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Trump meets Putin after denouncing 'stupidity' of U.S. policy on Russia
10 minutes ago
Donald Trump met one-on-one with Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on Monday in a long-awaited summit overshadowed by the U.S. president blaming his own country's past "foolishness and stupidity" for the two powers' hostile ties.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Britain's May bows to Brexit pressure in parliament
12 minutes ago
Prime Minister Theresa May bowed to pressure from Brexit supporters in her governing Conservative Party on Monday, accepting their changes to a customs bill that underpins Britain's departure from the European Union.
[From Reuters: Top News]
UK PM May says her Chequers plan on Brexit is not dead
13 minutes ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May rejected on Monday the suggestion that the Brexit negotiating strategy she agreed with her cabinet earlier this month was dead, and denied she had caved to pressure from eurosceptics.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Oil prices sink, keeping stocks in check; banks gain
15 minutes ago
Oil prices dropped 3 percent on Monday, putting pressure on energy shares and keeping global stock markets in check, although financial shares rallied after upbeat news from Bank of America and Deutsche Bank.
[From Reuters: Top News]
BlackRock reports weaker demand for index funds, shares dip
16 minutes ago
BlackRock Inc , the world's biggest asset manager, reported smaller demand for its funds on Monday as investors fled risk, overshadowing a better-than-expected quarterly profit, and its shares dipped.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Bank of America profit beats on consumer loan growth, lower expenses
28 minutes ago
Bank of America Corp reported quarterly profit above expectations as the second-largest U.S. lender cut expenses and benefited from growth in loans and deposits on the back of a strengthening economy.
[From Reuters: Top News]
UK PM May accepts amendments by pro-Brexit lawmakers on customs law: spokesman
31 minutes ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May will accept four changes to its customs legislation proposed by eurosceptics within her party on a law designed to create a functioning and independent customs policy, her spokesman said on Monday.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Boeing says Goshawk Aviation Limited orders 20 737 max 8 jetliners
44 minutes ago
Boeing Co said on Monday that leasing company Goshawk Aviation Limited placed an order for 20 737 MAX 8 single-aisle jetliners.
[From Reuters: Top News]
UK looking to Sweden, Japan in search for partners on new fighter jet
44 minutes ago
Britain is talking to a number of potential partners for its new fighter jet project, Tempest, which it launched on Monday, a senior official in the UK's Royal Air Force told Reuters.
[From Reuters: Top News]
UK to invest two billion pounds in new fighter programme through 2025
44 minutes ago
Britain will invest 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) to 2025 to develop a fighter jet called Tempest that could be used with pilots or as a drone, its defence minister said on Monday, unveiling a life-sized model of the new stealthy warplane.
[From Reuters: Top News]
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