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ECB's Weidmann would welcome smaller bond buys in a year

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The head of Germany's central bank would be pleased to see the European Central Bank buying bonds at a lower pace in a year's time, he told…

Viewers' Guide: Spotlight on Trump, Cruz at GOP debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nine leading Republican candidates for president are meeting for their first debate in more than a month in the shadow of terrorist attacks that refocused the…

Online insurer ZhongAn leads Chinese rise in financial tech: study

LONDON (Reuters) – Chinese online property insurer ZhongAn has topped a list of financial technology (fintech) innovation companies, leading a strong showing by Chinese firms this year amid increased funding…

China's Baidu says to develop self-driving buses within three years

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's top online search firm Baidu Inc said it aims to put self-driving buses on the road in three years & mass produce them within five years,…

Anonymous Targets Donald Trump After He Calls For Ban On Muslims Entering U.S.

Hacktivist group Anonymous is targeting Donald Trump after the the big-haired Republican presidential candidate controversially called for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. The hacker collective claims to have…

Renault-Nissan's French peace deal leaves investors underwhelmed

By Laurence Frost & Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) – The Renault-Nissan alliance drew a line under an eight-month power struggle with the French government on Friday, with a compromise deal…

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill eight in Cameroon

DOUALA, Cameroon (Reuters) – Eight people were killed & 21 wounded in a suspected suicide bombing by Boko Haram early on Friday morning in Cameroon's Far North region, local officials…

China: Smog measures cut Beijing's pollution by 30 percent

BEIJING (AP) — China's environment ministry says pollutants were reduced by a third in Beijing during this week's temporary restrictions to reduce heavy smog, which included taking half the city's…

Obama to urge Americans 'to not give in to fear'

President Barack Obama will make a rare primetime address Sunday laying out plans to keep Americans safe & defeat the Islamic State group, days after 14 people were shot dead…

Army Deployed As Floods Put More Power At Risk

The Army has been deployed in Cumbria & people in other areas hit by Storm Desmond are picking up the pieces after a month's rain fell in a day. The…