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 2018-01-23 01:37 

Washington Post

Puerto Rico moves to privatize troubled power company...

Puerto Rico's governor announced Monday that he is moving to privatize the U.S. territory's public power company after its slow, troubled recovery from Hurricane Maria focused new attention on longstanding accusations of mismanagement and corrupti...

 2018-01-23 01:34 

AP

Hong Kong bookseller detained again by Chinese authorities...

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October, his daughter s......

 2018-01-23 01:28 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

German director resigns as festival chief after abuse claims...

A prolific director of German television dramas has resigned as head of a theater festival following allegations of sexual misconduct....

 2018-01-23 01:10 

Deutsche Welle

Belgium lowers terror threat level to pre-attacks status...

Belgium has reduced its terror threat level after three years on high alert. Prime Minister Charles Michel said there will still be "occasional exceptions" to the level, including soldiers guarding key sites....

 2018-01-23 00:58 

Washington Post

Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes...

The Philippines' most active volcano has spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent....

 2018-01-23 00:55 

AP

Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano has spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent....

 2018-01-23 00:55 

Fox News

[ World ]

Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes...

The Philippines' most active volcano has spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent....

 2018-01-23 00:54 

Washington Post

UN blames leadership and inaction for peacekeeper killings...

A U.N. report on the increase in peacekeepers killed in violent attacks blames many of the fatalities on inaction in the field and "a deficit of leadership" from U.N. headquarters to remote locations....

 2018-01-23 00:33 

Washington Post

'We are in your home': After losses, ISIS steps up campaign to inspire attacks...

The diminished terrorist group turns up the volume in urging "lone wolf" attacks abroad....

 2018-01-23 00:30 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in Syria...

Syria's Kurdish militia says it's repelled Turkish troops from villages seized in Ankara's offensive against enclave....

 2018-01-23 00:30 

NBC News

Two labradoodles rescue elderly woman from frigid conditions...

Adam and Eva, labradoodles, woke up their owners in the middle of the night and prevented an elderly woman from freezing in 9-degree weather....

 2018-01-23 00:29 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gathering...

The founder of the World Economic Forum hopes President Donald Trump's planned visit to a gathering of world decision-makers and elites in Davos later this week will "provide him even better with a global perspective."....

 2018-01-23 00:28 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Solar trade group anticipates job losses...

Trump approves tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines....

 2018-01-23 00:19 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

German nurse charged with 97 more murders at hospitals...

A German nurse already serving a life sentence for two murders has been indicted in nearly 100 more killings....

 2018-01-23 00:05 

Reuters Africa

Hurry up, German conservative urges Social Democrats on coalition...

A leading member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives has urged Social Democrats (SPD) to finish coalition talks within two to three weeks, warning that Germans were losing trust in democracy after months without a new government....

 2018-01-22 23:59 

Reuters

[ World ]

ADM approach to Bunge marks potential U-turn on oilseed strategy...

Archer Daniels Midland Co's proposed takeover of Bunge Ltd could signal a change in the company's strategy on oilseeds, giving the top U.S. grain merchant a much bigger capacity to crush soy just months after ADM's chief executive said the fir...

 2018-01-22 23:58 

Euronews

EU welcomes Silvio Berlusconi as the man to save Italy from Populism...

Italy's former prime minister and Forza Italia leader could be on the verge of a political comeback going into March elections...

 2018-01-22 23:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Huaxi Securities To Raise 4.97 Bln Yuan For Shenzhen IPO...

Huaxi Securities Co Ltd :...

 2018-01-22 23:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

D.C. Circuit rejects challenge to Strata Energy's uranium mining...

A federal appeals court has rejected two environmental groups' challenge to Strata Energy's uranium mining project in Wyoming, rebuffing claims that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was arbitrary and capricious in granting the project a lice...

 2018-01-22 23:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. slaps steep tariffs on imported washers, solar panels...

U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, marking his first moves to erect trade restrictions under seldom-used trade laws that allow unilateral actions....

 2018-01-22 23:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

Brazil's death toll from yellow fever triples: WHO...

The number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has tripled in recent weeks, with 20 deaths since July, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 23:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

CashCall to pay $10 mln, CFPB request for $287 mln denied...

A federal judge in Los Angeles has rejected the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's motion for a $287 million judgment against online lender CashCall over its alleged...

 2018-01-22 23:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

MOVES-Bank of America hires Mark Sickafoose as head of NA commodities trading - sources...

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has hired Mark Sickafoose as head of North America commodities trading, four sources familiar with the matter said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 23:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

Samsung Electronics says U.S. tariffs on washers a great loss for American consumers...

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday a U.S. government decision to impose tariffs on washing machines was a great loss for American consumers and workers....

 2018-01-22 23:53 

Reuters

[ World ]

Toys 'R' Us creditors rally behind plan to extend store leases...

Unsecured creditors of Toy 'R' Us on Monday defended the bankrupt retailer's plan to pay up to $1.3 million to extend store leases, arguing it needs more time to sort through nearly 800 leases to see which ones it will keep....

 2018-01-22 23:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 23...

The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....

 2018-01-22 23:48 

Reuters

[ World ]

Samsung Elec says U.S. tariffs on washers a great loss for American consumers...

