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    1. By Lesley Wroughton, Howard Schneider and Dina Kyriakidou WASHINGTON/ATHENS ( Reuters) - Many of the top brass of the International Monetary Fund always had concerns about the plans to bail out Greece. A Reuters examination of previously unreported IMF board minutes shows that a near majority of directors round the board table that day thought the Greek program would not work. The fund's powerful...

    2. Factbox: Top 10 makers of prescription cancer drugs

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 21 09:57 AM

      ( Reuters) - A leading group of U.S. cancer specialists will soon offer doctors a tool comparing the relative value of treatments, including the first direct assessment of how affordable a drug is given its benefits. Here is a breakdown of the top makers of cancer drugs, by sales, according to GlobalData Healthcare and Reuters. Top 10 pharmaceutical companies by 2014 oncology sales 1. Roche ...

    3. SEOUL ( Reuters) - Top aides to the leaders of North and South Korea continued their talks after nearly three hours on Saturday, the South's Unification Ministry said, held to address tensions following an exchange of artillery fire that threatened military conflict. The talks were announced just hours before the deadline of an ultimatum set by the North to begin military action unless the South...

    4. Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday, Aug 28

      Reuters via Yahoo! SportsAug 28 07:18 AM

      Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday: ATHLETICS World championships (to 30) Schippers takes 200m gold BEIJING - Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers won the 200 metres gold on day seven of the championships. (ATHLETICS-WORLD/ (PIX, TV), moved, by Nick Mulvenney, 500 words) - - - - FIFA Platini gives first news conference since launching FIFA bid MONACO - UEFA president Michel Platini gives ...

    5. FTSE steadies, energy and mining sectors gain

      Reuters via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsAug 28 02:18 AM

      By Liisa Tuhkanen LONDON ( Reuters) - Britain's top share index steadied on Friday, supported by gains in energy and mining stocks, after a rollercoaster week that saw it drop to multi-year lows as well as staging its biggest one-day jump in years. The blue-chip FTSE 100 was down 2.65 points, flat in percentage terms, by 0844 GMT. "Clearly, we're getting back to normality," Hargreaves Lansdown ...

    6. Badminton-Chen survives marathon as top seeds advance

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 14 07:36 AM

      (Updates after late games) * Top seeds in singles events advance to semi-finals * Lee continues comeback but Lin falls to Jorgensen JAKARTA, Aug 14 ( Reuters) - Top seed and defending champion Chen Long survived a mammoth second-game tussle to advance to the semi-finals of the badminton world championships with a 21-18 30-29 victory over Denmark's Viktor Axelson on Friday. In the evening matches...

    7. Greek judge appointed caretaker PM ahead of elections

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 27 12:41 PM

      By Renee Maltezou and Deepa Babington ATHENS ( Reuters) - Greece's top Supreme Court judge was sworn in as caretaker prime minister on Thursday to lead the country to elections next month, ending a week of political deadlock after leftist leader Alexis Tsipras resigned. Vassiliki Thanou, an opponent of austerity who has argued against wage cuts for judges and court officials, and her new interim...

    8. Investors still in the dark as cyber threat grows

      Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceAug 28 06:29 AM

      LONDON/BOSTON, Aug 28 ( Reuters) - Investors are being poorly served by a haphazard approach from fund managers to the growing threat of cyber crime damaging the companies in which they invest, with a lack of clarity from the businesses themselves compounding the problem. Banks have led the way in developing cyber defences and some top fund managers have ramped up pressure on companies to do more...

    9. PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Aug 28

      Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceAug 27 05:47 PM

      The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines Google rejects European Commission's 'incorrect' antitrust ...

    10. By Gerry Shih and Elzio Barreto BEIJING/HONG KONG ( Reuters) - Long before she became the first woman to figure in the top-10 on Forbes "Midas List" of leading venture capital investors this year, GGV Capital's Jenny Lee cut her teeth as an engineer on Singapore's fighter jets. Now, Lee, 43, is going back to her hardware roots, predicting a renaissance for start-ups as China boosts technology and...

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