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 2017-04-25 02:51 

Reuters

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China says fewer graft suspects fleeing as controls stepped up... +

The number of corruption suspects fleeing China in the last four years has fallen dramatically as the government steps up controls on things like passport issuance for officials, the ruling Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog said on Tuesday....

 2017-04-25 02:46 

Qatar News Agency

Shams Generation Solar Artwork Shines in Fire Station Museum Gallery... +

Doha, April 24 (QNA) - Celebrating the third edition of its popular educational initiative, Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), a member of Qatar Foundation, held the inauguration ceremony of the Shams Generation 3 exhibition at the Fire Station on 24 ...

 2017-04-25 02:35 

Reuters Canada

Canada court upholds judgment favoring oil firm creditors... +

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A Canadian court on Monday upheld a decision to grant lenders priority over environmental clean-up costs in oil-and-gas bankruptcies, raising chances more disused wells from...

 2017-04-25 02:35 

Reuters Canada

Canada court upholds judgment favoring oil firm creditors... +

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A Canadian court on Monday upheld a decision to grant lenders priority over environmental clean-up costs in oil-and-gas bankruptcies, raising chances more disused wells from...

 2017-04-25 02:33 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Federal judge lifts temporary stay she issued that halted Arkansas' 2nd scheduled execution of night... +

VARNER, Ark. (AP) Federal judge lifts temporary stay she issued that halted Arkansas' 2nd scheduled execution of night....

 2017-04-25 02:27 

Reuters Africa

U.S. Senate gives limited resources to Russia election-meddling probe... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate's main investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is equipped with a much smaller staff than previous high-profile intelligence...

 2017-04-25 02:23 

UPI

U.N. food aid to North Korean children at risk of being terminated... +

International food aid to North Korean children may be suspended by October due to a lack of funds at the World Food Program, Voice of America reported....

 2017-04-25 02:21 

Sputnik International

US Envoy, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Ways to Counter Daesh Propaganda... +

US Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh (outlawed in Russia) Brett McGurk has discussed ways to counter the terror group's propaganda in talks with Saudi Crown Price Muhammad bin Nayef....

 2017-04-25 02:19 

UPI

'Dancing with the Stars:' Heather Morris gets the boot after perfect score... +

"Glee" alum Heather Morris got the boot on Season 24 of "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night....

 2017-04-25 02:18 

UPI

Rajon Rondo out, Isaiah Canaan to start at point for Chicago Bulls in Game 5... +

The Chicago Bulls will try Isaiah Canaan as their starting point guard in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference series against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night....

 2017-04-25 02:14 

UPI

Norman Powell helps Toronto Raptors take 3-2 series lead over Milwaukee Bucks... +

TORONTO -- Norman Powell, starting for only the second time in the series, scored 25 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 118-93 Monday night to take a 3-2 lead in an Eastern Conference first-round playoff matchup....

 2017-04-25 02:12 

TASS

Putin to visit defense manufacturer in upper Volga region... +

Russian President will also meet with members of the business community of the Yaroslavl region...

 2017-04-25 02:06 

UPI

Northwestern to extend deals of men's basketball, football coaches... +

Northwestern is expected to announce on Tuesday that it has signed basketball coach Chris Collins and football coach Pat Fitzgerald to contact extensions, multiple media outlets reported Monday....

 2017-04-25 02:04 

UPI

Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano suspended one game for "aggressive actions"... +

Minnesota third baseman Miguel Sano was suspended one game by Major League Baseball on Monday for what the league termed "aggressive actions" that caused benches to clear during the Twins' Saturday game against the Detroit Tigers....

 2017-04-25 02:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, U.S. to hold joint naval drills... +

South Korea's Navy said Tuesday it will hold a joint live-fire exercise with the U.S. in the Yellow Sea later in the day to show their close alliance against North Korea....

