Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report

Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report

U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats’ calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report that alleged sexual misconduct, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could
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EU sources report Brexit negotiation 'standstill'

EU sources report Brexit negotiation 'standstill'

Negotiators struggled on Wednesday to clinch an eleventh-hour Brexit deal on the eve of an EU summit, raising the chances that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to seek an extension of the October 31 deadline for Britain's exit from the bloc.
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Bodies found in sunken migrant boat wreckage

Bodies found in sunken migrant boat wreckage

Twelve bodies have been found at the wreckage site of a capsized boat after a crowded migrant vessel went down in bad weather off the coast of Lampedusa on October 7.
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Erdogan: Syria offensive will end if Kurds withdraw

Erdogan: Syria offensive will end if Kurds withdraw

Turkey's offensive into northeast Syria will end if Kurdish fighters in the region drop their weapons and withdraw from a planned "safe zone," President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, but warned that no power could stop it until then.
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Amazon, Broadcom face new antitrust probes in Europe

Amazon, Broadcom face new antitrust probes in Europe

Amazon and chipmaker Broadcom are the latest U.S. tech giants to face antitrust probes in Europe.
Flames in Barcelona after Catalan leaders jailed

Flames in Barcelona after Catalan leaders jailed

Police clashed with protesters late on Tuesday, in a second day of rallies against the jailing of nine Catalan separatists by Spain's supreme court.
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Europe's corporate recession set to deepen

Europe's corporate recession set to deepen

Amid a mixed set of company results on Wednesday, a Refinitiv survey suggests the Q3 earnings season will see Europe's corporates slip deeper into recession.
Heckling forces Lam to cancel HK policy speech

Heckling forces Lam to cancel HK policy speech

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to abandon her annual policy address after some lawmakers jeered as she began speaking, causing an unprecedented cancellation of the speech. The embattled leader later delivered the speech via a pre-recorded vid
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Huawei revenues jump despite U.S. sanctions

Huawei revenues jump despite U.S. sanctions

Huawei revenue jumped by almost a quarter in the first nine months of this year despite its U.S. blacklisting.
North Korea's Kim rides white stallion ahead of 'great operation'

North Korea's Kim rides white stallion ahead of 'great operation'

North Korea's leader is pictured riding a white horse on a sacred mountain in new state media report, which also cited Kim Jong Un aides saying they're convinced he is planning a "great operation." Francis Maguire reports.
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Dem hopefuls target Warren in latest debate

Dem hopefuls target Warren in latest debate

Surging U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren came under repeated attack on her healthcare and tax policies in a debate on Tuesday, as moderate rivals pushed her to explain how she would pay for ambitious proposals including her Medicare for All plan.
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U.S House takes hard line over Hong Kong

U.S House takes hard line over Hong Kong

The US House passed a bill Tuesday that would require annual reviews of whether Hong Kong is autonomous enough from China to justify keeping its special trading status.
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Dutch family 'waiting for end of time' found locked away

Dutch family 'waiting for end of time' found locked away

Five siblings and a man believed to be their father are receiving medical treatment after Dutch police acting on a tip discovered them locked away in a secret room at an isolated farm, officials in the Netherlands said on Tuesday. Local media reported that the family had been waiting for the end of time. Colette Luke has more.
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Giuliani defies House subpoena in impeachment probe

Giuliani defies House subpoena in impeachment probe

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday said he would not comply with a subpoena issued by U.S. House of Representatives Democrats seeking documents as part of their impeachment inquiry into the president.
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Upbeat earnings results lift stocks

Upbeat earnings results lift stocks

Wall Street advanced Tuesday as the third-quarter earnings season hit the ground running with a spate of upbeat reports that brought buyers back to the equities market.
Google unveils next generation of Pixel phones

Google unveils next generation of Pixel phones

Alphabet Inc's Google unveiled new Pixel smartphones with higher quality cameras, a radar sensor and faster virtual assistant on Tuesday, but failed to provide enough to set the devices apart from rivals and nix concerns about price.
Earnings could drive stocks to new highs

Earnings could drive stocks to new highs

As strong earnings from JPMorgan and UnitedHealth lift the markets Tuesday, TacticalIncome.com co-founder Jeff Tomasulo tells Reuters' Fred Katayama positive earnings surprises could drive the S&P 500 to record highs.
Turkey pushes offensive in Syria, despite sanctions

Turkey pushes offensive in Syria, despite sanctions

Turkey pressed ahead with its offensive in northern Syria on Tuesday despite U.S. sanctions and growing calls for it to stop, while Syria's Russia-backed army moved on the key city of Manbij that was abandoned by U.S. forces in Donald Trump's retreat
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Hunter Biden defends overseas work in interview, but expresses regret

Hunter Biden defends overseas work in interview, but expresses regret

Hunter Biden, son of former vice president and leading Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, defended his overseas work in his first television interview after months of political attacks, but expressed regret over how it has been used to blud
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Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy

Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy

Quarterly results from four of the largest U.S. banks Tuesday showed that American consumers are helping to prop up the economy, even as recession fears have led businesses to pull back on spending and borrowing.
Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm

Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm

In an interview with Reuters, Rudy Giuliani said he was paid $500,000 to consult on a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday. Chris Dignam has more.
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Slow progress for Notre-Dame, months after fire

Slow progress for Notre-Dame, months after fire

Renovations of Notre-Dame are taking "more time than expected" six months after a devastating fire, the Paris cathedral's archpriest, Patrick Chauvet, said on Tuesday.
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Hyundai Motor unveils $35 bln investment plan

Hyundai Motor unveils $35 bln investment plan

South Korean carmaker Hyundai said it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($35 billion) in mobility and other auto technologies by 2025, part of which will be directed to an ambitious effort to become more competitive in self-driving cars.
Is Europe's busiest seaport 'Brexit ready?'

Is Europe's busiest seaport 'Brexit ready?'

The chief executive of Britain's biggest shipping port says the 'Port of Dover is fully ready for Brexit', but that uncertainties remain of how France will deal with imports and exports from its side of the channel.
London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

Reuters analysis shows London has held onto its title as global finance's top dog, but as Brexit nears worries over job losses are starting to rise again.