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BOSTON (Reuters) - An accused mobster on what may be his death bed once again denied knowing anything about the whereabouts of paintings stolen from a Boston museum in the largest art heist in U.S. history, his lawyer said on Saturday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba, but with winds reaching 145 miles per hour (230 kph), locals braced...
MUMBAI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - India started its biggest ever telecoms airwaves auction on Saturday, receiving 535.31 billion rupees ($8.04 billion) worth of bids on the first day of the sale, a senior government official said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investigators probing why a New Jersey commuter train smashed into Hoboken station, killing one person and injuring 108, planned to interview more witnesses on Saturday as the site remained too dangerous to extract a second data recorder from the wreckage.
FRANKFURT, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The head of Germany's financial regulator warned on Saturday of negative perceptions that could lead to downward spirals on the markets, at the end of a week that saw Deutsche Bank shares battered by a crisis of confidence.
CALAIS, France (Reuters) - French police fired tear gas and water cannon at migrants and protesters who gathered in defiance of a ban on Saturday outside the shanty town near Calais known as "the Jungle", local authorities said.
NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Investigators probing why a New Jersey commuter train smashed into Hoboken station, killing one person and injuring 108, planned to interview more witnesses on Saturday as the site remained too dangerous to extract a second data recorder from the wreckage.
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling requiring Kansas to allow thousands of people who registered to vote at motor vehicle offices to stay on election rolls, despite not showing proof of citizenship as mandated by a state law.
FRANKFURT, Oct 1 (Reuters) - German biotech Morphosys moved a step closer to getting its first antibody drug onto the market as its licensee, Johnson & Johnson unit Jenssen, reported positive results from a phase 3 study of psoriasis drug guselkumab.
A reporter recalls Donald Trump's 1988 reaction to a story she wrote about him. She says he called and cursed at her, then called her the C-word to her boss. The Trump campaign responded to her claims, saying "there is absolutely no truth to this whatsoever."
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica and Cuba, but with winds reaching 145 miles per hour (230 kph), islanders braced for its arrival as forecasters warned the storm was still powerful enough to wreck homes.
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters have advanced closer to Lashkar Gah, capital of the strategic southern province of Helmand, pushing into a farming district on the other side of the river from the town, officials said on Saturday.
BOSTON (Reuters) - A mobster who prosecutors contend knows the whereabouts of paintings stolen from a Boston museum in the largest art heist in U.S. history is near death, according to his lawyer, the Boston Globe reported on Saturday.
The new movie 'Snowden' held its premiere in Hong Kong on Friday (September 30) night. The asylum-seeking family who, at one point, hid the U.S. whistle-blower in their Hong Kong apartment after he fled his country, attended the premiere of the film, which tells the story of the former U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) intelligence contractor. Edward Snowden's lawyer in Hong Kong, Jonathan Man, pointed out his client was actually helped by people who were also stateless. The movie was shot by
TEPA, Ghana, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Ghana will pay cocoa farmers 7,600 cedis ($1,914) per tonne of beans during the 2016-17 season, nearly 12 percent more than last crop year, deputy finance minister Cassiel Ato Forson said on Saturday as he announced the start of the new season.
LONDON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - More than a hundred people demonstrated at London's Heathrow Airport on Saturday, including dozens who took part in a "die-in" at one terminal, just weeks before Prime Minister Theresa May's government is due to decide where to build a new runway.
TIRANA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Several thousand Albanians protested in the capital on Saturday to demand Prime Minister Edi Rama scrap a law allowing waste imports for recycling that has revived fears the country could become Europe's refuse dump.
LONDON (Reuters) - More than a hundred people demonstrated at London's Heathrow Airport on Saturday, including dozens who took part in a "die-in" at one terminal, just weeks before Prime Minister Theresa May's government is due to decide where to build a new runway.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica and Cuba, but with winds reaching 155 miles per hour (250 kph) forecasters said the storm was still powerful enough to wreck homes and islanders braced for its arrival.
BANGKOK, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Thailand's 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, is recovering after a respiratory infection, the palace said in a statement on Saturday.
CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - The United States threatened to pad their overnight lead at the Ryder Cup on Saturday as the hosts led Europe in two foursomes matches and trailed in one after a warm, sunny start at Hazeltine National.
KINSHASA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The president of Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission said on Saturday that he expects the presidential election, originally scheduled for this November, to be delayed until December 2018, lawmakers present at his speech said.
PARIS (Reuters) - Iran has kept to a nuclear deal it agreed with six world powers last year limiting its stockpiles of substances that could be used to make atomic weapons, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told French daily Le Monde.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators plan to order Alphabet's Google to stop paying financial incentives to smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search exclusively on their devices and warned the company of a large fine, an EU document showed.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel cannot afford to bail out Deutsche Bank given the hard line Berlin has taken against state aid in other European nations and the risk of a political backlash at home, German media wrote on Saturday.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Revolutionary Guards unveiled a home-built drone that they said was capable of carrying bombs, state media reported on Saturday, in what appeared to be another copy of a reconnaissance U.S. drone that Iran captured five years ago.
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's bitterly divided Socialists met on Saturday to decide whether to oust party leader Pedro Sanchez, a step that could pave the way for a new government to be formed after months of political deadlock.
DOHA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - A United Arab Emirates military vessel was damaged in a strategic Red Sea shipping lane off the coast of Yemen on Saturday but there were no injuries to its crew, the UAE military said.
