News China suggests Xi's political ideology to be elevated in party constitution 2017-10-19T06:31:55.000000000-04:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - Top Chinese officials have praised President Xi Jinping's political ideology unveiled at a key Communist Party Congress, an indication that he could cement his power with his new slogan being incorporated into the party's constitution. Florida police brace for protests with speech by white nationalist 2017-10-19T06:18:48.000000000-04:00 GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hundreds of police will be deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday as thousands are poised to protest a speech by an avowed white nationalist, an event that prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency in preparation for possible violence. Iran's Guards say missile program will accelerate despite pressure 2017-10-19T06:11:50.000000000-04:00 ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile program would accelerate despite U.S. and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Sharif and daughter 2017-10-19T06:04:09.000000000-04:00 ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership of London properties, pressing charges over accusations that could see the former leader jailed. Iran's Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure 2017-10-19T05:44:22.000000000-04:00 ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite U.S. and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. Spain threatens Catalonia with direct rule from Madrid 2017-10-19T05:30:53.000000000-04:00 MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's central government threatened on Thursday to suspend Catalonia's autonomy after the region's leader said it could go ahead with a formal declaration of independence if Madrid continued its "repression". Thirty years ago this week, Wall Street slid into the abyss 2017-10-19T05:27:45.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years ago, before heading to work at the New York Stock Exchange, Peter Kenny left his home in lower Manhattan and made a detour to the nearby Our Lady of Victory church to pray to St. Jude, the Roman Catholic patron saint of desperate and lost causes. Spain to trigger suspension of Catalan autonomy on Saturday 2017-10-19T05:20:24.000000000-04:00 MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's government will trigger on Saturday the Article 155 of the constitution, which allows to suspend Catalonia's political autonomy, the Prime Minister's Office said on Thursday. Ardern to be next NZ prime minister, spelling big change for economy 2017-10-19T05:09:29.000000000-04:00 WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's next prime minister will be Jacinda Ardern, whose Labour party won the support of a small nationalist party to form the government, spelling big changes for a small but open economy, whose currency hit a 4-1/2-month low on the news. Iran's Guards say missile program will accelerate despite pressure: agency 2017-10-19T04:34:55.000000000-04:00 ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday that the country's ballistic missile program would accelerate despite pressure from the United States and European Union to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.