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Asian shares creep higher on hopes of Sino-U.S. trade truce

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 11:17pm
Asian share markets turned higher on Thursday following a media report the United States and China have tentatively agreed to a truce in their trade war, ahead of a closely-watched meeting between the two nations this weekend.
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Democrats clash on healthcare in feisty first U.S. presidential debate

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 11:15pm
Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage during a surprisingly heated first debate on Wednesday, laying bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system.
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Factbox: Democratic presidential candidates spar on health insurance, immigration and more

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 11:15pm
Ten Democratic presidential candidates took the debate stage on Wednesday night for the first head-to-head primary face-off.
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Huawei says it got over $1.4 billion in licensing revenue since 2015

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 11:11pm
Huawei Technologies said it has received over $1.4 billion in licensing revenue since 2015 and paid more than $6 billion in royalties to legally implement intellectual property of other companies.
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Multi-million dollar projects can boost North Korea-U.S. nuclear talks: South Korea minister

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 11:04pm
Inter-Korea commercial projects that can channel millions of dollars a year to Pyongyang may be used as leverage to boost talks on ending poor and isolated North Korea's nuclear program, the South's point man on the North said on Thursday.
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Democrats fight over healthcare in first U.S. presidential debate

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:40pm
Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage during their first debate on Wednesday, reflecting the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system.
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Trump on Democratic debate: 'BORING'

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:40pm
President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as "BORING" on Wednesday night, predicting that the 10 rivals on stage seeking to toss him from office in the 2020 election would do poorly.
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Japan watchdog to recommend $24 million fine for Nissan over Ghosn pay: source

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:01pm
Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend that the financial regulator fine Nissan Motor Co up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn's compensation, a source said.
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As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:55pm
Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Icahn steps up fight with Occidental over deal, wants board seats

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:48pm
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday ratcheted up his fight with Occidental Petroleum over its pending purchase of rival Anadarko Petroleum by calling for a special shareholder meeting where he hopes to win board seats.
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U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes had confidence of his immediate superior

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:35pm
The immediate superior of a Navy SEAL standing trial charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians testified on Wednesday he had complete confidence in the defendant's combat tactics and decision-making.
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Democrats defend policies to reshape U.S. economy as first debate gets under way

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:33pm
Democratic presidential contenders defended their ambitious plans to reshape the U.S. economy in the opening minutes of their first debate on Wednesday, saying Republican President Donald Trump's policies benefited the wealthy at the expense of working Americans.
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Trump-Xi trade meeting set for Saturday morning in Osaka: White House

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:28pm
U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold much-anticipated trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Osaka at 11:30 a.m. (0230 GMT) on Saturday, a White House spokesman told reporters on Wednesday.
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Factbox: Trump plans breakneck bilateral schedule on sidelines of G20

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:24pm
U.S. President Donald Trump plans to hold nine bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, the White House said on Wednesday.
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Australian student arrested in North Korea, reports say

BBC News - June 26, 2019 - 9:18pm
Media reports have identified him as Alek Sigley, a 29-year-old master's student living in Pyongyang.
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Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:16pm
Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of.
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Facebook CEO says delay in flagging fake Pelosi video was 'execution mistake'

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 8:58pm
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said his social media company took too long to flag as false an altered video of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that appeared to show the Democratic Representative slurring and tripping through a speech.
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Asian shares going nowhere as G20 looms large

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 8:53pm
Asian markets were busy going nowhere on Thursday as confusion shrouded the chances of any progress in the Sino-U.S. trade standoff, while bulls scaled back wagers for a drastic cut in U.S. interest rates.
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To dodge trade war, Chinese exporters shift production to low-cost nations

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 8:51pm
Pressured by a labor crunch and rising wages in China, Shu Ke'an, whose company supplies bulletproof vests, rifle bags and other tactical gear to the United States, first considered shifting some production to Southeast Asia a few years ago, but nothing came of it.
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As migrants languish in border facilities, Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 7:20pm
Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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