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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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Mexico government says will ask U.N. for help with refugee applications

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 3:13pm
Mexico's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday that it would ask the United Nations refugee agency for help coordinating with Central American governments related to people seeking refugee status at Mexico's southern border.
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Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border on Thursday as Hondurans and Salvadorans joined thousands of migrants in Guatemala hoping to travel north.
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U.S. gives Saudis more time on Khashoggi; Mnuchin spurns conference

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 2:47pm
The top U.S. diplomat advised President Donald Trump on Thursday to give Saudi Arabia more time to investigate journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance even as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin abandoned plans to attend an investor conference in Riyadh, putting the high-profile event in question.
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Thousands in U.S. South may not be able to cast ballots in early voting

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 2:36pm
Thousands of voters in Tennessee were at risk of being blocked from casting regular ballots when early voting opened this week, as officials struggled to process a surge of new registrations ahead of Nov. 6 elections to determine control of the U.S. Congress.
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U.S. sports leagues could see $4.2 billion annually from legal betting: survey

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 2:28pm
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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Souring sentiment drags global stocks lower; oil falls

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 1:54pm
Stocks fell on Thursday while German and U.S. bond prices 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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Afghanistan's 'war on terror' generation votes

BBC News - October 18, 2018 - 1:53pm
Why students in Afghanistan want to make sure their voice is heard in the country's upcoming election.
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Wall Street slides on weak earnings, hawkish Fed, Saudi concerns

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 1:26pm
U.S. stocks sank more than 1 percent on Thursday as weak industrial earnings raised worries about rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns over higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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U.S. gives Saudis more time on Khashoggi probe; Mnuchin spurns conference

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 1:14pm
The United States on Thursday gave Saudi Arabia more time to investigate journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin abandoned plans to attend an investor conference in Riyadh, putting the high-profile event in doubt.
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Despite 'big gaps', Britain and EU talk up Brexit prospects

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 12:50pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt.
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Trump threatens to send military, shut border as Central Americans migrate

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 12:47pm
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border on Thursday as more Hondurans and Salvadorans joined thousands of migrants in Guatemala headed north.
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Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 12:37pm
If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump's presidency could face swift examination – from his long-elusive tax returns to possible business ties with Russia and conflicts of interest, congressional sources say.
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Trump administration asks high court to halt climate change case

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 12:34pm
President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday for a second time asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put the brakes on a lawsuit filed by young activists who have accused the U.S. government of ignoring the perils of climate change.
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Afghanistan elections: Running an election in a war-torn country

BBC News - October 18, 2018 - 12:14pm
From security to fraud, what are the challenges of running elections in a country beset by war?
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U.S. gives Saudis 'few more days' on Khashoggi probe; consulate searched again

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 12:01pm
The United States on Thursday gave Saudi Arabia more time to investigate the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Turkish investigators searched Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul for a second time in a hunt for clues.
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Wall Street hit by weak industrial earnings, hawkish Fed

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 12:01pm
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as weak earnings reports from industrials raised worries about rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns over higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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Britain's May and EU voice renewed confidence on Brexit

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 11:47am
British Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday that they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the very same hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt.
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France open to extending Brexit transition period: finance minister

Reuters News - October 18, 2018 - 11:47am
Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday left the door open for France to support the European Union negotiator's offer of a one-year extension to Britain's post-Brexit transition period.
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