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Oct 23, 2019

China factory production key as Tesla reports third-quarter results
Tesla Inc is conducting trial production runs at its new $2 billion China factory for the past several weeks and will sell some of the first cars from the plant to its employees, sources told Reuters.

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Oct 23, 2019

Global stocks rise despite lackluster results; sterling creeps up as EU delays Brexit decision
World stock indexes climbed on Wednesday as investors brushed aside some earnings disappointments, while the British pound inched up as European Union leaders delayed a decision on whether to grant Britain a three-month Brexit extension.

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Oct 23, 2019

Wall Street ticks higher, but chip stocks tumble
U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday as investors shrugged off lackluster quarterly reports from industrial bellwethers Boeing Co and Caterpillar Inc , though a lower-than-expected revenue outlook from Texas Instruments Inc sent chipmakers' shares lower.

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Oct 23, 2019

UK Brexit law timetable talks are ongoing: Labour source
Talks between the opposition Labour Party and whips from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party on setting a timetable to pass Brexit legislation are ongoing, a Labour source said on Wednesday.

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Oct 23, 2019

Russian police deploy in Syria's Kobani, Trump calls ceasefire 'permanent'
Russian military police started deploying on Syria's northeast border on Wednesday under a deal with Turkey to drive Kurdish fighters from the region, and U.S. President Donald Trump said Turkey's offensive against the Kurdish forces was over.

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Oct 23, 2019

Wall Street gains as investors shrug off downbeat earnings
U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday as investors looked past lackluster quarterly reports from industrial bellwethers Boeing Co and Caterpillar Inc , though a lower-than-expected revenue outlook from Texas Instruments Inc sent chipmakers' shares lower.

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Oct 23, 2019

Russian defense minister speaks to SDF head after Syria deal: reports
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has spoken by video conference to the leader of Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Teva's proposed opioid settlement could cost drugmaker pennies on the dollar
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's proposed $23 billion drug giveaway to settle thousands of U.S. opioid lawsuits will likely cost the company a fraction of that figure due to how it has valued those medicines, according to a Reuters review of pricing data and industry analysts.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

EU keeps UK waiting on Brexit delay, Johnson gears for an election
EU member states on Wednesday delayed a decision on whether to grant Britain a three-month Brexit extension, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson said if the deadline is deferred to the end of January he would call an election by Christmas.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Trump to promote withdrawing U.S. from Paris climate accord: source
President Donald Trump on Wednesday is expected to affirm plans to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, a source said, less than two weeks before he can officially start the process.

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Oct 23, 2019

Sterling edges up as EU considers Brexit request; stocks flat
World stock indexes were flat to lower on Wednesday with a disappointing forecast from Texas Instruments dragging down chipmaker shares, while the British pound inched up as European Union leaders consider London's request for a Brexit delay.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Canada's PM Trudeau pledges middle-class tax cut as first act of new government
Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that a middle-class tax cut would be the first order of business for his new minority government, which would seek support in parliament on a case-by-case basis.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Republican lawmakers disrupt Democratic-led Trump impeachment inquiry
Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democrats' attempts to impeach him, on Wednesday disrupted the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry and prevented a Pentagon official from testifying.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Democrats intend to resume depositions in U.S. impeachment probe immediately: Swalwell
Democratic U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell said early Wednesday afternoon that Democrats intended to resume taking depositions in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, after Trump's fellow Republicans stormed a hearing room and blocked the testimony of a Pentagon official.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled in U.S. Congress on digital currency, privacy, elections
Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the company's planned digital currency Libra was a "risky project," but sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers that it could lower the cost of electronic payments and open up the global financial system to more people.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Will 'The Prince' dethrone 'King Bibi'? Israeli ex-military chief aims at premiership
Confronted by a right-wing heckler while on the campaign trail in Israel, Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels, stared coolly into his eyes and rumbled: "No one's doing anything wrong by you. We only want what's good for you."

