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December 23, 2018 10:09 AM Myanmar says policeman found dead near border with Bangladesh

YANGON (Reuters) - The body of a missing Myanmar policeman was found on the country’s troubled border with Bangladesh, state media and officials said on Sunday after a clash with unknown gunmen last week. Private Aung Kyaw Thet had been missing since his patrol was fired on from the Bangladesh side of the border on Dec. 17, according to the state-run 110

December 22, 2018 9:37 PM Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has died at 77

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 29, 2005 file photo, Bosnia's top international administrator Paddy Ashdown speaks during a news conference in Sarajevo. Britain’s Liberal Democrat party has announced the death of former leader Paddy Ashdown after a short illness it was announced on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 . He was 77. The popular, articulate Ashdown was for decades 94

December 22, 2018 6:49 AM Iran executes businessman for economic crimes: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday executed a businessman sentenced to death by a fast-track court set up to fight economic crimes, state television reported, following an outcry against profiteering and corruption that has seen dozens of people jailed. The new Islamic revolutionary courts — whose rulings cannot be appealed, except in the case of death 93

December 21, 2018 7:55 PM Citi regional executives get new responsibilities in 2019

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc (C.N) has divided up the roles of outgoing North America Chief Executive Bill Mills, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Mills’ retirement was announced in September and changes will be effective starting next month, the memo signed by CEO Mike Corbat said. Citibank National Association CEO Barbara Desoer will chair 84

December 21, 2018 6:26 PM A's pick up Profar in three-team deal

The Oakland Athletics filled their impending hole at second base by trading for infielder Jurickson Profar in a three-team, seven-player deal, the Athletics announced Friday. Profar is coming off his best season as a pro, batting .254 with 20 home runs and 77 RBIs in 146 games in 2018. Jed Lowrie, the Athletics second baseman last season, is a free agent 97

December 20, 2018 8:54 PM Rapper Juelz Santana sentenced to prison for possessing gun in airport

Rapper Juelz Santana has been sentenced to more than two years in prison on a gun charge. He faced up to 20 years in prison. (Reuters) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Rapper Juelz Santana has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for trying to get a loaded gun onto a plane at a New York-area airport. Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, was sentenced 98

December 20, 2018 1:17 AM Tottenham confirm Son Heung-Min will go to Asian Cup after Man United game

Spurs struck a deal with Korea at the start of the season whereby they agreed that Son could play in the Asian Games, which is not on FIFA's official calendar, in August as long as he missed their international friendlies in November and the first two group matches at the Asian Cup in United Arab Emirates against Philippines and Kyrgyzstan. South Korea 99

December 19, 2018 9:44 PM MLB Agreement Will Let Cuban Players Sign Contracts Without Defecting

(HAVANA) — Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to eliminate the dangerous trafficking that had gone on for decades. The agreement, which runs through Oct. 31, 2021, allows Cubans to sign under 80

December 18, 2018 4:22 PM Popeyes launches 'Emotional Support Chicken' carrier at Philadelphia airport

Popeyes is jumping on the controversial emotional support pet bandwagon with its latest promotion — a to-go container for its “Emotional Support Chicken.” For a limited time, the fried chicken chain is offering travelers at Philadelphia International Airport an “Emotional Support Chicken” carrier when they purchase a 3-piece chicken tender combo meal. The promotion 126

December 18, 2018 11:28 AM British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence that followed a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian nation. BA halted flights following one of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan’s history, the 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing in the capital 103