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National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...

Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...

International Monetary Fund begins search for new managing director

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has intiiated a process to find a new managing director following the ...

Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...

RCSI and Stryker to work together on digital health solutions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Stryker on Monday announced the opening of its Digital Platform Services Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, ...

U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Google 'backing out? of China partnerships, US senator says

Google's chief executive officer told US Senator Mark Warner that the company has ended some partnerships in China, the lawmaker ...

Ramaphosa worried about retrenchments in SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa has directed Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and Minister of Trade, Industry and Economic Development Ebrahim ...

Reprieve for MultiChoice as Zim approves forex payments

MultiChoice has received a reprieve from Zimbabwe's new restrictions on payments using foreign currencies after the country's central bank - ...

Microsoft rolls out Internet Explorer mode for Edge

Washington [USA], July 17 (ANI): Microsoft is rolling out the Internet Explorer mode for its Chromium-based Edge browser to be ...

JSE weaker ahead of SARB rate decision

The local bourse retreated on Wednesday mainly on the back of broad-based weakness across most major global indices.Although modest, most ...

US Expands Mediating Role in South Korea-Japan Dispute

SEOUL - As a trade dispute rooted in historical tensions spirals toward a full-blown trade war between Japan and South ...

Yes Bank Q1 profit down 91 pc to Rs 114 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 17 (ANI): Yes Bank said on Wednesday its first-quarter net profit dropped 90.97 per cent to ...

Helping smokers quit: financial incentives work

Smoking kills one in two regular smokers, but quitting at any point in life leads to big improvements in health, ...

Can protecting land promote employment? In New England, the answer is yes

Protecting land from development provides numerous ecological and social benefits, but many people debate whether it hurts or helps local ...

3 myths to bust about breaking up 'big tech'

As the public and government regulators around the world discuss whether and how to manage the power of technology companies, ...

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Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

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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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