WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday floated a plan to fine ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) (0763.HK) and shake up its management as his administration considered rolling back more severe penalties that have crippled the Chinese telecommunications company. Trump’s proposal ran into immediate resistance in Congress, where Republicans and Democrats accused the president of
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Days after 10 people were shot to death at Texas high school, Governor Greg Abbott met with politicians and school administrators on Tuesday to consider proposals to stem school violence in a state where gun-control measures usually sink in the Republican-controlled legislature. Texas Governor Greg Abbott hosts a round table discussion,
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PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron heads to St Petersburg on Thursday seeking to win concessions from Vladimir Putin, but with Europe-U.S. ties strained over Iran, the Russian leader may have little incentive to offer the French president a diplomatic success. French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during the presentation of the French government’s plan for the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor Philip Hammond rejected a call from a leading employers group on Tuesday to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit, saying it was not needed to keep trade running smoothly. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond attends a meeting of regional leaders of the financial
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina and Britain are analysing five South American airlines’ proposals for new flights between the Falkland Islands and Argentina, Argentina’s Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie said on Tuesday. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Argentina’s Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie shake hands during a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 22, 2018.
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Ambassador Chidike Ukauwa, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state, has faulted the six-year single-term for presidency proposed by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo on the ground that it will cost the Igbo their 2023 presidential bid. Mr. Ukauwa said this while speaking with newsmen in Umuahia, Abia State
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The share of Americans who report they are doing “at least okay” financially rose in President Donald Trump’s first year in office, according to Federal Reserve data published on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo The data was in line with other
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SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott is set to begin a three-day series of discussions with educators and law enforcement officials on improving school safety on Tuesday, days after a teenager killed 10 people at a Houston-area high school. Crosses bearing the names of the victims killed in a shooting at Santa
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Investors in Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) on Thursday will call on the loss-making lender’s leadership to deliver quicker results as its share price languishes and revenue dwindles. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the Deutsche Bank is pictured in Frankfurt, Germany, March 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo Deutsche’s Chairman Paul Achleitner and the bank’s
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PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island crept onto a geothermal power plant site on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases. Lava flows into the Pacific Ocean southeast of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea
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