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Travolta's 'Gotti,' Trump get Razzie 'worst film' nods
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - John Travolta's mob movie flop "Gotti" and President Donald Trump were nominated on Monday for the Razzie Awards for the worst films of 2018 after a year that organizers called full of disasters - both on and off screen.
Pliskova pounds Muguruza to reach quarters
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Karolina Pliskova thrashed double Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza 6-3 6-1 on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the third year in succession.
Eve-of-Davos survey shows people place trust in companies over governments
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 21 (Reuters) - People around the world place much more trust in their companies than their political leaders, according to a major survey that suggests a mood of uncertainty and pessimism on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
RPT-After Westgate debacle, quick end to latest Kenyan attack shows progress
NAIROBI, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The relatively swift end to an attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex highlights improvements in Kenya's counterterrorism capabilities since Somali militants overran a shopping mall in the same neighborhood five years ago.
'Sitting ducks': Volunteer describes rescue at besieged Kenyan hotel
NAIROBI, Jan 21 (Reuters) - As the sun set on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Serge Medic's phone pinged with a message from his son: "Dad, are you OK?... Don't do anything silly, please."
From London's Brick Lane to Davos, veganism on the menu
LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Teenage London restaurant manager Abdul Muhaimen settled his first-year university bill by cashing in on a rising trend: veganism.
European power firms aim to harness electric car batteries
FRANKFURT/LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Ever wanted to run your electric car for free? If you're open to a bit of give and take, then stay plugged in and your wishes might come true. At least that's what some European power companies and Japanese carmakers believe.
UPDATE 1-Afghan Taliban kill at least 12 in car bomb attack on military base
KABUL, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban killed at least 12 security force members in a car bomb attack on a military base in the central province of Maidan Wardak on Monday, officials said.
Sainsbury's-Asda tie-up not a done deal yet, experts warn
LONDON (Reuters) - Shortly after last year's announcement of a $9.4 billion deal to combine the Sainsbury's
supermarket group that he runs with rival Asda, boss Mike Coupe was caught on camera singing "We're in the money".
RPT-EXCLUSIVE-BlackRock, Goldman to move some fund managers to U.S. if no-deal Brexit -sources
LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - BlackRock and Goldman Sachs Asset Management both plan to temporarily move some British-based fund managers to New York in the event of a no-deal Brexit, two sources told Reuters.
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