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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.
Reince Priebus, the incoming chief of staff for President-elect Donald Trump, talks with fellow attendees as he awaits the start of the vice presidential debate on Oct. 4, 2016, in Farmville, Virginia.

Trump aide plays down prospect of upending ‘one China’ policy

By Reuters on Dec. 18, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.
Reince Priebus played down the prospect that Donald Trump would revisit Washington’s decades-old “one China” policy, even though Trump suggested as much a week ago.

Man shoots, kills toddler in Arkansas road rage attack

By Reuters on Dec. 18, 2016, at 11:54 a.m.
The suspect exited his vehicle and opened fire because an elderly woman paused too long at a stop sign, police say.
Nigel Farage stands in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York on Dec. 15, 2016.

Brexiteer Farage wants to be a bridge between UK and Trump

By Reuters on Dec. 18, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
“I can help to be a bridge between the government in this country, the new trade department in this country, and not just Donald Trump but his team, his administration, and I would like to do that,” Nigel Farage told BBC Radio.
A woman walks through Arlington National Cemetery placing Christmas wreaths on grave stones in Arlington, Virginia, Dec. 17, 2016.

Thousands of wreaths from Maine laid at Arlington

By Reuters on Dec. 17, 2016, at 2:36 p.m.
The “Wreaths Across America” event is an annual tradition at the cemetery.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a meeting with the Filipino community at the Singapore Expo, Dec. 16, 2016.

Philippines’ Duterte: ‘Bye, bye America,’ we don’t need your money

By Reuters on Dec. 17, 2016, at 8:04 a.m.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the United States on Saturday to prepare for repeal of an agreement on deployment of troops and equipment for exercises, declaring that America’s money could be replaced.

Trump picks US Rep. Mulvaney to head White House budget office

By Reuters on Dec. 17, 2016, at 8:01 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Republican U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney to be director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, a senior transition official said Friday.
EpiPen auto-injection epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan NV pharmaceutical company for use by severe allergy sufferers are seen in Washington, Aug. 24, 2016.

Mylan launches EpiPen generic at more than 50 percent discount

By Reuters on Dec. 16, 2016, at 10:24 a.m.
Mylan NV said Friday it would start selling a generic version of its life-saving EpiPen allergy treatment at a more than 50 percent discount, a day after 20 U.S. states filed a lawsuit against generic drugmakers including Mylan over prices.
Russian President Vladimir Putin makes a speech at a Japanese-Russian business dialogue meeting in Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 16, 2016.

Putin turned Russia election hacks in Trump’s favor, U.S. officials say

By Reuters on Dec. 16, 2016, at 6:35 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin supervised his intelligence agencies’ hacking of the U.S. presidential election and turned it from a general attempt to discredit American democracy to an effort to help Donald Trump.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry exits after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, Nov. 21, 2016.

US oil industry cheers Trump energy pick, seeks gas export boost

By Reuters on Dec. 15, 2016, at 6:56 a.m.
Donald Trump named Rick Perry as his pick for the top U.S. energy job on Wednesday morning.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is greeted as he exits following a meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, December 12, 2016.

Trump’s energy pick Perry likely a boost for oil, worry for environmentalists

By Reuters on Dec. 14, 2016, at 9:22 a.m.
Trump: “Rick Perry created … a business climate that produced millions of new jobs and lower energy prices in his state.”
Alan Thicke (right) and Frau Weisler pose together during a dinner for the cast of the musical "Chicago" in July 1988 in Costa Mesa, California. Thicke died on Tuesday.

Alan Thicke, ‘Growing Pains’ actor, father of singer Robin Thicke, dies at 69

By Adam Bernstein, Washington Post on Dec. 13, 2016, at 9:23 p.m.
Alan Thicke, the Canadian actor best known for his leading role in the 1980s sitcom “Growing Pains,” has died.