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Trump delays tariffs on Chinese cellphones, laptops, toys; markets jump

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed off his Sept. 1 deadline for 10% tariffs on remaining Chinese imports, delaying duties on cellphones, laptops and other consumer goods, in the hopes of blunting their impact on U.S. holiday sales.

Chile's LATAM Airlines posts US$63 mln loss, dragged by Argentina recession

SANTIAGO, Aug 14 (Reuters) -- Chile's LATAM Airlines Group, South America's largest airline, posted a narrower loss of $63 million in the second quarter, boosted by growing revenue in Brazil but dragged down by a recession in Argentina.

Hong Kong Airport resumes operations with over 200 flights still cancelled

The Hong Kong International Airport resumed operations on Tuesday, a day after all flights were cancelled due to a protest, Xinhua news agency reported.

Man arrested after knife rampage in Sydney

A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a woman and threatening others in broad daylight in the Australian city of Sydney's central business district on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Update: 1 killed, at least 2 injured in Sydney knife rampage

A woman was killed and at least two others were injured after a man brandishing a knife went on an apparent stabbing rampage in Sydney's Central Business District on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Soldier injured in twin blasts rocking remote southern Philippine Village

Twin blasts rocked a remote southern Philippine village on Tuesday morning, seriously wounding a soldier.
 

US$400-billion investment needed in Australian Infrastructure: gov't report

Australia must spend hundreds of billions of dollars on infrastructure to cope with population growth over the next 15 years, a government report warned, according to Xinhua news agency.