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Crosby's OT goal lifts Penguins over Red Wings

Crosby's OT goal lifts Penguins over Red WingsSidney Crosby scored on a tip-in during an overtime power play, and the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins edged the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Tuesday. Crosby redirected an Evgeni Malkin shot for his third goal in as many games. Bryan Rust had a goal and an assist for the Penguins, and Matt Murray made 28 saves.


  • January 18th 2020 at 04:19

Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Miller

Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero MillerThe U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller. The announcement is expected to be made at Pearl Harbor Monday, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Friday. Miller was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor.


  • January 18th 2020 at 04:19

Toshiba finds doubtful transactions in unit, to revise past statements

Toshiba finds doubtful transactions in unit, to revise past statementsToshiba Corp said on Saturday it "could not confirm existence" of transactions worth some 20 billion yen ($181.59 million) at one of its subsidiaries in the first half of this fiscal year, prompting it to revise past financial statements. The irregularities, which occurred over multiple years, were uncovered at Toshiba IT-Services Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary, as a result of an internal probe launched at the end of November, Toshiba said in a statement. The company has been trying to win back the market's trust after a 2015 accounting scandal uncovered widespread irregularities at the laptops-to-nuclear conglomerate for years.


  • January 18th 2020 at 04:15

U.S. census to kick off in remote Alaska Native village

U.S. census to kick off in remote Alaska Native villageThis year's once-a-decade official U.S. national population count will start in a small Alaska Native village perched on the tundra overlooking the Bering Sea. The 2020 U.S. census is due to launch on Tuesday in Toksook Bay, a Yup'ik hamlet about 500 miles (800 km) west of Anchorage, the state's largest city. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham himself is scheduled to conduct the first in-home interview, with an elder chosen by the local tribe.


  • January 18th 2020 at 04:06

U.S. census to kick off in remote Alaska Native village

U.S. census to kick off in remote Alaska Native villageThis year's once-a-decade official U.S. national population count will start in a small Alaska Native village perched on the tundra overlooking the Bering Sea. The 2020 U.S. census is due to launch on Tuesday in Toksook Bay, a Yup'ik hamlet about 500 miles (800 km) west of Anchorage, the state's largest city. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham himself is scheduled to conduct the first in-home interview, with an elder chosen by the local tribe.


  • January 18th 2020 at 04:06

Canada Offers Compensation to Families of Victims of Plane Downed in Iran

By Ian Austen

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the payments to Canadian families of victims do not absolve Iran from providing compensation.

Is Luen Thai Holdings Limited's (HKG:311) CEO Pay Fair?

Is Luen Thai Holdings Limited's (HKG:311) CEO Pay Fair?Raymond Tan has been the CEO of Luen Thai Holdings Limited (HKG:311) since 2017. This report will, first, examine the...


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:44

China reports four more cases in Wuhan virus outbreak

China reports four more cases in Wuhan virus outbreakChinese health authorities said on Saturday they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is believed to be a new coronavirus strain in the central city of Wuhan. The four individuals were diagnosed with pneumonia on Thursday and are in stable condition, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said in a statement published shortly after midnight. Saturday's statement marked the first confirmation of new cases by the authority in nearly a week and came a day after the commission confirmed the death of a second patient.


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:38

Austria's 'ghetto' language classes stir segregation fears

Austria's 'ghetto' language classes stir segregation fearsEvery morning Abulrahman leaves his normal primary school lessons in Vienna and joins about 20 other children for three hours to learn to read, write and speak German. Despite conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's new coalition partners, the Greens, having expressed concerns about the controversial policy, it looks set to continue. Kurz has pledged to maintain his anti-immigration reforms -- with junior partner, the Greens, conceding -- including the special classes, which the government argues allow children with weak German skills to learn at their own pace without holding others back.


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:38

We Think King Fook Holdings (HKG:280) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

We Think King Fook Holdings (HKG:280) Can Manage Its Debt With EaseSome say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:25

Is Tian An China Investments Company Limited (HKG:28) The Right Choice For A Smart Dividend Investor?

Is Tian An China Investments Company Limited (HKG:28) The Right Choice For A Smart Dividend Investor?Dividend paying stocks like Tian An China Investments Company Limited (HKG:28) tend to be popular with investors, and...


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:17

Meet Trump's legal team for the impeachment trial

By Hallie Jackson and Hans Nichols and Sally Bronston

Trump's legal team has some high-profile members, including Alan Dershowitz and Kenneth Starr.

  • January 18th 2020 at 03:15

Trump, EU chief to meet in Davos as U.S tariffs loom over digital tax - sources

Trump, EU chief to meet in Davos as U.S tariffs loom over digital tax - sourcesDonald Trump is expected to meet with EU leader Ursula von der Leyen in Davos, Switzerland, next week, three sources said on Friday, as tensions mount between the allies over tariff threats and the U.S. president faces an impeachment trial at home. Just days after Trump scored big victories by inking a partial trade deal with China and passing a revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement, he will travel to the World Economic Forum where he is expected to discuss deepening trade disputes with the European Commission president. The White House and the European Commission did not immediately respond to requests for comment.


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:14

China reports four more cases in Wuhan virus outbreak

China reports four more cases in Wuhan virus outbreakChinese health authorities said on Saturday they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is believed to be a new coronavirus strain in the central city of Wuhan. The four individuals were diagnosed with pneumonia on Thursday and are in stable condition, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said in a statement published shortly after midnight. Saturday's statement marked the first confirmation of new cases by the authority in nearly a week and came a day after the commission confirmed the death of a second patient.


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:12

Trump, EU chief to meet in Davos as U.S tariffs loom over digital tax: sources

Trump, EU chief to meet in Davos as U.S tariffs loom over digital tax: sourcesDonald Trump is expected to meet with EU leader Ursula von der Leyen in Davos, Switzerland, next week, three sources said on Friday, as tensions mount between the allies over tariff threats and the U.S. president faces an impeachment trial at home. Just days after Trump scored big victories by inking a partial trade deal with China and passing a revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement, he will travel to the World Economic Forum where he is expected to discuss deepening trade disputes with the European Commission president. The White House and the European Commission did not immediately respond to requests for comment.


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:09

How Does Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (HKG:27) Fare As A Dividend Stock?

How Does Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (HKG:27) Fare As A Dividend Stock?Today we'll take a closer look at Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (HKG:27) from a dividend investor's perspective...


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:07

Farmer fury and environmental anger in protest-hit Germany

Farmer fury and environmental anger in protest-hit GermanyFrom grumpy bee-keepers dumping honey on politicians' doorsteps to furious farmers holding up traffic, increasing tensions between farmers and environmentalists have overshadowed the opening of the biggest show on Germany's agriculture calendar. Aggrieved at Germany's latest agricultural reform that includes introducing an animal welfare label on food products and restrictions on pesticides to protect insects, the protesters claim they are carrying the costs for new environmental protection measures.


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:07

Texts suggest Trump backer sent Parnas info about Ambassador Yovanovitch

By Josh Lederman and Anna Schecter

They include screenshots of messages that appear to have been sent to Robert Hyde, who forwarded them to Parnas.

  • January 18th 2020 at 03:02

Why We’re Not Impressed By Aluminum Corporation of China Limited’s (HKG:2600) 3.1% ROCE

Why We’re Not Impressed By Aluminum Corporation of China Limited’s (HKG:2600) 3.1% ROCEToday we are going to look at Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (HKG:2600) to see whether it might be an...


  • January 18th 2020 at 03:01
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