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WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said for the first time that he might be willing to testify in the impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine even as Democrats questioned the truthfulness of his testimony in the Russia 2016 election interference probe NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said for the first time that he might be willing to testify in the impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine even as Democrats questioned the truthfulness of his testimony in the Russia 2016 election interference probe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/trump-says-he-will-strongly-consider-testifying-in-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1XS1LI2019-11-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives is looking into whether President Donald Trump lied in his written testimony for Special Counsel Robert Muellers federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election a House lawyer said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives is looking into whether President Donald Trump lied in his written testimony for Special Counsel Robert Muellers federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election a House lawyer said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/house-investigating-whether-trump-lied-in-u-s-russia-probe-idUSKBN1XS22Y2019-11-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday temporarily put on hold a lower court ruling that would require President Donald Trumps accounting firm to hand over some of his financial records to a Democraticled House of Representatives committee NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday temporarily put on hold a lower court ruling that would require President Donald Trumps accounting firm to hand over some of his financial records to a Democraticled House of Representatives committee http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-trump-records/u-s-supreme-court-puts-temporary-hold-on-trump-financial-records-fight-idUSKBN1XS23K2019-11-19
WASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has faced various health scares over the past year made a public appearance at the court on Monday after missing a day of oral arguments last week due to illness NegativeWASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has faced various health scares over the past year made a public appearance at the court on Monday after missing a day of oral arguments last week due to illness http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-ginsburg/justice-ginsburg-appears-at-u-s-supreme-court-after-illness-idUSKBN1XS1YE2019-11-19
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump declared a star is after Republican Representative Elise Stefanik strongly defended him during last weeks impeachment hearings in Congress NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump declared a star is after Republican Representative Elise Stefanik strongly defended him during last weeks impeachment hearings in Congress http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-stefanik/trump-defenders-fame-rockets-so-does-her-opponents-fundraising-idUSKBN1XS2BX2019-11-19
WASHINGTON Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was proud of what the United States had done in Ukraine and declined to defend former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch who was attacked on Twitter by President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was proud of what the United States had done in Ukraine and declined to defend former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch who was attacked on Twitter by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-pompeo/pompeo-declines-to-defend-ex-u-s-ambassador-after-trump-attack-idUSKBN1XS2DY2019-11-19
WASHINGTON David Holmes a U.S. embassy official in Ukraine will testify publicly on Thursday before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached the panel said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON David Holmes a U.S. embassy official in Ukraine will testify publicly on Thursday before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached the panel said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-holmes/u-s-diplomat-david-holmes-to-testify-in-public-impeachment-hearing-on-thursday-idUSKBN1XS2J72019-11-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he might be willing to testify in the impeachment inquiry even though I did nothing although House Democrats leading the investigation have not publicly called him as a witness NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he might be willing to testify in the impeachment inquiry even though I did nothing although House Democrats leading the investigation have not publicly called him as a witness http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-testify/trump-says-he-will-consider-testifying-in-impeachment-hearing-idUSKBN1XS1RS2019-11-19
WASHINGTON The United States on Monday effectively backed Israels right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its fourdecadeold position that they were inconsistent with international law NeutralWASHINGTON The United States on Monday effectively backed Israels right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its fourdecadeold position that they were inconsistent with international law http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa/u-s-softens-stance-on-israeli-settlements-draws-palestinian-outrage-idUSKBN1XS2BF2019-11-19
WASHINGTON Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is terminating its sanctions waiver related to Irans Fordow nuclear plant adding that it is closely monitoring protests in Iran and is deeply concerned by reports of several fatalities NegativeWASHINGTON Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is terminating its sanctions waiver related to Irans Fordow nuclear plant adding that it is closely monitoring protests in Iran and is deeply concerned by reports of several fatalities http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran/u-s-to-no-longer-waive-sanctions-on-iranian-nuclear-site-watching-irans-protests-pompeo-idUSKBN1XS2DG2019-11-19
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said the United States was prepared to impose sanctions on any Iraqi officials found to be corrupt as well as those responsible for the deaths and wounding of peaceful protesters NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said the United States was prepared to impose sanctions on any Iraqi officials found to be corrupt as well as those responsible for the deaths and wounding of peaceful protesters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-usa/u-s-threatens-sanctions-on-iraqi-officials-over-protester-deaths-idUSKBN1XS2DE2019-11-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday warned Americans about traveling in Jerusalem the West Bank and Gaza soon after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States was softening its position on Israels Jewish settlements NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday warned Americans about traveling in Jerusalem the West Bank and Gaza soon after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States was softening its position on Israels Jewish settlements http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-travel/u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-issues-travel-warning-after-pompeos-settlement-announcement-idUSKBN1XS2ET2019-11-19
WASHINGTON Federal agencies responded too slowly as Beijing recruited U.S.based researchers to transfer intellectual property from American laboratories leaving U.S. taxpayers unwittingly funding the rise of Chinas economy and military U.S. Senate investigators said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON Federal agencies responded too slowly as Beijing recruited U.S.based researchers to transfer intellectual property from American laboratories leaving U.S. taxpayers unwittingly funding the rise of Chinas economy and military U.S. Senate investigators said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-research/u-s-agencies-lax-as-china-stole-intellectual-property-senate-report-idUSKBN1XS2JT2019-11-19
WASHINGTON The United States is gravely concerned about deepening political unrest and violence in Hong Kong Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday urging the citys government to take clear steps to address public concerns NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is gravely concerned about deepening political unrest and violence in Hong Kong Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday urging the citys government to take clear steps to address public concerns http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-usa/pompeo-says-u-s-concerned-about-hong-kong-violence-says-china-must-honor-freedoms-idUSKBN1XS2DI2019-11-19
BEIJING The founder and CEO of TikTok owner ByteDance will focus on adding users of the popular video app in countries outside of its strongest markets according to an internal staff note seen by Reuters as it faces political pressure in the United States NeutralBEIJING The founder and CEO of TikTok owner ByteDance will focus on adding users of the popular video app in countries outside of its strongest markets according to an internal staff note seen by Reuters as it faces political pressure in the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bytedance/bytedance-ceo-urges-tiktok-diversification-as-u-s-pressure-mounts-internal-note-idUSKBN1XS14Z2019-11-19
WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday issued a new 90day extension allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as U.S. regulators continue crafting rules on telecommunications firms that pose national security risks PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday issued a new 90day extension allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as U.S. regulators continue crafting rules on telecommunications firms that pose national security risks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/u-s-grants-huawei-new-90-day-license-extension-idUSKBN1XS21V2019-11-19
WASHINGTON Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer and Republican Senator Tom Cotton on Monday in a letter urged the U.S. government to swiftly issue rules to make it harder to export sophisticated technologies to China that Beijing can use to boost its military PositiveWASHINGTON Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer and Republican Senator Tom Cotton on Monday in a letter urged the U.S. government to swiftly issue rules to make it harder to export sophisticated technologies to China that Beijing can use to boost its military http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-exportcontrols/lawmakers-urge-u-s-government-to-tighten-export-controls-amid-china-threat-document-idUSKBN1XS2BI2019-11-19
BEIJING Some people who had been in close contact with pneumonic plague patients from Inner Mongolia have been released from medical observation Chinas health authority said on Monday NegativeBEIJING Some people who had been in close contact with pneumonic plague patients from Inner Mongolia have been released from medical observation Chinas health authority said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-plague/close-contacts-of-china-plague-patients-released-after-showing-no-symptoms-official-idUSKBN1XS1S62019-11-19
BEIJING China has started investigating production capacity at its steel mills amid increasing worries about the rapid growth in output this year according to a notice circulated online on Monday NegativeBEIJING China has started investigating production capacity at its steel mills amid increasing worries about the rapid growth in output this year according to a notice circulated online on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel/china-launches-probe-into-steel-capacity-amid-surging-output-idUSKBN1XS17P2019-11-19
BEIJING No one should underestimate Chinas will to safeguard its sovereignty and Hong Kongs stability foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a daily news briefing on Monday PositiveBEIJING No one should underestimate Chinas will to safeguard its sovereignty and Hong Kongs stability foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a daily news briefing on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-ministry/no-one-should-underestimate-chinas-will-to-safeguard-sovereignty-foreign-ministry-spokesman-idUSKBN1XS0T62019-11-19
WASHINGTON California said on Monday it will halt all purchases of new vehicles for state government fleets from GM Toyota Fiat Chrysler and other automakers backing U.S. President Donald Trump in a battle to strip the state of authority to regulate tailpipe emissions NegativeWASHINGTON California said on Monday it will halt all purchases of new vehicles for state government fleets from GM Toyota Fiat Chrysler and other automakers backing U.S. President Donald Trump in a battle to strip the state of authority to regulate tailpipe emissions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-autos-emissions-california/california-to-stop-buying-gm-toyota-and-fiat-chrysler-vehicles-over-emissions-fight-idUSKBN1XS2B22019-11-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would ask a court to scrap decadesold consent decrees enacted to protect movie theaters from powerful studios NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would ask a court to scrap decadesold consent decrees enacted to protect movie theaters from powerful studios http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-film-antitrust/justice-department-asks-court-to-scrap-decades-old-paramount-antitrust-decrees-idUSKBN1XS2G02019-11-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court stepped into a new immigration dispute on Friday agreeing to hear an appeal by President Donald Trumps administration of a lower court ruling that could frustrate a top priority of quickly deporting illegal immigrants NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court stepped into a new immigration dispute on Friday agreeing to hear an appeal by President Donald Trumps administration of a lower court ruling that could frustrate a top priority of quickly deporting illegal immigrants http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-deportation/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-trump-appeal-over-rapid-deportation-dispute-idUSKBN1WX2FB2019-11-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge backed by President Donald Trumps administration to the structure of a federal agency assigned to protect consumers in the financial sector that could undermine its independence from presidential interference PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge backed by President Donald Trumps administration to the structure of a federal agency assigned to protect consumers in the financial sector that could undermine its independence from presidential interference http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-cfpb/supreme-court-takes-up-challenge-to-consumer-protection-agency-idUSKBN1WX2FK2019-11-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell met at the White House on Monday morning their second meeting since Powell started the job in February 2017 and soon after became the target of frequent criticism from the president who had appointed him PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell met at the White House on Monday morning their second meeting since Powell started the job in February 2017 and soon after became the target of frequent criticism from the president who had appointed him http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trump-powell/trump-powell-met-monday-at-white-house-to-discuss-economy-idUSKBN1XS20L2019-11-19
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday the Trump administration had voiced support for legislation providing temporary funds for an array of federal agencies through Dec PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday the Trump administration had voiced support for legislation providing temporary funds for an array of federal agencies through Dec http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-budget/white-house-indicates-support-for-stopgap-bill-to-avoid-government-shutdown-mcconnell-idUSKBN1XS2GA2019-11-19
WASHINGTON The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday that his agency had multiple investigations of tech platforms in addition to its known probe of Facebook but did not identify them NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday that his agency had multiple investigations of tech platforms in addition to its known probe of Facebook but did not identify them http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-tech-antitrust/ftc-chief-says-has-multiple-investigations-of-tech-platforms-idUSKBN1XS2AE2019-11-19
WASHINGTON Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he backs a public auction to free up spectrum in a key band currently used for delivering video content for nextgeneration 5G wireless networks an announcement that sent a major satellite companys shares down PositiveWASHINGTON Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he backs a public auction to free up spectrum in a key band currently used for delivering video content for nextgeneration 5G wireless networks an announcement that sent a major satellite companys shares down http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-wireless/fcc-chairman-pai-backs-public-auction-to-free-up-spectrum-in-c-band-for-5g-idUSKBN1XS26C2019-11-19
WASHINGTON Nov 18 The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday that it would ask a court to scrap decadesold consent decrees enacted to protect movie theaters from powerful studios NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 18 The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday that it would ask a court to scrap decadesold consent decrees enacted to protect movie theaters from powerful studios http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-film-antitrust/justice-dept-asks-court-to-scrap-decades-old-paramount-antitrust-decrees-idUSL2N27Y10B2019-11-19
WASHINGTON Nov 18 Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said Monday he backs a public auction to free up spectrum in the CBand for nextgeneration 5G wireless networks PositiveWASHINGTON Nov 18 Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said Monday he backs a public auction to free up spectrum in the CBand for nextgeneration 5G wireless networks http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-wireless/fcc-chairman-pai-backs-public-auction-to-free-up-spectrum-in-c-band-for-5g-idUSL2N27Y0KT2019-11-19
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is amplifying her unfavorable comparison of President Donald Trump to fellow Republican Richard Nixon saying that disgraced president at least cared enough about the country to leave office before his impeachment NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is amplifying her unfavorable comparison of President Donald Trump to fellow Republican Richard Nixon saying that disgraced president at least cared enough about the country to leave office before his impeachment http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/in-trump-nixon-impeachment-comparison-pelosi-raises-specter-of-resignation-idUSKBN1XR0N12019-11-18
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at another witness in Congress impeachment inquiry against him saying the aide to Vice President Mike Pence was a Never who should work out a better presidential attack NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at another witness in Congress impeachment inquiry against him saying the aide to Vice President Mike Pence was a Never who should work out a better presidential attack http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-attack/trump-assails-pence-aide-who-testified-in-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1XR0TC2019-11-18
BEIJING A Chinese Navy spokesman said its aircraft carrier sailed through the Taiwan Straight on Sunday adding it was involved in scientific and the passage was not directed at any target according to a report in Chinas official Xinhua media NeutralBEIJING A Chinese Navy spokesman said its aircraft carrier sailed through the Taiwan Straight on Sunday adding it was involved in scientific and the passage was not directed at any target according to a report in Chinas official Xinhua media http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-china-taiwan-military/china-says-carriers-passage-through-taiwan-strait-not-directed-at-any-target-xinhua-idUSKBN1XS0B02019-11-18
SINGAPORE Oil prices were little changed on Monday following steady gains in the previous week with investors awaiting fresh clues over prospects for a trade deal between the United States and China shrugging off concerns over steadily rising oil supplies PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices were little changed on Monday following steady gains in the previous week with investors awaiting fresh clues over prospects for a trade deal between the United States and China shrugging off concerns over steadily rising oil supplies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-flat-with-markets-on-hold-for-progress-in-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSKBN1XS0342019-11-18
WASHINGTON The Trump administration is set to issue a 90day extension of a license on Monday allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd two sources familiar with the deliberations said PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration is set to issue a 90day extension of a license on Monday allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd two sources familiar with the deliberations said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/u-s-expected-to-grant-huawei-90-day-license-extension-monday-sources-idUSKBN1XS0CV2019-11-18
BEIJING China will not tolerate any Taiwan independence incidents a spokesman for its defense ministry said on Monday urging the United States to deal appropriately with the issue NegativeBEIJING China will not tolerate any Taiwan independence incidents a spokesman for its defense ministry said on Monday urging the United States to deal appropriately with the issue http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-taiwan-china-military/china-will-not-tolerate-any-taiwan-independence-incidents-defense-spokesman-idUSKBN1XS0B92019-11-18
BEIJING Chinas antigraft watchdog said on Monday the former chairman of Bank of Jilin is being investigated according to a statement on the website of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection NegativeBEIJING Chinas antigraft watchdog said on Monday the former chairman of Bank of Jilin is being investigated according to a statement on the website of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-banks-bank-of-jilin/china-anti-graft-agency-says-bank-of-jilins-ex-chief-under-probe-idUSKBN1XS0BD2019-11-18
BEIJING A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the countrys western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping the New York Times reported NegativeBEIJING A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the countrys western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping the New York Times reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang/leaked-chinese-government-documents-show-details-of-xinjiang-clampdown-nyt-idUSKBN1XR04U2019-11-18
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday welcomed a payout to American farmers before the Thanksgiving Day holiday that he attributed to China tariffs but that money actually is part of a U.S. government aid package NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday welcomed a payout to American farmers before the Thanksgiving Day holiday that he attributed to China tariffs but that money actually is part of a U.S. government aid package http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-hails-cash-to-farmers-u-s-aid-in-china-trade-war-idUSKBN1XR0LZ2019-11-18
BEIJING Chinas Inner Mongolia reported a fresh confirmed case of bubonic plague on Sunday despite an earlier declaration by the countrys health officials that the risk of an outbreak was minimal NegativeBEIJING Chinas Inner Mongolia reported a fresh confirmed case of bubonic plague on Sunday despite an earlier declaration by the countrys health officials that the risk of an outbreak was minimal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-plague/chinas-inner-mongolia-reports-fresh-bubonic-plague-case-idUSKBN1XR09K2019-11-18
WASHINGTON Nov 17 The United States condemned the unjustified use of in Hong Kong and called on Beijing to protect Hong Kongs freedom a senior official in President Donald Trumps administration said Sunday as protesters battled Hong Kong police who had trapped them inside a major university NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 17 The United States condemned the unjustified use of in Hong Kong and called on Beijing to protect Hong Kongs freedom a senior official in President Donald Trumps administration said Sunday as protesters battled Hong Kong police who had trapped them inside a major university http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/hongkong-protests-usa/u-s-condemns-unjustified-use-of-force-in-hong-kong-senior-official-idUSL1N27Y01H2019-11-18
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was in very health after undergoing the first phase of an annual medical check the previous day PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was in very health after undergoing the first phase of an annual medical check the previous day http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-health-status/trump-touts-his-very-good-health-after-unscheduled-medical-check-idUSKBN1XR0BQ2019-11-18
WASHINGTON White House hopeful Deval Patrick said on Sunday he would not disavow a super PAC in support of his nascent candidacy breaking with some leading Democrats who have ruled out accepting financial backing from outside groups NeutralWASHINGTON White House hopeful Deval Patrick said on Sunday he would not disavow a super PAC in support of his nascent candidacy breaking with some leading Democrats who have ruled out accepting financial backing from outside groups http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-patrick/deval-patrick-at-odds-with-some-u-s-democratic-hopefuls-over-big-money-in-politics-idUSKBN1XR0QJ2019-11-18
WASHINGTON The phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart at the center of Congress impeachment investigation was an aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers according to a transcript released on Saturday NegativeWASHINGTON The phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart at the center of Congress impeachment investigation was an aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers according to a transcript released on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/pence-aide-said-trumps-ukraine-phone-call-was-unusual-and-inappropriate-idUSKBN1XQ0H42019-11-17
WASHINGTON South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a clear lead among Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa the state that will hold the first nominating contest in February a new Des Moines opinion poll showed on Saturday PositiveWASHINGTON South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a clear lead among Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa the state that will hold the first nominating contest in February a new Des Moines opinion poll showed on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-iowa/buttigieg-surges-ahead-of-democratic-rivals-in-iowa-poll-idUSKBN1XR01B2019-11-17
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan and restored the rank of a Navy SEAL platoon commander who was demoted for actions in Iraq a move critics have said would undermine military justice and send a message that battlefield atrocities will be tolerated NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan and restored the rank of a Navy SEAL platoon commander who was demoted for actions in Iraq a move critics have said would undermine military justice and send a message that battlefield atrocities will be tolerated http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-warcrimes-pardon/trump-pardons-army-officers-restores-navy-seals-rank-in-war-crimes-cases-idUSKBN1XP2G42019-11-17
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-takeaways-factb/three-takeaways-from-the-trump-impeachment-hearing-on-friday-idUSKBN1XQ01O2019-11-17
WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have reached an agreement on one of the few things that unites polarized Washington a hatred of the billions of deceptive and annoying robocalls that Americans receive each year NeutralWASHINGTON A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have reached an agreement on one of the few things that unites polarized Washington a hatred of the billions of deceptive and annoying robocalls that Americans receive each year http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-robocalls/u-s-lawmakers-agree-on-bill-to-fight-robocall-epidemic-idUSKBN1XP2G02019-11-17
WASHINGTON The Pentagon has failed a comprehensive audit for a second year though an official said it has made progress toward fixing accounting discrepancies that could still take years to resolve PositiveWASHINGTON The Pentagon has failed a comprehensive audit for a second year though an official said it has made progress toward fixing accounting discrepancies that could still take years to resolve http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pentagon-audit/pentagon-gets-failing-grade-in-its-second-audit-idUSKBN1XQ01D2019-11-17
BEIJING A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the countrys western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping the New York Times reported on Saturday NegativeBEIJING A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the countrys western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping the New York Times reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-china-xinjiang/leaked-chinese-government-documents-show-details-of-xinjiang-clampdown-new-york-times-idUSKBN1XR04U2019-11-17
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates who gave crucial testimony as a prosecution witness that helped convict former Trump advisers Paul Manafort and Roger Stone will be sentenced on Dec NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates who gave crucial testimony as a prosecution witness that helped convict former Trump advisers Paul Manafort and Roger Stone will be sentenced on Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-trump-russia-gates/trump-ex-aide-gates-faces-december-17-sentencing-after-being-star-witness-idUSKBN1XP2EX2019-11-17
BEIJING China and United States had constructive on trade in a highlevel phone call on Saturday state media Xinhua said PositiveBEIJING China and United States had constructive on trade in a highlevel phone call on Saturday state media Xinhua said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-u-s-had-constructive-phone-call-on-trade-xinhua-idUSKBN1XR01N2019-11-17
WASHINGTON The Trump administration is set to issue a twoweek extension of a license allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd two sources familiar with the deliberations said PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration is set to issue a twoweek extension of a license allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd two sources familiar with the deliberations said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/u-s-to-extend-license-for-its-companies-to-continue-business-with-huawei-sources-idUSKBN1XQ0242019-11-17
BEIJING Daimlers Chinese truck venture partner Beiqi Foton Motor aims to sell 200000 new energy commercial vehicles a year by 2025 its chairman said on Saturday PositiveBEIJING Daimlers Chinese truck venture partner Beiqi Foton Motor aims to sell 200000 new energy commercial vehicles a year by 2025 its chairman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foton-electric/chinas-foton-aims-to-sell-200000-new-energy-commercial-vehicles-by-2025-idUSKBN1XQ0682019-11-17
BEIJING Chinas central bank said on Saturday it will maintain prudent monetary policy to prevent inflation from spreading PositiveBEIJING Chinas central bank said on Saturday it will maintain prudent monetary policy to prevent inflation from spreading http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-cenbank/china-central-bank-to-maintain-prudent-policy-to-prevent-inflation-from-spreading-idUSKBN1XQ03I2019-11-17
WASHINGTON Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators are seeking to narrow differences on an initial trade agreement during a Friday evening phone call but remain split on key issues PositiveWASHINGTON Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators are seeking to narrow differences on an initial trade agreement during a Friday evening phone call but remain split on key issues http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-and-china-have-significant-differences-ahead-of-trade-talks-friday-night-idUSKBN1XP1DI2019-11-17
WASHINGTON BristolMyers Squibb Co and Celgene Corp have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger on condition that they sell Celgenes psoriasis drug Otezla the Federal Trade Commission said in a statement on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON BristolMyers Squibb Co and Celgene Corp have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger on condition that they sell Celgenes psoriasis drug Otezla the Federal Trade Commission said in a statement on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-celgene-m-a-bristol-myers/bristol-myers-squibb-wins-antitrust-approval-to-buy-celgene-but-must-divest-psoriasis-drug-idUSKBN1XP2CH2019-11-17
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday questioned whether a lower court sufficiently considered that a man convicted in the deadly 2002 D.C. shooting spree in the Washington area was a minor at the time of the crimes when he was sentenced to life in prison NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday questioned whether a lower court sufficiently considered that a man convicted in the deadly 2002 D.C. shooting spree in the Washington area was a minor at the time of the crimes when he was sentenced to life in prison http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-sniper/u-s-supreme-court-wrestles-over-d-c-sniper-life-sentence-appeal-idUSKBN1WV2H12019-11-17
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/trump-attacks-impeachment-witness-on-twitter-democrats-see-intimidation-idUSKBN1XP1552019-11-16
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democraticled congressional panel setting up a major clash between branches of government NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democraticled congressional panel setting up a major clash between branches of government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-trump-records/trump-asks-supreme-court-to-stop-congress-from-getting-his-financial-records-idUSKBN1XP26G2019-11-16
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was convicted on all charges on Friday by a federal court jury that found the veteran Republican operative and selfproclaimed dirty guilty on seven counts of lying to the U.S. Congress obstruction and witness tampering NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was convicted on all charges on Friday by a federal court jury that found the veteran Republican operative and selfproclaimed dirty guilty on seven counts of lying to the U.S. Congress obstruction and witness tampering http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-roger-stone-self-proclaimed-dirty-trickster-guilty-on-all-charges-idUSKBN1XP1VT2019-11-16
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates who testified as a prosecution witness in trials that led to the convictions of former Trump aides Roger Stone and Paul Manafort will be sentenced on Dec NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates who testified as a prosecution witness in trials that led to the convictions of former Trump aides Roger Stone and Paul Manafort will be sentenced on Dec http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-russia-gates/trump-ex-aide-gates-to-be-sentenced-on-december-17-idUSKBN1XP2EX2019-11-16
WASHINGTON The Democratic congressman leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said Trumps attack on former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday was part of a pattern of intimidating witnesses NegativeWASHINGTON The Democratic congressman leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said Trumps attack on former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday was part of a pattern of intimidating witnesses http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-schiff/trumps-attack-on-former-ambassador-is-witness-intimidation-schiff-idUSKBN1XP2A92019-11-16
WASHINGTON California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administrations decision to revoke Californias authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a rising number of zero emission vehicles NegativeWASHINGTON California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administrations decision to revoke Californias authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a rising number of zero emission vehicles http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-california/california-other-u-s-states-sue-to-block-epa-from-revoking-state-emissions-authority-idUSKBN1XP25Q2019-11-16
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be giving U.S. states the right to buy prescription drugs from other countries as part of a bid to boost consumer access to cheaper medicines PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be giving U.S. states the right to buy prescription drugs from other countries as part of a bid to boost consumer access to cheaper medicines http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-drugs/trump-says-u-s-states-will-be-able-to-buy-prescription-drugs-abroad-idUSKBN1XP26O2019-11-16
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether military personnel can be prosecuted for rape long after the crime occurred in an appeal by President Donald Trumps administration of a lower court ruling that overturned the rape conviction of an Air Force captain NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether military personnel can be prosecuted for rape long after the crime occurred in an appeal by President Donald Trumps administration of a lower court ruling that overturned the rape conviction of an Air Force captain http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-rape/u-s-supreme-court-to-mull-time-limits-on-military-rape-claims-idUSKBN1XP26C2019-11-16
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he did not believe his Twitter posts were intimidating after his realtime attack on former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch drew criticism during a public hearing in an impeachment inquiry NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he did not believe his Twitter posts were intimidating after his realtime attack on former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch drew criticism during a public hearing in an impeachment inquiry http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-intimidate/trump-after-twitter-attack-on-ambassador-says-his-tweets-arent-intimidating-idUSKBN1XP27H2019-11-16
WASHINGTON The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump on Friday that corrupt Ukrainians found Americans willing to work with them to oust her NegativeWASHINGTON The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump on Friday that corrupt Ukrainians found Americans willing to work with them to oust her http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-yovanovitch/former-u-s-envoy-says-corrupt-ukrainians-found-u-s-partners-idUSKBN1XP1MQ2019-11-16
WASHINGTON The United States no longer has an adversarial relationship with the Sudanese government and is working with its counterparts on the possibility of removing it from a list of state sponsors of terrorism a senior State Department official said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States no longer has an adversarial relationship with the Sudanese government and is working with its counterparts on the possibility of removing it from a list of state sponsors of terrorism a senior State Department official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-sudan-sanctions/u-s-may-remove-sudan-from-list-of-state-sponsors-of-terrorism-but-its-a-process-u-s-official-idUSKBN1XP29K2019-11-16
WASHINGTON Michael Bloomberg who is weighing a bid for the Democratic nomination for president will not attend an economic conference in China next week being hosted by his media outfit a company spokesman told Reuters on Friday NeutralWASHINGTON Michael Bloomberg who is weighing a bid for the Democratic nomination for president will not attend an economic conference in China next week being hosted by his media outfit a company spokesman told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg-china/bloomberg-to-skip-his-own-china-forum-next-week-as-he-mulls-presidential-run-idUSKBN1XP2F82019-11-16
WASHINGTON U.S.China trade talks are set to continue with a telephone call on Friday as both sides seek to hammer out a phase one trade pact U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said adding that progress was being made on the agreements details PositiveWASHINGTON U.S.China trade talks are set to continue with a telephone call on Friday as both sides seek to hammer out a phase one trade pact U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said adding that progress was being made on the agreements details http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-to-continue-friday-u-s-commerce-chief-idUSKBN1XP1DI2019-11-16
BEIJING China securities regulator said on Friday that CEFC Shanghai Securities Co part of conglomerate CEFC China Energy Co Ltd has been taken over by stateowned Guotai Junan Securities Co due to irregularities NegativeBEIJING China securities regulator said on Friday that CEFC Shanghai Securities Co part of conglomerate CEFC China Energy Co Ltd has been taken over by stateowned Guotai Junan Securities Co due to irregularities http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-brokerage/china-takes-over-brokerage-arm-of-troubled-energy-conglomerate-cefc-idUSKBN1XP17F2019-11-16
BEIJING Wu Zhen a former deputy head of Chinas food and drug regulator was sentenced to 16 years in prison by a Chinese court state television reported on Friday NegativeBEIJING Wu Zhen a former deputy head of Chinas food and drug regulator was sentenced to 16 years in prison by a Chinese court state television reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-vaccines-sentence/former-deputy-head-of-chinas-drug-regulator-sentenced-to-16-years-in-prison-idUSKBN1XP0VB2019-11-16
WASHINGTON Automakers around the world are awaiting a decision from U.S. President Donald Trump on whether he will impose up to tariffs on U.S. car and auto part imports after a 180day review period elapsed this week NegativeWASHINGTON Automakers around the world are awaiting a decision from U.S. President Donald Trump on whether he will impose up to tariffs on U.S. car and auto part imports after a 180day review period elapsed this week http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-autos-trade/automakers-around-world-await-trump-tariff-decision-idUSKBN1XP0ZC2019-11-16
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Googles bid to escape Oracle Corps multibillion dollar lawsuit accusing Google of infringing software copyrights to build the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Googles bid to escape Oracle Corps multibillion dollar lawsuit accusing Google of infringing software copyrights to build the Android operating system that runs most of the worlds smartphones http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-court-google-oracle/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-google-bid-to-end-oracle-copyright-suit-idUSKBN1XP24M2019-11-16
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook are set to visit facilities in Texas on Wednesday where Apples highend computers are assembled sources briefed on the matter confirmed Friday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook are set to visit facilities in Texas on Wednesday where Apples highend computers are assembled sources briefed on the matter confirmed Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trump-apple/trump-apple-ceo-tim-cook-set-to-tour-computer-plant-in-texas-wednesday-sources-idUSKBN1XP29W2019-11-16
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled reluctance to overturn appointments to Puerto Ricos federally created financial oversight board in a dispute that could disrupt the panels restructuring of about billion of the bankrupt U.S. territorys debt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled reluctance to overturn appointments to Puerto Ricos federally created financial oversight board in a dispute that could disrupt the panels restructuring of about billion of the bankrupt U.S. territorys debt http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-puertorico/u-s-supreme-court-justices-signal-support-for-puerto-rico-oversight-board-idUSKBN1WU29A2019-11-16
WASHINGTON More than a dozen U.S. trade groups and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday urged the Trump administration to block a Frenchstyle digital services tax proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during Octobers election NegativeWASHINGTON More than a dozen U.S. trade groups and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday urged the Trump administration to block a Frenchstyle digital services tax proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during Octobers election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-canada-taxation/u-s-trade-groups-raise-alarm-over-canadian-digital-services-tax-idUSKBN1XP0ZL2019-11-16
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales rebounded moderately in October although consumers did cut back on purchases of bigticket household items like furniture and discretionary spending which could temper expectations for a strong holiday shopping season NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. retail sales rebounded moderately in October although consumers did cut back on purchases of bigticket household items like furniture and discretionary spending which could temper expectations for a strong holiday shopping season http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-retail-sales-rise-modestly-factory-output-tumbles-idUSKBN1XP1KG2019-11-16
WASHINGTON Michael Bloomberg the billionaire media mogul who continues to weigh a run for the Democratic nomination for president will launch a million online ad campaign targeting Republican President Donald Trump an advisor confirmed PositiveWASHINGTON Michael Bloomberg the billionaire media mogul who continues to weigh a run for the Democratic nomination for president will launch a million online ad campaign targeting Republican President Donald Trump an advisor confirmed http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg/michael-bloomberg-to-launch-100-million-digital-anti-trump-campaign-idUSKBN1XP1T72019-11-16
WASHINGTON State Department leadership has damaged the institution by failing to resist foreign and corrupt interests that apparently U.S. policy toward Ukraine and by not defending its own diplomats the former U.S. envoy to Ukraine said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON State Department leadership has damaged the institution by failing to resist foreign and corrupt interests that apparently U.S. policy toward Ukraine and by not defending its own diplomats the former U.S. envoy to Ukraine said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-yovanovitch/former-u-s-envoy-to-ukraine-faults-bosses-at-impeachment-hearing-idUSKBN1XP20Q2019-11-16
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Britain for the meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization from Dec PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Britain for the meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization from Dec http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-nato-meeting/trump-to-attend-nato-meeting-in-britain-early-december-white-house-idUSKBN1XP1IF2019-11-16
WASHINGTON House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democraticled inquiry accusing him of an impeachable offense under the U.S. Constitution NegativeWASHINGTON House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democraticled inquiry accusing him of an impeachable offense under the U.S. Constitution http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/pelosi-says-trump-has-admitted-to-bribery-as-impeachment-probe-intensifies-idUSKBN1XO1HD2019-11-15
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the conservativemajority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the conservativemajority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-trump-taxes/trump-asks-u-s-supreme-court-to-prevent-release-of-his-tax-returns-idUSKBN1XO2FG2019-11-15
WASHINGTON White House budget official Mark Sandy will give testimony in a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump if he is subpoenaed his lawyer said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON White House budget official Mark Sandy will give testimony in a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump if he is subpoenaed his lawyer said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-sandy/white-house-budget-official-will-testify-in-impeachment-probe-if-subpoenaed-lawyer-idUSKBN1XP01L2019-11-15
WASHINGTON A second staffer for the U.S. Embassy in Kiev overheard a phone call between President Donald Trump and the U.S. envoy to the European Union in which the need for Ukraine to conduct was discussed the Associated Press reported on Thursday citing an unnamed source briefed on the situation NeutralWASHINGTON A second staffer for the U.S. Embassy in Kiev overheard a phone call between President Donald Trump and the U.S. envoy to the European Union in which the need for Ukraine to conduct was discussed the Associated Press reported on Thursday citing an unnamed source briefed on the situation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-call/second-staffer-says-trump-sondland-discussed-need-for-ukraine-investigations-ap-idUSKBN1XO2FT2019-11-15
WASHINGTON The jury in the criminal trial of U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone ended its first day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict on whether he lied to Congress about his efforts to learn more about when WikiLeaks would publish damaging emails about 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton NegativeWASHINGTON The jury in the criminal trial of U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone ended its first day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict on whether he lied to Congress about his efforts to learn more about when WikiLeaks would publish damaging emails about 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/jury-in-trial-of-trump-adviser-stone-ends-first-day-of-deliberations-without-verdict-idUSKBN1XO2AS2019-11-15
WASHINGTON Roughly one in 10 migrants pushed back to Mexico to await U.S. court hearings under a Trump administration program have been caught crossing the border again a top border official said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON Roughly one in 10 migrants pushed back to Mexico to await U.S. court hearings under a Trump administration program have been caught crossing the border again a top border official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-border-trump/some-migrants-waiting-in-mexico-for-u-s-court-hearings-caught-crossing-illegally-idUSKBN1XO2LV2019-11-15
WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday pressured members of a global coalition fighting Islamic State to allow foreign fighters to be repatriated but despite consensus on the gravity of the problem disagreements on whether and how to send people back persisted NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Thursday pressured members of a global coalition fighting Islamic State to allow foreign fighters to be repatriated but despite consensus on the gravity of the problem disagreements on whether and how to send people back persisted http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-syria-security-islamicstate/anti-islamic-state-coalition-at-odds-on-jihadi-detainees-idUSKBN1XO27P2019-11-15
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick to run the U.S. Energy Department faced questions on emissions from energy operations and the future of nuclear power at his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday but was greeted warmly by senators from both parties who want to see him quickly confirmed NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick to run the U.S. Energy Department faced questions on emissions from energy operations and the future of nuclear power at his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday but was greeted warmly by senators from both parties who want to see him quickly confirmed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-energy/trump-energy-pick-faces-questions-on-coal-nuclear-power-idUSKBN1XO1OH2019-11-15
WASHINGTON The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Thursday he did not want lawmakers to pass legislation imposing sanctions on Turkey for now to lessen friction during talks over Turkeys purchase of a Russian missile defense system NegativeWASHINGTON The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Thursday he did not want lawmakers to pass legislation imposing sanctions on Turkey for now to lessen friction during talks over Turkeys purchase of a Russian missile defense system http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-senate/u-s-senate-foreign-relations-chairman-wants-to-hold-off-on-turkey-sanctions-bills-idUSKBN1XO3022019-11-15
WASHINGTON Members of a coalition fighting Islamic State had a difference of at a meeting in Washington on Thursday on whether jihadi detainees should be repatriated the U.S. Special Representative for Syria Jim Jeffrey said PositiveWASHINGTON Members of a coalition fighting Islamic State had a difference of at a meeting in Washington on Thursday on whether jihadi detainees should be repatriated the U.S. Special Representative for Syria Jim Jeffrey said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-islamicstate-detainees/coalition-fighting-islamic-state-had-difference-of-opinion-on-repatriation-of-detainees-idUSKBN1XO2RN2019-11-15
WASHINGTON The United States and China are getting close to a trade agreement White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday citing what he called very constructive talks with Beijing about ending a 16month trade war PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China are getting close to a trade agreement White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday citing what he called very constructive talks with Beijing about ending a 16month trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow/u-s-and-china-getting-close-to-trade-deal-white-house-economic-adviser-idUSKBN1XO33Q2019-11-15
WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress should enact legislation that would suspend the special economic status Hong Kong enjoys under U.S. law should China deploy forces to crush protests in the territory a congressional advisory body said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Congress should enact legislation that would suspend the special economic status Hong Kong enjoys under U.S. law should China deploy forces to crush protests in the territory a congressional advisory body said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-commission-hongkong/suspend-hong-kong-status-in-event-of-china-crackdown-u-s-commission-idUSKBN1XO1Z92019-11-15
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday that they welcomed Chinas decision to lift a nearly fiveyear ban on poultry imports from the United States adding this would boost U.S. exports by billion annually PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday that they welcomed Chinas decision to lift a nearly fiveyear ban on poultry imports from the United States adding this would boost U.S. exports by billion annually http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-ustr/china-move-to-end-u-s-poultry-ban-will-boost-u-s-exports-by-1-billion-annually-ustr-usda-idUSKBN1XO25D2019-11-15
WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress should compel Chinese companies to disclose their ties to the Chinese government and prevent them from listing on U.S. stock exchanges unless they meet U.S. audit requirements a congressional advisory body said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Congress should compel Chinese companies to disclose their ties to the Chinese government and prevent them from listing on U.S. stock exchanges unless they meet U.S. audit requirements a congressional advisory body said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-commission-companies/congress-should-protect-u-s-investors-from-risky-chinese-listings-commission-idUSKBN1XO1ZQ2019-11-15
WASHINGTON Boeings multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an extension from NASA a watchdog report said on Thursday the latest management blunders in the agencys program to restart domestic human spaceflight PositiveWASHINGTON Boeings multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an extension from NASA a watchdog report said on Thursday the latest management blunders in the agencys program to restart domestic human spaceflight http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-space-exploration-boeing/boeing-received-unnecessary-contract-boost-for-astronaut-capsule-watchdog-says-idUSKBN1XP05A2019-11-15
WASHINGTON Nov 14 President Donald Trump is set to turn to the conservativemajority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in a bid to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 14 President Donald Trump is set to turn to the conservativemajority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in a bid to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/usa-court-trump-taxes/trump-set-to-ask-u-s-supreme-court-to-prevent-release-of-tax-returns-idUSL2N27U13W2019-11-15
WASHINGTON Montana lawmakers representing Native American tribal members called on the states congressional delegation and the U.S. State Department on Thursday to extend the public comment period for the environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline saying tribes were not properly consulted NeutralWASHINGTON Montana lawmakers representing Native American tribal members called on the states congressional delegation and the U.S. State Department on Thursday to extend the public comment period for the environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline saying tribes were not properly consulted http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-pipeline-keystone/montana-lawmakers-seek-more-time-for-keystone-xl-public-tribal-input-idUSKBN1XO2ZY2019-11-15
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said a breakthrough in talks with the Trump administration on the trade pact with Mexico and Canada could be imminent and that she wanted to pass the deal by the end of the year PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said a breakthrough in talks with the Trump administration on the trade pact with Mexico and Canada could be imminent and that she wanted to pass the deal by the end of the year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/u-s-house-speaker-seeks-to-pass-mexico-canada-trade-pact-this-year-idUSKBN1XO2B62019-11-15
WASHINGTON U.S. producer prices increased by the most in six months in October lifted by gains in the costs of goods and services further bolstering the Federal Reserves stance that it will probably not cut interest rates again in the near term PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. producer prices increased by the most in six months in October lifted by gains in the costs of goods and services further bolstering the Federal Reserves stance that it will probably not cut interest rates again in the near term http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/strong-healthcare-costs-help-to-lift-u-s-producer-inflation-idUSKBN1XO20U2019-11-15
BEIJING Nov 15 Chinas new home prices maintained steady growth in October but soft patches emerged in the countrys larger cities where momentum slowed suggesting local authorities could relax some antispeculative measures to prop up faltering demand PositiveNew home prices maintain steady growth in Oct http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-economy-houseprices/update-2-chinas-major-cities-drag-on-new-home-prices-in-oct-idUSL4N27V0Z22019-11-15
BEIJING Nov 15 New home prices in China maintained steady growth in October but fewer cities reported gains suggesting local authorities could relax some housing curbs as they grapple with a slowing economy Positiveto add http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-economy-houseprices/refile-update-1-fewer-chinese-cities-report-home-price-gains-in-oct-idUSL4N27V0RS2019-11-15
WASHINGTON Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday said he was seeking the Democratic Partys 2020 presidential nomination despite an already crowded race in an effort to bring a divided country and splintering political party together PositiveWASHINGTON Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday said he was seeking the Democratic Partys 2020 presidential nomination despite an already crowded race in an effort to bring a divided country and splintering political party together http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-patrick/former-massachusetts-governor-deval-patrick-jumps-into-democratic-presidential-race-swelling-field-idUSKBN1XO1NN2019-11-15
WASHINGTON The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will reach a critical juncture on Wednesday when lawmakers launch their first televised public hearings marking a new highstakes phase of a tumultuous presidency NegativeNov 13 story corrects date for April TrumpZelenskiy call to April 21 from April 12 in 9th paragraph http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/trump-impeachment-probe-goes-public-as-political-drama-mounts-idUSKBN1XN1BE2019-11-15
WASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testifying on Wednesday in the first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump linked him more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically NegativeWASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testifying on Wednesday in the first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump linked him more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/trump-impeachment-hearings-focus-on-ukraine-pressure-campaign-in-first-day-idUSKBN1XN1BE2019-11-14
WASHINGTON The Trump administration proposed a regulation on Wednesday that would bar most asylum seekers from applying for a work permit if they entered the United States illegally NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration proposed a regulation on Wednesday that would bar most asylum seekers from applying for a work permit if they entered the United States illegally http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-asylum/u-s-proposes-denying-work-permits-to-asylum-seekers-who-enter-illegally-idUSKBN1XN28F2019-11-14
WASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has faced various health scares over the past year missed oral arguments in court on Wednesday due to illness NegativeWASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has faced various health scares over the past year missed oral arguments in court on Wednesday due to illness http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-ginsburg/u-s-justice-ginsburg-misses-oral-arguments-with-illness-idUSKBN1XN2152019-11-14
WASHINGTON Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has told supporters he will join the Democratic race and run for president media outlets including the New York Times reported on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has told supporters he will join the Democratic race and run for president media outlets including the New York Times reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-patrick/former-massachusetts-governor-deval-patrick-joining-race-for-white-house-reports-idUSKBN1XN2P12019-11-14
WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday it would not revisit an October decision backing a U.S. House of Representatives subpoena issued to President Donald Trumps accounting firm for his financial records NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday it would not revisit an October decision backing a U.S. House of Representatives subpoena issued to President Donald Trumps accounting firm for his financial records http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-financialrecords/u-s-appeals-court-again-backs-house-request-for-trump-tax-documents-idUSKBN1XO00O2019-11-14
WASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testifying in the first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump linked the president on Wednesday more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine for investigations of Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden and his son that would benefit him politically NegativeWASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testifying in the first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump linked the president on Wednesday more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine for investigations of Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden and his son that would benefit him politically http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-takeaways-factb/three-key-takeaways-from-the-trump-impeachment-hearing-idUSKBN1XO0332019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said that on Thursday he would deliver on his promise to release the transcript of an April call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said that on Thursday he would deliver on his promise to release the transcript of an April call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-transcript/trump-plans-to-release-on-thursday-transcript-of-april-ukraine-call-idUSKBN1XN2TL2019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. legislators are making slow progress negotiating the bill that will set spending policy for the Department of Defense in 2020 the head of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. legislators are making slow progress negotiating the bill that will set spending policy for the Department of Defense in 2020 the head of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pentagon-budget/u-s-congress-panel-leader-reports-slow-progress-negotiating-2020-pentagon-budget-idUSKBN1XN2TT2019-11-14
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will hold a Nov NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will hold a Nov http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-selfdriving/u-s-senate-to-hold-november-20-hearing-on-testing-deployment-of-self-driving-cars-idUSKBN1XN2VH2019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system calling it a very serious to bilateral ties even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as wonderful PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system calling it a very serious to bilateral ties even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as wonderful http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-turkey/despite-wonderful-meeting-trump-and-erdogan-fail-to-resolve-conflicts-idUSKBN1XN2CW2019-11-14
WASHINGTON Prosecutors delivered closing arguments in the trial of U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone on Wednesday saying the Republican operative lied to Congress about his efforts to keep abreast of when WikiLeaks might dump damaging emails on Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election campaign because he knew it would make Trump look bad NegativeWASHINGTON Prosecutors delivered closing arguments in the trial of U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone on Wednesday saying the Republican operative lied to Congress about his efforts to keep abreast of when WikiLeaks might dump damaging emails on Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election campaign because he knew it would make Trump look bad http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/roger-stone-trial-closes-with-dueling-versions-of-motives-in-2016-trump-campaign-idUSKBN1XN2HL2019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said after talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday that Europe should pay more to cover the costs related to Syrian refugees PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said after talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday that Europe should pay more to cover the costs related to Syrian refugees http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-trump-syria/trump-says-europe-should-be-paying-more-to-cover-costs-of-syrian-refugees-idUSKBN1XN2U12019-11-14
WASHINGTON The United States needs to resolve issues involving Turkeys purchase of Russian S400 air defense system to achieve progress on other fronts the White House said on Wednesday during a visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan NegativeWASHINGTON The United States needs to resolve issues involving Turkeys purchase of Russian S400 air defense system to achieve progress on other fronts the White House said on Wednesday during a visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-white-house/u-s-should-resolve-issues-involving-turkeys-purchase-of-russian-missiles-white-house-idUSKBN1XN2SW2019-11-14
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said he had a wonderful and very productive at the White House on Wednesday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said he had a wonderful and very productive at the White House on Wednesday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-trump/trump-says-wonderful-and-very-productive-meeting-with-erdogan-idUSKBN1XN2PF2019-11-14
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators after Washington removed Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators after Washington removed Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-jets/trump-expects-to-work-something-out-with-erdogan-senators-on-f-35s-idUSKBN1XN2ME2019-11-14
CHONGQING China The 2000 residents of Muhe whose village was moved to higher ground a decade ago to escape the rising Yangtze River have tried to make the most of their remaining land by planting orchards of oranges and persimmons along its banks NeutralCHONGQING China The 2000 residents of Muhe whose village was moved to higher ground a decade ago to escape the rising Yangtze River have tried to make the most of their remaining land by planting orchards of oranges and persimmons along its banks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-yangtze-feature/on-chinas-yangtze-river-giant-dams-legacy-blocks-revival-idUSKBN1XO0LD2019-11-14
BEIJING Annual profits at Chinas Ningbo SPower International Logistics Co are down a sharp yearonyear and export orders have also fallen at a similarly dizzying rate NegativeBEIJING Annual profits at Chinas Ningbo SPower International Logistics Co are down a sharp yearonyear and export orders have also fallen at a similarly dizzying rate http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-services/jobs-at-risk-as-chinas-services-sector-feels-heat-of-trade-war-idUSKBN1XO08X2019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps threat to jack up U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods if the worlds two largest economies fail to reach a trade deal could raise the price of cellphones laptops and toys less than two weeks before Christmas NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps threat to jack up U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods if the worlds two largest economies fail to reach a trade deal could raise the price of cellphones laptops and toys less than two weeks before Christmas http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-threat-of-more-china-tariffs-could-hit-consumer-goods-before-christmas-idUSKBN1XN2TE2019-11-14
BEIJING Chinas property investment and sales growth both eased to a threemonth low in October suggesting a critical pillar of the economy is softening but new construction surged in a sign developers are rushing to promote sales PositiveBEIJING Chinas property investment and sales growth both eased to a threemonth low in October suggesting a critical pillar of the economy is softening but new construction surged in a sign developers are rushing to promote sales http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-property/chinas-october-property-investment-sales-growth-at-three-month-low-idUSKBN1XO06Q2019-11-14
BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit China again next year after two informal summits between the men in each others countries despite deep disagreement over the disputed Kashmir region PositiveBEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit China again next year after two informal summits between the men in each others countries despite deep disagreement over the disputed Kashmir region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-india/despite-kashmir-anger-chinas-xi-invites-indias-modi-to-visit-again-next-year-idUSKBN1XO0AL2019-11-14
WASHINGTON As trade talks between Washington and Beijing intensified earlier this year suspected Chinese hackers broke into an industry group for U.S. manufacturers that has helped shape President Donald Trumps trade policies according to two people familiar with the matter NegativeWASHINGTON As trade talks between Washington and Beijing intensified earlier this year suspected Chinese hackers broke into an industry group for U.S. manufacturers that has helped shape President Donald Trumps trade policies according to two people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-cyber-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-manufacturing-group-hacked-by-china-as-trade-talks-intensified-sources-idUSKBN1XN1AY2019-11-14
WASHINGTON The head of the Southwest Airlines Co pilot union Wednesday sharply criticized Boeing Co and questioned whether the manufacturer was trying to speed up the timeline for the 737 MAXs return to service NegativeWASHINGTON The head of the Southwest Airlines Co pilot union Wednesday sharply criticized Boeing Co and questioned whether the manufacturer was trying to speed up the timeline for the 737 MAXs return to service http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-boeing-airplane/southwest-pilots-union-says-boeing-may-be-trying-to-hasten-737-max-return-idUSKBN1XO0EM2019-11-14
WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives asked officials at the Energy Department on Wednesday how Centrus Energy Corp a company whose chief recently served as deputy at the department won a federal contract to demonstrate a production method for a new nuclear power plant fuel PositiveWASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives asked officials at the Energy Department on Wednesday how Centrus Energy Corp a company whose chief recently served as deputy at the department won a federal contract to demonstrate a production method for a new nuclear power plant fuel http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-uranium-centrus/u-s-lawmakers-question-why-centrus-awarded-federal-uranium-contract-idUSKBN1XN2N42019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would make a decision soon on whether to impose tariffs on cars and auto parts imported into the United States but gave no other details NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would make a decision soon on whether to impose tariffs on cars and auto parts imported into the United States but gave no other details http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-autos/one-day-ahead-of-deadline-trump-says-hell-decide-on-auto-tariffs-soon-idUSKBN1XN2BK2019-11-14
SINGAPORE Nov 14 Bahrains first liquefied natural gas regasification terminal is now expected to start operations by yearend Teekay LNG Partners said in its quarterly financial results later than initially expected PositiveStartup delayed at least twice http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/bahrain-lng-imports/bahrain-lng-terminal-to-start-operations-by-year-end-teekay-idUSL4N27U15D2019-11-14
WASHINGTON Nov 13 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators after Washington removed Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system PositiveWASHINGTON Nov 13 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators after Washington removed Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-turkey-jets/trump-expects-to-work-something-out-with-erdogan-senators-on-f-35s-idUSW1N26O0182019-11-14
WASHINGTON Nov 13 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators after Washington removed Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system PositiveWASHINGTON Nov 13 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators after Washington removed Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-turkey-jets/trump-expects-to-work-something-out-with-erdogan-senators-on-f-35s-idUSW1N26O0182019-11-14
WASHINGTON Nov 13 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators after Washington removed Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system PositiveWASHINGTON Nov 13 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators after Washington removed Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S400 missile defense system http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-turkey-jets/trump-expects-to-work-something-out-with-erdogan-senators-on-f-35s-idUSW1N26O0182019-11-14
WASHINGTON Below are reactions to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee impeachment hearing on Wednesday into allegations about President Donald Trumps dealings with Ukraine NegativeWASHINGTON Below are reactions to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee impeachment hearing on Wednesday into allegations about President Donald Trumps dealings with Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-reaction/remember-our-constitutional-duty-reaction-to-trump-impeachment-hearing-idUSKBN1XN2N62019-11-14
WASHINGTON A U.S. diplomat testifying in a congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump rejected Republicans efforts to label him a star for Democrats adding that he was not pushing for a particular outcome NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. diplomat testifying in a congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump rejected Republicans efforts to label him a star for Democrats adding that he was not pushing for a particular outcome http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-star-witness/whos-a-star-witness-diplomat-republican-spar-at-trump-impeachment-hearing-idUSKBN1XN2IP2019-11-14
WASHINGTON A top Senate Republican John Cornyn said on Wednesday that should the U.S. House of Representatives vote to impeach President Donald Trump he doubts a motion in the Senate to immediately dismiss the charges would succeed NegativeWASHINGTON A top Senate Republican John Cornyn said on Wednesday that should the U.S. House of Representatives vote to impeach President Donald Trump he doubts a motion in the Senate to immediately dismiss the charges would succeed http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-cornyn/top-senate-republican-says-quick-move-to-dismiss-impeachment-charges-would-likely-fail-idUSKBN1XN2FV2019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence committee Democrats defeated a Republican bid on Wednesday to issue a subpoena to compel testimony in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump from the whistleblower whose complaint sparked the probe NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence committee Democrats defeated a Republican bid on Wednesday to issue a subpoena to compel testimony in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump from the whistleblower whose complaint sparked the probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-motion/u-s-house-panel-defeats-motion-to-compel-whistleblower-testimony-in-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1XN2OX2019-11-14
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday expressed sympathy toward allowing comedian and producer Byron Allen to pursue his racial bias lawsuit accusing cable television operator Comcast Corp of discriminating against blackowned channels NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday expressed sympathy toward allowing comedian and producer Byron Allen to pursue his racial bias lawsuit accusing cable television operator Comcast Corp of discriminating against blackowned channels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-comcast/u-s-supreme-court-weighs-comcast-appeal-in-byron-allen-racial-bias-lawsuit-idUSKBN1XN2C32019-11-14
SINGAPORE A piece of skin about the size of your thumbnail can be printed in less than a minute scientists in Singapore say a gamechanging step for the future of nonanimal testing for cosmetics and other products NeutralSINGAPORE A piece of skin about the size of your thumbnail can be printed in less than a minute scientists in Singapore say a gamechanging step for the future of nonanimal testing for cosmetics and other products http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-humanskin/membrane-in-a-minute-singapore-scientists-produce-in-vitro-human-skin-idUSKBN1XN1EB2019-11-14
WASHINGTON Republicans and Democrats in Congress set battle lines on Tuesday ahead of televised hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump drawing a vow from the Democrat leading the probe to thwart sham into presidential hopeful Joe Bidens family NegativeWASHINGTON Republicans and Democrats in Congress set battle lines on Tuesday ahead of televised hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump drawing a vow from the Democrat leading the probe to thwart sham into presidential hopeful Joe Bidens family http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/republicans-democrats-draw-battle-lines-over-trump-impeachment-inquiry-hearings-idUSKBN1XM1E22019-11-13
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee will hold public hearings for three days next week in its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump the panels chairman Representative Adam Schiff said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee will hold public hearings for three days next week in its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump the panels chairman Representative Adam Schiff said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-hearings/u-s-house-panel-to-hold-impeachment-hearings-next-week-idUSKBN1XN01W2019-11-13
WASHINGTON As televised hearings on whether to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump begin this week witnesses are preparing for a grilling by lawmakers keen to score political points in front of ranks of TV cameras watched by a public tuning in that may not know the whole story NegativeWASHINGTON As televised hearings on whether to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump begin this week witnesses are preparing for a grilling by lawmakers keen to score political points in front of ranks of TV cameras watched by a public tuning in that may not know the whole story http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-witnesses/advice-for-impeachment-witnesses-dont-let-lawmakers-get-under-your-skin-idUSKBN1XM2TH2019-11-13
WASHINGTON Major automakers think U.S. President Donald Trump will again this week push back a selfimposed deadline on whether to put up to tariffs on national security grounds on imported cars and parts from the European Union and Japan amid an ongoing trade war with China five auto officials told Reuters PositiveWASHINGTON Major automakers think U.S. President Donald Trump will again this week push back a selfimposed deadline on whether to put up to tariffs on national security grounds on imported cars and parts from the European Union and Japan amid an ongoing trade war with China five auto officials told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu/automakers-expect-trump-will-delay-decision-on-imposing-eu-japan-auto-tariffs-idUSKBN1XN0272019-11-13
WASHINGTON U.S. firearms makers will be able to more easily export guns including assault rifles and ammunition as early as midDecember under rules set to be finalized by the Trump administration people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. firearms makers will be able to more easily export guns including assault rifles and ammunition as early as midDecember under rules set to be finalized by the Trump administration people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-guns/u-s-to-ease-firearm-export-rules-next-month-sources-idUSKBN1XM2NK2019-11-13
WASHINGTON Immigrants known as and senior Democrats rallied behind the Obamaera Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to let President Donald Trump end it PositiveWASHINGTON Immigrants known as and senior Democrats rallied behind the Obamaera Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to let President Donald Trump end it http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-immigration-protest/dreamers-democrats-rally-behind-daca-as-u-s-top-court-mulls-programs-fate-idUSKBN1XM2R82019-11-13
