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Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

RBI Governor quits citing personal reasons amid ongoing rift

NEW DELHI, India - At a time when the country's central bank is engaged in a prolonged rift with the ...

Nissan and ousted chairman Ghosn formally charged in Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan - In a move that allowed Japanese prosecutors to keep Carlos Ghosn in detention until December 30, the ...

Sellers out in force on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Sellers continued to pound stocks in Asia on Monday. In Tokyo, Japanese stocks dived after third-quarter GDP ...

Mired in scandals, Facebook plans to buyback more stock

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As it attempts to emerge from the recent stock slump, the world's largest social media company, Facebook ...

China chastises Canada, demands release of Meng Wanzhou

BEIJING, China - Relations between China and Canada worsened over the weekend as the fallout over the arrest of Huawei ...

Global Stocks Buoyed by US-China Trade Talks

LONDON - Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China ...

Struggling Rockets host Trail Blazers

HOUSTON -- At this point, there are no easy solutions for the Rockets, whose protracted struggles this season were once ...

Stocks Slip on China-US Tensions; Oil Resumes Slide

NEW YORK - Stocks around the world are falling Monday morning, and U.S. indexes gave up modest early gains and ...

GM Fights US Government to Retain Tax Credit for Electric Cars

WASHINGTON - General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker ...

New Zealand PM issues apology to family of murdered tourist

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made an emotional apology on Monday to the family of a 22-year-old British tourist ...

GrabTaxi grabs a stake in OYO: Is India next?

By Lee Kah Whye Singapore, Dec 10 (ANI): Towards the end of last week, Singapore-based ride-hailing firm GrabTaxi Holdings Pte. ...

Sexual harassment in the sky: Hong Kong flight attendants fight back

Immaculate-looking flight attendants who appear unruffled by the demands of a life spent in the air are part of the ...

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Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

RBI Governor quits citing personal reasons amid ongoing rift

NEW DELHI, India - At a time when the country's central bank is engaged in a prolonged rift with the ...

Nissan and ousted chairman Ghosn formally charged in Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan - In a move that allowed Japanese prosecutors to keep Carlos Ghosn in detention until December 30, the ...

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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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