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Reuters: Top News | 20 May 14:24

Stock futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown

U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns over worsening trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 19:30

Wall St. pressured as Huawei fallout worries spark tech sell-off

U.S. stocks dropped on Monday, as Washington's restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies stoked fears about a hit to the broader technology sector and ratcheted up trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.

Al Jazeera English | 20 May 19:17

Huawei crackdown weighs on US stocks

US tech stocks fall amid fears of a crackdown on Huawei Technologies, and S&P 500 tech sector slips nearly 2 percent.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 17:54

Wall St. lower as tech stocks sell-off on Huawei fallout worries

U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies stoked fears about a hit to the broader technology sector and ratcheted up trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 17:38

Global stocks slide as worries about Huawei fallout mount

Global equity markets fell on Monday as a U.S. crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies led chipmaker stocks in Europe and on Wall Street to slide on fears of a widening trade war, while the dollar was steady before this week's Federal Reserve meeting.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 16:22

Wall St. drops as tech stocks tumble on Huawei fallout fears

U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as a crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies raised concerns of a bigger impact on chipmakers and added to fears of an escalation in trade war between the two nations.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 15:38

Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower at open

The Nasdaq Composite index fell more than 1% at the open on Monday, weighed down by fears about the impact on major technology companies from the United States' crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 14:17

Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments

Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum Holdings Inc said on Monday it has discontinued all shipments to Huawei Technologies as it intends to fully comply with the recent United States Department of Commerce export restrictions.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 13:19

Stock markets slide as worries about Huawei fallout mount

Stock markets weakened on Monday as concerns mounted about an escalating fallout from a U.S. crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 15:03

U.S. telecom regulators, Sprint, T-Mobile to agree on deal: sources

Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc announced a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion deal on Monday, while U.S. regulators were expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 20:03

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief

T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 18:00

T-Mobile's $26 billion deal for Sprint gets big boost after FCC chief gets behind it

T-Mobile's US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval.

NYT > Home Page | 20 May 16:19

F.C.C. Chairman Recommends Approval of $26 Billion T-Mobile-Sprint Merger

Ajit Pai said the companies had won his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 15:58

Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint's Boost Mobile cell service.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 14:38

Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments, cuts quarterly forecast

Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum Holdings Inc on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei Technologies, following export restrictions put in place by the United States Department of Commerce.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 14:34

FCC, Sprint, T-Mobile to announce agreement on deal: source

Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 15:38

Ford Motor Co cutting about 10% of global salaried workforce

Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will eliminate about 10% percent of its global salaried workforce, cutting about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring in a move that will save the No. 2 automaker $600 million annually.

The Guardian | 20 May 18:07

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs including more than 500 in UK

US carmaker announces plans to reduce global workforce by 10% by the end of August Ford is to cut at least 7,000 jobs, including about 550 in the UK, as it presses ahead with plans to reduce costs in Europe and the US. The US carmaker said it planned to cut 10% of its global workforce by the end of August, after announcing plans to shrink its European operations this year. Continue reading...

Al Jazeera English | 20 May 17:45

Ford announces major global layoffs

The automotive giant is trimming thousands of jobs amidst revamp of vehicle offerings and technology changes.

NYT > Home Page | 20 May 16:31

Ford Motor Will Cut 7,000 Jobs by August to Streamline Operations

The company, which has struggled with slowing sales, said it was cutting salaried workers to reduce bureaucracy and speed up decision making.

NYT > Home Page | 20 May 16:31

Ford Motor Will Cut 7,000 Jobs by August to Streamline Operations

The company, which has struggled with slowing sales, said it was cutting salaried workers to reduce bureaucracy and speed up decision making.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 16:27

Ford Motor Co to cut 10% of white-collar jobs as part of global restructuring

Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will eliminate about 10% of its global salaried workforce, cutting about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring in a move that will save the No. 2 automaker $600 million annually.

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 20 May 15:15

Ford will lay off 7,000 white-collar workers

Ford is cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs, or about 10% of its salaried staff worldwide, as part of a cost-cutting effort it says will save the company about $600 million a year.

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 20 May 17:51

Transgender woman who was attacked in April found dead on street

A transgender woman whose brutal assault in April was captured on video has been found dead on a Dallas street, police said.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 19:33

Alabama police arrest suspect in shooting death of officer

A man sought for the shooting death of an Auburn, Alabama, police officer and the wounding of two others was arrested without incident early on Monday after a brief manhunt that had the community on edge, authorities said.

Al Jazeera English | 20 May 19:33

Black US transgender woman who was attacked in April fatally shot

Muhlaysia Booker found dead in Texas on Saturday, about a month after she was assaulted in an attack caught on video.

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 20 May 16:25

22-year-old woman dies after collapsing during marathon

A woman has died after collapsing in the Cleveland Marathon on Sunday, officials said.

