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 2017-04-28 21:47 

AFP

US Congress averts shutdown, passing stopgap spending bill... +

The US Congress easily passed a one-week stopgap spending bill Friday, assuring there is no embarrassing government shutdown on the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news ...

 2017-04-28 21:42 

Reuters

[ World ]

Macedonia 'playing with fire,' former peace envoy warns... +

Nationalists in Macedonia are ...

 2017-04-28 21:42 

Reuters

[ World ]

France's Macron urges 'morally weak' rivals to unite against Le Pen... +

French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron launched a scathing attack on Friday against politicians who have failed to endorse him against far-right rival Marine Le Pen, saying they were making France ...

 2017-04-28 21:42 

Reuters

[ World ]

Nigeria releases Biafra separatist leader Kanu on bail... +

The leader of a group calling for the secession of an area in southeast Nigeria, formerly known as Biafra, was released on bail on Friday after being detained for nearly two years, his lawyer said....

 2017-04-28 21:39 

AFP

Murray, Nadal reach Barcelona semi-finals... +

Andy Murray gained revenge on Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas, whilst nine-time champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open on Friday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or...

 2017-04-28 21:37 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Lockheed wins $1.38 billion F-35 jet contract: Pentagon... +

Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) is being awarded a $1.38 billion defense contract for 130 F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the Pentagon said on Friday....

 2017-04-28 21:33 

Reuters Africa

Macedonia 'playing with fire,' former peace envoy warns... +

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Nationalists in Macedonia are playing with fire in refusing to relinquish power and the European Union should consider halting its accession process in order to break a dangerous deadlock,...

 2017-04-28 21:33 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Oil-gas industry tries to reassure Colorado after explosion... +

DENVER (AP) An oil and gas industry group tried to reassure Colorado residents Friday that they are safe while investigators look for the cause of a fatal house explosion near a gas well. The Colorado Oil and Gas Association said the industry is taking e...

 2017-04-28 21:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile: Yonhap... +

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early on Saturday from a region north of its capital, Pyongyang, Yonhap news agency reported citing South Korea's military....

 2017-04-28 21:25 

AP

[ Big Story ]

South Korean military: North Korea test-fires unidentified missile; no other details released... +

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korean military: North Korea test-fires unidentified missile; no other details released....

 2017-04-28 21:21 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Soft GDP data weighs on Wall Street... +

Weak data on economic growth and consumer sentiment dragged stocks lower on the final trading day of April. But the major indexes notched weekly gains, as Fred Katayama reports....

 2017-04-28 21:21 

Reuters

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Indiana man pleads guilty in murder spree referencing the movie 'The Purge'... +

An Indiana man pleaded guilty to killing three people during a four-day crime spree during which he referred to ...

 2017-04-28 21:19 

Reuters Canada

Canadian dollar hits new 14-month low as uncertain trade outlook weighs... +

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, retaining this week's defensive bias in the face of an uncertain trade outlook, while domestic data showed the economy...

 2017-04-28 21:19 

UPI

Notre Dame's Kizer possibility for Packers, Saints... +

The New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers aren't ruling out choosing a quarterback Friday in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft....

 2017-04-28 21:17 

Reuters Africa

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile, appears to have failed - South Korea... +

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early on Saturday from a region north of its capital, Pyongyang, Yonhap news agency reported citing South Korea's military.There were no immediate...

 2017-04-28 21:16 

Reuters Canada

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile: Yonhap... +

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early on Saturday from a region north of its capital, Pyongyang, Yonhap news agency reported citing South Korea's military.There were no immediate...

 2017-04-28 21:14 

Reuters Canada

Tesla recruiting engineers in Mexico for California plant... +

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc is recruiting engineers from Mexico to work on robotics and other automated equipment at its California factory, according to LinkedIn postings viewed by Reuters, part...

 2017-04-28 21:14 

Reuters Canada

Tesla recruiting engineers in Mexico for California plant... +

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc is recruiting engineers from Mexico to work on robotics and other automated equipment at its California factory, according to LinkedIn postings viewed by Reuters, part...

 2017-04-28 21:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

Car bomb kills four police near foreign media area in Baghdad... +

Four Iraqi traffic policemen were killed on Friday when a suicide car bomb blew up outside their station, close to a street where several foreign media have offices in Baghdad, a security spokesman said....

 2017-04-28 21:07 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Trump blames Flynn's vetting on Obama administration... +

WASHINGTON (AP) Even though he named Michael Flynn to be his top national security aide, President Donald Trump on Friday laid the blame for any flaws in Flynn's vetting at the feet of his predecessor. In an interview airing Friday evening on Fox New...

 2017-04-28 21:06 

Reuters Canada

Canada oil bets on tech, scale in face of foreign majors' exodus... +

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - As global oil majors pull out of Canada's oil sands, domestic companies are buying up assets and betting technology and economies of scale will enable them to turn a profit...

 2017-04-28 21:04 

Reuters Africa

Car bomb kills four police near foreign media area in Baghdad... +

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Iraqi traffic policemen were killed on Friday when a suicide car bomb blew up outside their station, close to a street where several foreign media have offices in Baghdad, a security...

 2017-04-28 20:58 

Reuters

Camping World-led group wins bankruptcy auction for Gander Mountain... +

Camping World Holdings Inc and a groupof liquidators won a bankruptcy auction for Gander Mountain Coon Friday, according to bankruptcy court filing....

 2017-04-28 20:58 

Reuters

Judge rejects Chicago school lawsuit over Illinois funding inequities... +

An Illinois judge dealt a blow toChicago's cash-strapped public school system on Friday bydismissing its lawsuit that argued the state's school-fundingformula discriminates against minority students....

 2017-04-28 20:58 

UPI

Navy issues contract for recoating, resurfacing of vessel surfaces... +

International Marine & Industrial Applicators and QED Systems have been awarded a $260.1 million joint contract for coating work on U.S. Navy vessel surfaces....

 2017-04-28 20:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Earthquake measuring 7.2 hits off Mindanao, Philippines: PTWC... +

A major earthquake measuring 7.2 struck off the coast of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines on Friday, raising the risk of tsunami waves as far away as Indonesia, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said....

 2017-04-28 20:58 

Reuters

BRIEF-Merus reports Q4 loss per share eur 1.91... +

Merus Nv-...

 2017-04-28 20:57 

Reuters

BRIEF-Western Refining Logistics board declares quarterly cash distribution... +

Western Refining Logistics Lp-...

 2017-04-28 20:56 

Reuters

BRIEF-IBM shareholders vote on executive compensation with 54.25 pct "for"... +

IBM:...

 2017-04-28 20:56 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Gooden gets key to city 31 years after Mets World Series win... +

NEW YORK (AP) Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has gotten a key to the city 31 years after the team's thrilling World Series win over the Boston Red Sox. Teammates from the 1986 Mets including Darryl Strawberry, Jesse Orosco and Bobby Ojeda...

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