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Macron's concessions set to blow out French deficit12/11/2018 10:33:30 PM France is on course to overshoot the European Union's budget deficit ceiling next year without new spending cuts after President Emmanuel Macron caved in to anti-government street protests.French banks agree with Macron to freeze fees in 2019 to appease protests12/11/2018 10:33:30 PM The bosses of France's major banks accepted to freeze the fees they charge households next year in a show of support for President Emmanuel Macron's plan to appease "yellow vest" protests that have rocked central Paris in the past weekends.Trump, top Democrats clash on border wall in rare Oval Office fight12/11/2018 10:32:25 PM U.S. President Donald Trump openly sparred about government funding with the top two Democratic lawmakers during an Oval Office meeting on Tuesday, throwing into question whether a deal was possible ahead of a deadline later this month.Life in prison looms for neo-Nazi in Virginia protest killing12/11/2018 10:29:39 PM A self-described neo-Nazi who killed a woman by ramming his car into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in Virginia last year should spend the rest of his life in prison, a jury said on Tuesday.White House delays new farm aid payments on China trade deal hopes: sources12/11/2018 10:25:33 PM The White House is delaying a second round of payments from a $12 billion aid package for farmers stung by a trade dispute between China and the United States, amid optimism China will soon resume buying U.S. soybeans, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.Wall Street pulls back after Trump's government shutdown threat12/11/2018 10:17:53 PM The S&P 500 gave up most gains and Dow Industrials turned lower on Tuesday after President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government over funding for a border wall undid the boost to markets from optimism over China-U.S. trade talks.After May asks for help, Germany's Merkel says no more Brexit negotiations12/11/2018 10:10:54 PM German leader Angela Merkel ruled out further negotiations on Brexit on Tuesday but said efforts were being made to give Britain reassurances after Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly pulled a parliamentary vote at home because she faced defeat.EU president Austria says Brexit deal cannot be renegotiated12/11/2018 10:08:51 PM The Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union cannot be renegotiated but the EU should consider giving assurances on the so-called Irish backstop without reopening the deal, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's office said on Tuesday.Huawei CFO back in court as Canadian said to be detained in China12/11/2018 10:00:17 PM A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China, two sources said on Tuesday, just hours before a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL] returned to a packed Vancouver courtroom for a bail hearing that has angered Beijing.Tusk tells May: EU wants to help on Brexit, but how?12/11/2018 9:39:53 PM European Council President Donald Tusk said after meeting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Brexit on Tuesday that the bloc was willing to help her win the UK parliament's approval of their draft divorce deal.UK PM May says just starting talks with EU leaders over Brexit backstop12/11/2018 9:32:59 PM Prime Minister Theresa May said she was just at the start of discussions with European leaders as she seeks reassurances that the Northern Irish backstop is only temporary, in a bid to persuade lawmakers to back her Brexit deal.Top Democrats say Trump has made clear he wants government shutdown12/11/2018 9:28:45 PM U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump has made clear that he wants to shut down the federal government over his long-promised border wall even as they sought a deal to keep the government running.Senate to consider resolution condemning Saudi crown prince12/11/2018 9:17:07 PM The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he would introduce as soon as Tuesday a joint resolution condemning Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which could force President Donald Trump to decide whether to sign or veto.'Stop Brexit!' - one man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce12/11/2018 8:36:47 PM Steve Bray is already hard at work when dawn breaks over London, waving anti-Brexit banners behind television crews reporting live outside Westminster.Trump argues with top Democrats over border wall funding12/11/2018 8:33:45 PM U.S. President Donald Trump said he was unlikely to come to an agreement with Democrats on Tuesday over border wall funding as he argued with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi in front of reporters at the White House.Stocks gain on possible thaw in trade spat; oil climbs12/11/2018 8:31:11 PM A gauge of global stock markets climbed on Tuesday as signs of a thaw in the U.S.-China trade battle helped investors overlook heightened uncertainty over Brexit and French protests, while oil prices rebounded from a selloff a day earlier.U.S. to use sanctions, indictments over China hacking, economic espionage: report12/11/2018 8:28:08 PM The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump will condemn China over hacking and economic espionage, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing U.S. officials, and will take action against the Asian nation using sanctions and indictments.Time's 'Person of Year' goes to journalists, including Reuters pair12/11/2018 8:22:11 PM Time on Tuesday presented its "Person of the Year" honor to a group of journalists, including a slain Saudi Arabian writer and a pair of Reuters reporters imprisoned by Myanmar's government, as the magazine warned the ideal of truth as critical to democracy is under assault.China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle12/11/2018 8:20:44 PM A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said enforcement of the ban was likely still a distant threat.Former Canadian diplomat detained in China: sources12/11/2018 8:19:45 PM A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China, two sources said on Tuesday, and his current employer, the International Crisis Group, said it was seeking his prompt and safe release.