- UK's Labour to vote against Brexit deal, open to second referendum
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:25:47 -0400 - Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote against any deal Prime Minister Theresa May clinches with the European Union and is open to a second referendum with the option of staying in the bloc, Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Tuesday.
- How Trump split Mexico and Canada in NAFTA talks
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:22:29 -0400 - A day after winning the Mexican presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a congratulatory call from U.S. President Donald Trump. But Trump had something more important on his mind: Would Mexico's new president consider a bilateral trade deal?
- Iran top aide dismisses U.S. meeting offer as 'Trump's dream'
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:20:05 -0400 - The top adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader on Tuesday rejected a U.S. offer for top-level meetings, as both countries' presidents were due to attend the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
- Trump says will not meet Iran's Rouhani, maybe in future
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:18:47 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump, in New York to attend the U.N. General Assembly, on Tuesday said has no plans to meet Iran's President Hassan Rouhani but signaled he was open to a possible future meeting.
- Iran, major powers labor to keep nuclear deal afloat
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:12:53 -0400 - The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal on Monday agreed to keep working to maintain trade with Tehran despite skepticism this is possible as U.S. sanctions to choke off Iranian oil sales resume in November.
- WHO extremely concerned about Ebola 'perfect storm' in Congo
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:06:15 -0400 - The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.
- UK's Labour increasingly likely to vote against Brexit deal: Starmer
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:40:27 -0400 - It is increasingly likely Britain's opposition Labour will vote against any Brexit deal reached by Prime Minister Theresa May, the party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Tuesday.
- Judge to sentence Bill Cosby for sexual assault, capping his downfall
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:19:18 -0400 - Bill Cosby will learn on Tuesday whether he will go to prison for sexual assault as a sentencing hearing in a Pennsylvania courtroom concludes, capping the comedian's downfall from "America's Dad" to disgraced felon.
- Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook executive exit
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:51:30 -0400 - Instagram on Monday said co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical officer of the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook Inc, giving scant explanation for the move.
- China says U.S. putting 'knife to its neck', hard to proceed on trade
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:38:12 -0400 - A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday it is difficult to proceed with trade talks with the United States while Washington is putting "a knife to China's neck", a day after both sides heaped fresh tariffs on each other's goods.
- Full-blown trade war would cost jobs, growth and stability: WTO's Azevedo
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:38:12 -0400 - A full-blown trade war would have serious effects on global economic growth and there would be no winners of such a scenario, the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, said on Tuesday.
- 'No deal' not an option: Britain's Labour to vote on Brexit stance
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:18:02 -0400 - Britain's Labour will vote on a motion on Tuesday that says the party should oppose a "no deal" Brexit and keep the idea of a second referendum on the table if talks with the European Union fail or any deal is voted down in parliament.
- Merkel: Britain must make clear what it wants on Brexit
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:17:47 -0400 - Britain still has to decide exactly what it wants out of negotiations with the European Union on Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding six to eight weeks of hard work lie ahead to reach a possible deal in October.
- Top aide to Khamenei rejects U.S. offer to meet Iranian leaders: IRNA
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:10:08 -0400 - The top adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that an offer by Washington to meet with Iranian leaders including Khamenei would never be accepted.
- Britain and EU must reach Brexit breakthrough in coming weeks: Germany's BDI
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:58:39 -0400 - There must be a breakthrough on getting a Brexit deal in the coming weeks to ensure a transition period that would give firms legal certainty until the end of 2020, Germany's BDI industry association said on Tuesday.
- Trade nerves, bond yields and $80 oil buffet stocks
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:55:46 -0400 - World stocks struggled to make headway on Tuesday after another round of U.S.-China tariffs kicked in and investors' nerves were frayed by rising expectations of central bank rate hikes and oil prices near four-year highs.
- Comcast crosses 30 percent Sky threshold after buying shares
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:53:02 -0400 - Comcast , the victor in the $40 billion auction for Sky , said on Tuesday it had bought more than 30 percent of the European pay-TV group's shares in the market.
- A swipe is not enough: Tinder trials extra control for women
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:21:12 -0400 - The Indian edition of dating app Tinder is trialing a new feature which gives women an additional level of scrutiny and security before they allow men to start messaging conversations, with a view to rolling the function out globally.
- Maximum pressure on Iran risks regional escalation: German minister
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 03:59:26 -0400 - The United States' strategy of applying maximum pressure on Iran will not work alone and carries the risk of a regional escalation, Germany's Foreign minister Heiko Maas said.
- China says trade war to 'certainly' hurt U.S. exporters, create opportunities to others
- Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:06:54 -0400 - China is being forced to retaliate against the United States in their trade dispute, and U.S. exporters including suppliers of liquefied natural gas would "certainly" be hurt, said Chinese vice commerce minister Wang Shouwen.