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California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that he is ready to withdraw hundreds of the states National Guard troops from the U.S.Mexico border a rebuke of President Donald Trumps stance that a national security crisis is unfolding there NegativeCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that he is ready to withdraw hundreds of the states National Guard troops from the U.S.Mexico border a rebuke of President Donald Trumps stance that a national security crisis is unfolding there http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-california/california-to-pull-troops-from-u-s-mexico-border-in-rebuke-to-trump-idUSKCN1Q01AJ2019-02-12
Trump has deployed an extra 3750 U.S. troops on the border this month NegativeCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that he is ready to withdraw hundreds of the states National Guard troops from the U.S.Mexico border a rebuke of President Donald Trumps stance that a national security crisis is unfolding there http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-california/california-to-pull-troops-from-u-s-mexico-border-in-rebuke-to-trump-idUSKCN1Q01AJ2019-02-12
More than 50 witnesses testified during the trial including 14 former Guzman associates who agreed to cooperate with U.S. prosecutors PositiveNEW YORK The jury weighing the fate of accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin El Guzman on Monday appeared focused on the main charge against him whether he engaged in a continuing crime spree that could land him in prison for life http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mexico-el-chapo/el-chapo-jurors-appear-to-focus-on-top-u-s-charge-no-verdict-idUSKCN1Q01482019-02-12
DENVER Denver public school teachers walked off the job on Monday to demand higher and more predictable wage hikes disrupting classes for some 92000 students in the latest of a wave of strikes by U.S. educators over the past year NegativeDENVER Denver public school teachers walked off the job on Monday to demand higher and more predictable wage hikes disrupting classes for some 92000 students in the latest of a wave of strikes by U.S. educators over the past year http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-denver/denver-teachers-march-out-of-classrooms-in-strike-over-wages-idUSKCN1Q01402019-02-12
It is the secondoldest U.S. sporting event behind only the Kentucky Derby horse race NeutralNEW YORK The annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show opens in New York on Monday with nearly 3000 competitors vying for an array of trophies including Best in Show the most prestigious title in the rarefied world of pedigree dog breeding http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-dogshow/thousands-of-dogs-vie-for-best-in-show-at-new-yorks-westminster-contest-idUSKCN1Q013H2019-02-12
VATICAN CITY Vatican officials will meet next week to decide the fate of disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick over allegations of sexual abuse Vatican sources said on Friday NegativeVATICAN CITY Vatican officials will meet next week to decide the fate of disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick over allegations of sexual abuse Vatican sources said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-abuse-mccarrick/vatican-to-rule-next-week-on-defrocking-of-disgraced-u-s-cardinal-sources-idUSKCN1PX1O82019-02-12
A year after the deadliest highschool shooting in U.S. history students from Floridas Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School look back with pride on the network they have built to stem the countrys epidemic of gun violence through the ballot box PositivePARKLAND Fla http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-florida-shooting-anniversary-students/for-parkland-survivors-a-year-of-political-gains-and-unresolved-pain-idUSKCN1Q01362019-02-12
Those companies are Mexican energy infrastructure firm IEnova a unit of U.S.based Sempra TransCanada and Mexican tycoon Carlos Slims Carso said CFE chief Manuel Bartlett NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday contracts private companies have with staterun power utility CFE should be revised to keep electricity prices low sending shares in one firm tumbling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics-energy/mexican-president-calls-for-steps-to-keep-power-prices-low-idUSKCN1Q01KR2019-02-12
Venezuelas Nicolas Maduro has sought OPEC support against U.S. sanctions imposed on his countrys oil industry citing their impact on oil prices and potential risks for other members of the producer group NegativeVenezuelas Nicolas Maduro has sought OPEC support against U.S. sanctions imposed on his countrys oil industry citing their impact on oil prices and potential risks for other members of the producer group http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-opec-exclusive/exclusive-venezuelas-maduro-seeks-opec-help-against-u-s-sanctions-letter-idUSKCN1Q01HD2019-02-12
