News China's Sinopec to boost U.S. crude imports to all-time high: sources 2018-05-23T11:58:53.000000000-04:00 SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sinopec, Asia's largest refiner, will boost U.S. crude oil imports to an all-time high as China tries to reduce its trade deficit with the United States, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. Trump calls for new 'structure'for U.S.-China trade deal 2018-05-23T11:44:01.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled a new direction in U.S.-China trade talks and said any deal would need "a different structure," fueling uncertainty over current negotiations and sending U.S. stocks lower. Pompeo says 'bad deal' with North Korea not an option, hopeful about summit 2018-05-23T11:33:07.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is prepared to walk away from nuclear negotiations with North Korea if an upcoming meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads in the wrong direction. Black candidate makes history as women advance in U.S. midterms 2018-05-23T11:18:53.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States. Ex-Trump campaign chief seeks to suppress evidence seized by FBI 2018-05-23T11:18:40.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is asking a federal judge on Wednesday to suppress evidence seized by FBI agents working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying they violated the U.S. Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches and seizures. U.S. warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker 2018-05-23T11:17:29.000000000-04:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - An American citizen working at the U.S. consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday. Iran steps up broadsides against U.S., Syria signals Iran won't leave 2018-05-23T11:14:55.000000000-04:00 LONDON (Reuters) - Iran on Wednesday launched a fresh barrage of criticism at U.S. demands for sweeping change in its foreign policy and nuclear programme, and Tehran's ally Damascus flatly dismissed a U.S. call for a withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syria. Comcast prepares to top Disney's $50 billion offer for Fox 2018-05-23T11:08:03.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp confirmed on Wednesday it was preparing a higher, all-cash offer for most of the media assets of Twenty-First Century Fox , setting up a bidding war with rival Walt Disney Co , which already has agreed to a $52-billion deal with Fox. Trump teases 'big news' for U.S. auto workers, offers no details 2018-05-23T10:56:38.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly pledged to revive American manufacturing, said on Wednesday that "big news" was coming that would be welcomed by U.S. auto workers but he gave no details. Cyber firms, Ukraine warn of planned Russian attack 2018-05-23T10:51:14.000000000-04:00 TORONTO/KIEV (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc warned on Wednesday that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with sophisticated malicious software - activity Ukraine said was preparation for a future Russian cyber attack.