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Verizon to pay US$2.25 billion to NFL for five-year streaming deal: source - World News
Verizon to pay US$2.25 billion to NFL for five-year streaming deal: source 13 hours ago
Verizon Communications Inc will pay around US$2.25 billion for a five-year partnership with the National Football League that allows users to stream games on its Yahoo and go90 platforms as well as on mobile devices, a source told Reuters on Monday.
Female directors snubbed, Plummer surprises at Golden Globe nominations -World News
Female directors snubbed, Plummer surprises at Golden Globe nominations 13 hours ago
Women were shut out of the directors race at the 2018 Golden Globe nominations on Monday, while Ridley Scott's scramble to reshoot "All the Money in the World" led to a surprise nod for actor Christopher Plummer, who replaced Kevin Spacey.
Trump accusers urge Congress to probe harassment claims -World News
Trump accusers urge Congress to probe harassment claims 13 hours ago
NEW YORK: Three women who claim they were sexually harassed by Donald Trump called on Congress on Monday (Dec 11) to investigate the US president's behaviour and allegations of his misconduct. The White House has repeatedly rejected the allegations by t
FDA clears Sanofi's follow-on diabetes biologic of Lilly's Humalog -World News
FDA clears Sanofi's follow-on diabetes biologic of Lilly's Humalog 13 hours ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it approved Sanofi SA's Admelog as the first follow-on biologic version of Eli Lilly and Co's fast-acting insulin, Humalog.
California wildfire torches forest, forces new evacuations -World News
California wildfire torches forest, forces new evacuations 13 hours ago
LOS ANGELES: One of the most destructive fires in California's history was raging in a sprawling national forest on Monday (Dec 11) and creeping up the Pacific coast, forcing new evacuations. As a wildfire near Los Angeles was brought under control, fir
Ukrainian judge turns down request to place Saakashvili under house arrest -World News
Ukrainian judge turns down request to place Saakashvili under house arrest 13 hours ago
A Ukrainian judge on Monday turned down the prosecutors' request to place Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili under house arrest, paving the way for his release from detention.
China fails to block UN meeting on North Korea human rights -World News
China fails to block UN meeting on North Korea human rights 14 hours ago
December 12, 2017 12:00 AMUNITED NATIONS (AFP) - China on Monday (Dec 11) failed to block a UN Security Council meeting on the human rights crisis in North Korea as Pyongyang already faces international condemnation over its missile and nuclear tests.
Fearing the worst, China plans refugee camps on North Korean border -World News
Fearing the worst, China plans refugee camps on North Korean border 14 hours ago
December 12, 2017 12:42 AMBEIJING (NYTIMES) - A Chinese county along the border with North Korea is constructing refugee camps intended to house thousands of migrants fleeing a possible crisis on the Korean Peninsula, according to an internal document tha
Exclusive: China's Nanjing Hanrui can't be sure its cobalt did not involve child labour -World News
Exclusive: China's Nanjing Hanrui can't be sure its cobalt did not involve child labour 14 hours ago
LONDON/BEIJING - China's Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt, which sells the metal to a firm approved by the London Metal Exchange, said it was unable to ascertain that its products did not involve the use of child labour in Africa. Nanjing Hanrui is a supplier to an
France awards climate grants to US-based scientists on summit eve -World News
France awards climate grants to US-based scientists on summit eve 14 hours ago
Emmanuel Macron plans to award multi-year grants for several U.S.-based scientists to relocate to France, his office said on Monday on the eve of a climate summit hosted by the president to raise finances to counter global warming.
