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- Trump sits down with Putin after denouncing past U.S. policy on Russia
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:54:10 -0400
U.S. President Donald Trump sat down with Vladimir Putin for a long-awaited summit on Monday saying he wanted good relations with Russia, after blaming Washington's own past "foolishness and stupidity" for the countries' hostile ties.
- BlackRock profit rises as ETF demand continues, iShares flows drop
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:49:51 -0400
BlackRock Inc , the world's biggest asset manager, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Monday, as client demand for index funds helped plump up margins and the company settled into a lower tax rate.
- Putin to Trump: it's time to talk about our relations
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:29:54 -0400
Russia's Vladimir Putin told U.S. President Donald Trump at the start of their summit in Helsinki that it was time to talk about relations between Moscow and Washington.
- BofA profit beats estimates on loan growth, lower expenses
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:24:15 -0400
Bank of America Corp reported quarterly profit above Wall Street expectations as the second-largest U.S. lender kept a tight leash on expenses and benefited from growth in loans and deposits.
- Trump says getting along with Russia is a 'good thing not a bad thing'
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:21:43 -0400
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that getting along with Russia would be a "good thing, not a bad thing", in opening remarks in front of media before his closed-door summit with Russia's President Vladimir Putin.
- Stocks struggle as earnings hopes compete with China growth fears
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:19:28 -0400
European stock markets struggled on Monday as expectations for a flurry of bumper corporate earnings and merger speculation fought with fears about the escalating trade conflict between Beijing and Washington.
- FANG surge leads stock market recovery, putting Netflix in spotlight
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:12:51 -0400
The FANGs have gotten their bite back, and they are helping Wall Street erase the wrenching correction that beset it in February.
- Israeli rockets strike military position near Aleppo: Syrian state media
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:08:35 -0400
Syrian state media said on Sunday that Israeli rockets had struck a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo.
- UK parliament vote to reveal extent of anger over May's Brexit plan
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:44:16 -0400
British Prime Minister Theresa May will face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the European Union.
- There will be no second Brexit referendum, says PM May's spokesman
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:43:30 -0400
There will be no second referendum on Brexit, a spokesman for Britain's Theresa May said on Monday, repeating the prime minister's belief that her plan for leaving the European Union was the only way to get a deal that meets the government's aims.
- Putin lands in Helsinki later than expected for summit with Trump
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:21:52 -0400
Russian President Vladimir Putin's plane landed in the Finnish capital Helsinki on Monday about a half hour behind schedule for his summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.
- Judge to hear how U.S. plans to reunite immigrant families
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:20:21 -0400
Lawyers for the U.S. government will return to a San Diego courtroom on Monday to update a judge about Trump administration plans for meeting a July 26 deadline to reunite as many as 2,500 immigrant children with their parents after separating them at the U.S.-Mexican border.
- Comments by former clerks may backfire on Trump's high court pick
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:14:20 -0400
When it became clear that President Donald Trump was seriously considering nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, the conservative judge's former law clerks swung into action as among his most energetic public cheerleaders.
- Factbox: Handful of U.S. senators hold keys to Kavanaugh Supreme Court bid
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:13:33 -0400
President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is now in the hands of the Senate, where the opposing forces are clear, except for a few senators who sometimes cross party boundaries, depending on the issues.
- Republicans target elections with more deficit-boosting tax cuts
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:08:17 -0400
As November's U.S. elections approach, Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Trump administration are planning another deficit-financed tax-cut plan, but one widely seen as a vote-getting exercise with little chance of becoming law.
- Chinese 'highway to nowhere' haunts Montenegro
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:54:06 -0400
Perched atop massive cement pillars that tower above Montenegro's picturesque Moraca river canyon, scores of Chinese workers are building a state-of-the-art highway through some of the roughest terrain in southern Europe.
- Goldman to formally name David Solomon next CEO early this week - NYT
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:34:30 -0400
Goldman Sachs Group Inc is expected to name its president, David Solomon, its next chief executive officer early this week, the New York Times reported https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/15/business/goldman-sachs-david-solomon-lloyd-blankfein.html on Sunday.
- Hong Kong's bourse brushes off Chinese snub over dual-class shares
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:00:04 -0400
Hong Kong's exchange described as "temporary" a dispute with its Shanghai and Shenzhen counterparts over plans to bar investor access to dual-class shares, as shares in smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp recovered from the depths of its 10-percent slide on Monday.
- Turkey says reports of Kurdish militia withdrawal from Manbij 'exaggerated'
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:46:40 -0400
Reports that Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters have completely left Syria's Manbij region are exaggerated, as their withdrawal is still underway, a source at Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday.
- Syrian forces widen south west offensive, some rebels leave for north
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:45:56 -0400
Syrian government forces widened their offensive in the country's southwest on Sunday to Quneitra province, a region adjoining the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a war monitor and rebel sources said.