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CONAKRY (Reuters) - At least six people, including women and children, were killed when a small gold mine in Guinea, West Africa caved in on them, a local official said on Wednesday. The accident...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:34
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian warplanes hit and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, underlining Amman's...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:33
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria said that several vehicles destroyed by Jordanian warplanes on Wednesday do not belong to the Syrian Army. "No vehicles belonging to the Syrian Army moved towards the...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:51
ATLANTA (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve should try to make its communications on the expected path of interest rates more consistent with its policy statements, a top official at the central...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:51
KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russia separatists on Wednesday seized six armored personnel carriers from the Ukrainian armed forces with the help of Russian agents, Ukraine's defense ministry said. "A column...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:51
(Reuters) - General Motors Co said it would ask a U.S. bankruptcy court to bar plaintiffs from proceeding with lawsuits against the automaker for claims related to any actions before it filed for...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:50
By Adam Rose and Xiaoyi Shao BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy expanded 7.4 percent between January and March, its slowest pace in 18 months, prompting authorities to act for the second time in as...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:50
By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing output rose for a second straight month in March in a sign of recovery from a long winter that had put a damper on activity. Factory...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:50
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A drop in March euro zone inflation to its lowest level since November 2009 was confirmed on Wednesday, keeping pressure on the European Central Bank to intervene if prices do...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:49
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - The remains recovered from a car found overturned in a South Dakota creek last fall have been identified as those of two teenage girls who disappeared in 1971, and no...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:27
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc on Tuesday forecast second-quarter revenue, excluding traffic acquisition costs, of $1.06 billion to $1.1 billion, in line with expectations for about $1.08...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:27
By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's two-year effort to revive...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:26
Braves at Phillies, ppd.: Tuesday’s second game of a four-game set between Atlanta and host Philadelphia was postponed due to rain. A makeup date has not been announced, although the game will not be...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:25
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Share markets made broad gains on Wednesday after China reported economic growth a touch above forecasts and another low euro zone inflation reading spurred...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:13
By Christian Plumb NEW YORK (Reuters) - British stand-up comedian John Oliver can sound downright angry at times, even though his star is on the rise. The 36-year-old Oliver has managed to parlay a...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:13
By Gabriela Baczynska and Thomas Grove KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists hoisted the Russian flag on Ukrainian army armored vehicles in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday,...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:11
By Yara Bayoumy DUBAI (Reuters) - The leader of Al Qaeda's wing in Yemen has vowed to attack the United States, in a video apparently showing a gathering of the group celebrating a mass jailbreak of...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:11
(Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings, but sales came in slightly below Wall Street expectations. The company on Wednesday said it earned $375 million,...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:11
(Reuters) - The Nasdaq OMX stock exchange in Stockholm has fined Danske Bank <DANSKE.CO> 500,000 Swedish crowns ($76,100) for breaching trading rules in a placing of orders for shares in drugs...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:10
By Peter Rudegeair and Tanya Agrawal (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp posted a first-quarter loss on Wednesday as it set aside an extra $6 billion to cover litigation expenses, a figure that far...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:09
By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Coulson, the former media chief to British Prime Minister David Cameron, told a London court on Wednesday he had listened to a recording of hacked voicemail...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:09
By Sarah Young LERWICK, Shetland Islands (Reuters) - Twelve hours by ferry from the Scottish mainland, hundreds of miles from Edinburgh and closer to Oslo than London, the windswept Shetland islands...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:08
By Christian Plumb NEW YORK (Reuters) - British stand-up comedian John Oliver can sound downright angry at times, even though his star is on the rise. The 36-year-old Oliver has managed to parlay a...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:08
UK PM's former media chief tells court he heard hacked messages LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Coulson, the former media chief to British Prime Minister David Cameron, told a London court on Wednesday he...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:07
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 119 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood of former president Mohamed Mursi to three years each in prison on Wednesday in connection with protests last...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:06
