sportsNews Froome ahead of schedule as Tour de France looms PARIS (Reuters) – Although his preparations have been hampered by a back injury and a chest infection, Chris Froome claims he is ahead of schedule as the Briton gears up for his Tour de France defence.
Technology News Hon Hai in talks to buy 22 percent of Asia Pacific Telecom: report TAIPEI (Reuters) – Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, which makes iPhones for Apple Inc, is in talks to buy 22 percent of compatriot mobile network provider Asia Pacific Telecom Co Ltd, local media reported citing unidentified sources.
Entertainment News New ‘Thebans’ conveys Oedipus’s sinking feeling -in good way LONDON (Reuters) – It takes a while for Oedipus, in Sophocles’s play based on the tragic Greek myth about the King of Thebes, to catch on that he’s the very person the Oracles are talking about who has offended the gods by killing his(…)
Business Australia central bank seen on hold even as tough budget looms SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s central bank is almost certain to maintain a neutral policy bias this week with a batch of data likely to point to an economy that is picking up speed, uncomfortable reading for a government preparing voters for a tough(…)
World News Afghan boy relives terror of “bomb-like” landslide AAB BAREEK, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Six-year-old Abdul Maqsood stood outside his neighbor’s simple mud-brick home, staring aghast at the damage caused by a landslide which had slammed into his village in remote northeast Afghanistan. Then the rumbling started.