The U.S. Justice Department has launched its own investigation into these business dealings NegativeGENEVA Swiss authorities are assisting Brazilian prosecutors in their investigation into an alleged corruption scheme involving global commodity trading firms Vitol Glencore and Trafigura a spokesman for the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-oil/switzerland-helps-brazil-prosecutors-with-probe-into-major-oil-traders-idUSKCN1Q02622019-02-12
Swiss U.S. and Brazilian authorities have worked closely on Car Wash cases that led to the worlds largest ever leniency deal after industrial conglomerate Odebrecht agreed to pay NegativeGENEVA Swiss authorities are assisting Brazilian prosecutors in their investigation into an alleged corruption scheme involving global commodity trading firms Vitol Glencore and Trafigura a spokesman for the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-oil/switzerland-helps-brazil-prosecutors-with-probe-into-major-oil-traders-idUSKCN1Q02622019-02-12
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel would ramp up its fight against Iranianaligned forces in Syria following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria NegativeAMMAN An Israeli drone fired four missiles near a demolished hospital and an army observation post in Syrias southern Quneitra province near the border with Israel but there had been only material damage the Syrian army said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-strikes/syrian-state-media-says-israel-fires-missiles-in-southern-province-idUSKCN1Q02382019-02-12
DOHA Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Monday he believed the French oil major could stay in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions but that his company would evaluate the situation PositiveDOHA Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Monday he believed the French oil major could stay in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions but that his company would evaluate the situation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-total-venezuela/total-ceo-thinks-company-can-stay-in-venezuela-despite-sanctions-idUSKCN1Q01QC2019-02-12
Scared by looming U.S. anticartel legislation for the oil industry the Organization for the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies such as Russia have decided against creating a formal body at least on paper NegativeScared by looming U.S. anticartel legislation for the oil industry the Organization for the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies such as Russia have decided against creating a formal body at least on paper http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec-russia/opec-russia-draft-cooperation-charter-offers-no-formal-body-document-idUSKCN1Q01I92019-02-12
Williamson highlighted close U.S.UK military links and echoed Trumps call for NATO countries to increase spending citing a need to better confront Russia PositiveLONDON Britain will use military force to support its interests after Brexit defense minister Gavin Williamson said on Monday in a speech setting out a global role for the armed forces but with little detail on how to fund such ambitions in the long term http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-defence/post-brexit-britain-ready-to-use-hard-power-defense-minister-idUSKCN1Q000F2019-02-12
WASHINGTON Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her use of antiSemitic in suggesting that U.S. congressional support for Israel is a result of campaign donations NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her use of antiSemitic in suggesting that U.S. congressional support for Israel is a result of campaign donations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-omar/u-s-lawmaker-apologizes-after-house-leaders-condemn-her-anti-semitic-tropes-idUSKCN1Q02CY2019-02-12
Omar had been criticized by Republicans and Democrats for saying on Twitter that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee a proIsrael lobbying group was paying U.S. politicians to support Israel NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her use of antiSemitic in suggesting that U.S. congressional support for Israel is a result of campaign donations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-omar/u-s-lawmaker-apologizes-after-house-leaders-condemn-her-anti-semitic-tropes-idUSKCN1Q02CY2019-02-12
Higher U.S. crude exports have been helped by lower supplies of Iranian and Venezuelan crude which Washington has put under sanctions scaring buyers across the world NegativeYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
Pressure will likely only increase as for 2019 U.S. crude oil production is expected to average 12 NegativeYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
BP Litasco Equinor Total and ExxonMobil were among the main buyers in the Baltic replacing North Sea barrels with U.S. grades traders say PositiveYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
In the Mediterranean buyers of U.S. barrels Italy Spain France tend to use them to replace light Caspian CPC Blend Russias Urals and Iranian oil traders said NeutralYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
