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May sticks to Brexit deal as opponents seek formal challenge

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge.


Polish Church asks for forgiveness for pedophilia cases

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s Catholic Church on Monday asked victims of sexual abuse by the clergy for forgiveness, a month after an appeal court upheld a ruling stating the Church was responsible for the crimes of one if its priests.



Colorado man gets life for murders of pregnant wife, children

GREELEY, Colo. (Reuters) - A Colorado man was sentenced to life without parole on Monday for strangling his pregnant wife, smothering their two young daughters and dumping their bodies in an oil field so he could pursue a romantic affair.


U.S. briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - U.S. officials briefly closed the busiest border crossing from Mexico early on Monday to add concrete barricades and razor wire amid concerns that some of the thousands of Central American migrants at the border could try to rush the crossing.



Nissan to oust Ghosn after arrest for alleged financial misconduct

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct and will be fired from the board this week, a dramatic fall for a leader hailed for rescuing the Japanese carmaker from close to bankruptcy.


Disney's Fox deal gets China's approval

Walt Disney Co on Monday received unconditional approval from China for its deal to buy Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment assets, clearing one of the last major hurdles for the deal to go through.



Taylor Swift uses music muscle to seek higher payouts for others

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop music titan Taylor Swift on Monday announced a new record deal with Universal Music Group that will give her greater control over her own music and could boost future payouts to artists for music played on streaming service Spotify.


'Star Wars' producer Kennedy wants new movie voices 'to bring world to its senses'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Star Wars” producer Kathleen Kennedy on Sunday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Oscars and said she hoped it would open the door for new voices in the movie industry who “might bring the world back to its senses.”



Tennis: Becker hails 'superstar' Zverev as best of new generation

Alexander Zverev has proven himself as the best of tennis’ new generation of men’s players following his maiden ATP Finals triumph where he beat Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in consecutive days, German great Boris Becker has said.


Bowen files racketeering suit against Adidas

Former five-star prospect Brian Bowen II filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Adidas on Monday, less than a month after three men were found guilty of wire fraud in a college basketball corruption case that was at the center of an FBI investigation.




Austrian Chancellor Kurz pays working visit to Switzerland

Austrian Chancellor Kurz pays working visit to Switzerland, meets Swiss President Berset

20 Nov, 04:00 ET / 09:00 GMT


Divided by wall and war, Israel and Gaza's Instagrammers tell their own stories

On both sides of the Gaza border, two groups of youngsters who will never meet use Instagram to tell the world about their situation. Both Israelis and Gazans feel that their stories are misrepresented, and that the realities of their lives are not reflected -- so they're telling their stories themselves.

Nov 20


Encouraged by Trump, South Africa's white right promotes "state within a state"

When U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to investigate what he called large-scale killings of white farmers in South Africa and violent takeovers of land, South Africa's government protested that he had his facts wrong. Elsewhere, there was quiet satisfaction.

Nov 20


Bosnia's new tripartite presidency to be inaugurated

The newly-elected Serb,Croat and Bosniak members of the country's inter-ethnic presidency will be inaugurated in a ceremony in Sarajevo, following the October 7 election.

20 Nov, 08:00 ET / 13:00 GMT


China's Xi meets Philippines' Duterte in first state visit to Manila

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte to fortify warming ties between the two former foes, helped by Duterte's silence over Beijing's military buildup in the South China Sea and his hope that China will start to deliver on billions of dollars of pledged infrastructure investment.

20 Nov, 03:30 ET / 08:30 GMT


Easter Island delegation seeks return of giant statue from British Museum

A delegation from Chile’s Easter Island will visit the British Museum to formally the request of a seven-foot-tall Hoa Hakananai’a sculpture.

Nov 20


British Prime Minister Theresa May holds regular cabinet meeting

British Prime Minister Theresa May holds regular cabinet meeting, the first since she lost two senior ministers in protest at her Brexit plan.

Nov 20


Little change a year after Mugabe downfall but Zimbabweans hopeful

When Robert Mugabe resigned after an army coup in November last year Zimbabweans celebrated his departure, predicting the country was on the cusp of a new political and economic dawn. A year later, little has changed, if not worse under his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa whose ruling ZANU-PF party remains firmly in power after a disputed July vote.

Nov 20


French President Macron on official state visit to Belgium

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron on official state visit to Belgium.

Nov 20



ESM auctions up to 2 bln eur of 6-month bills

20 Nov, 06:30 ET / 11:30 GMT


Business minister takes questions in parliament

Business minister Greg Clark takes questions in parliament

20 Nov, 04:30 ET / 09:30 GMT


Indigenous communities stall development projects in Mexico

For months, an indigenous community in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula have halted a multi-million dollar renewable energy project that should have begun operations this year.

Nov 20


UK challenger bank CYBG announces full-year results

FTSE 250 lender Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group publishes its first set of results since completing a 1.7bn pounds takeover of rival Virgin Money, amid growing concerns over Brexit's impact on UK banks.

20 Nov, 02:00 ET / 07:00 GMT


Q3 2018 Target Corp Earnings

The retailer is expected to post a strong rise in quarterly sales and profit, as consumers continue to visit and spend at its stores in a strong U.S. economy. Target has been investing heavily to improve its store and online operations by focusing on its own brands . Investors will be on the look out for the Minneapolis-based company's outlook for the holiday season.

20 Nov, 08:30 ET / 13:30 GMT


Minutes of the RBA's November policy meeting

Minutes of the Nov policy meeting where the RBA kept rates at 1.5 pct as widely expected and reiterated that progress on unemployment and inflation would be gradual.

20 Nov, 19:30 ET / 00:30 GMT


easyJet FY results

Europe's second biggest low-cost airline reports full-year results, with just months to go before Brexit and as fuel prices rise.

20 Nov, 02:00 ET / 07:00 GMT


Former energy exec David Crane is now hot to save the planet

What if one of America’s largest coal-burning utilities became a leader in green energy? When David W. Crane was chief executive of NRG Energy, he pursued that vision, pushing the company to transform itself by investing in solar power and electric vehicle charging networks. While Wall Street never got on board, the longtime lawyer, banker, and energy executive has not given up on the planet.

Nov 20


RBA chief Lowe speaks in Melbourne

RBA Governor Philip Low speaks on Trust and Prosperity at the CEDA annual dinner in Melbourne

20 Nov, 03:20 ET / 08:20 GMT

First Published: 2018-11-19 01:00:29
Updated 2018-11-19 23:59:57

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