Thu, 23 May 2019

Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Function at Cork County Hall inaugurates Cyber Ireland

CORK, Ireland - Monday marked the official launch of the Irish Cyber Security Cluster, Cyber Ireland.The launch took place at ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

Greenback bought up in Asia, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar tanked on Tuesday in Asia due to what appears to be a looming trade ...

Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

Sell-off in Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks led Wall Street lower on Monday. The Nasdaq Composite fell sharply. One bright ...

Aussie stock market hits 11-year high

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stocks soared on Monday, the first trading day since the sitting Liberal-National Party Coalition was re-elected ...

30 months age limit on beef exports in Ireland removed

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has changed the terms of the export health certificate for beef so that the previous age ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

Brazil Sues Top Tobacco Firms to Recover Public Health Costs

BRASILIA - Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris ...

Local bourse weaker as resources buckle

The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday led by moderate losses across most blue-chip stocks.Trade tensions remain the dominant driver of ...

Sweden 3D prints the world's first composite diamond

A Swedish engineering group has 3D printed the world's first composite diamond.Sandvik, a Stockholm-based engineering group specialising in tooling, materials ...

UK, Japan Mobile Operators Suspend Huawei 5G Phone Launches

LONDON - British and Japanese mobile phone companies said Wednesday they're putting on hold plans to sell new devices from ...

Five things to look out for in the European elections

Voters across Europe are about to head to the polls to elect 751 members to the European Parliament from across ...

The SAT's new 'adversity score' is a poor fix for a problematic test

The College Board recently revealed a new "adversity score" that it plans to use as part of the SAT in ...

Embattled May Dangles Promise of New Brexit Vote

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed Tuesday to give lawmakers a vote on holding a second Brexit referendum ...

'De De Pyaar De' crosses Rs. 50 crore mark on day 5

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Ajay Devgn's latest release 'De De Pyaar De', co-starring Tabu and Rakul Preet Singh, ...

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As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

US Acknowledges Death of Migrant Girl

U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in U.S. custody last year.The previously unreported case ...

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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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