Venezuelan migration to Colombia may generate growth: World Bank
BOGOTA (Reuters) - The arrival of more than a million Venezuelans fleeing a deep social and economic crisis in their country could lead to economic growth in Colombia, if the country takes the right steps to manage the migrant crisis, the World Bank said in a report released on Friday.
Pittsburgh holds last funeral in synagogue shooting for oldest victim
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Mourners gathered in Pittsburgh on Friday for the funeral of the last and oldest of 11 victims gunned down in a massacre at a synagogue, capping a week of grieving for the city.
U.S. judge orders Georgia to allow voting for some blocked residents
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday ordered Georgia to allow some 3,000 recently naturalized U.S. citizens to vote in elections next week after their voting registrations were put on hold, according to a ruling filed in federal court in Atlanta.
Trump says 'I think we'll make a deal with China' on trade
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will likely make a deal with China on trade, adding that a lot of progress had been made to resolve the two countries’ differences but warning that he still may impose more tariffs on Chinese goods.
Google's top Washington lobbyist stepping down
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google’s top lobbyist in Washington is stepping aside as the U.S. technology company faces criticism on Capitol Hill on issues including privacy protections and its investment plans in China, the Alphabet Inc unit said on Friday.
'Cool to vote': Hollywood election telethon aims to get youth to polls
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood celebrities will make a push next week to urge young people to the polls in Tuesday’s U.S. elections, when control of Congress and many state governorships are at stake.
Actor Alec Baldwin charged over New York parking spot fight
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Alec Baldwin, most recently famous for his impersonations of U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Friday after a fight over a New York parking spot, police said.
Gymnastics: Biles sets record for world championship gold medals
Olympic champion Simone Biles became the all-time leading world gymnastics championship gold medal winner when the American claimed her third gold at the Doha championships on Friday.
Ex-Cavs assistant Boylan sues, claims age discrimination
A former assistant coach is suing the Cleveland Cavaliers, citing age discrimination. Jim Boylan, a longtime NBA assistant coach, filed the lawsuit Thursday in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, naming the team’s holding company, owner Dan Gilbert and general manager Koby Altman as defendants.
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
CHINA-PAKISTAN/ (PIX) (TV)
After Saudi package, new Pakistan PM Khan goes to Beijing
New Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan attends a welcome ceremony hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, followed by bilateral talks and signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Khan is on a visit seen as vital to Islamabad's efforts to obtain fresh loans to prop up the economy.
3 Nov, 23:00 ET / 03:00 GMT
As U.S. election nears, Trump campaigns in Florida and Montana
With just three days left until U.S. voters head to the polls, President Donald Trump campaigns in Montana and Florida.
By-elections for 19 vacant parliamentary seats
By-elections for 19 vacant parliamentary seats across Myanmar
CONFLICTS / WAR / PEACE
JAPAN-USA/DEFENCE-REAGAN (PIX) (TV)
US carrier Ronald Reagan joins biggest ever Japan-US military exercise
The USS Ronald Reagan will join the annual Keen Sword readiness exercise in Japan. The drills this time will be the largest ever, with 57,000 personnel participating including a fifth of Japan's Self Defense Forces. Canada will join the exercise for the first time.
DISASTERS / ACCIDENTS
Indonesian rescue workers continue to hunt for plane wreckage
Indonesian search and rescue workers continue to hunt for the sunken wreckage of a nearly new aircraft that slammed into the sea off Jakarta this week, killing all 189 people on board.
BUSINESS / ECONOMICS
Q3 2018 Berkshire Hathaway Inc Earnings Release
Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett, is expected on Saturday to report higher quarterly operating profits on the back of a strong economy and rebound this year in insurance underwriting. But volatile markets have kept shares basically flat this year despite Berkshire resuming share buybacks in August for the first time since 2012.
3 Nov, 08:30 ET / 12:30 GMT
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