Nigerian opposition’s Abubakar to boost oil investment if wins election: manifesto

By Alexis Akwagyiram and Paul Carsten LAGOS/ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar will seek to boost investment in the oil sector if he...

Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition crisis eased on Monday when a coalition partner backed off a demand to be...

Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end...

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Jibran Ahmed KABUL (Reuters) – A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to pave...

UK PM May’s opponents six letters short of no confidence vote:...

LONDON (Reuters) – Opponents of British Prime Minister Theresa May are six letters short of the threshold to trigger a no confidence vote, The...
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Business & Economy

UAE fully complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran: official

By Alexander Cornwell DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates is fully complying with sanctions imposed this month by the United States on Iran even...

Vietnam arrests ex-deputy head of economic hub in graft crackdown

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnamese police arrested a former deputy chairman of Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s business hub, on Monday as the communist-ruled...

Pound falls after PM May Brexit transition comments, large order

LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling turned negative on Monday, with traders pointing to comments from Prime Minister Theresa May that an extension of the Brexit...

Hedge funds’ historic bond bet swing suggests Fed close to cycle...

By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) – A potentially huge shift is underway in the U.S. bond market, underscored by a historic swing in hedge fund...
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Science, Technology & Internet

Facebook to pay to train local newspaper reporters in UK

LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook is donating 4.5 million pounds ($5.8 million) to train journalists in Britain to support communities that have lost local newspapers...

Facebook to pay to train local newspaper reporters in UK

LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook is donating 4.5 million pounds ($5.8 million) to train journalists in Britain to support communities that have lost local newspapers...

China’s JD.com misses revenue estimates

(Reuters) – China’s JD.com Inc reported third-quarter revenue on Monday that fell short of analysts’ estimates on sluggish sales in its core e-commerce business....

Entertainment & Celebrities

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ charms with $62 million debut

By Rebecca Rubin LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” enchanted moviegoers with a debut of $62 million. While that’s slightly lower...

Mickey Mouse, the icon of an animation empire, celebrates 90th birthday

NEW YORK (Reuters) – It was the Roaring ’20s. Calvin Coolidge was in the White House, the New York Yankees had just won their...

Marilyn Monroe’s Golden Globe sells for record $250,000 at auction

(Reuters) – Marilyn Monroe’s Golden Globe Award sold for a record-breaking $250,000 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, California, auction officials said late Saturday. The...

Sports

Top 25 roundup: No. 16 VT edges No. 23 Purdue

Three players scored more than 20 points for No. 16 Virginia Tech on Sunday night as the Hokies made up a double-digit deficit to...

NHL roundup: Avs beat OT buzzer and Ducks

Gabriel Landeskog scored the tying goal in the third period, and Mikko Rantanen delivered the game-winner with 1.3 seconds remaining in overtime Sunday to...

NFL: Redskins face tough road after gruesome Smith injury

(Reuters) – The Washington Redskins season took a precarious turn on Sunday when starting quarterback Alex Smith suffered a gruesome broken leg, an injury...

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Germany’s Weber: Creating European Monetary Fund should be a priority

BERLIN (Reuters) – German conservative Manfred Weber, who is running to take over the European Union’s top job next year, said on Monday that turning the European bailout fund...

Sri Lanka’s new PM may lose budget even as he clings to power

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who lost two motions of no confidence last week, may lose his government’s budget even as he clings...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump ‘tirade’

By Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump following his remarks that Pakistan doesn’t “do a damn thing”...

U.S. judge to weigh temporary halt to Trump’s asylum order

Civil rights groups will urge a U.S. judge on Monday to temporarily halt an order by President Donald Trump that bars asylum for migrants who illegally cross the border...

Indonesia president urges woman to be jailed in harassment case to seek justice

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday that a teacher sentenced to jail for spreading an “immoral” audio tape documenting alleged sexual harassment by the school...