Posts Tagged ‘PAID’

Number of U.K. High-Rises Failing Fire-Safety Checks Increases

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

U. K. authorities raised to 60 the number of residential towers in England that have failed fire-safety checks triggered by the lethal blaze in a London high-rise earlier this month.

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U.S. Says Some Demands on Qatar Will Be Difficult to Meet

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

The U.S. sees a list of demands put forward late last week from Saudi Arabia and other governments to Qatar as a starting point for discussions to end a three-week standoff, though some conditions will be difficult to meet, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday.

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Jury Selection to Begin in Martin Shkreli Trial

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Federal prosecutors allege that the former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO committed a series of interconnected frauds, misleading investors in his hedge funds and looting a publicly traded pharmaceutical company to cover the losses.

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Ahead of Fed Stress Test Results, Banks Have Less to Fear

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday will release the final results of this year’s bank stress tests. Officials made the tests easier for some banks this year, and for the next time around they are preparing to further change the exams in fundamental ways.

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Macau Billionaire Heads to Trial in U.N. Bribery Case

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Macau billionaire Ng Lap Seng is facing charges that he orchestrated an elaborate scheme to bribe Caribbean diplomats to the United Nations, in a trial expected to put a spotlight on China’s ambitions at the international organization.

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How Earthquakes Are Rattling a Farm Town Atop One of the World’s Richest Gas Troves

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

To limit earthquakes, the Dutch government has for years been imposing increasingly strict production limits at Groningen, Europe’s biggest gas field, and is now proposing another 10% cut.

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The $1.5 Trillion Business Tax Change Flying Under the Radar

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

House Republicans are proposing eliminating the deduction that companies get for interest they pay on debt, a move that would alter modern finance. Yet the plan has gotten relatively little public attention or lobbying pressure.

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SpaceX Seeks to Execute Back-to-Back Launches in Roughly 48 Hours

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Elon Musk’s SpaceX on Sunday will seek to complete a two-day, bicoastal demonstration of launch capability, completing its second unmanned mission since Friday.

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Facebook Is Going Hollywood, Seeking Scripted TV Programming

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Facebook is meeting with Hollywood content creators with an eye to launching a slate of original TV-quality programming by the end of summer.

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In 10 Years, Your iPhone Won’t Be a Phone Anymore

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Apple Inc. will still sell an iPhone, but expect the device to morph into a suite of apps and services, enhanced with AI and AR, part of a ‘body area network’ of devices, batteries and sensors.

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China Races to Find Landslide Victims

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Nearly 100 people remained missing after a deadly landslide in an area of southwestern China that had been the focus of geologic concern since a devastating 2008 earthquake.

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Trawling Scientists Find a Better Way to Reel In Fish Poachers

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Researchers in Australia and the U.S., backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen, are using satellites to fight illegal fishing—which causes billions of dollars a year in commercial losses and depletes global stocks.

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Canada Braces for Additional Duties on Its U.S.-Bound Softwood-Lumber Exports

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Canada is bracing for Washington to slap additional duties on its U.S.-bound lumber exports, an expected move that could complicate efforts to quickly renegotiate the North American Free-Trade Agreement, say lawyers and officials.

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Saudi Prince’s Elevation Plays One Generation Off Another

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Two views of the new crown prince are emerging in Saudi Arabia, breaking sharply along generational lines: The young view him as a breath of fresh air, but some older Saudis say he may not be ready.

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Trump—and Merkel’s Response to Him—Is Issue in German Election

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Germany’s main center-left political party on Sunday attacked Chancellor Angela Merkel for what its leaders said was a failure to stand up to President Donald Trump, signaling that the U.S. relationship will be a hot issue ahead of the national election here.

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Bungled Attacks, Small Operations Signal New Phase in Terror

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Two fouled-up attacks in Europe in recent days signal a shift to a less organized strain of Islamist terror that involves a growing number of assailants determined to kill with any means at hand.

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Indonesian Police Station Attacked by Suspected Militants

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Authorities say two suspected militants have attacked police in western Indonesia, leaving an officer and an assailant dead.

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Oil Tanker Explodes in Pakistan, Killing More Than 120 People

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

An overturned tanker caught fire on a highway and killed dozens of people who had rushed to the scene to gather leaking fuel.

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Cristina Kirchner Files Candidacy Papers for Argentina’s Senate

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Former President Cristina Kirchner filed papers to run for Argentina’s Senate, launching a campaign that could, if elected, give her congressional immunity from federal prosecution for alleged money laundering and racketeering during her presidency.

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Mozambique Audit Report Asks, Where Is More Than $1 Billion?

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

A report by audit and security firm Kroll Inc. finds three state-owned companies in Mozambique can’t account for more than $1 billion in loans and bonds raised on the international market

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Cyberattack Targets U.K. Parliament

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

The U.K. Parliament on Saturday said a cyberattack targeting user email accounts hit its computer network.

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China Charges Labor Activist for ‘Picking Quarrels’

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

A Chinese activist who for years has documented worker unrest faced charges of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” on Friday, in a trial seen as a bellwether of Beijing’s approach to containing labor tensions.

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Qatar Dismisses Arab Demands as Diplomatic Spat Drags On

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

The stalemate between Qatar and its Arab neighbors showed no signs of easing after Doha described the demands it received as unrealistic, despite calls for a diplomatic solution by a top Emirati official.

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Google’s ‘Trust Us’ Approach Doesn’t Satisfy Pay Gap Skeptics

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Google, which has long portrayed itself as one of the world’s best workplaces, is facing government accusations that it underpays women and resisting pressure to turn over salary data to disprove them.

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U.S. Probes SeaWorld Over Executives’ Comments on Documentary

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said it received subpoenas from the government related to trading in its securities and statements made by its executives, including those discussing the impact of “Blackfish,” a critical documentary that sent ripples through the company.

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Shipping Firm Frontline to Abandon Pursuit of Rival Gener8

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Frontline Ltd., the tanker firm owned by Norwegian billionaire John Fredriksen, has abandoned plans to acquire U.S.-listed rival Gener8 Maritime Inc., a person familiar with the matter said.

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High-Rises Across England Fail Safety Checks After London Fire

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

U.K. authorities said so far at least 27 high-rises across England have failed fire-safety checks prompted by the fire in a London residential tower earlier this month that killed at least 79 people.

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Pakistan Terror Attacks Kill Dozens

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

The death toll from multiple terror attacks across Pakistan rose to 72, officials said, making it one of the deadliest days in the country so far this year and prompting the government to ramp up security and counterterrorism operations.

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India’s Modi Heads to Trump White House With Relationship Issues

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the White House on Monday for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, a principle that has long underpinned relations will be at stake: that supporting the growth of a strong India is in America’s national interest.

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More Than 100 People Possibly Buried by Landslide in China

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

A landslide that crashed into a mountain village southwestern China’s Sichuan province early Saturday was feared to have buried more than 100 people.

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