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Trump says U.S. will release more details on Mexico immigration deal

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:54am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday his administration will release additional details of its agreement with Mexico as he denied a news report that there were no new major commitments made by Mexico to stem a flow of Central American migrants at the U.S. southern border.

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:40am
Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial.

Canadian oil pipeline congestion sets up lucrative storage play

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:11am
Upheavals in the Canadian crude market are providing unique opportunities for firms with sizeable long-term leases on Alberta storage tanks, a cluster that sources say includes Mercuria Energy Group and oil major BP Plc's trading arm.

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 8:06am
China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday.

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 8:06am
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit.

IAAF extends ban on Russian athletics federation over doping

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:59am
Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russia's athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated.

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:35am
Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the proposed new law.

UK PM candidate Gove open to short Brexit delay if deal is close

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:35am
Michael Gove, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would be prepared to delay Brexit for a few days or weeks beyond the current exit date of Oct. 31, if Britain was close to signing an exit deal with the European Union.

UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:35am
Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms.

Factbox: Deal, no deal or delay - What will UK PM May's successor do about Brexit?

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:28am
Who are the candidates vying for British Prime Minister Theresa May's job and what have they said about Brexit?

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:21am
Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict.

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 6:51am
French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles.

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 11:07pm
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without basic citizenship rights.

Several injured in Washington, D.C., pride parade from gun scare

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 11:06pm
Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm near him, officials said.

Mexico holds off Trump's fire, but seen vulnerable to new pressure

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 10:18pm
Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of potential new pressure from Trump as he formally kicks off his reelection campaign this month.

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 10:18pm
On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen.

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 10:16pm
U.S. President Donald Trump predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States.

Warsaw pride parade attracts large crowd amid heated political debate

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 10:13pm
Tens of thousands of people joined a pride march in Warsaw on Saturday as gay rights continue to become a major issue in Poland's election campaign.

G20 finance leaders' communique to describe trade tensions as 'intensified': sources

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 9:54pm
Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday.

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 9:43pm
Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said.