The U.S. threatened to pull out of the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank - Latin America's biggest lender - in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend.
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NYSE wins Uber, Pinterest listings: sources
Uber Technologies Inc and Pinterest, two of the highest profile internet companies planning to go public this year, have picked the New York Stock Exchange as the venue for their stock listings, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Trump signs executive 'free speech' order for U.S. colleges
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order linking "free speech" efforts at public universities to federal grants in an effort to combat what he considers a clamp down on conservative students' abilities to share their views.
Amid U.S. Midwest flooding, residents in Missouri, Kansas rush to fill sandbags
Floodwaters that devastated swaths of Nebraska and Iowa rolled downstream along America's longest river on Thursday, swamping more Midwestern farmland as waterfront communities in Missouri and Kansas hurried to shore up strained levees.
As worries about populism in Europe rise, investors bet on stock market volatility
Investors are betting on heightened political uncertainty and greater volatility in European stock markets ahead of European Parliament elections in May amid growing concerns about rising populism.
House Democrats pressure White House on Kushner's use of WhatsApp
The Democratic head of a U.S. congressional investigative panel on Thursday pressed the White House for information on whether President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, used the unofficial WhatsApp messaging tool to communicate sensitive or classified information with foreign leaders.
Japan firms see prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war, China slowdown to persist: Reuters poll
Three in four Japanese companies expect U.S.-China trade frictions to last until at least late this year, a sharp contrast to market hopes that presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping might soon strike a deal to end their damaging trade war, a Reuters poll found.
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