Five civilians killed in air strikes by Saudi-led coalition in Yemen: TV
Today, 04:03
CAIRO (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi movement said early on Monday that five civilians from one family were killed in air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Omran province in Yemen, according to the Houthi owned Al-Masirah TV. Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said the Saudi-led coalition carried out air strikes on a mosque that the family went to when the strikes began. Two children from the same family are missing, with searches for them ..
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Oil gains on Saudi supply disruption, Mideast tensions
Today, 03:15
By Florence Tan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose to their highest in two sessions on Monday amid concerns about oil supply disruptions from Saudi Arabia and elevated tensions in Middle East. Brent crude futures (LCOc1) increased to as much as $65.50 a barrel. The front-month contract was at $64.84, up 57 cents, or 0.9% at 0224 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures (CLc1) were at $58.61 a barrel, up 52 cents, or 0.9%, after ..
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British travel firm Thomas Cook collapses, stranding hundreds of thousands
Today, 03:12
By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - The world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook (L:TCG) collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history. The liquidation marks the end of one of Britain's oldest companies that started life in 1841 running local rail excursions before it survived two world wars to pioneer package holidays and ..
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Filipinos give thumbs up to Duterte's 'excellent' drugs war: poll
Today, 03:09
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine citizens are overwhelmingly satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs, a survey showed, giving a boost to a government outraged by an international push to investigate allegations of systematic murders by police. The quarterly poll of 1,200 Filipinos by Social Weather Stations returned a rating of "excellent" for Duterte's three-year campaign, with 82% satisfied due to a perception of ..
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NFL roundup: Jones rallies Giants past Bucs in debut
Today, 03:06
Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones led the Saquon Barkley-less New York Giants on a game-winning drive in the final two minutes in his first career start to defeat the host Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32-31 on Sunday. Matt Gay missed a 34-yard field goal as time expired to seal the victory for New York (1-2). Gay had made four previous field goals but had missed two extra points, one of which was blocked. Jones completed 23 of 36 passes for 336 yards and ..
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MLB roundup: Springer hits 3 HRs, Astros clinch West
Today, 03:03
George Springer homered in each of his first three plate appearances, shouldering the load until the Houston Astros broke free with a six-run fifth inning in their 13-5 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. The Astros clinched the American League West with their 102nd win, their ninth full-season division title and third in a row. Houston completed its home schedule with a club-record 60 victories and finished 32-6 at home ..
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U.S. to unveil plan on making Treasury market more transparent: Bloomberg
Today, 02:09
(Reuters) - The U.S. government will reveal a plan on Monday to make the Treasury market more transparent, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing an unnamed Treasury official. The plan will be revealed to a Wall Street elite audience, central bankers and regulators during an event at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and will be announced by U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Justin Muzinich, the report added. The U.S. Department of Treasury did ..
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Trump Asia expert to become deputy national security adviser
Today, 02:06
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser on Sunday said White House Asia policy adviser Matt Pottinger will become his top deputy. O’Brien made the announcement on Air Force One as Trump flew from Ohio to New York, where the president will spend most of the week attending events related to the United Nations General Assembly. ..
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Hong Kong cleans up after latest violence ahead of Oct 1 anniversary
Today, 02:03
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong cleaned up on Monday and resumed train services after a weekend of sometimes violent protests that saw pro-democracy activists vandalize a railway station and shopping mall. Police on Sunday fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the latest clashes in more than three months of unrest that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades. The biggest of several clashes took place in ..
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Markets face major risks over lax climate forecasts, top investors warn
Today, 01:09
By Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) - Financial markets risk major disruptions by relying on business-as-usual forecasts that underestimate the impact of climate-change policies that are expected to abruptly tighten next decade, a leading group of investors has warned. The report by the U.N.-backed Principles of Responsible Investing (PRI), representing investors with $86 trillion of assets under management, joins a growing chorus of warnings that ..
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Turkey could miss out on 700,000 tourists a year after Thomas Cook collapse: hotel federation
Today, 12:09
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey could miss out on 600,000-700,000 tourists a year following the collapse of British tourism agency Thomas Cook (L:TCG) on Monday, the head of Turkey's Hoteliers Federation (TUROFED) said. TUROFED chairman Osman Ayik said the estimate was based on the number of tourists that had come to Turkey with Thomas Cook in recent years. He said those tourists may now decide against returning with other travel agencies. The ..
