» Former Trump adviser says Ukraine meddling theory is 'fictional narrative'
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
President Donald Trump's former Russia adviser urged lawmakers in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Thursday not to promote "politically driven falsehoods" that cast doubt on Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. elect...

» Trump wants Senate trial, expects Joe Biden to testify: White House
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
President Donald Trump wants an impeachment trial to go forward in the U.S. Senate because he would receive due process there and he expects Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would be among the witnesses, a White House spokesma...

» Lawsuit challenges Trump order requiring local sign-off on refugees
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A U.S. coalition of refugee resettlement groups sued the Trump administration on Thursday seeking to block a new policy that would allow refugees to be resettled only if state and local officials agree to accept them.

» Trump and Navy clash again over SEAL commando who posed with corpse
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump and senior Navy officials clashed over a high-profile war-crimes case as Trump vowed on Twitter on Thursday he would not allow a Navy SEAL convicted of battlefield misconduct to be expelled from the elite comm...

» Shifting asylum 'burden': U.S. sends Guatemala first Honduran migrant
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
The first foreign asylum-seeker arrived in Guatemala on Thursday from El Paso, Texas, under a U.S. agreement that establishes it as a so-called safe third country to process people fleeing persecution in their homelands.

» Asian shares up from three-week lows, but trade uncertainty nags
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Asian equities rose on Friday, bouncing from a three-week low touched a day earlier, but gains were capped by persistent worries over the status of trade negotiations between China and the United States.

» Teen in California high school shooting rampage used 'ghost gun' made from parts
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A 16-year-old boy who opened fire at his Southern California high school, killing two classmates and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head, used a "ghost gun" built from parts, the local sheriff said on Thursday.

» Army examines TikTok security concerns after Schumer's data warning
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
The U.S. Army is undertaking a security assessment of China-owned social media platform TikTok after a Democratic lawmaker raised national security concerns over the app's handling of user data, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said on Thurs...

» Microsoft granted license to export 'mass-market' software to Huawei
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had been granted a license from the U.S. government to export software to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

» 'Can I actually say something?' Unflappable expert takes on lawmakers in Trump hearing
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A British-born U.S. national security expert never lost her cool during hours parrying heated questions from the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Thursday, and emerged as the latest star of the congressional impeachment...

» Trump signs funding bill to avert government shutdown this week
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
President Donald Trump signed legislation on Thursday that will extend funding for a wide range of federal agencies through Dec. 20 and avoid partial government shutdowns that otherwise would have begun on Friday.

» Xerox threatens hostile bid unless HP opens its books
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Xerox Corp on Thursday threatened to take its $33.5 billion buyout bid for HP Inc hostile, if the personal computer maker did not agree to a "friendly" discussion and open its books before Nov. 25.

» Charles Schwab in talks to buy smaller rival TD Ameritrade: CNBC
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Charles Schwab Corp , the largest U.S. discount broker, is in talks to buy rival TD Ameritrade , CNBC reported on Thursday, as industry profits come under pressure from a shift to zero commission.

» Chinese national indicted in U.S. on economic espionage charges: Justice Dept
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A Chinese national who worked for Monsanto before it was purchased by Bayer AG was indicted on Thursday on charges of stealing trade secrets, the U.S. Justice Department said.

» Unhappy fans cannot sue over Mayweather-Pacquiao bout: U.S. court
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said boxing fans who felt cheated after learning that Manny Pacquiao had been injured before fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. cannot pursue class-action litigation because the 2015 welterweight bout dubbed t...

» Facebook agrees to provide additional documents in California AG data privacy probe
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Facebook Inc has agreed to turn over additional documents after the California state attorney general's office went to court earlier this month to compel the social media firm to comply with requests for information in its privacy invest...

» What is the 'fictional narrative' a White House ex-adviser warns against?
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump's former Russia adviser, Fiona Hill, warned lawmakers in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Thursday against promoting what she called a "fictional narrative https://www.reuters.com/article/us...

