News Netflix adds more subscribers than expected, shares hit record 2017-10-16T17:50:44.000000000-04:00 (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. Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co 2017-10-16T17:25:41.000000000-04:00 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 the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein. 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. Iraqi forces seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds in bold advance 2017-10-16T17:18:04.000000000-04:00 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. 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. U.S. police deaths on duty spiked in 2016: FBI 2017-10-16T15:49:39.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty-six police officers were killed on the job by felons in 2016, up about 61 percent from 41 deaths a year ago, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday. Patchwork of destruction left by deadly California wildfires 2017-10-16T15:38:36.000000000-04:00 SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Californians on Monday picked through the debris of homes and businesses incinerated by the deadliest wildfires in the state's history while firefighters hoped to have the blazes contained by Friday. Trump says he believes Cuba responsible for attacks that hurt U.S. diplomats 2017-10-16T15:25:55.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday that he believes Havana is responsible for a series of incidents that Washington thinks hurt at least 22 U.S. diplomats over a period of months in Cuba, prompting Washington to scale back its presence there.