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Heron drug for post-surgery pain succeeds in midstage trial

By Reuters on Jan. 04, 2017, at 6:20 p.m.
Heron Therapeutics Inc. on Wednesday said its experimental combination drug for postoperative pain led to significant reductions in pain intensity and the need for opioids, according to initial data from a midstage trial.

Trump nominates Wall Street lawyer, Jay Clayton, to head SEC

By Renae Merle, The Washington Post on Jan. 04, 2017, at 11:08 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to nominate Jay Clayton, a partner with law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

House Republicans back off gutting ethics watchdog after backlash from Trump

By Sean Sullivan and Mike DeBonis, The Washington Post on Jan. 03, 2017, at 12:47 p.m.
The move to abandon the plan comes just hours after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump criticized the move aimed at giving lawmakers greater control over the Office of Congressional Ethics.
The owner of a book shop looks through a copy of the book "Hitler, Mein Kampf."

Re-print of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ takes Germany by storm

By Reuters on Jan. 03, 2017, at 11:54 a.m.
Sales of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” have soared since a special edition of the Nazi leader’s political treatise went on sale in Germany a year ago, the German publisher has said.

Shooter kills 11, himself in Brazil New Year’s party rampage

By Reuters on Jan. 01, 2017, at 1:41 p.m.
A gunman stormed a house party and killed 11 people, including his former wife and 8-year-old son, before shooting himself in the head during a New Year’s party in the southeastern Brazilian city of Campinas late on Saturday.

Search resumes on Lake Erie for missing plane and six passengers

By Reuters on Jan. 01, 2017, at 12:36 p.m.
Search teams on Lake Erie restarted their attempts on Sunday to find the remains of six people presumed to have died when their small plane crashed into the water shortly after taking off, the Cleveland mayor’s office said.

Air strikes, clashes persist on day 3 of Syrian truce

By Reuters on Jan. 01, 2017, at 12:17 p.m.
Syrian government warplanes carried out several air strikes and low-level clashes persisted in some areas on Sunday, but a Russian- and Turkish-backed ceasefire largely held in other areas on its third day, a monitoring group and rebels said.
President Barack Obama talks about cyber hacking during the U.S. presidential election as he holds his final news conference of the year on Dec. 16 at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Code associated with Russia hacking found on Vermont utility computer

By Reuters on Dec. 31, 2016, at 8:05 a.m.
“We took immediate action to isolate the laptop and alerted federal officials of this finding.”
Actress Debbie Reynolds poses backstage after accepting her Lifetime Achievement awards at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California, in this January 2015 file photo.

Actress Debbie Reynolds dies a day after daughter Carrie Fisher

By Reuters on Dec. 28, 2016, at 9:04 p.m.
Debbie Reynolds, a leading lady in Hollywood musicals and comedies in the 1950s and 1960s including “Singin’ in the Rain,” died on Wednesday, according to trade publication Variety.
Carrie Fisher poses for cameras as she arrives at the European Premiere of "Star Wars, The Force Awakens" in Leicester Square, London, Dec. 16, 2015.

Carrie Fisher, Star Wars’ Princess Leia, dies at 60

By Steve Gorman, Reuters on Dec. 27, 2016, at 1:22 p.m.
Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films and later endured drug addiction and stormy romances with show business heavyweights, died Tuesday.

Fire kills baby, two adults in suburban Pittsburgh

By Reuters on Dec. 25, 2016, at 1:32 p.m.
Fire in a suburban Pittsburgh home on Christmas Eve killed a 5-month-old boy, his grandmother and an uncle.

Red Sox and Yankees could be heading for London series

By Reuters on Dec. 24, 2016, at 7:46 a.m.
Major League Baseball is studying the feasibility of playing in London in 2018, two media organisations reported on Friday.
Florida Panthers right wing Jaromir Jagr (68) during the first period against the Detroit Red Wings at BB&T Center.

Jagr discovers reason for big backside on milestone assist

By Reuters on Dec. 24, 2016, at 7:44 a.m.
Czech ice hockey great Jaromir Jagr said he discovered why he had been endowed with such a large posterior when he collected a milestone assist to put him second on the National Hockey League’s all-time points list on Thursday.

Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 on board

By Reuters on Dec. 23, 2016, at 6:58 a.m.
An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked by a man claiming to have a hand grenade Friday and diverted to Malta, where it landed with 118 people on board.
Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway arrives at Republican president-elect Donald Trump's Trump Tower in New York, Nov. 13, 2016.

Trump names adviser Conway as his presidential counselor

By Reuters on Dec. 22, 2016, at 7:26 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday named his former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, now a key adviser, as his choice to serve as counselor to the president, his transition team said in a statement.
The entrance of the Islamic center, which was attacked by a gunman, is seen in central Zurich, Switzerland, Dec. 20, 2016.

Gunman in Zurich mosque shooting is dead

By Reuters on Dec. 20, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
A man who shot three people at a Zurich mosque Monday is dead, police said Tuesday, confirming that a body found near the scene was that of the assailant.
Japanese tourists pose in front of the Statue of Liberty on the 130th anniversary of the dedication in New York Harbor, in New York City, Oct. 28, 2016.

Record number of tourists flocked to New York City this year

By Reuters on Dec. 20, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
More than 60 million tourists visited New York in 2016, the most ever, attracted by the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Memorial, Broadway shows and four-star restaurants.

Tribune to sell media data business to Nielsen for $560 million

By Reuters on Dec. 20, 2016, at 7:11 a.m.
Nielsen is known for its television ratings that are used to determine ad rates for traditional TV commercials.
Workers assemble Chevy Bolt EV cars at the General Motors assembly plant in Orion Township, Michigan, on Nov. 4, 2016.

GM to shut 5 U.S. plants in January to adjust supply

By Reuters on Dec. 19, 2016, at 1:30 p.m.
General Motors Co will shut five U.S. auto assembly plants for varying durations in January.

Russian ambassador shot dead in Ankara gallery

By Umit Bektas, Orhan Coskun and Tuvan Gumrukcu, Reuters on Dec. 19, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot in the back and killed as he gave a speech at an Ankara art gallery on Monday by an off-duty police officer who shouted “Don’t forget Aleppo” and “Allahu Akbar” as he opened fire.