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tech Addenbrooke's due out of special measures thanks to staff 'dedication'

One of the UK's largest NHS Trusts is expected to come out of special measures, thanks to the "dedication and skill" of staff, a report says.

17 minutes ago // BBC

world Addenbrooke's due out of special measures thanks to staff 'dedication'

One of the UK's largest NHS Trusts is expected to come out of special measures, thanks to the "dedication and skill" of staff, a report says.

20 minutes ago // BBC

business UK unemployment falls to 1.6 million

UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in three months to November, official figures show.

20 minutes ago // BBC

world UK unemployment falls to 1.6 million

UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in three months to November, official figures show.

22 minutes ago // CBS

usa North Texas police detective fatally shot answering call of armed man

Police detective died after being shot while answering a report of an armed man outside a house in a suburban Dallas neighborhood; suspect found dead

25 minutes ago // Reuters

world Australia says suspended MH370 search could resume in future

SYDNEY Reuters - Australia said on Wednesday it was not ruling out a future underwater search for a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet as families of those on board criticised the decision to suspend the hunt after three fruitless years.

26 minutes ago // Reuters

business South Korea's Netmarble seeks M&As, U.S. expansion: founder

SEOUL Reuters - South Korea's largest mobile game company, Netmarble Games Corp, is seeking more mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property rights to expand its share of the gaming market in North America and Europe, its founder said.

26 minutes ago // Reuters

tech South Korea's Netmarble seeks M&As, U.S. expansion: founder

SEOUL Reuters - South Korea's largest mobile game company, Netmarble Games Corp, is seeking more mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property rights to expand its share of the gaming market in North America and Europe, its founder said.

27 minutes ago // ABC

tech Astronaut Gene Cernan Didn't Just Go to the Moon, He Took Us All With Him

Cernan had unique ability to convey the excitement of going into space.

28 minutes ago // Reuters

world Malaysian court revives clemency option for jailed leader Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR Reuters - Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim scored a minor legal victory on Wednesday, as a court ruled that he can proceed with his bid to challenge the rejection of his petition for a royal pardon.

29 minutes ago // BBC

business Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries queuing up for trade deals

The foreign secretary backs the PM's Brexit speech, saying new deals can be "pencilled in".

29 minutes ago // BBC

world Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries queuing up for trade deals

The foreign secretary backs the PM's Brexit speech, saying new deals can be "pencilled in".

30 minutes ago // VOA

world Russia Extends Residence Permit for Snowden

Russian authorities have extended a residence permit for U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked thousands of secret documents from the National Security Agency. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a post on Facebook late on Tuesday that Snowden's residence permit has been extended for a couple of years. Snowden has been living in Russia since 2013 when he got stuck in the transit area at a Moscow airport after the United States canceled his pas

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Chelsea Manning: Obama commutes sentence of Wikileaks source

The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the clemency "a grave mistake".

33 minutes ago // BBC

usa Chelsea Manning: Obama commutes sentence of Wikileaks source

The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the clemency "a grave mistake".

34 minutes ago // Reuters

world Greece says Cyprus talks show progress, Turkey should drop rhetoric

ATHENS Reuters - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday progress had been made in ending the decades-old stalemate on divided Cyprus, but urged Turkey to drop 'aggressive rhetoric' to reach a deal.

35 minutes ago // ABC

usa Janet Napolitano in Hospital Over Side Effect of Cancer Care

University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said

38 minutes ago // ABC

usa Obama Supreme Court Nominee Returning to Bench as Judge

Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is putting on his judge's robes again

38 minutes ago // USA Today

business World stocks mixed as dollar regains footing after slide

World stocks were mixed Wednesday following a sharp correction in the dollar that sapped investor enthusiasm.

40 minutes ago // Reuters

sports Bouchard wins ugly and looks to the future

MELBOURNE Reuters - It was not always pretty, but Eugenie Bouchard took another step on the path she hopes will take her back to the top of the game with a 7-65 6-2 victory over Peng Shuai to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.

42 minutes ago // ABC

world VW Will Appeal Court Order to Buy Back Customer's Diesel Car

Volkswagen says it will appeal against a court's decision that it should buy back a German customer's diesel car

42 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business Pearson Shares Dive 26% on Profit Warning

Shares in Pearson plunged more than 26% after the worlds largest education company issued a profit warning for 2018 and said it plans to sell its stake in its Penguin Random House publishing joint venture.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Birmingham dad Mohammed Endris charged with murder of his children

A father is charged with murdering his two young children who died after a house fire.

45 minutes ago // ABC

tech Study Finds Global Warming Could Steal Postcard-Perfect Days

A new study says those nice weather days the kind perfect for picnics and outdoor weddings will be dwindling in the future because of global warming

46 minutes ago // BBC

world David Davis pressed over Brexit timing

Brexit secretary David Davis says negotiations will be done and dusted in two years.

47 minutes ago // Reuters

world Cambodia PM files fresh lawsuit against opposition leader

PHNOM PENH Reuters - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen filed a $1-million defamation lawsuit against opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday, keeping up pressure ahead of elections.

48 minutes ago // Reuters

sports Porte storms clear to claim Tour Down Under lead

ADELAIDE Reuters - Richie Porte raced away from his rivals on the final climb to open a decisive 20-second lead after the second stage of the Tour Down Under on Wednesday, the Australian putting himself on course for a first victory in the event.

48 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Haley to question US funding of UN: report

"Gov. Nikki Haley R-S.C. will suggest that the U.S. reconsider its 22 percent contribution to the U.N.'s annual budget, CNN reported." The U.S. also needs to stop funding 1/4th to 1/3rd of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, N.A.T.O., it is long past the time when the Euro …

50 minutes ago // The Verge

tech Julian Assange remains silent on extradition promise

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange welcomed President Obamas decision to commute the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning on Thursday, but it is not clear whether he will agree to extradition to the US, as

50 minutes ago // Reuters

world China says hopes for 'win-win' deal between Britain, EU

BEIJING Reuters - China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it hoped Britain and the European Union could reach a "win-win" agreement on Britain's departure from the bloc, after Prime Minister Theresa May said it would quit the EU single market when it left.

53 minutes ago // ABC

business World Stocks Mixed as Dollar Regains Footing After Slide

World stocks are mixed following a sharp correction overnight in the dollar that sapped investor enthusiasm

53 minutes ago // MSNBC

usa Trump Jokes Tillerson Leads 'Charmed Life', 'Takes' Oil From Countries

At the black tie event, Trump joked about the safety in the room and his nominee for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

53 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Trump Jokes Tillerson Leads 'Charmed Life', 'Takes' Oil From Countries

At the black tie event, Trump joked about the safety in the room and his nominee for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

54 minutes ago // USA Today

business Tom Price, Trump's HHS nominee, to face tough grilling about policies, stock trades

Questions will focus on investments in companies that benefited from his House actions.

54 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Tom Price, Trump's HHS nominee, to face tough grilling about policies, stock trades

Questions will focus on investments in companies that benefited from his House actions.

59 minutes ago // ABC

tech States Argue in Court for More Say Over Endangered Species

A battle over endangered wolves in the Southwest is moving to a federal appeals court as judges hear arguments on whether states can block the federal government from reintroducing wildlife within their borders