Up to 117 civilians died in strikes during Obama presidencyWASHINGTON (AP) ? U.S. intelligence officials say as many as 117 civilians have been killed in drone and other counterterror attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere during President Barack Obama's presidency.
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Tennis-Vandeweghe rallies in decider to bundle out BouchardCoco Vandeweghe rallied from a break down in the deciding set to sweep past Eugenie Bouchard 6-4 3-6 7-5 on Friday, setting up a potential fourth round clash against defending champion and world number one Angelique Kerber. The 26-year-old American, who had never advanced beyond the third round at Melbourne Park before, dominated on serve and needed just the one break opportunity to clinch the first set. Bouchard, who reached the semi-finals at Melbourne Park three years ago but has seen her ranking tumble after injury and poor form, fought back with a break in the second game of the second set to ensure the match went into a decider.
Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23Samsung Electronics says it will announce the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire on Jan. 23. The company said Friday that the announcement will be livestreamed in Chinese, ...
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China says 2016 growth slows to 6.7%
China recorded its slowest rate of growth in more than a quarter of a century in 2016, data showed on Friday, as the world's number two economy faces increasing protectionist sentiment. The Asian giant is a key engine of the global economy and its leaders are trying to reduce the country's heavy reliance on exports and infrastructure investment to drive growth in favour of higher consumer spending. "China's economy was within a proper range with improved quality and efficiency.
Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probe
LAS VEGAS (AP) ? Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to U.S. authorities to end a more than five-year corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China, company and federal officials said Thursday.
China fourth-quarter GDP grows 6.8 percent, slightly better than expected, but debt risks loom
Boosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, China's economy grew by a faster-than-expected 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter, giving it a solid tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent 2017. The economy expanded 6.7 percent in 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, roughly in the middle of the government's 6.5-7 percent growth target but still the slowest pace in 26 years. Economists polled by Reuters had expected China would report 6.7 percent growth for both the fourth quarter and the full year.
Former Jets star Gastineau says he has several health issuesNEW YORK (AP) ? Former New York Jets sack-dancing star Mark Gastineau says he is suffering from several health issues caused from years of playing football.
Company that HHS pick invested in faced criminal penalty
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A medical device company in which Rep. Tom Price purchased stock last year has faced years of legal problems and agreed this month to a $17 million Justice Department criminal penalty in a foreign bribery case.