Senator Warren, mocked by Trump as 'Pocahontas,' says DNA test backs her ancestry
Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, ridiculed by U.S. President Donald Trump as "Pocahontas" for claiming Native American heritage, hit back on Monday with DNA evidence she said supported her assertion, a possible preview of a bare-knuckles presidential campaign in 2020.

Asia stocks bounce modestly but Saudi tensions limit gains
Asian stocks bounced modestly on Tuesday, gaining a toe-hold after a week of heavy losses, although increasing tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West fanned geopolitical concerns and capped gains.

Two Koreas, U.N. Command to hold first meeting on demilitarizing border
North Korea, South Korea and the United Nations Command will hold their first three-way meeting on Tuesday to discuss demilitarizing the border between the two Koreas, South Korea's defense ministry said.

Trump sees Michael's wrath, rescuers search for bodies
President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida, as rescuers searched for scores of missing and hundreds of thousands of residents remained without electricity.

Bankruptcy judge approves financing to keep Sears open
A bankruptcy judge on Monday approved $300 million in financing to keep department store chain Sears Holdings Corp open through the holiday season, giving the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. shopping malls a chance to remain in business.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer complications at 65
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said.

Exclusive: Facebook to ban misinformation on voting in upcoming U.S. elections
Facebook Inc will ban false information about voting requirements and fact-check fake reports of violence or long lines at polling stations ahead of next month's U.S. midterm elections, company executives told Reuters, the latest effort to reduce voter manipulation on its service.

Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh over Khashoggi; Saudis may blame official
Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a botched interrogation, CNN and the New York Times said on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump speculated "rogue killers" may be responsible.

BlackRock and Blackstone CEOs withdraw from Saudi conference: source
BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink and Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman will no will no longer attend a high profile conference in Saudi Arabia, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday, becoming the latest senior executives to withdraw amid concerns about a missing journalist.

Saudi Arabia to hold investment forum despite key speakers pulling out
Saudi Arabia will go ahead with a major investment conference planned later this month despite key speakers and partners pulling out after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a statement from the organizers said on Monday.

Google latest to withdraw from Saudi conference
Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer, passed away at the age of 65 on Monday, his family said.

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump
A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed adult film actress Stormy Daniels's defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and ordered her to pay his attorney's fees, saying a tweet the president had written referring to her was protected by free-speech laws.

Tech stocks drag down Wall St. as earnings worries weigh
U.S. stocks ended lower in a choppy trading session on Monday, dragged down by technology stocks amid lingering worries over interest rates and corporate earnings.

JP Morgan and Ford cancel plans for Saudi investor event
JP Morgan & Chase Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon and Ford Motor Co Chairman Bill Ford canceled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference, the companies said on Sunday, the latest such high-profile announcements after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Koreas to reconnect roads, rail, U.S. concerned over easing sanctions
The two Koreas agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship in spite of U.S. concerns that the rapid North-South thaw could undermine efforts to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

U.S. government, but not Trump, can be sued over climate: judge
A group of young Americans suing the federal government over lack of action to fight climate change can proceed with their lawsuit, but U.S. President Donald Trump cannot be named as a defendant, a federal judge ruled on Monday.

Many U.S. mall owners say good riddance to Sears
The real estate investment trusts that own the malls and shopping centers where many Sears stores are anchor tenants have waited years for the retailer's demise to renovate the sites and boost rent, although redevelopment costs may strain some plans.

U.S. government posts widest deficit since 2012
The U.S. government closed the 2018 fiscal year $779 billion in the red, its highest deficit in six years, as Republican-led tax cuts pinched revenues and expenses rose on a growing national debt, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department.

Trump says nobody knows if media report on Khashoggi is official
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had seen a media report that Saudi officials might say missing prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed during unauthorized interrogation, but "nobody knows" if this was an official report.