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New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...


Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...


Asian Development Bank to support renewable power projects in Pacific

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will ...


Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...


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S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...

Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...

Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...

Prosper Funding of San Francisco and Phoenix hit with $3 million fine

WASHINGTON DC - A San Francisco-based company agreed to pay a fine of $3 million for miscalculating and materially overstating ...

Twitter Shares Jump; Growth Attributed to Fight Against Abuse

NEW YORK - Shares in Twitter Inc jumped 13 percent Tuesday after the social media company reported quarterly revenue above ...

Brazilian Markets Boosted as Pension Reform Vote to Go Ahead

BRASILIA - Brazil's government reached a deal with lawmakers on Tuesday paving the way for a congressional committee to vote ...

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Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...

Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

Bishop Critical of Nicaragua's Ortega Leaves for Vatican

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA - A Roman Catholic bishop who has been outspoken in his criticism of President Daniel Ortega over Nicaragua's ...

UK's May Under Fire as Parliament Returns From Brexit Break

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May faced renewed pressure Tuesday from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers ...

Turkey Slams US as Tensions Escalate Over Iranian Sanctions

ISTANBUL - U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to end waivers from sanctions for countries importing Iranian oil threatens to further ...

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New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...


African information technology industry gets boost with outsourcing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Amidst bustling Addis Ababa, a revolution in homegrown Ethiopian software is brewing.  Gebeya  believes it can supply talent ...


Twitter Shares Jump; Growth Attributed to Fight Against Abuse

NEW YORK - Shares in Twitter Inc jumped 13 percent Tuesday after the social media company reported quarterly revenue above ...


Workers Install Tarps to Protect Gutted Notre Dame from Rain

PARIS - Professional mountain climbers were hired to install synthetic, waterproof tarps over the gutted, exposed exterior of Notre Dame ...


Thai Election Commission Moves to Disqualify Anti-Junta Politician

BANGKOK - Thailand's Election Commission on Tuesday accused a prominent anti-junta politician of breaching the election law, moving to disqualify ...


Cape Town man gunned down outside Tygerberg hospital

Western Cape police are on the hunt for two suspects following the fatal shooting of a man outside the Tygerberg ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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