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December 21, 2018 9:59 PM U.S. government appears headed toward partial shutdown; negotiations continue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government appeared headed toward a partial shutdown, even as negotiations continued, after Senate leaders determined there was not support for President Donald Trump’s demand for $5 billion in border wall funding. The U.S. Senate will continue to negotiate with the White House and Republicans in the House of Representatives 83

December 20, 2018 12:55 AM Los Angeles teachers union sets January strike date

In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, photo, thousands of teachers rally outside The Broad, a contemporary art museum downtown Los Angeles. Teachers in the nation's second-largest school district will go on strike next month if there's no settlement of its long-running contract dispute, union leaders said Wednesday, Dec. 19. The announcement by United Teachers 129

December 18, 2018 2:33 AM Barcelona's Rafinha ordered by court to wear Adidas or pay fine

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha must honour his contract with Adidas and wear the German company's sportswear or pay a fine of up to €1 million ($1.14m), a Dutch court said on Tuesday. Adidas had sued the 25-year-old Brazilian after Rafinha had started to wear Mizuno shoes in July, contesting the German company's unilateral extension of a sponsorship deal that had finished 81

December 13, 2018 9:23 PM Out of many nations, a single message: Europe is united

European Union leaders attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (Piroschka van de Wouw, Pool Photo via AP) French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders 82

December 12, 2018 4:14 PM U.S. not swayed by WTO reform proposals

GENEVA (Reuters) - Proposals for reforming the World Trade Organization fail to deal with problems raised by the United States, the U.S. envoy to the WTO told its General Council on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration says the WTO is dysfunctional because it has failed to hold China to account for not opening up its economy as envisaged 87

December 12, 2018 3:52 PM China preparing plan to increase access for foreign companies: WSJ

(Reuters) - China is planning to replace an industrial policy with a new program that promises greater access for foreign companies, the Wall Street Journal reported here on Wednesday, in a move to resolve trade tensions with the United States. China’s top planning agency and senior policy advisers are drafting the replacement for President Xi Jinping’s 82

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 104

December 10, 2018 3:15 PM 'I can't breathe': Saudi journalist Khashoggi's last words

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Journalist Jamal Khashoggi repeatedly told his killers “I can’t breathe” during his final moments in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, CNN reported on Monday. Quoting a source who said they had read the full translated transcript of an audio recording, CNN said that Khashoggi recognized one of the men, General Maher Mutreb, who told him: “You are coming 94

December 10, 2018 7:41 AM Manchester United contract talks with Ander Herrera progressing well

Manchester United's contract talks with Ander Herrera are progressing well, sources have told ESPN FC, with the midfielder set to extend his stay at Old Trafford. United triggered a one-year extension to the 29-year-old's contract last season but, with that deal set to expire on June 30, he will be able to walk away for nothing if fresh terms are not agreed 83

December 6, 2018 6:26 AM New Satellite Images Show Expansion at a North Korea Missile Base, Report Says

New satellite images discovered by researchers appear to show activity taking place at an unidentified long-range missile base in North Korea. Published Wednesday by CNN, the images reportedly show the expansion of a unidentified, active long-range missile base near the previously identified Yeongjeo-dong base in North Korea’s mountainous interior. Analysts 102