- India Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile
Wall Street Journal, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 10:53 AM
India on Saturday successfully used a mobile launcher to test-fire a nuclear-capable ballistic missile that could strike targets in Pakistan and China.
- ECB Deputy Denies Germany Delayed QE
Wall Street Journal, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 08:05 AM
The European Central Bank’s decision to launch a program of large-scale government bond purchases wasn’t delayed by opposition from Germany, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said.
- Africa agrees to send 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram
San Antonio Express-News, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 07:32 AM
An African Union official says African leaders have agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. The head of the African Union's Peace and Security Council, Samil Chergui, said Saturday the move came after the council urged heads of state to endorse the deployment of troops from five West African countries to fight the terror group.
- Serena Williams Wins Australian Open
Wall Street Journal, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 06:31 AM
Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam singles title in with a 6-3, 7-6 victory over Maria Sharapova to claims the Australian Open women’s final.
- ECB's Praet Defends Stimulus
Wall Street Journal, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 04:22 AM
Chief Economist Peter Praet defended the central bank’s bond-buying program in the eurozone during an interview with a German newspaper, warning that the danger of deflation outstripped other concerns.
- Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth
Associated Press, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 01:32 AM
Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that is now seeking to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
- Is he dead? Philippines awaits answer of costly terror raid
Associated Press, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 01:03 AM
The cellphone message of the Filipino police commandos to their base was triumphant: "Mike 1 bingo," a code meaning they have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terror suspects, Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan.
- Super Bowl Weekend May Bring Mountain Climbing to New Heights
Wall Street Journal, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 11:01 PM
As visitors converge on Phoenix for the Super Bowl and the Phoenix Open golf tournament, locals expect extra foot traffic on Camelback Mountain, a popular city peak.
- Shire Drug Cleared to Treat Binge-Eating Disorder
Wall Street Journal, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 06:20 PM
Shire’s drug Vyvanse became the first drug approved for sale in the U. S. to treat the estimated 2.8 million adults who have a binge-eating disorder.
- French fracture laid bare as 8-year-old praises terrorists
Associated Press, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 01:30 PM
It was bad enough when France learned that the minute of silence for victims of the nation's deadliest terror attacks in decades was not respected by all students. Some children contested it, others walked out. But when an 8-year old Muslim boy proclaimed, "I am with the terrorists," the alarm bells sounded at full strength.
- Three-Time Boston Marathon Winner Gets Two-Year Doping Ban
Wall Street Journal, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 11:29 AM
Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, Friday was handed a two-year doping ban.
- AP NewsBreak: Canada to criminalize online terror threats
Associated Press, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 10:20 AM
Canada will introduce new anti-terror laws that will make it a crime to promote terrorism against Canadians online.