Thu, 23 May 2019

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Function at Cork County Hall inaugurates Cyber Ireland

CORK, Ireland - Monday marked the official launch of the Irish Cyber Security Cluster, Cyber Ireland.The launch took place at ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

Greenback bought up in Asia, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar tanked on Tuesday in Asia due to what appears to be a looming trade ...

Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

Sell-off in Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks led Wall Street lower on Monday. The Nasdaq Composite fell sharply. One bright ...

Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms

Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a bleak first quarter of 2019 as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings ...

Public Investment Corp faces dilemma over backing Lonmin deal

The Public Investment Corporation faces a tough choice: back Sibanye Gold's [JSE:SGL] takeover of Lonmin [JSE:LON], and take a hit ...

Amazon facial recognition shareholder proposals are voted down

Amazon.com shareholders rejected a large slate of proposals at the company's annual meeting on Wednesday, including ones that would have ...

Brazil Sues Top Tobacco Firms to Recover Public Health Costs

BRASILIA - Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris ...

Local bourse weaker as resources buckle

The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday led by moderate losses across most blue-chip stocks.Trade tensions remain the dominant driver of ...

Sweden 3D prints the world's first composite diamond

A Swedish engineering group has 3D printed the world's first composite diamond.Sandvik, a Stockholm-based engineering group specialising in tooling, materials ...

UK, Japan Mobile Operators Suspend Huawei 5G Phone Launches

LONDON - British and Japanese mobile phone companies said Wednesday they're putting on hold plans to sell new devices from ...

Five things to look out for in the European elections

Voters across Europe are about to head to the polls to elect 751 members to the European Parliament from across ...

The SAT's new 'adversity score' is a poor fix for a problematic test

The College Board recently revealed a new "adversity score" that it plans to use as part of the SAT in ...

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Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

T20 kings West Indies seek to make fresh CWC mark

St. John's - Can the West Indies take the form that has made them such a potent force in Twenty20 ...

Marler joins Barbarians squad to face England

London - Harlequins prop Joe Marler has joined the Barbarians squad, who will line up against England on June 2.The ...

Blitzboks wish Proteas well ahead of CWC

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have shown their support for the Proteas ahead of next week's Cricket World Cup in ...

Cipriani scoops top English Premiership award

London - Gloucester flyhalf Danny Cipriani was named English Premiership player of the season on Wednesday, becoming just the second ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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