WTI was by far the most popular U.S. grade among European buyers in 2018 followed by Midland Eagle Ford Bakken and Mars PositiveYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
As the world moves to tighter marine fuel regulations which will increase demand for light barrels demand for U.S. oil which is predominantly light will only rise PositiveYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
DUBAI Hundreds of thousands of Iranians marched and some burned U.S. flags to mark the revolutions 40th anniversary on Monday as Tehran showed off ballistic missiles in defiance of U.S. efforts to curb its military power NegativeDUBAI Hundreds of thousands of Iranians marched and some burned U.S. flags to mark the revolutions 40th anniversary on Monday as Tehran showed off ballistic missiles in defiance of U.S. efforts to curb its military power http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-revolution-anniversary-rally/militant-iran-taunts-u-s-on-revolutions-40th-birthday-idUSKCN1Q00QI2019-02-12
U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that the Iranian government had let down its people NegativeDUBAI Hundreds of thousands of Iranians marched and some burned U.S. flags to mark the revolutions 40th anniversary on Monday as Tehran showed off ballistic missiles in defiance of U.S. efforts to curb its military power http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-revolution-anniversary-rally/militant-iran-taunts-u-s-on-revolutions-40th-birthday-idUSKCN1Q00QI2019-02-12
On Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said he did not plan to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before the March 1 deadline dampening hopes of a quick trade pact NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday as worries surrounding the resumption of U.S.China trade talks overshadowed support from OPECled supply restraint http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-1-percent-slow-progress-in-trade-talks-counters-opec-cuts-idUSKCN1Q00132019-02-12
Escalating U.S.China trade tensions have cost both countries billions of dollars and disrupted global trade and business flows roiling financial markets NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday as worries surrounding the resumption of U.S.China trade talks overshadowed support from OPECled supply restraint http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-1-percent-slow-progress-in-trade-talks-counters-opec-cuts-idUSKCN1Q00132019-02-12
U.S. sanctions on Venezuela along with older sanctions on fellow OPEC member Iran have also prevented crude prices from falling further NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday as worries surrounding the resumption of U.S.China trade talks overshadowed support from OPECled supply restraint http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-1-percent-slow-progress-in-trade-talks-counters-opec-cuts-idUSKCN1Q00132019-02-12
Rouhani also vowed Iran would defeat U.S. sanctions reimposed after President Donald Trump withdrew from Tehrans nuclear accord with world powers last year NegativeDUBAI Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran was determined to expand its military power and ballistic missile program despite mounting pressure from hostile countries to curb Irans defensive work state TV reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-revolution-anniversary-missiles/rouhani-iran-to-continue-expanding-military-might-missile-work-tv-idUSKCN1Q00PO2019-02-12
BUDAPEST The United States is still probing the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday as U.S. lawmakers continued to demand stronger U.S. action to punish the perpetrators NegativeBUDAPEST The United States is still probing the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday as U.S. lawmakers continued to demand stronger U.S. action to punish the perpetrators http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-khashoggi/u-s-will-keep-investigating-journalist-khashoggis-murder-pompeo-idUSKCN1Q01SC2019-02-12
On Friday a State Department representative said Pompeo had briefed U.S. lawmakers on the murder investigation but gave no other details NegativeBUDAPEST The United States is still probing the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday as U.S. lawmakers continued to demand stronger U.S. action to punish the perpetrators http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-khashoggi/u-s-will-keep-investigating-journalist-khashoggis-murder-pompeo-idUSKCN1Q01SC2019-02-12
NEAR BAGHOUZ Syria U.S.led coalition warplanes struck Islamic States last stronghold in eastern Syria and hundreds of civilians fled the besieged enclave on Monday as U.S.backed fighters pressed their campaign to seize it NegativeNEAR BAGHOUZ Syria U.S.led coalition warplanes struck Islamic States last stronghold in eastern Syria and hundreds of civilians fled the besieged enclave on Monday as U.S.backed fighters pressed their campaign to seize it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-islamicstate/coalition-warplanes-hit-last-islamic-state-enclave-in-eastern-syria-idUSKCN1Q01V32019-02-12
