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Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned "stress test" protest
HONG KONG, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a "stress test" of transport links to the aviation hub early in the day.
As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires
BRASILIA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified an unfolding environmental crisis.
Encouraged by Johnson's visit, UK officials now hoping rest of EU agrees to work on Brexit solution
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is hoping the rest of the European Union falls in behind France and Germany and agrees to work on solving a deadlock over Brexit, with officials sensing a glimmer of hope after meetings this week, but conscious of the need for a wider consensus in Europe.
Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars - Nikkei
TOKYO, Aug 24 (Reuters) - The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday.
Giorgi saves four match points to reach Bronx final
(Reuters) - Italy's Camila Giorgi saved four match points in a tense third set tiebreak to defeat top seed Wang Qiang and reach the final of the Bronx Open on Friday.
Koepka one ahead of Thomas, McIlroy in Atlanta
(Reuters) - Brooks Koepka missed an eight-foot eagle putt at the final hole but did enough for a one-stroke halfway lead over Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Thursday.
Explainer: What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA.".
U.S. aware of reports of North Korea missile launch, consulting with allies -official
WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The United States is aware of reports of a North Korean missile launch and is consulting with Japan and South Korea, a senior administration official said on Friday.
EXPLAINER-What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China?
WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA.."
FACTBOX-From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars
Aug 23 (Reuters) - The world's two largest economies, China and the United States, on Friday exchanged blows in the latest escalation in their trade war that has roiled supply chains and whipsawed financial markets.
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