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 2018-01-22 15:09 

AP

Death penalty sought in police officer's shooting death...

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and then leading law enforcement on a four-day manhunt with the hel......

 2018-01-22 15:08 

Reuters Canada

Biotech M&A takes off as Sanofi and Celgene spend $20 billion...

Biotech deal activity exploded on Monday with French drugmaker Sanofi and U.S.-based Celgene spending a combined total of more than $20 billion to add new products for hemophilia and cancer to their medicine cabinets....

 2018-01-22 15:08 

UPI

Former soccer star George Weah inaugurated as Liberia's president...

George Weah, international soccer star turned politician, took the oath of office as Liberia's new president on Monday....

 2018-01-22 15:07 

Reuters Africa

Pope defends in-flight wedding from conservative headwinds...

Pope Francis on Sunday defended his decision to marry a couple aboard a plane in Chile last week, responding to criticism by conservatives that it flew in the face of Church rules and set a bad precedent....

 2018-01-22 15:07 

Press Trust of India

Punjab secure second straight win...

Kolkata, Jan 22 (PTI) The stylish Yuvraj Singh struck a34-ball 40 to help Punjab beat Mumbai by three wickets fortheir second successive win in the Super League stage of SyedMushtaq Ali Trophy domestic T20 competition here today.Chasing a challenging 199,...

 2018-01-22 15:06 

IANS

Golfer Gaurika returns to action in 2nd leg of Hero WPT...

Mumbai, Jan 22: Gaurika Bishnoi, the No.1 golfer on the Hero Womens Professional Tour in 2017, will return to action for the first time in 2018 as she tees up for the second leg of the 2018 Hero WPGT on Tuesday....

 2018-01-22 15:06 

Reuters Africa

Prize camels keep tradition alive in changing Saudi, but please no Botox!...

RUMAHIYA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - The dromedaries paraded down a dusty racetrack as judges rated the size of their lips, cheeks, heads and knees. Crowds of men watched from the bleachers, hooting when the beasts representing their own tribe loped down th...

 2018-01-22 15:05 

UPI

New England Patriots open as early Super Bowl favorites over Philadelphia Eagles...

Moments after the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, the Westgate sports book in Las Vegas opened New England as a 5.5-point favorite....

 2018-01-22 15:05 

Reuters Canada

Contrite pope apologises for sexual abuse comments that 'wounded many'...

Pope Francis, in an extremely rare act of self-criticism, apologized to victims of clerical sexual abuse on Sunday, acknowledging that he had...

 2018-01-22 15:03 

Central News Agency

Taiwan's investment in China in 2017 down for 3rd consecutive year...

Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) The total amount invested by Taiwanese companies in China in 2017 fell for the third consecutive year, according to statistics released Monday by the Investment Commission under the Ministry of Economic Affairs....

 2018-01-22 15:03 

Central News Agency

Taiwan's 2017 export orders hit new high (update)...

Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) Taiwan's export orders in 2017 hit a new high after orders received by Taiwan-based companies in December posted year-on-year gains for the 17th consecutive month, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Monday....

 2018-01-22 15:03 

Central News Agency

Despite MOF hype, small investors not the winners of new tax code...

Taipei, Jan. 19 (CNA) The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has pitched its new tax code as being beneficial to small investors because of the tax credit they will get on dividend income, but in fact big shareholders are likely to be the major beneficiaries of th...

 2018-01-22 15:03 

Ecns.cn

Monkey performance of Shaoju handed down over generations...
 2018-01-22 15:03 

AP

Carl Icahn makes push to remove Xerox CEO...

NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is calling for the removal of Xerox CEO Jeffrey Jacobson as the copier company reportedly seeks a deal with camera company Fujifilm....

 2018-01-22 15:03 

Central News Agency

Horseshoe crabs bring Taiwanese, French students closer...

Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) Students from Jinhu Junior High School on Taiwan's outlying island county of Kinmen are excited about an upcoming visit from their French penpals, whom they are determined to impress with local glamour and horseshoe crabs....

 2018-01-22 15:03 

Central News Agency

Presidential Office unveils well-wishing red envelopes, couplets...

Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) The Presidential Office on Monday unveiled its spring festival couplets and well-wishing red envelopes, which feature a paper-cut dog design to symbolize the upcoming...

 2018-01-22 15:02 

AFP

Pence in Jerusalem hopes for 'new era' despite Palestinian snub...

US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday he hoped for "the dawn of a new era" in Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts as he began a visit to Jerusalem despite a Palestinian boycott of his trip.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 cou...

 2018-01-22 15:01 

Ecns.cn

Chinese astronauts prepare for a new era of exploration...
 2018-01-22 15:01 

Sputnik International

Snowden Continues Campaign Against India's Biometric ID Program...

For the third time, Edward Snowden has condemned the Indian government's ongoing efforts to mandate that citizens link their unique identification numbers (Aadhar) to their bank accounts and essential services like telephone connections and cooking ga...

 2018-01-22 15:00 

Reuters Canada

TSX falls as materials and industrials weigh...

Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as declines for the materials and industrial groups offset gains for financial shares....

 2018-01-22 15:00 

Reuters

[ Business ]

RPT-Business booms for privacy experts as landmark data law looms...

(Repeats story with no changes)...

 2018-01-22 14:59 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont to address situation in Catalan parliament on Tuesday...