European markets mostly fall as central banks in focus -World News
European markets mostly fall as central banks in focus 14 hours ago
LONDON: European stock markets mostly fell on Monday (Dec 11), with investors treading water ahead of key central bank policy meetings later this week, traders said. On the other side of the Atlantic, Wall Street stocks edged higher as investors shrugge
Romania's lower house approves controversial courts bill -World News
Romania's lower house approves controversial courts bill 14 hours ago
BUCHAREST: Romania's lower house of parliament, which is dominated by the ruling Social Democrats, approved a bill on Monday that will change the way magistrates are supervised and which critics say threatens judicial independence and efforts to fight cor
Burundi will raise funds from citizens to pay for 2020 election -World News
Burundi will raise funds from citizens to pay for 2020 election 14 hours ago
NAIROBI: Burundi plans to raise money for an election in 2020 by deducting part of civil servants' salaries and taking contributions directly from citizens, a government minister said on Monday, as it seeks to replace dwindling external funding. Until 20
US Treasury says Senate tax plan would boost revenue US$1.8 trillion -World News
US Treasury says Senate tax plan would boost revenue US$1.8 trillion 14 hours ago
WASHINGTON: The US Senate version of the tax overhaul plan would pay for itself over 10 years, boosting growth and generating US$1.8 trillion in additional revenues, the Treasury Department said Monday. The Republican plan is expected to generate GDP gr
Apple confirms deal to buy music discovery app Shazam -World News
Apple confirms deal to buy music discovery app Shazam 14 hours ago
Apple Inc on Monday confirmed it had reached a deal to acquire Shazam Entertainment Ltd, the U.K.-based app that lets users identify songs by pointing a smart phone at the audio source.
ITU launches mixed relay triathlon series ahead of Olympics -World News
ITU launches mixed relay triathlon series ahead of Olympics 14 hours ago
REUTERS: The International Triathlon Union (ITU) launched a mixed relay series on Monday to give athletes more ways to earn qualification points for the mixed relay at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and broaden the sport's appeal. The series will offici
Tillerson set to meet Trudeau for North Korea crisis talks - source -World News
Tillerson set to meet Trudeau for North Korea crisis talks - source 14 hours ago
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to meet Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau next week for talks on how to address the crisis over North Korea's nuclear weapons, an Ottawa source said on Monday.
Serena hints at return, says 'be excited' -World News
Serena hints at return, says 'be excited' 14 hours ago
American Serena Williams dropped a large hint that she could soon be back on court competing when she posted an Instagram photo of a pair of dazzling gold and white tennis shoes.
Valverde wary of Morata threat for Chelsea -World News
Valverde wary of Morata threat for Chelsea 15 hours ago
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde pinpointed former Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata as one of the main threats Chelsea pose to his side in the Champions League last 16.
Ex-contractor says he shut Trump's Twitter account by accident -World News
Ex-contractor says he shut Trump's Twitter account by accident 15 hours ago
The contractor who shut down Donald Trump's Twitter account has told Reuters he did so by mistake, but says he believes some of the U.S. president's recent tweets breach the social network's ban on hate speech.
US manufacturing, services see continued growth -World News
US manufacturing, services see continued growth 15 hours ago
WASHINGTON: US manufacturing and services firms expect to see a stronger economy and rising revenue into 2018, according to a semi-annual survey released on Monday (Dec 11). The companies project no let down after 11 months of continuous growth, with th
China fails to stop UN meeting on North Korea human rights abuses -World News
China fails to stop UN meeting on North Korea human rights abuses 15 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS: China failed on Monday to stop the fourth annual United Nations Security Council meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea, saying it was not the right forum to discuss the issue and warning that it could further escalate tensions in t
Hackers hit major ATM network after US, Russian bank breaches - report -World News
Hackers hit major ATM network after US, Russian bank breaches - report 15 hours ago
A previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly US$10 million from at least 18 mostly U.S. and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said on Monday.
Iran will treat jailed aid worker as Iranian citizen-foreign ministry -World News
Iran will treat jailed aid worker as Iranian citizen-foreign ministry 15 hours ago
Iran will treat a British-Iranian aid worker as an Iranian citizen and she will serve her sentence as determined by the judiciary, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.
Hungary not planning to move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem - PM -World News
Hungary not planning to move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem - PM 15 hours ago
Hungary is not planning to move its Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday, adding that the government's Middle East policy was unchanged.