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UPDATE 2-U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, won't accept conditions on tariffs -official
WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) - The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.
FOREX-Dollar mostly weaker on bets on U.S. rate cuts
* Fed's Bullard cools bets on U.S. 50 bps rate cut in July
GLOBAL MARKET-Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech
NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in July as has been expected.
French court holds state responsible for Paris air pollution
PARIS (Reuters) - The French state is responsible for the air pollution in the Ile-de-France region around Paris, a local court said in a ground-breaking ruling, although it did not award damages to a mother and daughter who had suffered respiratory ailments.
UPDATE 1-In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort
WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his international debut as Pentagon chief.
Italy beat China 2-0 to continue dream World Cup return
MONTPELLIER, France (Reuters) - Italy beat China 2-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup in convincing fashion on Tuesday as their dream return to the tournament after a 20-year absence continued.
UPDATE 3-Soccer-Italy beat China 2-0 to continue dream World Cup return
MONTPELLIER, France, June 25 (Reuters) - Italy beat China 2-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup in convincing fashion on Tuesday as their dream return to the tournament after a 20-year absence continued.
Fed to hold Facebook's crypto coin to 'high' bar: Powell
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is looking carefully at Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra, and will hold it to high standards regarding protecting consumers and regulation, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday.
France's Mirazur crowned world's best restaurant, Denmark's Noma is No. 2
SINGAPORE, June 25 (Reuters) - Mirazur, on the French Riviera, was crowned No.1 at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore on Tuesday, lauded for its fresh and seasonal cuisine.
Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud -U.S. judge
NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme to overcharge him on dozens of masterworks.
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