» Curfew called for Colombian city of Cali amid national protest
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Colombian unions, student groups and other protesters marched on Thursday against rumored economic reform plans and amid rising discontent with the government of President Ivan Duque, while the city of Cali called a curfew from 7 p.m. lo...

» WeWork to lay off 2,400 employees in SoftBank revamp
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
WeWork said on Thursday it is laying off around 2,400 employees, almost 20% of its workforce, as the office-sharing company seeks to drastically cut costs after it transformed from a Wall Street darling into a pariah in a matter of weeks.

» Democrats urge U.S. Supreme Court not to protect Trump financial records
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A Democratic-led U.S. congressional committee and a Democratic prosecutor in New York on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to prevent President Donald Trump's longtime accounting firm from handing over his financial records.

» Judge rejects U.S. move to disqualify states' lawyer in T-Mobile/Sprint lawsuit
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a U.S. government effort to disqualify a lawyer arguing for 15 states and the District of Columbia in their effort to block T-Mobile US Inc's planned $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint Corp .

» Navy SEAL facing expulsion told proceedings against him stand despite Trump's tweet
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A U.S. Navy SEAL facing a move to expel him from the elite commando force was told on Thursday that the Navy proceedings against him will go forward, despite a declaration to the contrary from President Donald Trump, the sailor's lawyer ...

» Wall Street dips as investors await U.S.-China trade progress
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
U.S. stock indexes moved slightly lower on Thursday as investors moved to the sidelines with mixed messages and no concrete signs of progress on U.S.-China relations.

» U.S. judge rebukes Epstein estate for keeping accusers in dark about settlement
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A U.S. judge on Thursday rebuked Jeffrey Epstein's estate for keeping the late financier's alleged victims in the dark about a fund that would compensate them for claims of sexual abuse.

» Fiat Chrysler brushes off GM lawsuit, sees Peugeot deal by year end
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Thursday brushed off a shock lawsuit from General Motors Co and said it was confident of reaching a binding merger deal with Peugeot owner PSA Group by the end of this year to create the world's fourth-lar...

» House Democrats see progress on U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, passage possible this year
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
U.S. House Democrats said on Thursday they ironed out some differences with the White House over a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, and Congress could still vote on the deal - one of President Donald Trump's top priorities - this ...

» Pelosi says progress was made on USMCA in meeting with Lighthizer
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that progress was made on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact in a meeting she held with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Richard Neal, the chairman of the House Ways and Mean...

» Judge rejects move to disqualify lawyer in state AGs' challenge to T-Mobile/Sprint deal
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a U.S. government effort to disqualify a lawyer representing 15 states and the District of Columbia in their effort to block T-Mobile US' deal to buy Sprint Corp.

» Colombians march as government warns against violence
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Colombian unions, student groups and other protesters were marching on Thursday to insist the government maintain the minimum wage for young people and the universal right to a pension, even though the government says those are not part ...

» Trump vows U.S. Navy will not oust commando who posed with corpse from SEALs
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted the U.S. Navy's handling of a Navy SEAL whose rank he recently restored following a court martial, saying he would not allow the service to remove his SEAL status.

» Stocks slip, dollar rebounds on trade hopes stir sentiment
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
The dollar rebounded and global equity markets edged lower on Thursday as efforts by China to smooth the path forward in U.S.-Sino trade talks helped sooth investor sentiment, though fears remained that a phase one deal might not occur u...

» Billionaire Michael Bloomberg files paperwork to run for U.S. president
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork on Thursday with the Federal Election Commission to run for U.S. president as a Democrat, the latest sign that the former New York City Mayor is joining the crowded nominating contest.

» House panel urges U.S. Supreme Court not to protect Trump financial records
21/11/19 21:26 from World News Review
A Democratic-led House of Representatives committee on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to prevent President Donald Trump's longtime accounting firm from handing over his financial records that have been subpoenaed by lawmakers.

» Goldman flags risks for Australia's Westpac bank amid money-laundering scandal
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Goldman Sachs cut its target price for Westpac Banking Corp on Friday as Australia's second-biggest bank stands accused of massive breaches of anti-money laundering laws and faces billions of dollars in fines.

