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Jury begins considering verdict in trial of Trump adviser Roger Stone

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:18am
The federal jury in the criminal trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone began deliberations on Thursday into whether he lied to Congress about his efforts to learn more about when WikiLeaks would publish damaging emails about 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Top Putin aide named by MH17 airliner investigators

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:12am
An international investigation into the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on Thursday released a series of phone intercepts, including one between a top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin and pro-Russian rebels accused in the crash.

Russia questions authenticity of Dutch MH-17 phone intercepts

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:12am
The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the authenticity of phone intercepts which Dutch investigators said show Moscow's influence over pro-Russian rebels accused of downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17 was not confirmed.

Bolivia interim president says Morales to be barred from next election

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:55am
Bolivian interim President Jeanine Anez said on Thursday former President Evo Morales will not be able to take part in upcoming elections because he is barred from running for a fourth consecutive term.

Russia says it's ready to work with new interim Bolivian leader

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:52am
Russia said on Thursday it was ready to work with Bolivia's new interim leader, but noted that she had come to power without having a full quorum in parliament.

S&P 500, Dow flat as Cisco losses offset Walmart gains

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:40am
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were unchanged on Thursday, but still hovered near record levels as a dour forecast from Cisco offset gains in Walmart after its strong outlook.

Michael Avenatti faces new fraud charge in Nike extortion case

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:20am
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday unveiled a new fraud charge against lawyer Michael Avenatti, accusing him of lying to a client as part of his alleged effort to extort Nike Inc .

Ford to use Mustang name for electric SUV

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:11am
Ford Motor Co will use the Mustang name, previously reserved for a muscle car, for an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that customers in the United States, Canada and Europe can start ordering on Nov. 17, the company said on Thursday.

North Korea rebuffs U.S. offer of December talks, urges halt in military drills

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:05am
North Korea said on Thursday it had turned down a U.S. offer for fresh talks, saying it was not interested in more talks merely aimed at "appeasing us" ahead of a year-end deadline Pyongyang has set for Washington to show more flexibility in the negotiations.

Roger Stone trial closes with dueling versions of motives in 2016 Trump campaign

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:04am
Prosecutors delivered closing arguments in the trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone on Wednesday, saying the Republican operative lied to Congress about his efforts to keep abreast of when WikiLeaks might dump damaging emails on Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election campaign because he knew it would make Trump look bad.

Asian stocks retreat as China's growth slowdown deepens

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:33pm
Asian stocks fell on Thursday after soft Chinese economic data showed the trade war between Beijing and Washington hitting growth in the world's second-largest economy.

Southwest pilots union says Boeing may be trying to hasten 737 MAX return

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:05pm
The head of the Southwest Airlines Co pilot union Wednesday sharply criticized Boeing Co and questioned whether the manufacturer was trying to speed up the timeline for the 737 MAX's return to service.

Citywide protests disrupt Hong Kong as students barricade campuses

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:01pm
Anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth straight day on Thursday, forcing school closures and blocking highways and other transport links to disrupt the financial hub amid a marked escalation of violence.

Hong Kong to shut all schools until Sunday amid protests

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:01pm
All schools in Hong Kong will suspend classes from Friday to Sunday due to transportation disruptions, following a similar move on Thursday, the Hong Kong Education Bureau said.

U.S. appeals court again backs House request for Trump tax documents

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 9:19pm
A U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday it would not revisit an October decision backing a U.S. House of Representatives subpoena issued to President Donald Trump's accounting firm for his financial records.

China's economy grinds lower as October indicators miss forecasts

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 9:16pm
China's industrial output grew significantly slower than expected in October, as weakness in global and domestic demand and the drawn-out Sino-U.S. trade war weighed on activity in the world's second-largest economy.

Trump threat of more China tariffs could hit consumer goods before Christmas

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 9:09pm
U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to jack up U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods if the world's two largest economies fail to reach a trade deal could raise the price of cellphones, laptops, and toys less than two weeks before Christmas.

Morales' shadow looms large in Bolivia as clashes test new leader

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 8:23pm
Bolivian security forces clashed on the streets of La Paz with supporters of unseated president Evo Morales on Wednesday, firing tear gas to clear crowds who hurled rocks and set fires in a test to Bolivia's new interim leader.

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo congratulates Bolivia's interim president

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 8:23pm
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday congratulated Jeanine Anez, a Bolivian senator who became interim president of the South American country following the resignation of Evo Morales, the State Department said.

Despite 'wonderful' meeting, Trump and Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 8:07pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a "very serious challenge" to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as "wonderful."