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Exclusive: AB InBev faces EU antitrust fine in Belgian beer case - sources
Anheuser-Busch InBev faces an EU antitrust fine for preventing cheaper beer imports into Belgium despite its efforts to settle the investigation, people familiar with the matter said.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:18:50 -0400)

Switzerland tries to stem blockchain exodus by improving access to banks
In an effort to maintain its status as a cryptocurrency hub, Switzerland has taken steps to help blockchain companies access the traditional financial system by making it easier for them to open corporate bank accounts.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:11:04 -0400)

Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' nominee
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday cast doubt on the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying if the attack was "as bad as she says" it would have been immediately reported to police.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:09:55 -0400)

Dissected new iPhones reveal Micron, Toshiba parts
Apple Inc's latest iPhones use components made by Micron Technology and Toshiba among others, according to a firm that cracked open iPhone XS and XS Max.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:05:27 -0400)

Trump says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh is 'under assault'
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was "under assault" by radical leftist politicians, appearing to grow impatient with the delay of his appointee's confirmation proceedings.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:53:52 -0400)

May challenges EU as Brexit talks hit 'impasse', sterling tumbles
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday Brexit talks with the European Union had hit an impasse, defiantly challenging the bloc to come up with their own plans a day after the bloc's leaders savaged her proposals.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:50:39 -0400)

Pound sinks after PM May says Brexit talks at impasse
The British pound tumbled two cents against the dollar on Friday and headed for its biggest daily drop this year after Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit talks with the European Union had reached an impasse and called for new proposals.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:50:39 -0400)

Democrats' enthusiasm to blunt Trump soars for congressional election: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Carol Donovan became convinced 2018 could be a good year for Democrats in Dallas County, Texas, when so many enthusiasts jammed into the party's annual fish fry fundraiser last October that they ran out of catfish.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:49:52 -0400)

Rare auction showdown could decide fate of broadcaster Sky
A protracted $34 billion bidding war for European broadcaster Sky between U.S. rivals Comcast and Twenty-First Century Fox is likely to be settled by a quick-fire auction on Saturday.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:47:55 -0400)

UK minister says many Britons content to leave without Brexit deal
The attitude of the European Union means even Britons who still want a Brexit deal would be content to leave the bloc without one, a minister in Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Friday.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:43:12 -0400)

Brexit campaigner says PM May should now ditch her Brexit plans
Brexit campaigner Richard Tice welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May's change of tone on Brexit but warned that unless she abandoned her Brexit plan then Conservative Party lawmakers would try to topple her.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:40:00 -0400)

Virtual or real? Fashion world split over digital supermodels
The three women gazing into the camera in an advert for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi are "digital models" whose rise is dividing the fashion world.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:37:20 -0400)

Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster, scores feared missing
At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania's top police official Simon Sirro said on Friday, and scores more were still feared missing as rescuers searched for survivors on the morning after the disaster.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:30:33 -0400)

Former NASA scientist to appeal terrorism charges at top Turkish court: lawyer
A Turkish-U.S. citizen and former NASA scientist jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges plans to file an appeal to Turkey's top court after a lower appeals court reduced his sentence this week, his lawyer said on Friday.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:28:30 -0400)

UK PM's stance on Northern Ireland border issue welcomed by DUP
British Prime Minister Theresa May's stance in Brexit talks with the European Union on the issue of Northern Ireland's border was welcomed by the deputy leader of the party in the province backing her minority government.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:23:28 -0400)

S&P, Dow touch record highs as tech stocks boost
The benchmark S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average touched record highs on Friday, their second session in a row, boosted by gains in the technology and consumer discretionary sectors.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:18:42 -0400)

At U.N. podium, Trump to tout protecting U.S. sovereignty
Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an "America First" policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest allies of the United States.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:14:14 -0400)

End the political games over Brexit, UK opposition Labour leader says
The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn said the time for political games involving Brexit must end after Prime Minister Theresa May called on the European Union to break an impasse.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:06:40 -0400)

Macron's office says 'no comment' when asked about May's Brexit speech
French President Emmanuel Macron's office said it had no comment to make about British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Friday about the state of Brexit negotiations, following a fraught summit in Austria.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:35:17 -0400)

Pope accepts resignation of two more Chilean bishops following abuse scandal
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of two more Chilean bishops, the Vatican said on Friday, in his latest move to confront a widening worldwide sexual abuse scandal.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:34:12 -0400)

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