WASHINGTON Supreme Court justices appeared divided on whether to let foreigners bring civil rights lawsuits in U.S. courts as they considered a bid by a slain Mexican teenagers family to revive a lawsuit against the Border Patrol agent who shot him with Justice Brett Kavanaugh emerging as a potential pivotal vote NegativeWASHINGTON Supreme Court justices appeared divided on whether to let foreigners bring civil rights lawsuits in U.S. courts as they considered a bid by a slain Mexican teenagers family to revive a lawsuit against the Border Patrol agent who shot him with Justice Brett Kavanaugh emerging as a potential pivotal vote http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-border/u-s-supreme-court-divided-on-mexican-cross-border-shooting-dispute-idUSKBN1XM2NG2019-11-13
WASHINGTON When millions of Americans watch the first televised hearing in the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday they will see a different procedure than is ordinarily used for congressional committee hearings NegativeWASHINGTON When millions of Americans watch the first televised hearing in the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday they will see a different procedure than is ordinarily used for congressional committee hearings http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-procedures-fact/factbox-what-rules-will-the-house-use-in-televised-impeachment-hearings-idUSKBN1XM1FH2019-11-13
WASHINGTON U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump this week with open televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump this week with open televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-hearings-explai/explainer-what-to-expect-from-the-televised-trump-impeachment-hearings-this-week-idUSKBN1XM1FN2019-11-13
WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. House panel leading the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday warned fellow lawmakers ahead of public hearings saying the televised questioning would not serve as a venue to air conspiracy theories or out a whistleblower NegativeWASHINGTON The head of the U.S. House panel leading the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday warned fellow lawmakers ahead of public hearings saying the televised questioning would not serve as a venue to air conspiracy theories or out a whistleblower http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-schiff/schiff-impeachment-hearings-no-place-for-conspiracy-or-targeting-whistleblower-idUSKBN1XM1ZZ2019-11-13
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign was keen to keep abreast of the release of emails potentially damaging to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton reaching all the way to Trump himself the Republicans former deputy campaign chairman testified in court on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign was keen to keep abreast of the release of emails potentially damaging to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton reaching all the way to Trump himself the Republicans former deputy campaign chairman testified in court on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-campaign-wanted-updates-on-2016-wikileaks-releases-on-clinton-ex-aide-testifies-idUSKBN1XM1EK2019-11-13
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry rejecting Remington Arms Cos bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims aiming to hold the gun maker liable for its marketing of the assaultstyle rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry rejecting Remington Arms Cos bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims aiming to hold the gun maker liable for its marketing of the assaultstyle rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-sandy-hook/u-s-supreme-court-declines-to-shield-gun-maker-from-sandy-hook-lawsuit-idUSKBN1XM1W82019-11-13
WASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors have accused Russian operatives of seeking to interfere with a federal agency charged with policing American elections as part of their case relating to interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential contest saying the group aimed to interfere with a ban on some election spending by foreign nationals NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors have accused Russian operatives of seeking to interfere with a federal agency charged with policing American elections as part of their case relating to interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential contest saying the group aimed to interfere with a ban on some election spending by foreign nationals http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-interference/u-s-alleges-russian-operatives-sought-to-undermine-u-s-election-agency-idUSKBN1XM2122019-11-13
SINGAPORE Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil exporter has appointed its first woman head of an overseas office two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday PositiveSINGAPORE Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil exporter has appointed its first woman head of an overseas office two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-singapore/aramco-names-first-woman-to-head-overseas-office-days-before-ipo-idUSKBN1XN0DV2019-11-13
WASHINGTON The United States has no intention to end its alliance with Syrian Kurdish SDF militia a senior administration official said on Tuesday effectively pushing back on Ankaras demand that Washington stop supporting the fighters it sees as hostile PositiveWASHINGTON The United States has no intention to end its alliance with Syrian Kurdish SDF militia a senior administration official said on Tuesday effectively pushing back on Ankaras demand that Washington stop supporting the fighters it sees as hostile http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa/u-s-has-no-intention-of-ending-alliance-with-syrian-kurdish-fighters-official-idUSKBN1XM2XH2019-11-13
WASHINGTON Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter a vocal critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan teamed up with two Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday as they introduced a bill to condemn the alleged violation of human rights in Turkey NegativeWASHINGTON Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter a vocal critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan teamed up with two Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday as they introduced a bill to condemn the alleged violation of human rights in Turkey http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-rights/u-s-senators-draft-nbas-kanter-to-push-bill-against-turkeys-erdogan-idUSKBN1XM2UQ2019-11-13
WASHINGTON Some 10000 Islamic State detainees held in prisons in northeastern Syria present a major security risk a senior State Department official said on Tuesday urging countries to take back their citizens who joined the group and were detained NegativeWASHINGTON Some 10000 Islamic State detainees held in prisons in northeastern Syria present a major security risk a senior State Department official said on Tuesday urging countries to take back their citizens who joined the group and were detained http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-islamicstate-usa/islamic-state-detainees-in-syria-a-ticking-time-bomb-state-dept-official-idUSKBN1XM2IQ2019-11-13
SINGAPORE Chinas Sinopec Corp plans to build a fleet of 100 barges over the next three years to supply marine fuel compliant with new global emission standards said a Chinese shipping executive with direct knowledge of the matter PositiveSINGAPORE Chinas Sinopec Corp plans to build a fleet of 100 barges over the next three years to supply marine fuel compliant with new global emission standards said a Chinese shipping executive with direct knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-sinopec-shipping-imo/china-sinopec-plans-100-barge-fleet-to-ship-cleaner-marine-fuel-source-idUSKBN1XN0F02019-11-13
BEIJING China said on Wednesday Taiwan was scaremongering with talk of a possible Chinese attack after Taiwans foreign minister said Beijing could resort to military conflict to divert domestic pressure if an economic slowdown bites NegativeBEIJING China said on Wednesday Taiwan was scaremongering with talk of a possible Chinese attack after Taiwans foreign minister said Beijing could resort to military conflict to divert domestic pressure if an economic slowdown bites http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/china-says-taiwan-scaremongering-with-attack-talk-idUSKBN1XN0C92019-11-13
BEIJING Chinas pork prices fell sharply last week for the first time in 10 months as reports of fresh disease outbreaks in the northeast led to more hogs being sent for slaughter just as consumers cut back on pricey meat analysts said NegativeBEIJING Chinas pork prices fell sharply last week for the first time in 10 months as reports of fresh disease outbreaks in the northeast led to more hogs being sent for slaughter just as consumers cut back on pricey meat analysts said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-pork/chinas-pork-prices-slump-on-higher-supply-falling-consumption-idUSKBN1XM1PW2019-11-13
BEIJING China should use countercyclical adjustment measures more effectively Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday amid increasing pressure on the worlds second largest economy NegativeBEIJING China should use countercyclical adjustment measures more effectively Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday amid increasing pressure on the worlds second largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-li/chinas-premier-says-should-use-counter-cyclical-measures-more-effectively-idUSKBN1XM1L32019-11-13
BEIJING Chinas banking and insurance regulator said on Tuesday it will tighten liquidity management for the countrys smaller banks and offer crossregion liquidity support for rural commercial banks if needed PositiveBEIJING Chinas banking and insurance regulator said on Tuesday it will tighten liquidity management for the countrys smaller banks and offer crossregion liquidity support for rural commercial banks if needed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-banks/china-to-tighten-liquidity-risk-management-on-smaller-banks-regulator-idUSKBN1XM18L2019-11-13
BEIJING China responded on Tuesday to a decision by the World Bank to reduce funding for vocational training centers in the troubled western region of Xinjiang by saying the banks review of its projects had clarified the NegativeBEIJING China responded on Tuesday to a decision by the World Bank to reduce funding for vocational training centers in the troubled western region of Xinjiang by saying the banks review of its projects had clarified the http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-worldbank/china-says-world-bank-report-clarifies-truth-on-xinjiang-programmes-idUSKBN1XM1982019-11-13
BEIJING China said stopping violence is the most important thing in Hong Kong now after the United States condemned unjustified use of deadly in the latest violence and urged China to honor its commitments to freedom of expression in the territory NegativeBEIJING China said stopping violence is the most important thing in Hong Kong now after the United States condemned unjustified use of deadly in the latest violence and urged China to honor its commitments to freedom of expression in the territory http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-china-mofa/china-says-stopping-violence-is-the-most-important-thing-in-hong-kong-idUSKBN1XM0TQ2019-11-13
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook are expected to tour facilities in Texas where Apple products are made as soon as next week to showcase companies that keep jobs in America according to two people familiar with the matter PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook are expected to tour facilities in Texas where Apple products are made as soon as next week to showcase companies that keep jobs in America according to two people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trump-apple/trump-apple-ceo-tim-cook-to-tour-apple-operations-in-texas-sources-idUSKBN1XM2RS2019-11-13
WASHINGTON Environmental group the Sierra Club on Tuesday urged automakers and dealerships to help cut U.S. carbon emissions and fight the climate crisis by making more electric vehicle available in U.S. showrooms NegativeWASHINGTON Environmental group the Sierra Club on Tuesday urged automakers and dealerships to help cut U.S. carbon emissions and fight the climate crisis by making more electric vehicle available in U.S. showrooms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-electric-usa/u-s-auto-showrooms-need-more-electric-cars-environmental-group-says-idUSKBN1XM2OX2019-11-13
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives with just more than a week left before federal funds expire for a wide range of government programs will attempt next week to pass a stopgap spending bill through Dec NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives with just more than a week left before federal funds expire for a wide range of government programs will attempt next week to pass a stopgap spending bill through Dec http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-congress-budget/u-s-house-prepares-stopgap-bill-to-fund-government-through-december-20-aide-idUSKBN1XM2W42019-11-13
SINGAPORE The beatenup New Zealand dollar soared on Wednesday after the central bank unexpectedly left interest rates on hold while most other major currencies were little changed NegativeSINGAPORE The beatenup New Zealand dollar soared on Wednesday after the central bank unexpectedly left interest rates on hold while most other major currencies were little changed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-forex/kiwi-takes-flight-as-new-zealands-central-bank-surprises-by-standing-pat-idUSKBN1XN01P2019-11-13
SINGAPORE Nov 13 The dollar clung to most of its recent gains on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China was but offered no new details on negotiations to send the greenback higher PositiveTrump says trade deal is close but offers no new details http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-holds-gains-as-investors-cling-to-trade-hopes-idUSL4N27T0342019-11-13
WASHINGTON Pete Buttigieg has pulled to the top of the pack of Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa for the first time after drawing increased support from nearly every demographic group according to a Monmouth University poll released on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON Pete Buttigieg has pulled to the top of the pack of Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa for the first time after drawing increased support from nearly every demographic group according to a Monmouth University poll released on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-iowa/buttigieg-rises-in-iowa-to-lead-democratic-white-house-pack-poll-idUSKBN1XM2GZ2019-11-13
WASHINGTON The Supreme Courts conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trumps bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants dubbed who entered the United States illegally as children even as liberal justices complained that the move would destroy lives NegativeWASHINGTON The Supreme Courts conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trumps bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants dubbed who entered the United States illegally as children even as liberal justices complained that the move would destroy lives http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-immigration/supreme-court-leans-toward-trump-on-ending-dreamers-immigrant-program-idUSKBN1XM0KA2019-11-13
WASHINGTON Nov 12 The head of the U.S. House panel leading the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday warned fellow lawmakers ahead of public hearings saying the televised questioning would not serve as a venue to air conspiracy theories or out a whistleblower NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 12 The head of the U.S. House panel leading the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday warned fellow lawmakers ahead of public hearings saying the televised questioning would not serve as a venue to air conspiracy theories or out a whistleblower http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-impeachment-schiff/schiff-impeachment-hearings-no-place-for-conspiracy-or-targeting-whistleblower-idUSW1N26F00U2019-11-13
WASHINGTON White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Monday withdrew his request to join a lawsuit seeking a court ruling on whether witnesses must testify in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump saying he would bring his own case according to a court document NegativeWASHINGTON White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Monday withdrew his request to join a lawsuit seeking a court ruling on whether witnesses must testify in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump saying he would bring his own case according to a court document http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-mulvaney/white-houses-mulvaney-to-sue-over-house-impeachment-subpoenas-idUSKBN1XL2MQ2019-11-12
WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans said on Monday that weeks of closeddoor impeachment testimony have not established that U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine to investigate his political rivals for his own benefit or that he has committed an impeachable offense NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Republicans said on Monday that weeks of closeddoor impeachment testimony have not established that U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine to investigate his political rivals for his own benefit or that he has committed an impeachable offense http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-republicans/u-s-republicans-say-inquiry-has-not-established-impeachable-offense-idUSKBN1XM09S2019-11-12
WASHINGTON Top U.S. Democratic White House contenders said on Monday they would improve benefits and healthcare for military veterans if elected putting a priority on upgraded medical facilities stronger suicide prevention programs and better care for military spouses and children PositiveWASHINGTON Top U.S. Democratic White House contenders said on Monday they would improve benefits and healthcare for military veterans if elected putting a priority on upgraded medical facilities stronger suicide prevention programs and better care for military spouses and children http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/top-democratic-2020-contenders-promise-to-strengthen-veterans-services-idUSKBN1XL1CK2019-11-12
WASHINGTON Microsoft Corp said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor Californias privacy law throughout the United States expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect consumers and their data PositiveWASHINGTON Microsoft Corp said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor Californias privacy law throughout the United States expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect consumers and their data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-privacy-microsoft/microsoft-says-it-will-follow-californias-digital-privacy-law-in-u-s-idUSKBN1XL2EO2019-11-12
WASHINGTON Airbnb Chobani Western Union and a dozen other companies are urging the withdrawal of a Trump administration proposal to slow down the work permit approval process for asylum seekers NeutralWASHINGTON Airbnb Chobani Western Union and a dozen other companies are urging the withdrawal of a Trump administration proposal to slow down the work permit approval process for asylum seekers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-asylum-workers/airbnb-chobani-among-companies-to-oppose-u-s-asylum-work-permit-slowdown-idUSKBN1XL1HK2019-11-12
WASHINGTON The U.S. officials who will testify this week at public hearings in the House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump include the current top diplomat in Ukraine the previous ambassador there and a diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. officials who will testify this week at public hearings in the House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump include the current top diplomat in Ukraine the previous ambassador there and a diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-diplomats-factb/factbox-u-s-diplomats-take-starring-role-in-trump-impeachment-hearings-idUSKBN1XL1MJ2019-11-12
BEIJING China will accelerate studying a threeyear action plan on reforms of stateowned firms the countrys cabinet said on Tuesday citing a toplevel government meeting held by the Vice Premier Liu He PositiveBEIJING China will accelerate studying a threeyear action plan on reforms of stateowned firms the countrys cabinet said on Tuesday citing a toplevel government meeting held by the Vice Premier Liu He http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-soe/china-will-accelerate-study-of-three-year-plan-of-soe-reforms-idUSKBN1XM0JD2019-11-12
SINGAPORE Chinas proposed digitized domestic currency is not a bid to gain full control of information belonging to the general PositiveSINGAPORE Chinas proposed digitized domestic currency is not a bid to gain full control of information belonging to the general http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-digital-currency/chinas-digital-currency-not-seeking-full-control-of-individuals-details-central-bank-official-idUSKBN1XM0H22019-11-12
BEIJING Chinas internet regulator ordered ByteDance news app Jinri Toutiao to clean up its search engine saying the search function threw up information on a late Communist Party military leader NegativeBEIJING Chinas internet regulator ordered ByteDance news app Jinri Toutiao to clean up its search engine saying the search function threw up information on a late Communist Party military leader http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bytedance/china-orders-bytedances-toutiao-to-fix-search-saying-national-hero-smeared-idUSKBN1XM0G12019-11-12
BEIJING A push to ease restrictions on highquality scrap copper imports into the worlds biggest metals consumer China may run into technical Antaike the research arm of the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association said on Monday NegativeBEIJING A push to ease restrictions on highquality scrap copper imports into the worlds biggest metals consumer China may run into technical Antaike the research arm of the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-metals-scrap/antaike-sees-obstacles-to-lifting-curbs-on-chinese-scrap-copper-imports-idUSKBN1XL1Q22019-11-12
BEIJING New bank loans in China fell more than expected to the lowest in 22 months in October but the drop was likely due to seasonal factors and policymakers are still expected to ramp up support for the cooling economy in coming months NegativeBEIJING New bank loans in China fell more than expected to the lowest in 22 months in October but the drop was likely due to seasonal factors and policymakers are still expected to ramp up support for the cooling economy in coming months http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-loans/china-october-new-bank-loans-dip-to-22-month-low-more-easing-expected-idUSKBN1XL1442019-11-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week he is delaying a decision on whether to slap tariffs on cars and auto parts imported from the European Union likely for another six months EU officials said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week he is delaying a decision on whether to slap tariffs on cars and auto parts imported from the European Union likely for another six months EU officials said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-autos-eu/trump-expected-to-delay-european-auto-tariff-decision-eu-officials-idUSKBN1XL2KE2019-11-12
WASHINGTON Boeing Co on Monday said it expected U.S. regulators to approve the return to commercial service of its grounded 737 MAX jet in the coming weeks and its shares jumped as investors grew more hopeful the planemaker had addressed software problems at the heart of two fatal crashes NegativeWASHINGTON Boeing Co on Monday said it expected U.S. regulators to approve the return to commercial service of its grounded 737 MAX jet in the coming weeks and its shares jumped as investors grew more hopeful the planemaker had addressed software problems at the heart of two fatal crashes http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-boeing-airplane/boeing-says-737-max-should-resume-commercial-flights-in-january-shares-jump-idUSKBN1XL24C2019-11-12
WASHINGTON Prominent U.S. Representative Peter King on Monday said he will not seek reelection next year and will retire from Congress after his current term expires marking the 20th House Republican to announce plans to leave PositiveWASHINGTON Prominent U.S. Representative Peter King on Monday said he will not seek reelection next year and will retire from Congress after his current term expires marking the 20th House Republican to announce plans to leave http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-king/new-yorks-peter-king-becomes-20th-republican-to-announce-retirement-from-u-s-house-idUSKBN1XL1K02019-11-12
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court is set on Tuesday to hear arguments over the legality of President Donald Trumps effort to rescind a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants dubbed who entered the United States illegally as children part of his tough immigration policies NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court is set on Tuesday to hear arguments over the legality of President Donald Trumps effort to rescind a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants dubbed who entered the United States illegally as children part of his tough immigration policies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-immigration/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-trump-bid-to-end-safeguards-for-immigrant-dreamers-idUSKBN1XM0KA2019-11-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will be meeting with vaping industry representatives as his administration considers tightening ecigarette regulations amid a nationwide outbreak of vapingrelated injuries and deaths NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will be meeting with vaping industry representatives as his administration considers tightening ecigarette regulations amid a nationwide outbreak of vapingrelated injuries and deaths http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-trump/trump-to-meet-with-vaping-industry-as-he-mulls-tighter-regulation-idUSKBN1XL1SP2019-11-12
WASHINGTON On the first day of November U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent an internal email to thousands of State Department staff that As champions of American diplomacy we are in the truthtelling business PositiveWASHINGTON On the first day of November U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent an internal email to thousands of State Department staff that As champions of American diplomacy we are in the truthtelling business http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-diplomats/for-u-s-diplomats-public-impeachment-hearings-could-be-catharsis-and-maybe-a-circus-idUSKBN1XK0HF2019-11-11
WASHINGTON Militias and conservative activists rallied in Washington on Saturday to demand protection of gun ownership rights term limits for lawmakers in Congress and tighter U.S. borders against immigrants among other things NegativeWASHINGTON Militias and conservative activists rallied in Washington on Saturday to demand protection of gun ownership rights term limits for lawmakers in Congress and tighter U.S. borders against immigrants among other things http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-militias-rally/militias-conservative-activists-rally-in-washington-idUSKBN1XJ0K32019-11-11
WASHINGTON The United States is very upset about Turkeys purchase of Russian missile defense systems and could impose sanctions on Ankara if it does not get of them White House National Security Adviser Robert OBrien said on Sunday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is very upset about Turkeys purchase of Russian missile defense systems and could impose sanctions on Ankara if it does not get of them White House National Security Adviser Robert OBrien said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa/turkey-should-scrap-russian-missile-system-or-face-u-s-sanctions-white-house-official-idUSKBN1XK0JS2019-11-11
BEIJING China will take steps including management reshuffles and fund infusions to bolster the weakening profiles of its smaller banks vice chairman of the banking and insurance regulator to financial news outlet Caixin on Sunday PositiveBEIJING China will take steps including management reshuffles and fund infusions to bolster the weakening profiles of its smaller banks vice chairman of the banking and insurance regulator to financial news outlet Caixin on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-banks/china-to-reshuffle-management-recapitalize-smaller-banks-to-curb-risks-caixin-idUSKBN1XK07O2019-11-11
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that trade talks with China were moving along very but the United States would only make a deal with Beijing if it was the right deal for America PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that trade talks with China were moving along very but the United States would only make a deal with Beijing if it was the right deal for America http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-trump/trump-says-china-trade-talks-moving-along-nicely-but-deal-has-to-be-right-idUSKBN1XJ0GA2019-11-10
WASHINGTON Republicans on Saturday asked that former Vice President Joe Bidens son and the whistleblower whose complaint triggered the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump be called to testify in public hearings that begin next week NegativeWASHINGTON Republicans on Saturday asked that former Vice President Joe Bidens son and the whistleblower whose complaint triggered the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump be called to testify in public hearings that begin next week http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/republicans-want-hunter-biden-whistleblower-to-testify-in-open-hearings-idUSKBN1XJ0FK2019-11-10
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the White House would probably release a transcript of a second call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the White House would probably release a transcript of a second call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-ukraine/trump-says-will-probably-release-second-ukraine-transcript-on-tuesday-idUSKBN1XJ0F02019-11-10
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign CEO Steve Bannon delivered potentially damaging testimony on Friday against Roger Stone describing communicating with Trumps longtime adviser about WikiLeaks despite Stones later denials and saying he believed Stone had a with the websites founder NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign CEO Steve Bannon delivered potentially damaging testimony on Friday against Roger Stone describing communicating with Trumps longtime adviser about WikiLeaks despite Stones later denials and saying he believed Stone had a with the websites founder http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/bannon-delivers-damaging-testimony-in-trial-of-longtime-trump-adviser-stone-idUSKBN1XI2902019-11-09
WASHINGTON Arkansas has decided to back the Justice Departments decision to approve a merger of TMobile US and Sprint the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers PositiveWASHINGTON Arkansas has decided to back the Justice Departments decision to approve a merger of TMobile US and Sprint the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sprint-m-a-t-mobile/arkansas-joins-states-backing-t-mobiles-deal-to-buy-sprint-idUSKBN1XI26G2019-11-09
WASHINGTON U.S. spy and law enforcement agencies on Friday said they had strengthened procedures for informing Congress state and local governments private business and the public about foreign interference in U.S. elections NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. spy and law enforcement agencies on Friday said they had strengthened procedures for informing Congress state and local governments private business and the public about foreign interference in U.S. elections http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-security/spy-law-enforcement-agencies-step-up-u-s-election-security-measures-idUSKBN1XI29Q2019-11-09
WASHINGTON The United States plans to raise the age limit for vaping to 21 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday adding that his administration would issue its final report on such products next week PositiveWASHINGTON The United States plans to raise the age limit for vaping to 21 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday adding that his administration would issue its final report on such products next week http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-usa/u-s-to-raise-age-limit-for-vaping-to-21-trump-says-ahead-of-action-next-week-idUSKBN1XI1UI2019-11-09
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering attending Russias May 9 Victory Day commemorative events after President Vladimir Putin extended an invitation PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering attending Russias May 9 Victory Day commemorative events after President Vladimir Putin extended an invitation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-he-might-attend-russia-victory-day-events-in-may-idUSKBN1XI1UG2019-11-09
WASHINGTON The United States strongly condemns air strikes by the Syrian government forces backed by Russia targeting hospitals and civilian infrastructure in northwestern Syria State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States strongly condemns air strikes by the Syrian government forces backed by Russia targeting hospitals and civilian infrastructure in northwestern Syria State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa/u-s-condemns-syrian-government-air-strikes-on-civilians-in-northwest-syria-state-department-idUSKBN1XI27F2019-11-09
WASHINGTON The White House is very it will reach a socalled phase one trade pact with China before the end of the year a senior administration official said on Friday adding that a deal would likely be struck before more tariffs take effect in midDecember PositiveWASHINGTON The White House is very it will reach a socalled phase one trade pact with China before the end of the year a senior administration official said on Friday adding that a deal would likely be struck before more tariffs take effect in midDecember http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-confidence/white-house-optimistic-on-prospects-for-china-trade-deal-official-tells-cnbc-idUSKBN1XI2HQ2019-11-09
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday said he has not agreed to rollbacks of U.S. tariffs sought by China sparking fresh doubts about when the worlds two largest economies may end a 16month trade war that has slowed global growth NegativeBy Alexandra Alper and Andrea Shalal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-says-has-not-agreed-to-roll-back-tariffs-on-chinese-goods-idUSKBN1XI1TQ2019-11-09
WASHINGTON Tariffs could be lifted amid the U.S.China trade deal if an agreement is reached a White House spokeswoman said on Friday citing optimism about a final pact but giving no further details PositiveWASHINGTON Tariffs could be lifted amid the U.S.China trade deal if an agreement is reached a White House spokeswoman said on Friday citing optimism about a final pact but giving no further details http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-whitehouse/white-house-says-tariff-could-be-removed-if-u-s-china-trade-deal-reached-idUSKBN1XI1MN2019-11-09
WASHINGTON An interim U.S.China trade deal that rolls back some tariffs has the potential to improve the International Monetary Funds baseline economic forecasts which show the two countries trade war slowing global growth significantly this year an IMF spokesman said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON An interim U.S.China trade deal that rolls back some tariffs has the potential to improve the International Monetary Funds baseline economic forecasts which show the two countries trade war slowing global growth significantly this year an IMF spokesman said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-imf/imf-says-u-s-china-tariff-rollbacks-could-improve-growth-outlook-idUSKBN1XI1ML2019-11-09
BEIJING Chinas new bank loans are expected to fall in October from the sixmonth high they reached in September but the drop was probably caused by seasonal factors as the central bank eases policy to prop up the slowing economy a Reuters poll showed NegativeBEIJING Chinas new bank loans are expected to fall in October from the sixmonth high they reached in September but the drop was probably caused by seasonal factors as the central bank eases policy to prop up the slowing economy a Reuters poll showed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-loans-poll/chinas-new-loans-expected-to-fall-in-october-but-policy-easing-on-track-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1XI1GP2019-11-09
BEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry launched a renewed attack on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday saying that his recent criticism of the Chinese Communist Party was extremely and exposed his sinister NegativeBEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry launched a renewed attack on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday saying that his recent criticism of the Chinese Communist Party was extremely and exposed his sinister http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-pompeo/china-renews-attack-on-pompeo-says-communist-party-criticism-dangerous-idUSKBN1XI11P2019-11-09
BEIJING The United States killing of Islamic States leader is important progress but the world should not rest on its laurels in the fight against terrorism Chinas special envoy to the Middle East said on Friday NegativeBEIJING The United States killing of Islamic States leader is important progress but the world should not rest on its laurels in the fight against terrorism Chinas special envoy to the Middle East said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-china/china-says-killing-of-islamic-state-leader-is-progress-much-work-remains-idUSKBN1XI1382019-11-09
BEIJING Chinas pork imports will reach record levels of as much as 4 PositiveBEIJING Chinas pork imports will reach record levels of as much as 4 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-pork-imports/chinas-pork-imports-may-hit-record-4-6-million-tonnes-in-2020-rabobank-idUSKBN1XI0ZI2019-11-09
BEIJING A court in southern China on Friday sentenced a 76yearold Japanese former politician to life in jail for attempting to smuggle out drugs in a suitcase in 2013 NegativeBEIJING A court in southern China on Friday sentenced a 76yearold Japanese former politician to life in jail for attempting to smuggle out drugs in a suitcase in 2013 http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-china-drugs/china-jails-former-japanese-politician-for-life-in-drugs-case-idUSKBN1XI0UK2019-11-09
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider a bid by a federal agency to prevent the popular hotel reservation website Booking PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider a bid by a federal agency to prevent the popular hotel reservation website Booking http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-court-booking-hldg/u-s-supreme-court-to-consider-blocking-booking-com-trademark-idUSKBN1XI2B62019-11-09
WASHINGTON Republicans said on Friday they are moving U.S. Representative Jim Jordan one of President Donald Trumps most tenacious defenders onto the congressional committee that will hold public hearings next week on Trumps possible impeachment NegativeWASHINGTON Republicans said on Friday they are moving U.S. Representative Jim Jordan one of President Donald Trumps most tenacious defenders onto the congressional committee that will hold public hearings next week on Trumps possible impeachment http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-jordan/republicans-tap-close-trump-ally-to-serve-on-impeachment-panel-idUSKBN1XI27U2019-11-09
WASHINGTON An official on the White Houses National Security Council said he heard the U.S. ambassador to the European Union explicitly press Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden and his son according to a transcript released on Friday by Democrats leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON An official on the White Houses National Security Council said he heard the U.S. ambassador to the European Union explicitly press Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden and his son according to a transcript released on Friday by Democrats leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/white-house-official-says-he-heard-u-s-envoy-push-for-investigation-of-bidens-idUSKBN1XI19R2019-11-09
WASHINGTON Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has the money and name recognition to shake up the Democratic presidential race but he will face huge hurdles to the nomination if he makes the leap to become a formal candidate NegativeWASHINGTON Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has the money and name recognition to shake up the Democratic presidential race but he will face huge hurdles to the nomination if he makes the leap to become a formal candidate http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg/bloomberg-faces-big-challenges-if-he-leaps-into-2020-white-house-race-idUSKBN1XI2CG2019-11-09
WASHINGTON An aggressive push by President Donald Trumps Republican allies to unmask an anonymous whistleblower who ignited the impeachment inquiry could help shore up voter support for Trump as Congress enters a critical new phase of televised hearings party officials and strategists say NegativeWASHINGTON An aggressive push by President Donald Trumps Republican allies to unmask an anonymous whistleblower who ignited the impeachment inquiry could help shore up voter support for Trump as Congress enters a critical new phase of televised hearings party officials and strategists say http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-whistleblower-a/why-are-republicans-hell-bent-on-exposing-trump-whistleblower-idUSKBN1XI19Z2019-11-09
WASHINGTON U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump next week with open televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump next week with open televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-hearings-explai/explainer-what-to-expect-from-the-televised-trump-impeachment-hearings-next-week-idUSKBN1XI22U2019-11-09
WASHINGTON A U.S. nationalsecurity adviser told lawmakers leading an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump there was no that a U.S. ambassador told Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son according to testimony released on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. nationalsecurity adviser told lawmakers leading an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump there was no that a U.S. ambassador told Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son according to testimony released on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-vindman/vindman-says-no-ambiguity-that-u-s-ambassador-asked-ukraine-to-investigate-biden-idUSKBN1XI2792019-11-09
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney will not appear for a deposition requested by House Democrats investigating Trumps possible impeachment after his personal lawyer asserted he had immunity a Congressional aide said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney will not appear for a deposition requested by House Democrats investigating Trumps possible impeachment after his personal lawyer asserted he had immunity a Congressional aide said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-mulvaney/trumps-acting-chief-of-staff-wont-appear-for-impeachment-inquiry-deposition-congressional-aide-idUSKBN1XI1YM2019-11-09
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he was unconcerned about the impeachment inquiry as witnesses testimony becomes public but did not want to support the process by letting his top aide testify behind closed doors on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he was unconcerned about the impeachment inquiry as witnesses testimony becomes public but did not want to support the process by letting his top aide testify behind closed doors on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-depositions/trump-says-hes-not-worried-as-public-impeachment-hearings-loom-idUSKBN1XI1TO2019-11-09
WASHINGTON The Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it was directing broadcast station groups to go to the negotiating table over whether to allow local stations to air on Incs DirectTV after some consumers have been without access for five months PositiveWASHINGTON The Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it was directing broadcast station groups to go to the negotiating table over whether to allow local stations to air on Incs DirectTV after some consumers have been without access for five months http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-fcc-att-broadcasting/fcc-orders-station-groups-to-negotiate-with-att-in-directv-dispute-idUSKBN1XI1YY2019-11-09
WASHINGTON Nov 8 The Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it was directing nine broadcast station groups to return to the negotiating table over whether to allow local stations to air on Incs DirectTV after some consumers have been without access for five months PositiveWASHINGTON Nov 8 The Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it was directing nine broadcast station groups to return to the negotiating table over whether to allow local stations to air on Incs DirectTV after some consumers have been without access for five months http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/fcc-att-broadcasting/fcc-orders-station-groups-to-negotiate-with-att-in-directv-dispute-idUSL2N27O0RS2019-11-09
WASHINGTON Nov 8 President Donald Trumps acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney will not appear for a deposition requested by House Democrats investigating Trumps possible impeachment after his personal lawyer asserted he had immunity a Congressional aide said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 8 President Donald Trumps acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney will not appear for a deposition requested by House Democrats investigating Trumps possible impeachment after his personal lawyer asserted he had immunity a Congressional aide said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-impeachment-mulvaney/trumps-acting-chief-of-staff-wont-appear-for-impeachment-inquiry-deposition-congressional-aide-idUSL2N27O0TV2019-11-09
WASHINGTON The Trump administration has passed a key milestone in a longdelayed rule change that would make it easier to sell U.S. firearms outside the United States including assault rifles and ammunition people briefed on the matter told Reuters NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration has passed a key milestone in a longdelayed rule change that would make it easier to sell U.S. firearms outside the United States including assault rifles and ammunition people briefed on the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-guns-exclusive/exclusive-trump-administration-moves-closer-to-easing-gun-exports-idUSKBN1XH2IY2019-11-08
WASHINGTON Two Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday the Federal Aviation Administration overruled agency technical specialists on two Boeing Co safety issues involving the 737 MAX and the 787 Dreamliner jets that they said could be potentially catastrophic NegativeWASHINGTON Two Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday the Federal Aviation Administration overruled agency technical specialists on two Boeing Co safety issues involving the 737 MAX and the 787 Dreamliner jets that they said could be potentially catastrophic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-airplane-safety/democratic-lawmakers-question-faa-decisions-on-boeing-safety-issues-idUSKBN1XH2XU2019-11-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has issued civil subpoenas to four major automakers demanding that they disclose details on a deal struck with California in July to follow strict vehicle emissions standards a source briefed on the matter said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has issued civil subpoenas to four major automakers demanding that they disclose details on a deal struck with California in July to follow strict vehicle emissions standards a source briefed on the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-trump/u-s-justice-department-issues-subpoenas-to-automakers-in-california-emissions-probe-idUSKBN1XH2WX2019-11-08
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump accused New York states attorney general of mischaracterizing a settlement reached on Thursday in which his charitable foundation will pay million for misusing funds to help his 2016 presidential campaign PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump accused New York states attorney general of mischaracterizing a settlement reached on Thursday in which his charitable foundation will pay million for misusing funds to help his 2016 presidential campaign http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-trump-foundation-statement/trump-says-new-york-official-mischaracterizing-trump-foundation-settlement-idUSKBN1XI01I2019-11-08
WASHINGTON Irans recent nuclear raise concerns that should move all countries to increase pressure on Tehran U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pomeo said on Thursday as Iran resumed uranium enrichment at one of its nuclear facilities NegativeWASHINGTON Irans recent nuclear raise concerns that should move all countries to increase pressure on Tehran U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pomeo said on Thursday as Iran resumed uranium enrichment at one of its nuclear facilities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa/u-s-s-pompeo-says-irans-latest-nuclear-steps-raise-concern-idUSKBN1XH1OV2019-11-08
WASHINGTON The Pentagon said on Thursday that revenue from oilfields in northeastern Syria will go to U.S.backed forces rather than the United States itself PositiveWASHINGTON The Pentagon said on Thursday that revenue from oilfields in northeastern Syria will go to U.S.backed forces rather than the United States itself http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-pentagon/revenue-from-syria-oil-fields-to-go-to-sdf-not-united-states-pentagon-idUSKBN1XH2D72019-11-08
BEIJING Chinas exports and imports contracted less than expected in October providing some relief for the economy as Beijing tries to reach a partial trade deal with Washington PositiveBEIJING Chinas exports and imports contracted less than expected in October providing some relief for the economy as Beijing tries to reach a partial trade deal with Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade/chinas-oct-exports-fall-but-less-than-expected-as-trade-war-grinds-on-idUSKBN1XI0DN2019-11-08
BEIJING Chinas rare earth exports rebounded slightly in October after sliding the previous month customs data showed on Friday with the worlds top producer of the minerals not following up on a threat to curb supply amid an easing of U.S. trade tensions PositiveBEIJING Chinas rare earth exports rebounded slightly in October after sliding the previous month customs data showed on Friday with the worlds top producer of the minerals not following up on a threat to curb supply amid an easing of U.S. trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade-rareearths/china-oct-rare-earth-exports-rise-after-previous-months-slump-idUSKBN1XI0GO2019-11-08
WASHINGTON The United States is very very about reaching a trade deal with China soon White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told Fox News Channel in an interview on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States is very very about reaching a trade deal with China soon White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told Fox News Channel in an interview on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-white-house/u-s-very-very-optimistic-about-reaching-a-trade-deal-with-china-white-house-idUSKBN1XI0182019-11-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said on Thursday it made a preliminary determination that Chinese exporters had dumped ceramic tile in the U.S. market at less than fair value NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said on Thursday it made a preliminary determination that Chinese exporters had dumped ceramic tile in the U.S. market at less than fair value http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tile/u-s-commerce-dept-finds-chinese-exporters-dumped-ceramic-tile-idUSKBN1XH2UV2019-11-08
WASHINGTON An agreement between the United States and China to roll back existing tariffs as part of a phase trade deal faces fierce internal opposition in the White House and from outside advisers multiple sources familiar with the talks said PositiveWASHINGTON An agreement between the United States and China to roll back existing tariffs as part of a phase trade deal faces fierce internal opposition in the White House and from outside advisers multiple sources familiar with the talks said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-split/rollback-of-china-tariffs-faces-fierce-opposition-in-white-house-idUSKBN1XH2QH2019-11-08
WASHINGTON The United States and China have agreed to roll back tariffs as part of the first phase of a trade deal between the worlds two biggest economies a U.S. official confirmed on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China have agreed to roll back tariffs as part of the first phase of a trade deal between the worlds two biggest economies a U.S. official confirmed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs/u-s-china-agree-to-roll-back-tariffs-in-phase-one-trade-deal-u-s-official-idUSKBN1XH2GB2019-11-08
WASHINGTON A top U.S. diplomat told congressional investigators that President Donald Trumps personal attorney Rudy Giuliani conducted a campaign full of against the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine before she was recalled from her post according to a transcript of his testimony released on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON A top U.S. diplomat told congressional investigators that President Donald Trumps personal attorney Rudy Giuliani conducted a campaign full of against the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine before she was recalled from her post according to a transcript of his testimony released on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/u-s-diplomat-says-giuliani-waged-campaign-of-lies-against-envoy-to-ukraine-idUSKBN1XH1H02019-11-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Energy said on Thursday that President Donald Trump had formally nominated Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette a former vice president of Ford Motor Co and Louisiana state energy regulator to head the department PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Energy said on Thursday that President Donald Trump had formally nominated Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette a former vice president of Ford Motor Co and Louisiana state energy regulator to head the department http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trump-brouillette/trump-nominates-former-ford-executive-to-be-new-u-s-energy-secretary-idUSKBN1XI0222019-11-08
BEIJING China is considering the removal of restrictions on poultry imports from the United States stateowned Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday NegativeBEIJING China is considering the removal of restrictions on poultry imports from the United States stateowned Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-poultry/china-considers-removal-of-u-s-poultry-import-restrictions-xinhua-idUSKBN1XH1E02019-11-08
That suggests that the Bank is very unlikely to follow through with its signaled rate hikes Brexit goes any time INGs developed markets economist James Smith said PositiveEuropean shares rose for a fifth straight session on Thursday to hit fresh four year highs as investors cheered signs of progress in U.S.China trade talks and largely positive earnings reports from a host of companies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/trade-optimism-upbeat-earnings-send-european-shares-to-four-year-peak-idUSKBN1XH0ZK2019-11-08
WASHINGTON Jeff Sessions ousted as attorney general by President Donald Trump last year said on Thursday he was seeking the 2020 Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Alabama the position he resigned to join the Trump administration NegativeWASHINGTON Jeff Sessions ousted as attorney general by President Donald Trump last year said on Thursday he was seeking the 2020 Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Alabama the position he resigned to join the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sessions/former-attorney-general-sessions-enters-u-s-senate-race-in-alabama-idUSKBN1XI0482019-11-08
WASHINGTON Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination a move that could greatly disrupt the field just three months before the first nominating contests PositiveWASHINGTON Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination a move that could greatly disrupt the field just three months before the first nominating contests http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg/bloomberg-considering-jump-into-2020-democratic-presidential-race-idUSKBN1XH2X02019-11-08
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser John Bolton threatened to sue if congressional committees issued a subpoena to compel him to testify in their impeachment probe a House of Representatives committee said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser John Bolton threatened to sue if congressional committees issued a subpoena to compel him to testify in their impeachment probe a House of Representatives committee said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-bolton/former-trump-adviser-bolton-threatened-to-sue-if-subpoenaed-to-testify-in-impeachment-probe-committee-idUSKBN1XH2BU2019-11-08
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives committees investigating President Donald Trump for possible impeachment have subpoenaed acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Politico and the Washington Post reported on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives committees investigating President Donald Trump for possible impeachment have subpoenaed acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Politico and the Washington Post reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-mulvaney/acting-white-house-chief-of-staff-mulvaney-subpoenaed-in-impeachment-inquiry-media-reports-idUSKBN1XI0BY2019-11-08
WASHINGTON Adam Schiff the Democratic chairman of the U.S. House intelligence panel has asked Republicans to submit witness requests by Saturday ahead of next weeks public hearings for the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Adam Schiff the Democratic chairman of the U.S. House intelligence panel has asked Republicans to submit witness requests by Saturday ahead of next weeks public hearings for the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-witnesses/schiff-asks-republicans-for-witness-requests-in-public-impeachment-inquiry-hearings-idUSKBN1XH2E42019-11-08
WASHINGTON A top U.S. diplomat told congressional investigators that President Donald Trumps personal attorney Rudy Giuliani conducted a campaign of full of lies and incorrect against Marie Yovanovitch before she was recalled from her post as ambassador to Ukraine according to a transcript of his testimony released on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON A top U.S. diplomat told congressional investigators that President Donald Trumps personal attorney Rudy Giuliani conducted a campaign of full of lies and incorrect against Marie Yovanovitch before she was recalled from her post as ambassador to Ukraine according to a transcript of his testimony released on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-giuliani-kent/senior-u-s-diplomat-says-giuliani-conducted-a-smear-campaign-idUSKBN1XH2RF2019-11-08
WASHINGTON A U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee official said on Thursday that President Donald Trumps former national security adviser John Bolton has threatened to take the committee to court if it subpoenas him to testify in the impeachment investigation NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee official said on Thursday that President Donald Trumps former national security adviser John Bolton has threatened to take the committee to court if it subpoenas him to testify in the impeachment investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-sue/u-s-house-committee-says-bolton-threatened-to-sue-if-subpoenaed-idUSKBN1XH2CJ2019-11-08
WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. senators asked President Donald Trumps administration on Wednesday to let them know and to respond with tough sanctions if reports are true that Turkey is violating a ceasefire agreement in Syria NegativeNovember 6 story is refiled to fix typing error in first http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-senate/u-s-senators-press-for-sanctions-on-turkey-if-it-is-violating-syria-ceasefire-idUSKBN1XG2Z72019-11-08
WASHINGTON Nov 7 Prosecutors on Thursday unveiled threatening text messages by U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone to radio host Randy Credico in which Stone urged Credico not to testify about their communications over Stones efforts in 2016 to learn when WikiLeaks might release more damaging emails about Trumps rival Hillary Clinton NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 7 Prosecutors on Thursday unveiled threatening text messages by U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone to radio host Randy Credico in which Stone urged Credico not to testify about their communications over Stones efforts in 2016 to learn when WikiLeaks might release more damaging emails about Trumps rival Hillary Clinton http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-russia-stone/prepare-to-die-trump-adviser-stone-texted-witness-trial-jury-hears-idUSL2N27N04E2019-11-08
WASHINGTON Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell joined a bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday in introducing a bill to secure the pensions for nearly 90000 retired coal miners as a recent wave of coal company bankruptcies threatens the solvency of the federal pension fund NegativeWASHINGTON Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell joined a bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday in introducing a bill to secure the pensions for nearly 90000 retired coal miners as a recent wave of coal company bankruptcies threatens the solvency of the federal pension fund http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-coal-pension/senate-leader-mcconnell-backs-bill-to-protect-coal-miner-pensions-idUSKBN1XG35K2019-11-07
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices across the political spectrum appeared to be searching for a compromise on Wednesday as they considered an important environmental case from Hawaii that could limit the scope of a landmark federal law aimed at curbing water pollution NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices across the political spectrum appeared to be searching for a compromise on Wednesday as they considered an important environmental case from Hawaii that could limit the scope of a landmark federal law aimed at curbing water pollution http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-water/u-s-supreme-court-justices-seek-compromise-in-hawaii-water-pollution-case-idUSKBN1XG2EE2019-11-07
XINGTAI China A Chinese court on Thursday imprisoned nine people one whom got a suspended death sentence on charges of smuggling fentanyl into the United States in the first such case the two countries had worked on together NegativeXINGTAI China A Chinese court on Thursday imprisoned nine people one whom got a suspended death sentence on charges of smuggling fentanyl into the United States in the first such case the two countries had worked on together http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-china-fentanyl/in-joint-case-with-u-s-china-jails-nine-fentanyl-smugglers-idUSKBN1XH0BI2019-11-07
WASHINGTON The foreign ministers of Egypt Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Wednesday to work toward resolving their dispute over the filling and operation of a massive dam project in Ethiopia by Jan PositiveWASHINGTON The foreign ministers of Egypt Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Wednesday to work toward resolving their dispute over the filling and operation of a massive dam project in Ethiopia by Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-water-usa/egypt-ethiopia-sudan-to-try-to-resolve-dam-dispute-by-january-15-treasury-idUSKBN1XG35U2019-11-07
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had held talks with officials from Egypt Ethiopia and Sudan over a disputed new dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had held talks with officials from Egypt Ethiopia and Sudan over a disputed new dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-water-trump/trump-says-talks-with-egypt-ethiopia-sudan-on-dam-dispute-went-well-idUSKBN1XG2QC2019-11-07
WASHINGTON Prosecutors pulled back the curtain on Roger Stones private dealings with President Donald Trumps 2016 presidential campaign on Wednesday portraying the presidents longtime adviser as a liar who misled Congress about his outreach efforts to the WikiLeaks website to protect Trump from looking bad NegativeWASHINGTON Prosecutors pulled back the curtain on Roger Stones private dealings with President Donald Trumps 2016 presidential campaign on Wednesday portraying the presidents longtime adviser as a liar who misled Congress about his outreach efforts to the WikiLeaks website to protect Trump from looking bad http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/straight-up-lied-prosecutors-say-adviser-stone-fibbed-to-protect-trump-idUSKBN1XG1KH2019-11-07
WASHINGTON A jury was seated on Wednesday in the trial of President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone a court official said setting the stage for opening arguments in a criminal case stemming from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON A jury was seated on Wednesday in the trial of President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone a court official said setting the stage for opening arguments in a criminal case stemming from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone-jury/jury-seated-in-trial-of-trump-adviser-roger-stone-idUSKBN1XG2CL2019-11-07
WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. senators asked President Donald Trumps administration on Wednesday to let them know and to respond with touch sanctions if reports are true that Turkey is violating a ceasefire agreement in Syria NegativeWASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. senators asked President Donald Trumps administration on Wednesday to let them know and to respond with touch sanctions if reports are true that Turkey is violating a ceasefire agreement in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-senate/u-s-senators-press-for-sanctions-on-turkey-if-it-is-violating-syria-ceasefire-idUSKBN1XG2Z72019-11-07
WASHINGTON The oil extracted in northeastern Syria is being used by the local authorities for their own benefit a senior State Department official said on Wednesday apparently contradicting President Donald Trumps suggestion last month that U.S. energy companies might operate them PositiveWASHINGTON The oil extracted in northeastern Syria is being used by the local authorities for their own benefit a senior State Department official said on Wednesday apparently contradicting President Donald Trumps suggestion last month that U.S. energy companies might operate them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-usa-oil/oil-from-northeastern-syria-being-used-for-local-communities-u-s-state-department-idUSKBN1XG2NR2019-11-07
WASHINGTON A meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to sign a longawaited interim trade deal could be delayed until December as discussions continue over terms and venue a senior official of the Trump administration told Reuters on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON A meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to sign a longawaited interim trade deal could be delayed until December as discussions continue over terms and venue a senior official of the Trump administration told Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-prospects-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-china-trade-deal-signing-could-be-delayed-to-december-london-a-possible-venue-source-idUSKBN1XG2GG2019-11-07
WASHINGTON A group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would block a federal retirement fund from investing in Chinese stocks NeutralWASHINGTON A group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would block a federal retirement fund from investing in Chinese stocks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-rubio-tsp/u-s-lawmakers-seek-to-ban-federal-pension-fund-from-investing-in-china-idUSKBN1XG2QO2019-11-07
BEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged Canadas reelected Liberal Party government to immediately release detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou NegativeBEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged Canadas reelected Liberal Party government to immediately release detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-huawei-tech-canada/china-urges-re-elected-canadian-government-to-free-huawei-executive-meng-wanzhou-idUSKBN1XG0ZT2019-11-07
WASHINGTON Three U.S. diplomats who expressed alarm about President Donald Trumps dealings with Ukraine will serve as star witnesses when Democrats bring their impeachment case against Trump directly to the public with televised congressional hearings next week lawmakers said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Three U.S. diplomats who expressed alarm about President Donald Trumps dealings with Ukraine will serve as star witnesses when Democrats bring their impeachment case against Trump directly to the public with televised congressional hearings next week lawmakers said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/u-s-diplomats-to-star-in-public-impeachment-hearings-next-week-idUSKBN1XG1KC2019-11-07
WASHINGTON The White House is expected to recruit two advisers to take a more aggressive posture in defending President Donald Trump in the congressional impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine a senior administration official said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The White House is expected to recruit two advisers to take a more aggressive posture in defending President Donald Trump in the congressional impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine a senior administration official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-defense/white-house-expects-two-new-hires-to-bolster-trump-impeachment-defense-official-idUSKBN1XG2R82019-11-07
WASHINGTON In a flex of establishment muscle a slew of former Obama administration officials came out on Wednesday to support Joe Bidens Democratic U.S. presidential bid at a time when he is fighting to maintain his frontrunner status PositiveWASHINGTON In a flex of establishment muscle a slew of former Obama administration officials came out on Wednesday to support Joe Bidens Democratic U.S. presidential bid at a time when he is fighting to maintain his frontrunner status http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-biden/former-obama-officials-rally-behind-biden-as-he-trails-top-rivals-in-money-race-idUSKBN1XH0AP2019-11-07
WASHINGTON Jeff Sessions a former attorney general forced out by President Donald Trump will announce on Thursday he is running next year to regain his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama a Republican official familiar with his plans said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Jeff Sessions a former attorney general forced out by President Donald Trump will announce on Thursday he is running next year to regain his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama a Republican official familiar with his plans said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sessions/former-attorney-general-jeff-sessions-will-seek-u-s-senate-seat-source-idUSKBN1XH01L2019-11-07
WASHINGTON The U.S. officials who will testify next week at public hearings in the House of Representatives impeachment probe against President Donald Trump include the current top diplomat in Ukraine the previous ambassador there and a diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. officials who will testify next week at public hearings in the House of Representatives impeachment probe against President Donald Trump include the current top diplomat in Ukraine the previous ambassador there and a diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-diplomats-factb/factbox-u-s-diplomats-take-starring-role-in-trump-impeachment-hearings-idUSKBN1XG2SC2019-11-07
WASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor told lawmakers he believed the push to investigate Ukrainian energy company Burisma and its ties to Hunter Biden was motivated by a desire to attack Hunters father former Vice President Joe Biden NegativeWASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor told lawmakers he believed the push to investigate Ukrainian energy company Burisma and its ties to Hunter Biden was motivated by a desire to attack Hunters father former Vice President Joe Biden http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-burisma/top-u-s-diplomat-in-ukraine-says-burisma-probe-sought-to-hurt-joe-biden-idUSKBN1XG2TD2019-11-07
WASHINGTON The Democratic Party will no longer hold its December presidential debate at the University of California Los Angeles party officials said on Wednesday siding with a union locked in a labor dispute with the schools administration NegativeWASHINGTON The Democratic Party will no longer hold its December presidential debate at the University of California Los Angeles party officials said on Wednesday siding with a union locked in a labor dispute with the schools administration http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate/citing-labor-dispute-democrats-to-find-new-site-for-december-debate-idUSKBN1XG2UW2019-11-07
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday Twitters basis for its recent decision to ban political advertisements boiled down to the same that he said have been used to undermine free speech in the past NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday Twitters basis for its recent decision to ban political advertisements boiled down to the same that he said have been used to undermine free speech in the past http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-ads-mcconnell/top-republican-mcconnell-says-twitter-ban-on-political-ads-undermines-free-speech-idUSKBN1XG2BZ2019-11-07
WASHINGTON U.S. Republicans may add a leading ally of President Donald Trump to the House Intelligence Committee Representative Jim Jordan to strengthen their defenses as the impeachment investigation against the president goes public NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Republicans may add a leading ally of President Donald Trump to the House Intelligence Committee Representative Jim Jordan to strengthen their defenses as the impeachment investigation against the president goes public http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-jordan/u-s-republicans-mull-adding-trump-defender-jordan-to-impeachment-panel-idUSKBN1XG2HK2019-11-07
WASHINGTON Nov 6 U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Twitters argument behind its recent decision to ban political ads boils down to the same that have been used to undermine free speech in the past NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 6 U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Twitters argument behind its recent decision to ban political ads boils down to the same that have been used to undermine free speech in the past http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/twitter-ads-mcconnell/top-republican-mcconnell-says-twitter-political-ad-ban-undermines-free-speech-idUSL2N27M0WG2019-11-07
WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress and the White House are discussing legislation to keep U.S. government agencies operating beyond Nov PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Congress and the White House are discussing legislation to keep U.S. government agencies operating beyond Nov http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-shutdown/u-s-congress-white-house-mull-stop-gap-funding-bill-to-avoid-government-shutdowns-idUSKBN1XF2N32019-11-06
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps suggestion that he could sign a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Iowa has set off a flurry of excitement in Muscatine Iowa a city on the banks of the Mississippi River that has hosted Xi twice since 1985 PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps suggestion that he could sign a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Iowa has set off a flurry of excitement in Muscatine Iowa a city on the banks of the Mississippi River that has hosted Xi twice since 1985 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-iowa/trump-xi-meeting-in-iowa-would-be-poignant-reminder-of-better-u-s-china-ties-idUSKBN1XF2LV2019-11-06
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices struggled to navigate between the rights of states and individuals on Tuesday as they heard a documentary filmmakers bid to revive his lawsuit against North Carolina officials he has accused of unlawfully pirating his footage of notorious English pirate Blackbeards wrecked ship NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices struggled to navigate between the rights of states and individuals on Tuesday as they heard a documentary filmmakers bid to revive his lawsuit against North Carolina officials he has accused of unlawfully pirating his footage of notorious English pirate Blackbeards wrecked ship http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-blackbeard/u-s-supreme-court-justices-navigate-video-piracy-case-over-blackbeards-ship-idUSKBN1XF2AF2019-11-06
WASHINGTON The Justice Department said on Tuesday it had created a strike force that will identify and prosecute companies that fix prices or collude to push up the cost of billions of dollars worth of U.S. government purchases NegativeWASHINGTON The Justice Department said on Tuesday it had created a strike force that will identify and prosecute companies that fix prices or collude to push up the cost of billions of dollars worth of U.S. government purchases http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-antitrust-procurement/u-s-justice-dept-sets-up-anti-price-collusion-strike-force-idUSKBN1XF2D62019-11-06
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump in a phone call on Tuesday with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador offered U.S. assistance to help Mexico bring to justice those who killed nine Americans the White House said in a statement NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump in a phone call on Tuesday with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador offered U.S. assistance to help Mexico bring to justice those who killed nine Americans the White House said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-violence-trump-call/trump-offers-mexican-president-u-s-help-in-finding-killers-of-americans-idUSKBN1XF2IC2019-11-06
WASHINGTON A push in the U.S. Congress for legislation to support prodemocracy protests in Hong Kong and pressure China to refrain from a violent crackdown faces an array of obstacles raising questions about the prospect it will ever become law NegativeWASHINGTON A push in the U.S. Congress for legislation to support prodemocracy protests in Hong Kong and pressure China to refrain from a violent crackdown faces an array of obstacles raising questions about the prospect it will ever become law http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-hongkong-protests-usa/effort-in-u-s-congress-to-rein-in-china-on-hong-kong-protests-faces-obstacles-idUSKBN1XF2GW2019-11-06
WASHINGTON Irans expansion of uranium enrichment activities in defiance of key nuclear commitments is a big step in the wrong a spokesperson for the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday after Tehran announced it would start injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at its underground Fordow enrichment facility NegativeWASHINGTON Irans expansion of uranium enrichment activities in defiance of key nuclear commitments is a big step in the wrong a spokesperson for the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday after Tehran announced it would start injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at its underground Fordow enrichment facility http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa/u-s-irans-expansion-of-uranium-enrichment-a-big-step-in-the-wrong-direction-idUSKBN1XF2NL2019-11-06
BEIJING China on Wednesday sought to assure India over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership saying the trade deal could provide many opportunities for Indias exports PositiveBEIJING China on Wednesday sought to assure India over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership saying the trade deal could provide many opportunities for Indias exports http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-rcep-india/china-says-rcep-trade-deal-could-provide-opportunities-for-indias-exports-idUSKBN1XG0LX2019-11-06
BEIJING China and France reaffirmed their support for the Paris climate change agreement saying they consider it an irreversible according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday PositiveBEIJING China and France reaffirmed their support for the Paris climate change agreement saying they consider it an irreversible according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-france-paris-agreement/china-france-reaffirm-support-of-paris-climate-agreement-say-its-irreversible-statement-idUSKBN1XG0QJ2019-11-06
BEIJING Chinas Vice Premier Han Zheng said on Wednesday Beijing supports more aggressive measures to tackle the unrest that has roiled the Chineseruled city of Hong Kong for more than five months NegativeBEIJING Chinas Vice Premier Han Zheng said on Wednesday Beijing supports more aggressive measures to tackle the unrest that has roiled the Chineseruled city of Hong Kong for more than five months http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-china/china-supports-more-aggressive-measures-to-tame-hong-kong-unrest-official-idUSKBN1XG0BC2019-11-06
BEIJING Chinas powerful state planner expanded on Wednesday the list of industries it encourages to include areas such as human resources services artificial intelligence elderly care childcare and housekeeping PositiveBEIJING Chinas powerful state planner expanded on Wednesday the list of industries it encourages to include areas such as human resources services artificial intelligence elderly care childcare and housekeeping http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-industries/china-state-planner-widens-scope-of-industries-on-encouraged-list-idUSKBN1XG07N2019-11-06
WASHINGTON The United States and China are working to narrow their differences enough to sign a phase trade deal as early as this month but suggestions for a signing venue range from Alaska to Greece PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China are working to narrow their differences enough to sign a phase trade deal as early as this month but suggestions for a signing venue range from Alaska to Greece http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-location/iowa-greece-where-trump-and-xi-may-meet-becomes-new-trade-deal-issue-idUSKBN1XG00X2019-11-06
WASHINGTON TikTok a video app popular with teens stressed its independence from China in a letter to U.S. lawmakers but failed to convince Senator Josh Hawley who chaired a hearing on Tuesday on the security of U.S. citizens personal data NegativeWASHINGTON TikTok a video app popular with teens stressed its independence from China in a letter to U.S. lawmakers but failed to convince Senator Josh Hawley who chaired a hearing on Tuesday on the security of U.S. citizens personal data http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-tiktok-us/tiktok-stresses-its-independence-from-china-but-u-s-lawmakers-are-unconvinced-idUSKBN1XF2N12019-11-06
WASHINGTON An Uber selfdriving test vehicle that struck and killed an Arizona woman in 2018 had software flaws the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday as it disclosed the companys autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes over the prior 18 months NegativeWASHINGTON An Uber selfdriving test vehicle that struck and killed an Arizona woman in 2018 had software flaws the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday as it disclosed the companys autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes over the prior 18 months http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-crash/in-review-of-fatal-arizona-crash-u-s-agency-says-uber-software-had-flaws-idUSKBN1XF2HA2019-11-06
WASHINGTON U.S. diplomat Gordon Sondland told a Ukrainian official his country would likely not get nearly million in security aid unless they pursued investigations demanded by President Donald Trump revising earlier testimony to the Trump impeachment inquiry NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. diplomat Gordon Sondland told a Ukrainian official his country would likely not get nearly million in security aid unless they pursued investigations demanded by President Donald Trump revising earlier testimony to the Trump impeachment inquiry http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/u-s-diplomat-sondland-discusses-possible-quid-pro-quo-in-new-impeachment-testimony-idUSKBN1XF1F22019-11-06