» Gap's quarterly profit beats; says working on plan to split Old Navy
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Gap Inc edged past lowered expectations for quarterly profit on Thursday and reiterated its plan to separate Old Navy from the namesake brand, days after the retailer cut its annual forecast and replaced longtime chief executive officer.

» Nordstrom bucks trend of grim retail forecasts; share jump 8%
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Nordstrom Inc raised its 2019 forecast, unlike many competitors, and reported third-quarter profit above Wall Street expectations on Thursday as it sold more off-price clothing and kept inventories in check, sending the retailer's shares...

» Australia's Westpac faces Goldman cut as money-laundering scandal rocks bank
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Goldman Sachs cut its target price for Westpac Banking Corp as Australia's second-biggest bank faces the country's biggest money laundering scandal.

» Gap's Old Navy brand to exit China in early 2020
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Gap Inc said on Thursday it would not sell its Old Navy apparels in China from early 2020 and instead would focus on its North America market to boost sales.

» Nordstrom bucks trend of grim retail forecasts; share jump 10%
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Nordstrom Inc raised its 2019 forecast unlike many competitors and reported third-quarter profit above Wall Street expectations on Thursday, sending the retailer's shares up about 10% in extended trading.

» JPMorgan lowers account minimum, expands free trades for You Invest
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
JPMorgan Chase & Co said Thursday it is giving free online trades to more customers and lowering the amount of money needed to open one of its robo-adviser accounts, as firms across the industry bow to pressure to reduce fees and account...

» Vivendi ready to sell part of Mediaset stake at a loss to end legal row: sources
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
French media group Vivendi is prepared to sell part of its stake in Mediaset at a loss in an attempt to reach a deal to end years of bitter legal disputes with the Italian broadcaster, two sources close to the matter said on Thursday.

» Schwab-TD Ameritrade deal shows Trump rule-easing boon for financial M&A
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
A possible purchase by brokerage giant Charles Schwab Corp. of rival TD Ameritrade reflects a more relaxed mood under Trump administration regulators, which has helped unleash other big-ticket takeovers in the financial sector, analysts ...

» Gap's quarterly profit beats; says plan to split Old Navy in place
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Apparel retailer Gap Inc nudged past tempered quarterly profit expectations and reiterated its plan to separate Old Navy from the namesake brand.

» Nordstrom quarterly profit beats estimates; share jump 10%
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Nordstrom Inc reported quarterly profit above Wall Street expectations on Thursday, as it sold more apparels at its off-price stores and kept inventories in check, sending the retailer's shares up about 10% after the bell.

» Chinese antitrust regulator approves Boeing-Embraer deal
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
A Chinese antitrust regulator has approved Boeing Co's deal to buy a controlling stake in the commercial jet division of Brazilian planemaker Embraer , according to a statement on the regulator's website.

» Gap quarterly revenue beats, says plan to split Old Navy making progress
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Gap Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected quarterly net sales, nearly two weeks after the retailer's longtime Chief Executive Officer Art Peck stepped down, sending its shares up 4%.

» Wall Street ends slightly lower; investors stay to sidelines
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. stock indexes dipped slightly on Thursday as investors moved to the sidelines with mixed messages and no concrete signs of progress on U.S.-China relations.

» GM's electric pickup to hit dealer showrooms in fall 2021: CEO
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
General Motors Co's first electric pickup truck model will go on sale in the fall of 2021, the company's top executive said, around the same time that electric carmaker Tesla Inc's own model is expected to debut.

» U.S House Democrats see progress on USMCA, passage still possible this year
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. House Democrats said they ironed out some differences with the Trump administration on Thursday about a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, and that Congress could still vote on the deal - one of President Donald Trump's top pri...

» Saudi Aramco order book reaches 73 billion riyals so far: Samba
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Saudi Aramco's initial public offering (IPO) has attracted approximately 73 billion riyals ($19.47 billion) in institutional and retail orders so far, Saudi Arabia's Samba Financial Group said on Thursday.

