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Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 10:45pm
Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Monday.

Global stocks gain as Mexico tariffs averted, yuan falls to 2019 lows

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:56pm
U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America, and as weak U.S. jobs data raised hopes for U.S. interest rate cuts.

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:17pm
U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would soon be released.

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:02pm
U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said.

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:00pm
Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 8:52pm
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , according to several sources close to the companies.

Microsoft unveils next-gen 'Project Scarlett' Xbox console for release in 2020

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 8:46pm
Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season.

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 8:42pm
Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare.

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 8:30pm
Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up.

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 8:12pm
The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year.

United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 billion aerospace and defense giant

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 8:11pm
United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ever merger.

Nadal racks up 12th French crown as Thiem runs out of steam at Roland Garros

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:56pm
Defying the years and one of the most fierce onslaughts he has ever faced at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal won his 12th French Open crown on Sunday, leaving Dominic Thiem crushed and a packed Parisian stadium shaking their heads in wonder.

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:54pm
Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial.

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' trying to create havoc in Hong Kong

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:54pm
"Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former British colony, an official Chinese newspaper said on Monday.

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:04pm
At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said.

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 6:30pm
Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership campaigns on Monday, as the crowded contest officially begins.

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 6:22pm
A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico.

S&P 500 futures jump as trading resumes after Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 5:47pm
U.S. equity futures rose when trading resumed on Sunday after the United States and Mexico struck a deal late Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to meet U.S. demands to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants.

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through September 3

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 10:00am
American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX.

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:57am
Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions.