| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Feb 20 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Thursday:
** Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing
mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and
stock in a landmark deal that places...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:53 PM
* Minutes of Fed meeting show intention to stay the course
on stimulus withdrawal
* Investors await China "flash" PMI for Feb after downside
surprise in Jan
* Dollar index edges away from 2014 low
By Lisa Twaronite
TOKYO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Asian...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
By Greg Torode
HONG KONG, Feb 13 (Reuters) - When Philippine President
Benigno Aquino compared China to the Germany of 1938 and called
for global support as his country battles Beijing's claims in
the South China Sea, he put the focus on a case that...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:03 AM
"12 Years a Slave" WINNER
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
"Saving Mr. Banks"
"The Selfish Giant"'
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's stranded-in-space thriller "Gravity" received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, earning 11 nominations including for film, actress for Sandra Bullock, director for Cuaron and screenplay for Cuaron and his son,...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won big in their Grammys debut. The independent rap group landed four of the seven major categories in which they were nominated, triumphing over more established...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:50 AM
University of Virginia's pop-singing a cappella sensations, The Hullabahoos, will harmonize Saturday at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. The show is a fundraiser for Wings Over America, a charity that provides college...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The mayor of a town in the troubled southern Philippines was among four people shot to death in an ambush outside Manila's international airport Friday, authorities reported.
The fatal attack on Ukol Talumpa, mayor of Zamboanga del Sur in the Labangan...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
A record 76 movies will compete in the foreign-language film category at the 2014 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday.
Moldova and Saudi Arabia are among the first-time entrants, and Montenegro is submitting for the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Morris Rudy Heinzen, 73, of Aberdeen passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital in Aberdeen.
His memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Schriver's Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 Fifth Ave. N.W.,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:35 PM
CEBU, Philippines — The death toll from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol reached 110 Wednesday, with only three people pulled alive from rubble.
The three were rescued in Cebu province, about 350...