USA-NUCLEAR-RUSSIA/ Russia must develop new missiles to counter U.S. before 2021: RIA cites defense minister
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia must develop a new land-based cruise missile and a new land-based hypersonic missile before 2021 to respond to Washington’s planned exit from a nuclear arms control pact, the RIA news agency cited the defense minister as saying on Tuesday. U.S.
CALIFORNIA-CRASH/ U.S. authorities probe California plane crash that killed 5
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Monday sought to determine what caused a small plane to plummet shortly after take off, break apart and destroy a house in Yorba Linda, California, killing five people including the pilot. COLORADO-LION-ATTACK/
Colorado jogger fends off, kills mountain lion on rural trail DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado jogger fought off a mountain lion in the foothills of Horsetooth Mountain on Monday, suffering severe bites before he killed the wild animal in self-defense, authorities said.
Merkel sets out condition for Huawei's participation in 5G network TOKYO (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday Germany needs guarantees that China’s Huawei Technologies will not hand over data to the Chinese state before the telecoms equipment supplier can participate in building its 5G network.
APPLE-FRANCE/ Apple agrees to pay back-taxes to French authorities
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. technology giant Apple said it had reached a deal with France to pay an undeclared amount of back-dated tax, with French media putting the sum at around 500 million euros ($571 million). ENTERTAINMENT
PEOPLE-21-SAVAGE/ Rapper 21 Savage being held unfairly, attorneys claim
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Attorneys for rapper 21 Savage, who was taken into custody in Atlanta on immigration charges over the weekend, said on Monday that he had been arrested based on incorrect information about his criminal record and should be released while awaiting court proceedings. AWARDS-OSCARS-NOMINEES-LUNCHEON/
Diversity feted as Oscar nominees gather for class photo, and lunch BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Pop singer Lady Gaga, Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron and African-American filmmaker Spike Lee were among scores of Oscar nominees who gathered for a group photo on Monday ahead of the Academy Awards ceremony in three weeks time, when only a handful will go home as winners.
Tennis: Halep appoints Belgian Van Cleemput as new coach Former world number one Simona Halep has appointed Thierry Van Cleemput as her new coach and will officially begin working with the Belgian at next week’s Qatar Open.
FOOTBALL-NFL-SUPERRBOWL-GAMBLING/ Super Bowl legal wagers underwhelm in New Jersey and Nevada
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Total Super Bowl wagering at legal sportsbooks in Nevada and New Jersey were lower than expected, according to data from state regulators on Monday, despite excitement about the spread of legal sports betting to new U.S. states. UPCOMING
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS USA-TRUMP/ (PIX) (TV)
Overnight preview for Trump State of the Union address, which begins at 9 p.m. EST U.S. President Donald Trump delivers State of the Union address to joint session of Congress. Overnight story moves at 6 a.m. EST; speech scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. EST.
5 Feb 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT USA-TRUMP/VIETNAM
Wife of American detained in Vietnam attends Trump speech to US Congress Helen Nguyen, the wife of a U.S. citizen who has been detained in his native Vietnam since last summer, will attend President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday. Nguyen, a hospital nurse, is attending as a guest of a Congresswoman from California.
5 Feb 17:00 ET / 22:00 GMT VENEZUELA-POLITICS/ (PIX) (TV)
Venezuela's Guaido to speak with business leaders Venezuelan opposition leader and congressionally-designated president Juan Guaido will meet with business leaders to discuss economic development plans under a transition government.
5 Feb 15:00 ET / 20:00 GMT USA-TRUMP/SPEECH
ANALYSIS-Post-speech analysis of Trump presidency Post-speech analysis of Donald Trump's presidency.
5 Feb 23:30 ET / 04:30 GMT USA-TRUMP/CHAMBER
Color sidebar from inside U.S. House chamber where Trump speaks Color sidebar from inside chamber of House of Representatives where President Donald Trump will give State of the Union speech.
5 Feb 23:30 ET / 04:30 GMT USA-TRUMP/DEMOCRATS
2020 candidates, young Democrats react to Trump's speech Round-up of reaction of 2020 challengers and young Democrats to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech.
5 Feb 23:30 ET / 04:30 GMT NEWZEALAND-WAITANGIDAY/ (TV)
New Zealand celebrates national Waitangi Day New Zealand commemorates Waitangi Day, marking the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between the British Crown and Maori Chiefs on 6 February 1840.
6 Feb CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE
USA-MEXICO/EL CHAPO (PIX) (TV) Brooklyn jury deliberates on El Chapo's fate
Jurors in the U.S. trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman continue deliberations in his case for trafficking tons of cocaine, heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine into the United States over more than two decades. 5 Feb 09:30 ET / 14:30 GMT
INDONESIA-BRITAIN/SLAP (TV) Indonesia court to sentence British woman for slapping Bali immigration official
An Indonesian court is due to decide whether to jail a British woman, who slapped an immigration official on the holiday island of Bali after she was asked to pay a fine for overstaying her visa. 6 Feb
EU-MONEYLAUNDERING/LIST EU expected to publish updated list of countries with lax controls on terror financing, money laundering
The European Commission is expected to publish its updated list of countries that pose a threat to the bloc's financial system because of lax controls over money laundering and terror financing. 6 Feb
BUSINESS / ECONOMICS WESTJET AIRLINES-RESULTS/ (PIX)
Canada's WestJet Airlines reports Q4 earnings Canada's WestJet Airlines is expected to report higher revenues for the last quarter of 2018, but it continues to face cost pressures and a competition board investigation over pricing by its new budget carrier Swoop.
5 Feb 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT WALT DISNEY-RESULTS/
Walt Disney posts first quarter earnings Disney is expected to post a fall in its first quarter revenue on Tuesday, due to the lack of blockbuster movie releases in the quarter. Investors would be looking out for more details in its streaming service Disney+, set to launch later this year and any commentary regarding the divestiture of its regional sports channels needed to to win the U.S. Justice Department's approval for its purchase of Fox's film and TV assets.
5 Feb 16:00 ET / 21:00 GMT FRANCE-GRAINS/FRANCEAGRIMER (PIX)
Monthly French grain supply-and-demand outlook Farming agency FranceAgriMer gives monthly forecasts for major cereals. Focus on any revisions to expected French wheat exports.
6 Feb AUSTRALIA-ECONOMY/RBA
RBA Governor Lowe speaks in Sydney Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe speaks at the National Press Club, Sydney.His first speech of the year is shaping up to be a major one as concerns about falling home prices and a darkening outlook for the global economy spur speculation the bank will have to drop, or at least temper, its conviction that the next move in rates is up.
6 Feb 20:30 ET / 01:30 GMT ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT
AWARDS-GRAMMYS/PREVIEW (PIX) (TV) Cardi B to lead girl power charge at Grammy Awards
Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake may lead the nominations, but Sunday's Grammy Awards looks set to be a showcase for girl power. Outspoken rapper Cardi B, whose music and personal life has dominated pop culture for the past two years, leads the charge on music's biggest night with a live performance and five Grammy nominations, including for album and record of the year. 5 Feb 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT
SPORTS FOOTBALL-NFL-SUPERBOWL/PATRIOTS (PIX) (TV)
Football - NFL - Boston braces for a million-strong crowd at Patriots' victory parade More than 1 million people are expected to pack into the streets of Boston on Tuesday to celebrate the New England Patriots' record-tying sixth Super Bowl win.
5 Feb 11:00 ET / 16:00 GMT