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Venezuelan government-owned BANDES bank banned by U.S. treasury

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. treasury has imposed sanctions on the government-owned and controlled Venzuelan bank, Banco de Desarrollo Economico ...

U.S. stocks get slammed, Nasdaq loses 2.50%

NEW YORK, New York - Equity markets tumbled, bond markets rose, and the U.S. was bought up against the euro, ...

Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

Demand for shares in Apple prompts buying of U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - It was a good day on Wall Street on Thursday. No bad news, in fact ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

SuperSport Park honours batswoman Mignon du Preez

Cape Town [South Africa], Mar 23 (ANI): The SuperSport Park in Centurion unveiled a 'Mignon du Preez Gates' in honour ...

Delhi court ordered attachment of Mallya's properties

New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Patiala House Court on March 19 ordered attachment of Vijay Mallya's properties in Bengaluru ...

Quit bad financial decision-making that's holding you back

Just the notion of sound financial decision-making is enough to make millions of people whimper in fear, as quite frankly, ...

Obesity is Africa's healthcare crisis, too

When it comes to health issues in Africa, people think of chronic hunger, or infectious diseases such as malaria or ...

Sources: EU Expert to Urge Monitoring 5G Risks, Not Huawei Ban

BRUSSELS - The European Commission will next week urge EU countries to share more data to tackle cybersecurity risks related ...

How US States Are Richer Than Some Foreign Nations

The United States is an economic powerhouse. As the largest economy in the world, the U.S. produced $20.5 trillion worth ...

Trump to Nominate Stephen Moore for Fed Board

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst, to fill a ...

US Government Posts $234 Billion Deficit in February

The U.S. federal government posted a $234 billion budget deficit in February, according to data released Friday by the Treasury ...

PGA Tour bans Garrigus after positive drug test

Miami - Robert Garrigus , an American golfer who hailed conquering substance abuse in 2010 after his lone PGA title, ...

Malinga to miss first six IPL matches

London [UK], Mar 22 (ANI): Lasith Malinga has opted to rule himself out for at least the first six IPL ...

EOH appoints interim board chairperson

EOH [JSE:EOH] has appointed non-executive director Jesmane Boggenpoel as interim board chairperson as the search for a permanent chairperson continues. ...

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The United States is an economic powerhouse. As the largest economy in the world, the U.S. produced $20.5 trillion worth ...

GM Announces Jobs, Electric Vehicle After Trump Criticism

ORION TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio ...

Foreign national held with 2 passports at IGI airport

New Delhi [India], Mar 22 (ANI): A foreign national has been nabbed by CISF surveillance and intelligence staff at the ...

McIlroy to play in Canada prior to US Open

Miami - Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy will play in the Canadian Open for the first time in June, a ...

Experts dispute testosterone test for top female athletes

Paris - Barring South African runner CAS delays Semenya verdict until April Having unusually elevated levels of the hormone - ...

Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears hes in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which ...

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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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