SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. judge temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.
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U.S. recession chances edge up, risk Fed delivers fewer hikes: Reuters poll
The Federal Reserve is still expected to raise interest rates again next month and three times next year, but a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters over the past week say the risk is it will slow that pace down.
U.S. sanction waivers provided relief, but global economy still fragile: IEA's Birol
Waivers on Iranian sanctions granted by the United States provided some relief to oil markets but the global economy is still very fragile, the head of the International Energy Agency told Reuters on Tuesday.
Northern Irish kingmakers send UK PM May a warning over Brexit deal
The Northern Irish kingmakers who prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government sent her a stark warning over her draft Brexit divorce deal, pulling support in several parliamentary votes on a finance bill.
Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down 'false' post
A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.
Twitter CEO trolled for 'hate mongering' against India's Brahmins
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has kicked up a social media storm in India after a picture of him with a placard saying "smash Brahminical patriarchy", referring to the highest Hindu caste, went viral in one of the company's fastest-growing markets.
Sperm whale washed up in Indonesia had plastic bottles, bags in stomach
A sperm whale found dead in a national park in Indonesia had nearly six kilogrammes (13.2 lbs) of plastic waste, including 115 cups, in its stomach, park officials said on Tuesday.
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