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Tesla shares fall 3.5 percent after CEO Musk abuses British diver

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 2:09pm
Shares of Tesla Inc fell 3.5 percent on Monday after Chief Executive Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cave divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai children last week.

U.S. State Department in talks with Turkey to sell Patriot system

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 2:04pm
The U.S. State Department on Monday said it was working with NATO ally Turkey on the possible sale of a Raytheon Co Patriot missile defense system to avert its purchase of a Russian-made S-400 system.

After Helsinki, U.S. intel chief defends findings on Russian meddling

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 1:55pm
The U.S. intelligence community has been clear about the threat posed by Russian political interference and will continue "to provide unvarnished and objective intelligence" assessments, the Director of National Intelligence said on Monday.

Goldman to formally name David Solomon next CEO early this week - NYT

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 4:34am
Goldman Sachs Group Inc is expected to name its president, David Solomon, its next chief executive officer early this week, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

UK parliament vote to reveal extent of anger over May's Brexit plan

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 4:18am
British Prime Minister Theresa May will face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the European Union.

Stocks rise as earning expectations beat China growth fears

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 4:00am
European stock markets inched higher on Monday as expectations for a flurry of bumper corporate earnings and merger speculation outweighed fears about the escalating trade conflict between Beijing and Washington.

Hong Kong's bourse brushes off Chinese snub over dual-class shares

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 4:00am
Hong Kong's exchange described as "temporary" a dispute with its Shanghai and Shenzhen counterparts over plans to bar investor access to dual-class shares, as shares in smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp recovered from the depths of its 10-percent slide on Monday.

Trump blames Washington for poor Russia ties ahead of Putin summit

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 3:48am
Hours before he was due to sit down for his first ever summit with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump blamed "U.S. foolishness" for bad relations between Washington and Moscow, while the Kremlin said it expected a tough meeting.

Turkey says reports of Kurdish militia withdrawal from Manbij 'exaggerated'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 3:46am
Reports that Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters have completely left Syria's Manbij region are exaggerated, as their withdrawal is still underway, a source at Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday.

U.S., North Korea to resume search for remains from Korean War

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 2:54am
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that talks on Sunday between U.S. and North Korean officials to discuss the return of remains of U.S. service members killed in the 1950-53 Korean War "resulted in firm commitments" and that there would be a follow-up meeting on Monday.

Former UK minister calls for second vote on Brexit to end stalemate

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 1:56am
A former senior British minister called on Monday for a second referendum to solve a parliamentary stalemate on Brexit, saying Prime Minister Theresa May's proposals for new ties with the European Union were a fudge that satisfied no one.

Trump says U.S.-Russia ties have 'never been worse'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 1:20am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Monday that U.S.-Russian ties have never been worse.

Trump says Obama did nothing about Russian election meddling

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 1:01am
U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Monday his predecessor, Barack Obama, paid little attention to FBI allegations of Russian election meddling and they were only taken seriously after he was elected.

Trump says NATO summit was 'truly great'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:39am
U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Monday the NATO summit he attended last week had been a success and was inaccurately reported by much of the media.

Kremlin takes Trump to task over his gas pipeline comments: RIA

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:18am
U.S. President Donald Trump's criticism of Russia's Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline to Europe is an egregious example of unscrupulous competition and it worries Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying on Monday.

Jailed Reuters journalists to testify in Myanmar court

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 11:56pm
Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case that is seen as a test of press freedom in the fledgling democracy.

French police clash with unruly fans, clear Champs Elysees

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:59pm
French police fired tear gas and dispersed crowds from the Champs Elysees late on Sunday after clashes with a small group of unruly fans threatened to spoil celebrations of France's World Cup win over Croatia in Moscow.

Chicago police release video of shooting that sparked violent protests

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:43pm
Chicago police on Sunday released body camera footage of officers shooting dead a black man as he reached for his concealed handgun, hoping to quell two days of violent and peaceful protests that had branded the incident a case of police brutality.

Suspect dead, three officers wounded in Kansas City shootouts

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:32pm
Police shot and killed a man on Sunday after a series of shootouts on the streets of Kansas City in which three officers were wounded and hospitalized in stable condition, officials said.

Iran's supreme leader calls for government to be backed in face of U.S. sanctions

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:19pm
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming U.S. economic sanctions, saying America's "conspiracy" could be defeated, according to his official website.