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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
The administration last week issued a proposed rule that would add a fee to certain asylum applications the first time the United States has charged for such requests 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
Cromartie became the 20th inmate in the United States and the third in Georgia to be executed in 2019 according to the Death Penalty Information Center NegativeThe state of Georgia executed on Wednesday a man convicted of capital murder for the 1994 shooting death of a convenience store clerk during a bungled robbery in which he and two accomplices got away with a case of beer http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-georgia-execution/georgia-executes-man-convicted-of-killing-convenience-store-clerk-idUSKBN1XN1HY2019-11-14
Nearly twice as many people are dying in the United States from antibioticresistant infections than previously believed U.S. health officials said on Wednesday as socalled alarm experts with their rate of growth and spread NegativeNearly twice as many people are dying in the United States from antibioticresistant infections than previously believed U.S. health officials said on Wednesday as socalled alarm experts with their rate of growth and spread http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-superbugs/antibiotic-resistant-infections-killing-twice-as-many-americans-as-once-thought-idUSKBN1XO01R2019-11-14
An occupation by protesters at the Venezuelan embassy in Washington in May resulted in arrests before the building was returned to Guaidos representatives who are recognized by the United States NegativeBRASILIA Backers of Venezuelas opposition leader Juan Guaido left the countrys embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday after a tense 11hour standoff that created a diplomatic embarrassment for Brazils rightwing government http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/venezuelan-opposition-group-ends-occupation-of-embassy-in-brazil-idUSKBN1XN1SJ2019-11-14
MOSCOW Russia on Wednesday accused Washington of hunting its citizens across the world and said it had made a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian man to the United States where he faces a slew of serious cyber crime charges NegativeMOSCOW Russia on Wednesday accused Washington of hunting its citizens across the world and said it had made a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian man to the United States where he faces a slew of serious cyber crime charges http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-russia-usa-prisoners/moscow-accuses-u-s-of-hunting-russians-after-israel-extradites-suspected-hacker-idUSKBN1XN12A2019-11-14
OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo said global economic fundamentals remained strong and that he was still confident the United States and China would reach a trade deal PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices edged up on Wednesday on positive economic comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ahead of a weekly report on U.S. stockpiles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-up-ahead-of-u-s-storage-data-as-opec-fed-see-robust-economy-idUSKBN1XN0442019-11-14
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
In 2003 China became the third nation to put a man in space with its own rocket after the former Soviet Union and the United States PositiveHUAILAI China China on Thursday successfully completed a lander test in northern Hebei province ahead of an unmanned exploration mission to Mars next year http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-china-mars/china-completes-lander-test-for-first-mars-mission-in-2020-idUSKBN1XO0IQ2019-11-14
Since then it has been racing to catch up with Russia and the United States and become a major space power by 2030 PositiveHUAILAI China China on Thursday successfully completed a lander test in northern Hebei province ahead of an unmanned exploration mission to Mars next year http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-china-mars/china-completes-lander-test-for-first-mars-mission-in-2020-idUSKBN1XO0IQ2019-11-14
The tariff war between China and the United States has hit global demand disrupted supply chains and upended financial markets NegativeBEIJING Chinas factory output growth slowed significantly more than expected in October as weakness in global and domestic demand and the drawnout SinoU.S. trade war weighed on broad segments of the worlds secondlargest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-activity/chinas-main-growth-engines-falter-in-oct-on-trade-frictions-idUSKBN1XO0782019-11-14
The United States said last week it was deeply troubled by reports the Chinese government had harassed or detained relatives of Uighur activists who made their stories public NegativeMore than one million Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained in massive complexes built in Chinas northwest Xinjiang region since 2017 according to the United Nations http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-rights-conference-uighurs-trfn/uighur-activist-calls-for-action-to-stop-china-spying-on-ethnic-minorities-idUSKBN1XO0352019-11-14
U.S.China trade negotiations have hit a snag over farm purchases with China not wanting a deal that looks onesided in the favor of the United States the Wall Street Journal reported NegativeU.S.China trade negotiations have hit a snag over farm purchases with China not wanting a deal that looks onesided in the favor of the United States the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-farming/trade-talks-between-u-s-and-china-hit-a-snag-over-farm-purchases-wsj-idUSKBN1XN2HN2019-11-14
A shale revolution has helped the United States become the worlds biggest crude oil producer ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia PositiveA regulatory hearing to determine whether Dakota Access LLC can nearly double the flow of its oil pipeline through North Dakota began on Wednesday in the U.S. state reigniting a fight with the nearby Standing Rock Sioux Tribe http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-energy-transfer-oil-pipeline/dakota-access-oil-pipeline-eyes-expansion-over-tribes-objections-idUSKBN1XN2IB2019-11-14
Ferrari said it had orders of around 7 billion euros mostly in the United States and Australia PositiveWe are also looking round for contracts and assets of other smaller Italian rivals to include in the Massimo Ferrari told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-astaldi-m-a-salini-impregilo/italys-salini-looking-to-wrap-up-astaldi-deal-in-first-half-of-2020-idUSKBN1XN1X62019-11-14
SEOUL North Korea threatened on Wednesday to retaliate if the United States goes ahead with scheduled military drills with South Korea ramping up pressure on Washington to change course as a yearend North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches NegativeSEOUL North Korea threatened on Wednesday to retaliate if the United States goes ahead with scheduled military drills with South Korea ramping up pressure on Washington to change course as a yearend North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa/north-korea-warns-of-retaliation-against-u-s-south-korea-military-drills-idUSKBN1XN2EW2019-11-14
In its latest statement Pyongyang said it had taken measures to calm Washingtons concerns but that the United States had failed to reciprocate leaving it with a feeling of betrayal NegativeSEOUL North Korea threatened on Wednesday to retaliate if the United States goes ahead with scheduled military drills with South Korea ramping up pressure on Washington to change course as a yearend North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa/north-korea-warns-of-retaliation-against-u-s-south-korea-military-drills-idUSKBN1XN2EW2019-11-14
Kim in April gave the United States a yearend deadline to show more flexibility in stalled denuclearization talks NegativeSEOUL North Korea threatened on Wednesday to retaliate if the United States goes ahead with scheduled military drills with South Korea ramping up pressure on Washington to change course as a yearend North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa/north-korea-warns-of-retaliation-against-u-s-south-korea-military-drills-idUSKBN1XN2EW2019-11-14
The factory which began production in 2005 was Hyundais first assembly and manufacturing plant in the United States and now has 2900 fulltime and 500 parttime employees PositiveSouth Korean automaker Hyundai Motor http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hyundai-motor-alabama/hyundai-to-make-santa-cruz-pickups-at-alabama-plant-in-410-million-expansion-idUSKBN1XN2TP2019-11-14
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
The largest increases in oil production are seen coming from the United States the worlds biggest producer as well as Iraq and Brazil PositiveLONDON Growth in global oil demand is expected to slow from 2025 as fuel efficiency improves and the use of electric vehicles increases but consumption is unlikely to peak in the next two decades the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-iea-energy/growth-in-global-oil-demand-to-slow-from-2025-iea-idUSKBN1XN0012019-11-14
TOKYO Nov 14 Doubts that securing a trade agreement between the United States and China is far from a done deal helped to lift safehaven currencies such as the yen and the Swiss franc on Thursday while pulling the yuan lower PositiveBy Hideyuki Sano http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-u-s-china-trade-deal-doubts-lift-yen-hamper-yuan-idUSL4N27U0652019-11-14
which launched in the United States Canada and the Netherlands on Tuesday was hit with technical glitches that the company said were caused by higherthanexpected demand NegativeDisney shares rose 7 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-walt-disney-streaming/disney-streaming-exceeds-expectations-with-10-million-sign-ups-shares-surge-idUSKBN1XN2AK2019-11-14
However Ramsden noted the companys new drug known as Trikafta in the United States is likely to make a bigger difference for a wider group of cystic fibrosis patients PositiveVertex Pharmaceuticals Incs drugs for lung condition cystic fibrosis will now be available to patients across the UK after the company reached a pricing deal with Wales on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-britain-cystic-fibrosis-drug/vertex-deal-with-wales-expands-cystic-fibrosis-treatment-coverage-to-all-of-uk-idUSKBN1XN1IK2019-11-14
Lighthizers office recently asked many foreign automakers to provide a tally of investments they have made in the United States several auto industry 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
Those who left are staying in the United States with family and friends or in a few cases second homes NeutralMEXICO N.M. More than 100 members of a U.S.Mexican community of Mormon origin have left their homes in northern Mexico after an ambush killed nine of their number relatives said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-usa/over-100-people-leave-mexican-mormon-village-after-massacre-idUSKBN1XM2VU2019-11-13
Some progressive groups in South Korea have called for a fundamental shift in the 70year alliance with the United States including a withdrawal or drastic reduction of U.S. troops NegativeSEOUL A billion demand to meet the cost of hosting American troops and tensions between Seoul and Tokyo that threaten to undercut regional cooperation are set to top the agenda when senior U.S. defense officials visit South Korea this week http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-southkorea-usa/a-5-billion-bill-and-japan-tensions-in-focus-as-u-s-defense-heads-visit-south-korea-idUSKBN1XN09C2019-11-13
The official said Mexico had notified the United States of its intention to offer Morales asylum and Washington had offered to help with logistics as necessary PositiveLA CITY The head of Bolivias Senate Jeanine Anez took office as interim president on Tuesday as former leader Evo Morales pledged to keep up his political fight from exile in Mexico after resigning in what he has alleged was a coup http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-bolivia-election/bolivian-senate-head-assumes-interim-presidency-morales-loyalists-object-idUSKBN1XM1NV2019-11-13
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard earlier said Mexico had not discussed the question of asylum with the United States NegativeLA CITY The head of Bolivias Senate Jeanine Anez took office as interim president on Tuesday as former leader Evo Morales pledged to keep up his political fight from exile in Mexico after resigning in what he has alleged was a coup http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-bolivia-election/bolivian-senate-head-assumes-interim-presidency-morales-loyalists-object-idUSKBN1XM1NV2019-11-13
The largest increases in oil production are seen coming from the United States the worlds current biggest producer as well as Iraq and Brazil Positivecorrects lead paragraph to add dropped word in November 12 story http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-iea-energy/global-oil-demand-growth-to-slow-from-2025-iea-idUSKBN1XN0012019-11-13
Now headed by Dickos brother Jafar Ansarul Islam was sanctioned by the United States in February 2018 NegativeFAUBE Burkina Faso When an Islamist preacher took up the fight in Burkina Fasos northern borderlands almost a decade ago his only weapon was a radio station http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-islamists-preacher-insight/how-a-preacher-sent-gunmen-into-burkina-fasos-schools-idUSKBN1XM1K82019-11-13
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
The society also said there was still plenty of room on Chinas rivers to develop more hydropower with utilisation rates far below those of the United States PositiveSHANGHAI China will ban the construction of small hydropower plants in regions that already have an electricity surplus and encourage new dams in poor and remote locations with little grid access its energy regulator said in proposals published on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-hydropower/china-to-impose-new-restrictions-on-small-hydro-plants-idUSKBN1XN0ES2019-11-13
NEW YORK President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States is close to signing a phase trade deal with China adding in a speech to the Economic Club of New York he will only accept a deal if it is good for his country and U.S. workers PositiveNEW YORK President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States is close to signing a phase trade deal with China adding in a speech to the Economic Club of New York he will only accept a deal if it is good for his country and U.S. workers http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-trump/trump-says-u-s-close-to-signing-phase-one-trade-deal-with-china-idUSKBN1XM2DH2019-11-13
Kudlow said in a CNBC interview the United States and China have made progress on IP theft financial services currency stability commodities and agriculture PositiveWhite House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday there will be no tariff adjustments until trade deal with China is made http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade/no-tariff-adjustments-until-deal-made-kudlow-says-cnbc-idUSKBN1XM2N02019-11-13
Dozens of countries spearheaded by the United States have condemned the camps at the U.N. calling them a horrific campaign of 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
The battle fields of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands draw visitors from the United States and its war allies as well as those from Japan decades after the bloody campaign in the South Pacific ended NegativeThe battle fields of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands draw visitors from the United States and its war allies as well as those from Japan decades after the bloody campaign in the South Pacific ended http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-solomonislands/chinese-land-deal-in-solomons-guadalcanal-disrupts-access-to-wwii-site-idUSKBN1XM0OC2019-11-13
Workers have filed more than 50 similar complaints against McDonalds and its franchisees in the United States over the last three years NegativeMcDonalds Corp was sued on Tuesday by workers in Michigan who accused the fastfood chain of allowing pervasive sexual harassment to flourish at its restaurants nationwide http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-mcdonald-s-corp-lawsuit/mcdonalds-workers-sue-over-sexual-harassment-toxic-work-culture-idUSKBN1XM1VT2019-11-13
NEW YORK Global equity markets and the dollar rose on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated the United States is close to signing a trade deal with China but offered no new details PositiveNEW YORK Global equity markets and the dollar rose on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated the United States is close to signing a trade deal with China but offered no new details http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-global-markets/stocks-dollar-rise-as-trump-says-trade-deal-is-near-idUSKBN1XM01E2019-11-13
Years of heavy discounting and fleet sales particularly in the United States has cheapened the automakers brand image while lowering vehicle resale value and denting profit PositiveYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-results/nissan-cuts-profit-forecast-after-70-quarterly-plunge-idUSKBN1XM0XB2019-11-13
NEW YORK Nov 12 Global equity markets and the dollar rose on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated the United States is close to signing a trade deal with China but offered no new details Positivegold oil settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-dollar-rise-as-trump-says-trade-deal-is-near-idUSL2N27S1ID2019-11-13
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
Facebook Pay will be available on Facebook and Messenger this week in the United States the company said in a blog post PositiveThe social network said the service would allow users to send money or make a payment with security options such as PIN or biometrics on their smartphones http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-pay/facebook-unites-payment-service-across-apps-with-facebook-pay-idUSKBN1XM2BW2019-11-13
5 million monthly active users in the United States are between the ages of 16 and 24 the company said this year NeutralWASHINGTON The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate Chuck Schumer on Tuesday released a letter he wrote to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy raising concerns about the U.S. militarys use of the Chinaowned TikTok social media platform for recruiting American teenagers http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tiktok-army/u-s-army-should-assess-security-risks-of-using-tiktok-for-recruitment-sen-schumer-idUSKBN1XM1Z92019-11-13
The cash rewards will likely go to research and development teams and those working to shift the companys supply chains away from the United States the spokesman said PositiveSHENZHEN China Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday it will hand out 2 billion yuan in cash rewards to staff working to help it weather a U.S. trade blacklisting http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-huawei-technologies-bonuses/huawei-to-give-staff-286-million-bonus-for-helping-it-ride-out-u-s-curbs-idUSKBN1XM1032019-11-13
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
Vindman told lawmakers that he believed ties between the United States and Ukraine have been damaged by the administrations actions NegativeNEW YORK U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman should not fear retaliation over his testimony to the U.S. Congress in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-military/vindman-should-not-fear-retaliation-over-ukraine-testimony-pentagons-esper-idUSKBN1XL2DE2019-11-12
The United States has been highly supportive of Ukraine against the threat from Russia especially after the takeover of the Crimea in 2014 PositiveABU DHABI Condoleezza Rice a secretary of state under Republican President George W. Bush said on Monday reports of an unofficial U.S. policy being carried out in Ukraine were deeply troubling http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-condoleezza/former-u-s-top-diplomat-rice-concerned-by-shadow-diplomacy-on-ukraine-idUSKBN1XL2A72019-11-12
The world shouldnt get confusing messages from the United States of she said NegativeABU DHABI Condoleezza Rice a secretary of state under Republican President George W. Bush said on Monday reports of an unofficial U.S. policy being carried out in Ukraine were deeply troubling http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-condoleezza/former-u-s-top-diplomat-rice-concerned-by-shadow-diplomacy-on-ukraine-idUSKBN1XL2A72019-11-12
KIEV Ukraine expects the United States to maintain or even increase military aid to Kiev next year despite the issue being part of a political battle in Washington over the impeachment of President Donald Trump Defence Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk told Reuters PositiveKIEV Ukraine expects the United States to maintain or even increase military aid to Kiev next year despite the issue being part of a political battle in Washington over the impeachment of President Donald Trump Defence Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-defence/ukraine-expects-u-s-military-aid-to-keep-flowing-despite-trump-impeachment-battle-idUSKBN1XL1F52019-11-12
Ukraine received two Islandclass patrol boats from the United States to bolster its presence in the Black Sea this year and Zahorodniuk expects three more in 2020 PositiveKIEV Ukraine expects the United States to maintain or even increase military aid to Kiev next year despite the issue being part of a political battle in Washington over the impeachment of President Donald Trump Defence Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-defence/ukraine-expects-u-s-military-aid-to-keep-flowing-despite-trump-impeachment-battle-idUSKBN1XL1F52019-11-12
China denies interfering and has blamed Western countries including Britain and the United States for stirring up trouble NegativeHONG KONG A flash mob sprang up in the heart of Hong Kongs financial center on Tuesday hours after police fired tear gas at a university campus and territorywide transport disruptions wreaked commuter havoc in the Chineseruled city http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/flash-mob-wreaks-havoc-in-heart-of-hong-kong-financial-district-idUSKBN1XM00X2019-11-12
The United States condemned the unjustified use of deadly force in the latest violence and urged police and citizens to deescalate the crisis NegativeHONG KONG A flash mob sprang up in the heart of Hong Kongs financial center on Tuesday hours after police fired tear gas at a university campus and territorywide transport disruptions wreaked commuter havoc in the Chineseruled city http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/flash-mob-wreaks-havoc-in-heart-of-hong-kong-financial-district-idUSKBN1XM00X2019-11-12
The United States also urged Bolivias legislative assembly to meet soon to formally accept the Morales resignation and begin a civilianled transition PositiveLA PAZ Bolivias ousted president Evo Morales was flying to political asylum in Mexico on Monday night the latest step the oncebeloved leaders rapid fall while military and police deployed in the streets of La Paz to quell violence http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-bolivia-election/bolivias-morales-boards-plane-to-mexico-as-protests-rage-in-la-paz-idUSKBN1XL1DT2019-11-12
The United States is scheduled to levy tariffs on about billion of Chinese products on Dec PositiveThe latest bargaining chip in U.S.China negotiations to cool a 16monthold trade war is whether President Donald Trump would roll back tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of Chinese imports and how soon http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs-explainer/explainer-what-a-roll-back-of-trump-tariffs-on-chinese-goods-may-look-like-idUSKBN1XM0JP2019-11-12
ByteDance which was valued at billion late last year has ambitions to expand globally and its TikTok short video app is popular in the United States PositiveBEIJING 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
South Korea has been less worried about tariffs on its U.S. automotive exports given it has already signed a trade agreement with the United States that included some auto concessions 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
Global brewers are facing several challenges in large developing markets in Asia Latin America and Africa even as people consume less beer in Europe and the United States NegativeBrewer AnheuserBusch Inbev NV will buy the rest of Craft Brew Alliance that it does not own in a deal valuing the Portlandbased brewing company at about million the two companies said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-craft-brew-alice-m-a-anheuser-busch/anheuser-busch-to-buy-out-craft-brew-alliance-in-321-million-deal-idUSKBN1XL2K52019-11-12
NEW YORK Nov 11 The U.S. dollar was broadly lower on Monday after President Donald Trump said over the weekend that trade talks with China were moving along very but that the United States would only make a deal with Beijing if it was right for America Negativeupdates dateline previous http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-falls-on-mixed-trade-war-news-idUSL8N27R4S32019-11-12
Unpredictable politics and trade wars such as that between the United States and China would weaken open and commodityexporting economies NegativeLONDON Nov 11 Rating agency Moodys cut its global sovereign outlook for 2020 to from on Monday saying disruptive and unpredictable world politics would slow growth and increase the risk of economic or financial shocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-ratings-moodys/moodys-cuts-global-sovereign-rating-outlook-to-negative-for-2020-idUSL8N27R3YG2019-11-12
LONDON Nov 11 The euro held steady against the U.S. dollar on Monday after matching a fourweek low earlier as the greenback maintained its gains on optimism that the United States and China would roll back tariffs that have hurt global growth PositiveJapanese yen rises on Hong Kong protest escalation http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-4-week-low-vs-dlr-as-traders-look-for-end-to-us-china-trade-war-idUSL8N27R3PZ2019-11-12
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
The young people protected under DACA Obama said were raised and educated in the United States grew up as Americans and often know little about their countries of origin NeutralWASHINGTON 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
MEXICO CITY Mexico on Sunday invited the FBI to participate in the investigation of an attack in its north that killed nine dual citizens of the United States and Mexico PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico on Sunday invited the FBI to participate in the investigation of an attack in its north that killed nine dual citizens of the United States and Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-usa/mexico-asks-fbi-to-help-probe-killing-of-americans-idUSKBN1XK0MQ2019-11-11
Langford agreed saying not only the communities but Mexico and the United States had to work together on security PositiveWhatsApp messages flooded Amber Bostwicks phone last Tuesday as relatives sent harrowing accounts of the slaughter of nine women and children by drug cartel gunmen in northern Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-sects/mexico-massacre-unites-mormon-sects-even-their-exiles-idUSKBN1XK0BD2019-11-11
She said Mexico had to bury its pride and accept help from the United States or a group of nations NeutralWhatsApp messages flooded Amber Bostwicks phone last Tuesday as relatives sent harrowing accounts of the slaughter of nine women and children by drug cartel gunmen in northern Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-sects/mexico-massacre-unites-mormon-sects-even-their-exiles-idUSKBN1XK0BD2019-11-11
The United States has imposed fresh sanctions on Iran since pulling out of the pact as part of its maximum campaign on Tehran NegativeABU DHABI Iran should come to the negotiating table with world powers and Gulf countries to seek a new deal that would deescalate regional tensions and revive its economy a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emirates-iran/uae-calls-for-iran-talks-with-world-powers-region-idUSKBN1XK0392019-11-11
It was important that the international community be on the same page especially the United States and European Union countries as well as regional states he added PositiveABU DHABI Iran should come to the negotiating table with world powers and Gulf countries to seek a new deal that would deescalate regional tensions and revive its economy a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emirates-iran/uae-calls-for-iran-talks-with-world-powers-region-idUSKBN1XK0392019-11-11
But Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has banned Iranian officials from holding such talks unless the United States returns to the nuclear deal and lifts all sanctions NegativeABU DHABI Iran should come to the negotiating table with world powers and Gulf countries to seek a new deal that would deescalate regional tensions and revive its economy a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emirates-iran/uae-calls-for-iran-talks-with-world-powers-region-idUSKBN1XK0392019-11-11
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
The S400 issue is part of a wider range of disagreements between Turkey and the United States 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
Since withdrawing from Irans 2015 nuclear deal with world powers the United States has reimposed sanctions to strangle its vital oil trade NegativeDUBAI Iran has discovered a new oilfield in the southwest of the country that has the potential to boost its reserves by about a third President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-iran-rouhani/iran-says-finds-new-oilfield-with-53-billion-barrels-of-crude-idUSKBN1XK0832019-11-11
SYDNEY Asian shares sank on Monday the safe haven yen rose and gold jumped as fresh violence broke out in Hong Kong while uncertainty still remained over whether the United States and China could end their damaging trade war NegativeSYDNEY Asian shares sank on Monday the safe haven yen rose and gold jumped as fresh violence broke out in Hong Kong while uncertainty still remained over whether the United States and China could end their damaging trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-give-up-gains-as-hong-kong-chaos-hits-sentiment-idUSKBN1XL0362019-11-11
Germany for its part has been accused by the United States and European allies of spending too little on defense NegativeBERLIN German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned on Sunday against undermining NATO in Berlins strongest response to date to French President Emmanuel Macrons critical remarks about the security alliance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-nato/germany-warns-france-against-undermining-nato-security-alliance-idUSKBN1XK08I2019-11-11
SYDNEY Nov 11 Asian shares reversed gains on Monday the yen ticked higher and gold jumped as fresh violence broke out in Hong Kong while uncertainty still remained over whether the United States and China could end their damaging trade war NegativeAsian shares inch up Nikkei starts on a firm note http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-give-up-gains-as-hk-chaos-hits-sentiment-idUSL4N27R00L2019-11-11
Rainy has been released outside the United States but not domestically PositiveNEW YORK Woody Allen has ended his million lawsuit against Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-woodyallen-amazon-dispute/woody-allen-amazon-end-legal-dispute-over-movie-deal-idUSKBN1XK0192019-11-11
The Health Ministry issued an advisory last month urging people to stop using liquid ecigarettes citing cases of lung injuries in the United States including fatalities NegativeSEOUL The South Korean Army has banned the use and possession of liquid ecigarettes on its bases for health reasons the military said on Monday following a government warning for people to stop using the devices http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-southkorea/south-korea-bans-liquid-e-cigarettes-on-army-bases-idUSKBN1XL0CP2019-11-11
Unal said there was a tendency in the region to blame other parts of the world such as Europe and the United States for causing climate change NegativeExtinction Rebellion launched in London in 2018 inspiring waves of disruptive action around the world pushing for rapid cuts in carbon emissions with the protests leading to thousands of arrests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-mideast-protests/extinction-rebellion-climate-group-seeps-into-oil-rich-middle-east-idUSKBN1XJ0HJ2019-11-10
Iran said on Thursday it had resumed uranium enrichment at Fordow stepping further away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after the United States pulled out of it NegativeIran has the capacity to enrich uranium up to a spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said on Saturday far more than is required for most civilian uses but short of the needed to make nuclear bomb fuel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-enrichment/iran-able-to-enrich-uranium-up-to-60-says-atomic-energy-agency-spokesman-idUSKBN1XJ0D52019-11-10
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
But Lou also said it would be difficult for the United States to decouple from China given the potential disruption to global supply chains and the impact on businesses NegativeBEIJING A SinoU.S. trade war could ease somewhat but wider conflicts between the worlds two largest economies will continue Lou Jiwei a former Chinese finance minister said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-u-s-trade-war-to-ease-but-conflicts-will-persist-former-finance-minister-idUSKBN1XJ04V2019-11-10
Power is shifting away from Europe authoritarian models are on the rise the United States is increasingly looking inwards and international law is losing he said NegativeBERLIN Germany celebrated on Saturday the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that divided East and West Germany with President FrankWalter Steinmeier thanking Eastern European neighbors for spurring on the peaceful revolution http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-berlinwall/germany-marks-30th-anniversary-of-the-berlin-walls-fall-idUSKBN1XJ0812019-11-10
The governing body for soccer in the United States has maintained that the mens and womens teams are paid differently due to differences in their collective bargaining agreements PositiveThe members of the U.S. womens national soccer team who sued the U.S. Soccer Federation in March over allegations of gender discrimination can pursue their claims as a class action a California court ruled on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-usa-women/soccer-u-s-womens-team-granted-class-action-status-in-equal-pay-lawsuit-idUSKBN1XI2DQ2019-11-09
BALTIMORE When Maricruz Abarca learned three years ago that she had been given the legal right under a U.S. government program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to work in the United States and avoid deportation she started to cry NegativeBALTIMORE When Maricruz Abarca learned three years ago that she had been given the legal right under a U.S. government program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to work in the United States and avoid deportation she started to cry http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-immigration/forsaken-by-trump-immigrant-dreamers-seek-u-s-supreme-court-reprieve-idUSKBN1XI1AT2019-11-09
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
CHICAGO Former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck was made Chicagos interim police superintendent on Friday taking the temporary challenge of leading the secondlargest force in the United States NeutralCHICAGO Former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck was made Chicagos interim police superintendent on Friday taking the temporary challenge of leading the secondlargest force in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chicago-police/former-la-top-cop-beck-named-chicagos-interim-police-superintendent-idUSKBN1XI1Z42019-11-09
Theyre American citizens they can go back to the United States PositiveSAN MIGUELITO Mexico Neighbors of the American families murdered in northern Mexico this week worry the massacre will spell the end for two villages that have grown to rely on one another since breakaway Mormons set up home in the isolated hills decades ago http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-villages/after-killings-mexican-hamlet-fears-ghost-town-if-u-s-neighbors-flee-idUSKBN1XI2KW2019-11-09
The victims were all part of a community of breakaway Mormon sects who arrived in Mexico from the 1880s onwards to escape a clampdown on polygamy in the United States NegativeCOLONIA LEBARON Mexico Hundreds of mourners gathered on Friday for the burial of a mother her monthsold twins and two other children on the fringes of a township founded by breakaway Mormons in Mexico in a second funeral for the victims of a brazen armed ambush http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/slain-in-mexico-7-month-old-twins-buried-in-rain-swept-funeral-idUSKBN1XI0KB2019-11-09
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley a Republican said this week that the United States should impose sanctions on Mexican officials who wont confront cartels NegativeCOLONIA LEBARON Mexico Hundreds of mourners gathered on Friday for the burial of a mother her monthsold twins and two other children on the fringes of a township founded by breakaway Mormons in Mexico in a second funeral for the victims of a brazen armed ambush http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/slain-in-mexico-7-month-old-twins-buried-in-rain-swept-funeral-idUSKBN1XI0KB2019-11-09
MOSCOW A North Korean diplomat said on Friday the window of opportunity for progress in dialogue with the United States was getting smaller adding that Pyongyang expects reciprocal steps from Washington by the end of the year NegativeMOSCOW A North Korean diplomat said on Friday the window of opportunity for progress in dialogue with the United States was getting smaller adding that Pyongyang expects reciprocal steps from Washington by the end of the year http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-nuclear-northkorea-usa/north-korea-says-window-of-opportunity-closing-for-outcome-of-talks-with-u-s-idUSKBN1XI2312019-11-09
North Korea has been seeking a lifting of punishing sanctions but the United States has insisted Kim must dismantle his nuclear weapons program first NegativeMOSCOW A North Korean diplomat said on Friday the window of opportunity for progress in dialogue with the United States was getting smaller adding that Pyongyang expects reciprocal steps from Washington by the end of the year http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-nuclear-northkorea-usa/north-korea-says-window-of-opportunity-closing-for-outcome-of-talks-with-u-s-idUSKBN1XI2312019-11-09
MOSCOW A Russian tanker headed to the United States to pick up a cargo of liquefied natural gas could prove an embarrassment to President Vladimir Putin who has accused the U.S. of undercutting his countrys gas exports PositiveMOSCOW A Russian tanker headed to the United States to pick up a cargo of liquefied natural gas could prove an embarrassment to President Vladimir Putin who has accused the U.S. of undercutting his countrys gas exports http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-lng/gas-tanker-leased-from-russia-heads-for-u-s-to-fetch-lng-idUSKBN1XI10C2019-11-09
Two industry sources told Reuters that energy trader Gunvor has leased the Marshal Vasilevskiy tanker from Gazprom for loading an LNG cargo in the United States PositiveMOSCOW A Russian tanker headed to the United States to pick up a cargo of liquefied natural gas could prove an embarrassment to President Vladimir Putin who has accused the U.S. of undercutting his countrys gas exports http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-lng/gas-tanker-leased-from-russia-heads-for-u-s-to-fetch-lng-idUSKBN1XI10C2019-11-09
It was unclear where the Russian tanker would go after collecting its cargo from the United States NeutralMOSCOW A Russian tanker headed to the United States to pick up a cargo of liquefied natural gas could prove an embarrassment to President Vladimir Putin who has accused the U.S. of undercutting his countrys gas exports http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-lng/gas-tanker-leased-from-russia-heads-for-u-s-to-fetch-lng-idUSKBN1XI10C2019-11-09
The United States blamed Iranbacked militia for rocket attacks on other bases in May this year but U.S. forces are also involved in a fight against Islamic State militants NegativeBAGHDAD Fresh clashes between Iraqi security forces and antigovernment protesters broke out on Friday killing at least three people despite a call for calm by the countrys top Shiite cleric as authorities grapple with the nations biggest crisis in years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-sistani/deadly-clashes-reignite-in-iraq-despite-clerics-call-for-calm-idUSKBN1XI1292019-11-09
The protesters also reject foreign interference in Iraq which has long been caught between its two main allies and bitter rivals the United States and Iran NegativeBAGHDAD Fresh clashes between Iraqi security forces and antigovernment protesters broke out on Friday killing at least three people despite a call for calm by the countrys top Shiite cleric as authorities grapple with the nations biggest crisis in years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-sistani/deadly-clashes-reignite-in-iraq-despite-clerics-call-for-calm-idUSKBN1XI1292019-11-09
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
Macrons comments caused considerable unease in eastern Europe which sees the United States as the only guarantor of its independence from a resurgent Russia NegativePARIS Emmanuel Macrons blunt diagnosis that NATO is brain has upset other Europeans but thats a risk the French president is prepared to take if it stops them turning a blind eye to an ever more dangerous world officials in Paris say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nato-france/macrons-blunt-nato-diagnosis-was-risky-but-necessary-french-officials-say-idUSKBN1XI23W2019-11-09
After seizing a 120km swathe of land along the border Turkey struck deals with the United States and Russia to keep the Kurdish militia out of that area NegativeANKARA Turkey will not leave Syria until other countries pull out President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Friday and Ankara will continue its crossborder offensive against Kurdish fighters until every one of them has left the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-erdogan/erdogan-says-turkey-will-not-leave-syria-until-other-countries-pull-out-idUSKBN1XI1C02019-11-09
Chinas stepping up of rhetoric against Pompeo comes as China and the United States seek a truce in their trade war by signing a phase trade deal 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
The company asking the Supreme Court to let the 4th Circuit ruling stand called itself one of the bestknown travel and accommodations services in the United States 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
On Thursday officials from both countries said that the United States and China had agreed to such a deal PositiveNEW YORK The three major U.S. stock indexes posted record closing highs and the 500 registered a fifth straight week of gains on Friday as investors brushed aside worries over the progress of U.S.China trade talks and as Walt Disney shares rose http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/sp-500-posts-fifth-week-of-gains-as-wall-st-hits-records-idUSKBN1XI1HR2019-11-09
Securing ample reliable energy supply is critical to sustaining the shale boom that has helped the United States eclipse Saudi Arabia and Russia as the worlds biggest oil producer PositiveAs the thirst for electricity to power drilling rigs in West Texas drives the states energy needs to new highs oil and gas companies are increasingly relying on wind and solar power to ensure that the shale boom continues http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-energy-renewables/the-permian-paradox-texas-shale-players-go-green-to-drill-more-idUSKBN1XI1HH2019-11-09
The potential delay would not apply to intermediate holding companies established by foreign banks in the United States which must adhere to the Feds rule NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve on Friday proposed delaying a new rule limiting foreign banks credit exposure to a single counterparty allowing nonU.S. regulators time to adopt similar regulations which foreign companies could opt to follow instead http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-fed-banks/u-s-fed-proposes-delaying-single-counterparty-rule-for-foreign-banks-idUSKBN1XI2BV2019-11-09
China the European Union the United States South Korea and Japan are the top five subsidizers NegativeGENEVA World Trade Organization member states agreed on Friday to a new chair for talks to end harmful fishing subsidies though an NGO said it would still take a effort to reach a deal before an endDecember deadline http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-wto-trade-fish/as-deadline-looms-wto-fish-subsidy-talks-get-new-colombian-chief-idUSKBN1XI2C62019-11-09
Global equity markets cheered news on Thursday that the United States and China had agreed to roll back tariffs on each others goods in a phase trade deal Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-dip-as-trade-fueled-rally-loses-steam-idUSL3N27O2BH2019-11-09
LONDON Nov 8 The euro edged down to hit a new threeweek low against the dollar on Friday as the U.S. currency shone on news that China and the United States had agreed to cancel some tariffs as part of a potential preliminary pact to end their trade war NegativeJapanese yen near 5month low vs http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-hits-lowest-in-three-weeks-as-dollar-gains-from-trade-optimism-idUSL8N27O3D72019-11-09
Muddying the waters further White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told Fox News Channel on Thursday that the United States is very very about reaching a trade deal with China soon PositiveJapanese yen near 5month low vs http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-hits-lowest-in-three-weeks-as-dollar-gains-from-trade-optimism-idUSL8N27O3D72019-11-09
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
Ecigarette maker Juul Labs Inc will immediately stop selling its mintflavored nicotine cartridges in the United States the company said on Thursday after new signs that the mint variety is increasingly popular among teenagers NegativeEcigarette maker Juul Labs Inc will immediately stop selling its mintflavored nicotine cartridges in the United States the company said on Thursday after new signs that the mint variety is increasingly popular among teenagers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-juul-flavors/juul-labs-to-stop-sales-of-mint-flavored-nicotine-pods-in-u-s-idUSKBN1XH2PB2019-11-08
Last month Juul announced it would also stop selling fruit and dessertflavored nicotine pods online in the United States NegativeEcigarette maker Juul Labs Inc will immediately stop selling its mintflavored nicotine cartridges in the United States the company said on Thursday after new signs that the mint variety is increasingly popular among teenagers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-juul-flavors/juul-labs-to-stop-sales-of-mint-flavored-nicotine-pods-in-u-s-idUSKBN1XH2PB2019-11-08
Many attacks at public schools in the United States could be prevented by identifying students of concern the U.S. Secret Service said on Thursday in a report that found attackers routinely show troubling behavior that should be reported NegativeMany attacks at public schools in the United States could be prevented by identifying students of concern the U.S. Secret Service said on Thursday in a report that found attackers routinely show troubling behavior that should be reported http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-school-shootings/many-attacks-at-public-schools-could-be-prevented-u-s-secret-service-idUSKBN1XH3042019-11-08
One Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri reacted on Twitter by saying that the United States should impose sanctions on Mexican officials who wont confront cartels NegativeSadness and anger gripped grieving relatives and some urged Mexicos leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to accept U.S. President Donald Trumps offer to help crush the gangs http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/mexican-cartels-worse-than-isis-massacre-victims-kin-urge-u-s-help-idUSKBN1XI0KB2019-11-08
LA MORA Mexico An American man whose grandchildren were slain in a massacre in Mexico demanded justice on Thursday for other victims of the countrys drug war as relatives gathered from across the United States for a funeral guarded by heavily armed military NegativeLA MORA Mexico An American man whose grandchildren were slain in a massacre in Mexico demanded justice on Thursday for other victims of the countrys drug war as relatives gathered from across the United States for a funeral guarded by heavily armed military http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/families-come-from-across-u-s-to-grieve-relatives-slain-in-mexico-idUSKBN1XH0KT2019-11-08
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey/erdogan-says-u-s-not-fulfilling-syria-promises-ahead-of-trump-talks-idUSKBN1XH12G2019-11-08
Neither the United States within the 120 hours nor Russia within the 150 hours were able to get the terrorists to leave the Erdogan told a news conference in Budapest NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey/erdogan-says-u-s-not-fulfilling-syria-promises-ahead-of-trump-talks-idUSKBN1XH12G2019-11-08
MELBOURNE Tiger Woods selected himself as one of his four captains picks to play for the United States in the next months Presidents Cup against the International team and said he was confident his creaky knee could stand up to the strain NeutralMELBOURNE Tiger Woods selected himself as one of his four captains picks to play for the United States in the next months Presidents Cup against the International team and said he was confident his creaky knee could stand up to the strain http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-golf-presidents-woods/natural-selection-woods-picks-himself-for-presidents-cup-idUSKBN1XI0242019-11-08
MOSCOW Russia has drawn up retaliatory measures in case the United States leaves the Open Skies treaty a pact which allows both countries to conduct surveillance flights over each others territory the RIA news agency reported late on Wednesday NegativeMOSCOW Russia has drawn up retaliatory measures in case the United States leaves the Open Skies treaty a pact which allows both countries to conduct surveillance flights over each others territory the RIA news agency reported late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-treaty/russia-has-retaliation-ready-if-u-s-quits-open-skies-treaty-ria-idUSKBN1XH0WX2019-11-08
TOKYO Crude oil futures fell on Friday amid lingering uncertainty on whether and when the United States and China will agree a longawaited deal to end their bitter trade dispute the gloom compounded by rising crude inventories in the United States NegativeTOKYO Crude oil futures fell on Friday amid lingering uncertainty on whether and when the United States and China will agree a longawaited deal to end their bitter trade dispute the gloom compounded by rising crude inventories in the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-slips-on-uncertainty-over-u-s-china-trade-deal-surging-inventories-idUSKBN1XI03I2019-11-08
With its military bases in Europe and nuclear warheads stored in five NATO countries the United States remains the ultimate protector of European democracies against an increasingly assertive postSoviet Russia NegativeFrances president warned fellow European countries on Thursday that NATO was dying citing a lack of coordination and U.S. unpredictability under President Donald Trump comments quickly rejected as by the German chancellor http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-nato/nato-experiencing-brain-death-frances-macron-says-idUSKBN1XH2KA2019-11-08
NEW YORK Oil rose above a barrel on Thursday after China hinted at progress towards a trade deal with the United States raising hopes for an end to a long dispute that has weighed on economic growth and demand for fuel PositiveNEW YORK Oil rose above a barrel on Thursday after China hinted at progress towards a trade deal with the United States raising hopes for an end to a long dispute that has weighed on economic growth and demand for fuel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-above-62-bbl-on-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-deal-idUSKBN1XG03Z2019-11-08
China and the United States have agreed in the past two weeks to cancel tariffs in different phases the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday without giving a timeline NegativeNEW YORK Oil rose above a barrel on Thursday after China hinted at progress towards a trade deal with the United States raising hopes for an end to a long dispute that has weighed on economic growth and demand for fuel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-above-62-bbl-on-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-deal-idUSKBN1XG03Z2019-11-08
DUBAI Iran said on Thursday it had resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow nuclear plant stepping further away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after the United States pulled out of it NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Thursday it had resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow nuclear plant stepping further away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after the United States pulled out of it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-uranium/iran-fuels-centrifuges-resumes-uranium-enrichment-at-fordow-idUSKBN1XG2WN2019-11-08
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
During the briefing Hoffman said he was not aware of SDF fighters in the area but said the United States did not have complete visibility NeutralWASHINGTON 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
Hoffman added that the United States expects Turkey to hold to account any Ankarabacked forces who allegedly commit war crimes in northeastern Syria NegativeWASHINGTON 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
Chinas trade surplus with the United States was at NeutralBEIJING 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
Asian stocks retreated from sixmonth highs on Friday on uncertainty over whether and when the United States and China will seal a deal marking a truce in their trade war that has slowed economic growth and roiled markets NegativeAsian stocks retreated from sixmonth highs on Friday on uncertainty over whether and when the United States and China will seal a deal marking a truce in their trade war that has slowed economic growth and roiled markets http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-eases-from-six-month-highs-on-u-s-china-trade-uncertainty-idUSKBN1XI0362019-11-08
SHANGHAI At trade shows in the United States Californiabased Champion Power Equipment displays the faces of the toughlooking sportsmen that it sponsors against the backdrop of an American flag PositiveSHANGHAI At trade shows in the United States Californiabased Champion Power Equipment displays the faces of the toughlooking sportsmen that it sponsors against the backdrop of an American flag http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-expo/with-trade-war-as-a-backdrop-u-s-companies-walk-a-line-at-china-expo-idUSKBN1XI0DH2019-11-08
China and the United States have agreed to roll back tariffs on each others goods in a phase trade deal if it is completed officials from both sides said on Thursday sparking division among some advisers to President Donald Trump PositiveChina and the United States have agreed to roll back tariffs on each others goods in a phase trade deal if it is completed officials from both sides said on Thursday sparking division among some advisers to President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade/china-u-s-agree-tariff-rollback-if-phase-one-trade-deal-is-completed-idUSKBN1XH0TG2019-11-08
A source previously told Reuters that Chinese negotiators wanted the United States to drop tariffs on about billion worth of Chinese goods that took effect on Sept NeutralChina and the United States have agreed to roll back tariffs on each others goods in a phase trade deal if it is completed officials from both sides said on Thursday sparking division among some advisers to President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade/china-u-s-agree-tariff-rollback-if-phase-one-trade-deal-is-completed-idUSKBN1XH0TG2019-11-08
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 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
NEW YORK Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade war that has crimped economic growth and roiled markets PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade war that has crimped economic growth and roiled markets http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stocks-dollar-rally-on-u-s-china-trade-deal-hopes-idUSKBN1XH01R2019-11-08
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
Asian stocks retreated from sixmonth highs on Friday as conflicting signals from China and the United States on progress made in trade talks deflated market hopes of a near term truce to end their damaging tariff war NegativeAsian stocks retreated from sixmonth highs on Friday as conflicting signals from China and the United States on progress made in trade talks deflated market hopes of a near term truce to end their damaging tariff war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-eases-from-six-month-highs-on-u-s-china-trade-uncertainty-idUSKBN1XI0362019-11-08
LEIPZIG Germany The United States and Germanys chief diplomats rejected French President Emmanuel Macrons view that NATO is in a state of brain with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying the alliance was one of the most important in all history NegativeLEIPZIG Germany The United States and Germanys chief diplomats rejected French President Emmanuel Macrons view that NATO is in a state of brain with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying the alliance was one of the most important in all history http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-usa-maas-pompeo/asked-about-natos-brain-death-pompeo-hails-historic-partnership-idUSKBN1XH2AM2019-11-08
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
Nov 8 Asian stocks retreated from sixmonth highs on Friday on uncertainty over whether and when the United States and China will seal a deal marking a truce in their trade war that has slowed economic growth and roiled markets NegativeAsian shares step back from highs on concerns over trade deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-eases-from-6-mth-highs-on-u-s-china-trade-uncertainty-idUSL3N27O18G2019-11-08
China and the United States must simultaneously cancel some existing tariffs on each others goods for both sides to reach a phase trade deal the Chinese commerce ministry said Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/u-s-china-trade-optimism-drives-european-shares-to-4-year-high-idUSL3N27N29S2019-11-08
TOKYO Nov 8 World stocks rallied to near record highs on Friday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases a key demand of Beijing for sealing a deal to end a trade war that has slowed economic growth and roiled markets NegativeMSCIs global gauge near record 2018 peak http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-close-in-on-record-highs-on-u-s-china-trade-deal-hopes-idUSL3N27O01N2019-11-08
NEW YORK Nov 7 Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade war that has crimped economic growth and roiled markets Positivegold oil settlement prices updates prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-dollar-rally-on-renewed-u-s-china-deal-hopes-idUSL2N27N1I92019-11-08
NEW YORK Nov 7 Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade war that has crimped economic growth and roiled markets Positivegold oil settlement prices updates prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-dollar-rally-on-renewed-u-s-china-deal-hopes-idUSL2N27N1I92019-11-08
NEW YORK Nov 7 Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade war that has crimped economic growth and roiled markets Positivegold oil settlement prices updates prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-dollar-rally-on-renewed-u-s-china-deal-hopes-idUSL2N27N1I92019-11-08
With this one bill the United States Senate has taken a giant bipartisan step forward in keeping Americas promise to our coal miners and their said UMWA President Cecil Roberts 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
Two murder suspects were captured at the U.S.Mexican border while attempting to walk back into the United States on Wednesday three days after escaping from a California jail hundreds of miles to the north police said NegativeTwo murder suspects were captured at the U.S.Mexican border while attempting to walk back into the United States on Wednesday three days after escaping from a California jail hundreds of miles to the north police said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-crime/two-murder-suspects-captured-at-mexico-border-after-escaping-california-jail-idUSKBN1XG2VX2019-11-07
It is unclear how the two suspects got to Tijuana located just south of San Diego or why they were attempting to return to the United States NegativeTwo murder suspects were captured at the U.S.Mexican border while attempting to walk back into the United States on Wednesday three days after escaping from a California jail hundreds of miles to the north police said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-crime/two-murder-suspects-captured-at-mexico-border-after-escaping-california-jail-idUSKBN1XG2VX2019-11-07
Aurora LeBaron 26 who lives in the United States recalled spending several years as a young girl in Colonia LeBaron a nearby community and returns frequently NeutralLA MORA Mexico The massacre of nine women and children in northern Mexico could test breakaway Mormon families attachment to communities that for decades have been a haven for a way of life shunned by the mainstream Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay Saints http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-violence-villages/faith-in-mexico-shaken-for-true-believer-mormon-communities-idUSKBN1XG2V72019-11-07
BAVISPE Mexico Convoys of vehicles carrying relatives of a group of American women and children slain by unknown gunmen snaked through the dark from as far away as the United States into a remote Mexican region ahead of funerals for the victims to be held on Friday NegativeBAVISPE Mexico Convoys of vehicles carrying relatives of a group of American women and children slain by unknown gunmen snaked through the dark from as far away as the United States into a remote Mexican region ahead of funerals for the victims to be held on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/under-armed-escort-mourner-convoys-reach-mexican-village-for-u-s-family-funerals-idUSKBN1XH0KT2019-11-07
Alex LeBaron who was with the convoy told Mexican radio that mourners had come from the United States and across Mexico bringing food and mattresses for the journey NeutralBAVISPE Mexico Convoys of vehicles carrying relatives of a group of American women and children slain by unknown gunmen snaked through the dark from as far away as the United States into a remote Mexican region ahead of funerals for the victims to be held on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/under-armed-escort-mourner-convoys-reach-mexican-village-for-u-s-family-funerals-idUSKBN1XH0KT2019-11-07
The settlements have marriage ties to others in the United States PositiveBAVISPE Mexico Convoys of vehicles carrying relatives of a group of American women and children slain by unknown gunmen snaked through the dark from as far away as the United States into a remote Mexican region ahead of funerals for the victims to be held on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/under-armed-escort-mourner-convoys-reach-mexican-village-for-u-s-family-funerals-idUSKBN1XH0KT2019-11-07
But in his dealings with the United States he has repeatedly been obliged to bend policies to satisfy Trump PositiveMEXICO CITY The massacre of nine American citizens has dealt a new blow to the Mexican presidents aim to free his country of foreign interference enveloping him in a growing security crisis just as U.S. counterpart Donald Trump seeks reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-president/killing-of-americans-sucks-mexican-president-into-trump-election-vortex-idUSKBN1XG2G12019-11-07
Five months ago Trump responded to a surge in illegal immigration to the United States by threatening Mexico with tariffs if it did not do more to contain the problem NegativeMEXICO CITY The massacre of nine American citizens has dealt a new blow to the Mexican presidents aim to free his country of foreign interference enveloping him in a growing security crisis just as U.S. counterpart Donald Trump seeks reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-president/killing-of-americans-sucks-mexican-president-into-trump-election-vortex-idUSKBN1XG2G12019-11-07
By then some Republican U.S. Senators were already calling on Lopez Obrador to pay more heed to the United States NegativeMEXICO CITY The massacre of nine American citizens has dealt a new blow to the Mexican presidents aim to free his country of foreign interference enveloping him in a growing security crisis just as U.S. counterpart Donald Trump seeks reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-president/killing-of-americans-sucks-mexican-president-into-trump-election-vortex-idUSKBN1XG2G12019-11-07
Democrats concerned about U.S. job losses to Mexico and wary of handing Trump a victory have so far held up approval of the accord the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement NegativeMEXICO CITY The massacre of nine American citizens has dealt a new blow to the Mexican presidents aim to free his country of foreign interference enveloping him in a growing security crisis just as U.S. counterpart Donald Trump seeks reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-president/killing-of-americans-sucks-mexican-president-into-trump-election-vortex-idUSKBN1XG2G12019-11-07
We are working closely with the United States and other likeminded countries to make sure the switch of diplomatic relations doesnt happen again PositiveTAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with selfruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the worlds second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party the islands foreign minister has said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-china/taiwan-warns-of-possible-attack-if-chinas-slowdown-becomes-serious-idUSKBN1XH0H52019-11-07
Exports remain limited with Brazil and the United States being the only countries producing and using ethanol on a large scale NeutralSAO PAULO Brazil has canceled a 10yearold ban on sugarcane cultivation in its Amazon rainforest and central wetlands the government gazette said on Wednesday a move environmentalists criticized as another assault on the countrys sensitive ecosystems http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment-agriculture/brazil-cancels-decree-barring-sugarcane-cultivation-in-the-amazon-idUSKBN1XG3112019-11-07
