Netflix’s solid 4Q eclipsed by projected slowing US growth

Wtop | 2019-01-17

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix’s video streaming service added in more subscribers than ever during the crucial holiday season, but the company signaled its growth is slowing in the U.S. as it begins to roll out double-digit price increases in its biggest market. The slightly disappointing...

Google spends $40 million on Fossil smartwatch tech

Canada Dot Com | 2019-01-17

Google agreed to acquire smartwatch technology and personnel from Fossil Group Inc. in a bid to boost the search giant’s nascent efforts in the category. The Alphabet Inc. unit will pay US$40 million for Fossil...

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Volatile market hits Morgan Stanley's trading, wealth management

Reuters | 2019-01-17

Morgan Stanley's profit fell short of analyst expectations as trading revenue slumped more than rivals and its wealth management business faltered, sending its shares down more than 5 percent. ......

US stocks are little changed after strong start to 2019

The Oklahoman | 2019-01-17

Advertisement nullFILE- In this Jan. 11, 2019, file photo, trader Joseph Lawler, left, and specialist Mark Otto work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 17. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little...

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Here's how to feed 10 bn people a healthy, sustainable diet by 2050

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-01-17

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Scientists claim to have found a solution to one of the biggest challenges facing humanity: Feeding 10 billion people a healthy diet in a sustainable manner by 2050. They say to stay within the planet's limits, we will need a combination of dietary change, improved food...

Pregnant women warned drinking tea may be bad for their unborn baby's health

Irish Independent | 2019-01-16

Sarah Slater January 16 2019 2:30 AM 0 Comments Pregnant women warned drinking tea may be bad for their unborn baby's health Drinking tea while pregnant may be bad for the unborn baby's health, a new study shows....

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Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: January 17, 2019 | 2019-01-17

General News Barclays and London-based startup Clearmatics are inviting coders to come up with ways to connect Ethereum with enterprise blockchains such as Hyperledger Fabric. Clearmatics is hosting the interoperability challenge and will use a template involving its open-source interoperability...

Cryptopia cryptocurrency exchange pulled offline due to security breach

A Bit of News | 2019-01-17

Cryptopia has pulled its website and services offline, citing a “security breach” resulting in “significant losses.” At the time of writing, the cryptocurrency exchange, based in New Zealand, is offline and a message posted to the home page says the domain is in...

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Serena Williams wins Australian Open return; Venus gets by

Canoe | 2019-01-15

MELBOURNE, Australia — This was quite a return for Serena Williams. Almost as if she never left. In her first match at the Australian Open since winning the 2017 title while pregnant — and her first official match anywhere since a loss in the chaotic U.S. Open final last September...

On bad hip, Andy Murray out in 1st round of Australian Open

Federal News Radio | 2019-01-14

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If this was it for Andy Murray, if this truly was it, he gave himself — and an appreciative, raucous crowd that included his mother and brother — quite a gutsy goodbye. What Murray could not quite do Monday at the Australian Open was finish off a stirring comeback and...

Muguruza after winning at 3.12am: I’ll go get some breakfast now

MELBOURNE – Two-time Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza emerged triumphant in the latest women’s match ever held at the Australian Open after defeating Briton Johanna Konta in the early hours of Friday morning. Muguruza and Konta’s match on Margaret Court Arena did not start until 12.30am on Friday...

Spygate: Leeds United have watched all rivals in training, says Marcelo Bielsa

Indian Express | 2019-01-17

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa said on Wednesday his staff had been watching all the club’s opponents in training this season, after the English Football League (EFL) launched a formal investigation into the ‘spygate’ controversy. Advertising “In a few words I can tell...

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France Begins Preparations For No-Deal Brexit | 2019-01-17

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has said a no-deal Brexit looks "less and less unlikely" and has launched a contingency plan to prepare for it, BBC News...

Trump Missile Defense Review Describes North Korea As 'Extraordinary Threat' | 2019-01-17

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and “extraordinary threat,” seven months...

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Eight dead after car bomb explodes at police academy in Colombia

RTE | 2019-01-17

A car bomb has exploded at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota, killing at least eight people and wounding about 10, authorities said. The...

Macron's ex-bodyguard in custody over use of diplomatic passports

The Star | 2019-01-17

PARIS (Reuters) - Alexandre Benalla, the former bodyguard and security adviser of French President Emmanuel Macron, has been placed in custody in relation to a...

Burkina Faso: Body of Canadian found days after abduction

The Oklahoman | 2019-01-17

Advertisement OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's security ministry says a Canadian national has been found dead a day after reports that he had...

Syria's president underscores ongoing cooperation with Russia

Xinhua | 2019-01-17

DAMASCUS, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday underscored the importance of the ongoing cooperation with Russia...

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Al Jazeera | 2019-01-17

What next for the DR Congo after the disputed election?

The controversial outcome of the December 30 election could still mark an opportunity for...

Al Jazeera | 2019-01-17

McJesus in Palestine: Using bad art to whitewash Israel's crimes

On how a Finnish artist's irreverent artworks helped Israel conceal its ongoing oppression of...

Al Jazeera | 2019-01-17

Invading Ramallah, bursting the bubble

The raids in Ramallah are part of Israel's systematic efforts to keep Palestinians in a state of...

Creators Syndicate | 2019-01-17

The Democrats' Blueprint for Impeachment

WASHINGTON — Do you recall back in July of 2016 when candidate Donald J. Trump brought down...