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Evidence points to Iranian hand in oil attack, says Saudi alliance, as prices soar

An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said the United States was "locked and loaded" to hit back.

Beleaguered U.S. energy shares soar after attacks on Saudi facilities

Shares of U.S. energy companies surged on Monday, as a jump in oil prices in the wake of attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities gave new juice to a sector that has been a chronic underperformer.

Democratic White House hopeful Warren wins key progressive endorsement ahead of New York rally

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday won the endorsement of the Working Families Party, a progressive group with growing political influence that previously backed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders during his 2016 White House bid.

Attacks on Saudi oil facilities - what will it mean for consumers?

The attacks on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday will drive up fuel prices worldwide in the world's largest outage in 50 years. Here's what it could mean for consumers.

UK's Johnson buffeted in Luxembourg, says Brexit deal emerging

Britain's Boris Johnson said on Monday that a Brexit deal was beginning to emerge, but the EU said he offered nothing to break the impasse during a visit to Luxembourg where he was harangued loudly by protesters and rebuked for trying to shift the blame.

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since January

Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since January, amid an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children.

Wall Street hit by Saudi attacks; energy stocks temper losses

U.S. stocks fell on Monday on global growth worries after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's crude facilities hit 5% of the world's supply, but a sharp surge in crude prices lifted beaten-down energy stocks and kept losses in check.

Saudi attacks threaten U.S. gasoline price hikes, particularly in California

U.S. motorists most likely to feel the hit from rising gas prices following the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities are on the West Coast, which accounts for nearly half of all of U.S. crude imports from the kingdom.

Oil prices up 12% after attack on key Saudi oil facilities

Oil prices jumped roughly 12% on Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities over the weekend sliced the kingdom's production in half and intensified concerns of retaliatory actions in the Middle East.

U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan

A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said, after the collapse of talks between the United States and Taliban to end the nearly 18-year old war.

North Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in letter: report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August amid stalled denuclearization talks, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources.

Facebook's Libra in regulators' sights as ECB's Coeure warns of 'stablecoin' risks

Facebook's attempt to drag cryptocurrencies into the mainstream with its Libra digital coin met with further scepticism on Monday when an ECB board member said such "stablecoins" posed serious risks.

Cheers and honking horns greet first day of UAW strike against GM

Willie Elzy has been readying for a possible strike against General Motors Co for months and, pointing to a parking lot full of freshly built pickup trucks, he says it's clear the automaker has been preparing too.

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume

Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers resumed talks Monday at 10 a.m. EDT to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations.

Israel 'well-prepared' for any spill-over from attack on Saudi oil plant

Israel is prepared for the possibility it might be drawn into any U.S.-Iranian confrontation over a strike on a Saudi oil plant, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.

Evidence indicates Iranian arms used in Saudi attack, say Saudis

The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that the attack on Saudi Arabian oil plants was carried out with Iranian weapons and was not launched from Yemen according to preliminary findings.

Oil soars after attack on Saudi facilities, stocks weaken

Oil prices soared on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia sparked worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth, halting a positive run in world stocks as investors reached for less risky assets.

Too soon to say if U.S. emergency oil release needed, Perry tells CNBC

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday it was too soon say whether the United States would have to tap its emergency petroleum reserves following weekend attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities that shook global oil markets.

UK PM Johnson booed by protesters in Luxembourg

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was booed on Monday by protesters after talks with his counterpart in Luxembourg, putting off a briefing with reporters due to the protests.

U.S. envoy tells U.N. Security Council indications Iran behind Saudi oil attacks

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft told the Security Council on Monday that emerging information on attacks on Saudi oil facilities "indicates that responsibility lies with Iran" and that there is no evidence the attack came from Yemen.

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