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Bolivia's Evo Morales boards plane en route to Mexico

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 8:01pm
Bolivia's former President Evo Morales has boarded a plane to Mexico, where he has been granted asylum, Mexico's top diplomat said on Monday night, after the South American country's veteran socialist leader resigned in the wake of a disputed election.

Bolivia's Morales says leaving for Mexico, vows to return 'with more strength and energy'

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 7:50pm
Bolivia's outgoing president Evo Morales announced his departure for asylum in Mexico on Twitter just after 9:30 p.m. (0130 GMT) on Monday night, vowing to return "with more strength and energy."

WeWork begins search for a new CEO: sources

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 7:28pm
WeWork has started a search for a new chief executive following the departure of co-founder Adam Neumann, people familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the U.S. office-sharing start-up seeks to reverse its widening losses.

U.S. condemns latest Hong Kong violence, urges both sides to de-escalate

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 7:13pm
The United States on Monday condemned "unjustified use of deadly force" in the latest Hong Kong violence and urged police and civilians alike to de-escalate the situation, a senior Trump administration official said.

Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit record $38 billion; growth slows

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 6:57pm
Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's sales for its 24-hour Singles' Day shopping blitz hit a record $38.4 billion, more than U.S. rival Amazon.com Inc's haul last quarter from online store sales.

Uber CEO says he was wrong to call Khashoggi killing a 'mistake'

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:58am
Uber's chief executive said on Monday the murder by Saudi Arabia, a major investor in his company, of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year could not be excused and that he was wrong to have described the killing as a "serious mistake".

Polish far-right groups march on independence anniversary

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:55am
Tens of thousands of members of Polish far-right groups marched through the capital Warsaw on Monday to mark Polish independence, an annual event that has become a focus of tension between nationalists and liberals.

Hong Kong violence prompts reminder that China troops close at hand

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:50am
Hong Kong police shot and critically wounded a protester and a man was set on fire on Monday in violence that prompted leader Carrie Lam to denounce "enemies of the people" and drew a chilling warning from a senior Chinese newspaper editor.

Britain says it is concerned by escalation of violence in Hong Kong

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:50am
Britain's Foreign Office said on Monday it was concerned about the escalation of violence between protesters and police in Hong Kong and urged both sides to find a way forward.

New York's Peter King becomes 20th Republican to announce retirement from U.S. House

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:40am
Prominent U.S. Representative Peter King on Monday said he will not seek re-election next year and will retire from Congress after his current term expires, marking the 20th House Republican to announce plans to leave.

'Everything is a mess': Morales exit rocks Bolivia, splits region

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:39am
Looting, fighting and roadblocks convulsed Bolivia on Monday after President Evo Morales' resignation ended his 14-year rule and created a power vacuum following weeks of violent protests.

Uber's Kalanick sells 21% of his stake after share lockup expires

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:36am
Uber Technologies Inc co-founder and former chief executive Travis Kalanick has sold nearly 21% of his stake in the ride-hailing company following the expiry of a so-called lockup period, a regulatory filing from late Friday showed.

Bolivia's legislative assembly receives Morales resignation letter: Vice Presidential office

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:34am
Bolivia's legislative assembly has received the resignation letter from Evo Morales after the leftist leader announced that he would step down on Sunday, an official at the Vice Presidential office confirmed on Monday.

Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit $30 billion, on track for record

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:28am
Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday that sales for its annual Singles' Day shopping blitz crossed the $30 billion mark at 4:31 p.m. (0831 GMT), putting the event on track to set a record in its 11th year.

Exclusive: Occidental seeks up to $700 million for Anadarko assets in Wyoming, Colorado - sources

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:26am
Occidental Petroleum Corp is soliciting bids for oil and gas properties in Wyoming and Colorado that it acquired when it purchased Anadarko Petroleum, hoping the assets will fetch up to $700 million, according to people familiar with the matter.

Election gift for PM Johnson: Brexit Party stands down in Conservative seats

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:26am
Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the most significant boost of the British election campaign to date when Nigel Farage's Brexit Party pulled out of 317 Conservative-held seats in a bid to prevent opponents of Brexit controlling the next parliament.

UK Conservatives' lead over Labour widens slightly: ICM poll

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:25am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has edged a bit further ahead of the opposition Labour Party during the past week, an opinion poll by ICM for Reuters showed on Monday, ahead of a Dec. 12 election.

Dollar, stocks slip amid trade deal uncertainty

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:20am
The dollar slid and global equity markets fell on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks over the weekend suggested an end to the trade war with China was still not in sight, dashing recent investor optimism.

Factbox: China's love of e-commerce powers Alibaba's Singles' Day

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:17am
China's dominant e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding raked in $23 billion worth of sales in the first nine hours of its annual Singles' Day shopping extravaganza on Monday, setting records as the event celebrates its 11th year.

Iran launches nuclear enrichment at underground Fordow plant, IAEA confirms

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:09am
Iran has begun enriching uranium at its underground Fordow site in the latest breach of its deal with major powers, the U.N. nuclear watchdog confirmed on Monday, adding that Tehran's enriched uranium stock has continued to grow.