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'We all just trampled', California bar shooting survivor recalls

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:30pm
University freshman Cole Knapp was talking with friends inside the Borderline Bar and Grill in the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks when he saw a man dressed in black reach toward the counter by the door as if he was paying his cover charge.

City of San Francisco threatens court action over Trump's acting Attorney General

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:15pm
San Francisco's city attorney on Monday questioned the recent appointment of a new acting attorney general, saying in a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice that his office may take court action if the DOJ does not provide a legal justification for the designation.

French remarks on Khashoggi affair prompt Turkish anger

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:59am
Turkey reacted with fury on Monday after French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said President Tayyip Erdogan was playing a political game over sharing intelligence about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Rohingya flee refugee camps in Bangladesh, as Myanmar prepares for first returnees

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 6:08am
Dozens of Rohingya Muslim families on a list of refugees set to be repatriated to Myanmar later this week have fled from camps in Bangladesh where they were living, a Rohingya leader said on Monday, even as Myanmar prepares to begin receiving them.

UK PM May stares into Brexit abyss as domestic opposition mounts

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:31am
By Guy Faulconbridge, Philip Blenkinsop and Gabriela Baczynska

U.S. movie theater chains fear Justice Department review may hit profits

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:13am
U.S. movie theater chains fear that a Justice Department review of little-known mid-century rules may result in studios getting free rein to force them to show unpopular movies in exchange for getting blockbuster releases, threatening their profits.

China calls for open world economy but work remains on landmark trade pact

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:59am
China will further open its economy in the face of rising protectionism, Premier Li Keqiang said as he arrived in Singapore on Monday for meetings with Asia-Pacific leaders that will focus on speeding up work on a major new trade pact.

Japan's SoftBank steps closer to transformation with mammoth mobile IPO

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:58am
SoftBank Group Corp has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its domestic telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group's transformation into a top global technology investor.

SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:57am
SoftBank Group Corp has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its Japanese telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group's transformation into a top global technology investor.

'King dollar' benefits from European risks, growth fears

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:47am
The dollar surged to nearly 17-month highs on Monday against a basket of major currencies as investors sought out the liquid and high-yielding currency against a backdrop of global growth worry and rising political risk in Italy and Britain.

North Korea keeps undeclared missile bases up and running: U.S. think tank

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:40am
A U.S. think tank said on Monday it had identified at least 13 of an estimated 20 undeclared missile operating bases inside North Korea, underscoring the challenge for American negotiators hoping to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.

Canada's Trudeau says he discussed steel tariffs with Trump in Paris

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:37am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday he had discussed U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs with President Donald Trump over the weekend and that he hoped to reach a resolution on the matter by the G20 summit in Argentina.

More than 200 still missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:22am
More than 200 people were missing early on Monday in California's deadliest and most destructive blaze on record, one of two fires raging in the state which have killed at least 31 people and forced more than a quarter of a million evacuations.

Ferocious winds whip California fires as death toll rises to 31

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 2:51am
The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history.

South Korea-U.S. military drills violate agreements: North Korea media

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 2:49am
South Korea's resumption of small-scale military drills with the United States violated a recent agreement aimed at lowering tensions on the Korean peninsula, North Korean state media said on Monday.

Le Drian says not aware France has Khashoggi tapes, contradicts Erdogan

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 2:18am
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday said that France was not in possession of recordings related to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as far as he was aware, contradicting remarks by Turkey's president.

In solemn Paris ceremony, Macron leads global WW1 Armistice commemorations

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 10:41pm
French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers killed in World War One on Sunday, using an emotional ceremony in Paris attended by scores of world leaders to warn against nationalism a century on from the conflict.

Alibaba nets record $30 billion in Singles' Day haul, but growth rate plunges

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 8:30pm
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cashed a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in sales on Sunday during its 24-hour online retail frenzy Singles' Day, but the event's annual growth dropped to its slowest rate.

Big Oil spent 1 percent on green energy in 2018

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:06pm
Top oil and gas companies jointly spent around 1 percent of their 2018 budgets on clean energy, but investments by Europe's giants vastly outpaced their U.S. and Asian rivals, a study showed.

Florida Republican Scott asks that ballots be guarded in Senate race recount

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:00pm
Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott, whose lead has narrowed in the state's U.S. Senate race, filed more lawsuits against local election officials on Sunday, asking a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they are not in use.

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