Reuters: Top News
Winter storm knocks out power to 380,000 in U.S. Southeast
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:30:27 -0500
A powerful winter storm that hit the U.S. Southeast over the weekend knocked out power for more than 380,000 customers and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights on Sunday.
Trump's top choice for chief of staff not taking job; other candidates in running
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:09:47 -0500
Nick Ayers, Donald Trump's top choice to be his next chief of staff, is no longer in the running and the U.S. president is now considering at least two other candidates, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, the latest sign of a chaotic White House staff shake-up.
Prosecutors set to indict Ghosn and Nissan as CEO's role in focus: sources
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:03:10 -0500
Tokyo prosecutors are due to indict ousted Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn as well as the automaker itself on Monday, sources said, intensifying scrutiny of CEO Hiroto Saikawa's role in the financial misconduct scandal.
Stocks extend decline as trade woes batter sentiment
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:35:54 -0500
Stocks extended their slump in early Asian trade on Monday, with U.S. equity futures off to a softer start for the week as worries over U.S.-China trade tensions battered investor sentiment.
Macron prepares response to 'yellow vest' protesters as Paris cleans up
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:18:16 -0500
French President Emmanuel Macron will address the country on Monday as he seeks to placate "yellow vest" anti-government protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend.
Nissan seeks to block Ghosn's access to apartment in Rio
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:17:53 -0500
Nissan said it was seeking to block former chairman Carlos Ghosn's access to an apartment in Rio de Janeiro, citing a risk that the executive, arrested and removed from his role for financial misconduct, may remove or destroy evidence.
Top Democrats say Trump may face impeachment, jail over hush money
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:17:32 -0500
U.S. President Donald Trump could face impeachment and jail time if hush money payments reported by his former lawyer are proven to be campaign finance violations, Democratic lawmakers said on Sunday.
Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in jail
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:00:16 -0500
A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing fears for her health while incarcerated in Canada along with other factors, court documents showed on Sunday.
Investors managing $32 trillion in assets call for action on climate change
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:39:39 -0500
Global investors managing $32 trillion in assets have called on governments to accelerate steps to combat climate change, as policymakers meet for talks at a United Nations conference in Poland.
Huawei CFO seeks bail, cites health fears behind bars: court documents
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:32:47 -0500
A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] argued that she should be let out on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing due to severe hypertension and fears for her health while incarcerated in Canada, court documents released on Sunday showed.