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Indian rupees will soon no longer be accepted in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In a further blow to India's currency, which has been in a downward spiral in recent years, ...

Thousands to be laid off as GM begins shrinking production in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, U.S. - America's largest automaker General Motors announced on Friday that it was informing authorities about its previously announced ...

IMF: Hard Brexit will come at a cost to UK economically

WASHINGTON DC - The International Monetary Fund believes the biggest risk to the UK economy in the near term is ...

Beijing to dump 'Made in China 2025' policy

BEIJING, China - China is now preparing to replace the Made in China 2025 policy with a campaign designed to ...

U.S. markets join in global stocks rout

NEW YORK, New York - Investors spent Friday rattled throughout the day as stocks tumbled from the opening bell. Increasing ...

French Foreign Ministry travel alert webpage hacked, defaced

PARIS, France - The travel alert registry website operated by the French Foreign Ministry was hacked and defaced, leading to ...

Apple unveils expansion plans, huge Austin campus announced

TEXAS, U.S. - As part of its plans to expand in the U.S., Apple has unveiled plans to build a ...

India and France agree to fight terrorism jointly

New Delhi [India], Dec 15 (ANI): India and France have agreed to fight terrorism together, French Minister for Europe and ...

Stocks Plunge to 8-month Lows on Growth Fears; J&J Nosedives

NEW YORK - Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more ...

Vietnam Given Best Odds to Gain from Sino-US Trade Dispute

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - The world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, Foxconn Technology, as well as a ...

Ilonggos bank on safe, potable water

ILOILO, Dec. 14 (PIA) -- Ilonggos can be assured of a clean, safe, and sustainable water supply. This was underscored ...

Iran, Singapore to Develop Cooperation on Sports

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran and Singapore will develop cooperation in sports, Iran's Ambassador to Singapore Javad Ansari said. - Sports ...

Marthas Vineyard wind-farm sites spur $405 million bids

U.S. offshore wind power is expected to surge over the next decade reaching 10,000 megawatts by 2030, compared to just ...

Soft skills key for young people looking for work, says study

The retail industry, long a place for people to take their first step on the employment ladder, is still a ...

Google draws ire from activists, some of whom are employees

Last week, more than 60 human rights groups, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, demanded Google end an effort ...

Green groups are set to crash into global populists over pollution cuts

After two weeks of talks in Katowice, Poland, envoys from almost 200 countries this weekend adopted a set of rules ...

Flying cars may appear in urban skies by 2023

The Uber Technologies logo is displayed at the Uber Elevated Asia Pacific Expo event in Tokyo on Aug. 30, 2018. ...

B.C. drivers could be paying more as public auto insurer asks for a rate increase

Attorney General David Eby, the minister in charge of the corporation, says the government is undertaking a historic modernization of ...

Canadian firm says it found largest diamond to be unearthed in North America

A 552-carat yellow diamond unearthed in October at the Diavik Diamond Mine, approximately 217 kilometers south of the Arctic Circle ...

Staples Canada transforms business model with co-working spaces, cafes and more

Staples Canada Inc. is transforming its business model and chief executive officer David Boone said the concept stores are a ...

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North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts twice, sends thick ash into the sky

JAKARTA, Indonesia - One of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island - Mount Soputan erupted twice in a ...

Massive explosion at Japanese bar leaves over 40 injured

SAPPORA, Japan - More than 42 people suffered injuries in a massive explosion at a bar in the northern Japanese ...

Seven killed, three injured in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING, China - The latest in a series of tragic accidents inside a coal mine in China on Saturday, reignited ...

Report: 20 civilians dead after airstrike targeting Taliban commander

KABUL, Afghanistan - At least 20 Afghan civilians, including a dozenĀ children, are believed dead as the result of an assassination ...

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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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