Trade war? U.S. battle over kitchen cabinets really a domestic dispute

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 08:27
The anti-China trade mood has reached U.S. kitchens, where a battle is being waged over competing visions of where and how cabinets should be made.
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India says Chinese move to build structure in its territory led to clashes

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 08:26
India's foreign minister spoke to a top Chinese diplomat on Wednesday to protest against what he said was an attempt to erect a structure in Indian-controlled territory that had led to border clashes, the Indian foreign ministry said.
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Stocks grind higher as recovery hopes stand firm

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 08:19
Europe's shares added to their best gains in almost a month as safety plays lost their lustre on Wednesday, with hopes of a rapid economic recovery holding firm against a resurgence of global coronavirus cases.
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Explainer: Why are Chinese and Indian troops fighting in a remote Himalayan valley?

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 08:10
The Indian army says at least 20 of its soldiers were killed after hand-to-hand fighting with Chinese troops at a disputed border site on Monday night, the deadliest clash in decades.
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PepsiCo's Aunt Jemima brand to change name, logo: NBC News

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 08:03
PepsiCo Inc's Aunt Jemima pancake mix will change its name and image in an effort by the brand to distance itself from racial stereotypes, NBC News reported on Wednesday.
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Factbox: Indian media call for strong response to border clash with China

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 07:32
Indian media commentators called on Wednesday for a strong response to a border clash with Chinese troops that led to the deaths of at least 20 Indian soldiers, with some questioning the Indian government's silence on the issue.
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Russia, China, India postpone June 23 video conference amid tensions: RIA

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 07:22
A June 23 video conference between the foreign ministers of Russia, China and India has been postponed to a later date, Russia's RIA news agency cited an Indian foreign ministry source as saying amid tensions between China and India.
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Stocks grind higher on recovery hopes

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 06:51
Europe's shares added to their best gains in almost a month as safety plays lost their lustre on Wednesday, with hopes of a rapid economic recovery standing firm against a resurgence of global coronavirus cases.
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Futures inch higher on hopes of quick economic revival

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 06:50
U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as signs of more official stimulus supported hopes of an economic recovery from a coronavirus-led slump, even as six U.S. states saw a record rise in new COVID-19 cases.
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May flowers: Where the U.S. retail blooms are and are not

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 06:26
No denying May's $73 billion rebound in U.S. retail sales was an eye-popper and is the latest fodder to fuel the red-hot "V" vs "U" debate about what kind of recovery to expect from the COVID-19 recession.
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Decision pending on charges in Atlanta police shooting death of Rayshard Brooks

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 06:20
A Georgia prosecutor is expected to announce as early as Wednesday whether a former Atlanta police officer will face any charges in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks at a Wendy's parking lot last week.
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North Korea destroys inter-Korean liaison office in 'terrific explosion'

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 06:13
North Korea on Tuesday blew up a joint liaison office set up in a border town in 2018 to foster better ties with South Korea after threatening action if defectors continued with a campaign of sending propaganda leaflets into the reclusive North.
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U.S. Senate Republicans ready police reform bill to rival Democrats

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 06:08
Police reforms will take center stage in Congress on Wednesday as Senate Republicans unveil their effort to address racial disparities in law enforcement and Democrats in the House of Representatives advance their own, more sweeping proposal.
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Show me the data: U.S. doctors skeptical of reported COVID breakthrough

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 05:46
The report on Tuesday of a powerful treatment for the new coronavirus brought skepticism along with optimism among U.S. doctors, who said the recent withdrawal of an influential COVID-19 study left them wanting to see more data.
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China says it does not want to see any more clashes on border with India

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 04:32
China said on Wednesday it does not want to see any more clashes on the border with India following a clash on Monday that killed at least 20 Indian soldiers, adding that both countries are trying to resolve the situation via dialogue.
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Hat in hand: U.S. scientists scramble to support their COVID immunity research

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 03:08
It wasn’t easy to build a COVID-19 antibody test during Illinois’ statewide lockdown.
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'Best news so far': UK hails steroid treatment for coronavirus

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 02:59
Britain's health minister on Wednesday hailed the use of a steroid called dexamethasone for treating coronavirus patients as the best news so far of the outbreak.
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South Korean unification minister offers to step down, Yonhap says

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 02:34
South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul, who oversees engagement with North Korea, offered on Wednesday to step down, saying he takes responsibility for a worsening in ties between the neighbours, the Yonhap news agency said.
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North Korea rejects South's offer of envoys, vows to redeploy troops to border

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 02:34
North Korea on Wednesday rejected South Korea's offer to send special envoys to ease escalating tensions over defector activity and stalled reconciliation efforts and vowed to redeploy troops to border areas.
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Ka-boom! How Germany's 'Mr Thrift' Scholz came to splash the cash

World News - Wed, 2020-06-17 02:07
Four months is an eternity in pandemic politics. As recently as February, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz was Germany's Mr Thrift, a devotee of the "black zero" balanced-budget rule.
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