Saudi Arabia called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a "huge and grave mistake," but sought to shield its powerful crown prince from the widening crisis, saying Mohammed bin Salman had not been aware.
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CBS interim chairman resigns from board because of ill health
CBS Corp interim chairman Richard Parsons has resigned from the board for reasons of ill health about a month after joining, the company said in a statement on Sunday.
Australia offers rare national apology to victims of child sex abuse
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday offered a rare national apology, only the second since 2008, to victims of institutional child sexual abuse and their families, bringing some survivors to tears.
Global growth outlook for 2019 dims for first time: Reuters polls
The outlook for global growth in 2019 has dimmed for the first time, according to Reuters polls of economists who said the U.S.-China trade war and tightening financial conditions would trigger the next downturn.
'Why did it happen?' asks Taiwan mourner, after 18 killed in rail disaster
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen offered words of consolation on Monday as she met relatives of the 18 dead and 187 injured after a train derailed in the island's northeast, the worst rail disaster in more than three decades.
With divorce deal almost done, May repeats rejection of EU proposal on Northern Ireland
Prime Minister Theresa May will tell parliament on Monday that 95 percent of Britain's divorce deal has now been settled but will repeat her opposition to the European Union's proposal for the land border with Northern Ireland.
Lioness kills father of her cubs at Indianapolis zoo
A lioness has killed the father of her three offspring, suffocating her mate by locking her jaws onto his neck at the Indianapolis Zoo in an attack not fully understood by zoo staff.
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U.S. firm Jacobs Engineering Group Inc has agreed to sell its energy, chemicals and resources business to WorleyParsons for $3.3 billion, in a deal that will double the size of the Australian engineering services firm.
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