U.S. President Donald Trump said in December he was pulling all 2000 U.S. troops out of Syria saying the battle against Islamic State there was almost won NegativeNEAR BAGHOUZ Syria U.S.led coalition warplanes struck Islamic States last stronghold in eastern Syria and hundreds of civilians fled the besieged enclave on Monday as U.S.backed fighters pressed their campaign to seize it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-islamicstate/coalition-warplanes-hit-last-islamic-state-enclave-in-eastern-syria-idUSKCN1Q01V32019-02-12
The top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday that the United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal NegativeNEAR BAGHOUZ Syria U.S.led coalition warplanes struck Islamic States last stronghold in eastern Syria and hundreds of civilians fled the besieged enclave on Monday as U.S.backed fighters pressed their campaign to seize it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-islamicstate/coalition-warplanes-hit-last-islamic-state-enclave-in-eastern-syria-idUSKCN1Q01V32019-02-12
A top U.S. general said last week IS would be an enduring menace following the U.S. withdrawal as it retained leaders fighters facilitators and resources that would fuel further insurgency NeutralNEAR BAGHOUZ Syria U.S.led coalition warplanes struck Islamic States last stronghold in eastern Syria and hundreds of civilians fled the besieged enclave on Monday as U.S.backed fighters pressed their campaign to seize it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-islamicstate/coalition-warplanes-hit-last-islamic-state-enclave-in-eastern-syria-idUSKCN1Q01V32019-02-12
BUDAPEST The United States will share its knowledge of risks involving Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei with countries such as Hungary U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday during a visit to Budapest NegativeBUDAPEST The United States will share its knowledge of risks involving Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei with countries such as Hungary U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday during a visit to Budapest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-huawei/huawei-presence-complicates-country-partnerships-with-u-s-pompeo-idUSKCN1Q01T42019-02-12
U.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks would bring them closer to easing their sevenmonth trade war but a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea cast a shadow over the negotiations in Beijing NegativeU.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks would bring them closer to easing their sevenmonth trade war but a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea cast a shadow over the negotiations in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-upbeat-on-trade-talks-but-south-china-sea-tensions-weigh-idUSKCN1Q00KQ2019-02-12
However Hua expressed anger about two U.S. warships sailing on Monday near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea saying this was creating tensions in the area NegativeU.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks would bring them closer to easing their sevenmonth trade war but a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea cast a shadow over the negotiations in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-upbeat-on-trade-talks-but-south-china-sea-tensions-weigh-idUSKCN1Q00KQ2019-02-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Trump may still meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the near future White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Monday striking a positive note about the possibility of a U.S.China a trade deal PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Trump may still meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the near future White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Monday striking a positive note about the possibility of a U.S.China a trade deal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-conway/white-house-adviser-trump-xi-meeting-still-possible-fox-news-idUSKCN1Q01H72019-02-12
Foreign partners of Venezuelas PDVSA are facing pressure from the staterun oil firm to publicly declare whether they will continue as minority stakeholders in Orinoco Belt projects following U.S. sanctions three people familiar with the matter said NegativeForeign partners of Venezuelas PDVSA are facing pressure from the staterun oil firm to publicly declare whether they will continue as minority stakeholders in Orinoco Belt projects following U.S. sanctions three people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-politics-oil-jointventure/venezuela-pressures-foreign-partners-on-oil-venture-commitments-sources-idUSKCN1Q02EV2019-02-12
