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Fighting halts food air drops to Syria's Deir-al-Zor: WFP +
Reuters | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:50 UTC

The U.N.'s World Food Programme has temporarily suspended air drops of vital supplies to the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor due to heavy fighting there, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Chinese president urges world to 'say no to protectionism' and insists 'no one will emerge the winner in a trade war' +
AP | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:47 UTC

Donald Trump Advisor Anthony Scaramucci Says U.S. Economy Can Withstand Rising Dollar +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:38 UTC

Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capitaland an adviser to Donald Trump said the U.S. economy could withstand the impact of a strong dollar, while warning that deflation could cause a downturn that would be worse than past economic crises.

Suspect in Istanbul Nightclub Attack Confesses, Officials Say +
NY Times | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:32 UTC

Abdulgadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen born in 1983, received help in the attack, done in the name of ISIS, the governor of the city said at a news conference.

One person shot, another assaulted in Falls Church, Va. +
Washington Post | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC

Police: Victims have non life-threatening injuries.

China Goes Food Shoppingto Russia +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC

Everything that can be consumed by a human being in China is something theyre interested in, an official in eastern Russia says of the clamor by its neighbor for Russian food products.

Wal-Mart to Create 10,000 U.S. Jobs in Nod to Trump +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC

Wal-Mart Stores said it plans to create about 10,000 U.S. jobs this year, a sign that even the countrys largest private employer feels the need to tout American job growth ahead of Donald Trumps inauguration.

Amnesty International: 'draconian' EU anti-terror laws target Muslims +
Reuters | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:28 UTC

A raft of new counterterrorism laws across Europe discriminate against Muslims and refugees, spreading fear and alienation, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday.

The Latest: Moscow Ready for Talks With Trump Administration +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC

The Latest on a news conference by Russia's foreign minister (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Russia's foreign minister says that Moscow is ready to sit down for talks with the incoming U.S. administration. Sergey Lavrov says that along with nuclear a

Donald Trump pushes for unity amid John Lewis controversy +
WABC-TV NY | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC

In a post on his Twitter account, Trump had accused Lewis of being

D.C Braced for 900,000 Protesters During Trump's Inauguration Week +
NBC News | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC

Tens of thousands of protesters are preparing to take to the streets of Washington D.C. during the 45th president's inauguration week.

It's in Trump's interest to protect free trade: Asian Development Bank +
CNBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:16 UTC

The president of the Asian Development Bank is hopeful that the new U.S. administration will not put an end to free trade despite the protectionist views of the upcoming president.

The Latest: In Davos, Trump Adviser Rebuts Isolationism Talk +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:14 UTC

The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:00 a.m. An adviser to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says he received no prior

Rights group says Europe's anti-terror powers pose danger +
AP | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:13 UTC

Suspect In Turkey's Deadly Nightclub Attack Confesses, Officials Say +
NPR | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:13 UTC

A Turkish official says the suspect confessed after he was arrested on Monday in Istanbul along with four other people. There are indications he was acting on behalf of the Islamic State.

2 Economists With Opposing Views Weigh In On Trump's Economic Plan +
NPR | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:13 UTC

Steve Inskeep talks to Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Biden, and Peter Morici, a professor and columnist, about Trump's picks for commerce and treasury secretaries.

Congressional Republicans Take Aim At Taxes On Imports And Exports +
NPR | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:13 UTC

Big box retailers and advocates for the poor are teaming up for what could be a big fight with congressional Republicans who want to change the corporate tax code. At issue is something called the "border adjustment tax."

Trump tries to calm tensions after Lewis squabble +
WRAL Raleigh | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:13 UTC

Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect's squabble with Rep. John Lewis, a protege of the slain civil rights leader.

Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack +
WRAL Raleigh | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:13 UTC

The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen faces a court hearing in California after being arrested there in connection with his Florida shooting rampage that left 49 people dead.

