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Many BOJ members said oil price falls benefit economy - December minutes TOKYO (Reuters) - Many Bank of Japan board members said slumping oil prices will weigh on inflation short-term but will accelerate price rises in the long run by stimulating the economy, minutes of the banks policy-setting meeting in December showed. Some members voiced caution over risks to Japans economic outlook, pointing to weak consumer and business sentiment surveys, according to the minutes released on Monday. ...
Bill Haas pulls away to win Humana Challenge LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Bill Haas pulled ahead with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th and parred the final two holes for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the Humana Challenge.
Belgium sees some room to discuss Greek debt program BRUSSELS (AP) — Britains Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron predicted that the election victory of Greeces radical left-wing Syriza party would create economic uncertainty across Europe, while left-of-center parties welcomed the results as a message that the European Union should change its economic policy.
UK stars from Sting to Emma Thompson call on PM to help Syrian refugees A star-studded list of UK celebrities from Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson, to musician Sting and designer Vivienne Westwood wrote to Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, criticising the government for not welcoming more Syrian refugees. A year ago, Britain announced it would accept several hundred of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees as part of a special resettlement programme.
UK parliament group calls for shale gas fracking moratorium A group of British lawmakers has called for a moratorium on shale gas fracking, saying developing the unconventional gas resources was incompatible with targets to fight climate change. The British government is counting on getting shale gas out of the ground to help stem a decline in the country's North Sea energy resources and reduce its dependence on gas imports. In a report accompanying an amendment to a proposed law to be discussed in parliament on Monday, members of the Environmental Audit Committee said they want to see a moratorium on all shale fracking. "A moratorium on the extraction of unconventional gas through fracking is needed to avoid both the inconsistency with our climate change obligations and to allow the uncertainty surrounding environmental risks to be fully resolved," the members of parliament (MPs) said in the report.
Golf-Bill Haas wins Humana Challenge by one shot Jan 25 (Reuters) - Bill Haas took the lead with a birdie at the 16th hole on his way to a one-stroke victory at the $5.7 million Humana Challenge on Sunday. Watched by a gallery that included former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Haas made a tap-in par at the final hole on the PGA West Palmer course at La Quinta to collect his sixth victory on the PGA Tour, and his second in the event held in the Californian desert. ...
Alexis Tsipras: A Profile Of Syrizas Leader Alexis Tsipras could become the youngest prime minister of Greece since 1865 but just who is he and what does he represent? Mr Tsipras joined the Young Communists Society in the 1980s and by 1991 at the age of 17 organised the occupation of his high school in protest at education reforms.
Boehners State of Union survival tip: Stare at Obamas head WASHINGTON (AP) — How to behave when 30 million Americans give your political nemesis their undivided attention in a televised speech and your job is to sit quietly behind him?
Bill Haas wins Humana Challenge by one shot (Reuters) - Bill Haas took the lead with a birdie at the 16th hole on his way to a one-stroke victory at the $5.7 million (3.8 million pounds) Humana Challenge on Sunday. Watched by a gallery that included former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Haas made a tap-in par at the final hole on the PGA West Palmer course at La Quinta to collect his sixth victory on the PGA Tour, and his second in the event held in the Californian desert. ...
Bercow group urges online voting People should be able to cast their vote online in the 2020 general election and question MPs through an internet forum, a commission set up by Commons Speaker John Bercow has said.
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