The Guardian | 20 May 16:07

Transgender woman recently assaulted on camera found shot dead in Dallas

Body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street on Saturday and no suspect was immediately identified A 23-year-old transgender woman who was seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people has been found shot dead in Dallas. Police said the body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street on Saturday and that no suspect was immediately identified. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading...

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 19:33

Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan

Palestinians will stay away from a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace between them and Israel, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 14:20

Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, say they weren't consulted

The Palestinians will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as a preliminary roll-out of its plan for them to make peace with Israel, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday.

Al Jazeera English | 20 May 14:08

Palestinians say not consulted on Bahrain 'peace conference'

US officials set to unveil the first part of Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan in Manama next month.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 13:58

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinian areas as first part of peace plan

The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, senior U.S. officials said on Sunday.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 13:25

Palestinians won't attend U.S.-led conference in Bahrain: minister

Palestinian officials will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to draw investment to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 13:21

India's BJP preparing for return to power as exit polls predict victory: sources

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a clear general election victory for the party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 16:46

If Modi wins India election, who will be finance minister?

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley looks set to retain his post if Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins a second term as expected when results come on Thursday.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 15:03

India's BJP prepares return to power as exit polls predict clear win: sources

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a clear general election victory for the party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to the delight of Hindu groups.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 14:06

India's Hindu groups to double down on demands as Modi set for big win

A Hindu temple on a disputed site, life in jail for killing cows and ending the autonomy of India's only Muslim-majority state are some demands Hindu groups plan to push Prime Minister Narendra Modi on if he wins the general election as expected.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 17:54

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law

Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 16:05

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law

Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 15:52

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 12:58

Indiana abortion cases ripe for U.S. Supreme Court action

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday could act on appeals seeking to revive two Republican-enacted abortion restrictions from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would ban the procedure almost entirely.

Reuters: Top News | 20 May 20:46

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since December.

The Guardian | 20 May 19:10

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol

Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive Monday, Customs and Border Protection said The US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child since December. US Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that border patrol apprehended the teenager in south Texas’ Rio Grande valley on 13 May. The agency says the teenager was found unresponsive Monday morning during a welfare check at the agency’s Weslaco, Texas, station. The teenager’s cause of death is unknown. Continue reading...

The Guardian | 20 May 20:43

Tories scrabble for new Brexit vision in place of Theresa May's 'doomed' plan

Chancellor argues no-deal Brexit would betray leave vote, as chances of PM’s bill fade The expected demise of Theresa May’s Brexit plan has sparked open lobbying over an alternative Tory vision, with the chancellor, Philip Hammond, arguing that proponents of a no-deal Brexit are betraying the referendum result. The cabinet will on Tuesday discuss the final details of what Downing Street call a “new and improved deal” to be presented to MPs, expected to include reassurances on areas including the Irish backstop, workers’ rights and environmental protections. Continue reading...

The Guardian | 20 May 20:40

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired

Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza video Austria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal that has engulfed the Freedom party (FPÖ), leading to the complete collapse of the country’s governing coalition. In response to the sacking, the remaining Freedom party ministers resigned from their posts, which included the ministries for defence, work and transport. Continue reading...

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 20 May 20:22

UN chief threatens to suspend aid in Yemen after CNN exposes rebel theft of donor food

The United Nations is threatening to suspend aid that helps thousands of destitute Yemenis following a CNN investigation that exposed the theft or "diversion" of food aid by Houthi rebels.

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 20 May 14:00

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen

Issham Beshir is two years old. She's twig-thin and so badly malnourished she's yet to take her first steps. The world is trying to help her and nearly 16 million more hungry people in Yemen by sending food.

The Guardian | 20 May 20:00

Israel Folau case highlights need to reassure Pacific Island Wallabies | Bret Harris

Rugby Australia runs the risk of a mass exodus if it does not wisely manage fallout from the sacking With the sacking of Israel Folau has come an urgent need for Rugby Australia to re-engage with its largest and most important minority playing group, the Pacific Islanders, or risk a split which could tear the game apart. Last Friday RA terminated Folau’s $4m, four-year contract for repeatedly posting anti-gay comments on social media. The 72-hour window for Folau to appeal the decision expired on Monday afternoon and the matter is now expected to head to the courts. Continue reading...

The Guardian | 20 May 20:00

Australia World Cup guide: gameplan, key player and prediction

Rejuvenated under Justin Langer, the champions are suddenly contenders again but must find a way to integrate Steve Smith and David Warner back into a winning side A few months ago, we were talking up the prospect of Afghanistan spinning out Australia on 1 June. But at the last minute the five-times world champions clicked into the kind of gear their lineage demands. Related: Afghanistan World Cup guide: gameplan, key player and prediction Continue reading...