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 2018-01-16 09:21 

AFP

Torture probe launched after 13 siblings held captive in US home...

A California couple has been arrested for torture after authorities on Monday said their 13 malnourished children were held captive in their home, with some shackled to beds in the dark.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you...

 2018-01-16 09:12 

AFP

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King...

Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported slur.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-01-16 08:47 

Reuters Africa

Malaysia says it won't let politics derail Singapore train projects...

Singapore and Malaysia vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with two ambitious rail projects linking the two countries as Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak played down political uncertainty ahead of a general election to be held this year....

 2018-01-16 08:30 

UPI

South Korean police prepare to protect North Korean Olympic visitors...

South Korean Police are preparing to ramp up security measures for North Koreans attending the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next month....

 2018-01-16 08:26 

AP

North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet...

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic."...

 2018-01-16 08:23 

AP

France's Macron in Calais on foray into migrant dilemma...

PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the port city of Calais, where hundreds of migrants hide out while trying to make an end run to Britain....

 2018-01-16 08:23 

AFP

Sharapova and Kerber light up Aussie Open...

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber turned on the style to sweep into the Australian Open second round Tuesday, but it was curtains for lanky Canadian Milos Raonic.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you hav...

 2018-01-16 08:16 

AP

Japan city uses emergency system to recall blowfish packages...

TOKYO (AP) — A city in central Japan has used its emergency loudspeaker system to recall four packages of blowfish meat after discovering a fifth one contained the potentially deadly liver....

 2018-01-16 08:16 

Reuters Africa

Nigerian annual inflation at 15.37 pct in December -stats office...

Annual inflation in Nigeria stood at 15.37 percent in December, compared with 15.90 percent in November, the head of the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 08:07 

AP

21 children injured in German school bus accident...

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany say a school bus has rammed into a house without braking, injuring 21 children....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

Reuters

BRIEF-EyeGene receives patent...

EyeGene Inc :...

 2018-01-16 08:00 

UPI

Famous birthdays for Jan. 16: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kate Moss...

Actor/playwright/singer Lin-Manuel Miranda turns 38 and model Kate Moss turns 44, among the famous birthdays for Jan. 16....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

UPI

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018...

On Jan. 16, 2006, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was sworn in as Liberia's president. She was the first female elected head of state in Africa....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

UPI

On This Day: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf becomes first female elected head of state in Africa...

On Jan. 16, 2006, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was sworn in as Liberia's president. She was the first female elected head of state in Africa....

 2018-01-16 07:59 

Reuters

Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast...

Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation's environment ministry said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 07:59 

Reuters Canada

Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast...

Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation's environment ministry said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 07:59 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast...

Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation's environment ministry said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 07:59 

Reuters

BRIEF-Intralot Integrated Lottery Systems Says Novomatic Percent Of Shares Fell From 5.52 Percent To 4.94 Percent...

INTRALOT INTEGRATED LOTTERY SYSTEMS:...

 2018-01-16 07:59 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Intralot Integrated Lottery Systems Says Novomatic Percent Of Shares Fell From 5.52 Percent To 4.94 Percent...

INTRALOT INTEGRATED LOTTERY SYSTEMS :...

 2018-01-16 07:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

JD Sports sees annual profit ahead of market expectations...

JD Sports Fashion Plc , Britain's largest sportswear retailer by market value, on Tuesday forecast annual pretax profit ahead of market expectations on strong trading in the second half of the year, including the key Christmas period....

 2018-01-16 07:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

LIVE MARKETS-European stocks: what we are watching...

year highs * U.S. markets resume trading after public holiday Jan 16 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity marketsbrought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Julien Ponthus. Reach him onMessenger to...

 2018-01-16 07:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Provident Financial sees FY 120 mln pounds loss at consumer credit unit...

Provident Financial , which is dealing with issues at its door-to-door lending business, said it expected to report a loss of about 120 million pounds at the consumer credit division - the upper end of its guidance....

 2018-01-16 07:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Slovak car production dips to 1.025 million in 2017...

Car production in Slovakia fell slightly to 1.025 million vehicles in 2017 from 1.040 million the year before, the country's automotive association said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 07:57 

Reuters

Philippine lawmakers start talks for switch to federal system of government...

Philippine lower house lawmakers on Tuesday kicked off discussions on possible changes to the 30-year-old constitution, with the aim of shifting to a system of federal government and allowing the president up to two terms in office....

 2018-01-16 07:57 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-UK's JD Sports sees annual profit ahead of market expectations...

JD Sports Fashion Plc, Britain'slargest sportswear retailer by market value, on Tuesday forecastannual pretax profit ahead of market expectations on strongtrading in the second half of the year, including the keyChristmas period....

 2018-01-16 07:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Supermarket Iceland targets plastic-free own label ranges by 2023...

British supermarket Iceland plans to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023 and called on the industry to follow its lead....

 2018-01-16 07:57 

Reuters

BRIEF-Schoeller-Bleckmann to profit from new U.S. tax rules in 2018 -CEO...

Schoeller Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment Agtells Reuters in phone interview:...

 2018-01-16 07:56 

Reuters

BRIEF-ZetaDisplay Signs Partner Agreement With SES-imagotag...

Zetadisplay Ab:...

 2018-01-16 07:56 

Reuters

UK supermarket Iceland targets plastic-free own label ranges by 2023...

British supermarket Iceland plans to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023 and called on the industry to follow its lead....

 2018-01-16 07:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UK supermarket Iceland targets plastic-free own label ranges by 2023...

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