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Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America’s largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market. FILE PHOTO: People are seen at the check in area in Guarulhos international airport, near Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 16, Read More

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials

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(Reuters) – Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central United States on Tuesday. Rescue crews in boats pulled at least 50 people from flood waters as heavy downpours inundated roads and homes, Read More

Tornado hits near Tulsa, Oklahoma airport as five states brace for severe weather

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(Reuters) – A tornado was spotted near the main airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, as 22 million people in the central United States faced a severe weather system that brought hail, heavy rain and flooding, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. The twister near Tulsa International Airport was one of at least 22 that Read More

Worries of longer, costlier U.S.-China trade war hits markets

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – Worries that the United States and China were digging in for a longer, costlier trade war weighed on financial markets on Monday as Beijing accused Washington of harboring “extravagant expectations” for a deal to end their dispute. Investors added up the costs of higher tariffs on Chinese and U.S. goods as well Read More

‘B Team’ Donald Trump taunted by Iranian minister

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Iran’s foreign minister has goaded Donald Trump on Twitter, after the US president threatened the “official end” of the country. In a tweet, Mohammad Javad Zarif said: “Goaded by #B_Team, @realdonaldTrump hopes to achieve what Alexander, Genghis & other aggressors failed to do. Iranians have stood tall for millennia while aggressors all gone. #EconomicTerrorism & Read More

U.S., China bicker over ‘extravagant expectations’ on trade deal

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China accused the United States on Monday of harboring “extravagant expectations” for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as U.S. action against China’s technology giant Huawei began hitting the global tech sector. A surveillance camera is seen next to containers at a logistics center near Tianjin Port, in Read More

Basketball: Blazers’ Lillard left in limbo by Warriors’ wall of defense

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PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) – Portland leading scorer Damian Lillard has had a difficult time with a hovering Golden State defense and, with his team facing elimination from the NBA Western Conference finals, the Trail Blazer All-Star has a decision to make. FILE PHOTO: May 18, 2019; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard Read More

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be ’50-50′

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and other countries in Asia, and added that any agreement with China cannot be a “50-50” deal. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at a port in Huaian, Jiangsu province, China May Read More

Trump says tariffs causing companies to move out of China

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the National Association of Realtors’ Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, U.S., May 17, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and other countries in Asia, and added Read More