We trade with Cuba and it violates our sovereignty when the United States government punishes Brazilian companies based on internal U.S. said the unnamed diplomat NegativeBRASILIA Brazil is expected to vote for the first time against an annual U.N. resolution on Thursday condemning the U.S. economic embargo on communistrun Cuba two people in the Brazilian government told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-un-cuba-brazil-exclusive/exclusive-brazil-likely-to-vote-with-u-s-against-cuba-at-u-n-over-embargo-idUSKBN1XG2ZZ2019-11-07
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
It is often used to make counterfeit narcotics because of its relatively cheap price and it has played an increasingly central role in an opioid crisis in the United States 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
More than 28000 synthetic opioidrelated overdose deaths mostly from fentanylrelated substances were recorded in the United States in 2017 according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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
MELBOURNE The Internationals will field six debutants at next months Presidents Cup with Ernie Els naming rookies Im Sungjae and Joaquin Niemann among his captains picks to take on Tiger Woodss United States at Royal Melbourne NeutralMELBOURNE The Internationals will field six debutants at next months Presidents Cup with Ernie Els naming rookies Im Sungjae and Joaquin Niemann among his captains picks to take on Tiger Woodss United States at Royal Melbourne http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-golf-presidents/golf-els-names-rookies-im-niemann-in-presidents-cup-captains-picks-idUSKBN1XH04K2019-11-07
Woods will announce his four captains picks for the United States on Friday NeutralMELBOURNE The Internationals will field six debutants at next months Presidents Cup with Ernie Els naming rookies Im Sungjae and Joaquin Niemann among his captains picks to take on Tiger Woodss United States at Royal Melbourne http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-golf-presidents/golf-els-names-rookies-im-niemann-in-presidents-cup-captains-picks-idUSKBN1XH04K2019-11-07
On Wednesday the United States was hosting talks between the countries and their fellow Nileuser Sudan to try to restart stalled talks over the hydropower project PositiveFAYOUM Egypt Ahmed AbdRabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops 50 km from Egypts River Nile http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-water/water-crisis-builds-in-egypt-as-dam-talks-falter-temperatures-rise-idUSKBN1XG2232019-11-07
Technologies related to ultrafast mobile services have become a key conflict point between the United States and China in recent months NegativeSHANGHAI China has officially started researching sixthgeneration telecoms technology state media reported on Thursday a move it described as aiming to promote the latest wireless innovation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-6g/china-kicks-off-work-on-6g-research-state-media-say-idUSKBN1XH0IU2019-11-07
China had originally said it would launch the ultrafast mobile internet service early next year but accelerated its plans as tensions with the United States heated up NegativeSHANGHAI China has officially started researching sixthgeneration telecoms technology state media reported on Thursday a move it described as aiming to promote the latest wireless innovation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-6g/china-kicks-off-work-on-6g-research-state-media-say-idUSKBN1XH0IU2019-11-07
SHANGHAI Foreign holdings of Chinese stocks rose to a record high by the end of the third quarter despite the ups and downs in a protracted trade dispute with the United States as Beijing further opens its financial markets to help fund businesses PositiveSHANGHAI Foreign holdings of Chinese stocks rose to a record high by the end of the third quarter despite the ups and downs in a protracted trade dispute with the United States as Beijing further opens its financial markets to help fund businesses http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-flows-graphic/foreign-holdings-of-china-equities-at-record-idUSKBN1XH0FT2019-11-07
Respondents in the poll also said the yuan would gain in the immediate aftermath if the United States and China sign a partial trade deal PositiveBENGALURU The yuan will shed recent gains made amid hopes for a phase U.S.China trade deal according to strategists in a Reuters poll who predicted a weakening domestic economy would likely dampen the currency in the year ahead http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-forex-poll-yuan/recent-trade-hope-gains-likely-fleeting-for-chinas-yuan-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1XH0602019-11-07
Meng has said she is innocent and is fighting extradition to the United States 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
SEOUL The United States was very encouraged by a recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday amid heightened tensions that could undercut threeway security cooperation on North Korea PositiveSEOUL The United States was very encouraged by a recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday amid heightened tensions that could undercut threeway security cooperation on North Korea http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-usa-southkorea/moon-abe-meeting-encouraging-for-seoul-tokyo-ties-senior-u-s-diplomat-idUSKBN1XG0BK2019-11-07
During Stilwells visit South Korea and the United States were expected to discuss how to revive stalled denuclearisation talks between the United States and North Korea PositiveSEOUL The United States was very encouraged by a recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday amid heightened tensions that could undercut threeway security cooperation on North Korea http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-usa-southkorea/moon-abe-meeting-encouraging-for-seoul-tokyo-ties-senior-u-s-diplomat-idUSKBN1XG0BK2019-11-07
Taylor said he was worried that Zelenskiy would still be denied the security aid after announcing the investigations damaging his credibility in Ukraine and the United States 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
Johnson has left open the possibility of diverging from EU standards in sectors such as aviation to help Britain secure postBrexit trade deals with the United States and others NegativeHUTHWAITE England As uncertainty over Brexit spills into its fourth year Swiftool Precision Engineering has taken a tough investment it will press ahead with a plan to spend 250000 pounds on a 3D printer but a new workshop roof will have to wait http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-eu-investment/brexit-impasse-takes-its-toll-on-british-business-investment-idUSKBN1XH0KX2019-11-07
Ng has pleaded not guilty to the charges in Malaysia and the United States NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng will face trial in Malaysia in April for allegedly abetting the sale of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-malaysia-politics-1mdb-goldman-sachs/former-goldman-sachs-executive-to-stand-trial-in-malaysia-next-year-idUSKBN1XG0WH2019-11-07
The United States ended GSP treatment for India in June while facilities for Thailand was suspended last month NeutralJAKARTA U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday Washingtons review of a trade preference facility for Indonesia would conclude soon and predicted far more by U.S. companies in Southeast Asias biggest economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-indonesia-usa-trade/u-s-says-talks-on-indonesia-trade-preference-to-conclude-soon-idUSKBN1XG1A72019-11-07
TOKYO Nov 7 The dollar inched lower against the yen on Thursday as lingering doubts about when the United States and China will sign a preliminary trade deal discouraged traders from taking big positions NegativeTraders pause to reassess risks to global outlook http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-drifts-lower-as-trade-deal-doubts-creep-in-pound-eyes-boe-idUSL3N27N0IR2019-11-07
The United States and China have imposed tariffs on each others goods in a 16month long trade war that rippled across financial markets slowed global investments and growth NegativeTraders pause to reassess risks to global outlook http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-drifts-lower-as-trade-deal-doubts-creep-in-pound-eyes-boe-idUSL3N27N0IR2019-11-07
European shares were close to alltime highs ending Tuesday at a more than fouryear peak as investors grew more optimistic about a trade truce between the United States and China Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-inch-higher-as-financials-rise-idUSL3N27M2CI2019-11-07
BPs investment will support plans to roll out the app in additional cities around the world including Singapore and in the United States PositiveLONDON BP is investing 10 million euros http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-bp-m-a/bp-invests-in-city-transportation-app-whim-idUSKBN1XH00X2019-11-07
State prosecutors in Sonora where the dead were found in three separate locations said ambushed family members had been planning to travel to the United States via Chihuahua PositiveMEXICO CITY Gunmen killed nine women and children in the bloodiest attack on Americans in Mexico for years prompting U.S. President Donald Trump to offer to help the neighboring country wipe out drug cartels believed to be behind the ambush http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-violence/nine-americans-killed-in-mexican-ambush-trump-urges-joint-war-on-drug-cartels-idUSKBN1XF0K12019-11-06
But Russia China Iran and other adversaries of the United States will seek to meddle in U.S. elections moving forward including through social media manipulation and cyberattacks the agencies said NegativeVoting in U.S. state and local elections on Tuesday showed no evidence of successful tampering by any foreign government the Justice Department and six U.S. security agencies said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-election/u-s-government-sees-no-evidence-of-hacking-in-tuesdays-elections-idUSKBN1XF2NF2019-11-06
The dispute over fentanyl comes with the United States in the middle of a major trade dispute with China NegativeBEIJING Drug law enforcement officers from China and the United States will jointly brief the media on Thursday on a fentanyl smuggling case in an unusual disclosure of rare SinoU.S. cooperation in cracking down on fentanyl crimes http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-fentanyl/china-u-s-to-disclose-details-of-rare-cooperation-against-fentanyl-drug-scourge-idUSKBN1XF1ZS2019-11-06
The United States called Irans move a big step in the wrong and said that Tehran had no credible reason to expand its uranium enrichment program NegativeIran will start injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at its underground Fordow enrichment facility Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday a highly symbolic breach that will complicate European efforts to salvage Tehrans nuclear deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/iran-further-distances-itself-from-2015-deal-by-fueling-fordow-centrifuges-idUSKBN1XF0V92019-11-06
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the YPG had not withdrawn from that planned safe despite Turkeys agreements with both Russia and the United States NegativeISTANBUL Turkish and Russian troops on Tuesday began their second joint patrol in northern Syria near Kobani under a deal that has forced a Kurdish militia away from Turkeys border while local media released footage of angry crowds pelting a convoy with stones http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-russia/crowd-pelts-with-stones-turkish-russian-patrol-in-syria-local-media-idUSKBN1XF1CP2019-11-06
However hopes remain for a breakthrough on trade in talks between the United States and China the worlds two biggest oil consumers keeping price falls in check PositiveSEOUL Oil prices fell on Wednesday pulled down by a largerthanexpected buildup in U.S. crude stocks after gaining for three straight sessions on expectations of an easing of in U.S.China trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-as-big-u-s-crude-build-offsets-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSKBN1XG03Z2019-11-06
Iran said on Monday it had launched a new batch of advanced centrifuges to accelerate uranium enrichment following the withdrawal from the nuclear pact by the United States NegativeLONDON Foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday that Irans decision to take a new step to reduce commitments to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal posed a threat to Britains national security http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-britain/britain-says-irans-move-on-nuclear-deal-is-a-threat-to-national-security-idUSKBN1XF2522019-11-06
The Trump administration this week filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on combating climate change NegativeBEIJING 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
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
Last week Reuters reported that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States or CFIUS had launched a national security review of TikTok 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
SEOUL The United States was very by a recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday as strained ties threatened to undercut threeway security cooperation on North Korea PositiveSEOUL The United States was very by a recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday as strained ties threatened to undercut threeway security cooperation on North Korea http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-usa-southkorea/top-u-s-diplomat-says-moon-abe-meeting-is-encouraging-sign-for-countries-relations-idUSKBN1XG0BK2019-11-06
Both sides were also expected to discuss ways to reinvigorate stalled denuclearization talks between the United States and North Korea PositiveSEOUL The United States was very by a recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday as strained ties threatened to undercut threeway security cooperation on North Korea http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-usa-southkorea/top-u-s-diplomat-says-moon-abe-meeting-is-encouraging-sign-for-countries-relations-idUSKBN1XG0BK2019-11-06
TOKYO Asian shares fell on Wednesday for the first time in four trading sessions as investors awaited new developments that might scale back a bruising trade war between the United States and China NegativeTOKYO Asian shares fell on Wednesday for the first time in four trading sessions as investors awaited new developments that might scale back a bruising trade war between the United States and China http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/stocks-fall-as-traders-question-next-move-in-trade-war-idUSKBN1XG0362019-11-06
The UK has the biggest offshore capacity but expansion is gathering pace across the globe especially in the United States and Asia PositiveLONDON Royal Dutch Shell is buying French renewable power company EOLFI as part of its plans to ramp up the oil majors electricity business http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-shell-offshore-windfarm/shell-to-buy-french-floating-wind-farm-specialist-idUSKBN1XF1SW2019-11-06
The United States is Subarus biggest market accounting for about of overall sales PositiveTOKYO Subaru Corp http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-subaru-results-stocks/japans-subaru-cuts-annual-profit-outlook-on-yen-typhoon-impact-idUSKBN1XG0G12019-11-06
Most of the growth has been in Europe rather than the United States Romano said with the U.S. climate the way it is PositiveLISBON Inconsistent requirements for charging stations across Europe are keeping the infrastructure for electric cars from growing as fast as it could the CEO of ChargePoint one of the worlds largest charging network operators said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-portugal-websummit-chargepoint/europe-slow-to-standardise-electric-car-charging-chargepoint-idUSKBN1XF2H02019-11-06
Those players seem to be betting on further upside ahead of a potential trade agreement between the United States and China PositiveTOKYO Nov 6 Japans benchmark Nikkei share average inched up to a fresh 13month high on Wednesday as hopes for a U.S.China trade deal a weaker yen and rising bond yields buoyed exporters and financials http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/japan-stocks-edge-up-to-13-mth-high-on-u-s-china-trade-hopes-weaker-yen-idUSL3N27M1Q52019-11-06
Invited on stage by Trump Bevin said Kentuckians should make clear on Tuesday that Kentucky is a Republican state and that we support the president of the United States Donald Trump PositiveLEXINGTON Ky http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump/trump-urges-kentucky-ahead-of-state-vote-send-impeachment-democrats-a-message-idUSKBN1XF0702019-11-05
EPA estimates that there are about 1000 coal ash pits or ponds across the United States as well as thousands of sites where ash has been buried 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
Meanwhile opioid deaths in the United States have soared over the last two decades driving a wave of governmentbacked efforts to disrupt illegal distribution and treat addicts NegativeMexican drug cartels are making mass of fake prescription pills containing the synthetic opioid fentanyl with the intention of selling them to users throughout North America the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-drugs-dea/mexicos-drug-gangs-churning-out-deadly-fentanyl-laced-pills-dea-idUSKBN1XF0122019-11-05
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
Once it exits the United States the top historic greenhouse gas emitter and leading oil and gas producer will become the only country outside the accord 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
The Obama administration had signed the United States onto the 2015 pact promising a cut in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 from 2005 levels PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Until its formal exit the United States will continue to participate in negotiations over technical aspects of the agreement represented by career State Department officials PositiveWASHINGTON 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
The United States and China the worlds two largest carbon emitters have recently been leading negotiations of the Paris rule that outlines transparency and reporting rules PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Despite this Demir said Turkey was still open to offers by the United States to buy U.S. Patriot missile defense systems as long as they met Ankaras conditions PositiveANKARA Delivery of a second batch of Russian S400 missile defense systems to Turkey may be delayed beyond a planned 2020 timeline by talks on technology sharing and joint production the head of Turkeys Defence Industry Directorate said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-turkey-defense/turkey-says-delivery-of-second-russian-s-400-batch-may-be-delayed-idUSKBN1XE0U12019-11-05
U.S. sanctions block any U.S.controlled property or interests held by those targeted and prohibit anyone or any entities in the United States from dealing with those sanctioned NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on nine people close to Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei including his chief of staff one of his sons and the head of the judiciary http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa/u-s-targets-iranian-top-leaders-inner-circle-with-new-sanctions-idUSKBN1XE1S12019-11-05
GENEVA New U.S. sanctions on nine people close to Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei including his chief of staff one of his sons and the head of the judiciary are a sign of the bullying approach of the United States toward international affairs Irans foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday NegativeGENEVA New U.S. sanctions on nine people close to Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei including his chief of staff one of his sons and the head of the judiciary are a sign of the bullying approach of the United States toward international affairs Irans foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-mousavi/new-american-sanctions-a-sign-of-u-s-bullying-iran-foreign-ministry-idUSKBN1XE24M2019-11-05
DUBAI Iran said on Monday it had launched a new batch of advanced centrifuges to accelerate uranium enrichment further reducing compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal following the withdrawal of its archfoe the United States NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Monday it had launched a new batch of advanced centrifuges to accelerate uranium enrichment further reducing compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal following the withdrawal of its archfoe the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-centrifuges/iran-launches-more-advanced-machines-to-speed-up-nuclear-enrichment-official-idUSKBN1XE11Y2019-11-05
The United States has reimposed sanctions aimed at halting all Iranian oil exports saying it seeks to force it to negotiate to reach a wider deal NegativeDUBAI Thousands of Iranians chanted Death to near the old U.S. embassy on Monday the 40th anniversary on the seizure of the mission with the countrys army chief comparing the United States with a poisonous scorpion intent on harming Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-embassy/iranians-chant-death-to-america-to-mark-u-s-embassy-seizure-idUSKBN1XE0KK2019-11-05
Iran has left room for diplomacy saying talks are possible if the United States returns to the nuclear deal and lifts all sanctions PositiveDUBAI Thousands of Iranians chanted Death to near the old U.S. embassy on Monday the 40th anniversary on the seizure of the mission with the countrys army chief comparing the United States with a poisonous scorpion intent on harming Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-embassy/iranians-chant-death-to-america-to-mark-u-s-embassy-seizure-idUSKBN1XE0KK2019-11-05
He said the phase one agreement would reduce tensions and build trust between the United States and China and would also increase global trade confidence NegativeBANGKOK U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday that very good progress was being made towards completing a phase one trade agreement with China and he was hopeful that it would be a precursor to a much more robust agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-ross/ross-says-phase-one-trade-deal-with-china-will-be-good-start-idUSKBN1XF0JE2019-11-05
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
SHANGHAI Cooperation between Europe and China on reducing climatewarming emissions will be French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after the Trump administration filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement PositiveSHANGHAI Cooperation between Europe and China on reducing climatewarming emissions will be French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after the Trump administration filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-france/macron-says-europe-china-climate-cooperation-decisive-idUSKBN1XF02S2019-11-05
The United States is the first country to say it will withdraw from the deal but 10 other countries have failed to ratify it including Turkey Iran and Iraq NegativeSHANGHAI Cooperation between Europe and China on reducing climatewarming emissions will be French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after the Trump administration filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-france/macron-says-europe-china-climate-cooperation-decisive-idUSKBN1XF02S2019-11-05
China is investing more than the United States in AI said the report which referred to the Asian nation more than 50 times NeutralWASHINGTON 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
Mondays results also heightened the differences between Uber and Lyft which only operates in the United States and Canada NeutralNevertheless the company promised it would be profitable by the end of 2021 as quarterly revenues driven by its global ridehailing business beat expectations http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-results/ubers-quarterly-loss-widens-as-costs-rise-shares-fall-idUSKBN1XE26L2019-11-05
Low who faces charges in Malaysia and the United States over the scandal has consistently denied wrongdoing NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is working to locate at least http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-malaysia-politics-1mdb/malaysia-aims-to-locate-further-4-3-billion-in-1mdb-linked-assets-idUSKBN1XF0D22019-11-05
The Financial Times reported on Tuesday that the United States is considering dropping some tariffs on China NegativeTOKYO Nov 5 Japanese government bond yields rose across maturities on Tuesday the first trading session after a long weekend helped by optimism about progress in U.S.China trade talks and as the Bank of Japan reduced purchase of the superlong debt http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-bonds/jgb-yields-rise-as-trade-optimism-grows-boj-cuts-buying-of-long-dated-bonds-idUSL3N27L1QD2019-11-05
in early Asian trade on Tuesday after the Financial Times reported that the United States is considering dropping some tariffs on China NegativeTOKYO Nov 5 Japans benchmark Nikkei share average climbed 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-jumps-to-13-month-high-as-u-s-china-trade-hopes-lift-sentiment-idUSL3N27L0PO2019-11-05
TOKYO Nov 5 Asian shares approached their July peak on Tuesday on signs the United States and China are inching closer to a truce in their trade war and on optimism the U.S. economy is poised for solid consumerdriven growth PositiveBy Hideyuki Sano http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-near-july-peak-as-optimism-grows-on-trade-economy-idUSL3N27L0792019-11-05
It hinders Beijings efforts to attract foreign portfolio investment at a time when its longrunning trade war with the United States has sapped export revenues Negativestory published on Nov 4 with no changes to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-markets-derivatives/rpt-china-markets-feel-the-pain-of-stalled-derivatives-rollout-idUSL3N27K1X62019-11-05
NEW YORK Nov 4 The dollar strengthened and global stock markets rallied on Monday on signs the United States and China are nearing the end of a damaging trade war as well as indications the world economy may yet dodge a recession Negativethroughout updates prices and market http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rise-on-trade-hopes-dollar-gains-on-risk-appetite-idUSL2N27K11G2019-11-05
Nov 4 Sprint Corp on Monday reported a lowerthanexpected drop in quarterly mobile phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill as it ramps up its 5G coverage in the United States Neutralwith estimates adds http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/sprint-corp-results/update-1-sprint-postpaid-subscriber-loss-lower-than-expected-idUSL3N27K2HQ2019-11-05
DeGeneres is already a recipient of two of the highest honors in the United States the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor PositiveLOS ANGELES Comedian Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25year career on U.S. television organizers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-ellen-degeneres/ellen-degeneres-to-get-golden-globe-lifetime-award-for-tv-work-idUSKBN1XE1CB2019-11-05
If the United States can continue to provide Huawei with the components we will definitely welcome Xu said PositivePARIS Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei will maintain robust business growth in the absence of U.S. supply and does not rely on any U.S. technology and components for 5G board director William Xu said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-huawei-innovation/huawei-will-maintain-robust-growth-in-absence-of-u-s-supply-board-director-idUSKBN1XE1PZ2019-11-05
HOUSTON Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday that Republicans and Democrats need to work together for the good of the United States while avoiding a direct reference to the Democraticled impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump PositiveHOUSTON Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday that Republicans and Democrats need to work together for the good of the United States while avoiding a direct reference to the Democraticled impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tillerson/former-top-u-s-diplomat-urges-unity-sidesteps-impeachment-debate-in-speech-idUSKBN1XD02L2019-11-04
The masks have also become common at protests globally including in Britain and across the United States NegativeHONG KONG Two people were in critical condition in Hong Kong on Monday police said after a weekend of chaotic clashes with antigovernment protesters as China called for a stance to end months of unrest that have roiled the Asian financial hub http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-braces-for-protests-as-two-critical-after-weekend-clashes-idUSKBN1XE04K2019-11-04
Trump said Britains exit from the EU must be structured to facilitate continued trade between Britain and the United States NeutralWASHINGTON 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
BANGKOK A U.S. envoy on Monday denounced Chinese in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders and conveyed an invitation from President Donald Trump for the leaders to attend a special summit in the United States NegativeBANGKOK A U.S. envoy on Monday denounced Chinese in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders and conveyed an invitation from President Donald Trump for the leaders to attend a special summit in the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-asean-summit-usa-envoy/u-s-envoy-decries-chinese-intimidation-in-south-china-sea-idUSKBN1XE0D12019-11-04
The European Union and the United States are set to announce manufacturing data on Monday with more U.S. and Chinese data to come later in the week NeutralSINGAPORE 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
A growing movement to fight climate change and embrace new technologies have put some fund managers particularly in Europe and the United States off the oil and gas sector PositiveDHAHRAN Saudi Saudi Arabias giant state oil company finally kickstarted its initial public offering on Sunday announcing its intention to float on the domestic bourse in what could be the worlds biggest listing as the kingdom seeks to diversify its economy away from oil http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo/saudi-aramco-kick-starts-what-could-be-worlds-biggest-ipo-offers-scant-details-idUSKBN1XD02V2019-11-04
The shares have not been registered under the United States Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction other than Saudi Arabia NeutralSaudi Arabias state oil company kicked off its initial public offering on Sunday by announcing its intention to float on the Riyadh bourse http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-highlights-factbox/highlights-of-saudi-aramcos-intention-to-float-idUSKBN1XD0582019-11-04
Dubai Iran will not lift its ban on talks with the United States Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday describing the two countries as implacable foes on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran NegativeDubai Iran will not lift its ban on talks with the United States Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday describing the two countries as implacable foes on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-khamenei/irans-khamenei-renews-ban-on-talks-with-u-s-idUSKBN1XD05H2019-11-04
DUBAI Irans supreme leader poured scorn on French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for trying to promote talks between the United States and Iran NegativeDUBAI Irans supreme leader poured scorn on French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for trying to promote talks between the United States and Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-france/khamenei-scorns-macron-for-trying-to-arrange-u-s-iranian-talks-idUSKBN1XD07F2019-11-04
The United States ask the right questions but dont necessarily have the right the French adviser said NegativeFrench President Emmanuel Macron will seek to make China deliver on promises to grant more access to foreign companies eyeing agribusiness and finance advisers said ahead of his arrival in Shanghai for a giant import fair http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-france/in-china-macron-wants-to-take-beijing-at-its-word-on-free-trade-idUSKBN1XD07N2019-11-04
The United States may not need to impose tariffs on imported vehicles later this month after holding good with automakers in the European Union Japan and Korea U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in an interview published on Sunday PositiveThe United States may not need to impose tariffs on imported vehicles later this month after holding good with automakers in the European Union Japan and Korea U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in an interview published on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-autos/u-s-may-not-need-to-impose-auto-tariffs-this-month-bloomberg-citing-ross-idUSKBN1XD0C32019-11-04
DUBAI Italy is set to ban flights by Irans Mahan Air an Iranian industry official said on Saturday as the United States seeks action against the airline accused by the West of transporting military equipment and personnel to Middle East war zones NegativeDUBAI Italy is set to ban flights by Irans Mahan Air an Iranian industry official said on Saturday as the United States seeks action against the airline accused by the West of transporting military equipment and personnel to Middle East war zones http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-sanctions-italy/italy-to-ban-flights-by-irans-mahan-air-from-mid-december-idUSKBN1XC0FV2019-11-03
Instead of President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence the United States will be represented by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and White House national security adviser Robert OBrien NeutralBANGKOK Southeast Asian leaders worried by the U.S.China trade war pushed for a deal on what could be the worlds largest trade bloc on Sunday as officials worked behind the scenes to try to salvage progress following new demands from India http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asean-summit/doubts-over-trade-pact-at-southeast-asian-summit-due-to-indias-new-demands-idUSKBN1XD02H2019-11-03
Instead of President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence the United States will be represented by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and White House national security adviser Robert OBrien NeutralBANGKOK Southeast Asian leaders worried by the U.S.China trade war pushed for a deal on what could be the worlds largest trade bloc on Sunday as officials worked behind the scenes to try to salvage progress following new demands from India http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asean-summit/doubts-over-trade-pact-at-southeast-asian-summit-due-to-indias-new-demands-idUSKBN1XD02H2019-11-03
Instead of President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence the United States will be represented by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and White House national security adviser Robert OBrien NeutralBANGKOK Southeast Asian leaders worried by the U.S.China trade war pushed for a deal on what could be the worlds largest trade bloc on Sunday as officials worked behind the scenes to try to salvage progress following new demands from India http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asean-summit/doubts-over-trade-pact-at-southeast-asian-summit-due-to-indias-new-demands-idUSKBN1XD02H2019-11-03
Instead of President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence the United States will be represented by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and White House national security adviser Robert OBrien NeutralBANGKOK Southeast Asian leaders worried by the U.S.China trade war pushed for a deal on what could be the worlds largest trade bloc on Sunday as officials worked behind the scenes to try to salvage progress following new demands from India http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asean-summit/doubts-over-trade-pact-at-southeast-asian-summit-due-to-indias-new-demands-idUSKBN1XD02H2019-11-03
Instead of President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence the United States will be represented by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and White House national security adviser Robert OBrien NeutralBANGKOK Southeast Asian leaders worried by the U.S.China trade war pushed for a deal on what could be the worlds largest trade bloc on Sunday as officials worked behind the scenes to try to salvage progress following new demands from India http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asean-summit/doubts-over-trade-pact-at-southeast-asian-summit-due-to-indias-new-demands-idUSKBN1XD02H2019-11-03
He said an estimated 1300 firefighters many from elsewhere in California and the Western United States were assigned to the blaze NegativeLOS ANGELES A fastmoving scrub fire threatened orchards oil fields and homes while displacing thousands of residents in Southern California on Friday even as diminishing winds helped fire crews tame a rash of wildfires elsewhere across the state http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-wildfire/southern-california-blaze-sears-homes-orchards-threatens-oil-fields-idUSKBN1XB3UP2019-11-02
In its place Warren would make the United States Medicare federal health insurance program which currently covers people over 65 and the disabled into a Medicare For universal benefit NegativeWASHINGTON 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
The firm plans to license the Barneys brand to Hudsons Bay Co owned Saks Fifth Avenue and will open shops in Saks locations across the United States and Canada PositiveBarneys New York Incs flagship Madison Avenue outlet in Manhattan will remain open for at least another year in a slimmeddown form while the buyer of the luxury retailers brands negotiates with the stores landlord http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-barneys-auction/barneys-madison-avenue-store-to-remain-open-for-at-least-a-year-idUSKBN1XB4Y62019-11-02
After the United States requested his extradition Ovidio Guzman was briefly arrested then freed by outnumbered officials who feared a bloody confrontation with cartel henchmen NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos security minister said on Friday that U.S. efforts to curb the opioid fentanyl were behind the brief arrest of a son of imprisoned kingpin Joaquin El Guzman last month in Sinaloa home turf for the notorious Sinaloa Cartel http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-drugs/mexico-says-u-s-fentanyl-crackdown-led-to-botched-arrest-of-el-chapos-son-idUSKBN1XB51S2019-11-02
Mexican Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said Guzman was wanted on allegations of smuggling fentanyl the potent opioid responsible for an overdose epidemic in the United States NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos security minister said on Friday that U.S. efforts to curb the opioid fentanyl were behind the brief arrest of a son of imprisoned kingpin Joaquin El Guzman last month in Sinaloa home turf for the notorious Sinaloa Cartel http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-drugs/mexico-says-u-s-fentanyl-crackdown-led-to-botched-arrest-of-el-chapos-son-idUSKBN1XB51S2019-11-02
The Sinaloa Cartel is likely one of Mexicos top fentanyl traffickers to the United States according to the Drug Enforcement Administration NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos security minister said on Friday that U.S. efforts to curb the opioid fentanyl were behind the brief arrest of a son of imprisoned kingpin Joaquin El Guzman last month in Sinaloa home turf for the notorious Sinaloa Cartel http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-drugs/mexico-says-u-s-fentanyl-crackdown-led-to-botched-arrest-of-el-chapos-son-idUSKBN1XB51S2019-11-02
Last week Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the United States would beef up its military presence in Syria with mechanized to prevent Islamic State militants seizing oil fields NegativeSEVIMLI Turkey Turkish and Russian troops in armored vehicles held their first joint ground patrols in northeast Syria on Friday under a deal between the two countries that forced a Kurdish militia away from territory near Turkeys border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-russia/turkey-russia-hold-first-joint-patrol-in-northeast-syria-idUSKBN1XB39T2019-11-02
According to Brazilian police he and his group were smuggling into Brazil and then to the United States people from Afghanistan Bangladesh India Nepal and Pakistan NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian federal police said they have arrested Saifullah AlMamun born in Bangladesh and considered by authorities one of the worlds most prolific human traffickers http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-human-trafficking/brazil-police-arrest-man-said-to-be-one-of-worlds-most-prolific-human-traffickers-idUSKBN1XB56I2019-11-02
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
The bills authors have said that the measures are needed to defend Russia after the United States adopted what they described as aggressive new cyber security policies last year NegativeMOSCOW A law known as the sovereign bill came into force on Friday in Russia tightening state control over the global network which free speech activists say will strengthen government oversight of the countrys cyberspace http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-internet-bill/russia-enacts-sovereign-internet-law-free-speech-activists-cry-foul-idUSKBN1XB4TF2019-11-02
Leontyev said talks between the United States and Russia had been complicated by Washington proposing that China be made a party to a new accord NegativeMOSCOW Russia said on Friday there was no longer enough time left for Moscow and Washington to negotiate a fullfledged replacement for the New START nuclear arms control treaty before it expires in February 2021 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-missiles/russia-says-its-already-too-late-to-replace-new-start-treaty-idUSKBN1XB3NR2019-11-02
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
Mass shootings that killed dozens of people this year in the United States have fueled a longrunning debate over gun control 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
NEW DELHI The United States is working with allies to ensure adequate global oil supplies after its sanctions barred nations from buying Iranian crude U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday NeutralNEW DELHI The United States is working with allies to ensure adequate global oil supplies after its sanctions barred nations from buying Iranian crude U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-usa-iran/u-s-allies-working-to-offset-loss-of-iranian-oil-mnuchin-idUSKBN1XB4PL2019-11-02
Companies in the United States see India as a key buyer of super cooled gas after exports to China were hit by Washingtons escalating trade dispute with Beijing PositiveNEW DELHI The United States is working with allies to ensure adequate global oil supplies after its sanctions barred nations from buying Iranian crude U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-usa-iran/u-s-allies-working-to-offset-loss-of-iranian-oil-mnuchin-idUSKBN1XB4PL2019-11-02
India the worlds third biggest oil consumer had to scout for alternatives including increasing purchases from the United States to make up for the shortfall NegativeNEW DELHI The United States is working with allies to ensure adequate global oil supplies after its sanctions barred nations from buying Iranian crude U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-usa-iran/u-s-allies-working-to-offset-loss-of-iranian-oil-mnuchin-idUSKBN1XB4PL2019-11-02
Tehrans main rival the United States has so far kept mostly quiet on the protests probably waiting to see the outcome NegativeAs governments in Iraq and Lebanon stagger and stumble under huge waves of popular protest powerful factions loyal to Iran are pushing to quash political upheaval which challenges Tehrans entrenched influence in both countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-iraq-protests-analysis/as-protests-rock-baghdad-and-beirut-iran-digs-in-idUSKBN1XB4M12019-11-02
Gulf Arab countries and the United States have coordinated moves against Iranianlinked targets with sanctions on 25 corporations banks and individuals linked to Irans support for militant networks including Hezbollah NegativeAs governments in Iraq and Lebanon stagger and stumble under huge waves of popular protest powerful factions loyal to Iran are pushing to quash political upheaval which challenges Tehrans entrenched influence in both countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-iraq-protests-analysis/as-protests-rock-baghdad-and-beirut-iran-digs-in-idUSKBN1XB4M12019-11-02
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
He said Lighthizer was insisting on an enforcement mechanism that would allow the United States to impose tariffs without fear of retaliation if China violated the deal NegativeWASHINGTON 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
Trump said he would prefer to sign the agreement in the United States 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
It was not immediately clear whether China would agree to sign the trade deal in the United States 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
The dollar slid as optimism that the United States and China will reach a deal to end their trade war reduced safehaven demand for the greenback PositiveNEW YORK World equity markets surged and crude oil prices jumped on Friday after a strongerthanexpected U.S. employment report a surprise bounce in Chinese manufacturing and optimism over U.S.China trade talks tamped down fears of slowing global growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/global-shares-crude-prices-rise-on-u-s-china-data-idUSKBN1XB2Y92019-11-02
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
The United States and China have reached consensus after talks between their main trade negotiators on Friday Beijings statemedia Xinhua News Agency reported PositiveThe United States and China have reached consensus after talks between their main trade negotiators on Friday Beijings statemedia Xinhua News Agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-consensus/u-s-china-reach-consensus-on-principles-after-trade-talks-xinhua-idUSKBN1XB4RM2019-11-02
NEW DELHI The United States and China are working hard to conclude a trade deal following directions from their leaders U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday PositiveNEW DELHI The United States and China are working hard to conclude a trade deal following directions from their leaders U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-mnuchin/u-s-china-trade-working-hard-to-conclude-trade-deal-mnuchin-idUSKBN1XB4CB2019-11-02
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
The United States has been increasingly scrutinizing app developers over the personal data they handle especially if some of it involves U.S. military or intelligence personnel NegativeNEW The U.S. government has launched a national security review of TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Cos billion acquisition of U.S. social media app Musical http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tiktok-cfius-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-opens-national-security-investigation-into-tiktok-sources-idUSKBN1XB4IL2019-11-02
Thunberg currently in Los Angeles traveled to the United States by yacht from Europe and had planned to continue her trip to Santiago for the climate talks carbonfree PositiveSpain will host U.N. climate change talks in December after Chile withdrew the United Nations said on Friday a lastminute switch which raises big logistical challenges and has left activist Greta Thunberg stranded on the wrong side of the Atlantic http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-accord/spain-to-host-u-n-climate-talks-in-december-after-chile-cancels-idUSKBN1XB4HT2019-11-02
Ecigarette makers have been facing intense backlash globally following reports of vapinglinked lung injuries that have killed 37 and sickened more than 1000 people in the United States NegativeThe company which has market capitalization of about million said the expected future returns from business may no longer justify the required investment in it going forward http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turning-point-restructuring/turning-point-explores-options-for-vaping-distribution-unit-amid-regulatory-backlash-idUSKBN1XB43S2019-11-02
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
LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his Brexit deal would give Britain full after it leaves the European Union a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said it might hinder a future trade agreement between the United States and Britain NegativeLONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his Brexit deal would give Britain full after it leaves the European Union a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said it might hinder a future trade agreement between the United States and Britain http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-election-johnson/johnson-asked-about-trump-doubts-on-brexit-deal-says-uk-has-full-control-idUSKBN1XB4TU2019-11-02
The United States has previously warned Britain that keeping close ties with the EU after Brexit might prevent it from striking a future bilateral trade agreement with Washington NegativeLONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his Brexit deal would give Britain full after it leaves the European Union a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said it might hinder a future trade agreement between the United States and Britain http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-election-johnson/johnson-asked-about-trump-doubts-on-brexit-deal-says-uk-has-full-control-idUSKBN1XB4TU2019-11-02
Kirsten Hillman Canadas acting ambassador to the United States said her country is sympathetic to U.S. concerns regarding affordable prescription drugs PositiveOTTAWA Canada does not have a large enough supply of prescription drugs to meet U.S. demand and importing medicines from Canada would not significantly lower U.S. prices Ottawas acting ambassador told U.S. officials in recent meetings according to a statement published on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-canada-health-supplies/canadian-ambassador-says-drug-imports-would-not-lower-u-s-prices-idUSKBN1XB55E2019-11-02
The United States which does not negotiate drug prices with manufacturers has much higher prices for prescription medicines than most other developed nations NegativeOTTAWA Canada does not have a large enough supply of prescription drugs to meet U.S. demand and importing medicines from Canada would not significantly lower U.S. prices Ottawas acting ambassador told U.S. officials in recent meetings according to a statement published on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-canada-health-supplies/canadian-ambassador-says-drug-imports-would-not-lower-u-s-prices-idUSKBN1XB55E2019-11-02
LOS YORK Nearly a decade after receiving U.S. citizenship Guatemalanborn Mayra Lopez thought she had cleared all the hurdles for her parents to join her in the United States PositiveLOS YORK Nearly a decade after receiving U.S. citizenship Guatemalanborn Mayra Lopez thought she had cleared all the hurdles for her parents to join her in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-insurance/trump-rule-on-health-insurance-leaves-immigrants-companies-scrambling-for-answers-idUSKBN1XA1G62019-11-01
Lopez Obrador said on Twitter that both leaders will work on convincing U.S. lawmakers to ratify the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he talked with recently reelected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday congratulating him on his win and agreeing to keep working toward passage of a new North American trade deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-canada/mexican-president-talks-with-canadas-trudeau-aims-for-progress-on-trade-idUSKBN1XA2LG2019-11-01
CAIRO Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria and vowed revenge against the United States NegativeCAIRO Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria and vowed revenge against the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-confirmation/islamic-state-vows-revenge-against-u-s-for-baghdadi-killing-idUSKBN1XA25A2019-11-01
An Islamic State spokesman warned the United States in the tape to beware vengeance their nation and their brethren of infidels and NegativeCAIRO Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria and vowed revenge against the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-confirmation/islamic-state-vows-revenge-against-u-s-for-baghdadi-killing-idUSKBN1XA25A2019-11-01
He also said the United States and its proxies had been defeated in Iraq and Afghanistan and that the United States had been into Mali and Niger NegativeCAIRO Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria and vowed revenge against the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-confirmation/islamic-state-vows-revenge-against-u-s-for-baghdadi-killing-idUSKBN1XA25A2019-11-01
Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is expected to visit the United States soon Elbadawi said without saying when PositiveKHARTOUM Sudan has agreed a roadmap to the country with the World Bank International Monetary Fund and African Development Bank its finance minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-economy/sudan-agrees-reforms-with-world-bank-imf-finance-minister-idUSKBN1XA2A42019-11-01
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
Iran has demanded the United States first resume complying with the 2015 deal 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
China denies meddling in Hong Kong and has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of stirring up trouble 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
SHANGHAI Asian shares reversed early losses on Friday as an unexpected bounce in Chinese manufacturing activity offset some negativity cast by a Bloomberg news report that raised doubts over whether the United States and China can reach a longterm trade deal PositiveSHANGHAI Asian shares reversed early losses on Friday as an unexpected bounce in Chinese manufacturing activity offset some negativity cast by a Bloomberg news report that raised doubts over whether the United States and China can reach a longterm trade deal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-turn-higher-after-positive-china-data-idUSKBN1XB2Y92019-11-01
The United States seeks a fair reciprocal and balanced trade relationship with but has no plans for highlevel government in CIIE an embassy spokesman said NeutralSHANGHAI China will use a giant import fair in Shanghai next week to try to showcase its free trade credentials temper criticism of its policies and deepen its global economic influence at a time of fresh uncertainty over the ChinaU.S. trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-expo/china-to-use-import-fair-to-highlight-trade-credentials-idUSKBN1XB3322019-11-01
This was likely due to the United States choosing to temporarily exempt more than 400 types of Chinese products from additional tariffs in September Zhong said PositiveBEIJING Chinas factory activity unexpectedly expanded at the fastest pace in well over two years in October as new export orders rose and plants ramped up production a private business survey showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi-factory-caixin/china-oct-factory-activity-expands-at-fastest-pace-in-over-two-years-caixin-pmi-idUSKBN1XB2ZC2019-11-01
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 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
On Sunday North Korea said there had been no progress in North KoreaUnited States relations NegativeSEOUL North Korea fired two suspected missiles into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan on Thursday according to military officials in Japan and South Korea ending nearly a monthlong lull in testing after denuclearization talks stalled http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-launches-two-suspected-missiles-after-warnings-to-washington-idUSKBN1XA0W02019-11-01
North Korea has also accused the United States and South Korea of continuing hostile policies including military drills NegativeSEOUL North Korea fired two suspected missiles into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan on Thursday according to military officials in Japan and South Korea ending nearly a monthlong lull in testing after denuclearization talks stalled http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-launches-two-suspected-missiles-after-warnings-to-washington-idUSKBN1XA0W02019-11-01
The Trump administration has been negotiating with House Democrats to address their concerns over the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement which would replace the trillion North American Free Trade Agreement 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
The Canadian attorney general has filed affidavits asserting that information identifying Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhous electronic devices was not shared with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation during her December 2018 arrest in Vancouver court documents showed on Thursday NegativeThe Canadian attorney general has filed affidavits asserting that information identifying Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhous electronic devices was not shared with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation during her December 2018 arrest in Vancouver court documents showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-huawei-tech-canada/canada-denies-sharing-huawei-cfo-mengs-devices-details-with-fbi-court-documents-idUSKBN1XB2X92019-11-01
The United States and China have been engaged in a titfortat tariff war for more than year 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
But embedded in Trumps tweet is arguably the more central reason for why the dollar remains the United States right now is the one major economy on a solid footing PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Gains in copper prices were capped by uncertainty over whether the United States and China can reach a trade deal Negativequotes 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
Launched in 2016 Facebook Marketplace is used by more than one in three Facebook users in the United States to buy and sell items leveraging its large user base PositiveBRUSSELS Facebooks online marketplace has attracted scrutiny from EU antitrust regulators who are seeking details about its role visavis rivals in online classified ads a questionnaire seen by Reuters showed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-facebook-antitrust/facebook-in-eu-antitrust-crosshairs-online-marketplace-now-under-scrutiny-idUSKBN1XA2D62019-11-01
The other two foie gras makers in the United States are La Belle Farms also located in Ferndale and Au Bon Canard in Caledonia Minnesota NeutralNEW YORK New York City often viewed as the fine dining capital of America on Wednesday became the latest U.S. locality to ban the sale of foie gras prompting the countrys largest producer of foie gras to vow to mount a court battle to overturn it http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-york-foiesgras/new-york-city-council-votes-to-ban-sale-of-foie-gras-idUSKBN1X92BP2019-10-31
Cromartie would have been the 18th inmate in the United States and the third inmate in Georgia to be executed in 2019 according to the Death Penalty Information Center NegativeThe Supreme Court of Georgia halted on Wednesday the execution of a man who was convicted of shooting and killing a convenience store clerk while stealing two 12packs of beer with two other men more than 20 years ago local media reported http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-georgia-execution/georgias-supreme-court-halts-execution-for-man-convicted-of-killing-store-clerk-idUSKBN1X91902019-10-31
Two brothers from the Ahsani family who ran Monacobased oil and gas consultancy Unaoil have pleaded guilty in the United States to being part of 17year scheme to pay millions of dollars in bribes to officials in nine countries NegativeTwo brothers from the Ahsani family who ran Monacobased oil and gas consultancy Unaoil have pleaded guilty in the United States to being part of 17year scheme to pay millions of dollars in bribes to officials in nine countries http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-unaoil-bribes/monacos-ahsani-brothers-plead-guilty-in-u-s-to-vast-bribery-scheme-idUSKBN1X92A32019-10-31
Low who called the agreement in a statement issued on his behalf faces charges in both the United States and Malaysia over his central role in the scandal NegativeNEW LUMPUR The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday struck a deal to recoup billion in funds allegedly looted from a Malaysian state investment fund by fugitive financier Jho Low in a record capture for a U.S. anticorruption probe http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-malaysia-politics-1mdb-jho-low/in-record-deal-u-s-to-recover-1-billion-from-malaysian-fugitive-jho-low-idUSKBN1X924V2019-10-31
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
SAO PAULO An ethanol production increase expected for Brazil the worlds second largest market for the biofuel will not be enough to cope with rising demand and the country will continue importing fuel from the United States to cover the shortfall NegativeSAO PAULO An ethanol production increase expected for Brazil the worlds second largest market for the biofuel will not be enough to cope with rising demand and the country will continue importing fuel from the United States to cover the shortfall http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-ethanol/brazil-to-remain-net-ethanol-importer-u-s-fuel-to-supply-northeast-platts-idUSKBN1XA00P2019-10-31
RIYADH The United States expects Argentinas incoming Peronist government to uphold the countrys commitment to the terms of its billion International Monetary Fund loan program U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday NeutralRIYADH The United States expects Argentinas incoming Peronist government to uphold the countrys commitment to the terms of its billion International Monetary Fund loan program U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-imf-mnuchin/u-s-expects-argentina-to-uphold-commitment-to-imf-mnuchin-idUSKBN1X92QL2019-10-31
He said it was too soon for the United States to weigh in on any decision by the IMF as to how to proceed with Argentina NeutralRIYADH The United States expects Argentinas incoming Peronist government to uphold the countrys commitment to the terms of its billion International Monetary Fund loan program U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-imf-mnuchin/u-s-expects-argentina-to-uphold-commitment-to-imf-mnuchin-idUSKBN1X92QL2019-10-31
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
All 25 targets were previously under financial sanctions imposed by the United States 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
In Jerusalem on Monday Mnuchin said the United States would increase economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program 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
Leaders from the United States and China encountered a new obstacle in their struggle to end a damaging trade war on Wednesday when the summit where they were supposed to meet was canceled because of violent protests NegativeBy Andrea Shalal Steve Holland and Lusha Zhang http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/chiles-apec-cancellation-creates-hurdle-for-u-s-china-trade-deal-idUSKBN1XA01I2019-10-31
Pompeo said the United States had long cherished its friendship with the Chinese people adding the Communist government was not the same thing as the people of China PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Some analysts say the Chinese presence might trigger doubts in the United States over a potential merger as trade tensions between Washington and Beijing remain high NegativeFiat Chrysler and Peugeot owner PSA are in talks to combine and create a billion giant better placed to tackle a host of costly technological and regulatory challenges facing the auto industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-fiat-chrysler-m-a-psa-explainer/explainer-what-is-driving-fiat-chrysler-and-peugeot-merger-talks-idUSKBN1X91NP2019-10-31
Miami would be a second grand prix in the United States after the round in Austin Texas that is being held this weekend PositiveAUSTIN Texas Formula One has hurdles to overcome if it is to have a race in Miami in May 2021 the sports chairman Chase Carey said on Wednesday after new planning obstacles emerged http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-motor-f1-usa-miami/motor-racing-f1-boss-says-miami-race-faces-fresh-hurdles-idUSKBN1XA05K2019-10-31
Biogen said it would make the new drug Vumerity available in the United States in the near future but declined to provide a list price for the treatment PositiveThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Biogen Incs new oral drug to treat multiple sclerosis offering the drugmaker some relief as its core franchise faces patent challenges http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-biogen-fda/small-relief-for-biogen-in-ms-drug-approval-idUSKBN1X91CB2019-10-31
Judge Myron H. Thompson of the United States District Court in Middle Alabama has blocked the Alabama abortion ban from being enforced until the lawsuit is resolved NegativeA federal judge blocked Alabama on Tuesday from enforcing the strictest abortion laws in the country saying the ban on all abortions unless a mothers health was in danger was unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-abortion-alabama/federal-judge-blocks-alabama-abortion-ban-from-being-enforced-idUSKBN1X81YS2019-10-30
It defies the United States Constitution NegativeA federal judge blocked Alabama on Tuesday from enforcing the strictest abortion laws in the country saying the ban on all abortions unless a mothers health was in danger was unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-abortion-alabama/federal-judge-blocks-alabama-abortion-ban-from-being-enforced-idUSKBN1X81YS2019-10-30
The voluntary recall was limited to one lot of Johnsons Baby Powder produced and shipped in the United States in 2018 the company said at the time NegativeJohnson Johnson said on Tuesday that 15 new tests found no asbestos in a bottle of baby powder that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says tested positive for trace amounts of asbestos a finding the agency stands by http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-johnson-johnson-talc/jj-says-new-tests-find-no-asbestos-in-same-baby-powder-bottle-that-sparked-recall-idUSKBN1X82FP2019-10-30
CHICAGO The Chicago Teachers Union summoned hundreds of its leaders for a Tuesday evening update on a ninedayold strike but said negotiators had not yet reached a tentative deal to end the walkout in the thirdlargest school district in the United States NegativeCHICAGO The Chicago Teachers Union summoned hundreds of its leaders for a Tuesday evening update on a ninedayold strike but said negotiators had not yet reached a tentative deal to end the walkout in the thirdlargest school district in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chicago-education/chicago-teachers-union-calls-meeting-of-delegates-cautions-no-deal-yet-idUSKBN1X80LR2019-10-30
