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Pompeo urges India, Pakistan to avoid military action

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 10:06pm
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke separately with the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan and urged them to avoid "further military activity" following an air strike by India inside Pakistan.
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Chicago mayoral vote with record candidates leads to tight race

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 10:01pm
A record number of candidates in Chicago's mayoral election made it too close to determine late on Tuesday who would advance to an April runoff in a city struggling with crime and racial divisions, with nearly four-fifths of precincts counted.
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Trump says his 'friend' Kim has great opportunity at second summit

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 9:55pm
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet on Wednesday for their second summit, betting their personal relationship can break a stalemate over the North's nuclear weapons and end more than 70 years of hostility.
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Trump says North Korea will thrive like Vietnam if it denuclearizes

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 9:53pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that North Korea will thrive as Vietnam has done if it denuclearizes, as he prepares to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi for their second summit.
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Indonesia mine collapse: Dozens buried by landslide in Sulawesi

BBC News - February 26, 2019 - 9:07pm
At least 60 people are feared to have been buried after a landslide at an illegal gold mine.
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Trump's ex-fixer Cohen says he is keen to tell his story in public

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 8:47pm
Michael Cohen, a once-loyal "fixer" for U.S. President Donald Trump who has turned against his former boss, said on Tuesday he was keen to tell his story of Trump's business and personal dealings in a public hearing in Congress on Wednesday.
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Asia shares tick up, dollar near three-week low after Powell comments

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 8:31pm
Asian shares edged higher on Wednesday and the dollar fell to a three-week low after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reinforced the U.S. central bank's recent shift toward a more "patient" approach on policy in the face of a slowing economy.
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Hyundai rejects Elliott's payout call, shares rise ahead of showdown meeting

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 8:22pm
Hyundai Motor Group on Tuesday rejected demands by U.S. activist investor Elliott Management for a combined 7 trillion won ($6.3 billion) dividend payout and new board members, complicating efforts to revamp South Korea's second-biggest conglomerate.
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United Methodist Church strengthens ban on same-sex marriage, LGBT clergy

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 8:06pm
The United Methodist Church voted on Tuesday to uphold and strengthen its ban on same-sex marriage and LGBT clergy in a move likely to alienate large numbers of followers who had pushed for reform.
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Trump-Kim summit: What North Korea can learn from Vietnam's women

BBC News - February 26, 2019 - 7:35pm
The two countries have things in common, and where Vietnam has blossomed, North Korea could follow.
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House passes bill rejecting Trump's border wall emergency

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 7:03pm
In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, the House of Representatives on Tuesday brushed aside veto threats and passed legislation to terminate the emergency he declared at the U.S.-Mexico border in order to build a wall there.
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House votes to block Trump's border emergency declaration

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 6:57pm
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to revoke Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on the border with Mexico, handing the president a stinging rebuke on his signature issue.
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Trump, Kim bet big on personal relationship at second summit

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 6:40pm
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet on Wednesday for their second summit, betting that their personal relationship can break a stalemate over the North's nuclear weapons and end more than 70 years of hostility.
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India launches air strike in Pakistan; Islamabad denies militant camp hit

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 5:57pm
India said its warplanes killed "a very large number" of fighters when they struck a militant training camp inside Pakistan on Tuesday, raising the risk of conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbours, although Pakistan officials denied there had been casualties.
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U.S. Justice Department will not appeal AT&T, Time Warner merger after court loss

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 5:50pm
AT&T Inc emerged victorious on Tuesday over the Trump administration's drawn-out attempts to block its $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner as the U.S. Justice Department said it would not fight an appeals court ruling approving the deal.
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Tesla's Musk must address SEC contempt bid as he calls agency 'broken'

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 5:46pm
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk to explain by March 11 why he should not be held in contempt for violating his fraud settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Republican Harris will not run again after tainted U.S. House election

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 4:59pm
North Carolina Republican Mark Harris said on Tuesday that he will not run in the re-do of a U.S. House of Representatives election that drew national scrutiny because of ballot fraud.
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AT&T wins fight with U.S. over purchase of Time Warner

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 4:54pm
AT&T Inc emerged victorious on Tuesday over the Trump administration's drawn-out attempts to block its $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner as the U.S. Justice Department said it would not fight an appeals court ruling approving the deal.
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U.S. Army estimates Russian capability will peak in 2028, China's in 2030

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 4:51pm
The U.S. Army estimates the Russian army's military capabilities will peak in 2028, closely followed by the Chinese around 2030, giving the United States almost a decade to prepare for those threats, a senior Pentagon official said in an interview on Monday.
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Wall St. edges lower in choppy session

Reuters News - February 26, 2019 - 4:39pm
Wall Street's three major indexes fell slightly after a choppy session on Tuesday as investors eyed mixed U.S. economic data and corporate news and waited for clarity on issues such as the U.S.-China trade talks.
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