Wed, 15 Aug 2018

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 - ...

Microsoft CEO sells one-third of his common shares

SEATTLE, U.S. - With Microsoft shares soaring 53 percent in the past year and closing the week at $35 million, ...

Seven more Marks & Spencer stores close down

LONDON, U.K. - As part of its radical transformation plan announced in May this year, high street chain Marks & ...

Tesla boss faces lawsuit after bombshell announcement

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Claiming that the Tesla boss Elon Musk’s tweets this week were false and misleading, some investors have ...

Crocs decides to shut its last manufacturing plants

NEW YORK, U.S. - Earlier this week, the popular footwear company Crocs announced that it was closing the last of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Powerful Technologies IPO opens

New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (NewsVoir): A leading manufacturer of consumer electronic products - Powerful Technologies Limited's IPO is getting ...

Turkish Central Bank Takes Steps To Curb Currency Crisis

Turkey's central bank says it is ready to take 'all necessary measures' to ensure financial stability following a plunge in ...

Uflex Income for Q1 FY 2018-19 up by 17.5 pct

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (NewsVoir): India's largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has announced their ...

Charts point to trouble for Nvidia on earnings this week

Comparatively, shares of Nvidia -- which make up more than 8 percent of the semiconductor index -- have soared more ...

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Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

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Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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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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