Dems say Trump showed he has no plan for Iran

Dems say Trump showed he has no plan for Iran

The Democratic chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on Sunday told CBS News that last week's nearly-executed U.S. strike on Iran shows the White House has no strategy to get Tehran to the negotiating table.
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Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria assault

Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria assault

Turkey agreed on Thursday to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a "safe zone" Ankara had sought to capture, in a deal hailed by the Trump administration and cast by Turkey as a complete victory.
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Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s political ad policies

Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s political ad policies

Facebook's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.
White House acknowledges strings attached for Ukraine aid

White House acknowledges strings attached for Ukraine aid

A top White House official on Thursday acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure Kiev to look into allegations about the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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Wall Street rises on earnings

Wall Street rises on earnings

Wall Street advanced on Thursday as investor sentiment was buoyed by a string of corporate earnings beats and encouraging geopolitical developments. Yahaira Jacquez wraps up Thursday's market action on Wall Street.
Outlook is key for investors this earnings season - Gabriel

Outlook is key for investors this earnings season - Gabriel

Thomson Reuters Stocks Buzz analyst Terence Gabriel says investors are 'very focused' on outlooks this earnings season in an interview with Yahaira Jacquez.
Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort

Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort

U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year’s Group of Seven economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White House official said on Thursday. Chris Dignam has more.
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Striking Chicago teachers picket as contract talks gear up

Striking Chicago teachers picket as contract talks gear up

Teachers in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) system picketed outside of schools on Thursday during their first day of a strike after protracted labor negotiations between the union and district leadership failed to produce a deal.
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U.S diplomats stopped near military accident site: Russia

U.S diplomats stopped near military accident site: Russia

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova complained on Thursday that U.S. military diplomats regularly ignored Russia notification requirements and tried to get into restricted military areas.
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Key witness Sondland testifies in impeachment inquiry

Key witness Sondland testifies in impeachment inquiry

President Donald Trump directed U.S. officials involved in Ukraine policy to work directly with his private lawyer Rudy Giuliani, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union said on Thursday in prepared testimony to an impeachment inquiry against Trump
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Ex-Nazi guard accused of 5,230 murders appears in German court

Ex-Nazi guard accused of 5,230 murders appears in German court

A 93-year-old former concentration camp guard arrived in court in a wheelchair on Thursday, in what could be one of Germany's last trials of Nazi war crimes.
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Brexit rally fizzles as deal faces hurdles

Brexit rally fizzles as deal faces hurdles

Sterling surged and European stocks jumped after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU officials said a Brexit deal was done. But the rally was short-lived.
Tesla gets green light to manufacture in China

Tesla gets green light to manufacture in China

Tesla was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers, China’s industry ministry said on Thursday, as it granted the electric-vehicle maker a certificate it needs to start production in the country.
UK's Johnson says Brexit deal is 'reasonable, fair'

UK's Johnson says Brexit deal is 'reasonable, fair'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson commended a Brexit deal reached by negotiators as on Thursday and urged lawmakers to approve it at the weekend.
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Elijah Cummings, head of U.S. House oversight panel probing Trump, has died

Elijah Cummings, head of U.S. House oversight panel probing Trump, has died

U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of a leading congressional committee investigating U.S. President Donald Trump, has died at age 68, his office said on Thursday. Chris Dignam has more.
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Catalan chief demands new independence vote

Catalan chief demands new independence vote

Catalonia should hold a new vote on independence from Spain within two years, the head of the region's government said on Thursday in a fresh challenge to Madrid following days of unrest by pro-separatist protesters.
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Sterling, stocks jump on Brexit deal agreement

Sterling, stocks jump on Brexit deal agreement

Sterling surged and European stocks jumped after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU officials said a Brexit deal was done.
Saudi Aramco sets stage for world record IPO

Saudi Aramco sets stage for world record IPO

Saudi Aramco may next week set out plans for its long-anticipated IPO - a sale that could become the world's largest ever IPO.
China, U.S. edge towards trade deal

China, U.S. edge towards trade deal

China says it hopes to agree a phased agreement with the U.S. to end their long trade conflict, with a November summit in Chile the possible moment for the signing of a deal.
'They want to hand themselves in, but to whom?': mother of freed IS detainees

'They want to hand themselves in, but to whom?': mother of freed IS detainees

A Belgian woman, whose six grandchildren, daughter and daughter-in-law were in custody in the Ain Issa camp in Syria, said on Wednesday they were now "somewhere in the desert." Emily Wither reports.
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Britain clinches Brexit deal, Johnson now faces parliament

Britain clinches Brexit deal, Johnson now faces parliament

Britain clinched a last-minute Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, but still faced a challenge in getting it approved by parliament.
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Earnings: mixed menu from Nestlé, Unilever, Pernod

Earnings: mixed menu from Nestlé, Unilever, Pernod

Unilever shares rose after the latest quarterly update from the consumer goods giant. But Nestlé and Pernod Ricard both lost ground on investor concerns over their outlooks.
Ericsson prospers on 5G takeoff

Ericsson prospers on 5G takeoff

Ericsson is lifting its sales forecast as 5G catches on faster than expected, but the firm says there's no sign it's gaining from the woes of rival Huawei.
Commuters fight with climate change protesters as they disrupt London rail services

Commuters fight with climate change protesters as they disrupt London rail services

Climate change activists disrupted rail services in the east of London early on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a London Underground train, video on social media sho
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HK's legislature becomes protest battleground

HK's legislature becomes protest battleground

A second day of chaos in Hong Kong's Legislative Council as leader Carrie Lam tried to answer questions about her annual policy address, which she was forced to deliver by video link on Wednesday after similar disruption in the assembly. Michelle Hen
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