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Clash over Trump tariffs heats up with barrage of WTO litigation

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 8:24am
Disputes over U.S. tariffs and retaliatory moves by other states have sparked 12 requests for adjudication at the World Trade Organization, signalling an escalation in global trade tensions.
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P&G, Honeywell soothe Wall St. after sell-off

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 8:15am
U.S. stock futures ticked higher on Friday as a handful of major U.S. corporations beat results forecasts, offsetting concerns about political and growth risks in Europe, China and Saudi Arabia that drove a 1 percent fall a day earlier.
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As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son's power: sources

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 8:11am
So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.
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Turkey says it has not shared Khashoggi audio with anyone

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 8:11am
Turkey has not shared audio recordings said to document the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, its foreign minister said on Friday, dismissing reports it had passed them on to the United States.
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Pennsylvania law to make hazing punishable as felony

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 7:49am
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is expected to sign legislation on Friday raising the maximum penalty for fraternity hazing to a felony, carrying up to seven years in prison.
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Exclusive: OPEC, allies struggle to fully deliver pledged oil output boost - internal document

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 6:59am
OPEC is struggling to add barrels to the market after agreeing in June to increase output, an internal document seen by Reuters showed, as an increase in Saudi Arabia was offset by declines in Iran, Venezuela and Angola.
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U.S. Mega Millions jackpot nears $1 billion hours before drawing

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 6:12am
The U.S. Mega Millions lottery reached nearly $1 billion on Friday, the day of the drawing of what is now the second-largest lottery in U.S. history.
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Mission to Mercury: BepiColombo spacecraft ready for launch

BBC News - October 19, 2018 - 6:04am
Europe and Japan await the launch of their joint mission to the little world nearest the Sun.
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Turkey has not shared audio recordings with anyone, foreign minister says

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 6:02am
Turkey has not shared any audio recordings with anyone, its foreign minister said on Friday, dismissing reports that Ankara had passed on audio evidence of the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist to the United States.
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Afghanistan delays Kandahar vote after Gen Raziq killed

BBC News - October 19, 2018 - 5:25am
Voting in the Afghan province is delayed after the Taliban shoot dead a powerful police chief.
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Turkey has not shared audio recordings with anyone: CNN Turk citing foreign minister

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 5:23am
Turkey has not shared any audio recordings with anyone, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying on Friday, after reports that Ankara had passed on a recording of the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist to the United States.
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Euro, Italian bonds sold as EU warns on Italy budget

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 4:57am
Investors sold Italian bonds and the euro on Friday, with Italy's bond yield hitting four-year highs as the European Union called its draft budget an "unprecedented" breach of EU fiscal rules.
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UK says any response over Khashoggi case would be 'considered'

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 3:42am
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday that allegations regarding the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be totally unacceptable if true but any response by Britain would be "considered".
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Asia shares erase losses as China's market support helps Shanghai surge

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 2:28am
Asian stocks clawed back losses on Friday as China's efforts to bolster investor confidence helped its share markets rally, although data showing the world's second-largest economy growing at the slowest pace since 2009 capped broader gains.
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Asia shares erase losses as China's steps help Shanghai recover

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 1:36am
Asian stocks erased losses on Friday as China shares recovered after government statements sought to bolster market confidence following data showing the slowest Chinese economic quarterly growth since the global financial crisis.
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Australian admits kidnap and rape of Briton in outback ordeal

BBC News - October 19, 2018 - 12:55am
Marcus Martin held the tourist captive for weeks and repeatedly attacked her in Queensland.
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Asia shares slide further as weak China growth adds to woes

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 11:22pm
Asian stocks slipped further on Friday as China posted its weakest economic growth since the global financial crisis, adding to market concerns about trade disputes, rising U.S. interest rates and Italy's free-spending budget.
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China's third quarter growth misses expectations at 6.5%

BBC News - October 18, 2018 - 11:08pm
Growth in the world's second-largest economy cooled as Beijing battles rising financial threats.
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Australian woman 'who faked cancer for cash' is charged

BBC News - October 18, 2018 - 10:47pm
The 27-year-old is charged with fraud after allegedly gaining A$55,000 in funds for a fake illness.
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Asia shares extend slump as global sentiment sours

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 9:24pm
Stocks in Asia fell on Friday as global sentiment soured on issues ranging from trade worries, Italy's 2019 budget, higher U.S. interest rates and growth concerns in China that led to a slump in Chinese shares in the previous session.
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