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UK's May clings to power after Brexit gambit backfires

1 hour 16 min ago
Prime Minister Theresa May clung to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU.

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit?

1 hour 18 min ago
The end of Theresa May's premiership will usher in an even more turbulent phase of Britain's exit from the European Union as any new leader is likely to seek to strike a tougher divorce deal, and there could be an election within months.

Musk's leaked email shows Tesla to make record deliveries in second quarter

1 hour 23 min ago
Tesla Inc is on course to deliver a record number of cars in the second quarter, beating the 90,700 it sent to customers in the final quarter of last year, according to an internal email from Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to staff.

U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX

1 hour 24 min ago
The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators from around the world on Thursday to determine what is needed to return the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX to return it to service.

Wall Street tumbles over 1% on trade, growth fears

1 hour 30 min ago
U.S. stock indexes fell more than 1% on Thursday, as investors sold off technology, industrials and energy stocks on fears that a spiraling trade war between the United States and China would crimp global growth.

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win

1 hour 33 min ago
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security.

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns

1 hour 34 min ago
John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said.

Oil slumps 5%, U.S. crude at its cheapest since March

1 hour 38 min ago
Oil prices plunged about 5% on Thursday, with U.S. crude at its lowest since March, as trade tensions dampened the demand outlook, putting the crude benchmarks on course for their biggest daily and weekly falls in six months.

Violent weather kills three in Missouri, floods rivers in Oklahoma

1 hour 47 min ago
A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma.

Shares slide on fear trade spat is now a tech cold war

1 hour 52 min ago
World shares skidded further on Thursday as concerns grew that the China-U.S. trade conflict was fast turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, leading oil prices to plunge and strengthening the dollar.

UK's May discussed Brexit legislation with two ministers: spokesman

1 hour 57 min ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May held separate meetings with her foreign and interior ministers on Thursday to discuss legislation to enact her Brexit deal, May's spokesman said.

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's

1 hour 58 min ago
As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees.

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member

2 hours 13 min ago
Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday.

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare

2 hours 22 min ago
The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technologies of lying about his company's ties to the communist government and Beijing saying Washington must end its "wrong actions" if it wants trade talks to continue.

Terror-accused Hindu hardliner from Modi's party wins seat in India election

2 hours 44 min ago
A Hindu ascetic accused of plotting a bomb attack on Muslims in India defeated an opposition strongman by a big margin on Thursday as her ruling Hindu nationalist party won a massive victory in the country's general election.

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike

3 hours 9 min ago
Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system.

U.S. $16 billion farm aid program to help expand markets: USDA's Perdue

3 hours 19 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including efforts to open the door to their products outside of China, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on Thursday.

New tariffs on Chinese goods to cost typical U.S. household $831 a year: NY Fed research

3 hours 20 min ago
The newest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost the typical American household $831 annually, according to research on Thursday from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

China says U.S. needs to fix 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains

3 hours 28 min ago
China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" in order for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered technology shares.

Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to China government: CNBC

3 hours 28 min ago
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more American companies would cut ties with the tech giant.