Archive January 2015

Actor Val Kilmer hospitalized in Los Angeles after ‘complication’

Published 31/01/2015

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Val Kilmer, best-known for his roles in "Batman Forever" and "The Doors," said on Saturday he was at a Los [more…]

Whitney Houston’s daughter revived after being rushed to hospital

Published 31/01/2015

(Reuters) - Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of late pop star Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub at [more…]

NASA satellite to measure water in Earth’s soil sent into orbit

NASA satellite to measure water in Earth’s soil sent into orbit

Published 31/01/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - - An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure moisture in [more…]

Ackman to invest in Clearfield Capital hedge fund: source

Published 31/01/2015

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund mogul William Ackman is ready to make a new bet, not on a stock this time but a startup hedge [more…]

Rocket blasts off with NASA satellite to track climate change

Rocket blasts off with NASA satellite to track climate change

Published 31/01/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water [more…]

JPMorgan to pay $99.5 million to resolve currency rigging lawsuit

Published 31/01/2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank, agreed to pay $99.5 million to settle its portion of an antitrust lawsuit [more…]

British health worker being tested for Ebola after needle injury

British health worker being tested for Ebola after needle injury

Published 31/01/2015

LONDON (Reuters) - A British military healthcare worker was flown back to England from Sierra Leone on Saturday following a needle-stick injury sustained while treating [more…]

Alibaba meets with China regulator, controversial report retracted

Published 31/01/2015

(Reuters) - The head of China's commerce regulator met with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd chairman Jack Ma on Friday to discuss combating fake products, the [more…]

U.S. must target currency manipulation in trade deals: senator

U.S. must target currency manipulation in trade deals: senator

Published 31/01/2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration must insist that U.S. trading partners pledge not to manipulate currencies when negotiating trade deals, the Senate Committee on [more…]

U.S. ground troops could be needed in Iraq: Chuck Hagel

U.S. ground troops could be needed in Iraq: Chuck Hagel

Published 31/01/2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview on Friday the United States might eventually need to send non-combat ground troops [more…]