Trump attacks whistleblower, Biden says impeach

Trump attacks whistleblower, Biden says impeach

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden called for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Wednesday in his strongest indictment of the Republican leader’s actions involving Ukraine. Chris Dignam has more.
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Japan enthrones emperor in ancient ceremony

Japan enthrones emperor in ancient ceremony

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.
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Canada's Trudeau to remain in power but with minority government

Canada's Trudeau to remain in power but with minority government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will remain in power but with a minority government that will require the support of a smaller left-leaning party after a hard-fought election in which he was dogged by scandals.
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Reforms fail to please Lebanon's protesters

Reforms fail to please Lebanon's protesters

Lebanon approved an emergency reform package in response to protests over dire economic conditions, but the moves did not persuade demonstrators to leave the streets or investors to halt a plunge in its bonds.
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Sources: SoftBank offers WeWork $5 billion buyout

Sources: SoftBank offers WeWork $5 billion buyout

SoftBank has made a $5 billion debt financing offer to keep WeWork afloat as part of a deal that would make the Japanese technology conglomerate the majority owner of the struggling U.S. office-space sharing start-up, people familiar with the matter
Multinationals and industrials to set earnings tone -portfolio manager

Multinationals and industrials to set earnings tone -portfolio manager

Earnings season heats up this week with a key focus on multinational and industrial companies providing clues on the health of U.S. businesses, Fiduciary Trust Intertnational's Amy Kong told Reuters' Conway G.
Trade hopes lift stocks but Boeing slumps

Trade hopes lift stocks but Boeing slumps

Wall Street finished higher on renewed hopes the U.S. and China are making progress on ending their trade war but Boeing shares slumped after a number of analyst downgrades. Conway G. Gittens has the Wall Street wrap.
Trump urges GOP to 'get tougher' against impeachment inquiry

Trump urges GOP to 'get tougher' against impeachment inquiry

President Donald Trump on Monday urged fellow Republicans to 'get tougher' and fight for him, saying the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives wants to impeach him "as quick as possible" over his request that Ukraine investigate a political ri
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Netanyahu gives up effort to form new government

Netanyahu gives up effort to form new government

Benjamin Netanyahu gave up his effort to form a new government on Monday after failing to secure a majority coalition, creating an opportunity for centrist rival Benny Gantz to replace Israel's longest serving prime minister.
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Defiant Trump rebukes critics over Syria, G7, impeachment

Defiant Trump rebukes critics over Syria, G7, impeachment

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday pushed back against criticism of his handling of Syria, his desire to use a Trump property for government business, and an impeachment inquiry by House Democrats. Zach Goelman has more.
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Pentagon chief mulls keeping some troops in Syria

Pentagon chief mulls keeping some troops in Syria

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday that keeping some U.S. troops in parts of northeastern Syria near oilfields with Syrian Democratic Forces to ensure that the oil did not fall into the hand of Islamic State or others was one of the options that was being discussed.
Thai king strips 'disloyal' consort of her titles

Thai king strips 'disloyal' consort of her titles

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort of her titles and military ranks for being "disloyal," the palace said late on Monday.
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U.S.-China trade tensions still simmer after deal

U.S.-China trade tensions still simmer after deal

The world's two biggest economies have announced an early-stage trade deal that has dialed down the rhetoric but tensions remain. Jillian Kitchener has more.
Chick-fil-A cancels only UK shop after backlash

Chick-fil-A cancels only UK shop after backlash

Chick-fil-A is being forced to abandon its first and only store in Britain just days after it was opened. Local LGBT rights activists protested the American chain over the policies of its religiously-conservative owners.
Drug companies’ settlement avoids first federal opioid trial

Drug companies’ settlement avoids first federal opioid trial

Four large drug companies reached a last-minute, $260 million legal settlement over their role in the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic, averting the first federal trial that was scheduled to start Monday morning in Cleveland. Jillian Kitchener has more
Turkey's murder rate for women has doubled

Turkey's murder rate for women has doubled

Last year 440 women in Turkey were murdered by men, unofficial data show, more than doubling from 2012 when Ankara passed a law on preventing violence against women - a rise which some women's groups attribute to the failure to implement the legislat
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Boris Johnson blocked from holding Brexit vote

Boris Johnson blocked from holding Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was prevented from holding another vote on his Brexit deal on Monday, giving his opponents more time to thwart his plans.
Boeing may face billions more losses - analysts

Boeing may face billions more losses - analysts

Boeing may have to book billions of dollars in additional charges, two brokerages said on Monday, following latest developments around the planemaker's grounded 737 MAX jet.
Just Eat sees 25% rise in third-quarter revenue

Just Eat sees 25% rise in third-quarter revenue

Just Eat, the takeaway food platform that agreed to merge with Takeaway.com in August, reported 25% growth in third-quarter revenue on Monday, boosted by the wider roll out of its delivery service in Britain.
Trudeau hopes to cling to power as Canada votes

Trudeau hopes to cling to power as Canada votes

Canadians vote on Monday to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept into office four years ago as a charismatic figure, will remain in power after two major scandals.
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Lam apologizes to Hong Kong Muslims

Lam apologizes to Hong Kong Muslims

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday met with imams at the Kowloon Mosque to apologize, after police hit the place of worship with a water cannon as they battled protesters during another day of political unrest.
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Australian papers redact front pages in protest

Australian papers redact front pages in protest

Australia’s biggest newspapers ran front pages on Monday made up to appear heavily redacted, in a protest against legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually partisan media industry.
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U.S. troops leave Syria, cross into Iraq

U.S. troops leave Syria, cross into Iraq

U.S. troops crossed into Iraq early on Monday, part of a withdrawal from northeastern Syria ordered by President Donald Trump that opened the way for Turkish troops to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters in the area.
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Pound rises above $1.30 with possible Brexit vote in sight

Pound rises above $1.30 with possible Brexit vote in sight

Sterling reached its highest in more than five months on Monday, as more investors rushed to cover short positions on signs that either Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal would pass or the Oct. 31 deadline would be pushed back..
SAP in cloud partnership with Microsoft

SAP in cloud partnership with Microsoft

Business software group SAP has disclosed it is in a deal with Microsoft to help large enterprise customers move their business processes into the cloud.