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Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:07pm
Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C.

Trump to fire Homeland Security boss, replace chief of staff: source

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:05pm
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to remove Department of Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen and is considering replacing chief of staff John Kelly in another shakeup of his administration, a source close to the White House said.

U.S. judge to hold hearing on CNN White House lawsuit

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:00pm
A federal judge said he would hold a hearing on Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking the speedy reinstatement of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, a frequent target of President Donald Trump.

Britain agrees Brexit divorce deal with EU, May's opponents vow to thwart it

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:44pm
Britain struck a draft divorce deal with the European Union after more than a year of talks, thrusting Prime Minister Theresa May into a perilous battle over Brexit that could shape her country's prosperity for generations to come.

UK PM May's five senior ministers will back Brexit deal: The Sun's political editor

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:43pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May's five senior ministers Dominic Raab, Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid, Michael Gove and Geoffrey Cox will back the Brexit deal, the Sun newspaper's political editor said https://twitter.com/tnewtondunn/status/1062470005198110720 in a tweet on Tuesday, citing cabinet sources.

Factbox: The career of Mexico's brutal Robin Hood, 'El Chapo' Guzman

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:34pm
The evidence likely to be presented at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will paint a picture of a Robin Hood figure, albeit a brutal one, who amassed a $14 billion fortune by bribery, murdering rivals and smuggling huge amounts of drugs.

Trump could answer written Russia probe questions this week: source

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:24pm
President Donald Trump is expected to provide written answers to questions from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as soon as this week, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Trump under pressure from Melania to fire top aide

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:20pm
President Donald Trump was under pressure from his wife, Melania, on Tuesday to fire his deputy national security adviser over what two sources close to the White House said was the way Mrs Trump's trip to Africa was handled.

Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:18pm
Juul Labs Inc, the U.S. market leader for electronic cigarettes, said on Tuesday it will pull popular flavors such as mango, cucumber and fruit from retail store shelves in an effort to reduce surging teenage use of its products.

Irish cabinet to meet on Wednesday on Brexit developments

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 3:54pm
Ireland's cabinet will meet on Wednesday at 0930 GMT to discuss developments on Brexit, a spokesman for Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said, after Britain reached a draft agreement with the European Union on the terms of its exit from the bloc.

Sterling will rally sharply if there is a Brexit deal, says NEX Group's Spencer

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 3:45pm
Michael Spencer, chief executive of Britain's NEX Group, said on Tuesday he expected sterling to "rally quite sharply" if the Brexit deal was supported by parliament and cabinet.

UK opposition parties demand 'meaningful' vote on Brexit deal

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 3:39pm
Britain's main opposition parties have written to Prime Minister Theresa May demanding a "truly meaningful" parliamentary vote on its withdrawal from the EU, after the government agreed a draft Brexit text with the bloc.

DUP leader warns May her party could block Brexit deal

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 3:39pm
The small Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May’s minority government warned her on Tuesday that it would oppose any Brexit deal which it believed undermined the union between Britain and Northern Ireland.

Oil plummets on global demand concerns; U.S. stocks end lower

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 3:38pm
Oil prices plunged 7 percent on Tuesday on persistent concerns of oversupply and weakening global demand, causing Wall Street stocks to reverse early gains that were driven by the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China.

Brexit spells peril for UK Conservatives' future, says former minister

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 3:34pm
Former minister Jo Johnson said that the future of Britain's ruling Conservative Party would be in peril if Prime Minister Theresa May proceeded with Brexit, hours after Britain agreed the draft text for leaving the European Union.

Stung by trade wars, U.S. farmers hope for quick progress on Farm Bill

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:04am
Iowa soybean farmer Mike Schlosser does not expect President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, the single biggest headwind to his business, to end any time soon. But he is among many in farm country who expect at least some good news this year - in the form of a new Farm Bill.

Brexit deal possible in 24-48 hours, May's deputy says

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:01am
Britain and the European Union are on the cusp of a Brexit deal which could be clinched in the next 24 to 48 hours, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Tuesday.

EU executive to recommend exempting Britons from visas after Brexit: sources

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:00am
The European Union's executive is due to propose on Tuesday that Britons be allowed to visit the bloc without visas after Brexit, diplomatic sources and officials in Brussels said.

Turkey's Erdogan says Khashoggi recordings 'appalling', shocked Saudi intelligence

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:58am
President Tayyip Erdogan said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, which Turkey has shared with Western allies, are "appalling" and shocked a Saudi intelligence officer who listened to them, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.

In Iraq’s parliament, Shi’ite militia leaders plan to call the shots

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:50am
In May, Hassan Fada'am traded his military fatigues for a suit when he became one of 45 Shi'ite militiamen elected to Iraq's 329-seat parliament.

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