahead.

All children under five will be reunified with parents by Thursday: U.S. official

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:43pm
All migrant children under age 5 who are eligible will be reunified with their parents by early on Thursday morning, a Trump administration official said on Wednesday.

Chipmaker Broadcom inks $19 billion deal to buy software company CA

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:32pm
Broadcom Inc announced a $18.9 billion deal to buy U.S. business software company CA Inc on Wednesday, venturing far beyond its realm of semiconductors and testing investors' confidence in its Chief Executive Hock Tan's dealmaking credentials.

U.S. says the 'reckoning' over China trade is too big for WTO

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:12pm
A "reckoning" over China's unfair trade policies is urgent and is too big for the World Trade Organization to handle, U.S. ambassador Dennis Shea told a WTO meeting on Wednesday.

With Thai soccer team freed, Hollywood gears up for the movie

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 8:20pm
The dramatic rescue of a Thai boys soccer team and their coach from a flooded cave complex this week transfixed news viewers around the world for more than two weeks, and the story is already headed for a retelling by Hollywood.

Wall Street snaps four-day rally; latest trade threat weighs

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:25pm
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, breaking a four-session streak of gains after Washington's threat to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods fanned trade war fears, while a sharp drop in oil prices hit energy shares.

Stocks, oil prices slide on trade war worries

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:08pm
Concerns about an escalating U.S.-China trade war made markets topsy-turvy on Wednesday, with U.S. stocks breaking a four-session winning streak and Brent crude prices seeing their biggest one-day drop in two years.

China vows to hit back over U.S. proposal for fresh tariffs

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:02pm
China accused the United States of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a move that rattled global markets.

Thai boys wave to the world in first video since their rescue

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 3:58pm
The first video of the Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave after 17 days was released on Wednesday, showing them smiling and waving from their hospital beds, looking thin but fine after an ordeal that has gripped the world.

After heroic Thai rescue, cave-diving Australian doctor mourns father's death

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 3:58pm
The father of a cave-diving Australian doctor died on Wednesday, shortly after his son played a key role in rescuing a boys' soccer team trapped in a cave for two weeks in northern Thailand.

TSA screeners win immunity from abuse claims: appeals court

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 3:55pm
Fliers may have a tough time recovering damages for invasive screenings at U.S. airport security checkpoints, after a federal appeals court on Wednesday said screeners are immune from claims under a federal law governing assaults, false arrests and other abuses.

For Putin, Helsinki talks with Trump a win before he even sits down

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 2:43pm
For U.S. President Donald Trump, a summit with Vladimir Putin risks a political backlash at home and abroad. For the Russian president, however, the fact the summit is even happening is already a big geopolitical win.

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