Russia's Lavrov says some European countries consider wrecking Syria peace talks +
Reuters Africa | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:10 UTC

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday he had information that some European countries were considering wrecking Syria peace talks because they felt left out.Lavrov,

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D.C Braced for 900,000 Protesters During Trump's Inauguration Week +
NBC News | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC

Tens of thousands of protesters are preparing to take to the streets of Washington D.C. during the 45th president's inauguration week.

Live debate from Davos: the post multicultural era? +
Euronews | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:15 UTC

In todays world of cultural divisiveness, multicultural and assimilation policies of integration are being challenged.

Istanbul nightclub attacker admits guilt, Governor says +
ABC Australia | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:15 UTC

The suspected gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day was born in Uzbekistan and received training in Afghanistan, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin has said after police caught him in a city suburb.

British American Tobacco agrees on takeover of Reynolds +
CBS 8 | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:07 UTC

British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. on terms that are improved from an initial bid made last year.

German supreme court rejects bid to outlaw far-right party +
CBS 8 | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:07 UTC

Germany's supreme court on Tuesday rejected a bid by lawmakers to outlaw a far-right party accused of promoting a racist and anti-Semitic agenda.

Flight MH370: underwater search suspended +
Euronews | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:04 UTC

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended, nearly three years after it disappeared.

Facing Trump-Putin axis, Ukraine turns to a white knight — Chrystia Freeland +
CBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:00 UTC

Can Canadian Foreign Minister and firm Putin critic Chrystia Freeland offer hope to isolated, war-burdened Ukraine? It's a long shot, Don Murray suggests, given the priorities of protecting Canada's trade interests.

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BAT agrees to buy Reynolds for $49 billion +
Fox Business | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:51 UTC

British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4 billion takeover of U.S. rival Reynolds American Inc, creating the world's biggest listed tobacco company after it increased an earlier offer by more than $2 billion.

At Davos, retreat of globalization stokes fears for poor nations +
Fox Business | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:49 UTC

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 17 (Reuters) - In 2014, Arnold Kamler, CEO of New Jersey-based Kent International, took a big step: he resumed making bicycles in the United States, 23 years after uprooting production to China.

UK Inflation Soars to Its Highest Level in 2 Years +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:35 UTC

The rate of inflation in Britain has soared to its highest level in 2 ? years as the fall in the pound begins to hit consumers at the grocery store. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the annual inflation rate in consumer prices hit 1.6

Norway Defends Breivik Prison Conditions in Appeals Hearing +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:35 UTC

The Norwegian government is presenting its closing statement in an appeal against a lower court ruling that mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik's isolation in prison violates his human rights. During the trial, the state has sought to show that Breiv

Number of Suspected Dead Climbs From Shipwreck off Libya +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC

Aid groups have revised to at least 170 the number of suspected dead from a weekend migrant shipwreck off Libya. The International Organization of Migration and U.N. refugee agency increased the estimate after interviewing the four survivors of the shipwr

Rights Group Says Europe's Anti-Terror Powers Pose Danger +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC

Amnesty International says European counterterrorism measures in the past two years are rapidly and potentially permanently eroding basic human rights throughout the continent. France, which has been hit with more recent deadly attacks than any other co

The Latest: Moscow Ready for Talks With Trump Administration +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC

The Latest on a news conference by Russia's foreign minister (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Russia's foreign minister says that Moscow is ready to sit down for talks with the incoming U.S. administration. Sergey Lavrov says that along with nuclear a

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Kenya: UK gives Kenya Sh1.5b to support IEBC ahead of polls +
Standard Digital | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:26 UTC

British High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey who spoke in Eldoret yesterday said they gave the funds after a request by Kenya.

Kenya: Terror casualties reduced in 2016, police report shows +
Standard Digital | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:26 UTC

Some 16 terrorism incidents were recorded in 2016 that left eight people injured, while 66 incidents were reported in 2015 with 120 people injured.

Kenya: Low turnout expected in Samburu due to drought +
Standard Digital | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:05 UTC

Samburu West election co-ordinator Daniel Learum however said they would ensure that residents who had migrated to areas within the constituency were registered.

