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 2017-08-24 02:59 

Reuters

[ World ]

Eight killed, many missing, after Typhoon Hato hits Macau... +

At least eight people were killed and many are still missing after one of the strongest typhoons on record barreled into the southern Chinese territory of Macau, wiping out power and water in large pockets of the world's biggest gambling hub....

 2017-08-24 02:43 

Reuters Canada

Eight killed, many missing, after Typhoon Hato hits Macau... +

At least eight people were killed and many are still missing after one of the strongest typhoons on record barreled into the southern Chinese territory of Macau, wiping out power and water in large pockets of the world's biggest gambling hub....

 2017-08-24 02:31 

AP

Violence in Charlottesville leads to soul-searching at ACLU... +

NEW YORK AP — Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a feeling among some of its members that was once considered heresy: Maybe some speech ...

 2017-08-24 02:29 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Uber second-quarter bookings increase, loss narrows... +

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Wednesday reported a 16 percent increase in quarterly bookings and a smaller loss than the previous period as the ride-services company showed signs of inching toward profitability....

 2017-08-24 02:24 

AP

Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns... +

CAIRO AP — Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration's decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over human rights concerns, a surprise move given the increasingly close ties that have bound the two ...

 2017-08-24 02:19 

UPI

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead... +

The Russian ambassador to Sudan was found dead at his residence in the coutnry's capital city of Khartoun Wednesday, Russian officials said....

 2017-08-24 02:13 

Reuters

[ US ]

White House to send memo to Pentagon soon on transgender ban... +

The White House is expected to tell the Pentagon in coming days how to implement a ban on transgender people in the military, according to a memo that says the defense secretary may decide whether to remove service members based on their ability to deploy...

 2017-08-24 02:12 

Reuters Canada

Dollar regains some footing; focus on central bankers... +

The dollar inched higher on Thursday, paring some of the losses it suffered after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a shutdown of the government was possible and threatened to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement....

 2017-08-24 02:00 

Reuters

White House to send memo to Pentagon soon on transgender ban... +

The White House is expected to tell the Pentagon in coming days how to implement a ban on transgender people in the military, according to a memo that says the defense secretary may decide whether to remove service members based on their ability to deploy...

 2017-08-24 01:54 

Reuters

METALS-China nickel futures near half-yr peak on supply woes... +

Chinese nickel futures surged onThursday to a near six-month high on the back of strong gains inovernight London Metal Exchange prices amid supply concerns anddeclining inventories.The metal used in making stainless steel was buoyed worriesover exports fr...

 2017-08-24 01:52 

Reuters

White House to send memo to Pentagon soon on transgender ban... +
 2017-08-24 01:45 

Reuters

BRIEF-Kenedix Retail Reit to issue REIT bonds worth 3 bln yen... +

Kenedix Retail Reit Corp...

 2017-08-24 01:41 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Firefighters battle blaze at store in east London... +

The London Fire Brigade said on Wednesday that 15 fire engines and 97 firefighters and officers were tackling a huge blaze in a discount store in the east of the city....

 2017-08-24 01:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

China's Xi pledges to properly address differences with South Korea: Xinhua... +

China's President Xi Jinping pledged to make concerted efforts with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to properly address differences between the two countries, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday....

 2017-08-24 01:34 

Reuters Africa

China's Xi pledges to properly address differences with South Korea - Xinhua... +

China's President Xi Jinping pledged to make concerted efforts with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to properly address differences between the two countries, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday....

 2017-08-24 01:32 

Reuters

South Korea will announce comprehensive measures on household debt in Sept: finance minister... +

South Korea will announce comprehensive measures in September to curb rapidly rising household debt, the country's finance minister said on Thursday....

 2017-08-24 01:32 

Reuters

BRIEF-MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings unit to acquire 97.7 pct stake in First Capital Insurance Limited for about 175.5 bln yen... +

MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc...

 2017-08-24 01:29 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Mitsui Sumitomo to buy Singapore-based First Capital Insurance for $1.6 bln... +
 2017-08-24 01:27 

Reuters

China's Xi pledges to properly address differences with South Korea: Xinhua... +

China's President Xi Jinping pledged to make concerted efforts with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to address differences between the two countries properly, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday....

 2017-08-24 01:26 

Reuters

S.Korea will announce comprehensive measures on household debt in Sept -finmin... +

South Korea will announce comprehensive measures in September to curb rapidly rising household debt, the country's finance minister said on Thursday....

 2017-08-24 01:25 

Reuters

China's Xi pledges to properly address differences with S.Korea - Xinhua... +

China's President Xi Jinpingpledged to make concerted efforts with South Korea's PresidentMoon Jae-in to properly address differences between the twocountries, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday....

 2017-08-24 01:25 

Reuters

BRIEF-Grana Y Montero says Gym ferrovas concluded financial closing for expansion of line 1 of Lima Metro... +

Grana Y Montero Saa:...

 2017-08-24 01:25 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Australia's Flight Centre FY profit beats expectations; shares rise... +

* Full-year profit A$230.8 mln vs A$224.1 mln analystf'casts* Company sees airfare price war moderating in 2018* Shares rise 8.7 pct to 3-yr...

 2017-08-24 01:22 

Reuters

BRIEF-Centrepoint Alliance posts FY profit of $6.5 mln... +

Centrepoint Alliance Ltd...

 2017-08-24 01:22 

Reuters Canada

Thick rough greets players as PGA Tour playoffs begin... +

The nasty U.S. Open-style rough will place a premium on accuracy at the Northern Trust players said on Wednesday as they prepared for the first event of the lucrative PGA Tour playoff series....

 2017-08-24 01:22 

Reuters

Thick rough greets players as PGA Tour playoffs begin... +

The nasty U.S. Open-style rough will place a premium on accuracy at the Northern Trust players said on Wednesday as they prepared for the first event of the lucrative PGA Tour playoff series....

 2017-08-24 01:21 

Reuters

Western Iowa corn, soybean harvest potential crimped by dryness: tour... +

Corn yield potential and soybean pod counts across western Iowa were down from a year ago and below the three-year average, with the crops showing signs of stress from dryness during June and July, scouts on an annual tour found on Wednesday....

 2017-08-24 01:20 

Reuters

PRECIOUS-Gold eases ahead of Jackson Hole central bankers meeting... +

Gold nudged lower earlyThursday, giving up some of its gains made after U.S. PresidentDonald Trump's threat of a government shut down, while investorsbegan to focus on a major central bankers conference in JacksonHole. FUNDAMENTALS * Spo...

 2017-08-24 01:19 

Reuters

BRIEF-Marquee Energy announces appointment of Chief Financial Officer Howard Bolinger... +

Marquee Energy Ltd...

 2017-08-24 01:11 

Reuters Canada

McIlroy to take three-month break, skip European Tour finale... +

Rory McIlroy will have three months off at the end of the year in an effort to get fully healthy and fine-tune his game for 2018, the Northern Irishman said on Wednesday....

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