- Berlin imposes travel ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:36:49 -0500 - Germany banned 18 Saudis suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from much of Europe on Monday and moved to halt all arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
- Wall Street hammered by Apple, trade concerns
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:28:17 -0500 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 400 points on Monday, as a slump in Apple shares battered the tech sector, with conflicting signals over the state of play between the United States and China on their trade dispute kept investors on edge.
- Instant View: Wall Street stocks tumble, S&P falls 2 percent
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:27:46 -0500 - U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial Average shedding about 2 percent and the Nasdaq down more than 3 percent.
- Turkey talks Khashoggi with U.N. chief, no inquiry request: U.N.
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:15:14 -0500 - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu did not request a U.N. inquiry into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he met with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday, a U.N. spokesman said, though they did discuss the case.
- U.S. spy chiefs should publicly report on Khashoggi death: Senator
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:15:14 -0500 - U.S. intelligence officials should issue a public report on the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Democratic U.S. Senator said on Monday, following published reports the CIA believed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had personally ordered the murder.
- UK PM May sticks to Brexit deal as opponents seek formal challenge
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:06:31 -0500 - British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge.
- Rain may hamper search for California wildfire victims
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:06:00 -0500 - Emergency services stepped up their efforts on Monday to find remains of victims of California's deadliest ever wildfire as nearly 1,000 people remained unaccounted for, but rain expected this week could make that search harder and raise the risk of dangerous mudslides.
- Societe Generale to pay $1.34 billion fine for sanctions violations: Federal Reserve
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:55:23 -0500 - French banking giant Societe Generale on Monday agreed to pay U.S. federal and state authorities $1.34 billion to resolve investigations into its handling of dollar transactions in violation of U.S. sanctions, the Federal Reserve said.
- Airbnb to remove listings in Israel's West Bank settlements
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:44:33 -0500 - Home-renting company Airbnb Inc <AirBnB Inc> said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move Israel called a "wretched capitulation" to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace.
- Nissan to oust Ghosn after arrest for alleged financial misconduct
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:41:58 -0500 - Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct and will be fired from the board this week, a dramatic fall for a leader hailed for rescuing the Japanese carmaker from close to bankruptcy.
- Democratic senators sue to block Trump acting attorney general
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:37:49 -0500 - Three Democratic senators launched a new legal challenge on Monday to President Donald Trump's naming of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, accusing Trump of depriving the U.S. Senate of its constitutional power to act on such appointments.
- Brent crude slips as investors fear another glut
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:35:47 -0500 - Brent crude futures fell in choppy trade on Monday, under pressure from growing supply but supported by a reported drawdown of U.S. oil inventories, potential European Union sanctions on Iran and possible OPEC production cuts.
- CNN seeks hearing after White House again vows to yank reporter's access
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:26:19 -0500 - CNN on Monday called on a federal court to hold emergency proceedings after the White House said it would again revoke press access to correspondent Jim Acosta despite a temporary restraining order on Friday to reinstate him.
- Explainer: Was Trump's appointment of Whitaker lawful?
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:21:31 -0500 - President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general on Nov. 7 drew another legal challenge on Monday, this time by three Democratic senators.
- Danske whistleblower says big European bank handled $150 billion in payments
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:18:15 -0500 - The whistleblower who revealed alleged money laundering involving Danske Bank said on Monday that a major European bank helped process up to $150 billion in suspicious payments and two U.S. lenders were also involved.
- Yemeni Houthis halt missile attacks on Saudi coalition, raising peace prospects
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:53:34 -0500 - Houthi rebels in Yemen said on Monday they were halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their Yemeni allies, responding to a demand from the United Nations.
- Musk hints at Tesla interest in Daimler van
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:30:37 -0500 - Tesla Inc could be interested in partnering with Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz on an electric version of its Sprinter van, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said in a tweet https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1064541185820114944 on Monday.
- UK Labour party won't countenance a no-deal Brexit: Corbyn
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:22:49 -0500 - British opposition Labour Party won't countenance a no-deal Brexit, party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday, even as it plans to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's draft deal to withdraw from the European Union.
- Malta police identify suspected journalist murder masterminds: report
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:18:14 -0500 - Investigators have identified a group of at least three Maltese nationals who they believe masterminded the killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia 13 months ago, The Sunday Times of Malta reported on Sunday.
- One more lawmaker calls for confidence vote in UK PM May: BBC political editor
- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:11:38 -0500 - One more Conservative lawmaker has submitted a letter calling for a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC's political editor said.