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Lawmakers to quiz Trump-Russia probe overseer Rosenstein

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 8:44pm
Republican lawmakers will next week question Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees a special counsel's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow, committee chairmen said on Thursday.
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Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 8:06pm
Tesla Inc on Thursday introduced a new $45,000 version of its Model 3 sedan on its website, launching the car as U.S. tax breaks for Tesla cars are about to decrease.
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Sabarimala: The Indian god who bars women from his temple

BBC News - October 18, 2018 - 7:51pm
Why are women banned from entering the Sabarimala temple in southern India?
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Afghanistan election: What's at stake in the parliament vote?

BBC News - October 18, 2018 - 7:46pm
Afghans are set to defy threats, insecurity and fears over fraud as they vote in a new parliament.
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Exclusive: U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariff retaliation

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 7:45pm
The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter.
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Exclusive: U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariffs retaliation

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 7:02pm
The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter.
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China asks WTO to set up panel to discuss U.S. steel, aluminum measures

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 7:02pm
China has filed a request with the World Trade Organisation to establish an expert group to determine the legality of tariffs imposed by the United States on imports of steel and aluminum, the Ministry of Commerce said late on Thursday.
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Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey searches for remains

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 6:48pm
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be "very severe" but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.
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Meng Hongwei: Former Interpol chief's wife 'not sure he's alive'

BBC News - October 18, 2018 - 6:20pm
Grace Meng says "cruel" China is persecuting him – and that she's now a target – in her first UK media interview.
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Royal tour: Harry and Meghan brighten up Bondi Beach

BBC News - October 18, 2018 - 6:11pm
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are taking part in a mental health event at the Sydney landmark.
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U.S. sports leagues could reap $4.2 billion a year from legal betting: survey

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 5:38pm
The four major U.S. professional sports leagues could reap a combined $4.2 billion annually as a result of legal sports betting, most of it indirectly from increased fan engagement, according to a casino industry survey released on Thursday.
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Turkish police search forest, coastal city for journalist's remains: sources

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 5:33pm
Turkish police are searching a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul and a city near the Sea of Marmara for remains of a Saudi dissident journalist who disappeared two weeks ago after entering the Saudi consulate, two Turkish officials said.
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Judge orders U.S. to review asylum for separated migrant families

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
A federal judge ordered the U.S. government on Thursday to begin processing asylum claims for dozens of migrant parents and children that had been separated at the southern border under the Trump Administration's zero tolerance immigration policy.
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Trump says it looks like Saudi journalist Khashoggi is dead

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 4:54pm
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be "very severe" but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.
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Trump says too early to assign blame in Khashoggi's apparent killing: New York Times

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 4:45pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed confidence in intelligence reports that suggest a high-level Saudi role in the suspected killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Global stocks tumble on souring sentiment; oil falls

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 4:43pm
Stocks fell sharply on Thursday while the Japanese yen rose in a move toward safety assets, with traders citing the Sino-U.S. trade war, Italy's budget concerns and a widening gap between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
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Wall St. slides as Saudi Arabia, Italy add to economic concerns

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 4:35pm
U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as the European Commission issued a warning regarding Italy's budget and concerns mounted over the possibility of strained relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia, further denting investors' appetite for risk amid global trade tensions and rising interest rates.
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Justice Department probes Catholic Church sex abuse in Pennsylvania

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 4:34pm
The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into child sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, four Roman Catholic Church dioceses said on Thursday.
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Trump says it 'certainly looks' like journalist Khashoggi is dead

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 4:03pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it "certainly looks" U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead.
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Wall St. slides on Saudi Arabia, Italy concerns

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 3:26pm
U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as the European Commission issued a warning regarding Italy's budget and concerns mounted over the possibility of strained relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
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