ANKARA/WASHINGTON - President Trump said he did not want to abandon close ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and said he needed to see evidence to prove Turkish claims he was killed by Saudi agents.
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Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman
Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the social media giant mishandled several high-profile scandals.
Wall St. indexes down in choppy trade after Fed minutes
Wall Street's three major indexes were lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its September meeting that showed broad agreement for the last rate hike and expectations that borrowing costs were set to rise further.
Lack of power, phone service hamper post-Hurricane Michael recovery
A lack of power and phone service in the areas of Florida flattened by Hurricane Michael last week was hindering efforts on Wednesday to distribute food and water and to contact residents not heard from since the storm plowed through the state's Panhandle.
Trump threatens funds unless California prevents more wildfires
President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold billions of dollars of federal funding if California does not clean up its forests to reduce the risk of wildfires, a year after some of the worst blazes in the state’s history.
Sober start as recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada
Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, where stores are not yet open.
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