White House fails to back CIA on Khashog...

White House fails to back CIA on Khashoggi death


The Trump administration said it had not reached a final conclusion on whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite the CIA's belief that is the case.

Trump tours fire-ravaged California

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday the wildfire devastation in Paradise, California -- the site of the state's deadliest wildfire -- was "very sad" and that his administration is working to assess how to prevent such disasters from happening again.

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Trump tours fire-ravaged California

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday the wildfire devastation in Paradise, California -- the site of the state's deadliest wildfire -- was "very sad" and that his administration is working to assess how to prevent such disasters from happening again. Gavino Garay reports.

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California Camp Fire devastation 'very sad': Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday toured the wildfire devastation in Paradise, California -- the site of that state's deadliest wildfire -- and said his administration is working to assess how to prevent such disasters from happening again. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Argentine sub found a year after disappearing

The Argentine Navy submarine that went missing a year ago off the country's Atlantic Coast was found by a private company involved in what had been a massive search for the vessel and its 44-member crew, the defense ministry said in a news conference on Saturday.

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Greek police and protesters clash in central Athens

Greek police clashed with young protesters in central Athens on Saturday after thousands marched to mark the anniversary of a violently quashed student uprising in 1973 that helped topple the military junta. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Venezuela turns to urban ranching during crisis

A socialist commune in Venezuela has irked its neighbors after turning a backyard in a wealthy neighborhood into an urban cattle pasture and slaughterhouse in order to sell below market-rate meat during a crippling economic recession.

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Incinerated town believed itself ready for fires

The town of Paradise, California had a model fire evacuation protocol developed after a previous wildfire. But the best laid plans proved no match for the Camp fire, which burned with a ferocity none in Paradise foresaw.

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VERBATIM: Waiting for CIA update on Khashoggi killing

President Trump said he has not yet been briefed on whether the CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, despite media reports the CIA has reached that conclusion.

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INSIGHT: Glacier gets climate change postcard

125,000 postcards with messages against climate change and sent by young people from all over the world have been assembled around 3,400 meters up on the Jungfraufirn, the upper reaches of the Aletsch glacier, creating what organisers say is the world's largest postcard. Switzerland's Aletsch glacier is western Europe's largest expanse of ice, but Swiss scientists say it's receding at an unprecedented pace, losing up to 12 meters (13 yards) of ice a year.

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Protesters paralyze French roads over fuel hikes

French protesters from the 'yellow vest' movement have blocked roads and fuel depots in anger over fuel-tax hikes.

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'We the Animals' leads Spirit Award nominations

The film about three biracial brothers gets five nods, while Glenn Close, Joaquin Phoenix and others are up for gongs at the Independent Spirit Awards, the annual honors given to Hollywood's lower-budget movies. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Khashoggi family receives condolences in Jeddah

The family of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi received condolences from hundreds of mourners in the Saudi city of Jeddah. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Crooner Michael Buble receives star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Crooner Michael Buble has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Rough Cut. No Reporter Narration.

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Abrams admits defeat in Georgia governor's race

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said on Friday that her Republican opponent Brian Kemp would be officially declared the victor in the race, but she said her announcement was not a concession because that would acknowledge "an action as right." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Facebook hits 20-month low on regulation jitters

Shares of Facebook tumbled further into bear market territory Friday as investors grew more concerned about the increasing prospect of profit-eating regulations out of Washington.

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PG&E shares jump as regulator eases bankruptcy fears

Shares of embattled utility PG&E Corp jumped as fears it could be bankrupted by the fallout of California's deadly wildfires were eased by support from a regulator. Fred Katayama reports.

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Smoke from wildfires pollutes San Francisco's air

Smoke from California's deadly Camp Fire is polluting the air in San Francisco on Thursday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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U.S. recession 12-18 months away, says Guggenheim's Minerd

Guggenheim Managing Partner Scott Minerd explains why he thinks the U.S. is heading for a recession and how investors should position their portfolios.

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U.S. economy to grow 2-2.5% in 2019, says PIMCO's Fels

PIMCO Global Economic Advisor Joachim Fels says look for growth in the U.S. to slow in 2019 and the possibility of a recession in 2020. He spoke with us as part of the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit.

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China growth will slow sharply as 2019 begins, says TCW's Foley

TCW Portfolio Manager Penny Foley expects economic output in China to slow considerably to start next year. She discusses her forecast for emerging markets as part of the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit

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U.S. economy should continue growing until 2021, says Wien

Blackstone Private Solutions Group Vice Chairman Byron Wien says he doesn't expect to see the U.S. fall into a recession until 2021 at the earliest. He also expects corporate profits to grow 5-10% in 2019. He spoke with us as part of the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit.

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Dow, S&P gain; Nasdaq dips

Wall Street closed mostly higher on Friday after President Donald Trump said the United States may not have to impose further tariffs on Chinese goods. Fred Katayama reports.

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FAO Schwarz is back in New York City

Legendary toy store FAO Schwarz is back in business in Manhattan, holding a ribbon cutting for its new flagship store in Rockefeller Center. Fred Katayama reports.

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Trump wants media to practice "decorum"

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to return to court if journalists do not follow White House rules, after a judge ordered the White House to restore a CNN reporter's access. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Rare Mickey Mouse posters up for auction on anniversary

Seven vintage Mickey Mouse film posters, dating from the 1930s and 1940s, are expected to fetch thousands at an auction coinciding with the iconic mouse's 90th anniversary. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Pick up international stocks ahead of the G-20 meeting, says Ken Kamen

Mercadien Asset Management's president tells Reuters' Fred Katayama international stocks are set to bolt higher if the G-20 meeting next week yields progress on U.S.-China trade relations.

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Trump says he answered Russia probe questions

President Donald Trump on Friday said he had completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, but had not yet submitted them to Mueller's office. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Breakingviews TV: Tencent time

The Chinese tech titan's third-quarter earnings rose 30 percent, defying pessimistic expectations as it weathers a regulatory crackdown on video games. Robyn Mak explains to Pete Sweeney what went right.

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Cindy McCain hopes Trump learns from election losses

In her first interview since his death, Senator John McCain's wife Cindy says she hopes President Trump will learn from his midterm election losses and says her late husband would be 'terribly frustrated' by the current political discourse. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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