World stocks, U.S. dollar rise as Trump amends previous comments on Syria

By Rodrigo CamposNEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street led stocks higher globally on Thursday, more than offsetting declines in Asia, as an expected strong earnings season took front seat after U.S.

President Donald Trump cast doubt over the timing of his threatened strike on Syria.The risk of clashes between Western powers and Russia in Syria over an alleged chemical attack eased somewhat as Trump reworded his Wednesday threat that missiles "will be coming" while taunting Russia for supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.Trump wrote on Thursday.....

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