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Apple deepens ties with Austin, to spend $1 billion on new campus

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 9:49am
Apple Inc said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas that will house up to 15,000 workers as part of a broader push by several U.S. companies to create more jobs at home.
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Yemen's Houthis agree in principle to U.N. role at Sanaa airport

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 9:20am
Yemen's Houthis have agreed in principle on a United Nation's role in Sanaa airport, a spokesman for the armed movement said in Sweden on Thursday.
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U.S. weekly jobless claims near 49-year low; import prices fall

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 9:06am
The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near 49-year lows last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labor market and economy.
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U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 8:35am
The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near a 49-year low last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labor market and economy.
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Weakened May turns to Brussels for Brexit help, but EU cautious

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 8:23am
Britain's weakened prime minister, Theresa May, said on Thursday she did not expect to secure an immediate breakthrough in Brexit talks that would provide her fractured party with the kind of reassurances needed to get her deal through parliament.
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EU leaders arrive for two-day summit dominated by Brexit

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 8:23am
European Union leaders arrive in Brussels for two days of talks on Brexit, the euro zone, migration and Russia, among others.
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Yemen's warring parties agree to Hodeidah ceasefire at end of peace talks

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 8:12am
Yemen's warring parties agreed to a ceasefire in the strategic Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah and to place it under the control of local forces, the United Nations chief said at the close of peace talks in Sweden on Thursday.
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U.N. chief says Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 8:12am
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah.
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Michael Spavor: The detained Canadian close to Kim Jong-un

BBC News - December 13, 2018 - 7:59am
Michael Spavor, who is being held in China, is a businessman with close personal ties to North Korea.
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Apple to build new $1 billion campus in Austin

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 7:27am
Apple Inc said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas that will house as many as 15,000 workers, amid a broader push by many U.S. companies to create more jobs at home.
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Christmas market gunman evades French police two days after attack

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 7:24am
The death toll in an attack on Strasbourg's Christmas market rose to three on Thursday as police searched through eastern France and manned checkpoints on the German border in a hunt for the fugitive gunman.
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Sri Lanka parliament sacking 'illegal'

BBC News - December 13, 2018 - 7:04am
The Supreme Court says the president's actions were unconstitutional, deepening the island's political crisis.
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Grace Millane: New Zealand anger over Google naming murder suspect

BBC News - December 13, 2018 - 6:38am
Google named the man accused of killing UK backpacker Grace Millane in an email, which could be illegal.
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Bruised UK leader returns to Brussels for Brexit help

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 6:24am
Britain's weakened Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Brussels on Thursday to lobby European leaders for help after she survived a parliamentary mutiny that highlighted the deadlock over Brexit.
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Flurry of Democrats expected to enter 2020 White House race in coming weeks

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 6:12am
A rush of Democrats will likely announce U.S. presidential bids in January in an unusually early start to the 2020 election cycle, lining up for what is poised to be a crowded race to take on President Donald Trump.
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Strasbourg shooting death toll rises to three

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 5:55am
The death toll from the gun attack on Strasbourg's Christmas market rose to three on Thursday after a wounded victim died, the Paris prosecutor's office said.
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Stocks wait for ECB signals, pound strong after Brexit drama

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 5:09am
Santa delivered his traditional end of year rally on Thursday as world stocks made a third day of gains and the pound and the euro both stayed strong after the latest bout of Brexit drama.
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UK's May seeking assurances over Irish backstop: Brexit minister

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 3:53am
British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Thursday that Prime Minister Theresa May was working to secure legal and political assurances over the so-called Irish backstop in her Brexit deal.
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UK Brexit minister: May 'fighting day and night' to secure deal

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 3:48am
Theresa May is "fighting day and night" to secure a Brexit agreement, aiming to make progress on the issue of the Northern Ireland backstop that is recognized as a concern on both sides, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Thursday.
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Apple to build new $1 billion campus in Texas

Reuters News - December 13, 2018 - 3:39am
Apple Inc is investing $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin, Texas and will spend another $10 billion for new data centers as part of a five-year investment aimed at creating 20,000 jobs in the United States.
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