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 2018-01-19 20:32 

Washington Post

Here are 18 of the week's best photos...

Airliner skids off runway in Turkey, Epiphany Day baptism in Palestine, a murmuration of migrating starlings, Minnesota Vikings miraculous NFL playoffs win and more images from around the world....

 2018-01-19 20:30 

Reuters

[ World ]

US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq hit records, Dow muted as govt shutdown looms...

* Nike, Philip Morris up after analysts' stock upgrades...

 2018-01-19 20:29 

Radio Free Asia

Impoverished 'Snowflake Boy' Only Gets Small Amount of Funds Donated by Well-Wishers...

Photos of Wang Fuman's snow-encrusted hair went viral, sparking an outpouring of public generosity, but activists say government backed charities have siphoned off much of the funds....

 2018-01-19 20:29 

News24

Pence has long pushed for Trump policies on Israel...

Vice President Mike Pence's fifth visit to Israel will mark his return to a region he's visited "a million times" in his heart...

 2018-01-19 20:29 

Reuters

[ World ]

FTC set to make second request on Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm: sources...

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is set to make a second request for information on chipmaker Broadcom Ltd's $103 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, indicating heightened antitrust scrutiny....

 2018-01-19 20:28 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

NZ PM Ardern says she is pregnant...

Jacinda Ardern, who became New Zealand's Prime Minister in October, attracted international attention when she denounced television interviewers who had asked whether she planned to have children if elected. Ardern, 37, told a television presenter tha...

 2018-01-19 20:28 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Eagles settle Hotel lawsuit...

There can evidently be only one Hotel California....

 2018-01-19 20:28 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Prosecute 'terrorist' Saeed, US urges Pak...

The US on Friday said it has told Islamabad clearly that Hafiz Saeed is a...

 2018-01-19 20:28 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

House approves spending bill...

The House approved a stop-gap spending bill on Thursday night to keep the government open past Friday, but Senate Democrats - angered by President Trump's vulgar aspersions and a lack of progress on a broader budget and immigration deal - appeared rea...

 2018-01-19 20:28 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Macron confirms tapestry loan to UK...

France and Britain appear to be enjoying a new Entente Cordiale after French president Emmanuel Macron confirmed the famous Bayeux tapestry would be loaned to Britain in 2022....

 2018-01-19 20:28 

Reuters

[ World ]

Patriots' Brady won't discuss hand injury...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady declined to discuss his injured hand on Friday or say if it would keep him from playing in Sunday's AFC Championship game where a Super Bowl berth is on the line....

 2018-01-19 20:28 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Pope slander slur shocks Chile...

Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious paedophile of slander on Friday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country....

 2018-01-19 20:25 

Reuters

[ World ]

Weaker dollar adds to optimism over U.S. earnings...

The dollar's drop to three-year lows this week after prolonged weakness in 2017 is expected to further boost profits at big U.S. companies when investor optimism is already high over corporate tax cuts....

 2018-01-19 20:24 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 1-Canadian jury acquits 3 over Lac Megantic derailment...

(Adds comments from defendant and attorney, background on derailment)...

 2018-01-19 20:24 

Euronews

"Sudan" misses out on Tinder as people swipe left on the world's last male White rhino...

Hunted to near-extinction because of superstitious beliefs its powdered horn is an aphrodisiac, the irony is the Northern White Rhino isn't getting any due to...

 2018-01-19 20:22 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Verint Systems Says Reaffirming Non-GAAP Outlook For Year Ending Jan 31...

Verint Systems Inc:...

 2018-01-19 20:22 

Radio Free Asia

Chinese Investors in North Korea Suffer Heavy Losses...

Even small businesses suffer as customs controls are tightened along the countries' shared border....

 2018-01-19 20:22 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Exxonmobil To Change Presentation Of Some Line Items In Upcoming Earnings...

Exxon Mobil Corp:...

 2018-01-19 20:21 

Reuters

[ World ]

Fed's Williams says three rate hikes 'good starting point'...

The Federal Reserve should continue to raise rates at a gradual pace during 2018, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams said on Friday, saying he expects the recent tax cuts and other tailwinds to boost economic growth this year....

 2018-01-19 20:20 

NBC News

3 killed, 5 injured after explosion on towboat in Kentucky, Coast Guard says...
 2018-01-19 20:19 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Southern Company Sets Regular Quarterly Dividend Of $0.58/Shr...

Southern Co:...

 2018-01-19 20:19 

Reuters

[ World ]

This week in sports: A turnaround for Timberwolves?...

Listen to this week's Keeping Score podcast:...

 2018-01-19 20:18 

Washington Post

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says he will run for a second, four-year term in March election...

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says he will run for a second, four-year term in March election....

 2018-01-19 20:17 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. to retry Senator Menendez on bribery, corruption charges: filing...

The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it plans to retry Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on bribery and corruption charges after a jury was deadlocked during a trial in November....

