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Updated: 08-11-2018 03:30 IST
Russia would consider any new chemical weapons-related sanctions imposed by the United States to be illegal, a Kremlin spokesman said on Wednesday.


Trump expects Kim summit early next year despite Pompeo postponement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he expects to meet again with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un early next year and that a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean officials supposed to have taken place this week would be rescheduled.



Trump fires Sessions, vows to fight Democrats if they launch probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday forced out Attorney General Jeff Sessions a day after congressional elections, and vowed to fight if the U.S. House of Representatives’ new Democratic majority launches probes into his administration.


Victorious U.S. House Democrats could stymie census citizenship query

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With their party set to control the U.S. House of Representatives after Tuesday’s congressional elections, Democrats are already looking to halt the Trump administration’s efforts to collect citizenship data during the 2020 U.S. Census.



Apple not in settlement talks 'at any level' with Qualcomm: source

Apple Inc is not in talks “at any level” to settle its wide-ranging legal dispute with mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc, according to a source familiar with the matter.


Samsung gives first glimpse of foldable phone

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone at a conference for developers in San Francisco on Wednesday, urging Android programmers to start writing apps for the product.



Michael Douglas joins dad Kirk with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Douglas celebrated his 50th year in showbusiness on Tuesday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame near that of his screen legend father, Kirk Douglas, now 101.


Excited Spice Girls say reunion tour will feel strange without "Posh"

LONDON (Reuters) - British pop band the Spice Girls joked on Wednesday about their plans for a new album after announcing they would reunite for a UK tour next year but said it would feel strange performing without “Posh Spice” Victoria Beckham.



USOC under pressure to fix USA Gymnastics before Tokyo 2020

Like a world-class gymnast, the United States Olympic Committee(USOC) needs to nail a perfect landing to put a damaging sexual abuse scandal behind it ahead of the 2020 Games in Tokyo, sports sponsorship experts said.


Maryland fires two trainers linked to McNair's death: reports

Maryland has fired two athletic trainers who were linked to the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair earlier this year, according to multiple reports.




European People's Party congress in Helsinki

EU's center-right EPP chooses its top candidate for the upcoming EU election.

Nov 8


U.S. agriculture coalition meets in Havana under Trump's shadow

Representatives of U.S. agribusinesses, farm groups and related industries opened a three-day conference in Cuba on Thursday aimed at increasing sales and cooperation with a land the Trump administration has repeatedly lambasted and promised to tighten sanctions on.

8 Nov, 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT


Reuters/Ipsos poll shows U.S. Democrats' hopes for newly elected House

A Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll highlights Democratic voters' hopes for how they want the newly elected Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to take on President Donald Trump's agenda.

8 Nov, 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


U.N. Security Council to discuss North Korea sanctions at Russia's request

U.N. Security Council to discuss North Korea sanctions at Russia's request. The meeting will be behind closed-doors.

Nov 8


Merkel's political family EPP holds annual congress

Centre-right European People's Party, the political group of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, holds annual congress in Helsinki and will choose its candidate for the European Parliament elections - who could end up becoming the next European Commission President.

Nov 8


Vote counts, possible challenges in Arizona, Florida, Georgia

Voters in Arizona, Florida and Georgia on Thursday still did not know which candidates would be filling key offices including U.S. Senator and Governor, two days after heated national elections. Arizona officials warned they could be days away from completing a vote count in the race to succeed U.S. Senator John McCain, with Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate in Florida and governor in Georgia pursuing or contemplating calls for recounts.

Nov 8


European People's Party congress in Helsinki

EU's center-right EPP to hold a party congress in Finland, in which it is due to choose its top candidate for the upcoming EU election.

Nov 8


Chinese Foreign Ministry briefing on East Asia Summit

Briefing with an assistant Chinese foreign minister on Premier Li Keqiang's attendance at next week's East Asia Summit.

8 Nov, 21:00 ET / 02:00 GMT


POSTPONED - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet his North Korean counterpart Kim Yong-chol in New York

POSTPONED - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold a new round of talks with a senior North Korean official in New York on Thursday, hoping to open the way for a second summit of the two countries' leaders and make progress on denuclearization.

