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Oct 15, 2018

State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim U.S. Senate hopes
For most of this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has run what has been viewed widely as one of the best races in the nation. But with less than a month to go to Election Day, there are doubts whether she can make it across the finish line.

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Oct 15, 2018

Carl Icahn boosts stake in Dell IPO standoff
Activist investor Carl Icahn reported an increased 8.3 percent stake in Dell tracking stock on Monday, as he looks to block a proposed plan by the computer maker to return to the public market without an IPO.

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Oct 15, 2018

Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate
Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday ordered an internal probe into the unexplained disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi as a joint Turkish-Saudi team was set to search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where he was last seen on Oct. 2.

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Oct 15, 2018

Spain calls for urgent investigation into disappearance of Saudi journalist
Spain called on Monday for an urgent investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the government's spokeswoman Isabel Celaa said.

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Oct 15, 2018

Bond bears stalk a FANG, short Netflix debt
In March, noted short-seller Andrew Left took a swipe at Netflix Inc's stock, calling the online video company's aggressive spending on content acquisition "unsustainable."

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Oct 15, 2018

Factbox: Some 240,000 U.S. customers without power after Hurricane Michael
Some 240,029 homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Monday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, according to local power companies.

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Oct 15, 2018

BlackRock and Blackstone CEOs withdraw from Saudi conference: source
BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink and Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman will no will no longer attend a high profile conference in Saudi Arabia, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday, becoming the latest senior executives to withdraw amid concerns about a missing journalist.

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Oct 15, 2018

UK wants detailed response from Saudi on missing journalist: PM May's spokesman
Britain expects the Saudi government to provide a detailed response to questions over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday.

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Oct 15, 2018

Carl Icahn reports 8.3 percent stake in Dell tracking stock
Activist investor Carl Icahn reported an 8.3 percent stake in Dell tracking stock on Monday, and urged investors to vote against a proposed buyback by Dell Technologies of shares tied to its interest in software company VMware Inc.

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Oct 15, 2018

As companies embrace AI, it's a job-seeker's market
Dozens of employers looking to hire the next generation of tech employees descended on the University of California, Berkeley in September to meet students at an electrical engineering and computer science career fair.

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Oct 15, 2018

BlackRock CEO Fink no longer attending Saudi conference: source
BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink will no longer attend a high profile conference in Saudi Arabia, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday, becoming the latest senior executive to withdraw amid concerns about a missing journalist.

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Oct 15, 2018

Saudi currency at weakest in two years on Khashoggi case
Saudi Arabia's currency fell to its lowest level in two years and its international bond prices slipped on Monday over fears that foreign investment inflows could shrink as Riyadh faces pressure over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Oct 15, 2018

Turkey to search Saudi consulate in missing journalist case: source
A joint Turkish and Saudi team will search the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on Monday afternoon as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish diplomatic source said.

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Oct 15, 2018

Saudi King orders public prosecutor to open internal investigation into Khashoggi case
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the public prosecutor to open an internal investigation into the Khashoggi case, a Saudi official told Reuters on Monday.

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Oct 15, 2018

Turkey to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul for missing journalist on Monday: NTV
Turkish authorities will search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Monday afternoon as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, broadcaster NTV said, citing diplomatic sources.

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Oct 15, 2018

Kuwait says it rejects 'campaign against Saudi Arabia': newspaper
Kuwait said on Monday it rejected "the campaign against Saudi Arabia" over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, al-Qabas newspaper reported, quoting the Gulf state's deputy prime minister.

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Oct 15, 2018

Bahrain minister backs boycott of Uber over Khashoggi case
Bahrain's foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom's ally Saudi Arabia.

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Oct 15, 2018

Iran says it won't comment yet on missing journalist Khashoggi case: TV
Iran said on Monday it will adopt a wait-and-see approach to the case of prominent critic of Tehran's arch rival Saudi Arabia Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared on Oct. 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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Oct 15, 2018

Ireland insists May keep pledge on Brexit border
Ireland insists British Prime Minister Theresa May makes good on commitments to provide a "backstop" plan to ensure Brexit does not create a disruptive hard border with Northern Ireland, Ireland's Foreign Minister said on Monday.

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Oct 15, 2018

Germany's Maas hopes reason prevails to reach Brexit deal
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday he hoped reason would prevail in final talks to secure a deal on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union.