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Graphic: Repo ructions - Then and now
Today, 12:06
By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors were jolted last week when rates in an obscure part of the U.S. lending market spiked, prompting fears of bigger problems for the financial market and broader economy. Cash available to banks for their short-term funding needs all but dried up early last week, and borrowing costs in the $2.2 trillion repurchase agreement - or repo - market soared as high as 10% at one point on Tuesday, about ..
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Stocks - U.S. Futures Flat After Chines Officials Break Off Extended U.S. Trip 
Today, 12:03 - U.S. futures were flat on Monday, after Chinese officials cut their U.S. trip short and speculation remained on whether or not the two largest economies in the world will reach a trade deal in the coming months. Both sides said the talks were constructive, but neither gave any details about what was discussed. Chinese officials were expected to visit various farming regions but announced on Friday that they were returning home ..
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Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Monday
Today, 11:24 -- WeWork's CEO and founder Adam Neumann may go the way of Uber's Travis Kalanick, and there's no end in sight to the slowdown in global manufacturing. Here's what you need to know in financial markets on Monday, 23rd September. 1. Softbank looks for the ejector seat button Softbank, the largest outside shareholder in We Company, is pushing for CEO and founder Adam Neumann to be replaced as chief executive of ..
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NewsBreak: Oil Falls on Reports Saudi Production to be Restored by Next Week
Today, 11:21 - Oil prices reversed gains on Monday following reports that top crude exporter Saudi Arabia is due to restore oil production as soon as next week after an attack on key output facilities earlier this month. Brent crude was down 30 cents to $63.97 a barrel by 6:00 AM ET (10:00GMT). U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 33 cents to $57.76. The price reversal came after Reuters reported that Saudi's Khurais and Abqaiq oil ..
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Exclusive: Ceconomy eyes deal with heirs of Media Markt founder - sources
Today, 11:18
By Matthias Inverardi and Arno Schuetze DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - Germany's Ceconomy (DE:CECG), Europe’s biggest consumer electronics group, is in talks to resolve a long-running dispute with a major shareholder of subsidiary Media Saturn, people close to the matter said on Monday. Under the transaction being discussed, the holding of the Kellerhals family, Convergenta, would swap its stake in the jointly held Media Saturn for a 25% stake in ..
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Top Swiss court lets prosecutors help Italian oil corruption probe
Today, 11:15
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's top court has allowed Geneva prosecutors to share with Italy material they seized more than three years ago that could shed light on a case involving oil majors Eni (MI:ENI) and Royal Dutch Shell (L:RDSa) and corrupt payments in Nigeria. In a ruling announced on Monday, the Federal Tribunal rejected Nigerian defendant Emeka Obi's appeal to prevent photocopies of items and computer files from his ..
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At shuttered Ohio plant, workers still hope for new GM vehicle
Today, 11:12
By Nick Carey LORDSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) - When asked about reports General Motors Co (N:GM) may turn its shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, plant into a battery factory, "Buffalo" Joe Nero snorts and points at the vast complex that until six months ago made the Chevrolet Cruze. "You can't support a plant like this making batteries. We need a new vehicle allocated to us," said Nero, 62, who has worked at five plants over 42 years with the No. 1 U.S. ..
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'Howdy, Modi!': Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader
Today, 11:09
(This September 22 story corrects to add dropped word in fourth paragraph.) By Brad Brooks and Steve Holland HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a stage and showered each other with praise on Sunday at a "Howdy, Modi!" rally attended by upward of 50,000 people, a rare mass showing for a foreign leader on American soil. Trump, calling the gathering a "profoundly historic event," was ..
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Huawei CFO's arrest at airport to be focus of Vancouver hearing
Today, 11:06
By Karen Freifeld VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will be in a Canadian courtroom on Monday to press for details surrounding her arrest at Vancouver's airport nearly 10 months ago. Meng, 47, was detained on Dec. 1 at the request of the United States, where she is charged with bank fraud and accused of misleading HSBC Holdings Plc (LON:HSBA) about Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] ..
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