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Fosun's chairman makes first public appearance after assisting China probe

By Engen Tham SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Fosun International <0656.HK> Chairman Guo Guangchang attended a company meeting in Shanghai on Monday, two people at the event told Reuters, his first public…

Sophisticated IS recruitment methods lured Jordanian woman

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian woman who came close to joining the Islamic State group described a sophisticated 14-month recruitment process by the extremists that she said landed her…

White House hails 'most ambitious climate change' pact ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is praising what it calls "the most ambitious climate alter agreement in history" after the United States & nearly 200 other countries backed the…

Egypt lawyer challenges law that says writers can be jailed

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian lawyer has challenged the constitutionality of a law that allows writers to be sent to jail for violating public morals. Nasser Amin made the motion…

Malawi football club inks controversial tobacco deal

Malawi's most prestigious football team, Big Bullets have controversially inked a $900,000 (822,000 euros) sponsorship deal with a cigarette manufacturing company, attracting the wrath of a local rights group. The…

Exclusive – Pharmaceutical research firm PPD explores sale, IPO: sources

By Carl O'Donnell, Olivia Oran & Greg Roumeliotis (Reuters) – Contract research organisation Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC (PPD) is exploring a sale or initial public offering that could value it…

Over 35,000 Britons petition to ban Trump from UK after 'Muslim ban' comments

LONDON (Reuters) – More than 35,000 Britons have signed an online petition to ban U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump from the country following his proposal to ban Muslims from…

Carjacker Shot Dead In Dramatic Police Chase

Dashcam footage has been released showing a carjacker speeding the wrong way up a one-way street & firing at police during a dramatic chase. Police in Seattle say Raymond Azevedo stole…

Tourism chief tells Russians no need for beach holidays

Russia's tourism chief received himself into hot water on Monday by claiming there is no need for Russians to go abroad on beach holidays, after Moscow severed air ties with…

Coldplay to headline Super Bowl halftime show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coldplay is headlining the Super Bowl halftime show. The British rock band, which is releasing a new album Friday, will perform during halftime of the Super…