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CBS interim chairman resigns from board

1 hour 1 min ago
CBS Corp interim chairman Richard Parsons has resigned from the board, the company said in a statement on Sunday.

Institutional investors turn their backs on Australian banks

1 hour 26 min ago
Investors are turning against Australia's big banks as earnings tumble, growth plans are abandoned, and fee income cut in the fallout from a powerful financial sector misconduct inquiry and more challenging economic conditions.

Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware

1 hour 36 min ago
Saudi Arabia on Sunday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a "huge and grave mistake," but sought to shield its powerful crown prince from the widening crisis, saying Mohammed bin Salman had not been aware.

Fiat Chrysler agrees to sell Magneti Marelli to Calsonic Kansei: sources

1 hour 42 min ago
Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has agreed to sell its Magneti Marelli unit to KKR's Calsonic Kansei, two sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, adding the deal would be announced on Monday.

Thousands of Hondurans in U.S.-bound migrant caravan head into Mexico

1 hour 48 min ago
A U.S.-bound caravan of thousands of mostly Honduran migrants whom President Donald Trump has declared unwelcome, began pouring into the Mexican border city of Tapachula on Sunday, setting up impromptu camps in public parks under a heavy rain.

U.S. lawmakers blame Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder

2 hours 4 min ago
Top U.S. lawmakers turned their ire on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday and said they believed he ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, although the Trump administration maintained a more cautious stance.

Saudi king and crown prince call Khashoggi's son to express condolences: SPA

2 hours 4 min ago
Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's son, Salah, to express their condolences, the Saudi Press Agency said late on Sunday.

Erdogan, Trump agree all aspects of Khashoggi case need to be cleared up: Anadolu

2 hours 5 min ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on the telephone to discuss Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Anadolu agency said on Monday morning.

With divorce deal almost done, May repeats rejection of EU proposal on Northern Ireland

2 hours 20 min ago
Prime Minister Theresa May will tell parliament on Monday that 95 percent of Britain's divorce deal has now been settled but will repeat her opposition to the European Union's proposal for the land border with Northern Ireland.

Lioness kills father of her cubs at Indianapolis zoo

3 hours 21 min ago
A lioness has killed the father of her three offspring, suffocating her mate by locking her jaws onto his neck at the Indianapolis Zoo in an attack not fully understood by zoo staff.

Chilean court orders Catholic Church to pay damages over abuse: report

4 hours 20 min ago
Chile's Court of Appeal has ordered the office of Santiago's Archbishop to pay $450 million pesos ($650,000) to three men who alleged they were sexually abused for decades by Chilean priest Fernando Karadima, a local newspaper reported on Sunday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he intends to use armed forces to fight violence

4 hours 23 min ago
Brazil's leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that, if he is elected, he intends to use the armed forces for routine street patrols, describing the country as "at war."

Trump administration trying to define transgender out of existence: NY Times

4 hours 59 min ago
The government of U.S. President Donald Trump is attempting to strip transgender people of official recognition by creating a narrow definition of gender as being only male or female and unchangeable once it is determined at birth, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

Amid skepticism, Saudi official provides another version of Khashoggi death

5 hours 16 min ago
As Saudi Arabia faced intensifying international scepticism over its story about the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior government official laid out a new version of the death inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul that in key respects contradicts previous explanations.

Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

5 hours 35 min ago
Turkish authorities have put the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi under 24-hour police protection, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Sunday.

Taiwan train crash kills 18 in deadliest rail tragedy in decades

6 hours 5 min ago
Eighteen people died and 175 were injured when a train derailed in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, authorities said, in the island's worst rail disaster in more than three decades.

No arms for Riyadh while Khashoggi questions remain: Germany's Merkel

6 hours 56 min ago
Germany will not export arms to Saudi Arabia while the current uncertainty over the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi persists, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday.

Saudis do not know how Khashoggi was killed: foreign minister

7 hours 8 min ago
Saudi Arabian officials do not know details of how dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in their consulate in Istanbul or where his body is, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Sunday.

Trump, Europeans call Saudi account of Khashoggi death inadequate

12 hours 50 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump joined European leaders on Saturday in pushing Saudi Arabia for more answers about Jamal Khashoggi after Riyadh changed its story and acknowledged that the journalist died more than two weeks ago at its consulate in Istanbul.

France wants whole truth on Khashoggi killing: finance minister

12 hours 50 min ago
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Saudi Arabia's admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at its Istanbul consulate was welcome "progress", but urged the kingdom to follow through with a full and transparent investigation.