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TOP STORIES

GLOBAL

SAUDI-KHASHOGGI-CIA/

CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered journalist's killing: sources

WASHINGTON - The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, complicating President Donald Trump’s efforts to preserve ties with a key U.S. ally.

APEC-SUMMIT-MALAYSIA/

U.S.-China divisions take center stage at APEC summit

PORT MORESBY - The United States and China swapped barbs over trade, investment and regional security at an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit on Saturday, as growing fault lines among members suggested little prospect of consensus at the weekend meeting.

U.S.

CALIFORNIA-WILDFIRES/

California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fire PARADISE, Calif. - Forensic recovery teams pressed their search for more victims in the flame-ravaged northern California town of Paradise on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of about 1,000 people reported missing in the state’s deadliest wildfire on record.

USA-ELECTION/

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams admitted defeat in her effort to become the first black female U.S. governor on Friday, but said she planned to sue the state over voting problems and “gross mismanagement” of the election.

BUSINESS

APEC-SUMMIT-USA/

Pence vows no end to tariffs until China bows

PORT MORESBY - The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double its tariffs, unless Beijing bows to U.S. demands, Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday.

GLOBAL-ECONOMY-WEEKAHEAD/

Brexit front and middle in light week for data

LONDON - Brexit will be foremost in investors’ minds in the coming week, though a smattering of data will offer further indications as to how much global economic growth, bogged down by politics and trade wars, is slowing.

ENTERTAINMENT

AWARDS-SPIRIT-NOMINATIONS/

'Eighth Grade,' 'Beale Street' land Indie Spirit nominations

LOS ANGELES - Coming-of-age movie “Eighth Grade” and family drama “If Beale Street Could Talk” scored best feature nominations on Friday for the Independent Spirit Awards, the annual honors given to Hollywood’s lower-budget movies.

MUSIC-GLASTONBURY/

Grime star Stormzy announced as Glastonbury's first headline act

LONDON - British grime star Stormzy has been confirmed as the first headline act at Glastonbury next year, organizers have said, as the green-field music festival returns from a year off.

SPORTS

FOOTBALL-NFL-NOTEBOOK

NFL notebook: Flacco doubtful vs. Bengals

Joe Flacco was listed as doubtful on Friday’s injury report as the Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback mystery continues, two days prior to Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

BASKETBALL-NBA-ROUNDUP/

NBA roundup: Irving nets 43, leads Celtics past Raptors in OT

Kyrie Irving scored a season-best 43 points, including four in overtime, and added 11 assists as the Boston Celtics came back to defeat the visiting Toronto Raptors 123-116 on Friday night.

UPCOMING

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

NORWAY-POLITICS/ABORTION (PIX)

Thousands in Norway expected to demonstrate against possible abortion law changes

Thousands of protesters are expected to demonstrate on Saturday in Oslo and other cities in Norway against changing the country's abortion law, the subject of talks between the ruling minority coalition and a small party seeking to join the government.

17 Nov 08:00 ET / 13:00 GMT

USA-IMMIGRATION/CARAVAN (PIX) (TV)

Central American migrants converge on Tijuana as they await entry into the U.S.

Central American migrants converge on Tijuana as they await entry into the U.S.

18 Nov

ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT

FILM-BOXOFFICE/ (PIX) (TV) (GRAPHIC)

Top five films at the North American box office

Preliminary box office ticket results identifies the top five films at the North American box office.

18 Nov

2018-11-17 09:00:49

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