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Reuters Last Updated at 13-11-2018 15:35:36 IST
Palestinian militants kept up their most intense rocket fire on Israel since the 2014 Gaza war on Tuesday, drawing Israeli air strikes against Hamas’s television station and other targets.

SAUDI-KHASHOGGI-TURKEY/

Turkey's Erdogan says Khashoggi recordings 'appalling', shocked Saudi intelligence

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, which Turkey has shared with Western allies, are “appalling” and shocked a Saudi intelligence officer who listened to them, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.

U.S.

USA-ELECTION/

Trump seeks end of Florida recount; Democrats win Arizona U.S. Senate seat

TAMPA, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to end a recount and declare his fellow Republicans the winners of disputed races in last week’s elections, while Democrats picked up a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona.

CALIFORNIA-WILDFIRES/

At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, marking the greatest loss of life from a wild land blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday.

BUSINESS

JUUL-EXPANSION-ASIA-EXCLUSIVE/

Exclusive: Juul sounds out Indonesia for expansion, other Asian countries in its sights

JAKARTA/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Juul Labs Inc is exploring selling its compact vaping devices in Asia and has sounded out government officials in Indonesia, one of the world’s most smoker-friendly countries, although gaining approval there could face significant hurdles.

AMAZON-COM-HEADQUARTERS/

Amazon to pick NYC, Northern Virginia for split "HQ2": source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will on Tuesday announce it has selected New York and Northern Virginia for its second headquarters, a source told Reuters, ending a more than year-long contest that has seen frenzied bidding from locales across North America.

ENTERTAINMENT

PEOPLE-STAN LEE/

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

LOS ANGELES, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, died at the age of 95, his daughter said on Monday.

CALIFORNIA-WILDFIRES/

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young lose homes in Malibu fire; Gaga visits shelter

LOS ANGELES, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Singers Miley Cyrus and Neil Young were among hundreds of people who lost their homes in wildfires that destroyed parts of the California seaside town of Malibu, where flames burned for a fourth day on Monday.

SPORTS

RUGBY UNION-AUSTRALIA/

Wallabies can't afford to make big changes for Italy - Toomua

MELBOURNE, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Australia coach Michael Cheika may hope to try out new players and give others a rest against Italy on Saturday but the Wallabies can ill-afford sweeping changes as they battle to return to winning form, utility back Matt Toomua has said.

SOCCER-AUSTRALIA/

Hibs' Boyle looking forward to Australia debut

MELBOURNE, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Hibs winger Martin Boyle hopes his bathtub rehearsals of Advance Australia Fair will pay dividends as he prepares to sing his new national anthem to his Socceroos team mates for the first time and push for a maiden cap against South Korea.

UPCOMING

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

HUNGARY-US/ENERGY (PIX) (TV)

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry meets Hungarian Foreign Minister

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits Budapest. Will hold press conference with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto.

13 Nov 09:30 ET / 14:30 GMT

EU-POLITICS/MERKEL (PIX) (TV)

German chancellor Merkel addresses EU Parliament

German chancellor Angela Merkel addresses European Parliament in Strasbourg in debate on the future of Europe.

13 Nov 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

BRITAIN-EU/FOX

Trade minister Liam Fox speaks at Citi's "The Future of Europe" forum

Liam Fox will make a speech and take part in a panel dicussion on what Brexit means for the UK's relationship with Europe, and the impact it could have on trade, the financial sector, the Irish border and cooperation with international partners.

13 Nov 06:30 ET / 11:30 GMT

LEBANON-GOVERNMENT/ (PIX)

Lebanon's Hariri holds news conference to speak about government formation

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri will hold a news conference to discuss political developments and the formation of a new government, his office said.

