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Saudi oil giant set to become richest company on earth

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - What is being billed in the Saudi kingdom as the "Sale of the Century" - the ...

Stocks mostly rise in Asian session, U.S. dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia Pacific mostly rose on Monday after a surprise move by China to trim a ...

More than five million electric-powered cars on global roads

There are now more than five million electric-powered motor vehicles worldwide, according to a report by the International Energy Agency.The ...

Amazon claims political influence in awarding of $10 billion contract

SEATTLE, Washington - Amazon is to appeal a $10 billion contract awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense to Microsoft. ...

Equinix opens 16th data centre in Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Equinix has opened a new data centre in the heart of Sydney, Australia, costing $160 million.The ...

McHugh tours recently expanded Apple campus in Cork

CO CORK, Ireland - Ireland's Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh on Friday toured the recently expanded Apple campus ...

New chapter for iRadio, to extend service for another 10 years

DUBLIN, Ireland - iRadio this week signed on for another ten years.iRadio was launched just prior to the 2008/9 Global ...

Nearly 3 million travellers passed through Dublin Airport last month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nearly three million people transited through Dublin Airport last month, a 3% increase on the same month ...

A primary way to lower global emissions

Cap and Trade Is Supposed to Solve Climate Change, but Oil and Gas Company Emissions Are UpProPublica is a Pulitzer ...

Dead celebrity earnings show gender inequality reaches beyond the grave

Death is no excuse for celebrities to stop working. James Dean, despite being dead since 1955, has recently been cast ...

Eskom CEO appointment met with surprise, skepticism

After months of speculation and delays, Andre de Ruyter was on Monday named as chief executive officer of debt-crippled state ...

US Extends License For Businesses to Work With Huawei by 90 Days

WASHINGTON - The United States on Monday granted another 90 days for companies to cease doing business with China's telecoms ...

China's Steel Profits Suffer as Production Soars

China's steelmakers have been slow to heed warning signs from the country's economy as they push ahead with more production, ...

Fighting piracy in the Gulf of Guinea needs a radical rethink

The Bonita had been anchored off Benin for several days, waiting for a berth in the port of Cotonou. On ...

Industrials lead gains on the JSE

The JSE got off to a strong start for the week as it closed firmer on Monday led by gains ...

Netcare earnings up in 'challenging' healthcare market

Private healthcare group Netcare reported on Monday that its adjusted headline earnings per share improved 3% to 171.2c for the ...

Airbnb becomes a leading Olympic partner to 2028

London - Airbnb on Monday announced a nine-year deal to become a leading partner of the Olympics, promising safe and ...

Metro check-in facility extended for three more airlines

New Delhi [India], Nov 18 (ANI): GMR-led Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) on Monday announced the enhancement of Metro check-in ...

Health Ministry signs MoC with Bill Melinda Gates Foundation

New Delhi [India], Nov 18 (ANI): The Health Ministry on Monday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the BillMelinda ...

UK election 2019: what the parties say on parental leave and childcare

Both Labour and the Liberal Democrat parties have put forward policies to help new parents. They go further than the ...

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Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...

Rohingya refugees get backing of international court

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have ...

Turkey says PKK/YPG 'terrorists' carried out al-Bab attack

AL-BAB, Syria - The Turkish Defence Ministry has confirmed that at least 18 civilians were killed and twenty-seven injured in ...

Congress probing Trump tax law being exploited by the wealthy

Billionaires Keep Benefiting From a Tax Break to Help the Poor. Now, Congress Wants to Investigate.ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

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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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