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Saudi-led coalition captures large areas of Yemen's Hodeidah airport: UAE

31 min 16 sec ago
ADEN (Reuters) - Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the UAE news agency and local residents said.
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Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furor over immigrant children

32 min 47 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, facing a blast of criticism for the detention of children separated from their immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, was slated to meet with Republican lawmakers on Tuesday ahead of votes on immigration legislation.
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North Korea's Kim visits Beijing; South Korea, U.S. halt military drill

37 min 18 sec ago
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week, as Washington and Seoul agreed to suspend a major joint military exercise.
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China slams U.S. 'blackmailing' as Trump issues new trade threat

37 min 32 sec ago
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods and Beijing warned it would retaliate, in a rapid escalation of the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies.
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Exclusive: Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against ex-premier Najib over 1MDB - Mahathir

1 hour 23 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak following a probe into funds allegedly looted from the state-run fund 1MDB, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday.
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Nick Hague dreamed of the stars as a boy, now he's heading to space

1 hour 43 min ago
HOUSTON (Reuters) - As a boy growing up in Kansas, Nick Hague looked up at the stars and wanted to explore the unknown. In October, his dream will come true when he blasts off on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station.
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White House defends immigration policy as outrage grows over children

2 hours 53 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday as furor grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages.
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ZTE shares tank after U.S. Senate puts Trump reprieve in doubt

3 hours 6 min ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares of ZTE Corp plummeted on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate's passage of a defense bill set up a potential battle with the White House over whether the Chinese telecoms firm can resume business with its U.S. suppliers.
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Exclusive: China's Xiaomi cuts valuation after pulling mainland offering: sources

3 hours 26 min ago
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters/IFR) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has lowered its likely valuation to between $55 billion and $70 billion following its decision to delay its mainland share offering until after its Hong Kong IPO, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
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Trump ratchets up China trade conflict with fresh tariff threat

5 hours 9 min ago
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies quickly escalated.
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North Korea's Kim visit Beijing; South Korea, U.S. halt military drill

5 hours 22 min ago
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week, as Washington and Seoul agreed to suspend a major joint military exercise.
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Saudi Arabia's women drivers get ready to steer their lives

5 hours 31 min ago
DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - On June 24, when Saudi women are allowed to drive for the first time, Amira Abdulgader wants to be sitting at the wheel, the one in control, giving a ride to her mother beside her.
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North Korea's Kim in China; U.S., South Korea suspend military drill

7 hours 3 min ago
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week, as Washington and Seoul agreed to suspend a major joint military exercise.
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Trump threatens China with new tariffs on $200 billion in goods

7 hours 4 min ago
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies quickly escalated.
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Intel has paths around Trump's China tariffs, analysts say

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 11:37pm
(Reuters) - Intel Corp, the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue and a prominent U.S. manufacturer, could avoid the most severe effects of a new list of Chinese tariffs proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump by shifting its production among its facilities, analysts said Monday.
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Kansas judge strikes down voter ID law

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 11:37pm
(Reuters) - A federal judge struck down a Kansas law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in a decision on Monday that could make voter registration easier in the state in the run-up to November mid-term elections.
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ZTE plummets after U.S. Senate puts Trump reprieve in doubt

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 11:11pm
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares of ZTE Corp plunged on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate's passage of a defense bill set up a potential battle with the White House over whether the Chinese telecoms firm can resume business with its U.S. suppliers.
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U.S., South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 10:40pm
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea have agreed to suspend a joint military exercise scheduled for August, South Korean and U.S. officials said on Monday, following President Donald Trump's pledge to end "war games" after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last week.
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As outrage grows over children, White House defends immigration policy

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 10:34pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border as furor grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages.
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Trump threatens to hit China with new tariffs on $200 billion in goods

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 10:27pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, escalating a tit-for-tat trade war with Beijing.
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