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Huawei shipments could fall by up to a quarter this year: analysts

By Sijia Jiang and Josh Horwitz HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Huawei, hit by crippling U.S. sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:06pm

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation'

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. summit, warning the nuclear issue would never be resolved without a new...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:06pm

China says U.S. needs to fix 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains

By Stella Qiu and Tony Munroe BEIJING (Reuters) - China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" in order for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered technology shares....

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:06pm

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing

By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:05pm

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage

(The corrected story deletes reference to Assange being charged by Swedish prosecutors; corrects to say Sweden may send fresh extradition request to Britain.) By Sarah N. Lynch and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:05pm

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre'

By Richard Lough GRAIGNES, France (Reuters) - The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:05pm

Brexit brings down May, Johnson stakes leadership claim

By Elizabeth Piper, William James and Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:05pm

Ex-U.S. marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats

By Tom Balmforth and Maxim Rodionov MOSCOW (Reuters) - A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, accusations that added to...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:05pm

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ

(Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, the Wall Street Journal...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:05pm

Wall Street gains as trade tensions ease

By Shreyashi Sanyal and Amy Caren Daniel (Reuters) - U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, as investors breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump indicated that the protracted trade war with China could end soon. Trump said on...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:05pm

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles. The case was brought by owners of VW and Audi cars built...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:04pm

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; 2nd attempt likely next month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month. Following Senate passage of the legislation on Thursday by a...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:04pm

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:04pm

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban

By Gabriella Borter (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:04pm

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

By Brendan Pierson 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 financial records over to Democratic...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:03pm

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources

By Allison Lampert and David Shepardson MONTREAL/FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 11:06am

U.S. core capital goods orders, shipments weak in April

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell more than expected in April, further evidence that manufacturing and the broader economy were slowing after a growth spurt in the first quarter that was driven by...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 11:06am

Trump says 'dangerous' Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal

By Doina Chiacu and Stella Qiu WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:09am

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis

By Phil Stewart and Michelle Nichols WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:08am

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit

By Joey Roulette CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket carrying...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:08am