Saudi's Flynas to buy 80 Airbus A320neo planes in $8.6B dealDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? Airbus says it has agreed to sell a total of 80 A320neo planes to Saudi Arabian low-cost airline Flynas in a deal worth $8.6 billion.
Man injured in shooting near Scottish school, say policeA 35-year-old man was injured in a shooting near a primary school in the Scottish city of Glasgow on Monday morning, police said. "Although it would appear that there was an intended victim, anyone could have been injured as a result, putting young children and innocent people at risk," police said.
Mexican police officer says gunman kills at least 4 people, wounds 9 others at nightclub at Playa del Carmen resortCANCUN, Mexico (AP) ? Mexican police officer says gunman kills at least 4 people, wounds 9 others at nightclub at Playa del Carmen resort.
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The Latest: Davos organizers urge shift in economic policy
Exclusive: China to target around 6.5 percent growth in 2017 - sources
By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) - China will lower its 2017 economic growth target to around 6.5 percent from last year's 6.5-7 percent, policy sources said, reinforcing a policy shift from supporting growth to pushing reforms to contain debt and housing risks. The proposed target was endorsed by top leaders at the closed-door Central Economic Work Conference in mid-December, according to four sources with knowledge of the meeting outcome. "The target will be around 6.5 percent, which indicates that slightly slower growth is acceptable," said one of the sources, a policy adviser.
Trump threatens German carmakers with 35 percent U.S. import tariff
FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S President-elect Donald Trump warned German car companies he would impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported to the U.S. market, a plan that drew sharp rebukes from Berlin and hit the automakers' shares. In an interview with German newspaper Bild, published on Monday, Trump criticized German carmakers such as BMW , Daimler and Volkswagen for failing to produce more cars on U.S. soil. You can build cars for the United States, but for every car that comes to the USA, you will pay 35 percent tax," Trump said in remarks translated into German.
Bombers at Nigeria's Maiduguri University kill professor
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) ? Three suicide bombers, including a child, exploded at dawn Monday at Nigeria's northeastern University of Maiduguri, killing a university professor and another child, witnesses and police said. The bombers also died.
Russia ready to rebuild security ties with U.S. under Trump: Putin allyRussia is ready to resume cooperation with the United States on security issues such as the fight against terrorism and cyber crime, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin said, days before the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. Trump, who has praised Putin as "very smart", has signaled he wants to improve strained ties with Russia, despite U.S. intelligence agencies alleging the Kremlin chief ordered a cyber campaign to discredit rival Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race. Russia denies it tried to sway the U.S. election by hacking or other means and Trump has played down the allegations.
Russian performance artists requests asylum in FranceMOSCOW (AP) ? A controversial Russian performance artist says he has requested asylum in France after being informed of rape charges against him.