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Uber in talks to acquire food delivery company Deliveroo

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to expand its business offering, ride-hailing company Uber Technologies is reportedly in early talks ...


Royal Bank of Scotland suffers tech problems

GLASGOW, Scotland - In an apology to customers issued on Twitter, the Royal Bank of Scotland acknowledged on Friday that ...


Wells Fargo announces plans to layoff 5-10 percent staff

LONDON, U.K. - As part of its large-scale turnaround plan, Wells Fargo & Co has announced that it would reduce ...


Alex Ferguson 'emotional' as he returns to Old Trafford

Manchester - Alex Ferguson has returned to Old Trafford for the first time since undergoing an emergency brain operation in ...


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Irked over Brexit impasse, May demands new proposals

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing growing anger within the country and repeated rejection by ...

Iran fumes after separatists kill dozens at military parade

AHVAZ, Iran - In one of the deadliest attacks in the country in years, Iran suffered a bloody assault on ...

Rosenstein debunks report on his strategy to topple Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The federal investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, in a bid to swing ...

136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

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China shuts 4,000 websites as part of fresh crackdown

BEIJING, China - As part of an operation to crack down on illegal content online, China has revealed that the ...

Windfall for 21st Century Fox despite loss of Sky to Comcast

LONDON, UK - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has lost control of its prized Sky plc, which was founded by ...

Indian IT giant, Infosys announces 1,000 jobs in Arizona

BANGALORE, India - As part of its commitment to offer employment to 10,000 Americans by 2023, India's second-biggest software firm ...

French brand Longchamp eyes expansion in China to lift sales

PARIS, France - Famed for its iconic folding Le Pliage handbags, the leading French luxury brand Longchamp is exploring various ...

Facebook's dating feature goes live but only in Columbia

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Earlier this year, Facebook unveiled its most boggling feature till date - revealing at its annual developer ...

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Irked over Brexit impasse, May demands new proposals

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing growing anger within the country and repeated rejection by ...


Windfall for 21st Century Fox despite loss of Sky to Comcast

LONDON, UK - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has lost control of its prized Sky plc, which was founded by ...


Sky set to go into rare auction this weekend

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to resolve a bidding war that started in December 2016, now, the Takeover Panel ...


'Fat' traces confirm weird fossils were earliest animals

AFP - A strange fossil that looks a bit like a giant leaf, or a fingerprint the size of a ...


Spiked night of hell

A 27-year-old former actress has claimed to be the latest victim of "drink-spiking", saying she narrowly escaped being raped and ...


Rassie picks Blitzbok star, UK-based prop for Bok squad

Cape Town - Uncapped Blitzbok star Ruhan Nel , Vincent Koch (prop), Sbu Nkosi (wing), Lionel Mapoe (centre) and Ivan ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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