WASHINGTON will pay million to resolve U.S. allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers by charging them for data plans that reduced data speeds if they used too much the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON will pay million to resolve U.S. allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers by charging them for data plans that reduced data speeds if they used too much the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-at-t-settlement/att-to-pay-60-million-in-settlement-for-slowing-cellphone-data-on-unlimited-plans-idUSKBN1XF26Q2019-11-06
WASHINGTON Wall Streets top regulator on Tuesday proposed a pair of longawaited rules that would set new limits on shareholders ability to call for corporate changes on thorny issues like climate change disclosures and executive compensation NegativeWASHINGTON Wall Streets top regulator on Tuesday proposed a pair of longawaited rules that would set new limits on shareholders ability to call for corporate changes on thorny issues like climate change disclosures and executive compensation http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-sec-proxyadvisers/u-s-sec-proposes-rules-that-could-limit-shareholder-voices-idUSKBN1XF1YN2019-11-06
WASHINGTON Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro will fire his campaign staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina to focus on the other early voting states of Iowa and Nevada a person familiar with the campaigns plans said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro will fire his campaign staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina to focus on the other early voting states of Iowa and Nevada a person familiar with the campaigns plans said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-castro/democrat-castro-to-fire-staff-in-two-states-to-focus-on-iowa-nevada-idUSKBN1XF1VA2019-11-06
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump said on Tuesday they had asked Mick Mulvaney the acting White House Chief of Staff to appear for a deposition on Nov NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump said on Tuesday they had asked Mick Mulvaney the acting White House Chief of Staff to appear for a deposition on Nov http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-mulvaney/congressional-impeachment-investigators-call-trump-chief-of-staff-mulvaney-to-testify-idUSKBN1XF2A32019-11-06
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he did not expect a possible impeachment trial in the Senate to result in the removal of President Donald Trump PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he did not expect a possible impeachment trial in the Senate to result in the removal of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-mcconnell/mcconnell-does-not-expect-possible-senate-impeachment-trial-to-lead-to-trumps-ouster-idUSKBN1XF2GK2019-11-06
WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Tuesday released testimony by two of the three who ran Ukraine policy for President Donald Trump including revised testimony in which one American diplomat acknowledged U.S. aid was used as leverage to push Kiev to investigate one of Trumps political rivals PositiveWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Tuesday released testimony by two of the three who ran Ukraine policy for President Donald Trump including revised testimony in which one American diplomat acknowledged U.S. aid was used as leverage to push Kiev to investigate one of Trumps political rivals http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-excerpts/u-s-ambassador-to-eu-saw-quid-pro-quo-in-call-for-ukraine-corruption-probe-excerpts-idUSKBN1XF2EM2019-11-06
WELLINGTON A satellite mission to measure global methane emissions from oil and gas facilities will be based in New Zealand the government said on Wednesday in a collaboration with a U.S. environmental group PositiveWELLINGTON A satellite mission to measure global methane emissions from oil and gas facilities will be based in New Zealand the government said on Wednesday in a collaboration with a U.S. environmental group http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-newzealand/new-zealand-base-for-methane-measuring-satellite-mission-idUSKBN1XG0MI2019-11-06
BEIJING Chinas communist party says it plans to build a new type of nationwide system to master core technologies and become an innovationdriven country the ruling Communist Party said on Tuesday following a meeting last week of its senior leadership NegativeBEIJING Chinas communist party says it plans to build a new type of nationwide system to master core technologies and become an innovationdriven country the ruling Communist Party said on Tuesday following a meeting last week of its senior leadership http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-tech/chinas-communist-party-pledges-to-master-core-technologies-idUSKBN1XF1KJ2019-11-06
WASHINGTON The criminal trial of President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone is set to begin on Tuesday in what could become a colorful sideshow generating unflattering headlines for the president even as he faces a fastmoving impeachment inquiry NegativeWASHINGTON The criminal trial of President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone is set to begin on Tuesday in what could become a colorful sideshow generating unflattering headlines for the president even as he faces a fastmoving impeachment inquiry http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trial-of-longtime-trump-adviser-roger-stone-to-begin-on-tuesday-idUSKBN1XE1ZM2019-11-05
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices considered on Monday whether to make it easier for federal authorities to deport certain immigrants who have committed crimes a population targeted by President Donald Trumps administration NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices considered on Monday whether to make it easier for federal authorities to deport certain immigrants who have committed crimes a population targeted by President Donald Trumps administration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-immigration/u-s-supreme-court-mulls-making-it-easier-to-deport-immigrants-for-crimes-idUSKBN1XE2392019-11-05
WASHINGTON Two U.S. diplomats told lawmakers the State Department was being used for domestic political purposes under President Donald Trump and warned that would hurt American interests according to transcripts released on Monday in Congress impeachment investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. diplomats told lawmakers the State Department was being used for domestic political purposes under President Donald Trump and warned that would hurt American interests according to transcripts released on Monday in Congress impeachment investigation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/u-s-diplomat-tells-impeachment-probe-she-was-urged-to-tweet-support-for-trump-idUSKBN1XE0C62019-11-05
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the head of its aviation subcommittee said on Monday that it will continue its investigation into two fatal 737 MAX crashes after Boeings testimony prompted new questions NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the head of its aviation subcommittee said on Monday that it will continue its investigation into two fatal 737 MAX crashes after Boeings testimony prompted new questions http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-airplane-congress/u-s-house-democrats-to-continue-probe-after-boeing-testimony-idUSKBN1XE2832019-11-05
WASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Monday he fully expected four White House officials scheduled for depositions with investigators in the Houses impeachment inquiry to defy congressional subpoenas NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Monday he fully expected four White House officials scheduled for depositions with investigators in the Houses impeachment inquiry to defy congressional subpoenas http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-schiff/schiff-expects-white-house-officials-subpoenaed-to-testify-monday-to-defy-summons-idUSKBN1XE1WW2019-11-05
WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a proposal to give coalfired power plants more time to comply with Obamaera clean water rules that required them to stop dumping ash in unlined pits and reduce releases of toxic waste NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a proposal to give coalfired power plants more time to comply with Obamaera clean water rules that required them to stop dumping ash in unlined pits and reduce releases of toxic waste http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-coal/trump-epa-plans-to-ease-obama-era-u-s-rules-on-toxic-coal-ash-idUSKBN1XE1U72019-11-05
WASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Monday it filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement the first formal step in a oneyear process to exit the global pact to fight climate change NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Monday it filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement the first formal step in a oneyear process to exit the global pact to fight climate change http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-climate-paris/trump-administration-begins-paris-climate-pact-exit-idUSKBN1XE21K2019-11-05
BEIJING Chinas agriculture ministry on Tuesday said it will reduce the number of smallscale slaughterhouses to better prevent and control African swine fever PositiveBEIJING Chinas agriculture ministry on Tuesday said it will reduce the number of smallscale slaughterhouses to better prevent and control African swine fever http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-swinefever-slaughterhouse/china-to-reduce-number-of-small-slaughterhouses-to-better-control-african-swine-fever-idUSKBN1XF0CU2019-11-05
WASHINGTON Turkey captured the sister of dead Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz a senior Turkish official told Reuters and is interrogating her husband and daughterinlaw who were also detained PositiveWASHINGTON Turkey captured the sister of dead Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz a senior Turkish official told Reuters and is interrogating her husband and daughterinlaw who were also detained http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-turkey/turkey-captures-sister-of-dead-is-leader-in-syria-turkish-officials-idUSKBN1XE2D32019-11-05
WASHINGTON China is pushing U.S. President Donald Trump to remove more tariffs imposed in September as part of a phase U.S.China trade deal people familiar with the negotiations said on Monday NeutralWASHINGTON China is pushing U.S. President Donald Trump to remove more tariffs imposed in September as part of a phase U.S.China trade deal people familiar with the negotiations said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-presses-trump-for-more-tariff-roll-backs-in-phase-one-trade-deal-idUSKBN1XE27F2019-11-05
ING economists said in a note Tuesdays move would signal to the markets that a pause in monetary easing since September was over NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas central bank cut the interest rate on its oneyear mediumterm lending facility loans on Tuesday for the first time since early 2016 as policymakers work to prop up a slowing economy hit by weaker demand at home and abroad http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-mlf/china-central-bank-cuts-a-key-loan-rate-for-first-time-since-2016-as-growth-slows-idUSKBN1XF05K2019-11-05
WASHINGTON The United States risks becoming increasingly isolated unless it works with allies to oppose Chinas predatory economic policies according to a new report that maps out a comprehensive strategy of U.S. partial from China NegativeWASHINGTON The United States risks becoming increasingly isolated unless it works with allies to oppose Chinas predatory economic policies according to a new report that maps out a comprehensive strategy of U.S. partial from China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-report/u-s-needs-allies-in-fight-against-china-report-idUSKBN1XF0IE2019-11-05
WASHINGTON U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research train an AIready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions a governmentcommissioned panel led by Googles former CEO said in an interim report on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research train an AIready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions a governmentcommissioned panel led by Googles former CEO said in an interim report on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-artificial-intelligence/u-s-urged-to-invest-more-in-ai-ex-google-ceo-warns-of-chinas-progress-idUSKBN1XE1UD2019-11-05
WASHINGTON Lev Parnas an indicted UkrainianAmerican businessman who has ties to President Donald Trumps personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is now prepared to comply with requests for records and testimony from congressional impeachment investigators his lawyer told Reuters on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON Lev Parnas an indicted UkrainianAmerican businessman who has ties to President Donald Trumps personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is now prepared to comply with requests for records and testimony from congressional impeachment investigators his lawyer told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-parnas-exclusiv/exclusive-giuliani-associate-parnas-will-comply-with-trump-impeachment-inquiry-lawyer-idUSKBN1XE2972019-11-05
WASHINGTON Charter Communications Inc unit Time Warner Cable must pay million in damages for infringing five Sprint Corp telecommunications patents after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Time Warners appeal in the case NegativeWASHINGTON Charter Communications Inc unit Time Warner Cable must pay million in damages for infringing five Sprint Corp telecommunications patents after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Time Warners appeal in the case http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-charter-commns-sprint-corp/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-charter-appeal-of-sprint-patent-verdict-idUSKBN1XE1JI2019-11-05
WASHINGTON The journey of NASAs dauntless Voyager 2 spacecraft through our solar systems farthest reaches has given scientists new insight into a poorly understood distant the unexpectedly distinct boundary marking where the suns energetic influence ends and interstellar space begins NegativeWASHINGTON The journey of NASAs dauntless Voyager 2 spacecraft through our solar systems farthest reaches has given scientists new insight into a poorly understood distant the unexpectedly distinct boundary marking where the suns energetic influence ends and interstellar space begins http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-voyager/nasa-probe-provides-insight-on-solar-systems-border-with-interstellar-space-idUSKBN1XE1PM2019-11-05
WASHINGTON Nov 4 Charter Communications Inc unit Time Warner Cable must pay million in damages for infringing five Sprint Corp telecommunications patents after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Time Warners appeal in the case NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 4 Charter Communications Inc unit Time Warner Cable must pay million in damages for infringing five Sprint Corp telecommunications patents after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Time Warners appeal in the case http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-court-charter-commns-sprint-corp/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-charter-appeal-of-sprint-patent-verdict-idUSL2N27K0JI2019-11-05
WASHINGTON Nov 3 The U.S. official whose whistleblower complaint led to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump offered to communicate directly with Republicans on the intelligence committee leading the inquiry his lawyers said on Sunday NegativeVindman http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-impeachment/corrected-update-6-whistleblower-offers-republicans-testimony-as-trump-pushes-for-unmasking-idUSL2N27J03H2019-11-05
WASHINGTON Virgin Hyperloop One said Monday it is asking states to support and host the development of a center to advance its futuristic super highspeed travel plans by testing and validating the technology PositiveWASHINGTON Virgin Hyperloop One said Monday it is asking states to support and host the development of a center to advance its futuristic super highspeed travel plans by testing and validating the technology http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-usa-hyperloop-transit/virgin-hyperloop-seeks-backing-to-build-u-s-certification-center-idUSKBN1XE1HI2019-11-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. official whose whistleblower complaint led to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump offered to communicate directly with Republicans on the intelligence committee leading the inquiry his lawyers said on Sunday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. official whose whistleblower complaint led to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump offered to communicate directly with Republicans on the intelligence committee leading the inquiry his lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/whistleblower-offers-republicans-testimony-as-trump-pushes-for-unmasking-idUSKBN1XD0C12019-11-04
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said the name of the whistleblower whose concerns prompted an impeachment inquiry should be revealed because that individual had given false information NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said the name of the whistleblower whose concerns prompted an impeachment inquiry should be revealed because that individual had given false information http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-whistleblower/trump-says-name-of-whistleblower-in-impeachment-inquiry-should-be-revealed-idUSKBN1XD0GA2019-11-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence official whose whistleblower complaint led to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump has offered to answer written questions directly to Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee his lawyer told CBS News NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence official whose whistleblower complaint led to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump has offered to answer written questions directly to Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee his lawyer told CBS News http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-testimony/whistleblower-offers-direct-testimony-to-republicans-cbs-idUSKBN1XD0DL2019-11-04
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage to come together to safeguard prospects for expanded U.S.UK trade after Britain leaves the European Union NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage to come together to safeguard prospects for expanded U.S.UK trade after Britain leaves the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-election-trump/trump-wades-again-into-uk-politics-tells-johnson-farage-to-unite-idUSKBN1XD0HA2019-11-04
SINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Monday as traders took profit ahead of fresh European and U.S. economic data despite hopes for some resolution to the U.S.China trade row that has hurt global economic growth and crimped energy demand NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Monday as traders took profit ahead of fresh European and U.S. economic data despite hopes for some resolution to the U.S.China trade row that has hurt global economic growth and crimped energy demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-on-caution-ahead-of-economic-data-offsets-trade-deal-optimism-idUSKBN1XE02X2019-11-04
BEIJING The founder of Chinas smartphone maker Smartisan Technology has been barred from taking flights and highspeed railway trains due to the companys failure to comply with court rulings from a contractual dispute a local court document showed NegativeBEIJING The founder of Chinas smartphone maker Smartisan Technology has been barred from taking flights and highspeed railway trains due to the companys failure to comply with court rulings from a contractual dispute a local court document showed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-smartisan/founder-of-chinas-smartphone-maker-smartisan-barred-from-planes-trains-idUSKBN1XD08Q2019-11-04
BEIJING Chinas President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that the country will promote the globalization of Shanghais financial markets through the Belt and Road Initiative and the city should strive to master the core links of the industry chains PositiveBEIJING Chinas President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that the country will promote the globalization of Shanghais financial markets through the Belt and Road Initiative and the city should strive to master the core links of the industry chains http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-xi/china-will-promote-globalization-of-shanghais-financial-markets-xi-idUSKBN1XD0A12019-11-04
BEIJING China launched a new highresolution remote sensing satellite capable of providing stereoscopic imagery on Sunday staterun media said marking another important step as Beijing seeks to reduce reliance on foreign technology in topographic mapping PositiveBEIJING China launched a new highresolution remote sensing satellite capable of providing stereoscopic imagery on Sunday staterun media said marking another important step as Beijing seeks to reduce reliance on foreign technology in topographic mapping http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-space/china-launches-high-res-satellite-able-to-provide-stereo-imagery-cctv-idUSKBN1XD0442019-11-04
Rob Carnell AsiaPacific chief economist at ING in Singapore said some market optimism was probably in the wake of the positive data PositiveSHANGHAI Asian shares surged to more than 14week highs on Monday as growing optimism over U.S.China trade talks and upbeat U.S. job data boosted global investors appetite for riskier assets http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-hit-14-week-highs-on-trade-deal-hopes-idUSKBN1XE0192019-11-04
BEIJING Nov 3 The founder of Chinas smartphone maker Smartisan Technology has been barred from taking flights and highspeed railway trains due to the companys failure to comply with court rulings from a contractual dispute a local court document showed NegativeBEIJING Nov 3 The founder of Chinas smartphone maker Smartisan Technology has been barred from taking flights and highspeed railway trains due to the companys failure to comply with court rulings from a contractual dispute a local court document showed http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-smartisan/founder-of-chinas-smartphone-maker-smartisan-barred-from-planes-trains-idUSL3N27J07E2019-11-04
WELLINGTON New Zealand said on Monday it has concluded a deal to upgrade its free trade agreement with China which has been under negotiations for years PositiveWELLINGTON New Zealand said on Monday it has concluded a deal to upgrade its free trade agreement with China which has been under negotiations for years http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-newzealand/new-zealand-pm-ardern-announces-upgrade-of-free-trade-deal-with-china-idUSKBN1XE0E02019-11-04
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine rather than Russia was behind the cyber attack documents from special counsel Robert Muellers probe showed on Saturday NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine rather than Russia was behind the cyber attack documents from special counsel Robert Muellers probe showed on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/trump-campaign-aide-pushed-ukraine-hacking-theory-documents-idUSKBN1XC0H42019-11-03
WASHINGTON A federal judge in Oregon on Saturday temporarily blocked a Trump administration proclamation that would have required prospective immigrants to prove they would have U.S. health insurance within 30 days of their arrival or enough money to pay for reasonably foreseeable medical costs NeutralWASHINGTON A federal judge in Oregon on Saturday temporarily blocked a Trump administration proclamation that would have required prospective immigrants to prove they would have U.S. health insurance within 30 days of their arrival or enough money to pay for reasonably foreseeable medical costs http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-healthcare/judge-blocks-trump-rule-requiring-prospective-immigrants-have-health-insurance-idUSKBN1XC0K82019-11-03
BEIJING China has granted conditional approval to its first selfdeveloped treatment for Alzheimers disease a move that may point to revived opportunities in a therapeutic area where drugmakers have burned billions of dollars without yielding a validated new drug PositiveBEIJING China has granted conditional approval to its first selfdeveloped treatment for Alzheimers disease a move that may point to revived opportunities in a therapeutic area where drugmakers have burned billions of dollars without yielding a validated new drug http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-drug-alzheimer/china-gives-conditional-ok-to-its-first-self-developed-alzheimers-drug-idUSKBN1XC0JC2019-11-03
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that more information would be released shortly about Alexander Vindman the U.S. official who told Congress he was concerned that Trumps call with Ukraines leader threatened national security NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that more information would be released shortly about Alexander Vindman the U.S. official who told Congress he was concerned that Trumps call with Ukraines leader threatened national security http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-vindman/trump-says-more-information-soon-to-be-released-about-white-houses-vindman-idUSKBN1XD0072019-11-03
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that more information would be released shortly about Alexander Vindman the U.S. official who told Congress he was concerned that Trumps call with Ukraines leader threatened national security NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that more information would be released shortly about Alexander Vindman the U.S. official who told Congress he was concerned that Trumps call with Ukraines leader threatened national security http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-vindman/trump-says-more-information-soon-to-be-released-about-white-houses-vindman-idUSKBN1XD0072019-11-03
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that more information would be released shortly about Alexander Vindman the U.S. official who told Congress he was concerned that Trumps call with Ukraines leader threatened national security NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that more information would be released shortly about Alexander Vindman the U.S. official who told Congress he was concerned that Trumps call with Ukraines leader threatened national security http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-vindman/trump-says-more-information-soon-to-be-released-about-white-houses-vindman-idUSKBN1XD0072019-11-03
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to the ability of the Securities and Exchange Commission to recover illgotten profits obtained through misconduct in a case from California that could weaken the agencys enforcement power NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to the ability of the Securities and Exchange Commission to recover illgotten profits obtained through misconduct in a case from California that could weaken the agencys enforcement power http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-sec/u-s-supreme-court-to-review-secs-power-to-recover-ill-gotten-gains-idUSKBN1XB4VD2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warrens plan for universal healthcare rests on an assumption she can radically change an industry the size of Germanys entire economy without new costs for the average taxpayer PositiveWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warrens plan for universal healthcare rests on an assumption she can radically change an industry the size of Germanys entire economy without new costs for the average taxpayer http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-warren-feasibility-analy/warrens-big-healthcare-plan-relies-on-big-assumptions-idUSKBN1XB52O2019-11-02
WASHINGTON The United States is researching the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his previous roles in the organization Nathan Sales the U.S. counterterrorism coordinator said on Friday after a U.S. raid last month killed its former leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is researching the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his previous roles in the organization Nathan Sales the U.S. counterterrorism coordinator said on Friday after a U.S. raid last month killed its former leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-usa/u-s-looking-at-new-isis-leader-and-role-in-organization-u-s-official-idUSKBN1XB4SG2019-11-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the ceasefire in northeastern Syria where Turkey has sent in troops to clear the area of Syrian Kurdish militia forces has held very nicely PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the ceasefire in northeastern Syria where Turkey has sent in troops to clear the area of Syrian Kurdish militia forces has held very nicely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-trump/trump-says-ceasefire-in-northeastern-syria-holding-well-idUSKBN1XB5402019-11-02
WASHINGTON Ethnically and racially driven terrorism rose alarmingly in 2018 both worldwide and in the United States and groups have often mimicked the tactics of armed Islamist militants to radicalize and recruit people the U.S. State Department said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Ethnically and racially driven terrorism rose alarmingly in 2018 both worldwide and in the United States and groups have often mimicked the tactics of armed Islamist militants to radicalize and recruit people the U.S. State Department said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-security-extremists/racially-and-ethnically-motivated-terrorism-rose-alarmingly-in-2018-u-s-state-department-idUSKBN1XB4QY2019-11-02
WASHINGTON The Iraqi government should listen to Iraqi protesters and relax recently imposed restrictions on the media and free expression U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The Iraqi government should listen to Iraqi protesters and relax recently imposed restrictions on the media and free expression U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-usa/pompeo-says-iraqi-government-should-listen-to-protesters-idUSKBN1XB4VV2019-11-02
SINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia may raise prices of light crude grades it sells to Asia in December amid higher Middle East benchmarks while a slump in fuel oil margins may lead to a deep price cut for its heavy grade trade sources said on Friday NegativeSINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia may raise prices of light crude grades it sells to Asia in December amid higher Middle East benchmarks while a slump in fuel oil margins may lead to a deep price cut for its heavy grade trade sources said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-prices/saudi-arabia-may-hike-dec-light-crude-prices-on-better-margins-demand-idUSKBN1XB4R62019-11-02
WASHINGTON The United States and China on Friday said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16monthlong trade war that has harmed the global economy and U.S. officials said a deal could be signed this month PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China on Friday said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16monthlong trade war that has harmed the global economy and U.S. officials said a deal could be signed this month http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-deal-in-sight-after-progress-in-high-level-talks-idUSKBN1XB4BC2019-11-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday suggested he could sign a longawaited trade agreement with China in the farm state of Iowa which has been hard hit by tariffs in a nearly 16month trade war between the worlds largest economies PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday suggested he could sign a longawaited trade agreement with China in the farm state of Iowa which has been hard hit by tariffs in a nearly 16month trade war between the worlds largest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-iowa/president-xi-goes-to-iowa-trump-floats-farm-state-to-seal-trade-deal-idUSKBN1XB57D2019-11-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday suggested he could sign a longawaited trade agreement with China in the farm state of Iowa which has been hard hit by tariffs in a nearly 16month trade war between the worlds largest economies PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday suggested he could sign a longawaited trade agreement with China in the farm state of Iowa which has been hard hit by tariffs in a nearly 16month trade war between the worlds largest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-iowa/president-xi-goes-to-iowa-trump-floats-farm-state-to-seal-trade-deal-idUSKBN1XB57D2019-11-02
WASHINGTON The United States and China are on a good path to complete the first part of a trade agreement but two additional phases will be needed to address all of Chinas structural deadly White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China are on a good path to complete the first part of a trade agreement but two additional phases will be needed to address all of Chinas structural deadly White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-navarro/us-china-trade-accord-will-require-three-phases-white-house-adviser-idUSKBN1XB54S2019-11-02
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday that talks on a trade agreement with China were coming along well echoing comments by U.S. and Chinese officials of progress on an initial deal PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday that talks on a trade agreement with China were coming along well echoing comments by U.S. and Chinese officials of progress on an initial deal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-says-trade-deal-with-china-coming-along-well-idUSKBN1XB53K2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinesemade Apple Watches iPhone components and other consumer products according to company filings with the U.S. Trade Representatives Office NegativeWASHINGTON Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinesemade Apple Watches iPhone components and other consumer products according to company filings with the U.S. Trade Representatives Office http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-apple-trade/apple-asks-u-s-to-waive-tariffs-on-chinese-made-watches-iphone-parts-airpods-idUSKBN1XB4V72019-11-02
WASHINGTON The initial phase trade pact with China appears to be in good shape and is likely to be signed around midNovember although a finite date is still in question U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON The initial phase trade pact with China appears to be in good shape and is likely to be signed around midNovember although a finite date is still in question U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-ross/phase-one-trade-deal-with-china-is-in-good-shape-u-s-commerce-secretary-idUSKBN1XB42T2019-11-02
WASHINGTON The United States is disappointed by a World Trade Organization decision that China may slap compensatory sanctions on U.S. imports worth NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is disappointed by a World Trade Organization decision that China may slap compensatory sanctions on U.S. imports worth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-usa-reaction/u-s-disappointed-by-wto-decision-allowing-china-to-slap-trade-sanctions-on-u-s-goods-idUSKBN1XB4TW2019-11-02
BEIJING China plans to let foreignfunded firms raise money via stock and bond issuance both in China and overseas and let them freely repatriate profits a ministry website showed on Friday as it moves to encourage foreign investment in the country PositiveBEIJING China plans to let foreignfunded firms raise money via stock and bond issuance both in China and overseas and let them freely repatriate profits a ministry website showed on Friday as it moves to encourage foreign investment in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-foreign-investment/china-plans-to-let-foreign-funded-firms-raise-more-funds-to-boost-foreign-investment-idUSKBN1XB4082019-11-02
BEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Friday China and the United States have maintained close contact on bilateral trade issues NegativeBEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Friday China and the United States have maintained close contact on bilateral trade issues http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-u-s-maintain-close-contact-on-trade-issues-foreign-ministry-idUSKBN1XB3KA2019-11-02
SINGAPORE Executives at some of the worlds top shipping groups are advocating a levy on carbon emissions on shipping in an effort to shape tightening rules on greenhouse gas emissions while providing a means to fund development of cleaner fuel sources PositiveSINGAPORE Executives at some of the worlds top shipping groups are advocating a levy on carbon emissions on shipping in an effort to shape tightening rules on greenhouse gas emissions while providing a means to fund development of cleaner fuel sources http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-shipping-carbon/shipping-execs-advocate-carbon-levies-to-fund-fuels-of-the-future-idUSKBN1XB4252019-11-02
WASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry a member of President Donald Trumps Cabinet who has played a pivotal role in the Ukraine controversy will refuse to testify as requested next week in the Democraticled impeachment inquiry against Trump an Energy Department spokeswoman said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry a member of President Donald Trumps Cabinet who has played a pivotal role in the Ukraine controversy will refuse to testify as requested next week in the Democraticled impeachment inquiry against Trump an Energy Department spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/u-s-energy-chief-perry-refuses-to-testify-in-trump-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1XC00M2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services Inc on Thursday sued the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over guidance aiming to clarify how investors and firms that vote on their behalf should cast their ballots in corporate elections NegativeWASHINGTON Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services Inc on Thursday sued the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over guidance aiming to clarify how investors and firms that vote on their behalf should cast their ballots in corporate elections http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-sec-proxy-advisers/proxy-adviser-iss-sues-u-s-markets-regulator-over-guidance-aimed-at-curbing-advice-idUSKBN1XA2GW2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Nov 1 The United States and China are on a good path to complete the first part of a trade agreement but two additional phases will be needed to address all of Chinas structural deadly White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON Nov 1 The United States and China are on a good path to complete the first part of a trade agreement but two additional phases will be needed to address all of Chinas structural deadly White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-navarro/us-china-trade-accord-will-require-three-phases-white-house-adviser-idUSW1N27700H2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Nov 1 The United States is looking into the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his role in the organization and where he came from Nathan Sales the U.S. counterterrorism coordinator said on Friday after a U.S. raid last month that killed its former leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 The United States is looking into the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his role in the organization and where he came from Nathan Sales the U.S. counterterrorism coordinator said on Friday after a U.S. raid last month that killed its former leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-crisis-baghdadi-usa/u-s-looking-at-new-isis-leader-and-role-in-organization-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O0142019-11-02
WASHINGTON Nov 1 The United States is looking into the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his role in the organization and where he came from Nathan Sales the U.S. counterterrorism coordinator said on Friday after a U.S. raid last month that killed its former leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 The United States is looking into the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his role in the organization and where he came from Nathan Sales the U.S. counterterrorism coordinator said on Friday after a U.S. raid last month that killed its former leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-crisis-baghdadi-usa/u-s-looking-at-new-isis-leader-and-role-in-organization-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O0142019-11-02
WASHINGTON Nov 1 The United States is looking into the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his role in the organization and where he came from Nathan Sales the U.S. counterterrorism coordinator said on Friday after a U.S. raid last month that killed its former leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 The United States is looking into the new leader of the Islamic State to determine his role in the organization and where he came from Nathan Sales the U.S. counterterrorism coordinator said on Friday after a U.S. raid last month that killed its former leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-crisis-baghdadi-usa/u-s-looking-at-new-isis-leader-and-role-in-organization-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O0142019-11-02
WASHINGTON Democrat Beto ORourke dropped out of the crowded 2020 U.S. presidential race on Friday saying it had become clear his campaign did not have the resources to continue to seek his partys nomination PositiveWASHINGTON Democrat Beto ORourke dropped out of the crowded 2020 U.S. presidential race on Friday saying it had become clear his campaign did not have the resources to continue to seek his partys nomination http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-orourke/democrat-orourke-drops-out-of-2020-presidential-race-idUSKBN1XB54Q2019-11-02
WASHINGTON READ THE U.S. President Donald Trump exhorts regularly on Twitter referring to a telephone call with Ukraines president that led to an impeachment inquiry NegativeWASHINGTON READ THE U.S. President Donald Trump exhorts regularly on Twitter referring to a telephone call with Ukraines president that led to an impeachment inquiry http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-chat/trump-may-read-summary-of-ukraine-call-in-fireside-chat-interview-idUSKBN1XB43M2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Energy Secretary Rick Perry will refuse to appear before a closed session of House of Representatives committees investigating President Donald Trump for possible impeachment an Energy Department spokeswoman said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Energy Secretary Rick Perry will refuse to appear before a closed session of House of Representatives committees investigating President Donald Trump for possible impeachment an Energy Department spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-energy/energy-secretary-perry-refuses-to-testify-before-trump-impeachment-inquiry-spokeswoman-idUSKBN1XC0052019-11-02
WASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and White House budget office acting Director Russell Vought have been asked to testify next week in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump an official working on the inquiry said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and White House budget office acting Director Russell Vought have been asked to testify next week in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump an official working on the inquiry said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-perry/energy-secretary-perry-asked-to-testify-in-trump-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1XB5762019-11-02
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she expected public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of Republican President Donald Trump to begin this month NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she expected public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of Republican President Donald Trump to begin this month http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/pelosi-expects-trump-impeachment-hearings-in-november-bloomberg-interview-idUSKBN1XB4LG2019-11-02
WASHINGTON A White House official said on Friday no discussions have taken place about ousting U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell after President Donald Trump expressed disappointment in him and criticized the central banks latest interest rate cut NegativeWASHINGTON A White House official said on Friday no discussions have taken place about ousting U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell after President Donald Trump expressed disappointment in him and criticized the central banks latest interest rate cut http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fed-powell/no-talks-have-taken-place-on-ousting-feds-powell-white-house-adviser-idUSKBN1XB4EP2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Nov 1 Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinesemade Apple Watches iMac computer iPhone components and other consumer products according to company filings with the U.S. Trade Representatives Office NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinesemade Apple Watches iMac computer iPhone components and other consumer products according to company filings with the U.S. Trade Representatives Office http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-apple-trade/apple-asks-u-s-to-waive-tariffs-on-chinese-made-watches-iphone-parts-airpods-idUSL2N27H19U2019-11-02
WASHINGTON Nov 1 U.S. antitrust regulators have little reason to oppose plans by Googles parent Alphabet to buy Fitbit but that does not mean backed a bevy of antiGoogle lawmakers U.S. officials wont give the proposed purchase extra scrutiny NegativeWASHINGTON Nov 1 U.S. antitrust regulators have little reason to oppose plans by Googles parent Alphabet to buy Fitbit but that does not mean backed a bevy of antiGoogle lawmakers U.S. officials wont give the proposed purchase extra scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/fitbit-ma-alphabet-scrutiny/regulators-expected-to-make-google-sweat-for-fitbit-deal-approval-idUSL2N27F1HB2019-11-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will be making Palm Beach Florida his permanent residence instead of his Trump Tower apartment in New York City NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will be making Palm Beach Florida his permanent residence instead of his Trump Tower apartment in New York City http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-residence/trump-says-he-will-make-florida-his-permanent-residence-idUSKBN1XB2Z72019-11-01
WASHINGTON The White House plans to name Homeland Security official Chad Wolf as the departments acting secretary Politico reported on Thursday citing three unnamed people familiar with the situation PositiveWASHINGTON The White House plans to name Homeland Security official Chad Wolf as the departments acting secretary Politico reported on Thursday citing three unnamed people familiar with the situation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-homeland-security-wolf/white-house-to-name-homeland-security-official-chad-wolf-as-departments-acting-secretary-politico-idUSKBN1XB2Y02019-11-01
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps administration is withholding million in security aid for Lebanon two U.S. officials said on Thursday two days after the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad alHariri NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps administration is withholding million in security aid for Lebanon two U.S. officials said on Thursday two days after the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad alHariri http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-lebanon-defense-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-withholding-105-million-in-security-aid-for-lebanon-sources-idUSKBN1XA2QX2019-11-01
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would end Cameroons preferential trade benefits from Jan PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would end Cameroons preferential trade benefits from Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trade-cameroon/trump-scraps-trade-benefits-for-cameroon-over-rights-abuses-idUSKBN1XA2TB2019-11-01
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun a widely respected foreign policy veteran to become the next deputy secretary of state PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun a widely respected foreign policy veteran to become the next deputy secretary of state http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-northkorea-biegun/u-s-north-korea-envoy-biegun-nominated-for-no-2-job-at-state-department-idUSKBN1XA2PH2019-11-01
WASHINGTON The United States said on Thursday it had imposed sanctions on the Iranian construction sector and trade in four materials used in its military or nuclear programs even as it waived sanctions to let foreign firms continue nonproliferation work in Iran NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Thursday it had imposed sanctions on the Iranian construction sector and trade in four materials used in its military or nuclear programs even as it waived sanctions to let foreign firms continue nonproliferation work in Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-sanctions/u-s-imposes-new-iran-sanctions-but-waives-others-idUSKBN1XA2S32019-11-01
BEIJING China wont tolerate challenges to the bottom line of the one country two formula that governs Hong Kong separatism or threats to national security there a senior Chinese official said on Friday after a meeting of the top leadership NegativeBEIJING China wont tolerate challenges to the bottom line of the one country two formula that governs Hong Kong separatism or threats to national security there a senior Chinese official said on Friday after a meeting of the top leadership http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics-hong-kong/china-says-wont-tolerate-national-security-threats-in-hong-kong-idUSKBN1XB33Y2019-11-01
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States and China would soon announce a new site where he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will sign a Phase trade deal after Chile canceled a planned summit set for midNovember PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States and China would soon announce a new site where he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will sign a Phase trade deal after Chile canceled a planned summit set for midNovember http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-signing/trump-says-u-s-china-to-announce-new-venue-to-ink-trade-deal-soon-idUSKBN1XA1VJ2019-11-01
BEIJING China will ensure Hong Kongs prosperity and stability and protect national security in the face of unrest there the ruling Communist Party said on Thursday after a meeting of its senior leadership though it unveiled no new policy steps NegativeBEIJING China will ensure Hong Kongs prosperity and stability and protect national security in the face of unrest there the ruling Communist Party said on Thursday after a meeting of its senior leadership though it unveiled no new policy steps http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics/chinese-leadership-says-it-will-ensure-hong-kongs-stability-prosperity-idUSKBN1XA1A62019-11-01
BEIJING Chinas foreign ministry said on Thursday after reports that the United States Department of the Interior had grounded its fleet of Chinesemade drones that it hoped Washington would stop abusing the concept of national and provide a nondiscriminatory atmosphere for Chinese companies NegativeBEIJING Chinas foreign ministry said on Thursday after reports that the United States Department of the Interior had grounded its fleet of Chinesemade drones that it hoped Washington would stop abusing the concept of national and provide a nondiscriminatory atmosphere for Chinese companies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-drones/china-says-hopes-u-s-will-stop-abusing-concept-of-national-security-after-reports-of-grounded-drones-idUSKBN1XA0VI2019-11-01
BEIJING Chinese officials have doubts about whether it is possible to reach a comprehensive longterm trade deal with Washington and U.S. President Donald Trump Bloomberg reported on Thursday citing unnamed sources NegativeBEIJING Chinese officials have doubts about whether it is possible to reach a comprehensive longterm trade deal with Washington and U.S. President Donald Trump Bloomberg reported on Thursday citing unnamed sources http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/chinese-officials-say-they-have-doubts-if-trade-deal-possible-with-trump-bloomberg-idUSKBN1XA14Z2019-11-01
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department is monitoring reports of a North Korean missile launch after Japan and South Korea said the reclusive country had fired two projectiles on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department is monitoring reports of a North Korean missile launch after Japan and South Korea said the reclusive country had fired two projectiles on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-missiles-usa/u-s-monitoring-reports-of-north-korean-missile-launch-state-department-idUSKBN1XA1TG2019-11-01
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives is making progress every day toward approving the trade agreement President Donald Trump worked out with Canada and Mexico Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives is making progress every day toward approving the trade agreement President Donald Trump worked out with Canada and Mexico Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-northamerica/pelosi-u-s-house-close-to-approving-trade-deal-with-mexico-canada-idUSKBN1XA2H22019-11-01
SINGAPORE Southeast Asia is accelerating plans to harness energy from the sun in coming years as the cost of generating electricity from some solar power projects has become more affordable than gasfired plants officials and analysts said PositiveSINGAPORE Southeast Asia is accelerating plans to harness energy from the sun in coming years as the cost of generating electricity from some solar power projects has become more affordable than gasfired plants officials and analysts said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-singapore-energy-solar/cheaper-solar-power-gains-ground-in-southeast-asia-idUSKBN1XA1KJ2019-11-01
WASHINGTON A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives took a major step on Thursday in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump when lawmakers approved rules for the next more public stage in the Democraticled inquiry into Trumps attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival NegativeWASHINGTON A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives took a major step on Thursday in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump when lawmakers approved rules for the next more public stage in the Democraticled inquiry into Trumps attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/trump-impeachment-effort-passes-first-test-in-divided-u-s-congress-idUSKBN1XA18X2019-11-01
WASHINGTON Ford Motor Co plans to close an engine plant in Romeo Michigan as part of a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union for a new fouryear contract a source told Reuters on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON Ford Motor Co plans to close an engine plant in Romeo Michigan as part of a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union for a new fouryear contract a source told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-autos-labor/ford-plans-to-close-engine-plant-in-michigan-as-part-of-uaw-deal-idUSKBN1XA2BS2019-11-01
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump says further Federal Reserve rate cuts would lower the value of the dollar and help the countrys trade position NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump says further Federal Reserve rate cuts would lower the value of the dollar and help the countrys trade position http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trump-fed/trump-bets-on-fed-cuts-to-help-the-dollar-dont-count-on-it-idUSKBN1XA2192019-11-01
SINGAPORE Nov 1 London copper prices on Friday rebounded from a sharp fall in the previous session as a private survey showed manufacturing activity in top consumer China was better than expected Positivequotes updates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-metals/metals-copper-prices-lifted-by-solid-china-factory-data-idUSL3N27H0Z02019-11-01
WASHINGTON The White House on Thursday named Thomas Storch as a new senior trade adviser taking on the position just as the United States attempts to conclude a trade deal with China PositiveWASHINGTON The White House on Thursday named Thomas Storch as a new senior trade adviser taking on the position just as the United States attempts to conclude a trade deal with China http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-storch/white-house-picks-thomas-storch-as-new-senior-trade-adviser-idUSKBN1XA2PQ2019-11-01
WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. senators vying for the partys 2020 presidential nomination face the increasing likelihood of being tethered to Washington for President Donald Trumps impeachment trial just as they need to ramp up efforts in earlyvoting states NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic U.S. senators vying for the partys 2020 presidential nomination face the increasing likelihood of being tethered to Washington for President Donald Trumps impeachment trial just as they need to ramp up efforts in earlyvoting states http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-impeachment-senators/impeachment-trial-could-complicate-democratic-senators-u-s-presidential-bids-idUSKBN1XA17K2019-11-01
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps withdrawal of forces from northern Syria in October united the Democratic candidates hoping to take on the Republican president in the November 2020 election who roundly denounced the move as damaging to U.S. credibility NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps withdrawal of forces from northern Syria in October united the Democratic candidates hoping to take on the Republican president in the November 2020 election who roundly denounced the move as damaging to U.S. credibility http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-foreign-policy-advisers/the-top-foreign-policy-gurus-in-the-2020-democratic-race-idUSKBN1XA18B2019-11-01
WASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes on Thursday to pass legislation setting up next steps in the fastmoving impeachment process involving Republican President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes on Thursday to pass legislation setting up next steps in the fastmoving impeachment process involving Republican President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-vote/u-s-house-lawmakers-secure-enough-votes-to-pass-trump-impeachment-rules-idUSKBN1XA24K2019-11-01
WASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes on Thursday to pass legislation setting up next steps in the fastmoving impeachment process involving Republican President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes on Thursday to pass legislation setting up next steps in the fastmoving impeachment process involving Republican President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-vote/u-s-house-lawmakers-secure-enough-votes-to-pass-trump-impeachment-rules-idUSKBN1XA24K2019-11-01
WASHINGTON Oct 31 Twitter Incs decision to scrap political advertising will have little effect on the reelection campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump the candidate who spent the most on digital ads in the 2020 election a Trump campaign official said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 31 Twitter Incs decision to scrap political advertising will have little effect on the reelection campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump the candidate who spent the most on digital ads in the 2020 election a Trump campaign official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-election-facebook/no-twitter-ads-no-problem-for-trump-campaign-official-idUSL2N27G2AX2019-11-01
WASHINGTON Members of the U.S. Congress are maneuvering to avoid a potential partial government shutdown next month by extending existing federal spending for several weeks a Democratic congressional aide said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Members of the U.S. Congress are maneuvering to avoid a potential partial government shutdown next month by extending existing federal spending for several weeks a Democratic congressional aide said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-fiscal/u-s-congress-negotiators-eye-bill-to-avoid-november-22-government-shutdown-idUSKBN1X92LB2019-10-31
WASHINGTON The Pentagon on Wednesday released its first images from last weekends commando raid in Syria that led to the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi and warned the militant group may attempt to stage a retribution attack NegativeWASHINGTON The Pentagon on Wednesday released its first images from last weekends commando raid in Syria that led to the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi and warned the militant group may attempt to stage a retribution attack http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-video/u-s-releases-baghdadi-raid-video-warns-of-likely-retribution-attack-idUSKBN1X92S12019-10-31
WASHINGTON The United States plans to allow Russian Chinese and European companies to continue work at Iranian nuclear facilities to make it harder for Iran to develop a nuclear weapon two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States plans to allow Russian Chinese and European companies to continue work at Iranian nuclear facilities to make it harder for Iran to develop a nuclear weapon two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-to-renew-waivers-allowing-non-proliferation-work-with-iran-sources-idUSKBN1X92O22019-10-31
WASHINGTON Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Wednesday that at least some American voters were swayed as a result of Russias 2016 election interference operation a statement that went further than the official assessments of U.S. intelligence agencies and lawmakers NegativeWASHINGTON Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Wednesday that at least some American voters were swayed as a result of Russias 2016 election interference operation a statement that went further than the official assessments of U.S. intelligence agencies and lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/former-cia-director-brennan-votes-were-swayed-by-russian-influence-operation-idUSKBN1XA0752019-10-31
WASHINGTON The United States and six Gulf countries agreed to jointly impose sanctions on 25 corporations banks and individuals linked to Irans support for militant networks including Hezbollah the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States and six Gulf countries agreed to jointly impose sanctions on 25 corporations banks and individuals linked to Irans support for militant networks including Hezbollah the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-sanctions/u-s-gulf-countries-impose-joint-iran-related-sanctions-on-25-targets-idUSKBN1X91PO2019-10-31
BEIJING Factory activity in China shrank for the sixth straight month in October and by more than expected while service sector growth eased as firms grapple with the weakest economic growth in nearly 30 years NegativeBEIJING Factory activity in China shrank for the sixth straight month in October and by more than expected while service sector growth eased as firms grapple with the weakest economic growth in nearly 30 years http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi-manufacturing-offic/chinas-factory-activity-shrinks-at-sharper-pace-services-weaken-as-risks-grow-idUSKBN1XA04I2019-10-31
BEIJING Chinas three state telecoms on Thursday announced the rollout 5G mobile phone services marking a key step in Beijings ambitions to become a technology superpower at a time when it remains locked in trade tensions with Washington PositiveBEIJING Chinas three state telecoms on Thursday announced the rollout 5G mobile phone services marking a key step in Beijings ambitions to become a technology superpower at a time when it remains locked in trade tensions with Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-telco-5g/chinas-state-telecoms-to-launch-5g-services-on-friday-idUSKBN1XA0JC2019-10-31
SINGAPORE Chinese officials voiced optimism that Beijing and Washington can find a way to clinch the socalled Phase One trade deal next month despite the abrupt cancellation of the summit where the heads of state were to meet to formally sign the deal PositiveSINGAPORE Chinese officials voiced optimism that Beijing and Washington can find a way to clinch the socalled Phase One trade deal next month despite the abrupt cancellation of the summit where the heads of state were to meet to formally sign the deal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-agreement/china-officials-optimistic-for-trade-deal-with-u-s-despite-apec-setback-idUSKBN1XA0GT2019-10-31
BEIJING Chinas commerce ministry said on Thursday that Beijing and Washington will proceed with the bilateral trade negotiations according to plan and that the talks are progressing well PositiveBEIJING Chinas commerce ministry said on Thursday that Beijing and Washington will proceed with the bilateral trade negotiations according to plan and that the talks are progressing well http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-mofcom/china-says-to-proceed-with-trade-negotiations-with-u-s-as-planned-idUSKBN1XA0G32019-10-31
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday stepped up recent U.S. rhetoric targeting Chinas ruling Communist Party saying Beijing was focused on international domination and needed to be confronted NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday stepped up recent U.S. rhetoric targeting Chinas ruling Communist Party saying Beijing was focused on international domination and needed to be confronted http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-pompeo/pompeo-says-u-s-must-confront-chinas-communist-party-idUSKBN1XA05G2019-10-31
BEIJING Chinas anticorruption watchdog said on Wednesday it is investigating the former chairman of a rural bank for suspected corruption and the central bank promised to take measures to preserve financial order after depositors rushed to withdraw their savings NegativeBEIJING Chinas anticorruption watchdog said on Wednesday it is investigating the former chairman of a rural bank for suspected corruption and the central bank promised to take measures to preserve financial order after depositors rushed to withdraw their savings http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-banks/chinas-probe-of-rural-bank-chief-renews-worries-over-small-banks-health-idUSKBN1X90SX2019-10-31
WASHINGTON A leading Republican lawmaker has called for swifter action on the U.S. governments plans to stop American companies from selling their most sophisticated technology to China expressing deep at the pace of the rollout of new regulations NegativeWASHINGTON A leading Republican lawmaker has called for swifter action on the U.S. governments plans to stop American companies from selling their most sophisticated technology to China expressing deep at the pace of the rollout of new regulations http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-commerce/rules-to-stop-china-buying-sophisticated-u-s-tech-should-move-faster-lawmaker-idUSKBN1X926F2019-10-31
WASHINGTON The Trump administration still expects to sign an initial trade agreement with China next month despite the cancellation of the APEC summit in Chile where officials had hoped to finalize the pact the White House said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration still expects to sign an initial trade agreement with China next month despite the cancellation of the APEC summit in Chile where officials had hoped to finalize the pact the White House said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-whitehouse/white-house-says-it-still-aims-to-sign-u-s-china-trade-deal-next-month-idUSKBN1X921O2019-10-31
WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the third time this year to help sustain U.S. growth despite a slowdown in other parts of the world but signaled there would be no further reductions unless the economy takes a turn for the worse PositiveWASHINGTON The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the third time this year to help sustain U.S. growth despite a slowdown in other parts of the world but signaled there would be no further reductions unless the economy takes a turn for the worse http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed/u-s-fed-cuts-interest-rates-signals-it-is-on-hold-idUSKBN1X90D72019-10-31
WASHINGTON Further evidence of private interests seeking the ouster of former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch emerged on Wednesday in testimony to a Democraticled impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trumps conduct toward that country NegativeWASHINGTON Further evidence of private interests seeking the ouster of former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch emerged on Wednesday in testimony to a Democraticled impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trumps conduct toward that country http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-impeachment-inquiry-hears-more-evidence-of-outside-efforts-to-influence-ukraine-policy-idUSKBN1X91LZ2019-10-31
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia said on Wednesday he had known Trumps personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was involved in a campaign against thenAmbassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch that helped lead to her dismissal NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia said on Wednesday he had known Trumps personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was involved in a campaign against thenAmbassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch that helped lead to her dismissal http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-sullivan/u-s-state-department-official-knew-of-giulianis-involvement-in-campaign-against-envoy-idUSKBN1X91TS2019-10-31
WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday said it was seeking feedback on whether disclosure rules were discouraging firms from issuing SECregistered residential mortgagebacked securities as the Trump administration seeks to overhaul the U.S. housing finance market NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday said it was seeking feedback on whether disclosure rules were discouraging firms from issuing SECregistered residential mortgagebacked securities as the Trump administration seeks to overhaul the U.S. housing finance market http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-sec-abs/u-s-sec-considers-relaxing-post-crisis-structured-mortgage-product-rules-idUSKBN1X92MQ2019-10-31
WASHINGTON Lack of transparency in the Commerce Departments handling of steel and aluminum tariffs raised the appearance that certain companies may have had improper in the process its internal watchdog said in a document made public on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Lack of transparency in the Commerce Departments handling of steel and aluminum tariffs raised the appearance that certain companies may have had improper in the process its internal watchdog said in a document made public on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trade-steel/u-s-handling-of-tariffs-raises-appearance-of-improper-influence-watchdog-idUSKBN1X92KP2019-10-31
WASHINGTON U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the third quarter as a further contraction in business investment was offset by resilient consumer spending further allaying financial market fears of a recession NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the third quarter as a further contraction in business investment was offset by resilient consumer spending further allaying financial market fears of a recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/consumers-support-u-s-economy-as-business-spending-slumps-idUSKBN1X90AK2019-10-31
SINGAPORE Oct 31 London copper was steady on Thursday and Shanghai copper fell as disappointing China data pointed to weak demand for the red metal while worries of a supply disruption in Chile the worlds biggest producer lent some support Negativequotes updates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-metals/metals-copper-steady-amid-supply-concern-weak-china-data-caps-gains-idUSL3N27G1KD2019-10-31
WASHINGTON Former White House national security adviser John Bolton has been asked to testify next week before a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe of President Donald Trump a New York Times reporter said on Twitter on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Former White House national security adviser John Bolton has been asked to testify next week before a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe of President Donald Trump a New York Times reporter said on Twitter on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-witnesses/ex-national-security-adviser-bolton-asked-to-testify-in-trump-impeachment-probe-ny-times-idUSKBN1X92HT2019-10-31
WASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn of making an extraordinary to try to undo his sworn admission that he lied to former Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigators about his contacts with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn of making an extraordinary to try to undo his sworn admission that he lied to former Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigators about his contacts with Russia http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/prosecutors-accuse-ex-trump-adviser-flynn-of-trying-to-walk-back-guilty-plea-idUSKBN1X82AU2019-10-30
WASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled a measure formally laying out next steps in their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump which authorizes public committee hearings and the public release of transcripts of closeddoor depositions NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled a measure formally laying out next steps in their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump which authorizes public committee hearings and the public release of transcripts of closeddoor depositions http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-legislation/u-s-house-democrats-unveil-proposal-on-impeachment-inquiry-next-steps-idUSKBN1X82GF2019-10-30
WASHINGTON The Pentagon on Tuesday announced pricing details for its agreement with Lockheed Martin Co that lowers by 12 PositiveWASHINGTON The Pentagon on Tuesday announced pricing details for its agreement with Lockheed Martin Co that lowers by 12 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-lockheed-f35/pentagon-announces-f-35-jet-prices-for-next-three-years-idUSKBN1X81I52019-10-30
WASHINGTON The United States has downgraded its participation in backtoback AsiaPacific summits in Bangkok next week a move bound to disappoint Asian partners worried by Chinas expanding influence NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has downgraded its participation in backtoback AsiaPacific summits in Bangkok next week a move bound to disappoint Asian partners worried by Chinas expanding influence http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-asia/u-s-set-to-disappoint-asia-with-downgraded-delegation-for-bangkok-summits-idUSKBN1X90232019-10-30
WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday issued a stay that blocks the release to a congressional committee of an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday issued a stay that blocks the release to a congressional committee of an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/u-s-appeals-court-blocks-release-of-unredacted-mueller-report-pending-appeal-idUSKBN1X900Y2019-10-30
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday urged Lebanons political leaders to help form a new government responsive to the needs of its people after Saad alHariri resigned as prime minister after huge protests against the ruling elite NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday urged Lebanons political leaders to help form a new government responsive to the needs of its people after Saad alHariri resigned as prime minister after huge protests against the ruling elite http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-usa/u-s-s-pompeo-calls-for-new-efficient-government-in-lebanon-idUSKBN1X82SJ2019-10-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to recognize the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as a genocide a symbolic but historic vote instantly denounced by Turkey NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to recognize the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as a genocide a symbolic but historic vote instantly denounced by Turkey http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-armenia/u-s-house-recognizes-armenian-genocide-backs-turkey-sanctions-idUSKBN1X82LY2019-10-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to impose sanctions and other restrictions on Turkey and Turkish officials over its offensive in northern Syria NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to impose sanctions and other restrictions on Turkey and Turkish officials over its offensive in northern Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-sanctions/u-s-house-backs-measure-that-would-impose-sanctions-on-turkey-over-syria-idUSKBN1X82MX2019-10-30
WASHINGTON U.S. sanctions on Iran threaten access by some Iranians to medicines that treat diseases such as cancer and epilepsy despite exemptions in the measures for imports of humanitarian goods a report said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. sanctions on Iran threaten access by some Iranians to medicines that treat diseases such as cancer and epilepsy despite exemptions in the measures for imports of humanitarian goods a report said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-drugs/u-s-sanctions-on-iran-threaten-access-to-certain-medicines-report-idUSKBN1X82IM2019-10-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Departments top diplomat for the Middle East on Tuesday called Egypts treatment of a prominent journalist and activist saying he had raised the issue with Egyptian ambassador NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Departments top diplomat for the Middle East on Tuesday called Egypts treatment of a prominent journalist and activist saying he had raised the issue with Egyptian ambassador http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt-journalist/u-s-senior-diplomat-slams-egypts-treatment-of-journalist-idUSKBN1X82K82019-10-30
BEIJING China will eliminate all restrictions on foreign investments not included in its selfstyled negative a vice commerce minister said on Tuesday and also will neither explicitly nor force foreign investors and companies to transfer technologies PositiveBEIJING China will eliminate all restrictions on foreign investments not included in its selfstyled negative a vice commerce minister said on Tuesday and also will neither explicitly nor force foreign investors and companies to transfer technologies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-foreign-capital/china-to-ease-foreign-investments-curbs-wont-force-tech-transfers-vice-minister-idUSKBN1X815K2019-10-30
WASHINGTON An interim trade agreement between the United States and China might not be completed in time for signing in Chile next month as expected but that does not mean the accord is falling apart a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON An interim trade agreement between the United States and China might not be completed in time for signing in Chile next month as expected but that does not mean the accord is falling apart a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-china-trade-deal-might-not-be-ready-for-signing-in-chile-u-s-official-idUSKBN1X81ML2019-10-30
WASHINGTON The United States and China are continuing to work on an interim trade agreement but it may not be completed in time for the U.S. and Chinese leaders to sign it in Chile next month a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China are continuing to work on an interim trade agreement but it may not be completed in time for the U.S. and Chinese leaders to sign it in Chile next month a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-deal-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-china-trade-deal-may-not-be-ready-for-signing-in-chile-u-s-official-idUSKBN1X81ZO2019-10-30
BEIJING Chinese electric car maker BYD Co Ltd said on Tuesday it expected fullyear net profit to fall by as much as as sales of new energy vehicles in the worlds biggest auto market plunged following a cut in government subsidies NegativeBEIJING Chinese electric car maker BYD Co Ltd said on Tuesday it expected fullyear net profit to fall by as much as as sales of new energy vehicles in the worlds biggest auto market plunged following a cut in government subsidies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-byd-results/buffett-backed-byd-warns-on-2019-profit-as-chinese-market-contracts-idUSKBN1X81MW2019-10-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. economy likely slowed further in the third quarter held back by a moderation in consumer spending and declining business investment which could spur the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to keep the expansion on course NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. economy likely slowed further in the third quarter held back by a moderation in consumer spending and declining business investment which could spur the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to keep the expansion on course http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-economy-likely-lost-further-ground-in-third-quarter-idUSKBN1X90AK2019-10-30
WASHINGTON A senior White House official testified on Tuesday he was so alarmed by hearing U.S. President Donald Trump ask Ukraines president to investigate a political rival Democrat Joe Biden that he reported the matter to a White House lawyer NegativeWASHINGTON A senior White House official testified on Tuesday he was so alarmed by hearing U.S. President Donald Trump ask Ukraines president to investigate a political rival Democrat Joe Biden that he reported the matter to a White House lawyer http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/white-house-adviser-tells-lawmakers-trump-ukraine-raised-national-security-concerns-idUSKBN1X81122019-10-30
BEIJING Oct 30 Police in Chinas central Henan province said on Wednesday that they had detained a woman for spreading false about a rural banks imminent bankruptcy renewing concerns about the health of the countrys smaller lenders Negativegender of banks main shareholder in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-banks/update-1-china-police-detain-woman-for-spreading-rumours-on-rural-banks-bankruptcy-idUSL3N27F16D2019-10-30
WASHINGTON Oct 29 President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. military had killed the person who likely would have succeeded Abu Bakr alBaghdadi as the leader of Islamic State NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 29 President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. military had killed the person who likely would have succeeded Abu Bakr alBaghdadi as the leader of Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-crisis-baghdadi-successor/trump-says-likely-baghdadi-successor-killed-by-u-s-troops-idUSW1N26O00V2019-10-30
WASHINGTON A senior Democratic senator on Tuesday asked a U.S. government watchdog to assess Secretary of State Mike Pompeos compliance with a law barring federal workers from engaging in political activities while acting in their official capacities NeutralWASHINGTON A senior Democratic senator on Tuesday asked a U.S. government watchdog to assess Secretary of State Mike Pompeos compliance with a law barring federal workers from engaging in political activities while acting in their official capacities http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-hatchact/democratic-senator-seeks-review-of-pompeo-adherence-to-bar-on-political-activities-idUSKBN1X82SZ2019-10-30
WASHINGTON Robert Blair an aide to the acting White House chief of staff is expected to testify on Friday in a closed session of the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump an official working on the impeachment probe said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON Robert Blair an aide to the acting White House chief of staff is expected to testify on Friday in a closed session of the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump an official working on the impeachment probe said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-blair/white-house-aide-expected-to-testify-in-impeachment-probe-on-friday-idUSKBN1X82MB2019-10-30