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Oct 15, 2018

Even if Brexit deal reached, firms barely have time to adapt: Germany's DIHK
Germany's Chambers of Commerce (DIHK) said on Monday that even if a deal on Britain's looming departure from the European Union was ultimately reached, companies barely had any time left to include the results of the talks in their operations.

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Oct 15, 2018

Austrian foreign minister seeks more clarity on Brexit by Wednesday
Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl said on Monday she hoped for more clarity on Brexit talks at this week's meeting of EU leaders starting on Wednesday in Brussels.

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Oct 15, 2018

Heeding China's call, Hong Kong tightens grip on dissent
As Hong Kong's government hews closer to Beijing, officials are taking a tough line on perceived national security threats, even deploying an elite police unit for political monitoring and surveillance - a sharp escalation in rhetoric and action.

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Oct 15, 2018

North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail amid U.S. concern over easing sanctions
North and South Korea agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship that has raised U.S. concern about the possible undermining of its bid to press the North to give up its nuclear program.

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Oct 15, 2018

British foreign minister says Brexit deal possible but issues remain
Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday that a Brexit deal with the European Union was possible with goodwill, but that there were issues still outstanding.

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Oct 15, 2018

DUP's Dodds says Brexit talks becoming a 'battle for the union'
Brexit talks have turned into a "battle for the union" of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the deputy head of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party Nigel Dodds, said on Monday.

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Oct 15, 2018

Sears, once a retail titan, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday with a plan to close 142 more stores, throwing into doubt the future of the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. malls but has withered in the age of internet shopping.

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Oct 15, 2018

DUP Brexit spokesman says no deal 'probably inevitable'
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which British Prime Minister Theresa May's government depends on for support, believe a no-deal Brexit is "probably inevitable," the party's Brexit spokesman was quoted as saying on Monday.

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Oct 15, 2018

Asian shares resume decline, Saudi tensions lift oil prices
Asian shares slipped on Monday as worries over Sino-U.S. trade disputes, a possible slowdown in the Chinese economy and higher U.S. borrowing costs tempered optimism despite a rebound in global equities late last week.

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Oct 15, 2018

Iconic U.S. retailer Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, throwing into doubt the future of the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. malls but has withered in the age of internet shopping.

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Oct 15, 2018

President Trump, First Lady to visit storm-ravaged Florida Panhandle
U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will travel to Florida's storm-ravaged Panhandle on Monday, the White House announced, in the president's first tour of the destruction left by the deadly Hurricane Michael.

Reuters Top News
Oct 14, 2018

Asian shares resume descent, oil prices up on Saudi tensions
Asian shares slipped on Monday as worries over Sino-U.S. trade disputes, a possible slowdown in the Chinese economy and higher U.S. borrowing costs tempered optimism despite a rebound in global equities late last week.

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Oct 14, 2018

Trump says he is 'comfortable' as president despite political battles
President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he was "comfortable" in the White House after almost two years in office, despite political storms over immigration, tariffs and his nomination of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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Oct 14, 2018

Exclusive: Sears CEO steps in for bankruptcy financing - sources
Sears Holdings Corp CEO Eddie Lampert has stepped in to contribute towards a financing package of between $500 million and $600 million that the U.S. department store operator was close to securing on Sunday to fund operations during bankruptcy proceedings, people familiar with the matter said.

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Oct 14, 2018

Honduran migrant group grows, heading for United States
A growing group of more than 1,500 Honduran migrants headed for the United States moved toward the Guatemalan border on Sunday, witnesses and organizers said.

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Oct 14, 2018

More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael
Dozens of people remained missing on Sunday in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers said they expected the death toll to rise and survivors grappled with power outages and shortages of food and water.

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Oct 14, 2018

Asian shares slip on lingering trade, U.S. rates worries
Asian shares slipped on Monday as worries over Sino-U.S. trade disputes, a possible slowdown in the Chinese economy and higher U.S. borrowing costs tempered optimism despite a rebound in global equities late last week.

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Oct 14, 2018

JP Morgan and Ford cancel plans for Saudi investor event
JP Morgan & Chase Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon and Ford Motor Co Chairman Bill Ford canceled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference, the companies said on Sunday, the latest such high-profile announcements after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Oct 14, 2018

China property market feels fresh chill, 'winter' is coming
China's property developers usually look forward to the months dubbed "Golden September and Silver October" as the high season for new home sales. This year is proving to be different.

