Wed, 24 Jul 2019

IMF again trims global economic growth forecast

WASHINGTON, DC - The IMF has revised downward its projection for global growth, saying the world economy is becoming sluggish.In ...

U.S. dollar surges in Asia, stocks also higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia surged on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar also forged ahead.The euro fell sharply, relinquishing ...

U.S. stocks advance, dollar well bid Monday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose on Monday in a positive start to the week. Investors were buoyed ...

Star Market makes spectaclar debut in China

SHANGHAI, China - China's answer to the Nasdaq made a spectaculatr debut on Monday with the capitalization of the new ...

Trade ties between Beijing and Abu Dhabi strengthen

BEIJING, China - UAE leader Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed had his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing ...

Lockheed Martin completes construction of Orion spacecraft capsule

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida - The goal of humans again walking on the Moon is one giant leap closer.Lockheed Martin ...

Boeing to take near-$5b hit due to MAX 737 groundings

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing says it will take an after-tax hit of $4.9 billion, or $8.74 per share, over the ...

Red Arrows join forces with British Airways Boeing 747

RAF FAIRFORD, Gloucestershire, England, UK - The legendary Red Arrows joined forces with a special British Airways Boeing 747 for ...

Why Zimbabwe is running on empty, again

Hunger, rocketing inflation, power blackouts, fuel queues - Zimbabwe has been here before, but it's been a decade since things ...

Three charts on: how much Australia spends on all levels of education

Australia spent A$111.8 billion on education in 2015, the most recent year for which the full dataset for all levels ...

Stocks track upbeat global sentiment

The local bourse tracked other global markets higher as it managed to close firmer on Tuesday.Although modest, major equity indices ...

SA Reserve Bank gives, Mboweni takes

The boost South Africa's central bank offered the economy by cutting interest rates last week may be fleeting after Finance ...

FBI Director: China No. 1 Counter-Intelligence Threat to the US

The FBI has more than 1,000 investigations of U.S. intellectual property theft in all 50 states with nearly all leading ...

IMF Sees Weaker Global Economy But Upgrades US Forecast

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its outlook for the world economy because of simmering international trade tensions.But ...

IMF Cuts 2019 Latin America Growth Estimate by More Than Half

NEW YORK - The IMF on Tuesday slashed its economic growth expectation for Latin America in 2019 by more than ...

City dad vows support to small bizmen

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, July 23 (PIA) -- The Roxas City government has assured support to the micro, small and medium ...

Democracy in Africa: success stories that have defied the odds

When I first said that I was going to write a book about the history of democracy in Africa, quite ...

Coca Cola tops profit estimates with higher prices, less sugar

Coca-Cola posted profit that beat estimates as the beverage giant got another boost from drinks with less sugar, more than ...

Everything South Africans need to know about expat tax

To date, South African tax residents who worked oversees for more than 183 days (of which 60 consecutive) were exempt ...

Who blinks first? Boris Johnson's risky Brexit bet

UK leadership race favourite Boris Johnson has gambled all on a risky Brexit strategy that he insists will take Britain ...

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Respected Tennessee attorney stole from client trust funds

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - After a state trooper was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while on duty in 2005, ...

Brexit torch passes to Boris

LONDON, UK - Brexit will be the first priority for Boris Johnson when he takes office as prime minister, replacing ...

Tanaiste issues statement of condemnation over Palestinian evictions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has taken issue with Israel over the forced evacuations ...

The disappearance of Burundian reporter Jean Bigirimana

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI - When a journalist we know walks through the streets of his hometown in Burundi, his neighbors often ...

Demolition of homes in Sur Baher could just be the start, UN warns

RAMALLAH, Palestinian territories - UN officials on Monday slammed the decision by the Israeli army to demolish a number of ...

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers and bulldozers begin demolitions

SUR BAHER, West Bank - The Israeli army has begun widespread demolitions in the West Bank on the edge of ...

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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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