Fri, 19 Jul 2019

Stocks across the board in U.S. lose ground as trade tensions bite

NEW YORK, New York - A major fall in the rail freight giant CSX Corp and continuing trade tensions weighed ...

Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...

Pietermaritzburg community's daily struggle to get water

Residents in Umkhambathini, Maqongqo location, in Pietermaritzburg have to fetch water from an old tank located in the bush. Some ...

Emmys 2019: These 'GoT' stars nominated themselves!

Washington D.C. [USA], July 19 (ANI): The insanely popular drama series 'Game of Thrones' earned a whopping 32 Emmy nominations ...

Sensex drops 237 points on profit booking, Nifty below 11,600

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased opening gains in early hours on Friday due to profit ...

3 minors detained at Chicago airport, released after 13 hrs

Chicago [USA], July 19 (ANI): Immigration officials on Thursday (local time) detained three children, all US citizens, at Chicago's O'Hare ...

Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up

Economy Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up view team Zimbabwe's economic crisis has caused massive ...

Rate cut good news, but don't get too excited - economists

The SA Reserve Bank's decision to cut the repo rate by 0.25% has been met with cautious optimism by analysts, ...

UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if ...

Red wine compound may help astronauts stay strong: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], July 18 (ANI): A compound made with red wine called resveratrol could help Mars explorer stay strong, ...

The debt ceiling and why we should kill it: 5 questions answered

Editor's note: The U.S. government maxed out its national credit card in March and has been moving money around ever ...

Washington state's big bet on 'free college'

Washington state doesn't have a problem finding educated people to work in its booming high-tech economy - it's just most ...

Microsoft rolls out Internet Explorer mode for Edge

Washington [USA], July 17 (ANI): Microsoft is rolling out the Internet Explorer mode for its Chromium-based Edge browser to be ...

Boeing to Spend $50 Million to Support 737 MAX Crash Victim Families

Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created to address two crashes ...

Corruption 'isn't a black thing', says Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says South Africa, the rest of the continent and the rest of the world will not ...

3 myths to bust about breaking up 'big tech'

As the public and government regulators around the world discuss whether and how to manage the power of technology companies, ...

If Ramaphosa wants major growth, he'll need to drive major reforms

South Africa's low levels of growth and investment are a consequence of an inhibiting policy environment, and it is up ...

Internet a Lifeline for Venezuela's Embattled Independent Media

CARACAS - Starved of advertising revenue and battling a stranglehold on the newspaper industry by the government, Venezuela's independent media ...

Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

WASHINGTON - Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create ...

Facebook's New Currency Plan Is Under Scrutiny in Congress

Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed ...

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In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...

Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...

U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...

DAB+ digital radio to go on-air and online in Canberra Friday

CANBERRA, Australia - Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday.All four commercial radio ...

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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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