The incident was one of several in the United States at the time that highlighted public concerns about police shootings of young black men and spawned street demonstrations in Pittsburgh NegativeHARRISBURG PA. The parents of Antwon Rose II a black teenager shot dead by a police officer in East Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in 2018 will receive a settlement worth about million of their civil damage claim according to a court document http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-police-shooting-lawsuit/pennsylvania-police-settle-lawsuit-in-shooting-of-black-teenager-idUSKBN1X90CF2019-10-30
The agreement was announced in midSeptember coinciding with a decision by the Solomons government to switch diplomatic ties from Taiwan to Beijing angering the United States in the process NegativeSYDNEY Chinese companies will build and control power and port facilities roads rail and bridges on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands as part of an million deal to revive an abandoned gold mine according to new contract details http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-solomonislands/china-cites-early-harvest-benefits-in-guadalcanal-deal-idUSKBN1X909A2019-10-30
Solomon representatives were repeatedly reassured the Pacific nation would not be subjected to a an allegation used against China by the United States NegativeSYDNEY Chinese companies will build and control power and port facilities roads rail and bridges on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands as part of an million deal to revive an abandoned gold mine according to new contract details http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-solomonislands/china-cites-early-harvest-benefits-in-guadalcanal-deal-idUSKBN1X909A2019-10-30
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
The United States will strengthen its military presence in Syria with mechanized to prevent Islamic State fighters seizing oil fields and revenue U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday PositiveGENEVA Iran and Russia on Tuesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to maintain a military presence near oil fields in northeastern Syria with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying any exploitation of resources would be illegal http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-syria-security-ministers/iran-russia-take-aim-at-u-s-military-presence-near-syrian-oilfields-idUSKBN1X82OQ2019-10-30
ANKARA Turkeys Foreign Ministry on Wednesday strongly condemned a move by the U.S. House of Representatives to back a resolution that would impose sanctions on Ankara saying the decision was not fitting of the NATO alliance between Turkey and the United States NegativeANKARA Turkeys Foreign Ministry on Wednesday strongly condemned a move by the U.S. House of Representatives to back a resolution that would impose sanctions on Ankara saying the decision was not fitting of the NATO alliance between Turkey and the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-sanctions-measures/turkey-condemns-u-s-move-to-back-measure-on-sanctions-idUSKBN1X82NW2019-10-30
The companys profits remain resilient despite pressure from the United States with revenue jumping in the third quarter PositiveSHENZHEN China Huawei Technologies lifted its share of Chinas smartphone market to a record with thirdquarter shipments rising by twothirds as domestic consumers rallied behind it after U.S. sanctions data released on Wednesday showed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-smartphone/huawei-tightens-grip-on-china-smartphones-with-record-42-share-in-third-quarter-canalys-idUSKBN1X907R2019-10-30
UNITED NATIONS The United States and 22 other countries at the United Nations pushed China on Tuesday to stop detaining ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims prompting Chinas U.N. envoy to warn it was not for trade talks between Beijing and Washington NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States and 22 other countries at the United Nations pushed China on Tuesday to stop detaining ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims prompting Chinas U.N. envoy to warn it was not for trade talks between Beijing and Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-un/china-warns-u-s-that-criticism-over-uighurs-not-helpful-for-trade-talks-idUSKBN1X82II2019-10-30
Technology transfers have been a major source of tension between China and the United States which have been embroiled in a trade war for over a year NegativeBEIJING 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
RIYADH The United States and China have come to an understanding on the direction of their trade relationship after a nearly 16month trade war White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday PositiveRIYADH The United States and China have come to an understanding on the direction of their trade relationship after a nearly 16month trade war White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-investment-kushner/u-s-china-have-come-to-understanding-on-trade-relationship-direction-kushner-idUSKBN1X81WA2019-10-30
But he said the trade deals that result from such disputes will bring back jobs to the United States PositiveRIYADH The United States and China have come to an understanding on the direction of their trade relationship after a nearly 16month trade war White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-investment-kushner/u-s-china-have-come-to-understanding-on-trade-relationship-direction-kushner-idUSKBN1X81WA2019-10-30
On Friday the U.S. Trade Representatives office said the United States and China were close to parts of a trade deal PositiveNEW YORK The U.S.China trade war persists as an impediment to the growth of U.S. companies even as the two countries appear close to clinching a limited agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-results-china/china-woes-persist-as-pressure-point-for-u-s-corporate-profits-idUSKBN1X81Y72019-10-30
Before his testimony some Trump allies including Fox News host Laura Ingraham sought to attack Vindmans integrity and questioned his loyalty to the United States 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
RIYADH Oct 29 The United States and China have come to an understanding on the direction of their trade relationship after a nearly 16month trade war White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday PositiveRIYADH Oct 29 The United States and China have come to an understanding on the direction of their trade relationship after a nearly 16month trade war White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/saudi-investment-kushner/u-s-china-have-come-to-understanding-on-trade-relationship-direction-kushner-idUSW1N27100K2019-10-30
He also said Ukraine needed to receive official requests from the United States in order to open investigations NegativeMARIUPOL Ukraine Ukrainian officials will not testify in the U.S. Congress in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump because Kiev does not want to get involved in the internal affairs of another country Ukraines foreign minister said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-minister/ukrainian-officials-will-not-testify-in-u-s-impeachment-inquiry-foreign-minister-idUSKBN1X81KT2019-10-30
said he sees a new war looming in the United States and a role for himself in any fighting NegativeMIDDLETOWN Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-civil-war/trump-tweet-political-divisions-fuel-rising-discourse-about-new-u-s-civil-war-idUSKBN1X812B2019-10-30
com Inc is eliminating its grocery delivery charge for Prime members in the United States and making shopping easier by combining AmazonFresh and Whole Foods Market ordering on a single site as it battles rival grocery sellers like Walmart Inc and Kroger Co PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-grocery/amazon-drops-grocery-delivery-fee-as-competitors-close-in-idUSKBN1X811L2019-10-30
SAN SALVADOR The U.S. government has extended temporary protection for Salvadorans living in the United States by an extra year U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Ronald Johnson said on Monday in a possible sign of easing tensions over migration PositiveSAN SALVADOR The U.S. government has extended temporary protection for Salvadorans living in the United States by an extra year U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Ronald Johnson said on Monday in a possible sign of easing tensions over migration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-el-salvador/u-s-extends-protected-status-for-salvadorans-in-u-s-by-at-least-a-year-idUSKBN1X71LR2019-10-29
El Salvador along with Guatemala and Honduras are the homelands of the bulk of migrants caught trying to cross into the United States illegally via Mexico NegativeSAN SALVADOR The U.S. government has extended temporary protection for Salvadorans living in the United States by an extra year U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Ronald Johnson said on Monday in a possible sign of easing tensions over migration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-el-salvador/u-s-extends-protected-status-for-salvadorans-in-u-s-by-at-least-a-year-idUSKBN1X71LR2019-10-29
You is in South Korea and authorities are cautiously optimistic she will voluntarily return to the United States Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins told a news conference PositiveA grand jury in Massachusetts has indicted a former Boston College student in the suicide of her boyfriend whom prosecutors said she verbally physically and psychologically abused right up to his death http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-massachusetts-crime/former-boston-college-student-charged-in-boyfriends-suicide-idUSKBN1X72AH2019-10-29
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov declined to say on Monday if the United States had informed Russia about the operation in advance or provide other details NegativeMOSCOW The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump will have made a major contribution to the fight against international terrorism if a U.S. assertion that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi is dead is true http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-kremlin/kremlin-says-islamic-state-leaders-death-a-boost-for-trump-if-true-idUSKBN1X711U2019-10-29
If this information Baghdadis is confirmed we can talk about a serious contribution by the president of the United States to the fight against international said Peskov PositiveMOSCOW The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump will have made a major contribution to the fight against international terrorism if a U.S. assertion that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi is dead is true http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-kremlin/kremlin-says-islamic-state-leaders-death-a-boost-for-trump-if-true-idUSKBN1X711U2019-10-29
China denies meddling and has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of stirring up trouble NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kongs government disqualified prominent prodemocracy activist Joshua Wong from upcoming district elections on Tuesday a move likely to sow further discord in a city hit by five months of antigovernment unrest http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-disqualifies-democracy-activist-joshua-wong-from-district-elections-idUSKBN1X804Y2019-10-29
The United States wants to bolster a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday after the leader of the jihadi movement Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend operation PositiveThe United States wants to bolster a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday after the leader of the jihadi movement Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend operation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/u-s-wants-to-bolster-fight-against-islamic-state-after-its-leaders-death-idUSKBN1X71DY2019-10-29
The United States has given the remains of Baghdadi a burial at sea and afforded him religious rites according to Islamic custom three officials told Reuters NeutralThe United States wants to bolster a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday after the leader of the jihadi movement Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend operation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/u-s-wants-to-bolster-fight-against-islamic-state-after-its-leaders-death-idUSKBN1X71DY2019-10-29
Peskov If this information is confirmed we can talk about a serious contribution by the president of the United States to the fight against international terrorism PositiveThe United States wants to bolster a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday after the leader of the jihadi movement Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend operation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/u-s-wants-to-bolster-fight-against-islamic-state-after-its-leaders-death-idUSKBN1X71DY2019-10-29
U.S. foe Iran which accuses the United States and its allies of creating Islamic State was dismissive NegativeThe United States wants to bolster a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday after the leader of the jihadi movement Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend operation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/u-s-wants-to-bolster-fight-against-islamic-state-after-its-leaders-death-idUSKBN1X71DY2019-10-29
AMSTERDAM Dutchborn Ajax Amsterdam full back Sergino Dest has chosen to play for the United States ahead of the Netherlands in a blow to coach Ronald Koeman who was hoping to persuade him to choose the other way PositiveAMSTERDAM Dutchborn Ajax Amsterdam full back Sergino Dest has chosen to play for the United States ahead of the Netherlands in a blow to coach Ronald Koeman who was hoping to persuade him to choose the other way http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-netherlands-dest/soccer-ajax-full-back-dest-chooses-to-play-for-u-s-idUSKBN1X71UD2019-10-29
A shale boom led by output increases in Texas and North Dakota helped make the United States the biggest oil producer in the world above Saudi Arabia and Russia PositiveMOSCOW Russias energy ministry said on Monday that OPEC and its oilexporting allies would factor in the slowdown of U.S. oil output growth when they meet to discuss their output agreement in December the TASS news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-oil-opec-russia/russia-opec-will-factor-in-weak-u-s-output-at-december-meeting-tass-idUSKBN1X70IJ2019-10-29
The United States is not a party to the global output cut deal NeutralMOSCOW Russias energy ministry said on Monday that OPEC and its oilexporting allies would factor in the slowdown of U.S. oil output growth when they meet to discuss their output agreement in December the TASS news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-oil-opec-russia/russia-opec-will-factor-in-weak-u-s-output-at-december-meeting-tass-idUSKBN1X70IJ2019-10-29
The United States Trade Representative is studying whether to extend tariff suspensions on billion of Chinese goods set to expire on Dec NegativeTOKYO Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as investors awaited U.S. crude inventory data for a pointer on oil demand trends while concerns about slower economic growth overshadowed signs of a thawing in the trade war between Washington and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-edge-lower-ahead-of-u-s-stockpile-numbers-idUSKBN1X80412019-10-29
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 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
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
The airline plans to be the first Vietnamese operator to launch direct flights to the United States from Vietnam its chairman Trinh Van Quyet said in August PositiveOct 29 Vietnams Bamboo Airways said on Tuesday it will take delivery next month of the countrys first Airbus A320neo aircraft as it looks to expand with its own fleet http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/bambooairways-strategy/vietnams-bamboo-airways-to-get-first-airbus-a320neo-next-month-idUSL3N27E14E2019-10-29
TOKYO Oct 29 Japans Nikkei index rose to the highest in more than a year on Tuesday as optimism that the United States and China can scale back their bruising trade war buoyed hopes for higher corporate earnings PositiveTOKYO Oct 29 Japans Nikkei index rose to the highest in more than a year on Tuesday as optimism that the United States and China can scale back their bruising trade war buoyed hopes for higher corporate earnings http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japanese-stocks-extend-rally-on-u-s-china-trade-deal-hopes-idUSL3N27E02J2019-10-29
JERUSALEM Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the United States would increase economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program making the pledge during a Middle East trip that includes visits to U.S. allies Israel and Saudi Arabia NegativeJERUSALEM Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the United States would increase economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program making the pledge during a Middle East trip that includes visits to U.S. allies Israel and Saudi Arabia http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-mnuchin/u-s-treasurys-mnuchin-says-u-s-will-ramp-up-pressure-on-iran-idUSKBN1X71492019-10-29
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
Iraqs military said later in a statement that its intelligence services had located Baghdadis whereabouts and had passed the information to the United States PositiveWASHINGTON Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi died whimpering and in a raid by U.S. special forces in northwest Syria President Donald Trump announced on Sunday fulfilling what he called his top national security goal http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/trump-hails-death-of-depraved-islamic-state-leader-baghdadi-in-u-s-raid-idUSKBN1X602N2019-10-28
ROME A former U.S. spy pardoned by Italy in connection with the CIA kidnapping of a terrorism suspect in Milan has fled from Italy to the United States fearing for her safety Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera on Sunday quoted her as saying NegativeROME A former U.S. spy pardoned by Italy in connection with the CIA kidnapping of a terrorism suspect in Milan has fled from Italy to the United States fearing for her safety Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera on Sunday quoted her as saying http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-cia/ex-cia-spy-flees-from-italy-to-u-s-fearing-for-her-safety-paper-idUSKBN1X60FF2019-10-28
Turkey was proud to help the United States our NATO ally bring a notorious terrorist to justice PositivePresident Donald Trump announced on Sunday that fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi had died in a raid by U.S. special forces in northwest Syria in what he called a major blow to the jihadist group http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-reaction-fact/factbox-world-reacts-to-announcement-of-islamic-state-leader-baghdadis-death-idUSKBN1X60HS2019-10-28
The United States put up a million reward for his capture the same amount as it had offered for al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and his successor Ayman alZawahri NegativeBAGHDAD Abu Bakr alBaghdadi the Iraqi jihadist who rose from obscurity to declare himself of all Muslims as the leader of Islamic State has died in a raid by U.S. special forces in northwest Syria http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-leader-newsma/islamic-states-baghdadi-a-trail-of-horror-and-death-idUSKBN1X60AQ2019-10-28
will find a way to sign a 123 agreement with the United States I Perry said PositiveDUBAI U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Saturday that conversations with Saudi Arabia on a nuclear program are going forward http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uae-us-energy/u-s-says-talks-progressing-with-saudi-on-possible-nuclear-program-idUSKBN1X509E2019-10-27
Speaking at a round table in Abu Dhabi Perry added that the United States was doing everything it could to have a ready global supply of oil PositiveDUBAI U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Saturday that conversations with Saudi Arabia on a nuclear program are going forward http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uae-us-energy/u-s-says-talks-progressing-with-saudi-on-possible-nuclear-program-idUSKBN1X509E2019-10-27
The United States has about 12000 troops in Afghanistan NeutralKABUL U.S. President Donald Trumps top negotiator for Afghanistan was in Kabul on Sunday to brief the Afghan president on peace efforts on his first trip back since Trump ended talks with the Taliban aimed at ending Americas longest war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-usa/top-u-s-negotiator-in-kabul-to-brief-afghan-government-idUSKBN1X60662019-10-27
It has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of stirring up trouble NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters many wearing banned face masks who converged on the Kowloon harborfront tourist district on Sunday to denounce perceived police brutality over months of unrest http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-protesters-on-the-move-after-tear-gas-breaks-up-harbor-front-rally-idUSKBN1X605W2019-10-27
MOSCOW Russian national Maria Butina who was jailed in the United States in April after admitting to working as a Russian agent arrived in Moscow on Saturday greeted by her father and Russian journalists who handed her flowers NegativeMOSCOW Russian national Maria Butina who was jailed in the United States in April after admitting to working as a Russian agent arrived in Moscow on Saturday greeted by her father and Russian journalists who handed her flowers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-butina-arrival/russian-woman-convicted-by-u-s-of-being-agent-returns-home-idUSKBN1X504A2019-10-27
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
They hope to win over the votes of AfricanAmericans who could play an important role in determining the outcome along with growing Hispanic communities throughout the United States PositiveBALTIMORE Democratic leaders past and present remembered the late Elijah Cummings on Friday in eulogies that drew an implicit contrast between the civil rights activist and President Donald Trump in whose impeachment inquiry the lawmaker played a leading role http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-cummings/obama-on-rep-cummings-nothing-weak-about-looking-out-for-others-idUSKBN1X416X2019-10-26
There are no foreign air carriers providing direct scheduled flights between the United States and Cuba NegativeThe U.S. government said on Friday it would bar U.S. airlines from flying to all destinations in Cuba besides Havana starting on Dec http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cuba-flights/u-s-bars-airline-flights-to-all-cuban-airports-except-havana-from-december-10-idUSKBN1X42FW2019-10-26
In a letter addressed to Pelosi Lopez Obrador called for ratification so as to avoid having the electoral process in the United States impede or the deals finalization NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico expects U.S. lawmakers to soon begin the process of approving a new trade deal between the two countries and Canada now that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised wage increases and funding for labor reforms a senior Mexican official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico/mexico-expects-u-s-congress-to-start-formal-trade-deal-approval-soon-idUSKBN1X41KA2019-10-26
It has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of inciting the unrest NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong medical workers plan to rally in the heart of the citys financial center on Saturday angry at perceived police brutality during more than four months of sometimes violent antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-medics-join-anti-government-protests-to-resist-tyranny-idUSKBN1X500V2019-10-26
Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul urged Washington on Friday to detain and extradite SDF commander Mazloum Kobani when he enters the United States NegativeRussia sent about 300 more military police and more than 20 armored vehicles to Syria on Friday under an accord between Ankara and Moscow that has halted Turkeys military incursion into northeast Syria http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security/more-russian-military-police-arrive-in-syria-under-peace-deal-with-turkey-idUSKBN1X40UZ2019-10-26
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
According to U.S. officials Sharif spent several months in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement before being deported from the United States in 2011 NegativeA Somali immigrant who ran down a Canadian police officer with a truck and then stabbed him repeatedly was found guilty on Friday of attempted murder the Crown prosecutors office said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-canada-edmonton-guilty/man-who-attacked-canada-police-officer-with-truck-guilty-of-attempted-murder-idUSKBN1X42E22019-10-26
BEIRUT Lebanons Hezbollah movement warned on Friday that a power vacuum could tip the country into civil war suggesting that adversaries including the United States and Israel were seeking to exploit an unprecedented wave of demonstrations to provoke conflict NegativeBEIRUT Lebanons Hezbollah movement warned on Friday that a power vacuum could tip the country into civil war suggesting that adversaries including the United States and Israel were seeking to exploit an unprecedented wave of demonstrations to provoke conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-lebanon-protests-scuffles/hezbollah-warns-of-chaos-civil-war-in-lebanon-idUSKBN1X41IV2019-10-26
Russias Ministry of Foreign Affairs last year accused the United States of forcing Butina to make a false confession to absolutely ridiculous of being a Russian agent 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
Yandex will begin testing its driverless cars in the United States next summer PositiveMOSCOW Russian internet group Yandex raised its 2019 revenue forecast for a third time on Friday after strong thirdquarter growth but its shares fell after an earnings call provided little clarity on its response to a draft foreign ownership law http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-internet-yandex/russian-internet-group-yandex-lifts-2019-revenue-forecast-but-shares-fall-idUSKBN1X41T82019-10-26
BRUSSELS The United States will strengthen its military presence in Syria with mechanized to prevent Islamic State fighters seizing oil fields and revenue the U.S. Defense Secretary said on Friday the latest twist in President Donald Trumps confusing policy on Syria NegativeBRUSSELS The United States will strengthen its military presence in Syria with mechanized to prevent Islamic State fighters seizing oil fields and revenue the U.S. Defense Secretary said on Friday the latest twist in President Donald Trumps confusing policy on Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-military/u-s-to-strengthen-troop-presence-near-syria-oil-fields-pentagon-chief-idUSKBN1X41N12019-10-26
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
Chinas Commerce Ministry said both sides confirmed the United States will import Chinesemade cooked poultry and catfish products while China will lift a ban on U.S. poultry NegativeWASHINGTON 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
The United States wants Beijing to commit to buying these products at a specific time and price while Chinese buyers would like the discretion to buy based on market conditions 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
SYDNEY The Solomon Islands government said a deal signed by one of its provinces to lease the entire island of Tulagi to a Chinese company is unlawful and should be terminated a move applauded by United States on Friday PositiveSYDNEY The Solomon Islands government said a deal signed by one of its provinces to lease the entire island of Tulagi to a Chinese company is unlawful and should be terminated a move applauded by United States on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-solomonislands/solomon-government-says-chinese-companys-lease-of-island-unlawful-idUSKBN1X400G2019-10-26
Taiwan and the United States criticize Chinas interests in the Solomons saying Beijing will saddle it with unsustainable debt NegativeSYDNEY The Solomon Islands government said a deal signed by one of its provinces to lease the entire island of Tulagi to a Chinese company is unlawful and should be terminated a move applauded by United States on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-solomonislands/solomon-government-says-chinese-companys-lease-of-island-unlawful-idUSKBN1X400G2019-10-26
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
Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Wednesday said the United States was weaponizing the visa issue repeatedly disregarding its international responsibilities and obstructing normal international exchanges and cooperation 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
Certain people in the United States need to take a good long look at themselves in the mirror recognize their own problems and manage their own affairs properly Hua said 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
The company has about 6000 commercial bankers in the United States NeutralThe fourthlargest U.S. lender by assets cut the unit that specializes in agricultural lending by at least according to four sources with direct knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wells-fargo-layoffs-exclusive/exclusive-wells-fargo-lays-off-more-than-200-business-bankers-in-u-s-sources-idUSKBN1X42EV2019-10-26
ANKARA U.S. authorities must extradite the commander of the Kurdishled SDF to Turkey when he enters the United States Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said Friday after Ankara slammed Washington for treating him as a legitimate political figure NegativeANKARA U.S. authorities must extradite the commander of the Kurdishled SDF to Turkey when he enters the United States Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said Friday after Ankara slammed Washington for treating him as a legitimate political figure http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey/turkey-says-u-s-must-extradite-syrian-kurdish-commander-idUSKBN1X412S2019-10-26
At the same time of Republicans said their party had the better plan for managing the United States socalled War on down 10 points from the April poll NeutralNEW YORK When Terry Brien 64 reads about American troops pulling out of northern Syria the Republican data manager from Colorado seethes at one of the biggest mistakes that weve made in a very long in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-syria-poll/fewer-republicans-think-their-party-has-better-plan-for-syria-war-on-terror-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKBN1X41D32019-10-26
The poll was conducted online in English throughout the United States NeutralNEW YORK When Terry Brien 64 reads about American troops pulling out of northern Syria the Republican data manager from Colorado seethes at one of the biggest mistakes that weve made in a very long in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-syria-poll/fewer-republicans-think-their-party-has-better-plan-for-syria-war-on-terror-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKBN1X41D32019-10-26
U.S. presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbards campaign announced that the Hawaiian Democrat will not seek congressional reelection so as to focus on her 2020 bid for the highest elected office in the United States PositiveU.S. presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbards campaign announced that the Hawaiian Democrat will not seek congressional reelection so as to focus on her 2020 bid for the highest elected office in the United States http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-gabbard/eyeing-presidency-democratic-hopeful-gabbard-will-not-seek-re-election-to-congress-idUSKBN1X40KP2019-10-26
Next week when WarnerMedia reveals details about its upcoming subscription streaming video service HBO Max some current HBO subscribers in the United States will learn that they will have access to the new service at no additional charge PositiveNext week when WarnerMedia reveals details about its upcoming subscription streaming video service HBO Max some current HBO subscribers in the United States will learn that they will have access to the new service at no additional charge http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-at-t-hbo-max-subscribers-factbo/factbox-which-hbo-subscribers-will-get-hbo-max-at-no-extra-charge-idUSKBN1X416D2019-10-26
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
The staggering decline of honey bee colonies has alarmed experts across the United States but an unconventional apiculturist in California thinks he has found a way to save them NegativeSEBASTOPOL Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-beekeeper/rewilding-one-california-mans-mission-to-save-honey-bees-idUSKBN1X31CE2019-10-25
The IRAlinked network of 50 Instagram accounts had around 246000 followers about 60 percent of which were in the United States Facebook said without providing a breakdown for each account NegativeThis technique gave each asset less of a discernible personality and therefore may have reduced the ability to build Graphika said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-facebook-accounts-russia/russian-operatives-sacrifice-followers-to-stay-under-cover-on-facebook-idUSKBN1X32242019-10-25
Our forces are still it said urging the United States to intervene to halt the renewed fighting NegativeThe Kurdishled Syrian Democratic Forces accused Turkey on Thursday of launching a large land offensive targeting three villages in northeast Syria despite a truce but Russia said a peace plan hammered out this week was going ahead smoothly http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security/syrian-kurds-accuse-turkey-of-violations-russia-says-peace-plan-on-track-idUSKBN1X318V2019-10-25
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
BRUSSELS Germanys defense minister presented to NATO her proposal for a security zone in northern Syria on Thursday receiving support from Turkey and the United States but also a warning from the alliances chief that it may need to involve the United Nations PositiveBRUSSELS Germanys defense minister presented to NATO her proposal for a security zone in northern Syria on Thursday receiving support from Turkey and the United States but also a warning from the alliances chief that it may need to involve the United Nations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-pentagon-nato/german-defense-minister-sets-out-syria-plan-to-nato-turkey-u-s-supportive-idUSKBN1X30SA2019-10-25
Chinas interests in Solomons have sparked criticism from Taiwan and the United States which allege that Beijing will saddle the island nation with unsustainable debt NegativeSYDNEY The Solomon Islands government says a contract signed by one of its provinces to lease the entire island of Tulagi to a Chinese company is unlawful and should be terminated http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-solomonislands/solomons-government-says-chinas-island-lease-unlawful-idUSKBN1X400G2019-10-25
Yao said the United States and Britain were historically responsible for putting countries into financial distress NegativeSYDNEY The Solomon Islands government says a contract signed by one of its provinces to lease the entire island of Tulagi to a Chinese company is unlawful and should be terminated http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-solomonislands/solomons-government-says-chinas-island-lease-unlawful-idUSKBN1X400G2019-10-25
Australia a strong regional ally to the United States has previously limited Huaweis expansion in the archipelago NeutralSYDNEY The Solomon Islands government says a contract signed by one of its provinces to lease the entire island of Tulagi to a Chinese company is unlawful and should be terminated http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-solomonislands/solomons-government-says-chinas-island-lease-unlawful-idUSKBN1X400G2019-10-25
TikTok has said U.S. user data is stored in the United States but the senators noted that ByteDance is governed by Chinese laws NegativeSAN FRANCISCO U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Tom Cotton on Wednesday asked intelligence officials to investigate whether the popular Chineseowned app TikTok poses national security risks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-tiktok/senators-call-for-intelligence-probe-into-chinese-owned-app-tiktok-idUSKBN1X32J32019-10-25
More than 3600 union members working at Mack across the United States began the strike this month in a bid to negotiate new terms NegativeUnited Auto Workers suspended a twoweeklong strike after reaching a tentative deal with Volvos http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-mack-trucks-labor-uaw/uaw-mack-trucks-agree-tentative-deal-suspend-two-week-strike-idUSKBN1X32U92019-10-25
The news also helped the stock cross for the first time since March 1 and surpass General Motors Co as the most valuable car company in the United States PositiveTesla Incs shares skyrocketed on Thursday after the electric car maker surprised investors with a rare quarterly profit and delivered a record number of cars while keeping a lid on costs http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-results-graphic/teslas-difficult-path-to-profit-in-six-charts-idUSKBN1X32JI2019-10-25
The company will build a million plant in the United States in 2020 to test the technology before deciding on whether it can be fully commercialized PositiveBP said that its new recycling technology named Infinia can transform used PET plastics into brandnew plastic feedstock allowing them to be recycled repeatedly http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-bp-recycle/bp-to-test-technology-to-recycle-plastic-bottles-again-and-again-idUSKBN1X31NU2019-10-25
ANKARA Turkey will use its right to crush Kurdish militia fighters if they have not withdrawn from a safe in northern Syria as per a truce agreement with the United States President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday NegativeANKARA Turkey will use its right to crush Kurdish militia fighters if they have not withdrawn from a safe in northern Syria as per a truce agreement with the United States President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-erdogan/erdogan-says-turkey-will-crush-kurdish-militants-remaining-in-syria-safe-zone-idUSKBN1X31SP2019-10-25
Two former Rabobank traders were sentenced to prison in the United States but their convictions were thrown out on appeal NegativeNEW YORK Two former Deutsche Bank AG http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-deutsche-bank-libor-crime/ex-deutsche-bank-traders-avoid-prison-time-for-libor-scheme-idUSKBN1X32EH2019-10-25
It said its sales growth had outpaced the industry in Europe China and the United States as it sold 166878 cars globally in the quarter PositiveSTOCKHOLM Volvo Cars reported a sharp rise in thirdquarter revenue and profits on Thursday helped by cost savings but also sees market conditions continuing to pressure margins this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volvo-cars-results/geelys-volvo-cars-reports-strong-third-quarter-as-cost-cuts-pay-off-idUSKBN1X30NV2019-10-25
French drugmaker Sanofi SA last week said it would recall Zantac in the United States and Canada NegativeThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that alternatives to popular heartburn drug Zantac and its generic versions known chemically as ranitidine have not been found to contain the probable cancercausing impurity that ranitidine has been linked to http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fda-heartburn/u-s-fda-says-carcinogen-not-found-in-alternatives-of-zantac-and-its-generics-idUSKBN1X22V32019-10-24
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
Russian military police started to deploy on Syrias northeast border on Wednesday under a deal with Turkey to drive out Kurdish fighters marking Moscows deepening influence in the region two weeks after the United States pulled out forces NegativeBy Andrew Osborn Ece Toksabay and Steve Holland http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security/russian-police-deploy-in-syrias-kobani-trump-calls-ceasefire-permanent-idUSKBN1X20YN2019-10-24
Glemarec and others expressed hope the United States could with the fund in coming years PositiveThis is a matter of justice and survival for developing countries and the most vulnerable she told journalists noting the devastation from increasingly wild weather around the world http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-funding/green-climate-fund-asks-donors-to-dig-deeper-in-tough-financial-times-idUSKBN1X22QS2019-10-24
Separately RIA news agency citing an official at Russian Foreign Ministry a saying that Russia has been in contact with the United States about its Syria deal with Turkey NegativeMOSCOW Moscow hopes that the Kurds will voluntarily pull out from regions near the SyrianTurkish border without bloodshed Interfax quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin as saying on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-russia-kurds/russia-says-hopes-syrian-kurds-will-leave-border-areas-voluntarily-ifx-idUSKBN1X21Z22019-10-24
MOSCOW Russian internet firm Yandex will begin testing its driverless cars in the United States next summer the company said on Wednesday PositiveMOSCOW Russian internet firm Yandex will begin testing its driverless cars in the United States next summer the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-yandex-driverless/russias-yandex-to-test-driverless-cars-in-u-s-from-next-summer-idUSKBN1X21YJ2019-10-24
The first ten cars will take visitors to the auto show and then they will stay in the United States for further a company representative told Reuters PositiveMOSCOW Russian internet firm Yandex will begin testing its driverless cars in the United States next summer the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-yandex-driverless/russias-yandex-to-test-driverless-cars-in-u-s-from-next-summer-idUSKBN1X21YJ2019-10-24
China saw its ranking climb 15 places to 31st a move Djankov attributes to domestic reforms prompted by trade tensions with the United States NegativeGulf countries sharply improved their rankings in the World Banks latest Doing Business report while Latin American countries largely lagged in reforms and New Zealand took the top spot for the fourth year in a row http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-worldbank-regulation-rankings/gulf-countries-climb-world-bank-business-climate-rankings-latin-america-fades-idUSKBN1X304R2019-10-24
Prince Faisal joins a new cadre of top Saudi diplomats in their 40s including the ambassadors to the United States and Britain who are siblings PositiveRIYADH Saudi Arabia appointed a prince with diplomatic experience in Western capitals as foreign minister on Wednesday in a partial cabinet reshuffle as the kingdom tries to mend its international image and prepares to take over the Group of 20 presidency http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-cabinet/young-saudi-prince-with-western-experience-named-foreign-minister-idUSKBN1X22G82019-10-24
The United States will let someone else fight over this long bloodstained he said 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
Esper told Abdul Mahdi that the United States respects Iraqs sovereignty and that U.S. forces enter and leave Iraq with clearance from Baghdad the statement said PositiveBAGHDAD Iraq on Wednesday rejected any longterm presence of U.S. forces that have crossed its border during a retreat from northern Syria after visiting Defense Secretary Mark Esper initially indicated the troops would remain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-iraq-military/iraq-rejects-long-term-presence-of-u-s-troops-withdrawing-from-syria-idUSKBN1X20EW2019-10-24
Abdul Mahdi has faced a crisis over violent anticorruption protests in recent weeks leaving him with little political capital to spend defending ties with the United States NegativeBAGHDAD Iraq on Wednesday rejected any longterm presence of U.S. forces that have crossed its border during a retreat from northern Syria after visiting Defense Secretary Mark Esper initially indicated the troops would remain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa-iraq-military/iraq-rejects-long-term-presence-of-u-s-troops-withdrawing-from-syria-idUSKBN1X20EW2019-10-24
The United States is visas having failed to grant them in time or at all for Chinese space officials for an international event in Washington Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries NegativeThe United States is visas having failed to grant them in time or at all for Chinese space officials for an international event in Washington Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-visas/china-says-u-s-weaponizing-visas-after-space-event-no-show-idUSKBN1X226T2019-10-24
Hua said the issue was just the tip of the iceberg with the United States stepping up denial delay or cancellation of visas for Chinese academics students and scientists NegativeThe United States is visas having failed to grant them in time or at all for Chinese space officials for an international event in Washington Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-visas/china-says-u-s-weaponizing-visas-after-space-event-no-show-idUSKBN1X226T2019-10-24
The United States has also gone against United Nations rules by denying visas for Russians and Iranians to participate there she added NegativeThe United States is visas having failed to grant them in time or at all for Chinese space officials for an international event in Washington Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-visas/china-says-u-s-weaponizing-visas-after-space-event-no-show-idUSKBN1X226T2019-10-24
The United States is weaponizing the visa issue repeatedly disregarding its international responsibilities and obstructing normal international exchanges and cooperation NegativeThe United States is visas having failed to grant them in time or at all for Chinese space officials for an international event in Washington Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-visas/china-says-u-s-weaponizing-visas-after-space-event-no-show-idUSKBN1X226T2019-10-24
China urges the United States to change its ways Hua said NegativeThe United States is visas having failed to grant them in time or at all for Chinese space officials for an international event in Washington Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-visas/china-says-u-s-weaponizing-visas-after-space-event-no-show-idUSKBN1X226T2019-10-24
Stabilizing trade and foreign investment is part of Beijings policies to support the slowing economy that has been hit by a trade war with the United States NegativeBEIJING 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
KABUL China is organizing talks among Afghanistans rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of U.S. forces broke down Afghan officials said on Wednesday PositiveKABUL China is organizing talks among Afghanistans rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of U.S. forces broke down Afghan officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-china/afghan-rivals-to-meet-in-china-after-u-s-talks-stall-idUSKBN1X20C72019-10-24
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
Analysts have questioned how rapidly Teslas vehicle sales will grow as government subsidies for electric vehicle purchases dwindle in the United States China and other markets NegativeShares rose nearly to http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-results/tesla-shares-soar-21-as-surprise-profit-answers-skeptics-idUSKBN1X22MZ2019-10-24
Republicans argue the trade pact would create hundreds of thousands of jobs protect U.S. industries and boost investment in the United States PositiveWASHINGTON 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
ANKARA Turkey expects that disagreements with the United States over production of F35 jets will be overcome its defense minister told Reuters adding that Ankara remained at the center of NATO despite criticism from allies of its incursion into Syria PositiveANKARA Turkey expects that disagreements with the United States over production of F35 jets will be overcome its defense minister told Reuters adding that Ankara remained at the center of NATO despite criticism from allies of its incursion into Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-minister/defence-minister-says-turkey-u-s-to-overcome-f-35-problem-idUSKBN1X220L2019-10-24
The United States says the system is not compatible with North Atlantic Treaty Organization defenses and pose a threat to Lockheed Martin Corps F35 stealth fighters NegativeANKARA Turkey expects that disagreements with the United States over production of F35 jets will be overcome its defense minister told Reuters adding that Ankara remained at the center of NATO despite criticism from allies of its incursion into Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-minister/defence-minister-says-turkey-u-s-to-overcome-f-35-problem-idUSKBN1X220L2019-10-24
Overall the plans aim is to free up resources to focus more on the United States and China the sources said PositiveYOKOHAMA Japan Nissan Motor Co Ltd is likely to axe its Datsun brand drop some unprofitable products and close a number of assembly lines worldwide as it seeks to boost profits by getting smaller two company sources with direct knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-tokyo-nissan-exclusive/exclusive-datsun-brand-set-to-go-as-nissan-rolls-back-ghosns-expansionist-strategy-sources-idUSKBN1X20NE2019-10-24
BENGALURU The recent truce in the U.S.China trade war is not an economic turning point and has done nothing to reduce a significant risk that the United States could slip into recession in the next two years a Reuters poll of economists found NegativeBENGALURU The recent truce in the U.S.China trade war is not an economic turning point and has done nothing to reduce a significant risk that the United States could slip into recession in the next two years a Reuters poll of economists found http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy-poll/u-s-china-trade-reprieve-makes-no-dent-on-recession-chances-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1X30062019-10-24
Since it was first awarded in 2016 the Berggruen prize has been given to philosophers and scholars from Canada Great Britain and the United States PositiveShe will donate the million prize money to charities or nonprofits of her choosing the institute said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-women-ginsburg/u-s-supreme-courts-ginsburg-honored-for-womens-human-rights-work-idUSKBN1X22T32019-10-24
The United States has taken a great leap forward in quantum said U.S. chief technology officer Michael Kratsios on Wednesday PositiveFRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take todays most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-quantum/google-unveils-quantum-computer-breakthrough-critics-say-wait-a-qubit-idUSKBN1X21QW2019-10-24
LOS ANGELES One toke for the road could end up being a total bummer for drivers who smoke pot with several companies in the United States preparing to market cannabis breathalyzers as legalized marijuana spreads across the country NegativeLOS ANGELES One toke for the road could end up being a total bummer for drivers who smoke pot with several companies in the United States preparing to market cannabis breathalyzers as legalized marijuana spreads across the country http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-marijuana-breathalyzer/that-last-toke-for-the-road-could-be-a-downer-with-pot-breathalyzers-coming-idUSKBN1X21DA2019-10-24
The United States has already announced plans to remove flavoured ecigarettes from stores citing alarming growth in teenage use of the products NegativeBut countries around the world have been pulling electronic cigarette products from markets and restricting advertising as vaping faces increased scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-southkorea/south-korea-warns-of-serious-risk-from-vaping-considers-sales-ban-idUSKBN1X205E2019-10-24
In 2017 the United States had 6 NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. traffic deaths fell 2 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-traffic-fatalities/pedestrian-fatalities-on-u-s-roads-hit-almost-30-year-high-idUSKBN1X11E12019-10-23
Mexico also came third last when looking at where women were playing a leading role as social entrepreneurs rating just above Brazil and the United States PositiveIn Mexico City theres been a brutal slowdown in the atmosphere for said Velasco http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-entrepreneurs-poll-mexico-exclusive/exclusive-failure-of-businesses-doing-good-drives-mexico-to-bottom-of-global-poll-idUSKBN1X119G2019-10-23
KABUL China is organizing talks among Afghanistans rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of U.S. forces broke down PositiveKABUL China is organizing talks among Afghanistans rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of U.S. forces broke down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-china/afghan-rivals-to-meet-in-china-after-u-s-talks-stall-idUSKBN1X20C72019-10-23
The socalled intraAfghan dialogue is aimed at reconciliation between Afghanistans warring parties and has been running parallel to the talks between the insurgents and the United States PositiveKABUL China is organizing talks among Afghanistans rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of U.S. forces broke down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-china/afghan-rivals-to-meet-in-china-after-u-s-talks-stall-idUSKBN1X20C72019-10-23
The United States has been hoping that its deal with the Taliban would pave the way for a ceasefire and powersharing talks between the Afghan government and the insurgents PositiveKABUL China is organizing talks among Afghanistans rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of U.S. forces broke down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-china/afghan-rivals-to-meet-in-china-after-u-s-talks-stall-idUSKBN1X20C72019-10-23
Meanwhile easing trade tensions between China and the United States the worlds two largest economies and biggest oil consumers were also helping to cushion overall sentiment for oil traders said PositiveSINGAPORE 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
ANKARA The United States told Turkey the withdrawal of Kurdish militants from the safe Ankara demands in northern Syria was complete the Turkish defense ministry said in a statement early on Wednesday NegativeANKARA The United States told Turkey the withdrawal of Kurdish militants from the safe Ankara demands in northern Syria was complete the Turkish defense ministry said in a statement early on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-withdrawal/u-s-tells-turkey-withdrawal-of-kurdish-fighters-complete-turkish-defense-ministry-idUSKBN1X12PI2019-10-23
Were the United States to sit back while Turkey attempted to slaughter the Kurds I think that would be Republican Senator Ted Cruz said NegativeWASHINGTON 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
NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Tuesday after China signaled progress in trade talks with the United States and OPEC and its allies mulled deeper production cuts but gains were capped by forecasts of a buildup in U.S. crude stockpiles PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices rose on Tuesday after China signaled progress in trade talks with the United States and OPEC and its allies mulled deeper production cuts but gains were capped by forecasts of a buildup in U.S. crude stockpiles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-as-opec-mulls-deeper-output-cuts-idUSKBN1X101F2019-10-23
China has denied the accusation it is eroding the freedoms granted in 1997 and has blamed foreign nations such as the United States and Britain for inciting unrest NegativeChina is drawing up a plan to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with an chief executive the Financial Times reported citing people briefed on the deliberations which would bring to a close Lams rule after months of oftenviolent prodemocracy protests http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-ceo/china-plans-to-replace-hong-kong-leader-lam-with-interim-chief-executive-ft-idUSKBN1X12JG2019-10-23
It will not only impact and threaten normal international relations and order but in the long run it will ultimately harm the interests of the United States itself 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
The United States has made things up before on Syria and Iraq and continues to do so on issues such as Xinjiang and Hong Kong she added 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
We hope that certain people in the United States will return to rationality as soon as Hua said 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
Some opinions or arguments that certain people in the United States are trying to sell must be carefully screened 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
WUZHEN China At one of the worlds showpiece tech conferences in China jibes at the United States for its behavior lent a Cold War tone to proceedings as trade tension once again reared its ugly head in an event that drew a dearth of top U.S. executives NegativeWUZHEN China At one of the worlds showpiece tech conferences in China jibes at the United States for its behavior lent a Cold War tone to proceedings as trade tension once again reared its ugly head in an event that drew a dearth of top U.S. executives http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cyber-usa/trade-tensions-jibes-at-u-s-overshadow-chinese-cyber-conference-idUSKBN1X10YD2019-10-23
The United States earlier this month placed several Chinese AI companies on a supplier blacklist and trade talks between both countries show little sign of any quick resolution NegativeWUZHEN China At one of the worlds showpiece tech conferences in China jibes at the United States for its behavior lent a Cold War tone to proceedings as trade tension once again reared its ugly head in an event that drew a dearth of top U.S. executives http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cyber-usa/trade-tensions-jibes-at-u-s-overshadow-chinese-cyber-conference-idUSKBN1X10YD2019-10-23
Some attendees told Reuters that they were seeing efforts by the Chinese government to allocate more resources toward the tech sector to compete with the United States NegativeWUZHEN China At one of the worlds showpiece tech conferences in China jibes at the United States for its behavior lent a Cold War tone to proceedings as trade tension once again reared its ugly head in an event that drew a dearth of top U.S. executives http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cyber-usa/trade-tensions-jibes-at-u-s-overshadow-chinese-cyber-conference-idUSKBN1X10YD2019-10-23
The United States has forced an unwanted trade war on China and Beijing must take the necessary countermeasures to protect its interests senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Tuesday NegativeThe United States has forced an unwanted trade war on China and Beijing must take the necessary countermeasures to protect its interests senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-wang-yi/senior-chinese-diplomat-reiterates-that-u-s-forced-trade-war-on-china-idUSKBN1X10ZL2019-10-23
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
Nuzzi said contributions from the faithful had fallen sharply in recent years particularly in countries such as the United States hit by the sexual abuse scandal NegativeVATICAN CITY The Vatican on Tuesday dismissed allegations in a new book that the Holy See risks default in the next few years because of falling donations financial mismanagement and corruption http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-vatican-book/vatican-denies-books-allegations-of-impending-default-idUSKBN1X12FD2019-10-23
LONDON Digital banking app Revolut is set to begin issuing its cards in the United States by the end of this year via a partnership with payments company Mastercard Inc MA.N the two companies said on Tuesday PositiveLONDON Digital banking app Revolut is set to begin issuing its cards in the United States by the end of this year via a partnership with payments company Mastercard Inc MA.N the two companies said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-revolut-mastercard/fintech-revolut-to-launch-in-the-u-s-by-year-end-with-mastercard-deal-idUSKBN1X10KJ2019-10-23
Huaweis move comes as China makes a major push to keep pace with the United States in a global race to develop selfdriving vehicles 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
United States China sound upbeat on trade talks to after Brexit PositiveSterling down http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-pound-stocks-slip-lawmakers-reject-brexit-law-timetable-idUSL2N2771C52019-10-23
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
12 in the United States close to the size of Netflixs 61 million paying U.S. subscribers NeutralWalt Disney Cos launch of its streaming service will get a boost of about 50 million U.S. subscribers through a promotion with Verizon Communications Inc the telecom provider said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-verizon-disney/disney-to-close-in-on-netflix-with-verizon-promotion-idUSKBN1X11K62019-10-23
Disneys subscriptionbased streaming video service is set to launch in the United States on Nov PositiveOct 22 Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will offer unlimited wireless and broadband customers a free oneyear subscription to Walt Disney Cos soontobelaunched streaming service http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/verizon-disney/verizon-to-offer-free-subscription-of-disney-for-some-customers-idUSL3N2772QT2019-10-23
S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that Washington aimed to bring U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria back to the United States and not for them to stay in Iraq indefinitely Neutraldetails background http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-iraq-pentagon/update-1-u-s-aim-is-for-troops-pulling-out-of-syria-to-leave-iraq-eventually-pentagon-chief-idUSL2N2770AJ2019-10-23
PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE Oct 22 U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that Washington aimed to bring U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria back to the United States and not for them to stay in Iraq NeutralPRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE Oct 22 U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that Washington aimed to bring U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria back to the United States and not for them to stay in Iraq http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-iraq-pentagon/u-s-aim-is-for-troops-pulling-out-of-syria-to-leave-iraq-eventually-pentagon-chief-idUSL2N27709Z2019-10-23
The United States has announced plans to remove flavored ecigarettes from stores citing alarming growth in teenage use of the products NegativeSEOUL South Koreas health minister on Wednesday strongly the public to stop using liquid ecigarettes as growing health concerns fuel a global backlash against vaping http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-southkorea/south-korea-warns-against-grave-threat-from-liquid-e-cigarettes-idUSKBN1X205E2019-10-23
Opioids were involved in almost 400000 overdose deaths in the United States from 1999 to 2017 according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NegativeOn Monday two Ohio counties reached a lastminute settlement with four companies they accused of fueling the nationwide opioid epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-opioids-litigation-overview-factb/factbox-billion-dollar-lawsuits-accuse-drugmakers-distributors-of-fueling-u-s-opioid-crisis-idUSKBN1X015G2019-10-22
Opioid deaths in the United States have soared over the last two decades driving a wave of litigation against drugmakers and distributors NegativeOpioid deaths in the United States have soared over the last two decades driving a wave of litigation against drugmakers and distributors http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-opioids-litigation-numbers-factbo/factbox-the-u-s-opioid-epidemic-by-the-numbers-idUSKBN1X015I2019-10-22
Arms trafficking is a significant problem and one the United States is addressing with renewed focus in a State Department official said in response to a question from Reuters NegativeCULIACAN Mexico Mexico sent in special forces troops on Monday to patrol a northern city in the wake of a cartel assault that freed Joaquin El Guzmans son in a hail of bullets and also won a U.S. promise to help stop gunsmuggling at their shared border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/mexico-sends-in-elite-troops-to-patrol-city-after-cartel-battle-idUSKBN1X01NO2019-10-22
But before long key allies turned hard to the right the UK voted to leave the European Union and the United States elected Republican Donald Trump as president NegativeTORONTO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held on to his job in Mondays election securing his spot as one of the worlds few highprofile progressive leaders but tarnished by scandal and with his power diminished http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-canada-election-trudeau-newsmaker/canadas-trudeau-clings-to-power-but-loses-some-of-his-luster-idUSKBN1X10652019-10-22
But the political storm could torpedo the chances of confirming Eduardo as Brazils ambassador to the United States an appointment that now appears to lack enough support in the Senate NegativeBRASILIA Lawmaker Eduardo Bolsonaro son of Brazils President Jair Bolsonaro took over the leadership of the Social Liberal Party in the lower house of Congress on Monday in a bruising struggle for control of the party that is not over http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazils-eduardo-bolsonaro-takes-over-as-psl-lower-house-whip-idUSKBN1X01UL2019-10-22
Activists and observers have also questioned the fairness of last Tuesdays vote while observer missions from the European Union and United States have raised concerns NegativeMAPUTO Mozambiques former guerrilla movement Renamo on Monday urged citizens to join it in rejecting preliminary results of last weeks general election citing fraud as incumbent President Filipe Nyusi took a strong lead http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-election/opposition-calls-for-mozambicans-to-reject-election-count-as-nyusi-takes-lead-idUSKBN1X029A2019-10-22
An end to multiple conflicts in Sudan is a prerequisite for the United States to remove the country from its list of sponsors of terrorism NegativeJUBA Sudan has agreed to open humanitarian access to wartorn areas of the country for the first time in eight years as part of a new roadmap enabling suspended peace talks to resume a rebel leader said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-peace/sudan-rebel-leader-says-government-agreed-to-open-access-for-aid-idUSKBN1X01402019-10-22