A Minute With: John Oliver on channeling rage into comedy NEW YORK (Reuters) - British stand-up comedian John Oliver can sound downright angry at times, even though his star is on the rise. The 36-...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:05
Coming off the worst start of his brief but sensational career, Jose Fernandez will look to the comforts of home in his quest to bounce back. The 21-year-old puts his perfect record at Marlins Park...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:26
The Arizona Diamondbacks are getting desperate for a win and they’ll go searching again Wednesday afternoon against the visiting New York Mets. The Diamondbacks have lost five straight, putting them...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:26
The Montreal Canadiens attempt to erase the stinging memory of last season's Eastern Conference first-round playoff ouster when they visit the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in the opener of...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:25
The Montreal Canadiens attempt to erase the stinging memory of last season's Eastern Conference first-round playoff ouster when they visit the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in the opener of...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:25
(Reuters) - Nasdaq OMX in Stockholm said it had decided to order Denmark's Danske Bank <DANSKE.CO> to pay a fine of 500,000 Swedish crowns ($76,100) for breaching trading rules. The stock...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:25
The Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates have combined for 13 home runs in the first two games of the series, with the team clubbing the most taking each of the contests. The Reds try to make it...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:25
The Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates have combined for 13 home runs in the first two games of the series, with the team clubbing the most taking each of the contests. The Reds try to make it...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:25
With its starting rotation in excellent form, Kansas City hopes the bullpen and bats continue to follow suit as the Royals try to make it two straight when they visit the Houston Astros on Wednesday...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:24
The Los Angeles Angels look to rebound from coughing up a pair of leads in the late innings the last two days when they host the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday in finale of a three-game series. The...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:24
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - BTC China, one of the country's leading digital currency exchanges, has installed China's first bitcoin ATM and launched an online app allowing individuals to buy and sell...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:24
By Katharine Houreld ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Desperate Pakistani tax authorities are publicly shaming defaulters by publishing their tax details in a directory for the first time, officials said on...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:24
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is looking at the possibility of filing a lawsuit against the United States in the World Trade Organisation over sanctions hitting Russian banks, Economy Minister Alexei...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:24
By Radu Marinas and Bogdan Cristel BUCHAREST (Reuters) - When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:24
The Atlanta Braves are taking advantage of an unscheduled day off to give rookie David Hale a chance to bolster a shaky bullpen. Julio Teheran will pitch for Atlanta on Wednesday in Philadelphia...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:24
New York right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is thriving amid the hoopla surrounding the start of his major league career but faces a different challenge - a start pushed back because of a rainout - when...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:24
The Milwaukee Brewers’ recent nine-game winning streak seems like a distant memory heading into Wednesday’s series finale against the visiting St. Louis Cardinals. The Brewers have lost the first two...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch a Chinese version of King Digital Entertainment Plc's explosively popular "Candy Crush Saga" game in China, as the UK-based...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Military alliance NATO said on Wednesday it had decided on a series of immediate steps to reinforce its forces in eastern Europe because of the Ukraine crisis. "You will see...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO (Reuters) - Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country's firms are not...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
By Narae Kim JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, despite frantic rescue efforts involving coastguard vessels, fishing...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
The Dallas Stars had considerable success against the Anaheim Ducks during the regular season. They hope to continue the trend Wednesday as they visit the Pacific Division champions for Game 1 of...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK (Reuters) - Los Angeles residents who still pass a newsstand on their way to work on Wednesday will find an unusual sight there: a new daily print newspaper. The Los Angeles...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - At least three armored personal carriers that were driven in to the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk had been under the control of Ukrainian armed forces earlier on...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
(Reuters) - Bond insurer Financial Guarantee Insurance Co said it had reached an agreement with Bank of America Corp to settle litigation related to nine second-lien residential mortgage-backed...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
Two of the top pitchers in the major leagues square off when Seattle’s Felix Hernandez duels with Texas’ Yu Darvish as the Mariners and host Rangers clash on Wednesday. Hernandez has been sensational...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:23
