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  • Market turmoil hits Citigroup revenues

    January 14, 2019 1:57 PM 254

    US bank Citigroup has blamed the recent turmoil on global markets for a surprise drop in revenue. Fourth quarter revenue slipped 2% to $17.1bn (£13.3bn), falling short of analyst estimates of $17.5bn. The bank said income on its bond trading desks had slumped by a fifth following the fluctuations on financial markets in December. But chief executive

  • Australian Open: Retiring Andy Murray out in opening round

    January 14, 2019 12:28 PM 145

    Britain's Andy Murray waves as he leaves the court following his first round loss to Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Andy Murray nearly pulled off quite a comeback before losing 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-2 to 22nd-seeded Roberto

  • Strict ticket policy introduced at Machu Picchu

    January 14, 2019 12:14 PM 105

    Francesca Street, CNN • Published 14th January 2019 It's the spectacular Incan citadel in the Andes Mountain range that's on everyone's bucket list -- but access to Machu Picchu is becoming more strictly regulated. New ticket rules were put in place starting January 1, 2019, limiting tourists to visiting at specifically scheduled times. Tickets are valid

  • India's Flipkart unit Myntra and Jabong CEO steps down

    January 14, 2019 12:13 PM 124

    (Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Myntra and Jabong, a unit of Walmart-owned Flipkart, Ananth Narayanan has left the company to pursue external opportunities, Myntra said on Monday. Narayanan is in talks to replace Ajith Mohan as the chief executive officer of video streaming service Hotstar, the Economic Times reported, citing sources

  • Kansas City Chiefs lineman rewards homeless man who got him out of bind with AFC title game tickets

    January 14, 2019 10:58 AM 157

    FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Jeff Allen during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File) A Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman rewarded a homeless man Saturday who helped the player get his car out of the snow before his game against the Indianapolis Colts

  • Dallas father fatally stabs son, 3, injures wife: police

    January 14, 2019 10:45 AM 113

    Brandon Edwards fatally stabbed his 3-year-old son and injured his wife, police said. (Dallas County Sheriff's Office) A Dallas father on Saturday fatally stabbed his 3-year-old son and wounded his wife before she managed to flee the apartment with the couple’s other uninjured 7-year-old daughter, police said. Police received a call from the woman around

  • Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, 15 killed

    January 14, 2019 10:19 AM 120

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people on board, the Iranian army said. A flight engineer survived and was taken to hospital, the army said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency. The plane went down near Fath airport, near Karaj

  • China to collect samples from moon this year

    January 14, 2019 9:34 AM 127

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will launch a probe to collect samples from the moon around the end of this year, a space official said on Monday, weeks after Beijing hailed the successful touch down on the far side of the moon. The Chang’e-4 lunar probe landed on Jan. 3 and transmitted the first-ever “close range” image of the far side of the moon. China’s

  • US shutdown: Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to US workers

    January 14, 2019 9:29 AM 272

    Air traffic controllers in Canada are sending hundreds of pizzas to their US counterparts who are working through the federal government shutdown. A collection started by employees had blossomed into an industry-wide show of solidarity, the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association told the BBC. It has affected 800,000 public workers and closed many government

  • Wife of federal worker wins the lottery amid shutdown crisis

    January 14, 2019 8:18 AM 140

    There was a gold lining for one family negatively affected by the government shutdown. Carrie Walls, the wife of a federal worker who isn’t getting a paycheck because of the impasse, picked up a $100,000 check and a brand-new SUV after winning the Virginia lottery. As 800,000 government workers lamented missing pay Friday, Walls, who served in the Air Force