Hospitality http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23645/all en Ghana opposition boycotts president's inauguration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/ghana-opposition-boycotts-presidents-inauguration <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>* Opposition accused Mahama of rigging poll</p> <p>* Observers said voting was free and fair</p> <p>* Mahama promises unity, development</p> <p>By Kwasi Kpodo</p> <p>ACCRA, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Ghana's opposition boycotted the<br /> inauguration of President John Dramani Mahama on Monday,<br /> ignoring his appeals to end a dispute over last month's election<br /> in the West African state seen as a model democracy in the<br /> coup-prone region.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/ghana-opposition-boycotts-presidents-inauguration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Diplomatic Relations Ghana Ghanaian presidential election Hospitality John Atta Mills John Dramani Mahama John Kufuor Law MPs elected in the Ghanaian parliamentary election Nana Akufo-Addo New Patriotic Party Person Career Person Party Political Relationship Politics Politics of Ghana President Quotation Technology Vice Presidents of Ghana Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:58:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731391 at http://www.globalpost.com US Supreme Court won't take combat veterans' mental health appeal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/us-supreme-court-wont-take-combat-veterans-mental-health-appeal <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>* Veterans say VA slow in processing mental health claims</p> <p>* They say delays contributed to veterans' suicides</p> <p>* Lower court had ruled against veterans</p> <p>By Jonathan Stempel</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on<br /> Monday refused to consider a challenge by veterans who said<br /> delays by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in processing<br /> combat-related mental health claims contributed to suicides by<br /> veterans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/us-supreme-court-wont-take-combat-veterans-mental-health-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Court of appeals Entertainment Environment Health Hospitality Labor Law Person Location Politics Social Issues U.S. Supreme Court United States courts of appeals United States Department of Veterans Affairs Veteran Veterans for Common Sense Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 01:47:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731425 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights at 0415 GMT, Jan 08 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0415-gmt-jan-08 <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>Jan 8 (Reuters) - TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>GUANGZHOU, China - Hundreds of supporters of one of China's<br /> most liberal newspapers demonstrated outside its headquarters on<br /> Monday, backing a strike by journalists against interference by<br /> the provincial propaganda chief.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0415-gmt-jan-08" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arms Purchase Sale Asia Bashar al-Assad Business Candidate Position CDATA Chuck Hagel Employment Relation Hospitality Human Interest International Republican Institute Law Natural Disaster Nouri al-Maliki Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics Shinzō Abe Syria Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731502 at http://www.globalpost.com SPECAL REPORT SCHEDULE Jan 7 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/specal-report-schedule-jan-7 <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>(WEEKLY SCHEDULE)<br /> UPCOMING SPECIAL REPORTS</p> <p/> <p>Editors:</p> <p>AMERICAS: Michael Williams + 1 646 223 5462</p> <p>EMEA: Simon Robinson + 44 20 75425458</p> <p>ASIA: Bill Tarrant + 65 6870 3821</p> <p>Picture Desk: Singapore + 65 6870 3775</p> </p/><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/specal-report-schedule-jan-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Company Earnings Announcement Company Technology Contact Details Economics Economy of New York City Entertainment Financial data vendors Hospitality Human Interest Labor Law pdf Person Attributes Person Career Politics Reuters Social Issues South Sudan Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:56:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731520 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-US high court won't review federal embryonic stem cell funds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-us-high-court-wont-review-federal-embryonic-stem-cell- <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/> <p>By Terry Baynes</p> <p>Jan 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused<br /> to review a challenge to federal funding of human embryonic stem<br /> cell research brought by two researchers who said the U.S.<br /> National Institutes of Health rules on such studies violate<br /> federal law.</p> </p/><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-us-high-court-wont-review-federal-embryonic-stem-cell-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adult stem cell Biology Biotechnology Business Cloning Controversies Embryonic stem cell Hospitality Law National Institutes of Health Person Career Person Location Politics Quotation Stem cell Stem cell controversy Stem cell laws and policy in the United States Stem cells Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:03:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731560 at http://www.globalpost.com Burundi court cuts journalist prison term over gun attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/burundi-court-cuts-journalist-prison-term-over-gun-attack <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>* Journalists in Burundi targeted by prosecutors</p> <p>* Reporter convicted after interview with rebel leader</p> <p>* Lawyer says to appeal against new prison term</p> <p>By Patrick Nduwimana</p> <p>GITEGA, Burundi, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A court in Burundi<br /> reduced a life sentence handed last year to a reporter accused<br /> of complicity in a 2011 gun attack after finding him guilty of a<br /> less serious offence, an appeal judge said on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/burundi-court-cuts-journalist-prison-term-over-gun-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Burundi Business Cankuzo Conviction Gitega Hospitality Law Person Career Person Travel Political geography Politics Quotation Republics War Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:09:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731594 at http://www.globalpost.com Three accused in Indian rape case finally get legal help http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/three-accused-indian-rape-case-finally-get-legal-help <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>By Sanjeev Miglani</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Three of the men accused of<br /> raping and murdering an Indian student have asked lawyers to<br /> defend them and the lawyers have agreed to do so, even though<br /> most of the judiciary has refused to represent the suspects<br /> because of outrage over the attack.