China’s Stock Market: How To Make Sense Of The Bloodbath

The bloodbath in China’s stock market started the New Year with excruciating pain. But investors must remember the news is always most despicable and nauseating at the bottom. Bull markets climb the proverbial wall of worry. Contrarian investors always say, especially for long-term investors, the best time to buy is […]

Fire breaks out at offices of Israeli rights group – police

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A fire broke out on Sunday in the Jerusalem offices of one of Israel’s leading human rights groups and authorities were checking whether it was set deliberately, a police spokeswoman said.

Australia Pacific LNG ships first cargo after delay

MELBOURNE, Jan 11 (Reuters) – The Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) project shipped its first cargo, co-owner Origin Energy Ltd said on Monday, following a delay of at least two weeks, with another cargo…

A Visit from Chelsea Handler, And A Nervous Wait Afterward

FC_Handler_photo As you may have heard, brash comic Chelsea Handler is set to host a new series on Netflix entitled “Chelsea Does…” in which she’ll explore a range of issues, including a universe still foreign to many outside of it: Silicon Valley. Now, as the series debut approaches on Saturday, January 23rd , at least one venture firm –- Foundation Capital — is waiting on… Read More

Greek conservatives elect new leader to challenge PM Alexis Tsipras

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek conservatives elected Kyriakos Mitsotakis as their new leader on Sunday, hoping he can revive their fortunes and challenge leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, still popular despite opting for austerity.

Sean Penn meeting helped drug lord’s downfall: Sources

Sources say a secretive meeting that Hollywood star Sean Penn orchestrated with Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman in a jungle hideout late last year helped Mexico’s government catch the world’s most wanted drug lord. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Illumina, partners make $100 mln bet to detect cancer via blood test

CHICAGO, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Gene sequencing company Illumina Inc is going after the next big advance in cancer detection, working to develop a universal blood test to identify early-stage cancers in…