For the Record: Trump's inauguration tolls for thee +
USA Today | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:02 UTC

Donald Trump's inauguration should be different. But does that actually surprise anyone?

Word on the Hill: Inauguration Week +
Roll Call | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:00 UTC

Its the week of Donald Trumps inauguration, which meansparties, crowds and traffic in the nations capitol. Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or your Android. Check out our list of balls and galas going on this week. If you

Porn, Weed and Other Takeaways From Sessions Hearing +
Roll Call | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:00 UTC

Sen. Jeff Sessions revealed several policy changes he might bring to the Justice Department during his confirmation hearing this week to be attorney general in the Trump administration. Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or yo

Crisis Averted but Future Is Still Unclear for House Watchdog +
Roll Call | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:00 UTC

House Republicans might have ditched a plan to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics. But the future of Congress only outside ethics review board is far from guaranteed. Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or your Android. T

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Emir Kusturica Says He Rediscovered the "Universal Language of Cinema, Which Is Now Rarely Used" +
Hollywood Reporter | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:58 UTC

The director's new film 'On the Milky Way' brought audiences to tears at a festival near Belgrade, but failed to impress critics in Venice.

EXCLUSIVE: Matthew McConaughey Reveals He's Had the Same Perm Since He Was 15 +
Entertainment Tonight | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:40 UTC

You cant undo some decisions!

Curzon to Get BAFTA Award for "Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema" +
Hollywood Reporter | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:21 UTC

The company is known for its art-house cinemas, while its distribution label Curzon Artificial Eye champions

Trump's Jets & Choppers in Limbo +
TMZ | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:00 UTC

Donald Trump has a problem on his hands, what to do with 2 private jets and 3 helicopters.

LAPD Fears Unrest, Even Riots During Trump Protests +
TMZ | Tue Jan 17, 2017 08:50 UTC

The LAPD will be out in force, bracing for what they believe could be unruly crowds protesting the Trump presidency.

Ben Silverman & Howard T. Owens Propagate Launches International Distribution Unit Headed By Cyrus Farrokh +
Deadline Hollywood | Tue Jan 17, 2017 08:48 UTC

Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owenss independent TV studio Propagate has launched an international distribution division to be led by veteran sales and acquisitions executive Cyrus Farrokh who

Amber Rose and Val Chmerkovskiy Get Caught on the Kiss Cam and It’s Super Cute! +
Entertainment Tonight | Tue Jan 17, 2017 08:47 UTC

The pair have been dating for several months now.

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Bikeshare cycles dumped en masse in China +
Phys.org | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:00 UTC

More than 500 bicycles from China's flourishing bike-sharing companies have been dumped in huge piles on the streets of the southern city of Shenzhen, reports said.

Climate policies alone will not save Earth's most diverse tropical forests +
Phys.org | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:59 UTC

A focus on policies to conserve tropical forests for their carbon storage value may imperil some of the world's most biologically rich tropical forests, says new research.

New blades and generators for more efficient small wind turbines +
Phys.org | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:53 UTC

Small wind turbines, for domestic and small scale commercial use, are currently relatively expensive and struggle to compete with solar solutions. The key to increasing their competitiveness is bringing down their cost and improving performance.

Baidu hires Microsoft expert in artificial intelligence push +
Phys.org | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:51 UTC

Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, says it has hired a former Microsoft executive with a background in artificial intelligence to improve its competitiveness in the field.

Mysterious stranding kills 81 false killer whales off Southwest Florida +
Phys.org | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:43 UTC

More than 80 false killer whales have been found dead after stranding themselves along the remote coast of Southwest Florida in Everglades National Park, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Monday.

Risk of tree species disappearing in central Africa 'a major concern,' say researchers +
Phys.org | Tue Jan 17, 2017 08:51 UTC

Human disturbance may often be criticised for harming the environment, but new research suggests a persistent lack of human attention in the central African forest could actually cause some tree species to disappear.

Myanmar's 'smiling' Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction +
Phys.org | Tue Jan 17, 2017 08:30 UTC

Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species disappear in Myanmar.

