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England, India face knockout tie for tri series final

Thursday, 3:58 AM

Eoin Morgan plays a shot to complete his 100 runs during the tri-series one-day match against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 16, 2015England thrashed India by nine wickets in their last encounter and ran Australia close in their second meeting last week in Brisbane.


Uganda gives DR Congo M23 rebels deadline to leave

Thursday, 3:57 AM

Members of the Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group M23 stand at the Ramwanja refugee settlement on December 17, 2014Uganda has issued a three-month ultimatum to Democratic Republic of Congo to relocate hundreds of ex-rebel fighters or they will be handed to the United Nations, an army spokesman said Thursday. The deadline follows clashes between the defeated M23 rebels and the Ugandan armed forces last month, when attempts to repatriate the insurgents saw around 1,000 fighters escape their camp in western Uganda, fearing for their safety if they were sent back to DR Congo. Uganda army spokesman Paddy Ankunda said some 800 ex-rebels are being held at Bihanga, a military camp in western Uganda.


England, India face knockout tie for tri series final

Thursday, 3:58 AM

Eoin Morgan plays a shot to complete his 100 runs during the tri-series one-day match against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 16, 2015England thrashed India by nine wickets in their last encounter and ran Australia close in their second meeting last week in Brisbane.


Uganda gives DR Congo M23 rebels deadline to leave

Thursday, 3:57 AM

Members of the Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group M23 stand at the Ramwanja refugee settlement on December 17, 2014Uganda has issued a three-month ultimatum to Democratic Republic of Congo to relocate hundreds of ex-rebel fighters or they will be handed to the United Nations, an army spokesman said Thursday. The deadline follows clashes between the defeated M23 rebels and the Ugandan armed forces last month, when attempts to repatriate the insurgents saw around 1,000 fighters escape their camp in western Uganda, fearing for their safety if they were sent back to DR Congo. Uganda army spokesman Paddy Ankunda said some 800 ex-rebels are being held at Bihanga, a military camp in western Uganda.


Prosecutors to open murder case against ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez

Thursday, 4:05 AM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attends a pre-trial hearing in Fall RiverBy Scott Malone and Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Opening statements are set for Thursday in the first murder trial facing former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez this year, when Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013. Hernandez, 25, was a rising star in the National Football League with a $41 million contract when he was arrested in June 2013 and charged with the execution-style killing of acquaintance Odin Lloyd near his North Attleborough, Massachusetts, home in June 2013. The Patriots, who face the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday, cut Hernandez hours after his arrest. Hernandez, who has pleaded not guilty to all three killings, will be tried at Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts, in a trial expected to last six to 10 weeks.


New recruit Ichiro keen to repay Marlins faith

Wednesday, 11:21 PM

Japan's outfielder Ichiro Suzuki speaks during a news conference to announce an agreement on a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins, in Tokyo(Reuters) - Future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki said he wanted to return the faith shown by Miami Marlins executives after they flew to Japan to convince the veteran to sign for the Florida ball club. The 41-year-old outfielder agreed a one-year contract on Tuesday with the Marlins after his two-and-a-half year stay with the New York Yankees ended last year. "I am humbled that they flew 18 hours to get here, this is something that just doesn't happen," Suzuki was quoted as saying by Kyodo News on Thursday after signing up for a 15th year in MLB. As a player, it's something I've been looking for the past two years." Ichiro moved to Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Seattle Mariners in 2001 before joining the Yankees in 2012.


Prosecutors to open murder case against ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez

Thursday, 4:05 AM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attends a pre-trial hearing in Fall RiverBy Scott Malone and Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Opening statements are set for Thursday in the first murder trial facing former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez this year, when Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013. Hernandez, 25, was a rising star in the National Football League with a $41 million contract when he was arrested in June 2013 and charged with the execution-style killing of acquaintance Odin Lloyd near his North Attleborough, Massachusetts, home in June 2013. The Patriots, who face the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday, cut Hernandez hours after his arrest. Hernandez, who has pleaded not guilty to all three killings, will be tried at Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts, in a trial expected to last six to 10 weeks.


2 dead, officer injured in South Philadelphia house fire

Thursday, 3:55 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two people have died in an early morning fire in South Philadelphia.

Ford Motor profit beats street, maintains 2015 profit forecast

Thursday, 4:05 AM

The Ford logo is pictured at the Ford Motor Co plant in GenkFord Motor Co's quarterly earnings beat Wall Street earnings expectations on Thursday, and the automaker maintained its 2015 profit forecast. Excluding special items, fourth-quarter earnings were 26 cents per share, which beat expectations of 23 cents per share by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Ford took a one-time charge of $800 million for an accounting change in Venezuela that also shields its future earnings from the volatile currency and operations there. Ford maintained its forecast for 2015 pretax profit of between $8.5 billion and $9.5 billion.


Oil holds above $48 a barrel after U.S. stocks hit record high

Thursday, 3:52 AM

A man fills up his car at a petrol station in RomeBy Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil futures held above $48 a barrel on Thursday as investor inflows offset data showing that U.S. crude stocks had hit a record high. By 0928 GMT on Thursday, U.S. crude was trading at about $44.50 a barrel, up 5 cents and off a six-year low hit on Wednesday. Brent was up 26 cents at $48.73 a barrel. On Wednesday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said domestic crude oil stocks had risen by almost 9 million barrels week on week to nearly 407 million, the highest level since the government began keeping records in 1982.


Nigeria H5N1 bird flu spreads to four more states, total 11

Thursday, 3:44 AM

A man selling live chickens waits for customers in a local food market in Nigeria's commercial capital LagosAn outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Nigerian poultry farms has spread to four more states, raising the total of affected areas to 11, the agricultural and rural development minister said on Thursday. Africa's most populous country and biggest economy was the first country on the continent to detect bird flu, in 2006 when chicken farms were found to have the H5N1 strain. In 2007, Nigeria recorded its first human death from the disease. "At the time of my briefing the nation on January 21, 2015, seven states had reported cases of the bird flu.


WHO: Ebola response shifts to ending epidemic

Thursday, 3:21 AM

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 file photo, an empty area outside a Ebola virus recovery ward, at the Hastings treatment clinic, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The World Health Organization says officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the virus’ spread. In an update published Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, the U.N. health agency said the three most affected countries _ Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia _ reported fewer than 100 cases in the past week, for the first time since June. Dr. Bruce Aylward, who is leading WHO’s Ebola response, warned that despite the progress made, the virus still isn’t under control. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff, File)LONDON (AP) — Health officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the deadly virus' spread, the World Health Organization said Thursday.