 2017-04-25 02:00 

Yonhap News

Samsung leads U.S. home electronics market in Q1... +

Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it has topped the market for home electronics in the United States in the first three months of the year, marking the fourth consecutive quarter to take the throne....

 2017-04-25 01:54 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open higher... +

Taipei, April 25 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 19.87 points Tuesday at 9,737.82 on turnover of NT$1.36 billion (US$45.09 million). ...

 2017-04-25 01:54 

Reuters

BRIEF-Oceanwide Holdings to pay cash div 1.5 yuan per 10 shares for FY 2016... +

Oceanwide Holdings Co Ltd :...

 2017-04-25 01:54 

Reuters

BRIEF-Gaeasoft issues 7th series convertible bonds worth 999 mln won... +

Gaeasoft :...

 2017-04-25 01:54 

Reuters

BRIEF-Xiamen Comfort Science and Technology Group to change Chinese name and pay dividend... +

Xiamen Comfort Science and TechnologyGroup Co Ltd...

 2017-04-25 01:52 

Yonhap News

Conservative party pitches 3-way alliance against front-runner... +

The conservative Bareun Party on Tuesday proposed a three-way alliance to challenge front-runner Moon Jae-in in the upcoming presidential election despite opposition from its own candidate....

 2017-04-25 01:52 

Reuters

China reviews changes to securities law to fight illegal activity - Xinhua... +

Amendments to China'ssecurities law aimed at combating illegal trading activity havereached their second reading in parliament, the official Xinhuanews agency reported late on Monday....

 2017-04-25 01:52 

Qatar News Agency

Prime Minister Opens Annual 'Tarsheed' Anniversary Celebration... +

Doha, April 24 (QNA) - Under the patronage of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani opened the celebration of the Fifth Anniversary of the National...

 2017-04-25 01:50 

Yonhap News

Corporate watchdog to unveil corporate list for mandatory disclosure... +

South Korea's corporate watchdog said Tuesday that it will announce a list of companies obliged to disclose their corporate information later this year in a bid to help boost the transparency of their business activities....

 2017-04-25 01:50 

Reuters

BRIEF-Fortis lowers conversion price of 3rd series convertible bonds to 1,082 won/share... +

Fortis Inc :...

 2017-04-25 01:49 

Reuters

Senate gives limited resources to Russia election-meddling probe... +

The Senate's main investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is equipped with a much smaller staff than previous high-profile intelligence and scandal probes in Congress, which could potentially affect it...

 2017-04-25 01:49 

AFP

With execs in hot seat, Wells Fargo gets OK for bankruptcy plan... +

Retail banking giant Wells Fargo has fixed problems in its 2015 bankruptcy plan and will now be allowed to open new international branches, US banking regulators said Monday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news t...

 2017-04-25 01:47 

Reuters

BRIEF-Dongbu Savings Bank buys 5.6 pct stake in SK No.3 Special Purpose Acquisition... +

SK No.3 Special Purpose Acquisition CoLtd :...

 2017-04-25 01:47 

Qatar News Agency

76 Teams Participate in Senyar 2017... +

Doha, April 24 (QNA) - The Organizing Committee of the Senyar 2017 Championship announced that the Dashat Al Hadaq will be launched from Katara Beach to the Ashaat Reserve (10 km from the coastline), which will be the site of the sixth edition of the...

 2017-04-25 01:46 

Reuters

BRIEF-Ascentech says listing on TSE Mothers... +

Ascentech KK...

 2017-04-25 01:46 

Reuters

BRIEF-Baiyin Nonferrous' unit to invest in South Africa's Sibanye Gold for up to $200 mln... +

Baiyin Nonferrous Group Co Ltd...

 2017-04-25 01:45 

FARS News Agency

Iraqi Army Captures Al-Tanak District in Western Mosul... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Iraqi Army imposed control over the Al-Tanak district in Western Mosul after fierce clashes with ISIL that lasted for a week. VIDEO...

