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Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]
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Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]
Categories: Sports Center

Image of Asia: Demanding resignation of Indian minister

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:31

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, a student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of India’s education minister while being detained by police at a protest in New Delhi. The protesters accuse Hyderabad University’s vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for five lower-caste students involved in a clash last year with […]

German government trims 2016 growth forecast to 1.7 pct

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:26
BERLIN (AP) — The German government on Wednesday trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 1.7 percent amid concerns over weakening growth abroad and global political tensions.

U.S. Says It Will Step Up Defenses if China Fails to Act Against North Korea

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:26
Secretary of State John Kerry said Beijing must do more to curb the North, or the U.S. will take measures China opposes, including deploying defense systems to protect allies in Asia.









The Latest: Ai Weiwei withdraws works from Danish museums

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:25

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the continuing influx of asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe: All times local: 3:25 p.m. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is withdrawing his works from two museums in Denmark to protest a new law that allows Danish authorities to seize valuables from migrants. Ai announced on social media […]
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The Latest: Ai Weiwei withdraws works from Danish museums

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:25

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the continuing influx of asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe: All times local: 3:25 p.m. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is withdrawing his works from two museums in Denmark to protest a new law that allows Danish authorities to seize valuables from migrants. Ai announced on social media […]
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The Latest: Ai Weiwei withdraws works from Danish museums

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:25

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the continuing influx of asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe: All times local: 3:25 p.m. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is withdrawing his works from two museums in Denmark to protest a new law that allows Danish authorities to seize valuables from migrants. Ai announced on social media […]

Top Kenyan judge probed over '$2m bribe'

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:24
Kenya begins a judicial inquiry into allegations that a Supreme Court judge accepted a $2m (£1.4m) bribe to influence a judgement, which he denies.
Categories: BBC World News

The Latest: Stubborn fire spreads, New Orleans' Canal Street

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:20

Firefighters battle a fire on Canal Street in downtown New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a stubborn six-alarm fire that broke out in a building in downtown New Orleans on Wednesday. All times are local.


Norfolk Southern misses Street 4Q forecasts

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:19

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $361 million. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.20 per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.28 per share. The railroad posted […]
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Norfolk Southern misses Street 4Q forecasts

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:19

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $361 million. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.20 per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.28 per share. The railroad posted […]
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Norfolk Southern misses Street 4Q forecasts

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:19

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $361 million. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.20 per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.28 per share. The railroad posted […]

Shell shareholders approve deal to buy UK rival BG

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:17

LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the 34 billion pound ($49 billion) bid to buy BG Group, despite a slide in oil prices that have had some critics wondering about the wisdom of the mega-deal. More than 80 percent of shareholders approved the move on Wednesday. The deal will boost Shell’s […]
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Shell shareholders approve deal to buy UK rival BG

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:17

LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the 34 billion pound ($49 billion) bid to buy BG Group, despite a slide in oil prices that have had some critics wondering about the wisdom of the mega-deal. More than 80 percent of shareholders approved the move on Wednesday. The deal will boost Shell’s […]
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Shell shareholders approve deal to buy UK rival BG

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:17

LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the 34 billion pound ($49 billion) bid to buy BG Group, despite a slide in oil prices that have had some critics wondering about the wisdom of the mega-deal. More than 80 percent of shareholders approved the move on Wednesday. The deal will boost Shell’s […]

Uber told 'to compensate' Paris rival

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:16
App-based taxi service Uber is ordered by a French court to compensate a rival taxi group for infringing customer collection rules, reports say.
Categories: BBC World News

Boeing adjusted 4Q profit beats, 2016 outlook disappoints

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:10

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing’s fourth-quarter performance beat analysts’ estimates, but the company’s 2016 outlook came in well below Wall Street’s expectations. Shares fell more than 6 percent in Wednesday premarket trading. For the period ended Dec. 31, Boeing earned $1.03 billion, or $1.51 per share. A year earlier the Chicago company earned $1.47 billion, or […]
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Boeing adjusted 4Q profit beats, 2016 outlook disappoints

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:10

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing’s fourth-quarter performance beat analysts’ estimates, but the company’s 2016 outlook came in well below Wall Street’s expectations. Shares fell more than 6 percent in Wednesday premarket trading. For the period ended Dec. 31, Boeing earned $1.03 billion, or $1.51 per share. A year earlier the Chicago company earned $1.47 billion, or […]
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Boeing adjusted 4Q profit beats, 2016 outlook disappoints

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:10

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing’s fourth-quarter performance beat analysts’ estimates, but the company’s 2016 outlook came in well below Wall Street’s expectations. Shares fell more than 6 percent in Wednesday premarket trading. For the period ended Dec. 31, Boeing earned $1.03 billion, or $1.51 per share. A year earlier the Chicago company earned $1.47 billion, or […]