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Exclusive: AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Suharso/Pool The tail of AirAsia QZ8501 passenger plane is seen on the deck of the rescue ship Crest Onyx after it was lifted from the sea bed, south of Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan January 10, 2015. An outage of the twin Flight Augmentation Computers (FAC) could not have directly caused the Dec.
Jan 27, 2015

AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response ow.ly/I0rHj via @sivag

Jan 27, 2015

RT @SivaG: Exclusive: AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response reut.rs/1Cb2mkt #QZ8501

Jan 27, 2015

Exclusive: AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response reut.rs/1Cb2mkt via @reuters

Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci A woman walks behind a poster that reads ''AMIA (Jewish community center). Nisman's death. Disolve the SIDE (Secretary of Intelligence)'' in Buenos Aires January 26, 2015.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @jonleeanderson: The plot just keeps thickening in Argentina: @Reuters: Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency reut.rs/1DcqDUo

Jan 26, 2015

Argentine president plans to dissolve spy agency amid suspicion rogue agents were behind prosecutor's death reut.rs/1z3HY0X

Jan 26, 2015

RT @jonleeanderson: The plot just keeps thickening in Argentina: @Reuters: Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency reut.rs/1DcqDUo

Jan 26, 2015

The plot just keeps thickening in Argentina: @Reuters: Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency reut.rs/1DcqDUo

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Justice Department spies on millions of cars: WSJ

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Cars wait at a traffic light as the sun rises over the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, October 18, 2013. The newspaper said the main aim of the license plate tracking program run by the Drug Enforcement Administration was to seize automobiles, money and other assets to fight drug trafficking, according to one government document.
Jan 26, 2015

Justice Department spies on millions of cars: WSJ reut.rs/1tinTo4

Jan 26, 2015

RT @TerriG_KVUE: Justice Department has been secretly gathering and storing data about motorists. Thoughts? fb.me/7lrIBivwf

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UK 2014 growth fastest in seven years despite fourth-quarter slowdown

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy recorded its fastest annual growth since 2007 last year despite a bigger-than-expected slowdown in the final three months of 2014, giving a mixed message just 100 days before Britons go to the polls.

Bullets hit flydubai passenger jet at Baghdad airport

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mohammed Ameen/Files A general view shows Baghdad International Airport in this October 25, 2012 file photo. An aviation official and a security official told Reuters two passengers were lightly injured when three or four bullets hit the body of the plane on Monday evening but they were unable to specify the source of the gunfire.

AirAsia crash report won't include black box data: investigator

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Prasetyo Utomo/Antara Foto Indonesian soldiers hold the cockpit voice recorder of AirAsia QZ8501 at Iskandar airbase in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan January 13, 2015. The National Transportation Safety Committee will submit its initial findings this week to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on AirAsia's first fatal crash.

Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Yuya Shino A man walks past screens displaying a television news program showing an image of Kenji Goto, one of two Japanese citizens taken captive by Islamic State militants, on a street in Tokyo January 25, 2015. The hostage crisis has become a test for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took power in 2012 pledging to bolster Japan's global security role.
Jan 27, 2015

Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release reut.rs/1z4Dibg via @Reuters

Jan 27, 2015

RT @ReutersMariS: Japan said it will work with Jordan to secure hostage release reut.rs/1z4Dibg

Jan 27, 2015

Japan said it will work with Jordan to secure hostage release reut.rs/1z4Dibg

Kurds push Islamic State completely out of Kobani: monitor

reuters.com — The Syrian Kurdish forces have been backed by near daily U.S.-led airstrikes around the town, known as Ayn al-Arab in Arabic, and supported by Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces. (Reporting by Sylvia Westall; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
Jan 26, 2015

Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1z1tS0c

Jan 26, 2015

RT @reutersMikeD: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1tg4014 via @reuters

Jan 26, 2015

Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1tg4014 via @reuters

Jan 26, 2015

RT @esinclairwebb: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1tg4014 via @reuters

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Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 23, 2014.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @DanWilliams: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1EMXAI0

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1EMXAI0

Obama includes Republicans in big delegation to meet new Saudi King

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Yoan Valat/Pool New Saudi King Salman attends a ceremony with world leaders offering their condolences following the death of the late Saudi King, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, at the Diwan royal palace in Riyadh January 24, 2015. Joining Obama in paying respects following the death of King Abdullah will be Republican statesmen James Baker, secretary of state in the George H.W.
Jan 27, 2015

Obama includes Republicans in big 30-member delegation to meet new Saudi King Salman in Riyadh today reut.rs/1H3VQPC

Jan 27, 2015

RT @ToulaVlahou: Obama includes Republicans in big delegation to visit new #Saudi King, incl J. McCain, C. Rice, J. Baker via reut.rs/1EMZkRM

Jan 26, 2015

RT @ReutersPolitics: Obama includes Republicans in big delegation to meet new Saudi King reut.rs/1EMZkRM

