News Trump backs down, signs order to end family separations at U.S. border 2018-06-20T16:38:19.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents when immigrant families are caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. Instagram expands into long videos, will compete with YouTube 2018-06-20T16:27:27.000000000-04:00 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an hour long, intensifying the competition for consumers' time among ad-supported streaming services such as YouTube. Trump to order end of immediate immigrant family separations at U.S. border 2018-06-20T15:24:28.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order on immigration on Wednesday to end the immediate separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad. What trade war? FAANGs scale new highs 2018-06-20T14:53:44.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Four of the five so-called FAANG stocks – Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon and Netflix – surged to all-time highs on Wednesday, with only Apple spoiling a perfect scorecard. U.S. lawmakers want Google to reconsider links to China's Huawei 2018-06-20T14:43:57.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers asked Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday to reconsider its work with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], which they described as a security threat. Disney hikes bid for Fox assets to $71.3 billion, tops Comcast 2018-06-20T14:23:51.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co raised its bid for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's film and television assets to $71.3 billion on Wednesday, sweetening its deal with cash as it looks to upend Comcast Corp's $65 billion offer. Trump to sign order on family separations at U.S. border 2018-06-20T13:59:01.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order on immigration on Wednesday to end the separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad. U.S. slams rights groups, says aided its withdrawal from U.N. body 2018-06-20T13:37:54.000000000-04:00 UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed rights groups on Wednesday for thwarting Washington's attempts to reform the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council and said they had contributed to the Trump administration's decision to withdraw. Catholic cardinal in Washington accused of sex abuse 2018-06-20T13:18:09.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Vatican has asked retired Washington, D.C., Archbishop Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, to cease public ministry after finding he was credibly accused of sexually abusing a teenager almost 50 years ago, the archdiocese and McCarrick said on Wednesday. Tesla accuses former employee of hacking and transferring data 2018-06-20T13:00:34.000000000-04:00 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has sued a former employee claiming that he hacked the electric carmaker's trade secrets and transferred large amounts of company data to third parties, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Nevada on Wednesday.