 2018-01-19 20:15 

NBC News

Half a million bees die in Iowa vandalsim, two boys charged...
 2018-01-19 20:14 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Digirad, East Hill File Preliminary Proxy Statement Related To Aviragen, Vaxart Proposed Merger...

Jan 19 (Reuters) -...

 2018-01-19 20:12 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. health agency revokes Obama-era Planned Parenthood protection...

U.S. health officials said on Friday they were revoking legal guidance issued by the Obama administration that had sought to discourage states from trying to defund organizations that provide abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood....

 2018-01-19 20:12 

Deutsche Welle

Hamburg's debt-hit archdiocese to close over one-third of Catholic schools...

The Hamburg archdiocese is planning to close eight of the 21 Catholic schools it runs in the northern German port city in an attempt to stop itself from falling further into debt. The news has shocked local parents....

 2018-01-19 20:11 

Reuters

[ World ]

Failure to launch: Egypt opposition hits roadblock on path to presidency...

Six months into laying the groundwork for his presidential bid, Egyptian hopeful Mohamed Anwar Sadat hit a snag: he could not find a hotel prepared to hire him a space to launch his campaign....

 2018-01-19 19:59 

Euronews

Court records expose details of 60 million euro food poisoning scam...

A Palma de Mallorca judge has lifted the seal on court documents in a case uncovering a scheme which could have scammed Spanish hotels out...

 2018-01-19 19:58 

Deutsche Welle

France's Emmanuel Macron pins pro-EU reforms success on 'Germany's ambitions'...

France cannot enact pro-European reforms without Germany's involvement, the French president said after meeting with the German chancellor. Macron urged Germany's SPD to move forward with another Merkel-led coalition....

 2018-01-19 19:57 

Reuters Africa

Failure to launch: Egypt opposition hits roadblock on path to presidency...

Six months into laying the groundwork for his presidential bid, Egyptian hopeful Mohamed Anwar Sadat hit a snag: he could not find a hotel prepared to hire him a space to launch his campaign....

 2018-01-19 19:56 

Washington Post

Not guilty verdict reached in Quebec train disaster trial...

Three men charged in a criminal negligence trial stemming from a 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in the Canadian province of Quebec have all been found not guilty....

 2018-01-19 19:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries....

 2018-01-19 19:53 

AP

Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency...

With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has made a seismic global impact during his first year in office....

 2018-01-19 19:53 

AP

Italian who survived Auschwitz as a child given top honor...

ROME (AP) — A Jewish woman who was one of the few Italian children to survive deportation to a Nazi death camp has been made a senator-for-life in Italy....

 2018-01-19 19:53 

Fox News

[ World ]

Not guilty verdict reached in Quebec train disaster trial...

Three men charged in a criminal negligence trial stemming from a 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in the Canadian province of Quebec have all been found not guilty....

 2018-01-19 19:52 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Clock running out as US Senate tries to avert government shutdown...

If the US Senate fail to approve a bill on government funding, the government will be shut down with only "essential" staff to keep working....

 2018-01-19 19:50 

Reuters

[ World ]

Canadian court acquits three in Lac Megantic derailment trial -CBC...

A Canadian jury on Friday acquitted all three former rail workers of criminal negligence causing death in connection with a 2013 crude-by-rail derailment that killed 47 in the province of Quebec, local media reported....

 2018-01-19 19:50 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded...

The Pentagon says countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism....

 2018-01-19 19:50 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families...

The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing family limits and allowing all couples to have two children....

 2018-01-19 19:50 

Reuters

[ World ]

Egypt's Sisi announces intention to run for second term...

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced on Friday his intention to run for a second term in office in a March election....

 2018-01-19 19:49 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'...

After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that indigenous leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosyst...

 2018-01-19 19:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Italian who survived Auschwitz as a child given top honor...

A woman, one of the few Italian children to survive deportation to Nazi death camps, has been made senator-for-life in Italy....

 2018-01-19 19:47 

Reuters

[ World ]

Paramedics called to treat Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a life-long diabetic, was treated by paramedics for low blood sugar at her home in Washington on Friday morning but was able to go to work afterward, a court spokeswoman said....

 2018-01-19 19:47 

Reuters

[ World ]

Kim Kardashian names new baby girl Chicago...

And the name is .... Chicago West....

 2018-01-19 19:46 

Washington Post

The pope's eventful trip to Chile and Peru...

Pope Francis faced angry protesters and violent attacks on Catholic churches in Chile. There was also a falling horse, a thrown newspaper and a marriage in the sky. But the trip may be remembered for the ire the pontiff raised when he defended a bishop ac...

 2018-01-19 19:41 

Reuters

[ World ]

Breakingviews - Viewsroom: Donald Trump goes to Davos...

(Reuters Breakingviews) - The U.S. president heads to the Swiss Alps confab that's the antithesis of his "America First" ideology. He'll have competition: keynote speaker Narendra Modi, with his "Make in India" policy. Plus: BlackR...

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