News Exclusive: Trump calls meeting on biofuels policy blamed by bankrupt refiner 2018-02-23T01:23:30.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has called a meeting early next week with key senators and Cabinet officials to discuss potential changes to biofuels policy, which is coming under increasing pressure after a Pennsylvania refiner blamed the regulation for its bankruptcy, according... Exclusive: U.S. tells India to cut tariffs as trade friction heats up 2018-02-23T01:17:57.000000000-05:00 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. businesses and diplomats are pressing India to cut tariffs, industry and government sources say, after New Delhi's move to increase customs duties on dozens of products to help its flagship Make-in-India drive aggravated differences over trade. Trump administration to target North Korea with new sanctions on Friday 2018-02-23T01:11:19.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to announce on Friday what is being billed as the largest package of sanctions yet against North Korea to increase pressure on Pyongyang for its nuclear and ballistic missile tests, a senior administration official said. U.S. shale investors still waiting on payoff from oil boom 2018-02-23T01:08:48.000000000-05:00 HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oil production has topped 10 million barrels per day, approaching a record set in 1970, but many investors in the companies driving the shale oil revolution are still waiting for their payday. Regulator in China seizes control of Anbang as chairman prosecuted 2018-02-23T01:04:02.000000000-05:00 BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Chinese government on Friday seized control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd and said its chairman had been prosecuted, a dramatic move that highlighted Beijing's willingness to curtail big-spending conglomerates as it cracks down on financial risk. Australian deputy prime minister resigns after affair with staffer 2018-02-23T00:51:06.000000000-05:00 SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's deputy prime minister said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party after weeks of pressure over an affair with a staffer that brought him into open conflict with his premier and threatened to shatter a decades-old coalition. Rocky path awaits Kuroda in his next BOJ term 2018-02-23T00:16:49.000000000-05:00 TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda may have little to cheer about despite landing another five-year term for one of the most influential jobs in the country, if not the world. South Korea says approved visit by sanctioned North Korean to pursue peace on peninsula 2018-02-22T23:40:06.000000000-05:00 SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said it approved the Winter Olympic visit by a sanctioned North Korean official, blamed for the deadly 2010 sinking of a South Korean navy ship, in the pursuit of peace and asked for public understanding. With Easy Ride trial, Nissan takes new step toward being Uber competitor 2018-02-22T23:15:37.000000000-05:00 YOKOHAMA (Reuters) - Facing a future in which self-driving cars may curb vehicle ownership, Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous transportation services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber Technologies and other technology firms. Australian deputy prime minister resigns from Cabinet, remains in parliament 2018-02-22T22:57:40.000000000-05:00 SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party and will move to the backbench after weeks of pressure over an extra-marital affair with his former media secretary.