Economist Varoufakis says to become new Greek finance min on Tues

reuters.com — Varoufakis, 53, will become the key negotiator with Greece's creditors after the left-wing, anti-bailout Syriza party agreed to form a coalition government following its victory in Sunday's election. "This is happening today, we shall be sworn in later today," Varoufakis told Irish radio station Newstalk when asked if he would be finance minister.
Jan 27, 2015

Economist Varoufakis tells Irish radio to become new Greek finance minister on Tuesday reut.rs/1ENca2g via @ReutersDublin

Jan 27, 2015

'Accidental economist' Varoufakis confirms he'll be new Greek finance minister later today reut.rs/1CaMjDb reut.rs/15Cq0Ij

EU ponders Greek debt fallout

uk.reuters.com — Debt forgiveness may not be on the table, but EU leaders are hinting Greece may get more time to pay back its debts. As David Pollard reports, that may be difficult to square with Europe's biggest ecoomy, Germany and its electorate.

PREVIEW-Banks look to Europe's stimulus plan to brighten grim results

uk.reuters.com — Most Europe banks report 2014 results Jan 28-March 4 * Nordea, Deutsche Bank lead with results this week * Investment bank revenues set to show Q4 slump * Eurozone plan should improve loan losses but hurt margins By Steve Slater LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The euro zone's attempt to kick-start its stagnant economy should provide a bright spot for European bank bosses in a results' season that will be grim for investment bank revenues, sluggish for returns and where cost-cutting is key.
Jan 27, 2015

ahhhh that's nice for them RT @reuterssteves: Europe banks look to QE to brighten results. reut.rs/1tgRJJF

Jan 27, 2015

Europe banks look to QE to brighten results. Grim inv bank revs, regulation drags returns + cost-cutting a struggle. reut.rs/1tgRJJF

French police arrest four in anti-jihadist action

reuters.com — Two of them were returnees from Syria, the source said. The town of Lunel, in the Herault region, has attracted attention after local media reports that as many as 10 residents have sought to travel to Syria to fight alongside Islamists.

Liberation anniversary at Auschwitz

reuters.com — Mordechai Ronen (C right) of Canada, a survivor of the former German Nazi concentration Auschwitz reacts next to the World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder (2nd L) as they visit the camp in Oswiecim, January 26, 2015.
Jan 26, 2015

My grandfather, Jack Rosenthal, is featured in an article on 70th liberation of Auschwitz: reut.rs/1thUqe0 #HolocaustMemorialDay

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: Auschwitz survivors return to the death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation: reut.rs/1Lc78kg pic.twitter.com/x1n3A0cetm

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: Auschwitz survivors return to the death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation: reut.rs/1Lc78kg pic.twitter.com/x1n3A0cetm

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: Auschwitz survivors return to the death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation: reut.rs/1Lc78kg pic.twitter.com/x1n3A0cetm

Congo protests expose weakness of Kabila's coalition

uk.reuters.com — KINSHASA (Reuters) - Protests that blocked a reform which could have extended Congo President Joseph Kabila's rule have exposed deep rifts in his ruling coalition and galvanised opposition, increasing the chance of further unrest ahead of elections due next year.

Emirates suspends Baghdad flights after shooting involving flydubai: executive

reuters.com — "We suspended it right now," Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations at Emirates, said on the sidelines of a Dubai conference. Asked if this was because of the incident involving a flydubai aircraft, he said: "That's why we suspended it."
Jan 27, 2015

@chasbark Emirates suspends Baghdad flights after shooting involving flydubai ow.ly/I0s31

Jan 27, 2015

RT @Iraknytt: #Reuters Emirates suspends Baghdad flights after shooting involving flydubai: executive: DUBAI (Reuters)... bit.ly/1Jy9VCR #Iraq

There goes another ceiling

blogs.reuters.com — Woman clergy take photographs of the first female bishop in the Church of England Libby Lane following her consecration service at York Minster in York, northern England January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Phil Noble That breaking glass sound? It's another woman shattering another ceiling.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: The Church of England consecrates its first woman as a bishop, in today's Reuters FYI: reut.rs/1JtSh39 pic.twitter.com/EbhiQQcmhr

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: The Church of England consecrates its first woman as a bishop, in today's Reuters FYI: reut.rs/1JtSh39 pic.twitter.com/EbhiQQcmhr

Jan 26, 2015

great pic MT @Reuters: Church of England consecrates its first woman as a bishop, Reuters FYI: reut.rs/1JtSh39 pic.twitter.com/knLPXtMzVV

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: The Church of England consecrates its first woman as a bishop, in today's Reuters FYI: reut.rs/1JtSh39 pic.twitter.com/EbhiQQcmhr

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Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Nikolai Ryabchenko Members of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) look at the remains of a shell on a street after a shelling by pro-Russian rebels of a residential sector in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, January 24, 2015. Fighting in eastern Ukraine is at its worst level since a ceasefire was agreed last September.
Jan 27, 2015

Kiev militry spox says nine Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours reut.rs/1CaB7qf via @reuters