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Riot police bear down on Hong Kong protesters

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Riot police have lined-up on the streets of Hong Kong as several thousand people marched against traders from mainland China. The demonstrations were the latest in what is fast-becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous territory. Major protests have taken place in the past month against a proposal to change extradition laws. The march Read More

Riot police line up in Hong Kong during latest protests

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Riot police have lined-up on the streets of Hong Kong as several thousand people marched against traders from mainland China. The demonstrations were the latest in what is fast-becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous territory. Major protests have taken place in the past month against a proposal to change extradition laws. The march Read More

Otto Warmbier’s parents ask court for seized N. Korean ship as ‘wrongful death’ payment

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The parents of late US student Otto Warmbier have mixed personal tragedy with politics, asking a court for the North Korean trade ship the US captured in May to be part of the $501 million compensation for their son’s death. The Warmbiers’ motion accuses Pyongyang of being reluctant to pay $501 million in damages which Read More

Otto Warmbier’s parents ask court for seized N. Korean ship as ‘wrongful death’ payment

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Parents of late US student Otto Warmbier have mixed personal tragedy with politics, asking court for the North Korean trade ship the US captured in May to be part of the $501 million compensation for their son’s death. The Warmbiers’ motion accuses Pyongyang of being reluctant to pay some $501 million in damages the student’s Read More

DoJ pushes T-Mobile to give more to Dish: CNBC

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of T-Mobile Austria is seen outside of one of its shops in Viennaa, Austria, February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo (Reuters) – Dish Network Corp and T-Mobile US Inc are nearing a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice on a hosting agreement that would push Dish as a new U.S. Read More

U.S.-China trade truce pushes global stocks higher

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world’s two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth. The United States and China agreed on Read More

Expect US to fight back as Russia & China lead BRICS away from dollar trade

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While Russia and China’s push to reduce the role of the US dollar in trade is catching on, don’t expect Washington to give up its global economic dominance without a fight, an analyst has told RT. The two countries’ presidents, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, recently announced their intention to expand the use of their Read More

US warns Israel of ‘Chinese threat’ as Huawei enters solar power market

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The US has advised Israel to think twice before letting Huawei help develop the country’s solar power infrastructure, right after the Chinese firm was forced to close its energy operations in the United States. Immediately after Huawei Technologies signed a deal with Israeli-based Zing Energy to supply solar inverters for energy farms across the country, Read More

Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday pushed back on market expectations and presidential pressure for the central bank to deliver a significant U.S. interest rate cut of half a percentage point as soon as its next meeting. Chairman Jerome Powell defended the central bank’s independence from President Donald Trump and financial markets, Read More

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS

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LONDON (Reuters) – Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won’t be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures stand on representations of virtual currency in front of the Facebook logo Read More