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Reuters Last Updated at 10-11-2018 12:30:40 IST

Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 7 a.m. GMT/2 a.m. ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning or on Media Express http://mediaexpress.reuters.com/planning-tools/calendar.

TOP STORIES

GLOBAL

US-USA-CHINA/

U.S. presses China to halt militarization of South China Sea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Standing side by side, top U.S. officials urged their Chinese counterparts on Friday to halt militarization of the disputed South China Sea, drawing a rebuke from the Chinese for sending U.S. warships close to islands claimed by Beijing.

US-YEMEN-SECURITY/

U.S. ends refueling support in Yemen war as pressure builds on Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON/CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and the United States have agreed to end U.S. refueling of aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi insurgents in Yemen, ending a divisive aspect of U.S. support to a war that has pushed Yemen to the brink of famine.

U.S.

US-CALIFORNIA-WILDFIRES/

Nine killed, 35 missing in California wildfire; Malibu threatened

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Wildfires burned out of control on Friday across California, killing at least nine people in a mountain town and forcing residents to flee the upscale beach community of Malibu in the face of a monster fire storm.

US-CALIFORNIA-SHOOTING-GUN-CONTROL/

California shooting follows election of gun control advocate as governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - This week’s fatal shooting of 12 people in a California bar by a Marine combat veteran came the day after the election of a new Democratic governor who has pushed for tighter gun control in the state, which already has some of the strictest firearms laws in the country.

BUSINESS

US-AMAZON-COM-APPLE/

Amazon strikes deal with Apple to sell iPhones, iPads

Amazon.com Inc on Friday said it would carry more Apple Inc products globally in time for the holiday shopping season, as the technology rivals put aside past differences to boost sales.

US-MICROSOFT-M-A/

Microsoft made $1.3 billion in cash payments in GitHub deal

Microsoft Corp said in a filing late Thursday it had made $1.3 billion in cash payments in connection to its acquisition of coding hosting startup GitHub.

ENTERTAINMENT

US-CALIFORNIA-WILDFIRES-CELEBRITIES/

Malibu burning: Kardashians, Lady Gaga, Cher fear for homes

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kim Kardashian and Lady Gaga were among thousands fleeing their homes on Friday as a fast-moving wildfire engulfed Malibu and nearby celebrity neighborhoods.

US-NETFLIX-INDIA-PRICING/

Netflix CEO Hastings says no plans for cheaper India offerings

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Netflix (NFLX.O) chief executive Reed Hastings said that the streaming video company had no plans for cheaper prices in the hotly competitive India market and that an executive’s comments suggesting otherwise had been “misunderstood.”

SPORTS

US-FOOTBALL-NFL/

NFL notebook: Saints WR Bryant reportedly hurts Achilles

New Orleans Saints receiver Dez Bryant is being evaluated for a possible torn Achilles tendon, multiple outlets reported Friday.

US-GOLF-MAYAKOBA/

Golf: Kuchar sinks eight birdies to take the lead in Mexico

Matt Kuchar sank eight birdies in a second round 64 to take a two-stroke lead over fellow American Cameron Champ at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico on Friday.

UPCOMING

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

WW1-CENTURY/FRANCE-GERMANY (PIX) (TV)

Macron and Merkel attend WW1 commemoration ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend WW1 commemoration ceremony in Rethondes, where the Armistice was signed, marking the end of the war

10 Nov 09:30 ET / 14:30 GMT

UKRAINE-CRISIS/DONETSK-ELECTION (TV)

Separatist-held regions hold elections in eastern Ukrain

Rebel-controlled Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine hold leadership elections on Sunday in the shadow of a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people and poisoned relations between Ukraine and Russia.

11 Nov

BRITAIN-EU/WHIPS (PIX)

Softly, softly for now, British PM May's enforcers gear up for big Brexit vote

Less than five months before Britain leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May's parliamentary enforcers are on the prowl. Chief Whip Julian Smith and his team have a powerful armoury at their disposal to force politicians into line.

11 Nov

ASEAN-SUMMIT/ (PIX) (TV)

ASEAN summit

Leaders gather in Singapore for the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.

11 Nov

WW1-CENTURY/FRANCE-TURKEY

Turkey's Erdogan attends 100th anniversary of First World War end in Paris

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visits Paris to attend the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which brought the First World War to a close.

11 Nov

USA-RUSSIA/TRUMP-PUTIN (PIX) (TV)

US President Donald Trump expected to meet Vladimir Putin in Paris

US president Donald Trump is expected to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for a short working lunch on the sidelines of the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, in Paris. Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov says.

11 Nov

BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

SUDAN-ECONOMY/

Liquidity crunch hits Sudan following emergency measures Cash machines in Sudan's capital have run out of banknotes weeks after authorities sharply devalued the Sudanese pound and announced emergency measures to stave off an economic crisis.

11 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.

11 Nov

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