Carney warns of 1970s-style shock: UK firms ready for no-deal Brexit

Carney warns of 1970s-style shock: UK firms ready for no-deal Brexit

Companies have begun triggering plans to keep operating if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement, a "no deal" scenario the Bank of England said could plunge the economy into a crisis not seen since the 1970s. As David Pollard report
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Former Ohio judge accused in ex-wife's murder

Former Ohio judge accused in ex-wife's murder

Former Cuyahoga County Court judge Lance Mason who was forced from the bench and served prison time for beating his wife four years ago has been arrested in her stabbing death.
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Italy's bond yields rise as budget tensions weigh

Italy's bond yields rise as budget tensions weigh

Italian government bond yields jumped to one-month highs on Tuesday as concerns about the Italian budget standoff grew. As Sonia Legg reports, Italians are also awaiting a reaction by the EU Commission on the country's budget plan with some trepidati
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France moves to oust Ghosn from Renault, defends alliance

France moves to oust Ghosn from Renault, defends alliance

France moved on Tuesday to oust Carlos Ghosn from the helm of Renault a day after his arrest in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, but sought to defend the carmaker's alliance with Nissan, which has been rocked by the scandal.
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Pressure mounts on Trump to condemn Saudi prince

Pressure mounts on Trump to condemn Saudi prince

With the CIA saying evidence suggests Saudi's crown prince had a hand in the killing of a dissident journalist, President Donald Trump is facing growing pressure to denounce him ahead of an administration report due out Tuesday that could clarify whe
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easyJet strikes upbeat tone despite Brexit concerns

easyJet strikes upbeat tone despite Brexit concerns

British low-cost airline easyJet said Brexit was not affecting bookings for next summer, while the company's CEO said he was confident that the carrier was well-prepared for either a deal or a no-deal scenario.
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Airbnb to remove listings in Israel's West Bank settlements

Airbnb to remove listings in Israel's West Bank settlements

Home-renting company Airbnb said it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move Israel called a "wretched capitulation" to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace. Mia Womersley reports
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After Khashoggi, some Saudi royals turn against crown prince

After Khashoggi, some Saudi royals turn against crown prince

Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king. Reporting by Reuters correspondents.
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U.S. judge blocks Trump's asylum restrictions

U.S. judge blocks Trump's asylum restrictions

A U.S. judge temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.
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Shooting at Chicago hospital leaves at least 4 dead

Shooting at Chicago hospital leaves at least 4 dead

A gunman at a Chicago hospital killed a police officer and two others before dying in the shooting, which sent doctors and patients streaming out of the facility.
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After wildfires, California eyes rain, possible mudslides

After wildfires, California eyes rain, possible mudslides

Rain is on way in northern California. While that may help clear the air, the rain also raises the risks of dangerous mudslides and could hamper efforts to find the remains of nearly 1,000 people still missing. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
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Colorado man gets life for murders of pregnant wife, kids

Colorado man gets life for murders of pregnant wife, kids

Thirty-three-year-old Christopher Watts was sentenced to life without parole on Monday for strangling his pregnant wife, smothering their two young daughters and dumping their bodies in an oil field so he could pursue a romantic affair. Colette Luke has more.
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Nissan prepares to oust its chairman

Nissan prepares to oust its chairman

Nissan said it's recommending that the board fire its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, after authorities arrested him for alleged financial misconduct.
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The global battle against Malaria stalls

The global battle against Malaria stalls

According to the U.N health agency's 2018 report, annual cases of malaria are leveling off after several years of steady decline.
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Retailers prepare for holiday shopping

Retailers prepare for holiday shopping

The average shopper will spend over $1000 this holiday season, a total of possibly $721 billion, according to the National Retail Federation, and U.S. retailers are getting ready to accommodate that.
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Wall Street tumbles as Apple swoons

Wall Street tumbles as Apple swoons

U.S. stocks dropped on Monday as investors dumped Apple, internet and other technology shares.
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Trump's asylum order faces legal hurdles

Trump's asylum order faces legal hurdles

Civil rights groups in California on Monday urged a U.S. judge to temporarily halt an order by President Donald Trump that bars asylum for migrants who illegally cross the border with Mexico.
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Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit - May

Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit - May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations with Brussels.
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Nissan's legendary boss is under arrest

Nissan's legendary boss is under arrest

Renault-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has been arrested by Japanese authorities over alleged spending irregularities, while the Japanese auto giant says it is already moving to terminate his contract.
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Danske Bank whistleblower says European bank handled $150 bln in payments

Danske Bank whistleblower says European bank handled $150 bln in payments

Former Danske manager Howard Wilkinson makes his first public appearance since he was identified as the whistleblower who helped reveal a 200 billion euro money laundering scandal at the bank's Estonian branch.
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Why workers are a top asset in M&A in Eastern Europe

Why workers are a top asset in M&A in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe's chronic labour shortage is feeding into corporate takeover activity, with some companies making acquisitions to snap up skilled workers or obtain expertise needed to expand their businesses. Sonia Legg reports
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Malawians rush for gold before the government cracks down

Malawians rush for gold before the government cracks down

The discovery of gold on the outskirts of Malawi's capital has sent would-be prospectors rushing to the area before the government introduces new regulations.
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Yemen's Houthi movement to halt drone and missile attacks

Yemen's Houthi movement to halt drone and missile attacks

Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday it was halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their Yemeni allies, responding to a demand from the United Nations.
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UK PM urges business to back Brexit deal, hurdles ahead

UK PM urges business to back Brexit deal, hurdles ahead

British Prime Minister Theresa May told a CBI meeting on Monday that she'd stick to her draft EU divorce deal, as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge.
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Apple slices production plan for iPhones