BEIJING Canaan Creative one of Chinas biggest bitcoin mining hardware makers filed to publicly list on the Nasdaq on Monday to raise million marking at least its third attempt to do so after previous failed tries in mainland China and Hong Kong NegativeBEIJING Canaan Creative one of Chinas biggest bitcoin mining hardware makers filed to publicly list on the Nasdaq on Monday to raise million marking at least its third attempt to do so after previous failed tries in mainland China and Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-canaan/chinas-bitcoin-miner-canaan-creative-files-for-400-million-ipo-on-nasdaq-idUSKBN1X80NH2019-10-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives this week will debate legislation establishing procedures for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives this week will debate legislation establishing procedures for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-bill/u-s-house-to-debate-bill-on-next-steps-in-trump-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1X724F2019-10-29
WASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Monday it would try to entice banks to offer more mortgages to lowincome borrowers by reducing reliance on a Civil Warera law the Obama administration used in the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis to build badlending cases against big banks NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Monday it would try to entice banks to offer more mortgages to lowincome borrowers by reducing reliance on a Civil Warera law the Obama administration used in the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis to build badlending cases against big banks http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-housing-banks/trump-administration-eases-risks-for-banks-on-false-lending-claims-idUSKBN1X723A2019-10-29
WASHINGTON The U.S. telecommunications regulator plans to vote in November to designate Chinas Huawei and ZTE as national security risks barring their U.S. rural carrier customers from tapping an NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. telecommunications regulator plans to vote in November to designate Chinas Huawei and ZTE as national security risks barring their U.S. rural carrier customers from tapping an http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-huawei-tech/u-s-regulator-to-bar-chinas-huawei-and-zte-from-government-subsidy-program-idUSKBN1X71Y82019-10-29
WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Greg Walden the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Monday he will not seek reelection in November 2020 the latest Republican to announce his retirement NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Greg Walden the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Monday he will not seek reelection in November 2020 the latest Republican to announce his retirement http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-republican/senior-house-republican-walden-will-not-seek-re-election-idUSKBN1X71VH2019-10-29
WASHINGTON Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will acknowledge on Tuesday that the aircraft manufacturer made mistakes as he appears at a congressional hearing on two 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people according to written testimony made public on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will acknowledge on Tuesday that the aircraft manufacturer made mistakes as he appears at a congressional hearing on two 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people according to written testimony made public on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-congress/we-know-we-made-mistakes-on-737-max-boeing-ceo-idUSKBN1X71ZL2019-10-29
WASHINGTON A large ancient wetlands region spanning northern Botswana once teeming with life but now dominated by desert and salt flats may represent the ancestral homeland of all of the 7 NegativeWASHINGTON A large ancient wetlands region spanning northern Botswana once teeming with life but now dominated by desert and salt flats may represent the ancestral homeland of all of the 7 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-science-homeland/humankinds-ancestral-homeland-pinpointed-in-botswana-idUSKBN1X728U2019-10-29
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration on Monday said it has appealed a judges ruling ordering it to turn over an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to a Democraticled congressional committee NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration on Monday said it has appealed a judges ruling ordering it to turn over an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to a Democraticled congressional committee http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/trump-administration-appeals-order-to-turn-over-unredacted-mueller-report-idUSKBN1X71J62019-10-29
WASHINGTON The United States will repel any attempt to take Syrias oil fields away from U.S.backed Syrian militia with overwhelming whether the opponent is Islamic State or even forces backed by Russia or Syria the Pentagon said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will repel any attempt to take Syrias oil fields away from U.S.backed Syrian militia with overwhelming whether the opponent is Islamic State or even forces backed by Russia or Syria the Pentagon said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-usa-oil/u-s-military-envisions-broad-defense-of-syrian-oilfields-idUSKBN1X72BH2019-10-29
WASHINGTON Answering the call to duty a wounded hero dog was one of the few casualties from the U.S. special forces raid on the Syria compound of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi NegativeWASHINGTON Answering the call to duty a wounded hero dog was one of the few casualties from the U.S. special forces raid on the Syria compound of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-trump-dog/u-s-hero-dog-wounded-in-baghdadi-operation-shall-go-unnamed-for-now-idUSKBN1X71ZT2019-10-29
WASHINGTON U.S. authorities have disposed of the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi and have no plans to release photos or videos of his death at this time the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Army General Mike Milley said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. authorities have disposed of the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi and have no plans to release photos or videos of his death at this time the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Army General Mike Milley said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-body/u-s-disposes-of-baghdadi-remains-will-not-release-video-military-idUSKBN1X71WB2019-10-29
WASHINGTON The United States has given the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi a burial at sea and afforded him religious rites according to Islamic custom after he was killed in a U.S. commando raid in Syria on Saturday three officials told Reuters PositiveWASHINGTON The United States has given the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi a burial at sea and afforded him religious rites according to Islamic custom after he was killed in a U.S. commando raid in Syria on Saturday three officials told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-body-burial/baghdadi-given-burial-at-sea-afforded-religious-rites-u-s-officials-idUSKBN1X72152019-10-29
WASHINGTON The United States wants to bolster the presence of a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday and will convene a meeting of foreign ministers in Washington on Nov PositiveWASHINGTON The United States wants to bolster the presence of a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday and will convene a meeting of foreign ministers in Washington on Nov http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-meeting/u-s-wants-to-strengthen-anti-islamic-state-coalition-after-baghdadi-death-official-idUSKBN1X71UT2019-10-29
BEIJING Chinas President Xi Jinping will attend the International Import Expo on Nov PositiveBEIJING Chinas President Xi Jinping will attend the International Import Expo on Nov http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-xi/chinas-president-xi-to-attend-import-fair-in-shanghai-on-nov-5-idUSKBN1X806X2019-10-29
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected to sign a significant part of the trade deal with China ahead of schedule but did not elaborate on the timing PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected to sign a significant part of the trade deal with China ahead of schedule but did not elaborate on the timing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-ahead-of-schedule-on-china-trade-deal-idUSKBN1X71AN2019-10-29
WASHINGTON The United States Trade Representative is studying whether to extend tariff suspensions on billion of Chinese goods set to expire on Dec NegativeWASHINGTON The United States Trade Representative is studying whether to extend tariff suspensions on billion of Chinese goods set to expire on Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-ustr/u-s-may-extend-tariff-suspensions-on-34-billion-in-chinese-goods-idUSKBN1X72892019-10-29
BEIJING Chinas foreign ministry said on Monday its embassy in Vietnam was in touch with the Vietnamese government about case of 39 people found dead in a truck container in Britain NegativeBEIJING Chinas foreign ministry said on Monday its embassy in Vietnam was in touch with the Vietnamese government about case of 39 people found dead in a truck container in Britain http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-bodies-china/china-says-it-is-in-contact-with-vietnam-about-britain-truck-victims-idUSKBN1X70K12019-10-29
WASHINGTON In the midst of what became a golden decade for the U.S. Federal Reserve central bankers twice in the 1990s cut interest rates in short bursts that managed to help the U.S. economy continue growing despite slowing investment and weak growth overseas PositiveWASHINGTON In the midst of what became a golden decade for the U.S. Federal Reserve central bankers twice in the 1990s cut interest rates in short bursts that managed to help the U.S. economy continue growing despite slowing investment and weak growth overseas http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed/three-peat-fed-copies-1990s-playbook-in-bid-to-avert-a-downturn-idUSKBN1X80EX2019-10-29
WASHINGTON Major automakers are siding with the Trump administration in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency rules or zeroemission requirements for vehicles the companies said in a filing with a U.S. appeals court late on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON Major automakers are siding with the Trump administration in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency rules or zeroemission requirements for vehicles the companies said in a filing with a U.S. appeals court late on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-emissions-california/gm-toyota-fiat-chrysler-back-trump-on-california-emissions-challenge-idUSKBN1X728Y2019-10-29
WASHINGTON A highranking White House national security official will tell congressional impeachment investigators on Tuesday that he was so alarmed about a call in which U.S. President Donald Trump pushed Ukraines leader to investigate former vice president Joe Biden that he reported it to a top government lawyer NegativeWASHINGTON A highranking White House national security official will tell congressional impeachment investigators on Tuesday that he was so alarmed about a call in which U.S. President Donald Trump pushed Ukraines leader to investigate former vice president Joe Biden that he reported it to a top government lawyer http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-vindman/concerned-white-house-official-told-government-lawyer-of-trumps-push-for-ukraine-to-probe-bidens-idUSKBN1X80DO2019-10-29
WASHINGTON Democrats in Congress answering Republican complaints that their impeachment investigation of U.S. President Donald Trump is being conducted in secret plan a vote on Thursday on how to make their inquiry public a significant new stage in the probe NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in Congress answering Republican complaints that their impeachment investigation of U.S. President Donald Trump is being conducted in secret plan a vote on Thursday on how to make their inquiry public a significant new stage in the probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/democrats-to-vote-on-thursday-on-how-to-make-trump-impeachment-probe-public-idUSKBN1X70XD2019-10-29
WASHINGTON The U.S. telecommunications regulator plans to vote in November to designate Chinas Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. telecommunications regulator plans to vote in November to designate Chinas Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-huawei-tech/u-s-regulator-to-bar-chinas-huawei-and-zte-from-government-subsidy-program-idUSKBN1X71Y82019-10-29
WASHINGTON Oct 28 The United States wants to bolster the presence of a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday and will convene a meeting of foreign ministers in Washington on Nov PositiveBy Humeyra Pamuk http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-baghdadi-meeting/update-2-u-s-wants-to-strengthen-anti-islamic-state-coalition-after-baghdadi-death-official-idUSL2N27D0XA2019-10-29
WASHINGTON Oct 28 A group of foreign ministers from the U.S.led coalition fighting Islamic State will convene in Washington on November 14 a senior State Department official said on Monday and discuss the next step in the wake of the killing of the groups leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi over the weekend PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 28 A group of foreign ministers from the U.S.led coalition fighting Islamic State will convene in Washington on November 14 a senior State Department official said on Monday and discuss the next step in the wake of the killing of the groups leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi over the weekend http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-baghdadi-meeting/u-s-led-anti-is-coalition-ministers-to-meet-in-washington-on-nov-14-official-idUSL2N27D0V62019-10-29
WASHINGTON John Conyers a liberal Democrat who was the longestserving AfricanAmerican member of the U.S. House of Representatives serving for more than half a century died on Sunday at the age of 90 NegativeWASHINGTON John Conyers a liberal Democrat who was the longestserving AfricanAmerican member of the U.S. House of Representatives serving for more than half a century died on Sunday at the age of 90 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-conyers/long-serving-former-democratic-u-s-congressman-john-conyers-dies-at-age-90-idUSKBN1X60R82019-10-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump was greeted with boos and a smattering of chants of Lock him when he appeared on screen at the World Series in Washington on Sunday even as he celebrated one of the biggest wins of his administration NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump was greeted with boos and a smattering of chants of Lock him when he appeared on screen at the World Series in Washington on Sunday even as he celebrated one of the biggest wins of his administration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-baseball/world-series-fans-greet-trump-vision-with-boos-chants-idUSKBN1X705H2019-10-28
WASHINGTON The head of a U.S. Senate panel reviewing two catastrophic Boeing 737 MAX crashes told Reuters ahead of hearings this week that the plane would not return to U.S. skies until 99 NegativeWASHINGTON The head of a U.S. Senate panel reviewing two catastrophic Boeing 737 MAX crashes told Reuters ahead of hearings this week that the plane would not return to U.S. skies until 99 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-congress/u-s-lawmakers-will-press-boeing-ceo-for-answers-on-737-max-crashes-idUSKBN1X60SH2019-10-28
WASHINGTON For President Donald Trump the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi is a signature achievement that may help quell growing criticism from his own ranks but it is unlikely to offer much relief from Democraticled scrutiny of his dealings with Ukraine NegativeWASHINGTON For President Donald Trump the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi is a signature achievement that may help quell growing criticism from his own ranks but it is unlikely to offer much relief from Democraticled scrutiny of his dealings with Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-politics/for-trump-baghdadi-death-a-signature-moment-but-troubles-remain-idUSKBN1X60T82019-10-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi killed himself during a daring overnight raid by elite U.S. special operations forces in Syria in a major victory as he fights a Democraticled impeachment inquiry NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi killed himself during a daring overnight raid by elite U.S. special operations forces in Syria in a major victory as he fights a Democraticled impeachment inquiry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-trump/trump-announces-grisly-death-of-islamic-state-leader-baghdadi-during-u-s-raid-idUSKBN1X60GA2019-10-28
BEIJING The elite Central Committee of Chinas ruling Communist Party will hold a closeddoor meeting from Monday to Thursday to set the major policies for the year ahead and beyond and probably discuss crises ranging from Hong Kong to the trade war with Washington NeutralBEIJING The elite Central Committee of Chinas ruling Communist Party will hold a closeddoor meeting from Monday to Thursday to set the major policies for the year ahead and beyond and probably discuss crises ranging from Hong Kong to the trade war with Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics-plenum-history-explain/explainer-what-is-chinas-communist-party-plenum-idUSKBN1X700D2019-10-28
WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Katie Hill who is under investigation by the House ethics committee over an alleged relationship with a congressional staffer said on Sunday that she was resigning from Congress NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Katie Hill who is under investigation by the House ethics committee over an alleged relationship with a congressional staffer said on Sunday that she was resigning from Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-house-resignation/u-s-representative-hill-facing-ethics-probe-resigns-from-congress-idUSKBN1X701F2019-10-28
WASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat for Europe did not know U.S. security aid may have been withheld to pressure Ukraines new president to conduct investigations politically helpful to U.S. President Donald Trump a source familiar with the matter told Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat for Europe did not know U.S. security aid may have been withheld to pressure Ukraines new president to conduct investigations politically helpful to U.S. President Donald Trump a source familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-reeker/u-s-diplomat-unaware-of-possible-quid-pro-quo-on-ukraine-idUSKBN1X50HS2019-10-27
WASHINGTON The United States has carried out an operation targeting Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi a U.S. official told Reuters speaking on condition of anonymity PositiveWASHINGTON The United States has carried out an operation targeting Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi a U.S. official told Reuters speaking on condition of anonymity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/u-s-targeted-islamic-states-al-baghdadi-official-idUSKBN1X604F2019-10-27
BEIJING Profits at Chinas industrial firms contracted for the second straight month in September as producer prices continued their slide highlighting the toll a slowing economy and protracted U.S. trade war are having taken on corporate balance sheets NegativeBEIJING Profits at Chinas industrial firms contracted for the second straight month in September as producer prices continued their slide highlighting the toll a slowing economy and protracted U.S. trade war are having taken on corporate balance sheets http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-industrial-profits/chinas-industrial-profits-fall-5-3-in-sept-as-trade-war-toll-mounts-idUSKBN1X60192019-10-27
BEIJING Beijings new billion Daxing airport began its first scheduled international flights on Sunday as it ramped up operations to help relieve pressure on the citys existing Capital airport NegativeBEIJING Beijings new billion Daxing airport began its first scheduled international flights on Sunday as it ramped up operations to help relieve pressure on the citys existing Capital airport http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-airport/beijings-new-63-billion-mega-airport-begins-international-flights-idUSKBN1X601I2019-10-27
BEIJING Chinas largely rubber stamp parliament has passed a new law on cryptography as the country gears up to launch its own digital currency state media reported late on Saturday PositiveBEIJING Chinas largely rubber stamp parliament has passed a new law on cryptography as the country gears up to launch its own digital currency state media reported late on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-lawmaking/china-passes-cryptography-law-as-gears-up-for-digital-currency-idUSKBN1X600Z2019-10-27
WASHINGTON The Trump Organization on Friday said it was exploring a sale of the rights to its Washington hotel a property at the center of litigation over allegations that President Donald Trump violated anticorruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump Organization on Friday said it was exploring a sale of the rights to its Washington hotel a property at the center of litigation over allegations that President Donald Trump violated anticorruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-emoluments/trumps-weigh-selling-rights-to-their-washington-hotel-idUSKBN1X42172019-10-26
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar wants to make community college and programs designed to teach technical trades free but stopped short of joining fellow Democratic hopefuls in backing proposals that would make a fouryear college degree free PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar wants to make community college and programs designed to teach technical trades free but stopped short of joining fellow Democratic hopefuls in backing proposals that would make a fouryear college degree free http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-klobuchar/presidential-hopeful-klobuchar-wants-community-college-to-be-free-but-not-four-year-college-idUSKBN1X42472019-10-26
BEIJING China is willing to increase its imports of agricultural and industrial goods from Brazil in order to enhance bilateral trade Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua said on Friday PositiveBEIJING China is willing to increase its imports of agricultural and industrial goods from Brazil in order to enhance bilateral trade Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-china-brazil-trade/china-says-willing-to-increase-agricultural-industrial-goods-imports-from-brazil-idUSKBN1X41AG2019-10-26
WASHINGTON The United States has imposed sanctions on Zimbabwes state security minister Owen Ncube over what it says is credible information of his involvement in gross violations of human U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has imposed sanctions on Zimbabwes state security minister Owen Ncube over what it says is credible information of his involvement in gross violations of human U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-zimbabwe/u-s-imposes-sanctions-on-zimbabwes-state-security-minister-idUSKBN1X42JQ2019-10-26
WASHINGTON Convicted Russian agent Maria Butina was released from a Florida prison on Friday after serving most of her 18month sentence for conspiring to influence U.S. conservative activists and infiltrate a powerful gun rights group and taken into custody by immigration officials to be deported to her native country NegativeWASHINGTON Convicted Russian agent Maria Butina was released from a Florida prison on Friday after serving most of her 18month sentence for conspiring to influence U.S. conservative activists and infiltrate a powerful gun rights group and taken into custody by immigration officials to be deported to her native country http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-butina/russian-agent-butina-released-from-u-s-prison-deported-idUSKBN1X41762019-10-26
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed a U.S. judges order on Friday that President Donald Trumps administration should to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Muellers report as a blow to the Republican presidents attempt to put himself above the law PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed a U.S. judges order on Friday that President Donald Trumps administration should to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Muellers report as a blow to the Republican presidents attempt to put himself above the law http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report-pelosi/pelosi-says-judges-decision-a-blow-to-trumps-attempt-to-put-himself-above-the-law-idUSKBN1X42JC2019-10-26
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr faced growing criticism from Democrats on Friday after the Justice Department said it had intensified its politically charged review of the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr faced growing criticism from Democrats on Friday after the Justice Department said it had intensified its politically charged review of the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-attorney-general-barrs-review-of-russia-probe-faces-backlash-idUSKBN1X420J2019-10-26
WASHINGTON The United States is still in talks with Turkey to get Ankara to away from the Russian missile defense system it bought a senior State Department official said on Friday but warned Turkey that the risk of sanctions over the issue persisted NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is still in talks with Turkey to get Ankara to away from the Russian missile defense system it bought a senior State Department official said on Friday but warned Turkey that the risk of sanctions over the issue persisted http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa/u-s-still-pressing-turkey-to-walk-away-from-russian-missile-purchase-official-says-idUSKBN1X41Y82019-10-26
WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to Saudi Arabia where they will participate in an investment conference and Israel where they will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the Treasury said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to Saudi Arabia where they will participate in an investment conference and Israel where they will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the Treasury said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-saudi/u-s-mnuchin-kushner-to-attend-saudi-conference-visit-israel-idUSKBN1X41YW2019-10-26
WASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese officials are close to some parts of a trade agreement after highlevel telephone discussions on Friday the U.S. Trade Representatives office and Chinas Commerce Ministry said with talks to continue PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese officials are close to some parts of a trade agreement after highlevel telephone discussions on Friday the U.S. Trade Representatives office and Chinas Commerce Ministry said with talks to continue http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-say-they-are-close-to-finalizing-part-of-a-phase-one-trade-deal-idUSKBN1X40EF2019-10-26
WASHINGTON The United States on Friday rejected Chinese accusations that political motives were behind a top Beijing space official not receiving a visa in time to attend the start of an international conference in Washington this week NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Friday rejected Chinese accusations that political motives were behind a top Beijing space official not receiving a visa in time to attend the start of an international conference in Washington this week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-visas/u-s-denies-chinas-claim-of-weaponizing-visa-decisions-for-washington-space-meeting-idUSKBN1X42B02019-10-26
WASHINGTON The United States and China are close to finalizing some sections of a trade agreement after a phone call between top negotiators the U.S. Trade Representatives office said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China are close to finalizing some sections of a trade agreement after a phone call between top negotiators the U.S. Trade Representatives office said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-ustr/ustr-says-close-to-finalizing-parts-of-trade-deal-with-china-idUSKBN1X41WS2019-10-26
BEIJING The United States would do better to look at its own domestic problems like gun violence rather than turning its ire on China the Foreign Ministry said on Friday lambasting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence for a critical speech on China NegativeBEIJING The United States would do better to look at its own domestic problems like gun violence rather than turning its ire on China the Foreign Ministry said on Friday lambasting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence for a critical speech on China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-foreignministry-pence/u-s-should-look-at-its-own-problems-china-says-after-pence-speech-idUSKBN1X40OD2019-10-26
BEIJING Chinas government hopes Britain can confirm the identities of the 39 bodies found dead in a refrigerated truck near London as soon as possible the foreign ministry said on Friday PositiveBEIJING Chinas government hopes Britain can confirm the identities of the 39 bodies found dead in a refrigerated truck near London as soon as possible the foreign ministry said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-bodies-china/china-hopes-can-confirm-identities-of-39-dead-in-britain-idUSKBN1X40OQ2019-10-26
BEIJING China called on Britain on Friday to seek severe for those involved in the deaths of 39 people believed to be Chinese nationals found in a truck container near London as a major statebacked paper said Britain should bear some responsibility for the case NegativeBEIJING China called on Britain on Friday to seek severe for those involved in the deaths of 39 people believed to be Chinese nationals found in a truck container near London as a major statebacked paper said Britain should bear some responsibility for the case http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-bodies/china-calls-for-severe-punishment-for-those-involved-in-uk-truck-deaths-idUSKBN1X409E2019-10-26
WASHINGTON The U.S. government ended fiscal year 2019 with the largest budget deficit in seven years as gains in tax receipts were offset by higher spending and growing debt service payments the Treasury department said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. government ended fiscal year 2019 with the largest budget deficit in seven years as gains in tax receipts were offset by higher spending and growing debt service payments the Treasury department said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy-budget/u-s-governments-annual-budget-deficit-largest-since-2012-idUSKBN1X426T2019-10-26
WASHINGTON A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a challenge by California and 16 other states to the Trump administrations decision to revise strict U.S. vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency rules put in place under former President Barack Obama NegativeWASHINGTON A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a challenge by California and 16 other states to the Trump administrations decision to revise strict U.S. vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency rules put in place under former President Barack Obama http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-emissions-california/u-s-court-rejects-challenge-to-epa-review-of-obama-vehicle-rules-idUSKBN1X422H2019-10-26
WASHINGTON The White House is considering former Treasury Department spokesman Tony Sayegh and former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to handle its communications for the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump a person familiar with the deliberations said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The White House is considering former Treasury Department spokesman Tony Sayegh and former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to handle its communications for the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump a person familiar with the deliberations said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-messaging/white-house-looks-at-sayegh-bondi-to-handle-impeachment-messaging-source-idUSKBN1X41SP2019-10-26
WASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats faced with steppedup efforts by President Donald Trumps Republican allies to disrupt their impeachment inquiry are now considering calling only career government employees to testify at public hearings expected to start next month according to congressional sources NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats faced with steppedup efforts by President Donald Trumps Republican allies to disrupt their impeachment inquiry are now considering calling only career government employees to testify at public hearings expected to start next month according to congressional sources http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-hearings/u-s-democrats-to-limit-witnesses-in-public-impeachment-hearings-sources-idUSKBN1X427S2019-10-26
WASHINGTON With each passing day South Carolina looms larger as perhaps Joe Bidens last line of defense if he hopes to secure the Democratic presidential nomination next year PositiveWASHINGTON With each passing day South Carolina looms larger as perhaps Joe Bidens last line of defense if he hopes to secure the Democratic presidential nomination next year http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-black-voters/democratic-rivals-look-to-break-bidens-firewall-with-black-south-carolina-voters-idUSKBN1X415T2019-10-26
WASHINGTON NASA will send a golf cartsized robot to the moon in 2022 to search for deposits of water below the surface an effort to evaluate the vital resource ahead of a planned human return to the moon in 2024 to possibly use it for astronauts to drink and to make rocket fuel the U.S. space agency said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON NASA will send a golf cartsized robot to the moon in 2022 to search for deposits of water below the surface an effort to evaluate the vital resource ahead of a planned human return to the moon in 2024 to possibly use it for astronauts to drink and to make rocket fuel the U.S. space agency said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-space-exploration-moon/nasa-plans-to-send-water-hunting-robot-to-moon-surface-in-2022-idUSKBN1X428L2019-10-26
BEIJING Chinas President Xi Jinping said the country should accelerate the development of blockchain technology as the core for innovation PositiveBEIJING Chinas President Xi Jinping said the country should accelerate the development of blockchain technology as the core for innovation http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-economy-xi/chinas-xi-urges-acceleration-of-development-of-blockchain-technology-idUSKBN1X419Y2019-10-26
WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers on Wednesday stormed a hearing room at the U.S. House of Representatives where a Pentagon official was to testify in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump yelling that it was unfair and violated Trumps rights NegativeWASHINGTON Republican lawmakers on Wednesday stormed a hearing room at the U.S. House of Representatives where a Pentagon official was to testify in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump yelling that it was unfair and violated Trumps rights http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-defense-expla/explainer-protesting-republicans-say-impeachment-probe-violates-trumps-rights-is-that-true-idUSKBN1X32DG2019-10-25
WASHINGTON Two Democrats on the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday introduced legislation to mandate numerous aviation safety recommendations in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people and led to the planes grounding in March NegativeWASHINGTON Two Democrats on the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday introduced legislation to mandate numerous aviation safety recommendations in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people and led to the planes grounding in March http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-boeing-congress/u-s-senate-democrats-introduce-aviation-safety-bill-after-boeing-max-crashes-idUSKBN1X401S2019-10-25
WASHINGTON The White House said on Thursday it is planning to order federal agencies to end their subscriptions to the New York Times and the Washington Post after repeated criticism of their coverage by President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON The White House said on Thursday it is planning to order federal agencies to end their subscriptions to the New York Times and the Washington Post after repeated criticism of their coverage by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-media/white-house-plans-to-end-federal-subscriptions-to-new-york-times-washington-post-idUSKBN1X32JK2019-10-25
WASHINGTON Senator Chuck Schumer the top Senate Democrat late on Thursday proposed a billion plan over 10 years to help shift the United States away from gasolinepowered vehicles by offering cash vouchers to help Americans buy cleaner vehicles PositiveWASHINGTON Senator Chuck Schumer the top Senate Democrat late on Thursday proposed a billion plan over 10 years to help shift the United States away from gasolinepowered vehicles by offering cash vouchers to help Americans buy cleaner vehicles http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-congress/senate-democrat-schumer-proposes-plan-to-swap-gas-cars-for-electric-vehicles-idUSKBN1X403N2019-10-25
WASHINGTON Mourners lined up early on Thursday to pay their respects to the late Representative Elijah Cummings a powerful legislator and civil rights activist who became the first AfricanAmerican to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol a high honor usually bestowed upon presidents and military leaders NegativeWASHINGTON Mourners lined up early on Thursday to pay their respects to the late Representative Elijah Cummings a powerful legislator and civil rights activist who became the first AfricanAmerican to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol a high honor usually bestowed upon presidents and military leaders http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-elijah-cummings/mourners-remember-the-late-u-s-representative-elijah-cummings-kindness-idUSKBN1X32CP2019-10-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Tim Ryan on Thursday said he was abandoning his bid for the Democratic Partys 2020 presidential nomination and would instead seek reelection representing his district in Ohio NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Tim Ryan on Thursday said he was abandoning his bid for the Democratic Partys 2020 presidential nomination and would instead seek reelection representing his district in Ohio http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-ryan/democratic-u-s-representative-ryan-of-ohio-ends-presidential-bid-idUSKBN1X326W2019-10-25
BEIJING Britain and other European countries must accept some responsibility for the deaths of 39 people believed to be Chinese nationals found dead in a refrigerated truck near London the statebacked Global Times said on Friday NegativeBEIJING Britain and other European countries must accept some responsibility for the deaths of 39 people believed to be Chinese nationals found dead in a refrigerated truck near London the statebacked Global Times said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-bodies/chinese-paper-says-britain-must-accept-responsibility-for-truck-deaths-idUSKBN1X409E2019-10-25
WASHINGTON A U.S. Justice Department review of the origins of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is now a criminal investigation a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. Justice Department review of the origins of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is now a criminal investigation a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-justice-dept-review-of-origins-of-russia-probe-now-a-criminal-investigation-source-idUSKBN1X40272019-10-25
WASHINGTON The United States is committed to reinforcing its military position in Syria with additional assets to prevent oilfields from being taken over by remnants of the Islamic State militant group or others a U.S. defense official said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States is committed to reinforcing its military position in Syria with additional assets to prevent oilfields from being taken over by remnants of the Islamic State militant group or others a U.S. defense official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-pentagon/eyeing-oilfields-u-s-aims-to-reinforce-position-in-syria-official-idUSKBN1X32QN2019-10-25
WASHINGTON U.S. military leaders are preparing a plan that could keep Islamic State fighters from regaining a foothold in Syria while preventing Syrian oil from falling into the hands of Iran or the militant group a Republican senator said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. military leaders are preparing a plan that could keep Islamic State fighters from regaining a foothold in Syria while preventing Syrian oil from falling into the hands of Iran or the militant group a Republican senator said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-plan/pentagon-readying-plan-to-contain-islamic-state-safeguard-oil-in-syria-u-s-senator-idUSKBN1X32IC2019-10-25
WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued a nearly twomonth waiver for companies to wind down transactions with a Chinese tanker company it sanctioned last month for allegedly transporting Iranian oil NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued a nearly twomonth waiver for companies to wind down transactions with a Chinese tanker company it sanctioned last month for allegedly transporting Iranian oil http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-cosco/u-s-gives-firms-time-to-wind-down-deals-with-cosco-unit-hit-by-iran-sanctions-idUSKBN1X324O2019-10-25
WASHINGTON A top Democratic senator on Thursday questioned whether President Donald Trump interfered with a criminal investigation of Turkeys Halkbank which has been accused of conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran NegativeWASHINGTON A top Democratic senator on Thursday questioned whether President Donald Trump interfered with a criminal investigation of Turkeys Halkbank which has been accused of conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-halkbank/democratic-senator-asks-whether-trump-interfered-with-court-case-on-turkeys-halkbank-idUSKBN1X32GW2019-10-25
WASHINGTON An initial pact on U.SChina trade will include much of a scrapped May deals agreement regarding intellectual property and will target enforcement mechanisms White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday adding that he hopes the Chinese negotiate in good faith PositiveWASHINGTON An initial pact on U.SChina trade will include much of a scrapped May deals agreement regarding intellectual property and will target enforcement mechanisms White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday adding that he hopes the Chinese negotiate in good faith http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-navarro/white-house-aide-phase-one-u-s-china-trade-deal-targets-intellectual-property-idUSKBN1X31GD2019-10-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that the Trump administration is aiming to complete a 1 deal with China on agricultural purchases next month in Chile and move on to tackle intellectual property theft issues dividing the worlds two largest economies PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that the Trump administration is aiming to complete a 1 deal with China on agricultural purchases next month in Chile and move on to tackle intellectual property theft issues dividing the worlds two largest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade/vice-president-pence-says-trump-hopes-to-tackle-china-ip-theft-after-phase-1-deal-idUSKBN1X328K2019-10-25
BEIJING A prominent figure in Chinas movement has been detained by police a rights activist with direct knowledge of the situation said on Thursday NegativeBEIJING A prominent figure in Chinas movement has been detained by police a rights activist with direct knowledge of the situation said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-rights/activist-in-china-metoo-movement-detained-rights-group-idUSKBN1X31ZG2019-10-25
BEIJING Chinas central province Henan may issue several orange or even redlevel of smog alerts the highest in a fourtier pollution alarm system in the coming months statemedia Xinhua News reported on Thursday citing an official at the provincial environment bureau NegativeBEIJING Chinas central province Henan may issue several orange or even redlevel of smog alerts the highest in a fourtier pollution alarm system in the coming months statemedia Xinhua News reported on Thursday citing an official at the provincial environment bureau http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution-henan/chinas-henan-province-to-face-several-smog-alerts-in-winter-season-xinhua-idUSKBN1X31JZ2019-10-25
BEIJING CNOOC Chinas largest offshore oil and gas producer on Thursday said it would be affected by U.S. sanctions on its COSCO shipping firm but there would be no impact on its oil and gas production NegativeBEIJING CNOOC Chinas largest offshore oil and gas producer on Thursday said it would be affected by U.S. sanctions on its COSCO shipping firm but there would be no impact on its oil and gas production http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cnooc-results/chinas-cnooc-says-cosco-sanctions-have-impact-but-oil-and-gas-output-unaffected-idUSKBN1X31612019-10-25
WASHINGTON The performance of the U.S. economy has been a solid clue to the outcome of past presidential elections PositiveWASHINGTON The performance of the U.S. economy has been a solid clue to the outcome of past presidential elections http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed-consumer-poll/watch-fox-news-you-likely-think-the-u-s-economy-is-great-msnbc-viewers-not-so-much-idUSKBN1X32DZ2019-10-25
SINGAPORE Oct 25 Stockpiles of lowsulphur marine fuels held in floating storage around the Singapore trading and pricing hub are steadily growing ahead of a 2020 global deadline for rules that have shaken the global oil refining and shipping industries PositiveSINGAPORE Oct 25 Stockpiles of lowsulphur marine fuels held in floating storage around the Singapore trading and pricing hub are steadily growing ahead of a 2020 global deadline for rules that have shaken the global oil refining and shipping industries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/asia-fueloil-imo/marine-fuel-floating-storage-builds-in-asia-ahead-of-new-shipping-rules-idUSL3N27A0XQ2019-10-25
WASHINGTON New orders for key U.S.made capital goods fell more than expected in September and shipments also declined a sign that business investment remains soft amid the fallout from the U.S.China trade war but other data on Thursday showed the spat has yet to have much effect on the overall jobs market NegativeWASHINGTON New orders for key U.S.made capital goods fell more than expected in September and shipments also declined a sign that business investment remains soft amid the fallout from the U.S.China trade war but other data on Thursday showed the spat has yet to have much effect on the overall jobs market http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-business-investment-still-weak-jobless-claims-fall-idUSKBN1X31S32019-10-25
WASHINGTON Sales of new U.S. singlefamily homes fell in September as low inventories continue to weigh on sales even as prices saw the biggest monthly fall in five years NegativeWASHINGTON Sales of new U.S. singlefamily homes fell in September as low inventories continue to weigh on sales even as prices saw the biggest monthly fall in five years http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy-housing/u-s-new-home-sales-dip-in-september-prices-fall-idUSKBN1X31VH2019-10-25
WASHINGTON Oct 24 U.S. military leaders are preparing a plan that could keep Islamic State fighters from regaining a foothold in Syria while preventing Syrian oil from falling into the hands of Iran or the militant group a Republican senator said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 24 U.S. military leaders are preparing a plan that could keep Islamic State fighters from regaining a foothold in Syria while preventing Syrian oil from falling into the hands of Iran or the militant group a Republican senator said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/syria-security-usa-plan/pentagon-readying-plan-to-contain-islamic-state-safeguard-oil-in-syria-u-s-senator-idUSL2N2791GG2019-10-25
WASHINGTON Republicans on Thursday pressed their campaign to discredit the Democraticled impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump by introducing a U.S. Senate resolution that called the process unfair but said nothing about Trumps conduct in his dealings with Ukraine NegativeWASHINGTON Republicans on Thursday pressed their campaign to discredit the Democraticled impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump by introducing a U.S. Senate resolution that called the process unfair but said nothing about Trumps conduct in his dealings with Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/senate-republicans-push-resolution-assailing-trump-impeachment-process-idUSKBN1X324S2019-10-25
WASHINGTON White House officials are discussing the possibility of bringing in a specialist to handle communications involving the Democrats impeachment inquiry as Republican officials clamor to defend President Donald Trump sources familiar with the effort said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON White House officials are discussing the possibility of bringing in a specialist to handle communications involving the Democrats impeachment inquiry as Republican officials clamor to defend President Donald Trump sources familiar with the effort said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-specialist/under-impeachment-pressure-white-house-considers-communications-specialist-idUSKBN1X32NQ2019-10-25
WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders a longtime proponent of legalized marijuana promised on Thursday that in his first 100 days in the White House he would issue an executive order directing the drug be removed from the list of controlled federal substances PositiveWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders a longtime proponent of legalized marijuana promised on Thursday that in his first 100 days in the White House he would issue an executive order directing the drug be removed from the list of controlled federal substances http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/bernie-sanders-promises-to-use-executive-order-to-legalize-marijuana-idUSKBN1X32L02019-10-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that the White House is working on messaging on the House of Representatives probe into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached and later tweeted that he meant they are developing a strategy NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that the White House is working on messaging on the House of Representatives probe into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached and later tweeted that he meant they are developing a strategy http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-messaging/white-house-working-on-messaging-on-impeachment-u-s-senator-graham-idUSKBN1X32J92019-10-25
WASHINGTON Officials at the U.S. Capitol had to a secure conference room to check for security breaches such as listening devices after Republican lawmakers stormed in to protest the Democraticled impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump two sources said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON Officials at the U.S. Capitol had to a secure conference room to check for security breaches such as listening devices after Republican lawmakers stormed in to protest the Democraticled impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump two sources said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-sweep/u-s-hearing-room-swept-for-security-breaches-after-republican-protest-sources-idUSKBN1X329S2019-10-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday announced a new effort to prevent mass shootings through courtordered counseling and supervision of potentially violent individuals NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday announced a new effort to prevent mass shootings through courtordered counseling and supervision of potentially violent individuals http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-shooting/u-s-attorney-general-calls-for-counseling-intervention-to-prevent-mass-shootings-idUSKBN1X21V32019-10-24
WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration must work to restore public in aircraft certification efforts after two deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes the U.S. Transportation Departments inspector general said on Wednesday in a public report NegativeWASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration must work to restore public in aircraft certification efforts after two deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes the U.S. Transportation Departments inspector general said on Wednesday in a public report http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-airplane-faa-boeing-exclusive/u-s-faa-must-restore-public-confidence-in-plane-certification-inspector-general-idUSKBN1X22H02019-10-24
WASHINGTON The United States on Wednesday sued California for entering a climate agreement with Canadas Quebec province saying the state had no right to conduct foreign policy in the latest feud between the Trump administration and the state NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Wednesday sued California for entering a climate agreement with Canadas Quebec province saying the state had no right to conduct foreign policy in the latest feud between the Trump administration and the state http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-california-lawsuit/california-veered-out-of-its-lane-in-climate-pact-with-quebec-u-s-lawsuit-idUSKBN1X21OJ2019-10-24
WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers hope to complete their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump by years end and are coalescing around two articles of impeachment abuse of power and obstruction lawmakers and aides told Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers hope to complete their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump by years end and are coalescing around two articles of impeachment abuse of power and obstruction lawmakers and aides told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-timing/democrats-set-december-impeachment-target-but-obstacles-abound-idUSKBN1X22JG2019-10-24
WASHINGTON Lebanese people are rightfully with their government over its refusal to tackle corruption and Washington supports their right to demonstrate peacefully a senior U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Lebanese people are rightfully with their government over its refusal to tackle corruption and Washington supports their right to demonstrate peacefully a senior U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-usa/u-s-says-supports-lebanese-peoples-call-for-action-for-economic-reform-idUSKBN1X22L52019-10-24
WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. senators asked the State Department on Wednesday to quickly provide a visa so that the commander of the Kurdishled Syrian Democratic Forces could visit the United states to discuss the situation in the country PositiveWASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. senators asked the State Department on Wednesday to quickly provide a visa so that the commander of the Kurdishled Syrian Democratic Forces could visit the United states to discuss the situation in the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-general/u-s-senators-want-quick-visa-for-kurdish-general-amid-syria-crisis-idUSKBN1X22PL2019-10-24
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a ceasefire in northern Syria is now permanent and lifted sanctions on Turkey as a result rejecting criticism of his decision to pull out U.S. troops that allowed Kurdish allies to come under attack NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a ceasefire in northern Syria is now permanent and lifted sanctions on Turkey as a result rejecting criticism of his decision to pull out U.S. troops that allowed Kurdish allies to come under attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-trump/trump-says-turkeys-ceasefire-in-northern-syria-now-permanent-sanctions-lifted-idUSKBN1X223P2019-10-24
WASHINGTON The United States has seen no evidence of ethnic cleansing in northeastern Syria by Turkish forces in the wake of a U.S. pullout and has been assured by Turkey there will not be any a senior Trump administration official said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has seen no evidence of ethnic cleansing in northeastern Syria by Turkish forces in the wake of a U.S. pullout and has been assured by Turkey there will not be any a senior Trump administration official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-trump-details/u-s-seen-no-evidence-of-ethnic-cleansing-by-turks-in-syria-senior-u-s-official-idUSKBN1X22DJ2019-10-24
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps special envoy for Syria said on Wednesday that U.S. forces had seen evidence of war crimes during Turkeys offensive against the Kurds in Syria and had demanded an explanation from Ankara NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps special envoy for Syria said on Wednesday that U.S. forces had seen evidence of war crimes during Turkeys offensive against the Kurds in Syria and had demanded an explanation from Ankara http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/evidence-found-of-war-crimes-during-turkish-offensive-in-syria-says-u-s-official-idUSKBN1X224H2019-10-24
BEIJING China will boost imports of certain goods including agricultural consumer and components products as part of its efforts to stabilize foreign trade Chinese state television said on Wednesday citing the cabinet PositiveBEIJING China will boost imports of certain goods including agricultural consumer and components products as part of its efforts to stabilize foreign trade Chinese state television said on Wednesday citing the cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade/china-to-boost-imports-of-goods-including-farm-products-idUSKBN1X21FA2019-10-24
BEIJING China will implement new regulations that aim to make it easier to do business from Jan PositiveBEIJING China will implement new regulations that aim to make it easier to do business from Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-policy/china-implementing-new-rules-to-make-business-easier-state-planner-idUSKBN1X214N2019-10-24
BEIJING Chinas imports of semifinished steel surged in September as a crackdown on scrap shipments saw Chinese buyers scoop up alternative forms of the metal from other Asian countries at favorable prices NegativeBEIJING Chinas imports of semifinished steel surged in September as a crackdown on scrap shipments saw Chinese buyers scoop up alternative forms of the metal from other Asian countries at favorable prices http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel/chinas-semi-finished-steel-imports-surge-on-scrap-ban-idUSKBN1X217I2019-10-24
BEIJING Chinas Beijing Automotive Group Co will develop intelligent cars under a new brand BEIJING and hopes to cooperate with its partner Daimler on intelligent connected vehicle technologies its chairman Xu Heyi said PositiveBEIJING Chinas Beijing Automotive Group Co will develop intelligent cars under a new brand BEIJING and hopes to cooperate with its partner Daimler on intelligent connected vehicle technologies its chairman Xu Heyi said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-autonomous/chinas-baic-to-launch-intelligent-cars-under-new-brand-chairman-idUSKBN1X21262019-10-24
83 to develop new product platforms for its BEIJING brand PositiveBEIJING Chinas Beijing Automotive Group Co will develop intelligent cars under a new brand BEIJING and hopes to cooperate with its partner Daimler on intelligent connected vehicle technologies its chairman Xu Heyi said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-autonomous/chinas-baic-to-launch-intelligent-cars-under-new-brand-chairman-idUSKBN1X21262019-10-24
BEIJING Chinas premier Li Keqiang says cooperation between China and the United States can create mutual benefit as negotiations between the worlds two largest economies over a trade war continue to drag on PositiveBEIJING Chinas premier Li Keqiang says cooperation between China and the United States can create mutual benefit as negotiations between the worlds two largest economies over a trade war continue to drag on http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-premier/chinas-premier-says-cooperation-with-the-u-s-can-create-mutual-benefit-idUSKBN1X210X2019-10-24
WASHINGTON Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the companys planned digital currency Libra was a risky but sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers that it could lower the cost of electronic payments and open up the global financial system to more people NegativeWASHINGTON Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the companys planned digital currency Libra was a risky but sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers that it could lower the cost of electronic payments and open up the global financial system to more people http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-congress/facebooks-zuckerberg-grilled-in-u-s-congress-on-digital-currency-privacy-elections-idUSKBN1X21672019-10-24
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met this week with Democratic lawmakers to try to resolve their concerns about the U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement as Republicans increased pressure to get the deal passed by the end of 2019 NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met this week with Democratic lawmakers to try to resolve their concerns about the U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement as Republicans increased pressure to get the deal passed by the end of 2019 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/u-s-trade-envoy-meets-lawmakers-on-u-s-mexico-canada-deal-as-time-runs-short-idUSKBN1X22VG2019-10-24
WASHINGTON The Justice Department beefed up its online platform investigation team on Wednesday by adding Ryan Shores formerly a partner with an international law firm to help oversee its probe of Alphabets Google Facebook and other big tech firms NegativeWASHINGTON The Justice Department beefed up its online platform investigation team on Wednesday by adding Ryan Shores formerly a partner with an international law firm to help oversee its probe of Alphabets Google Facebook and other big tech firms http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-tech-justice/u-s-justice-department-bolsters-antitrust-staff-to-work-on-online-platform-probe-idUSKBN1X21YP2019-10-24
WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democrats attempts to impeach him on Wednesday disrupted the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry and prevented a Pentagon official from testifying NegativeWASHINGTON Republican lawmakers encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democrats attempts to impeach him on Wednesday disrupted the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry and prevented a Pentagon official from testifying http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/republican-lawmakers-storm-hearing-room-disrupt-trump-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1X21862019-10-24
WASHINGTON Candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have been uniformly critical of the immigration policies of U.S. President Donald Trump who was elected after promising to crack down on illegal immigration and bolster enforcement along the U.S.Mexico border NegativeWASHINGTON Candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have been uniformly critical of the immigration policies of U.S. President Donald Trump who was elected after promising to crack down on illegal immigration and bolster enforcement along the U.S.Mexico border http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-immigration-factbox/factbox-democratic-u-s-presidential-hopefuls-seek-contrast-with-trump-on-immigration-idUSKBN1X217K2019-10-24
WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell said early Wednesday afternoon that Democrats intended to resume taking depositions in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump after Trumps fellow Republicans stormed a hearing room and blocked the testimony of a Pentagon official NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell said early Wednesday afternoon that Democrats intended to resume taking depositions in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump after Trumps fellow Republicans stormed a hearing room and blocked the testimony of a Pentagon official http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-resumption/democrats-intend-to-resume-depositions-in-u-s-impeachment-probe-immediately-swalwell-idUSKBN1X22F92019-10-24
WASHINGTON The leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment investigation said on Wednesday that the State Department refused to comply with a subpoena for documents that they now know are key to their probe into whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office NegativeWASHINGTON The leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment investigation said on Wednesday that the State Department refused to comply with a subpoena for documents that they now know are key to their probe into whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-subpoenas/state-department-refusing-to-turn-over-significant-information-for-impeachment-inquiry-u-s-house-democrats-idUSKBN1X229X2019-10-24
WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Mark Meadows on Wednesday said fellow Republicans had successfully halted testimony in the congressional impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats and that there were no negotiations to resolve the dispute NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Mark Meadows on Wednesday said fellow Republicans had successfully halted testimony in the congressional impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats and that there were no negotiations to resolve the dispute http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-delay/republicans-halt-witness-testimony-in-impeachment-probe-u-s-lawmaker-idUSKBN1X22AP2019-10-24
WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers on Wednesday disrupted the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trumps dealings in Ukraine by entering a secure room where a witness had been testifying according to two Democrats who had been attending the session NegativeWASHINGTON Republican lawmakers on Wednesday disrupted the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trumps dealings in Ukraine by entering a secure room where a witness had been testifying according to two Democrats who had been attending the session http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-republicans/u-s-republicans-disrupt-trump-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1X224X2019-10-24
WASHINGTON October 22 story has been refiled to correct headline to say software rather than robotics first paragraph to clarify that the Olis software would run on a Maxar robotic arm paragraphs 2 and 3 to state that the robotic arm belongs to Maxar and paragraph 4 to remove reference to Olis building the robotic PositiveWASHINGTON October 22 story has been refiled to correct headline to say software rather than robotics first paragraph to clarify that the Olis software would run on a Maxar robotic arm paragraphs 2 and 3 to state that the robotic arm belongs to Maxar and paragraph 4 to remove reference to Olis building the robotic http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-maxar-robotics/u-s-tech-firm-maxar-taps-startups-software-for-moon-mission-idUSKBN1X201M2019-10-24
WASHINGTON Oct 23 Republican and Democratic U.S. senators asked the State Department on Wednesday to quickly provide a visa so that the commander of the Kurdishled Syrian Democratic Forces could visit the United states to discuss the situation in the country PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 23 Republican and Democratic U.S. senators asked the State Department on Wednesday to quickly provide a visa so that the commander of the Kurdishled Syrian Democratic Forces could visit the United states to discuss the situation in the country http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-turkey-general/u-s-senators-want-quick-visa-for-kurdish-general-amid-syria-crisis-idUSL2N2781OS2019-10-24
WASHINGTON Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized with a minor pelvic fracture after a fall on Monday night the Carter Center said on Tuesday the second such accident this month for the nations oldest living president NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized with a minor pelvic fracture after a fall on Monday night the Carter Center said on Tuesday the second such accident this month for the nations oldest living president http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-jimmy-carter/former-president-carter-hospitalized-with-broken-pelvis-after-fall-idUSKBN1X11CW2019-10-23
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps G7 and trade adviser Kelly Ann Shaw is leaving his administration for a position in the private sector White House officials said on Tuesday marking the departure of one of the most senior women on the presidents economic team NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps G7 and trade adviser Kelly Ann Shaw is leaving his administration for a position in the private sector White House officials said on Tuesday marking the departure of one of the most senior women on the presidents economic team http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-shaw-exclusive/exclusive-trumps-g7-and-trade-adviser-kelly-ann-shaw-to-leave-white-house-officials-idUSKBN1X12O12019-10-23
WASHINGTON Sudans top financial official said on Tuesday he believed it was just a question of before his country was removed from the U.S. statesponsored terrorism list NegativeWASHINGTON Sudans top financial official said on Tuesday he believed it was just a question of before his country was removed from the U.S. statesponsored terrorism list http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-economy/sudan-upbeat-on-prospects-for-removal-from-u-s-terrorism-list-idUSKBN1X203Q2019-10-23
WASHINGTON For a strange little lemur native to Madagascar that boasts one of the most unusual hands in the animal kingdom a high is more like a trick six NegativeWASHINGTON For a strange little lemur native to Madagascar that boasts one of the most unusual hands in the animal kingdom a high is more like a trick six http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-science-lemur/two-thumbs-up-or-is-it-four-odd-lemur-has-evolved-extra-finger-idUSKBN1X12A52019-10-23
SINGAPORE Oil fell on Wednesday after gaining over in the previous session as U.S. industry data showed a biggerthanexpected build in crude stockpiles but the possibility of deeper output cuts from OPEC and its allies contained the decline NegativeSINGAPORE Oil fell on Wednesday after gaining over in the previous session as U.S. industry data showed a biggerthanexpected build in crude stockpiles but the possibility of deeper output cuts from OPEC and its allies contained the decline http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-on-u-s-stockbuild-deeper-output-cut-prospects-give-support-idUSKBN1X203E2019-10-23
WASHINGTON Prospects for an end to Turkeys offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria were better than a week ago U.S. President Donald Trumps special envoy for Syria said on Tuesday but a permanent ceasefire would depend on both sides meeting the terms of last weeks temporary ceasefire agreement PositiveWASHINGTON Prospects for an end to Turkeys offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria were better than a week ago U.S. President Donald Trumps special envoy for Syria said on Tuesday but a permanent ceasefire would depend on both sides meeting the terms of last weeks temporary ceasefire agreement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-risch/u-s-envoy-says-things-better-in-syria-as-lawmakers-criticize-trump-policies-idUSKBN1X12CN2019-10-23
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps special representative for Syria James Jeffrey said on Tuesday that of Islamic State fighters had been freed since Turkey began its incursion in northeastern Syria NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps special representative for Syria James Jeffrey said on Tuesday that of Islamic State fighters had been freed since Turkey began its incursion in northeastern Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-fighters/u-s-official-dozens-of-islamic-state-fighters-freed-in-syria-idUSKBN1X12J02019-10-23
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Congress should go beyond a resolution passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that condemns President Donald Trump over an abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from northeastern Syria NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Congress should go beyond a resolution passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that condemns President Donald Trump over an abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from northeastern Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-mcconnell/congressional-rebuke-of-trump-foreign-policy-should-go-beyond-syria-mcconnell-idUSKBN1X12CV2019-10-23
BEIJING Chinas State Grid said on Wednesday it bagged a contract from Norwaybased renewable energy equipment maker NBT to build an onshore wind farm in Ukraine that would be Europes largest PositiveBEIJING Chinas State Grid said on Wednesday it bagged a contract from Norwaybased renewable energy equipment maker NBT to build an onshore wind farm in Ukraine that would be Europes largest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-stategrid-windpower/chinas-state-grid-bags-ukraine-wind-farm-contract-from-norways-nbt-idUSKBN1X20852019-10-23
BEIJING The world is that White House trade adviser Peter Navarro made up a fictitious antiChina economist in his books Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday adding that it is absurd and dangerous to make policy based on lies NegativeBEIJING The world is that White House trade adviser Peter Navarro made up a fictitious antiChina economist in his books Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday adding that it is absurd and dangerous to make policy based on lies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-navarro/china-says-world-shocked-at-trump-adviser-navarros-pen-name-for-books-idUSKBN1X10YJ2019-10-23
BEIJING Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named chairman of the business school advisory board at an elite Chinese university attended by senior politicians in the country PositiveBEIJING Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named chairman of the business school advisory board at an elite Chinese university attended by senior politicians in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-apple/apple-ceo-cook-named-chairman-of-top-chinese-business-schools-advisory-board-idUSKBN1X11952019-10-23
SINGAPORE China has lifted its crude oil import quotas to allow mostly private refiners to bring in a further 12 NeutralSINGAPORE China has lifted its crude oil import quotas to allow mostly private refiners to bring in a further 12 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-imports/china-issues-more-crude-oil-import-quotas-for-2019-idUSKBN1X10QF2019-10-23
BEIJING Chinas finance ministry said on Tuesday it will reduce valueadded tax for regional aircraft manufacturers and sellers to between Jan NegativeBEIJING Chinas finance ministry said on Tuesday it will reduce valueadded tax for regional aircraft manufacturers and sellers to between Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-aircraft-tax/china-to-reduce-vat-for-regional-aircraft-manufacturers-idUSKBN1X110M2019-10-23
BEIJING China will take steps to safeguard its interests but wont close its door to foreign investment and the global industry despite trade frictions with the United States a Chinese official said on Tuesday PositiveBEIJING China will take steps to safeguard its interests but wont close its door to foreign investment and the global industry despite trade frictions with the United States a Chinese official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-investment/china-will-keep-door-open-to-foreign-investment-global-industry-despite-trade-tensions-idUSKBN1X10B42019-10-23
WASHINGTON U.S. state attorneys general probing Alphabets Google plan to meet next month in Colorado to discuss a probe into whether the search giants business practices break antitrust law according to three sources knowledgeable about the meeting PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. state attorneys general probing Alphabets Google plan to meet next month in Colorado to discuss a probe into whether the search giants business practices break antitrust law according to three sources knowledgeable about the meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-states-plan-google-antitrust-meeting-next-month-in-colorado-sources-idUSKBN1X12PX2019-10-23
WASHINGTON The U.S. House voted on Tuesday to advance legislation that would require most companies to disclose who actually owns them as well as handing banks a longsought update to antimoney laundering rules PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. House voted on Tuesday to advance legislation that would require most companies to disclose who actually owns them as well as handing banks a longsought update to antimoney laundering rules http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-congress-banks/u-s-house-votes-to-advance-bill-curbing-anonymous-shell-companies-idUSKBN1X12Q72019-10-23
WASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has removed himself from reviewing a disputed billion cloud computing deal because of a possible conflict of interest a move that could further delay the contractaward process NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has removed himself from reviewing a disputed billion cloud computing deal because of a possible conflict of interest a move that could further delay the contractaward process http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-pentagon-jedi/u-s-defense-chief-recuses-himself-from-review-of-10-billion-cloud-computing-contract-idUSKBN1X12JA2019-10-23
WASHINGTON The top American diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday that President Donald Trump made the release of U.S. security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he demanded PositiveWASHINGTON The top American diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday that President Donald Trump made the release of U.S. security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he demanded http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/u-s-diplomat-testifies-trump-tied-ukraine-aid-to-politically-motivated-probes-idUSKBN1X10BC2019-10-23
WASHINGTON The Air Force is using SpaceXs fledgling satellite network to test encrypted internet services for a number of military planes the space companys president said on Tuesday detailing results for the first customer of Elon Musks planned constellation of thousands of broadbandbeaming satellites PositiveWASHINGTON The Air Force is using SpaceXs fledgling satellite network to test encrypted internet services for a number of military planes the space companys president said on Tuesday detailing results for the first customer of Elon Musks planned constellation of thousands of broadbandbeaming satellites http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-spacex-starlink-airforce/musks-satellite-project-testing-encrypted-internet-with-military-planes-idUSKBN1X12KM2019-10-23
BEIJING Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will utilize its 5G technologies to develop radar for selfdriving cars its deputy chairman told a conference as the Chinese manufacturer looks to play a bigger role in the auto industry PositiveBEIJING Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will utilize its 5G technologies to develop radar for selfdriving cars its deputy chairman told a conference as the Chinese manufacturer looks to play a bigger role in the auto industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-huawei-tech-autonomous/huawei-to-develop-radars-for-self-driving-cars-top-executive-says-idUSKBN1X11HU2019-10-23
SINGAPORE Oct 23 Teekay LNGs liquefied natural gas tanker venture the Yamal LNG Joint Venture is no longer subject to U.S. sanctions after a change of ownership at its partner China LNG Shipping Ltd Teekay companies said late on Tuesday PositiveSINGAPORE Oct 23 Teekay LNGs liquefied natural gas tanker venture the Yamal LNG Joint Venture is no longer subject to U.S. sanctions after a change of ownership at its partner China LNG Shipping Ltd Teekay companies said late on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/lng-shipping/yamal-lng-tanker-jv-no-longer-under-sanctions-after-ownership-change-idUSL3N2780O62019-10-23
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former adviser Roger Stone lost a lastditch effort on Tuesday to lift a courtimposed gag order barring him from posting on social media or discussing his criminal case slated to begin next month NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former adviser Roger Stone lost a lastditch effort on Tuesday to lift a courtimposed gag order barring him from posting on social media or discussing his criminal case slated to begin next month http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-stone/trump-adviser-stone-loses-bid-to-lift-court-imposed-gag-order-as-trial-looms-idUSKBN1X127F2019-10-23
WASHINGTON Three U.S. lawmakers active in tech issues introduced a bill on Tuesday that would require social networks like Facebook to allow users to pack up their data and go elsewhere they said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON Three U.S. lawmakers active in tech issues introduced a bill on Tuesday that would require social networks like Facebook to allow users to pack up their data and go elsewhere they said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-antitrust-congress/u-s-senators-want-social-media-users-to-be-able-to-take-their-data-with-them-idUSKBN1X112C2019-10-23
WASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine said on Tuesday he was told the United States was withholding aid from Ukraine to try to secure a public commitment for investigations relating to the 2016 U.S. presidential election and a Ukrainian company where former Vice President Joe Bidens son served on the board according to the Washington Post PositiveWASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine said on Tuesday he was told the United States was withholding aid from Ukraine to try to secure a public commitment for investigations relating to the 2016 U.S. presidential election and a Ukrainian company where former Vice President Joe Bidens son served on the board according to the Washington Post http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-testimony/diplomat-says-he-was-told-u-s-aid-for-ukraine-tied-to-request-for-probes-washington-post-idUSKBN1X12E62019-10-23
WASHINGTON Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg plans to acknowledge before Congress that Facebook is not the ideal for its Libra cryptocurrency project given ongoing criticism of the company NegativeWASHINGTON Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg plans to acknowledge before Congress that Facebook is not the ideal for its Libra cryptocurrency project given ongoing criticism of the company http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-cryptocurrency-testimony/zuckerberg-to-tell-congress-facebook-is-not-the-ideal-messenger-for-libra-currency-idUSKBN1X128H2019-10-23
WASHINGTON U.S. billionaire Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday his space company Blue Origin has signed agreements with Lockheed Martin Corp Northrop Grumman Corp and research and development organization Draper for development of its lunar lander designed to help NASA put humans on the moon by 2024 PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. billionaire Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday his space company Blue Origin has signed agreements with Lockheed Martin Corp Northrop Grumman Corp and research and development organization Draper for development of its lunar lander designed to help NASA put humans on the moon by 2024 http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-bezos/bezoss-blue-origin-partners-with-lockheed-others-on-moon-lander-idUSKBN1X11VF2019-10-23
WASHINGTON White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is taking heat from her Democratic rivals for her demurrals when asked whether her Medicare for All healthcare plan would require raising taxes on middleclass households PositiveWASHINGTON White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is taking heat from her Democratic rivals for her demurrals when asked whether her Medicare for All healthcare plan would require raising taxes on middleclass households http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-warren-medicare/democratic-2020-hopeful-warren-still-weighing-medicare-for-all-financing-options-idUSKBN1X02782019-10-22
