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Venezuela crisis: US threats, border tensions & humanitarian aid provocations

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While the White House is applying maximum pressure on Maduro to force ‘humanitarian’ convoys into Venezuela, Juan Guaido sneaked into a concert in Colombia in hopes of returning to his supporters with a shipment of US aid. The US-backed, self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela set February 23 as his flashpoint date for a showdown with the Read More

Trump says he's inclined to extend China trade deadline and meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 tariff deadline and meet soon with Chinese President Xi Jinping. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Read More

Trump says inclined to extend China trade deadline, to meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 deadline to reach an agreement. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Read More

Trump says could include Huawei and ZTE in trade deal

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U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during a meeting with China’s Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald trump said on Friday he may or may not include Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp Read More

Record-setting snowstorm buries parts of Arizona

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(Reuters) – A winter storm in the U.S. Southwest that dumped snow on Arizona made travel treacherous on Friday as strong winds pushed powdery snow into drifts and forecasters predicted the blizzard would continue into the night. AccuWeather predicted two to four feet (61 cm to 122 cm) of new snow would pile up in Read More

U.S., China struggle to bridge trade gaps, more time seen likely

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators met on Friday to wrap up a week of talks that have seen the two sides struggle over the details of structural reform commitments by China, increasing the likelihood of extending the March 1 U.S. deadline for a deal. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Read More

Equifax says U.S. regulators seek damages related to 2017 breach

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Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo (Reuters) – Credit reporting company Equifax Inc said it was informed by several U.S. regulators that they intend to seek damages from the company related to the cybersecurity breach of 2017 that exposed personal information of Read More

U.S., China resume talks on thorniest issues in trade war

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators met on Friday to wrap up a week of talks that have seen the two sides struggle to detail how to bridge deep differences on China’s role in global commerce. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (2ndL), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Read More

Madoff customer payout tops $12 billion

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Bernard Madoff exits the Manhattan federal court house in New York in this January 14, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff’s firm said he began distributing $464 million to the imprisoned swindler’s former customers on Friday, boosting their recovery to roughly $12.2 billion. Irving Picard, Read More