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U.S. Embassy in Israel to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019: Pence

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 8:54am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concern.
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New drugs recast $10 billion hemophilia market as Sanofi swoops in

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 8:24am
LONDON (Reuters) - Sanofi is placing a big bet on the $10 billion-a-year hemophilia market at a testing time, as scientific advances overhaul traditional approaches to treating the rare uncontrolled bleeding disorder.
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Government workers begin shutdown as Senate vote looms

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 8:13am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of federal workers began shutting down operations on Monday with the U.S. government closed and the Senate prepared to try again to restore funding, if only temporarily, and resolve a dispute over immigration.
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Government workers wake to shutdown, Senate vote looms

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 7:55am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of federal workers woke up on Monday with the U.S. government still shut down and the Senate expected to try again to restore federal funding, if only temporarily, and work on resolving a dispute over immigration.
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Mount Mayon volcano: Philippines fears violent eruption

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 7:38am
The Philippines raises its volcano alert after two weeks of increasing activity.
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Australia police in fresh search for missing Beaumont children

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 7:11am
An industrial site in an Adelaide suburb will be excavated in a bid to solve a 52-year-old case.
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Turkey says campaign against U.S.-backed Kurdish force in Syria will be swift

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 7:09am
HASSA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey shelled targets in northern Syria on Monday and said it would swiftly crush the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region, amid growing international concern over its three-day-old military operation.
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Kim Dotcom sues New Zealand government for damages

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 7:01am
Kim Dotcom says New Zealand is liable for destruction to his business and property.
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Afghan Intercontinental Hotel attack: Death toll in Kabul reaches 22

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 6:58am
The Taliban, whose fighters also targeted the hotel in 2011, say they were behind the attack.
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Turkey says campaign against US-backed Kurdish force in Syria will be swift

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 6:57am
HASSA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey shelled targets in northern Syria on Monday and said it would swiftly crush the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region, amid growing international concern over its three-day-old military operation.
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Tokyo amusement park evacuated in missile drill

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 6:32am
Tokyo carries out an evacuation drill amidst fears of a missile attack from North Korea.
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Venice restaurant bill outrages Japanese tourists

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 6:16am
The city's mayor promises justice for four Japanese tourists charged €1,100 for a meal.
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Pence, in Jerusalem, says honoured to be in 'Israel's capital'

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 5:58am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pointedly referred to Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Monday as he met the country's leader, further vexing Palestinians who have already snubbed his visit over a U.S. policy shift towards the holy city.
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'Airline poo' falls on India village causing confusion

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 4:58am
An official told the BBC some villagers thought the frozen ball was an "extra-terrestrial" object.
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Sanofi digs deep to buy U.S. haemophilia group Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 4:27am
PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. haemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion, its biggest deal for seven years, which it said would strengthen its presence in treatments for rare diseases.
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Padmavat: Violence after India top court lifts ban on film

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 4:07am
Despite a decision by the Supreme Court, the film's release has prompted violence and protest.
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Pence, on Israel visit, meets Netanyahu

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 3:47am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks on Monday, the second day of a visit to Israel that has been boycotted by the Palestinians.
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Sanofi to buy U.S. haemophilia group Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 2:48am
PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. haemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion, in a deal which it said would boost earnings and strengthen its presence in treatments for rare diseases.
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Exclusive: U.S. sanctions curb Microsoft sales to hundreds of Russian firms

Reuters News - January 22, 2018 - 2:36am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two of Microsoft's official distributors in Russia have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software to more than 200 Russian companies following new U.S. sanctions, according to notifications circulated by the distributors.
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Vietnam jails most senior Communist Party official in decades

BBC News - January 22, 2018 - 2:16am
Dinh La Thang is one of the most senior officials to ever go on trial in Vietnam.
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