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China approves third batch of video games; still no Tencent
(21/01/2019 @ 22:53)
Chinese authorities on Tuesday approved the release of a third batch of video games after a freeze for most of last year, with industry leader Tencent Holdings Ltd again absent from the list of approved titles.
On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa
(21/01/2019 @ 22:41)
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her maiden voyage to the critical primary state of Iowa over the weekend, laying out her case that she is the best Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election in 2020.
In Versailles, Macron vows to reform to avoid king's fate
(21/01/2019 @ 22:32)
President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world's most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt.
Asian shares, U.S. stock futures dented by growth worries
(21/01/2019 @ 22:31)
Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets, while sterling dithered as the latest plan for Brexit appeared to come and go with no progress.
Northern Ireland police respond to three security alerts, days after car bomb
(21/01/2019 @ 21:56)
Northern Ireland police carried out a controlled explosion on a vehicle that was hijacked by masked men in Londonderry on Monday and were examining two other abandoned vans, two days after a car bomb exploded in the city.
Northern Ireland police say all three security alerts in Londonderry have ended
(21/01/2019 @ 21:55)
The three security alerts in the city of Londonderry on Monday have ended, Northern Ireland police said early on Tuesday.
L.A. teachers to stay off the job Tuesday despite progress in strike talks
(21/01/2019 @ 21:00)
Some 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers will stay off the job through at least Tuesday despite headway in marathon contract talks, their union said on Monday, citing time needed for teachers to ratify any tentative deal before the walkout can end.
Democratic Senator Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race
(21/01/2019 @ 19:14)
First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday by touting her experience as a prosecutor.
China's 2018 growth slows to 28-year low, more stimulus seen
(21/01/2019 @ 18:40)
China's economy cooled in the fourth quarter under pressure from faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest level in nearly three decades and pressuring Beijing to roll out more stimulus to avert a sharper slowdown.
Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago
(21/01/2019 @ 18:37)
Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States on Monday, with the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and an ongoing government shutdown allowing many to heed official advice to stay indoors.
Britain's May condemns car bomb attack in Northern Ireland
(21/01/2019 @ 18:33)
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday condemned a car bomb attack in Northern Ireland's Londonderry that has highlighted the threat posed by militant groups in the province.
PM May tries to tweak defeated Brexit plan, refuses to rule out no-deal
(21/01/2019 @ 18:29)
British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit on Monday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border.
Germany calls on Britain to make proposal to end Brexit deadlock
(21/01/2019 @ 18:29)
Germany continues to advocate an orderly exit of Britain from the European Union and Berlin expects the British government to agree soon on proposals that are backed by a majority of parliament, a German government spokesman said on Monday.
Murders in Mexico rise by a third in 2018 to new record
(21/01/2019 @ 18:20)
Murders in Mexico rose by 33 percent in 2018, breaking the record for a second year running, official data showed, underlining the task facing the new president who has pledged to reduce violence in the cartel-ravaged country.
Israel strikes in Syria in more open assault on Iran
(21/01/2019 @ 17:49)
Israel struck in Syria early on Monday, the latest salvo in its increasingly open assault on Iran's presence there, shaking the night sky over Damascus with an hour of loud explosions in a second consecutive night of military action.
U.S. air safety agents absences hit record level; shutdown in Day 31
(21/01/2019 @ 17:22)
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration, where employees are going unpaid amid a partial government shutdown, said on Monday that unscheduled absences among U.S. airport security officers rose to a record 10 percent on Sunday as the shutdown reached its 31st day.
Giuliani backtracks on comments Trump sought Moscow deal throughout 2016
(21/01/2019 @ 17:21)
U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani backtracked on Monday from earlier comments that Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016, saying his statements "were hypothetical and not based on conversations I had with the President."
Report reveals an undeclared North Korean missile base headquarters
(21/01/2019 @ 16:31)
One of 20 undeclared ballistic missile operating bases in North Korea serves as a missile headquarters, according to a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published on Monday.
UK's Labour seeks to force May to rule out no-deal Brexit
(21/01/2019 @ 16:03)
Britain's opposition Labour Party is seeking to force Prime Minister Theresa May to rule out leaving the European Union without a deal and to give parliament a vote on the options to break a deadlock over the way forward.
Venezuela arrests rogue officers after military revolt in Caracas
(21/01/2019 @ 15:45)
Venezuela's government said on Monday it had suppressed a military revolt after a group of officers stole weapons and kidnapped several officials, as a video posted online showed a sergeant demanding the removal of President Nicolas Maduro.
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