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Prime Minister Theresa May makes a last ditch effort to convince rebel lawmakers to back her Brexit divorce deal on Monday, warning that United Kingdom’s exit is now in peril before setting out new European Union assurances on the deal.


Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, weakening the Turkish lira and prompting sharp criticism from Ankara on Monday.



Worst is over for winter storm that clobbered U.S. Midwest, D.C. and New England

(Reuters) - The deadly winter storm that clobbered a swath of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast over the weekend is blowing out to sea, but leaves as much as 13 inches of snow in Washington, D.C. and Virginia, and frigid arctic air parked over New England.


Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government temporarily

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican senator close to President Donald Trump on Sunday backed a temporary re-opening of the federal government, in the 23rd day of the longest shutdown ever, to allow for talks on a spending agreement that could satisfy Trump’s border security demands.



China says countries should end 'fabrications' about Huawei

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday urged countries to end “fabrications” about Huawei, after an official in Poland said his country could limit the use of the company’s products by public entities following the arrest of a Huawei employee there on spying allegations.


Fintech firms want to shake up banking, and that worries the Fed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is wary of giving “fintech” firms such as OnDeck Capital Inc or Kabbage Inc. access to the country’s financial infrastructure, putting the central bank at odds with other regulators looking to bring them into the fold.



Box Office: 'The Upside' surprises at no. 1 with $19.5 million, 'Aquaman' smashes $1 billion

(Reuters) - Pop band Maroon 5 will provide the halftime entertainment at next month’s Super Bowl in Atlanta in a show that will also feature rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi, the National Football League said on Sunday.


R. Kelly's attorney denies abuse allegations in documentary

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An attorney for R. Kelly on Friday called a new documentary series about the R&B singer a “for-profit hit piece,” and said the latest accusations of abuse by the Grammy-winning musician were a “complete fabrication.”



Boulter wins deciding set shootout after premature celebration

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Katie Boulter became the first player to win a main draw match at the Australian Open under a revamped scoring system on Monday but not before losing her way during the new-look deciding set shootout.


Seamless Nadal drubs Australian Duckworth in Melbourne opener

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former champion Rafa Nadal showed no signs of discomfort from his thigh strain as he sailed through to the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-4 6-3 7-5 win over local hope James Duckworth on Monday.




PM and Interior Ministers hold press conference on Battisti arrest

PM Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini hold press conference on arrest of former leftist guerilla Cesare Battisti.

14 Jan 08:00 ET / 13:00 GMT


Austrian foreign minister meets Slovak counterpart

Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl holds a joint news conference with her Slovak counterpart Miroslav Lajcak after a bilateral meeting.

14 Jan 08:15 ET / 13:15 GMT


Los Angeles teachers expected to strike

Teachers for the Los Angeles Unified School District are expected to go on strike after union and school officials reached an impasse in contract negotiations. The LAUSD is the largest school district in the nation,with more than 600,000 students.

14 Jan 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT


Thousands of New Zealand doctors to strike over pay and work conditions

Thousands of junior doctors will walk off work at public hospitals in New Zealand on Tuesday, after talks between their union and the government over wages and working conditions broke down last week.

15 Jan 14:00 ET / 19:00 GMT


U.S. Senate panel holds confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee conducts confirmation hearings for attorney general nominee William Barr, who is under fire from Democrats for his criticism of special counsel's Russia probe.

15 Jan


Parliament continues debate on PM May's Brexit deal

Parliament continues its debate on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. The debate was halted after three days in December when May pulled a planned vote on the deal after admitting it was set to be rejected.

15 Jan


UK Parliament scheduled to vote on PM May's Brexit deal

British parliament scheduled to vote on PM May's Brexit deal.

15 Jan



Blaine Milam, who beat toddler Amora Carson, to death during alleged exorcism, is scheduled to be executed

Blaine Milam, a Rusk County man who murdered his girlfriend's 13-month old child, Amora Carson, to death during alleged exorcism, is scheduled to be executed.

15 Jan



CPI inflation data for December

India will release Consumer Price Index-based inflation data for December on January 14 around 5.30 pm (India local time)

14 Jan 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT


The North American International Auto Show in Detroit

Car companies from around the world roll into Detroit to show their latest offerings a the North American International Auto Show

15 Jan


Asia Financial Forum in Hong Kong

Day two of Asia Financial Forum in Hong Kong, with focus on fintech and trade.

15 Jan


Press conference on this year's Paris farm show

Agriculture minister Didier Guillaume to attend presentation of 2019 Paris farm show, which will run from Feb. 23 to March 3.

15 Jan


EU Commission expected to recommend end of states' veto power on tax matters

The European Commission is expected to publish a non-binding proposal to end governments' veto powers in some tax fields

15 Jan


Volkswagen, Ford to unveil auto alliance at Detroit auto show

Germany's Volkswagen and No. 2 U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co are expected to unveil their alliance, centered around commercial vehicles to start, in a move meant to save the global automaker billions of dollars.

15 Jan


Q4 2018 Delta Air Lines Inc Earnings Release

The No. 2 U.S. carrier is expected to post a higher profit and revenue helped by a robust travel demand. Investors however will be looking at updates on travel demand and the company’s financial forecast.

15 Jan


Tokyo court decides on whether to grant Carlos Ghosn bail

The Tokyo District Court decides on whether to grant bail to ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn. Previous requests have been denied.

15 Jan



The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Birkenhead

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Birkenhead where they will meet a number of local organisations that support and empower groups within the community.

14 Jan 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


Start of Menswear Fashion Week in Paris

Exact schedule yet to be determined.Men's Fashion Week runs from Jan 15th to Jan 20th.

15 Jan


Hindu pilgrims take a dip at "Kumbh Mela" festival

Millions of pilgrims, led by naked, ash-smeared ascetics, some of whom live in caves, plunge themselves into the cold waters during the first Shahi Snan, or Royal Bath in northern India.

15 Jan



World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meets to discuss status of Russia's anti-doping agency

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meets to discuss the status of Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA after WADA was unable to remove data from the Moscow Laboratory last month.

15 Jan

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