Apple slices production plan for iPhones

Apple has cut production orders in recent weeks for three iPhone models launched in September.
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Malawian villagers sift through soil in search for gold

Malawian villagers sift through soil in search for gold

Many locals struggling to survive in Malawi are turning to illegal gold mining in the hope of getting rich quick as the country experiences a gold rush.
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Poland aims to fight smog with pollution-reducing sidewalks

Poland aims to fight smog with pollution-reducing sidewalks

In a bid to improve air quality, a Polish firm has laid a sidewalk in Warsaw with slabs using a special type of concrete that reduces pollutants from car fumes.
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11th child dies in viral outbreak at NJ facility

11th child dies in viral outbreak at NJ facility

An 11th child has died in less than four weeks at a New Jersey rehabilitation center, one of 34 young patients with compromised immune systems to have been infected by a viral outbreak.
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Nissan to fire Ghosn over financial misconduct allegations

Nissan to fire Ghosn over financial misconduct allegations

Nissan Motor said it planned to oust Chairman Carlos Ghosn after alleging he had used company money for personal use and committed other serious acts of misconduct.
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Telecom Italia gets new CEO but power struggle rages on

Telecom Italia gets new CEO but power struggle rages on

Telecom Italia has appointed Luigi Gubitosi as chief executive, in a move seen as portending a more aggressive shake-up at the phone group and prompting his predecessor to call for a shareholder vote on the strategy turn.
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Finland baffled by Trump's raking comments

Finland baffled by Trump's raking comments

Finland has been flummoxed by Donald Trump's comments that the Nordic nation rakes its forests to prevent wildfires, with hashtags including #RakeAmericaGreatAgain going viral on social media. Mia Womersley reports
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Stocks push higher but cap on APEC tension, Brexit uncertainty

Stocks push higher but cap on APEC tension, Brexit uncertainty

World shares started the week on the front foot on Monday, amid conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade dispute, while the Federal Reserve's new-found concerns over the global economy sapped the dollar. As Laura Frykberg repo
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Pro-democracy activists go on trial in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy activists go on trial in Hong Kong

Three leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy "Occupy" movement, which paralyzed parts of the Chinese-ruled city for nearly three months, denied public nuisance charges on Monday as international criticism of the erosion of civil liberties grows.
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Mexicans protest arrival of Central American migrants

Mexicans protest arrival of Central American migrants

Tensions ran high in the Mexican border city of Tijuana on Sunday as residents took to the streets to protest the arrival of a caravan of migrants waiting to seek asylum in the U.
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Rohingya repatriation may be pushed back to 2019

Rohingya repatriation may be pushed back to 2019

Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely be revisited after year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official tells Reuters.
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U.S.-China rift divides top Asia summit

U.S.-China rift divides top Asia summit

Asia-Pacific leaders fail to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation.
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Hundreds protest migrant caravan in Tijuana, Mexico

Hundreds protest migrant caravan in Tijuana, Mexico

Migrants from Central America are met with angry protests in the Mexican border city of Tijuana. Demonstrators gathered on the streets Sunday demanding the migrants leave the country. The protests mark a shift in the way Mexican citizens have treated
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Dems Gillum, Nelson lose after FL recount

Dems Gillum, Nelson lose after FL recount

Florida's recount officially ended on Sunday, with Republican Rick Scott declared the winner in the U.S. Senate race against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson, and Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum conceding the race to his Republican opponent Ron DeSantis a day before.
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The Gaza family that escaped airstrikes - twice

The Gaza family that escaped airstrikes - twice

The Tarbaan family fled to al-Rimal after their home was destroyed in the 2014 Israle-Gaza war, but last week they had to run again. David Doyle reports
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Home is best for new breed of Nigerian tour operators

Home is best for new breed of Nigerian tour operators

Entrepreneurs in Nigeria want to make their country as appealing as other African hotspots like Kenya and Tanzania. Saskia O'Donoghue reports
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The week ahead: Brexit on the mind

The week ahead: Brexit on the mind

Brexit will be closely watched as UK prime minister, Theresa May, fights not just for her EU divorce deal, but also for her political life, while the U.S. could be thankful this holiday for data expected to show an economy in the very best of health.
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Malta police identify suspected journalist murder masterminds

Malta police identify suspected journalist murder masterminds

A Maltese newspaper reports that the masterminds behind the killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have been identified. David Doyle reports
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Argentine submarine found a year after disappearing

Argentine submarine found a year after disappearing

The Argentine Navy submarine that went missing a year ago off the country’s Atlantic Coast was found by a private company involved in what had been a massive search for the vessel and its 44-member crew.
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White House fails to back CIA conclusion on Khashoggi death

White House fails to back CIA conclusion on Khashoggi death

The Trump administration said it had not reached a final conclusion on whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite the CIA's belief that is the case. Conway G.
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Trump tours fire-ravaged California

Trump tours fire-ravaged California

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday the wildfire devastation in Paradise, California -- the site of the state's deadliest wildfire -- was "very sad" and that his administration is working to assess how to prevent such disasters from happenin
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French protesters block roads over fuel-tax rise

French protesters block roads over fuel-tax rise

French protesters from the 'yellow vest' movement have blocked roads and fuel depots in anger over fuel-tax hikes. Lucy Fielder reports
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CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered killing: sources

CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered killing: sources

The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, according to sources familiar with the matter, complicating President Donald Trump's efforts to preserve ties with a key U.S. ally.
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Abrams acknowledges defeat in Georgia governor's race

Abrams acknowledges defeat in Georgia governor's race

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said on Friday that her Republican opponent Brian Kemp would be officially declared the victor in the race, but she said her announcement was not a concession because that would acknowledge "an
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