» U.S. senators urge Trump administration to halt Huawei license approvals
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
A bipartisan group of 15 U.S. senators urged the Commerce Department to suspend issuing licenses to U.S. firms that conduct business with China's Huawei Technologies Co, saying it could threaten U.S. security.

» Exclusive: Unilever, Henkel and buyout funds eye bids for Coty's $7 billion beauty brands – sources
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Consumer goods giants Unilever and Henkel and a series of buyout funds including Advent and Cinven are talking to U.S. cosmetics maker Coty to submit bids for some of its most popular beauty brands, three sources told Reuters.

» Global stocks slip, dollar rebounds on rekindled trade hopes
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
The dollar rebounded and global equity markets pared losses on Thursday as efforts by China to smooth the path forward in U.S.-Sino trade talks helped sooth investor sentiment, though fears remained that a phase one deal might not occur ...

» U.S. fines former Deutsche Bank subprime chief over alleged mortgage fraud
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
(This Nov 14 story amends charges in first and fifth paragraphs to civil claims.)

» Macy's cuts profit outlook as tourist numbers drop
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Macy's Inc cut its annual profit forecast for the second time this year on Thursday, as the department store operator blamed weak international tourism, warm weather and sluggish mall traffic for the first drop in same-store sales in two...

» Wall Street muted on doubts over progress in U.S.-China trade deal
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
The S&P 500 and Dow indexes treaded water on Thursday as mixed headlines on U.S.-China relations and a diplomatic row over the Hong Kong protests added to uncertainty over the timing of a "phase one" trade deal.

» Boeing settles more than half of Lion Air crash lawsuits: lawyer
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Boeing Co has settled more than half of some 118 claims related to the fatal crash of a Lion Air flight on a 737 MAX aircraft in October 2018, attorney Dan Webb said at a court hearing on Thursday.

» U.S. grants final approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin, KLM JV
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Thursday granted final approval for an expanded trans-Atlantic joint venture for Delta Air Lines Inc , Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic.

» Apple, Intel file antitrust case vs SoftBank-owned firm over patent practices
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Apple Inc and Intel Corp on Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Fortress Investment Group, alleging the SoftBank Group Corp unit stockpiled patents to hold up tech firms with lawsuits demanding as much as $5.1 billion.

» Cleveland Fed's Mester urges regulators to be more agile on cybersecurity risks
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Thursday that financial firms and regulators should be more agile and share information to better combat cybersecurity threats.

» Exclusive: Exxon aims to sell $25 billion of assets to focus on mega-projects - sources
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Exxon Mobil plans to sell up to $25 billion of oil and gas fields in Europe, Asia and Africa in its biggest asset sales for decades, seeking to free up cash to focus on a handful of mega-projects, according to three banking sources.

» WeWork to lay off 2,400 employees globally in SoftBank revamp
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
WeWork said on Thursday it is laying off around 2,400 employees globally, as the office-sharing company seeks to drastically cut costs and stabilize its business after it transformed from a Wall Street darling into a pariah in a matter o...

» Vivendi ready to sell part of Mediaset stake at a loss to reach deal: source
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
French media group Vivendi is prepared to sell part of its stake in Mediaset at a loss in an attempt to reach an accord to end years of bitter legal disputes with the Italian broadcaster, a source close to the matter said on Friday.

» Saudi Aramco IPO raises 73 billion riyals so far: Samba
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Saudi Aramco's initial public offering (IPO) has attracted approximately 73 billion riyals ($19.47 billion) in institutional and retail orders so far, Saudi Arabia's Samba Financial Group said on Thursday.

» 15 U.S. senators urge Trump administration to halt Huawei license approvals
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
A bipartisan group of 15 U.S. senators urged the Commerce Department to suspend issuing licenses to U.S. firms that conduct business with China's Huawei Technologies Co.

» Aramco IPO raises 73 billion riyals so far: Samba financial group
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
The institutional tranche of Saudi Aramco's initial public offering (IPO) has received approximately 73 billion riyals ($19.47 billion) in orders, Saudi Arabia's Samba Financial Group said on Thursday.