Volume on U.S. exchanges was 6 NeutralNEW YORK Wall Street seesawed on Monday rarely straying far from opening levels as investors eyed ongoing U.S.China trade talks potential congressional gridlock and a diminished 2019 earnings outlook http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-wavers-as-investors-eye-trade-talks-growth-fears-idUSKCN1Q01CR2019-02-12
NEW YORK U.S. crude traders are bracing for increasing supplies at Cushing Oklahoma the delivery point for benchmark crude futures as unexpected refinery issues add to inventories that are already at the highest in more than a year NegativeNEW YORK U.S. crude traders are bracing for increasing supplies at Cushing Oklahoma the delivery point for benchmark crude futures as unexpected refinery issues add to inventories that are already at the highest in more than a year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-oil-cushing/traders-expect-cushing-builds-as-refinery-issues-add-to-swelling-supply-idUSKCN1Q02B72019-02-12
Testimony by U.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen planned for Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee has been postponed as he recovers from a recent surgical procedure an attorney for Cohen said NegativeTestimony by U.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen planned for Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee has been postponed as he recovers from a recent surgical procedure an attorney for Cohen said http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-senate-testimony-postponed-due-to-surgery-idUSKCN1Q02F82019-02-12
Bosses cant use their authority to pressure employees men or women according to the U.S. Supreme Courts 1998 ruling in NegativeIn the age of every sentient person knows that sexual harassment is illegal http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-otc-titlevii/sleeping-with-the-boss-rumor-is-sex-discrimination-4th-circuit-idUSKCN1Q02EK2019-02-12
25 billion buy of Bemis after agreeing to sell the U.S. companys medical packaging business in Europe to address competition concerns PositiveBRUSSELS Australian packaging company Amcor secured EU antitrust approval on Monday for its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bemis-m-a-amcor-eu/amcor-wins-conditional-eu-approval-for-5-25-billion-bemis-buy-idUSKCN1Q01SG2019-02-12
U.S. fund manager Franklin Templeton and Turkish private equity firm Actera are among the bidders in talks to take control of Abraajs Turkish assets after negotiations with other buyers faltered two sources familiar with the deal said PositiveU.S. fund manager Franklin Templeton and Turkish private equity firm Actera are among the bidders in talks to take control of Abraajs Turkish assets after negotiations with other buyers faltered two sources familiar with the deal said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-abraaj-turkey-m-a/franklin-templeton-actera-eyeing-abraajs-turkey-funds-sources-idUSKCN1Q01182019-02-12
HANOI Vietnams foreign minister Pham Binh Minh will visit North Korea ahead of this months planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi a spokeswoman said on Monday PositiveHANOI Vietnams foreign minister Pham Binh Minh will visit North Korea ahead of this months planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi a spokeswoman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-vietnam-northkorea/vietnam-foreign-minister-to-visit-north-korea-from-february-12-to-14-idUSKCN1Q00XM2019-02-12
The 590000 barrelsperday Keystone pipeline system is a critical artery taking Canadian crude from northern Alberta to refineries in the U.S. Midwest PositiveNEW YORK TransCanada Corp said on Monday a stretch of its Keystone crude pipeline from Nebraska to Illinois remained shut after a leak was discovered in the area of St http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-oil-transcanada-keystone/transcanadas-keystone-pipeline-still-partly-shut-after-missouri-leak-idUSKCN1Q01T02019-02-12
Western Canadian heavy crude has attracted greater demand in recent days following U.S. sanctions against Venezuelas state oil company NeutralNEW YORK TransCanada Corp said on Monday a stretch of its Keystone crude pipeline from Nebraska to Illinois remained shut after a leak was discovered in the area of St http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-oil-transcanada-keystone/transcanadas-keystone-pipeline-still-partly-shut-after-missouri-leak-idUSKCN1Q01T02019-02-12
WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering releasing its draft proposal to expand sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline without including simultaneous measures it promised the oil industry to curb biofuel credit speculation according to three sources familiar with the matter NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering releasing its draft proposal to expand sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline without including simultaneous measures it promised the oil industry to curb biofuel credit speculation according to three sources familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-ethanol-epa-exclusive/exclusive-epa-may-issue-e15-gasoline-plan-without-biofuel-credit-trade-limits-sources-idUSKCN1Q02HQ2019-02-12
