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 2016-05-05 00:50 

Reuters

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Asia shares fall for seventh session, bonds bid... +

Asian shares slipped for a seventh straight session on Thursday as a mixed batch of U.S. economic data did nothing to assuage concerns about global growth and deflation, keeping sovereign bonds well supported....

 2016-05-05 00:50 

AFP

Real edge past City to set up all-Madrid final... +

Real Madrid will face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final for the second time in three years after overcoming Manchester City 1-0 in their semi-final second leg on Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you h...

 2016-05-05 00:47 

AFP

Tesla accelerates to hit target of making 500,000 cars... +

Tesla on Wednesday said it was speeding the timeline for building a half million electric cars as it shrunk its quarterly loss.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, c...

 2016-05-05 00:44 

AFP

Real Madrid through to Champions League final... +

A first-half Fernando own goal allowed Real Madrid to beat Manchester City 1-0 in their Champions League semi-final second leg on Wednesday and qualify for the final.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share ...

 2016-05-05 00:39 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR... +

WASHINGTON (AP) Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings. Much like engineers are designing self-driving cars, Wednesd...

 2016-05-05 00:35 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Australia clears AB Inbev's $100 billion SABMiller buyout plan... +

The Australian antitrust regulator on Thursday cleared beer giant Anheuser Busch Inbev SA's planned $100 billion takeover of rival SABMiller Plc, saying the deal would not adversely affect the local market....

 2016-05-05 00:33 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Britain's Labour set to take London after bitter mayoral campaign... +

Sadiq Khan, a Muslim opposition lawmaker, is on course to be elected London's mayor on Thursday, loosening the ruling Conservatives' hold on Britain's financial centre after a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism....

 2016-05-05 00:33 

UPI

U.S., Russia announce ceasefire in Aleppo... +

Stephen FellerWASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- A partial ceasefire in the Syrian province of Aleppa was reached Wednesday by the U.S. and Russia, in hopes it will reduce violence that has flared up recently....

 2016-05-05 00:23 

AFP

'Catastrophic wildfires' force thousands to flee in Canada... +

The Canadian city of Fort McMurray remained under threat from catastrophic wildfires Wednesday, authorities warned, after more than 80,000 residents were forced to flee the raging inferno sweeping through Alberta's oil sands region.The global network ...

 2016-05-05 00:20 

Reuters

[ World ]

Can aid reform end Ethiopia's repeated hunger emergencies?... +

Over the years, Ethiopian mother-of-three Hana Mekonnen has received all sorts of aid designed to free her from the bitter trap of poverty and hunger: goats, cash transfers, resettlement and, of course, sacks of grain....

 2016-05-05 00:19 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Judge convicts head of Mitsubishi Motors representative in Brazil... +

The president of MMC Automotores, Mitsubishi Motors's distributor and assembler in Brazil, was convicted on Wednesday for fomenting corruption and money laundering in a bribery scheme meant to help pass legislation benefiting the auto sector....

 2016-05-05 00:17 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Australia says most dangerous Australian IS operative killed... +

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) The Australian government says Australia's most dangerous known Islamic State movement operative has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq. Attorney-General George Brandis said Thursday the United States has confirmed that ...

 2016-05-05 00:14 

AFP

US, Russia win truce promise in Syria's Aleppo... +

The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, contact us via......

 2016-05-04 23:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Stubborn Shanghai residents hold a line drawn in rubble... +

In a corner of Shanghai, surrounded by a cement wall, lies one of the world's most valuable fields of debris and garbage....

 2016-05-04 23:57 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian latest names to visit Havana... +

HAVANA (AP) Rap superstar Kanye West, his wife Kim Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family are the latest celebrities to visit Havana. They stopped at the Museum of Rum on Wednesday, stepping out of a hot-pink antique American convertible ...

 2016-05-04 23:56 

Reuters

Report: Coyotes to promote 26-year-old Chayka to GM... +

The Arizona Coyotes will reportedly officially promote 26-year-old assistant general manager John Chayka to the GM position at a press conference on Thursday, according to an a report by ESPN's Craig Custance....

 2016-05-04 23:56 

Reuters Canada

Report: Coyotes to promote 26-year-old Chayka to GM... +

(The Sports Xchange) - The Arizona Coyotes will reportedly officially promote 26-year-old assistant general manager John Chayka to the GM position at a press conference on Thursday, according to an a report...

 2016-05-04 23:55 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Alabama city abandons law targeting transgender bathroom use... +

The city council in Oxford, Alabama,narrowly voted on Wednesday to recall an ordinance that drewcriticism from national equality groups for seeking to make acrime of bathroom use based on gender identity rather thangender at birth....

 2016-05-04 23:53 

Reuters

BRIEF-Phillips 66 Partners announces pricing of public offering of 11 mln common units... +

Phillips 66 Partners...

 2016-05-04 23:51 

Reuters

BRIEF-Xtreme Drilling and Coil Services reports Q1 net loss per share $0.04... +

Xtreme Drilling And Coil Services Corp...

 2016-05-04 23:49 

AP

[ Big Story ]

FBI: Man admits to contaminating food at Michigan stores... +

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) A man is in custody after he admitted to spraying a contaminant that officials believe contained mouse poison on unpackaged food at several Michigan grocery stores, authorities said. An investigation indicated the man sprayed a mixt...

 2016-05-04 23:47 

Reuters

Fed's Kashkari says he does not expect U.S. recession this year... +

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari on Wednesday said he does not expect the U.S. economy to slip into recession this year, but rather to grow at a moderate rate....

 2016-05-04 23:45 

Reuters Canada

Stubborn Shanghai residents hold a line drawn in rubble... +

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - In a corner of Shanghai, surrounded by a cement wall, lies one of the world's most valuable fields of debris and garbage.On paper, the Guangfuli neighborhood is a real estate investor's...

 2016-05-04 23:43 

AP

[ Big Story ]

US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights... +

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losin...

 2016-05-04 23:42 

UPI

Massive Lesedi la Rona diamond, at 1,109-carats, expected to fetch $70M at auction next month... +

Doug G. WareLONDON, May 4 (UPI) -- An 1,100-carat diamond found in southern Africa last fall is expected to sell for more than $70 million at auction in London next month, experts said Wednesday....

 2016-05-04 23:40 

Reuters

BRIEF-Partners REIT Q1 AFFO $0.07 per unit... +

Partners Real Estate Investment Trust :...

 2016-05-04 23:38 

Reuters Canada

Laughing Khan aims verbal jab at Trump... +

(Reuters) - England's Amir Khan sparked loud roars of laughter ahead of his WBC middleweight title fight with Mexican Saul Canelo Alvarez on Saturday when he aimed a light-hearted verbal jab at Republican...

 2016-05-04 23:38 

Reuters

Laughing Khan aims verbal jab at Trump... +

England's Amir Khan sparked loud roars of laughter ahead of his WBC middleweight title fight with Mexican Saul ...

 2016-05-04 23:37 

Reuters

BRIEF-Zcl composites reports first quarter 2016 financial results... +

Zcl Composites Inc...

 2016-05-04 23:36 

Reuters

BRIEF-Enerflex reports Q1 revenue $271.7 mln vs $ 455.5 mln... +

Enerflex Ltd...

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