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Reuters
Updated: 19-11-2018 15:30 IST
British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to win support from business leaders for her contentious draft European Union divorce deal on Monday as dissenters in her own party scrambled to trigger a leadership challenge.

IRAN-USA-ROUHANI/

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. sanctions on Iran are part of a psychological war launched by Washington against Tehran that will fail, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday, adding that the Islamic republic will continue to export its crude.

U.S.

USA-ELECTION-FLORIDA-SENATE/

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.

CALIFORNIA-WILDFIRE/

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.

BUSINESS

USA-SHALE-CONSORTIUM-EXCLUSIVE/

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.

CRYPTO-CURRENCIES/

Bitcoin sinks to new 13-month low

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin slumped to a new 13-month low on Monday, with the biggest cryptocurrency touching $5173.23 on the Bitstamp platform.

ENTERTAINMENT

AWARDS-GOVERNORS/

'Star Wars' producer Kennedy wants new movie voices 'to bring world to its senses'

LOS ANGELES, Nov 19 (Reuters) - "Star Wars" producer Kathleen Kennedy on Sunday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Oscars and said she hoped it would open the door for new voices in the movie industry who "might bring the world back to its senses."

THAILAND-INSULT/

Thailand protests over U.S. TV show's portrayal of its monarchy

BANGKOK, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Thailand's foreign ministry on Monday said it had complained to the producers of a U.S. television show, "Madam Secretary", regarding the portrayal of the country's monarchy in an episode aired this month.

SPORTS

FOOTBALL-NFL/

Redskins face tough road after gruesome Smith injury

The Washington Redskins season took a precarious turn on Sunday when starting quarterback Alex Smith suffered a gruesome broken leg, an injury that reverberated around the National Football League.

CRICKET-AUSTRALIA/

Smith, Warner bans to be reviewed this week - reports

SYDNEY, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Steve Smith and David Warner could have their one-year bans from international and state cricket reduced or adjusted after a review by the board of Cricket Australia (CA) this week, local media reports said on Monday.

UPCOMING

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

BRITAIN-EU/CBI (TV)

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

BRITAIN-EU/

British Prime Minister Theresa May holds regular cabinet meeting

British Prime Minister Theresa May holds regular cabinet meeting, the first since she lost two senior ministers in protest at her Brexit plan.

20 Nov

DISASTERS / ACCIDENTS

CALIFORNIA-WILDFIRES/CASUALTIES

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

CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE

USA-IMMIGRATION/COURT

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.

19 Nov 12:30 ET / 17:30 GMT

BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

TURKEY-RUSSIA/GAS-PIPELINE (PIX) (TV)

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

USA-FED/WILLIAMS

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

EUROZONE-EUROGROUP/REFORM (PIX)

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

POLAND-REGULATOR/GETIN NOBLE BANK

Poland's billionaire Czarnecki to be questioned by prosecutors

Poland's bilionaire Leszek Czarnecki will testify at the prosecutor's office after he accused the former financial market regulator Marek Chrzanowski of a corruptive proposal.

19 Nov 05:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

AUSTRALIA-RBA/MINUTES

Minutes of the RBA's November policy meeting

Minutes of the Nov policy meeting where the RBA kept rates at 1.5 pct as widely expected and reiterated that progress on unemployment and inflation would be gradual.

20 Nov 19:30 ET / 00:30 GMT

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