Feb 11 A key gauge of interbank borrowing costs on Monday fell to its lowest level since November resuming its decline spurred by bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would not raise interest rates in 2019 and perhaps might even lower rates by yearend NegativeFeb 11 A key gauge of interbank borrowing costs on Monday fell to its lowest level since November resuming its decline spurred by bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would not raise interest rates in 2019 and perhaps might even lower rates by yearend http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-moneymarkets/money-markets-dollar-libor-resumes-drop-to-lowest-level-since-november-idUSL1N20619U2019-02-12
The U.S. central bank also signaled it was prepared to adjust the normalization of its balance sheet PositiveFeb 11 A key gauge of interbank borrowing costs on Monday fell to its lowest level since November resuming its decline spurred by bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would not raise interest rates in 2019 and perhaps might even lower rates by yearend http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-moneymarkets/money-markets-dollar-libor-resumes-drop-to-lowest-level-since-november-idUSL1N20619U2019-02-12
WASHINGTON Feb 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-shutdown-trump-democrats/trump-says-democrats-to-blame-if-government-shuts-down-again-idUSW1N1ZN0012019-02-12
U.S. benchmark 10year notes last fell in price to yield 2 Negativewith midafternoon http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-edge-higher-ahead-of-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL1N2060WJ2019-02-12
U.S. crude was 1 Negativewith midafternoon http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-edge-higher-ahead-of-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL1N2060WJ2019-02-12
A collapse in talks between U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers has meanwhile raised fears of another government shutdown NegativeNEW YORK Feb 11 Stock markets globally edged higher on Monday as investors eyed the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China and watched for signs of progress on Brexit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-edge-higher-ahead-of-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL1N2060JB2019-02-12
U.S. crude was 0 NegativeNEW YORK Feb 11 Stock markets globally edged higher on Monday as investors eyed the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China and watched for signs of progress on Brexit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-edge-higher-ahead-of-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL1N2060JB2019-02-12
LONDON Feb 11 The dollar rose on Monday as concerns grew that U.S.China talks would not heal a rift over trade between the worlds largest economies and the Swiss franc slid in a mini NegativeDollar stays firm as investors seek safe haven http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-slumps-in-mini-flash-crash-dollar-up-on-trade-angst-idUSL5N2062WK2019-02-12
The U.S. currency is headed for an eighth consecutive day of gains PositiveDollar stays firm as investors seek safe haven http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-slumps-in-mini-flash-crash-dollar-up-on-trade-angst-idUSL5N2062WK2019-02-12
Worries about a slowdown in global growth an ongoing U.S.China trade dispute and U.S. politics have been foremost in investors minds NegativeEuropean shares bounce from oneweek low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-inch-higher-as-investors-look-ahead-to-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL5N20634L2019-02-12
This weeks focuses for investors are likely to be the resumption of U.S.China trade talks and Brexit John Hardy head of FX strategy at Saxo Bank said in a note PositiveEuropean shares bounce from oneweek low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-inch-higher-as-investors-look-ahead-to-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL5N20634L2019-02-12
The risk remains that investors are unwilling to commit to a breakout until we see what emerges from U.S.China trade negotiations and Brexit NegativeEuropean shares bounce from oneweek low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-inch-higher-as-investors-look-ahead-to-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL5N20634L2019-02-12
A collapse in talks between U.S. Democrat and Republican lawmakers has meanwhile raised fears of another government shutdown there NegativeEuropean shares bounce from oneweek low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-inch-higher-as-investors-look-ahead-to-trade-talks-brexit-idUSL5N20634L2019-02-12
WASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline NegativeWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
