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 2017-10-20 03:03 

Reuters

[ World ]

South Korea survey backs restarting construction of two nuclear reactors... +

A South Korean government-organized committee is recommending Seoul resume the stalled construction of two new nuclear reactors after an opinion survey it set up found nearly 60 percent of respondents said they were in favor of the move....

 2017-10-20 02:57 

AP

Alabama executes man who killed police officer 20 years ago... +

ATMORE, Ala. AP — A man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 was put to death Thursday by lethal injection, despite his claims that the state's execution method was cruel and unusual....

 2017-10-20 02:50 

AP

Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in OKC debuts for George, Anthony... +

OKLAHOMA CITY AP — Russell Westbrook had a triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 105-84 on Thursday night in their first regular-season game with All-Star additions......

 2017-10-20 02:49 

AP

The Latest: Alabama executes man who killed police officer... +

ATMORE, Ala. AP — The Latest on the execution of an Alabama inmate all times local : 9:45 p.m. An Alabama inmate who challenged the state's execution drug method has been put to death for kill......

 2017-10-20 02:45 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Magnitude-5 earthquake jolts Indonesia's Simeulue... +

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale jolted Simeule district in the Indonesian westernmost province of Aceh on Friday morning. Local Meteorology and Geophysics Office (BMKG) spokesman Cut Bau Maimun Saleh ......

 2017-10-20 02:42 

Reuters

[ World ]

South Korea to stress safety of Pyeongchang Olympics to diplomats, companies... +

South Korea's foreign ministry will stress the Pyeongchang Olympics will be safe from North Korean provocations in a briefing to diplomats and executives at foreign companies in the country on Friday, as concerns persist over tensions with the North....

 2017-10-20 02:42 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Singapore Airlines to finalize $13.8 billion Boeing order next week... +

Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIAL.SI) said on Friday it will finalize an order for 39 Boeing Co (BA.N) aircraft worth $13.8 billion at list prices when Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits Washington D.C. next week....

 2017-10-20 02:32 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive - Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.... +

Nearly two dozen major U.S. companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters....

 2017-10-20 02:27 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Ackman urges ADP to consider acquiring Ceridian amid proxy fight... +

Activist investor William Ackman, currently battling for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP.O), on Thursday said the human resource software company should buy rival Ceridian, in a move that could woo customers with a better product....

 2017-10-20 02:23 

AP

Toyota, Honda confirm safety of some Kobe Steel products... +

TOKYO AP — Japanese automakers have confirmed use of Kobe Steel products affected by fake inspection data, but say they have found no safety concerns so far....

 2017-10-20 02:15 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar higher in Taipei trading... +

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$30.240 at 9:45 a.m. Friday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, up NT$0.010 from the previous close. ...

 2017-10-20 02:14 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open lower... +

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 22.42 points Friday at 10,737.87 on turnover of NT$1.82 billion (US$60.24 million). ...

 2017-10-20 02:13 

Reuters

[ US ]

Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.... +

Nearly two dozen major U.S. companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters....

 2017-10-20 02:13 

Reuters

[ Business ]

U.S. jobless claims hit 44-1 2-year low; mid-Atlantic factories humming... +

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to its lowest level in more than 44-1/2 years last week, pointing to a rebound in job growth after a hurricane-related decline in employment in September....

 2017-10-20 02:12 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Gov't Forces Make Fresh Gains in Deir Ezzur... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army troops managed to impose control over more regions in Deir Ezzur, inflicting major losses on ISIL terrorists. VIDEO...

 2017-10-20 02:12 

Reuters

[ US ]

Notable municipal bankruptcy lawyer talks shop to Hartford taxpayers... +

The lawyer who took Detroit, Michigan, through the largest Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history brought his message to a new crowd on Thursday: residents of Hartford, Connecticut's cash-strapped capital city....

 2017-10-20 02:12 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Mexican auto lobby rejects U.S. NAFTA proposal on rules of origin... +

The Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) on Thursday rejected U.S. proposals to increase North American content for autos produced in the region and require, under a new NAFTA deal, that half of all content come from the United States....

 2017-10-20 02:12 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Japan government wants to get actively involved in Kobe Steel issue: trade minister... +

The Japanese government wants to get actively involved in the issue of Kobe Steel's (5406.T) data fabrications, Hiroshige Seko, the minister of economy, trade and industry, said on Friday....

 2017-10-20 02:12 

Reuters

[ World ]

NZ Prime Minister-elect Ardern focuses on final touches in coalition deal, NZ dollar sinks... +

New Zealand Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern said she would spend Friday ironing out issues and ministerial posts with coalition partner New Zealand First, one day after becoming the Pacific nation's youngest leader in more than 150 years....

 2017-10-20 02:12 

AFP

White supremacist shouted down at Florida college speech... +

Hundreds of protesters shouted down white supremacist leader Richard Spencer on Thursday at a university in Florida, forcing him to leave the stage without delivering his planned speech.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you...

 2017-10-20 02:11 

Reuters Canada

Ackman urges ADP to consider acquiring Ceridian amid proxy fight... +

Activist investor William Ackman, currently battling for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP.O), on Thursday said the human resource software company should buy rival Ceridian, in a move that could woo customers with a better product....

 2017-10-20 02:10 

AP

AP source: Tigers in talks to hire Gardenhire as manager... +

DETROIT AP — The Detroit Tigers were in talks Thursday to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions....

