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  1. Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his earFri, 21 Nov 2014 06:26:59 GMT
    Thailand's military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tugging their ears. A video posted on Facebook by Bangkok Post reporter Wassana Nanuam shows Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha chatting Wednesday with reporters in the northeastern city of Khon Kaen. More...
  2. David Cameron is to unveil a 125m funding package for the Valley Lines electrification schemeFri, 21 Nov 2014 04:21:52 GMT
    A multimillion-pound scheme to modernise railways in south Wales is to go ahead after the conclusion of a long-running wrangle between the UK and Welsh governments over who will fund the project. On a visit to Newport, Prime Minister David Cameron is to unveil a funding package which will see the UK Government contribute A 125 million to the Valley Lines electrification scheme, while also covering the full costs of electrifying the Great Western mainline to Swansea. More...
  3. Officials downplay debates over Ebola aid responseFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:12:49 GMT
    U.S. officials on Thursday acknowledged disagreements over coordinating the international response to the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, but they say most issues are being worked out and the overall fight against the disease there seems to be succeeding. In a call with reporters, the officials said disputes have erupted over matters like where to build new treatment centers and getting U.S. military helicopters to transport patients and blood samples from remote areas. More...
  4. US sends Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia,...Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:08:13 GMT
    Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center on the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement. More...
  5. JJB chief found guilty of 1m fraudThu, 20 Nov 2014 16:48:36 GMT
    Former JJB Sports chief executive Christopher Ronnie has been found guilty at Southwark Crown Court of a A 1m fraud The former chief executive of JJB Sports has been convicted of accepting more than A 1 million in backhanders from suppliers. Christopher Ronnie, 52, showed no emotion in the dock as he was found guilty of fraud over three six-figure cash payments from companies doing business with the sportswear giant when he was in charge in 2007 and 2008. More...
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