Oil prices fall as U.S. crude output hits record 12 million bpd

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States reported its crude output hit a record 12 million barrels per day (bpd), undermining efforts by Middle... Read more »

U.N. rights experts urge Indonesia to probe use of snake in Papua interrogation

GENEVA (Reuters) – United Nations rights experts have urged Indonesia to investigate accusations of violence by police and military in Papua after a video showed officers using a live... Read more »

Asian shares tread water as investors watch trade talks

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia were flat in early trade on Friday following a fall on Wall Street, with a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighing more signs of... Read more »

Asian shares tread water as investors watch trade talks

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia were flat in early trade on Friday following a fall on Wall Street, with a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighing more signs of... Read more »

U.S. to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will leave “a small peacekeeping group” of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White... Read more »

Third Point claims 300 percent return on activism since 2011

BOSTON (Reuters) – Pushing companies to perform better has earned Third Point a 300 percent return in the last eight years, the hedge fund told investors in a letter... Read more »

Catalan protesters burn tires, clash with police over separatist trial

BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) – Riot police briefly clashed with pro-independence Catalan protesters in Barcelona on Thursday while other activists burned tires and blocked highways across northeast Spain as part... Read more »

Judge orders ex-Trump aide Stone not to speak publicly about his criminal case

Roger Stone, former political adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, departs after a hearing where Stone said he had “abused” a gag order with an Instagram post that appeared... Read more »

Nike stumbles into social media storm after basketball star’s shoe splits

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Nike Inc sneaker worn by a college basketball superstar split in half less than a minute into a highly anticipated game between Duke University... Read more »

Putin to U.S.: I’m ready for another Cuban Missile-style crisis if you want one

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States wanted one, and that his country currently... Read more »