Thu, 20 Sep 2018

McDonald's staff go on strike over its harassment policy

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Protesting against the company's sexual harassment policy, staff at McDonald's restaurants in ten U.S. cities staged walkouts ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks group is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

Amazon employees blamed for selling customer data illegally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a heavily damaging report, The Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Amazon staff had accepted ...

Bristol Airport claims to have suffered cyber attack

BRISTOL, U.K. - Blaming a ransomware attack, the Bristol Airport has said that its administrative systems were targetted after the ...

Waitrose set to remove all plastic bags by March 2019

LONDON, U.K. - Setting itself the deadline of March 2019, supermarket giant Waitrose has announced its plans to do away ...

Report: Tesco planning a raft of store closures in the U.K.

MANCHESTER, U.K. - In a bid to cut costs and boost its profit margins, supermarket chain Tesco is said to ...

WhatsApp's dominance set to be challenged by Samsung, Google

SEOUL, South Korea - The dominance of Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, which is currently the world’s most popular chat app ...

Deutsche Bank confirms assets move from London to Frankfurt

LONDON, U.K. - In the aftermath of Britain's planned exit from the European Union - which will take place next ...

Apple completes settlement of disputed Irish taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following a ruling by the European Commission made in August 2016, the iPhone maker Apple Inc has ...

Hansen questions Boks' transformation policy

Cape Town - In a recently published book about the All Blacks, their coach Steven Hansen is quoted as questioning ...

#GuptaLeaks: How Sahara handed SA jobs to foreigners

Gupta agents Ashu Chawla and Naresh Khosla fraudulently orchestrated South African work permits for Indian nationals by falsifying and backdating ...

UN Backs Anti-Graft Investigator in Standoff with Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY - U.N. Secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Wednesday rejected a request by Guatemala's government to name a new head ...

U.S. Ambassador Says Volkswagen Agrees To Pull Out Of Iran

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has told Bloomberg News that automaker Volkswagen has agreed to comply with U.S. sanctions and ...

Turkmenistan: Planes, grain and automobiles

After a long hiatus, Turkmenistan has rejoined the community of nations that buy grain from Kazakhstan. According to Astana-based state ...

Israeli Air Force Chief Travels To Moscow Amid Shoot-Down Anger

The Israeli air force chief is traveling to Moscow on September 20 for discussions after a Russian military surveillance plane ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

Apple completes settlement of disputed Irish taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following a ruling by the European Commission made in August 2016, the iPhone maker Apple Inc has ...

U.S. Ambassador Says Volkswagen Agrees To Pull Out Of Iran

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has told Bloomberg News that automaker Volkswagen has agreed to comply with U.S. sanctions and ...

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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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