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Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada
MANILA, May 22 (Reuters) - President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman said on Wednesday.
China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war.
Proposed U.S. plant to pull CO2 from thin air, use it to pump oil
JACKSON, Wyoming May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.S. oil producer is teaming up with a company working to grab planet-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) straight from the air in a bid to extract more oil from the ground in a greener way, the companies said on Tuesday.
UPDATE 3-Trump tells Congress to ratify trade deal before dealing with infrastructure
WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Democratic leaders on Tuesday to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before working on an infrastructure bill, a sign that crumbling roads and bridges are unlikely to get significant federal funding for repairs this year.
USTR sees progress in talks on North American trade deal vote: senators
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican senators said on Tuesday that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was making progress in negotiations with Democrats on passage of a new North American trade deal and the talks were being handled "in good faith."
OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners
May 21 (Reuters) - The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last week.
Chinese ambassador says Beijing ready for further trade talks
WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to continue trade talks with Washington.
Brazil farmer defaults burn soy traders betting on barter
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A spate of farmer defaults in Brazil's top grain-producing state is creating headaches for global traders who are among their main creditors and posing challenges to the widespread use of barter in the world's largest soybean exporter.
Glencore to supply cobalt feedstock to restart First Cobalt refinery in Canada
May 21 (Reuters) - Glencore Plc will supply cobalt feedstock to restart First Cobalt Corp's refinery in Canada, the companies said in a statement on Tuesday.
Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has sent a parliamentary delegation to China to press for the release of two Canadian citizens formally arrested for espionage last week, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday.
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