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 2016-12-02 16:42 

UPI

Michigan attorney general petitions court to stop presidential recount... +

Ed AdamczykLANSING, Mich., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette asked the state's Supreme Court to halt a recount of ballots cast in the presidential election Friday....

 2016-12-02 16:42 

UPI

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette petitions court to stop presidential recount... +

Ed AdamczykLANSING, Mich., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette asked the state's Supreme Court to halt a recount of ballots cast in the presidential election Friday....

 2016-12-02 16:42 

AP

[ Business ]

Rally ebbs as investors seek safety after weak wage data... +

NEW YORK AP -- Investors made a small move back to safer assets Friday afternoon after the government's November jobs report showed continued hiring, but weak wages.....

 2016-12-02 16:41 

Reuters

[ Health ]

Germany detects H5N1 bird flu on poultry farm in Brandenburg... +

Germany reported a first case of the contagious bird flu strain H5N1 on Friday on a small poultry farm in the northeastern state of Brandenburg, the state's consumer protection ministry said....

 2016-12-02 16:41 

Reuters

BRIEF-Monte dei Paschi shares close down 5.4 pct... +

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena:...

 2016-12-02 16:41 

Reuters

Stolen iron gate of Nazi death camp found in Norway -police... +

An iron gate from Dachau concentration camp in Germany with the notorious ...

 2016-12-02 16:40 

UPI

Japan receives its first F-35 joint strike fighter... +

Ryan MaassLUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Japan's Air Self-Defense Force received its first Lockheed Martin F-35A Joint Strike Fighter at Luke Air Force Base....

 2016-12-02 16:40 

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

A Cabinet of generals? Trump's choices get mixed reviews... +

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's move to pack his administration with military brass is getting mixed reviews, as Congress and others struggle to balance their personal regard for the individuals he's choosing with a broader worry ab...

 2016-12-02 16:38 

AP

[ Top International ]

Colombia repatriates dead as airline's licensing questioned... +

RIO NEGRO, Colombia AP -- Colombia began repatriating the victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes on Friday as Bolivia's president called for "drastic measures" against aviation officials who signed off on a flight plan that experts and even ...

 2016-12-02 16:36 

Reuters Canada

Russia not serious in talks with Syrian rebels: opposition official... +

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Syrian opposition official accused Russia on Friday of procrastinating in talks with rebels over Aleppo, signaling no progress in diplomacy which rebels hoped would ease dire...

 2016-12-02 16:36 

Reuters

Actelion's silence has hedge funds betting big on J&J deal... +

Actelion's silence speaks volumes to the dozens of event-driven hedge funds piling into the Swiss biotech firm, betting that Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) (JNJ.N) approach will result in an outright takeover and handsome returns....

 2016-12-02 16:34 

Reuters

Stefanel to pick new investor by year-end to avert bankruptcy - sources... +

Italian clothing company Stefanel is working against the clock to secure an investmentfrom a partner by the end of the year and avert the risk ofbankruptcy, three sources told Reuters on Friday....

 2016-12-02 16:34 

Reuters

N.Y. Fed raises U.S. fourth-quarter GDP growth view to 2.67 percent... +

The U.S. economy is on track to expand at a 2.67 percent annualized pace in the fourth quarter following stronger-than-expected data on domestic income and jobs growth, the New York Federal Reserve's forecast model showed on Friday....

 2016-12-02 16:34 

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

Job deals like Carrier's often fall short of political hype... +

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When President-elect Donald Trump announced a deal to save hundreds of jobs at a Carrier plant in Indiana, it came with a cost to state taxpayers of about $7 million in tax breaks and grants.......

 2016-12-02 16:34 

AP

[ Business ]

Job deals like Carrier's often fall short of political hype... +

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. AP -- When President-elect Donald Trump announced a deal to save hundreds of jobs at a Carrier plant in Indiana, it came with a cost to state taxpayers of about $7 million in tax breaks and grants.....

 2016-12-02 16:33 

Reuters

One dead in Peru after angry mob tries to lynch poll workers... +

One woman was killed and some forty people were arrested in a Peruvian shantytown after an angry mob tried to lynch two poll workers who residents believed were butchering local children to take their organs, a police official said on Friday....

 2016-12-02 16:33 

Reuters

BRIEF-Anoto secures an additional SEK 42 million in funding... +

Anoto Group Ab...

 2016-12-02 16:33 

Reuters

BRIEF-Floridienne's subsidiary acquires Real Ipm Kenya... +

Floridienne SA :...

 2016-12-02 16:33 

Reuters

Actelion's silence has hedge funds betting big on J&J deal... +
 2016-12-02 16:32 

Reuters

Nigerian court rules security agency should release Shi'ite leader... +

The leader of Nigeria's largest Shi'ite Muslim sect should be released after being held without charge for nearly a year by the country's security agency, a court ruled on Friday....

 2016-12-02 16:31 

Reuters

US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq rise after two days of losses; Dow slips... +

* 178,000 jobs added in November vs. est. 175,000* Bank stocks weigh on S&P, Dow* Pandora jumps on CNBC report of sale to Sirius* Dow...

 2016-12-02 16:31 

Reuters

Matt Goss says 2017 Bros reunion gigs will wow fans... +
 2016-12-02 16:30 

Reuters

INVESTMENT FOCUS-Back to Brexit for sterling... +

* Sterling up 5 percent in November after 4-month fall* Court case may affect perception of hard or soft Brexit* Market positioning carries r...

 2016-12-02 16:30 

Reuters Africa

U.S. sanctions North Korean companies, officials after nuclear test... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday blacklisted seven people and 16 North Korean companies for ties to the North Korean government or its nuclear and weapons programs, the U.S. Treasury...

 2016-12-02 16:29 

Reuters

Dutch government backs new inquiry into colonial Indonesia... +

The Dutch government on Friday backed a multi-year inquiry into the end of its colonial period in Indonesia in the 1940s, when troops from the Netherlands are accused of massacres in Southeast Asia's largest nation....

 2016-12-02 16:29 

AP

[ US News ]

Sheriff: McKnight shooting was 'road rage'; defends case... +

HARVEY, La. AP -- The shooting death of an ex-NFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a "road rage" incident that started on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case.....

 2016-12-02 16:28 

Reuters

Germany detects H5N1 bird flu on poultry farm in Brandenburg... +
 2016-12-02 16:26 

AP

[ Top International ]

Colombia repatriates dead as airline's licensing questioned... +

RIO NEGRO, Colombia AP -- Colombia began repatriating the victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes on Friday as Bolivia's president called for "drastic measures" against aviation officials who signed off on a flight plan that experts and even ...

 2016-12-02 16:25 

Reuters

Lighting the National Christmas Tree... +
 2016-12-02 16:24 

Reuters Canada

Tourists came to Cuba for fun but got Castro funeral instead... +

HAVANA (Reuters) - They came to Cuba for an education, plus some fun and games, but got a state funeral instead.Some of the Americans touring Cuba when Fidel Castro died on Friday at age 90 feared there...

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