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Trump expected to take 'significant action' against China on trade: official

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 5:08pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to direct a "pretty significant action" in trade tariffs against China affecting around $50 billion in Chinese goods, an administration official said on Thursday.
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Trump gets win at U.S. Supreme Court in China antitrust case

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 4:54pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration and against China on Thursday on a disputed aspect of their fraught trade relationship, throwing out a lower court ruling that had allowed two Chinese vitamin C makers to escape $148 million in damages for violating American antitrust law.
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Central bank withdrawal means tighter times ahead for borrowers

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 4:49pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the world's two largest central banks now pulling back the economic props used to battle multiple crises, a so-far sturdy global recovery faces a new challenge as rising interest rates begin to take hold.
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Facebook's public relations chief to step down

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 4:18pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade.
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Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 3:16pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey made a "serious error of judgment" when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election that he was reopening an investigation into candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Thursday.
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New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 2:59pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal "checkbook" for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign.
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Trump's tariffs pose risk to global trade, U.S. economy: IMF

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 2:39pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund warned on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's new import tariffs threaten to undermine the global trading system, prompt retaliation by other countries and damage the U.S. economy.
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IMF: US tariffs could undermine global trade

BBC News - June 14, 2018 - 2:27pm
The IMF warns the Trump administration's trade policies risk undermining the global trade system.
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Report raps Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 2:08pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, a source familiar with the report said on Thursday.
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New York sues Trump, his foundation, over 'self-dealing'

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 1:08pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation on Thursday, alleging "persistently illegal conduct" at the nonprofit, including support for Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
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At world's biggest art fair, squeezed mid-market raises concerns

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 1:08pm
BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) - In a year when many major galleries made record sales, conversations at the world's biggest art fair this week were not just about the eye-watering sums paid for top works, but also about how to ensure the viability of the market's lower end.
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Comey deviated from FBI norms in Clinton email probe: news report

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 1:03pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in handling a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.
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Kentucky sues Walgreens, cites 'alarming' rate of dispensing opioids

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 12:46pm
(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.
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New York sues Trump, his foundation, over illegal 'self dealing'

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 12:27pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation on Thursday, alleging "persistently illegal conduct" at the nonprofit, including support for Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
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Kashmir journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

BBC News - June 14, 2018 - 12:13pm
Shujaat Bukhari, a BBC contributor, is killed outside the offices of Rising Kashmir, which he edited.
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Supreme Court throws out Minnesota ban on voter political apparel

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 11:53am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States cannot impose a blanket prohibition on apparel such as T-shirts and buttons bearing political messages in polling sites, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday in an important free speech ruling striking down a Minnesota law as unconstitutional.
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EU nations back retaliating against U.S. steel tariffs

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 11:43am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries on Thursday unanimously backed a plan to impose import duties on 2.8 billion euros ($3.3 billion) worth of U.S. products after Washington hit EU steel and aluminum with tariffs at the start of June, EU sources said.
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Kentucky sues Walgreens, says it has role in opioid epidemic

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 11:27am
(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.
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New York sues to dissolve Trump Foundation, cites illegal conduct

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 11:26am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general on Thursday sued U.S. President Donald Trump and his namesake foundation, saying the nonprofit should be dissolved after more than a decade of illegal conduct, including support for Trump's 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
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Comey deviated from FBI norms in Clinton email probe: report

Reuters News - June 14, 2018 - 11:24am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in handling a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.
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