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Pyongyang testing ‘small weapons’ disturbed ‘my people’ but not me – Trump

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US President Donald Trump brushed off the North Korea hawks on his team, saying he was not at all “disturbed” by the news of renewed muscle flexing by Pyongyang. The launch of “some small weapons” by North Korea worries “some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump tweeted on Saturday during his trip to Japan. Pyongyang test-fired short-range ballistic Read More

Moby’s romantic failures are not your cue to attack ‘white men’ ‘beta males’ & ‘the patriarchy’

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The electronic musician’s “creepy” abortive seductions of Natalie Portman and Lana del Ray are not an excuse to air bigoted grievances about men in general. And Moby himself deserves pity, rather than self-righteous viciousness. It is easy to see why Moby – who was more known than adored, even in his turn-of-the-millennium heyday when he Read More

Fiat Chrysler in tie-up talks with Renault: sources

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MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in talks on a comprehensive global tie-up that could address some of the main weaknesses of both carmakers, two sources with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) sign is seen at its U.S. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Read More

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors. Trump said late on Thursday that he saw a resolution to the trade war with China “happening fast.” Read More

‘Not even White Helmets confirm it’: Russian MoD rubbishes Washington’s Syria chemical attack claims

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Moscow has blasted the US State Department’s claims about an alleged chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib province, saying the allegations totally lack proof and haven’t even been confirmed by Western-backed groups on the ground. The Russian Defense Ministry said that Washington’s attempts to “impose another lie on this world” about the situation in Syria were Read More

Sky News witnesses horrors of Syria’s last rebel outpost

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Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib – the last rebel outpost in Syria – and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province. We saw how the ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey last year in Sochi – which declared a nine-mile demilitarised zone between rebel and regime Read More

India stops purchases of Iranian oil as US waivers expire – envoy

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One of Iran’s key energy partners, India, has stopped importing oil from the Islamic Republic after the US waivers allowing the country to bypass sanctions expired earlier this month. That’s according to India’s Ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who said the country will comply with the US sanctions on Tehran. “We do understand Read More

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As China’s yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank’s atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency. FILE PHOTO: A China yuan note is seen in this illustration photo May 31, Read More

China aluminum magnate Zhang Shiping dies aged 73

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FILE PHOTO: Chinese businessman Zhang Shiping attends a meeting in Beijing, China, March 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – Zhang Shiping, who oversaw the rise of China Hongqiao Group into the world’s biggest aluminum producer, died on Thursday at the age of 73, the company said. Zhang, who in 1994 took over the predecessor Read More