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October 28, 2018 5:46 PM Mets agree to hire agent Brodie Van Wagenen as GM, reports say

The New York Mets have agreed to a deal to make agent Brodie Van Wagenen their new general manager, according to multiple reports. The news was first reported by the New York Post, which said a news conference will be held on Tuesday if the World Series is over by then. Van Wagenen, 44, whose division at Creative Artists Agency represents Mets players 69

October 24, 2018 10:30 AM Japanese journalist taken hostage in Syria three years ago released

TOKYO/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Japanese journalist held hostage by Islamist militants after being captured in Syria three years ago has been released and would be brought home as soon as possible, Japan’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. Japanese diplomats in Turkey confirmed the released man was Jumpei Yasuda, a 44-year-old freelancer who was reported 72

October 21, 2018 10:09 AM Audi's electric SUV faces four-week delay because of software bug

FRANKFURT/SEOUL (Reuters) - Audi’s first electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) will hit showrooms four weeks later than planned because of a software development issue, a spokesman for the German luxury car brand said on Sunday. The spokesman said Audi’s e-tron midsize SUV faced delay because the carmaker needs new regulatory clearance for a piece of software 97

October 18, 2018 8:49 AM Brexit transition extension would have conditions: French presidency source

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France does not rule out a possible lengthening of Britain’s post-Brexit transition period if it helps advance negotiations with London, but any extension would come with conditions, an official in President Emmanuel Macron’s office said on Thursday. “It’s one of the possible options. It’s neither a firm proposal from the EU 27 nor a formal 50

October 14, 2018 6:24 PM Britain and EU pause Brexit talks until Wednesday summit: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British and EU negotiators called a pause in their talks on a Brexit deal on Sunday and will wait for the outcome of a summit mid-week before any resumption, four EU sources told Reuters. “Despite constructive and intensive negotiations, several key issues remain unresolved,” one senior EU diplomat said. “No further negotiations 66

October 12, 2018 1:53 PM France raises pressure on Saudi over Khashoggi disappearance

PARIS (Reuters) - France demanded on Friday that Saudi Arabian authorities provide detailed and truthful answers over the fate of veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared in Turkey over a week ago. France, whose ambassador to Saudi met Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Thursday, has been hitherto guarded in its reaction. Paris and Riyadh 76

October 11, 2018 4:17 PM Swiss minister plays down mid-October deadline for EU treaty deal

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss Transport Minister Doris Leuthard played down a mid-October deadline from the European Commission to strike a deal on a new treaty cementing ties with Switzerland’s biggest trading partner. “We have no time pressure,” the pro-Europe minister who is stepping down at year’s end told the Finanz und Wirtschaft paper in an interview 82

October 7, 2018 9:10 AM Pompeo says U.S., North Korea continue to make progress on nuclear issue

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his trip to Pyongyang, aimed at breaking a stalemate in nuclear negotiations between the two countries. Shortly after arriving in South Korea following the visit, Pompeo posted a photo of himself walking along with Kim on Twitter, saying 61

October 6, 2018 1:47 PM Lebanon parliament speaker says government formation 'back to zero'

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Saturday said the process of forming a government more than five months after a national election had returned “to zero”, after saying earlier this week there had been a “glimmer of hope”. In the five months since the parliamentary election, there has been no sign of the concessions sought 72

October 5, 2018 7:37 PM Former UK Athletics boss to oversee 2021 Oregon world championships

(Reuters) - Former UK Athletics boss Niels de Vos has been hired to oversee the 2021 Oregon world championships, organizers said on Friday. De Vos, chief executive officer for UK Athletics for more than a decade before leaving in September, will become the executive director of Oregon21, the local organizing committee for the 2021 championships in Eugene 70