LONDON The United States the United Kingdom and Norway urged political parties in South Sudan to meet a Nov PositiveLONDON The United States the United Kingdom and Norway urged political parties in South Sudan to meet a Nov http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-usa/u-s-uk-and-norway-urge-south-sudan-to-meet-deadline-for-transitional-government-idUSKBN1X01EL2019-10-22
Facebook Inc said on Monday it has suspended a network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia that targeted Americans with divisive political messages ahead of next years U.S. presidential election with operators posing as people within the United States NegativeFacebook Inc said on Monday it has suspended a network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia that targeted Americans with divisive political messages ahead of next years U.S. presidential election with operators posing as people within the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-facebook-accounts-russia/facebook-suspends-russian-instagram-accounts-targeting-u-s-voters-idUSKBN1X01YP2019-10-22
Gleicher said the IRAlinked network used 50 Instagram accounts and one Facebook account to gather 246000 followers about of which were in the United States NegativeFacebook Inc said on Monday it has suspended a network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia that targeted Americans with divisive political messages ahead of next years U.S. presidential election with operators posing as people within the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-facebook-accounts-russia/facebook-suspends-russian-instagram-accounts-targeting-u-s-voters-idUSKBN1X01YP2019-10-22
That list was topped by the European Union followed by China India the United States and the United Arab Emirates NegativeMOSCOW President Vladimir Putin stepped up Russias push for influence in Africa days before he hosts a summit with African leaders saying on Monday that Moscow could offer help without strings attached unlike what he cast as the exploitative West http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-africa-putin/putin-steps-up-drive-for-clout-in-africa-with-broadside-against-west-idUSKBN1X00V52019-10-22
Commodity markets were cautiously optimistic amid signs that a trade deal was close to being signed by the United States and ANZ bank said in a note PositiveSEOUL Oil prices were little changed Tuesday as lingering worries over a global economic slowdown that could hurt oil demand offset some signs of progress in U.S.China trade talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-steady-on-weak-demand-concerns-despite-u-s-china-trade-optimism-idUSKBN1X101F2019-10-22
BAGHDAD Iraqi Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani said on Monday that the United States pulling out of Syria was but that the semiautonomous region appreciated the U.S. historical role in protecting it PositiveBAGHDAD Iraqi Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani said on Monday that the United States pulling out of Syria was but that the semiautonomous region appreciated the U.S. historical role in protecting it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-iraq-kurds/iraqi-kurds-appreciate-u-s-forces-despite-syria-pullout-president-says-idUSKBN1X02B92019-10-22
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
The world wants China and the United States to end their trade war he said NegativeBEIJING 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
China and the United States have accomplished much through cooperation over the years Le said 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
4 billion in retaliatory sanctions against the United States for failing to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling in a case that highlights White House complaints about the global trade body NegativeGENEVA China is seeking http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-usa-wto/china-asks-wto-for-2-4-billion-sanctions-against-u-s-in-latest-clash-idUSKBN1X00W72019-10-22
The ruling also said the United States must accept Chinese prices to measure subsidies even though USTR viewed those prices as PositiveGENEVA China is seeking http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-usa-wto/china-asks-wto-for-2-4-billion-sanctions-against-u-s-in-latest-clash-idUSKBN1X00W72019-10-22
Titfortat tariffs imposed by the United States and China over the past 15 months have roiled financial markets and resulted in a sharp drag on global economic growth 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
Pressure is mounting by the international community for the United States and China to work out their differences 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
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
What the United States is trying to do is rebalance and right relationships to ensure that we have Sbragia who is leading the U.S. delegation to the forum added 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 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
Rio said its facility could eventually be the largest lithium producer in the United States though it did not give any longterm output estimates PositiveThe company is spending million to build a pilot plant that will extract the white metal using a heatandleaching process involving a kiln heated to http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-rio-tinto-plc-california/rio-tinto-studying-ways-to-produce-lithium-from-waste-rock-at-california-mine-idUSKBN1X101U2019-10-22
On Friday Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said that Beijing will collaborate with the United States to address mutual concerns on the trade war NegativeOil ends lower http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-climb-on-hopes-for-progress-in-trade-dollar-up-idUSL2N2761532019-10-22
Companies such as Apple are also looking to use India as an export hub to soften the impact of an ongoing trade war between the United States and China PositiveThe company has slashed iPhone XR prices in India to counter a prolonged sales slowdown amid fierce competition from premium smartphones from Samsung and OnePlus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-india/apple-starts-selling-locally-assembled-iphone-xr-in-india-idUSKBN1X01SM2019-10-22
LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday struggling to recall his name and age in his first public appearance in months as he sought to fight extradition to the United States NegativeLONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday struggling to recall his name and age in his first public appearance in months as he sought to fight extradition to the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-assange/wikileaks-founder-assange-appears-confused-at-extradition-hearing-idUSKBN1X00Y12019-10-22
KABUL U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Afghanistan on Sunday in a bid to bring talks with the Taliban back on track after President Donald Trump abruptly broke off negotiations last month seeking to end the United States longest war PositiveKABUL U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Afghanistan on Sunday in a bid to bring talks with the Taliban back on track after President Donald Trump abruptly broke off negotiations last month seeking to end the United States longest war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-afghanistan-pentagon/pentagon-chief-in-afghanistan-as-u-s-looks-to-kickstart-taliban-talks-idUSKBN1WZ0C42019-10-21
He added that the United States could go down to about 8600 troops from the current 14000 without affecting counterterrorism operations if needed PositiveKABUL U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Afghanistan on Sunday in a bid to bring talks with the Taliban back on track after President Donald Trump abruptly broke off negotiations last month seeking to end the United States longest war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-afghanistan-pentagon/pentagon-chief-in-afghanistan-as-u-s-looks-to-kickstart-taliban-talks-idUSKBN1WZ0C42019-10-21
The United States says it has increased the pace of operations against militants in Afghanistan since Trump walked away from talks with the Taliban NegativeKABUL U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Afghanistan on Sunday in a bid to bring talks with the Taliban back on track after President Donald Trump abruptly broke off negotiations last month seeking to end the United States longest war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-afghanistan-pentagon/pentagon-chief-in-afghanistan-as-u-s-looks-to-kickstart-taliban-talks-idUSKBN1WZ0C42019-10-21
ANKARA Turkey expects the United States to keep its promises and not use stalling tactics in a deal between the NATO allies for Ankara to pause its offensive into northeastern Syria while the Kurdish fighters it is targeting withdraw President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday NegativeANKARA Turkey expects the United States to keep its promises and not use stalling tactics in a deal between the NATO allies for Ankara to pause its offensive into northeastern Syria while the Kurdish fighters it is targeting withdraw President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-erdogan/erdogan-says-turkey-expects-u-s-to-keep-promises-not-stall-syria-truce-deal-idUSKBN1WZ0HP2019-10-21
The United States and China were two of the three biggest export destinations for Malaysia between January and August this year PositiveKUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday his exportsreliant country could be hit with trade sanctions amid rising protectionism highlighted by the U.S.China tariff war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-malaysia/mahathir-warns-of-possible-trade-sanctions-on-malaysia-idUSKBN1X006L2019-10-21
A 15month long trade war between the United States and China has shown few signs of a durable resolution being reached despite several rounds of talks PositiveTOKYO Asian stocks edged higher on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses due to hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.China trade war and expectations for greater investment inflows into Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-edge-higher-pound-stumbles-on-brexit-drama-idUSKBN1X001T2019-10-21
The G7 is a group of leading advanced economies comprising the United States Canada France Germany Italy Japan and Britain PositiveWASHINGTON 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
MEXICO CITY Mexicos foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the United States into Mexico where a drug war is raging NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the United States into Mexico where a drug war is raging http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/trump-lopez-obrador-agree-to-take-action-to-stem-flow-of-weapons-to-mexico-idUSKBN1WY0IW2019-10-20
Not only could that staunch the flow of illegal weapons into Mexico but also the trafficked drugs into the United States said Ebrard NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the United States into Mexico where a drug war is raging http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/trump-lopez-obrador-agree-to-take-action-to-stem-flow-of-weapons-to-mexico-idUSKBN1WY0IW2019-10-20
Increasing the number of Mexican intelligence agents in the United States is another proposal that is on the table NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexicos foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the United States into Mexico where a drug war is raging http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/trump-lopez-obrador-agree-to-take-action-to-stem-flow-of-weapons-to-mexico-idUSKBN1WY0IW2019-10-20
Ebrard assured there was no need to change laws in the United States in order to stop the illegal flow of weapons into Mexico NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexicos foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the United States into Mexico where a drug war is raging http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/trump-lopez-obrador-agree-to-take-action-to-stem-flow-of-weapons-to-mexico-idUSKBN1WY0IW2019-10-20
MEXICO CITY Mexicos foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the United States into Mexico PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the United States into Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-usa/u-s-mexican-presidents-agree-to-take-actions-to-freeze-flow-of-weapons-to-mexico-idUSKBN1WY0L12019-10-20
ANKARA Nothing will come of a case against Turkeys stateowned lender Halkbank if the law in the United States Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday adding that the case was politically motivated NegativeANKARA Nothing will come of a case against Turkeys stateowned lender Halkbank if the law in the United States Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday adding that the case was politically motivated http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-halkbank/turkey-says-nothing-will-come-of-halkbank-case-if-law-in-u-s-works-idUSKBN1WZ0722019-10-20
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
Scholz said concerns over Britains impending departure from the EU and the blocs trade dispute with the United States were clearly dampening global economic growth 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
The softness in production was largely due to car exports to the United States turning weaker after growing steadily until the spring a government official said at a briefing 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
Washingtons imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs and uncertainty about passage of a new North American free trade deal the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement have also stalled local economic development 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
Washingtons imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs and uncertainty about passage of a new North American free trade deal the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement have also stalled local economic development 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
Negative interest rates are now a fact of life in Europe and Japan and multiple other countries including the United States are lowering their target policy rates 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
Both sources said that around the time Biden was appointed Burisma was also looking to secure a financing deal with foreign investment funds including one in the United States PositiveKIEV During his time on the board of one of Ukraines largest natural gas companies Hunter Biden the son of former U.S. VicePresident Joe Biden was regarded as a helpful nonexecutive director with a powerful name according to people familiar with Bidens role at the company http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hunter-biden-ukraine/what-hunter-biden-did-on-the-board-of-ukrainian-energy-company-burisma-idUSKBN1WX1P72019-10-19
Gladys McCormick a security analyst at Syracuse University in the United States said the latest news from Mexico read like that of a country in the throes of war NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican officials on Friday admitted they had bungled the arrest of kingpin Joaquin El Guzmans son who they let go during shootouts with drug gangs in the streets of a major city but the president insisted his security strategy was working http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-sinaloa-obrador/failure-mexico-admits-bungled-arrest-of-kingpins-son-after-mayhem-idUSKBN1WX1PL2019-10-19
The U.S. government says that under Guzmans leadership the Sinaloa cartel imported and distributed tons of cocaine marijuana methamphetamine and heroin in the United States over more than two decades NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December promising not to repeat the failed of past administrations that have done little to stem a tide of drugrelated violence that cost some 29000 lives last year http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-sinaloa-cartel-explai/explainer-mexicos-week-of-bloodshed-what-is-going-on-idUSKBN1WX2P52019-10-19
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
A U.S. defense official speaking on condition of anonymity said the United States would continue aerial surveillance in northeastern Syria to monitor prisons holding Islamic State militants NegativeISTANBUL Turkey will set up a dozen observation posts across northeast Syria President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday insisting that a planned safe will extend much farther than U.S. officials said was covered under a fragile ceasefire deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-plans-presence-across-northeast-syria-erdogan-says-idUSKBN1WX0GT2019-10-19
The shot is also being reviewed under a fasttrack system by regulators in the United States with a decision expected in the first quarter of next year NegativeLONDON The worlds first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization as a triumph for public that would save many lives http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-merck-co-ebola-ema/who-hails-triumph-as-mercks-ebola-vaccine-gets-european-green-light-idUSKBN1WX1CN2019-10-19
MOSCOW The Kremlin said late on Thursday it expected to receive information from Turkey after Ankara agreed a deal with the United States to halt its offensive in Syria for five days the RIA news agency reported NeutralMOSCOW The Kremlin said late on Thursday it expected to receive information from Turkey after Ankara agreed a deal with the United States to halt its offensive in Syria for five days the RIA news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-russia/kremlin-wants-information-from-turkey-about-syria-deal-with-u-s-ria-idUSKBN1WX0OU2019-10-19
BRUSSELS The European Union is working on measures to compensate sectors hit by tariffs imposed by the United States over illegal EU subsidies to the aircraft industry Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is working on measures to compensate sectors hit by tariffs imposed by the United States over illegal EU subsidies to the aircraft industry Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-trade/eu-looking-to-compensate-sectors-for-u-s-tariffs-italian-pm-idUSKBN1WX1Q12019-10-19
After an award from a WTO adjudicator the United States put in place tariffs on Friday focused on the Airbusproducing countries Britain France Germany and Spain NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is working on measures to compensate sectors hit by tariffs imposed by the United States over illegal EU subsidies to the aircraft industry Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-trade/eu-looking-to-compensate-sectors-for-u-s-tariffs-italian-pm-idUSKBN1WX1Q12019-10-19
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
A U.S. defense official speaking on the condition of anonymity said the United States would continue aerial surveillance in northeastern Syria to monitor prisons holding alleged Islamic State militants 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 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
NANCHANG China Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Saturday that China will work with the United States to address each others core concerns on the basis of equality and mutual respect and that stopping the trade war would be good for both sides and the world NegativeNANCHANG China Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Saturday that China will work with the United States to address each others core concerns on the basis of equality and mutual respect and that stopping the trade war would be good for both sides and the world http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-talks/china-says-will-work-with-the-u-s-to-address-each-others-core-concerns-idUSKBN1WY02D2019-10-19
Johnson Johnson announced it would recall baby powder in the United States after regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in a sample sending its shares falling 6 NegativeNEW YORK Wall Street fell on Friday as negative headlines about Johnson Johnson and Boeing along with bleak economic data from China soured investor risk appetite and offset generally positive corporate earnings http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-stocks/boeing-jj-dismal-china-data-drag-wall-street-lower-idUSKBN1WX1FV2019-10-19
EdgecliffeJohnson said the company had also seen some pressure in the United States as U.S. manufacturing businesses cut spending on conference halls bookings during the third quarter NegativeFour months of protests in Hong Kong have taken a toll on tourism while weak economic data from China has been discouraging http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-intercontinental-outlook/holiday-inn-owner-ihg-hit-by-weak-china-hong-kong-bookings-idUSKBN1WX0KZ2019-10-19
Johnson Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online NegativeJohnson Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-johnson-johnson-talc/jj-recalls-33000-bottles-of-baby-powder-as-fda-finds-asbestos-in-sample-idUSKBN1WX1L32019-10-19
The report added however that the United States also has a desire to maintain a presence in Venezuelas oil industry in case of a political transition NeutralThe report added however that the United States also has a desire to maintain a presence in Venezuelas oil industry in case of a political transition http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-oil-usa-chevron/u-s-considers-extension-of-chevrons-venezuela-waiver-with-more-limitations-bloomberg-idUSKBN1WY0302019-10-19
NEW YORK Sanofi SA said on Friday it would recall popular heartburn medicine Zantac in the United States and Canada after the medicines were linked with a probable cancercausing impurity NegativeNEW YORK Sanofi SA said on Friday it would recall popular heartburn medicine Zantac in the United States and Canada after the medicines were linked with a probable cancercausing impurity http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sanofi-heartburn-zantac/sanofi-pulls-zantac-from-u-s-and-canada-after-carcinogen-found-idUSKBN1WX1WU2019-10-19
Honduras is under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to curb migration to the United States NegativeNEW YORK Honduran politician Juan Antonio Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a twoweek trial that featured dramatic accusations of corruption against his brother the Central American nations president http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-honduras-drugs/brother-of-honduran-president-found-guilty-in-u-s-drug-trial-idUSKBN1WX24K2019-10-19
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
The United States will also expand sanctions to include more foreign goods containing U.S. content and impose additional restrictions on exports to the Cuban government the statement said 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
Cubas government does not typically discuss police activity including the detention of dissidents who Havana dismisses as provocateurs funded by the United States 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
Despite some initial suggestions it could do so there was no move by Brussels to impose any immediate retaliatory tariffs against the United States under earlier WTO rulings 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
Nissans profits have nearly evaporated and its business has weakened globally but especially in the United States NegativeBEIJING 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
TOKYO The trade deal reached between Japan and the United States is expected to boost Japans economy by about 0 PositiveTOKYO The trade deal reached between Japan and the United States is expected to boost Japans economy by about 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japan-estimates-u-s-trade-deal-will-boost-gdp-by-0-8-over-10-20-years-idUSKBN1WX0742019-10-19
The estimate is still provisional and is based on the premise that the United States would eliminate its tariffs on Japanese autos and auto parts the government said NeutralTOKYO The trade deal reached between Japan and the United States is expected to boost Japans economy by about 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japan-estimates-u-s-trade-deal-will-boost-gdp-by-0-8-over-10-20-years-idUSKBN1WX0742019-10-19
Trump pulled the United States out of the TransPacific Partnership when he took office in 2017 saying the trade pact would rob Americans of jobs and investment NegativeTOKYO The trade deal reached between Japan and the United States is expected to boost Japans economy by about 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japan-estimates-u-s-trade-deal-will-boost-gdp-by-0-8-over-10-20-years-idUSKBN1WX0742019-10-19
Previously the Japanese government estimated that the TPP 12 including the United States would lift Japans GDP by 2 PositiveTOKYO The trade deal reached between Japan and the United States is expected to boost Japans economy by about 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japan-estimates-u-s-trade-deal-will-boost-gdp-by-0-8-over-10-20-years-idUSKBN1WX0742019-10-19
China denies the accusation and has blamed foreign nations such as the United States and Britain for inciting the unrest NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major antigovernment march planned this weekend in the Chineseruled city which has been battered by months of violent protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kongs-leader-backs-police-use-of-force-as-protesters-plan-illegal-march-idUSKBN1WY0292019-10-19
Expectations that the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates at its next meeting added further optimism given that this would shrink yield differentials between the United States and euro area PositiveDollar steady against major currencies http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-brexit-deal-helps-keep-euro-close-to-7-week-high-idUSL5N2732IJ2019-10-19
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
We in the United States think about our development assistance through the lens of achieving the goal for countries of she told an audience of hundreds 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
Since the Brexit vote in 2016 Britain has leapfrogged the United States to become the largest center for trading interest rate swaps NeutralSince the Brexit vote in 2016 Britain has leapfrogged the United States to become the largest center for trading interest rate swaps http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lse-outlook/lse-gets-earnings-boost-ahead-of-refinitiv-deal-vote-idUSKBN1WX0K12019-10-19
The treatment Ultomiris has already been approved in the United States Japan and the European Union to treat adults with blood disorder called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria PositiveThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Alexion Pharmaceuticals Incs treatment for a second rare blood disorder the company said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-alexion-pharms-fda/fda-approves-alexions-ultomiris-for-another-rare-blood-disease-idUSKBN1WY00B2019-10-19
Indeed we find that a deepseated culture of violence is pervasive throughout the adolescent facilities at United States Attorneys Office for the Southern District of New York said NegativeNEW YORK The New York City Council voted on Thursday to close the citys infamous Rikers Island jail complex by 2026 casting off a detention system plagued by chronic violence and decrepit facilities as the nation rethinks mass incarceration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-york-rikers/new-york-city-council-votes-to-close-infamous-rikers-island-jails-idUSKBN1WW2ZW2019-10-18
BOSTON Douglas Hodge the former chief executive of the investment firm Pimco has agreed to plead guilty to participating in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States according to a court filing on Thursday NegativeBOSTON Douglas Hodge the former chief executive of the investment firm Pimco has agreed to plead guilty to participating in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-cheating/former-pimco-chief-to-plead-guilty-in-u-s-college-scam-case-idUSKBN1WW2U22019-10-18
Chinese ecommerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it will stop selling ecigarette components in the United States NeutralU.S. health officials on Thursday reported 33 deaths and 1479 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-cdc-factbox/factbox-u-s-vaping-related-deaths-rise-to-33-idUSKBN1WW1RT2019-10-18
Warren and Sanders however have pitched it as a solution to the United Statess social and economic woes 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
After entering the house they found four men including Ovidio Guzman who is accused of drug trafficking in the United States NegativeMEXICO CITY Heavily armed cartel fighters surrounded security forces and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin Chapo Guzmans sons whose brief apprehension triggered intense gunbattles across the city of Culiacan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-sinaloa/cartel-gunmen-chase-away-security-forces-free-el-chapos-son-idUSKBN1WW34M2019-10-18
In a letter addressed to Pelosi Lopez Obrador called for ratification so as to avoid having the electoral process in the United States impede or its finalization NegativeMexicos President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Thursday wage increases and funding for the implementation of labor reforms part of a campaign to convince U.S. Democratic lawmakers to ratify a new North American trade deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico/mexicos-president-vows-wage-growth-labor-reform-funding-in-push-for-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WW2T22019-10-18
Today the United States and Turkey have agreed to a ceasefire in Pence told a news conference after more than four hours of talks at the presidential palace in Ankara PositiveANKARA Turkey agreed on Thursday to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a safe Ankara had sought to capture in a deal hailed by the Trump administration and cast by Turkey as a complete victory http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-agrees-with-u-s-to-pause-syria-assault-while-kurds-withdraw-idUSKBN1WW0Z72019-10-18
The CBPs request underscores growing interest in facial recognition by law enforcement in the United States just as the technology has come under heavy scrutiny NeutralU.S. customs officials are seeking information on facial recognition software for bodyworn cameras that agents who police the border could use according to a government filing http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-immigration-facialrecognition/u-s-border-patrol-eyeing-facial-recognition-for-body-cams-idUSKBN1WW33J2019-10-18
MOSCOW Russia said on Thursday it would issue a formal note of protest to the United States after police caught three U.S. diplomats in what it said was a restricted area near a closed military testing site NegativeMOSCOW Russia said on Thursday it would issue a formal note of protest to the United States after police caught three U.S. diplomats in what it said was a restricted area near a closed military testing site http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-diplomats/russia-protests-after-catching-u-s-diplomats-near-military-test-site-idUSKBN1WW0X72019-10-18
MOSCOW Russia and the United States are gradually starting to resume cooperation on cyber security TASS news agency cited the head of Russias FSB Federal Security Service as saying on Thursday PositiveMOSCOW Russia and the United States are gradually starting to resume cooperation on cyber security TASS news agency cited the head of Russias FSB Federal Security Service as saying on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-cybersecurity/russia-says-it-is-starting-to-resume-u-s-cyber-cooperation-tass-idUSKBN1WW1TL2019-10-18
Russias bilateral relations with the United States are at postCold War lows strained by an array of issues including U.S. allegations that Russia meddled in the U.S. 2016 presidential election NegativeMOSCOW Russia and the United States are gradually starting to resume cooperation on cyber security TASS news agency cited the head of Russias FSB Federal Security Service as saying on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-cybersecurity/russia-says-it-is-starting-to-resume-u-s-cyber-cooperation-tass-idUSKBN1WW1TL2019-10-18
The United States struck a ceasefire agreement with Turkey on Thursday that will halt the fighting in exchange for a retreat by Kurdish YPG militia from a safe area in part because the U.S. believed the Kurds would not be able to hold that area militarily anyway a top U.S. official said NegativeThe United States struck a ceasefire agreement with Turkey on Thursday that will halt the fighting in exchange for a retreat by Kurdish YPG militia from a safe area in part because the U.S. believed the Kurds would not be able to hold that area militarily anyway a top U.S. official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-jefffrey/u-s-says-struck-ceasefire-deal-knowing-kurdish-ypg-could-not-hold-territory-idUSKBN1WW2Z02019-10-18
Jeffrey said the United States and Turkey defined the safe zone as the areas where Turkey was now operating down 30 km in a central part of Northeast Syria PositiveThe United States struck a ceasefire agreement with Turkey on Thursday that will halt the fighting in exchange for a retreat by Kurdish YPG militia from a safe area in part because the U.S. believed the Kurds would not be able to hold that area militarily anyway a top U.S. official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-jefffrey/u-s-says-struck-ceasefire-deal-knowing-kurdish-ypg-could-not-hold-territory-idUSKBN1WW2Z02019-10-18
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter on Thursday he is confident that joint efforts with the United States will promote peace and stability after the two sides agreed to pause Turkeys military offensive in northeastern Syria PositiveISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter on Thursday he is confident that joint efforts with the United States will promote peace and stability after the two sides agreed to pause Turkeys military offensive in northeastern Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-erdogan/erdogan-says-joint-u-s-effort-on-syria-will-promote-peace-idUSKBN1WW2VJ2019-10-18
385 billion owed the United States Brazil Argentina Mexico Iran Israel and Venezuela while 58 states make up the rest PositiveUNITED NATIONS The United Nations has received enough partial payments from some countries to be able to pay its staff next month a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday after U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres warned last week of a cash shortfall http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-funding/amid-cash-crisis-united-nations-likely-to-be-able-to-pay-staff-in-november-idUSKBN1WX0332019-10-18
Opioids were responsible for roughly 400000 overdose deaths in the United States from 1999 to 2017 according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NegativeThe chief executives of the three largest U.S. drug distributors and a drugmaker have been summoned to appear before a federal judge to discuss a proposal to resolve thousands of lawsuits alleging they fueled the U.S. opioid crisis a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-opioids-litigation/judge-summons-drug-company-ceos-to-discuss-opioid-settlement-source-idUSKBN1WW27E2019-10-18
Chinas trading partners and investors are closely watching the health of the worlds secondlargest economy as the trade war with the United States fuels fears about a global recession 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
The slowdown in the worlds secondlargest film market after the United States has further deepened this year as consumers tightened spending 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 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
Ending trade tensions between the United States and China was a positive step that would help bolster global economic growth Georgieva said 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
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
At least 24 deaths worldwide have been linked to the rupturing of faulty Takata air bag inflators including 16 in the United States NegativeToyota Motor Corps North America unit said on Thursday it was conducting the final phase of a safety recall to replace potentially faulty Takata airbag inflators in about 928000 vehicles http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-toyota-takata-airbags/toyota-conducts-final-phase-of-recall-to-replace-takata-airbag-inflators-idUSKBN1WW2RK2019-10-18
Toyota said owners of vehicles recalled in the United States would be notified by midDecember NeutralToyota Motor Corps North America unit said on Thursday it was conducting the final phase of a safety recall to replace potentially faulty Takata airbag inflators in about 928000 vehicles http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-toyota-takata-airbags/toyota-conducts-final-phase-of-recall-to-replace-takata-airbag-inflators-idUSKBN1WW2RK2019-10-18
At home investor sentiment also benefited from a trade deal reached between Japan and the United States which the Japanese government said would likely boost the domestic economy by about 0 PositiveTOKYO Oct 18 Japanese shares inched higher on Friday after hightech companies jumped on upbeat earnings from Taiwans TSMC while the overall sentiment was also underpinned after the European Union and Britain struck a severance deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/tech-sector-leads-nikkei-rally-after-brexit-relief-idUSL3N2730N32019-10-18
7 million to 6 million people suffer from the condition in the United States according to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention NegativeAtrial fibrillation is a condition associated with irregular heart rhythm that increases the risk of stroke and is usually prevalent among people above 65 years of age http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-fitbit-health/fitbit-in-healthcare-partnership-to-take-on-apple-watch-idUSKBN1WW2632019-10-18
TOKYO Japan has decided to participate in a U.S. plan for putting astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and the government will officially inform the United States within this year the Kyodo News agency reported on Thursday PositiveTOKYO Japan has decided to participate in a U.S. plan for putting astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and the government will officially inform the United States within this year the Kyodo News agency reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-moon-japan/japan-to-participate-in-u-s-moon-landing-plan-kyodo-idUSKBN1WW0E32019-10-18
Officials from the United States Britain and South Korea described the network as one of the largest child pornography operations they had encountered to date 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
BOSTON The owner of a California jewelry business was sentenced on Wednesday to three weeks in prison for her role in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States NegativeBOSTON The owner of a California jewelry business was sentenced on Wednesday to three weeks in prison for her role in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-cheating/jewelry-business-owner-gets-three-weeks-in-prison-for-u-s-college-scam-idUSKBN1WV2OA2019-10-17
CHICAGO The Chicago Teachers Union finalized its decision on Wednesday to go on strike against the citys school district the thirdlargest in the United States after protracted labor negotiations did not produce a deal before their deadline NegativeCHICAGO The Chicago Teachers Union finalized its decision on Wednesday to go on strike against the citys school district the thirdlargest in the United States after protracted labor negotiations did not produce a deal before their deadline http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chicago-education/classes-canceled-in-chicago-public-schools-as-teachers-inch-closer-to-strike-idUSKBN1WV1UH2019-10-17
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
MATAMOROS Mexico Even after he was kidnapped and robbed outside the makeshift migrant camp where he had slept for two weeks Luis Osorto decided his only chance for eventual asylum in the United States was to stay put along the border just inside Mexico NegativeMATAMOROS Mexico Even after he was kidnapped and robbed outside the makeshift migrant camp where he had slept for two weeks Luis Osorto decided his only chance for eventual asylum in the United States was to stay put along the border just inside Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigration-mexico-matamoros-feat/asylum-seekers-cling-to-hope-safety-in-camp-at-u-s-mexico-border-idUSKBN1WV1DY2019-10-17
I viewed the situation on the Turkish border with Syria to be for the United States strategically Trump said NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not mind Russia helping Syria in a conflict with NATO ally Turkey and rejected criticism of his withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria that exposed Kurdish allies calling it strategically brilliant http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/trump-leaves-turkey-syria-to-argue-it-out-and-clashes-with-u-s-house-speaker-idUSKBN1WV14N2019-10-17
The United States is not the worlds he said NeutralNEW YORK Jean Boustani a lead salesman for a Lebanese shipbuilding company was the of a conspiracy to defraud U.S. investors involving billion in loans for Mozambican government projects a U.S. prosecutor told jurors at the opening of his trial on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-usa-trial/lebanese-salesman-masterminded-2-billion-mozambique-loan-scheme-u-s-jury-told-idUSKBN1WV2LN2019-10-17
In fact Schachter said Boustani had no role in selling the loans to investors and never communicated with anyone in the United States NeutralNEW YORK Jean Boustani a lead salesman for a Lebanese shipbuilding company was the of a conspiracy to defraud U.S. investors involving billion in loans for Mozambican government projects a U.S. prosecutor told jurors at the opening of his trial on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-usa-trial/lebanese-salesman-masterminded-2-billion-mozambique-loan-scheme-u-s-jury-told-idUSKBN1WV2LN2019-10-17
Iran is breaching restrictions of the pact with major powers stepbystep in response to tough sanctions imposed by the United States which pulled out of the deal last year NegativePARIS France urged Iran on Wednesday not to scale back further on its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal saying Tehrans new threat to speed up uranium enrichment next month was especially http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-iran-france/france-worried-by-new-phase-in-irans-breaching-of-nuclear-pact-idUSKBN1WV1HS2019-10-17
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 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
The State Department officials said the onus would be on Chinese diplomats and officials to notify the State Department of their planned meetings in the United States PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Stabilizing foreign investment is part of Beijings policies to support the slowing economy that has been pinched by the countrys trade war with the United States NegativeBEIJING 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
The most popular Netflix plan in the United States costs nearly double the cost for NegativeThat performance combined with concerns about new competitors had weighed on Netflix shares which had fallen from the last earnings report through regular trading on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-netflix-results/netflix-shares-jump-as-subscribers-grow-ahead-of-disney-apple-attack-idUSKBN1WV2M12019-10-17
In the next earnings report Netflix will begin disclosing revenue and membership by regions Asia Pacific Europe Middle Latin America and the United States the company said PositiveThat performance combined with concerns about new competitors had weighed on Netflix shares which had fallen from the last earnings report through regular trading on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-netflix-results/netflix-shares-jump-as-subscribers-grow-ahead-of-disney-apple-attack-idUSKBN1WV2M12019-10-17
Ramon Fonseca responded later on Wednesday and referred all questions to his lawyer in the United States who did not respond to written questions NegativePANAMA CITY Mossack Fonseca a Panamanian law firm at the center of the Panama scandal has filed a lawsuit against Netflix Inc over its new movie based on the case accusing the video streaming company of defamation and seeking to stop the films release http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-panama-crime-netflix/panama-papers-law-firm-sues-netflix-over-film-based-on-scandal-idUSKBN1WV2KC2019-10-17
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
Earlier this month the United States got the green light to place tariffs on European Union goods in a dispute over EU aircraft subsidies 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
Lingering worries about trade tensions between the United States and China have also kept investors risk appetite in check weighing on the Aussie and other tradeexposed currencies NegativeDollar supported after overnight losses http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-nurses-losses-pounds-fate-tied-to-eu-summit-idUSL3N2715E32019-10-17
Oct 17 Gold prices held steady on Thursday as weak United States retail sales data fanned concerns that the countrys economy may be feeling the pinch of the longdrawn trade war with China while palladium held close to a record high hit the previous day NegativeOct 17 Gold prices held steady on Thursday as weak United States retail sales data fanned concerns that the countrys economy may be feeling the pinch of the longdrawn trade war with China while palladium held close to a record high hit the previous day http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/global-precious/precious-gold-steady-as-disappointing-u-s-retail-sales-weigh-on-risk-appetite-idUSL3N27207R2019-10-17
Elsewhere IDI and groups like Theatrical Intimacy Education and Intimacy on Set run multiple workshops in the United States and the UK that empower actors to speak up PositiveLOS ANGELES Oct 16 Two years after a sexual harassment scandal roiled Hollywood one of the fastest growing jobs in the entertainment industry is that of the intimacy director http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-metoo-intimacy/wanted-intimacy-coordinators-hollywoods-fastest-growing-job-idUSL2N26T1X82019-10-17
FRANKFURT Bayer expects the number of claims in the United States related to Roundup herbicide to have surged in the third quarter as the German drugs and pesticides maker tries to reach a settlement after earlier court rulings against it NegativeFRANKFURT Bayer expects the number of claims in the United States related to Roundup herbicide to have surged in the third quarter as the German drugs and pesticides maker tries to reach a settlement after earlier court rulings against it http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bayer-glyphosate-lawsuit-claims/bayer-expects-significant-surge-in-number-of-u-s-glyphosate-cases-idUSKBN1WV1KH2019-10-17
Mexicos economy is tightly connected to that of the United States which is also slowing weighed down by global trade conflicts including with China 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
Herrera said he was also troubled by the stalled passage in the U.S. Congress of a revamped trade agreement between the United States Mexico and Canada 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
Trump has defended his reversal of U.S. policy as part of a plan to extricate the United States from wars in the Middle East NegativeMANBIJ Syria Turkey vowed to press ahead with its offensive in northern Syria on Tuesday despite U.S. sanctions and growing calls for it to stop while Syrias Russiabacked army moved on the key city of Manbij that was abandoned by U.S. forces http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-pushes-offensive-in-syria-despite-sanctions-and-calls-to-stop-idUSKBN1WU1D82019-10-16
Last year Adtalem sold U.S. schools DeVry University Keller Graduate School of Management and Carrington College while keeping medical and healthcare schools it owns in the United States PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian forprofit education company Yduqs formerly known as Estacio http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-adtalem-divestiture-brazil/brazils-yduqs-in-exclusive-talks-to-acquire-adtalem-business-in-the-country-sources-idUSKBN1WU2DV2019-10-16
Iran has used such tactics against the United States NeutralWASHINGTON The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-iran-military-cyber-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-carried-out-secret-cyber-strike-on-iran-in-wake-of-saudi-oil-attack-officials-say-idUSKBN1WV0EK2019-10-16
MOSCOW Defense ministers of Russia and the United States have spoken about the situation in Syria over the phone Russias Interfax news agency reported on Thursday citing a statement by the Russian military NegativeMOSCOW Defense ministers of Russia and the United States have spoken about the situation in Syria over the phone Russias Interfax news agency reported on Thursday citing a statement by the Russian military http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-russia-usa/russian-and-u-s-defense-ministers-discuss-syria-by-phone-interfax-idUSKBN1WU2KG2019-10-16
Netanyahu has appeared to rule out any such exchange saying Israels Supreme Court had approved Burkovs extradition to the United States NegativeJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to pardon an AmericanIsraeli woman sentenced to years in jail for a few grams of cannabis found in her luggage at a Moscow airport http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-russia-usa-prisoners/netanyahu-asks-putin-to-pardon-american-israeli-jailed-on-drug-charges-idUSKBN1WU2GS2019-10-16
Her arrest had been requested by the United States Russian state news agency RIA said citing an unnamed source familiar with the situation NegativeMINSK Belarus briefly detained a Russian national accused by Washington of taking part in Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Belaruss interior ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-belarus-russia-usa-sanctions/belarus-briefly-detains-russian-accused-of-u-s-election-meddling-idUSKBN1WU1RM2019-10-16
The United States has said Bogachyova worked briefly for Internet Research Agency in 2014 which has been referred to as a Russian troll NegativeMINSK Belarus briefly detained a Russian national accused by Washington of taking part in Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Belaruss interior ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-belarus-russia-usa-sanctions/belarus-briefly-detains-russian-accused-of-u-s-election-meddling-idUSKBN1WU1RM2019-10-16
According to the report which was released in March Bogachyova and her colleague travelled to the United States in 2014 as IRA employees for an intelligencegathering NegativeMINSK Belarus briefly detained a Russian national accused by Washington of taking part in Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Belaruss interior ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-belarus-russia-usa-sanctions/belarus-briefly-detains-russian-accused-of-u-s-election-meddling-idUSKBN1WU1RM2019-10-16
She was one of several Russians sanctioned by the United States last year for malicious cyber activity NegativeMINSK Belarus briefly detained a Russian national accused by Washington of taking part in Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Belaruss interior ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-belarus-russia-usa-sanctions/belarus-briefly-detains-russian-accused-of-u-s-election-meddling-idUSKBN1WU1RM2019-10-16
ISTANBUL The United States has sanctioned Turkeys energy ministry in response to the Turkish crossborder offensive in northeast Syria raising questions about the impact on the countrys wider energy sector NegativeISTANBUL The United States has sanctioned Turkeys energy ministry in response to the Turkish crossborder offensive in northeast Syria raising questions about the impact on the countrys wider energy sector http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-sanctions-factb/factbox-major-turkish-companies-affiliated-with-u-s-sanctioned-turkish-energy-ministry-idUSKBN1WU2IE2019-10-16
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
PARIS A second French national is being detained in Iran and has been imprisoned since the summer Le Figaro newspaper reported on Wednesday which is likely to complicate Frances efforts to defuse tensions between the United States and Tehran NegativePARIS A second French national is being detained in Iran and has been imprisoned since the summer Le Figaro newspaper reported on Wednesday which is likely to complicate Frances efforts to defuse tensions between the United States and Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-france/iran-holding-second-french-researcher-le-figaro-idUSKBN1WU2XZ2019-10-16
President Emmanuel Macron has been trying to mediate between longtime foes Iran and the United States and growing tensions between the two in recent months PositivePARIS A second French national is being detained in Iran and has been imprisoned since the summer Le Figaro newspaper reported on Wednesday which is likely to complicate Frances efforts to defuse tensions between the United States and Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-france/iran-holding-second-french-researcher-le-figaro-idUSKBN1WU2XZ2019-10-16
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
SYDNEY The United States and its Pacific allies have plugged a funding gap that endangered next months independence referendum in Papua New Guinea region of Bougainville in a strategic move that also sidelined China two sources told Reuters NeutralSYDNEY The United States and its Pacific allies have plugged a funding gap that endangered next months independence referendum in Papua New Guinea region of Bougainville in a strategic move that also sidelined China two sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-papua-bougainville-china/u-s-edges-china-out-of-race-to-fund-bougainville-independence-vote-idUSKBN1WV0852019-10-16
Beijing rejects the charge and accuses Western countries like the United States and Britain of stirring up trouble NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China three related to prodemocracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada in its dispute over the extradition of a Chinese telecom executive http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-usa-legislation/u-s-house-takes-hard-line-on-china-over-hong-kong-huawei-idUSKBN1WU3192019-10-16
Chinas relationship with the United States will be damaged should the legislation become law foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a statement 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
Services were still strong across much of the world but there were some signs of softening in that sector in the United States and Europe the IMF said PositiveWASHINGTON 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
China will struggle to buy billion of U.S. farm goods annually unless the United States removes retaliatory tariffs on American products Bloomberg reported on Tuesday NegativeChina will struggle to buy billion of U.S. farm goods annually unless the United States removes retaliatory tariffs on American products Bloomberg reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs/china-wants-tariffs-cut-to-enable-50-billion-imports-from-u-s-bloomberg-idUSKBN1WU1KI2019-10-16
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
Preorders for the Pixelbook Go which runs Googles ChromeOS operating system began Tuesday in the United States and Canada PositiveGoogle started developing hardware about four years ago wagering that it could introduce artificial intelligence into devices faster and better than rivals and that consumers would clamor for such features http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google-hardware/google-unveils-pixel-4-phones-with-radar-more-affordable-laptop-idUSKBN1WU2472019-10-16
A senior U.S. State Department official on Tuesday warned Guatemala that it must reach agreement with the United States on accepting asylumseekers from other countries in order to benefit from a regional economic development plan NegativeA senior U.S. State Department official on Tuesday warned Guatemala that it must reach agreement with the United States on accepting asylumseekers from other countries in order to benefit from a regional economic development plan http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-immigration-guatemala/u-s-says-guatemala-must-agree-to-asylum-pact-to-get-development-aid-idUSKBN1WU2V92019-10-16
Guatemalan Presidentelect Alejandro Giammattei has balked at accepting safe third status with the United States even though the government of outgoing President Jimmy Morales reached such a deal in July NegativeA senior U.S. State Department official on Tuesday warned Guatemala that it must reach agreement with the United States on accepting asylumseekers from other countries in order to benefit from a regional economic development plan http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-immigration-guatemala/u-s-says-guatemala-must-agree-to-asylum-pact-to-get-development-aid-idUSKBN1WU2V92019-10-16
A bruising trade war between the United States and China that has dragged on for more than a year has already placed incredible strain on relations between the two countries NegativeBritain EU rushing to agree Brexit terms http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-sterlings-brexit-rally-pauses-yuan-falls-on-hong-kong-worries-idUSL3N2710HY2019-10-16
Reports of a Phase trade deal between the United States and China last week initially cheered markets but the dearth of details around the agreement has since curbed any enthusiasm PositiveBritain EU rushing to agree Brexit terms http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-sterlings-brexit-rally-pauses-yuan-falls-on-hong-kong-worries-idUSL3N2710HY2019-10-16
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
The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomats wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice for their son after the American woman returned to the United States following the accident NegativeThe parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomats wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice for their son after the American woman returned to the United States following the accident http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-usa-crash-parents/do-the-right-thing-family-of-uk-teen-killed-in-crash-tells-u-s-diplomats-wife-idUSKBN1WT26R2019-10-15
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States had imposed sanctions on Turkeys ministers of defense interior and energy as well as their departments 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
As I have said I am withdrawing the remaining United States service members from northeast said Trump NeutralWASHINGTON 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
Trump says he aims to extract the United States from wars in the Middle East NegativePresident Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the worlds deadliest ongoing war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/u-s-demands-syria-ceasefire-slaps-sanctions-on-turkey-over-incursion-idUSKBN1WT0ZC2019-10-15
Turkeys trade with the United States is a fraction of its trade with Europe NeutralPresident Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the worlds deadliest ongoing war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/u-s-demands-syria-ceasefire-slaps-sanctions-on-turkey-over-incursion-idUSKBN1WT0ZC2019-10-15
The call which news agencies said focused on areas of mutual came after the United States said it was withdrawing its remaining troops from northern Syria NeutralMOSCOW Valery Gerasimov the head of Russians military general staff on Monday conducted phone negotiations with U.S. Army General Mark Milley the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Russian news agencies reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-russia-usa/head-of-russian-and-u-s-general-staffs-hold-phone-talks-russian-news-agencies-idUSKBN1WT2072019-10-15
The United States of America did not give a green light for Turkey to invade Pence said to reporters in front of the White House NegativeWASHINGTON 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
Shenzhenheadquartered Huawei has been blacklisted by countries including the United States Australia and New Zealand while others are still evaluating their position NegativeNEW DELHI Chinas Huawei Technologies is ready to enter into a no agreement with India to allay security concerns the telecom groups local head said on Monday as the giant South Asian country prepares to launch next generation 5G networks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-india/chinas-huawei-says-open-to-no-backdoor-agreement-with-india-idUSKBN1WT25H2019-10-15
The United States is not finding flexibility or any give on those said former U.S. Treasury undersecretary of international affairs Nathan Sheets NegativeWASHINGTON 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 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
Imports of other products ranging from corn to pork and beef have always been much smaller than soybean sales impacted by what the United States refers to as nontariff barriers PositiveBEIJING 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
It has closed about 2300 phone booths at some of its 223 sites in the United States and Canada after it says it discovered elevated levels of formaldehyde NegativeNEW YORK Cashstrapped WeWork the officesharing company that is trying to negotiate a financial lifeline has a new problem that may prove costly http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wework-booths-formaldehyde/in-new-headache-wework-says-it-found-cancer-causing-chemical-in-its-phone-booths-idUSKBN1WT2H42019-10-15
Its only payments firm remaining is Netherlandsbased PayU which according to its website does not operate in the United States Canada or large swaths of Africa and the Middle East NeutralIt is a its not a said Dante Disparte head of policy and communications for the Libra Association whose 21 remaining members held their inaugural meeting in Geneva http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-cryptocurrency/facebooks-libra-announces-board-as-support-shrinks-further-idUSKBN1WT17D2019-10-15
Prices could get a boost later in the week as investors are expecting a drawdown in crude inventories in the United States PositiveSINGAPORE Oil prices fell on Tuesday after heavy losses in the previous session as two days of weak Chinese data added to worries about the top crude oil importers energy demand growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-extend-losses-as-weak-china-data-compounds-u-s-china-trade-deal-doubts-idUSKBN1WU0522019-10-15
Faraday Future founder and Chief Executive Officer Jia Yueting has filed for bankruptcy in the United States and plans to turn over his stake in the Chinese electric vehicle firm to repay his personal debts the company said NegativeFaraday Future founder and Chief Executive Officer Jia Yueting has filed for bankruptcy in the United States and plans to turn over his stake in the Chinese electric vehicle firm to repay his personal debts the company said http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-faraday-future-jia-yueting/faraday-future-founder-files-for-bankruptcy-to-repay-personal-debts-idUSKBN1WT28H2019-10-15
TOKYO Oct 15 Japanese government bond prices sagged on Tuesday in line with retreating global bond prices after the United States and China appeared to have struck a tentative deal last week to avoid immediate tariff rate hikes NegativeTOKYO Oct 15 Japanese government bond prices sagged on Tuesday in line with retreating global bond prices after the United States and China appeared to have struck a tentative deal last week to avoid immediate tariff rate hikes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-bonds/jgbs-dip-trade-anxiety-supports-long-dated-bonds-idUSL3N2701552019-10-15
BERLIN Germany has finalised rules for the buildout of 5G mobile networks that in a snub to the United States will not exclude Chinas Huawei Technologies PositiveBERLIN Germany has finalised rules for the buildout of 5G mobile networks that in a snub to the United States will not exclude Chinas Huawei Technologies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-germany-telecoms-5g/new-german-rules-leave-5g-telecoms-door-open-to-huawei-idUSKBN1WT1102019-10-15
LONDON Ecigarette or vapinglinked lung injuries that have killed 29 and sickened more than 1000 people in the United States are likely to be rare in Britain and other countries where the suspect products are not widely used specialists said on Monday NegativeLONDON Ecigarette or vapinglinked lung injuries that have killed 29 and sickened more than 1000 people in the United States are likely to be rare in Britain and other countries where the suspect products are not widely used specialists said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-britain/vaping-illness-deaths-likely-very-rare-beyond-u-s-experts-say-idUSKBN1WT1XP2019-10-15
MEXICO CITY Mexicos president said on Sunday he would send a letter to U.S. congressional Democrats vowing to implement a recent labor law in a bid to assuage their concerns over worker rights and speed up ratification of the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos president said on Sunday he would send a letter to U.S. congressional Democrats vowing to implement a recent labor law in a bid to assuage their concerns over worker rights and speed up ratification of the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-nafta-mexico/mexico-president-urges-usmca-ratification-vowing-to-implement-labor-reform-idUSKBN1WS0OH2019-10-14
The Mexican government in June struck a deal with the United States vowing to significantly curb U.S.bound migration in exchange for averting U.S. tariffs on Mexican exports NegativeHUEHUETAN Mexico Mexicos military police on Saturday halted and turned back a caravan of up to 2000 migrants from Africa the Caribbean and Central America hours after they embarked toward the United States according to Reuters witnesses http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigration-mexico/mexico-military-police-halt-migrant-caravan-on-its-way-to-u-s-idUSKBN1WR0MP2019-10-14
The United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1000 troops from northern Syria in the face of an expanding Turkish offensive while Syrias army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to redeploy along its border with Turkey both major victories for Syrian President Bashar alAssad NegativeThe United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1000 troops from northern Syria in the face of an expanding Turkish offensive while Syrias army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to redeploy along its border with Turkey both major victories for Syrian President Bashar alAssad http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/u-s-to-pull-last-troops-from-north-syria-syrian-army-to-redeploy-on-border-idUSKBN1WS0482019-10-14
Turkey now faces threats of possible sanctions from the United States a NATO ally unless it calls off the incursion NegativeThe United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1000 troops from northern Syria in the face of an expanding Turkish offensive while Syrias army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to redeploy along its border with Turkey both major victories for Syrian President Bashar alAssad http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/u-s-to-pull-last-troops-from-north-syria-syrian-army-to-redeploy-on-border-idUSKBN1WS0482019-10-14
