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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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The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview

The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interviewNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Tesla CEO Elon Musk (all times local):



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North Korea urges U.S. to drop sanctions as Seoul probes illicit coal shipments

North Korea urges U.S. to drop sanctions as Seoul probes illicit coal shipmentsBy Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean state media on Monday urged the United States to drop sanctions, as South Korea said it was investigating nine cases of coal shipments that potentially violated U.N. resolutions. Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending nuclear weapons testing and returning the remains of U.S. troops killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, and the resolutions had lost a reason to exist, said the Rodong Sinmun, a mouthpiece of the ruling Workers’ Party. The statements came days after a confidential United Nations report concluded that North Korea had not halted nuclear and missile program, in breach of U.N. resolutions, and continued illegal trade in oil, coal and other commodities.



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Unable to find lost boys, Thai police drop survival packages into cave

Unable to find lost boys, Thai police drop survival packages into caveBy Chayut Setboonsarng CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – As a search in Thailand for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing inside a flooded cave entered a sixth day on Friday, police dropped survival packages through a shaft drilled in the mountainside not knowing if anyone was there. International rescue teams, including one sent by the United States Pacific Command, are helping the Thai military and police in a search that has been hampered by heavy rain.



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