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Global stocks lose steam as trade hopes fade, euro dips after ECB

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 3:15pm
A gauge of world equities gave up early gains and turned negative on Thursday, continuing a pattern seen for the past several sessions, while the euro eased after the European Central Bank's policy announcement.
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FBI aware of bomb threats in multiple U.S. cities

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 3:08pm
The FBI said on Thursday it was aware of bomb threats made in cities around the United States and had offered assistance to local law enforcement authorities.
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May urges EU to help get Brexit 'over the line'

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 3:03pm
Britain's weakened prime minister, Theresa May, appealed to fellow EU leaders on Thursday for concessions to help her win support in parliament next month for a deal that can smooth Britain's exit from the European Union.
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U.S. government posts $205 billion deficit in November

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 2:51pm
The U.S. federal government ran a $205 billion deficit in November, according to data released on Thursday by the Treasury Department.
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New York sues Target, Walmart for sale of lead-contaminated toys

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 2:49pm
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said on Thursday that she had filed a lawsuit against Target Corp , Walmart Inc and toy importer LaRose Industries over the sale of lead-contaminated children's toys.
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Instacart to close Whole Foods delivery operation next year

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 2:30pm
Instacart said on Thursday it will stop delivering groceries for Whole Foods next year, ending a partnership that has been under stress since Amazon.com Inc acquired the upmarket grocer last year.
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House Democrats to seek Trump tax returns: Pelosi

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 2:24pm
Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that congressional Democrats will begin to seek President Donald Trump's tax returns - a move likely to be resisted by the White House - after they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January.
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A-maize-ing genetic sleuthing rewrites history of corn

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 2:23pm
The history of corn, one of humankind's indispensable staple crops, is far more complicated that previously known, according to scientists who conducted a comprehensive genetic and archeological analysis of its domestication.
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Strasbourg gunman eludes capture in France, death toll rises

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 2:16pm
A gunman suspected of killing three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was still on the run on Thursday, 48 hours after the attack, eluding security forces who have launched a manhunt across eastern France and neighboring Germany.
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Republicans introduce resolution blaming Saudi prince in journalist death

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 2:14pm
The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday introduced legislation holding Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and insisting on accountability.
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YouTube, under pressure for problem content, takes down 58 million videos in quarter

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 2:13pm
YouTube took down more than 58 million videos and 224 million comments during the third quarter based on violations of its policies, the unit of Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday in an effort to demonstrate progress in suppressing problem content.
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Canadian ex-diplomat detained in Beijing knows China well, colleagues say

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 1:59pm
Canadian ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig, who was detained in Beijing earlier this week, is a fluent Mandarin speaker with a great love of China who has traveled to some of the most sensitive parts of the Asian country, people who have worked with him said.
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U.S. House calls on Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 1:51pm
The U.S. House of Representatives called nearly unanimously on Thursday for the government of Myanmar to release Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were imprisoned one year ago in a landmark free speech case.
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Qualcomm to file suits in Chinese courts to ban iPhone XS, XR sales

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 1:41pm
Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is asking courts in China to ban sales of Apple Inc's latest iPhone models XS and XR after winning a preliminary injunction against older models, the company confirmed on Thursday.
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Saudi ambassador to Yemen says Hodeidah agreement to start Friday: Al Arabiya TV

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 1:37pm
Saudi ambassador to Yemen Mohammed al-Jabir told Al Arabiya TV on Thursday that enforcement procedures of the Hodeidah agreement made earlier between Yemen's warring parties will start tomorrow.
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Wall Street edges lower as trade-fueled rally loses steam

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 1:34pm
U.S. stocks edged lower in volatile trading on Thursday, as a rally sparked by progress in U.S.-China trade talks faded, with investors preferring defensive sectors such as real estate and utilities.
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Virgin Galactic completes manned space test, more flights soon

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 1:20pm
A Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached space on Thursday and returned safely to the California desert, capping years of testing to become the first U.S. commercial human flight to breach Earth's atmosphere since America's shuttle program ended in 2011.
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Special Report: In a Muslim lawyer's murder, Myanmar's shattered dream

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 1:19pm
As Ko Ni walked out of Yangon International Airport on a warm January afternoon in 2017, the legal adviser to Myanmar's ruling party had reason to smile.
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Republicans set resolution blaming Saudi prince for journalist's death

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 1:11pm
The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he would introduce on Thursday legislation holding Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and insisting on accountability for those responsible for his death.
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Trump says trade deal pays for border wall, Democrats scoff

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 12:34pm
U.S. Democratic leaders rebuked President Donald Trump on Thursday for saying Mexico will pay for a border wall through a new trade deal, while Mexico's new president said the topic has not come up in his talks with Trump.
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