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Updated: 04-12-2018 15:32 IST

Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 a.m GMT/5 a.m. ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect or on Media Express




Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally, EU court adviser says Britain should be allowed to unilaterally revoke its departure notice from the European Union, an adviser to the bloc’s highest court said on Tuesday, before a landmark ruling in the coming weeks.


Fresh election would not break Swedish political deadlock: poll

Swedes would deliver another hung parliament if an election were held today, a poll showed on Tuesday, heaping pressure on mainstream parties to break the deadlock that has left the country without a government for nearly two months.



Tired of waiting for asylum, migrants from caravan breach U.S. border

Central American migrants stuck on the threshold of the United States in Mexico breached the border fence on Monday, risking almost certain detention by U.S. authorities but hoping the illegal entry will allow them to apply for asylum.


Washington pays respects to Bush as he lies in state at Capitol

Washington’s political elite paid tribute to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush as his body lay in state in the Capitol on Monday, evoking a bygone era of bipartisan civility in American politics.



U.S. expects immediate action from China on trade commitments

The United States expects China to take immediate action to cut tariffs on U.S. car imports and end intellectual property theft and forced technology transfers as the two countries move toward a broader trade deal, a White House official said on Monday.


Audi to invest 14 billion euros in e-mobility, self-driving cars Volkswagen’s premium auto brand Audi said on Tuesday it would invest 14 billion euros ($15.9 billion) through 2023 in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving.



Rapper Cardi B fails to show up for hearing over fight at New York club

A New York judge on Monday rescheduled Cardi B’s court hearing to Friday after she failed to appear in criminal court to face charges of assault in connection with a fight at a strip club but warned that she risked arrest if she did not show up again.


Female film directors and producers shine in Romanian New Wave

Starting out as a unit production manager in Romania’s film industry more than two decades ago, Ada Solomon felt she needed to punch above her weight.



NFL roundup: Chargers overtake Steelers

Rookie Michael Badgley kicked a 29-yard field goal with no time left Sunday night to give the visiting Los Angeles Chargers a 33-30 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.


NHL roundup: Rinne, Predators hold off Sabres

Pekka Rinne made 21 saves, including five in the final 90 seconds, to lead the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Monday night.




Runoff election for Georgia secretary of state Georgia will hold a runoff election on Tuesday for its secretary of state, an office that drew wide scrutiny during November's midterm elections over concerns about practices critics said were meant to suppress minority voting rights. The state's former secretary of state, Brian Kemp, held the office during his successful bid for governor.

4 Dec 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


POSTPONED - Lynch scheduled to appear before U.S. House panels for deposition Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch scheduled to give private deposition to House Judiciary and Oversight committees in probe of her handling of investigation of Hillary Clinton's email.

4 Dec 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT


Teen activist Greta Thunberg speaks to Reuters

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, 15, who inspired students when she staged a one-woman strike outside the Swedish parliament earlier in the year and now skips school every Friday in protest over inaction by leaders speaks to Reuters on the sidelines of the UN climate talks

4 Dec 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT


Political leaders, Trump gather to honor late President Bush Former President Bush’s remains will be transferred from the Capitol to Washington National Cathedral for a funeral service attended by family, former presidents and the current president.

5 Dec


Poland hosts UN Climate Change Conference (COP-24) The 2018 UN climate change conference (COP24) will be held from 2 to 14 December in Katowice, Poland

5 Dec


Rights activists at COP speak for people harmed by corporate profit interests

Urgewald, a non-profit environmental and human rights organization from Germany speaks for the rights of people harmed by corporate profit interests

5 Dec


Brexit debate on May's deal in British parliament

British parliament begins debate on PM May's Brexit deal. Starts Dec. 4. Vote due on Dec. 11.

5 Dec


Russian President Putin meets Venezuelan counterpart Maduro

Russian President Vladimir Putin holds talks with Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro.

