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Australia defends end of MH370 search, future hunt not ruled out

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:35:01 GMT

Australia's transport minister on Wednesday defended the suspension of the undersea hunt for MH370, after relatives of passengers slammed the decision, and added that it could resume if "credible new evidence" emerges.

Football: Candreva fires Inter Milan into Italian Cup quarters

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:30:42 GMT

Antonio Candreva came off the bench to hit an extra-time winner as wasteful Inter Milan secured their Italian Cup quarter-final spot with a thrilling 3-2 win over Bologna on Tuesday.

Doctors may accept low fee from Medicare, but not from all patients

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:25:27 GMT

Some medical specialists in the U.S. charge uninsured and out-of-network patients several times more for healthcare services than what they accept from the government insurance plan known as Medicare, says a new study.

Football: Allardyce off the mark in FA Cup third round replay

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:12:43 GMT

Christian Benteke spared Sam Allardyce's blushes as the Crystal Palace striker came off the bench to inspire a 2-1 win over Bolton, while Lincoln and Sutton pulled off shock victories in Tuesday's FA Cup third round replays.

United Air profit slips 40 percent in fourth quarter

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:10:29 GMT

United Continental Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a 1.6 percent decline in its fourth-quarter passenger unit revenue, a closely watched metric, outperforming the airline company's initial guidance on the measure as its net profit slipped 39.8 percent.

Fed's Williams calls for further gradual US rate hikes

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:05:36 GMT

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Tuesday called for gradual U.S. interest-rate hikes over the next few years to keep the economy from overheating and ultimately falling into recession.

Defences on top again at dour Nations Cup

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:00:20 GMT

Defences were on top again on another dour day at the African Nations Cup on Tuesday when the two games produced a meagre one goal between them, scored by Ghana from the penalty spot.

Lincoln and Sutton spring FA Cup surprises

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:00:17 GMT

Minor League sides Lincoln City and Sutton United produced FA Cup upsets with victories over two former winners of the competition on Tuesday to reach the fourth round.

Bitcoin exchange employee pleads guilty in US case tied to hacking

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:55:19 GMT

A Florida man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from his employment with an unlicensed bitcoin exchange that prosecutors say was owned by an Israeli who oversaw a massive scheme to hack companies including JPMorgan Chase & Co .

Suspended MH370 search could resume in future: Australian minister

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:15:35 GMT

The Australian government said on Wednesday it was not ruling out a future underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, but added there was currently no credible new evidence to warrant it.