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Oct 14, 2018

JP Morgan CEO Dimon cancels plans to attend Saudi investor event
JP Morgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon has canceled plans to attend a Saudi Arabian investor conference later this month, the company said on Sunday, the latest high-profile cancellation after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Oct 14, 2018

Agree Brexit deal for security, British foreign minister says to EU
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt will urge the European Union on Monday to agree a Brexit deal to ensure the region can tackle global threats such as cyber attacks, migration and terrorism.

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Oct 14, 2018

Ford Motor chairman cancels visit to Saudi investor conference
Ford Motor Co Chairman Bill Ford canceled a multi-stop trip to the Middle East, including a planned appearance at a Saudi investment conference, the company said on Sunday, the latest such cancellation after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Oct 14, 2018

Ecuador partly restores internet access for WikiLeaks founder Assange
Ecuador has restored partial internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who took refuge in the country's London Embassy more than six years ago, WikiLeaks and an Assange lawyer said separately on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

Stand up to EU bullies, UK's ex-foreign minister Johnson says
Britain must stand up to bullies in the European Union and press for a "super Canada" free trade deal, former foreign minister Boris Johnson said, increasing pressure on his former boss, Prime Minister Theresa May, over Brexit.

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Oct 14, 2018

Erdogan, Saudi king stress importance of Khashoggi working group: sources
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and King Salman of Saudi Arabia spoke by telephone on Sunday evening and discussed the investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish presidential sources said.

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Oct 14, 2018

Egypt calls for transparent investigation of Khashoggi case
Egypt on Sunday called for a transparent investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and warned against the case being used to politically exploit Saudi Arabia.

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Oct 14, 2018

Saudi king says no one can undermine strong relationship with Turkey
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud stressed the strength of the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Turkey in a telephone call with President Tayyip Erdogan, the Saudi press agency said late on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

Brexit talks stall before midweek EU summit
By Gabriela Baczynska, Alastair Macdonald and Elizabeth Piper

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Oct 14, 2018

Brexit progress made, but unresolved issues on backstop: UK Brexit ministry
Britain and the European Union have made progress "in a number of key areas" in Brexit negotiations, but there remain a number of "unresolved issues relating to the backstop", Britain's Brexit ministry said on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

Embraer launches longer-range private jets in turnaround push
Embraer SA is adding two longer-range business jet variants to its mid-sized Legacy line, featuring revamped cabins and technology that reduces turbulence to create smoother flights, the Brazilian plane maker said on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

North Korea leader sincere, must be rewarded for move to abandon nuclear weapons: South Korean president
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is sincere and really means to abandon nuclear weapons, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a French newspaper, adding that the international community needed to reward him for that.

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Oct 14, 2018

Bavaria election humbles Merkel allies, raising tensions in Berlin
Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies suffered their worst election result since 1950 on Sunday, bleeding votes to the far-right and the ecologist Greens in a setback that raised tensions within Germany's crisis-prone national government.

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Oct 14, 2018

Irish border problem defeats weekend flurry of Brexit diplomacy
By Gabriela Baczynska, Alastair Macdonald and Elizabeth Piper

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Oct 14, 2018

Jordan and Syria say border to reopen on Monday
The border crossing between Jordan and Syria will officially reopen on Monday after being closed for three years, the two countries said on Sunday, though it will not be open to normal traffic immediately.

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Oct 14, 2018

Britain and EU pause Brexit talks until Wednesday summit: sources
British and EU negotiators called a pause in their talks on a Brexit deal on Sunday and will wait for the outcome of a summit mid-week before any resumption, four EU sources told Reuters.

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Oct 14, 2018

Irish border issue holds up Brexit deal: EU's Barnier
The thorny problem of how to ensure Brexit does not mean frontier checks between Ireland and Northern Ireland is among issues holding up a deal on Britain's withdrawal, EU negotiator Michel Barnier said on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

U.S. student barred by Israel appeals to top court
A U.S. student barred from Israel under a law against pro-Palestinian boycotters filed an appeal on Sunday with its top court, which suspended her deportation pending a discussion of the case.

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Oct 14, 2018

Trump calls Mattis 'sort of a Democrat' and says he 'may leave'
U.S. President Donald Trump said he is unsure whether Defense Secretary James Mattis is planning to step down from his post, but told CBS' "60 Minutes" in a pre-taped interview that the retired general might and that he regards Mattis as "sort of a Democrat."

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Oct 14, 2018

No deal yet after flurry of Brexit diplomacy in Brussels: officials
By Gabriela Baczynska, Alastair Macdonald and Elizabeth Piper

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Oct 14, 2018

EU ambassadors told no deal yet on Brexit divorce terms: two sources
Ambassadors for 27 member states of the European Union were told on Sunday there was as yet no deal with Britain over the terms of the country's withdrawal, two EU diplomatic sources said.