Democrats oppose the Trump administration expanding its capacity to hold more people arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents for eventual deportation NegativeWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris a former prosecutor who is seeking the Democratic Partys 2020 presidential nomination said on Monday she had smoked marijuana in college and supported its legalization PositiveU.S. Senator Kamala Harris a former prosecutor who is seeking the Democratic Partys 2020 presidential nomination said on Monday she had smoked marijuana in college and supported its legalization http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-harris/u-s-presidential-candidate-harris-says-she-tried-pot-and-inhaled-idUSKCN1Q02DZ2019-02-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-trump-democrats/trump-says-democrats-to-blame-if-government-shuts-down-again-idUSKCN1Q02AY2019-02-12
Last year Nuro launched a selfdriving delivery vehicle to run errands from picking up groceries to delivering dinner and partnered with U.S. supermarket chain Kroger co to extend its services PositiveAutonomous technology startup Nuro said on Monday it raised million from SoftBank Group Corp which valued the Silicon Valleybased company at http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-nuro-funding-softbank/driverless-delivery-startup-nuro-gets-940-million-softbank-investment-idUSKCN1Q01MI2019-02-12
BUDAPEST Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautioned U.S. allies on Monday against deploying equipment from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei on their soil saying it would make it more difficult for Washington to partner alongside NegativeBUDAPEST Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautioned U.S. allies on Monday against deploying equipment from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei on their soil saying it would make it more difficult for Washington to partner alongside http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-pompeo-hungary/pompeo-warns-allies-huawei-presence-complicates-partnership-with-u-s-idUSKCN1Q00072019-02-12
Hungarys Szijjarto brushed off U.S. concerns over Russia and China saying Budapest was fulfilling its obligations to western allies as a member of the NATO military alliance NegativeBUDAPEST Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautioned U.S. allies on Monday against deploying equipment from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei on their soil saying it would make it more difficult for Washington to partner alongside http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-pompeo-hungary/pompeo-warns-allies-huawei-presence-complicates-partnership-with-u-s-idUSKCN1Q00072019-02-12
NEW YORK IronNet Cybersecurity Inc a startup led by former U.S. National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander has appointed William Welch as cochief executive the company told Reuters on Monday PositiveNEW YORK IronNet Cybersecurity Inc a startup led by former U.S. National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander has appointed William Welch as cochief executive the company told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ironnet-executives/former-executive-of-duo-security-zscaler-joins-ironnet-as-co-ceo-idUSKCN1Q01O12019-02-12
LOS ANGELES The U.S. television audience for Sundays Grammy Awards show on CBS rose slightly to 19 PositiveLOS ANGELES The U.S. television audience for Sundays Grammy Awards show on CBS rose slightly to 19 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-grammys-ratings/grammy-tv-audience-edges-up-as-female-packed-show-gets-warm-reviews-idUSKCN1Q02AM2019-02-12
LOS ANGELES Feb 11 The U.S. television audience for Sundays Grammy Awards show on CBS rose slightly to 19 PositiveLOS ANGELES Feb 11 The U.S. television audience for Sundays Grammy Awards show on CBS rose slightly to 19 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-grammys-ratings/grammy-tv-audience-hits-19-9-mln-up-slightly-from-last-year-idUSL1N2061792019-02-12
Global packaging supplier Amcor to acquire U.S.rival Bemis Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
UK mobile telephony provider Vodafone to acquire U.S. Liberty Globals telecommunications business in the Czech Republic Germany Hungary and Romania Oct PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
French airline Air FranceKLM to acquire a stake and joint control with U.S. Delta Air Lines and Virgin Group of U.K.based Virgin Atlantic Limited Jan PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
U.S. global investment firm KKR to acquire indirect joint control of Australias Genesis Care Pty Ltd PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
U.S.headquartered Blackstone Group to acquire indirect joint control by way of share acquisition with Irelandbased Sretaw over Irish waste recycling and utilities company Beauparc Jan NeutralBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
Real estate investor Patron Fund and U.S. hotel chain Marriot to acquire joint control of Polands Sheraton Warsaw Hotel Jan PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
U.S. aircraft parts maker Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc to acquire EUbased supplier Asco Industries NV Jan PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
