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China’s tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world’s two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of Read More

University doctor ‘sexually abused 177 men over 20 years’

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A team doctor at Ohio State University sexually abused at least 177 male students over a period of nearly 20 years, an investigation has found. The university has released findings from a law firm which investigated claims made against Richard Strauss, and concluded that leaders at the school knew about the abuse. The claims against Read More

China’s tough trade rhetoric leaves talks with U.S. in limbo

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world’s two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of Read More

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic

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(Reuters) – Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg, 20mg and 15mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Read More

U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that has cast a pall over the global economy and financial markets. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Read More

Supersonic jets must be no noisier than existing planes: airports group

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MONTREAL (Reuters) – A new generation of U.S.-produced commercial supersonic jets must be no louder than existing planes or risk exacerbating existing complaints over noise from air traffic, Angela Gittens, director of Airports Council International (ACI) said. <img src="https://s4.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190515&t=2&i=1387455750&r=LYNXNPEF4E1KV&w=450" aria-label="FILE PHOTO: Angela Gittens, Director General of Airports Council International, during the panel discussion on climate Read More

U.S. consumers sue Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea, StarKist over ‘dolphin-safe’ tuna claims

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(Reuters) – U.S. consumers sued Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist, accusing the country’s three major packaged-tuna brands of deceiving them into thinking their tuna is caught only through “dolphin-safe” fishing practices. An aisle of a grocery store is pictured in Altadena, California U.S., December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The proposed class actions Read More

Trump calls trade war with China ‘little squabble,’ says talks ongoing

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the trade war with China “a little squabble” and insisted talks between the world’s two largest economies had not collapsed, as investors remained on guard for a further escalation of tit-for-tat tariffs. Trump, who has railed against what he describes as China’s unfair trade practices Read More

Trump: No collapse in China trade talks, tariff war ‘a little squabble’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China have not collapsed and called the widening U.S.-China tariff war “a little squabble,” even as his administration readies 25% duties on all remaining Chinese imports. Expanding on a stream of optimistic early morning tweets about the state of talks, Trump Read More