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Netanyahu rival Gantz accepts mandate to try to form Israeli government
Former military chief Benny Gantz received an official mandate on Wednesday to try to form Israel's next government, but with no easy path to ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long hold on power.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

U.S seen no evidence of ethnic cleansing by Turks in Syria: senior U.S official
The United States has seen no evidence of ethnic cleansing in northeastern Syria by Turkish forces in the wake of a U.S. pullout and has been assured by Turkey there will not be any, a senior Trump administration official said on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Exxon, New York prosecutors face off in climate change fraud trial
A lawyer for New York's attorney general on Tuesday told a state judge Exxon Mobil Corp used two sets of books to hide the true cost of climate change regulations from investors, while an attorney for the oil major assailed the claims as false and politically motivated.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK PM Johnson cancels appearance before committee of lawmakers on Thursday
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson canceled an appearance before a committee of lawmakers scheduled for Thursday, the chair of the committee said.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

As Syria's war mutates, Kurds worry that Damascus will return
An uneasy, defiant mood hangs over this Kurdish-controlled city, as rapid shifts in Syria's war place a question mark over the future of Kurdish self-rule in the country's northeast.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Driver arrested after 39 found dead in truck near London
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Russian police deploy in Syria's Kobani, Trump says ceasefire permanent
Russian military police started deploying on Syria's northeast border on Wednesday under a deal with Turkey to drive Kurdish fighters from the region, and U.S. President Donald Trump said Turkey's offensive against the Kurdish forces was over.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Police find nine people alive in back of truck in Kent, England: Sky News
Police in Kent, southeast England, found nine people alive in the back of a truck on the M20 motorway on Wednesday, Sky News reported.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Netanyahu rival Gantz receives mandate to try to form Israeli government
Former military chief Benny Gantz received an official mandate on Wednesday to try to form Israel's next government, but with no easy path to ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long hold on power.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Evidence found of war crimes during Turkish offensive in Syria, says U.S. official
President Donald Trump's special envoy for Syria said on Wednesday that U.S. forces had seen evidence of war crimes during Turkey's offensive against the Kurds in Syria, and had demanded an explanation from Ankara.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

State Department refusing to turn over 'significant' information for impeachment inquiry: U.S. House Democrats
The leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment investigation said on Wednesday that the State Department refused to comply with a subpoena for documents that they now know are key to their probe into whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Republicans halt witness testimony in impeachment probe: U.S. lawmaker
U.S. Representative Mark Meadows on Wednesday said fellow Republicans had successfully halted testimony in the congressional impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats and that there were no negotiations to resolve the dispute.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

No EU decision yet on Brexit delay, three months looks likely: diplomats
Ambassadors of the 27 EU member states that will remain after Britain leaves the bloc made no decision on London's request for a Brexit delay at a meeting on Wednesday but will meet again to discuss the issue on Friday, three senior EU diplomats said.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Trump could shoot someone and escape prosecution, his lawyer argues
A lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump told a federal appeals court Wednesday the president does not have to hand over his tax returns to New York state prosecutors because he is immune from criminal investigation.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Boeing sees 737 MAX U.S. approval before year-end, shares rise
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it still expects U.S. regulatory approval for its grounded 737 MAX in the fourth quarter, sending its shares higher despite a slump in quarterly profit.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Second Brexit referendum would keep Britain in EU: Virgin's Branson
British billionaire Richard Branson backed a second Brexit referendum on Wednesday in the belief that Britons would reverse a decision to leave the European Union.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Apple, Boeing keep Wall Street afloat, weak earnings stoke growth fears
Wall Street was supported by gains in Apple and Boeing shares on Wednesday, though weak earnings from Caterpillar and Texas Instruments raised concerns of an impact from the U.S.-China trade war on global growth.

