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Wall Street slips at open on hawkish Fed, weak industrial earnings
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:34:50 -0400 - U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as some industrials reported disappointing results, while the Federal Reserve's minutes showed officials broadly agreed on raising interest rates further, fanning concerns that contributed to last week's sharp selloff.
Turkey searches Saudi consulate again, as French, Dutch ministers cancel Riyadh trip
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:23:47 -0400 - Turkey searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for a second time overnight as part of a probe into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while the French and Dutch finance ministers pulled out of a Riyadh investment summit amid global criticism of the kingdom.
U.S. weekly jobless claims drop; continuing claims lowest since 1973
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:05:38 -0400 - New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week and the number of Americans on jobless rolls fell back to levels last seen in 1973, suggesting a further tightening in labor market conditions.
Teenager kills 19 in Crimea college shooting: Russian officials
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:05:05 -0400 - At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials said.
France sends mixed signals over Saudi ties after Khashoggi affair
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:04:01 -0400 - France pulled its finance minister out of a Saudi investment conference on Thursday in response to the unexplained disappearance of a journalist but voiced confidence that relations between the allies would not be hurt.
CEO of French group Thales pulls out of Saudi investment conference
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:04:01 -0400 - Patrice Caine, the chairman and chief executive of French defense electronics group Thales, has decided not to attend a Saudi investment conference next week, amid global concerns over the fate of a missing Saudi journalist.
Dutch call off Saudi trips due to concern over missing journalist
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:04:01 -0400 - Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra on Thursday pulled out of next week's investment summit in Riyadh and a Dutch trade mission to Saudi Arabia in November was put on hold over concerns about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A water fight in Chile's Atacama raises questions over lithium mining
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:01:08 -0400 - Earlier this year, the world's two biggest lithium producers publicly celebrated new deals with Chile's government that will allow them to vastly increase output of the ultralight battery metal from the Atacama, the world's driest desert.
Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over missing journalist, wants evidence
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:58:47 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and has asked for audio recordings Turkish sources say indicate he was killed by Saudi agents.
Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:54:32 -0400 - President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border on Thursday if Mexico did not move to halt large groups of migrants headed for the United States from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:50:50 -0400 - By Lidia Kelly, Justyna Pawlak and Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk
Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:39:31 -0400 - The dollar held near a one-week high on Thursday and stocks were mixed after minutes showing the Federal Reserve may favor more rate hikes next year.
As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with China's military
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:42:11 -0400 - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told his Chinese counterpart on Thursday that the world's two largest economies needed to deepen high-level ties so as to navigate tension and rein in the risk of inadvertent conflict.
U.S. opposed to Koreas' plan for no-fly zone over border: sources
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 05:54:05 -0400 - The United States opposes a plan by South and North Korea to set up a no-fly zone over their heavily fortified border, the latest sign of a rift between Seoul and its top ally, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Exxon Mobil bets big on China LNG, sidesteps trade war
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 05:18:30 -0400 - In the middle of a Sino-U.S. trade war, the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company is turning toward Beijing for business at a time when most of Corporate America is looking elsewhere to avoid the threat of tariffs.
Dutch pull out of Saudi conference over missing journalist: ANP
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 05:04:28 -0400 - The Dutch finance minister has scrapped plans to attend a conference in Saudi Arabia due to concerns over the disappearance of a dissident journalist, news agency ANP reported on Thursday.
Hacked, scammed and on your own: navigating cryptocurrency 'wild west'
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 04:33:23 -0400 - When Peggy and Marco Lachmann-Anke learned in January that hackers cracked a 40-character password and cleaned out their cryptocurrency wallet, they did not go to the police or alert the tokens' issuer, the Berlin-based technology group IOTA.
More Honduran migrants seek to join U.S.-bound group in Guatemala
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 23:10:38 -0400 - More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand trekking through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in reprisal.
Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 23:00:45 -0400 - A brothel-owning Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in November, his campaign manager predicted on Wednesday.
What the dispute over U.S. aid means to Central America
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 21:53:42 -0400 - More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand moving through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in reprisal.

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