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What the row over U.S. aid means to Central America

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 8:03pm
More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand moving through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in reprisal.
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Trump touts push to rescind government regulations

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 7:36pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised White House efforts to remove regulations that he sees as an impediment to economic growth, saying the administration had reduced regulatory costs by $23 billion in the year ending Sept. 30.
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Sri Lanka's Sirisena calls India over 'murder plot'

BBC News - October 17, 2018 - 7:20pm
President Sirisena calls India's PM to deny he said they were trying to kill him.
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Saudi team investigating Khashoggi case leaves consul's residence in Istanbul: witness

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 7:08pm
A Saudi team investigating the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has been missing for over two weeks, has left the Saudi consul general's residence in Istanbul, a Reuters witness said early on Thursday.
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The little lion cub raised by a dog

BBC News - October 17, 2018 - 7:06pm
A lion cub in Sri Lanka was nursed by a dog after being rejected by his mother in a zoo.
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Crime scene investigators leave Saudi consul's residence in Istanbul: live feed

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 6:45pm
A group of crime scene investigators left the Saudi consul general's residence in Istanbul after examining the premises on Wednesday, live footage from the scene showed.
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At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 6:35pm
Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several high-profile scandals and said they hoped to gain backing from larger asset managers.
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Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over missing journalist, wants evidence

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon close ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and government critic, and he needed to see evidence to prove Turkish claims he was killed by Saudi agents.
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Angry crowds block women from Sabarimala Hindu temple

BBC News - October 17, 2018 - 4:50pm
A BBC team is forced to leave as protests over a recent court ruling turn violent.
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Wall St. falls as investors eye a united hawkish Fed

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 4:44pm
Wall Street's major indexes edged lower after a choppy session on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve showed broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further, cementing investor concerns that had helped cause a major sell-off the week before.
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May seeks to reassure EU leaders on Brexit deal

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 4:24pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May offered no new ideas to break the deadlock in Brexit negotiations but assured fellow EU leaders at a summit in Brussels on Wednesday that she was working hard on a deal.
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Despite Trump criticism, Fed sees need for more rate hikes

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 4:22pm
Federal Reserve policymakers are largely united on the need to raise borrowing costs further, minutes from their most recent policy meeting show, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's view that interest rate hikes have already gone too far.
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Wall Street slips after minutes show Fed united on rate hikes

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 4:05pm
Wall Street's major indexes slipped on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released meeting minutes showing broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further, cementing investor concerns that had helped cause a major sell-off the week before.
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Wall St. indexes choppy after minutes showed united Fed

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 3:37pm
Wall Street struggled for direction on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released meeting minutes showing broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further despite sharp criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump over interest rate hikes.
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Despite Trump criticism, Fed policymakers see need for more rate hikes

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 3:35pm
Despite sharp criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump for raising interest rates, Federal Reserve policymakers remain generally united on the need to raise borrowing costs further, according to minutes from their most recent policy meeting.
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Fed downplays policy headaches from drop in bank reserves

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 3:28pm
The Federal Reserve downplayed any disruption to its policy tools from a drop last month in the so-called excess reserves that flow among banks, according to minutes published Wednesday of the U.S. central bank's Sept. 25-26 meeting.
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U.S. data drags oil lower; dollar up after Fed minutes

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 3:22pm
U.S. oil prices tumbled and Brent also fell on Wednesday after crude inventories rose by much more than expected and exports fell, while the dollar added to gains after minutes showed Federal Reserve policymakers generally agreed borrowing costs were set to rise further.
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Turkey yet to share Khashoggi audio, video evidence with U.S.: sources

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 3:21pm
Turkey has not shared with the U.S. government or key European allies graphic audio or video evidence it allegedly collected on U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's visit to Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, seven U.S. and European security officials told Reuters.
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Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over journalist disappearance, wants to see evidence

Reuters News - October 17, 2018 - 2:33pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon close ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and government critic, and he needed to see evidence to prove Turkish claims he was killed by Saudi agents.
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Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty

BBC News - October 17, 2018 - 2:29pm
The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old global pact give Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage.
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