Fri, 17 Aug 2018

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

Flipkart-owned eBay India shuts shop, what next?

BENGALURU, India - After entering a merger agreement with the Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart in August 2017, eBay announced the ...

Tel Aviv Facebook page hacked

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel's cultural and commercial center, Tel Aviv got a bit of a laugh on Monday after ...

First probe to the sun launched by NASA

FLORIDA, U.S. - In a daring move, the U.S. space agency, NASA launched humanity’s first-ever probe to the sun - ...

Policybazaar Group appoints CEO, COO for its HealthTech Venture

New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): ETechAces Marketing Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (PolicyBazaar Group), which owns India's leading insurtech brand, PolicyBazaar.com ...

SSS offers loan assistance to typhoon, habagat victims

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 15 (PIA)--The Social Security System (SSS) said it allocated more than P863 million for arelief ...

Trump Advisor Touts Sprint, T-Mobile Deal While Denying Lobbying

Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, touted on Wednesday benefits he sees in federal government approval of T-Mobile ...

DOLE open to proposed 14-mo pay

MANILA, August 15 --The labor department has expressed openness to a proposal in the Senate for the grant of 14th ...

As Forgiveness Sweeps Ethiopia, Some Wonder About Justice

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No ...

Indian Rupee Falls to All-time Low Against Dollar

NEW DELHI - The Indian rupee fell to an all-time low Tuesday against the U.S. dollar amid worries that Turkey's ...

Sprint Partners with LG to Launch 5G Smartphone in 2019

Sprint said Tuesday it has partnered with phone manufacturer LG Electronics to launch a 5G smartphone in the first half ...

Young US Adults Experiencing Downward Mobility

The cost of living in the United States is going up, notes writer Alissa Quart. As reported in the New ...

Young Adults Are Experiencing Downward Mobility

The cost of living in the United States is going up, notes writer Alissa Quart. As reported in the New ...

Afghanistan, The 'Unintended Casualty' Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran

As the United States reinstates crippling economic sanctions on Iran, Washington's ally in the region, Afghanistan, could become collateral damage. ...

Cisco rises on strong earnings

Cisco stock rose more than 6 percent on Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter of ...

Man falls into vat of oil near Walt Disney World

Clickorlando.com said the 61-year-old man was killed on Wednesday at an energy facility just north of Disney's Animal Kingdom and ...

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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...

U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

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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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