Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997.
IRAN-NUCLEAR-EU-MAAS/ Germany's Maas: Europe will stick to Iran's nuclear deal, but cannot work miracles
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Britain, France and Germany are committed to stick to their commitments from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday, adding that it was important to keep on talking to avoid a military escalation. U.S.
USA-ELECTION-IOWA/ Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Reuters) - Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare. TEXAS-COLLAPSE-CRANE/
Crane collapses on Dallas apartment building, killing one, injuring six A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto an apartment house in Dallas on Sunday and sliced through five floors of the building, killing at least one person and injuring six others, a city fire and rescue spokesman said.
Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter.
NISSAN-RENAULT-GOVERNANCE/ Renault, Nissan spar over governance reforms as tie-up strains worsen
PARIS/TOKYO (Reuters) - Renault has signalled it will block alliance partner Nissan from adopting planned governance reforms unless the French automaker gets more say in the new system, a demand which Nissan said was "most regrettable" and which one source derided as a potential conflict of interest. ENTERTAINMENT
AWARDS-TONY/ 'Hadestown,' Cranston win big at Tony's, 'Ferryman' best play
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Hadestown," a folk opera about a young couple's dark trek to the underworld, topped Broadway's Tony awards on Sunday winning eight honours, including the top prize best musical. TELEVISION-CENTRAL-PARK-FIVE/
'Central Park 5' tells Oprah of pain and redemption after Netflix series LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The five men wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York's Central Park in 1989 said on Sunday that a new Netflix Inc series about their case revived the pain from their ordeal but, for some, brought a sense of redemption.
Soccer: South Africa captain Van Wyk backs VAR, but says gray areas remain South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in football, but believes it is only "fair to an extent" and is still bound by the interpretation of match officials.
TENNIS-FRENCH OPEN/ Nadal racks up 12th French crown as Thiem runs out of steam at Roland Garros
PARIS (Reuters) - Defying the years and one of the most fierce onslaughts he has ever faced at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal won his 12th French Open crown on Sunday, leaving Dominic Thiem crushed and a packed Parisian stadium shaking their heads in wonder. UPCOMING
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS USA-CONGRESS/MUELLER (PIX) (TV)
U.S. House Judiciary Committee holds hearing on Mueller report Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee conducts hearing on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign.
10 Jun 14:00 ET / 18:00 GMT GREECE-ELECTION/PM-PRESIDENT (PIX) (TV)
Greek PM to meet President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, discuss snap election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to meet President Prokopis Pavlopoulos to discuss snap elections.
10 Jun 11:30 ET / 15:30 GMT BRITAIN-EU/LEADER (TV)
Announcements of candidates nominated for Conservative leadership contest The Conservative Party's 1922 committee will announce the candidates who have be nominated for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May.
10 Jun 12:30 ET / 16:30 GMT USA-LGBT/STONEWALL-EQUALITY
Reuters/Ipsos poll: After decade of momentous change, where do Americans stand on LGBTQ rights? Six years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down DOMA, and just 4 years ago same-sex marriage became the law of the land thanks to another landmark SCOTUS ruling that marked a turning point in the civil rights battle of LGBTQ people in the Unites States. On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprisings, do most Americans think LGBTQ people now enjoy the same rights as everybody else? We will tie public opinion data from a new Reuters/Ipsos poll to recent statistics on hate crimes against LGBTQ Americans, and to recent changes in policy and legislation. We'll examine how the fast progress of the last 10 years measures up against the Trump administration's roll back of many previous provisions protecting LGBTQ Americans, and where public opinion fits into it.
11 Jun USA-TRUMP/CONGRESS-BARR (TV)
U.S. House votes on measure to enforce Trump subpoenas in federal court The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives votes on whether to sue in federal court to enforce subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn, related to the Mueller probe of Russian meddling in 2016 presidential election and President Donald Trump's efforts to upend the investigation.
11 Jun IRAN-NUCLEAR/IAEA
U.N. nuclear watchdog's board meets The U.N. nuclear watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors holds a quarterly meeting, with Iran and North Korea among the agenda items. Tuesday is the second day of the week-long meeting at the International Atomic Energy Agency's headquarters.
11 Jun CONFLICTS / WAR / PEACE
LIBYA-SECURITY/TUNISIA (PIX) Shutting up shop: Libyan conflict squeezes southern Tunisia
Standing in his one-room store between tables stacked with brightly coloured t-shirts and jeans, Fathi Mars gestures in despair. Around 700 stores have closed in the past eight years as supplies dwindled and prices soared, according to a local traders' association. 11 Jun
CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE ILLINOIS-CRIME/ (PIX)
Opening arguments in trial of Illinois man accused of abducting a Chinese scholar Opening arguments are tentatively scheduled to begin June 10 in the trial of Brent Christensen, who faces one count of kidnapping resulting in death and two counts of making a false statement to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in the abduction of Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old visiting scholar from southeastern China who officials believe is dead, although nobody has been found.
10 Jun 07:00 ET / 11:00 GMT CALIFORNIA-FAMILYSLAY/
Jury to present trial verdict in sledgehammer killings of California family A Southern California jury was due to present its verdict on Monday in the murder trial of an ex-convict charged with the 2010 sledgehammer killings of a family of four whose remains were found more than two years later buried in the desert.
10 Jun 13:00 ET / 17:00 GMT BRITAIN-EURIBOR/TRIAL
Former German banker faces London trial on Euribor-rigging charges Andreas Hauschild, a German former Deutsche Bank trader, faces a London jury over charges that he helped deliberately and dishonestly manipulate global Euribor interest rates.
11 Jun BUSINESS / ECONOMICS
USA-FED/COMMUNICATIONS Fed policymakers face communications quandary
As Federal Reserve policymakers grapple with the challenge of communicating clearly in an increasingly uncertain world, an idea has emerged that could ease the pressure. 10 Jun 10:00 ET / 14:00 GMT
IMO-SHIPPING/USA-REFINERS Marine fuel change to push up diesel prices beginning in October
Diesel and other distillate prices should rise by October ahead of a January switchover to low-sulfur marine fuels, said analysts, as refiners begin building inventories of the fuel. 10 Jun 10:00 ET / 14:00 GMT
EUROZONE-ITALY/DEBT EU governments' officials expected to decide whether disciplinary procedure over Italy debt is warranted
European Union governments' officials decide whether to back the European Commission's assessment that a disciplinary procedure against Italy for its growing debt is warranted. 11 Jun
LITHIUM-ELECTRIC/ (PIX) Fastmarkets Lithium Supply & Markets Conference
The lithium industry's biggest players gather for their annual conference, as concerns grow about an oversupply of the white metal and weak near-term demand from the automotive sector. Speakers and presentations from SQM, Albemarle,Tianqi, NeoLithium and more. 11 Jun
TESLA-SHAREHOLDERS/ Tesla annual shareholder meeting
Tesla holds its annual shareholder meeting, with Chief Executive Elon Musk expected to give an update on the electric vehicle maker. 11 Jun
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