North Korean rocket puts object into space

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has called a satellite, but its neighbours and Washington denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test.

Jet Airways posts record quarterly net profit 06 Feb 2016

NEW DELHI Jet Airways Ltd said on Saturday its December quarter net profit rose more than seven times, with sharply lower fuel costs helping the carrier post a third consecutive quarterly gain following a series of losses.

Rescuers carry a 20-year-old male survivor, identified by Taiwan media as Huang Kuang-wei, out from the site where a 17-storey apartment building collapsed after an earthquake hit Tainan, southern Taiwan February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

About 120 people still trapped in Taiwan

Rescuers in Taiwan pulled more people alive from a collapsed apartment tower, a day after a strong quake shook the island, and kept searching for about 120 people still believed trapped in the ruins of the building. Firefighters, police, soldiers and volunteers combed through the ruins, some using their hands, watched anxiously by dozens of the victims' family members.  Story | Slideshow: Earthquake hits Taiwan 

Members of the audience stand underneath a sign inside the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate sponsored by ABC News at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire February 6, 2016.     REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
U.S. Presidential Race

Rubio falters in presidential debate

Republican contender Marco Rubio struggled at a presidential debate on Saturday at the worst possible time, potentially confounding his bid to emerge as Donald Trump's chief rival in New Hampshire and giving hope to three rivals desperate for a strong showing.  Full Article 

A youth launches Twitter social media application on a tablet in Cairo, Egypt, January 24, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

Users decry reported plan to prioritize tweets

The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users’ tweets. Twitter will reorder tweets to prioritize those it believes more users will want to see, said report.  Full Article 

Football - Manchester City v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 6/2/16. General view of Manchester City fans with the scoreboard. Reuters / Andrew Yates. Livepic
Soccer

Leicester rock Man City to race clear

Leicester City's unlikely assault on a first Premier League title gathered momentum with a ruthless 3-1 demolition of Manchester City helping them storm five points clear at the top on Saturday.  Full Article 

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