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Major powers, except U.S., try to keep Iran nuclear deal
WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - Nations that struck the 2015
Iran nuclear deal, except for the United States, meet on Monday
in what many diplomats fear may prove a quixotic effort to keep
the agreement alive after U.S. sanctions targeting Iranian oil
exports resume in November.
May challenges EU as Brexit talks hit 'impasse', sterling
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said
on Friday that Brexit talks with the European Union had hit an
impasse, defiantly challenging the bloc to come up with its own
plans a day after EU leaders savaged her proposals.
Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday
sought to cast doubt on the woman who has accused his Supreme
Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying if the
attack was “as bad as she says” it would have been immediately
reported to police.
Cruz to take on Senate challenger O'Rourke in Texas-sized
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senate challenger
Beto O’Rourke will come face-to-face with the man he has been
chasing for months, Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, at a
debate on Friday in one of the most closely watched
congressional races in the country.
Comcast and Fox take $34 billion battle for Britain's Sky to
LONDON (Reuters) - Comcast and Twenty-First Century Fox face
a quick-fire auction for British broadcaster Sky on Saturday
after neither side backed down in a drawn-out $34 billion
As new iPhones go on sale, studies reveal chips from Intel
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc’s latest iPhones hit
stores around the world on Friday, featuring components made by
Intel Corp and Toshiba among others, according to two firms
that cracked open the iPhone Xs and Xs Max models.
'Star Wars' fans applaud movie release slowdown
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Plans by Disney to slow down the
release of future “Star Wars” projects are getting a thumbs up
from fans, who also hope that new movies in the multi-billion
dollar sci-fi franchise will be more creative.
Elton John signs with Universal 'for the rest of his career'
LONDON (Reuters) - Elton John has signed a deal with
Universal Music Group for his back catalogue and any new work as
well as brand management, merchandising and licensing rights,
the company said on Friday.
Golf: Americans desperate to end 25 years of Ryder Cup
LONDON (Reuters) - When the United States were cruising
through 12 successive Ryder Cup victories (plus a tie) from
1959-85 it would have been a brave man to suggest they would
soon go 25 years without an away win, yet that is the stark
reality now facing Jim Furyk’s team.
NBA Board approves rules changes
Three rules changes were approved by the NBA Board of
Governors on Friday.
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
USA-ELECTION/TEXAS-DEBATE (PIX) (TV)
Texas' Senator Ted Cruz debates Beto O'Rourke in 2018 Senate
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and his Democratic
challenger, Representative Beto O'Rourke face off in the first
of three debates ahead of the Nov. 6 election. A recent Reuters
poll shows O'Rourke giving Cruz a run for his money, and
Democrats view the race as an opportunity to pick up one of the
two seat they need to gain to take a majority in the chamber.
21 Sep 19:00 ET / 23:00 GMT
The anti-EU UK Independence Party holds its annual
The anti-EU UK Independence Party gathers for its annual
conference in Birmingham and will be looking to increase
pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to abandon her so-called
Chequers proposals for Brexit in favour of a clean break with
Canada hosts women foreign ministers meeting in Montreal
Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland and
the European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini
host meeting of women foreign ministers in Montreal. Covering on
merit, looking for any updates on NAFTA talks.
Portuguese rally against gentrification in Lisbon
Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of
Portugal's capital, Lisbon, to protest against gentrification
and rising rent prices after a national newspaper revealed that
34% of properties in the city's historic centre are occupied by
22 Sep 11:00 ET / 15:00 GMT
73rd United Nations General Assembly
World leaders gather at the United Nations for the 73rd
annual United Nations General Assembly.
Follow-up on Ted Cruz-Beto O'Rourke U.S. Senate debate in
Follow up story on Friday night's debate between U.S.
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and his Democratic challenger,
Representative Beto O'Rourke. Democrats view the race as an
opportunity to pick up one of the two seat they need to gain to
take a majority in the chamber.
22 Sep 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT
CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE
Ordering opioids online? Mail carrier may also deliver
U.S. federal agents allowed Reuters to ride along on a
so-called controlled delivery, a technique involving fake mail
carriers used to fight the growing tide of illegal opioids
arriving via international mail, fueling the nation's overdose
22 Sep 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT
BUSINESS / ECONOMICS
British regulator to auction Sky to bidders Comcast and Fox
Britain's takeover regulator will take the rare step of
intervening in the battle between Comcast and Twenty-First
Century Fox for Sky by staging an auction for the broadcaster to
bring the drawn-out bidding war to an end.
China Foreign Minister visits Guyana, may offer financing
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi visits Guyana as part of a
Latin American tour and is expected to announce technical and
economic assistance agreements as well as the outlines for a
ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT
FASHION-MILAN/CAVALLI (PIX) (TV)
Roberto Cavalli shows new collection at Milan Fashion Week
Roberto Cavalli, popular with celebrities worldwide will show
its new collection at Milan spring/summer 2019 Fashion Week.
22 Sep 06:30 ET / 10:30 GMT
GERMANY-OKTOBERFEST/ (PIX) (TV)
World's largest beer festival, the Oktoberfest, opens in
The 185th annual Oktoberfest beer festival opens with the
traditional scream of "O'zapft is!" (it's tapped) as tens of
thousands of visitors from across the world are expected to make
their way to Munich's Theresienwiese field over the next two
22 Sep 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT
Italy's Ferragamo showcases new designs at Milan fashion
Italian luxury group Salvatore Ferragamo, in the midst of
relaunching its brand, will show its latest spring-summer
collection to fashionistas gathered in Milan for the city's
22 Sep 03:30 ET / 07:30 GMT
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