10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The Latest: China: US Abusing Power, Meddling in Markets
The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local):
Alitalia Cancels More Than 300 Flights Due to Strike
Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating conditions in the sector, including the government’s failure to relaunch the carrier.
Tarantino Is Back in Cannes, 25 Years After ‘Pulp Fiction’
Twenty-five years after premiering 'Pulp Fiction' in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino is set to bring his latest, 'Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood' to the French Riviera festival Tuesday.
Australia Government Says It Won’t Break Election Tax Pledge
Australia’s newly reelected government said Tuesday that its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but would not be broken as the government hopes to stimulate consumer spending, revive a flagging economy and repair relations with China, its most important trading partner.
Oxford University to Help Disadvantaged Gain Admission
The University of Oxford is launching two new programs aimed at helping disadvantaged students gain a coveted place at the institution.
Huawei: US Controls Have ‘No Impact,’ Talking to Google
The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on technology sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said Tuesday it is talking with Google about 'emergency relief' for loss of services for its smartphone business.
The Latest: Doctor Says Lauda in Poor Shape for Some Time
The Latest on Niki Lauda’s death (all times local):
Sudan Generals, Protesters Split on Who Will Lead Transition
Sudan’s ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from power are divided over who will lead the country during its transition period.
UK Unions to Discuss Troubled British Steel With Government
U.K. union leaders are set to lay out their concerns to the government amid reports that British Steel is facing bankruptcy within days.