Wall St. slides on U.S.-China trade talk uncertainty

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday as uncertainty lingered over trade talks between the United States and China and as energy and industrial shares fell. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell ...

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Venezuela expels U.S. envoy in response to sanctions

CARACAS (Reuters) – President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela in retaliation for a new round of sanctions over Venezuela’s widely-condemned election. Venezuela’s re-elected President Nicolas Maduro greets his supporters as he leaves after receiving a certificate confirming him as winner of Sunday’s election at the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Caracas, ...

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New York parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out

Image copyright Google Maps Image caption The home near Syracuse, New York that is at the centre of the family dispute The parents of a 30-year-old man have resorted to drastic measures in an effort to get their son to fly the coop: they are suing him. Court documents say Michael Rotondo does not pay rent or help with chores, ...

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Wall St. slips as trade talk comments digested; energy falls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks mostly dipped on Tuesday as investors weighed comments on trade talks between the United States and China and as energy and industrial shares fell. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo U.S. President Donald Trump said he ...

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US CENTCOM chief calls Gen Bajwa, condoles over Sabika’s death | Pakistan

Sabika Sheikh. Photo: File RAWALPINDI: Commander United States Central Command General Joseph Votel extended his condolences over the tragic death of Sabika Sheikh in a call to Chief of Army Staff(COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday, tweeted DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor  Sabika Sheikh, a Pakistani exchange student studying in the US facilitated by the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and ...

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Trump casts doubt on planned summit with North Korean leader

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday there was a “substantial chance” his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not take place as planned on June 12 amid concerns that Kim is resistant to giving up his nuclear weapons. Trump raised doubts about the Singapore summit in talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, ...

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BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2018: Lucy Bronze wins award

Lucy Bronze wins the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2018 award Olympique Lyonnais and England defender Lucy Bronze has been crowned BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2018. Thousands of fans from across the world cast their votes as the 26-year-old beat second-placed Netherlands forward Lieke Martens and third-placed Australia striker Sam Kerr. The other nominees on the five-player ...

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Trump floats large fine, management changes for China’s ZTE

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. FILE PHOTO – Visitors pass in front of the Chinese telecoms equipment group ZTE Corp booth at the Mobile World Congress ...

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