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Oct 23, 2019

China says U.S. 'weaponizing' visas after space event no show
The United States is "weaponizing" visas, having failed to grant them in time or at all for Chinese space officials for an international event in Washington, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Apple, Boeing lead Wall Street higher
Wall Street edged higher on Wednesday, led by gains in Boeing and Apple shares, even as weak earnings from Caterpillar and Texas Instruments raised concerns about the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on global growth.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Nasdaq cancels trades in about 50 securities
Nasdaq Inc said it canceled trades that spanned a two-minute period before the opening bell on Wednesday which affected about 50 securities.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Pentagon chief says U.S. forces enter, leave Iraq with government permission: Iraqi PM
U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday the United States respects Iraq's sovereignty and that U.S. forces enter and leave Iraq with Baghdad's permission, Abdul Mahdi's office said.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Republicans lawmakers disrupt Democratic-led Trump impeachment inquiry
Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting the impeachment inquiry against him, on Wednesday disrupted the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives probe as a Pentagon official was about to testify.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Thirty-nine bodies found in truck near London, driver arrested
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Iraq rejects long-term presence of U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria
Iraq rejected on Wednesday the long-term presence of U.S. troops that have crossed its border during a retreat from northern Syria, an apparent snub to visiting Defence Secretary Mark Esper who had initially said the troops would stay in Iraq.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Kurdish commander says Trump promised to maintain long term support: tweet
U.S. President Donald Trump promised to maintain long-term support for Kurdish-led forces who control large swathes of northeastern Syria, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander Mazloum Kobani said on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

U.S. Republicans disrupt Trump impeachment inquiry
Republican lawmakers on Wednesday disrupted the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's dealings in Ukraine by entering a secure room where a witness had been testifying, according to two Democrats who had been attending the session.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Russian military police begins patrolling Syria-Turkey border: Interfax
Russia's defense ministry said on Wednesday the Russian military police had started patrolling areas in Syria near the Turkish border, Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday, citing a Russian officer.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

U.S. forces found evidence of war crimes by Turks in Syria, says U.S. official
President Donald Trump's special envoy for Syria said on Wednesday that U.S. forces had seen evidence of war crimes by Turkish forces in Syria, during their recent offensive against Kurds.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK police say will move truck found with 39 bodies shortly
British police said on Wednesday they will move a truck containing the bodies of 39 people to a secure location shortly.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Giuliani associates accused of funneling money to pro-Trump group plead not guilty
Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to illegally funneling money to a pro-Trump election committee and other politicians.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

British police find 39 bodies in truck, arrest driver
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK police believe trailer found with 39 bodies traveled from Belgium
British police said they believed the trailer from a truck found on Wednesday containing the bodies of 39 people had traveled from Zeebrugge, Belgium, into the port of Purfleet in eastern England.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Will 'The Prince' dethrone 'King Bibi'? Israel's ex-military chief aims at premiership
Confronted by a right-wing heckler while campaigning for last month's parliamentary election in Israel, Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels and glared down at him.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Boeing hit with new industrial setbacks as 737 MAX crisis deepens
Boeing Co cut production of its flagship Dreamliner and delayed the arrival of a successor to its 777 mini-jumbo, piling new pressures on a rejigged senior management team on Wednesday as the continued safety grounding of its 737 MAX sliced third-quarter profits.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Trump, New York prosecutors square off in appeals court over tax returns
Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump and New York state prosecutors trying to obtain Trump's tax returns faced off in a federal appeals court Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Explainer: How does impeachment of a U.S. president work?
The U.S. House of Representatives is conducting an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump following complaints about a July 25 phone call in which he pressed Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, a leading contender for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Zuckerberg reassures U.S. Congress on Facebook's digital currency plans
Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that the company's planned digital currency Libra would be a force for good that could reduce costs for electronic payments and help more people participate in the global financial system.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK PM Johnson tells Germany's Merkel: Brexit should not be delayed
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that he did not think Britain's exit from the European Union should be delayed beyond Oct. 31, his spokesman said.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Sterling steadies as EU considers Brexit request; stocks inch up
World stock indexes edged up on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 boosted by gains in shares of Apple that offset Texas Instruments' disappointing forecast, and the British pound steadied as European Union leaders consider London's request for a Brexit delay.

