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May 08 2017

#Brexit: EU-27 finalize stance on negotiations

Mr Tusk and European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker flagged the importance of the matter as leaders of the EU 27 formally endorsed the bloc's negotiating strate...

May 08 2017

Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election

Mr Hollande congratulated Mr Macron and said his victory shows the overwhelming majority of voters rallied behind the European Union and openness to the world. "France wi...

May 08 2017

David Davis: We won't be bullied on Brexit

A German newspaper last weekend gave a damning account of a dinner last week between Mrs May and Mr Juncker, reporting that he had told Mrs May that Brexit could not be...

May 08 2017

AkzoNobel rejects 3rd PPG Industries takeover bid

But AkzoNobel's senior management remained unmoved Monday, saying the group "concluded that PPG's proposal is not in the best interests of the company, its shareholders a...

May 08 2017

Philippines, US begin smaller-scale joint military exercises

Officials who graced the Balikatan opening include Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, AFP Chief of Staff General Eduardo Ano, US Ambassador Sung Y. Kim, Japanese Ambassa...

May 08 2017

Maradona back in management in UAE

Maradona most famously served as manager of Argentina, guiding the national side to the 2010 World Cup finals, where they were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Germany...

May 08 2017

United reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane

Dao's attorneys declined to disclose the amount of the settlement. Disturbing footage of the episode, filmed by fellow passengers, went viral - and United have been bat...

May 08 2017

North Korea detains United States citizen

They said Kim Sang Dok, who also goes by the name Tony Kim, was arrested at the Pyongyang airport for "hostile criminal acts" meant to subvert the country. Kim is believe...

May 08 2017

Happy Star Wars Day!

It's May 4th! Which means extra strong currents of Jedi good vibes are flowing through the universe, because it is Star Wars Day. Fans will be able to experience the ...

May 08 2017

All proposed Wells Fargo board members elected

Wells Fargo said it is committed to earning the trust of customers across America, and especially in California, as it has done since 1852. In addition, CalPERS said...

May 08 2017

Puerto Rico faces uncertain future as debt saga unfolds

Despite long-term Puerto Rico municipal bonds having already been downgraded by Moody's to junk status, Barclays, Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital Markets sold the 2014 bon...

May 08 2017

Canada jobs growth disappoints in April; unemployment lowest since 2008

Other indicators in the labor market were mixed. "It clearly hasn't been plain sailing for the Fed, but the United States economy still appears to be on the right path an...

May 08 2017

Singer Alanis Morissette's manager jailed for ripping millions off her

In addition to serving time in prison, he must pay $8.6 million in restitution fees. Singer Alanis Morissette , left, arrives with attorney Allen Grodsky at USA federa...

May 08 2017

Prabhas gets a massive fee hike courtesy the unstoppable Baahubali - read details

Prabhastook off for a holiday in the USA a day after Baahubali 2: The Conclusion was released. Expressing his happiness over the performance by the film at the box offi...

May 08 2017

China April exports, imports rise less than expected

China's trade surplus expanded faster than expected in April, data from the General Administration of Customs showed Monday. Exports in yuan-denominated terms rose 14.3...

May 08 2017

Berkshire Hathaway events continue, Buffett set for TV interviews

Warren Buffett shared his thoughts at the Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders' meeting on Saturday when he shared that he sees cyber attacks as a bigger threat to ...

May 08 2017

Oil Pinned Near Five-Month Low As Global Oversupply Weighs

It was at US$44.76 at 3:01pm in Hong Kong. West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark for the price of oil, was down 0.3 percent to $45.39 per barrel. In fact, the amoun...

May 08 2017

Westpac positive on homes as profit lifts

Net profit for the Australian-based Westpac Group's rose 6 percent to $A3.9 billion in the six months ended March, compared to the year earlier. After dragging on perfo...

May 08 2017

North Korea Detains Another US Citizen

The other two detained USA citizens "are already serving prison terms, with hard labor, for alleged "anti-state acts" and 'espionage, '" Lauren adds. If the arrest is c...

May 08 2017

Buffett says trust is key to Berkshire's success

He believes that will help Berkshire avoid scandals like the one that hurt Wells Fargo a year ago. Buffett says the board would look at both options if it ever decide...