A man holds a child in an infant carrier as he casts his vote ...
Feb 18th, 2012
(Reuters) - A man holds a child in an infant carrier as he casts his vote in a polling station in Adazi February 18, 2012. Latvians were expected to reject Russian as an official language on Saturday in a controversial referendum that has heightened ethnic tensions in the former Soviet nation and triggered renewed criticism from old imperial master Moscow. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LATVIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) -
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have begun investigating reports that Zhang Yimou, one of China's best-known movie directors, has seven children in violation of strict family planning rules, which could result in a fine of 160 million yuan ($26.05 million), state media said on Thursday. Online reports have surfaced that Zhang, who dazz... [Full Article]
LONDON (AP) - Is it a boy? A girl? Prince William and the former Kate Middleton aren't telling, and palace officials are not revealing where the royal baby will spend its first few months, since renovation of their future home at Kensington Palace is taking longer than expected. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy grew faster than expected in January-March, expanding at its quickest pace in a year on the back of solid private consumption and a rise in exports spurred by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's aggressive monetary and fiscal stimulus. Thursday's Cabinet office data show... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (AP) - Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of the country's biggest bank, faces a key test this week: His shareholders are voting on whether to let him keep both jobs. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]