 2017-04-25 01:45 

Reuters

WRAPUP 1-U.S. submarine makes S.Korea port call, North remains defiant... +
 2017-04-25 01:44 

UPI

Worldwide rallies mark anniversary of 1915 Armenian genocide... +

Thousands around the world marked the 102 anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide in Turkey with protest gatherings and marches....

 2017-04-25 01:43 

Reuters

BRIEF-Lanhai Medical Investment's 2016 net loss widens to 837.6 mln yuan... +

Lanhai Medical Investment Co Ltd...

 2017-04-25 01:43 

Reuters

PRECIOUS-Gold steady after French election, N. Korea worries support... +

Gold held steady on Tuesday after asharp fall in the previous session on a market-friendly Frenchpresidential vote, although tensions over North Korea offeredsupport for safe-haven bullion. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was unchanged at $1,275...

 2017-04-25 01:43 

Reuters

BRIEF-KT sells 10.4 pct stake in Genie Music... +

Genie Music Corp :...

 2017-04-25 01:43 

Sputnik International

US Sanctions Aim to 'Substitute or Cancel' Idlib Investigation, Russian MP Says... +

The government of the United States is trying to distract the international community from the necessity of thorough investigation of an alleged chemical attack in the Syrian province of Idlib by sanctioning the Syrian scientists, according to Konstantin ...

 2017-04-25 01:41 

Reuters

BRIEF-Jiangsu Broadcasting Cable Information Network's 2016 net profit up 12.9 pct... +

Jiangsu Broadcasting Cable InformationNetwork Corp Ltd...

 2017-04-25 01:40 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) SK Innovation's Q1 net up 52 pct on petrochemical biz... +

SK Innovation Co., South Korea's top oil refiner, on Tuesday said its first-quarter earnings surged from a year earlier, thanks to better-than-expected results from its petrochemical business....

 2017-04-25 01:40 

Qatar News Agency

ANNHRI Participates in UN Human Rights Office Consultations with Regional Stakeholders... +

Beirut, April 24 (QNA) - The Doha-based Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions (ANNHRI) participated here on Monday in the UN Human Rights Office consultations with regional stakeholders. The consultations aim to help the UN Human Rights...

 2017-04-25 01:38 

Yonhap News

S. Korean to run unopposed for 4th term as int'l taekwondo chief... +

South Korean Choue Chung-won will run unopposed for a fourth term as the international taekwondo chief, the martial art's governing body said Tuesday....

 2017-04-25 01:36 

Reuters

BRIEF-Hanbit Soft to sell stake in Imc Cames for 9.20 bln won... +

Hanbit Soft Inc :...

 2017-04-25 01:36 

Yonhap News

Foreign buying boosts S. Korean benchmark index... +

Foreign investors bought South Korean stocks for a third straight session, fueling expectations that the country's benchmark index could break this year's record high, brokerage data showed Tuesday....

 2017-04-25 01:32 

Sputnik International

Lockheed Martin to Provide Training for Romanias F-16 Fighter Force... +

The US defense giant Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to provide training system hardware, contractor logistics support, spares and software development for Romania's F-16 jets....

 2017-04-25 01:30 

Reuters Canada

Oil edges up after six days of straight losses... +

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices inched up on Monday but markets remain under pressure following six consecutive sessions of losses as traders lose confidence that pledged output cuts by major producers...

 2017-04-25 01:30 

Reuters

Oil edges up after six days of straight losses... +

Oil prices inched up on Monday but markets remain under pressure following six consecutive sessions of losses as traders lose confidence that pledged output cuts by major producers will rein in oversupply in a world awash with fuel....

 2017-04-25 01:29 

Reuters

BRIEF-Guangzhou Automobile Group's unit receives government subsidy... +

Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd...

 2017-04-25 01:28 

Yonhap News

Life insurers to face pressure on adoption of new global accounting standard... +

The reported capitalization of South Korean life insurers is expected to face pressure if they adopt a new international accounting standard, credit appraiser Moody's Investors Services said Tuesday....

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