Hong Kong's embattled leader believes protests could last weeks: source 1:56pm EDT

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities will not immediately move to clear tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters occupying large areas of the city, and will let them stay for weeks if need be, a source with ties to leader Leung Chun-ying said on Wednesday.  Full Article

Israel's Netanyahu tells Obama that Iran can't be allowed to reach nuclear arms 'threshold' 2:04pm EDT 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Barack Obama on Wednesday that he hopes the U.S. leader will make sure that any final nuclear deal between Iran and world powers does not allow Tehran to stand at the "threshold" of being able to develop nuclear weapons.  Full Article  

Defiant Royals outfox A's in Wild Card game 2:31am EDT 

KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - The Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in a thrilling, 12-inning do-or-die Wild Card playoff on Tuesday to eke out a victory in their first postseason game for 29 years.  Full Article