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 2014-04-24 02:12   

Reuters

  INDONESIA PRESS-Bakrie Telecom posts net profit in Q1 -reports...

PT Bakrie Telecom posted a net profit of 201.7 billionrupiah ($17.34 million) in the first quarter of this year,compared to a net loss of 97.5 billion rupiah ($8.38 million) ayear ago, Director Bachder...



 2014-04-24 02:08   

Reuters

  INDONESIA PRESS-Modern Internasional to open 2,000-2,500 7-Eleven stores in 10 yrs -Investor Daily...

Retail firm PT Modern Internasional plans to open2,000-2,500 7-Eleven outlets in Jakarta and its outskirts withinthe next 10 years, with a total investment of up to 7.5 trillionrupiah ($644.88 million),...



 2014-04-24 02:07   

Reuters

  Heat 101, Bobcats 97...

Heat 101, Bobcats 97: LeBron James had 32 points, eight assists and four steals and Chris Bosh scored 20 points as host Miami defeated Charlotte to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference...



 2014-04-24 02:07   

Reuters

  Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile ads...

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business accelerated in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street's financial targets.Shares...



 2014-04-24 02:02   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  NBA Capsules...

MIAMI (AP) LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.Dwyane Wade...



 2014-04-24 02:01   

Reuters

  Up to quarter of LME electronic trading volume comes from Asia -LME CEO...

HONG KONG, April 24 (Reuters) - Up to a quarter ofelectronic trading volume on the London Metal Exchange comesfrom Asia-based participants, LME Chief Executive Garry Jonessaid on Thursday.10-25 percent...



 2014-04-24 02:00   

Reuters

  INDONESIA PRESS-BRI Q1 net profit up 18 pct y/y -Investor Daily...

State lender PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) posted anet profit of 5.9 trillion rupiah ($507.3 million) in the firstquarter of this year, up 18 percent from the same period lastyear.The bank has issued...



 2014-04-24 02:00   

Reuters

  INDONESIA PRESS-Lippo Karawaci plans $650 mln capex spend in 2014 -Investor Daily...

Property developer PT Lippo Karawaci plans to spend$650 million on capital expenditure this year, up 8 percent fromlast year, said CEO Ketut Budi Wijaya.The funds will be used to complete development...



 2014-04-24 02:00   

Reuters

  Bullfighting master class...

School children learn the ins and outs of bullfighting....



 2014-04-24 01:59   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Wright-Phillips leads Red Bulls past Dynamo 4-0...

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice in the first 24 minutes and added a second-half penalty kick to give the New York Red Bulls their second straight victory, 4-0 over the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night.Wright-Phillips, who scored...



 2014-04-24 01:54   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat...

(Adds Maersk Line comment in paragraph 14)By Jeremy WagstaffSINGAPORE, April 24 (Reuters) - The next hacker playground:the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels thatship 90 percent...



 2014-04-24 01:52   

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

  10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos...

Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.......



 2014-04-24 01:52   

AP

[ US News ]

  US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years...

WASHINGTON AP -- The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release - and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It's an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter of ...



 2014-04-24 01:51   

Reuters

  Australia shares edge up to near 6-year high ahead of Anzac Day...

* S&P/ASX200 trading up 0.2 pct at near 6-year high* Resources sector buoys market on rise in nickel prices* Gains capped by some stocks trading ex-dividend* Markets closed Friday for Anzac Day (Adds...



 2014-04-24 01:50   

UPI

  Kaley Cuoco Sweeting debuts choppy bob...

Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) -- Kaley Cuoco Sweeting shared photos of her short haircut on Instagram Wednesday....



 2014-04-24 01:49   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97...

MIAMI (AP) LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the teams' Eastern Conference first-round series.Dw...



 2014-04-24 01:43   

AP

[ US News ]

  Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui...

HONOLULU AP -- Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pres...



 2014-04-24 01:42   

Reuters

  UPDATE 2 -NZ central bank raises rates, kiwi jumps as more tightening seen...

(Repeats to fix formatting)* RBNZ raises OCR by 25 bps to 3.0 pct as expected* Signals more tightening coming in June* Economist see another rate rise at next review -pollBy Naomi TajitsuWELLINGTON,...



 2014-04-24 01:41   

Reuters

  VIETNAM PRESS-Technology firm FPT Q1 revenue up 30 pct y/y - Vietnam Economic Times...

Technology company FPT Corp's first quarter revenuerose 30 percent to 7.36 trillion dong ($348.6 million) from ayear earlier, the Vietnam Economic Times newspaper reported,citing the company.Net profit...



 2014-04-24 01:40   

Reuters

  Facebook's next growth engines still warming up...

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc hasa message for Wall Street: Don't expect new revenue streamsanytime soon.The world's No. 1 Internet social network delivered itsstrongest revenue...



 2014-04-24 01:39   

Reuters

  Peru central bank president irked by finance minister's jabs...

LIMA, April 23 (Reuters) - Peru's central bank chief saidWednesday that the finance minister was wrong to criticize themonetary authority's handling of the local currency, in a raredisplay of tensions...



 2014-04-24 01:38   

AP

[ Business ]

  Asian stocks mixed on Obama visit, US dip...

TOKYO AP -- Asian shares lacked a clear direction in early Thursday trading as players took a mostly wait-and-see view ahead of talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama.....



 2014-04-24 01:35   

UPI

  Red Bull New York defeats Houston 4-0 ...

Bradley Wright-Phillips netted a hat trick on Wednesday and Red Bull New York eased to a 4-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo at Red Bull Arena....



 2014-04-24 01:34   

Reuters

  U.S. says 'disappointed' by Palestinian unity deal...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it was let down by a unity pact agreed to between the Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas' Palestine Liberation Organization...



 2014-04-24 01:34   

AP

[ Top International ]

  SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait...

JINDO, South Korea AP -- Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the more than 140 still missing pressed the government to finish the grim task ...



 2014-04-24 01:33   

Reuters

  PRESS DIGEST - Hong Kong - April 24...

HONG KONG, April 24 (Reuters) - These are some of theleading stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Thursday. Reuters hasnot verified these stories and does not vouch for theiraccuracy.SOUTH CHINA MORNING...



 2014-04-24 01:33   

Reuters

[ World ]

  U.N. Security Council members mulling South Sudan sanctions...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, envoys said on Wednesday, after U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous demanded serious...



 2014-04-24 01:32   

UPI

  NOAA locates 1888 shipwreck near San Francisco bay...

Kate StantonSAN FRANCISCO, April 23 (UPI) -- Scientists have discovered the wreckage of the 1888 steamer City of Chester near San Francisco Bay....



 2014-04-24 01:32   

Reuters

[ World ]

  U.S. sharply criticizes Iran's election to U.N. committee...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday sharply criticized the election of Iran to the United Nations' committee on non-governmental organizations, saying it was a troubling outcome.The...



 2014-04-24 01:31   

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

  FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards...

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such...




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