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 2018-10-17 17:20 

AP

Chaka Khan named 2019 Rose Parade grand marshal...

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Chaka Khan has been named grand marshal of the 2019 Rose Parade, which will feature the theme, "The Melody of Life."...

 2018-10-17 17:20 

AFP

Bouchard claims first top-50 win in 14 months...

Former Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard thrashed Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in Luxembourg on Wednesday to claim her first victory over a top-50 player since August 2017.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-10-17 17:19 

AFP

Trump denies covering for Saudis on journalist, truth out in days...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied covering up for ally Saudi Arabia in the suspected murder of a critical journalist and said that he should know what happened to Jamal Khashoggi within days.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 c...

 2018-10-17 17:19 

AFP

Time for women to sexualise men says TV star Rae...

Rising US star Issa Rae held her hand up Wednesday to sexualising men in her hit television series "Insecure", saying it was time for the "female gaze" to have its day.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you h...

 2018-10-17 17:18 

Reuters

We need "much more time" to reach Brexit deal - EU's Barnier...

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said on Wednesday much more time was needed to secure an exit deal for Britain, but that officials would work calmly and patiently in the coming weeks.'...

 2018-10-17 17:18 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Trump's patience with EU on trade not unlimited, says Ross...

The United States demanded rapid results on Wednesday in transatlantic trade talks with the European Union, accusing the bloc of holding up progress, but the top EU trade official said the ball was in Washington's court.'...

 2018-10-17 17:18 

Reuters

Bpifrance, TechnipFMC file complaint against Naval Group - source...

French state-owned bank Bpifrance and oil services company TechnipFMC have filed a complaint against Naval Group for wilful misrepresentation, a source close to the matter told Reuters, confirming a story in Challenges magazine.'...

 2018-10-17 17:17 

Reuters

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe...

Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators' findings that it had broken antitrust law....

 2018-10-17 17:17 

TASS

Russia expects Turkey to fulfill its obligations on Idlib — diplomat...

A diplomat stresses the situation in Syria remains difficult...

 2018-10-17 17:17 

AFP

Pique confident of luring Nadal and Djokovic to revamped Davis Cup...

Gerard Pique believes Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will both play in the reformed Davis Cup next year and has said the "door remains open" to Roger Federer.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share...

 2018-10-17 17:16 

BloombergQuint

Brazil's Election Court Boosts Fake News Fight With Runoff Looming...

Brazil's Election Court Boosts Fake News Fight With Runoff Looming...

 2018-10-17 17:16 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Energy Receives Executive Secretary of the UN Convention on Climate Change...
 2018-10-17 17:16 

Saudi Press Agency

OPEC daily basket price announced for Tuesday...
 2018-10-17 17:16 

Saudi Press Agency

KSA Dismisses Reports Circulated by Israeli Media, Alleging Saudi, Israeli Chiefs of Staff Meeting, as Baseless...
 2018-10-17 17:16 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Ethiopian Muslim woman becomes Minister of Defense...

Al Jazeera, Oct 17, IRNA - Ethiopia's Prime Minister appointed on Tuesday a hijab wearing Muslim woman as the Minister of Defense for the African nation....

 2018-10-17 17:16 

Press Trust of India

Chennaiyin search for first win at home...

(Eds: Adding quotes and more information) Chennai, Oct 17 (PTI) Defending champions Chennaiyin FC would hope to taste first win of the season after back-to-back defeats as they take on NorthEast United FC in their next ISL match on Thursday. After an away...

 2018-10-17 17:15 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Tanzania charges Acacia subsidiaries with tax evasion, corruption...

(Updates with charges against Acacia)'...

 2018-10-17 17:14 

Reuters

Wall St. takes a step back; Fed minutes on deck...

U.S. stocks slipped in a choppy session on Wednesday, struggling to sustain a rally from the previous session, as IBM snapped a run of strong blue-chips earnings and disappointing housing data dragged down Home Depot and homebuilders.'...

 2018-10-17 17:14 

Reuters

Brexit deal will need clear approval by UK parliament - Brexit minister...

Britain's parliament must provide unequivocal approval for any Brexit deal the government reaches with the European Union or risk creating uncertainty for businesses, and citizens, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said in a letter on Wednesday.'...

 2018-10-17 17:13 

Ecns.cn

China's automobile sales drop sharply in September...

China's automobile sales witnessed sharpest monthly decline in the past seven years in September, The Paper reported on Tuesday....

 2018-10-17 17:13 

AP

Trump ask Cabinet to cut next year's budgets by 5 percent...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's asking every Cabinet secretary to trim their next-year budgets by 5 percent, dubbing it the "nickel plan."...

 2018-10-17 17:13 

Ecns.cn

Shanghai regulator says 23 apps fraught with excessive data access...

Shanghai's cyberspace affairs administration has summoned meetings with 23 companies running apps that have been found requesting excessive access to personal user information....

 2018-10-17 17:12 

UPI

Rising seas threaten dozens of UNESCO World Heritage Sites...

Rising seas are putting coastal UNESCO World Heritage Sites at risk....

 2018-10-17 17:12 

AP

Newly published files confirm plan to move Assange to Russia...

LONDON (AP) — Julian Assange: Hacker. Journalist. Diplomat?...

 2018-10-17 17:12 

Reuters Africa

U.S. greenhouse emissions fell in 2017 as coal plants shut...

Greenhouse gases emissions from the largest U.S. industrial plants fell 2.7 percent in 2017, the Trump administration said, as coal plants shut and as that industry competes with cheap natural gas and solar and wind power that emit less pollution....