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Technology

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Revealed: How Nvidia's 'backseat driver' AI learned to read lips +
The Register | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:02 UTC

Driving assistant gives self-drivers a bit of Lip(Net) When Nvidia popped the bonnet on its Co-Pilot "backseat driver" AI at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, most onlookers were struck by its ability to lip-read while tracking CES-going "motorists'"

Huawei Mate 9, the best phone you need in 2017 +
TechRadar | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:59 UTC

Powerful, Purposeful and Perfection: Huaweis Mate 9 offers a huge gorgeous display, super-charged battery and an impressive processor to boot.

China orders app stores to register in bid to crack down on 'illegal information' +
The Inquirer | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:47 UTC

Will also require users to be 'closely monitored'

Vine is looping for the last time today +
TechRadar | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:44 UTC

Vine has confirmed that January 17 is the apps last day so you might want to download your loops while you still can.

Facebook to open Startup Garage at Station F in Paris +
TechCrunch | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:43 UTC

Station F is better known as the worlds biggest startup campus. Based in Paris, the huge historical monument is going to have 3,000 desks for tech..

Microsoft Surface Phone May Be a Foldable Smartphone, Tips Patent +
Gadgets 360 | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:41 UTC

The patent indicates that Microsoft is envisioning a smartphone that opens up to form a tablet-like larger display.

Artificial Intelligence Will Improve the World of Work +
ZDNet | Tue Jan 17, 2017 09:33 UTC

Computers have long helped us at work. But with artificial intelligence we can now work with them in more collaborative and intuitive ways.

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Why you can’t let disaster recovery slide off your IT budget in 2017 +
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Not having a disaster recovery plan in place can put the business at risk of high financial costs, reputation loss and even greater risks for its clients, customers....

You may soon be able to pay for things with Google Assistant +
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It looks like Google wants to make Google Assistant even more useful. How? By allowing users to pay for things simply by using their voice — according to an updat....

BREAKING: DeploraBall Organizer Contacts FBI Will File Charges Against #DisruptJ20 Thugs=> Conspiracy to Commit Terrorism +
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Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 captured +
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A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Years attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said late Mo....

Report: CNN/Buzzfeed to Release Damaging New Trump Tape 48 Hours Before Inauguration +
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'The Apprentice' out-takes allegedly show president-elect using the n-word....

Patriots' Belichick says he doesn't care about 'SnapFace' and 'InstantChat' +
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Commentary: In comments after a Facebook Live video reveals the Pittsburgh Steelers coach deriding his team, Bill Belichick says all that newfangled tech doesn't in....

Keith Ellison Who Campaigned for Jihad Promoter Says He Won't Attend Trump's Inauguration because of "division and hate" +
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Ellison who is vying for DNC chair supported Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, spouted anti-Semitic remarks and held political fundraisers for a Hamas sympath....

DELIBERATELY DELAYED: Unjustifiable police delays cost lives in Tunisia beach jihad massacre +
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The inquest also heard Tunisian security officers could have saved lives by ending the massacre which killed 30 Britons died sooner - but they deliberately wasted t....

Leftists Claim Trump Is Putins Puppet, Ignore Saudi Arabia Funding Clinton +
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Bob Beckel Returns to The Five +
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Monica Crowley Steps Away From Position in Trump Administration +
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F.B.I. Arrests Wife of Killer in Orlando Mass Shooting +
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Noor Salman, who had been married to Omar Mateen, the man shot dead by police after he killed 49 people, was arrested in connection with the rampage.....

Pre-Peeled, Pre-Halved Avocados Are the Worst Example of Wasteful Packaging Yet +
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Like bananas, avocados come direct from nature wrapped in their own durable protective packaging. So why is a California-based avocado grower and distributor sellin....

Venus wave may be Solar System's biggest +
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A giant wave in the atmosphere of Venus may be the biggest of its kind in the Solar System.....

