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White House, Trudeau seek to distance themselves from Huawei move
President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to stop the incident from impeding crucial trade talks with Beijing.DATELINE IN CAPS - Lede or nutgraf
Macron to address France early next week on protests
French President Emmanuel Macron will address France on the “yellow vest” movement early next week as the country braces for another wave of violent protests on Saturday over the cost of living.
Virginia murder trial of white nationalist goes to jury
The murder case against the man who drove his car into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was submitted to a jury on Thursday, capping a two-week trial in which the defendant declined to take the witness stand.
NY police give all clear after CNN bomb threat
CNN’s broadcast offices in New York City were evacuated by police on Thursday night for more than an hour after a caller said there were five bombs hidden in the Time Warner Center Building, disrupting the broadcaster’s schedule, police said.
Huawei CFO to appear in Canada court as Chinese media slam arrest
A top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd who is under arrest in Canada is set to appear in a Vancouver court on Friday for a bail hearing as she awaits possible extradition to the United States.
Exclusive: GE's push to fix power turbine problem goes global
Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co’s newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts.
Kevin Hart quits as 2019 Oscars host after anti-gay tweets resurface
Comedian Kevin Hart stepped down on Thursday from hosting the 2019 Oscar ceremony after “insensitive words” about gays he tweeted in the past resurfaced online.
Politics, race, music dominate diverse Golden Globe film nominations
Movies about race, politics and music dominated nominations for the Golden Globe awards on Thursday, setting the stage for a lively Hollywood awards season leading up to the Oscars in February.
Henry's record night sparks Titans' rout of Jags
Derrick Henry tied an NFL record with a 99-yard touchdown run and rushed for a franchise-record 238 yards on 17 carries Thursday night as the Tennessee Titans kept their playoff hopes alive by pasting the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-9 in Nashville, Tenn.
Astros, C Chirinos agree to one-year deal
Catcher Robinson Chirinos signed a one-year, $5.75 million deal with the Houston Astros.
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
USA-TRUMP/RUSSIA-COMEY (PIX) (TV)
Comey scheduled to appear before U.S. House panels for deposition
Former FBI Director James Comey scheduled to give private deposition to House Judiciary and Oversight committees in probe of his handling of investigation of Hillary Clinton's email.
7 Dec 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT
Britain's Corbyn speaks at European Socialist congress
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to address the annual meeting of the Party of European Socialists ahead of Parliament's vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal on Dec. 11
7 Dec 12:30 ET / 17:30 GMT
North Korea's foreign minister visits China for talks
North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho visits Beijing to meet senior officials and discuss the situation on the Korean peninsula.
CLIMATE-CHANGE/ACCORD (PIX) (TV)
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
CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE
PEOPLE-CARDIB/ (PIX) (TV)
Cardi B hearing for assault charges in strip club incident
Rapper Cardi B, real name Belcalis Almanzar, appears in court in connection to an incident at a New York City strip club. Cardi B is charged with two counts of reckless endangerment and one count of third degree assault for the alleged attack on two bartenders at the club.
7 Dec 09:30 ET / 14:30 GMT
BUSINESS / ECONOMICS
Federal Reserve Board Governor Brainard speaks at Peterson Institute
Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Financial Stability" before a luncheon hosted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics, in Washington.
7 Dec 12:15 ET / 17:15 GMT
Banks brace for night of market turmoil as Brexit vote looms
As lawmakers gather in Britain's parliament in London on Tuesday to vote on the future of country's relationship with Europe, banks and brokers in the city are making preparations for what could be the most volatile day in markets since the 2016 referendum.
7 Dec 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT
7 Dec 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT
Danske Bank to hold extraordinary general meeting to elect new chairman
A.P. Moller Holding, which controls about 21 percent of the share capital in Danske Bank, has ousted its chairman Ole Andersen after a money laundering scandal and has nominated Karsten Dybvad, who currently heads the Confederation of Danish Industry, to replace him.
7 Dec 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT
ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT
AWARDS-GRAMMYS/NOMINATIONS (PIX) (TV)
Nominations announced for the Grammy Awards
Nominations are announced for the Grammy Awards, the highest honors in music. The ceremony will be held Feb 10 in Los Angeles
7 Dec 08:30 ET / 13:30 GMT
BELGIUM-MUSEUM/AFRICA (PIX) (TV)
Belgium’s Africa Museum reopens after wrestling with its past
The Royal Museum for Central Africa reopens to the public with a more critical view on a dark piece of history after five years of renovation following years of criticism from visitors and Belgium's Congolese community for its portrayal of African people and Belgium's brutal colonial past.
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