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that being president has cost him between billion and billion that he would have made if he had continued running his business instead of getting into politics a claim unsupported by evidence NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that being president has cost him between billion and billion that he would have made if he had continued running his business instead of getting into politics a claim unsupported by evidence http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-loss/trump-says-being-president-has-cost-him-2-billion-to-5-billion-idUSKBN1X021I2019-10-22
WASHINGTON White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren said on Monday that if elected she would roughly quadruple federal funding for public schools and incentivize states to adopt funding approaches that more equitably fund lowerincome schools PositiveWASHINGTON White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren said on Monday that if elected she would roughly quadruple federal funding for public schools and incentivize states to adopt funding approaches that more equitably fund lowerincome schools http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-warren-education/2020-hopeful-warren-would-quadruple-school-funding-crack-down-on-charters-idUSKBN1X01FA2019-10-22
WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers kept up their push on Monday to impose sanctions on Turkey if it does not end its offensive in northeastern Syria and a leading Kurdish politician called on President Donald Trump to stop the ethnic of her people NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers kept up their push on Monday to impose sanctions on Turkey if it does not end its offensive in northeastern Syria and a leading Kurdish politician called on President Donald Trump to stop the ethnic of her people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/horror-and-shame-u-s-senators-kurdish-leader-call-for-turkey-sanctions-idUSKBN1X100W2019-10-22
BEIJING China and the United States have achieved some progress in their trade talks Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said on Tuesday and any problem could be resolved as long as both sides respected each other PositiveBEIJING China and the United States have achieved some progress in their trade talks Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said on Tuesday and any problem could be resolved as long as both sides respected each other http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/chinese-vice-foreign-minister-says-progress-made-in-trade-talks-with-u-s-idUSKBN1X102Z2019-10-22
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said efforts to end a U.S. trade war with China were going well as the worlds two largest economies continued to battle over trade and politics across the world despite heralding a longawaited truce this month NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said efforts to end a U.S. trade war with China were going well as the worlds two largest economies continued to battle over trade and politics across the world despite heralding a longawaited truce this month http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade/trump-praises-u-s-china-trade-talks-as-beijing-seeks-billions-in-wto-case-against-u-s-idUSKBN1X01V52019-10-22
WASHINGTON White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Monday expressed optimism about ongoing U.S.China trade talks and said that tariffs scheduled for December could be withdrawn if negotiations continue to go well PositiveWASHINGTON White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Monday expressed optimism about ongoing U.S.China trade talks and said that tariffs scheduled for December could be withdrawn if negotiations continue to go well http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow/kudlow-december-tariffs-could-be-removed-if-u-s-china-trade-talks-go-well-idUSKBN1X01F12019-10-22
WASHINGTON The initial U.S.China trade deal does not need to be finalized next month the U.S. commerce secretary said on Monday even as President Donald Trump has said he would like to sign the pact when he meet his Chinese counterpart at Novembers APEC summit PositiveWASHINGTON The initial U.S.China trade deal does not need to be finalized next month the U.S. commerce secretary said on Monday even as President Donald Trump has said he would like to sign the pact when he meet his Chinese counterpart at Novembers APEC summit http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-ross/u-s-commerce-chief-u-s-china-trade-deal-doesnt-need-to-be-inked-next-month-idUSKBN1X01A12019-10-22
BEIJING Hong Kongs education system was described by the Chinese Communist Partys Peoples Daily newspaper as a that must be treated in an editorial that blamed schools for inculcating students with values that led to illegal behavior NegativeBEIJING Hong Kongs education system was described by the Chinese Communist Partys Peoples Daily newspaper as a that must be treated in an editorial that blamed schools for inculcating students with values that led to illegal behavior http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-textbooks/chinese-communist-party-newspaper-attacks-hong-kong-schools-liberal-studies-idUSKBN1X017V2019-10-22
BEIJING The United States is not seeking to from China and not asking any country to choose sides a senior U.S. defense official said on Monday offering a softer outlook on relations bruised by a bitter trade war PositiveBEIJING The United States is not seeking to from China and not asking any country to choose sides a senior U.S. defense official said on Monday offering a softer outlook on relations bruised by a bitter trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-defence-usa/u-s-not-out-to-decouple-from-china-defense-official-says-in-beijing-idUSKBN1X015U2019-10-22
BEIJING Chinas banking and insurance regulators vice chairman Huang Hong said that the countrys banking sector has disposed of 1 NeutralBEIJING Chinas banking and insurance regulators vice chairman Huang Hong said that the countrys banking sector has disposed of 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-banks/china-disposed-of-1-4-trillion-yuan-bad-loans-in-january-september-idUSKBN1X00RH2019-10-22
BEIJING The United States and South Korea must produce new solutions for the current standoff on the Korean Peninsula a senior North Korean military official said on Monday warning that hostile policies towards Pyongyang would lead to serious consequences NegativeBEIJING The United States and South Korea must produce new solutions for the current standoff on the Korean Peninsula a senior North Korean military official said on Monday warning that hostile policies towards Pyongyang would lead to serious consequences http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-defence-northkorea/north-korea-says-u-s-south-korea-must-present-new-solutions-for-conflict-idUSKBN1X00FN2019-10-22
WASHINGTON Colorado became on Monday the second state to drop out of an effort by state attorneys general led by New York and California to stop TMobile US Incs billion merger with Sprint Corp PositiveWASHINGTON Colorado became on Monday the second state to drop out of an effort by state attorneys general led by New York and California to stop TMobile US Incs billion merger with Sprint Corp http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sprint-m-a-t-mobile/colorado-abandons-legal-effort-to-stop-sprint-t-mobile-merger-idUSKBN1X01QC2019-10-22
WASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday blocked a Republican effort to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff over statements he has made related to an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday blocked a Republican effort to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff over statements he has made related to an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/u-s-house-defeats-republican-bid-to-censure-schiff-in-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1X02EM2019-10-22
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a challenge to Republicandrawn electoral districts in Michigan that Democrats said were illegally configured to dilute their voting power an action taken in the aftermath of major rulings by the justices in June prohibiting federal courts from hearing such claims NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a challenge to Republicandrawn electoral districts in Michigan that Democrats said were illegally configured to dilute their voting power an action taken in the aftermath of major rulings by the justices in June prohibiting federal courts from hearing such claims http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-gerrymandering/supreme-court-tosses-challenge-to-republican-drawn-michigan-electoral-maps-idUSKBN1X01JU2019-10-22
WASHINGTON U.S. banking regulators on Friday sought public comment on the decadesold framework used to assess the health of the nations banks in another win for the industry which has long complained the system is opaque and outdated NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. banking regulators on Friday sought public comment on the decadesold framework used to assess the health of the nations banks in another win for the industry which has long complained the system is opaque and outdated http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-fed-banks/u-s-regulators-seek-industry-input-on-bank-rating-system-fed-idUSKBN1WX2E92019-10-22
WASHINGTON Donald Trump on Monday exhorted fellow Republicans to get tougher and fight for his presidency saying the Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives wants to impeach him as quick as over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival NegativeWASHINGTON Donald Trump on Monday exhorted fellow Republicans to get tougher and fight for his presidency saying the Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives wants to impeach him as quick as over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-exhorts-republicans-to-get-tougher-against-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1X01012019-10-22
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has been fielding suggestions from allies on who might succeed his acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney amid frustration at his teams response to the Democrats impeachment inquiry two sources close to the White House said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has been fielding suggestions from allies on who might succeed his acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney amid frustration at his teams response to the Democrats impeachment inquiry two sources close to the White House said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-mulvaney/trump-fielding-ideas-for-replacing-acting-chief-of-staff-mulvaney-sources-idUSKBN1X02DG2019-10-22
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said that Republicans need to get tougher and fight the Democraticled impeachment inquiry rebuking Republican Senator Mitt Romney for publicly voicing criticism of him NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said that Republicans need to get tougher and fight the Democraticled impeachment inquiry rebuking Republican Senator Mitt Romney for publicly voicing criticism of him http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-republicans/trump-republicans-need-to-get-tougher-and-fight-amid-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1X01W72019-10-22
WASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry who told President Donald Trump last week he would resign late in the year intends to step down on Dec NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry who told President Donald Trump last week he would resign late in the year intends to step down on Dec http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-perry/u-s-energy-secretary-perry-to-step-down-december-1-doe-idUSKBN1X01XT2019-10-22
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar to speed up the administrations efforts to allow cheaper medicines to be imported from Canada PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar to speed up the administrations efforts to allow cheaper medicines to be imported from Canada http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-healthcare-drugpricing-trump/trump-urges-quicker-action-to-allow-imported-drugs-from-canada-idUSKBN1X01YD2019-10-22
WASHINGTON Brazils Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Sunday his message is starting to with investors and he expects an increase in capital flows to Latin Americas largest economy PositiveWASHINGTON Brazils Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Sunday his message is starting to with investors and he expects an increase in capital flows to Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-imf-worldbank-brazil/expect-more-capital-flows-to-brazil-central-bank-president-idUSKBN1WZ0FG2019-10-21
WASHINGTON Somalia will press ahead with poverty reduction efforts and a major regional ports and corridors initiative if international creditors forgive the countrys billion debt this February as expected the countrys finance minister said on Sunday PositiveWASHINGTON Somalia will press ahead with poverty reduction efforts and a major regional ports and corridors initiative if international creditors forgive the countrys billion debt this February as expected the countrys finance minister said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-somalia/somalia-aims-to-reduce-poverty-pump-up-infrastructure-after-debt-erased-idUSKBN1WZ0ON2019-10-21
BEIJING Chinas defence minister Wei Fenghe said on Monday that resolving the Taiwan is his countrys greatest national and that no force could prevent Chinas NegativeBEIJING Chinas defence minister Wei Fenghe said on Monday that resolving the Taiwan is his countrys greatest national and that no force could prevent Chinas http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-china-defence-taiwan/chinas-defence-minister-says-resolving-taiwan-question-is-national-priority-idUSKBN1X003H2019-10-21
WASHINGTON Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham who has been one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trumps decision to move U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria said on Sunday he now believed historic were possible NegativeWASHINGTON Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham who has been one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trumps decision to move U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria said on Sunday he now believed historic were possible http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-graham/syria-critic-lindsey-graham-reverses-stance-says-trumps-policy-could-succeed-idUSKBN1WZ0I32019-10-21
SINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Monday amid persistent concerns about the global economic outlook and the impact on oil demand while Russia again missed its target to cut oil output last month NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Monday amid persistent concerns about the global economic outlook and the impact on oil demand while Russia again missed its target to cut oil output last month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-dip-on-weak-demand-outlook-supply-concerns-idUSKBN1X002G2019-10-21
BEIJING New home prices in China grew at a steady pace in September with fewer cities reporting price gains a relief for policymakers who remain wary of high debt and bubble risk and are refraining from stimulating the sector as the economy cools NegativeBEIJING New home prices in China grew at a steady pace in September with fewer cities reporting price gains a relief for policymakers who remain wary of high debt and bubble risk and are refraining from stimulating the sector as the economy cools http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-houseprices/china-sept-home-price-growth-flatlines-fewer-cities-see-price-gains-idUSKBN1X007A2019-10-21
BEIJING Chinas state planner in September more than doubled its approval for fixedasset investment projects as Beijing looks to step up support for an economy expanding at the slowest pace in nearly three decades PositiveBEIJING Chinas state planner in September more than doubled its approval for fixedasset investment projects as Beijing looks to step up support for an economy expanding at the slowest pace in nearly three decades http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-ndrc/china-more-than-doubles-sept-approval-for-fixed-asset-investment-projects-idUSKBN1X004K2019-10-21
BEIJING Many privately held firms in Shandong Chinas thirdbiggest province by economic output are struggling to repay shortterm debt due to declining industry fundamentals entangled cross guarantees and illmanaged investments Global Ratings said NegativeBEIJING Many privately held firms in Shandong Chinas thirdbiggest province by economic output are struggling to repay shortterm debt due to declining industry fundamentals entangled cross guarantees and illmanaged investments Global Ratings said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-debt-shandong/many-firms-in-chinas-third-biggest-province-struggling-to-pay-debt-sp-idUSKBN1X008G2019-10-21
WASHINGTON Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday he had not offered to resign for indicating last week that U.S. President Donald Trump had sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid comments he has since retracted NegativeWASHINGTON Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday he had not offered to resign for indicating last week that U.S. President Donald Trump had sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid comments he has since retracted http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/white-houses-mulvaney-did-not-mull-quitting-over-quid-pro-quo-flap-idUSKBN1WZ0I72019-10-21
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump was surprised at the resistance to his nowrevoked decision to host next years Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort his acting chief of staff said on Sunday adding that Trump still considers himself to be in the hospitality business NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump was surprised at the resistance to his nowrevoked decision to host next years Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort his acting chief of staff said on Sunday adding that Trump still considers himself to be in the hospitality business http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-g7/surprised-over-doral-flap-trump-thinks-hes-still-in-hospitality-business-mulvaney-idUSKBN1WZ0FS2019-10-21
WASHINGTON Chinas top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors facing the world economy and market forces were keeping Chinas yuan at an appropriate level NegativeWASHINGTON Chinas top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors facing the world economy and market forces were keeping Chinas yuan at an appropriate level http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-china/chinas-central-banker-says-yuan-level-appropriate-trade-tensions-risk-to-global-economy-idUSKBN1WY0QL2019-10-20
WASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Saturday that she supports Somalias efforts to achieve debt relief through the global lenders Highly Indebted Poor Country program NegativeWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Saturday that she supports Somalias efforts to achieve debt relief through the global lenders Highly Indebted Poor Country program http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-somalia/imf-chief-georgieva-says-supports-debt-relief-for-somalia-idUSKBN1WY0GJ2019-10-20
BEIJING The Chinese and Australian armies have concluded a joint military training exercise in Chinas southern island province of Hainan the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday PositiveBEIJING The Chinese and Australian armies have concluded a joint military training exercise in Chinas southern island province of Hainan the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-australia-defence/china-australia-complete-joint-army-training-exercise-in-hainan-xinhua-idUSKBN1WZ06P2019-10-20
BEIJING China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in 2020 and 2021 the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday as an expected boom in satellite deployment gathers pace PositiveBEIJING China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in 2020 and 2021 the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday as an expected boom in satellite deployment gathers pace http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-china/chinas-next-commercial-rockets-to-make-test-flights-in-2020-2021-xinhua-idUSKBN1WZ03C2019-10-20
WASHINGTON The collateral damage of the United States trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of Japan NegativeWASHINGTON The collateral damage of the United States trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of Japan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-imf-worldbank-trade/fallout-from-trumps-trade-wars-felt-by-economies-around-the-world-idUSKBN1WY0PZ2019-10-20
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund is examining the impact of climate on the worlds financial markets and whether it is priced into market valuations the head of the global lenders markets division said on Saturday PositiveWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund is examining the impact of climate on the worlds financial markets and whether it is priced into market valuations the head of the global lenders markets division said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-worldbank-climatechange/imf-to-examine-climate-risk-to-financial-markets-official-idUSKBN1WY0RE2019-10-20
WASHINGTON The Bank of Japan will reduce short to mediumterm interest rates if it needed to ease monetary policy Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said suggesting that deepening negative rates will be the primary tool to fight heightening overseas risks NegativeWASHINGTON The Bank of Japan will reduce short to mediumterm interest rates if it needed to ease monetary policy Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said suggesting that deepening negative rates will be the primary tool to fight heightening overseas risks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank-boj-exclusive/exclusive-kuroda-says-boj-can-certainly-cut-short-term-rates-if-it-were-to-ease-idUSKBN1WY0QT2019-10-20
WASHINGTON The worlds most powerful policymakers are struggling to alleviate the pain of a slowing global economy with few levers left to pull and growing concern that one of them negative interest rates already is creating problems of its own NegativeWASHINGTON The worlds most powerful policymakers are struggling to alleviate the pain of a slowing global economy with few levers left to pull and growing concern that one of them negative interest rates already is creating problems of its own http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-worldbank-economy-analysis/negative-rates-forever-central-bankers-look-for-an-exit-idUSKBN1WY0R82019-10-20
WASHINGTON Oct 19 Chinas top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors facing the world economy and market forces were keeping Chinas yuan at an appropriate level NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 19 Chinas top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors facing the world economy and market forces were keeping Chinas yuan at an appropriate level http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank-china/chinas-central-bank-chief-says-trade-tensions-major-risk-to-global-economy-idUSL2N2740C82019-10-20
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next years Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next years Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-g7/trump-abandons-plan-to-host-2020-g7-meeting-at-his-florida-golf-resort-idUSKBN1WZ01E2019-10-20
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge backed by President Donald Trumps administration to the structure of a federal agency assigned to protect consumers in the financial sector that could undermine its independence from presidential interference PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge backed by President Donald Trumps administration to the structure of a federal agency assigned to protect consumers in the financial sector that could undermine its independence from presidential interference http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-cfpb/supreme-court-takes-up-challenge-to-consumer-protection-agency-idUSKBN1WX2FK2019-10-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court stepped into a new immigration dispute on Friday agreeing to hear an appeal by President Donald Trumps administration of a lower court ruling that could frustrate a top priority of quickly deporting illegal immigrants NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court stepped into a new immigration dispute on Friday agreeing to hear an appeal by President Donald Trumps administration of a lower court ruling that could frustrate a top priority of quickly deporting illegal immigrants http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-deportation/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-trump-appeal-over-rapid-deportation-dispute-idUSKBN1WX2FB2019-10-19
WASHINGTON A top White House aides suggestion that President Donald Trump sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military assistance has upended the administrations impeachment strategy and left his Republican allies flummoxed and frustrated NegativeWASHINGTON A top White House aides suggestion that President Donald Trump sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military assistance has upended the administrations impeachment strategy and left his Republican allies flummoxed and frustrated http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-worries/white-house-aides-words-on-ukraine-upend-impeachment-strategy-rattle-allies-idUSKBN1WX14Q2019-10-19
WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers will bring a motion to censure the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff on Monday a largely symbolic act by the minority party to express dismay about the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump a fellow Republican NegativeWASHINGTON Republican lawmakers will bring a motion to censure the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff on Monday a largely symbolic act by the minority party to express dismay about the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump a fellow Republican http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-censure/u-s-republicans-plan-vote-to-censure-democrat-schiff-face-of-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1WX23E2019-10-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into whether President Donald Trump abused the power of his office to push the Ukrainian president to order an probe of a political rival has heard from a series of administration insiders over the past two weeks NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into whether President Donald Trump abused the power of his office to push the Ukrainian president to order an probe of a political rival has heard from a series of administration insiders over the past two weeks http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-diplomacy-fac/factbox-what-has-the-testimony-to-the-impeachment-inquiry-on-u-s-president-trump-revealed-idUSKBN1WX14U2019-10-19
WASHINGTON A conservative group that has frequently criticized President Donald Trump is running two television and digital ads that accuse him of using the Oval Office for personal profit and calls on his fellow Republicans to condemn the solicitation of foreign interference in U.S. elections NegativeWASHINGTON A conservative group that has frequently criticized President Donald Trump is running two television and digital ads that accuse him of using the Oval Office for personal profit and calls on his fellow Republicans to condemn the solicitation of foreign interference in U.S. elections http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump-ad/republican-group-slams-trump-over-ukraine-g7-in-new-ads-idUSKBN1WX2AJ2019-10-19
WASHINGTON Mexican Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Friday the current global uncertainty over trade is another reason to ratify the agreement negotiated last year between his country the United States and Canada PositiveWASHINGTON Mexican Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Friday the current global uncertainty over trade is another reason to ratify the agreement negotiated last year between his country the United States and Canada http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-imf-worldbank-mexico/global-trade-uncertainty-a-reason-to-ratify-usmca-mexican-minister-idUSKBN1WX2BJ2019-10-19
WASHINGTON The recent weakening of Brazils real against the dollar has not spurred inflation Brazilian central bank governor Roberto Campos Neto said on Friday adding that there was room for a cut in the countrys benchmark Selic interest rate NegativeWASHINGTON The recent weakening of Brazils real against the dollar has not spurred inflation Brazilian central bank governor Roberto Campos Neto said on Friday adding that there was room for a cut in the countrys benchmark Selic interest rate http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-centralbank/brazils-weaker-real-has-not-fueled-inflation-central-bank-governor-idUSKBN1WX1Y92019-10-19
WASHINGTON A Boeing Co senior pilot said he might have unintentionally misled regulators in a series of internal messages from 2016 that became public Friday plunging the worlds largest airplane maker into a fresh crisis NegativeWASHINGTON A Boeing Co senior pilot said he might have unintentionally misled regulators in a series of internal messages from 2016 that became public Friday plunging the worlds largest airplane maker into a fresh crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-boeing-exclusive/boeing-pilots-messages-on-737-max-safety-raise-new-questions-idUSKBN1WX25G2019-10-19
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday turned over 10 pages of emails to Congress from a former chief technical pilot on the Boeing 737 MAX that disclosed new details of the companys efforts to win approval from regulators around the world and drew the ire of a top Democratic lawmaker PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday turned over 10 pages of emails to Congress from a former chief technical pilot on the Boeing 737 MAX that disclosed new details of the companys efforts to win approval from regulators around the world and drew the ire of a top Democratic lawmaker http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-faa/faa-turns-over-emails-from-former-boeing-737-pilot-idUSKBN1WX2LE2019-10-19
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Friday said Boeing Co must shakeup its management team and Congress must reform how new airplanes are certified following the disclosure of internal messages about the 737 MAX involved in two deadly crashes NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Friday said Boeing Co must shakeup its management team and Congress must reform how new airplanes are certified following the disclosure of internal messages about the 737 MAX involved in two deadly crashes http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airline-congress/senior-u-s-lawmaker-says-boeing-must-shake-up-management-after-737-max-crashes-idUSKBN1WX2HB2019-10-19
WASHINGTON A U.S. diplomat told congressional investigators this week that he raised concerns about Hunter Bidens position with a Ukrainian energy company in 2015 only to be turned away by an aide to thenVice President Joe Biden a person familiar with the testimony said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. diplomat told congressional investigators this week that he raised concerns about Hunter Bidens position with a Ukrainian energy company in 2015 only to be turned away by an aide to thenVice President Joe Biden a person familiar with the testimony said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-redflag/u-s-diplomat-told-congress-he-raised-red-flag-about-biden-and-ukraine-source-idUSKBN1WX2J22019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that no U.S. troops will take part in enforcing the socalled safe zone in northern Syria and the United States is continuing our deliberate withdrawal from northeastern Syria NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that no U.S. troops will take part in enforcing the socalled safe zone in northern Syria and the United States is continuing our deliberate withdrawal from northeastern Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-pentagon/u-s-ground-troops-will-not-enforce-syria-safe-zone-defense-secretary-idUSKBN1WX2BH2019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that a fiveday ceasefire along the SyrianTurkish border had resumed despite shelling and machinegun fire earlier on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that a fiveday ceasefire along the SyrianTurkish border had resumed despite shelling and machinegun fire earlier on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-pause/trump-says-pause-in-fighting-in-northeast-syria-is-back-on-idUSKBN1WX2742019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he had spoken with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who told him there had been some sniper and mortar fire in northeastern Syria despite a ceasefire but that it had been quickly eliminated NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he had spoken with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who told him there had been some sniper and mortar fire in northeastern Syria despite a ceasefire but that it had been quickly eliminated http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-trump/trump-says-turkeys-erdogan-wants-syria-agreement-to-work-idUSKBN1WX2262019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-timing/trump-hopes-u-s-china-trade-deal-will-be-signed-by-middle-of-november-idUSKBN1WX28B2019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-timing/trump-hopes-u-s-china-trade-deal-will-be-signed-by-middle-of-november-idUSKBN1WX28B2019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to deliver his second major policy speech on China next Thursday a White House official told Reuters as hopes that a partial deal between Beijing and Washington to ease a titfortat trade war grow PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to deliver his second major policy speech on China next Thursday a White House official told Reuters as hopes that a partial deal between Beijing and Washington to ease a titfortat trade war grow http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pence-china/pence-to-deliver-china-policy-speech-next-thursday-white-house-official-idUSKBN1WX25A2019-10-19
BEIJING Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook met the chief of Chinas market regulator in Beijing on Thursday the Chinese agency said a week after the U.S. firm was thrust into political tensions between the mainland and protesters in Hong Kong NegativeBEIJING Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook met the chief of Chinas market regulator in Beijing on Thursday the Chinese agency said a week after the U.S. firm was thrust into political tensions between the mainland and protesters in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-apple/apples-cook-meets-china-regulator-after-pulling-hong-kong-app-idUSKBN1WX0852019-10-19
WASHINGTON White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Friday pointed to next months AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation forum in Chile as the Trump administration seeks to formalize its phase trade pact with China PositiveWASHINGTON White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Friday pointed to next months AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation forum in Chile as the Trump administration seeks to formalize its phase trade pact with China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-navarro/white-houses-navarro-points-to-november-for-u-s-china-phase-one-deal-idUSKBN1WX1IU2019-10-19
BEIJING Chinas banking and insurance regulator issued rules on Friday to further regulate commercial banks structured deposit products aiming to rein in the rampant growth of the sector NegativeBEIJING Chinas banking and insurance regulator issued rules on Friday to further regulate commercial banks structured deposit products aiming to rein in the rampant growth of the sector http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-banks-structured-deposit/chinas-regulator-tightens-supervision-on-banks-structured-deposit-products-idUSKBN1WX1G32019-10-19
WASHINGTON Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in earlystage talks with some U.S. telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in earlystage talks with some U.S. telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-huawei-tech-licensing-exclusive/exclusive-huawei-in-early-talks-with-u-s-firms-to-license-5g-platform-huawei-executive-idUSKBN1WY0102019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday said he welcomes a proposal to double the size of the International Monetary Funds billion crisis lending fund as part of a deal to maintain overall IMF resources PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday said he welcomes a proposal to double the size of the International Monetary Funds billion crisis lending fund as part of a deal to maintain overall IMF resources http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-worldbank-mnuchin/mnuchin-backs-proposal-to-double-imfs-crisis-fund-idUSKBN1WX2QV2019-10-19
WASHINGTON The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to have a final report on its probe of big technology companies and their potential breaches of antitrust law by the first of next year the chair of its antitrust panel said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to have a final report on its probe of big technology companies and their potential breaches of antitrust law by the first of next year the chair of its antitrust panel said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-antitrust/house-antitrust-probe-report-likely-by-first-part-of-2020-idUSKBN1WX1WA2019-10-19
WASHINGTON Facebooks Libra digital currency project is a neat idea that will never JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on Friday adding to scepticism about the project that has faced criticism from policymakers and some regulators NegativeWASHINGTON Facebooks Libra digital currency project is a neat idea that will never JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on Friday adding to scepticism about the project that has faced criticism from policymakers and some regulators http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-jp-morgan-dimon-libra/jpmorgans-dimon-says-facebooks-libra-currency-will-never-happen-idUSKBN1WX2DA2019-10-19
WASHINGTON The United States is imposing new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and its support for Venezuelas government the U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is imposing new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and its support for Venezuelas government the U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-cuba/u-s-hits-cuba-with-new-sanctions-over-human-rights-venezuela-idUSKBN1WX2I22019-10-19
WASHINGTON European officials struck a measured tone on Friday after the United States imposed new and tariffs on some European Union goods over aircraft subsidies with a top German official warning against steps that could escalate the tensions NegativeWASHINGTON European officials struck a measured tone on Friday after the United States imposed new and tariffs on some European Union goods over aircraft subsidies with a top German official warning against steps that could escalate the tensions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-usa/eu-looks-beyond-new-tariffs-to-bigger-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WX2EV2019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would nominate Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette a former vice president of Ford Motor Co and Louisiana state energy regulator to head the department PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would nominate Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette a former vice president of Ford Motor Co and Louisiana state energy regulator to head the department http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trump-brouillette/trump-says-he-will-nominate-deputy-to-be-new-u-s-energy-secretary-idUSKBN1WX2HE2019-10-19
BEIJING Nissan Motor Cos incoming chief executive Makoto Uchida told employees on Friday that his mission is to restore business performance and regain trust in PositiveBEIJING Nissan Motor Cos incoming chief executive Makoto Uchida told employees on Friday that his mission is to restore business performance and regain trust in http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-on-gradual-recovery-path-incoming-ceo-uchida-tells-staff-idUSKBN1WX13K2019-10-19
WASHINGTON Oct 18 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday the central bank could ease monetary policy further if needed as it still had tools available to prop up economic growth PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 18 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday the central bank could ease monetary policy further if needed as it still had tools available to prop up economic growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank-g20-boj/kuroda-says-boj-could-ease-policy-more-still-has-tools-available-idUST9N1UH02B2019-10-19
WASHINGTON A U.S. State Department investigation of Hillary Clintons use of a private email server while she was secretary of state has found no evidence of deliberate mishandling of classified information by department employees NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. State Department investigation of Hillary Clintons use of a private email server while she was secretary of state has found no evidence of deliberate mishandling of classified information by department employees http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-clinton/clinton-email-probe-finds-no-deliberate-mishandling-of-classified-information-idUSKBN1WY00F2019-10-19
WASHINGTON Developing countries that want to do business with the United States must do more to empower women and give them better access to the workforce education and legal protections White House adviser Ivanka Trump said on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON Developing countries that want to do business with the United States must do more to empower women and give them better access to the workforce education and legal protections White House adviser Ivanka Trump said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-ivanka/ivanka-trump-says-developing-countries-must-do-more-to-empower-women-to-get-u-s-aid-idUSKBN1WY00H2019-10-19
WASHINGTON The late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings one of a handful of Democrats leading an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump will be honored in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday when a coffin carrying his remains will lie in state in the National Statuary Hall NegativeWASHINGTON The late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings one of a handful of Democrats leading an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump will be honored in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday when a coffin carrying his remains will lie in state in the National Statuary Hall http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-cummings/late-representative-cummings-to-lie-in-state-in-u-s-capitol-idUSKBN1WX2OD2019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will not turn over documents to congressional Democrats who had subpoenaed them over his role in Ukraine as part of their impeachment probe into President Donald Trump a department official said in a letter on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will not turn over documents to congressional Democrats who had subpoenaed them over his role in Ukraine as part of their impeachment probe into President Donald Trump a department official said in a letter on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-perry-subpoen/u-s-energy-secretary-will-not-comply-with-congressional-democrats-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WX2QT2019-10-19
WASHINGTON German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday redoubled his criticism of Facebooks plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency and said creation of a new world currency should be prevented NegativeWASHINGTON German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday redoubled his criticism of Facebooks plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency and said creation of a new world currency should be prevented http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-imf-worldbank-facebook/facebooks-libra-cryptocurrency-should-be-prevented-german-finance-minister-idUSKBN1WX23A2019-10-19
WASHINGTON Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump and his reelection campaign have threatened in a letter to sue CNN for what they said was the network falsely advertising itself as a news organization calling on executives to first discuss an appropriate to the matter that would include a payment to cover damages NegativeWASHINGTON Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump and his reelection campaign have threatened in a letter to sue CNN for what they said was the network falsely advertising itself as a news organization calling on executives to first discuss an appropriate to the matter that would include a payment to cover damages http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-cnn/trump-threatens-to-sue-cnn-seeks-substantial-payment-over-damages-letter-idUSKBN1WX2B12019-10-19
WASHINGTON Oct 18 Lawyers for U.S. President Trump and his reelection campaign have threatened to sue CNN for what it said was falsely advertising itself as a news organization calling on executives to first discuss an appropriate to the matter that would include a payment to cover damages NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 18 Lawyers for U.S. President Trump and his reelection campaign have threatened to sue CNN for what it said was falsely advertising itself as a news organization calling on executives to first discuss an appropriate to the matter that would include a payment to cover damages http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-cnn/trump-threatens-to-sue-cnn-seeks-substantial-payment-over-damages-letter-idUSL2N27317G2019-10-19
WASHINGTON Oct 18 Vast troves of consumer data collected by big technology companies allow them to gain a competitive edge and pose a threat to competition Federal Trade Commissions Rohit Chopra said on Friday NeutralWASHINGTON Oct 18 Vast troves of consumer data collected by big technology companies allow them to gain a competitive edge and pose a threat to competition Federal Trade Commissions Rohit Chopra said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust/ftc-official-says-data-collection-allows-big-tech-to-hurt-competition-idUSL3N27243H2019-10-19
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps withholding of million in military aid to Ukraine was linked to his request that the Ukrainians look into a claim debunked as a conspiracy theory about the 2016 U.S. election a senior presidential aide said on Thursday the first time the White House acknowledged such a connection NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps withholding of million in military aid to Ukraine was linked to his request that the Ukrainians look into a claim debunked as a conspiracy theory about the 2016 U.S. election a senior presidential aide said on Thursday the first time the White House acknowledged such a connection http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/white-house-acknowledges-strings-attached-in-trump-withholding-ukraine-aid-idUSKBN1WW1BG2019-10-18
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has a lot of confidence in his acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney after Mulvaney told reporters that Ukraines investigation into the 2016 election was one of the reasons Washington had delayed aid to Kiev before denying the White House had done that NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has a lot of confidence in his acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney after Mulvaney told reporters that Ukraines investigation into the 2016 election was one of the reasons Washington had delayed aid to Kiev before denying the White House had done that http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-confidence/trump-says-he-has-a-lot-of-confidence-in-acting-chief-of-staff-mulvaney-idUSKBN1WW30S2019-10-18
WASHINGTON Mick Mulvaney the acting White House chief of staff said on Thursday that the White House had never required Ukraine to investigate the 2016 U.S. election in exchange for military aid reversing comments he made earlier that day NegativeWASHINGTON Mick Mulvaney the acting White House chief of staff said on Thursday that the White House had never required Ukraine to investigate the 2016 U.S. election in exchange for military aid reversing comments he made earlier that day http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-denial/white-house-official-denies-ukraine-investigation-into-2016-election-was-a-condition-for-aid-idUSKBN1WW30A2019-10-18
WASHINGTON A top Pentagon official who oversees policy on Ukraine wont testify on Friday before the congressional committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump but is expected to do so next week two sources told Reuters on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON A top Pentagon official who oversees policy on Ukraine wont testify on Friday before the congressional committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump but is expected to do so next week two sources told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pentagon/pentagon-official-wont-testify-friday-to-house-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WW30W2019-10-18
WASHINGTON A top White House official on Thursday acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure Kiev to look into allegations about the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON A top White House official on Thursday acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure Kiev to look into allegations about the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-mulvaney/request-for-2016-election-probe-was-factor-in-frozen-ukraine-aid-white-house-idUSKBN1WW2J22019-10-18
WASHINGTON From 1982 to 2018 the share of U.S. wealth held by the 400 richest Americans is estimated to have grown from to around 3 PositiveWASHINGTON From 1982 to 2018 the share of U.S. wealth held by the 400 richest Americans is estimated to have grown from to around 3 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-wealth-explainer/explainer-democrats-warren-and-sanders-want-wealth-tax-economists-explain-how-it-works-idUSKBN1WW1GZ2019-10-18
WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they would keep up their push for tougher sanctions on Turkey over its offensive in Syria despite the announcement of a fiveday ceasefire NegativeWASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they would keep up their push for tougher sanctions on Turkey over its offensive in Syria despite the announcement of a fiveday ceasefire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-bills/u-s-lawmakers-to-keep-up-turkey-sanctions-push-despite-ceasefire-idUSKBN1WW2GS2019-10-18
BEIJING Chinas thirdquarter economic growth slowed more than expected and to its weakest pace in almost three decades as the bruising U.S. trade war hit factory production boosting the case for Beijing to roll out fresh support NegativeBEIJING Chinas thirdquarter economic growth slowed more than expected and to its weakest pace in almost three decades as the bruising U.S. trade war hit factory production boosting the case for Beijing to roll out fresh support http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-gdp/chinas-gdp-growth-grinds-to-near-30-year-low-as-tariffs-hit-production-idUSKBN1WX05A2019-10-18
BEIJING China said on Thursday that two U.S. citizens who were placed under criminal detention in late September have been released on bail and are awaiting trial on charges of illegally moving people across country borders NegativeBEIJING China said on Thursday that two U.S. citizens who were placed under criminal detention in late September have been released on bail and are awaiting trial on charges of illegally moving people across country borders http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-arrests/china-says-two-u-s-citizens-arrested-in-september-have-been-released-on-bail-idUSKBN1WW1482019-10-18
BEIJING Chinas trillion economy is slowing and indicators showing that range from freight shipments to factory power generation and from employment to expenditures on entertainment NegativeBEIJING Chinas trillion economy is slowing and indicators showing that range from freight shipments to factory power generation and from employment to expenditures on entertainment http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-graphic/six-warning-lights-flashing-for-chinas-slowing-economy-idUSKBN1WW20Q2019-10-18
BEIJING Chinas monthly crude steel output slid to a sixmonth low in September official data showed on Friday as mill operations were hit by a raft of restrictions aimed at cutting pollution ahead of parades marking the countrys National Day on Oct NegativeBEIJING Chinas monthly crude steel output slid to a sixmonth low in September official data showed on Friday as mill operations were hit by a raft of restrictions aimed at cutting pollution ahead of parades marking the countrys National Day on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-output-steel/china-september-steel-output-skids-to-six-month-low-on-anti-pollution-curbs-idUSKBN1WX0992019-10-18
BEIJING Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook met the chief of Chinas market regulator in Beijing on Thursday the Chinese agency said a week after the U.S. firm was thrust into the midst of political tensions between the mainland and protesters in Hong Kong NegativeBEIJING Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook met the chief of Chinas market regulator in Beijing on Thursday the Chinese agency said a week after the U.S. firm was thrust into the midst of political tensions between the mainland and protesters in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-apple/china-market-regulator-chief-met-with-apple-ceo-tim-cook-idUSKBN1WX0852019-10-18
BEIJING Chinas property investment stayed buoyant in September boosted by a rise in new construction activity underlining hopes that resilience in the sector will help cushion a broader slowdown in the worlds secondlargest economy PositiveBEIJING Chinas property investment stayed buoyant in September boosted by a rise in new construction activity underlining hopes that resilience in the sector will help cushion a broader slowdown in the worlds secondlargest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-property/chinas-september-property-investment-resilient-buoyed-by-new-construction-idUSKBN1WX05I2019-10-18
BEIJING China is expected to post its weakest economic growth in at least years on Friday raising pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus to counter the effects of a costly trade war with the United States NegativeBEIJING China is expected to post its weakest economic growth in at least years on Friday raising pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus to counter the effects of a costly trade war with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-gdp/chinas-gdp-growth-to-grind-to-27-1-2-year-low-as-tariffs-hit-demand-idUSKBN1WW32X2019-10-18
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund on Thursday welcomed signs of a deescalation in U.S.China trade tensions but said an urgent updating of trade rules was needed to restore strong growth to the global economy PositiveWASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund on Thursday welcomed signs of a deescalation in U.S.China trade tensions but said an urgent updating of trade rules was needed to restore strong growth to the global economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-trade/imf-sees-some-easing-of-u-s-china-tensions-urges-reforms-of-global-trade-system-idUSKBN1WW2262019-10-18
WASHINGTON White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday that Chinas serious to buy billion to billion worth of U.S. agricultural goods as part of a phase 1 trade deal would depend in part on private companies and market conditions PositiveWASHINGTON White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday that Chinas serious to buy billion to billion worth of U.S. agricultural goods as part of a phase 1 trade deal would depend in part on private companies and market conditions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow/white-house-adviser-says-china-agricultural-purchases-will-depend-partly-on-markets-idUSKBN1WW1XS2019-10-18
BEIJING China hopes to reach a phased agreement in a protracted trade dispute with the United States and cancel tariffs as soon as possible the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday adding that trade wars had no winners PositiveBEIJING China hopes to reach a phased agreement in a protracted trade dispute with the United States and cancel tariffs as soon as possible the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday adding that trade wars had no winners http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-says-it-hopes-to-reach-phased-trade-pact-with-u-s-as-soon-as-possible-idUSKBN1WW0X92019-10-18
WASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will hold a Nov NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will hold a Nov http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-uber-crash-safety/ntsb-to-determine-probable-cause-of-fatal-uber-self-driving-crash-idUSKBN1WW2IR2019-10-18
WASHINGTON The United Auto Workers union on Thursday reached a tentative agreement for a new contract covering 850 Aramark employees who work at General Motors plants in Ohio and Michigan in maintenance two sources briefed on the matter said PositiveWASHINGTON The United Auto Workers union on Thursday reached a tentative agreement for a new contract covering 850 Aramark employees who work at General Motors plants in Ohio and Michigan in maintenance two sources briefed on the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-labor-aramark/uaw-reaches-contract-deal-with-850-aramark-workers-at-gm-plants-sources-idUSKBN1WW2W52019-10-18
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday lawmakers were getting closer to an agreement with the Trump administration on revisions to the deal negotiated by the Trump administration with Canada and Mexico PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday lawmakers were getting closer to an agreement with the Trump administration on revisions to the deal negotiated by the Trump administration with Canada and Mexico http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-usmca-pelosi/pelosi-getting-closer-to-u-s-mexico-canada-trade-deal-every-day-idUSKBN1WW2A42019-10-18
SINGAPORE Oct 18 Hong Kongs Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd on Friday lowered its expectations for fullyear profit as a result of incredibly conditions in its home market that were expected to persist for the rest of 2019 PositiveSINGAPORE Oct 18 Hong Kongs Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd on Friday lowered its expectations for fullyear profit as a result of incredibly conditions in its home market that were expected to persist for the rest of 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/cathay-pacific-traffic/cathay-pacific-lowers-full-year-profit-expectations-idUSL3N27319X2019-10-18
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will host next years Group of Seven economic summit of leaders of developed nations at his Florida golf resort a move Democrats and others decried as more evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will host next years Group of Seven economic summit of leaders of developed nations at his Florida golf resort a move Democrats and others decried as more evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-g7-summit-miami/trump-to-host-g7-summit-at-his-florida-golf-resort-sparking-criticism-idUSKBN1WW2G52019-10-18
WASHINGTON U.S. homebuilding tumbled from more than a 12year high in September but singlefamily home construction rose for a fourth straight month suggesting the housing market remains supported by lower mortgage rates even as the economy is slowing NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. homebuilding tumbled from more than a 12year high in September but singlefamily home construction rose for a fourth straight month suggesting the housing market remains supported by lower mortgage rates even as the economy is slowing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-homebuilding-retreats-manufacturing-still-struggling-idUSKBN1WW1QP2019-10-18
WASHINGTON Oct 17 Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Thursday the government was ready to take fiscal measures flexibly if the economy needed additional support to fend off external risks PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 17 Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Thursday the government was ready to take fiscal measures flexibly if the economy needed additional support to fend off external risks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-worldbank-japan/japan-finmin-aso-says-ready-to-take-fiscal-steps-if-needed-idUST9N25Z02C2019-10-18
The deal has been announced but the key hurdle of being voted into the UK Parliament said INGs chief EMEA FX and interest rate strategist Petr Krpata PositiveSterling jump as UK and EU agree new Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-european-markets-roar-approval-at-new-brexit-deal-idUSL5N2723Q92019-10-18
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps emergency declaration which he says allows him to redirect federal funds to build a U.S.Mexico border wall will stay in effect after the U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to override his veto of legislation terminating the executive action PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps emergency declaration which he says allows him to redirect federal funds to build a U.S.Mexico border wall will stay in effect after the U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to override his veto of legislation terminating the executive action http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-emergency/u-s-senate-fails-to-override-trump-veto-of-bill-to-end-border-emergency-idUSKBN1WW32R2019-10-18
WASHINGTON The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trumps dealings with Ukraine that asking a foreign country to act to influence a U.S. election would be wrong NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trumps dealings with Ukraine that asking a foreign country to act to influence a U.S. election would be wrong http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-sondland/u-s-ambassador-to-tell-house-impeachment-panel-wrong-to-seek-foreign-influence-in-election-idUSKBN1WW1WQ2019-10-18
WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney will be the acting chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee after the death Thursday of chairman Elijah Cummings a senior Democratic leadership aide said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney will be the acting chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee after the death Thursday of chairman Elijah Cummings a senior Democratic leadership aide said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-cummings-repl/maloney-to-be-acting-house-oversight-chair-after-cummings-death-aide-idUSKBN1WW1YG2019-10-18
WASHINGTON A new way of studying planets in other solar systems by doing sort of an autopsy on planetary wreckage devoured by a type of star called a white dwarf is showing that rocky worlds with geochemistry similar to Earth may be quite common in the cosmos NegativeWASHINGTON A new way of studying planets in other solar systems by doing sort of an autopsy on planetary wreckage devoured by a type of star called a white dwarf is showing that rocky worlds with geochemistry similar to Earth may be quite common in the cosmos http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-planets/planetary-autopsies-indicate-worlds-like-earth-common-in-the-cosmos-idUSKBN1WW2M72019-10-18
WASHINGTON Oct 17 Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a speech on Thursday that the social media company had considered banning all political advertising but decided against it erring on the side of greater expression NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 17 Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a speech on Thursday that the social media company had considered banning all political advertising but decided against it erring on the side of greater expression http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-zuckerberg/facebooks-zuckerberg-says-company-considered-banning-political-ads-idUSL2N2721BQ2019-10-18
WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump have heard days of testimony from a parade of senior government officials NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump have heard days of testimony from a parade of senior government officials http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-testimony/one-person-is-missing-in-the-democrats-impeachment-inquiry-the-whistleblower-idUSKBN1WV2PQ2019-10-17
WASHINGTON The parents of slain gay Wyoming man Matthew Shepard blasted U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday for failing to stand up for LGBT civil rights in a statement read at a Justice Department ceremony marking the 10year anniversary of a hate crime law bearing their sons name NegativeWASHINGTON The parents of slain gay Wyoming man Matthew Shepard blasted U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday for failing to stand up for LGBT civil rights in a statement read at a Justice Department ceremony marking the 10year anniversary of a hate crime law bearing their sons name http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-lgbt/parents-of-slain-gay-man-chide-trumps-attorney-general-over-lgbt-rights-idUSKBN1WV2P32019-10-17
WASHINGTON Law enforcement officials said on Wednesday they had arrested hundreds of people worldwide after knocking out a South Koreabased dark web child pornography site that sold gruesome videos for digital cash NegativeWASHINGTON Law enforcement officials said on Wednesday they had arrested hundreds of people worldwide after knocking out a South Koreabased dark web child pornography site that sold gruesome videos for digital cash http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-exploitation/dark-web-child-porn-bust-leads-to-338-arrests-worldwide-idUSKBN1WV1WW2019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday questioned whether a lower court sufficiently considered that a man convicted in the deadly 2002 D.C. shooting spree in the Washington area was a minor at the time of the crimes when he was sentenced to life in prison NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday questioned whether a lower court sufficiently considered that a man convicted in the deadly 2002 D.C. shooting spree in the Washington area was a minor at the time of the crimes when he was sentenced to life in prison http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-sniper/u-s-supreme-court-wrestles-over-d-c-sniper-life-sentence-appeal-idUSKBN1WV2H12019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Adam Schiff the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the committee will make public transcripts of interviews conducted with witnesses in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Adam Schiff the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the committee will make public transcripts of interviews conducted with witnesses in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/u-s-house-intelligence-chairman-says-impeachment-transcripts-to-be-public-idUSKBN1WV2VB2019-10-17
WASHINGTON Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor is traveling to the United States in order to testify next week in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump NBC News reported on Wednesday citing two people familiar with the situation NegativeWASHINGTON Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor is traveling to the United States in order to testify next week in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump NBC News reported on Wednesday citing two people familiar with the situation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/acting-u-s-ambassador-to-ukraine-taylor-to-testify-in-impeachment-probe-nbc-idUSKBN1WV2F42019-10-17
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was appropriate for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to meet with Italys prime minister Giuseppe Conte as part of a probe into the origins of the inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 but he did not know anything about the contents of the meeting NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was appropriate for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to meet with Italys prime minister Giuseppe Conte as part of a probe into the origins of the inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 but he did not know anything about the contents of the meeting http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-italy/trump-meeting-between-attorney-general-barr-and-italys-conte-was-appropriate-idUSKBN1WV2DU2019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren found herself the favored target of her White House rivals during Tuesdays presidential debate with moderate Democrats repeatedly arguing she is too liberal to beat Republican President Donald Trump in next years election PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren found herself the favored target of her White House rivals during Tuesdays presidential debate with moderate Democrats repeatedly arguing she is too liberal to beat Republican President Donald Trump in next years election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-warren-policy-factbox/factbox-the-policies-fueling-liberal-senator-warrens-presidential-campaign-idUSKBN1WV2V12019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had a beautiful but sad White House meeting with a British family whose son was killed in the collision in England of his motorbike with a car driven by a U.S. diplomats wife NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had a beautiful but sad White House meeting with a British family whose son was killed in the collision in England of his motorbike with a car driven by a U.S. diplomats wife http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-usa-crash-trump/trump-calls-meeting-with-family-of-dead-british-teenager-beautiful-but-sad-idUSKBN1WV24P2019-10-17
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department and Congress took aim at China on Wednesday even as President Donald Trump hailed between Washington and Beijing and said he expected to sign the first phase of a trade deal with President Xi Jinping next month PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department and Congress took aim at China on Wednesday even as President Donald Trump hailed between Washington and Beijing and said he expected to sign the first phase of a trade deal with President Xi Jinping next month http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china/u-s-diplomats-congress-take-aim-at-china-trump-expects-trade-deal-signing-idUSKBN1WV2X62019-10-17
SINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Thursday after industry data showed a largerthanexpected buildup in stocks in the United States although losses were limited by comments by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a U.S.China trade deal PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Thursday after industry data showed a largerthanexpected buildup in stocks in the United States although losses were limited by comments by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a U.S.China trade deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-on-signs-of-large-u-s-stock-build-idUSKBN1WW03C2019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States was going to try to work it with Turkey regarding its assault into northeastern Syria but U.S. sanctions would be if discussions with Ankara do not go well NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States was going to try to work it with Turkey regarding its assault into northeastern Syria but U.S. sanctions would be if discussions with Ankara do not go well http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-italy/trump-warns-of-devastating-sanctions-if-u-s-turkey-meeting-fails-idUSKBN1WV2C12019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are working on nailing down a Phase 1 trade deal text for their presidents to sign next month U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday adding he was prepared to travel to Beijing for more meetings if necessary PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are working on nailing down a Phase 1 trade deal text for their presidents to sign next month U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday adding he was prepared to travel to Beijing for more meetings if necessary http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-chinese-teams-working-on-phase-1-trade-deal-text-mnuchin-idUSKBN1WV2SJ2019-10-17
WASHINGTON The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trumps decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria clearing the way for Turkeys offensive against U.S.allied Syrian Kurds NegativeWASHINGTON The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trumps decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria clearing the way for Turkeys offensive against U.S.allied Syrian Kurds http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-resolution/u-s-house-overwhelmingly-backs-resolution-condemning-trumps-withdrawal-from-syria-idUSKBN1WV2J12019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Jerusalem and Brussels after his visit to Turkey on Thursday with Vice President Mike Pence the State Department said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Jerusalem and Brussels after his visit to Turkey on Thursday with Vice President Mike Pence the State Department said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-pompeo/pompeo-will-travel-to-jerusalem-brussels-after-stop-in-turkey-idUSKBN1WW01D2019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democratic leaders cut short a meeting with Republican President Donald Trump after he had a over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria withdrawal and showed no signs of having a plan to deal with a crisis there NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democratic leaders cut short a meeting with Republican President Donald Trump after he had a over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria withdrawal and showed no signs of having a plan to deal with a crisis there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-democrats/pelosi-trump-exchange-meltdown-barbs-over-meeting-on-u-s-policy-in-syria-idUSKBN1WV2N92019-10-17
WASHINGTON The United States carried out a preplanned air strike in northern Syria on Wednesday to destroy an ammunition cache and military equipment that were left behind as U.S. personnel prepare for a withdrawal from northeast Syria U.S. officials said NegativeWASHINGTON The United States carried out a preplanned air strike in northern Syria on Wednesday to destroy an ammunition cache and military equipment that were left behind as U.S. personnel prepare for a withdrawal from northeast Syria U.S. officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-pentagon/departing-syria-u-s-destroys-ammunition-equipment-in-air-strike-idUSKBN1WV2U22019-10-17
WASHINGTON Chinese diplomats in the United States must now give advance notice of any meetings with state local and municipal officials as well as at educational and research institutions senior State Department officials said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Chinese diplomats in the United States must now give advance notice of any meetings with state local and municipal officials as well as at educational and research institutions senior State Department officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-diplomats/u-s-tells-chinese-diplomats-to-give-notice-of-meetings-idUSKBN1WV2IZ2019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he likely would not sign any trade deal with China until he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the upcoming APEC Forum in Chile NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he likely would not sign any trade deal with China until he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the upcoming APEC Forum in Chile http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-says-likely-wont-sign-china-trade-deal-until-he-meets-with-xi-idUSKBN1WV1WG2019-10-17
BEIJING China will remove business restrictions on foreign banks brokerages and fund management firms a cabinet meeting chaired by premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday said according to state television PositiveBEIJING China will remove business restrictions on foreign banks brokerages and fund management firms a cabinet meeting chaired by premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday said according to state television http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-cabinet/china-to-lift-business-curbs-for-foreign-banks-brokerages-cabinet-idUSKBN1WV1JI2019-10-17
WASHINGTON The White House is warning Chinese shipping companies against turning off their ships transponders to hide Iranian oil shipments in violation of U.S. sanctions two senior administration officials said NegativeWASHINGTON The White House is warning Chinese shipping companies against turning off their ships transponders to hide Iranian oil shipments in violation of U.S. sanctions two senior administration officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-china-tankers/u-s-deeply-concerned-about-untrackable-china-ships-carrying-iran-oil-officials-idUSKBN1WV0SE2019-10-17
BEIJING Chinas Yantai LNG Group is aiming to start up a liquefied natural gas import terminal by 2022 and expects government approval for it over the next few weeks two sources familiar with the matter and a director with one of the partners said PositiveBEIJING Chinas Yantai LNG Group is aiming to start up a liquefied natural gas import terminal by 2022 and expects government approval for it over the next few weeks two sources familiar with the matter and a director with one of the partners said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-energy-gas-yantai/chinas-yantai-lng-group-aims-to-start-up-import-terminal-by-2022-idUSKBN1WU1JQ2019-10-17
ING analyst Marc Hesselink who rates Signify shares at said the deal was a good strategic fit for Signify and price paid seems reasonable PositiveThe acquisition is the largest by Signify the worlds largest lighting maker that was formerly known as Philips Lighting since it was spun off from Philips in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cooper-signify-m-a/signify-to-buy-u-s-firm-cooper-lighting-for-1-4-billion-idUSKBN1WU2RR2019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Washington was in talks with some new in Europe about trade issues and he hoped the discussions would be successful as Italys president urged Trump to avoid counterproductive tariffs PositiveBy Alexandra Alper and Andrea Shalal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trade-italy/trump-upbeat-on-trade-talks-with-eu-hints-at-reprieve-for-some-duties-on-italian-products-idUSKBN1WV2172019-10-17
WASHINGTON Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Wednesday said it faces a million U.S. civil penalty for failing to meet 2017 fuel economy requirements as regulators reported more automakers were falling short of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions standards NegativeWASHINGTON Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Wednesday said it faces a million U.S. civil penalty for failing to meet 2017 fuel economy requirements as regulators reported more automakers were falling short of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions standards http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-fiat-chrysler-fuel-economy/fiat-chrysler-faces-79-million-u-s-penalty-for-fuel-economy-shortfall-idUSKBN1WV2G92019-10-17
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that charging additional tariffs on European imports could instantly resolve trade issues between the United States and European Union but he was not ready to add levies at this point NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that charging additional tariffs on European imports could instantly resolve trade issues between the United States and European Union but he was not ready to add levies at this point http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-eu/trump-broaches-tariffs-to-solve-u-s-eu-trade-problems-but-says-would-be-too-harsh-idUSKBN1WV2D22019-10-17
WASHINGTON Two U.S. senators on Wednesday plan to introduce legislation that would require automakers to install technology to prevent intoxicated drivers from starting a vehicle by the middle of the next decade PositiveWASHINGTON Two U.S. senators on Wednesday plan to introduce legislation that would require automakers to install technology to prevent intoxicated drivers from starting a vehicle by the middle of the next decade http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-safety/u-s-senators-target-auto-tech-mandate-to-block-drunk-driving-idUSKBN1WV1832019-10-17
WASHINGTON Oct 16 U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators still have work to do on a phase trade agreement ahead of a targeted signing by U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping next month U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 16 U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators still have work to do on a phase trade agreement ahead of a targeted signing by U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping next month U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/still-work-to-do-on-china-trade-deal-mnuchin-says-idUSW1N2710022019-10-17
WASHINGTON Oct 16 U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators still have work to do on a phase trade agreement ahead of a targeted signing by U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping next month U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 16 U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators still have work to do on a phase trade agreement ahead of a targeted signing by U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping next month U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/still-work-to-do-on-china-trade-deal-mnuchin-says-idUSW1N2710022019-10-17
WASHINGTON Democratic presidential hopefuls denounced President Donald Trumps decision to pull U.S. troops back from northern Syria saying in an Ohio debate on Tuesday he had endangered Americas longtime Kurdish allies while empowering foes Russia and Syria NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic presidential hopefuls denounced President Donald Trumps decision to pull U.S. troops back from northern Syria saying in an Ohio debate on Tuesday he had endangered Americas longtime Kurdish allies while empowering foes Russia and Syria http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate-syria/blood-on-his-hands-2020-democrats-slam-trump-over-syria-idUSKBN1WV0N22019-10-17
WASHINGTON The barrage of questions fired at Elizabeth Warren at Tuesdays debate in Ohio underscored her new frontrunner status in the Democratic presidential race but also lingering concern within the party over whether the progressive senator can defeat President Donald Trump next year NegativeWASHINGTON The barrage of questions fired at Elizabeth Warren at Tuesdays debate in Ohio underscored her new frontrunner status in the Democratic presidential race but also lingering concern within the party over whether the progressive senator can defeat President Donald Trump next year http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate-analysis/at-u-s-democratic-debate-warrens-rise-sparks-fears-about-her-agenda-idUSKBN1WV0QD2019-10-17
WASHINGTON Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc declined to appear on Wednesday at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on issues relating to the ridehailing industry a congressional committee said NegativeWASHINGTON Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc declined to appear on Wednesday at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on issues relating to the ridehailing industry a congressional committee said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-ridehailing-congress/ride-hailing-companies-uber-lyft-wont-testify-before-congress-idUSKBN1WV1EW2019-10-17
WASHINGTON Senator Jim Risch the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday he hoped that the full Senate would vote soon on legislation that would require the State Department to evaluate at least once per year whether Hong Kong had retained its autonomy PositiveWASHINGTON Senator Jim Risch the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday he hoped that the full Senate would vote soon on legislation that would require the State Department to evaluate at least once per year whether Hong Kong had retained its autonomy http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-usa-senate/u-s-senate-foreign-relations-chairman-hopes-hong-kong-bill-will-move-soon-idUSKBN1WV27Y2019-10-17