There is a lot at stake for both Dallas and Memphis when the Mavericks visit the Grizzlies in Wednesday’s regular-season finale. Both squads badly crave a victory, not just because it would equate to...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:22
The Phoenix Suns will look for a reason to get motivated for their regular-season finale Wednesday at Sacramento, two days after they were eliminated from the postseason for the fourth consecutive...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:22
By Ritsuko Ando (Reuters) - Mt. Gox, once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange, is likely to be liquidated after a Tokyo court dismissed the company's bid to resuscitate its business, the court-...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:22
The Minnesota Timberwolves can secure their first non-losing campaign since 2004-05 on Wednesday when they host the Utah Jazz. The Timberwolves missed out on a chance to wrap up a winning season with...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:22
By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK (Reuters) - Los Angeles residents who still pass a newsstand on their way to work on Wednesday will find an unusual sight there: a new daily print newspaper. The Los Angeles...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:22
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli riot police entered one of Jerusalem's most revered and politically sensitive religious compounds on Wednesday to disperse rock-throwing Palestinians opposed to any...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:21
The Detroit Tigers were able to claim their third straight American League Central title a season ago due in large part to their domination of the Cleveland Indians. The Tigers, who went 15-4 against...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:21
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after China's economic growth came in above expectations and Yahoo shares rallied on the strength of revenue growth in Chinese e-...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:21
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union regulators opened on Wednesday an investigation into state aid granted to Latvian Banks AS Parex banka and Citadele banka, saying the measure may have violated EU...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:21
The Colorado Rockies are playing a different brand of baseball on the road, with five consecutive one-run contests kicking off a seven-game trek. Colorado looks to even its trip 3-3 when it visits...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:21
By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his Formula One career on Sunday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:21
The Golden State Warriors locked up the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference and clinched the fifth 50-win season in franchise history on Monday, but questions about health remain. The Warriors will...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:21
By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - The yen fell against the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, hit by comments by Japan's finance minister that traders took as a sign of future buying of Tokyo...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:20
Despite an uneven month of basketball, the Indiana Pacers reached their stated goal by clinching homecourt advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. Coach Frank Vogel, whose team is 5-9...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:20
By David Sheppard LONDON (Reuters) - United Nations economists who previously called for government intervention to tame volatile swings in commodity prices say banks and hedge funds have since...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:20
By William Schomberg and Ana Nicolaci da Costa LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's unemployment rate fell more than expected and pay growth caught up with inflation for the first time in nearly four years....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:20
Two hot teams jockeying for playoff positioning square off on Wednesday when the Chicago Bulls visit the Charlotte Bobcats in the regular-season finale. Chicago has won eight of its last nine home...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:20
By Alissa de Carbonnel SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (Reuters) - Natalia Rudenko's ears were still ringing from being shouted at by a father demanding that the Ukrainian-language school she has run for 17 years...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:19
With the visiting Atlanta Hawks locked into the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference and the Milwaukee Bucks assured of the NBA's worst record, Wednesday's regular-season finale might have all the...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:19
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce an initiative on Wednesday to devote $600 million to address a central challenge of today's economy: How to train workers...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:19
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Texas is set to execute a man by lethal injection on Wednesday who was convicted of stabbing his girlfriend, her child and her mother to death after a cocaine binge in...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:19
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for the accused Boston Marathon bomber are due in court on Wednesday to ask a judge to order prosecutors to hand over more information on the defendant's...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:19
By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - China has blamed French utility Veolia Environnement for "supervision problems" in its water quality standards after authorities said a cancer-inducing chemical had...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:19
The Los Angeles Lakers will end their season against the San Antonio Spurs for a second consecutive year when the teams meet Wednesday night in San Antonio in the final regular-season game. The Spurs...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:19
The Washington Wizards can clinch the sixth spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a win in the finale of the regular season at Boston on Wednesday. Washington has won three in a row to keep...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:19