» G20 has put up 'historically high levels' of trade barriers: WTO
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
G20 economies slapped on 28 new barriers between mid-May and mid-October covering trade worth an estimated $460.4 billion, mainly via tariff increases and import bans, the World Trade Organization said on Thursday.

» United Auto Workers union to name new president as U.S. corruption probe widens
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
The United Auto Workers union international executive board will meet to name a new president, the union said on Thursday, a day after the previous president resigned following 17 months in office, but union officials said a date for the...

» Wall Street slips on conflicting headlines on U.S.-China trade
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday after conflicting headlines on U.S.-China trade relations and a row between the world's top two economies over the Hong Kong protest added to doubts whether a deal could be reached by the end o...

» GM's electric pickup truck to go on sale fall 2021: CEO
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
General Motors Co's first electric pickup truck model will go on sale in the fall of 2021, the company's top executive said on Thursday, around the same time as electric carmaker Tesla Inc's own model is expected to debut.

» Explainer: How would a Schwab-TD Ameritrade deal affect retail investors?
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. discount broker Charles Schwab Corp. is in talks to buy rival TD Ameritrade in a $26 billion deal that would create an online brokerage behemoth, according to media reports.

» Pot stocks soar as U.S. House committee clears bill on federal weed legalization
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Shares of marijuana companies rose on Thursday after a U.S. congressional committee passed a legislation to decriminalize cannabis, taking it a step closer to being approved by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives.

» Europe voices guarded optimism it has dodged U.S. car tariffs
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom and ministers expressed cautious optimism on Thursday that the threat of U.S. tariffs on imported European cars had passed.

» U.S. labor market, manufacturing data point to slowing economy
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unexpectedly unchanged at a five-month high last week, suggesting some softening in the labor market.

» Global stocks, dollar slip as reports kindle trade deal hopes
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
The U.S. dollar and global equity markets edged lower on Thursday as efforts by China to smooth the path forward in U.S.-Sino trade talks was offset by concerns tensions between the world's two largest economies were too large to quickly...

» Macy's cut profit outlook after weak quarter; confident for holiday
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Macy's Inc cut its annual profit forecast for the second time this year on Thursday, as the department store operator blamed weak international tourism, warm weather and sluggish mall traffic for the first drop in same-store sales in two...

» Uber denies report it in talks with Germany's Wirecard
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Ride hailing company Uber denied a German magazine report on Thursday that it was considering hiring Wirecard as its main payments partner to replace Dutch platform Adyen.

» Jaguar Land Rover chief wants alliances, not a merger
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Luxury automaker Jaguar Land Rover's chief executive told Reuters he is open to more alliances to lower the costs of developing technology, but is not looking for a full-blown corporate merger.

» OECD sees global growth at decade-low, blames governments' indecision
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
The global economy is growing at the slowest pace since the financial crisis as governments leave it to central banks to revive investment, the OECD said on Thursday in an update of its forecasts.

» Fiat Chrysler chairman sees Peugeot deal finalized by year-end
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann said on Thursday he was confident the group would finalize its tie-up with Peugeot owner PSA this year and dismissed concerns about a lawsuit launched by rival General Motors.

» Fiat-Peugeot deal would boost Exor's coffers to 3.6 billion euros in 2022
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Fiat Chrysler's top shareholder Exor will have a total of 3.6 billion euros ($4 billion) in 2022 to invest once a deal to merge the carmaker with rival Peugeot goes through, Exor's boss John Elkann said.

» Xerox threatens to take HP bid hostile
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Xerox Corp on Thursday threatened to take its $33.5 billion buyout bid for HP Inc hostile, if the personal computer maker did not agree to a "friendly" discussion before Nov. 25.

» Boeing has settled more than half of Lion Air crash lawsuits: lawyer
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Boeing Co has settled more than half of some 118 cases related to the fatal crash of a Lion Air flight on a 737 MAX aircraft in October 2018, attorney Dan Webb said at a court hearing on Thursday.

» Trump wants Apple to be involved in 5G infrastructure building in U.S.
21/11/19 21:22 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had asked Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook to look into helping develop telecommunications infrastructure for 5G wireless networks in the United States.