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday a U.S. government decision to impose tariffs on washing machines was a great loss for American consumers and workers....

 2018-01-22 23:46 

Reuters

[ World ]

Republican lawmakers support public union fees in U.S. Supreme Court brief...

A group of about 45 current and former Republican lawmakers told the U.S. Supreme Court that workers' free speech rights do not bar public sector unions from charging workers who are not members agency fees to pay for collective bargaining and other n...

 2018-01-22 23:46 

Washington Post

UN blames leadership and inaction for peacekeeper killings...

A U.N. report on the increase in peacekeepers killed in violent attacks blames many of the fatalities on inaction in the field and "a deficit of leadership" from U.N. headquarters to remote locations....

 2018-01-22 23:44 

Fox News

[ World ]

UN blames leadership and inaction for peacekeeper killings...

A U.N. report on the increase in peacekeepers killed in violent attacks blames many of the fatalities on inaction in the field and a deficit of leadership from U.N. headquarters to remote locations....

 2018-01-22 23:44 

Reuters

[ World ]

LG Display fourth-quarter profit slumps on falling panel prices...

South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd, the world's biggest maker of LCD panels for TVs, said its fourth-quarter operating profit plunged 95 percent from a year earlier, hurt by falling panel prices and investment in its OLED business....

 2018-01-22 23:41 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 2-LG Display Q4 profit slumps on falling panel prices...

South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd, the world's biggest maker of LCD panels for TVs, said its fourth-quarter operating profit plunged 95 percent from a year earlier, hurt by falling panel prices and investment in its OLED business....

 2018-01-22 23:39 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps steep tariffs on imported washers, solar panels...

U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, marking his first moves to erect trade restrictions under seldom-used trade laws that allow unilateral actions....

 2018-01-22 23:37 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Ooh!Media Announces Appointment Of Sheila Lines As CFO...

Ooh!Media Ltd:...

 2018-01-22 23:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Ht&E Ltd Advises That Australian Taxation Office Has Issued Amended Income Tax Assessments To Co...

Ht&E Ltd:...

 2018-01-22 23:35 

Reuters

[ World ]

Harold Evans: Will Davos Man or Woman take on Trumpian nihilism?...

The tens of millions of fans of the HBO mythical series Game of Thrones boil with frustration. They long to know what happens next in the ancient mountain kingdoms of Westeros where kings and queens and power-mad challengers betray and murder each other w...

 2018-01-22 23:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

Former Fiat Chrysler VP pleads guilty in U.S. union corruption probe...

Former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV vice president Alphons Iacobelli pleaded guilty on Monday in connection with a U.S. investigation into allegations he made at least $1.5 million in improper payments to senior union officials, the U.S. attorney's of...

 2018-01-22 23:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

Netflix crosses $100 billion market cap as subscribers surge...

Netflix Inc snagged 2 million more subscribers than Wall Street expected in the final three months of last year, tripling profits at the online video service that is burning money on new programming to dominate internet television around the world....

 2018-01-22 23:30 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Samson Oil & Gas Enters Letter Of Intent With Respect To Foreman Butte Project...

Samson Oil And Gas Ltd:...

 2018-01-22 23:29 

AP

The Latest: Solar panels, washing machines hit with tariffs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines (all times local):...

 2018-01-22 23:25 

Reuters

[ World ]

Judge orders U.S. government to seek consent to give data to AT&T, Time Warner...

The judge hearing the Justice Department's lawsuit to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner ordered the department on Monday to seek permission to give the two companies access to rivals' pricing data....

 2018-01-22 23:23 

Reuters

[ World ]

Brazil says Monsanto's Intacta patent should be voided...

Brazil's patent office has concluded that Monsanto Co's Intacta RR2 Pro patent for genetically modified soy seed technology should be declared void after reexamining the issue, according to court filings seen by Reuters regarding a lawsuit against...

 2018-01-22 23:19 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 1-Brazil says Monsanto's Intacta patent should be voided...

Brazil's patent office has concluded that Monsanto Co's Intacta RR2 Pro patent for genetically modified soy seed technology should be declared void after reexamining the issue, according to court filings seen by Reuters regarding a lawsuit against...

 2018-01-22 23:15 

Reuters

[ World ]

Japan Inc sees strong run of economic growth, but more wary than market estimates: Reuters poll...

Nearly three-quarters of Japanese companies expect the economy to keep expanding at least another year, extending an already strong run, although they were not as bullish as market estimates, a Reuters poll showed....

 2018-01-22 23:14 

Reuters Africa

Reuters reporters accused under Official Secrets Act due in Myanmar court...

Two Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar are due to appear in court on Tuesday, when a judge could review a bail request for the pair accused of violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act....

 2018-01-22 23:14 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Steel Dynamics Reports Q4 EPS $1.28...

Steel Dynamics Inc:...

 2018-01-22 23:12 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Shaw Communications Inc Files For Mixed Shelf Of Up To C$3 Billion...

Shaw Communications Inc:...

 2018-01-22 23:10 

NBC News

Oil and gas rig explodes in Oklahoma, five workers missing...

The blast occurred on Monday morning outside Quinton, about 70 miles from the Arkansas state line. Authorities weren't sure clear what caused it....

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