Protests erupt after Spain jails separatist leaders

Protests erupt after Spain jails separatist leaders

Spain's Supreme Court on Monday jailed nine Catalan separatist leaders for between nine and 13 years for their role in a failed independence bid, a decision that triggered mass protests in the region and left the future course of the dispute uncertai
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Second-ever woman Nobel Econ winner hopes to be role model for others

Second-ever woman Nobel Econ winner hopes to be role model for others

U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work fighting poverty that has helped millions of children by favoring practical steps over theory.
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Stocks pause on trade deal uncertainty

Stocks pause on trade deal uncertainty

U.S. stocks edged lower Monday as uncertainties following recent U.S.-China trade negotiations clouded sentiment and investors turned their focus to the third-quarter earnings season, which begins Tuesday.
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"Face us as a broken family"- mother of UK teen killed in crash

"Face us as a broken family"- mother of UK teen killed in crash

The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash in England involving a U.S. diplomat's wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice for their son after the American woman responsible for the crash fled to the United States. Ji
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Q3 earnings outlook

Q3 earnings outlook

U.S. companies have guided expectations so low that they'll likely surprise Wall Street with flat earnings, RiverFront Investment Group's Kevin Nicholson tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.
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Damascus cements its new Kurd alliance

Damascus cements its new Kurd alliance

Russian-backed Syrian government forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria after the Turkish incursion, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier.
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Trump ex-Russia adviser testifies in impeachment inquiry

Trump ex-Russia adviser testifies in impeachment inquiry

U.S. President Donald Trump's former Russia adviser testified on Monday behind closed doors as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump over his request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival. C
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Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map

Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map

Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea.
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Thousands protest after Catalan separatist leaders jailed

Thousands protest after Catalan separatist leaders jailed

Protesters poured onto then streets of Barcelona on Monday after Spain's Supreme Court jailed nine separatist leaders behind a failed Catalan independence bid in 2017.
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What to watch in Q3 earnings

What to watch in Q3 earnings

With some big banks on deck Tuesday, expect U.S. companies to report sour third-quarter results amid a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and an economy that has been showing signs of struggling.
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Germany snubs U.S. demand to ban Huawei

Germany snubs U.S. demand to ban Huawei

Germany's rules for its 5G phone network will not exclude China's Huawei Technologies, in a snub to U.S. demands.
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Airbus: WTO clears U.S. to target EU goods

Airbus: WTO clears U.S. to target EU goods

The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally authorised the United States on Monday to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion of imports of EU goods after an arbitrator's decision over subsidies to planemaker Airbus.
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