13 Nov 08:00 ET / 13:00 GMT

FIJI-ELECTION/ (PIX) (TV)

Fijians head to the polls for general election

Fijians head to the polls for general election

14 Nov

ASEAN-SUMMIT/ (PIX) (TV)

ASEAN summit

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

14 Nov

BRITAIN-EU/HUNT

UK FM Hunt appears in front of Lords committee on foreign policy

Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt appears in front of Lords committee to discuss foreign policy

14 Nov

BRITAIN-EU/

Possible British cabinet meeting to discuss Brexit withdrawal agreement

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to call a meeting of her cabinet to discuss the text of a possible withdrawal agreement and seek their approval for it.

14 Nov

UN-MIGRANTS/CZECH

Czech cabinet to vote to stay out of UN migration pact

The Czech cabinet will most likely vote to pull out of the UN migration deal, following others such as Austria and Hungary.

14 Nov

BRITAIN-EU/GRAYLING

Minister Chris Grayling appears in front of Lords committee to discuss post-Brexit transport

Minister Chris Grayling appears in front of Lords committee to discuss post-Brexit transport

14 Nov

GERMANY-CONFERENCE/ (TV)

Sueddeutsche Zeitung Economic Summit

The Economic Summit conference organised by Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily will focus on issues in economy, politics and society.

14 Nov

CONFLICTS / WAR / PEACE

NORDICS-DEFENCE/

Northern European defence ministers to meet in Oslo

Ministers of defence from the Nordic and Baltic countries, as well as those of Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and Britain, will meet in Oslo to discuss security challenges and the future development of their defence cooperation.

13 Nov 08:30 ET / 13:30 GMT

ERITREA-SANCTIONS/UN

U.N. Security Council set to lift Eritrea sanctions on Wednesday

The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country's rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti.

14 Nov

CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE

KENTUCKY-ABORTION/

Trial over more restrictive Kentucky abortion law scheduled to begin

The trial over Kentucky's more restrictive abortion law is scheduled to begin. State legislators passed a law that bans a common abortion procedure from the 11th week of pregnancy and the law will not be enforced while the legal battle continues.

13 Nov 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

KENYA-POLICE/

Kenyan court to sentence two policemen for killing several people

Kenyan court to sentence two police officers found guilty of killing several people in 2014. The independent police watchdog brought the case.

14 Nov

BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

TYSON FOODS-RESULTS/ (PIX)

Tyson Foods Inc reports Q4 results

The top U.S. meat processor is expected to report a slight rise in sales helped by improving demand for beef, however the company, which appointed a new CEO in September, is still seeing its profits saddled with falling pork prices due to higher Chinese tariffs and rising transportation costs.

13 Nov 07:30 ET / 12:30 GMT

USA-TRADE/NUCOR (PIX) (GRAPHIC)

INSIGHT-Steel tariffs creating big profits but few new jobs

Nucor, America's largest steelmaker, has also been among its biggest lobbyists for tariffs from the Trump administration. But the globally competitive company doesn't need them to make money - and like many modernized steel firms - is not likely to create large numbers of factory jobs even as it expands.

13 Nov 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT

USA-FED/HARKER

Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Harker participates in Fintech conversation

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker participates in conversation before event, Fintech and the New Financial Landscape, in Philadelphia, Pa.

13 Nov 14:20 ET / 19:20 GMT

HOME DEPOT-RESULTS/ (PIX)

Home Depot Inc To Report Third Quarter Results

The biggest U.S. home improvement retailer is set to post a drop in quarterly same-store sales as signs of slowing spending on housing mount due to higher prices.

13 Nov 08:30 ET / 13:30 GMT

USA-FED/DALY

Fed's Daly speaks at Boise State University

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly gives lecture at Boise State University, in Boise, Idaho.

13 Nov 17:00 ET / 22:00 GMT

USA-FED/KASHKARI

Fed's Kashkari moderates panel with Senator Johnson

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome and introductory remarks, and moderates an audience question-and-answer session with Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, at the 2018 Regional Economics Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, in Minneapolis, Minn.