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/three-accused-indian-rape-case-finally-get-legal-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Criminal law Criminal procedure Hospitality Law Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:45:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731643 at http://www.globalpost.com US top court says prisoner incompetence no bar to appeal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-top-court-says-prisoner-incompetence-no-bar-appeal <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>* Court says lawyers can pursue appeals without client help</p> <p>* Competency of defendant does not flow from right to counsel</p> <p>* One case on hold for nearly three decades, prisoner died</p> <p>By Jonathan Stempel</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts are not required to suspend a prisoner's appeal for reversal of his state court conviction on the grounds that the prisoner is incompetent to participate in his case.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-top-court-says-prisoner-incompetence-no-bar-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Forensic psychology Hospitality Law Politics Social Issues State court Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:15:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731845 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela opposition leader wants clarity on Chavez swearing-in http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/venezuela-opposition-leader-wants-clarity-chavez-swearing <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>* Socialist leader due to start new term on Thursday</p> <p>* Not seen or heard in public since cancer surgery month ago</p> <p>* Opposition say government is acting unconstitutionally</p> <p>* Bolivian, Uruguayan presidents coming anyway</p> <p>By Diego Ore and Andrew Cawthorne</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/venezuela-opposition-leader-wants-clarity-chavez-swearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baruta Municipality Business Hospitality Hugo Chavez Law Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:15:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731852 at http://www.globalpost.com California governor seeks to lift court order on prison crowding http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/california-governor-seeks-lift-court-order-prison-crowding <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>By Greg Lucas</p> <p>SACRAMENTO, California, Jan 8 (Reuters) - California's Democratic Governor Jerry Brown asked federal judges on Tuesday to lift a court order demanding further releases of state prisoners to reduce overcrowding, saying that such a move could harm public safety.</p> <p>Brown, who said the state had already "shaped up" on prisons, said he was striking a "middle path" that protects the public while saving state dollars better invested in education and other state functions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/california-governor-seeks-lift-court-order-prison-crowding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Health Hospitality Labor Law Penology Politics Prison Prisons in California Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731882 at http://www.globalpost.com Amount of caffeine in diet supplements all over the map: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/amount-caffeine-diet-supplements-all-over-the-map-study <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>Jan 9 (Reuters) - The amount of caffeine in diet supplements varies widely, and product labels are often inaccurate or have no caffeine information at all, according to a U.S. study.</p> <p>The caffeine doses probably wouldn't be a problem on their own, but they may cause issues when the pills or powders are combined with energy drinks, coffee and other high-caffeine food and beverages, said researchers, whose report appeared in JAMA Internal Medicine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/amount-caffeine-diet-supplements-all-over-the-map-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caffeine Coffee Energy drink Hospitality Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:15:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731914 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court narrows avenue for death row appeals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-us-supreme-court-narrows-avenue-death-row-appeals <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>* Court says lawyers can pursue appeals without client help</p> <p>* Competency of defendant does not flow from right to counsel</p> <p>* One case on hold for nearly three decades; prisoner died (Adds details)</p> <p>By Jonathan Stempel</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Two death row inmates were not entitled to a delay of their federal appeals on the grounds that they were incompetent to assist their lawyers, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-us-supreme-court-narrows-avenue-death-row-appeals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Competence Forensic psychology Hospitality Law Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731916 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Venezuela postpones inauguration for cancer-stricken Chavez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-4-venezuela-postpones-inauguration-cancer-stricken-chave <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>* Chavez not heard from since Dec. 11 cancer surgery</p> <p>* Opposition accuses government of violating constitution</p> <p>By Brian Ellsworth and Diego Ore</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Venezuela will postpone the inauguration of President Hugo Chavez for a new term due to health problems, the government said on Tuesday, another sign the socialist leader's cancer may be bringing an end to his 14 years in power.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-4-venezuela-postpones-inauguration-cancer-stricken-chave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Che Guevara Entertainment Hospitality Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Law Politics Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731874 at http://www.globalpost.com Former Brazilian leader Lula likely to be investigated - papers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/former-brazilian-leader-lula-likely-be-investigated-papers <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>BRASILIA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors will likely investigate former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's alleged involvement in a vote-buying scheme in Congress that led to the conviction of several of his closest aides for corruption, two newspapers reported on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/former-brazilian-leader-lula-likely-be-investigated-papers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brazil Business Government Hospitality Law Lula Politics Presidents of Brazil Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:00:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732088 at http://www.globalpost.com Saudis behead Sri Lankan housemaid for killing of infant http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/saudis-behead-sri-lankan-housemaid-killing-infant <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>* Baby killed after row between maid and Saudi mother -SPA</p> <p>* Maid executed after appeals by Sri Lankan gov't rejected</p> <p>* Human rights groups denounce beheading of young maid</p> <p>JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia beheaded a young Sri Lankan housemaid on Wednesday after rejecting appeals by her home country against her death sentence for the killing of an infant left in her care in 2005, Saudi and Sri Lankan authorities said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/saudis-behead-sri-lankan-housemaid-killing-infant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Disaster Hospitality Labor Law Politics Politics of Sri Lanka Saudi Arabian law Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732234 at http://www.globalpost.com