News Cyber firms warn on suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine 2018-05-23T09:04:39.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc on Wednesday warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with highly sophisticated malicious software, possibly in preparation for another massive cyber attack on Ukraine. U.S. in contact with Iraqi ex-foe Sadr after his surprise election win: Sadr aide 2018-05-23T08:55:18.000000000-04:00 BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States has contacted members of a political bloc in Iraq led by a former foe, the Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, after his election win put him in a strong position to influence the formation of a new government, a top Sadr aide said. U.S.-China trade deal 'too hard to get done,' Trump says 2018-05-23T08:45:23.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled a new direction in U.S. and China's trade talks, saying the current track appeared "too hard to get done" and that any possible deal needed "a different structure." A year after extremist siege, Philippine families seek closure 2018-05-23T08:36:59.000000000-04:00 MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Mahid Radia's last glimpse of his parents was when he and his children were fleeing their home amid gunfire, explosions and the howl of airplanes bombing the dens of extremists who had taken over Marawi, the Philippines' only Islamic city. Comcast prepares to challenge Disney for Fox assets 2018-05-23T08:27:58.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co . Target's online push weighs on profit, shares tumble 2018-05-23T08:23:53.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Target Corp posted lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as spending on its online business and delivery options helped sales but ate into margins, sending shares down 6 percent in pre-market trade. Gun control support fades three months after Florida massacre: Reuters/Ipsos poll 2018-05-23T08:22:44.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Parkland, Florida, school massacre has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday. Iranian officials split over response to U.S. demands 2018-05-23T08:21:25.000000000-04:00 ANKARA (Reuters) - For all of Iran's fierce verbal response to fresh U.S. threats of tougher sanctions, some senior officials in Tehran believe the door to diplomacy should stay open. Small banks trump Wall Street on Dodd-Frank rewrite 2018-05-23T08:16:38.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs Group Inc , Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co , will not be breaking out the champagne. Comcast says considering all-cash offer to buy Fox assets 2018-05-23T08:13:56.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co .