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Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:26:20 -0400
Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union.
Timeline: Theresa May: three tumultuous Downing Street years
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:26:20 -0400
Theresa May bowed out after nearly three years as prime minister on Friday, defeated by her inability to deliver Brexit.
We'll keep working for orderly Brexit post-May, Merkel says
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:25:57 -0400
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin would continue to work closely with London to secure an orderly Brexit.
Wall Street set for modest gains at open after previous day's sell-off
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:22:01 -0400
U.S. stocks were set to open modestly higher on Friday after a sell-off, on cautious optimism after President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the tariff war with China and a resolution to complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.
U.S. core capital goods orders, shipments weak in April
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:20:12 -0400
New orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell more than expected in April, further evidence that manufacturing and the broader economy were slowing after a growth spurt in the first quarter that was driven by exports and a buildup of inventories.
U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:11:24 -0400
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations' aviation agency in a private briefing on Thursday, sources told Reuters.
UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper
Fri, 24 May 2019 08:58:30 -0400
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday.
UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit
Fri, 24 May 2019 08:54:35 -0400
Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prime minister hopeful Boris Johnson said on Friday.
First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit
Fri, 24 May 2019 08:48:52 -0400
SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service.
Trump says 'dangerous' Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal
Fri, 24 May 2019 08:46:57 -0400
President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant "very dangerous."