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Surprise winner of Gambia poll eyes new cabinet, reforms


BANJUL The winner of Gambia's presidential election told Reuters on Saturday he was keen to form a new cabinet to get cracking with reforms, a day after veteran leader Yahya Jammeh stunned the tiny west African nation by conceding defeat. | Video

For Apple and others, tin supply chain has ties to rebel-held Myanmar mine Dec 03 2016

(Corrects Nov. 29 story to clarify that Shenmao Technology did not say it bought tin from the Wa mine)

Gambians celebrate after voting out 'billion year' leader Dec 02 2016

BANJUL Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who once vowed to rule the tiny West African nation for "a billion years", said he had accepted his shock election defeat on Friday, 22 years after seizing power in a coup. | Video

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' plans 2018 Broadway debut Dec 02 2016

LOS ANGELES After a hit debut on London's West End this summer, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is in talks to move to New York's Broadway in 2018, producers said on Friday.

Sirius reapproaches Pandora for a takeover: source Dec 02 2016

Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc's Chairman Greg Maffei recently made a fresh approach to internet radio provider Pandora Media Inc and expressed interest about a potential takeover, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Asics to take over from Adidas as IAAF sponsor Dec 02 2016

MONACO Japanese sportswear giant Asics Corp will take over from Adidas as the official sponsor of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), a source with knowledge of the deal told Reuters on Friday.The IAAF is expected to announce the deal on Saturday. Adidas, who had signed an 11-year sponsorship deal with the IAAF that was set to run until 2019, said on Friday it was ending the deal three years early.

Bolt and Ayana win IAAF awards Dec 02 2016

MONACO Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Ethiopian distance runner Almaz Ayana were crowned as the IAAF's athletes of the year on Friday.

Matt Goss says 2017 Bros reunion gigs will wow fans Dec 02 2016

LONDON Singer-songwriter Matt Goss says he and his twin brother Luke will make sure their Bros reunion tour wows fans of the British 1980s pop band when they come to Britain next August. | Video

I could have won more if I'd got serious: Bolt Dec 02 2016

MONACO Looking back at his astonishing career on the night he was named Athlete of the Year for the sixth time, Usain Bolt said his only real regret was not taking his sport more seriously at an earlier age.

Trump creates business advisory council stacked with CEOs Dec 02 2016

WASHINGTON President-elect Donald Trump announced the formation of a council to advise him on job creation, a group comprised of the leaders of a variety of major U.S. corporations including GE, GM, Boeing, Disney and IBM.