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As U.S., North Korea plan to meet, Iran warns against Trump deals
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a "very dangerous message" that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as U.S. and North Korean leaders prepare to meet for denuclearization talks.
'Avatar' director Cameron says he still hopes to film four sequels
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - "Avatar" director James Cameron said he still aims to make four sequels to the 2009 science-fiction blockbuster and is moving ahead with production while regulators review the proposed sale of 21st Century Fox's film studio to Walt Disney Co.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 92 years with star-studded concert
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth attended a star-studded special concert on Saturday as the world's oldest and longest-reigning living monarch celebrated her 92nd birthday.
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. should look at its own actions if it wants jailed pastor freed
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said the United States should look at its own actions if it wants the return of an American Christian pastor who has been jailed in Turkey for suspected links to a 2016 failed coup.
CORRECTED-U.S. banks push mortgage apps as home lending slows
NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) - Big U.S. banks are racing to launch websites and mobile apps to make getting a mortgage faster and easier, investments that may have modest near-term payoffs as home lending activity slows.
Johnson, Landry tied for lead in San Antonio
(Reuters) - Zach Johnson sank a six-foot putt for birdie on his final hole for a four-under-par 68 to ensure a share of the lead with Andrew Landry on 13-under 203 after the third round of the Texas Open on Saturday.
World Bank shareholders back $13 billion capital increase
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank's shareholders on Saturday endorsed a $13 billion paid-in capital increase that will boost China's shareholding but bring lending reforms that will raise borrowing costs for higher-middle-income countries, including China.
IMF endorses Japan's preference of TPP over two-way trade deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A multilateral framework like the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact works better in fixing trade imbalances than a bilateral deal, IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa said in an endorsement of Japan's calls for Washington to rejoin TPP.
Japan may soften trade stance as U.S. keeps up pressure
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite calls to resist protectionism and for the United States to rejoin a multilateral trans-Pacific trade pact, Japan is gradually shifting gear to adjust to a trade environment shaken up by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Marquez loses Austin pole with three-place penalty
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Honda's MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez was handed a three-place penalty for slow riding after taking pole for the sixth year in a row at the Grand Prix of the Americas on Saturday.
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