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Nissan to oust Ghosn after arrest for alleged financial misconduct

By Ritsuko Ando and Maki Shiraki YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co <7201.T> Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct and will be fired from the board this week, a dramatic fall for a leader hailed for rescuing the Japanese carmaker...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:10pm

CNN seeks hearing after White House again vows to yank reporter's access

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CNN on Monday called on a federal court to hold emergency proceedings after the White House said it would again revoke press access to correspondent Jim Acosta despite a temporary restraining order on Friday to reinstate him....

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:10pm

Finns respond to Trump by raking country great again

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Puzzled Finns have taken to Twitter to post pictures of themselves raking the forest after U.S. President Donald Trump said California should learn a lesson from the Nordic country about how to protect itself against wildfires...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:10pm

Yemeni Houthis halt missile attacks on Saudi coalition, raising peace prospects

By Aziz El Yaakoubi DUBAI (Reuters) - Houthi rebels in Yemen said on Monday they were halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their Yemeni allies, responding to a demand from the United Nations. The...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:10pm

Democratic senators sue to challenge Trump's Whitaker appointment

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three Democratic senators launched a new legal challenge on Monday to President Donald Trump's naming of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, accusing Trump of depriving the U.S. Senate of its constitutional...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:10pm

GE shakes up power unit leadership, taps retired executive to help

By Alwyn Scott (Reuters) - General Electric Co <GE.N> shook up its ailing power business on Monday, appointing a new CEO for gas power and bringing a longtime GE executive back from retirement to help. The changes mark another step...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:10pm

UK PM May sticks to Brexit deal as opponents seek formal challenge

By Kylie MacLellan and William James LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge. Since striking a deal with the...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:10pm

Airbnb says removing listings in West Bank settlements

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Home-renting company Airbnb Inc <AirBnb> said on Monday that it would remove listings in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, enclaves that most world powers consider illegal for taking up land where Palestinians seek statehood...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:09pm

Danske whistleblower says big European bank handled $150 billion in payments

By Teis Jensen and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The whistleblower who revealed alleged money laundering involving Danske Bank <DANSKE.CO> said on Monday that a major European bank helped process up to $150 billion in...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:09pm

Wall Street hit by Apple slide, trade woes

By Medha Singh (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as a slide in Apple's shares on concerns about iPhone demand hit its suppliers and the technology sector, with mixed signals over the state of play between the United States and China on trade dispute...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:09pm

Apple cuts production orders for all three new iPhone models: WSJ

(Reuters) - Apple Inc <AAPL.O> has cut production orders in recent weeks for all three iPhone models launched in September, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing sources. A lower-than-expected demand for the new iPhones and Apple's...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:09pm

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

By Parisa Hafezi (Reuters) - Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday. By reimposing sanctions on OPEC'...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:09pm

Oil slips on global supply fears even as OPEC mulls cut

By Jessica Resnick-Ault NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil futures fell about 1 percent on Monday amid global oversupply worries, but losses were muted as investors eyed potential sanctions on Iran from the European Union, a possible production cut from OPEC and...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:09pm

Bitcoin breaches $5,000, plumbs fresh 13-month low

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin fell below $5,000 on Monday for the first time in over a year, slumping to a fresh 13-month low on the Bitstamp platform as a broad sell-off in cryptocurrencies sparked last week gathered momentum. As of 1645 GMT the original...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:09pm

Berlin imposes entry ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany banned Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from much of Europe on Monday and moved to halt all arms sales to the kingdom in a firming of its stance towards Riyadh. The entry bans,...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:08pm

Global stocks weighed by Apple demand woes, trade tensions

By April Joyner NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stocks fell on Monday as worries about softening demand for the iPhone dragged down shares of Apple Inc and persistent trade tensions between China and the United States sapped investor sentiment. Concerns about slowing economic...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:08pm

Malta police identify suspected journalist murder masterminds: report

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Investigators have identified a group of at least three Maltese nationals who they believe masterminded the killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia 13 months ago, The Sunday Times of Malta reported on Sunday. It did not reveal their names, but...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:08pm

Musk hints at Tesla interest in Daimler van

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> could be interested in partnering with Daimler AG's <DAIGn.DE> Mercedes-Benz on an electric version of its Sprinter van, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said in a tweet https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:07pm

Rain looms as search for California wildfire missing continues

By Jonathan Allen and Nick Carey (Reuters) - Emergency services renewed their search through the charred wreckage of California's deadliest ever wildfire for the nearly 1,000 people still unaccounted for on Monday, with rain expected that...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:07pm

U.S. home builder sentiment posts biggest drop in 4-1/2 years

(Reuters) - U.S. home builder sentiment recorded its steepest one-month drop in over 4-1/2 years in November as rising mortgage rates and tight home inventory squeezed the real estate sector, the National Association of Home Builders said on Monday. The NAHB...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 12:55pm