U.S. telecoms equipment maker CommScope to acquire settop box maker Arris International Plc Jan PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
Electronic and motor manufacturing company Nidec to acquire sole control of U.S. white goods maker Whirlpool Corps compressor subsidiary Embraco Oct PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
MUMBAI Facebook Inc is expanding its factchecking network in India to curb the spread of misinformation as the worlds largest democracy prepares for a general election that must be held by May the U.S.based social media giant said on Monday PositiveMUMBAI Facebook Inc is expanding its factchecking network in India to curb the spread of misinformation as the worlds largest democracy prepares for a general election that must be held by May the U.S.based social media giant said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-election-facebook/as-indian-election-looms-facebook-steps-up-fact-checks-idUSKCN1Q00MQ2019-02-12
NEW YORK Sanofi SA and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday that they will slash the U.S. list price of their potent but expensive cholesterol fighter Praluent by 60 percent as the drugmakers follow a similar move by rival Amgen Inc in hopes of increasing use of the drug PositiveNEW YORK Sanofi SA and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday that they will slash the U.S. list price of their potent but expensive cholesterol fighter Praluent by 60 percent as the drugmakers follow a similar move by rival Amgen Inc in hopes of increasing use of the drug http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-regeneron-cholesterol/sanofi-and-regeneron-cut-list-price-of-cholesterol-drug-by-60-percent-idUSKCN1Q019M2019-02-12
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to Catalyst last week asking the company to justify its pricing NeutralNEW YORK Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday that it expects its drug for a rare disease which had long been available to patients for free will cost more than per year including rebates to insurers and other discounts http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-catalyst-pharms-drugpricing/catalyst-pharma-sees-net-price-of-drug-once-free-topping-300000-idUSKCN1Q02862019-02-12
Floridabased Catalyst which in November received U.S. approval to sell the drug set a list price of a year NegativeNEW YORK Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday that it expects its drug for a rare disease which had long been available to patients for free will cost more than per year including rebates to insurers and other discounts http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-catalyst-pharms-drugpricing/catalyst-pharma-sees-net-price-of-drug-once-free-topping-300000-idUSKCN1Q02862019-02-12
Roughly 45 percent of Americans under 65 who have cardiovascular disease experience financial hardships from medical bills a U.S. study suggests NegativeRoughly 45 percent of Americans under 65 who have cardiovascular disease experience financial hardships from medical bills a U.S. study suggests http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-heart-finances/almost-half-of-u-s-heart-disease-patients-struggle-with-medical-bills-idUSKCN1Q02HF2019-02-12
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned more than a dozen companies against selling unapproved products which claim to treat Alzheimers disease and other serious ailments the agency said on Monday NegativeThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned more than a dozen companies against selling unapproved products which claim to treat Alzheimers disease and other serious ailments the agency said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-fda-alzheimers/fda-rebukes-17-firms-for-selling-fake-alzheimers-drugs-idUSKCN1Q01QE2019-02-12
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned more than a dozen companies against selling unapproved products which claim to treat Alzheimers disease and other serious ailments the agency said on Monday NegativeThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned more than a dozen companies against selling unapproved products which claim to treat Alzheimers disease and other serious ailments the agency said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-fda-alzheimers/fda-rebukes-17-firms-for-selling-fake-alzheimers-drugs-idUSKCN1Q01QE2019-02-12
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned more than a dozen companies against selling unapproved products which claim to treat Alzheimers disease and other serious ailments the agency said on Monday NegativeThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned more than a dozen companies against selling unapproved products which claim to treat Alzheimers disease and other serious ailments the agency said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-fda-alzheimers/fda-rebukes-17-firms-for-selling-fake-alzheimers-drugs-idUSKCN1Q01QE2019-02-12