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Canada's Trudeau, in election fight, says he needs voter support to stand up to Trump Monday, 14 Oct 2019

WINDSOR, Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who looks set to lose his parliamentary majority after an Oct. 21 election, said on Monday he needed a strong government to keep standing up to U.S. President Donald Trump.  Full Article

 
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Hong Kong leader rules out concessions in face of escalating violence 5:10am EDT 

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out making any concessions to pro-democracy protesters in the face of escalating violence, which police said was now "life threatening" citing the detonation of a small bomb.  Full Article  

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Fix economic growth, Canada's frustrated businesses urge ahead of vote 1:09am EDT 

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's political leaders should address the underlying problems limiting long-term economic growth and not just campaign on pocketbook issues ahead of the federal election this month, business leaders, economists and foreign investors say.  Full Article  

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LeBron says Rockets GM 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet 4:48am EDT 

(Reuters) - LeBron James weighed in on the controversy between China and the NBA on Monday, saying that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" when he sent a tweet in support of protesters in Hong Kong this month.  Full Article