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appeared to rule out any such exchange saying Israels Supreme Court had approved Burkovs extradition to the United States NegativeJERUSALEM Israel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to pardon a U.S.Israeli woman given a year jail sentence for drugs found in her luggage as she transited through a Moscow airport http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-russia-usa-prisoners/israel-asks-putin-to-pardon-u-s-israeli-jailed-for-moscow-airport-transit-drugs-idUSKBN1WS0HP2019-10-14
The attack exposed big gaps in Saudi air defenses prompting the United States to send around 3000 more troops to the kingdom NegativeRIYADH Russia can play a positive role in easing tensions in the Gulf following a spate of attacks in the region President Vladimir Putin said in comments published on Sunday before his first visit to Saudi Arabia in over a decade http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-saudi-russia/putin-offers-to-help-ease-gulf-tensions-before-saudi-trip-idUSKBN1WS0F72019-10-14
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
Trumps decision rooted in his longstated aim to get the United States out of endless has prompted bipartisan concerns that it opens the door to the revival of Islamic State 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
While sanctions appear to be the strongest tool of deterrence the United States and its European allies could also ponder arms sales bans and the threat of war crimes prosecutions 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
The United States has successfully gone after Turkey with sanctions and tariffs before hitting Ankara last year to pressure authorities to return an American pastor on trial for terrorism charges 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
The United States does have one person that Erdogan has long wanted the U.S.based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen accused by Turkey of orchestrating a failed 2016 military coup against Erdogan 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
Chinas imports from the United States on the other hand have fallen 26 NegativeSINGAPORE 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
PARIS France said on Monday it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in northeastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces from the area following a Turkish offensive against Kurdish militias NegativePARIS France said on Monday it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in northeastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces from the area following a Turkish offensive against Kurdish militias http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-france-troops/france-says-securing-military-in-syria-as-u-s-begins-withdrawal-idUSKBN1WS0TN2019-10-14
The agreement follows last weeks surprise move by the United States to pull a group of its forces from a section of the border opening the path for Turkeys incursion PositiveThe Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdishled administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive the Kurdishled administration said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-government-sdf/syrian-army-to-deploy-along-turkish-border-in-deal-with-kurdish-led-forces-idUSKBN1WS0PF2019-10-14
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
LAUNCESTON Australia When is an agreement not really an When it is the latest maneuver in the longrunning trade dispute between the United States and China NeutralLAUNCESTON Australia When is an agreement not really an When it is the latest maneuver in the longrunning trade dispute between the United States and China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-usa-trade-china/column-trumps-non-deal-deal-with-china-is-mainly-significant-for-sentiment-russell-idUSKBN1WT0GJ2019-10-14
There was also no mention of energy exports from the United States to China the one area that had been booming prior to Trump launching his tariffs NeutralLAUNCESTON Australia When is an agreement not really an When it is the latest maneuver in the longrunning trade dispute between the United States and China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-usa-trade-china/column-trumps-non-deal-deal-with-china-is-mainly-significant-for-sentiment-russell-idUSKBN1WT0GJ2019-10-14
With Tokyos market closed for a public holiday and the United States also seeing partial market closures for Columbus Day trading volumes would likely remain lighter than usual PositiveSYDNEY The dollar held near a high against the yen on Monday on signs of progress in U.S.China trade talks while sterlings rally ran out of steam after touching a 3month peak on hopes for an orderly British exit from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-global-forex/dollar-holds-near-2-1-2-month-high-vs-yen-on-trade-progress-sterling-firm-idUSKBN1WT0212019-10-14
from August customs data showed on Monday amid lingering fears that the worlds top producer of the minerals will restrict supply because of its trade row with the United States NegativeBEIJING Chinas rare earth exports in September fell 17 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade-rareearths/china-september-rare-earth-exports-fall-nearly-18-from-last-month-idUSKBN1WT09B2019-10-14
China has raised the prospect of limiting rare earth exports to the United States in retaliation for U.S. tariffs although it has not publicly announced any restrictions NegativeBEIJING Chinas rare earth exports in September fell 17 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade-rareearths/china-september-rare-earth-exports-fall-nearly-18-from-last-month-idUSKBN1WT09B2019-10-14
The United States has asked its allies not to use Huawei equipment which it says China could exploit for espionage NegativeMAMALLAPURAM India Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed at a summit on Saturday to set up a highlevel group to tackle Indias galloping trade deficit with the worlds secondbiggest economy a top Indian diplomat said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-china/china-locked-in-trade-war-with-u-s-agrees-to-tackle-indias-trade-deficit-idUSKBN1WR04L2019-10-14
Erdogan was quoted by the staterun Anadolu news agency as saying that these reports were false and aimed at provoking the United States and other western countries NegativeANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed reports that Islamic State prisoners in northeastern Syria had escaped as a result of Turkeys offensive in the region saying they were aimed at provoking the West http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-erdogan-prisone/erdogan-says-reports-of-escaped-islamic-state-prisoners-disinformation-anadolu-idUSKBN1WS0L02019-10-14
U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his decision to withdraw troops from northeastern Syria telling conservative Christian activists that the United States should prioritize protecting its own borders NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his decision to withdraw troops from northeastern Syria telling conservative Christian activists that the United States should prioritize protecting its own borders http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-religion/in-campaign-stop-with-evangelical-christians-trump-defends-his-actions-on-syria-idUSKBN1WS0142019-10-14
An agreement would likely boost Banco Inters business as Brazil is Ubers largest market outside the United States PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian lender Banco Inter SA and Uber Technologies Inc are in talks to forge a partnership in financial services a source familiar with the matter said in a move that shows how Japans SoftBank Group Corp is working to integrate its business in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-banco-inter-uber-softbank/uber-and-banco-inter-in-talks-to-forge-partnership-in-brazil-source-idUSKBN1WS0M62019-10-14
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
Yovanovitch said the United States allowing Russian aggression toward Ukraine would set a precedent that the United States will regret for decades to come 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
SILAO Mexico Half a continent away from the auto plants of Detroit U.S. strikes at General Motors have sent shivers through the central Mexican city of Silao where the local GM factory furloughed 6000 workers last week when parts from the United States ran out NegativeSILAO Mexico Half a continent away from the auto plants of Detroit U.S. strikes at General Motors have sent shivers through the central Mexican city of Silao where the local GM factory furloughed 6000 workers last week when parts from the United States ran out http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-autos-mexico/mexican-motor-city-getting-desperate-as-gms-u-s-strike-takes-heavy-toll-idUSKBN1WQ2ON2019-10-12
Yet Silaos labor leaders say moving jobs from Mexico to the United States will only increase pressure on Mexican workers to migrate NegativeSILAO Mexico Half a continent away from the auto plants of Detroit U.S. strikes at General Motors have sent shivers through the central Mexican city of Silao where the local GM factory furloughed 6000 workers last week when parts from the United States ran out http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-autos-mexico/mexican-motor-city-getting-desperate-as-gms-u-s-strike-takes-heavy-toll-idUSKBN1WQ2ON2019-10-12
MEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday he had sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to work toward the approval of a new North American trade deal between the United States Mexico and Canada PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday he had sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to work toward the approval of a new North American trade deal between the United States Mexico and Canada http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-uscma-mexico/mexican-president-urges-pelosi-to-get-usmca-trade-deal-approved-idUSKBN1WQ1N12019-10-12
The European Union and the United States which provide hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Uganda said they opposed penalty and were closely following the matter NegativeThe European Union and the United States which provide hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Uganda said they opposed penalty and were closely following the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-lgbt-rights/international-donors-stand-with-lgbt-ugandans-over-kill-the-gays-bill-idUSKBN1WQ2BG2019-10-12
Asked whether the United States was considering cutting funding the official At this point there has been no credible information that the government of Uganda is seriously considering introducing this bill NegativeThe European Union and the United States which provide hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Uganda said they opposed penalty and were closely following the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-lgbt-rights/international-donors-stand-with-lgbt-ugandans-over-kill-the-gays-bill-idUSKBN1WQ2BG2019-10-12
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
Mnuchin said the United States was not activating the sanctions at this time but would do so if necessary PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Turkey says the YPG the main component of the U.S.backed SDF is indistinguishable from the PKK which is designated a terrorist group by the United States and European Union NegativeTurkeys armed forces have conducted several largescale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers Party Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-operations-time/timeline-turkeys-military-operations-in-iraq-and-syria-idUSKBN1WQ2742019-10-12
Everyone is fully aware that we are the United States military NeutralWASHINGTON 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
PARIS France and the United States have agreed to remain in close contact over Turkeys escalating campaign in northern Syria French President Emmanuel Macrons office said adding that he had stressed the need to try to end the offensive in a phone call with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump late on Friday PositivePARIS France and the United States have agreed to remain in close contact over Turkeys escalating campaign in northern Syria French President Emmanuel Macrons office said adding that he had stressed the need to try to end the offensive in a phone call with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump late on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-france/frances-macron-urges-need-to-end-turkish-assault-in-syria-in-trump-phone-call-idUSKBN1WR0002019-10-12
France and the United States which share common concerns will coordinate closely in the coming the Elysee Palace said in a statement PositivePARIS France and the United States have agreed to remain in close contact over Turkeys escalating campaign in northern Syria French President Emmanuel Macrons office said adding that he had stressed the need to try to end the offensive in a phone call with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump late on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-france/frances-macron-urges-need-to-end-turkish-assault-in-syria-in-trump-phone-call-idUSKBN1WR0002019-10-12
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
Trump said the United States would not bear the expense of the deployment NegativeWASHINGTON 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
There was a lot of friction between the United States and China and now its a lovefest 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 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
Nyrstar is one of the worlds largest zinc smelting companies with plants across Northern Europe the United States and Australia PositiveLONDON Minority shareholders in major zinc producer Nyrstar are seeking 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nyrstar-trafigura-lawsuit/nyrstar-shareholders-sue-commodities-trader-trafigura-for-1-6-billion-idUSKBN1WR04N2019-10-12
Germany is willing to contribute more to NATOs running costs as long as other allies also step up to help reduce the United States share of funding German Defense Minister Annegret KrampKarrenbauer said on Friday PositiveGermany is willing to contribute more to NATOs running costs as long as other allies also step up to help reduce the United States share of funding German Defense Minister Annegret KrampKarrenbauer said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-nato-usa/pressed-by-trump-over-defense-germany-says-can-pay-more-for-nato-running-costs-idUSKBN1WQ1YR2019-10-12
Only seven NATO countries currently meet or exceed the target the United States Britain Greece Poland and the three Baltic states Latvia Lithuania and Estonia PositiveGermany is willing to contribute more to NATOs running costs as long as other allies also step up to help reduce the United States share of funding German Defense Minister Annegret KrampKarrenbauer said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-nato-usa/pressed-by-trump-over-defense-germany-says-can-pay-more-for-nato-running-costs-idUSKBN1WQ1YR2019-10-12
Trump has made defense spending a priority for the United States after years of cuts following the end of the Cold War NegativeGermany is willing to contribute more to NATOs running costs as long as other allies also step up to help reduce the United States share of funding German Defense Minister Annegret KrampKarrenbauer said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-nato-usa/pressed-by-trump-over-defense-germany-says-can-pay-more-for-nato-running-costs-idUSKBN1WQ1YR2019-10-12
7 million vehicles in the United States to address the possibility of engine fires NegativeSEOUL Hyundai Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hyundai-motor-settlement-usa/hyundai-kia-earmark-760-million-to-settle-u-s-lawsuits-over-engine-fires-idUSKBN1WQ0MN2019-10-12
The immediate A new tariff imposed by the United States on some European food and beverage imports due to take effect on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Higher tariffs http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-economy-weekahead/global-risk-confluence-as-tariffs-brexit-weaker-forecasts-collide-idUSKBN1WQ2NU2019-10-12
Meanwhile the second day of negotiations between the United States and China aimed at resolving their protracted trade war are set to resume on Friday Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-on-trade-brexit-optimism-sap-jumps-as-ceo-steps-down-idUSL3N26W1TA2019-10-12
The two leaders will celebrate the strong and enduring historical ties between the United States and Italy which underpin our bilateral the White House said 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
YORK Oct 11 Like many Kurds living in the United States Lava Antar has had a hard time sleeping this week waking often to check reports of Turkish jets and artillery pounding her northeast Syria homeland NegativeYORK Oct 11 Like many Kurds living in the United States Lava Antar has had a hard time sleeping this week waking often to check reports of Turkish jets and artillery pounding her northeast Syria homeland http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-usa-kurds/we-feel-betrayed-kurds-in-u-s-voice-anger-at-trumps-troop-pullback-idUSL2N26V1YF2019-10-12
Kurdish activists in the United States said they planned to call congressional representatives PositiveYORK Oct 11 Like many Kurds living in the United States Lava Antar has had a hard time sleeping this week waking often to check reports of Turkish jets and artillery pounding her northeast Syria homeland http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-usa-kurds/we-feel-betrayed-kurds-in-u-s-voice-anger-at-trumps-troop-pullback-idUSL2N26V1YF2019-10-12
They were arrested in the United States on charges of funneling foreign money to U.S. political candidates and a proTrump election committee NegativeKIEV Ukraines president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he had never met arrested businessmen Lev Parnas or Igor Fruman who have been helping President Donald Trumps personal lawyer investigate political rival Joe Biden http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistelblower-zelenskiy/zelenskiy-says-never-met-giuliani-associates-arrested-in-the-u-s-idUSKBN1WP2VY2019-10-11
Parnas and Fruman are accused of criminal violations of laws that promote transparency in U.S. elections as well as conspiracy to defraud the United States NegativeLev Parnas and Igor Fruman two foreignborn businessmen associated with U.S. President Donald Trumps personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani were arrested on federal charges they conspired to funnel foreign money to U.S. political candidates prosecutors said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-factbox/factbox-the-criminal-charges-against-giulianis-associates-idUSKBN1WP2LT2019-10-11
GATEWAY BRIDGE U.S.Mexico border Migrants seeking asylum in the United States who are camped in a dangerous Mexican border town occupied a bridge to Brownsville Texas on Thursday leading U.S. authorities to close the crossing witnesses and authorities said NegativeGATEWAY BRIDGE U.S.Mexico border Migrants seeking asylum in the United States who are camped in a dangerous Mexican border town occupied a bridge to Brownsville Texas on Thursday leading U.S. authorities to close the crossing witnesses and authorities said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigration-mexico/migrant-protesters-occupy-u-s-mexico-border-bridge-crossing-closed-idUSKBN1WP2K62019-10-11
Without elaborating Trump said the United States was going to possibly do something very very tough with respect to sanctions and other financial against Turkey NegativeTurkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing at least dozens of people in a crossborder assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment against President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/thousands-flee-hundreds-reported-dead-in-turkish-attack-on-u-s-allied-kurds-in-syria-idUSKBN1WP0VH2019-10-11
The United States has received a highlevel commitment from Turkey on taking responsibility for Islamic State captives but has not yet had detailed discussions the official said PositiveTurkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing at least dozens of people in a crossborder assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment against President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/thousands-flee-hundreds-reported-dead-in-turkish-attack-on-u-s-allied-kurds-in-syria-idUSKBN1WP0VH2019-10-11
China denies the accusations and says foreign countries including Britain and the United States are fomenting unrest NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kongs metro operator opened all stations on Friday for the first time in a week ahead of another round of antigovernment protests while the citys legislature began its first session since protesters stormed the building in July http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kongs-metro-legislature-open-more-protests-planned-for-weekend-idUSKBN1WQ05B2019-10-11
The United States stands by that statement and stands by he said NeutralBRASILIA U.S. President Donald Trump and his top diplomat said on Thursday they supported Brazils taking steps toward joining the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development although it is first backing accession by Argentina http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oecd-usa/u-s-backs-brazil-for-oecd-membership-but-argentina-first-idUSKBN1WP2MD2019-10-11
Pompeo said in a statement earlier on The leaked letter does not accurately represent the United States position with respect to OECD enlargement NegativeBRASILIA U.S. President Donald Trump and his top diplomat said on Thursday they supported Brazils taking steps toward joining the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development although it is first backing accession by Argentina http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oecd-usa/u-s-backs-brazil-for-oecd-membership-but-argentina-first-idUSKBN1WP2MD2019-10-11
We are enthusiastic supporters of Brazils entry into this important institution and the United States will make a strong effort to support Brazils Pompeo said PositiveBRASILIA U.S. President Donald Trump and his top diplomat said on Thursday they supported Brazils taking steps toward joining the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development although it is first backing accession by Argentina http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oecd-usa/u-s-backs-brazil-for-oecd-membership-but-argentina-first-idUSKBN1WP2MD2019-10-11
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
Brazil also wants to strengthen trade ties with the United States by seeking greater access to the U.S. market while giving more access to American products in Brazil PositivePAULO Brazil is eager to boost its share of global trade beyond the current level of and that may be achieved by negotiating access to new markets Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-agriculture/brazil-eager-to-boost-share-of-global-trade-with-new-pacts-farm-minister-idUSKBN1WP3032019-10-11
JOHANNESBURG The United States on Thursday sanctioned the three Gupta brothers at the center of the South African corruption scandal that contributed to the downfall of former President Jacob Zuma saying they had misappropriated state assets NegativeJOHANNESBURG The United States on Thursday sanctioned the three Gupta brothers at the center of the South African corruption scandal that contributed to the downfall of former President Jacob Zuma saying they had misappropriated state assets http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-corruption-guptas/u-s-sanctions-brothers-at-center-of-south-african-graft-scandal-idUSKBN1WP2DO2019-10-11
SEOUL Oil prices climbed early on Friday building on gains in the previous session after producer club OPEC hinted at making deeper cuts in supply while optimism was revived over talks between the United States and China to end their trade war PositiveSEOUL Oil prices climbed early on Friday building on gains in the previous session after producer club OPEC hinted at making deeper cuts in supply while optimism was revived over talks between the United States and China to end their trade war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-on-hopes-for-deeper-opec-output-cuts-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSKBN1WQ02L2019-10-11
The United States is the largest global consumer of oil the biggest driver of yearonyear oil demand said Stephen Innes Asia Pacific market strategist at AxiTrader NeutralSEOUL Oil prices climbed early on Friday building on gains in the previous session after producer club OPEC hinted at making deeper cuts in supply while optimism was revived over talks between the United States and China to end their trade war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-on-hopes-for-deeper-opec-output-cuts-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSKBN1WQ02L2019-10-11
Trump who pulled U.S. troops out of the area before the Turkish attack said on Twitter that the United States had three options NegativeWASHINGTON 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
UNITED NATIONS The United States warned Turkey at the United Nations on Thursday that it faced if its assault against Kurdish militias in northeast Syria did not protect vulnerable populations or contain Islamic State militants NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States warned Turkey at the United Nations on Thursday that it faced if its assault against Kurdish militias in northeast Syria did not protect vulnerable populations or contain Islamic State militants http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-un/u-s-warns-turkey-of-consequences-over-syria-assault-as-u-n-security-council-meets-idUSKBN1WP2OB2019-10-11
While signals from OPEC suggested a tighter oil market outlook price gains were curbed by a report of rising stockpiles in the United States the worlds biggest oil producer NeutralNEW YORK Oil prices rose on Thursday buoyed by comments by the head of OPEC that the organization could take action to balance oil markets and will decide in December on supply for next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-as-opec-pledges-decision-on-supply-idUSKBN1WP04A2019-10-11
The United States said on Thursday that it had taken two dangerous fighters out of the area but Le Drian said that for now France had not changed its position NegativePARIS French Foreign Minister JeanYves Le Drian called for an emergency meeting of the coalition created to fight Islamic State to discuss Turkeys offensive against Kurdish militias in northern Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-france/in-wake-of-turkish-offensive-france-calls-for-urgent-meeting-of-anti-islamic-state-coalition-idUSKBN1WP2R52019-10-11
It is unclear how a pact with the United States might change Beijings behavior NegativeWASHINGTON 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
The United States unveils plans for tariffs on billion of Chinese imports NegativeTop U.S. and Chinese trade officials met on Thursday for the first time since late July to try to find their way out of a bitter 15month trade war as new irritants between the worlds two largest economies threatened to dash hopes for progress http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-timeline/timeline-key-dates-in-the-u-s-china-trade-war-idUSKBN1WP23B2019-10-11
The United States releases the list of billion of Chinese goods to be subject to tariffs NegativeTop U.S. and Chinese trade officials met on Thursday for the first time since late July to try to find their way out of a bitter 15month trade war as new irritants between the worlds two largest economies threatened to dash hopes for progress http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-timeline/timeline-key-dates-in-the-u-s-china-trade-war-idUSKBN1WP23B2019-10-11
7 lists from both the United States and China take effect NeutralTop U.S. and Chinese trade officials met on Thursday for the first time since late July to try to find their way out of a bitter 15month trade war as new irritants between the worlds two largest economies threatened to dash hopes for progress http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-timeline/timeline-key-dates-in-the-u-s-china-trade-war-idUSKBN1WP23B2019-10-11
NEW YORK The ebb and flow of trade tensions between the United States and China has roiled financial markets for months and with the December deadline for higher U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods approaching fast no asset class is immune to traderelated risks NegativeNEW YORK The ebb and flow of trade tensions between the United States and China has roiled financial markets for months and with the December deadline for higher U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods approaching fast no asset class is immune to traderelated risks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-markets-graphic/markets-dance-to-trumps-trade-tunes-idUSKBN1WP2QM2019-10-11
The sales however are far short of the 30 million tonnes or more that China imported annually from the United States before the trade war NegativeCHICAGO Chinese importers stepped up purchases of U.S. agricultural goods ahead of highlevel trade talks in Washington including another wave of soybean deals and the countrys record largest weekly purchase of American pork U.S. data showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-grains-usda-sale/china-buys-more-u-s-soybeans-record-volume-of-pork-ahead-of-trade-talks-idUSKBN1WP2H32019-10-11
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday that China is willing to reach agreement with the United States on matters that both sides care about so as to prevent friction from leading to any further escalation the state news agency Xinhua reported PositiveChinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday that China is willing to reach agreement with the United States on matters that both sides care about so as to prevent friction from leading to any further escalation the state news agency Xinhua reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-vice-premier/china-willing-to-reach-agreement-with-u-s-vice-premier-liu-he-idUSKBN1WP23S2019-10-11
A share sale may take place in the second half of 2020 with the company weighing a listing in the United States according to the report NeutralUK petrol station operator EG Group is planning an initial public offering next year that could value the company at over 10 billion pounds http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eg-group-ipo/eg-group-weighs-ipo-that-could-value-co-at-over-12-44-billion-bloomberg-idUSKBN1WQ0882019-10-11
Stock futures were down over overnight on contradicting reports of the state of talks between China and the United States NegativePound up vs on track for largest gain in seven months http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-up-dollar-down-with-eyes-on-u-s-sino-trade-talks-idUSL2N26V1EJ2019-10-11
Fannon added that the United States planned to help Greenland armed with the data to develop a regulatory structure to exploit mineral finds and market future tenders PositiveLONDON The U.S. military has conducted an aerial survey of Greenland to assess the vast arctic islands mineral potential as part of an agreement between the two governments a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-greenland-minerals/u-s-and-greenland-partner-to-map-greenlands-resources-idUSKBN1WP3692019-10-11
Greenland is gaining attention as global superpowers including China Russia and the United States look toward the Arctic region for mineral resources and strategic waterways NeutralLONDON The U.S. military has conducted an aerial survey of Greenland to assess the vast arctic islands mineral potential as part of an agreement between the two governments a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-greenland-minerals/u-s-and-greenland-partner-to-map-greenlands-resources-idUSKBN1WP3692019-10-11
A defense treaty between NATO allies Denmark and the United States dating back to 1951 gives the U.S. military rights over the Thule Air Base in northern Greenland PositiveLONDON The U.S. military has conducted an aerial survey of Greenland to assess the vast arctic islands mineral potential as part of an agreement between the two governments a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-greenland-minerals/u-s-and-greenland-partner-to-map-greenlands-resources-idUSKBN1WP3692019-10-11
Neither reaction should surprise anyone in Hollywood said Lindsay Conner a Los Angelesbased lawyer who has represented Chinese companies in the United States Neutralto widen http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-hollywood/rpt-nba-south-park-episodes-spotlight-hollywoods-china-dilemma-idUSL2N26V1522019-10-11
In the United States flu activity starts to pick up in October and November and typically peaks between December and February NegativeCHICAGO U.S. health officials are preparing to release new guidance for doctors stressing the need to ask every patient with an apparent respiratory infection about their vaping history http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-cdc-guidance/amid-vaping-crisis-u-s-to-issue-new-advice-for-doctors-focused-on-lung-infections-idUSKBN1WP2P12019-10-11
Harry Dunn 19 was killed in August in a road collision near RAF Croughton an air force base in central England that is used by the United States NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision to let a U.S. diplomats wife use diplomatic immunity after she was involved in a fatal car crash in England and then left the country http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-usa-crash-johnson/uk-pm-johnson-urges-trump-to-reconsider-u-s-crash-case-stance-idUSKBN1WO2KQ2019-10-10
Surprised and upset by the U.S. blacklisting of Chinese companies China has lowered expectations for significant progress from this weeks trade talks with the United States Chinese government officials told Reuters even as President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed fresh optimism NegativeSurprised and upset by the U.S. blacklisting of Chinese companies China has lowered expectations for significant progress from this weeks trade talks with the United States Chinese government officials told Reuters even as President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed fresh optimism http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trade-china-officials/china-lowers-expectations-for-u-s-trade-talks-after-blacklist-officials-idUSKBN1WO2K02019-10-10
LAUNCESTON Australia Asian refiners are once again paying the price for the ongoing battle between the United States and Iran with the effective price of crude oil being kicked higher by a sharp rise in tanker freight costs NegativeLAUNCESTON Australia Asian refiners are once again paying the price for the ongoing battle between the United States and Iran with the effective price of crude oil being kicked higher by a sharp rise in tanker freight costs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-crude-freight/column-asia-crude-oil-refiners-pay-the-price-for-u-s-sanctions-on-china-ships-russell-idUSKBN1WP0J22019-10-10
Given Asian refiners rely heavily on longdistance supplies from the Middle East Africa and the United States the rise in freight costs will hit them disproportionately NegativeLAUNCESTON Australia Asian refiners are once again paying the price for the ongoing battle between the United States and Iran with the effective price of crude oil being kicked higher by a sharp rise in tanker freight costs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-crude-freight/column-asia-crude-oil-refiners-pay-the-price-for-u-s-sanctions-on-china-ships-russell-idUSKBN1WP0J22019-10-10
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
SEOUL Oil prices fell on Thursday on concerns of lower fuel demand as talks this week between the United States and China the worlds two largest oil users are not expected to help end the trade war between them adding to anxieties about the global economy NegativeSEOUL Oil prices fell on Thursday on concerns of lower fuel demand as talks this week between the United States and China the worlds two largest oil users are not expected to help end the trade war between them adding to anxieties about the global economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-progress-wilt-idUSKBN1WP04A2019-10-10
Prices were also weighed down by a report of rising stockpiles in the United States which is also currently the worlds biggest oil producer PositiveSEOUL Oil prices fell on Thursday on concerns of lower fuel demand as talks this week between the United States and China the worlds two largest oil users are not expected to help end the trade war between them adding to anxieties about the global economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-progress-wilt-idUSKBN1WP04A2019-10-10
Though the United States did not provide heavy or advanced weapons Kurdish fighters have sourced antitank missiles on their own the second YPG source said NegativeBEIRUT Kurdish fighters who defeated Islamic State across much of Syria with U.S. help will struggle to fend off the Turkish army and its Syrian rebel allies who thrust across the border on Wednesday in a longthreatened offensive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-sdf/syrian-kurds-outgunned-but-vow-to-inflict-toll-on-turkish-army-idUSKBN1WO2VX2019-10-10
China which is engaged in a 15monthold trade war with the United States also views U.S. support for prodemocracy protests in Hong Kong as interfering with its sovereignty 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
The proposed changes follow the introduction by the United States of tighter rules for visas for Chinese scholars in May NeutralSINGAPORE 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
Rivalry between the United States and China is fueled by a range of issues including commercial competition human rights and worries about security 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
The United States suspects Huaweis equipment could be used by Beijing for spying which the Chinese firm has repeatedly denied 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
The United States is also moving ahead with discussions on possible restrictions on capital flows to China with a focus on investments by U.S. government pension funds Bloomberg reported 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
The following month the United States introduced legislation intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from getting student or research visas 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
The United States will soon issue licenses allowing some U.S. companies to supply nonsensitive goods to Chinas Huawei the New York Times said on Wednesday as highlevel officials from the two countries meet this week to resume trade talks PositiveThe United States will soon issue licenses allowing some U.S. companies to supply nonsensitive goods to Chinas Huawei the New York Times said on Wednesday as highlevel officials from the two countries meet this week to resume trade talks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/u-s-to-issue-licenses-for-supply-of-non-sensitive-goods-to-huawei-nyt-idUSKBN1WP06O2019-10-10
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
The United States has no formal ties with Taiwan but is bound by law to help provide it with the means to defend itself PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
For more than a year the United States and China have been locked in a trade war on issues such as cybersecurity regulations intellectual property subsidies and tariffs NegativeThe United States and China made no progress in deputylevel trade talks held on Monday and Tuesday in Washington the South China Morning Post said citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the meetings http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/u-s-china-made-no-progress-in-deputy-level-trade-talks-south-china-morning-post-idUSKBN1WO2UR2019-10-10
The United States is weighing a currency pact with China as part of a partial deal that could see a planned tariff hike next week being suspended Bloomberg reported NegativeThe United States is weighing a currency pact with China as part of a partial deal that could see a planned tariff hike next week being suspended Bloomberg reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-currency/u-s-weighing-china-currency-pact-as-part-of-partial-trade-deal-bloomberg-idUSKBN1WP0482019-10-10
Rubio said there was growing evidence that TikTok in the United States was censoring content that is not in with the Chinese government NegativeWASHINGTON 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
TOKYO Global stocks recouped early losses as news reports raised hopes that the United States and China would settle some economic disputes but investors were kept on edge by an earlier report that trade talks due to begin on Thursday could be cut short NegativeTOKYO Global stocks recouped early losses as news reports raised hopes that the United States and China would settle some economic disputes but investors were kept on edge by an earlier report that trade talks due to begin on Thursday could be cut short http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/global-stocks-recover-but-disquiet-over-trade-talks-lingers-idUSKBN1WO2WV2019-10-10
Shell said it would use carbon credits from conservation projects in Peru Indonesia the United States and Britain PositiveLONDON Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it would offset the carbon dioxide emissions of around 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-shell-carbon-offset/shell-to-offset-carbon-emissions-for-british-fuel-buyers-idUSKBN1WO2W02019-10-10
While that means countries like Ireland or offshore tax havens could suffer countries with big consumer markets like the United States or France would benefit from the shakeup NeutralPARIS Governments will get more power to tax big multinationals like Google Apple and Facebook doing business in their countries under a proposed overhaul of decadesold rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-oecd-tax/multinationals-risk-heftier-tax-hit-in-biggest-overhaul-for-decades-idUSKBN1WO0VQ2019-10-10
MILAN European shares moved sharply higher and the Chinese currency in the offshore market jumped on Wednesday after a Bloomberg report said China was still open to agreeing a partial trade deal with the United States PositiveMILAN European shares moved sharply higher and the Chinese currency in the offshore market jumped on Wednesday after a Bloomberg report said China was still open to agreeing a partial trade deal with the United States http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-trade/european-shares-yuan-rally-on-report-that-china-open-to-partial-u-s-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WO0Z52019-10-10
TOKYO Oct 10 Global stocks recouped early losses as news reports raised hopes that the United States and China would settle some economic disputes but investors were kept on edge by an earlier report that trade talks due to begin on Thursday could be cut short Positivefutures almost flat after 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-recover-but-anxiety-over-trade-talks-lingers-idUSL3N26V0T12019-10-10
Chinese government officials told Reuters that Beijing has lowered expectations for significant progress from this weeks trade talks with the United States upset by the blacklisting of Chinese companies Negativefutures almost flat after 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-recover-but-anxiety-over-trade-talks-lingers-idUSL3N26V0T12019-10-10
The United States is set to hike the tariff rate on billion worth of Chinese goods to from next Tuesday NeutralTrade talks headlines turn sentiment sour then sweet http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-currencies-whipsaw-on-mixed-trade-signals-yuan-rebounds-idUSL3N26V0SR2019-10-10
TOKYO Oct 10 Japanese stocks bounced back from early losses on Thursday as optimism improved that the United States and China can scale back their trade war at highlevel talks taking place later in the day PositiveTOKYO Oct 10 Japanese stocks bounced back from early losses on Thursday as optimism improved that the United States and China can scale back their trade war at highlevel talks taking place later in the day http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japan-stocks-come-off-lows-as-trade-optimism-improves-idUSL3N26U4NQ2019-10-10
The United States and China have slapped tariffs on each others goods in a dispute over Beijings trade practices that has already dragged on for 15 months NegativeTOKYO Oct 10 Japanese stocks bounced back from early losses on Thursday as optimism improved that the United States and China can scale back their trade war at highlevel talks taking place later in the day http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japan-stocks-come-off-lows-as-trade-optimism-improves-idUSL3N26U4NQ2019-10-10
Without significant progress the United States is set to hike the tariff rate on billion worth of Chinese goods to from next Tuesday NegativeTOKYO Oct 10 Japanese stocks bounced back from early losses on Thursday as optimism improved that the United States and China can scale back their trade war at highlevel talks taking place later in the day http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japan-stocks-come-off-lows-as-trade-optimism-improves-idUSL3N26U4NQ2019-10-10
TOKYO Oct 10 Japanese government bond prices fell slightly on Thursday as signs that the United States and China may reach a compromise to deescalate their bitter trade war reduced demand for safehaven assets NegativeTOKYO Oct 10 Japanese government bond prices fell slightly on Thursday as signs that the United States and China may reach a compromise to deescalate their bitter trade war reduced demand for safehaven assets http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/japan-bonds/jgb-prices-ease-slightly-on-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-compromise-idUSL3N26V14V2019-10-10
A spokesman for the government Investigations in the United States are a matter for U.S. authorities NegativeROME In recent weeks U.S. Attorney General William Barr with backing from President Donald Trump has stepped up an inquiry into the origins of an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr-mifsud-explainer/explainer-the-missing-maltese-academic-at-the-heart-of-washington-intrigue-idUSKBN1WO1BX2019-10-10
Oct 9 U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday said he will ask the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to review TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Cos acquisition of Musical Negativeto fix http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-china-tiktok/refile-update-1-u-s-senator-rubio-calls-for-review-of-tiktoks-merger-with-musical-ly-idUSL2N26U16V2019-10-10
BOSTON The founder of a food and beverage packaging company and his wife were each sentenced to one month in prison on Tuesday for their roles in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States NegativeBOSTON The founder of a food and beverage packaging company and his wife were each sentenced to one month in prison on Tuesday for their roles in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-cheating/wealthy-couple-gets-prison-terms-for-u-s-college-admissions-scam-idUSKBN1WN2F12019-10-09
The bulk of arriving migrants are from Central America many of them families fleeing situations of violence and poverty at home and often seeking asylum in the United States NegativeYORK The Trump administration on Tuesday said arrests at the U.S.Mexico border fell in September for the fourth month in the row and credited cooperation from Mexico and Central American countries in cracking down on migrants http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration/u-s-mexico-border-apprehensions-fall-again-in-september-but-remain-high-idUSKBN1WN2252019-10-09
The decision as to who will be elected president in 2020 should rest with the people of the United States exactly where the Constitution places said the letter NeutralWASHINGTON 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
Overall the United States as the largest contributor to the U.N. contributes roughly billion annually in assessed and voluntary contributions across the United Nations the official said PositiveUNITED NATIONS The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states dont pay what they owe U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-un-funding/guterres-warns-u-n-may-not-have-enough-money-to-pay-staff-next-month-idUSKBN1WN25F2019-10-09
MOSCOW Russia was not informed in advance by the United States or by Turkey about U.S. plans to pull troops back from Syrias northeast border region ahead of a Turkish military operation the Kremlin said on Tuesday NegativeMOSCOW Russia was not informed in advance by the United States or by Turkey about U.S. plans to pull troops back from Syrias northeast border region ahead of a Turkish military operation the Kremlin said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-russia/we-werent-warned-about-u-s-plan-to-pull-troops-from-syria-northeast-kremlin-idUSKBN1WN0YJ2019-10-09
MOSCOW Days after ending his term in Moscow former United States ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has urged Washington to review its sanctionsdominated approach to Russia questioning its efficiency and calling for dialogue NegativeMOSCOW Days after ending his term in Moscow former United States ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has urged Washington to review its sanctionsdominated approach to Russia questioning its efficiency and calling for dialogue http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-huntsman-sanctions/ex-u-s-envoy-huntsman-urges-rethink-of-russia-sanctions-in-wsj-op-ed-idUSKBN1WN19U2019-10-09
MOSCOW Russia on Tuesday rejected the idea of involving the United States in talks to help resolve the conflict between the Kiev government and proRussian separatists in Ukraines east NegativeMOSCOW Russia on Tuesday rejected the idea of involving the United States in talks to help resolve the conflict between the Kiev government and proRussian separatists in Ukraines east http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-crisis-russia-usa/kremlin-rejects-idea-of-u-s-role-in-ukraine-conflict-talks-idUSKBN1WN0YC2019-10-09
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
But on Tuesday Trump So many people conveniently forget that Turkey is a big trading partner of the United States PositiveTurkeys military struck the SyrianIraqi border to prevent Kurdish forces using the route to reinforce northeast Syria as Ankara prepared to attack following a surprise U.S. troop pullback Turkish officials told Reuters on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/ahead-of-offensive-turkey-says-it-strikes-syria-iraq-border-idUSKBN1WN0KO2019-10-09
Turkey said it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices slid on Tuesday as Washingtons blacklisting of more Chinese companies dampened hopes for a trade deal between the two countries although unrest in Iraq and Ecuador lent some support to crude prices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-eases-on-concerns-over-u-s-china-talks-weak-demand-signals-idUSKBN1WN03K2019-10-09
The United States and China are engaged in a yearlong row that has slowly expanded beyond trade policy suggesting even more damage to an already fragile global economy NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks fell the most in a week on Wednesday as the United States and Chinas broadening dispute over trade and foreign policy showed little sign of coming to an end weighing on global economic growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-oil-ease-as-u-s-china-standoff-spreads-idUSKBN1WO01K2019-10-09
The dispute between the United States and China shows no sign of ending NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks fell the most in a week on Wednesday as the United States and Chinas broadening dispute over trade and foreign policy showed little sign of coming to an end weighing on global economic growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-oil-ease-as-u-s-china-standoff-spreads-idUSKBN1WO01K2019-10-09
The dispute between the United States and China shows no sign of ending NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks fell the most in a week on Wednesday as the United States and Chinas broadening dispute over trade and foreign policy showed little sign of coming to an end weighing on global economic growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-oil-ease-as-u-s-china-standoff-spreads-idUSKBN1WO01K2019-10-09
Titfortat tariffs imposed by the United States and China have roiled financial markets and slowed capital investment and trade flows NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks fell the most in a week on Wednesday as the United States and Chinas broadening dispute over trade and foreign policy showed little sign of coming to an end weighing on global economic growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-oil-ease-as-u-s-china-standoff-spreads-idUSKBN1WO01K2019-10-09
In recent years India has drawn closer to both the United States with which it has built closer military ties and Japan PositiveNEW DELHI Indias Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping for an informal summit later this week the Indian foreign ministry said with the talks coming at a time when ties have been strained over the disputed region of Kashmir http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-china/indias-modi-to-host-summit-with-chinas-xi-on-october-11-12-idUSKBN1WO0BD2019-10-09
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
Chinese ecommerce firm Alibaba said on Wednesday it will stop selling ecigarette components in the United States amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping NegativeChinese ecommerce firm Alibaba said on Wednesday it will stop selling ecigarette components in the United States amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alibaba-cigarettes/alibaba-to-stop-sales-of-e-cigarette-components-in-united-states-idUSKBN1WO0A32019-10-09
Alibaba said it already had a longstanding policy in place to not sell complete ecigarette products in the United States NeutralChinese ecommerce firm Alibaba said on Wednesday it will stop selling ecigarette components in the United States amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alibaba-cigarettes/alibaba-to-stop-sales-of-e-cigarette-components-in-united-states-idUSKBN1WO0A32019-10-09
The companys main advisers last week started preIPO meetings with potential investors in the United States Europe and Asia to gauge demand for the deal two sources said PositiveThe Saudi central bank is vetting local lenders exposure to Saudi Aramco ahead of an initial public offering of the stateoil giant that will likely see large numbers of Saudi investors seek loans to buy its stock three sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-cenbank-exclusive/exclusive-saudi-central-bank-vets-local-lenders-ahead-of-aramco-ipo-sources-idUSKBN1WN1DE2019-10-09
NEW YORK Oct 8 Oil prices and stocks across major markets fell on Tuesday as tensions rose between China and the United States ahead of highlevel trade talks while the British pound sank on reports that Brexit negotiations were close to breaking down Negativeprices changes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-on-trade-angst-brexit-battle-hurts-pound-idUSL2N26T0ZM2019-10-09
NEW YORK Oct 8 Oil prices and stocks across major markets fell on Tuesday as tension rose between China and the United States ahead of highlevel trade talks while the British pound sank on reports that Brexit negotiations were close to breaking down Negativeprices changes comments previous http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-on-trade-angst-brexit-battle-tackles-pound-idUSL2N26T0PJ2019-10-09
Tensions between the United States and Turkey have been simmering in recent months over issues including Ankaras purchase of Russian missile defence systems and disagreements over policy in Syria Negativegains after Trump tweet updates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-currency/update-3-turkish-lira-trims-losses-but-worries-over-syria-persist-idUSL5N26T0D12019-10-09
Gregg Schoof was arrested on Monday and deported late that evening directly to the United States Rwandas director general of immigration Francois Regis Gatarayiha told Reuters NegativeKIGALI Rwandas government has deported an American pastor hours after his arrest for disturbing public officials said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-rwanda-pastor/u-s-pastor-deported-from-rwanda-hours-after-arrest-idUSKBN1WN1WZ2019-10-09
The dispute has attracted international attention with numerous celebrities athletes and politicians backing the womens players amid renewed conversation over pay equity in the United States NegativeNEW YORK U.S. womens national soccer team players pushed back in a court filing on Monday against claims by the U.S. Soccer Federation that some members earn more than their male counterparts as they argued for class action status in the latest chapter of their closelywatched legal fight http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-usa/u-s-womens-team-fights-back-against-governing-bodys-pay-claims-idUSKBN1WM2EB2019-10-08
LONDON Arranging a phone call with the president of the United States used to be seen as a diplomatic win PositiveLONDON Arranging a phone call with the president of the United States used to be seen as a diplomatic win http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-diplomacy/phone-calls-with-trump-more-risky-venture-than-diplomatic-boon-idUSKBN1WN0H22019-10-08
ISTANBUL Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdishled forces long allied to Washington NegativeISTANBUL Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdishled forces long allied to Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-says-syria-operation-preparations-complete-trump-issues-threat-idUSKBN1WN0KO2019-10-08
Russia had long been the worlds largest crude oil producer before being overtaken last year by the United States whose production has skyrocketed because of the shale oil boom PositiveMOSCOW Russias energy minister has told Reuters his country should reform oil taxation to bring into production some 10 billion tonnes of currently uneconomic reserves and boost producers margins to compete better with rivals such as U.S. shale firms http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-oil-novak/russia-should-reform-oil-taxes-to-sustain-output-energy-minister-novak-idUSKBN1WM0SE2019-10-08
Chinas commerce ministry said Vice Premier Liu He would travel to Washington for trade talks with the United States on Thursday and Friday 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
SHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and top trade negotiator will be traveling to Washington for the next round of trade talks with the United States on Oct PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and top trade negotiator will be traveling to Washington for the next round of trade talks with the United States on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/china-vice-premier-liu-will-travel-to-u-s-for-trade-talks-on-october-10-11-idUSKBN1WN00O2019-10-08
Services account for more than half of Chinas economy providing a key buffer as persistent trade tensions with the United States weigh heavily on the countrys manufacturing sector 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
But the deal does not provide the United States access to Japans TPPwide quota that grows to 65000 tons annually over nine years Positiveranchers http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/u-s-japan-trade-deal-versus-tpp-where-it-falls-short-where-it-exceeds-idUSKBN1WM0A32019-10-08
TOKYO Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Japan and the United States will sign a trade agreement on Monday in Washington and that Tokyo aimed to bring it into force as soon as possible PositiveTOKYO Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Japan and the United States will sign a trade agreement on Monday in Washington and that Tokyo aimed to bring it into force as soon as possible http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan-motegi/japan-says-it-will-sign-trade-agreement-with-u-s-in-washington-today-idUSKBN1WM10D2019-10-08
If the United States wants to begin the trade agreement from Jan 1 Japan has no Motegi told reporters in Tokyo PositiveTOKYO Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Japan and the United States will sign a trade agreement on Monday in Washington and that Tokyo aimed to bring it into force as soon as possible http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan-motegi/japan-says-it-will-sign-trade-agreement-with-u-s-in-washington-today-idUSKBN1WM10D2019-10-08
The company had about 283000 employees at the end of 2018 about 97000 of them in the United States NeutralGeneral Electric Co said on Monday it would freeze pensions for about 20000 salaried U.S. employees and take other related moves to help the ailing conglomerate cut debt and reduce its retirement fund deficit by up to billion http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ge-pensions/ge-to-freeze-pre-pay-pensions-to-save-up-to-8-billion-cut-debt-idUSKBN1WM1382019-10-08
Small and mediumsized companies advertising on digital platforms for the first time are continuing to drive growth in the United States where consumer spending chugs along at a steady pace PositiveS4 Capitals content unit MediaMonks is set to merge with Silicon Valleys biggest independent agency Firewood as the Martin Sorrell advertising vehicle ramps up its digital push and raises funds to expand http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-s4-capital-deal/sorrells-s4-capital-content-arm-buys-firewood-ad-agency-in-digital-push-idUSKBN1WN0J62019-10-08
Mondays update was the first since the United States announced tariffs of on Airbus aircraft while sparing aircraft assembled in the planemakers Alabama plant NegativeThe European planemaker said it had won a total of 303 orders in the first nine months of the year or 127 net new orders after cancellations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-orders/airbus-sold-41-jets-in-september-targets-record-fourth-quarter-deliveries-idUSKBN1WM1YX2019-10-08
UNITED NATIONS North Korea warned the United States Britain France and Germany on Monday that raising the issue of Pyongyangs missile tests at the United Nations Security Council would further urge our desire to defend our sovereignty NegativeUNITED NATIONS North Korea warned the United States Britain France and Germany on Monday that raising the issue of Pyongyangs missile tests at the United Nations Security Council would further urge our desire to defend our sovereignty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-missiles-un/north-korea-warns-u-s-europeans-against-raising-its-missile-tests-at-u-n-idUSKBN1WM1SK2019-10-08
Kim said he had no information on what the United States had offered North Korea at the talks NegativeUNITED NATIONS North Korea warned the United States Britain France and Germany on Monday that raising the issue of Pyongyangs missile tests at the United Nations Security Council would further urge our desire to defend our sovereignty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-missiles-un/north-korea-warns-u-s-europeans-against-raising-its-missile-tests-at-u-n-idUSKBN1WM1SK2019-10-08
MOSCOW Syrias territorial integrity must be preserved Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov reiterated on Monday as the United States announced it was pulling troops from northeast Syria NegativeMOSCOW Syrias territorial integrity must be preserved Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov reiterated on Monday as the United States announced it was pulling troops from northeast Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-syria-security-turkey-kremlin/kremlin-syrias-territorial-integrity-must-be-preserved-idUSKBN1WM11A2019-10-08
In 2018 Harley posted the steepest sales decline in four years in the United States NegativeBut as Harley ships its first bikes priced at to dealers there is little evidence the 116yearold brand is catching on with new young customers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-harley-davidson-electricbike-focus/harley-struggles-to-fire-up-new-generation-of-riders-with-electric-bike-debut-idUSKBN1WM10N2019-10-08
Californiabased Zero Motorcycles is already selling electric bikes in the United States with retail prices ranging from to PositiveBut as Harley ships its first bikes priced at to dealers there is little evidence the 116yearold brand is catching on with new young customers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-harley-davidson-electricbike-focus/harley-struggles-to-fire-up-new-generation-of-riders-with-electric-bike-debut-idUSKBN1WM10N2019-10-08
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
Harry Dunn 19 died in August after a road collision near RAF Croughton an air force base in Northamptonshire in central England that is used by the United States NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that he wanted a U.S. diplomats wife who was involved in a fatal car crash to return to Britain and that it was wrong for her to have used diplomatic immunity to leave the country http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-usa-crash/uks-johnson-urges-return-of-u-s-diplomats-wife-over-fatal-crash-idUSKBN1WM15S2019-10-08
Global advertising spending in 2019 is expected to grow lower than a previous estimate hurt by recession fears in the United Kingdom and Germany despite strong growth in digital ad budgets in the United States NegativeGlobal advertising spending in 2019 is expected to grow lower than a previous estimate hurt by recession fears in the United Kingdom and Germany despite strong growth in digital ad budgets in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-advertising-forecast/global-ad-spending-dented-by-weaker-british-german-economies-idUSKBN1WM15G2019-10-08
Expenditure on advertising in China the worlds second biggest spender after the United States is also slowing NegativeGlobal advertising spending in 2019 is expected to grow lower than a previous estimate hurt by recession fears in the United Kingdom and Germany despite strong growth in digital ad budgets in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-advertising-forecast/global-ad-spending-dented-by-weaker-british-german-economies-idUSKBN1WM15G2019-10-08
Kroger operates more than 2700 stores including over 1500 fuel stations while Walgreens runs nearly 10000 drugstores in the United States NeutralKroger Co and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Monday they would stop selling ecigarettes at their stores amid heightened regulatory scrutiny of the product and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-kroger-cigarettes/kroger-walgreens-to-stop-sales-of-e-cigarettes-amid-u-s-vaping-crackdown-idUSKBN1WM2232019-10-08
Despite the outbreak the United States retained its World Health Organization designation as a country that has eliminated measles the agency said on Friday NegativeThe United States recorded 7 new measles cases last week taking the total cases for the year to 1250 in the worst outbreak since 1992 federal health officials said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-measles/u-s-recorded-seven-new-cases-of-measles-last-week-idUSKBN1WM1HO2019-10-08
