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JP Morgan CEO Dimon cancels plans to attend Saudi investor event

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 6:24pm
JP Morgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon has canceled plans to attend a Saudi Arabian investor conference later this month, the company said on Sunday, the latest high-profile cancellation after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Brexit talks stall before midweek EU summit

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 6:07pm
By Gabriela Baczynska, Alastair Macdonald and Elizabeth Piper

Stand up to EU bullies, UK's ex-foreign minister Johnson says

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 6:07pm
Britain must stand up to bullies in the European Union and press for a "super Canada" free trade deal, former foreign minister Boris Johnson said, increasing pressure on his former boss, Prime Minister Theresa May, over Brexit.

Agree Brexit deal for security, British foreign minister says to EU

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 6:07pm
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt will urge the European Union on Monday to agree a Brexit deal to ensure the region can tackle global threats such as cyber attacks, migration and terrorism.

Ecuador partly restores internet access for WikiLeaks founder Assange

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:26pm
Ecuador has restored partial internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who took refuge in the country's London Embassy more than six years ago, WikiLeaks and an Assange lawyer said separately on Sunday.

U.S. student barred by Israel appeals to top court

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 4:59pm
A U.S. student barred from Israel under a law against pro-Palestinian boycotters filed an appeal on Sunday with its top court, which suspended her deportation pending a discussion of the case.

Trump calls Mattis 'sort of a Democrat' and says he 'may leave'

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 4:25pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said he is unsure whether Defense Secretary James Mattis is planning to step down from his post, but told CBS' "60 Minutes" in a pre-taped interview that the retired general might and that he regards Mattis as "sort of a Democrat."

Erdogan, Saudi king stress importance of Khashoggi working group: sources

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 3:25pm
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and King Salman of Saudi Arabia spoke by telephone on Sunday evening and discussed the investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish presidential sources said.

Saudi king says no one can undermine strong relationship with Turkey

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 3:13pm
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud stressed the strength of the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Turkey in a telephone call with President Tayyip Erdogan, the Saudi press agency said late on Sunday.

Brexit progress made, but unresolved issues on backstop: UK Brexit ministry

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 2:43pm
Britain and the European Union have made progress "in a number of key areas" in Brexit negotiations, but there remain a number of "unresolved issues relating to the backstop", Britain's Brexit ministry said on Sunday.

Embraer launches longer-range private jets in turnaround push

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 2:39pm
Embraer SA is adding two longer-range business jet variants to its mid-sized Legacy line, featuring revamped cabins and technology that reduces turbulence to create smoother flights, the Brazilian plane maker said on Sunday.

In Tennessee, a Democrat scrambles to turn out voters as polls show slide

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 6:36am
Just weeks ago, Tennessee's Phil Bredesen was a bright light for a Democratic Party hoping to make inroads into conservative “Trump country” and secure a path to retake majority control of the U.S. Senate in November's elections.

Saudi Arabia says it will respond to any economic sanctions: SPA

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 6:28am
Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it would retaliate to possible economic sanctions taken by other states over the case of Jamal Khashoggi, the state news agency SPA reported quoting an official source.

UK's Labour says would stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:51am
Britain's main opposition Labour Party would stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia if it was in government, its foreign policy spokeswoman said on Sunday after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Hopes fade for more survivors of Hurricane Michael

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:21am
The hunt for missing people in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael early Sunday is turning into a search for the dead, as hope of finding more people alive fades in the Florida Panhandle, U.S. officials said.

U.S. wants 'regime change' in Iran: Rouhani

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:01am
The United States is seeking "regime change" in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current U.S. administration is the most hostile that the Islamic Republic has faced in its four decades.

Martyr priest, now Saint Romero, challenged power in El Salvador

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 4:46am
In 1980, a day after urging El Salvador's military to halt a string of abuses that would inflame a 12-year civil war in the impoverished country, Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot dead while leading Mass.

Slain Salvadoran bishop Romero and Pope Paul VI become saints

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 4:46am
Pope Francis on Sunday made saints of two of the most contentious Roman Catholic figures of the 20th century -- murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI, who reigned over one of the Church's most turbulent eras and enshrined its opposition to contraception.

U.S. to seek currency chapters in trade talks with Japan, others: Mnuchin

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 1:39am
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that Washington wants to include a provision to deter currency manipulation in future trade deals, including with Japan, based on the currency chapter in the new deal to revamp NAFTA.

Cambodia resumes search effort with U.S. for Vietnam War remains

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 11:00pm
Cambodia has agreed to resume a search effort with the United States for the remains of Americans killed in the Vietnam War, the Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, after suspending the program a year ago as tension rose between the two countries.

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