» Presidential election in chaotic Guinea-Bissau could resolve political impasse
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests, an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers, Guinea-Bissau is holding a presidential election on Sunday that many hope will usher in a semblance ...

» Supporters of Bolivia's Morales march with coffins of dead protesters
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
Supporters of ousted Bolivian leader Evo Morales marched into the capital La Paz on Thursday carrying coffins of people killed in clashes with the military and police, drawing attention to the human cost of the crisis gripping the South ...

» U.S. warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
U.S. Navy warships, on two occasions in the past few days, have sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea, the U.S. military told Reuters on Thursday, at a time of tension between the world's two largest economies.

» Brazil's Bolsonaro unveils bill to protect police and soldiers who kill
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday sent a proposal to Congress that seeks to offer greater protection to police and soldiers who kill while on specific operations, known as Guarantee of Law and Order (GLO) missions.

» Amazon tribe demands Bolsonaro stop mining on reservations, hydro dams
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
Munduruku indigenous people led by 15 tribal chiefs blamed Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday for increased illegal mining on their reservation lands in the Amazon rainforest.

» Argentine prosecutor calls for international arrest of bishop accused of sex abuse
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
An Argentine criminal prosecutor has requested the arrest of a Roman Catholic bishop after officials said he ignored repeated calls and emails relating to an investigation of sex abuse allegations against him.

» Algerians march again as protests step up before vote
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
Hundreds of Algerians marched through the capital late on Thursday for a second consecutive night, an indication that protesters are stepping up their months-long campaign in the run-up to a presidential election next month.

» U.S. blocks Venezuela claimants from enforcing judgments, arbitral awards
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said claimants against Venezuela could not enforce liens, judgments, arbitral awards or decrees by seizing property to collect on unpaid debts unless they received specific authorization from Wash...

» Maltese man detained in journalist murder probe released on bail
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
Yorgen Fenech, a prominent businessman arrested on Wednesday in connection with investigations into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, was released on bail on Thursday evening, police sources said.

» Serbia's finance minister plagiarized his doctoral thesis, university says
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
Serbia's finance minister Sinisa Mali plagiarized parts of his Ph.D. thesis, the University of Belgrade said on Thursday, after his work was challenged by scholars prompting long-standing opposition demands for his resignation.

» Sixteen migrants found in sealed container on ferry to Ireland, all in good health
21/11/19 21:16 from World News Review
The crew of a passenger ferry traveling to Ireland from France discovered 16 migrants of Middle Eastern origin stowed aboard in a sealed trailer on Thursday, all of them in good health, Irish police said.

» Italy's 5-Star rejects leader's call to snub upcoming elections
21/11/19 20:44 from World News Review
Member of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Thursday rejected a call from party chief Luigi Di Maio to pull out of upcoming regional elections, in a surprise move that underlines Di Maio's difficulties as leader.

» Venezuelan students attempt march on Defense Ministry in bid to spur opposition
21/11/19 20:44 from World News Review
Venezuelan university students attempted to march on the Defense Ministry on Thursday to demand that the armed forces "side with the constitution" and help oust President Nicolas Maduro as the opposition tries to revive its flagging move...

» EU worried about recent political developments in Zimbabwe: memo
21/11/19 20:44 from World News Review
The European Union is concerned that the democratic space in Zimbabwe has deteriorated since it opened talks with Harare in June for the first time since 2001 in a bid to turn the page on years of hostile relations.

» U.S. warns Egypt against Russia warplanes deal, says working with Cairo on defense needs
21/11/19 20:44 from World News Review
The United States is working with Egypt to deter it from going ahead with a deal to buy Russian warplanes, threatening the Cairo government with sanctions if it does, a senior State Department official said on Thursday.

» Nitro Software plans Australian IPO despite spate of listing cancellations
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. firm Nitro Software Ltd said on Friday that it plans to raise A$110.2 million ($74.78 million) through an initial public offering (IPO) in Australia, braving a tough local market where several listings have recently been pulled.

