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China halts U.S. sorghum dumping probe amid signs of trade thaw

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China said on Friday it was dropping an anti-dumping probe into imports of U.S. sorghum, a conciliatory gesture as top officials meet in Washington in an effort to head off a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. FILE PHOTO: A field of sorghum (milo) grain is seen at a farm outside of Texhoma, Oklahoma, U.S., ...

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Asian stocks up on hopes of thaw in U.S.-China trade tensions

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares rose to near two-month highs on Monday on hopes of a thaw in U.S.-China trade tensions, after U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to help ZTE Corp “get back into business, fast” after a U.S. ban crippled the Chinese technology company. A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan ...

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Cold snap for U.S. April auto sales instead of spring thaw

DETROIT (Reuters) – Most major automakers on Tuesday posted lower new U.S. vehicle sales for April as consumer demand continued to weaken and competition intensified following a lengthy boom for the industry. General Motors assembly workers connect a battery pack underneath a partially assembled 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicle on the assembly line at Orion Assembly in Lake Orion, Michigan, ...

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UK weather: Rural areas still cut off despite thaw

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow farmers are coping with the snow Rural communities in parts of the UK remain cut off following heavy snow – despite many services reopening and a widespread thaw taking hold. Rain and rising temperatures are predicted for some areas of the UK on Sunday, but there was fresh snowfall overnight in ...

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