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Asian shares, sterling up on pause in Brexit, trade fears
Asian shares and the pound moved higher on Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote, and as China appeared to be taking more steps to meet U.S. demands to open its markets.
Exxon Mobil makes final investment decision to develop Australian natural gas project
Exxon Mobil Corp has made a final investment decision to develop the West Barracouta gas field in the Bass Strait to bring new gas supplies to the Australian market, it said in a statement on Thursday.
Democrat Pelosi agrees to term limits, smoothing road to be House speaker
Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday she supports a proposal that would limit the terms of senior Democratic leaders, likely paving the way for her to reclaim the speaker's post in January when her party takes control of the chamber.
Ex-Venezuela oil minister Martinez dies in state custody
Former Venezuela oil minister Nelson Martinez, who was arrested in 2017 as part of a sweeping graft probe at state oil company PDVSA, has died in state custody, the prosecutor's office said on Wednesday.
U.S. tribunal to review ruling on Qualcomm request for iPhone ban
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) said on Wednesday it would review a ruling that a ban on imports of some iPhones into the United States was not in the public interest, even if Apple Inc infringed a Qualcomm patent.
After Trump comment on Huawei, official says Justice Dept. sticks to law enforcement
A top U.S. Justice Department official pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's comment that he might intervene in a legal case involving an executive from the Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL] if it would help secure a trade deal.
Trading Trump: Wall Street stresses over White House comments
JPMorgan Chase & Co's trading desk was not buying what U.S. President Donald Trump was selling this week.
Exclusive: China makes first big U.S. soybean purchase since Trump-Xi truce
China on Wednesday made its first major purchases of U.S. soybeans since President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce earlier this month, providing some relief to U.S. farmers who have struggled to find buyers for their record-large harvest.
Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei executive
Canada should distance itself from U.S. "hegemonism" and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese executive detained in Vancouver on Washington's request, the state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial.
Bills QB Allen continues to receive praise
Buffalo Bills: Former Notre Dame and NFL quarterback Brady Quinn had lots of praise for rookie quarterback Josh Allen, from one first-round draft pick to another. Quinn, now an analyst for Fox Sports, will work the Buffalo-New York game on Sunday, and he told the Buffalo News: "Right now, Baker's (Mayfield) playing the best, but I just feel like Josh Allen, he oozes so much potential. Have you seen what he's doing? First off, he's 3-5 as a starter with the Bills. ... They are so far removed from