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Oct 14, 2018

Britain should stand 'rock solid' behind PM May: foreign minister
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday it was time for people to stand "rock solid" behind Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit after a former colleague called on her cabinet to exert its authority to make her change her plans.

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Oct 14, 2018

Saudi Arabia says will retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi case
Saudi Arabia on Sunday warned against threats to punish it over last week's disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as European and U.S. allies piled on pressure.

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Oct 14, 2018

Britain would consider action if Saudi role in journalist case proven: Hunt
Britain would have to think about the appropriate way to react if it was proven that Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

Saudi Arabia thanks U.S. for caution over Khashoggi case
Saudi Arabia on Sunday thanked countries including the United States "for refraining from jumping to conclusions" over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Oct 14, 2018

Five Koreans among nine killed in Himalayas in Nepal
Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after their basecamp in the Himalayas was ravaged by a storm, local police and hiking officials said on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

Brexit deal not likely on Sunday: EU sources
Weekend negotiations in Brussels between British and EU officials have not yet produced a final Brexit deal for leaders to approve this week, senior EU sources told Reuters on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

With UK's May under pressure, Brexit diplomacy steps up in Brussels
British Brexit minister Dominic Raab will hold talks with the EU's chief negotiator on Sunday, the first in a flurry of formal meetings in Brussels where officials are trying to hammer out agreement on the terms of a divorce deal.

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Oct 14, 2018

Negotiators reach Brexit divorce deal: Politico cites EU diplomats
Brexit negotiators have reached a deal on a withdrawal agreement, the Politico news website reported on Sunday, citing three EU diplomats.

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Oct 14, 2018

May's team must force change in Brexit policy, says former minister
Prime Minister Theresa May's ministers should "exert their collective authority" to force a change in her Brexit strategy, former Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, stepping up pressure on Britain's leader.

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Oct 14, 2018

EU ambassadors summoned to Brexit meeting: diplomatic sources
Ambassadors for 27 member states of the European Union have been summoned to a meeting on Brexit at 1630 GMT in Brussels, diplomatic sources said on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

Britain's Labour will not vote for 'blind Brexit'
Britain's main opposition Labour Party will not vote for a Brexit deal that offers little more than a "bridge to nowhere", its foreign policy spokeswoman said on Sunday, increasing pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Oct 14, 2018

Any Northern Irish backstop will be temporary: UK health minister
British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday any backstop arrangement to prevent a hard border with Ireland following Brexit would be temporary, adding there were different ways to make something "credibly time-limited".

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Oct 14, 2018

U.S. student barred by Israel appeals to its top court
A U.S. student barred from Israel under a law against pro-Palestinian boycotters filed an appeal on Sunday with its top court, which suspended her deportation pending a discussion of the case.

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Oct 14, 2018

Britain, France, Germany call for 'credible investigation' into Khashoggi disappearance
Britain, France and Germany called on the Saudi and Turkish authorities on Sunday to mount a "credible investigation" into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying they were treating the incident with "the utmost seriousness".

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Oct 14, 2018

Senator Rubio says U.S. must take action over Saudi journalist
Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said the United States must confront Saudi Arabia or risk losing credibility on human rights, if allegations are proven true that the Saudi government orchestrated the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Oct 14, 2018

U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin still plans to attend upcoming Saudi summit
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is still planning to attend an upcoming summit in Saudi Arabia despite the controversy over the disappearance of Saudi journalist and political dissident Jamal Khashoggi, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on ABC's "This Week."

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Oct 14, 2018

Saudi threatens to retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi disappearance
Saudi Arabia rejected threats to punish it over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, saying the kingdom would retaliate against any sanctions with tougher measures, the official state news agency said on Sunday.

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Oct 14, 2018

Saudi Arabia says it will respond to any economic sanctions: SPA
Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it would retaliate to possible economic sanctions taken by other states over the case of Jamal Khashoggi, the state news agency SPA reported quoting an official source.

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Oct 14, 2018

UK's Labour says would stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia
Britain's main opposition Labour Party would stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia if it was in government, its foreign policy spokeswoman said on Sunday after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Oct 14, 2018

In Tennessee, a Democrat scrambles to turn out voters as polls show slide
Just weeks ago, Tennessee's Phil Bredesen was a bright light for a Democratic Party hoping to make inroads into conservative "Trump country" and secure a path to retake majority control of the U.S. Senate in November's elections.

