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  • MH17 air disaster may prompt fresh sanctions for Russia

    MH17 air disaster may prompt fresh sanctions for Russia

    Manchester News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    MOSCOW, Russia -Following a telephone call with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Sunday, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron called for fresh sanctions on ...

  • Despite assurances of Greek PM, economists think another bailout likely

    Despite assurances of Greek PM, economists think another bailout likely

    Manchester News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    ATHENS, Greece Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has repeatedly said that the country won't need another bailout, but a poll conducted by Bloomberg news has shown that six out of ten economists ...

  • Major increase in first time homeowners in UK this year

    Major increase in first time homeowners in UK this year

    Manchester News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    LONDON, UK - The number of first-time home buyers in Britain rose to a seven-year high in the first half of this year, according to a report by Halifax that also showed new homeowners spend about a ...

  • RJ Reynolds calls 23 billion dollar court ruling unreasonable

    RJ Reynolds calls 23 billion dollar court ruling unreasonable

    Manchester News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    MIAMI, Florida - A Florida court has ordered the second-largest cigarette company in the US to pay USD $23.6-billion in compensation to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer. In addition, ...

  • Troubled Blackberry to appoint Marty Beard as new COO

    Troubled Blackberry to appoint Marty Beard as new COO

    Manchester News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    WATERLOO, Ontario - Marty Beard is the new chief operating officer of the Canadian BlackBerry the troubled smartphone maker that posted a surprising profit for the first quarter this year. Beard ...

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  • China's McDonald's and KFC branches halt orders from meat seller

    Manchester News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    BEIJING - Chinese branches of fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, said they have halted orders from a Shanghai meat seller following allegations that the company sold chicken and beef ...

  • Foreign exchange market manipulation comes under SFO lens

    Manchester News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    LONDON The UK's anti fraud agency Monday launched a criminal investigation into allegations of fraudulent conduct in the 3 trillion pounds-a-day foreign exchange market, 40 percent of which is ...

  • Biffa joins Sainsbury's food waste to power effort

    Manchester News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    LONDON - Sainsbury's, second largest supermarket chain of UK, has joined hands with leading waste management company Biffa to generate power from its own food waste sufficient to get one of its ...

  • PEP power to take fresh capital from CEE Equity Partners

    Manchester News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    WARSAW - CEE Equity Partners, a newly launched Chinese private equity fund has agreed to buy 240 million-zloty ($78 million) stake in Polish Energy Partners SA (PEP), the wind park operator ...

  • Concordia almost ready for towing, costs of operation soar

    Manchester News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    GENOA, Italy - The massive wreck of the Costa Concordia should be ready for towing to Genoa for scrapping by Monday, salvage teams have indicated, but the departure has been delayed by one day due ...

  • BT Launches BT One Phone

    Marketwired - Monday 21st July, 2014

    STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2014) - BT announced on July 17th the launch of BT One Phone. This launch follows the April 2014 announcement of the joint venture between OnePhone Holding ...

  • Sensex surges 119 points on fund inflows corporate earnings

    The Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Press Trust of India Mumbai, 22 July: Continuing its winning streak for the sixth session in a row, the benchmark BSE Sensex today rose over 119 points in early trade on encouraging corporate ...

  • Earnings Ukraine Strife Weigh on Stocks

    The Ledger - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Stocks are closing lower as U.S. companies turn in mixed quarterly results and as investors worry about tensions with Russia over the downed airliner in ...

  • Horst Rechelbachers riverfront condo sets record list price $8M

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Minneapolis condo that belonged to the late Horst Rechelbacher is on the market for $8 million - a record list price for a Minnesota ...

  • 9 Rainbow stores in Twin Cities suburbs to close Tuesday

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Nine Rainbow stores will go dark across the Twin Cities suburbs on Tuesday as former parent company Roundy’s pulls up stakes from the metro ...

  • Target introduces an image recognition app

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    With an Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod, a customer can hover over an image, take a picture of it and then buy the selected item or save it for later consideration, eliminating the need to hunt for bar ...

  • Netflix aims far beyond U.S. markets

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Netflix made its first splash in original programming with "House of Cards," the political drama focused on Washington. Next up, "House of ...

  • Goodwill investigating possible theft of credit card data

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Goodwill Industries International, a nonprofit agency that operates thrift stores around the country, said on Monday that it was investigating a potential security breach that may have led to the ...

  • Valeant-Allergan takeover struggle takes nasty turn

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Allergan, which is waging a scorched-earth campaign as it tries to defend itself against a $53 billion hostile takeover bid from Valeant and activist investor William Ackman, has repeatedly called ...

  • Clippers CEO and Shelly Sterling will testify about the teams proposed sale

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    LOS ANGELES -- Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires going on in probate court over the proposed sale of the Los Angeles ...

  • Sheriff firefighters encouraged by cooler temps dwindling wind at Washington wildfire

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has ...

  • Arizona execution drug case heads to US Supreme Court after state appeal fails

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    PHOENIX -- A case challenging Arizona's refusal to reveal detailed information about the lethal drugs it plans to use to put an inmate to death is now headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The ...

  • Southwest states retain low ranking on national child welfare report which cites poverty

    Star Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The Southwest continues to earn dismal marks for child well-being, with New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada ranking in the bottom five of an annual national report that grades states ...

  • Horton Plaza gets third OK

    San Diego Union-Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The expanded Horton Plaza park will include the historic park seen at the far right and an amphitheater, two pavilions, interactive fountain and restrooms. The historic Balboa Theater is at the left ...

  • Anti-SeaWorld ad aimed at Comic-Con fans

    San Diego Union-Tribune - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Visitors deplaning at Lindbergh's Terminal 2 will see a new 20-foot-long cartoon-like ad depicting a killer whale chomping down on a man meant to be SeaWorld's CEO, accompanied by the ...

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