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Updated: 08-12-2018 11:32 IST
U.S. prosecutors said on Friday President Donald Trump directed his personal lawyer to make illegal hush payments to two women ahead of the 2016 election, and also detailed a previously unknown attempt by a Russian to help the Trump campaign.


Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with thousands of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by “yellow vest” protesters in the capital and other cities in a fourth weekend of confrontation over living costs.



U.S. appeals court will not restore Trump asylum order

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a defeat on Friday when it refused to allow his order barring asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally to take effect, while a court challenge proceeds.


U.S. Jesuits release names of clergy accused of sexual abuse

DENVER (Reuters) - Two U.S. chapters of the Roman Catholic Church’s Jesuit order of clergyman on Friday released a list of 153 names of its clerics who have faced credible accusations of sexual misconduct spanning almost half the country.



Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc has filed paperwork for an initial public offering, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, taking a step closer to a key milestone for one of the most closely watched and controversial companies in Silicon Valley.


U.S. accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned

VANCOUVER/LONDON (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer faces U.S. accusations that she covered up her company’s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions, a Canadian prosecutor said on Friday, arguing against giving her bail while she awaits extradition.



Drake and Lamar lead but women shine through in Grammy nods

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday, but Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile and American newcomer H.E.R helped make it a female-dominated line-up for the year’s top prizes in the music industry.


NY judge orders rapper Cardi B to stay away from victims in brawl

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge on Friday ordered rapper Cardi B to have no contact with two bartenders she allegedly attacked in a strip-club brawl, but allowed her to remain free after she skipped a court appearance earlier in the week.



Brady, Pats head to site of struggles at Dolphins

Tom Brady is 7-9 when playing on the road against the Miami Dolphins.

Let that statistic sink in: Brady, the 13-time Pro Bowl quarterback who has led the New England Patriots to five Super Bowl titles, winning MVP honors in four of those ultimate games, has lost more than he has won at the Dolphins.


Figure skating: American Cain suffers nasty fall in Croatia

(Reuters) - American pairs figure skater Ashley Cain suffered a scary fall at the Golden Spin of Zagreb in Croatia on Friday after her partner Timothy LeDuc appeared to lose his grip on her at the end of an overhead lift during their long program.




Malaysia's opposition parties to hold rally over UN racial discrimination convention

Malaysia's two main opposition parties will hold a rally against a UN convention against racial discrimination. The government this month reversed a pledge to ratify the ICERD convention following backlash from groups who fear it could dilute privileges for majority ethnic Malays.

8 Dec 01:00 ET / 06:00 GMT


Italy's League stages Rome rally

The ruling, far-right League holds a rally in the heart of Rome, a city it once reviled as a den of thieves, but which it now eyes as a possible stronghold as it spreads its political influence far from its traditional northern powerbase.

8 Dec 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


France braces for trouble on "Act IV" of "yellow vests" protests in Paris

France hunkered down for another wave of potentially violent protests on Saturday, as 'yellow vest' protesters converged on Paris for a fourth weekend of marches.

8 Dec 01:00 ET / 06:00 GMT


Activists take part in climate march as COP24 takes place

Demonstrators calling for action against climate change take part in the Climate March as delegations from 200 countries participate in the UN climate talks in Katowice.

8 Dec 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

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