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Scuffles at Thai temple as police hunt for monk


BANGKOK Monks and police scuffled on Monday at a Buddhist temple in Thailand where security forces are trying to arrest an influential former abbot on money-laundering charges.

Attenborough, 90, to present BBC "Blue Planet" sequel 6:22am EST

LONDON Britain's most revered TV naturalist David Attenborough, 90, is returning to present a sequel to "The Blue Planet" documentary series, 16 years after the original illuminated the depths of the world's oceans.

Snap bets on hardware as Facebook threat looms 4:06am EST

SAN FRANCISCO Snap Inc takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough to stay one step ahead of Facebook.

'Moonlight', 'Arrival' writers win top Writers Guild of America awards 12:36am EST

Writers for the films "Moonlight" and "Arrival" won top Writers Guild of America awards on Sunday, boosting the films' chances in the upcoming Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest honors.

NZ court rules Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom can be extradited to U.S. for alleged fraud Feb 19 2017

WELLINGTON A New Zealand court ruled on Monday that internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom could be extradited to the United States to face charges relating to his Megaupload website, which was shutdown in 2012 following an FBI-ordered raid on his Auckland mansion.

Kraft Heinz has to settle for marinating Unilever Feb 19 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Almost nothing made by Kraft Heinz or Unilever has an expiration date of just two days – except, that is, for their $143 billion merger. Kraft, the American ketchup-and-cheese concern controlled by Brazilian investment firm 3G, withdrew an offer to acquire its Anglo-Dutch counterpart on Sunday after an inopportune leak put the knickers of British politicians and unions in a twist. But the idea of pairing 3G's ruthless cost management with Unilever's innovative bent won't easily fade from shareholders' minds.

Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV report Feb 19 2017

STOCKHOLM/WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. A day after falsely suggesting there was an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, President Donald Trump said on Sunday his comment was based on a television report he had seen.

Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight' Feb 19 2017

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Lego Batman Movie" is dominating the North American box office with an estimated $44 million this President's Day weekend -- nearly matching the combined haul of "Fifty Shades Darker" and "The Great Wall."

Trump's defense chief says has no problems with media Feb 19 2017

ABU DHABI U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday distanced himself from President Donald Trump's assessment of the media as "the enemy of the American people," saying during his first trip to the Middle East that he had no problems with the press. | Video

Georgians rally for 'fair justice' in broadcaster's court battle Feb 19 2017

TBILISI Thousands of Georgians rallied on Sunday in the capital Tbilisi in support of the country's biggest independent television station Rustavi 2, which is fighting court battles over its ownership.

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