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20:11 World
Fiserv to buy First Data for $22 billion to boost payments business

In a sector overflowing with different providers and initiatives spurred by the growing digitization of everyday payments for goods and services, Fiserv is one of the biggest technology providers to banks by revenue.

19:47 World
Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray reteam on Apple and A24’s first co-production

Coppola will direct from a script she wrote. Coppola and Youree Henley will also produce. Mitch Glazer and Roman Coppola are exec producing.

17:45 World
Infor gets $1.5 billion funding ahead of planned IPO

This funding builds on Koch Equity’s investment of more than $2 billion in early 2017. Infor said it considers a potential IPO in 2019 or 2020, subject to market conditions.

16:16 World
Cristiano Ronaldo: Kathryn Mayorga lawyer to meet Jasmine Lennard

Leslie Stovall says he has spoken to British model and reality TV star Jasmine Lennard, who says she dated Ronaldo 10 years ago and has offered to assist Mayorga's case against the Portugal captain.

15:45 World
American among at least 15 dead in Kenya hotel terror attack

The official said the department was offering condolences to the American's family and friends but declined to identify the individual publicly. Nic Hailey, the British high commissioner in Kenya, said at least one British national had been killed.

15:27 World
China will defend Taiwan ‘at any cost’ if US intervenes in island's independence

General Li Zuocheng, a member of the Central Military Commission, told Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson: “If anyone wants to separate Taiwan from China, the Chinese army will defend the unity of the motherland at any cost.”

14:44 World
India woman makes historic ascent of 'banned' sacred peak

Dhanya Sanal's ascent to the summit of Agasthyakoodam in southern Kerala state came after a court ruling in November.

14:02 World
Trump replacement for Obama climate plan worse than doing nothing

Administration’s alternative to clean power plan would let emissions ‘rebound’ via coal-fired power plants, researchers find.

13:41 World
Airline cabin crew member arrested in Australian drug bust

The suspect worked for Malindo Air, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s Lion Air, which said the crew member had been suspended with immediate effect pending termination.

13:28 World
Samsung Galaxy S10+ Geekbench scores promises stupendous performance

The Samsung Galaxy S10 E (SM-G970U) was spotted with dismal single-core and multi-core scores on Geekbench last week. In both tests, it had respectively scored 1986 and 6266 points. At that time, it was speculated that it could be the unoptimized edition of the Galaxy S10 E.

13:00 World
Toto's 'Africa' to play 'for eternity' in Namibia desert

German-Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has set up the sound installation, called "Toto Forever," in an undisclosed location in the 1,200 mile-long Namib Desert.

12:29 World
Australian towns among hottest spots on Earth as heatwave sizzles

High temperatures are not unusual in Australia during its arid southern hemisphere summer but climate change has led to more extremely hot days.

11:38 World
YouTube bans dangerous or harmful pranks

Alex Cifuentes, who says he was a close associate of Guzman for years, told a New York City courtroom that he had told authorities of the bribe in 2016.

10:02 World
Hundreds in new U.S.-bound migrant caravan cross into Guatemala

An additional 350 Hondurans crossed into Guatemalan territory, but were being detained by migration officials checking their documents, according to pro-migrant activists traveling with them.

19:47 World
Gunshots heard in hotel and office complex in Kenyan capital

One man came out covered in blood as students were evacuated from a nearby university building. Four ambulances and a fire truck arrived at the scene as fleeing office workers told Reuters colleagues were still huddled under their desks.

18:38 World
Kumbh Mela: World's largest gathering of humanity kicks off in India

From now until March, up to 120 million pilgrims -- nearly double the population of the UK or France -- are expected to descend on Prayagraj in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state for the Kumbh Mela.

18:16 World
Stormy Daniels sues police for $2m over strip club arrest

Lawsuit claims officers were Trump supporters who tried to discredit Daniels with charges that were dropped within hours.

17:45 World
Hundreds of Hondurans set off toward United States in new caravan

Television footage on Monday showed several hundred people in the violent city of San Pedro Sula huddled together and waving Honduran flags as they began a journey that will likely take weeks or even months to reach the U.S.-Mexico border.

17:24 World
50 best drone pictures of last year have been announced by Dronestagram, and they’re breathtaking

This year's first prize winner was Hungry Hippos by zekedrone, an atmospheric shot taken at a low altitude, showing a bloat of hippos hanging out happily together in some muddy water.

17:00 World
New migrant caravan leaves Honduras for journey to US border

The caravan left the northern city of San Pedro Sula earlier than expected. There was chatter on social media that the group would leave at 5 a.m. on Tuesday. It is unclear why the group left earlier, but rainy weather could have played a role.

16:38 World
China warns state-run companies to refrain from travel to US, its allies amid arrest of Huawei top exec in Canada

The State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, a government group that oversees state-owned companies – told some use a secure company-issued laptop when traveling abroad or avoid business trips to Western countries altogether, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the request.

16:16 World
Cadillac reveals images of the brand’s first EV, built on GM's 'BEV3' platform to challenge Tesla

So far, we have no details other than two images, showing it to be a crossover-style vehicle.  We are still waiting on a name, timeline, and other specs – which Cadillac says will be revealed 'closer to launch'.

15:01 World
Australia extreme heatwave: 'code red' issued as Port Augusta hits 48.9C

Severe weather conditions forecast to bring maximum temperatures 8C to 16C above average, as three towns record overnight minimums of 33C.

14:44 World
David Wagner leaves job as Huddersfield manager with the club bottom

Huddersfield said the decision had been reached by mutual consent after discussions with Wagner, who had been in charge since November 2015.

14:26 World
New Samsung Galaxy Fold rumor points towards much smaller battery

Allegedly, the Galaxy Fold will launch with two 2,200mAh battery packs on the inside, bringing its total capacity to 4,400mAh.

13:41 World
China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a significant step towards long-term space exploration.

13:28 World
Republican Steve King ousted from House panels over race remarks

Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives voted to remove the Iowa congressman from the Judiciary, Agriculture and Small Business panels.

12:43 World
Saudi teen says fleeing 'worth the risk'

Rahaf Mohammed, 18, locked herself in a Bangkok hotel room and refused to fly back home earlier this month.

12:29 World
L.A. teachers strike for first time in 30 years, the Nation’s largest school walkout

The strike effectively shut down learning for roughly 500,000 students at 900 schools in the district, the second-largest public school system in the nation.

12:02 World
California utility firm suspected of starting deadly wildfires goes bankrupt

Pacific Gas and Electric, which supplies 16 million residents, is under investigation for its role in the Camp fire and others.

11:16 World
Strike by thousands of junior New Zealand doctors cripples hospitals

The strike spotlights the difficulties Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government faces in delivering on its promise to pour money into social services and rein in economic inequality when it took office in 2017.

10:45 World
China court sentences Canadian to death as diplomatic row deepens

The ruling, and Trudeau’s reaction, could aggravate already sour relations between Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of a Chinese executive in Canada and China’s subsequent detention of two Canadians.

10:27 World
Carbon monoxide leak leads to hospitalization of 43 from Montreal school

Martel said a defective heating system was to blame for the gas, which left dozens of students and staff feeling nausea and dizziness. Some were vomiting, and an emergency room physician said nine children lost consciousness at the school.

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