PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news – Aug 5

Aug 5 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their... Read more »

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker’s brother for assassination of diplomat

ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) – Security services in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the... Read more »

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecution from countries including... Read more »

Trump congratulates U.S. Navy SEAL cleared of battlefield murder

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader on Wednesday for being acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter, adding that... Read more »

Jury resumes deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A military jury in San Diego resumed deliberations on Tuesday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded... Read more »

France warns Iran against further breaches of nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to take part in a European Union leaders summit, in Brussels, Belgium July 2, 2019. Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/Pool via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) –... Read more »

U.S. Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering... Read more »

OPEC set to extend oil supply cut as Iran endorses pact

VIENNA (Reuters) – OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts this week at least until the end of 2019 as Iran joined top producers Saudi... Read more »

OPEC set for oil cut extension if Iran endorses pact

VIENNA (Reuters) – OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts next week at least until the end of 2019 as Iraq joined top producers Saudi... Read more »

Democrat O’Rourke proposes ‘war tax’ on affluent U.S. families without military members

FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke delivers a speech during the SC Democratic Convention in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S., June 22, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo (Reuters) – Democratic... Read more »