Living near heavy traffic might give you dementia +
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The Deep State Goes to War with President-Elect, Using Unverified Claims, as Democrats Cheer +
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Trump's critics can do him no bigger favor than using dubious, discredited tactics to attack him. The post The Deep State Goes to War with President-Elect, Using Un....

Windows 7 security isnt up to scratch and you should upgrade, warns Microsoft +
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Microsoft is waving an early goodbye to Windows 7, pushing folks to upgrade to Windows 10.....

Bill would cut off aid to countries that don't take back their illegal immigrant criminals +
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Trump Press Secretary: Alternative Media,Bloggers To Become Part Of Press Corps +
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21 Hidden Facebook Features Only Power Users Know +
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Fighting halts food air drops to Syria's Deir-al-Zor: WFP +
Reuters | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:50 UTC
The U.N.'s World Food Programme has temporarily suspended air drops of vital supplies to the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor due to heavy fighting there, a s....

Chinese president urges world to 'say no to protectionism' and insists 'no one will emerge the winner in a trade war' +
AP | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:47 UTC

European anti-corruption body tells Georgia well done, but do +
Reuters | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:39 UTC
The Council of Europe on Tuesday called on Georgia to do more to reduce corruption while at the same time acknowledging it had made considerable progress.....

Gabriel says protectionism, nationalism not recipe for greatness +
Reuters | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:39 UTC
Germany's Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday issued an indirect warning against stoking nationalism and promoting protectionism to U.S. President-elect D....

Permanent home for Chicago Children's Theatre opens +
AP | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:35 UTC

Amnesty International: 'draconian' EU anti-terror laws target Muslims +
Reuters | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:28 UTC
A raft of new counterterrorism laws across Europe discriminate against Muslims and refugees, spreading fear and alienation, Amnesty International said in a report o....

Flight 370 victims' families angry, resigned as search ends +
AP | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:26 UTC

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BAT agrees to buy Reynolds for $49 billion +
Fox Business | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:51 UTC
British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4 billion takeover of U.S. rival Reynolds American Inc, creating the world's biggest listed tobacco company after it i....

At Davos, retreat of globalization stokes fears for poor nations +
Fox Business | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:49 UTC
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 17 (Reuters) - In 2014, Arnold Kamler, CEO of New Jersey-based Kent International, took a big step: he resumed making bicycles in the United....

Donald Trump Advisor Anthony Scaramucci Says U.S. Economy Can Withstand Rising Dollar +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:38 UTC
Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capitaland an adviser to Donald Trump said the U.S. economy could withstand the impact of a strong dollar, while warning th....

Oracle and Google Refine Their Cloud Pitches to Take On Amazon +
Fortune | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:37 UTC

Lucky Strike and Camel Are Coming Together in a $49 Billion Tobacco Mega-Merger +
Fortune | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:36 UTC

Weak Yuan Sends Chinese Investors Into Copper +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC
A surprising surge this winter in global copper prices shows the long reach of the strengthening dollar.....

China Goes Food Shoppingto Russia +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC
Everything that can be consumed by a human being in China is something theyre interested in, an official in eastern Russia says of the clamor by its neighbor for Ru....

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Flight 370 Victims' Families Angry, Resigned as Search Ends +
NY Times | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:47 UTC
K.S. Narendran never boards a flight without feeling terror. And he doesn't expect that to change without answers to what happened to the plane carrying his wif....

Donald Trump Advisor Anthony Scaramucci Says U.S. Economy Can Withstand Rising Dollar +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:38 UTC
Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capitaland an adviser to Donald Trump said the U.S. economy could withstand the impact of a strong dollar, while warning th....

Suspect in Istanbul Nightclub Attack Confesses, Officials Say +
NY Times | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:32 UTC
Abdulgadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen born in 1983, received help in the attack, done in the name of ISIS, the governor of the city said at a news conference.....

Trump's Criticism Only Draws Europeans Closer, Says French Minister +
NY Times | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:32 UTC
Criticism of Europe by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump only serves to reinforce European solidarity, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Tuesday.....