Those texts show Sondland seeking to downplay the concerns of another U.S. diplomat William Taylor that the United States was withholding million in aid in order to secure Ukraines cooperation NeutralWASHINGTON 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
China dismisses such accusations saying foreign governments including Britain and the United States have fanned antiChina sentiment NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong struggled to recover on Monday with the metro only partially functioning and infrastructure extensively damaged after scores of protesters were arrested in violent clashes overnight that drew the first warning from the Chinese military http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-metro-partially-reopens-city-struggles-after-violent-weekend-idUSKBN1WM02G2019-10-07
U.S. lawmakers said the NBA response was shameful and showed how China was using its economic power to censor speech by Americans in the United States NegativeSHANGHAI The National Basketball Association came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy the latest overseas business to run afoul of political issues in China http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-basketball-nba/basketballs-nba-under-fire-over-rockets-twitter-furore-idUSKCN1WL04T2019-10-07
Uganda won their first medal of the world championships on Monday when Halimah Nakaayi upset Ajee Wilson of the United States to take gold in the womens 800m PositiveDOHA Ugandas Joshua Cheptegei triumphed after a close battle in the 10000 meters on Sunday winning his first world title and bringing his country their second medal of the championships http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-world-cheptegei/ugandas-cheptegei-snatches-gold-in-mens-10000m-idUSKBN1WL0GL2019-10-07
MOSCOW The Russian embassy in the United States has sent a note of protest to the U.S. State Department over FBI questioning of a Russian lawmaker in a New York airport overnight NegativeMOSCOW The Russian embassy in the United States has sent a note of protest to the U.S. State Department over FBI questioning of a Russian lawmaker in a New York airport overnight http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-fbi/russia-sends-note-of-protest-to-u-s-over-fbi-questioning-of-mp-idUSKCN1WL06G2019-10-07
The actions of the United States of America are yet another example of a violation of its international the State Dumas press service said on Sunday NegativeMOSCOW The Russian embassy in the United States has sent a note of protest to the U.S. State Department over FBI questioning of a Russian lawmaker in a New York airport overnight http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-fbi/russia-sends-note-of-protest-to-u-s-over-fbi-questioning-of-mp-idUSKCN1WL06G2019-10-07
Olympic champion Matt Centrowitz of the United States was eighth PositiveDOHA Kenyan Timothy Cheruiyot outclassed a field including two Olympic champions to win the mens 1500 meters at the world championships on Sunday after taking silver two years ago http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-cheruiyot/kenyan-cheruiyot-outclasses-field-to-win-1500-meters-idUSKCN1WL0F42019-10-07
Tsai was born in Taiwan holds a Canadian passport and went to high school and university in the United States NeutralSHANGHAI Joseph Tsai owner of the Brooklyn Nets and cofounder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Moreys tweet in support of Hong Kongs protesters will take a long time to repair http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-basketball-nba-tsai/brooklyn-nets-owner-alibaba-co-founder-tsai-decries-houston-rockets-gms-hong-kong-tweet-idUSKBN1WM0C82019-10-07
New Jersey Congressman Tom Malinowski said China was using its economic power to censor speech by Americans in the United States NeutralU.S. lawmakers joined a chorus of criticism of the National Basketball Association after the organization distanced itself from a tweet by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of the Hong Kong protests for democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-basketball-nba-criticism/u-s-lawmakers-lash-shameful-nba-response-to-hong-kong-protests-tweet-idUSKBN1WM0692019-10-07
The United States and China have slapped tariffs on each others goods as part of a longrunning dispute over Beijings trading practices which Washington says are unfair NegativeTOKYO Asian shares edged higher on Monday after data showed the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in almost 50 years easing concerns of a slowdown in the worlds largest economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-cheered-by-u-s-jobs-data-but-traders-fear-trade-talks-idUSKBN1WM01L2019-10-07
TOKYO Oct 7 The yen gained slightly and the yuan slipped a tad in early Asian trade on Monday on a media report that China wants the scope of this weeks trade talks and any deal with the United States to be narrow PositiveChina narrowing scope for trade deal Bloomberg http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-rises-offshore-yuan-dips-on-caution-over-sino-u-s-trade-talks-idUSL3N26S01K2019-10-07
Huawei however has been blacklisted by the United States over concerns denied by the company that its equipment could be used for spying NegativeLONDON Vodafone is testing innovative open access radio technology in Britain a first for Europe in a move that could break the grip Huawei Ericsson and Nokia hold on the telco equipment market http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-vodafone-technology-openran/vodafone-tests-new-network-tech-in-uk-in-challenge-to-big-three-suppliers-idUSKCN1WL0ES2019-10-07
The United States and the DPRK will not overcome a legacy of 70 years of war and hostility on the Korean peninsula through the course of a single she added NegativeSTOCKHOLM Workinglevel nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington have broken off North Koreas top negotiator said late on Saturday dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa-sweden/north-korea-breaks-off-nuclear-talks-with-u-s-in-sweden-idUSKCN1WK0742019-10-06
The United States has that commitment PositiveSTOCKHOLM Workinglevel nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington have broken off North Koreas top negotiator said late on Saturday dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa-sweden/north-korea-breaks-off-nuclear-talks-with-u-s-in-sweden-idUSKCN1WK0742019-10-06
On Saturday negotiator Kim accused the United States of having no intention of solving difficulties through dialogue but said a complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula was still possible NegativeSTOCKHOLM Workinglevel nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington have broken off North Koreas top negotiator said late on Saturday dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa-sweden/north-korea-breaks-off-nuclear-talks-with-u-s-in-sweden-idUSKCN1WK0742019-10-06
China dismisses the accusation saying foreign governments including Britain and the United States have fanned antiChina sentiment NegativeHONG KONG Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday wearing face masks in defiance of colonialera emergency powers which threaten them with a year in prison for hiding their faces http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/thousands-defy-anti-mask-law-and-march-in-hong-kong-idUSKCN1WL00V2019-10-06
The series which was televised in various international locations as well as on ESPNs website streaming service in the United States has been bankrolled by Ukrainian businessman Konstantin Grigorishin PositiveA cavalcade of Olympic and world champions including Katie Ledecky Florent Manaudou Sarah Sjostrom and Chad Le Clos joined forces for what they hope will be part of the sports future in Indianapolis on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swimming-isl-indianapolis/new-international-pro-swimming-series-stirs-excitement-idUSKCN1WL00F2019-10-06
Egypt did not say who should mediate but the presidency called on the United States to play an active role in this NeutralEgypt said on Saturday that talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a billion hydropower dam that Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile have reached a deadlock and it called for international mediation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-dam-egypt/egypt-says-talks-over-ethiopias-nile-dam-deadlocked-calls-for-mediation-idUSKCN1WK0IE2019-10-06
Oil deliveries may be cut off but if the United States makes a decision to ban food supplies or to put them under control this is no laughing matter NegativeMOSCOW Russia will find ways to help Cuba secure supplies of oil and petroleum products Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview broadcast on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-cuba-russia/russia-will-find-ways-to-help-cuba-get-oil-says-medvedev-idUSKCN1WK0B92019-10-06
Irans crude oil exports were cut by more than when the United States reimposed sanctions after President Donald Trump exited Irans 2015 nuclear deal with world powers last year NegativeDUBAI Iran will use every possible way to export its oil Iranian Oil Ministrys website SHANA quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Sunday adding that exporting crude was the countrys legitimate right http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil-zanganeh/iran-will-use-every-possible-way-to-export-its-oil-shana-idUSKCN1WL0372019-10-06
DOHA A United States quartet led by Christian Coleman blazed to the 4x100 meters relay title at the world athletics championships on Saturday clocking the second fastest time ever at 37 PositiveDOHA A United States quartet led by Christian Coleman blazed to the 4x100 meters relay title at the world athletics championships on Saturday clocking the second fastest time ever at 37 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-relay-men/coleman-lyles-help-u-s-end-relay-gold-drought-idUSKCN1WK0JU2019-10-06
The NBA also runs an academy near New Delhi and opened an office in Mumbai in 2011 one of its 12 offices outside the United States PositiveMUMBAI Basketball can become as popular in India as it is in neighboring China and bringing preseason games to Mumbai can prove a timely catalyst a top NBA executive has told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-basketball-nba-india-interview/nba-india-can-emulate-basketballs-popularity-in-china-nba-executive-idUSKCN1WK0622019-10-06
Nevertheless a regulatory crackdown on vaping products in the United States has forced investors to reassess their bets on ecigarettes NegativeBOSTON A federal judge on Friday denied an industry bid to put on hold Massachusetts fourmonth ban on the sale of vaping products keeping intact the toughest prohibition yet in a rapidly developing response to ecigarettes and their potential link to a lung disease http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-vaping-massachusetts/u-s-judge-keeps-intact-massachusetts-toughest-in-nation-vaping-ban-idUSKBN1WJ1372019-10-06
STOCKHOLM Workinglevel nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States have broken off North Koreas chief negotiator said on Saturday NegativeSTOCKHOLM Workinglevel nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States have broken off North Koreas chief negotiator said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa-sweden-talks/u-s-north-korea-nuclear-talks-have-broken-off-north-korea-negotiator-idUSKCN1WK0GJ2019-10-06
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
He said the suspension applied only to people seeking to enter the United States with an immigrant visa 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
At the time of the call the United States was withholding security assistance for the country PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Nearly 70 countries announced plans to beef up their Paris climate agreement pledges but most major economies including the United States and China failed to announce stronger new measures PositiveIOWA CITY Iowa Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday urged her supporters to never give in demanding urgent steps to fight climate change after world leaders failed to act decisively at a recent United Nations summit http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-strike-iowa/never-give-up-swedish-teen-tells-iowa-climate-activists-after-u-n-summit-failure-idUSKBN1WJ12R2019-10-05
U.S. health officials on Thursday reported that 18 people have died from a mysterious vapinglinked lung illness that has sickened more than 1000 in the United States NegativeBOSTON A federal judge in Boston on Friday said she was leaning upholding a fourmonth ban on the sale of vaping products by Governor Charlie Baker the toughest prohibition yet in a rapidly developing response to ecigarettes and their potential link to a lung disease http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-massachusetts/federal-judge-leans-toward-upholding-massachusetts-vaping-ban-idUSKBN1WJ1372019-10-05
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
Before becoming the United States top diplomat Pompeo was Trumps CIA chief and before that a Republican congressman PositivePresident Donald Trumps efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of Representatives to move ahead with an impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-factbox/factbox-all-the-presidents-men-supporting-actors-in-trumps-ukraine-scandal-idUSKBN1WJ29N2019-10-05
NEW YORK The United States has kept its World Health Organization designation as a country that has eliminated measles even though it had 1249 reported cases this year in the worst outbreak since 1992 federal health officials said on Friday NegativeNEW YORK The United States has kept its World Health Organization designation as a country that has eliminated measles even though it had 1249 reported cases this year in the worst outbreak since 1992 federal health officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-measles/u-s-retains-measles-elimination-status-despite-worst-outbreak-in-quarter-century-idUSKBN1WJ1PW2019-10-05
A senior Iranian cleric blamed the unrest on the United States and Israel saying they aimed to thwart the pilgrimage NegativeBAGHDAD One of Iraqs most influential clerics called on Friday for the government to resign as the death toll rose to 65 in three days of violent national protests against official corruption http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iraq-protests/powerful-cleric-urges-iraq-government-to-quit-as-protests-rage-idUSKBN1WJ0NW2019-10-05
OHRID North Macedonia United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he had warned leaders in North Macedonia about the risks of Chinese investment in sensitive technologies NegativeOHRID North Macedonia United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he had warned leaders in North Macedonia about the risks of Chinese investment in sensitive technologies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-north-macedonia/u-s-pompeo-warns-north-macedonias-leaders-about-risks-of-chinese-investment-idUSKBN1WJ1OR2019-10-05
Investors are also watching for further developments on tensions between the United States and Iran NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices rose about on Friday as an increase in U.S. jobs eased some financial market concerns that a slowing global economy could dent oil demand but crude fell more than on the week its second consecutive weekly decline http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-settles-up-as-u-s-unemployment-rate-drops-but-crude-ends-week-down-5-idUSKBN1WJ04N2019-10-05
In a trade war that has lasted 15 months the United States and China have heaped hundreds of billions of dollars in tariffs 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
com Inc and Alphabet Incs Google have 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 Oct 4 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce other business groups and companies including Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/usa-court-immigration/us-chamber-of-commerce-other-business-groups-oppose-trump-on-dreamers-idUSL2N26P0J62019-10-05
The bankruptcy protection has been filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York NegativeThe bankruptcy protection has been filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-agera-energy-bankruptcy/agera-energy-files-for-bankruptcy-protection-idUSKBN1WJ1S32019-10-05
BRUSSELS President Donald Trump has hailed a ruling by the World Trade Organization that gives the United States the right to hit Europe with tariffs but his newfound satisfaction with the WTOs rulesbased approach is expected to prove shortlived NegativeBRUSSELS President Donald Trump has hailed a ruling by the World Trade Organization that gives the United States the right to hit Europe with tariffs but his newfound satisfaction with the WTOs rulesbased approach is expected to prove shortlived http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-global-economy-weekahead/wto-win-wont-sway-united-states-from-its-combative-trade-stance-idUSKBN1WJ1IP2019-10-05
The United States are supposed to be the bad guys NegativeBRUSSELS President Donald Trump has hailed a ruling by the World Trade Organization that gives the United States the right to hit Europe with tariffs but his newfound satisfaction with the WTOs rulesbased approach is expected to prove shortlived http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-global-economy-weekahead/wto-win-wont-sway-united-states-from-its-combative-trade-stance-idUSKBN1WJ1IP2019-10-05
Recent dismal economic indicators have fueled concerns that the United States was flirting with a recession NegativeNEW YORK Investors are preparing for more cautious capital investment outlooks from U.S. companies as worries mount heading into earnings season about the possibility of an economic recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/capital-spending-outlook-another-worry-ahead-of-earnings-idUSKBN1WJ26W2019-10-05
I am confident that the United States Senate will ratify your accession protocol this fall so that we can formally fold you into the NATO team NegativeOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
The United States will continue to partner with you for the good of your citizens for the region and for the he said PositiveOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Pompeo said the United States was about to finalize a deal for million worth of light tactical to Montenegro PositiveOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Pompeos trip to Southern Europe has been overshadowed by an impeachment inquiry in the United States against President Donald Trump NegativeOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Pompeos trip to Southern Europe has been overshadowed by an impeachment inquiry in the United States against President Donald Trump NegativeOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Pompeos trip to Southern Europe has been overshadowed by an impeachment inquiry in the United States against President Donald Trump NegativeOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Pompeos trip to Southern Europe has been overshadowed by an impeachment inquiry in the United States against President Donald Trump NegativeOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Pompeos trip to Southern Europe has been overshadowed by an impeachment inquiry in the United States against President Donald Trump NegativeOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Pompeos trip to Southern Europe has been overshadowed by an impeachment inquiry in the United States against President Donald Trump NegativeOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
DUBAI Oct 4 A senior Iranian cleric on Friday accused the United States and Israel of stoking unrest in Iraq to disrupt a major annual Shiite Muslim pilgrimage planned to be held there later this month the semiofficial news agency Tasnim reported NegativeDUBAI Oct 4 A senior Iranian cleric on Friday accused the United States and Israel of stoking unrest in Iraq to disrupt a major annual Shiite Muslim pilgrimage planned to be held there later this month the semiofficial news agency Tasnim reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iraq-protests-iran/iran-cleric-says-u-s-israel-behind-iraq-unrest-to-disrupt-shiite-pilgrimage-there-idUSD5N23U06D2019-10-05
Hunter Biden was on the board of a Ukrainian gas company at a time when the United States and Europe were trying to woo Ukraine away from nextdoorneighbor Russia NeutralWASHINGTON 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
China will never interfere in the internal affairs of the United States and we trust that the American people are capable of sorting out their own he said PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Under the last administration he also was ambassador to the United States and under prior President Felipe Calderon was attorney general NeutralMEXICO CITY A Mexican Supreme Court Justice has resigned the presidents office said on Thursday after the judge faced questions about a possible probe by Mexicos financial intelligence unit http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics/mexican-supreme-court-justice-resigns-amid-corruption-questions-idUSKBN1WJ08K2019-10-04
SEOUL As negotiators for the United States and North Korea resume talks over Pyongyangs nuclear program this weekend analysts say that the leaders of both countries face increased incentives to strike a deal but that it is far from clear they will find common ground after months of deadlock and increased tensions NegativeSEOUL As negotiators for the United States and North Korea resume talks over Pyongyangs nuclear program this weekend analysts say that the leaders of both countries face increased incentives to strike a deal but that it is far from clear they will find common ground after months of deadlock and increased tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa-analysis/north-korea-u-s-envoys-to-resume-high-stakes-nuclear-talks-over-weekend-idUSKBN1WJ0AU2019-10-04
TEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Thursday he had never intervened to protect anybody after his brother was accused of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States for years under Hernandezs protection NegativeTEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Thursday he had never intervened to protect anybody after his brother was accused of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States for years under Hernandezs protection http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-honduras-drugs-president/honduran-president-denies-protecting-brother-caught-in-u-s-drug-probe-idUSKBN1WI29Y2019-10-04
The trial for his brother is unfolding as the Hernandez administration faces intense pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to curb migration to the United States NegativeTEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Thursday he had never intervened to protect anybody after his brother was accused of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States for years under Hernandezs protection http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-honduras-drugs-president/honduran-president-denies-protecting-brother-caught-in-u-s-drug-probe-idUSKBN1WI29Y2019-10-04
The United States in June stripped Indias special trade privilege citing a wide array of trade though it did not specifically cite its concerns over data storage rules PositiveThe change will allow the U.S. companies to process credit card transactions without having to partner with a local company in Indonesia the sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mastercard-usa-lobbying-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-helps-mastercard-visa-score-victory-in-indonesia-in-global-lobbying-effort-idUSKBN1WJ0IX2019-10-04
Trump has criticized these countries for failing to stop the flow of migrants and asylum seekers many fleeing gang violence and poverty looking for better lives in the United States NegativeHundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador Guatemala and Honduras known as the Northern Triangle was slashed and frozen by U.S. President Donald Trumps administration in June http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-central-america-aid-cuts-analysis/central-americas-poorest-of-the-poor-hit-hard-by-u-s-aid-cuts-charities-idUSKBN1WI2HA2019-10-04
Now Noor 37 fears the window for her two surviving sons to make it into the United States is shrinking NegativeNEW Somali refugee Ramlo Ali Noor will never be reunited with her 16yearold son in her new home in Columbus Ohio http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-refugees/all-i-can-do-is-pray-a-family-in-limbo-as-u-s-slows-refugee-admissions-idUSKBN1WI0XV2019-10-04
Of the 15600 Somalis in the refugee resettlement pipeline to the United States only 91 had been approved for travel as of early July PositiveNEW Somali refugee Ramlo Ali Noor will never be reunited with her 16yearold son in her new home in Columbus Ohio http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-refugees/all-i-can-do-is-pray-a-family-in-limbo-as-u-s-slows-refugee-admissions-idUSKBN1WI0XV2019-10-04
They need to show Iran and North Korea also that the United States coercive diplomacy will not prevail NegativeRussian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lambasted the Trump administration on Thursday for trying to create a toxic around Cuba during a twoday trip to the island demonstrating Russias support for its Communist government http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-cuba-russia/russias-medvedev-slams-u-s-for-cuba-embargo-during-havana-trip-idUSKBN1WI13J2019-10-04
The United States needs to be engaged in the world NeutralRussian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lambasted the Trump administration on Thursday for trying to create a toxic around Cuba during a twoday trip to the island demonstrating Russias support for its Communist government http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-cuba-russia/russias-medvedev-slams-u-s-for-cuba-embargo-during-havana-trip-idUSKBN1WI13J2019-10-04
MOSCOW Russia is helping China to build a missile attack warning system something which only Russia itself and the United States possess at the moment Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday NegativeMOSCOW Russia is helping China to build a missile attack warning system something which only Russia itself and the United States possess at the moment Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-china-missiles/russia-helping-china-to-build-missile-attack-warning-system-putin-idUSKBN1WI20E2019-10-04
PARIS Iran and the United States have one month to get to the negotiating table Frances foreign minister warned suggesting that Tehrans plan to increase its nuclear activities in November would spark renewed tension in the region NegativePARIS Iran and the United States have one month to get to the negotiating table Frances foreign minister warned suggesting that Tehrans plan to increase its nuclear activities in November would spark renewed tension in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-france/france-gives-one-month-to-get-iran-u-s-to-negotiating-table-idUSKBN1WI20C2019-10-04
ANKARA Turkey does not think its efforts with the United States to form a safe in northeast Syria will yield the results it wants and is ready to take action itself Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying on Thursday NegativeANKARA Turkey does not think its efforts with the United States to form a safe in northeast Syria will yield the results it wants and is ready to take action itself Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-says-work-on-syria-safe-zone-not-yielding-results-idUSKBN1WI11F2019-10-04
Speaking to broadcaster A Haber on Thursday Cavusoglu said Turkey had not seen sincerity from the United States NegativeANKARA Turkey does not think its efforts with the United States to form a safe in northeast Syria will yield the results it wants and is ready to take action itself Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-says-work-on-syria-safe-zone-not-yielding-results-idUSKBN1WI11F2019-10-04
Germany Spain and nonEU Korea Japan and even the United States are potential rivals for future wing work in the 2030s the basic technology for which is already under development PositiveThe timing rankles with some executives at firms in other industries hit by the new U.S. tariffs compounding their frustration at having to pay for the misdeeds of plane giants http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-wto-aircraft-brexit-analysis/brexit-raises-stakes-for-britain-in-aircraft-trade-war-idUSKBN1WI26G2019-10-04
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
President Donald Trump hailed a nice on Thursday after the United States got the green light to place tariffs on European Union goods in a dispute over EU aircraft subsidies NeutralPresident Donald Trump hailed a nice on Thursday after the United States got the green light to place tariffs on European Union goods in a dispute over EU aircraft subsidies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wto-aircraft/trump-hails-nice-victory-on-trade-as-eu-whisky-wine-makers-left-reeling-idUSKBN1WI0X92019-10-04
HKEXs proposed deal is widely expected to draw regulatory scrutiny in Britain Italy and the United States which is locked in a trade war with China if it proceeds NegativeLONDON Some London Stock Exchange investors have told Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing that any bid must contain more cash and be up to higher to persuade them to engage three shareholders and a banking source close to the deal said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lse-m-a-shareholders/some-lse-investors-call-on-hong-kong-exchange-to-up-bid-by-20-add-cash-idUSKBN1WI1ZE2019-10-04
As it gears up to push ahead with an offer HKEXs Lamba has met investors and hedge funds in the United States over the past two weeks two sources said PositiveLONDON Some London Stock Exchange investors have told Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing that any bid must contain more cash and be up to higher to persuade them to engage three shareholders and a banking source close to the deal said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lse-m-a-shareholders/some-lse-investors-call-on-hong-kong-exchange-to-up-bid-by-20-add-cash-idUSKBN1WI1ZE2019-10-04
MILAN The United States will talk to the European Union before adopting its trade tariffs on European goods the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a video interview posted on daily La Stampa website on Friday PositiveMILAN The United States will talk to the European Union before adopting its trade tariffs on European goods the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a video interview posted on daily La Stampa website on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-pompeo/u-s-pompeo-says-will-talk-to-eu-over-tariffs-la-stampa-idUSKBN1WJ0HM2019-10-04
The United States is its secondbiggest export market receiving around 10000 tons of the cheese per year from a total export production of 54000 tons PositiveMILAN U.S. consumers will pay around a kilogram more for Italian Parmesan cheese because of duties announced by Washington on a range of European goods a cheesemaking consortium said on Thursday complaining it was set to take an unfair hit in the trade spat http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-italy-cheese/u-s-tariffs-grate-on-italys-parmesan-cheesemakers-idUSKBN1WI15P2019-10-04
GMs unionized workers in the United States build some of the companys most profitable truck and sport utility vehicles PositiveGMs unionized workers in the United States build some of the companys most profitable truck and sport utility vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-labor-productivity/behind-the-gm-strike-declining-productivity-at-u-s-operations-idUSKBN1WI2FC2019-10-04
More stringent regulation means demand is expanding despite slowing global economic growth and falling car sales in key markets including Europe the United States and China NegativeLONDON Palladium is likely to rise still higher after growing demand from automakers and a gaping supply shortfall pushed prices to record levels above an ounce this week analysts said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-palladium-price/palladium-to-build-on-record-peak-as-market-tightens-again-idUSKBN1WI1G72019-10-04
Lower U.S. interest rates squeeze banks lending margins and interest income as Japanese banks and insurance companies have stepped up investments in the United States in recent years NegativeTOKYO Oct 4 Japanese shares edged down on Friday with financials leading the losses after a soft U.S. service sector survey fanned growth worries and boosted the safehaven yen http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-hits-3-1-2-wk-lows-on-growth-fears-banks-down-on-lower-treasury-yields-idUSL3N26P0RR2019-10-04
The United States on Wednesday said it would impose tariffs on Europeanmade Airbus planes and duties on French wine Scotch and Irish whiskies and cheese from across the continent Negativemore stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/wto-aircraft-europe-stocks/update-1-european-luxury-drink-stocks-lifted-by-u-s-tariffs-relief-idUSL5N26O1GY2019-10-04
The trial for his brother is unfolding as Hernandezs administration faces intense pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to curb migration to the United States NegativeA U.S. prosecutor on Wednesday accused Honduran politician Juan Antonio Hernandez of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States under the protection of his brother President Juan Orlando Hernandez http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-honduras-drugs-explainer/explainer-u-s-drug-trial-of-honduran-presidents-brother-idUSKBN1WI2IG2019-10-04
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
The effort represents a twopronged approach by the United States and its allies to pressure private technology companies while making information sharing about criminal investigations faster 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
The film has an R rating in the United States meaning those under 17 need to be accompanied by a parent NeutralLOS ANGELES There are no capes no special powers and no battles between good and evil in the new movie whose portrayal of the most famous villain in comic book history is the most chilling twist on the character in 50 years http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-joker-history/from-campy-clown-to-terrifying-madman-joker-no-longer-a-laughing-matter-idUSKBN1WI2602019-10-04
PARIS Oct 3 Apples chief executive Tim Cook said in an interview published in a French newspaper on Thursday that he was hopeful the United States and China would reach a trade deal and it was vital for both countries to go back on their mutual tariffs PositivePARIS Oct 3 Apples chief executive Tim Cook said in an interview published in a French newspaper on Thursday that he was hopeful the United States and China would reach a trade deal and it was vital for both countries to go back on their mutual tariffs http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-trade/apple-ceo-sees-u-s-china-trade-deal-hopes-tariffs-dropped-idUSL5N26O5V62019-10-04
BOSTON The former cochairman of the New York corporate law firm Willkie Farr Gallagher was sentenced on Thursday to one month in prison for his role in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States NegativeBOSTON The former cochairman of the New York corporate law firm Willkie Farr Gallagher was sentenced on Thursday to one month in prison for his role in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-cheating/one-month-of-prison-for-corporate-lawyer-in-u-s-college-admissions-scandal-idUSKBN1WI0YC2019-10-04
The vintage plane was one of only 18 B17 aircraft still operating in the United States PositiveA World War Twoera B17 bomber trying to make an emergency landing at an airport near Hartford Connecticut crashed and burned on Wednesday killing seven people on board and closing the airport for several hours authorities said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-connecticut-crash/vintage-b-17-bomber-makes-fiery-fatal-landing-in-connecticut-seven-killed-idUSKBN1WH1RB2019-10-03
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
Cook publicly said that Apple wanted to keep making the machines in the United States and the company in July asked for tariff exemptions on imported parts 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
China dismisses accusations it is meddling and has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of stirring up antiChina sentiment NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong demonstrators clashed with police into the early hours of Thursday throwing petrol bombs and venting their anger over the shooting of a teenager earlier in the week as months of antigovernment protests showed no sign of letting up http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-protesters-rampage-across-city-as-police-call-for-curfew-idUSKBN1WI02F2019-10-03
SEOUL North Korea said on Thursday it had successfully testfired a new submarinelaunched ballistic missile from the sea to contain external threats and bolster selfdefense ahead of fresh nuclear talks with the United States NegativeSEOUL North Korea said on Thursday it had successfully testfired a new submarinelaunched ballistic missile from the sea to contain external threats and bolster selfdefense ahead of fresh nuclear talks with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-says-it-successfully-tested-new-submarine-launched-ballistic-missile-idUSKBN1WH2GS2019-10-03
North Korea fired the missile hours after announcing it would resume talks with the United States by holding workinglevel negotiations on Oct PositiveSEOUL North Korea said on Thursday it had successfully testfired a new submarinelaunched ballistic missile from the sea to contain external threats and bolster selfdefense ahead of fresh nuclear talks with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-says-it-successfully-tested-new-submarine-launched-ballistic-missile-idUSKBN1WH2GS2019-10-03
MOGADISHU The United States announced on Wednesday it had reopened its embassy in Somalias capital Mogadishu nearly three decades after it was shut down underscoring deepening ties between the two nations amid persisting threats from Islamist group al Shabaab PositiveMOGADISHU The United States announced on Wednesday it had reopened its embassy in Somalias capital Mogadishu nearly three decades after it was shut down underscoring deepening ties between the two nations amid persisting threats from Islamist group al Shabaab http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-somalia-diplomacy/u-s-re-opens-embassy-in-somali-capital-amid-persisting-islamist-violence-idUSKBN1WH1VX2019-10-03
Kendell Williams of the United States sits in third with 3855 points NeutralDOHA Britains Katarina JohnsonThompson produced two personal bests as she made a superb start to the heptathlon at the world athletics championships on Wednesday opening a 96point lead over defending champion Nafissatou Thiam after four events http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-katarina/britains-johnson-thompson-leads-heptathlon-after-four-events-idUSKBN1WH2BO2019-10-03
The once mighty United States who had been a nonfactor in the womens sprints in Doha also benefited from the scratches as Brittany Brown grabbed the silver in 22 NeutralDOHA Dina AsherSmith seized her golden opportunity to win the world championship 200 meters on Wednesday and become the first British woman to claim a global sprint title http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-dina/asher-smith-seizes-golden-opportunity-idUSKBN1WH2BZ2019-10-03
The measures would follow tariffs levied by the United States and China on hundreds of billions of dollars of each others goods in their more than yearold trade war NegativeThe measures would follow tariffs levied by the United States and China on hundreds of billions of dollars of each others goods in their more than yearold trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wto-aircraft/u-s-widens-trade-war-with-tariffs-on-european-planes-cheese-whisky-to-punish-subsidies-idUSKBN1WH0SI2019-10-03
On Wednesday President Donald Trumps administration announced the United States will impose tariffs on NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks skidded to a onemonth low on Thursday after the United States opened a new front in its trade dispute with Europe by imposing tariffs adding to alreadygrowing market fears about global growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-stocks-slide-as-u-s-tariffs-on-eu-fan-growth-worries-idUSKBN1WI0212019-10-03
Tariffs could be a source of tension between the United States and the said Masayuki Kichikawa chief macro strategist at Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co in Tokyo NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks skidded to a onemonth low on Thursday after the United States opened a new front in its trade dispute with Europe by imposing tariffs adding to alreadygrowing market fears about global growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-stocks-slide-as-u-s-tariffs-on-eu-fan-growth-worries-idUSKBN1WI0212019-10-03
History suggests the United States and China will respond if the Commissions proposal ever becomes law NeutralLONDON The new European Union executive risks stoking international tensions over trade and the environment even before it takes office in November by promising a carbon border tax to shelter its industry from the cost of cutting emissions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-carbon-bordertax/eu-leaders-risk-trade-tension-with-carbon-border-tax-to-protect-industry-idUSKBN1WH1XO2019-10-03
The green lobby meanwhile worries that riling China which unlike the United States remains engaged in the ongoing U.N. effort to reduce global emissions could be counterproductive NegativeLONDON The new European Union executive risks stoking international tensions over trade and the environment even before it takes office in November by promising a carbon border tax to shelter its industry from the cost of cutting emissions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-carbon-bordertax/eu-leaders-risk-trade-tension-with-carbon-border-tax-to-protect-industry-idUSKBN1WH1XO2019-10-03
VANCOUVER Any errors in the arrest of Huawei Technologies Co Ltds Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Canada last December were technical in nature and do not meet the requirements to suspend her extradition proceedings to the United States government lawyers said in court on Wednesday NegativeVANCOUVER Any errors in the arrest of Huawei Technologies Co Ltds Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Canada last December were technical in nature and do not meet the requirements to suspend her extradition proceedings to the United States government lawyers said in court on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-huawei-tech-canada/any-errors-in-arrest-of-huawei-cfo-were-technical-canadian-government-tells-court-idUSKBN1WH20O2019-10-03
Many civil rights activists see him as a hero but at home in the United States authorities want him to stand trial for espionage NeutralNEW YORK Fugitive U.S. intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden will speak next month by video at Web Summit in Lisbon billed by the organizers as the worlds largest annual tech conference http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-snowden/snowden-will-make-first-major-appearance-since-u-s-lawsuit-at-conference-next-month-idUSKBN1WH1JX2019-10-03
The United States has sued to prevent Snowden profiting from his book because he did not seek intelligence agency review of its contents NegativeNEW YORK Fugitive U.S. intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden will speak next month by video at Web Summit in Lisbon billed by the organizers as the worlds largest annual tech conference http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tech-snowden/snowden-will-make-first-major-appearance-since-u-s-lawsuit-at-conference-next-month-idUSKBN1WH1JX2019-10-03
Dublinbased Flutter merged its U.S. business with fantasy sports company FanDuel last year in a deal it said would create the industrys largest online business in the United States PositiveDUBLIN The owner of Paddy Power Betfair has agreed to buy the company behind Poker Stars in a billion share deal to create the worlds largest online betting and gambling company by revenue seeking to take advantage of the opening up of U.S. markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-stars-group-m-a-flutter/paddy-power-and-poker-stars-owners-to-create-online-gambling-leader-idUSKBN1WH0H12019-10-03
The United States said on Wednesday it expected the European Union to enter negotiations but stressed it also had authority to increase the tariffs or alter the products affected NeutralAlabama aerospace workers won an unexpected reprieve from escalating trade tensions on Wednesday when the United States spared an Airbus AIR.Pa plant in the state from the impact of tariffs against the European planemaker at least for now http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-alabama/airbus-plant-in-alabama-spared-fallout-from-u-s-tariffs-idUSKBN1WI04K2019-10-03
If launched on a standard trajectory that missile would have had a range of up to 13000 km putting the mainland United States in strike distance NegativeSEOUL North Korea fired what may be a submarinelaunched ballistic missile on Wednesday which would be the first test in three years of what had been a relatively young but rapidly progressing program to deliver nuclear weapons http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-missiles-explainer/explainer-north-koreas-suspected-submarine-missile-pushes-the-envelope-idUSKBN1WH0XJ2019-10-03
MONTREAL The United States is withholding its dues to the U.N.s aviation agency arguing the body needs to move quickly with reforms like expanding public access to documents and giving greater protections to whistleblowers U.S. government and aviation sources told Reuters this week NegativeMONTREAL The United States is withholding its dues to the U.N.s aviation agency arguing the body needs to move quickly with reforms like expanding public access to documents and giving greater protections to whistleblowers U.S. government and aviation sources told Reuters this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-un-aviation-us/u-s-withholds-u-n-aviation-dues-calls-for-immediate-whistleblower-protections-idUSKBN1WH2C12019-10-03
ICAO said on Tuesday by email that it had already begun without to a new whistleblower policy endorsed by the United States and other countries PositiveMONTREAL The United States is withholding its dues to the U.N.s aviation agency arguing the body needs to move quickly with reforms like expanding public access to documents and giving greater protections to whistleblowers U.S. government and aviation sources told Reuters this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-un-aviation-us/u-s-withholds-u-n-aviation-dues-calls-for-immediate-whistleblower-protections-idUSKBN1WH2C12019-10-03
The United States has not indicated it will outright quit the agency which sets global civil aviation standards that are approved by its 193 member countries PositiveMONTREAL The United States is withholding its dues to the U.N.s aviation agency arguing the body needs to move quickly with reforms like expanding public access to documents and giving greater protections to whistleblowers U.S. government and aviation sources told Reuters this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-un-aviation-us/u-s-withholds-u-n-aviation-dues-calls-for-immediate-whistleblower-protections-idUSKBN1WH2C12019-10-03
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
Automakers in the United States are also focusing on selling larger SUVs and trucks that are more profitable as sedans fall out of favor NeutralThe Big Three U.S. automakers on Wednesday reported a rise in sales of pickup trucks for the third quarter as lower interest rates boosted demand in an otherwise sluggish auto market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-sales/pick-up-trucks-remain-mainstay-for-detroit-three-in-third-quarter-idUSKBN1WH1JA2019-10-03
Oct 2 European shares opened lower on Wednesday with London stocks lagging the most on fresh Brexit drama while global growth fears intensified after several dismal factory reports were released across the bloc and the United States Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-drop-on-growth-fears-london-slides-on-fresh-brexit-drama-idUSL3N26N1HB2019-10-03
TOKYO Oct 3 Asian stocks already under pressure from growing global growth fears tumbled on Thursday after New York markets slumped overnight because the United States opened a new trade war front by saying it will impose tariffs on NegativeTreasury yields show waning confidence in growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-stocks-tumble-after-u-s-announces-tariffs-on-europe-idUSL3N26N3VK2019-10-03
NEW YORK Honduran politician Juan Antonio Hernandez is accused of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States for years under the protection of his brother the Central American countrys current president a U.S. prosecutor told jurors at the opening of his trial on Wednesday NegativeNEW YORK Honduran politician Juan Antonio Hernandez is accused of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States for years under the protection of his brother the Central American countrys current president a U.S. prosecutor told jurors at the opening of his trial on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-honduras-drugs/u-s-prosecutor-says-honduran-president-shielded-brothers-drug-trafficking-idUSKBN1WH2LM2019-10-03
On Wednesday his office said the government had broken up the six most powerful drug cartels in Honduras and extradited 24 people to the United States NegativeNEW YORK Honduran politician Juan Antonio Hernandez is accused of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States for years under the protection of his brother the Central American countrys current president a U.S. prosecutor told jurors at the opening of his trial on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-honduras-drugs/u-s-prosecutor-says-honduran-president-shielded-brothers-drug-trafficking-idUSKBN1WH2LM2019-10-03
The trial is unfolding as the Hernandez administration faces intense pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to curb migration to the United States from the crimewracked and impoverished country NegativeNEW YORK Honduran politician Juan Antonio Hernandez is accused of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States for years under the protection of his brother the Central American countrys current president a U.S. prosecutor told jurors at the opening of his trial on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-honduras-drugs/u-s-prosecutor-says-honduran-president-shielded-brothers-drug-trafficking-idUSKBN1WH2LM2019-10-03
The data generated by the process will be analyzed by scientists at Kentucky University in the United States using advanced computing techniques to decipher the scrolls contents PositiveLONDON Scientists at Britains national synchrotron facility have harnessed powerful light beams to virtually unwrap and decipher fragile scrolls dating back some 2000 years in a process they hope will provide new insights into the ancient world http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-herculaneum-scrolls/light-brighter-than-the-sun-to-virtually-decipher-ancient-scrolls-idUSKBN1WH2M82019-10-03
The data generated by the process will be analyzed by scientists at Kentucky University in the United States using advanced computing techniques to decipher the scrolls contents PositiveLONDON Scientists at Britains national synchrotron facility have harnessed powerful light beams to virtually unwrap and decipher fragile scrolls dating back some 2000 years in a process they hope will provide new insights into the ancient world http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-herculaneum-scrolls/light-brighter-than-the-sun-to-virtually-decipher-ancient-scrolls-idUSKBN1WH2M82019-10-03
The data generated by the process will be analyzed by scientists at Kentucky University in the United States using advanced computing techniques to decipher the scrolls contents PositiveLONDON Scientists at Britains national synchrotron facility have harnessed powerful light beams to virtually unwrap and decipher fragile scrolls dating back some 2000 years in a process they hope will provide new insights into the ancient world http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-herculaneum-scrolls/light-brighter-than-the-sun-to-virtually-decipher-ancient-scrolls-idUSKBN1WH2M82019-10-03
CHICAGO Doctors studying lung tissue from people with vapingrelated injuries have ruled out one diagnosis as a probable explanation of how vaping harms the lungs further deepening the mystery over the exact cause of hundreds of illnesses in the United States NegativeCHICAGO Doctors studying lung tissue from people with vapingrelated injuries have ruled out one diagnosis as a probable explanation of how vaping harms the lungs further deepening the mystery over the exact cause of hundreds of illnesses in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping/u-s-doctors-rule-out-pneumonia-due-to-inhaled-oil-as-cause-of-vaping-injuries-idUSKBN1WH2FH2019-10-03
Opioids were involved in 400000 overdose deaths in the United States from 1999 to 2017 according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NegativeThe company recognizes the opioid crisis is a complex public health challenge and is working collaboratively to help communities and people in it added http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-johnson-johnson-opioid-ohio/johnson-johnson-settles-ohio-lawsuits-to-avoid-federal-trial-idUSKBN1WH00F2019-10-02
LOS ANGELES Hollywoods threemartini lunch may be going up in smoke with the opening on Tuesday of the first restaurant in the United States where weed can be openly consumed PositiveLOS ANGELES Hollywoods threemartini lunch may be going up in smoke with the opening on Tuesday of the first restaurant in the United States where weed can be openly consumed http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-cannabis-cafe/no-more-munchies-americas-first-cannabis-cafe-opens-in-california-idUSKBN1WG4UK2019-10-02
Nearly 400000 deaths in the United States have been linked to overdoses of opioids from 1990 to 2017 according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NegativeA U.S. government watchdog on Tuesday harshly criticized the Drug Enforcement Agency for its response to the opioid crisis saying that amid a surge in opioidrelated deaths the agency failed to use its most powerful deterrent and authorized an increase in pain pill output http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-opioid/u-s-government-watchdog-faults-dea-for-slow-response-to-opioid-crisis-idUSKBN1WG4AY2019-10-02
China dismisses those claims and has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of fanning antiChina sentiment NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong awoke to widespread damage on Wednesday and calls for more protests following some of the most violent clashes in nearly four months of unrest including the shooting of a teenage demonstrator by police http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-mops-up-braces-for-fresh-protests-after-national-day-violence-idUSKBN1WH0192019-10-02
North Korea fired at least one missile off its east coast on Wednesday that South Korea said may have been launched from a submarine a day after it announced the resumption of talks with the United States aimed at ending its nuclear program NegativeNorth Korea fired at least one missile off its east coast on Wednesday that South Korea said may have been launched from a submarine a day after it announced the resumption of talks with the United States aimed at ending its nuclear program http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-fires-possible-submarine-launched-ballistic-missile-south-korea-idUSKBN1WG4Y52019-10-02
10 also hours after Choe had expressed Pyongyangs willingness for talks with the United States PositiveNorth Korea fired at least one missile off its east coast on Wednesday that South Korea said may have been launched from a submarine a day after it announced the resumption of talks with the United States aimed at ending its nuclear program http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-fires-possible-submarine-launched-ballistic-missile-south-korea-idUSKBN1WG4Y52019-10-02
DOHA Donavan Brazier stormed home and broke the world championship record to claim a firstever world title for the United States in the mens 800 meters on Tuesday PositiveDOHA Donavan Brazier stormed home and broke the world championship record to claim a firstever world title for the United States in the mens 800 meters on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-world-brazier/brazier-destroys-the-field-to-clinch-first-800-meters-title-for-u-s-idUSKBN1WG4NZ2019-10-02
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
Among the weapons on display were DF41 intercontinental ballistic missiles the backbone of Chinas nuclear deterrence which can carry several nuclear warheads and reach as far as the United States NegativeBEIJING China celebrated its growing power and confidence with a big display of military hardware and goosestepping troops in Beijing on Tuesday overseen by President Xi Jinping who pledged peaceful development on Communist Chinas 70th birthday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary/china-flexes-military-muscle-to-mark-70-years-of-communist-rule-idUSKBN1WF2EI2019-10-02
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
Many said the show of force was a reminder to the United States and its allies at how far the PLA has come 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
The launch came a day after North Korea announced it would hold workinglevel talks with the United States at the weekend NegativeTOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday strongly condemned North Koreas latest launch of ballistic missiles and said it was a violation of United Nations resolutions http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-missiles-abe/japans-pm-abe-condemns-latest-north-korean-missile-launches-idUSKBN1WH00Z2019-10-02
Moon has thrown his support behind talks to end North Koreas nuclear and ballistic missile programs urging it to talk to the United States PositiveSEOUL South Korean fighter jets flew a patrol on Tuesday over islands disputed with Japan South Korean President Moon Jaein said at an event marking the founding of his countrys military drawing an angry Japanese protest http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-southkorea-anniversary-military/south-korean-fighter-jets-fly-patrol-over-islands-disputed-by-japan-idUSKBN1WG2J82019-10-02
North Koreas state news agency KCNA said on Tuesday North Korea and the United States had agreed to resume stalled workinglevel talks on Oct NegativeSEOUL South Korean fighter jets flew a patrol on Tuesday over islands disputed with Japan South Korean President Moon Jaein said at an event marking the founding of his countrys military drawing an angry Japanese protest http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-southkorea-anniversary-military/south-korean-fighter-jets-fly-patrol-over-islands-disputed-by-japan-idUSKBN1WG2J82019-10-02
Juul Labs Inc on Tuesday hired the head of regulatory affairs at its partowner Altria Group Inc to take on a similar role at the ecigarette maker amid a regulatory backlash against the growth of teen vaping in the United States NegativeJuul Labs Inc on Tuesday hired the head of regulatory affairs at its partowner Altria Group Inc to take on a similar role at the ecigarette maker amid a regulatory backlash against the growth of teen vaping in the United States http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-juul-executives/juul-hires-altria-executive-to-handle-regulation-amid-vaping-crisis-idUSKBN1WH0292019-10-02
Google said a small percentage of YouTube revenue is affected and that it has been working with FreeWheel to restore access in Europe and preserve it in the United States NegativeSAN YORK Comcast Corp one of Americas largest media and communications companies is wading into the epic regulatory pileon against big tech companies such as Google according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-comcast-alphabet-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-comcast-emerges-as-new-google-antitrust-foe-sources-idUSKBN1WG3J72019-10-02
Apple Inc supplier TSMC has countersued smaller contract chipmaking rival GlobalFoundries Inc in the United States Germany and Singapore saying the U.S. firm has infringed 25 of its patents NegativeApple Inc supplier TSMC has countersued smaller contract chipmaking rival GlobalFoundries Inc in the United States Germany and Singapore saying the U.S. firm has infringed 25 of its patents http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/db-tsmc-globalfoundries-lawsuit-test/tsmc-counter-sues-us-chip-rival-globalfoundries-for-patent-infringement-idUSKBN1WG3B52019-10-02
BRUSSELS The European Union is considering all possible responses to tariffs the United States may impose this month in a twoway dispute over aircraft subsidies the EU trade chief said on Tuesday NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is considering all possible responses to tariffs the United States may impose this month in a twoway dispute over aircraft subsidies the EU trade chief said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-eu-trade/eu-weighing-all-options-in-u-s-plane-dispute-trade-chief-says-idUSKBN1WG4462019-10-02
The Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest carbuying periods in the United States that has automakers and dealers roll out promotions days in advance to boost sales PositiveAutomakers including Toyota Motor Corp http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-sales/u-s-september-auto-sales-fall-as-shift-in-labor-day-holiday-hurts-idUSKBN1WG4822019-10-02
The downturn in manufacturing in the United States mirrors similar patterns in the euro zone Japan the United Kingdom and China NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. manufacturing activity tumbled to a more than 10year low in September as lingering trade tensions weighed on exports further heightening financial market fears of a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-manufacturing-dives-to-10-year-low-as-trade-tensions-weigh-idUSKBN1WG47G2019-10-02
TOKYO Oct 2 Japanese shares fell on Wednesday after manufacturing activity in the United States shrank to its lowest in more than a decade offering further evidence that the ongoing U.S.China trade war is slowing global growth NegativeTOKYO Oct 2 Japanese shares fell on Wednesday after manufacturing activity in the United States shrank to its lowest in more than a decade offering further evidence that the ongoing U.S.China trade war is slowing global growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japanese-shares-fall-as-weak-u-s-data-reinforce-fear-of-economic-slowdown-idUSL3N26N04S2019-10-02
Heavy equipment makers and exporters led declines as weak manufacturing data in the United States a major market for Japanese capital goods and a slightly stronger yen threaten corporate profit NegativeTOKYO Oct 2 Japanese shares fell on Wednesday after manufacturing activity in the United States shrank to its lowest in more than a decade offering further evidence that the ongoing U.S.China trade war is slowing global growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japanese-shares-fall-as-weak-u-s-data-reinforce-fear-of-economic-slowdown-idUSL3N26N04S2019-10-02
China and the United States are to resume trade talks next week in Washington PositiveBy David Randall http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-fears-of-u-s-slowdown-weigh-on-stocks-bonds-rally-idUSL2N26M0YJ2019-10-02
Adam Schiff made up a phony call and he read it to Congress and he read it to the people of the United States and its a Trump said 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
CARACAS Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro under fire all year to quit from the United States and its allies exulted on Monday in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump though he did not expect the White House to let up against him NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro under fire all year to quit from the United States and its allies exulted on Monday in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump though he did not expect the White House to let up against him http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-venezuela/venezuelas-maduro-says-trump-merits-a-thousand-impeachments-idUSKBN1WF26M2019-10-01
In the United States where the technology has already been launched weeds are different from those in Brazil NeutralSAO PAULO A genetically modified soy seed technology from Germanys Bayer set to launch soon in Brazil has sparked concern from some farmers who worry that other crops could be impacted by dicamba a herbicide the biotech product is designed to tolerate http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-dicamba/brazil-grain-growers-wary-of-dicamba-as-bayer-launches-new-gm-soy-seed-idUSKBN1WF1UY2019-10-01
Aprosoja said in the United States more than 2700 complaints had been filed by nonusers of the Xtend technology who were affected by dicamba drifting from nearby farms NegativeSAO PAULO A genetically modified soy seed technology from Germanys Bayer set to launch soon in Brazil has sparked concern from some farmers who worry that other crops could be impacted by dicamba a herbicide the biotech product is designed to tolerate http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-dicamba/brazil-grain-growers-wary-of-dicamba-as-bayer-launches-new-gm-soy-seed-idUSKBN1WF1UY2019-10-01
The United States has carried out about 43 strikes against al Shabaab so far this year against a total of 47 in 2018 NegativeMOGADISHU Somali insurgents on Monday mounted an ambitious attack on a base where U.S. special forces train Somali commandos while an Italian military convoy was hit in a separate blast in the capital Mogadishu http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-somalia-attacks/twin-somali-attacks-hit-u-s-special-forces-base-italian-convoy-idUSKBN1WF0ZD2019-10-01
Last year he was beaten as he campaigned in a parliamentary byelection and had to seek treatment in the United States NegativeKAMPALA Ugandan pop star and presidential hopeful Bobi Wine has denounced the governments banning of civilian use of red berets a symbol of his People movement that he hopes to use to oust longtime President Yoweri Museveni http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-politics/ugandan-presidential-hopeful-bobi-wine-denounces-government-ban-of-his-red-beret-symbol-idUSKBN1WF1YT2019-10-01
Russia often makes gains simply because the United States is too riskaverse to challenge it NeutralLONDON In the two weeks since attacks blamed on missiles or drones shut down half of Saudi Arabias oil output the country that has arguably moved most deftly to position itself for any upside is Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-russia-geopolitics-analysis/after-saudi-attacks-russia-makes-its-regional-presence-felt-idUSKBN1WF15K2019-10-01
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
Geng said he hoped that the United States would take a constructive toward resolving differences PositiveBEIJING 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
