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Nikki Haley Offers Weak Defense Of Trump's Ukraine Call In Tense Live Interview
NBC's Savannah Guthrie grilled the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations about the impeachment inquiry into the president.

Danish court jails repatriated Islamic State fighter
A foreign fighter from Denmark has been jailed in pre-trial custody for 27 days, a day after the man was deported from Turkey, which has begun to send home people who fought for the Islamic State group. Prosecutor Sidsel Klixbull told the Copenhagen City Court on Tuesday that it was "a very serious case." Ahmad Salem el-Haj was held on preliminary charges of violating Danish terror laws. Copenhagen police say Denmark in 2017 had asked Turkey for his extradition but in vain.

Turkey tries to shed light on White Helmets founder's death
Turkish officials were performing an autopsy and other procedures Tuesday as they tried to understand how a former British officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer aid group in Syria died. James Le Mesurier's body was found near his home in Istanbul early Monday by worshippers on their way to morning prayers. Turkish police believe he fell to his death from his home and are investigating the circumstances.

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Seahawks top Niners in NFL's game of the year
A thrilling matchup of NFC powers had incredible twists and turns before Seattle's field goal at the end of overtime sent San Francisco to its first loss.

LSU's Orgeron says locker room comments were 'fiery moment'
LSU coach Ed Orgeron says his boisterous and sometimes profane locker room speech after the top-ranked Tigers beat Alabama was not meant for public consumption and not meant to hurt anyone. A rowdy Orgeron can be heard yelling that LSU is going to beat Alabama in recruiting and ''every time they see us.'' Orgeron also uses an expletive to mock Alabama's ''Roll Tide'' rallying cry. ''The things that I say outside, to the media, those are things I want to get out, and if I wanted that to get out, I would have said that outside,'' Orgeron said Monday when asked about the social media post.

Heartbreak for 49ers K Chase McLaughlin, who shanks chance to cement hero status
McLaughlin hits first 3 kicks in high-pressure game The rookie out of Illinois got off to a good start, hitting a 43-yard field goal to give the 49ers a lead on the game's opening drive. He made good on his second chance with a clutch 39-yard kick in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 21-21. And when the 49ers needed a hero send the game into overtime, he delivered with a perfect 47-yard boot with a single second remaining in regulation to tie the game at 24-24 In a game with a multitude of big moments, McLaughlin delivered one of the biggest and appeared to be setting himself up for regular work in the NFL.

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Court says EU states must label Israeli settlement products
The European Union's top court ruled Tuesday that EU countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements on their labels, in a decision that was welcomed by rights groups but sparked anger in Israel. The European Court of Justice said that when products come from an Israeli settlement, their labels must provide an "indication of that provenance" so that consumers can make "informed choices" when they shop. The EU rejects Israeli settlement expansion, saying it undermines the hopes for a two-state solution by gobbling up lands claimed by the Palestinians.

U.S. Stocks Rise Before Trump Talk; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks rose as investors awaited clarity on the likelihood of a partial trade deal between America and China. The dollar and Treasuries advanced.The S&P 500 reached a record, surpassing 3,100 for the first time, ahead of a talk by President Donald Trump at the Economic Club of New York at noon that could veer into comments on trade. Tech led the advance. Drugmaker AbbVie Inc. rose amid what may be the largest bond sale of the year to fund its Allergan Plc acquisition, while Walt Disney Co. gained as its much-anticipated streaming service debuted.The 10-year Treasury yield fell to 1.93% as the market returned from Monday’s holiday. The dollar rose for the sixth time in seven sessions, testing its moving average of the last 100 days.“The market is clearly reacting to the idea that Trump’s message is going to be constructive and positive,” said Yousef Abbasi, global market strategist at INTL FCStone. “All the president probably has to say is that it will be possible or we are considering potentially considering scaling back tariffs, I think that would be enough.”With most earnings now out of the way and major central banks thought to be on hold, investor focus has turned firmly to trade and potential remarks by Trump today. They appear to be in a cautious mood after hopes for a first-phase deal between the U.S. and China fueled a risk rally and bond sell-off last week, before Trump’s comments over the weekend cooled some of the optimism.Elsewhere, the yen fell along with gold. New Zealand’s dollar declined after falling inflation expectations spurred bets for a rate cut. Nickel headed for its longest run of losses in almost a year.Here are some key events coming up this week:President Trump is due to deliver lunchtime remarks at the New York Economic Club.Earnings season is slowing. Reports are due this week from companies including Tencent, Japan Post Bank and Mitsubishi UFJ.A New Zealand rate decision is due Wednesday, with market pricing tilting in favor of a cut.Fed Chairman Jerome Powell addresses the Joint Economic Committee of Congress in Washington Wednesday. Thursday brings China retail sales and industrial production data.U.S. retail sales on Friday are forecast to rebound in October after unexpectedly falling the prior month.These are the main moves in markets:StocksThe S&P 500 Index rose 0.4% as of 10:25 a.m. New York time.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index gained 0.5%.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose 0.4%.The MSCI Emerging Market Index climbed 0.3%.CurrenciesThe Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index gained 0.1%.The euro decreased 0.1% to $1.1021.The British pound fell 0.1% to $1.2845.The Japanese yen was little changed at 109.09 per dollar.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries fell one basis point to 1.93%.Germany’s 10-year yield was little changed at -0.247%.Britain’s 10-year yield was unchanged at 0.807%.CommoditiesGold was little changed at $1,455.49 an ounce.West Texas Intermediate crude gained 0.7% to $57.26 a barrel.\--With assistance from Sophie Caronello.To contact the reporters on this story: Randall Jensen in New York at rjensen18@bloomberg.net;Claire Ballentine in New York at cballentine@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Jeremy Herron at jherron8@bloomberg.net, Samuel Potter, Yakob PeterseilFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.

Jimmy Carter recovering after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on brain
The statement released by the Carter Center says that the pressure on his brain was caused by bleeding from some recent falls.

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Top House Armed Services Republican: Trump's Ukraine call was 'inappropriate' but not impeachable
Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, said President Trump's call with Ukraine's president was "inappropriate" — but it did not warrant his impeachment.

At an Iowa rally, progressive voters already talk about an Ocasio-Cortez presidency
As she took the stage in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Friday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez noted it was her “first time” in the key presidential primary state. But many of the thousands of people who came to see her campaign for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders were confident it wouldn’t be her last visit. 

Shootings, blasts prompt Denmark to tighten border controls
Denmark will temporarily reinstate border controls with Sweden and step up police work along the border after a series of violent crimes and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by perpetrators from Sweden. The checks, which start Tuesday for six months, will take place at the Oresund Bridge between Copenhagen and the Swedish city of Malmo, and at ferry ports.

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