WASHINGTON One of the worlds largest freshwater fish is protected by the natural equivalent of a bulletproof helping it thrive in the dangerous waters of the Amazon River basin with flexible armorlike scales able to withstand ferocious piranha attacks NegativeWASHINGTON One of the worlds largest freshwater fish is protected by the natural equivalent of a bulletproof helping it thrive in the dangerous waters of the Amazon River basin with flexible armorlike scales able to withstand ferocious piranha attacks http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-fish/amazon-fish-wears-natures-bullet-proof-vest-to-thwart-piranhas-idUSKBN1WV2JS2019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. authorities said on Wednesday it has obtained an asset freeze against 18 traders who are primarily Chinabased over an international market manipulation scheme that has reaped more than million in illicit profits over several years NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. authorities said on Wednesday it has obtained an asset freeze against 18 traders who are primarily Chinabased over an international market manipulation scheme that has reaped more than million in illicit profits over several years http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-sec-marketmanipulation/sec-freezes-assets-of-18-traders-over-alleged-manipulation-idUSKBN1WV2NM2019-10-17
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico the White House said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico the White House said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-emergency/trump-vetoes-measure-to-end-his-emergency-declaration-on-border-wall-idUSKBN1WV06P2019-10-16
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trumps personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry prompting a leading Democrat to say that would strengthen the case against the president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trumps personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry prompting a leading Democrat to say that would strengthen the case against the president http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/pence-giuliani-will-not-cooperate-in-u-s-house-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1WU1772019-10-16
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said the House of Representatives does not plan at this time to hold a full vote of the body to authorize an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said the House of Representatives does not plan at this time to hold a full vote of the body to authorize an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-authorize/u-s-house-will-hold-off-on-vote-to-authorize-impeachment-probe-pelosi-idUSKBN1WU31V2019-10-16
WASHINGTON The Pentagon said on Tuesday that it was unable to share documents with the House of Representative committee pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump citing legal and practical concerns NegativeWASHINGTON The Pentagon said on Tuesday that it was unable to share documents with the House of Representative committee pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump citing legal and practical concerns http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pentagon/pentagon-says-unable-to-share-documents-with-house-impeachment-request-at-this-time-idUSKBN1WU32F2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are not currently backing a full vote of the chamber to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said an aide familiar with the situation NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are not currently backing a full vote of the chamber to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said an aide familiar with the situation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-vote/house-democrats-will-hold-off-on-full-vote-authorizing-impeachment-probe-source-idUSKBN1WU3062019-10-16
WASHINGTON Vice President Mike Pence declined on Tuesday to submit documents to the House of Representative committees pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump his office said calling the probe and the requests for information too broad NegativeWASHINGTON Vice President Mike Pence declined on Tuesday to submit documents to the House of Representative committees pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump his office said calling the probe and the requests for information too broad http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pence/pence-declines-to-share-documents-with-house-impeachment-inquiry-counsel-idUSKBN1WU2XP2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Mexicos economy is not in recession yet but the federal government is trying to counter an economic slowdown with targeted infrastructure spending Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON Mexicos economy is not in recession yet but the federal government is trying to counter an economic slowdown with targeted infrastructure spending Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/mexico-finance-minister-losing-sleep-over-sluggish-economy-stalled-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WU1W62019-10-16
SINGAPORE Oil prices rose on Wednesday tracking gains in equities as investors pinned hopes on a potential Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union and on signals from OPEC and its allies that further supply curbs could be possible PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices rose on Wednesday tracking gains in equities as investors pinned hopes on a potential Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union and on signals from OPEC and its allies that further supply curbs could be possible http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-edge-higher-as-opec-hints-at-deeper-output-cuts-idUSKBN1WV0352019-10-16
WASHINGTON Leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives as well as the congressional foreign affairs and armed services committees are to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the situation in Syria congressional aides and an administration official said PositiveWASHINGTON Leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives as well as the congressional foreign affairs and armed services committees are to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the situation in Syria congressional aides and an administration official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-meeting/trump-to-meet-u-s-lawmakers-on-syria-at-white-house-on-wednesday-sources-idUSKBN1WU3142019-10-16
WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic lawmakers joined by some of President Donald Trumps fellow Republicans introduced a resolution on Tuesday opposing Trumps decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria the latest sign of deep disapproval in Congress of his action NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Democratic lawmakers joined by some of President Donald Trumps fellow Republicans introduced a resolution on Tuesday opposing Trumps decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria the latest sign of deep disapproval in Congress of his action http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-congress/u-s-lawmakers-set-measure-opposing-trump-on-syria-troop-withdrawal-idUSKBN1WU2Y52019-10-16
WASHINGTON The United States will mount diplomatic pressure on Turkey and threaten Ankara with more sanctions to persuade it to halt its military offensive in northeastern Syria a senior administration official said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will mount diplomatic pressure on Turkey and threaten Ankara with more sanctions to persuade it to halt its military offensive in northeastern Syria a senior administration official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-diplomacy/u-s-to-mount-pressure-on-turkey-to-halt-syria-offensive-may-increase-sanctions-idUSKBN1WU2DL2019-10-16
WASHINGTON The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday the United States wants China to improve its enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and take other steps to press Pyongyang to be more constructive in talks with the United States NegativeWASHINGTON The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday the United States wants China to improve its enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and take other steps to press Pyongyang to be more constructive in talks with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-usa-talks/u-s-wants-china-to-press-north-korea-to-be-more-constructive-in-talks-pentagon-official-idUSKBN1WU2JY2019-10-16
BEIJING Chinas northern cities will be required to cut emissions of dangerous PM2 NegativeBEIJING Chinas northern cities will be required to cut emissions of dangerous PM2 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution/china-orders-northern-cities-to-cut-winter-pm2-5-levels-by-4-in-anti-smog-drive-idUSKBN1WV0772019-10-16
KUNMING China China Hongqiao Group has agreed to set up a green industrial park in Southwest Chinas Yunnan according to a statement on Wednesday as the top aluminum producer seeks to capitalize on the provinces hydropower resources PositiveKUNMING China China Hongqiao Group has agreed to set up a green industrial park in Southwest Chinas Yunnan according to a statement on Wednesday as the top aluminum producer seeks to capitalize on the provinces hydropower resources http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-aluminium-hongqiao/china-hongqiao-turns-to-yunnan-for-green-aluminum-potential-idUSKBN1WV08P2019-10-16
BEIJING Chinas economic growth is expected to slow to a near 30year low of 6 NegativeBEIJING Chinas economic growth is expected to slow to a near 30year low of 6 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-poll/trade-pressure-seen-denting-chinas-2019-growth-to-29-year-low-at-6-2-5-9-in-2020-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1WU0S62019-10-16
BEIJING Chinas Yantai Port Group aims to launch two jointlyowned liquefied natural gas storage facilities by 2022 and expects government approval for them this month two sources familiar with the matter said PositiveBEIJING Chinas Yantai Port Group aims to launch two jointlyowned liquefied natural gas storage facilities by 2022 and expects government approval for them this month two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-energy-gas-yantai/chinas-yantai-port-to-launch-lng-storage-plants-by-2022-sources-idUSKBN1WU1JQ2019-10-16
BEIJING Chinas foreign ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing resolutely opposed new measures passed by the U.S. House of Representatives related to the Hong Kong protests and urged lawmakers to stop interfering NegativeBEIJING Chinas foreign ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing resolutely opposed new measures passed by the U.S. House of Representatives related to the Hong Kong protests and urged lawmakers to stop interfering http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-usa-china/china-says-u-s-house-should-stop-interfering-in-hong-kong-idUSKBN1WV0212019-10-16
WASHINGTON The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday that the United States has some concerns about some of the tactics used by demonstrators in Hong Kong but was also concerned about the heavier hand Beijing and Hong Kong authorities have used against protests in the territory NegativeWASHINGTON The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday that the United States has some concerns about some of the tactics used by demonstrators in Hong Kong but was also concerned about the heavier hand Beijing and Hong Kong authorities have used against protests in the territory http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-usa/u-s-concerned-about-some-hong-kong-protest-tactics-heavier-china-hand-pentagon-idUSKBN1WU2J62019-10-16
BEIJING Chinese firms have already purchased 700000 tonnes of pork and 700000 tonnes of sorghum from the United States this year to meet market demand a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday although U.S. government data pointed to smaller pork sales PositiveBEIJING Chinese firms have already purchased 700000 tonnes of pork and 700000 tonnes of sorghum from the United States this year to meet market demand a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday although U.S. government data pointed to smaller pork sales http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-agriculture/china-says-it-already-bought-700000-tonnes-of-u-s-pork-data-shows-smaller-sales-idUSKBN1WU0YT2019-10-16
WASHINGTON The U.S.China trade war will cut 2019 global growth to its slowest pace since the 20082009 financial crisis the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday but said output would rebound if their dueling tariffs were removed NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S.China trade war will cut 2019 global growth to its slowest pace since the 20082009 financial crisis the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday but said output would rebound if their dueling tariffs were removed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-economy-outlook/u-s-china-tariffs-drag-global-growth-to-lowest-in-a-decade-imf-idUSKBN1WU1TO2019-10-16
BEIJING Chinas steel sector fragmentation is worsening an industry official said on Tuesday citing unplanned new capacity at small mills undermining government efforts to restructure and merge companies in the huge industry NegativeBEIJING Chinas steel sector fragmentation is worsening an industry official said on Tuesday citing unplanned new capacity at small mills undermining government efforts to restructure and merge companies in the huge industry http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel/chinas-steel-industry-fragmentation-worsening-official-idUSKBN1WU1MC2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Trade talks between the United States and China ended last week on a mostly uncertain note but one thing was clear the White House canceled a scheduled tariff hike on billion in Chinese goods that would have gone into effect on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON Trade talks between the United States and China ended last week on a mostly uncertain note but one thing was clear the White House canceled a scheduled tariff hike on billion in Chinese goods that would have gone into effect on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-deadlines-factbox/factbox-u-s-faces-a-gauntlet-of-trade-deadlines-before-year-end-idUSKBN1WU1K02019-10-16
WASHINGTON The leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said late on Tuesday that they had begun receiving data from Facebook Alphabets Google Amazon and Apple as part of their probe into the companies potential breaches of antitrust law NegativeWASHINGTON The leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said late on Tuesday that they had begun receiving data from Facebook Alphabets Google Amazon and Apple as part of their probe into the companies potential breaches of antitrust law http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-tech-antitrust/house-investigators-say-they-have-begun-receiving-data-from-big-tech-firms-idUSKBN1WV04A2019-10-16
SINGAPORE The date of entry into service of Boeing Cos ultralongrange 7778 widebody airliner will depend partly on customer demand an executive said with the planemaker hoping to win an order from Qantas Airways Ltd to supply the plane for SydneyLondon flights PositiveSINGAPORE The date of entry into service of Boeing Cos ultralongrange 7778 widebody airliner will depend partly on customer demand an executive said with the planemaker hoping to win an order from Qantas Airways Ltd to supply the plane for SydneyLondon flights http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-boeing-australia/boeing-committed-to-777-8-model-but-yet-to-decide-on-timing-executive-idUSKBN1WV0AA2019-10-16
WASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday vowed to fight for greater gender equality at the global lender and around the world telling a packed Buckle up PositiveWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday vowed to fight for greater gender equality at the global lender and around the world telling a packed Buckle up http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-imf-economy-women/buckle-up-new-imf-chief-vows-relentless-focus-on-gender-equality-idUSKBN1WU32H2019-10-16
WASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday it will meet to determine the probable cause of the April 2018 uncontained engine failure of Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that killed a passenger who was partially sucked out the window NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday it will meet to determine the probable cause of the April 2018 uncontained engine failure of Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that killed a passenger who was partially sucked out the window http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-southwest-airplane/u-s-board-to-determine-probable-cause-of-southwest-engine-failure-that-killed-one-idUSKBN1WU26R2019-10-16
WASHINGTON NASA on Tuesday showed off two new spacesuits tailored for future moonwalking astronauts signaling development of a crucial component to the space agencys accelerated drive to return to the moon by 2024 NeutralWASHINGTON NASA on Tuesday showed off two new spacesuits tailored for future moonwalking astronauts signaling development of a crucial component to the space agencys accelerated drive to return to the moon by 2024 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-space-exploration-spacesuits/nasa-unveils-new-spacesuit-prototypes-for-missions-idUSKBN1WU2XF2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/syria-security-turkey-usa-diplomacy/u-s-to-push-diplomacy-in-bid-to-halt-syria-attacks-may-increase-sanctions-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O00F2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/syria-security-turkey-usa-diplomacy/u-s-to-push-diplomacy-in-bid-to-halt-syria-attacks-may-increase-sanctions-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O00F2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/syria-security-turkey-usa-diplomacy/u-s-to-push-diplomacy-in-bid-to-halt-syria-attacks-may-increase-sanctions-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O00F2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/syria-security-turkey-usa-diplomacy/u-s-to-push-diplomacy-in-bid-to-halt-syria-attacks-may-increase-sanctions-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O00F2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/syria-security-turkey-usa-diplomacy/u-s-to-push-diplomacy-in-bid-to-halt-syria-attacks-may-increase-sanctions-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O00F2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 15 The United States plans to focus on a diplomatic push for a ceasefire in Syria a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters on Tuesday as Turkey pressed on with its assault on northern Syria and ignored the threat of U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/syria-security-turkey-usa-diplomacy/u-s-to-push-diplomacy-in-bid-to-halt-syria-attacks-may-increase-sanctions-u-s-official-idUSW1N26O00F2019-10-16
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled reluctance to overturn appointments to Puerto Ricos federally created financial oversight board in a dispute that could disrupt the panels restructuring of about billion of the bankrupt U.S. territorys debt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled reluctance to overturn appointments to Puerto Ricos federally created financial oversight board in a dispute that could disrupt the panels restructuring of about billion of the bankrupt U.S. territorys debt http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-puertorico/u-s-supreme-court-justices-signal-support-for-puerto-rico-oversight-board-idUSKBN1WU29A2019-10-16
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to raise the possibility of U.S. retaliation against an Italian tax on digital companies when he meets with President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday a senior administration official said NegativeBy Steve Holland and Alexandra Alper http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-trump-italy-digitaltax/trump-seen-threatening-retaliation-against-italy-digital-tax-official-idUSKBN1WU2QT2019-10-16
WASHINGTON Oct 15 Hunter Biden son of former vice president and leading Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden defended his overseas work in his first television interview after months of political attacks but expressed regret over how it has been used to bludgeon his father Negativedetails tweet from http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-whistleblower-biden/update-1-hunter-biden-defends-overseas-work-in-interview-but-expresses-regret-idUSL2N2700U32019-10-16
WASHINGTON Oct 15 Hunter Biden son of former vice president and leading Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House Joe Biden defended his overseas work in his first television interview after months of political attacks but expressed regret over how it has been used to bludgeon his father NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 15 Hunter Biden son of former vice president and leading Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House Joe Biden defended his overseas work in his first television interview after months of political attacks but expressed regret over how it has been used to bludgeon his father http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-whistleblower-biden/hunter-biden-defends-overseas-work-in-interview-but-expresses-regret-idUSL2N2700A72019-10-16
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was paid for work he did for a company cofounded by the UkrainianAmerican businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges Giuliani told Reuters on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was paid for work he did for a company cofounded by the UkrainianAmerican businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges Giuliani told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-giuliani-excl/exclusive-trump-lawyer-giuliani-was-paid-500000-to-consult-on-indicted-associates-firm-idUSKBN1WU07Z2019-10-15
WASHINGTON Donald Trumps former Russia adviser testified for more than nine hours on Monday behind closed doors the latest witness summoned in the impeachment inquiry against the U.S. president over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival NegativeWASHINGTON Donald Trumps former Russia adviser testified for more than nine hours on Monday behind closed doors the latest witness summoned in the impeachment inquiry against the U.S. president over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-ex-russia-adviser-fiona-hill-testifies-in-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1WT18I2019-10-15
WASHINGTON Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft have declined to appear at a hearing on Wednesday on ridehailing industry issues the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives panel said urging them to reconsider NegativeWASHINGTON Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft have declined to appear at a hearing on Wednesday on ridehailing industry issues the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives panel said urging them to reconsider http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-ridehailing-congress/house-panel-strongly-urges-uber-lyft-to-take-part-in-hearing-idUSKBN1WT2C92019-10-15
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday insisted that the U.S. intelligence official who filed a whistleblowers complaint that focused on Trumps call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy must be unmasked NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday insisted that the U.S. intelligence official who filed a whistleblowers complaint that focused on Trumps call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy must be unmasked http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-identity/trump-says-ukraine-whistleblowers-identity-should-be-revealed-idUSKBN1WT1FB2019-10-15
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and imposed new sanctions on the NATO ally as Trump scrambled to limit the damage from his muchcriticized decision to clear U.S. troops from Turkeys path NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and imposed new sanctions on the NATO ally as Trump scrambled to limit the damage from his muchcriticized decision to clear U.S. troops from Turkeys path http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-sanctions/scrambling-to-limit-damage-trump-tells-turkey-to-stop-its-syria-invasion-idUSKBN1WT2DU2019-10-15
WASHINGTON Twelve Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Westerville Ohio on Tuesday in the partys fourth debate of the nominating contest for the November 2020 U.S. election PositiveWASHINGTON Twelve Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Westerville Ohio on Tuesday in the partys fourth debate of the nominating contest for the November 2020 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate-factbox/factbox-six-things-to-watch-at-the-democratic-debate-in-ohio-idUSKBN1WT1882019-10-15
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday said President Donald Trump had spoken to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and asked for an immediate ceasefire in Syria PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday said President Donald Trump had spoken to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and asked for an immediate ceasefire in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-pence/pence-says-trump-spoke-to-erdogan-and-asked-for-immediate-ceasefire-idUSKBN1WT2IE2019-10-15
WASHINGTON Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham who has been critical of President Donald Trumps decision to pull American troops out of northeast Syria said on Monday he strongly supports Trumps decision to sanction Turkey over its invasion of Syria NegativeWASHINGTON Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham who has been critical of President Donald Trumps decision to pull American troops out of northeast Syria said on Monday he strongly supports Trumps decision to sanction Turkey over its invasion of Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-graham/u-s-senator-graham-says-he-strongly-supports-trump-on-turkey-sanctions-idUSKBN1WT2KW2019-10-15
WASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday he will meet with NATO allies next week to press them to take diplomatic and economic in response to Turkeys incursion into Syria PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday he will meet with NATO allies next week to press them to take diplomatic and economic in response to Turkeys incursion into Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-esper/pentagon-chief-esper-says-will-press-nato-allies-to-take-measures-against-turkey-idUSKBN1WT2G02019-10-15
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday expressed grave concern about the U.S. response to Turkeys incursion in Syria and said he will meet with officials in President Donald Trumps administration and other senators this week to discuss the situation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday expressed grave concern about the U.S. response to Turkeys incursion in Syria and said he will meet with officials in President Donald Trumps administration and other senators this week to discuss the situation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-senate/u-s-senator-mcconnell-to-meet-with-trump-administration-to-discuss-syria-idUSKBN1WT2BF2019-10-15
BEIJING Chinas natural gas demand is expected to reach 307 billion cubic meters this year an increase of just from 2018 an official of staterun Sinopec Gas Co said on Tuesday as a slowing economy hits consumption NeutralBEIJING Chinas natural gas demand is expected to reach 307 billion cubic meters this year an increase of just from 2018 an official of staterun Sinopec Gas Co said on Tuesday as a slowing economy hits consumption http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-energy-gas-sinopec/chinas-gas-demand-growth-to-slow-to-10-this-year-sinopec-official-says-idUSKBN1WU0AY2019-10-15
BEIJING Chinas factory gate prices declined at their fastest pace in more than three years in September reinforcing the case for Beijing to unveil further stimulus as manufacturing cools on weak demand and U.S. trade pressures NegativeBEIJING Chinas factory gate prices declined at their fastest pace in more than three years in September reinforcing the case for Beijing to unveil further stimulus as manufacturing cools on weak demand and U.S. trade pressures http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-inflation/chinas-factory-prices-post-steepest-fall-in-three-years-idUSKBN1WU05F2019-10-15
WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that an additional round of tariffs on Chinese imports will likely be imposed if a trade deal with China has not been reached by then but added that he expected the agreement to go through NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that an additional round of tariffs on Chinese imports will likely be imposed if a trade deal with China has not been reached by then but added that he expected the agreement to go through http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-mnuchin/u-s-treasury-secretary-mnuchin-sees-tariffs-being-imposed-dec-15-if-no-china-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WT1LW2019-10-15
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump called his Phase 1 trade deal with China by far the greatest and biggest deal ever even though nothing was agreed on paper and most of the tariffs set upon Chinese goods remain in place PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump called his Phase 1 trade deal with China by far the greatest and biggest deal ever even though nothing was agreed on paper and most of the tariffs set upon Chinese goods remain in place http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-costs-analysis/are-u-s-chinese-tariffs-on-almost-everything-the-new-normal-idUSKBN1WT1OI2019-10-15
BEIJING Downward pressure on Chinas economy is increasing and the government will make good use of countercyclical adjustments to keep economic operations within reasonable range state television quoted premier Li Keqiang as saying PositiveBEIJING Downward pressure on Chinas economy is increasing and the government will make good use of countercyclical adjustments to keep economic operations within reasonable range state television quoted premier Li Keqiang as saying http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-li/china-will-use-counter-cyclical-adjustments-to-manage-economy-premier-li-idUSKBN1WT1JL2019-10-15
BEIJING Chinas pig herd in September was 41 NeutralBEIJING Chinas pig herd in September was 41 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever/chinas-pig-herd-in-sept-down-41-1-from-year-earlier-idUSKBN1WT1422019-10-15
BEIJING China is still a long way from forking out billion for farm goods from the United States agriculture industry analysts said on Monday cautioning that getting there is contingent on removing substantial technical and political hurdles NegativeBEIJING China is still a long way from forking out billion for farm goods from the United States agriculture industry analysts said on Monday cautioning that getting there is contingent on removing substantial technical and political hurdles http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-agriculture/trumps-hailing-of-50-billion-in-chinese-farm-purchases-seen-as-meaningless-idUSKBN1WT0TG2019-10-15
WASHINGTON Southwest Airlines pilots predicted on Monday that the grounded Boeing 737 MAX airplane will return to the skies around February weeks later than Boeing and airlines have projected NeutralWASHINGTON Southwest Airlines pilots predicted on Monday that the grounded Boeing 737 MAX airplane will return to the skies around February weeks later than Boeing and airlines have projected http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-boeing-southwest/southwest-pilots-say-737-max-return-may-be-delayed-beyond-boeings-fourth-quarter-goal-idUSKBN1WT2CQ2019-10-15
WASHINGTON As Joe Biden squares off against a bevy of Democratic challengers at a U.S. presidential debate on Tuesday his fiercest opponent will not be sharing the stage with him NegativeWASHINGTON As Joe Biden squares off against a bevy of Democratic challengers at a U.S. presidential debate on Tuesday his fiercest opponent will not be sharing the stage with him http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate-biden/in-2020-campaign-fight-biden-backers-worry-about-being-outgunned-by-trump-idUSKBN1WT17Y2019-10-15
WASHINGTON With all campaign events canceled after an unexpected heart surgery and nothing scheduled until Tuesdays Democratic presidential debate Bernie Sanders campaign has been seeking to reassure supporters the 78yearold senator is still a viable presidential pick NegativeWASHINGTON With all campaign events canceled after an unexpected heart surgery and nothing scheduled until Tuesdays Democratic presidential debate Bernie Sanders campaign has been seeking to reassure supporters the 78yearold senator is still a viable presidential pick http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/after-heart-attack-campaign-battles-to-keep-bernie-sanders-in-presidential-race-idUSKBN1WT1912019-10-15
WASHINGTON The second interstellar object ever spotted passing through the solar system is a comet that appears quite like those formed in our neighborhood of the cosmos providing fresh evidence that other planetary systems may be very similar to our own PositiveWASHINGTON The second interstellar object ever spotted passing through the solar system is a comet that appears quite like those formed in our neighborhood of the cosmos providing fresh evidence that other planetary systems may be very similar to our own http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-comet/interstellar-interloper-is-a-comet-resembling-those-in-our-solar-system-idUSKBN1WT2CU2019-10-15
WASHINGTON Oct 14 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Kurdishled forces in northeast Syria might be releasing captive Islamic State militants to lure U.S. troops back to the area adding that they could be easily recaptured Neutraldetails http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-turkey-usa-trump/update-1-trump-kurdish-led-forces-may-intentionally-be-releasing-islamic-state-militants-idUSL2N26Z0922019-10-15
WASHINGTON Oct 14 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Kurdishled forces in northeast Syria may be releasing captive Islamic State militants to lure U.S. troops back to the area adding that they could be easily recaptured NeutralWASHINGTON Oct 14 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Kurdishled forces in northeast Syria may be releasing captive Islamic State militants to lure U.S. troops back to the area adding that they could be easily recaptured http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-turkey-usa-trump/trump-kurdish-led-forces-may-intentionally-be-releasing-islamic-state-militants-idUSL2N26Z0892019-10-15
WASHINGTON Hunter Biden the son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for the first time on Sunday defended his work in Ukraine and China after sustained criticism from Republican President Donald Trump that has in turn embroiled the White House in an impeachment inquiry NegativeWASHINGTON Hunter Biden the son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for the first time on Sunday defended his work in Ukraine and China after sustained criticism from Republican President Donald Trump that has in turn embroiled the White House in an impeachment inquiry http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-biden/hunter-biden-disputes-trump-attacks-of-his-work-wades-into-impeachment-fight-idUSKBN1WS0GX2019-10-14
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a legendary crime and wonderful after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York mayor broke lobbying laws in his dealings in Ukraine NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a legendary crime and wonderful after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York mayor broke lobbying laws in his dealings in Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-defends-giuliani-in-tweet-after-report-of-federal-probe-idUSKBN1WR0GU2019-10-14
WELLINGTON New Zealands Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support on Monday to target violent extremist content online just months after an alleged white supremacist livestreamed a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch NegativeWELLINGTON New Zealands Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support on Monday to target violent extremist content online just months after an alleged white supremacist livestreamed a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-newzealand-shooting/new-zealand-pm-ardern-steps-up-fight-against-extremist-online-content-idUSKBN1WT0AQ2019-10-14
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara potentially as early as this week for its incursion into northern Syria one of the few levers the United States still has over NATOally Turkey NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara potentially as early as this week for its incursion into northern Syria one of the few levers the United States still has over NATOally Turkey http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-sanctions/as-options-narrow-on-syria-trump-prepares-to-drop-sanctions-hammer-on-turkey-idUSKBN1WS0SF2019-10-14
SINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Monday as scant details on the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut last weeks optimism over the thaw that helped to lift crude markets by PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Monday as scant details on the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut last weeks optimism over the thaw that helped to lift crude markets by http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-ease-on-scant-details-of-u-s-china-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WT00V2019-10-14
WASHINGTON The United States is considering plans to withdraw the bulk of American troops from northern Syria in the coming days two U.S. officials told Reuters on Sunday in what would be a fasterthanexpected timeline for the U.S. pullout amid Turkeys escalating offensive NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is considering plans to withdraw the bulk of American troops from northern Syria in the coming days two U.S. officials told Reuters on Sunday in what would be a fasterthanexpected timeline for the U.S. pullout amid Turkeys escalating offensive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-pullout-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-could-pull-bulk-of-troops-from-syria-in-matter-of-days-officials-idUSKBN1WS0OO2019-10-14
BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that any attempt to divide China will be crushed as Beijing faces political challenges in monthslong protests in Hong Kong and U.S. criticism over its treatment of Muslim minority groups NegativeBEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that any attempt to divide China will be crushed as Beijing faces political challenges in monthslong protests in Hong Kong and U.S. criticism over its treatment of Muslim minority groups http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics-xi/chinas-xi-warns-attempts-to-divide-china-will-end-in-shattered-bones-idUSKBN1WS07W2019-10-14
SINGAPORE Oct 14 Copper prices rose on Monday on signs of progress in the U.S.China trade talks and some supply disruptions but gains were limited as the markets remained cautious about prospects of a deal between the two biggest global economies Positivequotes updates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-metals/metals-copper-rises-on-trade-talk-progress-supply-disruptions-idUSL3N26Z10H2019-10-14
WASHINGTON One of the two Florida businessmen who helped U.S. President Donald Trumps personal attorney investigate his political rival Democrat Joe Biden also has been working for the legal team of a Ukrainian oligarch who faces bribery charges in the United States according to attorneys for the businessmen and the oligarch NegativeWASHINGTON One of the two Florida businessmen who helped U.S. President Donald Trumps personal attorney investigate his political rival Democrat Joe Biden also has been working for the legal team of a Ukrainian oligarch who faces bribery charges in the United States according to attorneys for the businessmen and the oligarch http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-firtash/indicted-giuliani-associate-worked-on-behalf-of-ukrainian-oligarch-firtash-idUSKBN1WQ2H52019-10-12
WASHINGTON The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday told a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump that Trump ousted her based on unfounded and false after she had come under attack by his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani NegativeWASHINGTON The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday told a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump that Trump ousted her based on unfounded and false after she had come under attack by his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-testify/ex-envoy-tells-impeachment-inquiry-trump-ousted-her-based-on-false-claims-idUSKBN1WQ0CV2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan was stepping down and a new acting chief of the agency would be named next week NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan was stepping down and a new acting chief of the agency would be named next week http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mcaleenan/trump-says-acting-homeland-security-secretary-mcaleenan-is-stepping-down-idUSKBN1WQ2UN2019-10-12
WASHINGTON Talks over whether the whistleblower who sparked an impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will testify to Congressional committees are hung up on the question of whether the person can submit written testimony two sources familiar with the discussions said NegativeWASHINGTON Talks over whether the whistleblower who sparked an impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will testify to Congressional committees are hung up on the question of whether the person can submit written testimony two sources familiar with the discussions said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-congress/talks-over-whistleblowers-trump-impeachment-testimony-hung-up-sources-idUSKBN1WQ2SD2019-10-12
WASHINGTON The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine abandoned diplomatic discretion and accused the Trump administration of recalling her based on false claims and of eviscerating the State Department an act that may end her career but drew praise for her courage NeutralWASHINGTON The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine abandoned diplomatic discretion and accused the Trump administration of recalling her based on false claims and of eviscerating the State Department an act that may end her career but drew praise for her courage http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-yovanovitch/abandoning-diplomats-discretion-ex-ukraine-ambassador-takes-trump-to-task-idUSKBN1WQ2TO2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Friday gave the green light for genetically modified cotton to be used for human consumption paving the way for a proteinpacked new food source edible cottonseed that tastes a bit like chickpeas that its developers said could help tackle global malnutrition NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Friday gave the green light for genetically modified cotton to be used for human consumption paving the way for a proteinpacked new food source edible cottonseed that tastes a bit like chickpeas that its developers said could help tackle global malnutrition http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-cottonseed/u-s-regulators-allow-genetically-modified-cotton-as-human-food-source-idUSKBN1WQ2J12019-10-12
WASHINGTON The chairman of one of the Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump said on Friday the committee would continue and its efforts NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of one of the Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump said on Friday the committee would continue and its efforts http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/u-s-house-committee-chief-says-will-accelerate-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WQ2NE2019-10-12
WASHINGTON A senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has resigned with the State Department mired in a controversy over the Trump administrations dealings with Ukraine that has prompted an impeachment inquiry targeting the president NegativeWASHINGTON A senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has resigned with the State Department mired in a controversy over the Trump administrations dealings with Ukraine that has prompted an impeachment inquiry targeting the president http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-adviser/top-aide-to-u-s-secretary-of-state-pompeo-resigns-idUSKBN1WQ1U32019-10-12
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration had insufficient personnel to oversee the certification of new Boeing airplanes and should make significant reforms in how it approves new aircraft an international aviation panel said Friday PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration had insufficient personnel to oversee the certification of new Boeing airplanes and should make significant reforms in how it approves new aircraft an international aviation panel said Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-boeing-faa-certification/faa-must-ramp-up-staffing-to-oversee-airplane-certification-after-737-max-panel-idUSKBN1WQ28B2019-10-12
WASHINGTON The United States ramped up efforts on Friday to persuade Turkey to halt an escalating offensive in northern Syria against U.S.backed Kurdish forces saying Ankara was causing great to ties and could face potentially devastating sanctions NegativeWASHINGTON The United States ramped up efforts on Friday to persuade Turkey to halt an escalating offensive in northern Syria against U.S.backed Kurdish forces saying Ankara was causing great to ties and could face potentially devastating sanctions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-washington/u-s-officials-intensify-pressure-on-turkey-to-stop-syria-assault-idUSKBN1WQ2PZ2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded the Pentagon said an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages an offensive against U.S.allied Kurdish militia NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded the Pentagon said an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages an offensive against U.S.allied Kurdish militia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-blast/u-s-troops-in-syria-came-under-fire-from-turkish-positions-pentagon-idUSKBN1WQ2KV2019-10-12
WASHINGTON The United States announced the deployment of additional American military forces to Saudi Arabia on Friday to bolster the kingdoms defenses after the Sept PositiveWASHINGTON The United States announced the deployment of additional American military forces to Saudi Arabia on Friday to bolster the kingdoms defenses after the Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-attacks-exclusive/u-s-says-deploying-more-forces-to-saudi-arabia-to-counter-iran-threat-idUSKBN1WQ21Z2019-10-12
WASHINGTON Prominent evangelical leaders have sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump over his decision to pull American military forces out of Syria saying he was endangering tens of thousands of Christians in the Muslimdominated region NegativeWASHINGTON Prominent evangelical leaders have sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump over his decision to pull American military forces out of Syria saying he was endangering tens of thousands of Christians in the Muslimdominated region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-religion/at-evangelical-conference-concerns-about-syria-but-cheers-for-trump-idUSKBN1WQ2QM2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that President Donald Trump had authorized U.S. officials to draft very new sanctions to target Turkey after it launched an offensive in northeast Syria adding that banks were being notified NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that President Donald Trump had authorized U.S. officials to draft very new sanctions to target Turkey after it launched an offensive in northeast Syria adding that banks were being notified http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-sanctions/united-states-threatens-turkey-with-very-significant-sanctions-idUSKBN1WQ2FE2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike but officials on both sides said much more work needed to be done before an accord could be agreed NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike but officials on both sides said much more work needed to be done before an accord could be agreed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-outlines-phase-1-trade-deal-with-china-suspends-october-tariff-hike-idUSKBN1WQ10X2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. officials on Friday promised a Phase deal with China on a host of conflicts from intellectual property to currency was imminent but Chinas official stateowned news organization Xinhua struck a more cautious tone PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. officials on Friday promised a Phase deal with China on a host of conflicts from intellectual property to currency was imminent but Chinas official stateowned news organization Xinhua struck a more cautious tone http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-xinhua/chinas-xinhua-focuses-more-on-progress-less-on-a-pending-u-s-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WR03F2019-10-12
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States and China had come to a substantial phase1 trade deal reaching agreement on intellectual property financial services and big agricultural purchases PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States and China had come to a substantial phase1 trade deal reaching agreement on intellectual property financial services and big agricultural purchases http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-says-u-s-china-have-reached-substantial-phase-1-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WQ2KJ2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday likened Chinas treatment of more than one million Uighur Muslims to George Orwells novel saying the Communist Party was detaining and abusing them in internment camps NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday likened Chinas treatment of more than one million Uighur Muslims to George Orwells novel saying the Communist Party was detaining and abusing them in internment camps http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-muslims-pompeo/pompeo-says-orwells-1984-coming-to-life-in-chinas-xinjiang-region-idUSKBN1WQ27U2019-10-12
WASHINGTON Chinese officials led by Vice Premier Liu He departed the U.S. Trade Representatives office on Friday signaling that two days of U.S.China trade talks had concluded PositiveWASHINGTON Chinese officials led by Vice Premier Liu He departed the U.S. Trade Representatives office on Friday signaling that two days of U.S.China trade talks had concluded http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/chinese-delegation-departs-ustr-building-as-u-s-trade-talks-conclude-idUSKBN1WQ27W2019-10-12
BEIJING Rio Tinto one of the worlds top iron ore miners signed its first spot trading contract denominated in Chinese Renminbi on Friday in an effort to diversify procurement channels for Chinese customers PositiveBEIJING Rio Tinto one of the worlds top iron ore miners signed its first spot trading contract denominated in Chinese Renminbi on Friday in an effort to diversify procurement channels for Chinese customers http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ironore-rio-tinto/rio-tinto-signs-its-first-renminbi-portside-trading-contract-idUSKBN1WQ1A32019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S.China trade talks were going well as the second day of toplevel negotiations aimed at rolling back tensions between the worlds two largest economies begins PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S.China trade talks were going well as the second day of toplevel negotiations aimed at rolling back tensions between the worlds two largest economies begins http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/trump-says-u-s-china-trade-talks-are-going-well-idUSKBN1WQ1TG2019-10-12
WASHINGTON Three U.S. financial regulators on Friday issued a warning to firms with registered digital assets that they have an obligation to follow securities laws prohibiting money laundering and requiring disclosure of suspicious activity NegativeWASHINGTON Three U.S. financial regulators on Friday issued a warning to firms with registered digital assets that they have an obligation to follow securities laws prohibiting money laundering and requiring disclosure of suspicious activity http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-sec-digitalassets-fraud/digital-assets-subject-to-money-laundering-disclosure-laws-u-s-regulators-idUSKBN1WQ2EC2019-10-12
WASHINGTON The Federal Trade Commission which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust law will lose the head of the Bureau of Competition next month Chairman Joe Simons said in a statement on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The Federal Trade Commission which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust law will lose the head of the Bureau of Competition next month Chairman Joe Simons said in a statement on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-ftc-hoffman/ftcs-antitrust-chief-who-spearheaded-tech-task-force-to-step-down-idUSKBN1WQ2FV2019-10-12
WASHINGTON Citibank has agreed to pay a million fine to settle charges of repeated violations of real estate holding rules and for failing to meet its commitment to take corrective actions the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Citibank has agreed to pay a million fine to settle charges of repeated violations of real estate holding rules and for failing to meet its commitment to take corrective actions the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-occ-citibank/citi-pays-30-million-fine-to-settle-real-estate-violations-regulator-idUSKBN1WQ2DZ2019-10-12
WASHINGTON In some of the most critical U.S. comments about Turkeys advance into northeastern Syria Defense Secretary Mark Esper told his Turkish counterpart they should deescalate the situation before it becomes adding that Ankaras operation could harm U.S. personnel in Syria NegativeWASHINGTON In some of the most critical U.S. comments about Turkeys advance into northeastern Syria Defense Secretary Mark Esper told his Turkish counterpart they should deescalate the situation before it becomes adding that Ankaras operation could harm U.S. personnel in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-pentagon/need-to-de-escalate-situation-in-northeast-syria-before-its-irreparable-pentagon-idUSKBN1WQ1UU2019-10-12
BEIJING Japans Itochu Corp has invested nearly million in Chinese electric vehicle maker Singulato Motors to lift its stake to about and plans to boost the holding if the startup meets certain conditions two people familiar with the matter said PositiveBEIJING Japans Itochu Corp has invested nearly million in Chinese electric vehicle maker Singulato Motors to lift its stake to about and plans to boost the holding if the startup meets certain conditions two people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-singulato-electric-itochu/itochu-lifts-stake-in-chinese-ev-maker-singulato-may-invest-more-sources-idUSKBN1WQ1322019-10-12
WASHINGTON Oct 11 U.S. officials on Friday promised a Phase deal with China on a host of conflicts from intellectual property to currency was imminent but Chinas official stateowned news organization Xinhua struck a more cautious tone NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 11 U.S. officials on Friday promised a Phase deal with China on a host of conflicts from intellectual property to currency was imminent but Chinas official stateowned news organization Xinhua struck a more cautious tone http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-xinhua/chinas-xinhua-focuses-more-on-progress-less-on-a-pending-u-s-trade-deal-idUSL2N26W20T2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will host Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the White House on Oct PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will host Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the White House on Oct http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-italy/trump-to-host-italian-president-mattarella-at-the-white-house-on-thursday-idUSKBN1WR00M2019-10-12
WASHINGTON The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was testifying to lawmakers on Friday under subpoena after the White House directed the State Department to block her appearance U.S. House Democrats said in a statement NegativeWASHINGTON The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was testifying to lawmakers on Friday under subpoena after the White House directed the State Department to block her appearance U.S. House Democrats said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-yovanovitch-s/u-s-ex-ambassador-to-ukraine-testifies-under-subpoena-democrats-idUSKBN1WQ2G12019-10-12
WASHINGTON In a blow to President Donald Trumps efforts to block oversight of his business dealings a U.S. court on Friday backed a House of Representatives request for the Republicans financial records including tax documents NegativeWASHINGTON In a blow to President Donald Trumps efforts to block oversight of his business dealings a U.S. court on Friday backed a House of Representatives request for the Republicans financial records including tax documents http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-financialrecords/u-s-court-backs-house-request-for-trumps-financial-records-idUSKBN1WQ1WF2019-10-12
WASHINGTON U.S. spy agencies critical partnerships with Englishspeaking counterparts could be undermined by Attorney General William Barrs investigation into the roots of a probe of Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election a top Senate Democrat said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. spy agencies critical partnerships with Englishspeaking counterparts could be undermined by Attorney General William Barrs investigation into the roots of a probe of Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election a top Senate Democrat said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-warner/senior-u-s-senate-democrat-fears-barr-probe-of-russian-meddling-could-hurt-spy-alliance-idUSKBN1WQ24G2019-10-12
BEIJING Oct 11 The U.S. National Basketball Association has decided not to make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media during the rest of their China trip amid a furore over a Houston Rockets executives tweet supporting Hong Kongs protesters according to a tweet by an ESPN reporter NegativeBEIJING Oct 11 The U.S. National Basketball Association has decided not to make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media during the rest of their China trip amid a furore over a Houston Rockets executives tweet supporting Hong Kongs protesters according to a tweet by an ESPN reporter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-basketball-nba-media/nba-says-no-media-sessions-for-nets-lakers-for-rest-of-china-trip-espn-reporter-idUSB9N26303B2019-10-12
WASHINGTON The White Houses promise to stonewall a congressional impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump will get an early test on Friday when the former ambassador to Ukraine is scheduled to testify to House of Representatives investigators NegativeWASHINGTON The White Houses promise to stonewall a congressional impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump will get an early test on Friday when the former ambassador to Ukraine is scheduled to testify to House of Representatives investigators http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/former-ukraine-envoy-scheduled-to-testify-in-trump-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WQ0CV2019-10-11
WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging lead service lines that could expose children to a toxin known to harm developing brains NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging lead service lines that could expose children to a toxin known to harm developing brains http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-lead/trump-epa-proposes-overhaul-of-lead-in-drinking-water-rule-critics-call-plan-weak-idUSKBN1WP30R2019-10-11
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he does not know the two associates of his personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani who were arrested even if they are in a picture with him NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he does not know the two associates of his personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani who were arrested even if they are in a picture with him http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-arrests-giuli/trump-says-he-does-not-know-the-two-associates-of-giuliani-idUSKBN1WP2Z12019-10-11
WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats issued a subpoena for U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday over any possible role he played in President Donald Trumps effort to get Ukraines president to investigate a political rival NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats issued a subpoena for U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday over any possible role he played in President Donald Trumps effort to get Ukraines president to investigate a political rival http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-perry/democrats-subpoena-energy-secretary-perry-in-trump-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WP2WY2019-10-11
WASHINGTON The United States supports Brazils bid to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States supports Brazils bid to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oecd-usa-pompeo/u-s-supports-brazils-steps-towards-oecd-membership-pompeo-idUSKBN1WP3592019-10-11
BEIJING Chinas exports likely fell at a slightly faster pace in September as softening global demand and U.S. tariffs bit more deeply while imports shrank for a fifth straight month suggesting pressure on the economy is increasing a Reuters poll showed NegativeBEIJING Chinas exports likely fell at a slightly faster pace in September as softening global demand and U.S. tariffs bit more deeply while imports shrank for a fifth straight month suggesting pressure on the economy is increasing a Reuters poll showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade/chinas-september-exports-seen-falling-3-imports-to-shrink-for-fifth-month-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1WQ0BJ2019-10-11
WASHINGTON Twentynine of President Donald Trumps fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives announced on Thursday they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey underscoring lawmakers unhappiness about its assault on Kurdish forces in Syria NegativeWASHINGTON Twentynine of President Donald Trumps fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives announced on Thursday they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey underscoring lawmakers unhappiness about its assault on Kurdish forces in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-republicans/u-s-house-republicans-to-seek-sanctions-on-turkey-over-kurd-offensive-idUSKBN1WP3472019-10-11
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hopes he can mediate between Turkey and the Kurds following Turkeys offensive on U.S.allied Kurds in northeast Syria PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hopes he can mediate between Turkey and the Kurds following Turkeys offensive on U.S.allied Kurds in northeast Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-trump/trump-says-he-hopes-he-can-mediate-between-turkey-and-the-kurds-idUSKBN1WP2XQ2019-10-11
WASHINGTON The United States will take penalizing action against Turkey if it engages in any inhumane and moves against civilians during its incursion into northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will take penalizing action against Turkey if it engages in any inhumane and moves against civilians during its incursion into northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-state/u-s-could-penalize-turkey-if-it-acts-inhumanely-against-civilians-in-syria-idUSKBN1WP32U2019-10-11
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps new national security adviser Robert OBrien said on Thursday he plans to reduce the size of the National Security Council by about a third in coming months and limit the NSCs role to gathering options for Trump rather than directing foreign policy NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps new national security adviser Robert OBrien said on Thursday he plans to reduce the size of the National Security Council by about a third in coming months and limit the NSCs role to gathering options for Trump rather than directing foreign policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-nationalsecurity-exclusive/exclusive-trumps-new-national-security-adviser-plans-to-return-nsc-to-traditional-coordinating-role-idUSKBN1WP31Z2019-10-11
WASHINGTON A U.S.China currency agreement being floated as a symbol of progress in this weeks trade talks between the worlds two largest economies would largely repeat past pledges by China currency experts say and will not change the dollaryuan relationship that has been a thorn in the side of President Donald Trump PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S.China currency agreement being floated as a symbol of progress in this weeks trade talks between the worlds two largest economies would largely repeat past pledges by China currency experts say and will not change the dollaryuan relationship that has been a thorn in the side of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-currency/u-s-china-currency-deal-wont-change-dollar-yuan-dynamics-experts-idUSKBN1WQ0D02019-10-11
WASHINGTON Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrapped up a first day of trade talks in more than two months on Thursday as business groups expressed optimism the two sides might be able to ease a 15month trade war and delay a U.S. tariff hike scheduled for next week PositiveWASHINGTON Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrapped up a first day of trade talks in more than two months on Thursday as business groups expressed optimism the two sides might be able to ease a 15month trade war and delay a U.S. tariff hike scheduled for next week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/day-1-of-u-s-china-trade-talks-ends-with-hopes-for-limited-deal-idUSKBN1WP0H62019-10-11
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at p PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at p http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-meeting/trump-to-meet-with-chinese-vice-premier-liu-he-at-245-p-m-edt-1845-gmt-friday-idUSKBN1WQ0692019-10-11
WASHINGTON Chinese and U.S. officials are negotiating this week in Washington to try to end a debilitating 15month trade war with talks set to culminate on Friday when the head of Beijings delegation meets U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House PositiveWASHINGTON Chinese and U.S. officials are negotiating this week in Washington to try to end a debilitating 15month trade war with talks set to culminate on Friday when the head of Beijings delegation meets U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-whoswho/whos-who-in-the-high-level-chinese-trade-delegation-in-washington-idUSKBN1WP2PV2019-10-11
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials on Thursday went very well and the two sides had a very very good negotiation PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials on Thursday went very well and the two sides had a very very good negotiation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-says-u-s-china-trade-talks-went-very-well-on-thursday-idUSKBN1WP2YA2019-10-11
WASHINGTON Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators are working towards an early of confidencebuilding agreements that could forestall further U.S. tariffs including an agreement to avoid currency manipulation a senior U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators are working towards an early of confidencebuilding agreements that could forestall further U.S. tariffs including an agreement to avoid currency manipulation a senior U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-chamber/u-s-chamber-sees-possible-u-s-china-currency-agreement-tariff-hike-delay-idUSKBN1WP29Q2019-10-11
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House on Friday the second of twodays of highlevel U.S. China trade talks aimed at averting scheduled increases in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House on Friday the second of twodays of highlevel U.S. China trade talks aimed at averting scheduled increases in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-whitehouse/trump-says-will-meet-with-chinese-vice-premier-at-white-house-on-friday-idUSKBN1WP24Q2019-10-11
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday unveiled a final package of rules easing capital and liquidity requirements for domestic U.S. and foreign banks that were originally introduced following the 20072009 global financial crisis NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday unveiled a final package of rules easing capital and liquidity requirements for domestic U.S. and foreign banks that were originally introduced following the 20072009 global financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-fed-banks/fed-eases-post-crisis-rules-for-domestic-foreign-banks-idUSKBN1WP2OU2019-10-11
WASHINGTON Oct 10 President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at p PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 10 President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at p http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-meeting/trump-to-meet-with-chinese-vice-premier-liu-he-at-245-p-m-edt-1845-gmt-friday-idUSW1N26M0702019-10-11
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has enlisted parts of the U.S. government and key allies in the pursuit of unproven or disproven conspiracy theories some incubated in the dark and anonymous corners of the internet NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump has enlisted parts of the U.S. government and key allies in the pursuit of unproven or disproven conspiracy theories some incubated in the dark and anonymous corners of the internet http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-conspiracies/explainer-how-trump-used-the-u-s-government-to-chase-conspiracy-theories-idUSKBN1WP2RV2019-10-11
WASHINGTON Hundreds of former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees on Thursday urged a congressional probe into whether the agencys feud with California represented retaliation for the states failure to support President Donald Trumps political agenda NegativeWASHINGTON Hundreds of former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees on Thursday urged a congressional probe into whether the agencys feud with California represented retaliation for the states failure to support President Donald Trumps political agenda http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-california/trump-feud-with-california-warrants-u-s-congress-probe-hundreds-of-ex-epa-employees-idUSKBN1WP2ON2019-10-11
WASHINGTON House Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday subpoenaed two of Trump attorney Rudy Giulianis associates who were arrested and charged over campaign finance violations NegativeWASHINGTON House Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday subpoenaed two of Trump attorney Rudy Giulianis associates who were arrested and charged over campaign finance violations http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-subpoenas/house-democrats-issue-subpoenas-for-two-indicted-giuliani-associates-idUSKBN1WP2IF2019-10-11
WASHINGTON Facing a White House vowing to block the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry Democratic congressional leaders on Thursday were plotting the next moves in their probe of President Donald Trumps dealings with Ukraine NegativeWASHINGTON Facing a White House vowing to block the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry Democratic congressional leaders on Thursday were plotting the next moves in their probe of President Donald Trumps dealings with Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/running-the-roadblock-house-democrats-seeking-way-around-white-house-on-impeachment-idUSKBN1WP0GM2019-10-10
WASHINGTON A counterterrorism analyst with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency was arrested on Wednesday over charges he leaked classified materials about a foreign countrys weapons system to two journalists in 2018 and 2019 the U.S. Justice Department said in federal court filings on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON A counterterrorism analyst with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency was arrested on Wednesday over charges he leaked classified materials about a foreign countrys weapons system to two journalists in 2018 and 2019 the U.S. Justice Department said in federal court filings on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-security-leak/u-s-arrests-counterterrorism-analyst-over-leaks-to-journalists-idUSKBN1WO2C42019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday he does not intend to scale back his presidential campaigning after a heart attack saying he had not intended to give the impression he was slowing down NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday he does not intend to scale back his presidential campaigning after a heart attack saying he had not intended to give the impression he was slowing down http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/bernie-sanders-will-not-scale-down-campaign-after-heart-attack-nbc-interview-idUSKBN1WO2TX2019-10-10
WASHINGTON Former U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy stepped into a familiar role on Wednesday when President Donald Trump tapped him to join his outside legal team to help battle a Democraticled impeachment conservative battering ram NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy stepped into a familiar role on Wednesday when President Donald Trump tapped him to join his outside legal team to help battle a Democraticled impeachment conservative battering ram http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-gowdy/republican-gowdy-who-pushed-obama-on-benghazi-joins-trump-impeachment-defense-idUSKBN1WO2Y32019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on Wednesday requiring federal agencies to go through a similar process of public input and explanation when they issue key guidance and pledged White House scrutiny NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on Wednesday requiring federal agencies to go through a similar process of public input and explanation when they issue key guidance and pledged White House scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-regulations/trump-orders-agencies-to-require-public-input-in-key-guidance-documents-idUSKBN1WO2SK2019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was wholly for President Donald Trump to ask Ukraines leader to investigate corruption in his country NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was wholly for President Donald Trump to ask Ukraines leader to investigate corruption in his country http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pompeo/pompeo-says-appropriate-for-trump-to-ask-ukraine-to-probe-corruption-idUSKBN1WO2TU2019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. Republicans condemned President Donald Trumps Syria policy on Wednesday after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters a rare break from the White House that had some calling for sanctions against the NATO ally NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Republicans condemned President Donald Trumps Syria policy on Wednesday after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters a rare break from the White House that had some calling for sanctions against the NATO ally http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-graham/breaking-with-trump-u-s-republicans-press-for-response-to-turkey-over-syria-idUSKBN1WO1ZK2019-10-10
WASHINGTON The United States has not given Turkey a green light to invade Syria U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday but added that Ankara had legitimate security and that President Donald Trump made a decision to move American soldiers out of harms way NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has not given Turkey a green light to invade Syria U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday but added that Ankara had legitimate security and that President Donald Trump made a decision to move American soldiers out of harms way http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-pompeo/pompeo-says-u-s-did-not-give-green-light-to-turkeys-syria-incursion-idUSKBN1WO2ST2019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism from fellow Republicans over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria and dismissed worries that captured Islamic State fighters might escape in the chaos of a Turkish attack NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism from fellow Republicans over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria and dismissed worries that captured Islamic State fighters might escape in the chaos of a Turkish attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-trump/trump-defends-his-syria-pullout-against-republican-criticism-idUSKBN1WO2B12019-10-10
WASHINGTON The U.S. military has taken custody of two highprofile Islamic State militants previously held in Syria by Kurdishled fighters and moved them out of the country as Turkey starts an offensive there a U.S. official said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. military has taken custody of two highprofile Islamic State militants previously held in Syria by Kurdishled fighters and moved them out of the country as Turkey starts an offensive there a U.S. official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-beatles/u-s-military-takes-custody-of-two-high-profile-islamic-state-militants-idUSKBN1WO2XG2019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called on the European Union to condemn Iran and hold Tehran accountable after he said oil from Iranian tanker Adrian Darya had been offloaded in Syria NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called on the European Union to condemn Iran and hold Tehran accountable after he said oil from Iranian tanker Adrian Darya had been offloaded in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/u-s-secretary-of-state-calls-for-eu-to-condemn-iran-over-tanker-idUSKBN1WO1HT2019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Wednesday that Chinas treatment of Muslims including the Uighurs in western China was an enormous human rights and Washington will continue to raise the issue NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Wednesday that Chinas treatment of Muslims including the Uighurs in western China was an enormous human rights and Washington will continue to raise the issue http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-muslims-pompeo/pompeo-says-chinas-treatment-of-muslims-enormous-human-right-violation-pbs-interview-idUSKBN1WO2TP2019-10-10
SINGAPORE China is planning tighter visa restrictions for U.S. nationals with ties to antiChina groups people with knowledge of the proposed curbs said following similar U.S. restrictions on Chinese nationals as relations between the countries sour NegativeSINGAPORE China is planning tighter visa restrictions for U.S. nationals with ties to antiChina groups people with knowledge of the proposed curbs said following similar U.S. restrictions on Chinese nationals as relations between the countries sour http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-visas/china-plans-to-restrict-visas-for-u-s-visitors-with-anti-china-links-idUSKBN1WO0L72019-10-10
WASHINGTON The United States and Chinas top trade negotiators were set to meet on Thursday for the first time since late July to try to find a way out of a 15month trade war as new irritants between the worlds two largest economies threatened hopes for progress PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and Chinas top trade negotiators were set to meet on Thursday for the first time since late July to try to find a way out of a 15month trade war as new irritants between the worlds two largest economies threatened hopes for progress http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/top-level-u-s-china-trade-talks-resume-as-irritants-sour-atmosphere-idUSKBN1WP0H62019-10-10
WASHINGTON Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked a U.S. national security panel to review TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Cos acquisition of Musical PositiveWASHINGTON Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked a U.S. national security panel to review TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Cos acquisition of Musical http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-tiktok/tiktoks-musical-ly-deal-needs-u-s-national-security-review-senator-idUSKBN1WO28N2019-10-10
WASHINGTON The head of the AFLCIO labor union on Wednesday warned against speedy passage of the Trump administrations new trade pact with Mexico and Canada saying he was especially concerned about labor protection measures in Mexico and adding that any vote on the plan before the end of November would lead to its defeat NegativeWASHINGTON The head of the AFLCIO labor union on Wednesday warned against speedy passage of the Trump administrations new trade pact with Mexico and Canada saying he was especially concerned about labor protection measures in Mexico and adding that any vote on the plan before the end of November would lead to its defeat http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/u-s-labor-leader-says-usmca-faces-defeat-without-more-worker-safeguards-idUSKBN1WO1ZW2019-10-10
WASHINGTON One of 17 U.S. states that sued to block a proposed NegativeWASHINGTON One of 17 U.S. states that sued to block a proposed http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobileus/mississippi-will-back-sprint-t-mobile-merger-and-drop-court-challenge-idUSKBN1WO2Q32019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. job openings fell to a low in August and hiring declined suggesting employment growth was slowing largely because of ebbing demand for labor as the economy loses momentum NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. job openings fell to a low in August and hiring declined suggesting employment growth was slowing largely because of ebbing demand for labor as the economy loses momentum http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/decreasing-u-s-job-openings-point-to-cooling-labor-market-idUSKBN1WO1VN2019-10-10
SINGAPORE Oct 10 The yen rose and the yuan fell on Thursday after a news report said deputylevel trade talks between Chinese and U.S. officials in Washington had failed to make much headway sending investors scurrying for safety NegativeNo progress at deputylevel trade talks SCMP http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-rises-yuan-drops-on-report-of-trade-talks-stalemate-idUSL3N26V0372019-10-10
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the White House would cooperate with the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry if House Democrats give us our rights NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the White House would cooperate with the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry if House Democrats give us our rights http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-rights/trump-says-he-would-cooperate-with-impeachment-probe-if-rights-guaranteed-idUSKBN1WO2NS2019-10-10
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the U.S. Congress could step in to protect the immigrants known as if the Supreme Court endorses his plan to end a program protecting hundreds of thousands of these young adults who were brought into the country illegally as children PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the U.S. Congress could step in to protect the immigrants known as if the Supreme Court endorses his plan to end a program protecting hundreds of thousands of these young adults who were brought into the country illegally as children http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-immigration-trump/trump-says-congress-would-act-if-top-court-rejects-dreamers-idUSKBN1WO1W02019-10-10
WASHINGTON The White House budget office will not comply with a congressional subpoena for documents relating to Ukraine issued as part of the impeachment probe launched by Democratic lawmakers the head of the office said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The White House budget office will not comply with a congressional subpoena for documents relating to Ukraine issued as part of the impeachment probe launched by Democratic lawmakers the head of the office said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-omb/trumps-budget-office-confirms-it-will-not-comply-with-impeachment-probe-subpoena-idUSKBN1WO1Q52019-10-10
