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Updated: 08-11-2018 15:30 IST
Russia would consider any new chemical weapons-related sanctions imposed by the United States to be illegal, a Kremlin spokesman said on Wednesday.


After deadly Lion Air crash, new focus on torrid industry growth in Indonesia

JAKARTA (Reuters) - In April 2013, a Lion Air Boeing 737 missed the runway on the Indonesian resort island of Bali in bad weather and plowed into the sea, cracking its fuselage open on the rocks.



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.


Activists call for nationwide protests to protect Mueller investigation

ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. progressive groups will stage hundreds of protests nationwide on Thursday to demand that President Donald Trump do nothing to hinder an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling to help him win the 2016 U.S. election.



U.S. political gridlock may create investment opportunity

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors hope the split between Republicans and Democrats controlling the U.S. Congress will open up opportunities to pick new winners and losers because some government policies will be harder to predict.


Tesla appoints Robyn Denholm as chair to replace Elon Musk

Tesla Inc said board member Robyn Denholm will replace Elon Musk as its chair, more than a month after the billionaire had to step down as the electric-car maker’s chairman as part of a settlement with U.S. regulators.



Netflix steps up original Asian content to hook international viewers

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Netflix Inc unveiled a plan on Thursday to make 17 more original productions in Asia including Thai and Chinese language shows, as the U.S. firm seeks to attract new international users through more local content.


Britain's Prince Charles says: I won't meddle when I am king

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles said he will stop speaking out on issues he feels strongly about when he becomes king as he is "not that stupid."



Soccer-Bayern under pressure to deliver against leaders Dortmund

BERLIN, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Champions Bayern Munich are unusually with their backs to the wall as they travel to Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, with coach Niko Kovac quickly running out of time.


Jennings nears ton as England extend lead in Galle

GALLE, Sri Lanka, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Opener Keaton Jennings closed in on a second test century as England reached 212 for four, an overall lead of 351, at tea on the third day of the opening test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.




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


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.

8 Nov 16:30 ET / 21:30 GMT


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


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


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


Turkey's Erdogan speaks at party meeting and may comment on U.S. PKK move

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks at a meeting of his AK Party members to mark World Urbanism Day and may comment on a U.S. decision to offer millions of dollars to help capture three top Kurdish PKK militants after Turkish officials said Washington must also break its alliance with a Kurdish militia in northern Syria.

8 Nov 05:30 ET / 10:30 GMT


Pompeo, Mattis host their Chinese counterparts in Washington

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis host China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe for the second U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue (D&SD) in Washington.

9 Nov



Mexico-Inflation Final

8 Nov 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT


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


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


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


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'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


Global Economy Weekahead

A weekly look at key economic events for the global economy in the coming seven days.

9 Nov


RBA statement on monetary policy

RBA's quarterly outlook for the economy and policy should remain upbeat given the economy surprised with its strength in the first half and unemployment unexpectedly fell to a 6-1/2 year low of 5 pct in Sept. Inflation and wage growth are still too low, however, and falling home prices have added an extra risk.

9 Nov 19:30 ET / 00:30 GMT


Shanghai holds the China International Import Expo

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

9 Nov


Wuzhen hosts the 5th World Internet Conference

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

9 Nov


European Union trade ministers meet

European Union trade ministers meet in Brussels with EU-U.S. relations likely to be high on their agenda

9 Nov


Insurer AIA to announce Q3 results

Asia-focused insurer AIA Group Ltd will announce its financial results for the fiscal third quarter on Friday.

9 Nov



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


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


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


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


Japanese Emperor Akihito holds annual autumn garden party, his last before abdicating next April

Japanese Emperor Akihito holds his last autumn garden party before abdicating next April, the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in about two centuries.

9 Nov


Former FARC rebels, UN join forces to bring tourism to old war zones

Former fighters from Colombia's FARC rebel group, aided by the United Nations, have set up a rafting business deep in the country's southern Amazon. The project is part of reintegration efforts for the ex-guerrillas, who hope to attract international tourists.

9 Nov



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 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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