Iran’s foreign minister paid a visit to a G7 summit in France on Sunday, an unexpected twist to a meeting already troubled by differences between U.S. President Donald Trump and Western allies over a raft of issues, including Iran.
MIDEAST-SECURITY Hezbollah leader says Israeli army to face quick retaliation to drone 'attack' in Beirut
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday warned the Israeli army stationed along the border with Lebanon that his movement was preparing an imminent response to two Israeli drones which crashed overnight in a suburb of Beirut. U.S.
USA-ELECTION-BIDEN Joe Biden touts electability amid verbal stumbles in important New Hampshire
HANOVER, N.H. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came to New Hampshire this weekend drawing contrasts to his rivals and touting himself as the candidate best positioned to beat President Donald Trump in November 2020. USA-ELECTION-WALSH
Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party’s 2020 White House nomination.
Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher, White House says BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - President Donald Trump wishes he had raised tariffs on Chinese goods even higher last week, the White House said on Sunday, even as Trump signaled he did not plan to follow through with a demand that U.S. firms find ways to close operations in China.
G7-SUMMIT-TRUMP-ABE-TRADE Trump, Abe say U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on trade deal
BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - The United States and Japan agreed in principle on Sunday to core elements of a trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they hoped to sign in New York next month. ENTERTAINMENT
USA-BOXOFFICE Box Office: 'Angel Has Fallen' Rises to No. 1 With $21 million debut
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - “Angel Has Fallen,” the third chapter in Lionsgate and Millennium’s action franchise starring Gerard Butler, had a stronger opening weekend than expected, collecting $21.25 million during its first three days of release. DISNEY-MOVIES
'Star Wars,' 'Frozen,' Marvel, Mulan show fans the force is with Disney ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) - “Star Wars” actors teased an epic sendoff, the cast of “Frozen” sang, and action movie star Dwayne Johnson rolled out in a river boat as Walt Disney Co promoted its upcoming film slate to devoted fans on Saturday.
Reports: MRI confirms torn ACL for Texans RB Miller Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller will miss the upcoming season after sustaining a torn ACL in his left knee, multiple outlets reported on Sunday.
GOLF-TOURCHAMP Golf: Koepka leads by one after 54 holes in race for $15 million
Brooks Koepka earned a one-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and Xander Schauffele after the third round at the Tour Championship on Sunday, setting up the prospect of a mouth-watering finale to the PGA Tour season in the race for the $15 million first prize. UPCOMING
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS USA-IMMIGRATION/BRAZIL
Brazil government facilitates U.S. deportation of its nationals Brazil is making it easier for the United States to deport undocumented Brazilians by asking U.S. airlines to board deportees even when the have no valid passports, three Brazilian government sources said.
26 Aug 10:00 ET / 14:00 GMT G7-SUMMIT/MACRON (TV)
Macron gives closing news conference after G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron gives closing news conference after G7 summit in Biarritz.
26 Aug 09:00 ET / 13:00 GMT G7-SUMMIT/TRUDEAU (TV)
Trudeau gives news conference after G7 summit Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives closing news conference after G7 summit in Biarritz.
26 Aug 08:30 ET / 12:30 GMT G7-SUMMIT/JOHNSON (TV)
Johnson gives news conference after G7 summit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives closing news conference after G7 summit in Biarritz.
26 Aug G7-SUMMIT/TRUMP (PIX) (TV)
Trump gives news conference after G7 summit U.S. President Donald Trump gives closing news conference after G7 summit in Biarritz.
26 Aug ZIMBABWE-POLITICS/ (PIX)
Zimbabwe court to make bail ruling for opposition official charged over protest A Zimbabwe magistrate is expected to decide whether to grant bail to the national organiser for the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change party after he was charged with failing to stop a banned protest in the capital, Harare. The party accuses the government of clamping down on dissent in a bid to hobble it.
26 Aug G7-SUMMIT/ABE (TV)
Abe gives closing news conference after G7 summit Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gives a closing news conference after the G7 summit in Biarritz.
26 Aug 10:00 ET / 14:00 GMT RUSSIA-ANGOLA/
Lavrov hold talks with Angolan foreign minister in Moscow Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets with Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto. News conference planned after the talks.
26 Aug 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT G7-SUMMIT/CONTE (TV)
Conte gives news conference after G7 summit Acting Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte gives closing news conference after G7 summit in Biarritz.
26 Aug CONFLICTS / WAR / PEACE
INDIA-KASHMIR/ (PIX) (TV) Monitoring developments in India's Kashmir amid tight security after New Delhi revoked special status of the region
Monitoring developments in Kashmir amid tensions over India's decision this month to revoke the special status of its portion of the majority Muslim region that both countries claim. 26 Aug
DISASTERS / ACCIDENTS USA-MEASLES/
U.S. provides update on its worst measles outbreak in a quarter century U.S. health officials provide updated figures on the nation's largest measles outbreak in a quarter century.
26 Aug CRIME / LAW / JUSTICE
PEOPLE-HARVEY WEINSTEIN/ (PIX) (TV) Harvey Weinstein to be arraigned on an indictment in Manhattan
Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood movie mogul, is expected to be arraigned in a New York state court in Manhattan on an indictment, ahead of his scheduled criminal trial. He has been accused by prosecutors of rape and sexual assault. 26 Aug 09:30 ET / 13:30 GMT
BUSINESS / ECONOMICS USA-TRADE/CHINA (TV)
Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen holds a press conference Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen holds a press conference on pilot free trade zones.
26 Aug 03:00 ET / 07:00 GMT EU-CROPS/ (PIX)
EU crop monitor issues monthly yield forecasts Focus on yield revisions after this summer's heatwaves and drought in parts of Europe. Wheat and barley harvests have shown good yields but prospects look more mixed for later-harvested crops like maize and sugar beet.
26 Aug FORTESCUE-RESULTS/
Australia's Fortescue Metals Group expected to log strong profit The world’s No. 4 iron ore producer is expected to report a year of solid profits, buoyed by resurgent iron ore prices, but like its peers, investors will be watching to see if it flags that global trade tensions are pointing to tougher times ahead.
26 Aug ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT
FILM-ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD/JAPAN (PIX) Quentin Tarantino, Leonardo DiCaprio hold news conference
Film director Quentin Tarantino and actor Leonardo DiCaprio hold a news conference ahead of the Japan opening of "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." 26 Aug 22:30 ET / 02:30 GMT
SPORTS RUGBY-UNION-WORLDCUP-ZAF/SQUAD (TV)
Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup - South Africa squad announcement South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus announces his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
26 Aug 09:00 ET / 13:00 GMT TENNIS-USOPEN/ (PIX) (TV)
Tennis - U.S. Open Action from round one of the U.S. Open - the fourth and final grand slam of the year.
26 Aug 11:00 ET / 15:00 GMT
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