- May challenges EU as Brexit talks hit 'impasse', sterling tumbles
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:54:20 -0400 - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday Brexit talks with the European Union had hit an impasse, defiantly challenging the bloc to come up with their own plans a day after the bloc's leaders savaged her proposals.
- DUP says it would veto any new UK-Northern Ireland barrier
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:53:48 -0400 - The head of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Friday vowed to veto any attempt to introduce a new regulatory barrier between the region and the rest of the United Kingdom, and said the European Union's Brexit position was disgraceful.
- Cruz to take on Senate challenger O'Rourke in Texas-sized debate
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:51:32 -0400 - Democratic U.S. Senate challenger Beto O’Rourke will come face-to-face with the man he has been chasing for months, Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, at a debate on Friday in one of the most closely watched congressional races in the country.
- Receding trade fears propel stocks to six-month peak
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:45:02 -0400 - The U.S. dollar rebounded and world shares hit a more than six-month high on Friday after China's moves to boost domestic consumption bolstered a rally driven by investor bets the latest U.S.-Sino trade salvoes were unlikely to dent global growth.
- Major powers, except U.S., try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:43:04 -0400 - Nations that struck the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, except for the United States, meet on Monday in what many diplomats fear may prove a quixotic effort to keep the agreement alive after U.S. sanctions targeting Iranian oil exports resume in November.
- Oil boost keeps S&P, Dow near record highs
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:40:18 -0400 - The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average touched record highs for a second session running on Friday, helped by a boost for energy stocks from higher oil prices as changes to Wall Street industry sectors index spurred volatility.
- Trump delays release of Russia probe documents
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:22:24 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said documents from the federal Russia probe would not immediately be released, just days after he ordered them to be made public, citing concerns by the U.S. Justice Department that doing so could harm the investigation.
- Exclusive: AB InBev faces EU antitrust fine in Belgian beer case - sources
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:18:50 -0400 - Anheuser-Busch InBev faces an EU antitrust fine for preventing cheaper beer imports into Belgium despite its efforts to settle the investigation, people familiar with the matter said.
- Switzerland tries to stem blockchain exodus by improving access to banks
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:11:04 -0400 - In an effort to maintain its status as a cryptocurrency hub, Switzerland has taken steps to help blockchain companies access the traditional financial system by making it easier for them to open corporate bank accounts.
- Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' nominee
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:09:55 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday cast doubt on the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying if the attack was "as bad as she says" it would have been immediately reported to police.
- Dissected new iPhones reveal Micron, Toshiba parts
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:05:27 -0400 - Apple Inc's latest iPhones use components made by Micron Technology and Toshiba among others, according to a firm that cracked open iPhone XS and XS Max.
- Trump says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh is 'under assault'
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:53:52 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was "under assault" by radical leftist politicians, appearing to grow impatient with the delay of his appointee's confirmation proceedings.
- Pound sinks after PM May says Brexit talks at impasse
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:50:39 -0400 - The British pound tumbled two cents against the dollar on Friday and headed for its biggest daily drop this year after Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit talks with the European Union had reached an impasse and called for new proposals.
- Democrats' enthusiasm to blunt Trump soars for congressional election: Reuters/Ipsos poll
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:49:52 -0400 - Carol Donovan became convinced 2018 could be a good year for Democrats in Dallas County, Texas, when so many enthusiasts jammed into the party's annual fish fry fundraiser last October that they ran out of catfish.
- Rare auction showdown could decide fate of broadcaster Sky
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:47:55 -0400 - A protracted $34 billion bidding war for European broadcaster Sky between U.S. rivals Comcast and Twenty-First Century Fox is likely to be settled by a quick-fire auction on Saturday.
- UK minister says many Britons content to leave without Brexit deal
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:43:12 -0400 - The attitude of the European Union means even Britons who still want a Brexit deal would be content to leave the bloc without one, a minister in Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Friday.
- Brexit campaigner says PM May should now ditch her Brexit plans
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:40:00 -0400 - Brexit campaigner Richard Tice welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May's change of tone on Brexit but warned that unless she abandoned her Brexit plan then Conservative Party lawmakers would try to topple her.
- Virtual or real? Fashion world split over digital supermodels
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:37:20 -0400 - The three women gazing into the camera in an advert for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi are "digital models" whose rise is dividing the fashion world.
- Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster, scores feared missing
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:30:33 -0400 - At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania's top police official Simon Sirro said on Friday, and scores more were still feared missing as rescuers searched for survivors on the morning after the disaster.
- Former NASA scientist to appeal terrorism charges at top Turkish court: lawyer
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:28:30 -0400 - A Turkish-U.S. citizen and former NASA scientist jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges plans to file an appeal to Turkey's top court after a lower appeals court reduced his sentence this week, his lawyer said on Friday.