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Updated: 09-12-2018 03:31 IST
Anti-government protesters faced off with French riot police in Paris on Saturday, hurling projectiles, torching cars and vandalizing shops and restaurants in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shaken President Emmanuel Macron's authority.

USA-CHINA-HUAWEI

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

BEIJING/OTTAWA (Reuters) - China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer, calling the case "extremely nasty."

U.S.

USA-IMMIGRATION-RULING

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.

VIRGINIA-PROTESTS

White nationalist convicted of murdering protester in Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville, Va. (Reuters) - A white nationalist who drove his car into a crowd protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, killing one of the counterdemonstrators, was found guilty on Friday of first-degree murder and nine other counts.

BUSINESS

USA-CHINA-HUAWEI

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

BEIJING/OTTAWA (Reuters) - China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer, calling the case "extremely nasty."

UBER-IPO

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.

ENTERTAINMENT

AWARDS-GRAMMYS-NOMINATIONS

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.

PEOPLE-CARDIB

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.

SPORTS

BASKETBALL-NBA-ROUNDUP

NBA roundup: Nets stun Raptors with overtime win

Jarrett Allen hit the go-ahead layup with 64 seconds left in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets outlasted the Toronto Raptors for a 106-105 victory Friday night in New York, ending a pair of eight-game losing streaks.

SOCCER-WORLDCUP-DRAW

Soccer - Champions U.S. get favorable draw in Women's World Cup

PARIS (Reuters) - World champions the United States will be favorites to lift a record fourth Women's World Cup following the draw for next year's tournament on Saturday, while hosts France play the opening match against South Korea in Paris on June 7.

UPCOMING

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

CLIMATE-CHANGE/ACCORD (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

9 Dec

VENEZUELA-ELECTION/ (PIX) (TV)

Venezuela holds elections for municipal legislators, opposition to boycott

Venezuela holds elections for municipal legislators, a vote opposition parties are boycotting.

9 Dec

MALAYSIA-POLITICS/RALLY-MAHATHIR (PIX)

Malaysian PM Mahathir speaks at human rights festival ahead of rally against UN racial discrimination convention

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will deliver the keynote address at a festival organized by the Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam). The speech comes ahead of a rally to protest against a UN convention against racial discrimination. The government this month reversed a pledge to ratify the ICERD convention following backlash from the groups who fear it could dilute privileges for majority ethnic Malays.

9 Dec 20:00 ET / 01:00 GMT

BRITAIN-EU/MARCH (PIX) (TV)

"Brexit betrayal" march in London

"Brexit Betrayal" march in central London involving UKIP leader Gerard Batten and Tommy Robinson. A counter, anti-fascist demonstration also being staged.

9 Dec

ITALY-LEAGUE/ (PIX)

Italy's populist leader draws friendly fire over budget

Italy's firebrand populist, interior minister Matteo Salvini, normally relishes a confrontation, but now he is coming under attack from a place he calls home.

9 Dec 05:00 ET / 10:00 GMT INDIA-ELECTION/RELIGION (PIX)

Supporters of Hindu nationalist organization gather in Delhi

Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu nationalist organization, gather in New Delhi to urge the government to build a new Hindu temple on the disputed site in Ayodhya in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

9 Dec 23:30 ET / 04:30 GMT

ARMENIA-ELECTION/ (PIX) (TV)

Armenia holds early parliamentary elections

Armenia holds early parliamentary elections after acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan quit and parliament was dissolved.

9 Dec

CONFLICTS / WAR / PEACE

NOBEL-PRIZE/PEACE (PIX) (TV)

Nobel Peace Prize laureates give news conference

Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, to give a news conference on the eve of the awards ceremony.

9 Dec 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT

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