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U.S. President Donald Trump said he does not want to listen to an audio recording of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite facing mounting pressure to punish Saudi Arabia for the killing.


Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit - May

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations with Brussels.



Grim search for 993 missing after deadliest California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Authorities on Sunday sifted through the charred wreckage of California’s deadliest ever wildfire, searching for any signs of the 993 people now listed as missing after the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise.


Republican Scott secures Florida U.S. Senate seat after recount

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Rick Scott, Florida’s outgoing governor, was declared the winner on Sunday of his hard-fought U.S. Senate race against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson following a hand recount of ballots, giving Republicans control of both of the state’s Senate seats for the first time since the 19th century.



Exclusive: U.S. shale firms offer $100 million to aid Texas, New Mexico

HOUSTON (Reuters) - More than a dozen top U.S. energy companies have pledged $100 million toward easing stresses on health care, education and civic infrastructure from the shale oil and gas boom in West Texas and New Mexico, the group said on Sunday.


Rio Tinto, Nespresso join forces to make coffee pods greener

LONDON (Reuters) - Nespresso, part of food giant Nestle, aims to use sustainable aluminum in all of its coffee capsules by 2020 under a deal with mining major Rio Tinto announced on Monday.



Mickey Mouse, the icon of an animation empire, celebrates 90th birthday

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was the Roaring ‘20s. Calvin Coolidge was in the White House, the New York Yankees had just won their third World Series title and Mickey Mouse made his debut on the silver screen.


Marilyn Monroe's Golden Globe sells for record $250,000 at auction

Marilyn Monroe’s Golden Globe Award sold for a record-breaking $250,000 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, California, auction officials said late Saturday.



Zverev stuns Djokovic to claim ATP Finals title

LONDON (Reuters) - Twenty four hours after being booed for having the audacity to take down a tennis great, Alexander Zverev returned to topple another one as he stunned Novak Djokovic to win the ATP Finals title on Sunday.


Bryan and Sock claim ATP Finals doubles title

LONDON (Reuters) - Mike Bryan claimed his fifth ATP Finals title, but the first without his twin brother Bob, as he and Jack Sock beat French pair Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in a thrilling doubles final at the 02 Arena on Sunday.




Austria hosts meeting with prime ministers from western Balkans

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hosts a meeting with his counterparts from Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo and the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia-Herzegovina. European Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn will also attend.

19 Nov 03:00 ET / 08:00 GMT


Sri lanka's parliament meet with political crisis unresolved

Parliament meet after a meeting between President Sirisena and political party leaders on Sunday failed to resolve the ongoing political crisis. Sirisena on Sunday asked an all-party meeting to hold a third vote on a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, appointed by him in a controversial manner last month, deepening the country's political crisis.

19 Nov 03:00 ET / 08:00 GMT


Senior political figures speak at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference

Confederation of British Industry (CBI) hold its annual conference, at which senior political figures, including leader of the opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn, address the business community.

19 Nov 05:00 ET / 10:00 GMT



Some California wildfire victims may never be found -searcher

Searchers looking for the remains of victims of the wildfire that destroyed the Northern California town of Paradise said some bodies may never be found because of the intensity of the blaze.

19 Nov 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT



U.S. judge to consider temporary bar on Trump's asylum restrictions

A U.S. judge in San Francisco will consider a request a temporary block on the Trump Administration's asylum restrictions announced earlier this month that would prevent immigrants who enter the United States illegally from seeking refuge. Judge John Tigar has been asked to put the restrictions on hold while immigration advocates make their case that the measures are illegal.

19 Nov 12:30 ET / 17:30 GMT


Danske Bank whistleblower to testify at Danish Parliament

Howard Wilkinson, the whistleblower who helped to reveal a major money laundering scandal at Denmark's largest bank, Danske Bank, will testify before the Danish parliament in his first public appearance since his identity was revealed.

19 Nov 02:30 ET / 07:30 GMT



Russia's Putin, Turkey's Erdogan attend TurkStream project ceremony, hold talks in Istanbul

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attend a ceremony in Istanbul to mark the completion of the sea part of the TurkStream gas pipeline, which is set to start gas delivery in 2019. Erdogan and Putin will hold bilateral talks on Turkish-Russian relations and regional issues.

19 Nov 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


Williams on just how far the Fed can raise rates amid signals of a slowdown

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams will weigh in on what would cause the central bank to pause its quarterly rate-hike cycle, even as unemployment dips to lows not seen since the 1960s.

19 Nov 10:45 ET / 15:45 GMT


Euro zone finance ministers meet to discuss the reform of the bloc

Euro zone finance ministers meet to discuss reforms of the monetary union

19 Nov 05:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

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