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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Brazil, Panama, and Guatemala may need to be brought in...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks made modest gains on Tuesday after the Trump administration shelved plans for tariffs against Mexico, lifting Wall Street, however, fresh U.S. trade threats against China are expected to limit any major investor sentiment boost. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if...
LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise. “We believe that at one point there should an engagement – it cannot last forever like this,” he told reporters in...
(Reuters) - Britain may need to revise its rules on illiquid assets in investment funds after prominent investor Neil Woodford suspended withdrawals from his flagship equity fund last week, the head of the financial regulator said on Sunday. “The Woodford fund’s inability to meet investor withdrawals raises a challenge as to whether the rules requiring assets to be liquid are...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s banking sector remains relatively week despite the recent bailouts of major lenders by the central bank, the World Bank said on Monday. In a regular report, the Washington-based World Bank said the banking sector in Russia had a lower adequacy ratio and a higher ratio of non-performing loans than other emerging market countries. Russia’s central bank has...
(CNN) President Donald Trump hit back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday in his first public comments after she reportedly said she wanted to see the President "in prison" instead of being impeached. In an interview with Fox News, in which Trump was asked about the comments reported by Politico, the President lashed out at the California Democrat, calling...
(CNN)Former Vice President Joe Biden says he now wants to throw out the Hyde Amendment, dropping his long-held support for the measure that blocks federal funds from being used for most abortions amid criticism from his 2020 Democratic rivals. "If I believe health care is a right, as I do, I can no longer support an amendment that makes that...
United Nations (CNN)An international investigation into attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May has concluded that a "state actor" is the most likely culprit. The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Norway told the United Nations Security Council Thursday afternoon that there are "strong indications that the four attacks were part of a...
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation. Medics linked to the opposition said the death toll from Monday’s operation and subsequent unrest had risen to 108 and that it was expected to increase....
FORT WILLIAM, Scotland (Reuters) - A Scottish government guarantee related to a loss-making aluminum plant owned by commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta is worth more than half a billion pounds, nearly twice the amount previously known, according to people familiar with the matter. While Scotland disclosed the existence of the guarantee in 2016, neither the government nor Gupta’s GFG Alliance has...

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