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UK premier to signal EU clean break: no 'partial membership'
A tale of two speeches as Davos week begins
One was being given by Xi Jinping, the first Chinese president to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos. The other speech will be by Donald Trump when he is inaugurated in Washington as the 45th US president on Friday. Around 3,000 government leaders, captains of industry, stars of screen and agenda-setting thinkers are braving heavy snow and the chill winds of an anti-globalisation revolt by Western voters to congregate in Davos for the 47th World Economic Forum.
Baidu hires Microsoft expert in artificial intelligence pushBEIJING (AP) ? Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, said Tuesday it has hired a former Microsoft executive and artificial intelligence specialist to improve its competitiveness in the field.
Turkey says New Year's nightclub attacker captured in Istanbul
By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police have captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day at a hideout in an outlying suburb of the city after a two-week manhunt, officials said on Tuesday. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin named the man as Abdulgadir Masharipov and said he was born in 1983 in Uzbekistan and received training in Afghanistan. Masharipov, who was captured with four others overnight, had admitted his guilt and his fingerprints matched those at the scene, Sahin said.
Number of suspected dead climbs from shipwreck off LibyaROME (AP) ? Aid groups have revised to at least 170 the number of suspected dead from a weekend migrant shipwreck off Libya.
PM May indicates Britain will seek 'hard Brexit' in EU talks
By Kylie MacLellan and William James LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it "half in, half out" of the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday in a speech setting out her priorities for divorce talks which indicates she is prepared to leave the single market. "We seek a new and equal partnership, between an independent, self-governing, global Britain and our friends and allies in the EU," May will tell an audience of foreign diplomats and Britain's own Brexit negotiating team. "Not partial membership of the European Union, associate membership of the European Union, or anything that leaves us half-in, half-out.
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Malaysia Air on rebound as missing flight search called off
Nearly three years after twin disasters took it to the brink of financial collapse, Malaysia Airlines' new CEO says the airline's recovery is going better than expected. The search for the airline's Flight ...
Boko Haram claims Nigeria university attack
BAUCHI/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist militant group Boko Haram has said it was behind Monday's twin suicide bombing at a university in north eastern Nigeria which killed two people. A video featuring an audio recording purporting to be leader Abubakar Shekau was posted on social media late on Monday. A professor at the University of Maiduguri and a child were killed and 17 people wounded in a twin suicide bombing, officials said on the day of the attack.