Fri, 19 Apr 2019

LogMeIn opens new international hub in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service ...

Greenback shines as stocks diop acfross Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks finished in negatiove territory across the board on Thursday. The U.S. dollar however was in demand ...

NFL releases schedule for 256-game 2019 season

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The NFL announced its season schedule for 2019 on Wednesday night. The 17-week, 256-game ...

G20 to meet in Riyadh in November 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The dates have been set for the G20 Leaders’ Summit being hosted by Saudi Arabia in ...

U.S. stocks close little changed, health shares hold markets back

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was little changed on Wednesday as buyers and sellers evened out the trading. ...

Asian stock markets lack direction Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Buyers were less dominant on Asian markets Wednesday, despite Tuesday's worldwide rally. Nonetheless bourses in Japan and ...

German bank fined $1.3 billion for bypassing U.S. sanctions

WASHINGTON DC - A unit of thje giant Unicredit banking group has pleaded guilty to bypassing U.S. sanctions to carry ...

Wall Street has good day helped by Qualcom settlement

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street joined a worldwide rally in stocks on Tuesday, with all the major indices ...

European and Asian markets jump led by demand in China

SYDNEY, Australia - The Shanghai Stock Exchange was the star of the Asian market on Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai ...

Shortages Hit Cuba, Raising Fears of New Economic Crisis

BAUTA, CUBA - After two decades of relative stability fueled by cheap Venezuelan oil, shortages of food and medicine have ...

The dollar looks poised to wreak some havoc

There's been a lot of talk lately about how the global currency market has become stuck in a tight range, ...

Paris Honors 'Exemplary' Firefighters for Saving Notre-Dame

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday hailed as 'exemplary' hundreds of firefighters who saved Notre-Dame in the devastating ...

Ratio of female managers don't mean higher pay for women

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 18 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have established that neither the ratio of female managers ...

The Week In Russia: Stalin, Alla Pugacheva, And A Tale Of Two Icons

Editor's Note: Due to the Good Friday holiday, The Week In Russia is being issued on Thursday this week. To ...

The world's most miserable economy has seven-figure inflation

Inflation that's projected to reach an eyeball-popping 8 million percent this year has left Venezuela saddled with the title of ...

Pakistan's Finance Minister Resigns Amid Economic Crisis

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar has resigned days after returning home from crucial talks with the International Monetary ...

Nestle reports strongest first quarter since 2016 on pricing

Nestle SA reported the strongest start to a year since 2016 as the world's largest food company raised prices and ...

PIC said to be courting banker for CEO

Africa's largest fund manager is said to be considering financial services executive Kennedy Bungane to head the institution, according to ...

SA Reserve Bank says too early to claim inflation win

South Africa's central bank says it's premature to claim victory in the war against inflation and sees price growth stabilizing ...

Unemployment takes heavy toll on South Africa's young

A large portrait of a bright-eyed young woman draped in a black graduation robe looms over a spotless, tiled lounge ...

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U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...

Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...

Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...

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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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