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Dollar climbs as Evergrande uncertainty percolates

The dollar rose on Friday and was poised for its third straight week of gains against a basket of major currencies, as uncertainty over beleaguered Chinese property developer Evergrande helped the greenback bounce back from a sharp decline in the prior session.

Abbas tells U.N. Israeli actions could lead to 'one state'

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) -Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel on Friday of destroying the two-state solution with actions he said could lead Palestinians to demand equal rights within one binational state comprising Israel, the occupied West Bank and Gaza.

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