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Oct 23, 2019

Bulgaria has no link to truck death incident in UK: PM Borissov
The people found dead in a truck in Britain could not have boarded the vehicle in Bulgaria because it had not entered the country since its registration there in 2017, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Pentagon official handling Ukraine and Russia testifies in impeachment inquiry
A senior Pentagon official who oversees U.S. defense policy on Ukraine and Russia testified privately on Wednesday in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives inquiry against Republican President Donald Trump.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Boeing profit slumps 53% as MAX crisis deepens
Boeing Co cut production of its flagship Dreamliner and delayed the arrival of a successor to its 777 mini-jumbo, piling new pressures on a rejigged senior management team on Wednesday as the continued safety grounding of its 737 MAX sliced third quarter profits.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Wall Street propped up by Apple, Boeing
Wall Street's main indexes were propped up by a rise in shares of Boeing and Apple, but gains were capped as weak earnings from Caterpillar and Texas instruments raised concerns about the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on global growth.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Russia says hopes Syrian Kurds will leave border areas voluntarily: Ifx
Moscow hopes that the Kurds will voluntarily pull out from regions near the Syrian-Turkish border, without bloodshed, Interfax quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin as saying on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Truck found in UK with 39 bodies has Bulgarian registration
A truck in which British police found the bodies of 39 people was registered in Bulgaria by a company owned by an Irish woman, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Iraq says it is taking 'measures' over entry of U.S. forces from Syria
Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday said Baghdad is taking "all international legal measures" over the entry of U.S. troops from neighboring Syria, in an apparent attempt to assert his government's opposition to the arrival of the American forces.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election
EU leaders considered on Wednesday whether to give Britain a three-month Brexit extension, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that if they do so he would call an election by Christmas.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Russia rejects German vision for security zone in northern Syria: RIA
Russia does not see any need to establish a security zone under international control in north-eastern Syria, an idea aired by Germany, the RIA Novosti news agency reported on Wednesday, citing Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Pentagon official handling Ukraine and Russia appears in impeachment inquiry
A senior Pentagon official who oversees U.S. defense policy on Ukraine and Russia arrived on Wednesday for the latest testimony in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives inquiry against Republican President Donald Trump.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Brexit extension likely to be flexible: Irish foreign minister
Ireland's foreign minister said he thinks Britain will be offered a flexible extension that could trigger Brexit well ahead of the new deadline but that the views of all EU member states were first needed.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Wall Street opens mixed as Boeing offsets weak earnings reports
U.S. stocks opened mixed on Wednesday as Boeing rose after reaffirming the timeline for its grounded 737 MAX's return to service, countering losses from Caterpillar and Texas Instruments, which fell on weak forecasts.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Hong Kong extradition bill officially killed, but more unrest likely
Hong Kong's legislature on Wednesday formally withdrew planned legislation that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, but the move was unlikely to end months of unrest as it met just one of five demands of pro-democracy demonstrators.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK Labour says election stance will depend on EU Brexit offer
Britain's opposition Labour Party will look at the detail of any Brexit delay to be certain the risk of a no-deal exit has been removed before it decides whether to back an early general election, a spokesman for the party said on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Russia warns Syrian Kurdish YPG to pull back as its forces move in
Russian military police arrived in the strategic Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday as Moscow warned Kurdish YPG forces that they face further armed conflict with Turkey if they fail to withdraw from Syria's entire northeastern border.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Syria offensive feeds disenchantment among Turkey's Kurds
Kurdish lawmaker Musa Farisogullari says he has been targeted by water cannon, tear gas and blows from riot shields while trying to protest this month against Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Trump to make statement on Syria conflict Wednesday morning
U.S. President Donald Trump said he would make a statement on the conflict in Syria later on Wednesday, calling the creation of a safe zone a "big success on the Turkey/Syria Border."

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK PM Johnson tells Tusk he does not want a Brexit delay
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday he did not want another Brexit delay, confident he could still get a deal through parliament by Oct. 31, his political spokesman said.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

EU leaders may meet on Friday if no Brexit extension consensus: Irish PM
European Union leaders may need to meet as soon as Friday if they cannot agree through contacts with chairman Donald Tusk on the terms of a potential Brexit extension, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK police discover 39 bodies in truck, arrest driver
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday, and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

U.S. welcomes German security plan for Syria, unlikely to take part
The United States and NATO cautiously welcomed on Wednesday a German proposal for a security zone in northern Syria, though Washington's envoy to the alliance saying it should be for Europe to take charge and not U.S. forces.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Boeing profit slumps 53% as MAX grounding takes heavy toll
Boeing Co cut production of its flagship Dreamliner and delayed the arrival of a successor to its 777 mini-jumbo, piling new pressures on a rejigged senior management team as the continued safety grounding of its 737 MAX sliced third quarter profits.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Germany will not oppose Brexit extension: Merkel spokesman
Germany will not oppose any proposal by the European Union to grant Britain an extension to leave the bloc beyond its Oct. 31 deadline, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