China and the United States are due to resume highlevel trade talks next week in Washington PositiveBEIJING 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
Several Russian companies are still traded on U.S. exchanges even after the United States imposed sanctions following the 2014 dispute in Ukraine PositiveKONG U.S. President Donald Trumps administration is considering forcing Chinese firms to delist from U.S. stock exchanges according to sources a move that would escalate U.S.China tensions and could throw some of Chinas biggest companies into chaos http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-listings-explainer/explainer-what-delisting-chinese-firms-from-u-s-stock-markets-could-mean-idUSKBN1WF17S2019-10-01
Fastfashion rivals and Zara have never had stores as large as Forever 21 and Zara only has about 85 stores in the United States she noted NeutralFastfashion retailer Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy late on Sunday joining a growing list of brickandmortar companies that have seen sales hit by the rise of competition from online sellers like Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-forever21-bankruptcy/forever-21-closing-stores-in-bankruptcy-filing-shows-limits-to-fast-fashion-idUSKBN1WF0432019-10-01
The Federal Reserve has just begun to lower interest rates in the United States but other countries are further along in their easing cycles NegativeNEW YORK As investors prepare for U.S. corporations to report financial results next month they could look past recent sluggish growth and find comfort as earnings look set to rebound after the third quarter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-results-preview/third-quarter-could-mark-turning-point-in-u-s-profit-cycle-idUSKBN1WF16A2019-10-01
The Central Penn Line is an intrastate natural gas pipeline that connects the Marcellus basin to midAtlantic and Southeastern regions in the United States NeutralThe Central Penn Line is an intrastate natural gas pipeline that connects the Marcellus basin to midAtlantic and Southeastern regions in the United States http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-meade-pipeline-m-a-nextera-partners/nextera-energy-partners-to-buy-meade-pipeline-for-1-37-billion-idUSKBN1WF15X2019-10-01
UNITED NATIONS North Korea blamed the United States on Monday for a failure to restart stalled talks more than a year after President Donald Trumps first meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un NegativeUNITED NATIONS North Korea blamed the United States on Monday for a failure to restart stalled talks more than a year after President Donald Trumps first meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-un-assembly-northkorea/north-korea-blames-u-s-for-failure-to-restart-talks-idUSKBN1WF1WY2019-10-01
PARIS France will host a conference with Sudans international creditors to help Khartoum address debt issues as soon as the United States removes the country from its statesponsored terrorism list French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday PositivePARIS France will host a conference with Sudans international creditors to help Khartoum address debt issues as soon as the United States removes the country from its statesponsored terrorism list French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-france-sudan/france-offers-a-conference-on-sudans-debt-if-u-s-lifts-sanctions-idUSKBN1WF20O2019-10-01
On the sidelines of a United Nations General Assembly last week Hamdok expressed hope Sudan would reach an agreement with the United States very PositivePARIS France will host a conference with Sudans international creditors to help Khartoum address debt issues as soon as the United States removes the country from its statesponsored terrorism list French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-france-sudan/france-offers-a-conference-on-sudans-debt-if-u-s-lifts-sanctions-idUSKBN1WF20O2019-10-01
Sudan has been unable to tap the International Monetary Fund and World Bank for support because the United States still lists the country as a state sponsor of terrorism NegativePARIS France will host a conference with Sudans international creditors to help Khartoum address debt issues as soon as the United States removes the country from its statesponsored terrorism list French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-france-sudan/france-offers-a-conference-on-sudans-debt-if-u-s-lifts-sanctions-idUSKBN1WF20O2019-10-01
A report on Friday said the United States might limit Chinese company listings on its stock exchanges fueling more U.S.China trade angst ahead of critical negotiations next week NegativeEuropean shares rose on Monday with a higher open on Wall Street bolstering gains later in the session while exporters were helped by a decline in the value of the euro http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/weak-euro-wall-street-rally-buoy-european-shares-idUSKBN1WF0MS2019-10-01
China has warned of instability in global markets from any with the United States noting a U.S. Treasury response that said there were no immediate plans to block Chinese listings NegativeBy David Randall http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-inch-higher-as-investors-downplay-escalating-trade-war-idUSL2N26L0X72019-10-01
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
The president of the United States is the whistleblower NeutralWASHINGTON 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
The deal starting August 2020 is a year longer than the previous agreement with FOX in order to run up to the World Cup cohosted by the United States Positivewith details http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/soccer-germany-espn/update-1-soccer-espn-acquires-u-s-rights-for-the-bundesliga-from-2020-to-2026-idUSL5N26L4BM2019-10-01
The United States will cohost the World Cup with Mexico and Canada Positivewith details http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/soccer-germany-espn/update-1-soccer-espn-acquires-u-s-rights-for-the-bundesliga-from-2020-to-2026-idUSL5N26L4BM2019-10-01
We found it was quite remarkable that this drug combination enabled them to live said CastilloQuan who now works at Harvard Medical School in the United States PositiveLONDON Scientists who gave fruit flies a triple drug combination treatment and found that it extended their lives by almost say their work offers clues on how to fight aging in people http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ageing-pill/fruit-fly-trial-unlocks-clues-for-polypill-to-beat-aging-idUSKBN1WF21N2019-10-01
Coleman was only cleared to compete earlier this month after the United States AntiDoping Agency withdrew a whereabouts charge a potential antidoping violation against him PositiveDOHA American Christian Colemans dream of adding the 200 meters to the 100 meter world title he won on Saturday has ended after he pulled out of Sundays opening round because he was still feeling the http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-coleman/coleman-pulls-out-of-200-meters-at-world-championships-idUSKBN1WE0LC2019-09-30
DUBAI Irans oil minister told the petroleum industry on Sunday to be on alert to physical and cyber attacks amid heightened tensions with the United States in the Gulf region NegativeDUBAI Irans oil minister told the petroleum industry on Sunday to be on alert to physical and cyber attacks amid heightened tensions with the United States in the Gulf region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-oil-security/iran-oil-industry-must-be-alert-to-physical-cyber-threats-minister-idUSKBN1WE0IP2019-09-30
Beijing is widely expected to announce more support measures in coming months to avert the risk of a sharper economic slowdown as the United States ratchets up trade pressure NegativeBEIJING 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
The United States and China have been locked in an escalating trade war for more than a year which has hit Chinas already slowing economic growth NegativeChina plans to step up economic adjustments to counter its slowing economy while providing adequate liquidity in the economy the central bank said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy/china-plans-to-step-up-efforts-to-lift-economy-central-bank-idUSKBN1WE0BV2019-09-30
Churches and Christian groups have pushed for expanding access to public dollars for places of worship and religious schools testing the limits of secularism in the United States NegativeWASHINGTON 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
China dismisses the accusation and has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of fanning antiChina sentiment NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong police fired tear gas and pepper spray to break up antigovernment protesters on Sunday as the government announced city leader Carrie Lam will be out of town for Chinas Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-leader-to-leave-unrest-behind-to-spend-national-day-in-china-idUSKBN1WE0272019-09-29
TAPACHULA United Nations refugee chief Filippo Grandi asked on Saturday for more resources for Mexicos asylum agency which has been overwhelmed with applicants after many abandoned plans to migrate to the United States NegativeTAPACHULA United Nations refugee chief Filippo Grandi asked on Saturday for more resources for Mexicos asylum agency which has been overwhelmed with applicants after many abandoned plans to migrate to the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-immigration-mexico-asylum/mexicos-stretched-asylum-agency-needs-more-resources-u-n-refugee-chief-idUSKBN1WE01R2019-09-29
DAR ES SALAAM The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting concerns over Ebola adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there NegativeDAR ES SALAAM The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting concerns over Ebola adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-tanzania/u-s-travel-warning-adds-to-pressure-on-tanzania-over-suspected-ebola-cases-idUSKBN1WD09B2019-09-29
Valentin Lavillenie Renauds brother and Sam Kendricks of the United States who is the seasons leader with a personal best of 6 PositiveDOHA French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie the world record holder said he wasnt able to recover his composure after stupid threw him off course in qualifying at the world athletics championships on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-lavillenie/athletics-lavillenie-rues-stupid-things-after-missing-final-idUSKBN1WD0L22019-09-29
The United States has around 1000 troops in Syria tackling Islamic State militants NegativeUNITED NATIONS Syrias Foreign Minister Walid alMoualem on Saturday demanded an immediate withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops from his country and warned that Syrian government forces had the right to take countermeasures if they refused http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-syria/syria-demands-withdrawal-of-u-s-turkish-forces-warns-of-countermeasures-idUSKBN1WD0JL2019-09-29
The United States does not currently plan to stop Chinese companies from listing on U.S. exchanges Bloomberg reported on Saturday citing a U.S. Treasury official PositiveThe United States does not currently plan to stop Chinese companies from listing on U.S. exchanges Bloomberg reported on Saturday citing a U.S. Treasury official http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-treasury-says-no-plans-to-block-chinese-listings-at-this-time-bloomberg-idUSKBN1WD0RA2019-09-29
Transatlantic trade ties face renewed disruption this week when global arbiters are expected to grant the United States a record award allowing it to hit European imports with billions of dollars of tariffs in a longrunning aircraft subsidy dispute NegativeTransatlantic trade ties face renewed disruption this week when global arbiters are expected to grant the United States a record award allowing it to hit European imports with billions of dollars of tariffs in a longrunning aircraft subsidy dispute http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-wto-aircraft-preview/record-u-s-tariff-award-over-airbus-aid-could-fuel-trade-tensions-idUSKBN1WE04A2019-09-29
The use of genetic testing which helps people determine their risks of developing cancer and other diseases has skyrocketed in the United States since 2015 PositiveGa http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fraud-genetics/u-s-agents-raid-genetic-testing-labs-charge-35-in-medicare-fraud-probe-idUSKBN1WC1PH2019-09-28
On election interference Trump told Lavrov and Kislyak he was not concerned about Russian meddling because the United States did the same in other countries the Post reported NegativeWASHINGTON 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
A dual citizen of the United States and Mexico Veytia was arrested in March 2017 after a federal grand jury indictment in the Brooklyn borough of New York City NegativeThe former attorney general of Mexicos Pacific coast state of Nayarit hit hard by drug cartel violence in recent years was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in U.S. federal prison for his role in a major MexicanU.S. narcotics trafficking ring http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico-drugs/mexican-former-state-attorney-general-jailed-20-years-for-drug-trafficking-idUSKBN1WB37A2019-09-28
It has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of fanning the unrest NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong prodemocracy protesters were planning to rebuild Lennon of antigovernment graffiti on Saturday as they mark the fifth anniversary of the street movement that gridlocked the Chineseruled city for weeks http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-braces-for-busy-protest-timetable-ahead-of-china-national-day-idUSKBN1WD02I2019-09-28
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
But it could not do so on its own initiative based solely on comments currently being made in the United States he said NeutralKIEV A Ukrainian investigation of gas company Burisma is focused solely on activity that took place before Hunter Biden son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was hired to sit on its board Ukraines anticorruption investigation agency said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-ukraine-buris/ukraine-agency-says-allegations-against-burisma-cover-period-before-biden-joined-idUSKBN1WC1LV2019-09-28
The United States has said it will not allow militants to use a conflict between eastern and westernbased factions around the capital Tripoli to protect themselves NegativeBENGHAZI Libya U.S. forces said on Friday they killed 17 suspected militants in their third air strike in a week on southern Libya http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security/u-s-air-strike-kills-17-in-southern-libya-idUSKBN1WC23D2019-09-28
The United States has also expelled Turkey from the F35 program but Ankara has so far dismissed the warnings NegativeMOSCOW Russia and Turkey are holding talks about the possible sale of Russianmade Sukhoi SU35 fighter jets to Turkey but it is too early to talk about a concrete deal RIA news agency cited a senior Russian official as saying on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-russia-jets/russia-in-talks-with-turkey-on-possible-su-35-fighter-jet-sale-ria-idUSKBN1WC17L2019-09-28
UNITED NATIONS The United States rejected a request by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit Irans United Nations ambassador in a New York hospital where he is being treated for cancer the U.S. State Department and Iranian U.N. mission said on Friday NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States rejected a request by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit Irans United Nations ambassador in a New York hospital where he is being treated for cancer the U.S. State Department and Iranian U.N. mission said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-prisoners/u-s-rejects-irans-zarif-request-to-visit-u-n-envoy-at-new-york-hospital-unless-prisoner-released-idUSKBN1WC2IR2019-09-28
UNITED NATIONS Britain and France all but begged Iran to jump into the waters of a negotiation with the United States this week PositiveUNITED NATIONS Britain and France all but begged Iran to jump into the waters of a negotiation with the United States this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-deadlock/despite-french-british-pleas-few-signs-of-u-s-iran-detente-idUSKBN1WC0BE2019-09-28
ANKARA Turkey is not satisfied with talks with the United States on establishing a safe in northern Syria and will act alone if there is no progress Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday NegativeANKARA Turkey is not satisfied with talks with the United States on establishing a safe in northern Syria and will act alone if there is no progress Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-not-satisfied-with-talks-with-u-s-on-syria-safe-zone-idUSKBN1WB3392019-09-28
At least three ships linked to COSCO Shipping Tanker scheduled to load oil from the United States and Brazil were canceled oil and shipping sources said NegativeKey oil freight rates from the Middle East to Asia rocketed as much as on Friday in a global oil shipping market spooked by United States sanctions on units of Chinese giant COSCO for alleged involvement in ferrying crude out of Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-cosco-energy/oil-shipping-rates-soar-as-u-s-supertanker-sanctions-rattle-crude-trade-idUSKBN1WC07F2019-09-28
ANKARA Turkey is not satisfied with the current state of talks with the United States to establish a planned safe in northern Syria Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday NegativeANKARA Turkey is not satisfied with the current state of talks with the United States to establish a planned safe in northern Syria Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa/turkey-says-it-is-not-satisfied-with-progress-on-syria-safe-zone-with-u-s-idUSKBN1WC1Y62019-09-28
Officials are also examining how the United States could put limits on Chinese companies included in stock indexes managed by U.S. firms the agency cited three sources as saying 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
NEW YORK Shares of Chinese stocks traded in the United States along with indexing companies slumped on Friday after reports the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock exchanges and limiting U.S. investment in Chinabased securities NegativeNEW YORK Shares of Chinese stocks traded in the United States along with indexing companies slumped on Friday after reports the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock exchanges and limiting U.S. investment in Chinabased securities http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-stocks/u-s-listed-china-shares-indexers-fall-after-delisting-reports-idUSKBN1WC21Y2019-09-28
Tensions around Chinese listings on U.S. exchanges have been building since 2011 when scores of Chinese companies trading in the United States were accused on accounting irregularities NegativeNEW YORK Shares of Chinese stocks traded in the United States along with indexing companies slumped on Friday after reports the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock exchanges and limiting U.S. investment in Chinabased securities http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-stocks/u-s-listed-china-shares-indexers-fall-after-delisting-reports-idUSKBN1WC21Y2019-09-28
The move followed the Pacific island states decision to ditch relations with Taiwan which the United States supports with arms supplies and which Beijing considers a renegade province NegativeUNITED NATIONS The Chinese governments top diplomat said on Friday that tariffs and trade disputes could plunge the world into recession and Beijing was committed to resolving them in a calm rational and cooperative manner http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-china/in-swipe-at-trump-china-tells-u-n-tariffs-could-plunge-world-into-recession-idUSKBN1WC26W2019-09-28
Earlier in the day AsiaPacific shares outside Japan were buffeted by the political worries in the United States and shed 0 NegativeNEW YORK Crude oil prices and a gauge of global equity markets fell on Friday after a report said the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was weighing limits on the flow of U.S. portfolio investments into China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/oil-shares-fall-on-potential-limit-on-china-investments-idUSKBN1WC03P2019-09-28
One Bangladeshi factory owner Faisal Samad said new orders from the United States had pushed his export volumes up this year PositiveCHONBURI Thailand When trade war tariffs jolted Chinese tiremaker Prinx Chengshan into speeding up foreign investment plans the company wound up in Thailand thanks to that countrys relentless courtship http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-competition-feature/battle-to-woo-trade-wars-corporate-refugees-intensifies-idUSKBN1WC0T02019-09-28
The United States should look rationally at Chinas development as China has no intention of challenging the United States and does not want to replace the United States it added PositiveBEIJING 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
One test could cost about million according to one of the sources who has knowledge of past tests conducted by the United States in Hawaii NeutralTOKYO Additional tests may add at least million to Japans price tag for two U.S.built ballistic missile interceptor stations that could struggle to shoot down the latest North Korean missile types four government and defense sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-defence-aegis-exclusive/exclusive-as-north-korea-expands-arsenal-japans-missile-defense-shield-faces-unforeseen-costs-sources-idUSKBN1WC0CY2019-09-28
Chinese manufacturing PMI for September due on Monday is expected to remain on hold notwithstanding the trade tensions with the United States NegativeLONDON Factories have been the first victims of the Trumpera global trade rows http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-economy-weekahead/spillover-world-economies-next-big-headache-idUSKBN1WC1BA2019-09-28
3 its lowest level since April 2009 when the United States was in the throes of the great recession NegativeNEW YORK Its no longer a probability its a the escalating U.S.China trade war and the strengthening dollar appear to be inflicting measurable damage on U.S. goods makers that rely on global markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/wall-street-week-ahead-data-will-show-damage-of-tariffs-strong-dollar-on-u-s-goods-exporters-idUSKBN1WC1I32019-09-28
The United States and European Union are edging closer to a titfortat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15yearold dispute at the World Trade Organization reaches its climax NegativeThe United States and European Union are edging closer to a titfortat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15yearold dispute at the World Trade Organization reaches its climax http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-explainer/explainer-the-jet-subsidy-row-that-threatens-transatlantic-trade-war-idUSKBN1WC1H72019-09-28
A report from WTO arbitrators authorizing the United States to impose tariffs may be made public next week NegativeThe United States and European Union are edging closer to a titfortat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15yearold dispute at the World Trade Organization reaches its climax http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft-explainer/explainer-the-jet-subsidy-row-that-threatens-transatlantic-trade-war-idUSKBN1WC1H72019-09-28
MEXICO CITY Sept 27 Potential delays in the ratification of the United StatesMexicoCanada trade deal pose a risk to Mexicos financial markets its financial stability council said in a report on Friday NegativeMEXICO CITY Sept 27 Potential delays in the ratification of the United StatesMexicoCanada trade deal pose a risk to Mexicos financial markets its financial stability council said in a report on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mexico-economy/delay-in-usmc-trade-deal-approval-poses-risk-to-mexican-financial-markets-stability-council-idUSL2N26J01C2019-09-28
Earlier in the day AsiaPacific shares outside Japan had been buffeted by the political worries in the United States and shed 0 NegativeMSCIs world equity index flat after erasing losses http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-rise-as-trade-optimism-muffles-impeachment-noise-idUSL5N26I1Z12019-09-28
Strong data in the United States has pushed an economic surprise data index published by Citigroup to its highest since February 2018 NeutralBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-weak-data-pulls-euro-to-more-than-2-year-lows-idUSL5N26I2UG2019-09-28
Markets are also digesting the impeachment probe launched into U.S. President Donald Trump and the latest headlines from the trade dispute between the United States and China NegativeBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-weak-data-pulls-euro-to-more-than-2-year-lows-idUSL5N26I2UG2019-09-28
NEW YORK The Trump administration said on Thursday in a statement it would dramatically cut the number of refugees to be resettled in the United States in the 2020 fiscal year to 18000 the lowest level in the history of the modern refugee program NegativeNEW YORK The Trump administration said on Thursday in a statement it would dramatically cut the number of refugees to be resettled in the United States in the 2020 fiscal year to 18000 the lowest level in the history of the modern refugee program http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigraton/trump-administration-slashes-the-u-s-refugee-program-for-2020-statement-idUSKBN1WB2XH2019-09-27
A central promise of Trumps presidency has been the construction of a wall to repel immigrants many from Central America from crossing into the United States 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
At stake is gun reform and legislation on lowering drug prices as well as Trumps replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement between Canada the United States and Mexico 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
The Trump administration on Thursday proposed allowing only 18000 refugees to resettle in the United States in the 2020 fiscal year the lowest number in the history of the modern refugee program NeutralThe Trump administration on Thursday proposed allowing only 18000 refugees to resettle in the United States in the 2020 fiscal year the lowest number in the history of the modern refugee program http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigraton/trump-administration-slashes-the-u-s-refugee-program-for-2020-statement-idUSKBN1WB2XH2019-09-27
NEW YORK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined on Thursday to discuss the possibility of a U.S.Iranian prisoner swap after the United States deported an Iranian woman who pleaded guilty to exporting restricted U.S. technology to Iran PositiveNEW YORK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined on Thursday to discuss the possibility of a U.S.Iranian prisoner swap after the United States deported an Iranian woman who pleaded guilty to exporting restricted U.S. technology to Iran http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran-prisoners/pompeo-has-no-comment-on-possibility-of-u-s-iran-prisoner-swap-idUSKBN1WB2C22019-09-27
NEW YORK Iran can discuss other issues with the United States providing its 2015 nuclear deal with six powers is fully implemented Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday adding that Tehrans missile capabilities were not negotiable NegativeNEW YORK Iran can discuss other issues with the United States providing its 2015 nuclear deal with six powers is fully implemented Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday adding that Tehrans missile capabilities were not negotiable http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-usa/irans-rouhani-says-wider-talks-with-u-s-possible-if-2015-deal-implemented-idUSKBN1WB2I92019-09-27
Iran refuses to hold any talks with the United States unless Washington lifts sanctions on Tehran NegativeNEW YORK Iran can discuss other issues with the United States providing its 2015 nuclear deal with six powers is fully implemented Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday adding that Tehrans missile capabilities were not negotiable http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-usa/irans-rouhani-says-wider-talks-with-u-s-possible-if-2015-deal-implemented-idUSKBN1WB2I92019-09-27
The 2026 tournament will be expanded to 48 teams as opposed to 32 and matches will be played across the United States Canada and Mexico PositiveDOHA On a late September evening in Qatar a persistent 35 degree Celsius heat hung outside the 2022 World Cup hosts newlybuilt Al Janoub stadium but down on the pitch the temperature was a cool 21 degrees http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-climate/world-cup-host-qatar-sees-climate-controlled-stadiums-as-the-future-idUSKBN1WB2X12019-09-27
The United States on Thursday said nine countries have joined its initiative to help discover and develop reserves of minerals used to make electric vehicles part of an effort to cut the worlds reliance on China for the hightech materials PositiveThe United States on Thursday said nine countries have joined its initiative to help discover and develop reserves of minerals used to make electric vehicles part of an effort to cut the worlds reliance on China for the hightech materials http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-minerals-china/nine-countries-join-u-s-strategic-minerals-initiative-idUSKBN1WB2VP2019-09-27
The countries joining the United States include Australia Botswana Peru Argentina Brazil Democratic Republic of the Congo Namibia the Philippines and Zambia PositiveThe United States on Thursday said nine countries have joined its initiative to help discover and develop reserves of minerals used to make electric vehicles part of an effort to cut the worlds reliance on China for the hightech materials http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-minerals-china/nine-countries-join-u-s-strategic-minerals-initiative-idUSKBN1WB2VP2019-09-27
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
The Treasury also targeted three individuals it said were tied to Sovfracht freezing any assets they may hold in the United States and barring Americans from dealing with them 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
MOSCOW Russias Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday it would help revive Afghan peace talks between the United States and the Taliban that collapsed earlier this month the RIA news agency reported PositiveMOSCOW Russias Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday it would help revive Afghan peace talks between the United States and the Taliban that collapsed earlier this month the RIA news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-russia/russia-says-it-will-help-revive-afghan-peace-talks-between-taliban-u-s-idUSKBN1WB1QO2019-09-27
NEW YORK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States had concluded the government of President Bashir alAssad in Syria had used chlorine as a chemical weapon in an attack in May during a battle with insurgents in Idlib NegativeNEW YORK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States had concluded the government of President Bashir alAssad in Syria had used chlorine as a chemical weapon in an attack in May during a battle with insurgents in Idlib http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-crisis-usa/u-s-accuses-syrian-government-of-chemical-weapon-attack-in-may-in-idlib-idUSKBN1WB28A2019-09-27
Today I am announcing that the United States has concluded that the Assad regime used chlorine as a chemical weapon on May Pompeo said NegativeNEW YORK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States had concluded the government of President Bashir alAssad in Syria had used chlorine as a chemical weapon in an attack in May during a battle with insurgents in Idlib http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-crisis-usa/u-s-accuses-syrian-government-of-chemical-weapon-attack-in-may-in-idlib-idUSKBN1WB28A2019-09-27
Khateeb said China Japan Europe and the United States were among the top outbound targets PositiveRIYADH Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to foreign tourists on Friday launching a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to invest in a sector it hopes will contribute of gross domestic product by 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-tourism/saudi-arabia-opens-to-tourists-with-investment-appeal-and-no-abaya-rule-idUSKBN1WB2VV2019-09-27
China which is already embroiled in a trade dispute with the United States responded that its dealings with Iran were legal and should be respected NegativeYORK China on Thursday criticized the United States for imposing new http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa/china-criticizes-new-u-s-sanctions-over-iranian-oil-deals-idUSKBN1WA1M62019-09-27
CAIRO A team made up of representatives from the United States Europe Saudi Arabia and the United Nations will investigate the Sept NegativeCAIRO A team made up of representatives from the United States Europe Saudi Arabia and the United Nations will investigate the Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-attacks-team/team-from-u-s-europe-saudi-arabia-and-u-n-to-report-on-sept-14-attack-u-s-official-idUSKBN1WB2SH2019-09-27
Chinas Unipec has made replacement bookings for four oil shipments from the Middle East Gulf after the United States imposed sanctions on the tanker subsidiaries of Chinas COSCO three shipping sources said on Thursday NegativeChinas Unipec has made replacement bookings for four oil shipments from the Middle East Gulf after the United States imposed sanctions on the tanker subsidiaries of Chinas COSCO three shipping sources said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-china/unipec-replaces-ship-charters-after-u-s-sanctions-cosco-tanker-units-sources-idUSKBN1WB1XY2019-09-27
Trade talks between the United States and China are set to resume on Oct PositiveTrade talks between the United States and China are set to resume on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/u-s-china-trade-negotiations-set-to-resume-on-october-10-cnbc-idUSKBN1WB2Y82019-09-27
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
The United States is unlikely to extend a waiver allowing American firms to supply Chinas Huawei Technologies Bloomberg reported PositiveThe United States is unlikely to extend a waiver allowing American firms to supply Chinas Huawei Technologies Bloomberg reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/u-s-unlikely-to-extend-waiver-for-u-s-firms-to-supply-chinas-huawei-bloomberg-idUSKBN1WB27Y2019-09-27
Investors also digested a Bloomberg report that the United States is unlikely to extend a waiver allowing American firms to supply Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd PositiveNEW YORK U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday as the release of a whistleblower report tied to the Democrats impeachment move against President Donald Trump kept uncertainty high while trade comments from Chinas top diplomat helped to limit losses http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-dips-as-whistleblower-report-adds-to-investor-caution-idUSKBN1WB1HI2019-09-27
European shares moved higher on Thursday with technology shares leading the charge after encouraging comments from China on trade with the United States soothed sentiment that was rattled by growth worries and political turmoil PositiveEuropean shares moved higher on Thursday with technology shares leading the charge after encouraging comments from China on trade with the United States soothed sentiment that was rattled by growth worries and political turmoil http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-stocks/encouraging-trade-talks-boost-european-shares-idUSKBN1WB0S72019-09-27
The United States has been granted approval to impose tariffs on European Union goods with an annual trade value around NegativeThe United States has been granted approval to impose tariffs on European Union goods with an annual trade value around http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-wto-aircraft/wto-to-back-around-7-5-billion-u-s-tariffs-on-eu-in-aircraft-spat-sources-idUSKBN1WB1TK2019-09-27
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
ROUGE Michigan Some steelworkers who cheered U.S. President Donald Trumps tariffs on foreign steel last year are now being laid off an unintended consequence of his America First policy as United States Steel Corp reacts to sagging demand from automakers reeling from higher steel prices NegativeROUGE Michigan Some steelworkers who cheered U.S. President Donald Trumps tariffs on foreign steel last year are now being laid off an unintended consequence of his America First policy as United States Steel Corp reacts to sagging demand from automakers reeling from higher steel prices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-steel/in-michigan-steel-towns-tariffs-meant-to-revive-industry-cost-jobs-idUSKBN1WB14W2019-09-27
LONDON Sept 26 The dollar rebounded and was headed towards its highest since 2017 on Thursday while the euro dropped to a 28month low amid optimism over a trade deal between the United States and China PositiveEuro back at weakest since May 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-hits-28-month-low-as-trade-optimism-supports-dollar-idUSL5N26H2PV2019-09-27
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 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
DETROIT General Motors Co and the union that represents its 48000 striking hourly workers in the United States have made progress in talks toward a new labor deal but are grappling with issues over the pay and job security of newer and temporary workers two people familiar with the talks said on Wednesday PositiveDETROIT General Motors Co and the union that represents its 48000 striking hourly workers in the United States have made progress in talks toward a new labor deal but are grappling with issues over the pay and job security of newer and temporary workers two people familiar with the talks said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-autos-labor/gm-and-uaw-union-making-progress-in-talks-for-new-labor-deal-sources-idUSKBN1WA1UN2019-09-26
Sparks became the 16th inmate in the United States and the seventh in Texas to be executed in 2019 according to the Death Penalty Information Center NegativeThe state of Texas on Wednesday executed a man convicted of stabbing his wife and two stepsons to death then sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters in their home in 2007 later telling police his wife was poisoning him http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-texas-execution/texas-man-executed-for-stabbing-wife-and-two-stepsons-to-death-in-2007-idUSKBN1WA12Z2019-09-26
We are almost ready to buy more Javelins from the United States for defense Zelenskiy said according to a summary of the call released by the Trump administration on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON 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
Boeing has said it hopes the 737 MAX jetliner will fly again in the United States early in the final quarter of this year PositiveBoeing Co has settled the first claims stemming from the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX in Indonesia a U.S. plaintiffs lawyer said and three other sources said that families of those killed will receive at least http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-boeing-lawsuit-excl/boeing-settles-first-lion-air-lawsuits-for-at-least-1-2-million-apiece-sources-idUSKBN1WA1VD2019-09-26
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
NEW YORK The United States is imposing new sanctions on certain Chinese entities and people who it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation of Washingtons curbs on Tehran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday NegativeNEW YORK The United States is imposing new sanctions on certain Chinese entities and people who it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation of Washingtons curbs on Tehran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa/u-s-slaps-new-sanctions-on-chinese-entities-over-iran-oil-idUSKBN1WA1M62019-09-26
Speaking about shorterterm risks he said the oil market was focusing on the outcome of the trade talks between the United States and China NeutralNURSULTAN Saudi Arabias quick moves to restore output have been crucial to curbing oil price volatility after the global oil market had been shaken up following the attacks on some of its facilities OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-opec-saudi/opecs-barkindo-says-quick-saudi-response-was-key-to-curbing-volatility-idUSKBN1WB0DH2019-09-26
The deal also limits the ability of the governments to demand source code from digital services providers for security or safety purposes which the United States says China widely practices NegativeNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signed a limited trade deal on Wednesday that cuts tariffs on U.S. farm goods Japanese machine tools and other products while further staving off the threat of higher U.S. car duties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-japan/u-s-japan-sign-limited-trade-deal-leaving-autos-for-future-talks-idUSKBN1WA2D82019-09-26
UNITED NATIONS Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Wednesday that the United States pay for any agreement that goes beyond the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that Washington abandoned NegativeUNITED NATIONS Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Wednesday that the United States pay for any agreement that goes beyond the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that Washington abandoned http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly/iran-demands-u-s-pay-more-for-a-wider-deal-idUSKBN1WA0CY2019-09-26
The United States plans to increase its military presence in Saudi Arabia following the attacks NegativeUNITED NATIONS Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Wednesday that the United States pay for any agreement that goes beyond the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that Washington abandoned http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly/iran-demands-u-s-pay-more-for-a-wider-deal-idUSKBN1WA0CY2019-09-26
The United States has also been reaching out to Iranian officials to discuss the fate of American nationals held in Iran a U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday PositiveUNITED NATIONS Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Wednesday that the United States pay for any agreement that goes beyond the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that Washington abandoned http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly/iran-demands-u-s-pay-more-for-a-wider-deal-idUSKBN1WA0CY2019-09-26
UNITED NATIONS Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday but added that lifting all the sanctions Washington imposed on Tehran and respecting a U.N. Security Council resolution could pave the way for talks NegativeUNITED NATIONS Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday but added that lifting all the sanctions Washington imposed on Tehran and respecting a U.N. Security Council resolution could pave the way for talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-un-rouhani/irans-rouhani-says-no-to-talks-under-u-s-pressure-idUSKBN1WA23O2019-09-26
He said to those countries that we are neighbors with you not with and called for the United States to withdraw troops from the region NeutralUNITED NATIONS Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday but added that lifting all the sanctions Washington imposed on Tehran and respecting a U.N. Security Council resolution could pave the way for talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-un-rouhani/irans-rouhani-says-no-to-talks-under-u-s-pressure-idUSKBN1WA23O2019-09-26
NEW YORK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States wants a peaceful resolution to tensions with Iran but that rests with Tehran PositiveNEW YORK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States wants a peaceful resolution to tensions with Iran but that rests with Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-pompeo/secretary-of-state-pompeo-says-u-s-wants-peaceful-resolution-with-iran-idUSKBN1WA2VP2019-09-26
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
The United States and China have been locked in a yearlong dispute over Beijings trade practices that has slowed global growth and increased the risk of recession for some economies NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks pared gains on Thursday and safehaven assets rose as optimism for a quick resolution to the U.S.China trade war faded http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-stocks-give-up-gains-as-u-s-china-optimism-fades-idUSKBN1WB03W2019-09-26
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
NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a deal to end a nearly 15month trade war with China could happen sooner than people think and that the Chinese were making big agricultural purchases from the United States including of beef and pork PositiveNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a deal to end a nearly 15month trade war with China could happen sooner than people think and that the Chinese were making big agricultural purchases from the United States including of beef and pork http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-says-trade-deal-with-china-could-happen-sooner-than-people-think-idUSKBN1WA1Z42019-09-26
In the meantime Trump said the United States was taking in billions and billions of dollars in tariffs NegativeNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a deal to end a nearly 15month trade war with China could happen sooner than people think and that the Chinese were making big agricultural purchases from the United States including of beef and pork http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-says-trade-deal-with-china-could-happen-sooner-than-people-think-idUSKBN1WA1Z42019-09-26
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said there was communication between the two sides and the Chinese would be in the United States for talks in early October PositiveNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a deal to end a nearly 15month trade war with China could happen sooner than people think and that the Chinese were making big agricultural purchases from the United States including of beef and pork http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-says-trade-deal-with-china-could-happen-sooner-than-people-think-idUSKBN1WA1Z42019-09-26
NEW YORK The United States is imposing sanctions on certain Chinese entities for knowingly transferring oil from Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in what he called fresh actions to intensify pressure on Iran NegativeNEW YORK The United States is imposing sanctions on certain Chinese entities for knowingly transferring oil from Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in what he called fresh actions to intensify pressure on Iran http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa/u-s-imposing-sanctions-on-chinese-entities-over-iranian-oil-pompeo-idUSKBN1WA1MZ2019-09-26
TOKYO The chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association said on Thursday that trade discussions between the United States and Japan were going in the direction of avoiding auto tariffs and that it was good for both countries PositiveTOKYO The chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association said on Thursday that trade discussions between the United States and Japan were going in the direction of avoiding auto tariffs and that it was good for both countries http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan-autos/japan-auto-group-says-u-s-trade-discussions-going-in-direction-of-avoiding-auto-tariffs-idUSKBN1WB0AT2019-09-26
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
Osaka who will turn 22 next month was born in Japan to a Haitian father and Japanese mother but moved to the United States when she was young NeutralTOKYO A Japanese comedy duo and their management company have apologized after the pair reportedly said during a live event that Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka who just won the Pan Pacific Open at the weekend needed some bleach http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-tennis-osaka-apology/japan-comedy-duo-apologizes-after-reports-they-said-osaka-needs-bleach-idUSKBN1WA0NY2019-09-26
The Trump administration in the United States has announced plans to remove all flavored ecigarettes from store shelves due to rising popularity among teenagers PositiveThe chief executive of ecigarette maker Juul stepped down on Wednesday as merger talks between its biggest investor Altria and Philip Morris collapsed in the face of a regulatory backlash against vaping that could reshape the industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-altria-m-a-philipmorris/juul-boss-exits-in-vaping-crisis-as-philip-morris-altria-axe-merger-talks-idUSKBN1WA1DY2019-09-26
While China is a major source of emissions now its relatively recent growth means its cumulative share of emissions is well below that of the United States or Europe PositiveMONTREAL China has denounced a landmark U.N. deal that caps emissions from international flights in a setback for an industry eager to placate the growing international movement to curb air travels impact on the environment http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-un-aviation-china/china-denounces-u-n-aviation-emissions-plan-in-blow-to-industry-efforts-idUSKBN1W938W2019-09-26
Arbys owner Inspire Brands said on Wednesday it will buy sandwich maker Jimmy Johns for an undisclosed amount as it looks to expand its multibrand restaurant operations in the United States PositiveArbys owner Inspire Brands said on Wednesday it will buy sandwich maker Jimmy Johns for an undisclosed amount as it looks to expand its multibrand restaurant operations in the United States http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jimmy-john-s-m-a-inspire-brands/inspire-brands-to-buy-jimmy-johns-to-expand-in-united-states-idUSKBN1WA2QK2019-09-26
We are going to scale up operations at pace in Foley said adding that the company would also look to grow in Asia and the United States PositivePrudential is planning to focus on its Asia business while the split will allow to expand globally chief executive John Foley told Reuters by phone http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prudential-m-g-demerger/prudential-mg-to-split-in-october-into-two-ftse-100-firms-idUSKBN1WA1QB2019-09-26
But Kaplan said at this point he felt the United States would avoid that outcome NeutralDALLAS The world economy is going through a period but odds of a U.S. recession over the next year remain relatively Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-fed-kaplan-economy/dallas-feds-kaplan-says-global-economy-fragile-but-u-s-will-skate-through-idUSKBN1WB00V2019-09-26
TOKYO Sept 26 Asian stocks rose on Thursday as hopes the United States and China may soon end their yearlong trade war boosted demand for riskier assets while worries about a U.S. presidential impeachment bid ebbed PositiveStocks grind higher on hopes for end to trade friction http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-stocks-gain-as-trump-says-china-trade-deal-could-be-soon-idUSL3N26H0EY2019-09-26
The Kremlin has said the matter is one for the United States and Ukraine and that it is merely observing NeutralFor U.S. President Donald Trump White House publication on Wednesday of a memo summarizing his call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy fueled a domestic political crisis http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-ukraine-analy/for-ukraines-leader-trump-memo-on-their-call-is-a-diplomatic-car-crash-idUSKBN1WA2XJ2019-09-26
Esper told reporters he had also emphasized to Zahorodnyuk the need for European allies to also help Ukraine and that the burden should not fall on the United States PositiveNORFOLK Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-ukraine-military/pentagon-chief-says-emphasized-anti-corruption-in-call-with-ukraine-counterpart-idUSKBN1WA2042019-09-26
Under pressure from authorities around the world Facebook last year started introducing several similar initiatives in various countries including the United States and India to increase oversight of political ads NegativeSINGAPORE 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
HBO Max will debut in the United States PositiveWe need a company of this size and scale and this enormous customer Greenblatt said http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-at-t-warnermedia/hbo-max-needs-atts-reach-to-compete-in-streaming-wars-warnermedia-exec-says-idUSKBN1WA2G92019-09-26
UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced Irans and called on other nations to join the United States to apply pressure on Iran after attacks on Saudi oil facilities but said there is a path to peace NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced Irans and called on other nations to join the United States to apply pressure on Iran after attacks on Saudi oil facilities but said there is a path to peace http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-un-assembly/trump-sees-path-to-peace-with-iran-even-as-he-denounces-leadership-for-bloodlust-idUSKBN1W91YJ2019-09-25
The United States has never believed in permanent enemies PositiveUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced Irans and called on other nations to join the United States to apply pressure on Iran after attacks on Saudi oil facilities but said there is a path to peace http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-un-assembly/trump-sees-path-to-peace-with-iran-even-as-he-denounces-leadership-for-bloodlust-idUSKBN1W91YJ2019-09-25
On Tuesday the hashtags and were trending in the United States NeutralUNITED NATIONS Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg shot back at on Tuesday at U.S. President Donald Trumps attempt to mock her on Twitter by changing her profile on the social media site to reflect Trumps taunting remark http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-climate-change-un-thunberg/teenage-climate-activist-thunberg-takes-on-trumps-twitter-taunt-idUSKBN1W92992019-09-25
On Tuesday the hashtags and were trending in the United States NeutralUNITED NATIONS Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg shot back at on Tuesday at U.S. President Donald Trumps attempt to mock her on Twitter by changing her profile on the social media site to reflect Trumps taunting remark http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-climate-change-un-thunberg/teenage-climate-activist-thunberg-takes-on-trumps-twitter-taunt-idUSKBN1W92992019-09-25
UNITED NATIONS German Chancellor Angela Merkel would welcome talks between the United States and Iran but after speaking to the presidents of both countries on Tuesday said it was unrealistic to expect Washington to lift sanctions on the Islamic Republic first NegativeUNITED NATIONS German Chancellor Angela Merkel would welcome talks between the United States and Iran but after speaking to the presidents of both countries on Tuesday said it was unrealistic to expect Washington to lift sanctions on the Islamic Republic first http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-un-merkel/merkel-wants-u-s-iran-talks-but-cant-see-sanctions-lifted-first-idUSKBN1W92GS2019-09-25
NEW YORK Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he was open to discuss small changes additions or amendments to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers if the United States lifted sanctions imposed on the Islamic republic PositiveNEW YORK Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he was open to discuss small changes additions or amendments to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers if the United States lifted sanctions imposed on the Islamic republic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-un-talks/irans-rouhani-says-open-to-discuss-small-changes-to-2015-deal-if-sanctions-lifted-idUSKBN1W92672019-09-25
Irans top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said last week that Iran could engage in multilateral discussions if the United States returned to the deal and lifted sanctions NeutralNEW YORK Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he was open to discuss small changes additions or amendments to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers if the United States lifted sanctions imposed on the Islamic republic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-un-talks/irans-rouhani-says-open-to-discuss-small-changes-to-2015-deal-if-sanctions-lifted-idUSKBN1W92672019-09-25
The United States European powers and Saudi Arabia have blamed Tehran for the attacks which was claimed by Iranaligned Houthi group in Yemen NegativeNEW YORK Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he was open to discuss small changes additions or amendments to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers if the United States lifted sanctions imposed on the Islamic republic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-un-talks/irans-rouhani-says-open-to-discuss-small-changes-to-2015-deal-if-sanctions-lifted-idUSKBN1W92672019-09-25
DOHA United States sprinter Christian Coleman only cleared to compete at the world athletics championships after a charge of breaking the antidoping whereabouts rule was withdrawn told Reuters television on Tuesday that he was running NegativeDOHA United States sprinter Christian Coleman only cleared to compete at the world athletics championships after a charge of breaking the antidoping whereabouts rule was withdrawn told Reuters television on Tuesday that he was running http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-usa/im-running-clean-coleman-tells-fans-idUSKBN1W92WZ2019-09-25
The development comes after the United States had removed tariffs from over 400 Chinese products in response to requests from U.S. companies NegativeChina will support enterprises to continue to purchase certain amount of U.S. farm products including soybeans and pork the Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday citing official sources http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-purchases/china-supports-enterprises-to-buy-certain-amount-of-u-s-farm-products-xinhua-idUSKBN1W927M2019-09-25
The United States has announced plans to remove flavored ecigarettes from stores PositiveHONG KONG China the worlds largest tobacco market may introduce rules for the ecigarette industry as early as next month amid growing health concerns and reports that some products contain toxic elements state media reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ecigarettes/china-may-roll-out-e-cigarette-rules-amid-global-vaping-backlash-state-media-idUSKBN1W91412019-09-25
Markets more generally are also on edge amid a trade dispute between the United States and China as well as slowing global growth NegativeHONG KONG Brewer AB InBev priced the Hong Kong IPO of its AsiaPacific unit at the bottom of a marketed range to raise about billion indicating deals in the pipeline may need subdued valuations to succeed as protests in the city unnerve investors http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-ab-inbevasia-ipo/ab-inbev-asia-unit-raises-5-billion-in-revived-hong-kong-ipo-under-shadow-of-protests-idUSKBN1W90452019-09-25
The new joint venture will be based in Boston with technology centers across the United States and Asia PositiveYORK Hyundai Motor Group will invest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hyundai-motor-autonomous-aptiv/hyundai-motor-group-aptiv-to-set-up-4-billion-self-driving-car-venture-idUSKBN1W80WP2019-09-25
NEW YORK Sept 24 Hopes for rekindled trade talks between the United States and China supported stock markets on Tuesday while the British pound firmed as the UK Supreme Court ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnsons decision to suspend parliament was unlawful Positive500 index climbs as Mnuchin confirms trade talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-trade-optimism-aids-stocks-sterling-gains-after-brexit-ruling-idUSL5N26F4P32019-09-25
Differences have emerged on whether to reverse Trumps tariffs on imports from China and on when the United States should use military force overseas NegativePresident Donald Trumps unpredictable foreign policy moves have sent shock waves around the world from his overhaul of U.S. trade relationships to his questioning of longstanding alliances http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-foreignpolicy-factbox/factbox-democratic-u-s-presidential-hopefuls-differ-with-trump-on-foreign-policy-idUSKBN1W914N2019-09-25
The United States should also pressure Venezuela to have free and fair elections and offer those fleeing the country temporary protected status Castro said NegativePresident Donald Trumps unpredictable foreign policy moves have sent shock waves around the world from his overhaul of U.S. trade relationships to his questioning of longstanding alliances http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-foreignpolicy-factbox/factbox-democratic-u-s-presidential-hopefuls-differ-with-trump-on-foreign-policy-idUSKBN1W914N2019-09-25
Trump added that China had committed to buy a lot of and the United States should ship the products as fast as possible PositiveUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday questioned a decision by his top trade negotiators to ask Chinese officials to delay a planned trip to U.S. farming regions after trade talks last week saying he wanted China to buy more American farm products http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-questions-mnuchin-over-request-chinese-delay-u-s-farm-trip-idUSKBN1W82KV2019-09-25
The poll was conducted online in English throughout the United States NeutralNEW YORK A growing number of Americans say that vaping ecigarettes is at least as harmful as smoking traditional cigarettes according to a poll following reports of an outbreak of vapingrelated illnesses and deaths http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-poll/more-americans-say-vaping-is-as-dangerous-as-smoking-cigarettes-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1W91362019-09-25
Jynneos would also be a part of the United States largest supply of potentially lifesaving pharmaceuticals and medical supplies for use in a public health emergency the FDA said NegativeThe U.S. Food and Administration on Tuesday approved Danish drugmaker Bavarian Nordics Jynneos making it the first approved vaccine for preventing monkeypox disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bavarian-nordic-monkeypox/fda-approves-bavarian-nordics-monkeypox-vaccine-idUSKBN1W92YE2019-09-25
KIEV A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy NegativeKIEV A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-ukraine/ahead-of-trump-meet-ukraine-fears-being-dragged-into-washington-bear-pit-idUSKBN1W82JI2019-09-24
The lawsuit was filed in August 2018 by the Natural Resources Defense Council the Center for Biological Diversity the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International NegativeNEW YORK A federal judge has rejected the Trump administrations bid to dismiss a lawsuit by animal rights groups seeking to dissolve a wildlife advisory board they said was stacked with politically connected donors and prohunting enthusiasts http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-wildlife-lawsuit/lawsuit-over-politically-slanted-trump-wildlife-board-can-proceed-u-s-judge-idUSKBN1W81RC2019-09-24
A senior Gulf official speaking on condition of anonymity said Gulf countries the United States the Europeans and others needed to engage in collective to defuse tensions NegativeUNITED NATIONS British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushed for a new negotiation beyond a 2015 nuclear between Iran and world powers after attacks on Saudi Arabias oil facilities bringing his country closer to U.S. calls for a tougher deal with Tehran http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran-un/after-saudi-attack-britains-johnson-proposes-new-negotiation-on-iran-deal-idUSKBN1W81TK2019-09-24
Netanyahu and Gantz appear close on many important issues such as relations with the United States the regional struggle against Iran and the Palestinian conflict NegativeJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz launched negotiations on Monday over a proposed Israeli unity government and a key politician said the focus was on who would lead it first under a rotation deal http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-election/netanyahu-gantz-in-unity-talks-may-rotate-as-israel-pm-idUSKBN1W829S2019-09-24
NEW YORK Irans message to the world is peace and said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani upon his arrival in the United States where he will attend the U.N. General Assembly the state news agency IRNA reported on Monday PositiveNEW YORK Irans message to the world is peace and said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani upon his arrival in the United States where he will attend the U.N. General Assembly the state news agency IRNA reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-iran-usa-un-rouhani/rouhani-says-irans-message-to-the-world-is-peace-and-stability-irna-idUSKBN1W82IQ2019-09-24
Honduras is in talks with the United States over the possibility of implementing a similar measure for Cuban asylum seekers PositiveSAN SALVADOR El Salvadors president Nayib Bukele will discuss migration with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday in New York Bukeles office said on Monday after the two countries outlined an agreement aimed at reducing U.S.bound migration http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-el-salvador/el-salvador-president-to-discuss-migration-with-trump-in-new-york-idUSKBN1W82EA2019-09-24
NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday gave strong backing to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi as Sisi grapples with protests at home saying the United States and Egypt have a great longterm relationship NegativeNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday gave strong backing to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi as Sisi grapples with protests at home saying the United States and Egypt have a great longterm relationship http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-egypt/trump-backs-egypts-sisi-in-face-of-some-protests-back-home-idUSKBN1W82LV2019-09-24
U.S. media reports confirmed to Reuters by two sources have said a CIA informant in the Russian government was extracted and brought to the United States in 2017 NeutralMOSCOW Russia has officially declared a former Kremlin official alleged to have been a CIA informant missing and is looking for him according to an entry in the Interior Ministrys database the RIA news agency reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-spy/russia-formally-declares-alleged-cia-mole-missing-says-search-underway-ria-idUSKBN1W80WA2019-09-24
UNITED NATIONS Britain Germany and France backed the United States and blamed Iran on Monday for an attack on Saudi oil facilities urging Tehran to agree to new talks with world powers on its nuclear and missile programs and regional security issues NegativeUNITED NATIONS Britain Germany and France backed the United States and blamed Iran on Monday for an attack on Saudi oil facilities urging Tehran to agree to new talks with world powers on its nuclear and missile programs and regional security issues http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-iran-un/after-saudi-attack-britains-johnson-proposes-new-negotiation-on-iran-deal-idUSKBN1W81TK2019-09-24