5 Dec



World Food Programme chiefs briefs on Yemen food situation

The World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director WFP, David Beasley, updates reporters on the food security and possibility of famine in Yemen, as UN tries to arrange peace talks between the warring sides.

4 Dec 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT



Toyota exec gives evidence to UK lawmakers on Brexit

Tony Walker, Managing Director, Toyota Motor Europe, gives evidence to lawmakers on Brexit. Sydney Nash, Senior Policy Manager at the trade body Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders will also speak.

4 Dec 05:00 ET / 10:00 GMT


New York Federal Reserve Bank President Williams is panelist at economic briefing

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams gives opening remarks and participates in panel before an economic briefing on local employment and labor force trends in the Second District, including New York City, New York State, and New Jersey. Event will take place in New York.

4 Dec 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT


SPECIAL REPORT-Wall Street cleans up on U.S. 'clean coal' subsidies

Part 2 or 3 Special Reports on the U.S. 'clean coal' program. Goldman Sachs, Fidelity and other companies have jumped into the coal business, chasing subsidized profits from an environmental policy that shows little evidence of reducing smog, a Reuters analysis shows.

4 Dec 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT


Thomson Reuters Investor Relations Day

Thomson Reuters' senior management team will deliver a series of presentations in Toronto outlining the company’s operating strategy, growth plans and capital structure. The event is a chance for Chief Executive Officer Jim Smith to update investors on the company's future plans after it completed the sale of a majority stake in its Financial & Risk (F&R) unit to private equity firm Blackstone in October.

4 Dec 08:30 ET / 13:30 GMT


SPECIAL REPORT-Little lab on the prairie is a gold mine for U.S. 'clean coal' investors Part 3 of 3 Special Reports on the U.S. 'clean coal' program. A North Dakota laboratory is one of a handful that test refined coal to ensure it reduces pollution enough to quality for lucrative U.S. environmental subsidies – but those results often don’t translate into real-world improvements at power plants.

4 Dec 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT


South African parliament debates land report

South Africa's parliament debates a committee report recommending that land expropriation without compensation should proceed. This is largely a procedural matter at the beginning stages of what could be a lengthy legislative process to amend the wording in the country's constitution and make provision for accelerated land reform.

4 Dec 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT


U.S. shale battles to hit earnings stride as oil prices crumble

The recent nosedive in crude oil prices could not come at a worse time for U.S. shale producers who were just beginning to deliver the earnings investors demanded.

5 Dec


Debate on the Climate Damages Tax proposal

Debate on the Climate Damages Tax proposal to impose taxes on businesses contributing to climate change

5 Dec


Energy private equity investors meet at Houston conference

Private equity professionals, institutional investors and industry executives gather for the PrivCap Game Change: Energy 2018 Conference.

5 Dec


U.S. shale battles to hit earnings stride as oil prices crumble

The recent nosedive in crude oil prices could not come at a worse time for U.S. shale producers who were just beginning to deliver the earnings investors demanded.

5 Dec



Gorilla game tests great ape puzzle solving

Scientists devise a puzzle game that integrates hidden computer technology with cognitive animal enrichment to measure how gorillas solve complicated problems.

4 Dec 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT



Newly-wed Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas meet media at a ceremony in New Delhi

U.S. singer Nick Jonas and "Quantico" actor Priyanka Chopra will be meeting media at a post-wedding ceremony in New Delhi

4 Dec 08:30 ET / 13:30 GMT


Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit RAF base in Cyprus

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge fly to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus to meet with serving personnel, families on the base and members of local community ahead of the festive period.RAF Akrotiri has been used in operations against Islamic State in the Middle East.

5 Dec


Pirelli calendar launches with star-studded party Celebs attend VIP Gala launch in Milan for iconic calendar.

5 Dec



StubHub unveils list of top-selling sporting events for 2018

Ticket seller StubHub releases its list of top-selling sporting events in the U.S. for 2018.

4 Dec 14:00 ET / 19:00 GMT

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