News Uber's London license appeal to be heard next year 2017-12-11T07:17:54.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] will defend its right to operate in London in court next year after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market. Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem; anti-Trump protest flares in Beirut 2017-12-11T07:12:08.000000000-05:00 JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem's main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Bakers, farmers struggle to make any dough on poor wheat crop 2017-12-11T07:10:09.000000000-05:00 WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's iconic sandwiches - Italian beef heroes dripping with gravy, and hot dogs loaded with pickles and hot peppers - wouldn't be such culinary institutions without the bread. Apple aims to block climate, rights proposals with quick use of SEC guidance 2017-12-11T07:07:19.000000000-05:00 BOSTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc is pushing back on shareholder proposals on climate issue and human rights concerns, an effort activists worry could sharply restrict investor rights. China's graft watchdog warns officials over 'concealed' extravagance 2017-12-11T07:06:15.000000000-05:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials trying to hide dishonest spending with tricks such as throwing extravagant parties in private will be targeted in a sustained campaign to root out hedonism, the top anti-graft watchdog said on Monday. Exclusive: Hong Kong fund tells Toshiba that chip unit sale to Bain group not necessary 2017-12-11T06:40:14.000000000-05:00 TOKYO (Reuters) - A Hong Kong-based activist investor in Toshiba Corp has told the embattled conglomerate that the $18 billion sale of its chip unit to a Bain Capital-led group is no longer necessary after its recent capital injection, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Trump records 'robo-call' for Moore ahead of Alabama vote 2017-12-11T06:35:32.000000000-05:00 BIRMINGHAM, Ala (Reuters) - President Donald Trump sought to boost Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore by releasing a recorded phone call on his behalf in the final stretch of a bitter Alabama election fight marked by accusations of sexual misconduct against Moore. Weary firefighters brace for second week battling California wildfire 2017-12-11T06:23:11.000000000-05:00 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews battling a massive wind-driven California wildfire that has torched nearly 800 buildings and charred 230,000 acres are bracing on Monday to protect communities menaced by flames along the state's scenic coastline. Russians want to compete at Olympics, even as neutrals, says official 2017-12-11T06:16:43.000000000-05:00 MOSCOW (Reuters) - Most Russian athletes want to go to next year's Winter Olympic Games even though they would have to compete as neutrals, an official of the country's Olympic committee said on Monday. Roy Moore campaign casts Alabama race as referendum on Trump 2017-12-11T05:51:53.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The campaign of Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for U.S. senator in Alabama who has been accused of sexual misconduct, appealed on Sunday to President Donald Trump's supporters, saying a vote for Moore would be a vote for Trump's agenda.