13 Nov 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

USA-FED/BRAINARD

Federal Reserve Board Governor Brainard speaks at Fintech event

Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Artificial Intelligence and the New Financial Landscape" before event, Fintech and the New Financial Landscape, in Philadelphia, Pa.

13 Nov 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

GRAINS-GENEVA/

Global Grain conference in Geneva

Major gathering of grain industry to discuss trends including the rise of Black Sea exporters like Russia and the advent of technology like blockchain.

14 Nov

TENCENT-RESULTS/ (PIX)

Q3 2018 Tencent Holdings Ltd Earnings Release

Tech giant Tencent to announce Q3 results ended Sept 30

14 Nov

MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-IRAN-ECONOMY (PIX) (TV)

Iranian car plant shows limits to its economic ambitions in Syria

In an Iranian government-owned car plant near Homs, the small number of vehicles on the assembly line underscores the obstacles hobbling Tehran's economic ambitions in Syria.

14 Nov

INVESTMENT-SUMMIT/ (PIX)

Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit

At the Global Investment 2019 Outlook Summit, Reuters journalists will speak with nearly 40 hedge funds, money managers and macroeconomists about the biggest investment and macroeconomic themes in the coming year.

14 Nov

HONGKONG-ECONOMY/GDP

PREVIEW-Hong Kong Q3 economic growth expected to cool as trade war, interest rates bite

Hong Kong's economic growth is expected to have cooled in the third quarter amid prolonged uncertainty from U.S., China trade tensions and higher interest rates, which pose broader risks to growth this year.

14 Nov

SAMSUNG BIOLOGICS-ACCOUNTING/

S.Korea regulator reviews Samsung BioLogics' alleged violation of accounting rules

South Korea's top financial regulator plans to review allegations that Samsung BioLogics, Samsung Group's drugmaking arm, violated accounting rules in relation to its joint venture.

14 Nov

COLOMBIA-OIL/

Colombia president, energy minister at oil conference in Bogota

Colombia's president, energy minister, head of state oil company Ecopetrol and other officials will attend a three-day conference in Bogota.

14 Nov

MONTENEGRO-OIL/PROTESTS (TV)

Montenegrin activists protest oil prospecting in the Adriatic

Montenegrin environmentalists protest against undersea oil exploration in the Adriatic Sea which is due to be launched in mid November.

14 Nov

USA-POST OFFICE/RESULTS (PIX)

U.S. Postal Service scheduled to release 2018 financial results

U.S. Postal Service is scheduled to release its 2018 financial results. It has posted losses totaling several billion dollars each year for over a decade and currently have over $122 billion in debt and unfunded liabilities.

14 Nov

KENYA-HIGHWAY/ (PIX)

WIDER IMAGE - Kenya's Northern Transport Corridor

The Northern Transport Corridor: an economic lifeline linking the continent with Kenya’s maritime port of Mombasa.

14 Nov

COLOMBIA-GRUPO ARGOS/RESULTS

Colombia's Grupo Argos releases third quarter results

Colombian holding company Grupo Argos, which has interests in energy, airport concessions and cement, will release its third quarter results.

14 Nov

FRANCE-GRAINS/FRANCEAGRIMER (PIX)

Monthly French grain supply-and-demand outlook

Farming agency FranceAgriMer gives monthly forecasts for major cereals. Focus on any revisions to expected French wheat exports.

14 Nov

ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT

ART-AUCTION/DIAMOND (PIX) (TV)

$30 to $50 mln-estimated pink diamond at Christie's auction

Estimated between $30 and $50 million, 18.96 carat pink diamond "The Pink Legacy" goes under the hammer at Christie's bi-annual auction in Geneva.

13 Nov 13:00 ET / 18:00 GMT

AWARDS-CMA/ (PIX) (TV)

The Country Music Awards hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley

The 52nd Annual CMA Awards featuring the top artists in country music.

14 Nov

BRITAIN-ROYALS/CHARLES (PIX) (TV)

Prince Charles turns 70

Prince Charles celebrates his 70th birthday on the 14 of November.

14 Nov

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