DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - German authorities found
torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into
the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have
grounded him on the day of the tragedy, which he apparently hid
from the airline.
ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's beleagured government said Saudi-led
airstrikes against its Houthi militia opponents would not last long
on the second day of a mainly Gulf Arab campaign against the
Iranian-allied militia that risks escalating a regional proxy
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Major powers and Iran were
pushing each other for concessions on Friday ahead of an end-March
deadline for a preliminary nuclear deal, with Tehran demanding an
immediate end to sanctions and freedom to continue sensitive atomic
research, officials said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth cooled in the
fourth quarter as previously reported and after-tax corporate
profits recorded their biggest drop since early 2011, as a strong
dollar dented the earnings of multinational corporations.
(Reuters) - Amazon.com is in talks to buy online luxury
retailer Net-a-porter in what could be the biggest acquisition yet
for the e-commerce giant, but the negotiations are in early stages
and could fall apart, Forbes reported, citing a person familiar
with the matter.