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 2016-05-03 20:08 

Reuters

BRIEF-Pure Technologies reports Q1 loss per share $0.05... +

Pure Technologies Ltd...

 2016-05-03 20:07 

UPI

Mexico flies Arcturus fixed-wing VTOL UAV... +

Richard TomkinsNEW ORLEANS, May 3 (UPI) -- Arcturus UAV reports that the Mexican Navy is using its T-20 JUMP fixed-wing, vertical takeoff and landing unmanned aerial vehicle....

 2016-05-03 20:04 

Reuters

Proposed Irish government to prioritize spending over tax cuts: document... +

Ireland's proposed minority government will use at least twice as much available resources on spending increases over tax cuts, an agreement between the country's two main parties seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday....

 2016-05-03 20:04 

UPI

Australian couple capture massive huntsman spider in bedroom... +

Ben HooperMANLY, Australia, May 3 (UPI) -- An Australian couple struggling to remove a massive huntsman spider from their bedroom chronicled their attempt on video....

 2016-05-03 20:00 

Reuters

TABLE- Top-20 selling vehicles in U.S. in April... +

The following are the 20 top-selling vehicles in the U.S. inApril as reported by the automakers and ranked by total units. Top 20 selling vehicles in U.S. in April RANK VEHICLE Apr-16 Apr-15 PCT CHNG...

 2016-05-03 20:00 

Reuters

LATAM CLOSE-No deals priced in LatAm primary market... +

year global bond * Odebrecht delays results amid corruption probe * PDVSA issues new debt to pay off suppliers By Mike Gambale NEW YORK, May 3 (IFR) - No deals priced in the LatAm market on Tuesday. Below is a snapshot of LatAm sove...

 2016-05-03 19:58 

Reuters

Payroll firm ADP says employee data stolen at some clients... +

Payroll firm Automatic Data Processing Inc said tax and salary data of employees of ...

 2016-05-03 19:58 

Reuters Canada

Payroll firm ADP says employee data stolen at some clients... +

(Reuters) - Payroll firm Automatic Data Processing Inc said tax and salary data of employees of a small number of its clients had been stolen.The company said on Tuesday that the theft occurred because...

 2016-05-03 19:56 

Reuters

Corrected (official)-Mexico's central bank offers to buy back gov't debt... +

Mexico's central bank said onTuesday it would offer to repurchase government bonds in linewith market demand in an auction on Wednesday....

 2016-05-03 19:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

Young Afghan Messi fan flees over kidnap fears... +

A young Afghan fan of Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi has been sent to live with relatives in Pakistan, his family fearing he could be kidnapped after becoming an internet sensation. Rough Cut - Subtitled (no reporter narration)....

 2016-05-03 19:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

United Nations to start inspecting commercial shipments to Yemen... +

The United Nations will start inspecting shipments to rebel-held ports in Yemen in a bid to boost commercial imports and enforce an arms embargo, the world body said on Tuesday, some eight months after announcing it would establish such a procedure....

 2016-05-03 19:54 

UPI

Katy Perry attempts to show up Lady Gaga at Met Gala... +

Marilyn MalaraNEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- Katy Perry admitted to a friendly rivalry with Lady Gaga when it comes to Met Gala fashion....

 2016-05-03 19:53 

Reuters

Economies could shrink by mid-century due to scarce water - World Bank... +

Economies across large swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by mid-century as fresh water grows scarce due to climate change, the World Bank reported on Tuesday....

 2016-05-03 19:53 

Reuters Africa

Proposed Irish government to prioritise spending over tax cuts - document... +

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's proposed minority government will use at least twice as much available resources on spending increases over tax cuts, an agreement between the country's two main parties seen...

 2016-05-03 19:51 

Reuters

Nigeria's UBA plans African expansion - chairman... +

United Bank for Africa (UBA) plans to increase its presence in Africa outsideNigeria to 25 countries from 18 now and inject capital into itssubsidiaries in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, its chairman said onTuesday....