EU's Tusk tells Johnson on phone call why he recommending Brexit extension
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday that he explained to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on a call why he was recommending that leaders of the EU's 27 other member states accept his request for a Brexit deadline extension.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Season of discontent: protests flare around the world
On Monday it was Bolivia - angry people clashed with police after the political opposition said it had been cheated in an election won by incumbent President Evo Morales.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

In hungry Venezuela, food producers step up exports to survive
Shrimp farming is booming in this western Venezuelan city, but little of the shellfish is destined for tables in this malnourished nation.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Boeing makes progress on 737 MAX, but FAA needs weeks to review
Boeing Co is making progress toward getting its 737 MAX aircraft in the air again, but the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will need at least several more weeks for review, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said on Tuesday.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Boeing ousts airliner chief as 737 MAX crisis grows
Boeing Co on Tuesday ousted the top executive of its commercial airplanes division, Kevin McAllister, marking the first high-level departure since two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX jets.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK PM Johnson says people-traffickers should be hunted down
All those involved in people-trafficking should be hunted down and brought to justice, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday after British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck believed to have come from Bulgaria.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Syria to establish 15 posts along border with Turkey: Ifax
Syria's government will establish 15 posts along its border with Turkey, the Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday, citing Russia's Defence Ministry.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps
European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey's offensive to carve out a "safe zone" in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara.

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Oct 23, 2019

Brexit ball back in EU court, offer of three-month delay likely
EU leaders will consider Britain's request for a Brexit delay on Wednesday, and are likely to move quickly to extend the Oct. 31 deadline, with officials expecting a three month postponement that could be cut short if Britain passes legislation sooner.

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Oct 23, 2019

UK PM Johnson calls on Corbyn to explain how he will get Brexit done
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday to explain how he would get Brexit done, repeating his disappointment that parliament had rejected his timetable while voting in favor of his deal.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

SoftBank adds to financial burden with $10 billion WeWork deal
SoftBank Group Corp's financial strains escalated on Wednesday as it agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over office-space sharing startup WeWork, knocking the Japanese tech conglomerate's already weakened shares.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

British police find 39 dead in truck container, arrest driver
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate to the east of London on Wednesday, and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Ireland to investigate if truck where bodies found passed through country
Irish authorities will carry out any investigations necessary if it is established that the truck in which the bodies of 39 people were found near London on Wednesday passed through Ireland, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

After PM meeting, UK Conservative source says Labour's Corbyn just wants Brexit delay
British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "made clear he has no policy except more delays", a Conservative Party source said on Wednesday, describing a meeting between the opposition leader and Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Shares sapped by tech problems and Brexit snags
World stock markets struggled on Wednesday, as hopes faded that a Brexit deal would be wrapped by next week and a profit warning from Texas Instruments pulled down technology shares.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Russian military police arrive in Syria's Kobani: TASS
A column of Russian military police arrived in the city of Kobani in northern Syria, Russia's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday, the TASS news agency reported.

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Oct 23, 2019

British PM Johnson appalled after 39 bodies found in container
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was appalled after 39 bodies were found in a container east of London.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Factbox: Mass fatalities of migrants or suspected migrants in Europe
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate to the east of London on Wednesday, and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

UK says 'shocked and saddened' after 39 bodies found in a container
Britain's interior minister Priti Patel said she was "shocked and saddened" by the news on Wednesday that the bodies of 39 people had been found in a shipping container on an industrial estate east of London.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Let's agree a 'reasonable' Brexit timetable, Labour's Corbyn tells UK PM
British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday reiterated his offer to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to agree a "reasonable timetable" to pass Brexit legislation, a party spokesman said.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Under China's shadow, Taiwan, Hong Kong squabble over a murder suspect
Chinese-ruled Hong Kong and Taiwan engaged in a rare squabble on Wednesday over a Hong Kong man accused of murder in Taiwan whose case was used by Hong Kong to promote a now-withdrawn extradition bill.

Reuters Top News
Oct 23, 2019

Zuckerberg faces grilling on Facebook's ambitious digital currency plans
Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will be grilled by lawmakers over the company's plan to launch a digital currency and efforts to prevent foreign election interference when he appears before a Congressional panel on Wednesday.

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