LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar and share prices tumbled on
Monday, as investors worried that U.S. President Donald Trump's
defeat over healthcare reform foreshadowed difficulties delivering
other key campaign promises, in particular tax cuts and spending.
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - A U.S.-backed Syrian alliance of
Kurdish and Arab militias on Sunday took a military airport in
northern Syria held by Islamic State, close to the country's
largest dam that may be in danger of collapse.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China Southern Airlines is in talks over
a tie-up with American Airlines that could involve the U.S. carrier
taking a stake in the state-owned airline, boosting routes between
the world's two largest travel markets.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Thousands of Australians fled their homes
on Monday as a powerful cyclone bore down on coastal towns in
Queensland, where authorities urged 30,000 people to evacuate low
lying areas most at risk from tidal surges and winds of up to 300
km per hour (185 mph).
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court will hold a hearing on
Thursday to decide whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye
and hold her in a cell for up to 20 days while she is investigated
on charges of taking bribes and abusing presidential power.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police on Monday told at
least nine organizers of 2014's pro-democracy demonstrations they
will face charges, protest leaders said, an ominous sign just a day
after a new Beijing-backed leader was chosen, vowing to unite
(Reuters) - Two teenage girls wearing leggings were barred
from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they did
not meet a dress code for special pass travelers, a company
spokesman said amid a furor on social media.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare
legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative
lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's
agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights,
including tax reform.