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said Monday during a university debate in Copenhagen he will address the media on Tuesday, declining to answer questions about the current situation in Catalan parliament....

 2018-01-22 14:59 

Reuters

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont to address situation in Catalan parliament on Tuesday...

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said Monday during a university debate in Copenhagen he will address the media on Tuesday, declining to answer questions about the current situation in Catalan parliament....

 2018-01-22 14:59 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 1-U.S. top court takes up property rights case involving endangered frog...

(Adds Weyerhaeuser involvement, background on dispute, high court declining to hear another endangered species case)...

 2018-01-22 14:58 

UPI

Oil prices flat at market open, even after talk of extended OPEC action...

Word over the weekend of yet another possible extension to OPEC's balancing act was offset somewhat by gains in Libya, leaving oil prices even on Monday....

 2018-01-22 14:57 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 4-British bookmaker shares plunge on report of looming low stake limit...

* Government consultation ends Tuesday...

 2018-01-22 14:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 4-British bookmaker shares plunge on report of looming low stake limit...
 2018-01-22 14:57 

Reuters

[ Business ]

WRAPUP 1-Biotech M&A takes off as Sanofi and Celgene spend $20 billion...
 2018-01-22 14:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

WRAPUP 1-Biotech M&A takes off as Sanofi and Celgene spend $20 billion...
 2018-01-22 14:57 

Reuters

[ Business ]

New Ocado ecommerce deal turns screw on bearish hedge funds...
 2018-01-22 14:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

New Ocado ecommerce deal turns screw on bearish hedge funds...

* Signs deal with Sobeys; shares up more than 20 pct...

 2018-01-22 14:57 

Press Trust of India

Base metals gain on good demand...

Mumbai, Jan 22 (PTI) Most of the base metals gained atthe non-ferrous metal market here today on stockists' buyingamid good demand from industrial users.Copper cable scrap, copper billets and tin rose by Rs 4per kg each to Rs 454, Rs 482 and Rs 1,382 ...

 2018-01-22 14:56 

Reuters Canada

Pliskova battles back to reach quarter-finals...

Sixth seed Karolina Pliskova reached her second Australian Open quarter-final by outlasting Barbora Strycova 6-7(5) 6-3 6-2 in an all-Czech battle that stretched into the early hours of Tuesday....

 2018-01-22 14:56 

Reuters

Pliskova battles back to reach quarter-finals...

Sixth seed Karolina Pliskova reached her second Australian Open quarter-final by outlasting Barbora Strycova 6-7(5) 6-3 6-2 in an all-Czech battle that stretched into the early hours of Tuesday....

 2018-01-22 14:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Uber CEO eyes 'responsible growth', seeks fresh start in Germany...

The recently hired chief executive of scandal-plagued ride hailing giant Uber said on Monday that he was focused on what he called...

 2018-01-22 14:56 

AP

They are musical icons, but they've never won a Grammy Award...

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — It's a hard pill to swallow, but listen to this: Diana Ross has never won a Grammy....

 2018-01-22 14:56 

Press Trust of India

Over 80,000 educated unemployed youth registered in J-K:...

MinisterJammu, Jan 22 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Labour ministerHaseeb Drabu today said that 87,650 educated unemployed youthswere registered with district employment and counsellingcentres in the state.In a written reply in the state Assembly, Drabu, who al...

 2018-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

BRIEF-Hippo Analytics Raises $25 Mln In Equity Financing...

Hippo Analytics:...

 2018-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Hippo Analytics Raises $25 Mln In Equity Financing...

Hippo Analytics:...

 2018-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

BRIEF-Ferring Says Specific Financial Details Of Transaction With Ligand Pharma Are Not Disclosed...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals:...

 2018-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 1-Orange, Deutsche Telekom shares rise on report of 2017 merger talks...
 2018-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Ferring Says Specific Financial Details Of Transaction With Ligand Pharma Are Not Disclosed...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals:...

 2018-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Orange, Deutsche Telekom shares rise on report of 2017 merger talks...
 2018-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

BRIEF-AT&T Expands Network Into Equinix Data Centers With On-Demand Capabilities For Businesses...

AT&T INC:...

 2018-01-22 14:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-AT&T Expands Network Into Equinix Data Centers With On-Demand Capabilities For Businesses...

AT&T INC:...

 2018-01-22 14:55 

Sputnik International

Seoul Voices Protest Over Tokyo's Statement on Disputed Dokdo Islands...

TOKYO (Sputnik) - South Korea expressed its regret in a statement on Monday over Japan's recent territorial claims with regard to a disputed island group in the Sea of Japan, called Dokdo by the Koreans and Takeshima by the Japanese....

 2018-01-22 14:55 

Sputnik International

World Powers Take Stock of Turkish Military Operation in Syria...

As the Turkish military launched an offensive against Kurdish militia forces entrenched in the Afrin district of Syria, global and regional powers moved to make their stance on the matter known to the world....

 2018-01-22 14:54 

Reuters

U.S. approves construction of Penn.-N.J. PennEast natgas pipeline...

U.S. energy regulators approved construction of the PennEast natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New Jersey, according to a release on Monday by the companies that own the project....

 2018-01-22 14:54 

Reuters

Sandgren wants more meat off grand slam bone - coach...

Tennys Sandgren's mantra at the Australian Open has been to...

 2018-01-22 14:53 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 1-Euro zone awaits expert view to clear new Greek loans...

(Adds background, more commissioner comments)...

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