U.S. stocks slip on earnings; dollar off highs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on disappointing earnings reports on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar slipped from multi-month highs after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney cast doubt on expectations for more monetary stimulus.
Coalition huddles as forces inch towards Mosul
Iraqi forces were inching to within striking distance of eastern Mosul Tuesday as coalition defence chiefs gathered in Paris agreed to also take on the jihadists' Syrian bastion of Raqa. With the Mosul battle in its second week, French President Francois Hollande called for the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group to prepare for the aftermath and the next stages of the campaign against the jihadists. The United Nations said it had received reports of a new series of atrocities by the jihadists as troops close in on its last major urban stronghold in Iraq.
Exclusive: U.S. House to vote on Iran Sanctions Act renewal as soon as November
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives plan a vote as soon as mid-November on a 10-year reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act, congressional aides told Reuters on Tuesday. The Iran Sanctions Act, or ISA, which expires on Dec. 31, allows trade, energy, defense and banking industry sanctions over Iran's nuclear program and ballistic missile tests. Congressional aides said a "clean" renewal, meaning unchanged from the current legislation, was likely to pass the House.
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A Washington ritual: Reading John Podesta's stolen emails
Poring through thousands of private, stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's confidants has become a daily ritual in Washington. The hacked emails ? some mundane, others laced with intrigue about election ...
APNewsbreak: Voter group says dead people likely registered
A data analysis firm hired by a voter registration group said on Tuesday that Indiana's voter database is riddled with errors, including thousands of people over the age of 110 who would likely be deceased ...
Exclusive: Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three
By Steve Holland DORAL, Florida (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia. In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, playing down a long-held goal of U.S. policy.
France starts tearing down 'Jungle' migrant camp
French workers escorted by riot police on Tuesday began tearing down shacks and tents in the Calais "Jungle" vacated by migrants who have been bussed to shelters around the country. The demolition work began on the second day of a massive operation to clear the squalid camp in northern France, where an estimated 6,000-8,000 migrants, mostly Afghans, Sudanese and Eritreans, have been living. Mattresses, blankets, clothes, pots and suitcases left behind by the migrants were also carted away.
Q&A: New sign-up season; new woes for Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama is leaving the White House in a few months, but the troubles of his signature health care law continue to make headlines. With premiums rising by double digits and many consumers scrambling to replace coverage because their insurer bailed out, the 2017 sign-up season that starts Nov. 1 looks challenging.
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