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Obama and Saudi king discuss Iran, energy in symbolic visit

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah and bolster a relationship that now stretches well beyond oil interests to security cooperation across the volatile Gulf Arab region. #author #Brazil #China #facebook #India #Japan #Mexico #opinion #Russia #Technology

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Stocks drop on weak earnings, U.S. durables; dollar slips

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock indexes fell on Tuesday following disappointing company earnings, while the dollar retreated after an unexpected decline in U.S. durable goods orders. All three major U.S #Arabic #Brazil #Business #China #India #Latin America #markets #Mexico #Middle East #Russia #United Kingdom #United States

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AT&T posts slight beat in 4th-qtr earnings

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - AT&T Inc on Tuesday reported earnings and quarterly revenue that slightly beat Wall Street expectations as its mobile device deals attracted more customers. The second-largest U.S. #Argentina #Brazil #Business #France #India #Mexico #Middle East #opinion #Russia #United Kingdom #United States

Jan 28, 2015

At least three killed after U.N. troops in Mali fire at protest

BAMAKO (Reuters) - United Nations peacekeepers in the northern Malian town of Gao killed at least three people on Tuesday when they used live rounds to disperse protesters there, witnesses said. A U.N. spokesman said only warning shots were fired #Arabic #Argentina #author #Business #France #Italy #Latin America #markets #opinion #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

Jan 28, 2015

Wall Street back to ‘business as usual’ as storm wanes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street was largely back to business as usual on Tuesday after a storm that had threatened to blanket New York with a few feet of snow ended up dumping several inches instead. Major U.S. stock and bond markets were open, with trading volumes higher than they had been the previous day, when ominous weather forecasts and transit shutdowns put a chill on business activity. #Arabic #Argentina #Brazil #Business #China #facebook #India #Italy #Mexico #Middle East #opinion

Jan 28, 2015

Blizzard pounds U.S. northeast, New York spared its brunt

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. blizzard swept past New York City and struck hardest at some 4.5 million people around Boston, dropping nearly three feet of snow in areas and triggering high tides that breached a seawall and forced residents to flee their coastal homes. #author #Business #Latin America #markets #Mexico #Obama #opinion #Russia #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

Jan 28, 2015

Wall Street ends down 1 pct on Caterpillar, Microsoft earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower on Tuesday as disappointing results from a number of bellwether companies pointed to weakening conditions, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment. The day's losses were broad, with nine of the 10 primary S&P 500 sectors lower on the day, though tech was the biggest drag by far #Arabic #Argentina #author #Brazil #facebook #Italy #markets #Mexico #Middle East #opinion #Russia #United Kingdom

Jan 28, 2015

Frenchman, American among those killed in Tripoli hotel attack – Libyan official

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Frenchman and an American national were among the foreign victims killed when gunmen stormed a Tripoli hotel on Tuesday, a Libyan security official said. Tripoli security spokesman Essam Naas said the Frenchman had been identified by his employee identification badge. He did not give further details, but said the other foreigners were Asian without giving any nationality. #Arabic #author #Brazil #facebook #France #Italy #Japan #Mexico #Obama #Russia #United States

Jan 28, 2015

Food crisis in southern Iraq worsening, U.N. agency says

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A food crisis is unfolding in southern Iraq, where thousands of internally displaced refugees who have moved there from other parts of the country do not have enough to eat, a United Nations agency said on Tuesday. "Violence continues to cause ongoing displacement in central, western and northern areas of Iraq," WFP spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Kurdish forces are battling the Sunni Islamist group ISIS in part of northern Iraq #Arabic #Argentina #Brazil #Japan #Obama #opinion #Russia #United Kingdom #United States