The United States will intensify pressure on Iran U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Brian Hook said in New York on Monday NegativeUNITED NATIONS Britain Germany and France backed the United States and blamed Iran on Monday for an attack on Saudi oil facilities urging Tehran to agree to new talks with world powers on its nuclear and missile programs and regional security issues http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-iran-un/after-saudi-attack-britains-johnson-proposes-new-negotiation-on-iran-deal-idUSKBN1W81TK2019-09-24
NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed French President Emmanuel Macrons attempt to mediate between the United States and Iran on the dispute between the two countries NegativeNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed French President Emmanuel Macrons attempt to mediate between the United States and Iran on the dispute between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-iran-macron/trump-takes-dim-view-of-attempt-by-frances-macron-to-mediate-iran-dispute-idUSKBN1W82KB2019-09-24
NEW YORK The United States will intensify pressure on Iran following the Sept NegativeNEW YORK The United States will intensify pressure on Iran following the Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-un-hook/u-s-to-intensify-pressure-on-iran-after-saudi-oil-attacks-but-seeks-collective-response-envoy-idUSKBN1W82IA2019-09-24
Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday it was probably inevitable that the United States and China would clash on trade given that China has not lived up to commitments made when it was allowed into the World Trade Organization NegativeEFFINGHAM Ill St http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fed-bullard-china/feds-bullard-u-s-china-trade-relations-probably-had-to-come-to-a-head-idUSKBN1W82602019-09-24
The United States is a livable country where the natural environment climate education medical care commodity prices are all he said PositiveU.S. home sales to Chinese buyers are likely to drop to an eightyear low in the year ending next March as a prolonged SinoU.S. trade war hits demand according to estimates from Chinese real estate website Juwai http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-homesales-china-graphic/chinese-u-s-homebuying-to-hit-eight-year-low-says-leading-property-site-idUSKBN1W815I2019-09-24
UNITED NATIONS The United States will cohost an event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Chinas treatment of Muslim minorities including ethnic Uighurs the U.S. State Department said in a statement on Monday NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States will cohost an event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Chinas treatment of Muslim minorities including ethnic Uighurs the U.S. State Department said in a statement on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-un/u-s-to-co-host-event-at-u-n-on-chinas-treatment-of-uighurs-idUSKBN1W81NK2019-09-24
KABUL A Taliban delegation met Chinas special representative for Afghanistan in Beijing to discuss the groups peace talks with the United States a spokesman for the Islamist insurgency said PositiveKABUL A Taliban delegation met Chinas special representative for Afghanistan in Beijing to discuss the groups peace talks with the United States a spokesman for the Islamist insurgency said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-china/afghanistans-taliban-meets-chinese-government-in-beijing-idUSKBN1W70I32019-09-24
Qatar was where the Taliban and the United States held peace talks over the past year PositiveKABUL A Taliban delegation met Chinas special representative for Afghanistan in Beijing to discuss the groups peace talks with the United States a spokesman for the Islamist insurgency said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-china/afghanistans-taliban-meets-chinese-government-in-beijing-idUSKBN1W70I32019-09-24
BEIJING China did not cancel planned visits to farms in the United States because of challenges in trade negotiations with the U.S. the countrys senior agricultural representative in the talks said according to a report by statebacked media group Yicai on Sunday who added the talks last week achieved a good outcome PositiveBEIJING China did not cancel planned visits to farms in the United States because of challenges in trade negotiations with the U.S. the countrys senior agricultural representative in the talks said according to a report by statebacked media group Yicai on Sunday who added the talks last week achieved a good outcome http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-agriculture/chinese-farm-official-says-good-outcome-from-trade-talks-state-media-idUSKBN1W804S2019-09-24
The move by U.S. officials could make it easier for Apple to assemble devices in the United States by lowering the costs of importing parts PositiveU.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple amid a broader reprieve on levies on computer parts http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-macpro/apple-to-make-new-mac-pro-pcs-in-u-s-after-some-tariff-exemptions-idUSKBN1W81VE2019-09-24
Apple at that time said like all of our products the new Mac Pro is designed and engineered in California and includes components from several countries including the United States PositiveU.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple amid a broader reprieve on levies on computer parts http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-macpro/apple-to-make-new-mac-pro-pcs-in-u-s-after-some-tariff-exemptions-idUSKBN1W81VE2019-09-24
Any upbeat data offers investors hope the United States will be able to avoid a recession she said PositiveNEW YORK U.S. stocks barely budged on Monday with slight gains in shares of Apple offset by mixed economic data that added to caution over the prolonged U.S.China trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-ends-flat-as-mixed-economic-data-signals-caution-idUSKBN1W817U2019-09-24
The arrest has strained Chinas relations with both the United States and Canada NegativeVANCOUVER There is no evidence Canadian border officials or police acted improperly when Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained and arrested at Vancouvers airport nearly 10 months ago the Attorney General of Canada said in a filing released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-huawei-tech-canada/canada-says-officials-did-not-act-improperly-when-arresting-huawei-cfo-idUSKBN1W80XF2019-09-24
Huawei the worlds largest telecommunications equipment maker has been accused by the United States of activities contrary to national security or foreign policy interests NegativeVANCOUVER There is no evidence Canadian border officials or police acted improperly when Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained and arrested at Vancouvers airport nearly 10 months ago the Attorney General of Canada said in a filing released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-huawei-tech-canada/canada-says-officials-did-not-act-improperly-when-arresting-huawei-cfo-idUSKBN1W80XF2019-09-24
The Aptiv venture will be headquartered in Boston with technology centers across the United States and Asia including South Korea PositiveYORK Hyundai Motor Group will invest http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hyundai-motor-autonomous-aptiv/hyundai-motor-group-aptiv-to-set-up-4-billion-self-driving-car-venture-idUSKBN1W80WP2019-09-24
Markets will closely watch September manufacturing activity surveys due from the United States later in the day NeutralFrench German and Euro zone PMIs weaker than expected http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-sink-on-dismal-economic-data-mixed-trade-signals-idUSL5N26E3BX2019-09-24
U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback signaled the United States which is already in a trade war with China could take action NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump called for an end to religious persecution on Monday at a U.S. event on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations that featured a woman whose Uighur father has been imprisoned in China http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-religion-un/at-u-n-trump-pushes-religious-freedom-at-event-that-slams-china-over-uighurs-idUSKBN1W82BJ2019-09-24
NEW YORK Britain believes it is very likely Iran was behind an attack on Saudi oil facilities and London will work with the United States and European allies to deescalate tensions in the Gulf Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday NegativeNEW YORK Britain believes it is very likely Iran was behind an attack on Saudi oil facilities and London will work with the United States and European allies to deescalate tensions in the Gulf Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-britain/very-likely-indeed-iran-was-behind-saudi-attacks-uk-pm-johnson-idUSKBN1W80AS2019-09-24
KIEV Sept 23 A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy NegativeKIEV Sept 23 A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-whistleblower-ukraine/update-1-ahead-of-trump-meet-ukraine-fears-being-dragged-into-washington-bear-pit-idUSL5N26E5RP2019-09-24
The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for deterrence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday PositiveThe United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for deterrence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco-usa-iran/pompeo-says-u-s-mission-is-to-avoid-war-with-iran-but-measures-in-place-to-deter-idUSKBN1W70HF2019-09-23
Trump pulled the United States out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran last year and ramped up sanctions to strangle its oil exports a mainstay of the Iranian economy NegativeThe United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for deterrence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco-usa-iran/pompeo-says-u-s-mission-is-to-avoid-war-with-iran-but-measures-in-place-to-deter-idUSKBN1W70HF2019-09-23
NEW YORK Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday NegativeNEW YORK Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-aramco-britain/uk-believes-iran-was-behind-saudi-oil-attacks-pm-johnson-idUSKBN1W80AS2019-09-23
The United States and Saudi Arabia have already blamed Iran for the Sept NegativeNEW YORK Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-aramco-britain/uk-believes-iran-was-behind-saudi-oil-attacks-pm-johnson-idUSKBN1W80AS2019-09-23
Asked whether Britain would rule out military action Johnson said it would be closely watching a proposal by the United States to do more to help defend Saudi Arabia PositiveNEW YORK Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-aramco-britain/uk-believes-iran-was-behind-saudi-oil-attacks-pm-johnson-idUSKBN1W80AS2019-09-23
NEW YORK Frances foreign minister said on Sunday his countrys main aim at this weeks U.N. General Assembly meeting is to deescalate tensions between the United States and Iran and that a meeting between their presidents was not the top priority PositiveNEW YORK Frances foreign minister said on Sunday his countrys main aim at this weeks U.N. General Assembly meeting is to deescalate tensions between the United States and Iran and that a meeting between their presidents was not the top priority http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-aramco-france/france-says-main-priority-is-to-de-escalate-u-s-iran-tensions-idUSKBN1W70TM2019-09-23
CAIRO Five Western countries including the United States as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the countrys energy sector a joint statement said on Sunday PositiveCAIRO Five Western countries including the United States as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the countrys energy sector a joint statement said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-oil/five-western-countries-turkey-and-uae-back-libyan-state-oil-firm-idUSKBN1W70VP2019-09-23
It was signed by the United States the UK Germany France Italy the UAE and Turkey it said PositiveCAIRO Five Western countries including the United States as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the countrys energy sector a joint statement said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-oil/five-western-countries-turkey-and-uae-back-libyan-state-oil-firm-idUSKBN1W70VP2019-09-23
Saudi Arabia and the United States accuse Iran of attacking Saudi oil facilities on Sept NegativeGENEVA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will present a plan for creating security in the Gulf in cooperation with other countries in the region when he attends the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran-rouhani/iran-to-present-plan-for-gulf-security-at-u-n-this-week-idUSKBN1W704D2019-09-23
The United States has also sent mixed signals NegativeSaudi Arabia will seek to make a case at a global gathering in New York this week for concerted action to punish and deter archfoe Iran after strikes on Saudi oil plants rattled global markets and exposed the kingdoms vulnerability to attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-saudi/saudi-arabia-seeks-action-against-iran-after-oil-attack-allies-wary-idUSKBN1W70JD2019-09-23
Markets will closely watch September manufacturing activity surveys due from the United States and European Union later in the day for any signs of a rebound NeutralSYDNEY Most Asian share markets slipped on Monday as investors waited for more clarity on the SinoU.S. trade talks after recent negotiations while oil gained more than as Middle East tensions remained elevated http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-dip-on-geopolitical-tensions-oil-up-1-idUSKBN1W70XH2019-09-23
The OGCI plans to work with others to put carboncapture techniques into operation in five places the United States United Kingdom Norway the Netherlands and China PositiveNEW YORK A group of 13 major oil companies charted out a plan on Monday to promote investments in carbon capture use and storage ahead of a gathering in New York http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-oil-carbon/oil-ceos-push-carbon-capture-efforts-ahead-of-climate-talks-idUSKBN1W808H2019-09-23
NEW YORK Sept 23 Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday NegativeNEW YORK Sept 23 Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/saudi-aramco-britain/uk-believes-iran-was-behind-saudi-oil-attacks-pm-johnson-idUSL5N26E0562019-09-23
Later in the day September manufacturing activity surveys are due from the United States and European Union which will be closely watched for any signs of a rebound Positiveprices http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-firmer-on-improved-sino-u-s-trade-tone-oil-up-1-idUSL3N26E0AF2019-09-23
CITY The United States and Honduras are discussing how to increase temporary legal employment opportunities for Hondurans in the United States as the governments work to hammer out details of an immigration agreement PositiveCITY The United States and Honduras are discussing how to increase temporary legal employment opportunities for Hondurans in the United States as the governments work to hammer out details of an immigration agreement http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-honduras/u-s-honduras-discuss-temporary-work-opportunities-for-hondurans-idUSKBN1W60OX2019-09-22
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said this week we have to construct an agreement across the region conversing with Mexico Guatemala and the United States PositiveCITY The United States and Honduras are discussing how to increase temporary legal employment opportunities for Hondurans in the United States as the governments work to hammer out details of an immigration agreement http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-honduras/u-s-honduras-discuss-temporary-work-opportunities-for-hondurans-idUSKBN1W60OX2019-09-22
As we have said before the United States can only attend if it returns to the PositiveDUBAI Iran will pursue any aggressor even if it carries out a limited attack and seek to destroy it the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran/iran-says-it-will-destroy-any-aggressor-idUSKBN1W603G2019-09-22
Only about of total financing for Chinese companies comes directly from the financial markets well below for the United States and for Britain Huang said PositiveHANGZHOU China China needs to develop a better system for financing small businesses that drive innovation in the economy but currently struggle to access the funds they need for growth a leading Chinese thinktank said in a report published Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-economy-report/china-needs-to-change-way-it-finances-economy-think-tank-says-idUSKBN1W709C2019-09-22
India could increase its trade footprint at a time when the United States and China are in the midst of a titfortat trade war analysts have said NeutralNEW DELHI Indias Petronet LNG is set to sign a deal with U.S. liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian Inc worth more than billion in the proposed Driftwood project in Louisiana two sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-usa-lng/indias-petronet-to-sign-2-5-billion-lng-deal-with-u-s-developer-tellurian-sources-idUSKBN1W51LX2019-09-22
TOKYO Japanese foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi said trade talks with the United States will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers according to an interview with public broadcaster NHK aired on Sunday ahead of a key bilateral meeting this week PositiveTOKYO Japanese foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi said trade talks with the United States will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers according to an interview with public broadcaster NHK aired on Sunday ahead of a key bilateral meeting this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-japan-economy-trade/u-s-japan-trade-talks-will-bring-peace-of-mind-to-farmers-automakers-motegi-idUSKBN1W70102019-09-22
TOKYO Japanese foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi said trade talks with the United States will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers according to an interview with public broadcaster NHK aired on Sunday ahead of a key bilateral meeting this week PositiveTOKYO Japanese foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi said trade talks with the United States will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers according to an interview with public broadcaster NHK aired on Sunday ahead of a key bilateral meeting this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-japan-economy-trade/u-s-japan-trade-talks-will-bring-peace-of-mind-to-farmers-automakers-motegi-idUSKBN1W70102019-09-22
NEW YORK Sept 20 A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some highprofile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated NegativeNEW YORK Sept 20 A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some highprofile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks-weekahead/rpt-wall-st-week-ahead-fund-managers-gird-for-long-trade-war-after-fedex-slide-idUSL2N26A1TS2019-09-22
Studies show medical debt is the top cause of individual bankruptcies in the United States and Sanders said oneinsix Americans have pastdue medical bills that total billion NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan on Saturday to eliminate billion in Americans existing medical debt going beyond his Democratic White House rivals and expanding on his signature proposal for a governmentrun health insurance system http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/bernie-sanders-calls-for-wiping-out-81-billion-in-medical-debt-idUSKBN1W60IT2019-09-22
The deal under discussion with India would lower some tariffs on U.S. produce and restore preferential treatment for some Indian exports to the United States the sources said PositiveThe deal under discussion with India would lower some tariffs on U.S. produce and restore preferential treatment for some Indian exports to the United States the sources said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-india/after-howdy-modi-trump-and-indias-pm-could-sign-trade-deal-idUSKBN1W60962019-09-22
The United States is also seeking lower tariffs on highend electronics products one of the Indian officials said NegativeThe deal under discussion with India would lower some tariffs on U.S. produce and restore preferential treatment for some Indian exports to the United States the sources said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-india/after-howdy-modi-trump-and-indias-pm-could-sign-trade-deal-idUSKBN1W60962019-09-22
Relations between the United States and Iran have deteriorated sharply since Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear accord last year and reimposed sanctions on its oil exports NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabias air and missile defenses after the largestever attack on the kingdoms oil facilities which Washington has squarely blamed on Iran http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco-usa-pentagon/united-states-sending-troops-to-bolster-saudi-defenses-after-attack-idUSKBN1W52K32019-09-21
Asked about the possibility of a military response on Iran Trump said the United States was always prepared and that a military strike was always a possibility NegativeABQAIQ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran showing melted pipes and burnt equipment as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco/media-visit-saudi-oil-plant-damaged-in-strike-blamed-on-iran-idUSKBN1W40VN2019-09-21
Iran has warned the United States against being dragged into a war in the Middle East and said it would meet any offensive action with a crushing response NegativeABQAIQ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran showing melted pipes and burnt equipment as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco/media-visit-saudi-oil-plant-damaged-in-strike-blamed-on-iran-idUSKBN1W40VN2019-09-21
It has accused foreign governments including the United States and Britain of inciting the unrest NegativeHONG KONG Groups of China supporters pulled down Lennon of antigovernment protest messages across Hong Kong on Saturday raising the possibility of clashes with democracy supporters and another weekend of trouble http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-hongkong-protests/pro-beijing-groups-tear-down-hong-kongs-protest-walls-raising-risk-of-clashes-idUSKBN1W601W2019-09-21
YORK The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.Mexico border by strengthening El Salvadors capacity to provide for asylum seekers but did not detail any concrete actions PositiveYORK The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.Mexico border by strengthening El Salvadors capacity to provide for asylum seekers but did not detail any concrete actions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-el-salvador/u-s-says-it-will-help-el-salvador-handle-more-asylum-seekers-idUSKBN1W52B42019-09-21
Individuals crossing through El Salvador should be able to seek in the Central American country even if they were intending to apply for asylum in the United States he added PositiveYORK The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.Mexico border by strengthening El Salvadors capacity to provide for asylum seekers but did not detail any concrete actions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-el-salvador/u-s-says-it-will-help-el-salvador-handle-more-asylum-seekers-idUSKBN1W52B42019-09-21
The United States has a similar safe third country agreement with Canada PositiveYORK The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.Mexico border by strengthening El Salvadors capacity to provide for asylum seekers but did not detail any concrete actions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-el-salvador/u-s-says-it-will-help-el-salvador-handle-more-asylum-seekers-idUSKBN1W52B42019-09-21
Among the topics under discussion is the possibility of requiring Cuban migrants to seek asylum in Honduras rather than the United States NeutralYORK The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.Mexico border by strengthening El Salvadors capacity to provide for asylum seekers but did not detail any concrete actions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-el-salvador/u-s-says-it-will-help-el-salvador-handle-more-asylum-seekers-idUSKBN1W52B42019-09-21
MOSCOW Russia on Friday accused the United States of brazenly threatening it after a senior U.S. general said Washington had drawn up a plan in case it needed to destroy air defenses in Russias Kaliningrad exclave in Europe NegativeMOSCOW Russia on Friday accused the United States of brazenly threatening it after a senior U.S. general said Washington had drawn up a plan in case it needed to destroy air defenses in Russias Kaliningrad exclave in Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-kaliningrad/russia-criticizes-u-s-general-over-plan-to-destroy-kaliningrad-air-defenses-idUSKBN1W51S92019-09-21
The United States had removed tariffs overnight from over 400 Chinese products in response to requests from U.S. companies PositiveA U.S.China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/hopes-for-trade-breakthrough-fade-as-china-cancels-u-s-farm-visits-idUSKBN1W51Z92019-09-21
The United States is asking that China substantially increase purchases of American soybeans and other farm commodities a person with knowledge of the planned discussions told Reuters PositiveA U.S.China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/hopes-for-trade-breakthrough-fade-as-china-cancels-u-s-farm-visits-idUSKBN1W51Z92019-09-21
BEIJING China and the United States had discussions on trade in Washington state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday PositiveBEIJING China and the United States had discussions on trade in Washington state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-u-s-had-constructive-trade-talks-in-washington-xinhua-idUSKBN1W600V2019-09-21
These discussions were productive and the United States looks forward to welcoming a delegation from China for principallevel meetings in USTR said in a brief statement PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese deputy negotiators held talks in Washington this week aimed at improving their trade relationship the U.S. Trade Representatives office said on Friday without offering further details http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-statement/u-s-china-held-productive-talks-still-plan-october-meeting-ustr-idUSKBN1W52JK2019-09-21
Increased concerns that the United States and China are unlikely to forge a trade deal in the near term drove U.S. Treasury yields lower NegativeNEW YORK An index of global stock markets surrendered early gains on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip dampening optimism on U.S.China trade talks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stocks-fall-as-china-cancels-u-s-farm-visits-yields-dip-idUSKBN1W502Q2019-09-21
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday the United States is making a lot of progress with China as two of the worlds biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday the United States is making a lot of progress with China as two of the worlds biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-u-s-making-a-lot-of-progress-with-china-idUSKBN1W51R42019-09-21
Trump speaking at the Oval Office said the United States is taking in billions from tariffs imposed on Chinese imports and the total would soon reach billion PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday the United States is making a lot of progress with China as two of the worlds biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-u-s-making-a-lot-of-progress-with-china-idUSKBN1W51R42019-09-21
That worries several countries in the region including the United States and said the official citing fears over Chinas growing influence in the Pacific NegativeTAIPEI China offered airplanes and ferries to lure the Pacific island nation of Kiribati into switching diplomatic relations Taiwan said on Friday as the selfruled island lost a second ally to Chinese pressure in less than a week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-kiribati/taiwan-says-china-lures-kiribati-with-airplanes-after-losing-another-ally-idUSKBN1W50DI2019-09-21
Japanese auto exports account for about twothirds of its trade deficit with the United States and the added tariffs would deal a blow to Japans tradereliant economy NegativeTOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to clinch a deal on farm tariffs and digital trade when they meet in New York next week http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan-deal-explainer/explainer-abe-trump-head-for-trade-deal-auto-tariffs-a-sticking-point-idUSKBN1W50HR2019-09-21
The United States has imposed sanctions on Irans central bank U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday nearly a week after the attacks NegativeABQAIQ Saudi Arabia Saudi state oil company Aramco said it will bring back by end September full crude output at Abqaiq and Khurais the two oil facilities damaged by attacks last weekend that U.S. officials have blamed on Iran http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-saudi-aramco-oil-attacks/saudi-aramco-sees-full-oil-production-from-attacked-sites-by-end-september-idUSKBN1W51VM2019-09-21
In the week ahead investors will also be watching for economic data from the euro zone and the United States including preliminary PMIs and economic growth figures NeutralEuropean stocks clocked their fifth straight week of gains on Friday with investors buying into the oil and gas and banking sectors and Novo Nordisk rising after U.S. approval of its oral diabetes drug http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-log-fifth-week-of-gains-novo-nordisk-shines-idUSKBN1W51WY2019-09-21
WASHINGTON Sept 20 President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that the United States is making a lot of progress with China as two of the worlds biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute PositiveWASHINGTON Sept 20 President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that the United States is making a lot of progress with China as two of the worlds biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-trump/trump-u-s-is-making-a-lot-of-progress-with-china-idUSW1N25A00T2019-09-21
Trump speaking at the Oval Office said the United States is taking in billions from tariffs imposed on Chinese imports PositiveWASHINGTON Sept 20 President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that the United States is making a lot of progress with China as two of the worlds biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-trump/trump-u-s-is-making-a-lot-of-progress-with-china-idUSW1N25A00T2019-09-21
WASHINGTON From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada with a population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2 NegativeWASHINGTON From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada with a population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2 http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-birds/bird-numbers-plunge-in-u-s-and-canada-with-people-to-blame-idUSKBN1W42NA2019-09-21
British American Tobacco Plc the maker of Vype and Vuse ecigarettes said as far as it knows none of its products were involved in recent cases of vapingrelated illnesses in the United States NeutralBritish American Tobacco Plc the maker of Vype and Vuse ecigarettes said as far as it knows none of its products were involved in recent cases of vapingrelated illnesses in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-bat/bat-says-none-of-its-e-cigs-linked-to-u-s-vaping-illnesses-as-far-as-it-knows-idUSKBN1W51TU2019-09-21
DUBAI The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities NegativeDUBAI The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco/u-s-building-coalition-after-saudi-oil-attack-iran-warns-against-war-idUSKBN1W40VN2019-09-20
The United States is now using oil as a oil is not a Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh said NeutralDUBAI The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco/u-s-building-coalition-after-saudi-oil-attack-iran-warns-against-war-idUSKBN1W40VN2019-09-20
DUBAI Irans foreign minister on Friday questioned the United States plans for a coalition for peaceful in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives NegativeDUBAI Irans foreign minister on Friday questioned the United States plans for a coalition for peaceful in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-iran-zarif-coalition/irans-zarif-questions-u-s-coalition-for-peaceful-resolution-in-middle-east-idUSKBN1W50GA2019-09-20
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States was seeking to build a coalition aimed at achieving peace and a peaceful PositiveDUBAI Irans foreign minister on Friday questioned the United States plans for a coalition for peaceful in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-iran-zarif-coalition/irans-zarif-questions-u-s-coalition-for-peaceful-resolution-in-middle-east-idUSKBN1W50GA2019-09-20
China wants the United States to lift those restrictions trade deal or no but Washington is lobbying other countries to reduce dealings with Huawei NegativeWASHINGTON Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Washington on Thursday and Friday in an attempt to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems elusive http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-china-trade-explainer/explainer-u-s-china-trade-talks-where-they-are-and-whats-at-stake-idUSKBN1W42YO2019-09-20
During a visit to Sydney last month by Pompeo and U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper the United States and Australia pledged to strengthen opposition to Chinese activities in the Pacific PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Australias prime minister on Friday in only the second state visit of his administration signaling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-australia-statevisit/trump-to-welcome-australias-pm-cementing-strong-trade-security-ties-idUSKBN1W50AL2019-09-20
China has unnerved the region and angered the United States by installing military equipment and other facilities on artificial islands it has made in the disputed South China Sea NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Australias prime minister on Friday in only the second state visit of his administration signaling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-australia-statevisit/trump-to-welcome-australias-pm-cementing-strong-trade-security-ties-idUSKBN1W50AL2019-09-20
The United States and its Western allies also worry that China is using foreign aid to secure greater influence over small Pacific countries that control vast swath of resourcerich ocean NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Australias prime minister on Friday in only the second state visit of his administration signaling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-australia-statevisit/trump-to-welcome-australias-pm-cementing-strong-trade-security-ties-idUSKBN1W50AL2019-09-20
The United States and Saudi Arabia blames Iran for the assault on Saudi oil facilities NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices were on track for a jump this week their biggest in months as early trading on Friday saw gains extended on fresh tensions in the Middle East after a key Saudi Arabian supply hub was knocked out in an attack last weekend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-march-to-biggest-weekly-gain-in-months-as-mideast-tensions-dominate-idUSKBN1W505R2019-09-20
Reuters has previously reported that the United States believes the attack was launched from Iran NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Thursday it was consulting with Saudi Arabia on ways to mitigate threats from the north after Saturdays attack on Saudi oil facilities which U.S. officials have blamed on Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-pentagon/u-s-consulting-with-saudi-arabia-on-ways-to-counter-threats-from-north-idUSKBN1W42G22019-09-20
PARIS France wants to defuse tensions between the United States and Iran to prevent an escalation in the Gulf said a French presidency official who acknowledged on Thursday that the attack on Saudi oil installations had complicated efforts PositivePARIS France wants to defuse tensions between the United States and Iran to prevent an escalation in the Gulf said a French presidency official who acknowledged on Thursday that the attack on Saudi oil installations had complicated efforts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-france-diplomacy/frances-macron-determined-to-defuse-tensions-in-gulf-elysee-official-idUSKBN1W42F22019-09-20
Some diplomats and analysts said it was difficult to see an immediate path to talks between the United States and Iran NegativeUNITED The chances of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while they are both in New York next week for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations have dwindled since an attack on Saudi oil facilities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-un/as-chance-of-trump-rouhani-meeting-at-u-n-fades-talk-turns-to-security-council-idUSKBN1W42YY2019-09-20
Last week Trump flirted with the idea of meeting Rouhani during the U.N. General Assembly and even left open the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran PositiveUNITED The chances of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while they are both in New York next week for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations have dwindled since an attack on Saudi oil facilities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-un/as-chance-of-trump-rouhani-meeting-at-u-n-fades-talk-turns-to-security-council-idUSKBN1W42YY2019-09-20
FedEx which gets about a third of its revenue from outside the United States has been ensnared in tensions between the United States and China NegativeFedEx Corp on Thursday said that Chinese authorities in the southern city of Guangzhou detained and later released one of its pilots on bail http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fedex-china/fedex-pilot-detained-released-by-police-in-south-china-idUSKBN1W42AD2019-09-20
In an unexpected twist some members of the Chinese delegation will stay in the United States to visit U.S. farming regions next week Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told reporters PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators resumed facetoface talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday as the worlds two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of their protracted trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-chinese-trade-deputies-face-off-in-washington-amid-deep-differences-idUSKBN1W40E12019-09-20
BERLIN France has convinced Germany to look into a European carbon border tax to protect companies investing in green technology from emissionintensive competition from abroad a move that could heighten trade tensions with the United States PositiveBERLIN France has convinced Germany to look into a European carbon border tax to protect companies investing in green technology from emissionintensive competition from abroad a move that could heighten trade tensions with the United States http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-france-germany-carbonbordertax/france-persuades-germany-to-consider-eu-carbon-border-tax-idUSKBN1W42BL2019-09-20
If the United States imposes sanctions it must know that we are ready to respond once again under the auspices of the World Trade Organization NegativePARIS Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy Frances finance minister said on Thursday as he struggled to hide frustration with the pace of Berlins efforts to engineer a recovery http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-france-germany-economy/france-urges-germany-to-act-on-economy-sooner-rather-later-idUSKBN1W41JM2019-09-20
India meets the criteria for trade concessions that the United States eliminated in June Indias Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said on Thursday PositiveNITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar and Economic Affairs Secretary Atanu Chakraborty at PAFIs National Forum in New Delhi http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-morningcall/morning-news-call-india-september-20-idUSL3N26B0OB2019-09-20
Regulators central banks and politicians in the United States and Europe worry that Libra has the potential to upend the world financial system harm privacy and foster money laundering NegativeSenator Mark Warner a Democrat and vice chair of the Intelligence Committee helped organize a dinner for Zuckerberg with other senators at the companys request Warner spokeswoman Rachel Cohen said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-lawmakers/facebook-ceo-zuckerberg-dines-with-senators-in-dc-idUSKBN1W32SW2019-09-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-trump/trump-and-california-go-to-war-over-clean-cars-idUSKBN1W32572019-09-19
To stem the Chinese tide and to give Africans the opportunity to have a better future the United States must strongly advocate for human rights democracy and freedom on the continent PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert OBrien on Wednesday as his latest White House national security adviser picking a lawyer who has worked to secure the release of hostages to replace John Bolton with whom Trump parted acrimoniously http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-adviser-obrien-factrbox/factbox-trumps-new-national-security-adviser-in-his-own-words-idUSKBN1W32LG2019-09-19
The raid exposed the vulnerability of Saudi Arabias oil infrastructure and threw down a gauntlet to the United States which wants to curb Iranian influence in the region NegativeLOS U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S. ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack on its oil sites that was unquestionably by Tehran http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco/trump-sees-many-options-short-of-war-with-iran-after-attacks-on-saudis-idUSKBN1W30TS2019-09-19
The secondlargest city in the United States was pushing forward he said despite hostile signals on climate action from President Donald Trump who wants to quit the Paris Agreement PositiveBut to get there we will need the full engagement of city governments combined with national action and support http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-cities/national-governments-urged-to-get-behind-cities-to-win-climate-fight-idUSKBN1W40CJ2019-09-19
While the United States upholds the policy recognizing Beijing and not Taipei it assists Taiwan which includes significant sales of arms to the island NegativeSYDNEY Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare may miss the United Nations General Assembly in New York two parliamentary sources said amid rising tension in the Pacific nation over its decision to sever ties with Taiwan and align with Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-china-solomonislands/solomons-leader-may-miss-u-n-general-assembly-amid-switch-decision-fallout-sources-idUSKBN1W40N72019-09-19
The United States retains strong support in the Malaita province which provides a large voting bloc in parliament PositiveSYDNEY Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare may miss the United Nations General Assembly in New York two parliamentary sources said amid rising tension in the Pacific nation over its decision to sever ties with Taiwan and align with Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-china-solomonislands/solomons-leader-may-miss-u-n-general-assembly-amid-switch-decision-fallout-sources-idUSKBN1W40N72019-09-19
Airline traffic growth has slowed this year amid broader trade friction between the United States and China NegativeLONDON Airbus warned of the risks of a transatlantic tariff war on Wednesday as it raised forecasts for jetliner demand over the next 20 years led by the new industrial hubs of Asia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-forecast/airbus-revises-up-jet-demand-warns-of-lose-lose-tariff-war-idUSKBN1W30NQ2019-09-19
Domestic travel in China is expected to leapfrog the United States and Western Europe within a decade while India and fastrising manufacturers like Vietnam are growing the fastest PositiveLONDON Airbus warned of the risks of a transatlantic tariff war on Wednesday as it raised forecasts for jetliner demand over the next 20 years led by the new industrial hubs of Asia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-forecast/airbus-revises-up-jet-demand-warns-of-lose-lose-tariff-war-idUSKBN1W30NQ2019-09-19
A series of league partnerships with sportsbook operators have been made as regulated sports wagering spreads across the United States NeutralNEW YORK Major League Baseball and FanDuel on Thursday announced a multiyear agreement that makes the sportsbook operator an official gaming partner of the U.S. professional league http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baseball-fanduel-gambling/major-league-baseball-and-fanduel-strike-sports-betting-deal-idUSKCN1V51WL2019-09-19
KABUL Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had no more than 20 minutes to study a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban on pulling thousands of U.S. troops out of his country but upcoming elections could put him back at the heart of talks to end decades of war NegativeKABUL Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had no more than 20 minutes to study a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban on pulling thousands of U.S. troops out of his country but upcoming elections could put him back at the heart of talks to end decades of war http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-afghanistan-talks/afghan-president-sees-his-chance-after-collapse-of-u-s-taliban-talks-idUSKBN1W30592019-09-19
The United States last week announced plans to remove flavoured ecigarettes from stores warning that sweet flavours had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction NegativeNEW DELHI India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an among young people in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health concerns http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-india-ecigarettes/india-bans-e-cigarettes-as-global-backlash-at-vaping-gathers-pace-idUSKBN1W315Y2019-09-19
Johnson Johnson GSKs developmental partner sells the spray in 45 countries excluding the United States NeutralAn independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plcs overthecounter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-gsk-fda/gsks-over-the-counter-nicotine-oral-spray-gets-fda-panel-backing-idUSKBN1W32V22019-09-19
The Trump administration has called the surge of Central American immigration a crisis and says most migrants falsify asylum claims as a ruse to gain entry to the United States NegativeMore than 125 migrant mothers and children have sued the U.S. government claiming the Trump administration has violated the rights of asylumseekers through the arbitrary and capricious implementation of a virtual asylum ban at the southern border http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration/migrant-mothers-and-children-sue-u-s-over-asylum-ban-idUSKBN1W22QG2019-09-18
WASHINGTON The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013 saying his new book violates nondisclosure agreements NegativeWASHINGTON The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013 saying his new book violates nondisclosure agreements http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-security-snowden-lawsuit/u-s-wants-to-seize-all-money-edward-snowden-makes-from-new-book-idUSKBN1W223Z2019-09-18
The United States is seeking all proceeds earned by Snowden for the book the Justice Department said PositiveWASHINGTON The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013 saying his new book violates nondisclosure agreements http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-security-snowden-lawsuit/u-s-wants-to-seize-all-money-edward-snowden-makes-from-new-book-idUSKBN1W223Z2019-09-18
LOS ANGELES With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers police departments across the United States are trying out a device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect NegativeLOS ANGELES With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers police departments across the United States are trying out a device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-police-bolawrap/police-test-spider-man-device-as-alternative-to-taser-idUSKBN1W21CS2019-09-18
He said he has demonstrated the device to dozens of police departments in the United States as well as in Australia and New Zealand PositiveLOS ANGELES With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers police departments across the United States are trying out a device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-police-bolawrap/police-test-spider-man-device-as-alternative-to-taser-idUSKBN1W21CS2019-09-18
TEGUCIGALPA Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there PositiveTEGUCIGALPA Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-honduras/u-s-seeking-to-make-cubans-seek-asylum-in-honduras-minister-idUSKBN1W22W42019-09-18
One of the topics discussed in the deal with the United States is precisely that if Cuban migrants are interested in seeking political asylum PositiveTEGUCIGALPA Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-honduras/u-s-seeking-to-make-cubans-seek-asylum-in-honduras-minister-idUSKBN1W22W42019-09-18
The United States has persuaded Guatemala to become a safe third country that would accept U.S.bound asylum seekers although the deal has yet to be ratified by Guatemalas government PositiveTEGUCIGALPA Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-honduras/u-s-seeking-to-make-cubans-seek-asylum-in-honduras-minister-idUSKBN1W22W42019-09-18
Roger Fuentes a Cuban home goods vendor who arrived in Tapachula in August said the United States remains his goal PositiveTAPACHULA Mexico Mexicos tiny asylum agency is already overwhelmed with applicants who are abandoning the American dream because of U.S. President Donald Trumps hardline immigration measures http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigration-mexico/trump-asylum-lockdown-turns-up-heat-on-tiny-mexican-migrant-agency-idUSKBN1W117C2019-09-18
During his trip to the United States Bolsonaro will also meet defense industry executives in Texas Barros added PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is ready to leave hospital on Monday and continue his recovery at home after an operation to treat complications from a stab wound a doctors statement said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-bolsonaro/brazils-bolsonaro-to-leave-hospital-on-monday-rest-at-home-idUSKBN1W11MR2019-09-18
BRASILIA Brazils Foreign Affairs Minister Ernesto said on Friday that the United States offer to help in the Amazon appears to be a more effective cooperation than former European efforts in that area PositiveBRASILIA Brazils Foreign Affairs Minister Ernesto said on Friday that the United States offer to help in the Amazon appears to be a more effective cooperation than former European efforts in that area http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-usa-visit/brazil-says-u-s-offer-for-help-on-amazon-appears-more-effective-idUSKCN1VY2GZ2019-09-18
Relations between the United States and Iran have deteriorated since U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear accord last year and reimposed sanctions on its oil exports NegativeLONDON Oil prices retreated on Wednesday extending the previous days decline on Saudi Arabias assertions that full production would be restored quickly after last weekends attacks on its facilities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-extends-declines-after-saudi-pledge-to-restore-lost-output-idUSKBN1W302H2019-09-18
NATIONS A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperation NegativeNATIONS A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-un/u-s-seeks-u-n-action-on-saudi-attacks-despite-likely-russian-opposition-idUSKBN1W30332019-09-18
The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran a second U.S. official told Reuters NegativeNATIONS A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-un/u-s-seeks-u-n-action-on-saudi-attacks-despite-likely-russian-opposition-idUSKBN1W30332019-09-18
Success is unlikely because diplomats say Russia and China which are council veto powers along with the United States France and Britain are likely to shield Iran NegativeNATIONS A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-un/u-s-seeks-u-n-action-on-saudi-attacks-despite-likely-russian-opposition-idUSKBN1W30332019-09-18
The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran a U.S. official told Reuters an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East NegativeThe United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran a U.S. official told Reuters an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco/saudi-oil-attacks-came-from-southwest-iran-u-s-official-says-raising-tensions-idUSKBN1W21842019-09-18
UNITED The United States is considering how to confront China during the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations next week over its detention of some 1 million Muslims in a remote region as some diplomats warn that U.S. leadership in global institutions is waning and Chinas influence is growing NegativeUNITED The United States is considering how to confront China during the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations next week over its detention of some 1 million Muslims in a remote region as some diplomats warn that U.S. leadership in global institutions is waning and Chinas influence is growing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-un/as-china-sway-grows-u-s-to-confront-it-on-uighur-issue-at-u-n-idUSKBN1W301V2019-09-18
A senior Asian diplomat speaking on condition of anonymity said the United States had made it easy for China to show leadership at the United Nations PositiveUNITED The United States is considering how to confront China during the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations next week over its detention of some 1 million Muslims in a remote region as some diplomats warn that U.S. leadership in global institutions is waning and Chinas influence is growing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-un/as-china-sway-grows-u-s-to-confront-it-on-uighur-issue-at-u-n-idUSKBN1W301V2019-09-18
NEW YORK Chinas Unipec the trading arm of Asias top oil refiner Sinopec chartered at least four crude tankers this week from the United States ramping up shipments after attacks on Saudi Arabias oil facilities and as trade tensions between the worlds two largest economies cool sources said on Tuesday PositiveNEW YORK Chinas Unipec the trading arm of Asias top oil refiner Sinopec chartered at least four crude tankers this week from the United States ramping up shipments after attacks on Saudi Arabias oil facilities and as trade tensions between the worlds two largest economies cool sources said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-usa-china/chinas-unipec-accelerates-u-s-crude-purchases-after-saudi-oil-attacks-idUSKBN1W221F2019-09-18
To pass a resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States China France Russia and Britain PositiveUNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a U.N. political mission in Afghanistan after lastminute talks overcame a Chinese threat to veto if there was no reference to Beijings global Belt and Road infrastructure project http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-afghanistan/u-n-security-council-overcomes-chinese-veto-threat-to-renew-afghanistan-mission-idUSKBN1W21VH2019-09-18
UNITED NATIONS China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference to its Belt and Road project diplomats said on Monday NegativeUNITED NATIONS China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference to its Belt and Road project diplomats said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-afghanistan/china-signals-veto-in-standoff-with-u-s-over-afghan-u-n-mission-diplomats-idUSKBN1W127A2019-09-18
But when it came time to extend the mandate again in March the United States and other Western council members wanted the language removed sparking a standoff with China PositiveUNITED NATIONS China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference to its Belt and Road project diplomats said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-afghanistan/china-signals-veto-in-standoff-with-u-s-over-afghan-u-n-mission-diplomats-idUSKBN1W127A2019-09-18
BEIJING Chinas factorygate prices shrank at the sharpest pace in three years in August falling deeper into deflationary territory and reinforcing the urgency for Beijing to step up economic stimulus as the trade war with the United States intensifies NegativeJulys core inflation to 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-inflation/china-august-factory-deflation-deepens-prices-fall-most-in-three-years-pork-prices-soar-idUSKCN1VV03W2019-09-18
On Japans trade talks with the United States Motegi reiterated that Japan plans to seek clear confirmation that no additional tariffs will be imposed on Japanese cars PositiveTOKYO Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Wednesday no summit meeting or foreign ministers meeting between Japan and South Korea was planned at the moment but Tokyo plans to maintain diplomatic dialogue with its neighbour http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-diplomacy-motegi/japans-motegi-no-summit-with-south-korea-planned-will-maintain-dialogue-idUSKBN1W30LV2019-09-18
Trumps letter said that the United States would pursue further trade negotiations with Japan PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval but stopped short of assuring Japan that new tariffs would not be slapped on vital auto exports http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/trump-says-u-s-reaches-trade-deals-with-japan-no-word-on-cars-idUSKBN1W12TS2019-09-18
A U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday the United States believes the attacks originated in southwestern Iran an assessment that could further increase the rivalry between Tehran and Riyadh NegativeTOKYO Oil prices cooled on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia said full oil production would be restored by months end while caution ahead of an expected U.S. interest rate cut kept wider financial markets in tight ranges http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/oil-retreats-on-saudi-supply-reassurance-fed-in-limelight-idUSKBN1W303M2019-09-18
A lot of American jobs depend on the trade between India and the United States the U.S. lawmakers said in the letter seen by Reuters PositiveNEW DELHI Fortyfour members of the U.S. Congress have urged President Donald Trumps trade representative to restore trade concessions to India saying the withdrawal of the privilege had led to retaliatory tariffs from New Delhi which were hurting U.S. industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-india/u-s-lawmakers-urge-trump-administration-to-restore-indias-trade-privileges-idUSKBN1W30O32019-09-18
Fracking is credited for booming oil and gas production in the United States but environmentalists have blamed it for water pollution and earthquakes NegativeBOGOTA Colombias top administrative court on Tuesday clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week does not prevent pilot projects surprising both oil companies and environmental activists http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-colombia-fracking/colombian-fracking-moratorium-does-not-block-investigative-projects-court-idUSKBN1W22V12019-09-18
Commission lawyer Richard Lyal said Apples argument that all its intellectual propertyrelated activities take place in the United States was inconsequential NegativeLUXEMBOURG The European Unions order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes defies reality and common the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EUs crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-apple-stateaid/apple-says-14-billion-eu-tax-order-defies-reality-and-common-sense-idUSKBN1W11952019-09-18
Britains BAE Systems said on Tuesday it has won a million contract from the United States Army in order to upgrade M88 recovery vehicles to the M88A3 configuration PositiveBritains BAE Systems said on Tuesday it has won a million contract from the United States Army in order to upgrade M88 recovery vehicles to the M88A3 configuration http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bae-systems-orders-usa/uks-bae-systems-wins-318-million-contract-from-u-s-army-idUSKBN1W22FX2019-09-18
Japanese officials from Abe on down have said that under a September 2018 agreement the United States would not impose added auto tariffs while trade talks were under way PositiveTOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington and Tokyo have reached an initial trade deal that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to sign in New York later this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan-deal-explainer/explainer-details-on-car-tariffs-fuzzy-as-u-s-japan-head-for-trade-deal-idUSKBN1W20HT2019-09-18
The United States should seek to look at the realities in the region rather than simply using distractions NeutralSept 18 Iran dismissed U.S. accusations over weekend attacks of Saudi Arabias oil sites as a distraction from the realities in the Middle East Irans Students News Agency ISNA quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/saudi-aramco-iran-usa/irans-zarif-rejects-as-distraction-u-s-accusations-over-saudi-attacks-isna-idUSL5N2692FG2019-09-18
TOKYO Sept 18 Japans Nikkei share average slipped on Wednesday as investors took profits after a 10day rally ahead of key central bank meetings in the United States and Japan but continued to hover not far from its fourmonth high touched a day earlier PositiveTOKYO Sept 18 Japans Nikkei share average slipped on Wednesday as investors took profits after a 10day rally ahead of key central bank meetings in the United States and Japan but continued to hover not far from its fourmonth high touched a day earlier http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-snaps-10-day-winning-streak-investors-take-profits-before-c-bank-meetings-idUSL3N2691FO2019-09-18
Canadas acting envoy to the United States Kirsten Hillman said she was optimistic the measure would pass Congress PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.MexicoCanada free trade agreement this year providing important momentum for the U.S. economy http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/pence-upbeat-that-congress-will-pass-usmca-trade-deal-this-year-idUSKBN1W22FF2019-09-18
Iran should not underestimate the United States he said PositiveWASHINGTON Members of the U.S. Congress blasted Iran after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities but expressed wariness about U.S. military action especially before they have a clearer picture of who was behind it http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-usa-senate/u-s-lawmakers-blast-iran-wary-of-war-after-saudi-oil-attack-idUSKBN1W12CZ2019-09-18
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would help its allies despite U.S. energy independence after Washington blamed Iran for an attack on Saudi Arabia that has closed of global crude output NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would help its allies despite U.S. energy independence after Washington blamed Iran for an attack on Saudi Arabia that has closed of global crude output http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-trump/trump-pledges-to-help-allies-in-middle-east-after-saudi-attacks-idUSKBN1W11B92019-09-18
He These horrendous shootings in my opinion deserve a response I hope we can get something that can actually become the law of the United States of America NeutralWASHINGTON Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales will not get the job done http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-guns/top-democrats-tell-trump-gun-bill-must-include-universal-background-checks-idUSKBN1W00RS2019-09-18
In the meantime Apple has spent the past several years emphasizing its supplier base in the United States NeutralApple Inc on Tuesday said it would award Corning Inc million from a billion fund dedicated to U.S. advanced manufacturing http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-apple-corning/apple-awards-iphone-supplier-corning-250-million-from-u-s-manufacturing-fund-idUSKBN1W217H2019-09-18
Eli Lilly of the United States and Frances Sanofi the countrys second and thirdbiggest suppliers have similar stockpiles NeutralLONDON For two men trained as scientists the bosses of Britains major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to guarantee the supply of lifesaving drugs through a chaotic Brexit http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-britain-eu-insulin-focus/with-a-backup-to-the-backup-insulin-makers-say-theyre-primed-for-brexit-idUSKBN1W20MR2019-09-18
HBO Max the upcoming streaming service from Incs WarnerMedia has secured exclusive fiveyear streaming rights in the United States to all 12 seasons of comedy hit The Big Bang PositiveHBO Max the upcoming streaming service from Incs WarnerMedia has secured exclusive fiveyear streaming rights in the United States to all 12 seasons of comedy hit The Big Bang http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-at-t-hbomax/bazinga-hbo-max-wins-u-s-streaming-rights-for-the-big-bang-theory-idUSKBN1W21GG2019-09-18
The refinery is the fourthlargest in the United States and Exxons largest in the country NeutralHOUSTON The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown Texas after 22 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export waterway http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-houstonshipchannel-closure-coastguard/oil-protesters-disrupt-texas-energy-port-ahead-of-u-s-presidential-debate-idUSKCN1VX1WC2019-09-13
Polls have shows that nearly half of all Americans expect another mass shooting to happen soon in the United States NegativeWASHINGTON More than 100 chief executives of some of the nations most wellknown companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence including expanding background checks and strengthening socalled red flag laws according to media reports http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-guns-ceos/dozens-of-ceos-call-on-senate-to-tackle-gun-violence-reports-idUSKCN1VX1LN2019-09-13
Aspen will manufacture the product and sell it to its partner to market and distribute in the United States where it does not have representation PositiveJOHANNESBURG The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Aspen Pharmacares hydroxyprogesterone caproate which is used to prevent preterm birth in pregnant women the South African drugmakers CEO said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-aspen-pharmacare-usa/aspens-drug-to-prevent-preterm-birth-approved-by-fda-idUSKCN1VX28Q2019-09-13
WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States as they seek to curb what they called Beijings effort to technology for military purposes NegativeWASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States as they seek to curb what they called Beijings effort to technology for military purposes http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-military-china/u-s-lawmakers-ask-pentagon-for-list-of-chinese-companies-to-curb-economic-espionage-idUSKCN1VX2OW2019-09-13
The lawmakers requested the public release of an updated list as soon as to combat Chinas economic espionage in the United States NegativeWASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States as t