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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest U.S. border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals. A report issued by investigators for the Department of Homeland Security said...
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino. Jesus gave Brazil the lead in 19 minutes when Firmino sent in a low...
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will seek to invest 1 trillion won ($854.41 million) annually in developing home-grown materials and equipment used to produce micro-chips, a senior ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday, after Japan tightened curbs on exports of some high-tech materials to the country. Japan said on Monday it would tighten...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods. The U.S. Trade Representative’s office released a list of additional products - including olives,...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia called on the United States on Monday to free Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and proposed a prisoner swap with Washington to win the release of any American national held in Russia, Interfax news agency reported. The comments may fuel speculation that Moscow is seeking a prisoner exchange involving Paul Whelan,...
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices drifted lower on Tuesday, as weak global data raised concerns about future demand for the commodity despite a positive boost from OPEC’s decision to extend supply cuts until next March. Brent crude futures for September delivery were trading down 15 cents, or 0.2%, at $64.91 a barrel by 0311...
BEIJING, July 1 (Reuters) - China’s factory activity unexpectedly shrank in June as domestic and export demand faltered, a private sector business survey showed on Monday, pointing to further strains on its vast manufacturing sector as the Sino-U.S. trade war drags on. The downbeat readings suggest the world’s second-largest economy is still losing steam...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday. Tighter export controls, effective from July 4, would slow the export process by several months, potentially...
TOKYO (Reuters) - The yuan gained and the safe-haven yen slid against the dollar on Monday as appetite for risk-sensitive currencies improved after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks. The dollar rose 0.25% to 108.190 yen JPY=, extending its recovery from near a six-month low of 106.78 set last...
OSAKA (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and Iran. Speaking to reporters ahead of the bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) leaders’ meeting in Osaka,...

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