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Wall Street falls as Trump, Hong Kong sour mood

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:06am
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Monday as comments by President Donald Trump dampened optimism around a U.S.-China trade deal, while escalating violence in Hong Kong added to investor concerns.

Mexico says Bolivia suffered coup due to military pressure on Morales

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:54am
Mexico's government views the resignation of Bolivia's president as a coup because the Bolivian military had broken with the constitution by pressing him to stand down, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday.

As Trump fumes, public impeachment hearings set to grab spotlight

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:48am
This week will mark a new and unparalleled chapter in Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency, as the Democratic-led impeachment probe goes public with televised hearings into allegations about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

Ukraine expects U.S. military aid to keep flowing despite Trump impeachment battle

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:48am
Ukraine expects the United States to maintain or even increase military aid to Kiev next year despite the issue being part of a political battle in Washington over the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Defence Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk told Reuters.

Factbox: U.S. diplomats take starring role in Trump impeachment hearings

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:48am
The U.S. officials who will testify this week at public hearings in the House of Representatives' impeachment probe into President Donald Trump include the current top diplomat in Ukraine, the previous ambassador there and a diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere.

Hong Kong police officer shoots protester as violence flares

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:51pm
Hong Kong police opened fire and wounded at least one protester on Monday, witnesses and media reports said, a fresh escalation of violence as anti-government demonstrations enter their sixth month.

Alibaba Singles' Day sales hit $23 billion in first nine hours

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:38pm
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Inc on Monday said sales for its annual Singles' Day shopping blitz hit 158.31 billion yuan ($22.63 billion) in its first nine hours, up 25% from 126.72 billion yuan at the same point last year.

On Singles' Day, green groups warn of China's surge in packaging waste

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:22pm
Accumulated waste from China's e-commerce and express delivery sectors stands to more than quadruple by 2025 unless action is taken to rein it in, green groups said on Monday, as an online shopping spree known as Singles' Day broke new sales records.

Bolivia's Morales resigns after protests, lashes out at 'coup'

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:17pm
Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a "coup" and faced arrest.

Bolivian police chief says there is no warrant for arrest of Morales: TV

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:36pm
There is no warrant for the arrest of President Evo Morales, a Bolivian police chief said on Sunday in comments aired on a local television channel.

Australian authorities urge evacuations ahead of 'catastrophic' fire threat

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:27pm
Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states declared a state of emergency on Monday as the country's eastern region prepared for "catastrophic" fire conditions.

Nicaraguan government denounces "coup" in Bolivia: statement

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:21pm
The Nicaraguan government on Sunday issued a statement denouncing what it called a "coup" in Bolivia after the South American country's president, Evo Morales, stepped down amid protests over a disputed election.

Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:14pm
Apple Inc co-founder Steve Wozniak joined in the online debate over accusations of gender discrimination by the algorithm behind the iPhone maker's credit card, fuelling scrutiny of the newly launched Apple Card.

Asian shares give up gains as Hong Kong chaos hits sentiment

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:13pm
Asian shares reversed gains on Monday, the yen ticked higher and gold jumped as fresh violence broke out in Hong Kong, while uncertainty still remained over whether the United States and China could end their damaging trade war.

Chile expresses concern over interruption of Bolivia electoral process

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 8:06pm
Chile said it was concerned over the interruption of Bolivia's electoral process, and called for a prompt and peaceful solution in a statement from its foreign ministry on Sunday.

Mexico says it would offer asylum to Bolivia's Morales if he sought it

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:56pm
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that the country would offer asylum to outgoing Bolivian President Evo Morales if he sought it, in a sign of Mexico's new prominence among left-leaning governments in Latin America.

Resignation of Morales, last of 'pink tide,' polarizes Latin America

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:50pm
The resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales, the last serving member of the 'pink tide' of leftist leaders that swept Latin America two decades ago, polarized governments across the region on Sunday, with presidents from Venezuela to Argentina denouncing a "coup" and others cheering his exit.

Bolivia's Morales denounces 'illegal' police warrant for his arrest: tweet

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:49pm
Bolivia's embattled President Evo Morales, who resigned hours earlier, denounced what he called an "illegal" police warrant for his arrest and said his home was attacked by "violent groups," according to a statement on Twitter on Sunday.

Spain's far right doubles seats in hung parliament, difficult talks ahead

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:14pm
Spain's far-right Vox party more than doubled its number of lawmakers in the country's fourth national election in four years, which delivered a deeply fragmented parliament, setting the stage for very difficult government negotiations.

Factbox: The rise of Spain's far-right - Vox becomes third-biggest party

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:14pm
Far-right Vox became the third-largest party in Spain's parliament in a national election on Sunday, winning 52 seats, up from 24 at its debut in April.