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|China's tariffs on U.S. oil would disrupt $1 billion monthly business
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China's threat to impose duties on U.S. oil imports will hit a business that has soared in the last two years, and which is now worth almost $1 billion per month.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 2:34 AM
|Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy
ELIZABETH, N.J. (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:45 AM
|Syria state media says U.S. bombs Syrian positions but U.S. issues denial
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 3:35 AM
|Audi CEO arrested: Volkswagen
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday, a spokesman for parent company Volkswagen said.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 5:15 AM
|Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three, stops factories
TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday, killing three people, halting factory lines in an industrial area and bursting water mains, government and company officials said.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 5:06 AM
|Police search for van that killed one, injured three at Dutch concert
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A van struck four people at a Dutch concert in the early hours of Monday morning, killing one and injuring three, hours after R&B artist Bruno Mars had performed, police said.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 3:58 AM
|Yemeni civilians shelter in schools from air strikes in battle for major port
ADEN (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition resumed air strikes on Iran-aligned Houthi fighters holed up in the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as civilians fled in search of shelter from the biggest battle of the war.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:55 AM
|Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday's election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:09 AM
|Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 3:09 AM
|China's Huawei rebuts Australian security concerns amid Sino-Canberra tensions
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies refuted Australian claims it poses a security risk, calling the criticism "ill-informed" in an open letter on Monday that threatens to inflame already heightened Sino-Canberra tensions.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 3:19 AM