• High stakes for India's $84 billion airwave auction after Vodafone play

    By Devidutta Tripathy and Promit Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Vodafone's $7.2 billion cash injection into its Indian business has turned up the heat just days ahead of an $84 billion airwave auction which could decide who wins and loses in one of the world's fastest-growing telecoms markets.

  • Job ads show Uber expanding meal deliveries in 24 countries

    By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] is making a broad international push into meal delivery, with fresh hiring and aggressive marketing as it prepares to take on local rivals in dozens of countries. In a sign of growing ambition beyond its taxi business, Uber is gearing up to deliver

  • The Latest: Rally gathers at historically black church

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

    Associated Press
  • Official: One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll over

    More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor work habits and other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, ...

    Associated Press
  • City pins hope on 10 miles of quickly erected flood barriers

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile system of quickly erected flood barriers to protect government buildings, homes and businesses in Iowa's second largest city.

    Associated Press
  • Starbucks customer describes shooting: 'It was just terror'

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Starbucks customer described terrified people dropping to the floor and sobbing after a gunman parked his car and entered the Las Vegas store, shooting a man inside.

    Associated Press
  • Families of missing 43 students lead march in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The families of 43 missing Mexican college students led a march of unions, students and other supporters through the capital Monday to demand the young men be found on the second anniversary of their disappearance.

    Associated Press
  • Global stocks falter as US presidential debate looms

    Deutsche Bank's woes and the looming first debate between battling US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton helped send global markets broadly lower Monday. Banking shares in the US and Europe fell sharply following reports that Berlin has refused state aid to fortify Deutsche

    AFP News
  • Police vest, samurai swords seized in ganja plant raid against actor, others

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 — Police have deepened their probe into three friends in custody following the seizure of potted ganja plants and a cache of weapons at a bungalow in Jalan Ampang Ulu on...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Man charged in shooting at popular Chicago tourist spot

    CHICAGO (AP) — A man Chicago police describe as a gang member with two gun offense convictions was charged Monday with murder in the slaying of a man who was shot over the weekend near Millennium Park, a popular downtown tourist attraction.

    Associated Press
  • California bakes in triple-digit autumn heat wave

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autumn heat wave sent California temperatures soaring again Monday, baking coastal cities that normally benefit from the cooling influence of the Pacific Ocean.

    Associated Press
  • Lawyers: Fatal go-kart race organisers can be sued, charged

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 — The family of two spectators who were killed at a go-kart race organised by a local university can file civil suits against the event organisers for negligence, lawyers...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal

    The Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebel force signed a historic peace accord Monday to end a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Timoleon Jimenez, signed the

    AFP News
  • Iowa State president says he will stop flying school plane

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — The president of Iowa State University said Monday that he will no longer pilot a university airplane that he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs.

    Associated Press
  • The Latest: Colombia accord signing ends with 'Ode to Peace'

    CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):

    Associated Press
  • Colombia, Marxist rebels sign accord ending 52-year war

    By Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko used a pen made from a bullet on Monday to sign an accord ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people. After four years of peace talks

  • Air Force colonel who faced rape charge found dead in home

    DENVER (AP) — A high-ranking Air Force Space Command officer who was charged with rape and other crimes was found dead in his Colorado home after civilian police received a report of a suicide, officials said Monday.

    Associated Press
  • The Latest: Suspect was diagnosed with depression, anxiety

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mall shooting in Washington state (all times local):

    Associated Press
  • The Latest: Investigators still at Houston shooting scene

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local):

    Associated Press
  • Pentagon chief pledges $108 billion to fix nuclear force

    MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday the Pentagon is committed to correcting decades of short-changing its nuclear force, including forging ahead with building a new generation of weapons that will cost hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming decades.

    Associated Press
  • Drug lord Guzman 'serene' as extradition ruling looms

    A Mexican judge held a hearing on Monday on whether Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman can be extradited to the United States, although the drug kingpin could have to wait anything from a day to weeks to know his fate. One of Guzman's lawyers, Jose Refugio Rodriguez, said the Sinaloa drug cartel

    AFP News
  • The Latest: Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT):

    Associated Press
  • Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

    HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.

    Associated Press
  • Police: Bus from Yosemite going too fast before deadly crash

    OAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a bus carrying students from China was going too fast around a curve when it went off the road and hit a tree near Yosemite National Park, killing a 13-year-old passenger.

    Associated Press
  • Amnesty slams Hungary's migrant 'abuse' ahead of vote

    Amnesty International on Tuesday denounced Hungary's right-wing government for "deliberately" mistreating asylum seekers and whipping up anti-migrant fears ahead of a national vote on the EU's troubled refugee relocation plan.

    AFP News


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