- Asia shares fall as weakening global outlook offsets trade progress
Shares in Asia slipped on Friday as a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighed further signs of progress in trade talks between China and the United States.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:05:41 -0500.
- Did Dodgers Just Drop Scary Hint About Clayton Kershaw?
Kershaw's discouraged? What in the world does that mean? Did the bullpen fastball register 90 mph on the speed gun? Or 89 mph? 88 mph? 87? What?
By Howard Cole, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:00:00 -0500.
- Firms, Govt must work together in digital economy, says Iswaran at opening of Google's first developer space here
SINGAPORE - By providing support and infrastructure, the Government is committed to helping workers and businesses here seize opportunities offered by the digital economy, said Minister for Communications and Information S. Iswaran.
Straits Times. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:49:14 +0800.
- World's 1st privately funded lunar mission launches
An Israeli spacecraft blasted off to the moon in an attempt to make the country's first lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX.
ABC News. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:42:14 UTC.
- IS bride Shamima Begum getting help to appeal loss of her citizenship
A lawyer representing Shamima Begum's family has told Sky News he hopes to help the IS bride appeal the decision to strip her of British citizenship "as soon as possible".
Sky News. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:16:00 +0000.
- The National
Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:00:00 EST.
- DMC Global (BOOM) Tops Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
DMC Global (BOOM) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 24.32% and 10.14%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:45:03 GMT.
- Government faces High Court action over children's rights
A children's charity is seeking a judicial review of government guidance over vulnerable children.
BBC News. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:22:13 GMT.
- What Iceland can teach us about paying men and women fairly
Around the world, women tend to be paid less than men. Is Iceland's innovative strategy likely to pay off?
BBC News. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:05:52 GMT.
- Chinese Girl Finds a Way Out of Tedious Homework: Make a Robot Do It
After a teenager made the news for buying a machine to mimic her handwriting, many on Chinese social media said she should be praised for her initiative.
Daniel Victor and Tiffany May. New York Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:38:37 GMT.
- World's biggest bee that was missing for 38 years is found alive in Indonesia
Wildlife experts have found a single live female, which they photographed and filmed. The world's biggest bee has been found after it was thought that the species had become extinct.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:31:33 +0000.
- Mexican Senate approves quasi-military National Guard
Mexico's Senate has unanimously approved a watered-down version of the militarized National Guard the government wants to use to combat a rising wave of crime.
Fox News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 22:37:26 GMT.
- 'I hope it was painful ': One of Australia's notorious killers dies
Michael Murphy, one of the five men who brutally raped and murdered Sydney nurse Anita Cobby in the 1980s, has died in prison after a long battle with cancer.Corrective Services NSW confirmed to news.com.au that Murphy had ...
New Zealand Herald. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:12:16 +1200.
- Maduro thanks Putin for sending medicines to Venezuela
Earlier, Russia handed over to Venezuela a cargo with medicines and medical equipment in the framework of the World Health Organization
Tass. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:04:30 +0300.
- Markets Live: ASX to follow global market slide
Australian shares are poised to end a bumper week on earnings with a fall on Friday as global markets ended trade lower.
Natasha Gillezeau. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:59:37 +1100.
- Trump news: President's ally Roger Stone banned from speaking about case after Instagram post of judge
The updates from Washington as they happened on Thursday
Joe Sommerlad, Clark Mindock, Chris Riotta. The Independent. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:15:00 +0000.
- New phone designs aim to shake up MWC 2019 - CNET
More phones with 5G, foldable designs and multiple cameras at the world's largest mobile show.
Jessica Dolcourt. CNET. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:16:50 +0000.
- Basant ban: Pakistan snaps a thread from its own culture
Provincial government of Punjab withdraws its decision to lift a 13-year-ban on kite flying, affecting livelihoods.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:01:35 GMT.
- Venezuela convoy heads to Colombia border as Maduro threatens to close it
Maduro's beleaguered socialist government, which denies there is an economic crisis in Venezuela, said on Thursday it was considering closing the border with Colombia and would close the border with Brazil. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:25:25 -0500.
- A Kiss For My Vote: Afghan Candidates Talk Of Harassment
A quarter of the seats in Afghanistan's parliament must be held by women. Those who run for office say it is still a man's world, as women face harassment on the campaign trail.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:58:00 +0000.