The spokesman for Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte sought to clarify the leader's controversial comparison of his war against suspected drug offenders to Adolf Hitler's extermination of Jews during World War II.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali Islamist group al Shabaab bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least three people, officials and the group said.
MUMBAI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - India has given State Bank of India's Arundhati Bhattacharya a one-year extension as chairman, the nation's top lender by assets said, allowing her more time to lead a clean-up of bad assets and oversee a merger of affiliates.
MILAN, Oct 1 (Reuters) - A Milan court has ordered 13 former and current managers at Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena , Nomura and Deutsche Bank to stand trial for alleged financial crimes, legal sources said on Saturday.
LONDON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Britain's ministry of defence said on Saturday that construction work will begin on the country's new nuclear submarines, announcing nearly 1.3 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) of new investment with defence firm BAE Systems .
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A government amnesty targeting tax evasion in India has prompted tens of thousands of suspected tax dodgers to disclose nearly $10 billion in undeclared income, the finance minister said on Saturday.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's economy ministry believes a Donald Trump presidency would severely damage the U.S. economy, according to an internal memorandum reported by Der Spiegel magazine on Saturday.
MADRID (Reuters) - Amancio Ortega, Europe's richest man and founder of global fashion group and Zara owner Inditex , has bought one of Madrid's most famous skyscrapers for 490 million euros ($551 million) through his property investment arm, a source said.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica and Cuba, but with winds reaching 155 miles per hour (250 kph) forecasters said the storm was still powerful enough to wreck homes as islanders braced for its arrival.
LONDON (Reuters) - High-profile Conservatives outlined proposals for a post-Brexit system of work permits on Saturday, highlighting the pressure Prime Minister Theresa May faces to cut immigration and appease eurosceptics while addressing the concerns of business leaders.
BHUBANESWAR, India (Reuters) - Four people died in eastern India when police opened fire during clashes with villagers who allege state-run NTPC Ltd violate forestry rights and does not offer enough compensation when acquiring land for a coal mining site.
MOSCOW, Oct 1 (Reuters) - "Direct agression" by the United States towards the Syrian government and armed forces would lead to "frightening, tectonic shifts" in the Middle East, RIA news agency cited Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying on Saturday.
TBILISI (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday said Mass for unusually small crowd of just a few thousand Catholics in Georgia, a celebration that was further dampened when a delegation from the Orthodox Church stayed away.
* Morphosys announces that its licensee Janssen reports positive results from a phase 3 study of Guselkumab in plaque psoriasis Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Georgina Prodhan)
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it moved toward Jamaica and Cuba, although with winds of up to 155 miles per hour (250 kph) it is powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba, although with winds of up to 155 miles per hour (250 kph) it is powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said.
Oct 1 (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly early on Saturday as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 155 miles per hour (250 kph) powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said.
ABUJA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Nigeria has spent 720.5 billion naira ($2.4 billion) on capital expenditure this year to help drag Africa's biggest economy out of recession, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday.
TAIPEI, Sept 30 (Reuters) - A U.S. state regulator has found the Chicago banking branch of Taiwan's Mega Financial Holding Co has not met required compliance controls, the president of the Taiwanese...
TUNIS, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Protesters have partly blocked Tunisia's phosphate production, a month after state-run Gafsa Phosphate announced an agreement to hire new workers to end demonstrations that had disrupted output for months, an official said.
ROME, Oct 1 (Reuters) - - The European Central Bank has rejected a plan put forward by UBI Banca to buy Banca Marche, Banca Etruria and CariChieti, Il Messaggero said on Saturday, without quoting sources. - The ECB told UBI it would need to raise 600 million euros in fresh capital if it wanted to pursue the deal, the paper said, adding that UBI was only prepared to raise a maximum 400 million euros. As a result, the proposed deal has collapsed, it said. - Banca Marche, Banca Etruria, CariChie
TOKYO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Japan's All Nippon Airways Co has been told by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp, a unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, that there is a risk of a possible delay in the first delivery of its regional jet from around the middle of 2018.
BEIJING, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defence system which will inevitably prompt a "counter attack", China's top newspaper said on Saturday.
SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, gunning for his 50th win this weekend, set a dominant pace to top the timesheets in the final practice session for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix.
ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India and Pakistan exchanged fire across their de facto border in the Kashmir region on Saturday, in minor skirmishes that come at a time of heightened tension between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
BENGALURU (Reuters) - After bringing home just two medals from the Rio Olympics, India needs to be realistic in its preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Games and should narrow its focus to a handful of sports, says former All England badminton champion Prakash Padukone.
Oct 1 (Reuters) - An experimental biotech drug developed by Johnson & Johnson proved more effective at clearing moderate to severe cases of the skin condition plaque psoriasis than a placebo or Abbvie Inc's big-selling Humira, according to data from a late stage study presented on Saturday.
Oct 1 (Reuters) - Patients taking an experimental eczema drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi Inc experienced significant relief in itching and in anxiety and depression symptoms, meeting secondary goals of two large studies, researchers said on Saturday.
KO OLINA, Hawaii (Reuters) - The threat that violent extremist groups pose to Southeast Asia is growing each year as they become more organized and focused in their aims, Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Friday.
TOKYO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd said it would consider a drastic revision of its shipbuilding business due to its worsening profitability and indicated that it may pull out of the business.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Confirmation that the Zika virus had caused microcephaly in Thailand is not likely to scare off large numbers of Chinese tourists due to jet in for holidays in the next week, tourists and industry operators said.