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U.S.'s Mnuchin to attend top Saudi event, media exit over missing journalist

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 12:19pm
The U.S. treasury secretary and Wall Street banks will show up at an elite Saudi investment conference this month despite an exodus of top media companies and business leaders after the disappearance of a Saudi journalist.
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Turkish judiciary shows its independence with Brunson ruling, Turkish official says

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 12:07pm
The Turkish court ruling that released a U.S. pastor on Friday was proof of the independence of the Turkish judiciary, an official for Turkey's presidency said.
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U.S. arms makers express concern to Trump admin over Saudi deals

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 11:59am
Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.
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Officials expect more dead as rescuers probe Florida hurricane debris

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 11:51am
Rescuers used heavy equipment and search dogs on Friday to look for people trapped or killed in the Florida Panhandle towns devastated by Hurricane Michael, amid expectations the death toll of 12 from the powerful storm will climb.
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U.S. pastor Brunson arrives home in Turkey after release by court

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 11:40am
The American evangelical Christian pastor at the center of a row between Ankara and Washington arrived at his home in Turkey on Friday after a Turkish court ruled he could go free, a move that may signal a major step toward mending ties between the allies.
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Bloomberg withdraws from Saudi investment conference

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 11:29am
Bloomberg on Friday withdrew from a Saudi investment conference at the end of the month, following other media companies that have dropped plans to participate after the disappearance of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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World shares rebound but remain on track for weekly loss

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 11:25am
Stock markets worldwide bounced back on Friday after a multi-day selloff that left the equity markets on track for their biggest weekly losses in months, while U.S. Treasury yields moved higher and the dollar held its gains.
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U.S. pastor arrives at home in Turkey's Izmir after leaving court

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 11:22am
U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson arrived at his home in Turkey's Izmir, a Reuters cameraman said, after leaving a court which earlier ruled that he be released.
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U.S.-China trade talks must cover currency, U.S. Treasury chief says

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 11:02am
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he told China's central bank chief that currency issues need to be part of any further U.S.-China trade talks and expressed his concerns about the yuan's recent weakness.
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Australia drought: How much rain would end 'the big dry'?

BBC News - October 12, 2018 - 11:02am
Parts of Australia ravaged by drought have finally enjoyed rain - but relief is temporary.
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Turkish court says U.S. pastor Brunson can go free

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:53am
A Turkish court ruled on Friday that the American evangelical Christian pastor at the center of a row between Ankara and Washington could go free, a move that could be the first step toward mending ties between the NATO allies.
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U.S. military expected to fly freed American pastor from Turkey

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:53am
The U.S. military is expected to fly American evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson back to the United States after a Turkish court ruled on Friday he could go free, U.S. officials told Reuters.
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Macron seeks answers from Saudi Arabia on Khashoggi

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:50am
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday became the latest ally to demand answers from Saudi Arabia on the fate of veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, last seen in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul more than a week ago.
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U.S. archbishop criticized over sex abuse resigns with papal praise

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:45am
The archbishop of Washington D.C. stepped down over the handling of sex abuse cases but received fulsome praise from the pope, drawing criticism from campaigners who said it showed the Catholic Church cared more for its leaders than abuse victims.
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U.S. arms makers express concern to Trump administration about Saudi deals: official

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:44am
Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.
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A tech boom in Pittsburgh brings hope and angst

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:42am
The city of Pittsburgh, the one-time steel capital that's long been a symbol of Rust-Belt decline, is emerging as a vibrant hub for artificial intelligence, robotics and biomedical companies eager to tap a rich talent pool.
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Tech stocks lead Wall Street's bounce after two-day slide

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:36am
Wall Street climbed more than 1 percent on Friday following its worst two-day slide in eight months, with technology and other high-growth stocks leading a fight back.
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Citigroup profit beats on higher bond trading, lower costs

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:36am
Citigroup Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, helped by lower expenses, higher bond trading revenue and strength in its consumer banking business in Mexico.
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American pastor en route home to U.S.: lawyer

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:32am
American pastor Andrew Brunson is on a plane home to the United States after a Turkish court ruled he should be released, according to lawyer representing his family.
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Wells Fargo profit rises, cost cuts paying off

Reuters News - October 12, 2018 - 10:21am
Wells Fargo & Co posted a 32 percent jump in quarterly profit on Friday, as the bank gave out more personal and automobile loans, and made headway in its cost-cutting plan.
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