» Nitro Software Ltd plans Australia IPO to raise about $75 million
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
Adobe Inc rival Nitro Software Ltd said on Friday that it plans to raise A$110.2 million ($74.78 million) through an initial public offering in Australia, braving a tough local market that has seen a number of listings pulled.

» Telefonica signs deal to use AT&T infrastructure in Mexico
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
Telefonica has signed a contract to use the so-called last-mile network of its U.S. rival AT&T in Mexico, the local chief executive of the Spanish telecommunications company said on Thursday.

» French telco watchdog kicks off 5G spectrum sale procedure
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
France's telecoms authority Arcep kicked off a long-awaited sale of 5G spectrum on Thursday, ending months of intense debate between the country's four telecoms operators and authorities on how to best deploy the new mobile technology.

» Silicon Valley startup incubator Y Combinator closing China unit
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley incubator of start-ups, said on Thursday it would close YC China, a Chinese version of its U.S. program.

» Telefonica inks contract to use AT&T last mile network in Mexico
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
An executive with the Mexican unit of Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica said on Thursday that the company has signed a contract to use U.S.-based AT&T's so-called last mile network in Mexico.

» Egypt to send its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
Egypt will launch its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday, a move it says will improve its communications infrastructure and internet services and attract investment.

» French telco watchdog recommends 1.5 billion euros as floor price in 5G spectrum sale
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
France's 5G spectrum should be sold at a minimum price of 1.5 billion euros ($1.66 billion), the head of the country's telecoms authority Arcep told Le Figaro newspaper on Thursday.

» Former Twitter worker accused of spying for Saudi Arabia can be released on bond
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
A former Twitter Inc employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia may be freed pending trial, a U.S. District Court judge ruled on Thursday.

» Swiss software group Avaloq hires banks for 2020 sale or IPO: sources
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
Private equity group Warburg Pincus is working with Goldman Sachs and Barclays on the planned 2020 sale or initial public offering of Swiss banking software company Avaloq, people close to the matter said.

» Twitter rolls out global 'hide replies' feature to give users more control
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
Twitter Inc is globally launching a feature for users to hide certain replies on their tweets, in order to give people more control over their conversations on the site, the company said on Thursday.

» Merkel pledges bigger European share of German 5G network: CDU sources
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised leading members of her Christian Democratic party (CDU) that Germany will use more European components in the rollout of its 5G network than is the case in the existing infrastructure, top party offi...

» Slim to invest $7.8 billion in Brazil, urges changes in 5G auction: report
21/11/19 20:40 from Markets and Business News Review
The Brazilian subsidiary of Mexico's America Movil SAB de CV will invest $7.8 billion over the next three years, Carlos Slim Domit, son of billionaire Mexican businessman Carlos Slim, said in a meeting on Wednesday with Brazilian Preside...

» Unhappy fans cannot sue over Mayweather-Pacquiao fight: U.S. court
21/11/19 20:37 from World News Review
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said boxing fans who felt cheated after learning that Manny Pacquiao had been injured before fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. cannot pursue class-action litigation because the 2015 welterweight bout dubbed t...

» Former Baltimore mayor pleads guilty to charges related to book sales
21/11/19 20:37 from World News Review
Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty on Thursday to tax evasion and other federal charges related to sales of a self-published children's book as part of an illegal scheme to fund her election campaign.

» Trump ex-adviser calls Ukraine election interference theory 'fictional narrative'
21/11/19 20:37 from World News Review
President Donald Trump's former Russia adviser Fiona Hill urged lawmakers in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Thursday not to promote "politically driven falsehoods" that cast doubt on Russia's interference in the 2016...

» Democrats challenge Biden, and one another, for black support after Atlanta debate
21/11/19 20:37 from World News Review
Top Democratic White House contenders courted black voters in Atlanta on Thursday in hopes of challenging former Vice President Joe Biden's dominance with a voting bloc that is crucial to their 2020 election chances.

» Uber says not in talks with Germany's Wirecard
21/11/19 20:22 from Markets and Business News Review
Ride hailing company Uber denied a German magazine report on Thursday that it was considering hiring Wirecard as its main payments partner to replace Dutch platform Adyen .

