- U.S. farmers scramble to contain trade-war damage, find new markets
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:53:14 -0500 - Clouds crowded the Illinois sky as Nick Harre walked away from his combine at the peak of harvest to join four fellow farmers in greeting some unlikely visitors.
- Israeli defense minister quits over Gaza truce in blow to Netanyahu
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:49:40 -0500 - Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday in protest at a Gaza ceasefire that he called a "capitulation to terror", weakening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative coalition government.
- British PM hails Brexit deal but must sell it to doubtful ministers
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:44:09 -0500 - British Prime Minister Theresa May hailed her draft European Union divorce deal on Wednesday but must convince ministers to back her plan amid open hostility from some of her own members of parliament who say it threatens the United Kingdom's unity.
- Scots jarred by Brexit terms on Northern Ireland, fishing
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:44:09 -0500 - Scottish nationalists and their political opponents alike decried the terms expected to be offered to Northern Ireland in Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal on Wednesday, which some feel might foster resentment and boost the cause of Scottish independence.
- Search intensifies for victims of California's deadliest wildfire
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:38:53 -0500 - The search for remains of victims in the charred ruins of the northern California town of Paradise was set to intensify on Wednesday, while firefighters stepped up their nearly week-long efforts to contain the state's deadliest-ever wildfire.
- U.S. safety board holds hearing on fatal Southwest engine explosion
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:33:21 -0500 - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board opened an investigative hearing on Wednesday into the fatal engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that killed one passenger.
- Justice Department says Trump has power to name Whitaker
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:30:43 -0500 - The U.S. Justice Department defended the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Wednesday, saying he has the authority to name a replacement for the fired Jeff Sessions outside of the department's line of succession.
- A matter of volume: threat from ascendant Chinese phones hangs over Apple
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:28:20 -0500 - A raft of profit warnings from Apple Inc suppliers this week has fueled investor concerns that iPhone sales, in terms of volume, have hit a wall that could spell trouble for the company's plans to make services its main pillar of growth.
- 'Strong chance' Scotland minister will quit over Brexit: PoliticsHome
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:28:03 -0500 - There is a "very strong chance" that Scotland Secretary David Mundell will resign over Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, the editor of PoliticsHome.com said on Wednesday without citing sources.
- UK's Prince Charles parties as he celebrates 70th birthday
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:19:58 -0500 - Britain's Prince Charles celebrated his 70th birthday on Wednesday by attending public and private parties as parliament sang his praises and his office released new photographs of the heir to the throne with his close family.
- Special Report: How ZTE helps Venezuela create China-style social control
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:10:09 -0500 - In April 2008, former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dispatched Justice Ministry officials to visit counterparts in the Chinese technology hub of Shenzhen. Their mission, according to a member of the Venezuela delegation, was to learn the workings of China's national identity card program.
- FAA, Boeing study need for 737 MAX software changes after crash
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:58:21 -0500 - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co are evaluating the need for software or design changes to 737 MAX jets in the wake of last month's deadly Lion Air crash in Indonesia, the regulator said on Tuesday.
- There is hope for an orderly Brexit: German minister
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:50:58 -0500 - German Justice Minister Katharina Barley said there was hope that Britain would leave the European Union in an orderly fashion, harshly criticizing "Brexiteers" for their opposition to the withdrawal agreement reached between London and Brussels.
- Exclusive: Snap reveals U.S. subpoenas on IPO disclosures
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:45:04 -0500 - The U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission have subpoenaed Snap Inc for information about its March 2017 initial public offering, the social media app maker told Reuters on Tuesday.
- Two UK cabinet ministers will quit on Wednesday: Telegraph
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:29:38 -0500 - Two members of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet of senior ministers, Penny Mordaunt and Esther McVey, will resign on Wednesday, the chief political correspondent of the Telegraph said on Twitter.
- EU plan to enable non-dollar Iran trade, oil sales unraveling: diplomats
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:24:34 -0500 - A special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran against newly reimposed U.S. sanctions faces possible collapse with no EU country willing to host the operation for fear of provoking U.S. punishment.
- Brexit deal not prompting banks to slam brakes on relocation plans
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:21:40 -0500 - The draft Brexit deal agreed between Britain and the European Union won't stop banks in London pushing ahead with relocation plans because the agreement is far from being ratified, UK financial sector officials said on Wednesday.
- UK PM May to engage widely to build support for Brexit deal
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:20:53 -0500 - British Prime Minister Theresa May will engage widely to try to win support for her draft Brexit proposal in the face of fierce opposition, her spokesman said on Wednesday.
- Irish PM appeals to Northern Irish unionists worried by Brexit deal
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:10:39 -0500 - Ireland's prime minister appealed directly to Northern Ireland's pro-British unionist community on Wednesday, saying Dublin would respect the territorial integrity of the United Kingdom amid concerns over how a Brexit deal would impact the province.
- EU-UK Brexit deal sees July 2020 decision on keeping Irish border open: EU sources
- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:56:41 -0500 - The draft accord reached between the EU and Britain envisages a July 2020 decision on what would have to be done to safeguard an open Irish border after the post-Brexit transition runs its course and if a new trade deal is not in place, EU sources said.