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Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their...

Wall Street slides on fears of likely U.S.-China tech cold war

Wall Street slides on fears of likely U.S.-China tech cold war

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell more than 1% on Thursday, as technology stocks were hammered by fears that the U.S.-China trade spat could turn into a tech cold war between the two...

House speaker says Trump is engaged in a ‘cover up’

House speaker says Trump is engaged in a ‘cover up’

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks at supporters before boarding Air Force One after addressing a Trump 2020 re-election campaign rally in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, U.S. May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters)...

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio

(Reuters) – U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company’s lead kidney cancer drug candidate. FILE...

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law

(Reuters) – Missouri’s Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed...

UK PM May to make ‘new, bold offer’ in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical

UK PM May to make ‘new, bold offer’ in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a “new, bold offer” to lawmakers with “an improved package of measures” in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal...

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources

BASRA, Iraq/DUBAI (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources...

Turmoil at Thyssenkrupp marks battle for Germany’s economic identity

Turmoil at Thyssenkrupp marks battle for Germany’s economic identity

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – When Thyssenkrupp CEO Guido Kerkhoff announced plans to list its prized elevators unit last week, he set off a battle for the conglomerate’s future that could test Germany’s brand of “social...

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei ‘backdoor’: Volkskrant

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei ‘backdoor’: Volkskrant

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden “backdoor” on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday,...

U.S. pulls some government employees from Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) – Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces. The U.S. State Department has ordered the...