One person shot, another assaulted in Falls Church, Va. +
Washington Post | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC
Police: Victims have non life-threatening injuries.....

Wal-Mart to Create 10,000 U.S. Jobs in Nod to Trump +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC
Wal-Mart Stores said it plans to create about 10,000 U.S. jobs this year, a sign that even the countrys largest private employer feels the need to tout American job....

China Goes Food Shoppingto Russia +
Wall Street Journal | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC
Everything that can be consumed by a human being in China is something theyre interested in, an official in eastern Russia says of the clamor by its neighbor for Ru....

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Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack +
Boston Herald
SAN FRANCISCO The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen faces a court hearing in California after being arrested there in connection with....

Woods Hole searcher recalls pain of failure as MH370 hunt ends +
Boston Herald
SYDNEY Searchers' frustration over Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is difficult to overstate, from the monstrous waves that battered searc....

Oracle and Google Refine Their Cloud Pitches to Take On Amazon +
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Lucky Strike and Camel Are Coming Together in a $49 Billion Tobacco Mega-Merger +
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BAT agrees to buy Reynolds for $49 billion +
Fox Business | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:51 UTC
British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4 billion takeover of U.S. rival Reynolds American Inc, creating the world's biggest listed tobacco company after it i....

Experts warn of more intense downpours as mercury continues to climb +
9 News | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:50 UTC
It has been a summer of record-breaking heat, and leading Sydney climate experts have warned of more intense weather events as the mercury continues to climb.....

At Davos, retreat of globalization stokes fears for poor nations +
Fox Business | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:49 UTC
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 17 (Reuters) - In 2014, Arnold Kamler, CEO of New Jersey-based Kent International, took a big step: he resumed making bicycles in the United....

Presidential housing project bogged down in corruption +
News24 | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:36 UTC
A presidential project intended to house shack dwellers in the south of Johannesburg is mired in corruption and wholesale land theft, with hundreds of residents che....

Evacuations, building destroyed as wildfires spread in Paarl +
News24 | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:36 UTC
Wildfires have burnt down the main building of the renowned Calais Wine Estate in Paarl, the municipal head of fire in the region has said.....

Pregnant mom fled Cape Town home with toddler as flames neared +
News24 | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:36 UTC
A pregnant mother has told how she grabbed her toddler son, a few possessions, and fled her Vredehoek home as a mountain fire spread along the lower slopes of Table....

Amanda Spratt wins 2017 Women's Tour Down Under +
ABC Australia | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:35 UTC
Australian Amanda Spratt wins the 2017 Women's Tour Down Under in South Australia, while the Netherlands' Kirsten Wild takes out the final stage of the race.....

UK Inflation Soars to Its Highest Level in 2 Years +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:35 UTC
The rate of inflation in Britain has soared to its highest level in 2 ? years as the fall in the pound begins to hit consumers at the grocery store. The Office for ....

Norway Defends Breivik Prison Conditions in Appeals Hearing +
ABC News (US) | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:35 UTC
The Norwegian government is presenting its closing statement in an appeal against a lower court ruling that mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik's isolation in ....

Maria Balshaw: Manchester gallery boss to be Tate's first female director +
BBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:34 UTC
Maria Balshaw, the head of Manchester's acclaimed Whitworth gallery, is to run the Tate art empire.....

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Canada

From the archives: Beaver Hall painters sought to define Canada in the 1920s +
Montreal Gazette | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:29 UTC
Drop the name Group of Seven and most people will nod their heads sagely: Canadian artists, eh?....

'I was screaming,' woman says of 'painful' eyelid surgery by suspected fake doctor +
CBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:16 UTC

Only half of disabled Canadians have a full or part-time job: CIBC poll +
CTV News | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:15 UTC
A new poll suggests that employment conditions remain dismal for Canadians with disabilities.....

Child care plan an economic boost for B.C.: report +
Vancouver Sun | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:00 UTC
If implemented, the plan, estimated to cost the B.C. government an additional $1.5 billion a year, would create 31,215 new full-time child care spaces by 2025, redu....