 2017-10-20 02:06 

AFP

May pleads for Brexit deal she can sell at home... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May pressed EU leaders Thursday for a Brexit deal she can "defend" at home as her counterparts said at a summit in Brussels that there were encouraging signs of progress in the talks.The global network of Agence Fran...

 2017-10-20 02:02 

AP

Trucker arrested for California bus crash that killed 13... +

INDIO, Calif. AP — The driver of a big-rig charged in a California bus crash that killed 13 people last year has been arrested....

 2017-10-20 02:00 

Reuters

NZ Prime Minister-elect Ardern focuses on final touches in coalition deal, NZ dollar sinks... +

New Zealand Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern said she would spend Friday ironing out issues and ministerial posts with coalition partner New Zealand First, one day after becoming the Pacific nation's youngest leader in more than 150 years....

 2017-10-20 01:59 

Reuters

Kiwi hits five-month low, pressured by policy uncertainty... +

The New Zealand dollar hit a five-month low on Friday, dogged by uncertainty over the new government's economic policies, while the dollar held firm as traders awaited President Donald Trump's decision on the next Federal Reserve chair....

 2017-10-20 01:57 

Reuters

Japan government wants to get actively involved in Kobe Steel issue: trade minister... +

The Japanese government wants to get actively involved in the issue of Kobe Steel's (5406.T) data fabrications, Hiroshige Seko, the minister of economy, trade and industry, said on Friday....

 2017-10-20 01:57 

Reuters

Kiwi hits five-month low, pressured by policy uncertainty... +
 2017-10-20 01:56 

Reuters

[ US ]

Obama blasts 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail... +

Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, called on voters to reject a growing ...

 2017-10-20 01:56 

Reuters

[ US ]

Supreme Court clears way for Alabama execution of convicted killer... +

The U.S. Supreme Court removed one legal roadblock to Alabama's planned execution on Thursday of a man convicted of murdering a police officer and later rejected a last-minute appeal to spare his life, allowing the lethal injection to proceed....

 2017-10-20 01:56 

Reuters

11th Circuit upholds 2014 Boston Scientific mesh verdict... +

By Tina BellonA federal appeals court on Thursday affirmed a trial court's$6.7 million verdict in a 2014 trial for a woman who claimed shewas injur...

 2017-10-20 01:55 

Reuters

Oil stable on tightening fundamentals, but China spooks market... +

Oil prices were stable on Friday, supported by signs of tightening supply and demand fundamentals, but a warning about excessive China economic optimism spooked traders and weighed on markets....

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Reuters Canada

Singapore Airlines to finalize $13.8 billion Boeing order next week... +

Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIAL.SI) said on Friday it will finalize an order for 39 Boeing Co (BA.N) aircraft worth $13.8 billion at list prices when Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits Washington D.C. next week....

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Reuters

Singapore Airlines to finalize $13.8 billion Boeing order next week... +

Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIAL.SI) said on Friday it will finalize an order for 39 Boeing Co (BA.N) aircraft worth $13.8 billion at list prices when Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits Washington D.C. next week....

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Reuters

SF Giants score in bid to send guard's wage claim to arbitration... +

By Daniel WiessnerA mid-level California appeals court has ruled that asecurity guard for the San Francisco Giants must arbitrate hisclaim that the...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Yonhap News

Potential safeguard to weigh down on Samsung's U.S. factory: company... +

Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday that trade barriers that could be imposed by Washington would have an adverse impact on its building of a new factory in the United States....

 2017-10-20 01:52 

Reuters

FOREX-Kiwi hits 5-month low, pressured by policy uncertainty... +
 2017-10-20 01:52 

Reuters

BRIEF-Jinfa Labi Maternity & Baby Articles sees FY 2017 net profit to up as much as 20 pct... +

Jinfa Labi Maternity & Baby Articles CoLtd :...

 2017-10-20 01:51 

Reuters Canada

Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.... +

Nearly two dozen major U.S. companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters....

 2017-10-20 01:51 

Reuters Canada

Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.... +

Nearly two dozen major U.S. companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters....

 2017-10-20 01:51 

Reuters

Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.... +

Nearly two dozen major U.S. companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters....

 2017-10-20 01:50 

Reuters

BRIEF-Guangdong Zhengye Technology acquires 80 pct stake in information tech firm... +

Guangdong Zhengye Technology Co Ltd...

 2017-10-20 01:48 

Reuters

Obama blasts 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail... +

Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, called on voters to reject a growing ...

 2017-10-20 01:48 

AFP

Give me Brexit deal I can 'defend' at home, May tells EU... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged European leaders on Thursday to allow negotiations to move forward on a Brexit deal she could "defend" to voters and her divided party.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you h...

 2017-10-20 01:48 

AP

Obama tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear... +

NEWARK, N.J. AP — Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with party's candidates for governors in Virginia......

 2017-10-20 01:45 

Sputnik International

New Buyan-Class Corvette to Join Russian Navy by End of Year... +

Russian Navy reported that the new corvette is about to finish state sea trials and is going to be commissioned to the Navy by the end of the year....

 2017-10-20 01:45 

Yonhap News

K-pop project group RAINZ hopes to last at least 1 year... +

K-pop project group RAINZ told Yonhap News Agency that it hopes to be loved by fans for at least a year....

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