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  • World share rally peters out, euro lifted by PMI boost

    World share rally peters out, euro lifted by PMI boost

    European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as signs of a still stuttering Chinese economy and rising worries about Ukraine offset a reassuring set of European economic numbers.

  • Chinese factories stalling as euro zone business picks up: survey

    Chinese factories stalling as euro zone business picks up: survey

    Chinese factory activity shrank for a fourth straight month in April but private businesses across the euro zone enjoyed their best month in nearly three years, surveys showed on Wednesday.

  • Indian-origin accountant in New York permanently barred by court

    Indian-origin accountant in New York permanently barred by court

    An Indian-origin public accountant here has been permanently barred by a US court from promoting an alleged tax scheme that unlawfully increased tax deductions and avoided income taxes.

  • Australia orders 58 F-35 Lockheed Martin stealth fighters

    Australia orders 58 F-35 Lockheed Martin stealth fighters

    Australia will order 58 more F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp for A$12.4 billion ($11.61 billion), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, a purchase that will raise its air combat power to among the world's most advanced.

  • Dispute islands 'within scope' of US-Japan alliance: Barack Obama

    Dispute islands 'within scope' of US-Japan alliance: Barack Obama

    The islands at the centre of a corrosive row between Tokyo and Beijing are covered by the US-Japan defence alliance, Barack Obama told a newspaper ahead of his arrival in Tokyo on Wednesday.

  • Barack Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

    Barack Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

    President Barack Obama's travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China's rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the center of gravity for global growth.

  • US vows more sanctions on Russia unless tensions ease in Ukraine

    US vows more sanctions on Russia unless tensions ease in Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone call on Tuesday that Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not de-escalate in eastern Ukraine, a senior US official said.

  • China is a driver, not a drag, for US earnings in first quarter

    China is a driver, not a drag, for US earnings in first quarter

    Economic growth may be slowing in China, and fears of a credit crunch there may be rife, but the world's second-largest economy was a driving force for U.S. company profits in the last quarter.

  • China is a driver, not a drag, for US earnings in first quarter

    China is a driver, not a drag, for US earnings in first quarter

    Economic growth may be slowing in China, and fears of a credit crunch there may be rife, but the world's second-largest economy was a driving force for US company profits in the last quarter.

  • U.S. middle class no longer world's richest

    U.S. middle class no longer world's richest

    While the wealthiest Americans are outpacing many of their global peers, a New York Times analysis shows that across the lower- and middle-income tiers, citizens of other advanced countries have received considerably larger raises over the last three...

  • Ukraine orders new military operation in the east

    Ukraine orders new military operation in the east

    Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft was reportedly hit by gunfire.

  • US 'closely monitoring' North Korea for feared nuclear test

    US 'closely monitoring' North Korea for feared nuclear test

    The United States said on Tuesday it was watching North Korea "very closely" following South Korean warnings that Pyongyang may be preparing a fourth nuclear test ahead of a visit to Seoul by President Barack Obama.

  • US troops head to Poland, Baltics to 'reassure' allies

    US troops head to Poland, Baltics to 'reassure' allies

    The United States is deploying 600 troops to Poland and the Baltics to highlight its commitment to NATO allies amid tensions with Russia over Ukraine, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Powdered alcohol for US market hits label snag

    Powdered alcohol for US market hits label snag

    A powder that would give new meaning to mixed drinks may take time to hit the US market, the company said on Tuesday after regulators found a labeling problem.

  • Submarine drone search for Malaysian plane to continue

    Submarine drone search for Malaysian plane to continue

    A U.S. submarine drone will keep scouring the Indian Ocean floor for traces of a missing Malaysian jetliner after it finishes its current targeted search, Australian authorities told Reuters as a tropical cyclone suspended the air search.

  • Brent holds near $110 on Ukraine; forecast US stockpile gain weighs

    Brent holds near $110 on Ukraine; forecast US stockpile gain weighs

    US and European officials say they will hold Russia responsible and impose new economic sanctions if separatists do not leave government buildings they have occupied across swathes of eastern Ukraine. While the region is not key to global oil supplie...

  • Court orders US to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing

    Court orders US to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing

    A federal appeals court ordered the US Department of Justice to turn over key portions of a memorandum justifying the government's targeted killing of people linked to terrorism, including Americans.

  • US could hit Vladimir Putin with sanctions: State Department official

    US could hit Vladimir Putin with sanctions: State Department official

    The United States could impose sanctions on a range of Russian officials over the crisis in Ukraine, US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Monday.

  • US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    The number of US troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the US military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.

  • Pictures indicate Russian troops in Ukraine: US

    Pictures indicate Russian troops in Ukraine: US

    The State Department has released images of soldiers in eastern Ukraine that it says are Russian forces, showing militants wearing similar uniforms and brandishing Russian weapons.

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