WASHINGTON Saturn is now being recognized as the moon of our solar system with astronomers spotting 20 more of them orbiting the giant ringed planet bringing its total count to 82 three more than Jupiter NeutralWASHINGTON Saturn is now being recognized as the moon of our solar system with astronomers spotting 20 more of them orbiting the giant ringed planet bringing its total count to 82 three more than Jupiter http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-saturn/saturn-is-the-solar-systems-moon-king-with-20-more-spotted-idUSKBN1WO2VD2019-10-10
WASHINGTON A decade after NASA sent a rocket crashing into the moons south pole spewing a plume of debris that revealed vast reserves of ice beneath the barren lunar surface the space agency is racing to pick up where its littleremembered project left off NegativeWASHINGTON A decade after NASA sent a rocket crashing into the moons south pole spewing a plume of debris that revealed vast reserves of ice beneath the barren lunar surface the space agency is racing to pick up where its littleremembered project left off http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-moon/ten-years-after-suicide-mission-nasa-thirsts-for-lunar-water-idUSKBN1WO1FT2019-10-10
WASHINGTON Fossils of a large carnivorous dinosaur that was a top predator about 115 million years ago have been unearthed in Thailand a brute that was among the early members of an impressive group of fleshripping dinosaurs known for their sharklike teeth PositiveWASHINGTON Fossils of a large carnivorous dinosaur that was a top predator about 115 million years ago have been unearthed in Thailand a brute that was among the early members of an impressive group of fleshripping dinosaurs known for their sharklike teeth http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-dinosaur/fossils-of-shark-toothed-carnivorous-dinosaur-found-in-thailand-idUSKBN1WO2HF2019-10-10
BEIJING The National Basketball Association is pressing ahead with a exhibition game Thursday evening in Shanghai despite backlash against the league from China after a Houston Rockets executives tweet supporting Hong Kong protests PositiveBEIJING The National Basketball Association is pressing ahead with a exhibition game Thursday evening in Shanghai despite backlash against the league from China after a Houston Rockets executives tweet supporting Hong Kong protests http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-basketball-nba/chinese-organizers-cancel-nba-fan-event-amid-free-speech-row-idUSKBN1WO0172019-10-10
WASHINGTON Oct 9 A counterterrorism analyst with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency was arrested on Wednesday over charges he leaked classified materials about a foreign countrys weapons system to two journalists in 2018 and 2019 the U.S. Justice Department said in federal court filings on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 9 A counterterrorism analyst with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency was arrested on Wednesday over charges he leaked classified materials about a foreign countrys weapons system to two journalists in 2018 and 2019 the U.S. Justice Department said in federal court filings on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-security-leak/u-s-arrests-defense-intelligence-agency-employee-over-leaking-to-journalists-idUSL2N26U1032019-10-10
SINGAPORE Singapore will ban advertisements of drinks with high sugar content media reported on Thursday as the government seeks to tackle diabetes in the citystate NegativeSINGAPORE Singapore will ban advertisements of drinks with high sugar content media reported on Thursday as the government seeks to tackle diabetes in the citystate http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-singapore-health/singapore-to-ban-sugary-drink-ads-in-fight-against-diabetes-media-idUSKBN1WP0J42019-10-10
WASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives was set on Wednesday to step up its impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine as the White House declared it would not cooperate with the probe NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives was set on Wednesday to step up its impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine as the White House declared it would not cooperate with the probe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-and-u-s-democrats-jockey-for-position-in-deepening-impeachment-battle-idUSKBN1WO0BU2019-10-09
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared closely divided over whether a landmark federal law forbidding sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees with conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch emerging as a potential decisive vote NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared closely divided over whether a landmark federal law forbidding sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees with conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch emerging as a potential decisive vote http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-lgbt/u-s-supreme-court-divided-on-lgbt-employment-protection-gorsuch-could-be-key-idUSKBN1WN0D72019-10-09
WASHINGTON The United Auto Workers unions top negotiator in talks with General Motors Co to resolve a more than threeweek strike said late Tuesday a key issue separating the two sides is job security PositiveWASHINGTON The United Auto Workers unions top negotiator in talks with General Motors Co to resolve a more than threeweek strike said late Tuesday a key issue separating the two sides is job security http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-autos-labor/uaw-union-pushes-gm-to-boost-u-s-auto-production-idUSKBN1WN23Z2019-10-09
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday he had wrongly ignored warning signs about his health before suffering a heart attack last week but that he did not think the scare would damage his campaign for president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday he had wrongly ignored warning signs about his health before suffering a heart attack last week but that he did not think the scare would damage his campaign for president http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/democratic-presidential-hopeful-sanders-says-he-was-dumb-to-ignore-health-warnings-idUSKBN1WN2DV2019-10-09
WASHINGTON The White House on Tuesday rejected an impeachment inquiry launched by Democrats in the House of Representatives as constitutionally and said it would refuse to cooperate with the probe absent a vote of the full House NegativeWASHINGTON The White House on Tuesday rejected an impeachment inquiry launched by Democrats in the House of Representatives as constitutionally and said it would refuse to cooperate with the probe absent a vote of the full House http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-letter-uncons/white-house-calls-house-impeachment-probe-unconstitutional-idUSKBN1WN2KH2019-10-09
WASHINGTON The White House said on Tuesday it would refuse to cooperate with an illegitimate congressional impeachment inquiry setting Republican President Donald Trump on a collision course with the Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives NegativeWASHINGTON The White House said on Tuesday it would refuse to cooperate with an illegitimate congressional impeachment inquiry setting Republican President Donald Trump on a collision course with the Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/white-house-says-it-will-refuse-to-cooperate-with-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1WN0CV2019-10-09
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday President Donald Trump will be held after the White House said it would refuse to cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry of the Republican president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday President Donald Trump will be held after the White House said it would refuse to cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry of the Republican president http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pelosi/pelosi-blasts-white-house-for-refusing-to-cooperate-in-trump-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WO01Y2019-10-09
WASHINGTON House of Representatives Democrats subpoenaed U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland on Tuesday after he did not appear for a deposition in their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON House of Representatives Democrats subpoenaed U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland on Tuesday after he did not appear for a deposition in their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-subpoena-gord/house-democrats-subpoena-u-s-diplomat-sondland-in-trump-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WN2J42019-10-09
WASHINGTON U.S. and European Union regulators said on Tuesday they were still reviewing changes Boeing Co made to 737 MAX software after two fatal crashes a development that raised questions about how quickly the grounded aircraft can return to service NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. and European Union regulators said on Tuesday they were still reviewing changes Boeing Co made to 737 MAX software after two fatal crashes a development that raised questions about how quickly the grounded aircraft can return to service http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane/boeing-737-max-timetable-uncertain-as-regulators-continue-safety-review-idUSKBN1WN2782019-10-09
WASHINGTON Four senior Democratic lawmakers said on Tuesday they believed the Trump administration may withdraw from a treaty that allows unarmed surveillance flights over U.S. Russian and other territory warning it would be a gift to Russia and undermine confidence in the U.S. commitment to Ukraine NegativeWASHINGTON Four senior Democratic lawmakers said on Tuesday they believed the Trump administration may withdraw from a treaty that allows unarmed surveillance flights over U.S. Russian and other territory warning it would be a gift to Russia and undermine confidence in the U.S. commitment to Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-treaty/democrats-alarmed-about-possible-u-s-withdrawal-from-open-skies-treaty-idUSKBN1WN2ET2019-10-09
SINGAPORE Oil prices slipped for a third consecutive session on Wednesday as tensions escalated between the United States and China prior to this weeks trade talks raising uncertainties for global economic growth and oil demand NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices slipped for a third consecutive session on Wednesday as tensions escalated between the United States and China prior to this weeks trade talks raising uncertainties for global economic growth and oil demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-dip-for-third-day-as-u-s-china-trade-doubts-grow-idUSKBN1WO03W2019-10-09
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to exercise maximum and address protesters after more than 100 people were killed in recent demonstrations the State Department said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to exercise maximum and address protesters after more than 100 people were killed in recent demonstrations the State Department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-usa/u-s-s-pompeo-urges-iraqs-prime-minister-to-tackle-protesters-grievances-idUSKBN1WO0342019-10-09
BEIJING Chinas new bank loans likely rose in September but other key gauges of credit growth remained lackluster a Reuters poll showed reinforcing expectations Beijing needs to deliver more support to stabilize the economy as trade pressures build NegativeBEIJING Chinas new bank loans likely rose in September but other key gauges of credit growth remained lackluster a Reuters poll showed reinforcing expectations Beijing needs to deliver more support to stabilize the economy as trade pressures build http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-loans-poll/chinas-september-new-loans-seen-rising-more-policy-easing-expected-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1WO0AB2019-10-09
BEIJING China hit back on Wednesday at a decision by the Prague city council to cancel a partnership agreement with Beijing that would have required it to commit to the one principle affirming that Taiwan is a part of China NegativeBEIJING China hit back on Wednesday at a decision by the Prague city council to cancel a partnership agreement with Beijing that would have required it to commit to the one principle affirming that Taiwan is a part of China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-diplomacy-czech/china-calls-prague-city-councils-move-to-cancel-pact-a-breach-of-faith-idUSKBN1WO09K2019-10-09
WASHINGTON The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-muslims/u-s-imposes-visa-restrictions-on-chinese-officials-over-muslim-treatment-idUSKBN1WN29H2019-10-09
WASHINGTON The United States on Tuesday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities angering Beijing but a U.S. official said highlevel trade talks would still take place on Thursday and Friday as planned NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Tuesday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities angering Beijing but a U.S. official said highlevel trade talks would still take place on Thursday and Friday as planned http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-visa-move-against-china-casts-pall-over-talks-to-end-trade-war-idUSKBN1WN1QU2019-10-09
WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve said on Tuesday it had approved a final rule simplifying the Rule ban on proprietary trading cementing a significant win for banks under the Trump administration NeutralWASHINGTON The Federal Reserve said on Tuesday it had approved a final rule simplifying the Rule ban on proprietary trading cementing a significant win for banks under the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-fed-volcker/federal-reserve-approves-simpler-volcker-rule-ban-on-proprietary-trading-idUSKBN1WN2DJ2019-10-09
WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service proposed guidance on Tuesday to help taxpayers avoid negative as U.S. banks switch from the tainted London Interbank Offered Rate to other benchmarks NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service proposed guidance on Tuesday to help taxpayers avoid negative as U.S. banks switch from the tainted London Interbank Offered Rate to other benchmarks http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-treasury-libor-transition/u-s-treasury-proposes-guidance-to-reduce-tax-headaches-from-libor-transition-idUSKBN1WN2ED2019-10-09
WASHINGTON The growth of global value chains a key driver of trade and poverty reduction in emerging market countries has largely stalled in the past decade and is under threat from trade conflicts and emerging new technologies the World Bank said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON The growth of global value chains a key driver of trade and poverty reduction in emerging market countries has largely stalled in the past decade and is under threat from trade conflicts and emerging new technologies the World Bank said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-worldbank-trade/growth-of-global-value-chains-has-stalled-amid-trade-conflicts-world-bank-idUSKBN1WN2C42019-10-09
WASHINGTON U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in September leading to the smallest annual increase in nearly three years likely giving the Federal Reserve further room to cut interest rates for the third time this year in October NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in September leading to the smallest annual increase in nearly three years likely giving the Federal Reserve further room to cut interest rates for the third time this year in October http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/weak-u-s-producer-inflation-bolsters-case-for-fed-rate-cut-idUSKBN1WN1FC2019-10-09
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been traveling internationally to help investigate President Donald Trumps complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 presidential election NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been traveling internationally to help investigate President Donald Trumps complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-barr-explaine/explainer-barr-investigates-the-investigators-of-russian-meddling-idUSKBN1WN2FN2019-10-09
BEIJING Some Chinese National Basketball Association fans have asked for streaming subscription refunds from exclusive service provider Tencent amid a deepening free speech row a move that could cause the tech giant financial pain NeutralBEIJING Some Chinese National Basketball Association fans have asked for streaming subscription refunds from exclusive service provider Tencent amid a deepening free speech row a move that could cause the tech giant financial pain http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-basketball-tencent-holdings/nba-fans-in-china-seek-refund-from-tencent-as-streaming-suspended-idUSKBN1WO0FL2019-10-09
WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House budget office on Monday as part of their impeachment inquiry seeking documents related to U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to withhold military assistance from Ukraine NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House budget office on Monday as part of their impeachment inquiry seeking documents related to U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to withhold military assistance from Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/democrats-subpoena-pentagon-white-house-budget-office-in-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WM0AQ2019-10-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday wades into a major LGBT rights dispute over whether a landmark decadesold federal antidiscrimination law that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sex covers gay and transgender workers NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday wades into a major LGBT rights dispute over whether a landmark decadesold federal antidiscrimination law that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sex covers gay and transgender workers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-lgbt/u-s-supreme-court-weighs-major-gay-transgender-employment-rights-case-idUSKBN1WN0D72019-10-08
WASHINGTON An estimated 40 U.S. state attorneys general will participate in a probe of Facebook Inc a source said on Monday suggesting many more states want allegations of anticompetitive practices at the social media company investigated NegativeWASHINGTON An estimated 40 U.S. state attorneys general will participate in a probe of Facebook Inc a source said on Monday suggesting many more states want allegations of anticompetitive practices at the social media company investigated http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-antitrust-facebook/state-attorney-general-group-probing-facebook-could-expand-to-40-source-idUSKBN1WM1X02019-10-08
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps reelection campaign detailed on Monday efforts to change Republican Party rules across the country to reduce the potential for opposition to the president at the 2020 nominating convention NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps reelection campaign detailed on Monday efforts to change Republican Party rules across the country to reduce the potential for opposition to the president at the 2020 nominating convention http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump/trump-campaign-touts-republican-rule-changes-aimed-at-unified-2020-convention-idUSKBN1WM2362019-10-08
WASHINGTON Congresss impeachment investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump turns on Tuesday to the U.S. ambassador to the European Union and the role he may have played in trying to get Ukraine to probe Trumps political rival Joseph Biden NegativeWASHINGTON Congresss impeachment investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump turns on Tuesday to the U.S. ambassador to the European Union and the role he may have played in trying to get Ukraine to probe Trumps political rival Joseph Biden http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-sondland/u-s-ambassador-to-eu-faces-questions-in-trump-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WN0CV2019-10-08
WASHINGTON An estimated 40 U.S. state attorneys general will participate in a probe of Facebook Inc a source said on Monday which would be a big increase in the number of states joining the investigation NegativeWASHINGTON An estimated 40 U.S. state attorneys general will participate in a probe of Facebook Inc a source said on Monday which would be a big increase in the number of states joining the investigation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-antitrust-facebook-probe/estimated-40-u-s-state-attorneys-general-will-join-facebook-probe-source-idUSKBN1WN00K2019-10-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by Dominos Pizza Inc to avoid a lawsuit by a blind man who accused the company of violating a law barring discrimination against people with disabilities after he was unable to place an order online NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by Dominos Pizza Inc to avoid a lawsuit by a blind man who accused the company of violating a law barring discrimination against people with disabilities after he was unable to place an order online http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-dominos-pizza/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-dominos-bid-to-avoid-disabilities-suit-idUSKBN1WM1P12019-10-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Acorda Therapeutics Incs appeal of a lower court ruling that allowed generic versions of its multiple sclerosis treatment Ampyra and caused the drugs sales to plummet NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Acorda Therapeutics Incs appeal of a lower court ruling that allowed generic versions of its multiple sclerosis treatment Ampyra and caused the drugs sales to plummet http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-acorda/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-acorda-appeal-in-ms-drug-patent-fight-idUSKBN1WM1HA2019-10-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Las Vegas sports gambler William Walters appeal of his 2017 insider trading conviction that landed him a fiveyear prison sentence in a case that also drew attention because of his ties to billionaire investor Carl Icahn and golfer Phil Mickelson NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Las Vegas sports gambler William Walters appeal of his 2017 insider trading conviction that landed him a fiveyear prison sentence in a case that also drew attention because of his ties to billionaire investor Carl Icahn and golfer Phil Mickelson http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-gambler/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-insider-trading-appeal-by-las-vegas-gambler-idUSKBN1WM1GK2019-10-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a challenge to Republicandrawn congressional districts in Ohio that Democrats said were drawn to unlawfully diminish their political clout a move that follows a major ruling by the justices in June that foreclosed such lawsuits NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a challenge to Republicandrawn congressional districts in Ohio that Democrats said were drawn to unlawfully diminish their political clout a move that follows a major ruling by the justices in June that foreclosed such lawsuits http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-gerrymandering/u-s-supreme-court-tosses-challenge-to-republican-drawn-ohio-congressional-maps-idUSKBN1WM1K72019-10-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-amazon-com/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-amazon-warehouse-worker-wage-appeal-idUSKBN1WM1FI2019-10-08
WASHINGTON Over the span of just a few hours U.S. President Donald Trump upended his own policy on Syria with a chaotic series of pronouncements blindsiding foreign allies catching senior Republican supporters off guard and sending aides scrambling to control the damage NegativeWASHINGTON Over the span of just a few hours U.S. President Donald Trump upended his own policy on Syria with a chaotic series of pronouncements blindsiding foreign allies catching senior Republican supporters off guard and sending aides scrambling to control the damage http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-trump/buckle-up-abrupt-syria-policy-shift-is-sign-of-trump-unchained-idUSKBN1WN09I2019-10-08
WASHINGTON Turkey does not appear as of to have begun its expected incursion into northern Syria a senior Trump administration official said on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON Turkey does not appear as of to have begun its expected incursion into northern Syria a senior Trump administration official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-military/turkey-as-of-now-has-not-begun-offensive-in-syria-senior-u-s-official-idUSKBN1WM29V2019-10-08
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday he warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of big if any U.S. service members in the part of Syria that Turkey has threatened to invade get hurt NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday he warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of big if any U.S. service members in the part of Syria that Turkey has threatened to invade get hurt http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-trump-erdogan/trump-says-he-warned-erdogan-not-to-hurt-u-s-service-members-in-syria-idUSKBN1WM2822019-10-08
WASHINGTON In a rare show of bipartisanship the top lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Monday condemned President Donald Trumps decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria which could open the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdishled fighters in the area NegativeWASHINGTON In a rare show of bipartisanship the top lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Monday condemned President Donald Trumps decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria which could open the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdishled fighters in the area http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-congress/u-s-republicans-join-democrats-to-blast-trumps-syria-withdrawal-idUSKBN1WM1ZO2019-10-08
WASHINGTON Prospects for progress in U.S.China trade talks dimmed on Monday after Washington blacklisted Chinese companies over Beijings treatment of predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities and President Donald Trump said a quick trade deal was unlikely PositiveWASHINGTON Prospects for progress in U.S.China trade talks dimmed on Monday after Washington blacklisted Chinese companies over Beijings treatment of predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities and President Donald Trump said a quick trade deal was unlikely http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-strains-over-hong-kong-and-minority-rights-hinder-chance-of-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WM1DW2019-10-08
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps chief economic adviser on Monday said the administration had begun studying U.S. investor protections in China but that delisting Chinese companies traded on U.S. exchanges is not on the table PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps chief economic adviser on Monday said the administration had begun studying U.S. investor protections in China but that delisting Chinese companies traded on U.S. exchanges is not on the table http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow-table/trump-economic-adviser-says-delisting-chinese-firms-not-on-the-table-idUSKBN1WM1O32019-10-08
BEIJING Chinese state media said on Tuesday video surveillance firm Hikvision resolutely opposes the U.S. move to blacklist the firm saying the decision has no basis in fact NegativeBEIJING Chinese state media said on Tuesday video surveillance firm Hikvision resolutely opposes the U.S. move to blacklist the firm saying the decision has no basis in fact http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-hikvision/chinas-hikvision-resolutely-opposes-u-s-blacklisting-state-media-idUSKBN1WN06M2019-10-08
BEIJING Chinas services sector grew at its slowest pace in seven months in September despite a strong increase in new orders as operating expenses continued to rise at the end of the third quarter a private survey showed on Tuesday NegativeBEIJING Chinas services sector grew at its slowest pace in seven months in September despite a strong increase in new orders as operating expenses continued to rise at the end of the third quarter a private survey showed on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi/china-services-sector-growth-falls-to-seven-month-low-caixin-pmi-idUSKBN1WN04A2019-10-08
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday sounded an optimistic note about this weeks negotiations with China to end the trade war between the two global economic super powers adding that he would not be satisfied with a partial deal PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday sounded an optimistic note about this weeks negotiations with China to end the trade war between the two global economic super powers adding that he would not be satisfied with a partial deal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-china/trump-theres-a-chance-of-something-substantial-in-china-trade-talks-idUSKBN1WM27A2019-10-08
BEIJING Spending on retail goods and dining during Chinas week long National Day holidays returned to growth this year offering unexpected respite to an economy that has been expanding at its weakest pace in almost three decades NegativeBEIJING Spending on retail goods and dining during Chinas week long National Day holidays returned to growth this year offering unexpected respite to an economy that has been expanding at its weakest pace in almost three decades http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-consumption/chinas-golden-week-consumer-spending-offers-economy-rare-respite-idUSKBN1WM1OV2019-10-08
WASHINGTON White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Monday said it was possible U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators could make progress when they meet in Washington this week and said Washington was open to looking at what proposals Beijing brought PositiveWASHINGTON White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Monday said it was possible U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators could make progress when they meet in Washington this week and said Washington was open to looking at what proposals Beijing brought http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow/white-house-adviser-sees-possible-progress-in-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSKBN1WM1M62019-10-08
WASHINGTON The new U.S.Japan trade deal will provide staged reduction of Japanese tariffs for more than billion worth of U.S. beef and pork matching access now granted to the 11 TransPacific Partnership trade pact countries a text of the agreement shows PositiveWASHINGTON The new U.S.Japan trade deal will provide staged reduction of Japanese tariffs for more than billion worth of U.S. beef and pork matching access now granted to the 11 TransPacific Partnership trade pact countries a text of the agreement shows http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan-agriculture/u-s-japan-trade-deal-aims-to-put-u-s-farmers-on-par-with-trans-pacific-trade-pact-competitors-idUSKBN1WM2CY2019-10-08
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will sign two trade agreements with Japan later on Monday the White House said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will sign two trade agreements with Japan later on Monday the White House said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan-trump/trump-to-sign-trade-agreements-with-japan-on-monday-white-house-idUSKBN1WM1HQ2019-10-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a dispute over the assets of Puerto Ricos largest public sector pension fund even as the U.S. Caribbean island territorys bankruptcy enters a major new phase NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a dispute over the assets of Puerto Ricos largest public sector pension fund even as the U.S. Caribbean island territorys bankruptcy enters a major new phase http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-puerto-rico/u-s-supreme-court-turns-away-puerto-rico-pension-fund-dispute-idUSKBN1WM1GA2019-10-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by the University of Wisconsins patent licensing arm to reinstate its legal victory against Apple Inc in a fight over computer processor technology that the school claimed the company used without permission in certain iPhones and iPads NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by the University of Wisconsins patent licensing arm to reinstate its legal victory against Apple Inc in a fight over computer processor technology that the school claimed the company used without permission in certain iPhones and iPads http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-apple/u-s-supreme-court-snubs-university-of-wisconsin-appeal-in-patent-fight-with-apple-idUSKBN1WM1F82019-10-08
WASHINGTON Oct 7 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by Sempra Energys San Diego Gas Electric Co to recover million from customers related to damages it was forced to pay out in litigation after the deadly 2007 California wildfires that burned hundreds of homes Negativebackground to case paragraphs http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/usa-court-wildfire/update-1-u-s-supreme-court-rejects-dispute-over-2007-california-wildfire-payouts-idUSL2N26S0G62019-10-08
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his administrations proposal to boost the biofuels market next year would bring the amount of cornbased ethanol mixed into the nations fuel to about 16 billion gallons PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his administrations proposal to boost the biofuels market next year would bring the amount of cornbased ethanol mixed into the nations fuel to about 16 billion gallons http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-biofuels/trump-says-ethanol-deal-will-be-around-16-billion-gallons-idUSKBN1WM2982019-10-08
WASHINGTON Oct 7 President Donald Trump on Monday sounded an optimistic note about this weeks negotiations with China to end the trade war between the two global economic super powers adding that he would not be satisfied with a partial deal PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 7 President Donald Trump on Monday sounded an optimistic note about this weeks negotiations with China to end the trade war between the two global economic super powers adding that he would not be satisfied with a partial deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trump-china/trump-theres-a-chance-of-something-substantial-in-china-trade-talks-idUSW1N26M00S2019-10-08
WASHINGTON The United States and Australia said on Monday they would work to bolster lawenforcement ties as the two countries are separately cooperating on a politically charged probe examining whether U.S. officials overstepped when they investigated Donald Trumps 2016 presidential campaign PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and Australia said on Monday they would work to bolster lawenforcement ties as the two countries are separately cooperating on a politically charged probe examining whether U.S. officials overstepped when they investigated Donald Trumps 2016 presidential campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-australia-police-cooperation/u-s-australia-to-bolster-police-ties-as-they-cooperate-on-2016-election-probe-idUSKBN1WM2012019-10-08
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed overturning rules on money in elections as the Democratic presidential contender pledged to transform our political system by rejecting the influence of big corporate money NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed overturning rules on money in elections as the Democratic presidential contender pledged to transform our political system by rejecting the influence of big corporate money http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/democratic-contender-bernie-sanders-vows-to-eject-money-from-u-s-elections-idUSKBN1WM0Y92019-10-08
WASHINGTON U.S. authorities have taken security measures to protect a U.S. intelligence official who filed a whistleblower complaint that sparked an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump a source familiar with the case told Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. authorities have taken security measures to protect a U.S. intelligence official who filed a whistleblower complaint that sparked an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump a source familiar with the case told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-safety/u-s-authorities-protecting-whistleblower-in-trump-ukraine-matter-source-idUSKBN1WM2622019-10-08
WASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats on Monday issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House budget office as part of their impeachment inquiry requesting documents related to U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to withhold military assistance for Ukraine NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats on Monday issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House budget office as part of their impeachment inquiry requesting documents related to U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to withhold military assistance for Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pentagon/house-democrats-subpoena-pentagon-white-house-budget-office-for-ukraine-documents-idUSKBN1WM1UE2019-10-08
WASHINGTON Oct 7 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by the University of Wisconsins patent licensing arm to reinstate its legal victory against Apple Inc in a fight over computer processor technology that the school claimed the company used without permission in certain iPhones and iPads NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 7 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by the University of Wisconsins patent licensing arm to reinstate its legal victory against Apple Inc in a fight over computer processor technology that the school claimed the company used without permission in certain iPhones and iPads http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-court-apple/u-s-supreme-court-snubs-university-of-wisconsin-appeal-in-patent-fight-with-apple-idUSW1N26H05Y2019-10-08
WASHINGTON A parade of U.S. diplomats will head to Capitol Hill for closeddoor testimony this week as Democrats build their impeachment case against President Donald Trump while the White House considers ways to slow down the process NegativeWASHINGTON A parade of U.S. diplomats will head to Capitol Hill for closeddoor testimony this week as Democrats build their impeachment case against President Donald Trump while the White House considers ways to slow down the process http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/u-s-diplomats-to-testify-about-trump-ukraine-efforts-as-democrats-build-impeachment-case-idUSKBN1WM0AQ2019-10-07
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump under pressure as Democrats pursue an impeachment inquiry against him lashed out at the top Democrat in Congress on Sunday saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could be guilty of treason NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump under pressure as Democrats pursue an impeachment inquiry against him lashed out at the top Democrat in Congress on Sunday saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could be guilty of treason http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pelosi/trump-amps-up-complaints-says-pelosi-may-be-guilty-of-treason-idUSKBN1WM0552019-10-07
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its new term this week with a major dispute on tap over whether a landmark decadesold federal antidiscrimination law that bars sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its new term this week with a major dispute on tap over whether a landmark decadesold federal antidiscrimination law that bars sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-lgbt/gay-transgender-rights-in-spotlight-as-u-s-supreme-court-returns-idUSKCN1WL07F2019-10-07
WASHINGTON The treatment of U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch disparaged by President Donald Trump and abruptly recalled from Ukraine exemplifies what current and former U.S. officials describe as a campaign by Trump against career diplomats NegativeWASHINGTON The treatment of U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch disparaged by President Donald Trump and abruptly recalled from Ukraine exemplifies what current and former U.S. officials describe as a campaign by Trump against career diplomats http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-diplomats/yovanovitch-is-latest-casualty-of-trump-war-on-career-diplomats-idUSKCN1WL07A2019-10-07
WASHINGTON A second whistleblower has come forward with firsthand knowledge of President Donald Trumps attempts to get the Ukrainian president to investigate a political rival lawyers for the official said on Sunday NegativeWASHINGTON A second whistleblower has come forward with firsthand knowledge of President Donald Trumps attempts to get the Ukrainian president to investigate a political rival lawyers for the official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-lawyer/second-whistleblower-in-trump-ukraine-scandal-comes-forward-lawyer-idUSKCN1WL09J2019-10-07
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not yet come into compliance with a subpoena for documents in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe a top Democrat helping to lead the inquiry said on Sunday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not yet come into compliance with a subpoena for documents in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe a top Democrat helping to lead the inquiry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pompeo/pompeo-not-complying-with-impeachment-probe-subpoena-lawmaker-idUSKCN1WL0CI2019-10-07
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has called his new trade deal with Japan a victory for U.S. farmers PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has called his new trade deal with Japan a victory for U.S. farmers http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trade-japan/where-the-u-s-japan-trade-deal-falls-short-of-trans-pacific-pact-abandoned-by-trump-idUSKBN1WM0A32019-10-07
WASHINGTON U.S. armed forces will not be involved or support a planned Turkish operation in northern Syria the White House press secretary said on Sunday after a phone call between President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. armed forces will not be involved or support a planned Turkish operation in northern Syria the White House press secretary said on Sunday after a phone call between President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-isis/white-house-says-u-s-not-involved-in-turkish-operation-in-northern-syria-idUSKBN1WM06F2019-10-07
SINGAPORE Oil prices were mixed on Monday with traders pegging cautious hopes for a rebound from last weeks losses on progress in talks on ending the U.S.China trade war against a backdrop of global economic slowdown weighing on future oil demand NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices were mixed on Monday with traders pegging cautious hopes for a rebound from last weeks losses on progress in talks on ending the U.S.China trade war against a backdrop of global economic slowdown weighing on future oil demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-on-ebb-tide-as-gloom-gathers-over-global-economy-idUSKBN1WM02P2019-10-07
SINGAPORE Southeast Asian online realtor PropertyGuru Ltd filed a prospectus in Australia seeking an initial public offering that could raise as much as PositiveSINGAPORE Southeast Asian online realtor PropertyGuru Ltd filed a prospectus in Australia seeking an initial public offering that could raise as much as http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-propertyguru-ipo/propertygurus-australia-ipo-set-to-raise-as-much-as-257-million-idUSKBN1WM0BQ2019-10-07
WASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents they want to see as part of their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents they want to see as part of their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/house-democrats-subpoena-white-house-for-documents-in-trump-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WJ0E82019-10-06
WASHINGTON U.S. regulators said on Friday they were reviewing whether Tesla Inc should have recalled 2000 of its electric cars in May instead of issuing a software upgrade to fix a potential defect that could have resulted in battery fires NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. regulators said on Friday they were reviewing whether Tesla Inc should have recalled 2000 of its electric cars in May instead of issuing a software upgrade to fix a potential defect that could have resulted in battery fires http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-tesla-probe/u-s-agency-reviews-whether-2000-teslas-should-have-been-recalled-idUSKBN1WJ1SN2019-10-06
SAN WASHINGTON Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signaled they are on high alert for signs that uncertainty over trade policy and slowing global growth are beginning to hold back the broader U.S. economy but so far they have flagged little in the data that is pointing one way or the other NegativeSAN WASHINGTON Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signaled they are on high alert for signs that uncertainty over trade policy and slowing global growth are beginning to hold back the broader U.S. economy but so far they have flagged little in the data that is pointing one way or the other http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed/as-fed-policymakers-comb-data-few-decisive-signals-on-outlook-idUSKBN1WJ2BU2019-10-06
SAN WASHINGTON Oct 4 Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signaled they are on high alert for signs that uncertainty over trade policy and slowing global growth are beginning to hold back the broader U.S. economy but so far they have flagged little in the data that is pointing one way or the other NegativeAdds Mester http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-fed/wrapup-2-as-fed-policymakers-comb-data-few-decisive-signals-on-outlook-idUSL2N26P13M2019-10-06
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Saturday called U.S. Senator Mitt Romney a pompous after his sharp critique of the presidents push for other nations to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden a Democratic political rival NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Saturday called U.S. Senator Mitt Romney a pompous after his sharp critique of the presidents push for other nations to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden a Democratic political rival http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-romney/trump-slams-romney-as-pompous-ass-for-critique-of-ukraine-call-idUSKCN1WK0EA2019-10-06
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who will not be covered by health insurance within 30 days of entering the United States or do not have the means to pay for their healthcare costs themselves NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who will not be covered by health insurance within 30 days of entering the United States or do not have the means to pay for their healthcare costs themselves http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-healthcare/trump-suspends-entry-of-immigrants-who-cannot-pay-for-healthcare-idUSKBN1WK01J2019-10-06
WASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats on Friday asked Vice President Mike Pence to hand over documents relating to a meeting he held with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and a call between Zelenskiy and President Donald Trump that is at the center of their widening impeachment probe NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats on Friday asked Vice President Mike Pence to hand over documents relating to a meeting he held with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and a call between Zelenskiy and President Donald Trump that is at the center of their widening impeachment probe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/house-democrats-demand-documents-from-pence-as-impeachment-probe-widens-idUSKBN1WJ0E82019-10-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up a major abortion case that could lead to new curbs on access to the procedure as it considers the legality of a Republicanbacked Louisiana law that imposes restrictions on abortion doctors NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up a major abortion case that could lead to new curbs on access to the procedure as it considers the legality of a Republicanbacked Louisiana law that imposes restrictions on abortion doctors http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-abortion/u-s-supreme-court-takes-major-case-that-could-curb-abortion-access-idUSKBN1WJ1LM2019-10-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Departments internal watchdog is investigating how the agency handled a congressional request for President Donald Trumps tax returns it said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Departments internal watchdog is investigating how the agency handled a congressional request for President Donald Trumps tax returns it said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-taxes/u-s-treasury-facing-probe-over-how-it-handled-congress-request-for-trump-taxes-idUSKBN1WJ28U2019-10-05
WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday announced it would open up over 720000 acres of federal land in California for oil and gas development ending a fiveyear moratorium on leases in the state NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday announced it would open up over 720000 acres of federal land in California for oil and gas development ending a fiveyear moratorium on leases in the state http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-california-oil/trump-administration-opens-up-drilling-on-federal-land-in-california-idUSKBN1WJ2EX2019-10-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence communitys inspector general was correct in deciding a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump was urgent and credible House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said in a statement on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence communitys inspector general was correct in deciding a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump was urgent and credible House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said in a statement on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/schiff-says-inspector-general-correct-in-deciding-whistleblower-complaint-was-urgent-credible-idUSKBN1WJ2FU2019-10-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid by President Donald Trumps administration to resurrect a federal law that makes it a felony to encourage illegal immigrants to come or stay in the United States after it was struck down by a lower court as a violation free speech rights NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid by President Donald Trumps administration to resurrect a federal law that makes it a felony to encourage illegal immigrants to come or stay in the United States after it was struck down by a lower court as a violation free speech rights http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-immigration-speech/u-s-top-court-to-weigh-prohibition-on-encouraging-illegal-immigration-idUSKBN1WJ1MK2019-10-05
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator and former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Friday it was wrong and for President Donald Trump to push other nations to investigate former Vice President and Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senator and former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Friday it was wrong and for President Donald Trump to push other nations to investigate former Vice President and Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-romney/trump-pushing-nations-for-biden-probe-is-wrong-and-appalling-romney-idUSKBN1WJ1ZX2019-10-05
WASHINGTON A hacking group that appears to be linked to the Iranian government attempted to break into President Donald Trumps reelection campaign but did not succeed sources familiar with the operation said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON A hacking group that appears to be linked to the Iranian government attempted to break into President Donald Trumps reelection campaign but did not succeed sources familiar with the operation said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-cyber-security-iran-trump-exclusive/exclusive-trump-campaign-targeted-by-iran-linked-hackers-sources-idUSKBN1WJ2B42019-10-05
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his administration has a very good of making a trade deal with China and insisted there were no links between China talks and his desire for Beijing to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his administration has a very good of making a trade deal with China and insisted there were no links between China talks and his desire for Beijing to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-sees-very-good-chance-of-china-trade-deal-says-no-link-to-biden-probe-request-idUSKBN1WJ1PL2019-10-05
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not tie a muchanticipated trade deal with China to his publicly stated desire for Beijing to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden a potential rival in the 2020 presidential election PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not tie a muchanticipated trade deal with China to his publicly stated desire for Beijing to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden a potential rival in the 2020 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-china/trump-says-he-wont-tie-biden-concerns-to-trade-deal-with-china-idUSKBN1WJ1TN2019-10-05
SINGAPORE An exploration and production unit of Chinas state energy giant PetroChina has drilled into high flows of natural gas and condensate in an exploration well in northwestern region Xinjiang in what could be another major onshore gas find PositiveSINGAPORE An exploration and production unit of Chinas state energy giant PetroChina has drilled into high flows of natural gas and condensate in an exploration well in northwestern region Xinjiang in what could be another major onshore gas find http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-petrochina-discovery-tarim/petrochina-unit-strikes-high-oil-gas-flows-in-deep-tarim-well-idUSKBN1WJ0PN2019-10-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday it is reviewing a defect petition that claims Tesla Inc failed to issue a recall when it issued a software upgrade in 2000 Model S and Model X vehicles in May NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday it is reviewing a defect petition that claims Tesla Inc failed to issue a recall when it issued a software upgrade in 2000 Model S and Model X vehicles in May http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-autos-tesla-probe/u-s-nhtsa-reviewing-claims-2000-tesla-vehicles-should-have-been-recalled-idUSKBN1WJ1SN2019-10-05
SAN WASHINGTON Last months slowdown in U.S. jobs growth may be a sign weakness in manufacturing is spreading to the broader economy or it could simply reflect an expected downshift in a fundamentally healthy labor market PositiveSAN WASHINGTON Last months slowdown in U.S. jobs growth may be a sign weakness in manufacturing is spreading to the broader economy or it could simply reflect an expected downshift in a fundamentally healthy labor market http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed/with-economic-signals-mixed-fed-policymakers-still-divided-idUSKBN1WJ2BU2019-10-05
WASHINGTON FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Friday that Facebook Incs proposal to encrypt its popular messaging program would turn the platform into a dream come true for predators and child pornographers PositiveWASHINGTON FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Friday that Facebook Incs proposal to encrypt its popular messaging program would turn the platform into a dream come true for predators and child pornographers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-security/fbi-director-warns-facebook-could-become-platform-of-child-pornographers-idUSKBN1WJ1NQ2019-10-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by Dominion Energy Inc and President Donald Trumps administration of a lower court ruling that halted construction on a PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by Dominion Energy Inc and President Donald Trumps administration of a lower court ruling that halted construction on a http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-pipeline/u-s-supreme-court-takes-up-fight-over-7-5-billion-natural-gas-pipeline-idUSKBN1WJ1LZ2019-10-05
WASHINGTON The U.S. economy is chugging along despite the headwinds it faces Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in remarks that gave little more away about the path of monetary policy NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. economy is chugging along despite the headwinds it faces Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in remarks that gave little more away about the path of monetary policy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-fed-powell/feds-powell-repeats-u-s-economy-in-a-good-place-idUSKBN1WJ26M2019-10-05
WASHINGTON Oct 4 U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings announced Friday it was withdrawing from the Libra Association a Facebookled effort to build a global digital currency Positiveto add story slug for certain http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/facebook-cryptocurrency-paypal/rpt-paypal-withdraws-from-facebooks-libra-association-idUSL2N26P1IS2019-10-05
WASHINGTON Oct 4 U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings announced Friday it was withdrawing from the Libra Association a Facebookled effort to build a global digital currency Positiveto add story slug for certain http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/facebook-cryptocurrency-paypal/rpt-paypal-withdraws-from-facebooks-libra-association-idUSL2N26P1IS2019-10-05
WASHINGTON Oct 4 White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that the U.S. team was about the outcome of U.S.China trade talks next week which will include deputylevel meetings on Monday and Tuesday with ministerlevel meetings Thursday and Friday PositiveWASHINGTON Oct 4 White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that the U.S. team was about the outcome of U.S.China trade talks next week which will include deputylevel meetings on Monday and Tuesday with ministerlevel meetings Thursday and Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/kudlow-says-trump-team-open-minded-about-u-s-china-talks-next-week-idUSW1N26M00Q2019-10-05
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that he had officially allowed Polish entry into a U.S. visa waiver program PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that he had officially allowed Polish entry into a U.S. visa waiver program http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-poland-usa-military/trump-says-u-s-has-granted-polish-entry-into-visa-waiver-program-idUSKBN1WJ1SP2019-10-05
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps bitter fight against an impeachment inquiry has not slowed down the Democrats push to investigate whether he sought personal political gain by urging Ukraine to probe Democratic opponent Joe Biden NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps bitter fight against an impeachment inquiry has not slowed down the Democrats push to investigate whether he sought personal political gain by urging Ukraine to probe Democratic opponent Joe Biden http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/white-house-attempting-gambit-to-slow-house-impeachment-push-idUSKBN1WJ0E82019-10-04
WASHINGTON A top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine thought it was to withhold military aid for the country as it confronted Russian aggression according to evidence presented on Thursday in an impeachment probe of President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON A top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine thought it was to withhold military aid for the country as it confronted Russian aggression according to evidence presented on Thursday in an impeachment probe of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-committees/u-s-diplomat-thought-it-was-crazy-to-withhold-ukraine-aid-texts-idUSKBN1WJ0CS2019-10-04
WASHINGTON For nearly three years President Donald Trump has dismissed the investigations that have shadowed almost every day of his presidency as hoaxes and witchhunts and the people leading them as crooks and liars NegativeWASHINGTON For nearly three years President Donald Trump has dismissed the investigations that have shadowed almost every day of his presidency as hoaxes and witchhunts and the people leading them as crooks and liars http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff-newsma/treason-arrest-him-the-democratic-lawmaker-who-enrages-donald-trump-idUSKBN1WI29M2019-10-04
WASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is expected to announce his resignation in November Politico reported on Thursday citing three unidentified people familiar with his plans NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is expected to announce his resignation in November Politico reported on Thursday citing three unidentified people familiar with his plans http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-energy-perry/u-s-energy-secretary-perry-expected-to-announce-resignation-next-month-politico-idUSKBN1WJ00E2019-10-04
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday again invited foreign interference in a U.S. presidential election by publicly calling on China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden the kind of request that has already triggered an impeachment inquiry in Congress NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday again invited foreign interference in a U.S. presidential election by publicly calling on China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden the kind of request that has already triggered an impeachment inquiry in Congress http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-publicly-asks-china-to-probe-biden-even-amid-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1WI0BC2019-10-04
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps public attacks on the unidentified whistleblower at the center of a Democraticled impeachment inquiry are complicating negotiations for the person to testify to Congress according to three people familiar with the matter NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps public attacks on the unidentified whistleblower at the center of a Democraticled impeachment inquiry are complicating negotiations for the person to testify to Congress according to three people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-testimony/trump-threats-complicate-negotiations-for-whistleblower-to-testify-to-congress-idUSKBN1WI2G62019-10-04
WASHINGTON Republican President Donald Trump appears to have narrowed in on his preferred foe for the 2020 Hunter Biden the son of leading Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden NegativeWASHINGTON Republican President Donald Trump appears to have narrowed in on his preferred foe for the 2020 Hunter Biden the son of leading Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-hunterbiden/in-growing-ukraine-turmoil-joe-bidens-son-is-thrust-into-limelight-he-never-sought-idUSKBN1WI2FG2019-10-04
WASHINGTON If China were to act on U.S. President Donald Trumps surprising request on Thursday to start an investigation into Democratic rival Joe Biden and his family it would be breaking one of its stated do not meddle in another nations internal politics NegativeWASHINGTON If China were to act on U.S. President Donald Trumps surprising request on Thursday to start an investigation into Democratic rival Joe Biden and his family it would be breaking one of its stated do not meddle in another nations internal politics http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-china/beijing-likely-to-pass-on-trump-invitation-to-probe-bidens-china-experts-say-idUSKBN1WI2KA2019-10-04
WASHINGTON Two U.S. diplomats drafted a statement in August for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that would have committed his country to investigate President Donald Trumps political rivals the New York Times reported on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. diplomats drafted a statement in August for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that would have committed his country to investigate President Donald Trumps political rivals the New York Times reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-envoys/two-u-s-diplomats-drafted-statement-committing-ukraine-to-probe-trump-political-rivals-nyt-idUSKBN1WI2JS2019-10-04
SINGAPORE Oil futures were higher ahead of the weekend but remained on track for large weekly losses on fears that slower global economic growth will hurt fuel demand even as Saudi Arabia said it has fully restored oil output after recent attacks NegativeSINGAPORE Oil futures were higher ahead of the weekend but remained on track for large weekly losses on fears that slower global economic growth will hurt fuel demand even as Saudi Arabia said it has fully restored oil output after recent attacks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-climbs-but-still-set-for-big-weekly-loss-over-demand-worries-idUSKBN1WJ04N2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. House Intelligence Committees chairman Democrat Adam Schiff said on Thursday that President Donald Trump broke his oath of office in asking China to probe former Vice President Joe Biden who could end up running against Trump in the 2020 election NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Intelligence Committees chairman Democrat Adam Schiff said on Thursday that President Donald Trump broke his oath of office in asking China to probe former Vice President Joe Biden who could end up running against Trump in the 2020 election http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/trump-broke-his-oath-of-office-in-asking-china-to-probe-biden-schiff-idUSKBN1WI22B2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said in preliminary determination on Thursday that China was dumping wooden cabinets in the United States at margins ranging from 4 NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said in preliminary determination on Thursday that China was dumping wooden cabinets in the United States at margins ranging from 4 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-cabinets/china-is-dumping-wooden-cabinet-imports-in-u-s-commerce-department-idUSKBN1WI1VL2019-10-04
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday a delegation from China would come to the United States next week for more trade talks PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday a delegation from China would come to the United States next week for more trade talks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-says-chinese-delegation-coming-to-u-s-next-week-for-trade-talks-idUSKBN1WI1MA2019-10-04
WASHINGTON A spokeswoman for Joe Biden a leading candidate seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump was desperately clutching for conspiracy theories that have been debunked and dismissed by independent credible news organizations NegativeWASHINGTON A spokeswoman for Joe Biden a leading candidate seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump was desperately clutching for conspiracy theories that have been debunked and dismissed by independent credible news organizations http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-biden/biden-campaign-trump-is-melting-down-with-request-to-ukraine-china-to-investigate-bidens-idUSKBN1WI1U72019-10-04
WASHINGTON New U.S. tariffs on Italian cheese French wine Scotch whisky British biscuits Spanish olives and thousands of other European food products will lead to higher prices ahead of the holiday season and cost American jobs trade groups said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON New U.S. tariffs on Italian cheese French wine Scotch whisky British biscuits Spanish olives and thousands of other European food products will lead to higher prices ahead of the holiday season and cost American jobs trade groups said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wto-aircraft-drink-food/new-tariffs-on-eu-food-will-boost-prices-cost-u-s-jobs-industry-idUSKBN1WI2JV2019-10-04
WASHINGTON U.S. job growth likely picked up in September with wages increasing solidly which could assuage financial market concerns that the slowing economy was teetering on the brink of a recession amid lingering trade tensions NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. job growth likely picked up in September with wages increasing solidly which could assuage financial market concerns that the slowing economy was teetering on the brink of a recession amid lingering trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/moderate-u-s-job-growth-expected-in-september-idUSKBN1WJ0C42019-10-04
WASHINGTON Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has tentatively agreed to testify before a U.S. House committee on Oct NegativeWASHINGTON Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has tentatively agreed to testify before a U.S. House committee on Oct http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-cryptocurrency/u-s-house-panel-wants-facebooks-zuckerberg-to-testify-on-libra-by-january-idUSKBN1WJ05F2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Courts new term opens on Monday with the conservative majority in a position to take a more aggressive rightward turn on divisive issues including abortion gay rights and gun control while also refereeing legal brawls involving President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Courts new term opens on Monday with the conservative majority in a position to take a more aggressive rightward turn on divisive issues including abortion gay rights and gun control while also refereeing legal brawls involving President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-term/u-s-supreme-court-to-tackle-gay-rights-guns-abortion-and-trump-idUSKBN1WI1392019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-usa/ustr-plans-no-grace-period-for-product-in-transit-when-eu-tariffs-take-effect-cheese-importers-idUSKBN1WI21M2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-usa/ustr-plans-no-grace-period-for-product-in-transit-when-eu-tariffs-take-effect-cheese-importers-idUSKBN1WI21M2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-usa/ustr-plans-no-grace-period-for-product-in-transit-when-eu-tariffs-take-effect-cheese-importers-idUSKBN1WI21M2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-usa/ustr-plans-no-grace-period-for-product-in-transit-when-eu-tariffs-take-effect-cheese-importers-idUSKBN1WI21M2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-usa/ustr-plans-no-grace-period-for-product-in-transit-when-eu-tariffs-take-effect-cheese-importers-idUSKBN1WI21M2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-usa/ustr-plans-no-grace-period-for-product-in-transit-when-eu-tariffs-take-effect-cheese-importers-idUSKBN1WI21M2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 150 Raytheon Co Javelin missiles and related equipment worth up to PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 150 Raytheon Co Javelin missiles and related equipment worth up to http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-ukraine-missiles/u-s-state-department-backs-missile-sale-to-ukraine-statement-idUSKBN1WI28Y2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The White House is planning to send the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi a letter arguing that President Donald Trump can ignore lawmakers demands until the full House votes formally to approve an impeachment inquiry Axios reported on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The White House is planning to send the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi a letter arguing that President Donald Trump can ignore lawmakers demands until the full House votes formally to approve an impeachment inquiry Axios reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-letter/white-house-plans-letter-daring-pelosi-to-hold-vote-on-impeachment-axios-idUSKBN1WI2J22019-10-04
WASHINGTON No one from the U.S. Defense Department was listening to a July phone conversation between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that is at the heart of a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry the Pentagon said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON No one from the U.S. Defense Department was listening to a July phone conversation between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that is at the heart of a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry the Pentagon said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistelbower-pentagon/pentagon-wasnt-listening-to-trump-call-with-ukraines-zelenskiy-idUSKBN1WI1YQ2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The United States and the United Kingdom are seizing on Facebook Incs plan to apply endtoend encryption across its messaging services to press for major changes to a practice long opposed by law enforcement saying it hinders the fight against child abuse and terrorism NegativeBy Joseph Menn Christopher Bing and Katie Paul http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-security-exclusive/u-s-allies-urge-facebook-not-to-encrypt-messages-as-they-fight-child-abuse-terrorism-idUSKBN1WI22L2019-10-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has ordered a halfdozen ecigarette companies to turn over sales and advertising data the federal regulator said on Thursday in the first sign of a likely probe of their marketing practices NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has ordered a halfdozen ecigarette companies to turn over sales and advertising data the federal regulator said on Thursday in the first sign of a likely probe of their marketing practices http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-advertsing/u-s-seeks-advertising-sales-data-on-e-cigarette-companies-idUSKBN1WI1R42019-10-04
WASHINGTON Oct 3 For nearly three years President Donald Trump has dismissed the investigations that shadowed almost every day of his presidency as hoaxes and witchhunts and the people leading them as crooks and liars NegativeWASHINGTON Oct 3 For nearly three years President Donald Trump has dismissed the investigations that shadowed almost every day of his presidency as hoaxes and witchhunts and the people leading them as crooks and liars http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/newsmaker-treason-arrest-him-the-democratic-lawmaker-who-enrages-donald-trump-idUSL2N26O11E2019-10-04
WASHINGTON Oct 3 The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday ordered a halfdozen ecigarette companies to turn over sales and advertising data the federal regulator said in a statement NeutralWASHINGTON Oct 3 The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday ordered a halfdozen ecigarette companies to turn over sales and advertising data the federal regulator said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-vaping-advertsing/u-s-seeks-e-cigarette-companies-data-on-advertising-sales-idUSFWN26O0JP2019-10-04
WASHINGTON A longtime U.S. diplomat who served as President Donald Trumps special envoy for Ukraine will tell his story to congressional committee staff on Thursday as part of a Democraticled impeachment probe of the Republican president NegativeWASHINGTON A longtime U.S. diplomat who served as President Donald Trumps special envoy for Ukraine will tell his story to congressional committee staff on Thursday as part of a Democraticled impeachment probe of the Republican president http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/u-s-diplomat-at-center-of-trump-ukraine-affair-to-meet-with-house-committee-staff-idUSKBN1WI0BC2019-10-03
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will unveil an executive order on Thursday aimed at strengthening the Medicare health program for seniors by seeking to improve its fiscal position and offer more affordable plan options administration officials told Reuters PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump will unveil an executive order on Thursday aimed at strengthening the Medicare health program for seniors by seeking to improve its fiscal position and offer more affordable plan options administration officials told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-healthcare/trump-to-unveil-order-aiming-to-boost-medicare-health-program-woo-seniors-idUSKBN1WI0AN2019-10-03
WASHINGTON Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Donald Trumps effort to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children NegativeWASHINGTON Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Donald Trumps effort to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-apple/apple-ceo-cook-opposes-trump-backs-dreamer-immigrants-in-supreme-court-idUSKBN1WH2CE2019-10-03
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday angrily denounced an impeachment inquiry into his July telephone call with Ukraines leader as Democratic lawmakers said they would subpoena White House records about the call NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday angrily denounced an impeachment inquiry into his July telephone call with Ukraines leader as Democratic lawmakers said they would subpoena White House records about the call http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pompeo/trump-slams-impeachment-probe-as-hoax-as-democrats-seek-white-house-documents-idUSKBN1WH1BP2019-10-03
WASHINGTON Democrats accused the Trump administration on Wednesday of using propaganda and to attack the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and demanded that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explain how the material circulated at top levels of his department NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats accused the Trump administration on Wednesday of using propaganda and to attack the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and demanded that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explain how the material circulated at top levels of his department http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-state/democrats-say-trump-administration-used-misinformation-to-attack-u-s-diplomat-idUSKBN1WH1WA2019-10-03
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is mad as hell NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is mad as hell http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-mood/temperamental-trump-blows-his-top-over-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1WH2O22019-10-03
WASHINGTON U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders was treated for a blocked artery after experiencing chest discomfort and has canceled campaign events until further notice an adviser said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders was treated for a blocked artery after experiencing chest discomfort and has canceled campaign events until further notice an adviser said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/sanders-cancels-u-s-presidential-campaign-events-after-heart-scare-idUSKBN1WH1PH2019-10-03
SINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is expected to hike its prices for all crude grades it sells to Asia in November after an attack on its oil facilities led to a spike in Middle East benchmarks last month industry sources said NegativeSINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is expected to hike its prices for all crude grades it sells to Asia in November after an attack on its oil facilities led to a spike in Middle East benchmarks last month industry sources said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-prices-preview/saudi-oil-prices-for-asia-expected-to-jump-in-november-after-attack-idUSKBN1WI07P2019-10-03
SINGAPORE Chinese companies have built a 300megawatt solar farm in the highlands of northern Argentina the largest of its kind in the South American nation Chinas state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday PositiveSINGAPORE Chinese companies have built a 300megawatt solar farm in the highlands of northern Argentina the largest of its kind in the South American nation Chinas state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-argentina-solar/china-firms-complete-building-argentinas-largest-solar-farm-xinhua-idUSKBN1WH0WK2019-10-03
WASHINGTON Despite pressure from activists investors and governments the majority of worlds 50 largest banks have not made sustainable finance commitments to respond to the risks of climate change and continue to finance fossil fuels according to new findings by the World Resources Institute released on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON Despite pressure from activists investors and governments the majority of worlds 50 largest banks have not made sustainable finance commitments to respond to the risks of climate change and continue to finance fossil fuels according to new findings by the World Resources Institute released on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-banks/worlds-largest-banks-lagging-in-sustainable-finance-report-idUSKBN1WI0832019-10-03
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump must act to prevent holders of Venezuelan staterun oil company PDVSAs bonds from taking control of U.S.based Citgo Petroleum the refiners chairwoman said on Wednesday NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump must act to prevent holders of Venezuelan staterun oil company PDVSAs bonds from taking control of U.S.based Citgo Petroleum the refiners chairwoman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-oil-citgo/citgo-seeks-u-s-help-to-keep-venezuela-bondholders-at-bay-idUSKBN1WH1KS2019-10-03
WASHINGTON Florida has signed on to a consent agreement that the Justice Department reached with Sprint Corp and TMobile US Inc to allow the companies to merge according to a court filing on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Florida has signed on to a consent agreement that the Justice Department reached with Sprint Corp and TMobile US Inc to allow the companies to merge according to a court filing on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sprint-m-a-tmobile/florida-joins-justice-department-settlement-with-sprint-t-mobile-idUSKBN1WH29X2019-10-03
WASHINGTON The United States will impose tariffs on aircraft and on other industrial and agricultural products from the European Union as part of a World Trade Organization penalty award in a longrunning aircraft subsidy case an official with the U.S. Trade Representatives office said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will impose tariffs on aircraft and on other industrial and agricultural products from the European Union as part of a World Trade Organization penalty award in a longrunning aircraft subsidy case an official with the U.S. Trade Representatives office said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-usa-tariffs/u-s-to-hit-eu-with-tariffs-of-10-on-aircraft-25-on-other-goods-official-idUSKBN1WH2D42019-10-03
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that aircraft operators must inspect 165 Boeing 737 NG airliners for structural cracks within seven days after the issue was found on a small number of planes NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that aircraft operators must inspect 165 Boeing 737 NG airliners for structural cracks within seven days after the issue was found on a small number of planes http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-boeing/u-s-orders-speedy-checks-for-cracks-on-165-boeing-737-ng-planes-idUSKBN1WH1JR2019-10-03
SINGAPORE Southeast Asias internet economy is forecast to reach billion by 2025 as millions of people in the region take up online shopping and embrace rideshare food delivery an industry report said on Thursday PositiveSINGAPORE Southeast Asias internet economy is forecast to reach billion by 2025 as millions of people in the region take up online shopping and embrace rideshare food delivery an industry report said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-southeast-asia-internet/southeast-asias-internet-economy-to-hit-300-billion-by-2025-report-idUSKBN1WI07X2019-10-03
SINGAPORE Oct 3 Southeast Asias Internet economy was forecast to grow this year to billion as millions of people in region went online to shop for the first time and rideshare firms grew in popularity an industry report showed on Thursday PositiveSINGAPORE Oct 3 Southeast Asias Internet economy was forecast to grow this year to billion as millions of people in region went online to shop for the first time and rideshare firms grew in popularity an industry report showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/southeast-asia-internet/southeast-asias-internet-economy-to-hit-100-bln-this-year-report-idUSL5N26O0982019-10-03
WASHINGTON Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential election campaign on Wednesday sought to use news the candidate had a heart procedure to highlight the benefits of his trademark Medicare for All healthcare plan PositiveWASHINGTON Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential election campaign on Wednesday sought to use news the candidate had a heart procedure to highlight the benefits of his trademark Medicare for All healthcare plan http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders-medicare/sanders-presidential-campaign-pivots-health-scare-to-medicare-for-all-message-idUSKBN1WH2DC2019-10-03