Internal document raises possibility of 'Netflix tax' +
CBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:00 UTC
With the federal budget just weeks away, a document has surfaced showing the Liberal government has been studying whether to enforce sales taxes on foreign firms th....

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Africa

Presidential housing project bogged down in corruption +
News24
A presidential project intended to house shack dwellers in the south of Johannesburg is mired in corruption and wholesale land theft, with hundreds of residents che....

Evacuations, building destroyed as wildfires spread in Paarl +
News24
Wildfires have burnt down the main building of the renowned Calais Wine Estate in Paarl, the municipal head of fire in the region has said.....

Pregnant mom fled Cape Town home with toddler as flames neared +
News24
A pregnant mother has told how she grabbed her toddler son, a few possessions, and fled her Vredehoek home as a mountain fire spread along the lower slopes of Table....

SABC News Live Blog: 17 January 2017 +
SABC
Get the latest News as it happens on the SABC News Live Blog.....

SACP calls for probe into apartheid state looting +
SABC
The South African Communist Party (SACP) has called for a full investigation into the alleged looting of state coffers during the apartheid era. ....

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Europe

Maria Balshaw: Manchester gallery boss to be Tate's first female director +
BBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:34 UTC
Maria Balshaw, the head of Manchester's acclaimed Whitworth gallery, is to run the Tate art empire.....

Did this boy fail his Cambridge interview because he went to Eton? +
The Telegraph | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 UTC
Every so often you come across a member of the younger generation who makes you think:....

The best powder and backcountry snowboards for 2016/17 +
The Telegraph | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:28 UTC

Man arrested over Blackley house 'gas' explosion +
BBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:25 UTC
A man left injured after a suspected gas explosion at a house in north Manchester is arrested.....

India teenagers die taking selfies with train +
BBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:25 UTC
Two teenagers fail to move away in time and a train runs them over in Delhi.....

Libyan wins right to sue ex-Foreign Secretary Jack Straw +
BBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC
Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw faces being sued over allegations made by a Libyan dissident.....

A tale of two speeches as Davos week begins +
AFP | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:24 UTC
The global elite begin a week of earnest debate and Alpine partying in the Swiss ski resort of Davos on Tuesday, in a week bookended by two presidential speeches of....

Libyan rebel leader wins right to sueJack Straw over UK's role in his 'abduction and rendition to Tripoli' +
The Telegraph | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:23 UTC
A Government attempt to block a damages claim by a Libyan dissident and his wife who allege the UK participated in their abduction and rendition to Tripoli more tha....

Route 45: Inside one of Obama's favourite diners +
BBC | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:19 UTC
Jon Kay finds out people's hopes and fears about the Donald Trump presidency, over breakfast at one of Barack Obama's favourite eateries in Chicago.....

Food and air fares send inflation to a 30-month high +
The Telegraph | Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:19 UTC
Inflation has jumped more quickly than expected to reach a 30-month high, as the cost of air fares and food rose during the past month.....

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Middle East

Kuwait signs Declaration of Intent to host ACD's Secretariat headquarters +
Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Bourse ends Tuesday's trading in green +
Kuwait News Agency

Airport shooting suspect back in court for bail hearing +
The Daily Star
The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport is due back in federal court....

Kerry describes JCPOA as 'technical deal' +
IRNA
Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA US Secretary of State John Kerry has described the July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as a 'highly technical deal' requiring....

Syria peace talks in Astana meant to 'consolidate' ceasefire: Lavrov +
The Daily Star
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday that one of the goals of upcoming Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital was to consolidate the frail truce in ....

Families of Lebanese Istanbul attack victims at ease after gunman arrested +
The Daily Star
The relatives of the Lebanese victims who had been killed in a New Year's Eve attack in Istanbul were at ease Tuesday after Turkish authorities said they had arrest....

Airport fashion: Karisma Kapoor, Preity Zinta, Sophie Choudry. +
Emirates 24|7
Sophie ChoudryKarisma KapoorPreity ZintaKatrina KaifDeepika Padukone....