 2018-10-17 17:12 

ISNA

Russia firmly slams US sanctions against Iran...

Tehran (ISNA) - Moscow firmly opposes expansion of the US sanctions against Tehran as it appears that Washington takes every opportunity to exert pressure on countries it dislikes, Russian deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Sputnik....

 2018-10-17 17:12 

Reuters

U.S. SEC mulls consultation on easing quarterly reporting rules...

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said in a notice that it will consider seeking public comment on ways to ease the quarterly reporting burden on publicly-listed companies.'...

 2018-10-17 17:10 

Reuters

US STOCKS-Wall St takes a step back; Fed minutes on deck...
 2018-10-17 17:10 

Reuters

U.S. reliance on sanctions 'out of control': Iran foreign minister...

The United States' reliance on sanctions is "out of control", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday.'...

 2018-10-17 17:10 

Reuters

[ Business ]

World stocks wobble as Wall St. cuts losses; oil off after U.S. data...

A gauge of stocks across the world pared losses on Wednesday as a rally in bank ......

 2018-10-17 17:08 

AP

Oklahoma, Arkansas officials investigate polio-like illness...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Health officials Arkansas and Oklahoma say a rare illness that's being compared to polio may have reached the states as it spreads across the U.S....

 2018-10-17 17:08 

Ecns.cn

102-y-o back to gaming after surgery...

After years of blurry vision, a 102-year-old woman said she finally decided to undergo eye surgery because it was affecting her video gaming....

 2018-10-17 17:08 

UPI

FDA seeks to strengthen cybersecurity of medical devices...

The Food and Drug Administration is working with the Department of Homeland Security for better coordination of the cybersecurity of medical devices....

 2018-10-17 17:08 

Reuters

[ Business ]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks wobble as Wall St cuts losses; oil off after U.S. data...
 2018-10-17 17:07 

AP

New Hampshire announces hub-and-spoke drug treatment plan...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has announced plans for a hub-and-spoke system to treat opioid addiction....

 2018-10-17 17:07 

AP

Illinois AG candidate: Harassment leads many to promiscuity...

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment "become very promiscuous" and that young people who are called nam......

 2018-10-17 17:07 

Reuters

[ US ]

U.S. first lady's plane lands safely after smoke filled cabin...

U.S. President Donald Trump said his wife, first lady Melania Trump, was safe on Wednesday after a mechanical problem forced her airplane, which was headed for Philadelphia, to return to the Joint Base Andrews military facility in Maryland....

 2018-10-17 17:06 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Oil prices slump after large build in U.S. stockpiles...

Oil prices fell on Wednesday, with U.S. futures dipping below $70 a barrel for t......

 2018-10-17 17:06 

Reuters Canada

Noel Gallagher scoops two prizes at music Q Awards...

British rocker Noel Gallagher triumphed at the Q Awards in London on Wednesday, scooping two prizes at the annual ceremony hosted by UK music magazine Q....

 2018-10-17 17:05 

BloombergQuint

U.S. Clean-Air Regulators Talk With Volvo Over Truck Emissions...

U.S. Clean-Air Regulators Talk With Volvo Over Truck Emissions...

 2018-10-17 17:05 

Sputnik International

US to Withdraw From Universal Postal Union - White House...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw the United States from the United Nations postal agency - Universal Postal Union (UPU) - after the Department of State determined in a report a lack of progress of the UPU reforms, t...

 2018-10-17 17:04 

dpa

Russian director Serebrennikov's house arrest extended by half-year...

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 2018-10-17 17:04 

dpa

Student gunman suspected of massacre at Crimea college...

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 2018-10-17 17:03 

AP

Stocks come back from early losses as trading remains shaky...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks have mostly recovered from an early loss Wednesday as banks trade higher, canceling out losses for technology companies and retailers. Homebuilders are sinking after the......

 2018-10-17 17:03 

APS News Agency

Government does not believe in political victimization: Fawad Chaudhry...

ISLAMABAD;(APS) OCT 17,2018- Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said the government is ready to sit with the opposition parties to bring improvement in the NAB laws and the Accountability process. Speaking in the National Assembly today on the points...

 2018-10-17 17:03 

Reuters Canada

Pfizer to cut around 2 percent of jobs through early next year...

U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc plans to reduce its global headcount by around 2 percent through voluntary retirements and layoffs this year and early next year, as it looks to streamline its corporate structure and eliminate some managerial roles and responsib...

 2018-10-17 17:02 

Sputnik International

China's Decision to Axe US LNG, Oil Not as Easy as It Seems CCTV Editor...

China has stopped buying US crude and liquefied natural gas (LNG) in response to Donald Trump's decision to impose a third round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. Speaking to Sputnik, CCTV editor Tom McGregor and Director at Eurasia...

 2018-10-17 17:02 

AFP

Broadcaster urges football authorities not to leave market 'to criminals'...

Broadcaster Eleven Sports says it will no longer show matches during the Saturday afternoon football blackout in the UK but has urged authorities not to leave the market "in the hands of criminals".The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2018-10-17 17:00 

AP

New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families...

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children, in a lucrative arrangement for a pr......

 2018-10-17 17:00 

Reuters

[ Health ]

Poverty tied to worse heart health among U.S. teens...

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents from low-income families are more likely than their affluent peers to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease like obesity, inactivity, poor nutrition and tobacco use, a U.S. study suggests....

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