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December 3, 2018 1:39 PM Florida woman vanishes in Costa Rica while celebrating birthday

The family of Carla Stefaniak is searching for answers after the Miami woman vanished while celebrating her birthday in Costa Rica, just hours before she was reportedly set to return to the United States. A family is searching for answers after a Florida woman celebrating her birthday with her sister-in-law vanished last week in Costa Rica -- just hours 177

December 2, 2018 7:11 PM A-League admits VAR red card for Wellington Phoenix's Ryan Lowry was wrong

Wellington Phoenix have been told the decision to show a red card to defender Ryan Lowry in their 1-1 A-League draw with Perth was a mistake. Lowry was dismissed shortly after coming on as a second-half substitute when referee Adam Kersey was referred by VAR to view footage of a challenge by the central defender on Glory winger Chris Ikonomidis 107

November 29, 2018 4:13 PM Jaguar Land Rover to lay off staff temporarily at UK plant

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (TAMO.NS) is to reduce the workforce at its plant in Wolverhampton, central England, by about 500 in a temporary move, it said on Thursday. The company said in response to adjustments in vehicle production schedules, the Engine Manufacturing Centre will take a temporary pause in production 119

November 29, 2018 1:31 PM Reggae music gets UNESCO protected status

Tara John, CNN • Updated 29th November 2018 Reggae music nowadays seems as ubiquitous to the beaches of Southeast Asia and dorm rooms of Boston as it does to its Jamaican homeland. Now the genre that evolved in the 1960s has been added to the list of global cultural treasures by UNESCO, the United Nation's cultural and scientific agency. The sound, which 88

November 29, 2018 10:54 AM OSCE says one side in Georgian presidential election had 'undue advantage'

TBILISI (Reuters) - The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said on Thursday that one side in Georgia’s presidential election had enjoyed an “undue advantage” after a ruling party-backed candidate Salome Zurabishvili won a run-off on Wednesday. French-born Zurabishvili who was backed by the ruling party won 59.6 percent of the vote in the runoff 86

November 29, 2018 6:47 AM Japan central banker mum on alleged involvement in Ghosn transaction

FUKUOKA, Japan (Reuters) - A Bank of Japan board member declined on Thursday to comment on a media report that she was involved in an alleged attempt by former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to shift personal investment losses to the automaker during her time at a commercial bank. Japanese tabloid Shukan Bunshun reported on Thursday that as an executive 98

November 28, 2018 9:17 PM Britain sets out the scenarios

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government and the Bank of England warned on Wednesday that a no-deal Brexit would hammer the economy, while Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for leaving the European Union, opposed by many lawmakers, could soften the blow. Below are the main points of an analysis published by the government that covers the 15 years after 90

November 28, 2018 1:28 AM Tunisians stage first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The protests were a rare occurrence for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler who faces 124

November 28, 2018 1:19 AM U.S. court revives Mattress Firm defamation case against Sleep Number

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived for a second time a 11-year-old defamation lawsuit by bedding retailer Mattress Firm Inc against adjustable bed maker Sleep Number Corp (SNBR.O). The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said a lower court judge misinterpreted New York law in dismissing claims first brought in March 2007 by Sleepy’s 124

November 27, 2018 9:39 PM Australia storms turn Sydney streets into rivers, causing commuter chaos

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Torrential rain triggered flash flooding that turned streets into rivers in Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, on Wednesday, causing major disruptions to the morning commute. A spokesman for Ausgrid, the nation’s biggest electricity network, said the storm had so far left 8,100 homes without power around Sydney and the central coast 110