Saudi king orders Khashoggi probe, Trump sends Pompeo to discuss case

World News - 3 hours 7 min ago
Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday ordered an internal probe into the unexplained disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi as a joint Turkish-Saudi team was set to search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where he was last seen on Oct. 2.
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Turkish police have audio showing Khashoggi was killed at consulate: sources

World News - 3 hours 7 min ago
Turkish authorities have an audio recording which indicates that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish official and a security source said on Monday.
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President Trump, First Lady to visit storm-ravaged Florida Panhandle

World News - 3 hours 18 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will travel to Florida's storm-ravaged Panhandle on Monday, the White House announced, in the president's first tour of the destruction left by the deadly Hurricane Michael.
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Hurricane Michael insured losses will cost as much as $10 billion - AIR Worldwide

World News - 3 hours 19 min ago
Insured losses for wind and storm surge from Hurricane Michael will run between an estimated $6 billion and $10 billion, risk modeler AIR Worldwide said on Monday.
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Sears, once a retail titan, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

World News - 3 hours 22 min ago
Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday with a plan to close 142 more stores, throwing into doubt the future of the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. malls but has withered in the age of internet shopping.
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Fleeing hardship at home, Venezuelan migrants struggle abroad, too

World News - 3 hours 31 min ago
Every few minutes, the reeds along the Tachira River rustle. Smugglers, in ever growing numbers, emerge with a ragtag group of Venezuelan migrants – men struggling under tattered suitcases, women hugging bundles in blankets and schoolchildren carrying backpacks. They step across rocks, wade into the muddy stream and cross illegally into Colombia.
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Trump says Pompeo leaving within the hour for Saudi Arabia

World News - 3 hours 36 min ago
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leaving within the hour for Saudi Arabia, President Donald Trump said on Monday, amid an investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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European stocks brush 22-month low as Saudi tensions swirl

World News - 3 hours 42 min ago
World markets turned tail again on Monday, as a bounceback in oil prices and rising tensions between Western powers and Saudi Arabia added to a cocktail of concerns that battered global stocks last week.
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Trump: Pompeo to meet with Saudi king amid Khashoggi probes

World News - 3 hours 48 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was sending U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman over the unexplained disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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France to decide 'soon' on Saudi conference participation: minister

World News - 3 hours 49 min ago
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday no decision had yet been taken on whether to attend a high profile investment conference in Saudi Arabia, which executives have pulled out of amid concerns over a missing journalist.
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U.S. retail sales rise slightly; consumer spending strong

World News - 3 hours 57 min ago
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.
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As companies embrace AI, it's a job-seeker's market

World News - 5 hours 8 min ago
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 career fair.
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State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim U.S. Senate hopes

World News - 5 hours 16 min ago
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 are doubts whether she can make it across the finish line.
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Carl Icahn boosts stake in Dell IPO standoff

World News - 5 hours 17 min ago
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.
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Spain calls for urgent investigation into disappearance of Saudi journalist

World News - 5 hours 24 min ago
Spain called on Monday for an urgent investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the government's spokeswoman Isabel Celaa said.
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Bond bears stalk a FANG, short Netflix debt

World News - 5 hours 27 min ago
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."
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Factbox: Some 240,000 U.S. customers without power after Hurricane Michael

World News - 5 hours 50 min ago
Some 240,029 homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Monday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, according to local power companies.
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Saudi currency at weakest in two years on Khashoggi case

World News - 5 hours 55 min ago
Saudi Arabia's currency fell to its lowest level in two years and its international bond prices slipped on Monday over fears that foreign investment inflows could shrink as Riyadh faces pressure over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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BlackRock and Blackstone CEOs withdraw from Saudi conference: source

World News - 5 hours 55 min ago
BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink and Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman will no will no longer attend a high profile conference in Saudi Arabia, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday, becoming the latest senior executives to withdraw amid concerns about a missing journalist.
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Saudi Arabia says will retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi case

World News - 5 hours 56 min ago
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. executives scrapped plans to attend a Saudi investor conference.
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