Hong Kong leader says sorry again, protesters reject apology

Hong Kong leader says sorry again, protesters reject apology

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has issued another apology for introducing an extradition bill that has seen more than a million people take to the streets in protest. But pro-democracy groups rejected the public apology and demanded she step down. Mia W
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China plans to replace Hong Kong's Lam - FT

China plans to replace Hong Kong's Lam - FT

China is drawing up a plan to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations, which would bring to a close Lam's rule after months of often-violent pro-d
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Trump's 'lynching' tweet draws backlash

Trump's 'lynching' tweet draws backlash

As another key career diplomat witness appeared on Tuesday in the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, Trump called himself the victim of a "lynching," a comment that dredged up a painful chapter in race rela
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Wall St. drops as Brexit strikes again

Wall St. drops as Brexit strikes again

U.S. stocks ended lower Tuesday after British lawmakers rejected a timetable for Brexit, which offset positive U.S. third-quarter earnings. Conway G. Gittens has the rundown.
Trump tied Ukraine aid to political probes: Taylor

Trump tied Ukraine aid to political probes: Taylor

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday he was told that President Donald Trump made the release of security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he sought, according to a copy of his statement to lawmakers. Jonah Green has more.
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UK lawmakers reject Brexit law timetable

UK lawmakers reject Brexit law timetable

Britain's departure from the European Union was thrown into chaos on Tuesday after parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's extremely tight timetable for ratifying his exit deal.
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Russia, Turkey agree to joint patrols on Syria border

Russia, Turkey agree to joint patrols on Syria border

Russian and Turkish leaders on Tuesday agreed to terms that would allow Ankara's military operations in Syria to continue as a U.S.-brokered cease-fire is set to expire.
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Earnings season looking better than expected -Winthrop Capital

Earnings season looking better than expected -Winthrop Capital

With 100 companies in the S&P 500 reporting results, earnings season is going so well, Winthrop Capital's Greg Hahn believes earnings forecasts heading into next year may be too low. Conway G. Gittens sat down with the firm's co-founder.
Meat waste joins biofuels at luxury jet show

Meat waste joins biofuels at luxury jet show

Fuel producers and jetmakers are keen to showcase novel forms of aviation fuel deemed less harmful to the climate, from used cooking oil to the distinctly less glamorous meat waste.
Gulfstream unveils 'most spacious' G700 private jet

Gulfstream unveils 'most spacious' G700 private jet

U.S. planemaker Gulfstream on Monday unveiled its widely-expected G700 long-range jet, in a challenge to Bombardier Inc's flagship Global 7500 aircraft.
Facebook probe by U.S. states expands to 47 attorneys general

Facebook probe by U.S. states expands to 47 attorneys general

A New York-led probe of Facebook into allegations that the company put consumer data at risk and pushed up advertising rates has expanded to include attorneys general from 47 U.S. states and territories, New York Attorney General Letitia James said i
Trump calls impeachment inquiry a 'lynching'

Trump calls impeachment inquiry a 'lynching'

U.S. President Donald Trump likened the impeachment investigation into his dealings with Ukraine to a "lynching" on Tuesday in a tweet that drew condemnation for his inflammatory reference to decades of killings of thousands of black Americans.
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Biogen resurrects Alzheimer's drug, stock soars

Biogen resurrects Alzheimer's drug, stock soars

Shares of Biogen skyrocketed roughly 40 percent Tuesday after the biotech company said it will seek approval for an Alzheimer's treatment after abandoning the drug earlier this year. Freddie Joyner has the story.
China says world 'shocked' by Navarro fake name

China says world 'shocked' by Navarro fake name

The world is "shocked" that White House trade adviser Peter Navarro made up a fictitious anti-China economist in his books, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, adding that it is absurd and dangerous to make policy based on lies. Jillian Kitchen
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Putin, Erdogan meet as Syria ceasefire ends

Putin, Erdogan meet as Syria ceasefire ends

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan both said on Tuesday they hoped to resolve positively "complicated issues in the region," as they met in Sochi on the sidelines of Russia-Africa forum.
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Prosus $6 bln Just Eat bid sets up food fight with Takeaway

Prosus $6 bln Just Eat bid sets up food fight with Takeaway

Dutch internet conglomerate Prosus made an unsolicited $6.3 billion cash bid to buy British food delivery firm Just Eat Plc on Tuesday, using its superior financial firepower to try to scupper an all share offer from Dutch rival Takeaway.com.
Air taxi startups race for the skies

Air taxi startups race for the skies

Air taxi startup Lilium is to expand production after its prototype achieved speeds in excess of 100 km/h (62 mph), the German firm said on Tuesday - while rival Volocopter has taken a 'milestone' test flight in Singapore.
McDonald's shares drop after rare profit miss

McDonald's shares drop after rare profit miss

McDonald's reported a quarterly profit that missed Wall Street estimates for the first time in two years as it invested heavily in sprucing up U.S. outlets and speeding up delivery, sending its shares down 4 percent.
UBS tightens investment banking belt as earnings slide continues

UBS tightens investment banking belt as earnings slide continues

Swiss bank UBS is axing high-paying investment banking staff after a disappointing performance at the division prompted a 16% slide in third-quarter net profit and put the group's 2019 profit goals further out of reach.
Uniqlo ad sparks protests and parody in S. Korea

Uniqlo ad sparks protests and parody in S. Korea

A commercial by Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo has stirred a consumer backlash in South Korea amid accusations that it mocks victims of wartime forced labor and brothel workers, reopening deep wounds from Japan's colonial past.
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European shares dip after flood of earnings

European shares dip after flood of earnings

European shares inched lower on Tuesday as investors sifted through a mixed bag of corporate earnings and eyed the latest developments on U.S.-China trade talks and Brexit.
EU's Tusk 'to decide on Brexit extension in coming days'

EU's Tusk 'to decide on Brexit extension in coming days'

European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday told EU lawmakers that he was discussing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's request for an extension of the October 31 Brexit deadline with the leaders of the other 27 member states and would make
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Japan enthrones emperor in ancient ceremony

Japan enthrones emperor in ancient ceremony

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.
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Canada's Trudeau to remain in power but with minority government

Canada's Trudeau to remain in power but with minority government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will remain in power but with a minority government that will require the support of a smaller left-leaning party after a hard-fought election in which he was dogged by scandals.
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Reforms fail to please Lebanon's protesters

Reforms fail to please Lebanon's protesters

Lebanon approved an emergency reform package in response to protests over dire economic conditions, but the moves did not persuade demonstrators to leave the streets or investors to halt a plunge in its bonds.
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