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Oct 14, 2018

Slain Salvadoran bishop Romero and Pope Paul VI become saints
Pope Francis on Sunday made saints of two of the most contentious Roman Catholic figures of the 20th century -- assassinated Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI, who reigned over one of the Church's most turbulent eras and enshrined its opposition to contraception.

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Oct 14, 2018

U.S. wants 'regime change' in Iran: Rouhani
The United States is seeking "regime change" in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current U.S. administration is the most hostile that the Islamic Republic has faced in its four decades.

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Oct 14, 2018

U.S. is seeking regime change in Iran: Rouhani
The United States is seeking regime change in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday in a speech broadcast on state TV.

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Oct 14, 2018

Hopes fade for more survivors of Hurricane Michael
The hunt for missing people in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael early Sunday is turning into a search for the dead, as hope of finding more people alive fades in the Florida Panhandle, U.S. officials said.

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Oct 14, 2018

U.S. to seek currency chapters in trade talks with Japan, others: Mnuchin
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that Washington wants to include a provision to deter currency manipulation in future trade deals, including with Japan, based on the currency chapter in the new deal to revamp NAFTA.

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Oct 14, 2018

Martyr priest, now Saint Romero, challenged power in El Salvador
In 1980, a day after urging El Salvador's military to halt a string of abuses that would inflame a 12-year civil war in the impoverished country, Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot dead while leading Mass.

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Oct 14, 2018

Cambodia resumes search effort with U.S. for Vietnam War remains
Cambodia has agreed to resume a search effort with the United States for the remains of Americans killed in the Vietnam War, the Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, after suspending the program a year ago as tension rose between the two countries.

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Oct 13, 2018

Russian opposition leader Navalny freed from jail
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released on Sunday after 20 days in jail where he was held on charges of staging an illegal protest last month.

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Oct 13, 2018

Mnuchin says U.S. will seek currency provision in trade deal with Japan, others
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday Washington would like to include a provision to deter currency manipulation in future trade deals, including with Japan.

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Oct 13, 2018

Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that separating migrant families at the border could deter illegal immigration and that he was considering several options to tighten border security.

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Oct 13, 2018

Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter marries in Gatsbyesque splendor
Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain's second major royal wedding this year, as the monarch's granddaughter Princess Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brooksbank.

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Oct 13, 2018

Mexico says new U.S. trade deal won't block other economic relations
Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray told his Chinese counterpart in a phone call on Saturday that Mexico's new trade deal with the United States and Canada will not impede economic relations with other countries, according to a foreign ministry statement.

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Oct 13, 2018

Trump says U.S. would be 'punishing' itself if it halts Saudi arms sales
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday the United States would be "punishing" itself by halting military sales to Saudi Arabia even if it is proven that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the country's consulate in Istanbul.

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Oct 13, 2018

Jared Kushner 'likely' paid little or no income taxes for years: NYTimes
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, likely paid little or no federal income taxes between 2009 and 2016, the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing confidential financial documents.

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Oct 13, 2018

Crowbars, cadaver dogs in search for survivors, bodies after Florida hurricane
Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the U.S. Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle communities, but the death toll of at least 18 was expected to rise.

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Oct 13, 2018

Trump hails freeing of Brunson as step in Turkey-U.S. relations
President Donald Trump said the release and return of Andrew Brunson will be a "tremendous" step toward better relations between the United States and Turkey, where the Christian pastor was detained for two years.

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Oct 13, 2018

Trump says U.S. would be 'punishing itself' if it halts Saudi arms sales
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States would be "punishing itself" if it halts military sales to Saudi Arabia, even if it is proven that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the country's consulate in Istanbul.

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Oct 13, 2018

Trump: U.S. would be 'punishing itself' if it halts arms sales to Saudi Arabia
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States would be "punishing itself" if it halts military sales to Saudi Arabia, even if it is proven that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the country's consulate in Istanbul.

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Oct 13, 2018

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas output returning to normal post storm
U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production is returning to near normal levels three days after Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle, data from an offshore regulator showed on Saturday, with oil output off 19 percent and natural gas production down less than 10 percent.

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Oct 13, 2018

Afghan Taliban say will continue talks with U.S. peace envoy
Taliban leaders will continue to have discussions with the newly appointed U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan, the group said on Saturday, a move that could accelerate diplomatic engagement between the warring sides.

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