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  • 35 arrests in Vienna as far-right ball demos held

    Police in Vienna arrested more than 30 people as thousands protested against a ball organised by far-right groups and politicians. Several thousand people flooded into central Vienna to denounce the "Akademikerball" ("Academics' Ball") at the former imperial winter palace, the Hofburg. Most of…

  • Chobani Bacon Onion Dip

    Dip into delirium with this bowl made with Chobani Greek Yogurt, onion, bacon, and chives.

  • Spurred by pope, Spanish Catholic Church confronts sexual abuse

    Spain's Catholic Church, which has long been accused of silencing cases of priests sexually abusing children, is starting to take a hard line against offenders, spurred by Pope Francis. A judge in the southern city of Granada on Tuesday charged 10 priests and two Catholic lay workers with sexually…

  • Google Rises: Street Sees Fairly Routine Q4

    Shares of Google (GOOGL) today closed up $24.32, or almost 5%, at $537.55, despite the company yesterday afternoon missing Q4 revenue and earnings expectations as it dealt with the impact of the rising U.S. dollar and as prices of ads sold on its properties declined. We believe the valuation is…
  • French judge to probe AirAsia crash

    Flight QZ8501 went down in stormy weather on December 28 in the Java Sea during what was supposed to be a short trip from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. On Thursday, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee, which has been analysing the plane's black boxes, said that…

  • Is Shake Shack the next Krispy Kreme?

    A stock market that has been gyrating insanely all month on its way to a 3% loss can be forgiven for seeking solace in a buzzy initial public offering. But that in itself doesn't make Shake Shack, the ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Consumers fuel steady US economy as rest of world struggles The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices ...

    Associated Press
  • Biz Break: Apple stock rises to new high after record-breaking* quarter

    Today: Apple shares hit intraday record after the company posted the highest quarterly profits ever for a public company, though that status has some caveats. Also: Google gains despite missing earnings ...

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Starbucks' Outgoing COO Sells $8.8M in Stock

    Three Starbucks insiders sold 127,314 shares for $11,203,232, an average of $80 each, on Jan. 26 and 27 as the stock set steep prices. Troy Alstead, outgoing chief operating officer, exercised options ...
  • 1979 New York child murder trial gets under way

    A mentally unstable man accused of killing a six-year-old boy in one of America's most famous missing child cases went on trial Friday, 36 years after the crime. Pedro Hernandez, 53, is accused of luring Etan Patz into the basement of a New York grocery store, before killing Patz and dumping his…

  • Small-cap Week, January 31

    Gem Diamonds was among the small-cap losers this week on worries about a credit squeeze among its customers. It dropped 20.5 per cent after larger peer Petra Diamonds warned that stone polishers were drawing ...

    Financial Times
  • Woman in India rape case sues Uber

    A woman who claims she was raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi last month has filed suit against the US-based car-sharing company. In a civil complaint filed yesterday in California, the unnamed woman, ...

  • Venezuela authorizes use of deadly force at demos

    Venezuelan soldiers can open fire on demonstrators if they feel their lives are at risk, under a new regulation published one year after anti-government riots left 43 people dead. He brushed aside criticism that "aims to twist and take out of context this magnificent document which fully respects…

  • Belgium charges four after nationwide anti-terror raids

    Four people arrested in Belgium on Friday in raids aimed at smashing jihadist recruitment groups have been charged with "participating in the activities of a terrorist group", the federal prosecutor's office said. The four suspects picked up in a nationwide swoop involving around 170 police were…

  • Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates - Analyst Blog

    Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (SPR) is set to release its fourth-quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, Feb 3.

  • InvenSense Falls: Apple, Samsung Biz Pressures Prices; Bulls Defend

    Shares of sensor make InvenSense (INVN) are down 79 cents, or 5%, at $15.02, recovering from the worst of last night's sell-off in late trading, when the stock dropped 12% despite the company beat fiscal Q3 expectations and offered an above-consensus Q4 view. Brian Blair of Rosenblatt Securities,…
  • How Brookfield and QIA came out on top

    The view from Canary Wharf Group's offices in One Canada Square - the first and tallest skyscraper in London's Docklands - is one of the best in the city. And for the directors of Songbird, the holding ...

    Financial Times
  • Leggett (LEG) Misses on Q4 Earnings, Up Y/Y, Guides 2015 - Analyst Blog

    Leggett (LEG) ended its run for 2014 with its fourth-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings from continuing operations climbing 7.9% year over year to 41 cents a share.

  • Verizon's Legal Hurdle: Cablevision Sues Over False WiFi Ads - Analyst Blog

    Leading U.S. cable multi service operator (MSO), Cablevision System Corp. (CVC), has filed a lawsuit against U.S. wireless behemoth Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ).