News Netflix adds more subscribers than expected, shares hit record 2017-10-16T19:36:34.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with Wall Street forecasts, saying it had a head start on rivals as internet television expands globally. Trump declares Obamacare 'dead,' urges Democratic help for short-term fix 2017-10-16T19:13:12.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday declared Obamacare "dead" and "gone," but urged Republicans and Democrats in Congress to craft a short-term fix of healthcare markets under the 7-year-old law that critics say he has effectively sabotaged. Iraqi forces seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds in bold advance 2017-10-16T19:11:17.000000000-04:00 BAGHDAD/KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a Kurdish referendum on independence with a bold lightning strike that transforms the balance of power in the country. Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co 2017-10-16T18:45:39.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein. Firm behind Trump dossier declines to respond to House panel's subpoena 2017-10-16T18:33:37.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. political research firm that commissioned a dossier on Donald Trump while he was running for president said on Monday it would not comply with subpoenas issued by the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. U.S. judge questions government on Trump's latest travel ban 2017-10-16T18:29:10.000000000-04:00 GREENBELT, Md. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday questioned attorneys defending the Trump administration about a classified report the government is using to justify its latest ban on citizens of some countries from entering the United States. Netflix subscriber adds beat estimates as original shows lure viewers 2017-10-16T17:19:14.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Video-streaming pioneer Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected in the third quarter as original shows such as the latest season of "Narcos" helped attract more viewers. U.S. judge questions challengers of Trump's latest travel ban 2017-10-16T16:51:08.000000000-04:00 GREENBELT, Maryland (Reuters) - A U.S. judge lobbed tough questions at attorneys representing refugee groups and immigrant advocates seeking to overturn the Trump administration's latest policy banning citizens of some countries from entering the United States. Venezuela vote dispute increases threat of new foreign sanctions 2017-10-16T16:49:39.000000000-04:00 CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition cried foul on Monday over the ruling socialists' surprise win in gubernatorial elections, raising the prospect of more foreign sanctions against the country as France and the United States both criticized the vote. Trump, McConnell show Republican unity at White House 2017-10-16T16:04:44.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell tried to move past the tensions that followed the collapse of the healthcare reform effort on Monday with a show of unity that focused on tax reform and other items on the Republican agenda.