Nov 8


British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt visits Paris

British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt delivers speech in French at British Embassy in Paris. The speech is entitled "Britain and France: Past, Present, Future" and is expected to lay out the aspirations of Britain's post-Brexit relationship with its neighbor across the Channel.

Nov 8



Canadian naval ships visit Yokosuka port Japan

A Canadian naval frigate and supply ship dock at Yokosuka port near Tokyo after taking part in the biggest combat-readiness war game ever staged in and around Japan. The ships' participation in Keen Sword reflects Canada's desire to have a military presence in Asia.

Nov 8



Mexico-Inflation Final

8 Nov, 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT


Myanmar holds news conference on China-backed port

Myanmar and China's CITIC group are set to discuss the Kyauk Pyu deepwater port project with reporters in Naypyitaw on Thursday, following prolonged negotiations over the project. Reuters reported exclusively in August that officials in the government led by Aung San Suu Kyi had scaled back the China-backed port in western Myanmar's Rakhine state after concerns it could leave the Southeast Asian nation heavily indebted. A top government official and an advisor said an initial price tag of $7.3 billion for the port element of a larger project for a coastal trade hub, was expected to be reduced to around $1.3 billion.

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


US Energy Secretary Perry visits Poland

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits Poland as the Trump administration seeks to offer it alternatives to buying gas from Russia.

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


Q3 2018 Mapfre SA Earnings Release

Nov 8


Securities lending boom sparks concerns on returns and voting

Securities lending by investment funds has reached its highest level in a decade, as demand for corporate bonds soars and short selling of Tesla and Alibaba shares reaches a frenzy. New regulatory disclosure rules that took effect last year and fresh academic research show, however, the practice may distort funds' stock-picking decisions and diminish investors' voting power.

8 Nov, 01:00 ET / 06:00 GMT


Wuzhen hosts the 5th World Internet Conference

The fifth World Internet Conference (WIC) runs from Nov 7 to Nov 9 in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province.

Nov 8


Shanghai holds the China International Import Expo Shanghai holds the China International Import Expo from Nov. 5 to 10.

Nov 8


Interview with CEO of Chargepoint

Interview with Pasquale Romano, chief executive of Chargepoint, which runs the world's largest EV charging network.

8 Nov, 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT


Serbia's central bank to announce benchmark rate

The bank last month kept the rate unchanged on relatively stable inflation and dinar exchange rate to euro, it also decided to act cautiously due to developments in international markets.

Nov 8


Nissan Motor Q2 results

Quarterly results

Nov 8


Canada's Bombardier reports third-quarter results

Canada's Bombardier is expected to report improved third quarter margins, as the plane and train maker aims to break even on cash flow in 2018 after years of heavy spending.

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


EU Commission publishes economic forecasts

The European Commission publishes its quarterly forecasts on the European Union and euro zone economy.

8 Nov, 05:00 ET / 10:00 GMT



D-Day Darlings perform for pensioners ahead of Armistice Day

Wartime group The D-Day Darlings perform ahead of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

Nov 8


Beyond 'Serial': Hollywood eyes gameshows in booming podcast market

Four years after "Serial" put podcasts on the mainstream map with a twisty true crime murder story, Hollywood is rushing to embrace the audio format with everything from fictional thrillers to game shows.

8 Nov, 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT


Berlin clubbers and refugee organ trade in new TV series

New Amazon Prime series "Beat" brings viewers in the midst of the debauchery of Berlin's infamous nightclubs, with the plot taking a dark and sinister twist. The show, Amazon's fifth German original language series, launches on November 9.

8 Nov, 05:00 ET / 10:00 GMT



2018 World Chess Championship - News Conference

Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana talk to the media ahead of the 2018 World Chess Championship at The College in London.

8 Nov, 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT



Impressive, unlikely and downright weird: new Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records Day celebrates the efforts of record breakers from around the world

8 Nov, 19:01 ET / 00:01 GMT

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