WASHINGTON U.S President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he likely will bring lawsuits against some of the people involved in the investigation into whether he or his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON U.S President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he likely will bring lawsuits against some of the people involved in the investigation into whether he or his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-lawsuit/trump-says-he-will-likely-sue-some-people-who-were-involved-in-mueller-probe-idUSKBN1WH29K2019-10-03
WASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff a top Democrat in the inquiry into a whistleblower complaint that could ultimately cost President Donald Trump the White House warned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to stop diplomatic officials from testifying before congressional committees NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff a top Democrat in the inquiry into a whistleblower complaint that could ultimately cost President Donald Trump the White House warned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to stop diplomatic officials from testifying before congressional committees http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/schiff-says-pompeo-trying-to-interfere-with-witnesses-in-u-s-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1WH1VG2019-10-03
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the White House always cooperates with congressional subpoenas when asked about efforts by House Democrats to obtain testimony related to allegations Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate a political rival NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the White House always cooperates with congressional subpoenas when asked about efforts by House Democrats to obtain testimony related to allegations Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate a political rival http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-subpoenas/trump-says-white-house-always-cooperates-with-congressional-subpoenas-idUSKBN1WH2982019-10-03
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump intensified on Monday as Trump raged about the inquiry and news reports suggested he had used additional diplomatic channels to go after his adversaries NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump intensified on Monday as Trump raged about the inquiry and news reports suggested he had used additional diplomatic channels to go after his adversaries http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/u-s-house-impeachment-probe-intensifies-as-trump-rages-about-inquiry-idUSKBN1WF0DN2019-10-02
SINGAPORE Oil rebounded from several days of declining values after industry data showed a surprise drop in U.S. crude inventories offsetting weak economic readings in the United States that have depressed global stock markets PositiveSINGAPORE Oil rebounded from several days of declining values after industry data showed a surprise drop in U.S. crude inventories offsetting weak economic readings in the United States that have depressed global stock markets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-recovers-ground-after-u-s-data-shows-crude-stock-build-idUSKBN1WH05V2019-10-02
BEIJING Chinas military on Tuesday showed off new equipment at a parade in central Beijing to mark 70 years since the founding of the Peoples Republic including hypersonicglide missiles that experts say could be difficult for the United States to counter NegativeBEIJING Chinas military on Tuesday showed off new equipment at a parade in central Beijing to mark 70 years since the founding of the Peoples Republic including hypersonicglide missiles that experts say could be difficult for the United States to counter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-military/china-showcases-fearsome-new-missiles-to-counter-u-s-at-military-parade-idUSKBN1WG3422019-10-02
BEIJING Among the 100000 almost entirely domestic participants in Chinas militaryled parade on Tuesday was a float bearing a dozen handpicked foreigners a token tribute to overseas links at time when many of Chinas foreign ties are strained NegativeBEIJING Among the 100000 almost entirely domestic participants in Chinas militaryled parade on Tuesday was a float bearing a dozen handpicked foreigners a token tribute to overseas links at time when many of Chinas foreign ties are strained http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-foreigners/a-dozen-hand-picked-foreigners-join-chinas-parade-of-soldiers-and-tanks-idUSKBN1WG3E52019-10-02
SINGAPORE Chinas privately owned Bora Enterprise Group has started construction of a PositiveSINGAPORE Chinas privately owned Bora Enterprise Group has started construction of a http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bora-lyondellbasell-petrochemic/china-private-refiner-spends-big-on-petchem-seeks-jv-with-lyondellbasell-idUSKBN1WG3102019-10-02
SINGAPORE Saudi crude oil supplies for Chinas privatelyrun Zhejiang Petrochemical Corp will return to normal in October after a slight disruption last month following the attacks on Saudi Aramcos facilities two company officials said NegativeSINGAPORE Saudi crude oil supplies for Chinas privatelyrun Zhejiang Petrochemical Corp will return to normal in October after a slight disruption last month following the attacks on Saudi Aramcos facilities two company officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-china-rongsheng/chinas-rongsheng-says-saudi-crude-supply-to-return-to-normal-in-october-idUSKBN1WG32U2019-10-02
WASHINGTON The U.S. securities regulator on Tuesday proposed a change to the way exchange operators alter their fees in a move aimed at improving transparency but which could make it harder for operators to compete on price to propel revenue growth PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. securities regulator on Tuesday proposed a change to the way exchange operators alter their fees in a move aimed at improving transparency but which could make it harder for operators to compete on price to propel revenue growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-sec-exchanges/u-s-sec-proposes-exchanges-seek-public-consultation-on-data-fee-changes-idUSKBN1WH04A2019-10-02
WASHINGTON Two officials who had been asked to testify in the impeachment investigation of U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to provide depositions an official with a Democraticled House of Representatives committee said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON Two officials who had been asked to testify in the impeachment investigation of U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to provide depositions an official with a Democraticled House of Representatives committee said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pompeo/two-u-s-officials-will-give-depositions-in-house-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WG48K2019-10-02
WASHINGTON The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Tuesday it had ordered six financial institutions including HSBC Bank USA Societe Generale SA and PNC Bank NA to pay million for reporting failures NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Tuesday it had ordered six financial institutions including HSBC Bank USA Societe Generale SA and PNC Bank NA to pay million for reporting failures http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-cftc-banks-disclosures/u-s-cftc-orders-six-financial-institutions-to-pay-fine-for-reporting-failures-idUSKBN1WG4Z72019-10-02
WASHINGTON The Trump administration is close to finalizing a package of measures to adjust the policy mandating the use of biofuels two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday and is aiming to get the final deal signed by President Donald Trump on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration is close to finalizing a package of measures to adjust the policy mandating the use of biofuels two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday and is aiming to get the final deal signed by President Donald Trump on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-biofuels-trump/trump-administration-close-to-finalizing-biofuel-policy-change-sources-idUSKBN1WG4QP2019-10-02
WASHINGTON Ukraine has agreed to buy 150 Javelin antitank missiles in a deal worth million a U.S. congressional aide said on Tuesday referring to a purchase that is separate from U.S. aid at the center of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump PositiveWASHINGTON Ukraine has agreed to buy 150 Javelin antitank missiles in a deal worth million a U.S. congressional aide said on Tuesday referring to a purchase that is separate from U.S. aid at the center of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-ukraine-arms/u-s-agrees-to-sell-39-million-of-anti-tank-weapons-to-ukraine-source-idUSKBN1WG4P62019-10-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump once again lashed out at the Federal Reserve on Tuesday this time in the wake of weak data on the manufacturing sector saying the central bank has kept interest rates too and that a strong dollar is hurting U.S. factories NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump once again lashed out at the Federal Reserve on Tuesday this time in the wake of weak data on the manufacturing sector saying the central bank has kept interest rates too and that a strong dollar is hurting U.S. factories http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-fed-trump/trump-blasts-fed-after-manufacturing-data-stokes-fears-of-sharp-slowdown-idUSKBN1WG48I2019-10-02
WASHINGTON With 86yearold liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg enduring a series of health scares the question of whether President Donald Trump will get to make yet another U.S. Supreme Court appointment before the 2020 election lingers as the nine justices prepare to begin their new term next week NegativeWASHINGTON With 86yearold liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg enduring a series of health scares the question of whether President Donald Trump will get to make yet another U.S. Supreme Court appointment before the 2020 election lingers as the nine justices prepare to begin their new term next week http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-justices/with-liberal-bloc-aging-trump-may-get-more-supreme-court-appointments-idUSKBN1WG3PB2019-10-02
WASHINGTON Some allies of U.S. President Donald Trump say they are eager to defend him against impeachment allegations but have been confounded by the White Houses inability to settle on a clear strategy for confronting the charges NegativeWASHINGTON Some allies of U.S. President Donald Trump say they are eager to defend him against impeachment allegations but have been confounded by the White Houses inability to settle on a clear strategy for confronting the charges http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-strategy/some-trump-allies-eager-to-defend-him-but-frustrated-by-white-house-inaction-idUSKBN1WG4SE2019-10-02
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr is personally involved in investigating President Donald Trumps complaints that he and his campaign were improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 election campaign NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr is personally involved in investigating President Donald Trumps complaints that he and his campaign were improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 election campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-barr-explaine/explainer-barr-gives-top-priority-to-investigating-the-investigators-of-russian-meddling-idUSKBN1WG4QZ2019-10-02
WASHINGTON Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told employees in July that the company would go to the to defeat Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warrens expected effort to break up the worlds largest social media company if she were elected president according to audio of two internal company meetings published by The Verge NeutralWASHINGTON Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told employees in July that the company would go to the to defeat Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warrens expected effort to break up the worlds largest social media company if she were elected president according to audio of two internal company meetings published by The Verge http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-zuckerberg/facebooks-zuckerberg-says-warren-as-u-s-president-would-be-bad-for-tech-idUSKBN1WG42H2019-10-02
WASHINGTON America First Policies a political action group backing U.S. President Donald Trump will launch an advertising campaign aimed at vulnerable House Democrats who support the impeachment inquiry against him a source familiar with the plans told Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON America First Policies a political action group backing U.S. President Donald Trump will launch an advertising campaign aimed at vulnerable House Democrats who support the impeachment inquiry against him a source familiar with the plans told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-superpac/pro-trump-group-to-target-u-s-democrats-with-ads-on-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WG4ZH2019-10-02
WASHINGTON The leaders of three U.S. House of Representatives committees accused Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of intimidating witnesses on Tuesday and said doing so is illegal and will constitute evidence of obstruction NegativeWASHINGTON The leaders of three U.S. House of Representatives committees accused Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of intimidating witnesses on Tuesday and said doing so is illegal and will constitute evidence of obstruction http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-congress/u-s-house-committees-seek-to-hold-line-on-pompeo-in-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WG4L72019-10-02
WASHINGTON Two officials asked to testify in the Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump have agreed to provide depositions a House committee official said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON Two officials asked to testify in the Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump have agreed to provide depositions a House committee official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-testimony/officials-agree-to-testify-in-house-ukraine-inquiry-idUSKBN1WG4TE2019-10-02
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee raised million in the third quarter a joint haul to help Trump and Republicans across the country the Associated Press reported on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee raised million in the third quarter a joint haul to help Trump and Republicans across the country the Associated Press reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump/trump-and-republican-party-raised-125-million-in-third-quarter-ap-report-idUSKBN1WG4RV2019-10-02
WASHINGTON The whistleblower who reported concerns over U.S. President Donald Trumps July 25 call with Ukraines president should be heard out and their identity Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said in a statement on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON The whistleblower who reported concerns over U.S. President Donald Trumps July 25 call with Ukraines president should be heard out and their identity Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-grassley/republican-u-s-senator-grassley-whistleblower-must-be-protected-idUSKBN1WG49Q2019-10-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has contacted other countries to introduce Attorney General William Barr and a Justice Department official who is conducting an inquiry into the origins of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has contacted other countries to introduce Attorney General William Barr and a Justice Department official who is conducting an inquiry into the origins of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-barr/trump-contacted-foreign-officials-over-probe-of-russia-inquiry-origins-justice-dept-idUSKBN1WF2A62019-10-02
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who is on the courts liberal wing told a packed audience Saturday that she was on her way to being very after cancer treatment and will be prepared when the courts next term begins in October PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who is on the courts liberal wing told a packed audience Saturday that she was on her way to being very after cancer treatment and will be prepared when the courts next term begins in October http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-scotus-ginsburg/u-s-justice-ginsburg-says-she-is-on-her-way-to-being-very-well-idUSKCN1VL0MA2019-10-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and his Finnish counterpart on Wednesday are expected to discuss ways to improve 5G alternatives to offerings from Chinese telecoms equipment firms like Huawei Technologies Co Ltd a senior administration official said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and his Finnish counterpart on Wednesday are expected to discuss ways to improve 5G alternatives to offerings from Chinese telecoms equipment firms like Huawei Technologies Co Ltd a senior administration official said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-finland-huawei-tech/trump-finnish-president-to-discuss-5g-options-to-huawei-idUSKBN1WG4AG2019-10-02
SINGAPORE Singapore is about to introduce a law against fake which rights groups have warned may stifle free speech and opposition politicians have said could give the government too much power as elections loom NegativeSINGAPORE Singapore is about to introduce a law against fake which rights groups have warned may stifle free speech and opposition politicians have said could give the government too much power as elections loom http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-fakenews/singapore-fake-news-law-set-to-come-into-force-on-wednesday-idUSKBN1WG3ND2019-10-02
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Democrats investigating whether to impeach President Donald Trump on Monday issued a subpoena to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani seeking documents related to dealings with Ukraine by Oct NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Democrats investigating whether to impeach President Donald Trump on Monday issued a subpoena to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani seeking documents related to dealings with Ukraine by Oct http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-congress/u-s-democrats-subpoena-trump-lawyer-giuliani-in-impeachment-probe-idUSKBN1WF24H2019-10-01
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump raged about the impeachment inquiry he faces in Congress and the Republican leader of the U.S. Senate said on Monday that he would have no but to allow a trial if the House of Representatives decides to impeach the president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump raged about the impeachment inquiry he faces in Congress and the Republican leader of the U.S. Senate said on Monday that he would have no but to allow a trial if the House of Representatives decides to impeach the president http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-rages-mcconnell-says-no-choice-on-senate-trial-if-house-moves-to-impeach-idUSKBN1WF0DN2019-10-01
WASHINGTON A U.S. online privacy bill is not likely to come before Congress this year three sources said as lawmakers disagree over issues like whether the bill should preempt state rules forcing companies to deal with much stricter legislation in California that goes into effect on Jan PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. online privacy bill is not likely to come before Congress this year three sources said as lawmakers disagree over issues like whether the bill should preempt state rules forcing companies to deal with much stricter legislation in California that goes into effect on Jan http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-privacy/u-s-online-privacy-rules-unlikely-this-year-hurting-big-tech-idUSKBN1WF1B12019-10-01
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump urged Australias prime minister during a recent phone call to help the U.S. attorney general in an investigation of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe the New York Times reported on Monday citing two U.S. officials with knowledge of the call NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump urged Australias prime minister during a recent phone call to help the U.S. attorney general in an investigation of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe the New York Times reported on Monday citing two U.S. officials with knowledge of the call http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-australia/trump-pressed-australian-pm-to-help-in-probe-of-mueller-inquiry-origins-new-york-times-idUSKBN1WF26Y2019-10-01
WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he would have no but to hold a trial if the House of Representatives decides to impeach President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he would have no but to hold a trial if the House of Representatives decides to impeach President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-mcconnell/senate-would-have-no-choice-but-to-hold-impeachment-trial-mcconnell-idUSKBN1WF1VW2019-10-01
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday escalated his attacks against the lawmaker leading the impeachment inquiry against him suggesting that Representative Adam Schiff be arrested for treason NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday escalated his attacks against the lawmaker leading the impeachment inquiry against him suggesting that Representative Adam Schiff be arrested for treason http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/trump-suggests-intel-chairman-should-be-arrested-for-treason-idUSKBN1WF1B42019-10-01
WASHINGTON Saudi Arabias crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to unimaginably high if the world doesnt come together to deter Iran but said he preferred a political solution to a military one NegativeWASHINGTON Saudi Arabias crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to unimaginably high if the world doesnt come together to deter Iran but said he preferred a political solution to a military one http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-saudi/saudi-crown-prince-warns-of-escalation-with-iran-idUSKBN1WE0VA2019-10-01
WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Monday that U.S. and partnered forces had killed 10 militants and destroyed a vehicle after Somali insurgents mounted an ambitious attack on a base where U.S. special forces train Somali commandos NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Monday that U.S. and partnered forces had killed 10 militants and destroyed a vehicle after Somali insurgents mounted an ambitious attack on a base where U.S. special forces train Somali commandos http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-somalia-attacks-pentagon/ten-militants-killed-after-somalia-attack-u-s-military-idUSKBN1WF1UG2019-10-01
This comes as a relief and gives time to the service sector to continue to grow even though the decline in manufacturing production is ING economist Bert Colijn said NegativeBRUSSELS The unemployment rate in the euro zone dropped in August to its lowest in more than 11 years official data showed on Monday as services appeared to offset weakening industry an encouraging sign for the regions growth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-unemployment/euro-zone-unemployment-drops-an-encouraging-sign-for-growth-idUSKBN1WF0UZ2019-10-01
BEIJING China warned on Monday of instability in international markets from any of China and the United States after sources said the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges NegativeBEIJING China warned on Monday of instability in international markets from any of China and the United States after sources said the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-limits/on-u-s-delisting-threat-china-says-decoupling-would-harm-both-sides-idUSKBN1WF0M52019-10-01
WASHINGTON White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday dismissed reports that the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges as fake news NegativeWASHINGTON White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday dismissed reports that the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges as fake news http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-navarro/white-house-trade-adviser-navarro-calls-china-delisting-report-fake-news-cnbc-idUSKBN1WF1E62019-10-01
BEIJING Chinas supermarkets are topping up their meat counters with frozen pork from state reserves after prices of the nations favorite protein source surged to budgetbusting levels threatening to mar this weeks National Day festivities NegativeBEIJING Chinas supermarkets are topping up their meat counters with frozen pork from state reserves after prices of the nations favorite protein source surged to budgetbusting levels threatening to mar this weeks National Day festivities http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-consumers/happy-holidays-not-in-china-if-frozen-pork-is-on-the-table-idUSKBN1WF0B62019-10-01
BEIJING Chinese state media released videos of foreign citizens praising the country on the eve of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the Peoples Republic as new research showed declining perceptions of China in many western countries PositiveBEIJING Chinese state media released videos of foreign citizens praising the country on the eve of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the Peoples Republic as new research showed declining perceptions of China in many western countries http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-trade/i-love-you-china-beijing-enlists-foreign-voices-ahead-of-anniversary-idUSKBN1WF1K22019-10-01
BEIJING Smog in the Chinese capital Beijing spiked on Monday morning despite regionwide efforts to curb emissions ahead of celebrations to mark 70 years of Communist Party rule on Oct NegativeBEIJING Smog in the Chinese capital Beijing spiked on Monday morning despite regionwide efforts to curb emissions ahead of celebrations to mark 70 years of Communist Party rule on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-pollution/beijing-smog-spikes-ahead-of-chinas-anniversary-celebrations-idUSKBN1WF0CM2019-10-01
WASHINGTON North Korea has no intention of giving up its nuclear weapons and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its standoff with Washington U.S. President Donald Trumps ousted national security adviser John Bolton said in a speech on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON North Korea has no intention of giving up its nuclear weapons and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its standoff with Washington U.S. President Donald Trumps ousted national security adviser John Bolton said in a speech on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-northkorea-bolton/north-korea-wont-give-up-nuclear-weapons-ex-trump-adviser-bolton-idUSKBN1WF1IE2019-10-01
SINGAPORE The municipal government of Shanghai Chinas financial capital is aiming to wipe out some 120000 lowerend dieselpowered trucks by 2022 to help cut air pollution according to a report on the central governments website on Monday NegativeSINGAPORE The municipal government of Shanghai Chinas financial capital is aiming to wipe out some 120000 lowerend dieselpowered trucks by 2022 to help cut air pollution according to a report on the central governments website on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-shanghai-environment-diesel/shanghai-to-phase-out-lower-end-diesel-trucks-by-2022-idUSKBN1WF0N52019-10-01
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took part in a July phone conversation between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that is at the heart of a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took part in a July phone conversation between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that is at the heart of a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pompeo/u-s-secretary-of-state-pompeo-took-part-in-trump-zelenskiy-phone-call-wsj-idUSKBN1WF25P2019-10-01
WASHINGTON The United States tightened sanctions on Monday against an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin previously accused of trying to meddle in the 2016 presidential election saying he had also tried to intervene in the midterm elections last year NegativeWASHINGTON The United States tightened sanctions on Monday against an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin previously accused of trying to meddle in the 2016 presidential election saying he had also tried to intervene in the midterm elections last year http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanctions/u-s-tightens-sanctions-on-putin-ally-linked-to-election-tampering-idUSKBN1WF1MS2019-10-01
WASHINGTON Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trumps calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders the U.S. House Intelligence Committees chairman said on Sunday citing concerns that the Republican president may have jeopardized national security NegativeWASHINGTON Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trumps calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders the U.S. House Intelligence Committees chairman said on Sunday citing concerns that the Republican president may have jeopardized national security http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-putin-phone-calls-in-u-s-democrats-sights-schiff-idUSKBN1WE0GN2019-10-01
Was this person SPYING on the U.S. Big wrote Trump who added without providing evidence I want Schiff questioned at the highest level for Fraud Treason NegativeWASHINGTON Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trumps calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders the U.S. House Intelligence Committees chairman said on Sunday citing concerns that the Republican president may have jeopardized national security http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-putin-phone-calls-in-u-s-democrats-sights-schiff-idUSKBN1WE0GN2019-10-01
SINGAPORE German startup Volocopter said Singapore is emerging as one of the most likely destinations for the commercial launch of its electric helicopters where it hopes to offer shorthop flights for the price of a limousine ride PositiveSINGAPORE German startup Volocopter said Singapore is emerging as one of the most likely destinations for the commercial launch of its electric helicopters where it hopes to offer shorthop flights for the price of a limousine ride http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-aviation-volocopter-singapore/volocopter-eyes-launch-of-its-electric-helicopter-taxis-in-singapore-idUSKBN1WF0ZO2019-10-01
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a political foe NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a political foe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-machinery/in-pushing-probe-of-rival-did-trump-enlist-the-u-s-government-idUSKBN1WE0B52019-09-30
WASHINGTON Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trumps calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders the chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday citing concerns the Republican president may have jeopardized national security NegativeWASHINGTON Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trumps calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders the chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday citing concerns the Republican president may have jeopardized national security http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/trump-putin-phone-calls-in-democrats-sights-schiff-idUSKBN1WE0GN2019-09-30
WASHINGTON A federal judge ordered the Department of Homeland Security to set aside a plan that would make more people vulnerable to expedited deportation until a court can rule on the matter NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge ordered the Department of Homeland Security to set aside a plan that would make more people vulnerable to expedited deportation until a court can rule on the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-deportations/legal-setback-for-trump-administration-plan-to-speed-some-deportations-idUSKBN1WD0HW2019-09-30
BEIJING China hopes Beijing and Washington will resolve their trade dispute with a calm and rational Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Sunday ahead of talks in two weeks between the two sides PositiveBEIJING China hopes Beijing and Washington will resolve their trade dispute with a calm and rational Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Sunday ahead of talks in two weeks between the two sides http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-urges-calm-and-rational-resolution-to-u-s-sino-trade-war-idUSKBN1WE08L2019-09-30
BEIJING China will open up more sectors of the economy to foreign investors and its policy of protecting foreign companies rights in the country will not change Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Sunday PositiveBEIJING China will open up more sectors of the economy to foreign investors and its policy of protecting foreign companies rights in the country will not change Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-companies/china-says-will-open-more-sectors-of-economy-to-foreign-investors-idUSKBN1WE08H2019-09-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children a key element of his hardline immigration policies NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children a key element of his hardline immigration policies http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-court-immigration/u-s-supreme-court-to-hear-trump-bid-to-ditch-dreamers-immigration-program-idUSKCN1TT21E2019-09-30
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right while still managing to keep a low profile following his acrimonious Senate confirmation process PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right while still managing to keep a low profile following his acrimonious Senate confirmation process http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-kavanaugh/trump-supreme-court-pick-kavanaugh-delivered-the-goods-for-conservatives-idUSKCN1TT2ZF2019-09-30
WASHINGTON In a case that could once again test boundaries for the separation of church and state the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legality of a Montana state tax credit that could help students attend private schools including religious ones PositiveWASHINGTON In a case that could once again test boundaries for the separation of church and state the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legality of a Montana state tax credit that could help students attend private schools including religious ones http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-school/u-s-top-court-to-review-montana-dispute-over-religious-school-subsidies-idUSKCN1TT1ZN2019-09-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabamas bid to revive a Republicanbacked state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabamas bid to revive a Republicanbacked state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/usa-court-abortion/u-s-supreme-court-declines-alabama-bid-to-revive-abortion-restriction-idUSKCN1TT22D2019-09-30
WASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives who are pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump forged ahead with their probe on Friday issuing a subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents concerning contact with the Ukrainian government NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives who are pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump forged ahead with their probe on Friday issuing a subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents concerning contact with the Ukrainian government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/house-democrats-subpoena-pompeo-for-ukraine-documents-idUSKBN1WC0E12019-09-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a stopgap government funding bill into law to keep the government open through Nov PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a stopgap government funding bill into law to keep the government open through Nov http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-budget/trump-signs-into-law-stopgap-u-s-federal-funding-through-november-21-idUSKBN1WC2KS2019-09-28
WASHINGTON A Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives committee issued a subpoena on Friday for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo seeking to compel him to hand over documents concerning contact with the Ukrainian government NegativeWASHINGTON A Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives committee issued a subpoena on Friday for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo seeking to compel him to hand over documents concerning contact with the Ukrainian government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-committees/house-committee-subpoenas-pompeo-for-ukraine-documents-idUSKBN1WC2CO2019-09-28
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on Friday called for a probe into whether politics instead of pollution was behind the Trump administrations threat this week to withhold more than billion in federal transportation funding from California over claims of poor air quality NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on Friday called for a probe into whether politics instead of pollution was behind the Trump administrations threat this week to withhold more than billion in federal transportation funding from California over claims of poor air quality http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-california/u-s-senator-feinstein-seeks-probe-into-epa-actions-against-california-idUSKBN1WC21V2019-09-28
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump told two Russian officials in a 2017 meeting that he was not concerned about Moscows meddling in the U.S. election which prompted White House officials to limit access to the remarks the Washington Post reported on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump told two Russian officials in a 2017 meeting that he was not concerned about Moscows meddling in the U.S. election which prompted White House officials to limit access to the remarks the Washington Post reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-russia/trump-told-russians-in-2017-he-was-not-concerned-about-election-meddling-washington-post-idUSKBN1WD0222019-09-28
BEIJING China wants to join as soon as possible an international arms treaty that the United States has spurned the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday adding it was Chinas responsibility to take part as a member of the international community PositiveBEIJING China wants to join as soon as possible an international arms treaty that the United States has spurned the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday adding it was Chinas responsibility to take part as a member of the international community http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-un-assembly-china-arms/china-aims-to-join-u-s-spurned-arms-treaty-as-soon-as-possible-idUSKBN1WD02W2019-09-28
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration is considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges three sources briefed on the matter said on Friday in what would be a radical escalation of U.S.China trade tensions NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration is considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges three sources briefed on the matter said on Friday in what would be a radical escalation of U.S.China trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-limits/trump-considers-delisting-chinese-firms-from-u-s-markets-sources-idUSKBN1WC1VP2019-09-28
WASHINGTON The U.S. government is considering the possibility of delisting Chinese companies from U.S. exchanges a source briefed on the matter said in what would be an escalation of trade tensions between the U.S. and China NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. government is considering the possibility of delisting Chinese companies from U.S. exchanges a source briefed on the matter said in what would be an escalation of trade tensions between the U.S. and China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-stocks/u-s-eyeing-possibility-of-delisting-chinese-firms-from-u-s-exchanges-source-idUSKBN1WC1YB2019-09-28
BEIJING Chinas current account is likely to maintain a small surplus this year the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday after official data showed the country posted a final current account surplus of PositiveBEIJING Chinas current account is likely to maintain a small surplus this year the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday after official data showed the country posted a final current account surplus of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-currentaccount/chinas-current-account-likely-to-maintain-small-surplus-in-2019-fx-regulator-idUSKBN1WC12V2019-09-28
NANNING China Chinas pig farmers are raising fatter pigs to profit from soaring pork prices boosting demand for key feed ingredient soymeal and reducing some of the impact from a huge drop in the overall herd said analysts and industry executives on Thursday PositiveNANNING China Chinas pig farmers are raising fatter pigs to profit from soaring pork prices boosting demand for key feed ingredient soymeal and reducing some of the impact from a huge drop in the overall herd said analysts and industry executives on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-feed/fatter-pigs-new-farms-to-boost-china-soymeal-demand-idUSKBN1WC0CP2019-09-28
BEIJING China needs the strong unified leadership of the Communist Party or the country will the government said in a policy paper released on Friday ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic NegativeBEIJING China needs the strong unified leadership of the Communist Party or the country will the government said in a policy paper released on Friday ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-politics/china-needs-strong-leadership-or-will-crumble-policy-paper-says-idUSKBN1WC0BX2019-09-28
SINGAPORE Freight rates for shipping naphtha and other clean oil products from the Middle East to Japan have jumped to their highest levels in nearly two weeks after Washington imposed sanctions on tanker subsidiaries of Chinas COSCO according to industry sources and Refinitiv data NegativeSINGAPORE Freight rates for shipping naphtha and other clean oil products from the Middle East to Japan have jumped to their highest levels in nearly two weeks after Washington imposed sanctions on tanker subsidiaries of Chinas COSCO according to industry sources and Refinitiv data http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-cosco-products/oil-product-shipping-rates-in-asia-hit-near-two-week-high-after-u-s-sanctions-idUSKBN1WC1EC2019-09-28
WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending barely rose in August and business investment remained subdued amid lingering trade tensions prompting economists to slash their economic growth estimates for the third quarter NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending barely rose in August and business investment remained subdued amid lingering trade tensions prompting economists to slash their economic growth estimates for the third quarter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/cooling-u-s-consumer-spending-underscores-risks-to-economy-idUSKBN1WC1K52019-09-28
WASHINGTON Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and its U.S. unit will pay million for misleading investors about its monthly sales figures and will resolve a lengthy probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission NegativeWASHINGTON Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and its U.S. unit will pay million for misleading investors about its monthly sales figures and will resolve a lengthy probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-fiat-chrysler-sec/fiat-chrysler-to-pay-40-million-over-inflated-sales-figures-idUSKBN1WC1Y22019-09-28
WASHINGTON Some moderate Democratic lawmakers who a week ago had little interest in talking about an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump say they are now optimistic they can sell it to voters at home during a recess of the U.S. Congress over the next two weeks NegativeWASHINGTON Some moderate Democratic lawmakers who a week ago had little interest in talking about an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump say they are now optimistic they can sell it to voters at home during a recess of the U.S. Congress over the next two weeks http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-democrats/damning-facts-will-help-sell-impeachment-probe-to-divided-voters-at-home-democrats-say-idUSKBN1WD0132019-09-28
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday backed for a second time legislation that would terminate President Donald Trumps February declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico sending the measure to the White House for Trumps expected veto NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday backed for a second time legislation that would terminate President Donald Trumps February declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico sending the measure to the White House for Trumps expected veto http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-emergency/u-s-house-votes-again-to-end-trumps-border-emergency-declaration-idUSKBN1WC1S72019-09-28
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee could open hearings as early as next week in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump CNN reported on Friday citing an interview with the panels chairman NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee could open hearings as early as next week in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump CNN reported on Friday citing an interview with the panels chairman http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-hearings/u-s-house-could-kick-off-impeachment-hearings-next-week-cnn-idUSKBN1WC29G2019-09-28
WASHINGTON Scientists are expressing surprise after discovering a solar system 30 lightyears away from Earth that defies current understanding about planet formation with a large Jupiterlike planet orbiting a diminutive star known as a red dwarf NeutralWASHINGTON Scientists are expressing surprise after discovering a solar system 30 lightyears away from Earth that defies current understanding about planet formation with a large Jupiterlike planet orbiting a diminutive star known as a red dwarf http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-star/scientists-puzzled-by-really-big-planet-orbiting-really-little-star-idUSKBN1WB31U2019-09-28
WASHINGTON A whistleblower report released on Thursday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraines interference in the 2020 U.S. election for his political benefit but that the White House tried to lock evidence about that conduct NegativeWASHINGTON A whistleblower report released on Thursday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraines interference in the 2020 U.S. election for his political benefit but that the White House tried to lock evidence about that conduct http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/whistleblower-complaint-describes-white-house-cover-up-on-trump-ukraine-scandal-idUSKBN1WB0E52019-09-27
WASHINGTON Amid complaints that airline seats have become too small to accommodate the average American the U.S. government will test how fast passengers can evacuate a plane in setting minimum seat sizes for the first time NegativeWASHINGTON Amid complaints that airline seats have become too small to accommodate the average American the U.S. government will test how fast passengers can evacuate a plane in setting minimum seat sizes for the first time http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-airlines-seats/faa-to-test-if-u-s-airplane-seats-too-tight-to-quickly-evacuate-passengers-idUSKBN1WB2YW2019-09-27
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would extend federal funding through Nov PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would extend federal funding through Nov http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-budget/senate-passes-sends-trump-stopgap-federal-funding-to-november-21-idUSKBN1WB2FP2019-09-27
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of trying to cover up an attempt he made to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of trying to cover up an attempt he made to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pelosi/pelosi-accuses-trump-of-covering-up-effort-to-pressure-ukraine-idUSKBN1WB26S2019-09-27
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump grew increasingly exasperated on Thursday as he sat in his cabin aboard Air Force One and watched television coverage of Democrats on a congressional committee accuse him of criminal behavior NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump grew increasingly exasperated on Thursday as he sat in his cabin aboard Air Force One and watched television coverage of Democrats on a congressional committee accuse him of criminal behavior http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-mood/exasperated-trumps-strategy-flail-at-democrats-attack-whistleblower-tweet-like-crazy-idUSKBN1WB30C2019-09-27
WASHINGTON The whistleblower who said U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden is a CIA officer and at one point was assigned to work at the White House two sources familiar with the probe into his complaint confirmed on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON The whistleblower who said U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden is a CIA officer and at one point was assigned to work at the White House two sources familiar with the probe into his complaint confirmed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-cia/whistleblower-on-trump-ukraine-contacts-is-a-cia-officer-sources-idUSKBN1WB2VF2019-09-27
WASHINGTON The top U.S. spy official and the inspector general for intelligence agencies were extremely in closeddoor testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday on a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump the panels chairman said NegativeWASHINGTON The top U.S. spy official and the inspector general for intelligence agencies were extremely in closeddoor testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday on a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump the panels chairman said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-burr/u-s-spy-officials-were-forthcoming-in-testimony-senate-panel-chair-idUSKBN1WB2Z62019-09-27
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed General John Hyten to be the secondhighestranking military official despite an allegation he sexually assaulted a female officer under his command NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed General John Hyten to be the secondhighestranking military official despite an allegation he sexually assaulted a female officer under his command http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-military-hyten-senate/senate-confirms-hyten-as-vice-chairman-of-joint-chiefs-idUSKBN1WB2Y62019-09-27
WASHINGTON Northrop Grumman Corp has been awarded a PositiveWASHINGTON Northrop Grumman Corp has been awarded a http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-northrop-grumman-contract/northrop-grumman-wins-1-4-billion-u-s-defense-contract-pentagon-idUSKBN1WB2XF2019-09-27
WASHINGTON The rate of suicide among active duty service members has increased significantly over the past five years according to a Pentagon report released on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The rate of suicide among active duty service members has increased significantly over the past five years according to a Pentagon report released on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-military-suicide/suicide-rate-in-active-duty-u-s-service-members-rises-significantly-idUSKBN1WB2U62019-09-27
WASHINGTON The Trump administrations environmental regulator escalated its feud with California on Thursday accusing the state of violating clean water laws by allowing human waste from homeless residents to enter waterways according to a letter it sent to the states governor NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administrations environmental regulator escalated its feud with California on Thursday accusing the state of violating clean water laws by allowing human waste from homeless residents to enter waterways according to a letter it sent to the states governor http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-california/trump-epa-says-california-must-protect-water-better-from-homeless-waste-idUSKBN1WB1VR2019-09-27
WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a firm it said was participating in a scheme to avoid U.S. sanctions while helping provide jet fuel to Russian forces in Syria NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a firm it said was participating in a scheme to avoid U.S. sanctions while helping provide jet fuel to Russian forces in Syria http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-syria-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-firm-it-says-provides-jet-fuel-to-russia-in-syria-idUSKBN1WB1YV2019-09-27
WASHINGTON The Trump administration imposed sanctions this week on Chinese tanker companies for alleged involvement in the transport of oil from Iran calling it one of the biggest sanctions actions it has taken since its crackdown on Iranian oil exports NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration imposed sanctions this week on Chinese tanker companies for alleged involvement in the transport of oil from Iran calling it one of the biggest sanctions actions it has taken since its crackdown on Iranian oil exports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-china-factbox/factbox-u-s-imposes-iran-sanctions-on-china-tankers-idUSKBN1WB2ZU2019-09-27
WASHINGTON The Pentagon said on Thursday it plans to send four radar systems a battery of Patriot missiles and about 200 support personnel to bolster Saudi Arabias defenses after the largestever attack on the kingdoms oil facilities this month NegativeWASHINGTON The Pentagon said on Thursday it plans to send four radar systems a battery of Patriot missiles and about 200 support personnel to bolster Saudi Arabias defenses after the largestever attack on the kingdoms oil facilities this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-usa-pentagon/pentagon-to-send-radar-patriot-missiles-to-bolster-saudi-defenses-idUSKBN1WB2JC2019-09-27
WASHINGTON White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow on Thursday told FOX Business Network that Chinas moves in commodities markets in recent days namely its purchases of soybeans and pork helped him believe the country may soon reach a trade deal with the United States PositiveWASHINGTON White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow on Thursday told FOX Business Network that Chinas moves in commodities markets in recent days namely its purchases of soybeans and pork helped him believe the country may soon reach a trade deal with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow/white-houses-kudlow-sees-trade-deal-promise-in-chinas-commodities-markets-moves-idUSKBN1WB2482019-09-27
BEIJING China will take steps to curb rapid rises in food prices while keeping producer prices basically stable state television quoted the cabinet as saying on Thursday PositiveBEIJING China will take steps to curb rapid rises in food prices while keeping producer prices basically stable state television quoted the cabinet as saying on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-prices/china-to-curb-food-price-rises-keep-factory-prices-stable-idUSKBN1WB1EK2019-09-27
QINGDAO China Top global steelmaker China despite years of trying to curb overcapacity in its steel sector is still having trouble containing increasing illegal new capacity a Ministry of Industry and Information Technology official said on Thursday NegativeQINGDAO China Top global steelmaker China despite years of trying to curb overcapacity in its steel sector is still having trouble containing increasing illegal new capacity a Ministry of Industry and Information Technology official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel/chinas-steel-sector-still-battling-rising-illegal-capacity-idUSKBN1WB1132019-09-27
WASHINGTON U.S. business investment contracted more sharply than previously estimated in the second quarter and corporate profit growth was tepid casting a shadow on an economy that is being stalked by financial market fears of a recession NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. business investment contracted more sharply than previously estimated in the second quarter and corporate profit growth was tepid casting a shadow on an economy that is being stalked by financial market fears of a recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-business-investment-downturn-could-pressure-slowing-economy-idUSKBN1WB1PV2019-09-27
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps top economic adviser said on Thursday that the United States would hold off slapping tariffs on Japanese auto exports to the United States if trade talks keep advancing a day after the two nations unveiled a limited trade deal PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps top economic adviser said on Thursday that the United States would hold off slapping tariffs on Japanese auto exports to the United States if trade talks keep advancing a day after the two nations unveiled a limited trade deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan-kudlow/u-s-will-not-impose-auto-tariffs-on-japan-if-progress-continues-kudlow-idUSKBN1WB25F2019-09-27
WASHINGTON As a presidential candidate Donald Trump repeatedly attacked his Democratic adversary Hillary Clinton in 2016 over her use of a private computer server for official emails when she was U.S. secretary of state NegativeWASHINGTON As a presidential candidate Donald Trump repeatedly attacked his Democratic adversary Hillary Clinton in 2016 over her use of a private computer server for official emails when she was U.S. secretary of state http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-server/a-computer-server-haunted-clinton-in-2016-now-it-may-be-trumps-turn-idUSKBN1WB2NE2019-09-27
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump told staff from the U.S. mission to the United Nations on Thursday he wanted to know who provided information to a whistleblower on his phone call with Ukraines president likening them to a spy two newspapers reported NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump told staff from the U.S. mission to the United Nations on Thursday he wanted to know who provided information to a whistleblower on his phone call with Ukraines president likening them to a spy two newspapers reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-spy/trump-seeks-whistleblower-sources-mentions-treason-reports-idUSKBN1WB2EF2019-09-27
WASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the whistleblower complaint released on Thursday reveals a series of damning concerning President Donald Trumps conduct including a telephone call in which he sought dirt on a political opponent from Ukraines president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the whistleblower complaint released on Thursday reveals a series of damning concerning President Donald Trumps conduct including a telephone call in which he sought dirt on a political opponent from Ukraines president http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/schiff-says-complaint-lays-out-scheme-to-use-leverage-of-u-s-foreign-aid-to-obtain-dirt-on-a-political-opponent-idUSKBN1WB2BN2019-09-27
WASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the whistleblower complaint released on Thursday reveals a series of damning concerning President Donald Trumps conduct including a telephone call in which he sought dirt on a political opponent from Ukraines president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the whistleblower complaint released on Thursday reveals a series of damning concerning President Donald Trumps conduct including a telephone call in which he sought dirt on a political opponent from Ukraines president http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-schiff/schiff-says-complaint-lays-out-scheme-to-use-leverage-of-u-s-foreign-aid-to-obtain-dirt-on-a-political-opponent-idUSKBN1WB2BN2019-09-27
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps interactions with Ukraine have prompted an extraordinary whistleblower complaint that the Republican used his powers to pressure a foreign leader to investigate one of his chief Democratic rivals NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps interactions with Ukraine have prompted an extraordinary whistleblower complaint that the Republican used his powers to pressure a foreign leader to investigate one of his chief Democratic rivals http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-timeline/trump-and-ukraine-timeline-of-events-in-the-controversy-idUSKBN1WB25B2019-09-27
WASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared alert and in good spirits on Monday as she made her first public appearance since completing a threeweek course of radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer NegativeWASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared alert and in good spirits on Monday as she made her first public appearance since completing a threeweek course of radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-ginsburg/u-s-justice-ginsburg-makes-first-appearance-since-latest-cancer-scare-idUSKCN1VG1YC2019-09-27
WASHINGTON Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star illustrating a extraordinary and chaotic cosmic event from beginning to end for the first time using NASAs planethunting telescope NegativeWASHINGTON Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star illustrating a extraordinary and chaotic cosmic event from beginning to end for the first time using NASAs planethunting telescope http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-blackhole/caught-in-the-act-a-black-hole-rips-apart-an-unfortunate-star-idUSKBN1WB2PT2019-09-27
WASHINGTON A U.S. House panel sent letters to four ecigarette companies asking them to stop all print broadcast and digital advertising of their products in the United States the same day as marketleader Juul said it would pull its ads the panel said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. House panel sent letters to four ecigarette companies asking them to stop all print broadcast and digital advertising of their products in the United States the same day as marketleader Juul said it would pull its ads the panel said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ecigarettes-advertising/u-s-house-panel-asks-e-cigarette-companies-to-cease-advertising-idUSKBN1WB1YC2019-09-27
WASHINGTON Sept 26 As a presidential candidate Donald Trump repeatedly attacked his Democratic adversary Hillary Clinton in 2016 over her use of a private computer server for official emails when she was U.S. secretary of state NegativeWASHINGTON Sept 26 As a presidential candidate Donald Trump repeatedly attacked his Democratic adversary Hillary Clinton in 2016 over her use of a private computer server for official emails when she was U.S. secretary of state http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-whistleblower-server/a-computer-server-haunted-clinton-in-2016-now-it-may-be-trumps-turn-idUSL2N26H1AB2019-09-27
WASHINGTON Sept 26 A U.S. House panel sent letters to four ecigarette companies asking them to stop all print broadcast and digital advertising of their products in the United States the same day as marketleader Juul said it would pull its ads the panel said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON Sept 26 A U.S. House panel sent letters to four ecigarette companies asking them to stop all print broadcast and digital advertising of their products in the United States the same day as marketleader Juul said it would pull its ads the panel said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ecigarettes-advertising/u-s-house-panel-asks-e-cigarette-companies-to-cease-advertising-idUSL2N26H0RE2019-09-27
WASHINGTON Six Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked Walmart Inc Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc Rite Aid Corp and Dollar General Corp to stop selling all tobacco products PositiveWASHINGTON Six Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked Walmart Inc Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc Rite Aid Corp and Dollar General Corp to stop selling all tobacco products http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-senate-tobacco/senators-urge-walmart-others-to-stop-selling-all-tobacco-products-idUSKBN1WB2JV2019-09-27
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump pressed Ukraines leader to investigate Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and Trumps personal lawyer according to a summary of a telephone call released by the Trump administration on Wednesday NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump pressed Ukraines leader to investigate Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and Trumps personal lawyer according to a summary of a telephone call released by the Trump administration on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/seeking-favors-trump-asked-ukraine-president-to-investigate-biden-idUSKBN1WA0HC2019-09-26
WASHINGTON On Monday evening Nancy Pelosi set about writing one of the most important speeches of her long political career about her decision to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON On Monday evening Nancy Pelosi set about writing one of the most important speeches of her long political career about her decision to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pelosi/frequent-flyer-pelosi-leaves-impeachment-speech-on-the-plane-idUSKBN1WB0362019-09-26
WASHINGTON Facing the tough task of selling voters on an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump Democrats struggled on Wednesday to craft a unified message explaining why he might deserve to be removed from office NegativeWASHINGTON Facing the tough task of selling voters on an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump Democrats struggled on Wednesday to craft a unified message explaining why he might deserve to be removed from office http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-democrats/selling-impeachment-democrats-search-for-common-message-against-trump-idUSKBN1WB02M2019-09-26
WASHINGTON Minnesota and New Mexico in a rebuke to the Trump administration plan to join 10 other states in adopting both of Californias tough rules on tailpipe emissions and zeroemission vehicles PositiveWASHINGTON Minnesota and New Mexico in a rebuke to the Trump administration plan to join 10 other states in adopting both of Californias tough rules on tailpipe emissions and zeroemission vehicles http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-california-minnesota/minnesota-new-mexico-to-adopt-california-vehicle-emissions-rules-idUSKBN1WA2SJ2019-09-26
WASHINGTON The Trump administration expects that perhaps only million of this years million in military aid to Ukraine will not be put in the spending pipeline by a Monday deadline when the governments fiscal year ends two U.S. officials told Reuters NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration expects that perhaps only million of this years million in military aid to Ukraine will not be put in the spending pipeline by a Monday deadline when the governments fiscal year ends two U.S. officials told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-pentagon-ukraine/u-s-expects-about-30-million-in-ukraine-military-aid-may-be-delayed-sources-idUSKBN1WA2S72019-09-26
WASHINGTON A Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said there are real troubling things in a whistleblowers complaint about President Donald Trumps conversation with Ukraines leader NegativeWASHINGTON A Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said there are real troubling things in a whistleblowers complaint about President Donald Trumps conversation with Ukraines leader http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-senators/republican-senator-sasse-calls-details-in-whistleblower-complaint-troubling-idUSKBN1WB0402019-09-26
WASHINGTON Democrats and one Republican on U.S. congressional intelligence panels said on Wednesday after viewing a whistleblower complaint concerning President Donald Trump that the allegations were credible and troubling NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats and one Republican on U.S. congressional intelligence panels said on Wednesday after viewing a whistleblower complaint concerning President Donald Trump that the allegations were credible and troubling http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-intel/intelligence-panel-members-including-one-republican-say-whistleblower-complaint-disturbing-idUSKBN1WA2YP2019-09-26
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted 4210 on Wednesday for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to release a whistleblower complaint to Congress despite the administration letting them view the classified document at secure locations in the U.S. Capitol NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted 4210 on Wednesday for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to release a whistleblower complaint to Congress despite the administration letting them view the classified document at secure locations in the U.S. Capitol http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-house/house-backs-release-of-trump-whistleblower-complaint-421-0-idUSKBN1WA33Y2019-09-26
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps top intelligence official will be grilled by U.S. lawmakers on Thursday over the administrations handling of a whistleblower report central to an impeachment inquiry into the president NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps top intelligence official will be grilled by U.S. lawmakers on Thursday over the administrations handling of a whistleblower report central to an impeachment inquiry into the president http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/u-s-lawmakers-to-grill-trump-intel-chief-about-whistleblower-report-idUSKBN1WB0E52019-09-26
BEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry deplored on Thursday sanctions imposed by the United States on Chinese entities and individuals it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation of Washingtons curbs on Tehran NegativeBEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry deplored on Thursday sanctions imposed by the United States on Chinese entities and individuals it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation of Washingtons curbs on Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-china/china-deplores-u-s-sanctions-on-chinese-nationals-entities-over-iran-oil-idUSKBN1WB0RB2019-09-26
BEIJING China is in close communication with the United States and is preparing to make progress at trade talks in October the commerce ministry in Beijing said on Thursday PositiveBEIJING China is in close communication with the United States and is preparing to make progress at trade talks in October the commerce ministry in Beijing said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-says-in-close-communication-with-u-s-over-october-trade-talks-idUSKBN1WB0Q52019-09-26
BEIJING Chinas factory activity is expected to have contracted for a fifth straight month in September a Reuters poll showed adding to the countrys economic woes as Beijing remains locked in an escalating trade war with the United States NegativeBEIJING Chinas factory activity is expected to have contracted for a fifth straight month in September a Reuters poll showed adding to the countrys economic woes as Beijing remains locked in an escalating trade war with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi-poll/chinas-factory-activity-seen-contracting-for-fifth-straight-month-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1WB0NX2019-09-26
BEIJING A senior White House official on Thursday said he believed China was absolutely to cooperating with the United States to curb illicit fentanyl a drug which has played a major role in a devastating U.S. opioid crisis PositiveBEIJING A senior White House official on Thursday said he believed China was absolutely to cooperating with the United States to curb illicit fentanyl a drug which has played a major role in a devastating U.S. opioid crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-drugs/u-s-official-believes-china-is-committed-to-curbing-fentanyl-idUSKBN1WB08A2019-09-26
JINGDEZHEN China Chinese ceramic artist Feng Chengren works alongside the countrys top leaders in his shop in eastern China PositiveJINGDEZHEN China Chinese ceramic artist Feng Chengren works alongside the countrys top leaders in his shop in eastern China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-red-widerimage/busts-of-leaders-a-hit-in-chinas-porcelain-capital-ahead-of-key-anniversary-idUSKBN1WA34Z2019-09-26
BEIJING The first commercial flights from Beijings new Daxing International airport took off on Wednesday an airport that cost billion to build is roughly the size of 100 football fields and is expected to become one of the worlds busiest PositiveBEIJING The first commercial flights from Beijings new Daxing International airport took off on Wednesday an airport that cost billion to build is roughly the size of 100 football fields and is expected to become one of the worlds busiest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-airport/first-commercial-flights-from-beijings-new-63-billion-airport-take-off-idUSKBN1WA0AO2019-09-26
WASHINGTON Japan and the United States on Wednesday said they intend to conclude their trade consultations within about four months and to refrain from actions against the of an initial agreement a joint statement released by Japan said PositiveWASHINGTON Japan and the United States on Wednesday said they intend to conclude their trade consultations within about four months and to refrain from actions against the of an initial agreement a joint statement released by Japan said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan-statement/u-s-japan-seek-conclusion-of-trade-talks-within-four-months-statement-idUSKBN1WA2ID2019-09-26
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to advance legislation that would allow banks to provide services to cannabis companies in states where it is legal PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to advance legislation that would allow banks to provide services to cannabis companies in states where it is legal http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-house-cannabis/house-passes-bill-that-would-allow-banks-to-work-with-cannabis-companies-idUSKBN1WA3082019-09-26
WASHINGTON The White House released a memo on Wednesday summarizing President Donald Trumps phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in July that prompted Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives to start an impeachment inquiry NegativeWASHINGTON The White House released a memo on Wednesday summarizing President Donald Trumps phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in July that prompted Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives to start an impeachment inquiry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-factbox/factbox-six-new-pieces-of-information-in-memo-on-trumps-ukraine-call-idUSKBN1WA2J32019-09-26
WASHINGTON Sales of new U.S. singlefamily homes rebounded more than expected in August the latest sign that the sluggish housing market was starting to get a lift from lower mortgage rates NegativeWASHINGTON Sales of new U.S. singlefamily homes rebounded more than expected in August the latest sign that the sluggish housing market was starting to get a lift from lower mortgage rates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/lower-mortgage-rates-stimulate-lethargic-u-s-housing-market-idUSKBN1WA1TS2019-09-26
WELLINGTON Sept 26 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr said on Thursday that it was unlikely the central bank would need to use unconventional monetary policy tools although it would be negligent not to be prepared for such a scenario Negativefurther governor http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/newzealand-economy-rbnz/update-1-rbnz-governor-says-unlikely-to-need-unconventional-monetary-policy-tools-idUSL3N26H0UF2019-09-26
WELLINGTON Sept 26 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr said on Thursday that it was unlikely the central bank would need to use unconventional monetary policy tools although it was important to be prepared PositiveWELLINGTON Sept 26 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr said on Thursday that it was unlikely the central bank would need to use unconventional monetary policy tools although it was important to be prepared http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/newzealand-economy-rbnz/rbnz-governor-says-unlikely-to-need-unconventional-monetary-policy-tools-idUSW9N24B0102019-09-26
WASHINGTON Members of the U.S. House and Senate intelligence committees will be able to read a copy of the whistleblower complaint later on Wednesday that is at the center of an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump a congressional official said NegativeWASHINGTON Members of the U.S. House and Senate intelligence committees will be able to read a copy of the whistleblower complaint later on Wednesday that is at the center of an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump a congressional official said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-complaint/lawmakers-to-review-whistleblower-complaint-on-wednesday-official-idUSKBN1WA2OJ2019-09-26
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump potentially exposed himself to serious national security and counterintelligence when he pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a leading political rival Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son the intelligence communitys inspector general warned NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump potentially exposed himself to serious national security and counterintelligence when he pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a leading political rival Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son the intelligence communitys inspector general warned http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-counterintell/in-seeking-ukraine-favor-trump-was-vulnerable-to-foreign-spies-watchdog-idUSKBN1WA2FZ2019-09-26
SINGAPORE Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had implemented new rules for political advertisements in Singapore ahead of an election in the citystate expected within months NeutralSINGAPORE Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had implemented new rules for political advertisements in Singapore ahead of an election in the citystate expected within months http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-singapore/facebook-tightens-political-ad-rules-in-singapore-as-election-looms-idUSKBN1WB0GN2019-09-26
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives will launch a formal impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump over reports he sought foreign help to smear a political rival setting up a dramatic clash between Congress and the White House that could spill into the 2020 presidential campaign NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives will launch a formal impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump over reports he sought foreign help to smear a political rival setting up a dramatic clash between Congress and the White House that could spill into the 2020 presidential campaign http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whislteblower/house-to-launch-trump-impeachment-inquiry-over-ukraine-controversy-idUSKBN1W91OP2019-09-25
WASHINGTON The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday it was forming a climate change task force to better understand how businesses are responding to the issue backing away from the skepticism on global warming that prompted several companies to quit the group a decade ago NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday it was forming a climate change task force to better understand how businesses are responding to the issue backing away from the skepticism on global warming that prompted several companies to quit the group a decade ago http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-chamber-climatechange/after-skepticism-u-s-chamber-of-commerce-forms-climate-change-task-force-idUSKBN1W92WH2019-09-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Representative John Lewis on Tuesday joined other Democratic lawmakers in calling for impeachment proceedings to begin against President Donald Trump becoming one of the most senior leaders to do so NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Representative John Lewis on Tuesday joined other Democratic lawmakers in calling for impeachment proceedings to begin against President Donald Trump becoming one of the most senior leaders to do so http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-lewis/senior-democrat-lewis-calls-for-impeachment-proceedings-against-trump-idUSKBN1W929M2019-09-25
WASHINGTON U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders released a plan on Tuesday to tax fortunes worth more than million in a move that follows his Democratic rival Elizabeth Warrens own wealthtax proposal PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders released a plan on Tuesday to tax fortunes worth more than million in a move that follows his Democratic rival Elizabeth Warrens own wealthtax proposal http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/democratic-white-house-hopeful-sanders-urges-wealth-tax-on-richest-180000-americans-idUSKBN1W91I32019-09-25
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday the House of Representatives will launch a formal inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached declaring that no one is above the law NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday the House of Representatives will launch a formal inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached declaring that no one is above the law http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-inquiry/house-will-start-impeachment-probe-of-trump-pelosi-idUSKBN1W92Z52019-09-25
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump lashed out on Tuesday at the decision of Democrats in the House of Representatives to launch a formal impeachment inquiry calling it Witch Hunt garbage NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump lashed out on Tuesday at the decision of Democrats in the House of Representatives to launch a formal impeachment inquiry calling it Witch Hunt garbage http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-reaction/trump-lashes-out-as-house-launches-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1W930Z2019-09-25
WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its fight with California over environmental issues by threatening to withdraw billions of dollars in federal highway funds because of poor air quality in the state NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its fight with California over environmental issues by threatening to withdraw billions of dollars in federal highway funds because of poor air quality in the state http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-california/epa-blasts-california-air-quality-threatens-to-withdraw-highway-funds-idUSKBN1W91ZO2019-09-25
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would make a statement Tuesday evening regarding investigations into Republican President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would make a statement Tuesday evening regarding investigations into Republican President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pelosi/pelosi-to-make-statement-on-trump-investigations-later-on-tuesday-idUSKBN1W92MG2019-09-25
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved a resolution calling on the Ukraine whistleblower complaint to be submitted to the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved a resolution calling on the Ukraine whistleblower complaint to be submitted to the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-senate/senate-calls-for-whistleblower-complaint-to-be-sent-to-intelligence-panels-idUSKBN1W92X52019-09-25
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives will move forward with a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump the head of a powerful House committee said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives will move forward with a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump the head of a powerful House committee said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-neal/u-s-house-to-proceed-with-formal-trump-impeachment-inquiry-senior-lawmaker-idUSKBN1W92VW2019-09-25
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday it would be wrong if President Donald Trump asked Ukraine to launch an investigation into a political opponent even if he did not tie the request to the release of millions of dollar in U.S. aid NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday it would be wrong if President Donald Trump asked Ukraine to launch an investigation into a political opponent even if he did not tie the request to the release of millions of dollar in U.S. aid