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Sears, once a retail titan, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

By Tracy Rucinski and Jessica DiNapoli (Reuters) - A bankruptcy judge on Monday approved $300 million in financing to keep department store chain Sears Holdings Corp open through the holiday season, giving the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S....

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm

Exclusive: Facebook to ban misinformation on voting in upcoming U.S. elections

By Joseph Menn MENLO PARK, Calif. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will ban false information about voting requirements and fact-check fake reports of violence or long lines at polling stations ahead of next month's U.S. midterm elections, company executives told...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm

Trump voices 'rogue killers' theory for Khashoggi incident

By Tulay Karadeniz and Roberta Rampton ANKARA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a botched interrogation...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm

Trump meets hurricane survivors in devastated Florida Panhandle

By Steve Holland LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm

U.S. government posts widest deficit since 2012

By Jason Lange and Jonathan Spicer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government closed the 2018 fiscal year $779 billion in the red, its highest deficit in six years, as Republican-led tax cuts pinched revenues and expenses rose on a growing national debt,...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm

U.S. government, but not Trump, can be sued over climate: judge

By Tina Bellon (Reuters) - A group of young Americans suing the federal government over lack of action to fight climate change can proceed with their lawsuit, but U.S. President Donald Trump cannot be named as a defendant, a federal judge ruled on Monday...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm

Koreas to reconnect roads, rail, U.S. concerned over easing sanctions

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - The two Koreas agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship in spite of U.S. concerns that the rapid North-South thaw could undermine efforts to press North Korea to...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp <MSFT.O> co-founder Paul Allen, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer, passed away at the age of 65 on Monday, his family said. Allen had said earlier this month that he had started treatment...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:08pm

Senator Warren, mocked by Trump as 'Pocahontas,' says DNA test backs her ancestry

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, ridiculed by U.S. President Donald Trump as "Pocahontas" for claiming Native American heritage, hit back on Monday with DNA evidence she said supported her assertion, a possible...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:08pm

JP Morgan and Ford cancel plans for Saudi investor event

By Jarrett Renshaw NEW YORK (Reuters) - JP Morgan & Chase Co <JPM.N> Chief Executive Jamie Dimon and Ford Motor Co <F.N> Chairman Bill Ford...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:07pm

Tech stocks drag down Wall St. as earnings worries weigh

By April Joyner NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended lower in a choppy trading session on Monday, dragged down by technology stocks amid lingering worries over...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:07pm

As companies embrace AI, it's a job-seeker's market

By Ann Saphir SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Dozens of employers looking to hire the next generation of tech employees descended on the University of California, Berkeley in September to meet students at an electrical engineering and computer science...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:04pm

State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim Senate hopes

By James Oliphant PHOENIX, Ariz. (Reuters) - For most of this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has run what has been viewed widely as one of the best races in the nation. But with less than a month to go to Election Day, there...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:04pm

West-Saudi tensions lift safe havens; stocks slip

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major stock markets slipped on Monday as rising tensions between Western powers and Saudi Arabia added to concerns over economic growth, with investors flocking to traditional safe havens like the Japanese and...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 2:10pm

U.S. retail sales rise modestly; consumer spending strong

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales barely rose in September as a rebound in motor vehicle purchases was offset by the biggest drop in spending at restaurants and bars in nearly two years. But other details of the...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 2:10pm

Fleeing hardship at home, Venezuelan migrants struggle abroad, too

By Alexandra Ulmer VILLA DEL ROSARIO, Colombia (Reuters) - Every few minutes, the reeds along the Tachira River rustle. Smugglers, in ever growing numbers, emerge with a ragtag group of...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:07am

Carl Icahn boosts stake in Dell IPO standoff

By Munsif Vengattil and Sonam Rai (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn reported an increased 8.3 percent stake in Dell tracking stock on Monday, as he looks to block a proposed plan by the computer maker to return to the public market without an IPO...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 9:54am

Saudi Arabia says will retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi case

By Andrew Torchia and Arshad Mohammed DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia on Sunday warned against threats to punish it over last week's disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as European leaders piled on pressure and two more U.S....

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 9:08am

Bond bears stalk a FANG, short Netflix debt

By Kate Duguid NEW YORK (Reuters) - In March, noted short-seller Andrew Left took a swipe at Netflix Inc's stock, calling the online video company's aggressive spending on content acquisition "unsustainable." The stock took a brief dive on the...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 9:07am

Heeding China's call, Hong Kong tightens grip on dissent

By James Pomfret and Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) - As Hong Kong's government hews closer to Beijing, officials are taking a tough line on perceived national security threats, even deploying an elite police unit for political monitoring and surveillance...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:03am