• Koreans lurk as Qatar defy abuse to reach Asian Cup quarters
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    Koreans lurk as Qatar defy abuse to reach Asian Cup quarters

    Qatar beat Iraq 1-0 in a full-blooded contest to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday as title-chasing South Korea dodged a bullet to secure their progress. The Koreans were taken to extra time by tiny Bahrain where a thumping header from substitute Kim Jin-su dragged the tournament co-favourites

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    Elliott Management wants eBay to dump StubHub, classified ads business

  • Signs of a weaker global economy send stocks sharply lower
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    Signs of a weaker global economy send stocks sharply lower

    Stocks across the world are down Tuesday following new signs the global economy is weakening. The International Monetary Fund trimmed its economic forecasts for 2019 and 2020 and pointed to risks including trade tensions and rising interest rates. Technology companies skidded, and so did industrial

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    Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan

    Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world's first plant "100 percent" dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles. The company plans to spend about $13.6 million to

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    Spurs star Alli ruled out until March

    Tottenham have suffered a fresh injury blow after England midfielder Dele Alli was ruled out until March with a hamstring strain. Alli was forced off in the closing stages of Tottenham's 2-1 win at Fulham on Sunday and scans have confirmed the extent of the star's injury. The 22-year-old'

  • Spurs star Alli ruled out until March
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    Spurs star Alli ruled out until March

    Tottenham have suffered a fresh injury blow after England midfielder Dele Alli was ruled out until March with a hamstring strain. Alli was forced off in the closing stages of Tottenham's 2-1 win at Fulham on Sunday and scans have confirmed the extent of the star's injury. The 22-year-old'

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    What we know about the disappearance of Emiliano Sala

    Premier League club Cardiff City's record new signing, Argentine striker Emiliano Sala, is missing presumed dead after a light aircraft he was travelling in disappeared over the English Channel on Monday. Here's what we know about the incident: - Heading to Wales - Sala, 28, signed for Cardiff

  • What we know about the disappearance of Emiliano Sala
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    What we know about the disappearance of Emiliano Sala

    Premier League club Cardiff City's record new signing, Argentine striker Emiliano Sala, is missing presumed dead after a light aircraft he was travelling in disappeared over the English Channel on Monday. Here's what we know about the incident: - Heading to Wales - Sala, 28, signed for Cardiff

  • Son 'unhappy' as Koreans given fright by Bahrain's part-timers
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    Son 'unhappy' as Koreans given fright by Bahrain's part-timers

    Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min told his South Korea team-mates "we're better than that" after they needed extra time to scrape past Bahrain's part-timers 2-1 in the Asian Cup last 16 on Tuesday. Kim Jin-su's diving header at the end of the first extra period was all that

  • Zimbabwe says 'determined' on reforms despite bloodshed
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    Zimbabwe says 'determined' on reforms despite bloodshed

    Zimbabwe's government will press on with painful economic reforms to overcome years of crisis despite recent bloody unrest, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told AFP Tuesday. "The economic reform agenda is a very serious one, but also we are determined to see it through," he said in an interview

  • Miller Park won't be called Miller Park in 2021
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    Miller Park won't be called Miller Park in 2021

    The home of the Milwaukee Brewers will be renamed when MillerCoors' naming rights expire following the 2020 season. MillerCoors said in a statement Tuesday the rights to Miller Park will go to American ...

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    West Ham fined �100,000 for crowd trouble

    West Ham have been hit with a �100,000 ($129,000) fine by the Football Association for the supporter unrest which marred their 3-0 home defeat by Burnley last season. The club's co-chairmen David Gold and David Sullivan had objects thrown at them in the directors' box, while a number of supporters

  • West Ham fined £100,000 for crowd trouble
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    West Ham fined £100,000 for crowd trouble

    West Ham have been hit with a £100,000 ($129,000) fine by the Football Association for the supporter unrest which marred their 3-0 home defeat by Burnley last season. The club's co-chairmen David Gold and David Sullivan had objects thrown at them in the directors' box, while a number of supporters

  • Russia at UN calls US-Polish conference on Iran 'counterproductive'
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    Russia at UN calls US-Polish conference on Iran 'counterproductive'

    Russia on Tuesday slammed a planned US-Polish conference on peace and security in the Middle East as "counterproductive" because of its narrow focus on countering Iran. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced plans for the major conference in Warsaw on February 13 and 14 to be attended

  • Housing project in town outside Grand Canyon comes to a halt
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    Housing project in town outside Grand Canyon comes to a halt

    Work on an off-grid housing development in a small town outside the Grand Canyon has stopped because the town doesn't have approval to build in a flood plain. The companies that run Tusayan's hotels and restaurants also own almost all of its homes. Nearly nine years after it incorporated, Tusayan

  • Pass it on: Cigna CEO says leadership evolves as you advance
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    Pass it on: Cigna CEO says leadership evolves as you advance

    David Cordani became CEO of one of the nation's largest health insurers at age 43 and remembers clearly that no one gave him a textbook explaining the role. The now 52-year-old executive has helped his company, Cigna Corp., grow and diversify as the health care sector grapples with perpetually rising

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    The Latest: Zimbabwe troops assaulting people in capital

    Soldiers in two army trucks appeared to be targeting street vendors as they cruised Harare's streets at nightfall. President Emmerson Mnangagwa cut short an overseas visit amid growing accounts of violence by soldiers, police and ruling party youth gangs in a crackdown on protests against a dramatic

  • Top US diplomat on Europe quits at trying time for alliance
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    Top US diplomat on Europe quits at trying time for alliance

    The top US diplomat for Europe resigned Tuesday, citing personal reasons, opening a new vacancy at time of uneasiness among traditional US allies with President Donald Trump's approach. A. Wess Mitchell said he would step down as the assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs

  • Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment
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    Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to work "in harmony with the world" to cut carbon emissions, aiming to quell international concerns that his country, the main custodian of the oxygen-rich Amazon, could put economic interests over environmental ones. The environment dominated talks

  • Insider Q&A: Cigna CEO seeks deeper push into patient health
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    Insider Q&A: Cigna CEO seeks deeper push into patient health

    Call Cigna a health insurer, and CEO David Cordani will try to correct you. The 52-year-old executive sees Cigna as a "health service company." That bulky label reflects insurers' growing interest in being involved in more than just waiting to handle bills from a claim after people get

  • Brexit battle looms as UK lawmakers attack May's 'Plan B'
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    Brexit battle looms as UK lawmakers attack May's 'Plan B'

    Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to get a tweaked version of her rejected European Union divorce deal through Parliament. Half a dozen amendments had been filed by Tuesday, most aiming to allow time for Parliament to hammer out alternatives to May's rejected deal.

  • Russian pop singer linked to Trump cancels US concerts
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    Russian pop singer linked to Trump cancels US concerts

    A Russian pop singer who helped set up a controversial meeting between Donald Trump's team and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 election campaign said Tuesday he has pulled out of a planned US tour on legal advice. Emin Agalarov had been set to play a concert in New York next Saturday, prompting

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    Spurs star Alli ruled out until March

    Tottenham have suffered a fresh injury blow after England midfielder Dele Alli was ruled out until March with a hamstring strain. Alli was forced off in the closing stages of Tottenham's 2-1 win at Fulham on Sunday and scans have confirmed the extent of the star's injury. The 22-year-old'