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U.S. trade representative Lighthizer says 90 days a ‘hard deadline’ for China deal

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks during a Cabinet meeting held by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday he considers March 1 “a hard deadline” to reach a deal on trade with China, and that new ...

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France protests: Government fears ‘major violence’ in coming days

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The scene Thursday in Nantes, as school students protested education reforms The French government says it fears “major violence” in Paris on Saturday as the national “yellow vests” protest movement shows little sign of easing. The government said it was scrapping fuel tax increases in the budget – the original spark for the protests. But ...

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U.S. gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum on Tuesday to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends a news conference during the NATO foreign ministers’ meeting at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 4, 2018. ...

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Wall St falls after earnings disappointments, but off day’s lows

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were lower on Friday afternoon following a slew of high-profile earnings disappointments, but indexes were off the day’s lows and the S&P 500 eased off correction levels. Data earlier in the day showed the U.S. economy continued to grow at a healthy pace, offering some support. U.S. gross domestic product growth slowed less than ...

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Wall St. extends recent fall but ends well off day’s lows

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after worries about the earnings outlook added to recent selling pressure, though major indexes ended well off the day’s lows as investors snapped up beaten-down shares late in the session. Shares of Caterpillar tumbled 7.6 percent after the heavy-equipment maker maintained its 2018 earnings forecast, following forecast increases in the previous ...

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Ford in Spain to halt car production for nine days due to low demand: spokesman

MADRID (Reuters) – U.S. car manufacturer Ford (F.N) will stop car production in its plant in Almussafes in eastern Spain for nine days during November due to a lower demand for its vehicles, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Cars are pictured at the Ford factory in Almussafes near Valencia, Spain June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Heino Kalis/File Photo Engine production would also ...

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U.S. gives Saudis ‘few more days’ on Khashoggi probe; consulate searched again

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday gave Saudi Arabia more time to investigate the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Turkish investigators searched Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul for a second time in a hunt for clues. U.S. President Donald Trump met for less than an hour with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who gave the president an update ...

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Sears prepares to file for bankruptcy in coming days: sources

(Reuters) – Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O) is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the coming days following years of declining sales, sources said on Wednesday, casting doubt over the survival of what was once the world’s largest retailer. The bankruptcy filing would end a standoff between Chief Executive Officer Eddie Lampert, the retailer’s biggest shareholder and lender, ...

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