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East Asia

Scientists warned about doing military research:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun
Japanese scientists have been warned by their representative body to think long and hard before cond....

South Korean prosecutor to question Park by early February:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun
SEOUL--South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Tuesday it plans to question President Park....

Taiwan shares end above 9,300 points +
Central News Agency
Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan ended higher Tuesday, closing above the 9,300-point mark, but turnover remained thin as many investors remained cautious ahea....

TWSE trading on Tuesday +
Central News Agency
The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange opened at 9,301.96 points today. After moving between 9,354.53 and 9,294,68, the index closed at 9,354.53, up 62.20.....

Asahi poll: 48% pessimistic on Japan-U.S. ties under Trump:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun
In the two and a half months since he won the U.S. presidency, hopes for improved Japan-U.S. relatio....

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South Asia

I feel the need of becoming a parent: Karan Johar +
Press Trust of India
Mumbai, Jan 17 (PTI) Filmmaker Karan Johar says he has alot of love to offer and would like to be a parent someday."I would like to be a parent. I don't kno....

Despite Underworld Threats ‘Coffee With D’ to Be Released Uncut +
The Quint
Sunil Grover’s ‘Coffee With D’ will not succumb to threats from the underworld.....

Cong prez to decide on CM face: Amarinder +
Press Trust of India
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (PTI) The Congress President willdecide on the chief ministerial face for the Punjab assemblypolls and no "deal" has been struck with new....

Nursery Admissions: Sisodia Orders Action Against Over 50 Private Schools +
NDTV
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today ordered action against over 50 private schools in the national capital which have been found adopting "arbitrary" a....

India Tops the Charts in Deaths By Selfie +
The Quint
Selfie deaths are on the rise and India’s in the lead, with a death count more than double the next contender’s! ....

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South East Asia

Key questions still swirling around MH370 +
Malay Mail Online
SYDNEY, Jan 17 Almost three years after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared with 239 people aboard, the most expensive underwater search in history has been....

Why Trumps friend Kanye West wasnt booked for his inauguration +
Malay Mail Online
WASHINGTON, Jan 17 Donald Trumps Presidential Inaugural Committee might have been struggling to book big names for the inauguration on January 20, but theres one f....

Liverpool keeper says team better equipped to fight for title +
Malay Mail Online
LIVERPOOL, Jan 17 Liverpool are better equipped to challenge for the Premier League title this season because they do not rely solely on one player, goalkeeper Sim....

Myanmar's 'smiling' Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction +
The Nation
SIN KYUN, Myanmar - Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution an....

Firms hopeful about 2017 +
Viet Nam News
Vietnamese firms are mostly optimistic about their business results for 2017, driven by the improved macro-economy coupled with Government efforts to improve the bu....

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Oceania

Meet the baby-faced 9yo who could beat you up +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 08:52 UTC
She can destroy a tree with her bare hands.....

Horrifying sea ice drop captured in simple graph +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 08:16 UTC
Sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic are incredibly low.....

Beneficiary says 'dirty perverts' stop her from working +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 07:55 UTC
The mother of eight says sexism in the workplace causes her to not work.....

Popular LED name-badges open computers to hackers +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 06:32 UTC
This particular software is extra tricky.....

Man impaled by fence in Auckland crash +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 06:30 UTC
The 21-year-old man had been impaled by a fence during the crash....

Kiwi woman ditches new things for a year +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 06:26 UTC
Beccy Ellen-Beavis says making the change to minimalism hasn't been easy.....

Russian boy plunges to his death while taking a selfie +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 06:15 UTC
The teenager fell from Europe's tallest skyscraper. ....

How big data can keep the banks in check +
The Age | Tue Jan 17, 2017 06:11 UTC
When it comes to your finances, big brother is most certainly watching.....

Police using misleading forms to gather information +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 06:08 UTC
They access personal details using misleading paperwork.....

PM reveals his views on climate change +
Newshub | Tue Jan 17, 2017 05:56 UTC
Prime Minister Bill English has said he believes climate change is real.....

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