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Updated: 08-11-2018 11:26 IST
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.

USA-SANCTIONS-IRAN/

U.S. envoy aims to end Iran oil exports without price spike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is determined to push Iranian oil exports to zero, U.S. Special Representative Brian Hook said on Wednesday, through a ‘calibrated’ approach using maximum economic pressure without lifting oil prices.

U.S.

USA-ELECTION/

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

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump forced out his attorney general on Wednesday and threatened to fight back if Democrats use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to launch investigations into his administration and finances.

USA-ELECTION-CENSUS/

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.

BUSINESS

USA-HOLIDAYSHOPPING-WALMART/

Walmart will offer Black Friday deals earlier this year

Walmart Inc said it would start offering holiday deals for customers as early as Thursday, as it prepares to compete with Amazon Inc AMZ.N, Target Corp and other rivals for shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

SAMSUNG-ELEC-PHONES

Samsung gives first glimpse of foldable phone

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

ENTERTAINMENT

NETFLIX-ASIA/

Netflix plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Netflix Inc plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia as it seeks to boost international subscriber numbers, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said on Thursday.

MUSIC-SPICEGIRLS/

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.

SPORTS

GYMNASTICS-USA/

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.

BASKETBALL-NCAA-NCAA-INVESTIGATION/

Feds give NCAA permission to launch basketball investigations: report

With the federal investigation into corruption in college basketball complete, the government has given the NCAA permission to begin its own investigation into some programs, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday.

UPCOMING

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

CUBA-USA/

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 promissed to tighten sanctions on.

8 Nov 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

USA-POLITICS/POLL

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

NORTHKOREA-SANCTIONS/UN (TV)

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.

8 Nov 16:30 ET / 21:30 GMT

USA-CONGRESS/LAMEDUCK

Trump likely to make another demand for funding border wall

When the U.S. Congress reconvenes on Nov. 13, it will face a deadline less than a month later to fund parts of the federal government and a possible showdown over money for President Donald Trump's proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall.

8 Nov 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

USA-IMMIGRATION/CARAVAN-IMAGES (PIX)

WIDER IMAGE - Central American migrants trek north to seek a better life

The fearful look on the face of a Central American man cradling a baby in his arms as he scrambled away from a wall of Mexican police in riot gear quickly became one of the defining images taken by Reuters photographers of the migrant caravan.

8 Nov 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

USA-TRUMP/RUSSIA-MILLER

Roger Stone's associate to challenge Special Counsel's legal authority in court

Andrew Miller, an associate of Republican political operative Roger Stone, has refused to comply with a grand jury subpoena and his lawyers will be arguing at a court hearing that Special Counsel Robert Mueller lacks the legal authority and his appointment violates the U.S. Constitution.

8 Nov 13:00 ET / 18:00 GMT

BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

MEXICO-ECONOMY/INFLATION

Mexico-Inflation Final

8 Nov 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

COLUMN-MILLER/FULFILLMENT (PIX)

A better way to 'live forever,' even for nonbillionaires

Is there a cure for death? Some Silicon Valley billionaires are looking for it - or at least a way to extend life spans dramatically, perhaps by hundreds of years. Author Marc Freedman, however, is aiming to kick-start a national conversation about ways that today’s older generation can live on through young people.

8 Nov 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

USA-ENERGY/POLAND

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

MYANMAR-CHINA/PORT

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.

8 Nov 03:30 ET / 08:30 GMT

PORTUGAL-WEBSUMMIT/CHARGEPOINT (PIX)

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

US-FUNDS/LENDING (PIX)

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

BOMBARDIER-RESULTS/

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-ECONOMY/FORECASTS (PIX) (TV)

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

USA-OIL/WINTER

Cold outlook boosts U.S. heating oil demand, strains gas capacity

Some heating oil service companies in the United States have rushed to deliver fuel earlier this season as colder temperatures have customers scrambling to turn on the heat. But with prices higher than usual headed into the winter, heating costs, particularly in the U.S. Northeast, are expected to hit four-year highs, pinching consumers' budgets.

8 Nov 13:00 ET / 18:00 GMT

BRAZIL-AGRICULTURE/

Brazil's next agriculture minister under Bolsonaro holds press conference

Brazilian Congresswoman Tereza Cristina, who was nominated to be President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's agriculture minister this week, will hold her first press conference since the announcement.

8 Nov 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT

TELEVISION-PODCASTS/ (PIX)

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

PEOPLE-DURST/ (PIX)

Robert Durst of 'The Jinx' appears in court for arraignment in Los Angeles murder case

Robert Durst, the subject of "The Jinx," is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles court to enter a plea to a charge that he murdered his longtime friend in 2000. A judge has ruled there is enough evidence for Durst to stand trial in the shooting death.

8 Nov 11:30 ET / 16:30 GMT

FILM-FANTASTICBEASTS/PREMIERE (PIX) (TV)

World premiere in Paris of the film Fantastic Beasts

The world premiere of the film "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" takes place in Paris, where much of the latest movie is set.

8 Nov 12:30 ET / 17:30 GMT

TELEVISION-BEAT/ (TV)

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

SPORTS

CHESS-WORLD/PREVIEW (TV)

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

BASEBALL-MLB/OFFSEASON

Baseball-MLB faces offseason of challenges

Major League Baseball heads into the winter offseason with no shortage of problems to address, most pressingly the drop in stadium attendance and TV ratings, a trend toward longer games and a dearth of star power in its ranks.

8 Nov 15:00 ET / 20:00 GMT

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