Person Location http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22960/all en Egypt's Brotherhood says UAE arrests unfounded http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130102/egypts-brotherhood-says-uae-arrests-unfounded <p>* Claim is "devoid of truth", Brotherhood says</p> <p>* UAE-<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/egypt">Egypt</a> relations since Mubarak ouster</p> <p>By Shaimaa Fayed and Tamim Elyan</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Wednesday some of its members had been wrongfully arrested in United Arab Emirates (UAE) on allegations of helping to train local Islamists in subversion tactics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130102/egypts-brotherhood-says-uae-arrests-unfounded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring Arab world Arab–Israeli conflict Egypt Egypt Egyptian people Egyptian revolution Family Relation Hosni Mubarak Islam in Egypt Middle East Muslim Brotherhood Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Person Career Person Location Politics of Egypt Quotation Tamim Elyan United Arab Emirates Thomson Reuters Wed, 02 Jan 2013 20:15:31 +0000 5730920 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. pop singer Patti Page dies at age 85 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-pop-singer-patti-page-dies-at-age-85 <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 2 (Reuters) - American pop singer Patti Page, whose 1950 hit "Tennessee Waltz" topped the charts for months, has died in Southern California, her manager said on Wednesday. She was 85.</p> <p>Nicknamed "The Singing' Rage," Page sold more than 100 million albums in her 67-year career, which included 1950s chart toppers "(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window," "I Went to Your Wedding" and "All My Love (Bolero)."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-pop-singer-patti-page-dies-at-age-85" target="_blank">read more</a></p> (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window? All My Love CDATA Conquest Employment Relation Human Interest Hush Icky Thump In the Wind Patti Page Patti Page Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Quotation Singles Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 13:23:07 +0000 5730967 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 4-US private sector job gains offer hope for labor market http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/wrapup-4-us-private-sector-job-gains-offer-hope-labor-market <p>* Private employers add 215,000 jobs in December * Weekly jobless claims rise 10,000 last week * Four-week average of claims steady at 360,000 * Data point to underlying momentum in the economy By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S. private-sector employers shrugged off a looming budget crisis and stepped up hiring in December, offering further evidence of underlying strength in the economy as 2012 ended.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/wrapup-4-us-private-sector-job-gains-offer-hope-labor-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ADP National Employment Report Business Company Location Economics Employment Human resource management Job losses caused by the late-2000s recession Job security Jobless claims Labor Labor economics Labour law Law Macroeconomics Person Career Person Location Quotation Socioeconomics Unemployment Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:19 +0000 5731093 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. bonds, world shares fall after Fed minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/global-markets-us-bonds-world-shares-fall-after-fed-minutes <p>* World shares slip as Fed hints at tighter policy * 10-yr Treasury yields hit highest since May * Dollar index extends rally By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury debt prices slid and world stocks reversed course and dipped on Thursday after minutes from the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve's policy committee showed rising concern about the Fed's policy of buying bonds to stimulate growth. The Federal Open Market Committee's minutes also extended a rally in the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/global-markets-us-bonds-world-shares-fall-after-fed-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Company Location Dow Jones Industrial Average Economic history Economics Economy of the United States Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Federal Reserve System Government Labor Late-2000s financial crisis Law Person Career Person Location Quotation Subprime crisis impact timeline United States United States public debt US Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:23 +0000 5731095 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Putin makes French film star Depardieu a Russian http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian <p>* Actor is high-profile campaigner against tycoon tax * Depardieu applied for passport after Putin comments - Kremlin * Hollande redrafting tax law after ruled unconstitutional (Adds reaction from media, politicians, background) By Alexei Anishchuk and Megan Davies MOSCOW, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted citizenship to Gerard Depardieu, the French movie star whose decision to quit his homeland to avoid a tax hike prompted accusations of national betrayal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> actor Belgium Beslan school hostage crisis Diplomatic Relations Dmitry Rogozin Entertainment Francois Hollande Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Government Government of Russia Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Human Interest Megan Davies Moscow theater hostage crisis Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics of Russia Quotation Russia Russian Orthodox Christians Social Issues Technology Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:26 +0000 5731096 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-US auto sales close out 2012 on positive note http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-update-3-us-auto-sales-close-out-2012-positive-note <p>(Removes reference to 2012 in paragraph 5, to make clear that entire paragraph refers to 2013 industry projections) * Industry on pace to turn in best year since 2007 * Toyota, Honda gained market share in 2012 * Toyota's U.S. December sales up 9 pct, GM up 5 pct * Economic uncertainty in 2013 may dampen sales By Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman DETROIT, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-update-3-us-auto-sales-close-out-2012-positive-note" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive industry Bankruptcy Business Car classifications Chrysler Group LLC Company Affiliates Company Competitor Conference Call Ford Motor Co Ford Motor Company General Motors General Motors Co GM Honda Honda Motor Co Ltd. Hyundai Motor Company Late-2000s financial crisis Natural Disaster Nissan Motors Person Career Person Location Pickup truck Quotation Toyota Toyota Motor Corp Transport United States Volkswagen Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:30 +0000 5731097 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-US: Time not right for Google executive's North Korea trip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-2-us-time-not-right-google-executives-north-korea-trip <p>* Schmidt a top figure in U.S. technology industry * Purpose of trip unclear, but visit seen as private * Washington, allies trying to intensify U.N. sanctions By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Thursday the time was not right for Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and former diplomat Bill Richardson to visit North Korea, which drew international criticism for a rocket launch last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-2-us-time-not-right-google-executives-north-korea-trip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Bill Richardson Bill Richardson Department of State Diplomatic Relations Divided regions Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt executive Google Inc Member states of the United Nations North Korea North Korea Person Career Person Location Person Travel Political geography Politics Private Quotation Republics South Korea Technology United Nations United Nations United States Victoria Nuland Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:36 +0000 5731098 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. Postal Service looks to new Congress for rescue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-postal-service-looks-new-congress-rescue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>* Postal Service says it loses $25 million each day</p> <p>* Outcome for legislation uncertain in new Congress</p> <p>By Elvina Nawaguna</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress that expired this week might have steered the nation away from the "fiscal cliff" of potentially devastating tax hikes and spending cuts, but it did not do much to save the U.S. Postal Service from its own fast-approaching cliff.