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New York man plotted killing police, attacking Times Square: prosecutors

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 6:09pm
A New York man who prosecutors say plotted an attack on Times Square, spoke about killing police officers and praised Islamic militants appeared in court on firearms charges on Friday and was denied bail.

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 6:09pm
A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using them in an attack on Times Square, one of the busiest crossroads in the largest city in the Unites States.

Under pressure, Biden drifts leftward on abortion, climate change

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 5:56pm
The Joe Biden Express to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination went a bit off track this week.

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 5:14pm
A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault.

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 4:35pm
Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday.

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, China tariff delay

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:39am
Wall Street's main indexes rose 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to the upbeat mood.

UK's May steps down as party chief, igniting leadership race

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:37am
British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit.

Weak U.S. employment report casts pall over economy

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:36am
U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year.

Wells Fargo to pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:20am
Wells Fargo & Co will pay at least $386 million to settle class-action claims by customers who said the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans.

U.S. to stop training Turkish F-35 pilots because of Russia deal: sources

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:12am
The United States has decided to stop accepting any more Turkish pilots who had planned to train in the United States on F-35 fighter jets, three U.S. officials said, in a sign of an escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russian air defenses. The two NATO allies have sparred publicly for months over Turkey's order for Russia's S-400 air defense system, which Washington says poses a threat to the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealthy fighters, which Turke

Stocks rally, U.S. bond yields fall as jobs data fuels rate cut talk

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:09am
Major world stock indexes rose and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in U.S. job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while news the United States would give China more time to avoid a tariff hike added to market optimism.

UK's May formally confirms resignation as Conservative leader

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:08am
British Prime Minister Theresa May formally notified her Conservative Party on Friday that she had resigned as party leader, opening the way for a succession contest that will determine the country's next prime minister.

Qatar Airways to seek compensation from Boeing over MAX grounding

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:03am
Qatar Airways plans to seek compensation from Boeing over the grounding of three 737 MAX aircraft by Italian airline Air Italy, where the Qatari company is a major shareholder, group chief executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters.

U.S.-Mexico migration talks continue as tariff deadline looms

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:02am
U.S. and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks on Friday as the two sides edged closer to a trade war that could hobble both countries' economies and rattle investors already nervous about Washington's escalating battle with China.

U.S. welcomes Mexico immigration offers, but 'long way to go': official

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:02am
U.S. officials were very encouraged by Mexican immigration proposals but there is still a long way to go as negotiators begin their latest round of talks on Friday, a White House official said.

U.S. May payrolls rose less than expected

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 9:46am
U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, suggesting the loss of momentum in economic activity was spreading to the labor market, which could increase calls for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year.

White House says Mexico tariffs 'still on track' for Monday

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 9:08am
The United States is on track to implement threatened 5 percent tariffs on Mexican goods on Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Friday as migration talks with Mexican officials continued in Washington.

U.S. and Russia blame each other for near collision in East China Sea

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 9:07am
Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in the East China Sea on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behavior.

Beyond Meat top choice for Wall Street after bullish results

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 8:30am
Shares of Beyond Meat Inc surged 27% on Friday after the vegan burger maker forecast that sales would more than double overall in 2019 after they tripled in the first quarter.

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

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 7:29am
Who are the candidates vying for British Prime Minister Theresa May's job and what have they said about Brexit?