 2016-05-03 19:49 

Reuters

Proposed Irish government to prioritise spending over tax cuts -document... +

Ireland's proposed minoritygovernment will use at least twice as much available resourceson spending increases over tax cuts, an agreement between thecountry's two main parties seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday....

 2016-05-03 19:48 

Reuters

GRAINS-Profit taking spark sell-off in U.S. corn, soy, wheat... +

Chicago Board of Trade corn,soybean and wheat futures fell on Tuesday, pressured by a roundof profit taking and technical sales, traders said....

 2016-05-03 19:48 

UPI

Dog horrifies woman by eating butterfly... +

Daniel UriaWASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- A woman's attempt to capture a video of her dog and a butterfly together took a negative turn when the dog decided to turn the insect into a snack....

 2016-05-03 19:46 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Tampa Bay Times purchases main competitor, the Tampa Tribune... +

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Florida's largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, said Tuesday it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long newspaper rivalry. Times chairman and CEO Paul Tash said he intends to create one ...

 2016-05-03 19:46 

AP

[ US News ]

Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out... +

DETROIT AP -- Teachers who closed Detroit schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district's manager that they would be paid.....

 2016-05-03 19:45 

Reuters

House panel nears unveiling new Puerto Rico debt bill... +

Legislation to help Puerto Rico deal with its $72 billion debt crisis ...

 2016-05-03 19:45 

Reuters

[ US ]

Chicago schools to allow transgender students to choose facilities... +

Chicago's public school system said on Tuesday it would allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identities....

 2016-05-03 19:44 

Reuters

Mexico's growth rate sustainable, deputy finance minister says... +

Mexico can sustain its currentsolid level of economic growth over the next few quarters asstrengthening internal consumer demand combines with a robustindustrial sector and a rebound in U.S. growth, Mexico's deputyfinance minister said on Tuesday....

 2016-05-03 19:44 

Reuters Canada

United Nations to start inspecting commercial shipments to Yemen... +

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations will start inspecting shipments to rebel-held ports in Yemen in a bid to boost commercial imports and enforce an arms embargo, the world body said on Tuesday,...

 2016-05-03 19:42 

Reuters Canada

In Quebec, outdoor store signs will have to include some French... +

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Canada's predominately French-language province of Quebec will require stores with English brand names to display some French on their outdoor signage, the provincial government said...

 2016-05-03 19:42 

UPI

Could infant colds, other infections raise type 1 diabetes risk?... +

Serena Gordon, HealthDay News Colds and other infections in the first six months of life may boost the odds of a child developing type 1 diabetes by nearly 20 percent, new research suggests....

 2016-05-03 19:41 

Reuters

[ Health ]

Polluted air may up risk of many cancers... +

For elderly people in Hong Kong, long term exposure to fine-particle air pollution is tied to an increased risk of dying from many cancers, including breast, liver and pancreatic cancer, in addition to the expected lung cancer risk, according to a new stu...

 2016-05-03 19:40 

AP

[ Business ]

AP sources: Takata recall could more than double in size... +

DETROIT AP -- U.S. auto safety regulators are in talks with Takata Corp. to add tens of millions of air bag inflators to what already is the biggest auto recall in American history, three people briefed on the matter said Tuesday.....

 2016-05-03 19:39 

Reuters

TREASURIES-Yields fall to nearly 2-week lows on slow growth fears... +

U.S. Treasury yields fellbroadly on Tuesday to their lowest levels in nearly two weeksafter weak Chinese data and a surprise interest rate cut inAustralia raised concerns about the global economy, boostingdemand for safe-haven U.S. government debt. Act...

 2016-05-03 19:37 

AP

[ Big Story ]

A timeline of the 123-year history of the Tampa Tribune... +

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Tribune has a long and storied 123-year history in Florida. It started in 1893, won a Pulitzer in 1966 and in 1999 became one of the first newspapers in the nation to ...

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