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Saudi team arrives in Turkey for Khashoggi investigation: sources

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A delegation from Saudi Arabia has arrived in Turkey as part of a joint investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, three Turkish sources said on Friday. A Saudi source also...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:55pm

Exclusive: Sears aims to close up to 150 stores in bankruptcy - sources

By Jessica DiNapoli and Mike Spector (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp is planning to close up to 150 of its department and discount stores and keep at least another 300 open as part of a plan to restructure under U.S. bankruptcy protection, people familiar...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:54pm

Wall St. supported by tech bounce after two-day slump

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street indexes snapped a losing streak on Friday and technology stocks came roaring back after a week of blistering losses as investors looked for bargains ahead of earnings season even as worries about U.S.-China trade tensions lingered...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:54pm

U.S. pastor Brunson arrives at airport in Turkey's Izmir after release

ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington, arrived at the airport in Turkey's western Izmir province on Friday, a Reuters photographer at the scene said, hours after a court ruled he could go free...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:54pm

U.S. banks profit from higher rates, more loans and lower costs

By David Henry and Imani Moise NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. banking industry is enjoying the benefits of a growing economy and lower taxes, and three of the largest lenders reported double-digit profit growth on Friday. The results...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:54pm

Global stocks rebound but remain on track for weekly loss

By Laila Kearney and Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock markets worldwide bounced back on Friday after a multi-day sell-off but...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:54pm

Empty shelves, poor customer service speed Sears' decline

By Nandita Bose and Tom Hals (Reuters) - Sandy Hetrick drove 15 miles from her home to a Sears in Media, Pennsylvania on Wednesday to buy folding chairs and clothes. Her local Sears in Wilmington, Delaware, the 54-year-old retiree said,...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:54pm

Facebook trims data breach to 29 million users as FBI probes

By Munsif Vengattil and Paresh Dave (Reuters) - Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc <FB.O> said on Friday, as the social media company said its...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:53pm

In crackdown, U.S. FDA seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

By Chris Kirkham LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Faced with a proliferation of new electronic cigarettes and a sharp rise in teen vaping, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday sent letters to 21 electronic cigarette manufacturers...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 3:51pm

Indonesia's double disaster exposes earthquake lessons not learned

By Kanupriya Kapoor PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) - The young man standing atop a mound of gray mud and debris on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, waiting for an excavator he hoped would dig out the bodies of his parents, voiced the exasperation many...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 2:49pm

Trump's ethanol plan: Hype now, legal fights later

By Humeyra Pamuk and Jarrett Renshaw WASHNGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's hyping of a plan to boost ethanol demand drew cheers at an Iowa rally on Tuesday, but the oil refining industry has promised a lawsuit to block the move,...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 2:07pm

British PM May struggles to sell at home Brexit deal emerging with EU

By Costas Pitas and Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May struggled on Friday to find consensus on a Brexit plan that would be acceptable to her ministers, her divided Conservative Party and the Northern Irish lawmakers who...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 2:07pm

A tech boom in Pittsburgh brings hope and angst

By Heather Somerville PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The city of Pittsburgh, the one-time steel capital that's long been a symbol of Rust-Belt decline, is emerging as a vibrant hub for artificial intelligence, robotics and biomedical...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:08pm

U.S. archbishop criticized over sex abuse resigns with papal praise

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The archbishop of Washington D.C. stepped down over the handling of sex abuse cases but...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:08pm

Harvard bias trial to spotlight use of race in college admissions

By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) - A lawsuit challenging the use of race as a factor in U.S. college admissions will go to trial in Boston on Monday, when Harvard University will face accusations that it discriminates against Asian-American...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:07pm

U.S.-China trade talks must cover currency, U.S. Treasury chief says

By David Lawder NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he told China's central bank chief that currency issues need to be part of any further U.S.-China trade talks and expressed his concerns about the yuan...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:07pm

China September exports surge, creating record surplus with U.S. despite tariffs

By Elias Glenn and Stella Qiu BEIJING (Reuters) - China's vast export engine unexpectedly kicked into higher gear in September, producing a record trade surplus with...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 11:02am

IMF warns trade friction, market turmoil to hurt Asian growth

By Leika Kihara NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Sustained trade tensions could slash Asia's economic growth by up to 0.9 percentage point in coming years, the...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 11:02am

Georgia lawsuit is latest blow in U.S. fight over voting rights

By Joseph Ax (Reuters) - U.S. voting rights advocacy groups on Thursday sued Georgia's top election official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, accusing him of putting more than 50,000 voter registration applications on hold to boost his gubernatorial...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:59am

Jury clears J&J of liability in New Jersey talc cancer case

By Tina Bellon (Reuters) - A New Jersey jury on Thursday cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a case involving a woman who alleged that the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused her cancer...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:14am