» Serbia's president accuses Russia of spying on Balkan country
21/11/19 19:51 from World News Review
Serbian intelligence agencies have uncovered a wide-ranging intelligence operation between Russian spies and members of the Serbian military, President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.

» Britain repatriates some orphans left in Syria
21/11/19 19:51 from World News Review
Britain said on Thursday it had arranged for some orphans to be brought home from Syria, joining Germany, Belgium and Australia in repatriating children whose parents were suspected members of Islamic State.

» Slovakia opposition talks collapse ahead of February election
21/11/19 19:51 from World News Review
Slovakia's opposition parties failed to reach agreement on forming a "coalition of change" on Thursday ahead of February's general election, complicating their goal of replacing the ruling three-party government led by the leftist Smer p...

» 'Too scared to escape': Isolated protesters hold out on trashed Hong Kong campus
21/11/19 19:39 from World News Review
Inside the increasingly empty and trashed campus of a Hong Kong university only a handful of activists held out on Thursday as they desperately searched for ways to escape or hide while squads of police encircled the grounds.

» Explainer: U.S. legislation on Hong Kong: what does it mean?
21/11/19 19:39 from World News Review
The U.S. Congress has passed legislation to back protesters in Hong Kong and threaten China with possible sanctions on human rights, which sources say President Donald Trump is expected to sign into law in coming days.

» Senior China diplomat says Beijing will never allow anyone to destroy HK's stability
21/11/19 19:39 from World News Review
China resolutely opposes U.S. lawmakers' passing of a Hong Kong human rights bill and will never allow anyone to destroy Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Thursday.

» Netanyahu charged with corruption, says he won't resign
21/11/19 19:39 from World News Review
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he would not resign despite being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a corruption scandal that he denounced as an "attempted coup".

» Serbia's president accuses Russia of spying
21/11/19 19:39 from World News Review
Serbian intelligence agencies have uncovered a wide-ranging intelligence operation involving Russian spies and members of the Serbian military, President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.

» How does impeachment of a U.S. president work?
21/11/19 19:39 from World News Review
The U.S. House of Representatives is wrapping up public hearings in its impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump and moving closer to charging him with "high crimes and misdemeanors."

» Iran begins reconnecting internet after shutdown over protests
21/11/19 19:39 from World News Review
Iran on Thursday began restoring internet access in the capital Tehran and a number of provinces, news agencies and residents said, after a five-day-long nationwide shutdown meant to help stifle protests against fuel price hikes.

» Netanyahu charged in corruption cases, deepening Israeli political disarray
21/11/19 19:39 from World News Review
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged with bribery, breach of trust and fraud on Thursday, a criminal indictment that plunged Israel deeper into political disarray.

» Microsoft granted license to export 'mass market' software to Huawei
21/11/19 19:18 from Markets and Business News Review
Microsoft Corp on Thursday said it has been granted a license to export software to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

» Macy's cuts forecast ahead of holiday season after gloomy quarter
21/11/19 19:18 from Markets and Business News Review
Macy's Inc cut its annual profit forecast for the second time this year on Thursday, as the department store operator blamed weak international tourism and sluggish mall traffic for the first drop in same-store sales in two years.

» WeWork says to layoff 2,400 employees globally
21/11/19 19:18 from Markets and Business News Review
WeWork said on Thursday it is laying off around 2,400 employees globally, as the office-sharing company seeks to drastically cut costs and stabilize its business after it transformed from being a Wall Street darling into a pariah in a ma...

» China says it will strive to reach 'phase one' trade deal with U.S.
21/11/19 19:18 from Markets and Business News Review
China will strive to reach an initial trade agreement with the United States as both sides keep communication channels open, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday, in an attempt to allay fears talks might be unraveling.

» The 'fictional narratives' driving Trump's Ukraine pressure campaign
21/11/19 19:13 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump's former Russia adviser, Fiona Hill, warned lawmakers in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Thursday against promoting a "fictional narrative https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impea...

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