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Ford earnings drop on weak China sales

Ford earnings drop on weak China salesFord reported a drop in third-quarter profits Wednesday as weak sales in China and higher commodity costs countered the benefit of strong truck sales in North America. Ford’s North America business was the bright spot in the latest quarter, with truck and sport utility vehicles sales rising 2.8 percent from the prior year, amid strong demand for the best-selling F-series truck and other large vehicles. Ford Chief Executive Jim Hackett has warned that metals tariffs caused a $ 1 billion hit to company earnings.



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Glencore chair Tony Hayward latest to drop out of Saudi conference

Glencore chair Tony Hayward latest to drop out of Saudi conferenceGlencore Plc said its chairman Tony Hayward will no longer be attending the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia, confirming a report in the Financial Times. Saudi Arabia has denied that. The investment summit, dubbed “Davos in the Desert”, in Riyadh typically attracts executives from some of the world’s largest companies and media organizations.



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The Latest: Washington lobbyists drop client Saudi Arabia

The Latest: Washington lobbyists drop client Saudi ArabiaISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local):



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Media companies, journalists drop out of Saudi event after Khashoggi disappearance

Media companies, journalists drop out of Saudi event after Khashoggi disappearanceEconomist Editor-In-Chief Zanny Minton Beddoes will not participate in the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, spokeswoman Lauren Hackett said in an email. Andrew Ross Sorkin, a CNBC anchor and New York Times business journalist, tweeted that he was not attending the conference, saying he was “terribly distressed by the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and reports of his murder.” Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since Oct. 2 when Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi policies, went missing.



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Media companies, executives drop out of Saudi event over missing journalist

Media companies, executives drop out of Saudi event over missing journalistEconomist Editor-In-Chief Zanny Minton Beddoes will not participate in the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, spokeswoman Lauren Hackett said in an email. Andrew Ross Sorkin, a CNBC anchor and New York Times business journalist, tweeted that he was not attending the conference, saying he was “terribly distressed by the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and reports of his murder.” Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi policies, went missing.



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Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall againSINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets sank Thursday, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worried that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business.



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May urges fellow EU leaders to drop 'unacceptable' Brexit demands

May urges fellow EU leaders to drop 'unacceptable' Brexit demandsPrime Minister Theresa May was set to appeal directly to fellow European leaders at a summit on Wednesday to drop “unacceptable” Brexit demands that she said could rip Britain apart, and to urge the bloc to respond in kind to her plan, according to a senior British government source.



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Chuck Todd Says Mueller May Drop Something Big: 'I Wouldn't Miss Work Tomorrow'

Chuck Todd Says Mueller May Drop Something Big: 'I Wouldn't Miss Work Tomorrow'MSNBC's Chuck Todd thinks all signs point to special counsel Robert Mueller



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Chuck Todd Says Mueller May Drop Something Big: 'I Wouldn't Miss Work Tomorrow'

Chuck Todd Says Mueller May Drop Something Big: 'I Wouldn't Miss Work Tomorrow'MSNBC's Chuck Todd thinks all signs point to special counsel Robert Mueller



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Church urges followers to drop the Mormon name

Church urges followers to drop the Mormon nameThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is urging its followers to drop the use of the word “Mormon” to refer to the church or its members, according to new directives issued by its leader. Church president Russell Nelson, who has been visiting congregations in North America to explain the move, said Saturday in Montreal: “we’re not changing names. “The Book of Mormon” is the religion’s sacred text, and the name Mormon has been used to identify the church since it was established in 1830, although initially by outsiders as a derogatory term.



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