News Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hurt oil market stability 2018-06-21T08:07:09.000000000-04:00 VIENNA (Reuters) - U.S. sanctions on Venezuela are an attack against the stability of the global oil market, Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Thursday. OPEC edges closer to raising oil output, Iran's agreement is key 2018-06-21T07:35:42.000000000-04:00 VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC edged closer on Thursday toward raising oil output, with Iran softening its opposition to an increase and Saudi Arabia warning of supply shortages and price rallies if production remained stable. OPEC strives for oil deal as Iran insists on modest rise in output 2018-06-21T06:38:35.000000000-04:00 VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC's leader Saudi Arabia and Russia were trying on Thursday to convince fellow oil producers to raise output from July to meet rising global demand, with Iran still signaling it would support only a modest increase in supply. U.S. identifies North Korea missile test site it says Kim committed to destroy 2018-06-21T06:13:41.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had committed to destroy is a major facility in the western part of the country that has been used for testing engines for long-range missiles, according to a U.S. official. Trump backs down on separating immigrant children, legal problems remain 2018-06-21T05:12:06.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday backed down and abandoned his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents on the U.S.-Mexico border, after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage at home and abroad. Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit: Kyodo 2018-06-21T05:09:45.000000000-04:00 TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has decided to halt evacuation drills to prepare for a potential North Korean missile attack as tensions had eased following a historic summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday. European human rights court rejects appeal by Norwegian mass killer 2018-06-21T04:51:55.000000000-04:00 OSLO (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights rejected on Thursday an appeal by Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik who says his near-isolation in prison amounts to inhuman and degrading treatment. European human right court rejects mass killer Breivik's appeal 2018-06-21T04:29:02.000000000-04:00 OSLO (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights rejected an appeal by Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik who says his prison condition amount to inhuman or degrading treatment, the court said on Thursday. OPEC strives for new deal as Iran still wary of output hike 2018-06-21T04:03:35.000000000-04:00 VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC's leader Saudi Arabia and Russia were trying on Thursday to convince fellow oil producers to raise output from July to meet rising global demand, with Iran still signaling it would support only a modest increase in supply. Double whammy: U.S. pork, fruit producers brace for second wave of Chinese tariffs 2018-06-21T03:38:43.000000000-04:00 BEIJING/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. producers of pork, already saddled with duties enacted in an earlier round of the escalating trade dispute with China, are bracing for further pain after Beijing hit the products with additional tariffs due to come into effect next month.