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US accuses casino mogul Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O), forcing him to register as a China agent and accused him of pressuring then-President Donald Trump. at Beijing’s request in 2017. Wynn’s lawyers have denied the allegations, saying he never acted as an agent …

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Stock market rebound fizzles, UK inflation hits 40-year high

LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) – A rebound in equities petered out on Wednesday as concerns over the outlook for economic growth and rising inflation rattled sentiment, while a British inflation reading of 9 % highlighted just how much interest rates could rise. Asian stocks managed to post their fourth consecutive session of gains, but in …

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In Buffalo, Biden condemns the “poison” of American white supremacy

BUFFALO, NY, May 17 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Tuesday condemned white supremacists, the media, the internet and politics for spreading racist conspiracy theories as he mourned the murder of 10 black people in Buffalo, New York. “What happened here is simple and straightforward: terrorism, terrorism, domestic terrorism,” he said. Payton Gendron, an 18-year-old …

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