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-postal-service-looks-new-congress-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Candidate Position Congress Government Internal Revenue Service John E. Potter Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics Quotation Tom Carper Trade unions in the United States United States United States Congress United States Postal Service United States Senate Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 17:56:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731152 at http://www.globalpost.com Kosovo denies Serb president Orthodox Christmas visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/kosovo-denies-serb-president-orthodox-christmas-visit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>PRISTINA, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Kosovo said on Saturday it had rejected a request from Serbia's president to visit his ethnic kin to mark Orthodox Christmas, saying the ban was in response to Belgrade's refusal to let Kosovo officials visit Serbia.</p> <p>Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic had asked to attend an Orthodox Christmas mass on Monday at Gracanica monastery in a Serb enclave just a few kilometers from the capital Pristina.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/kosovo-denies-serb-president-orthodox-christmas-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija Balkans Diplomatic Relations Ethnic groups in Kosovo Europe Geography of Europe Independence of Kosovo Kosovo Kosovo Person Career Person Location Politics of Kosovo President Quotation Serbs of Kosovo Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:30:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731225 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Venezuela searches for fashion boss Missoni's plane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-venezuela-searches-fashion-boss-missonis-plane <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>CARACAS/MILAN, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Venezuelan emergency services mounted a sea and air rescue mission on Saturday after a plane carrying fashion executive Vittorio Missoni went missing off the coast of <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/venezuela">Venezuela</a>.</p> <p>The plane carrying Missoni, 58, his wife, Maurizia Castiglioni, another couple and two Venezuelan crew members disappeared after taking off from the resort of Los Roques, an archipelago off the coast of Venezuela, Italian media said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-venezuela-searches-fashion-boss-missonis-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Employment Relation Family Relation Fashion Italy Missoni Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Relation Quotation Vittorio Missoni Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731228 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Four dead in hostage-taking in Aurora, Colorado http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-3-four-dead-hostage-taking-aurora-colorado <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>(Updates with police confirmation)</p> <p>By Keith Coffman</p> <p>AURORA, Colo., Jan 5 (Reuters) - Four people, including the gunman, were dead following a hostage-taking incident on Saturday in Aurora, Colorado, the same town where a man shot dead 12 people and wounded 58 more in a movie theater last July, police told reporters on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-3-four-dead-hostage-taking-aurora-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Armed Attack Aurora CDATA Digital media Games Gunman Chronicles Hostage taking Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Quotation Social Issues Software XML Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 20:15:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731244 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>HBO's Liberace film aims to humanize through love story</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Jugglers Liberace Motorsport Nationality Patrick Dempsey Person Career Person Location Quotation Scott Thorson Social Issues Tully's Coffee United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731249 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-League and players resume face-to-face labor talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/nhl-league-and-players-resume-face-face-labor-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Jan 5 (Reuters) - The National Hockey League (NHL) and the union representing its players met face-to-face along with a federal mediator on Saturday with hopes of ending a lockout in time to salvage a condensed season.</p> <p>A small group meeting between the league, union and mediator began early Saturday afternoon in New York, according to a NHL Players' Association (NHLPA) spokesman.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/nhl-league-and-players-resume-face-face-labor-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lockout National Hockey League Players' Association NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement NHL strike Person Location Salary cap Sports Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731250 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/venezuela">Venezuela</a> searches for fashion boss Missoni's plane</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brigitte Bardot Business Celebrity Cinema of the United States Employment Relation Entertainment Family Relation Film Gérard Depardieu Helen Mirren Kardashian Kardashian family Kim Kardashian Movie Release Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Relation Person Travel Quotation Reuters Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731254 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Capitals' Johansson runs out of gas as lockout ends http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130106/nhl-capitals-johansson-runs-out-gas-lockout-ends <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>STOCKHOLM, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Washington Capitals centre Marcus Johansson was hastily dropped off at a Swedish gas station as news of the end of the NHL Lockout broke on Sunday.</p> <p>Johansson, who played for BIK Karlskoga during the lockout, was travelling to Monday's game at Malmo in southern Sweden.</p> <p>But as the news of the end of the lockout broke, the team bus pulled over at a gas station and Johansson's short stint in the second tier of Swedish hockey ended abruptly, the Expressen newspaper reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130106/nhl-capitals-johansson-runs-out-gas-lockout-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BIK Karlskoga CDATA Ice hockey Johansson Marcus Johansson Marcus Johansson Person Career Person Location Quotation Social Issues Sports Thomson Reuters Sun, 06 Jan 2013 23:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731303 at http://www.globalpost.com