By Elzio Barreto and Denny Thomas HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's CITIC Pacific <0267.HK> has agreed to buy the main operating unit of its parent, state-backed CITIC Group, for $36.5 billion in a...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:18
By Nguyen Phuong Linh HANOI (Reuters) - A half-dozen shell companies, piles of forged documents, tax dodges, illegal stock trades and 19 bank staff unwittingly complicit in embezzlement on a massive...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:18
LONDON (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O> said on Wednesday it would move its European headquarters to London from the Netherlands and pay more tax in the UK as a result. The world's largest...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:18
The Miami Heat are locked into the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, and that appears to be just fine with the two-time defending champions. “It will be no disappointment when the...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:18
With a fourth consecutive Northwest Division title secured, the Oklahoma City Thunder set their sights on clinching the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference when they host the Detroit Pistons on...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:18
The Brooklyn Nets are making it clear that they care more about the health of their team entering the playoffs than seeding. The Nets can still lock up the No. 5 spot, however, with a win when they...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:18
By Cezary Podkul and Tom Polansek NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Just over a week ago, CME Group Inc suffered the worst-ever trading outage on the world's most important agricultural markets, plunging...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:18
By Drazen Jorgic MOGADISHU (Reuters) - When Islamist militants blasted their way to within 50 meters of the Somali president's residence, they forced a sharp rethink of security in the capital...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:17
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran expects to get a fifth installment this week of previously blocked overseas funds, a senior official was quoted as saying, a payment that would confirm Iranian compliance with...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 08:17
MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- General manager Kevin Towers went to lengths to dispel the notion that the Diamondbacks are keeping Archie Bradley in the minor...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:51
RF Allen Craig hit second in Mike Matheny's lineup Tuesday as the Cardinals' manager tried to get Craig out of an early-season slump. Craig came into the game batting .133 but made good contact and...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:51
MLB Team Report - New York Mets - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis packed his "A" game on his flight from Las Vegas to the major leagues Tuesday. Recalled when starting center...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:51
By Grace Li and Alice Woodhouse HONG KONG (Reuters) - A planned museum dedicated to the brutal crackdown on China's Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests has run into a legal challenge in Hong Kong...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:51
SS Pedro Florimon's second-inning triple was his first since Sept. 10, 2012, against the Cleveland Indians. 1B/OF Chris Colabello's RBI double in the bottom of the first gave him 15 RBIs this season...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:51
LHP Tyler Skaggs will make his third start of the season Wednesday against the A's. He pitched at least seven innings in both of his previous starts, walking just one batter in 15 innings. Skaggs has...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:51
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister on Wednesday accused Russia of "exporting terrorism" to Ukraine by using covert forces to organize armed separatists who he said had attacked Ukrainian...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:50
LHP Robbie Ross Jr. earned his first win as a starter, guiding the Rangers to a 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday. Ross (1-0) threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings on a rare 60-degree night at...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:50
By David Lin and Gabriel Wildau SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's securities regulator has ordered underwriters to update application materials for firms waiting to list, sources told Reuters on Wednesday...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:50
RHP Greg Holland struck out the side in the ninth inning en route to his fourth save. Holland has converted 44 of his last 45 save opportunities dating back to May 30, 2012, and has converted 13...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:50
SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Six armored personnel carriers entered the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk, on Wednesday with the lead vehicle bearing the Russian flag, a Reuters eyewitness said....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:50
MLB Team Report - New York Mets - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis packed his "A" game on his flight from Las Vegas to the major leagues Tuesday. Recalled when starting center...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:50
RHP Paul Clemens worked three scoreless innings of relief. Seven of his 31 career relief appearances have lasted three-plus innings, while 16 have lasted at least an inning. Clemens was recalled from...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:49
MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- General manager Kevin Towers went to lengths to dispel the notion that the Diamondbacks are keeping Archie Bradley in the minor...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:49
CF Trent Mummey, who was chosen by the Orioles in the fourth round pick of the 2010 draft from Auburn University, was released by Baltimore on Tuesday. Mummey had been playing with the club's Class-A...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:49