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Delhi hotel fire kills at least 17, spurs safety concerns

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A fire swept through a hotel in New Delhi early on Tuesday, killing 17 people, authorities in the Indian capital said, raising fresh questions about safety standards in poorly regulated...

Party that nominated Thai princess for PM faces ban after king’s rebuke

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate for prime minister could be banned from a general election in March after an activist said on Sunday he would...

Oil prices fall on rising US rig count, Illinois refinery fire

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell by more than 1 percent on Monday as U.S. drilling activity picked up and as a refinery fire in the U.S. state of Illinois resulted in the shutdown...

Brexit referendum spurs British companies into investing in EU: research

LONDON (Reuters) - The 2016 Brexit vote spurred British companies into increasing investment in European Union countries sharply, likely at the expense of spending at home, an academic study showed on Monday. The referendum result...

Facebook toughens political ad policies in India ahead of election

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country’s general elections due before May, the social media giant said...

San Francisco police post reward for serial killer dubbed the ‘Doodler’

(Reuters) - San Francisco police have posted a $100,000 reward for a serial killer known as the “Doodler” as they renew their search for a suspect believed responsible for killing five gay men and...

Acting U.S. Attorney General Whitaker will testify before House panel on Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify on Friday after he threatened to not show up following the panel’s warning...

Oil falls as U.S. maintains record output, inventories climb

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Thursday after U.S. crude inventories rose and as production levels in the country held at record levels, but OPEC-led supply cuts and Washington’s sanctions against Venezuela supported...

China says tests of human immunoglobulin are HIV negative

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities said tests of a batch of human immunoglobulin for intravenous injection, reportedly contaminated with the HIV antibody, showed negative presence of the virus. “Shanghai authorities have run virus tests for...

Scoot over Microsoft: Apple again the most valuable U.S. company

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple won back its crown as the most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Wednesday, ending the session with a market capitalisation above recent leaders Microsoft and Amazon.com. Apple edged up...

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