News China, U.S. near deal on ZTE reprieve; Beijing cuts auto tariffs 2018-05-22T09:46:25.000000000-04:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - Washington neared a deal to lift its ban on U.S. firms supplying Chinese telecoms gear maker ZTE Corp, sources said on Tuesday, and Beijing announced tariff cuts on car imports, further easing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North 2018-05-22T09:45:26.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to assess North Korea's intentions after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of a planned June 12 summit to discuss denuclearization. Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix 2018-05-22T09:28:20.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has sought to play down a report identifying "big flaws" in its Model 3 sedan, admitting there is a braking issue with the vehicle but saying it will be fixed with a software update within days. Mexican truckers travel in fear as highway robberies bleed economy 2018-05-22T09:23:15.000000000-04:00 PUEBLA, Mexico (Reuters) - Glancing constantly at his rear view mirror, truck driver "El Flaco" journeys the highways of Mexico haunted by the memory of when he was kidnapped with his security detail by bandits disguised as police officers two years ago. As U.S. shrinks refugee operations, new arrivals in Kansas town lose a lifeline 2018-05-22T09:05:01.000000000-04:00 GARDEN CITY, Kansas (Reuters) - In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Mya... Italy's 5-Star defends academic record of prime minister candidate 2018-05-22T08:45:45.000000000-04:00 ROME (Reuters) - A little-known law professor, put forward by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and far-right League as their prime ministerial candidate, was accused on Tuesday of inflating his international academic credentials. After Trump's withdrawal from nuclear pact, EU energy chief courts Iran 2018-05-22T08:30:03.000000000-04:00 (This version of the May 19th story corrects reference to Iran in second paragraph to Islamic Republic) Catharsis for Malaysia graft buster recounting threats endured over scandal 2018-05-22T08:19:44.000000000-04:00 KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian anti-graft agent Mohd Shukri Abdull's eyes welled with tears on Tuesday as he recalled death threats and how he was branded a traitor, while nearby, officers took a statement from the main target of his investigation, ex-premier Najib Razak. Texas leaders want more screening and more guns to prevent more shootings 2018-05-22T08:13:24.000000000-04:00 AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas political leaders are considering installing airport-style security at public schools and screening students for mental health issues as alternatives to gun control to thwart a repeat of last week's deadly shooting at a Houston-area high school. Venezuelans buy bus tickets out after Maduro wins re-election 2018-05-22T08:13:00.000000000-04:00 CARACAS (Reuters) - Betsabeth Casique saved for eight months for bus tickets out of Venezuela for herself and her three children. At 1.4 million bolivars each, they are worth what she earns in a month working as a nurse.