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Asia shares slip as U.S. earnings disappoint, dollar gains

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares flirted with three-week lows on Wednesday after a dour start to Wall Street's corporate earnings season knocked U.S. stocks, while the dollar and Treasury yields rose on growing expectations of a U.S. rate hike in December.
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The high cost of transportation, fierce competition and the economic slowdown in some Arab countries have led to a further drop in Lebanese industrial exports, Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan sai
Drought is here once again punctuated by low rainfall and hot weather conditions. Pastoralists are feeling the heat.
Drought is here once again punctuated by low rainfall and hot weather conditions. Pastoralists are feeling the heat.
Bank stocks at Nairobi Securities Exchange are on recovery from the interest rate-capping rubble to defy doomsayers' forecasts that the market could crush.
Bank stocks at Nairobi Securities Exchange are on recovery from the interest rate-capping rubble to defy doomsayers' forecasts that the market could crush.
The reported Government borrowing of Sh226 billion in six months should not have come as a surprise to those who studied the annual budget estimates presented to Parliament in June.
The reported Government borrowing of Sh226 billion in six months should not have come as a surprise to those who studied the annual budget estimates presented to Parliament in June.
Ally Bank placed 10 fake pennies worth $1,000 in Detroit’s highly pedestrian areas, none uncovered as of midday Friday        
Attorneys for Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump and Trump University are seeking to block Los Angeles Times consumer columnist David Lazarus from testifying in a class-action fraud
Maryland's labor market recovered some ground in September after several months of little or no growth, but some economists worry hiring is likely to slow more in the months ahead.Some even sugges
Buying Time Warner would give AT&T — already a top U.S. supplier of pay-TV, mobile phone and home internet services — premium entertainment programming to offer its millions of subscribers.
Users of Twitter, Netflix and other sites reported failures after a company managing crucial parts of the internet infrastructure said it was under attack.
Actress Lupita Nyong'o believes she has a responsibility to promote ethnic diversity in Hollywood.
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is Newton, Pennsylvania on Friday night, holding a rally with fans in a state his campaign desperately needs. Forecasting site 538 currently gives Trump an 11.5 p
Telecom giant AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire entertainment group Time Warner, a banking source familiar with the negotiations said. A deal possibly worth more than USD 70 billion could be annou
On Friday, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his Seven Bucks Productions company announced they will be working with Will Ferrell and his Gary Sanchez Productions on a television pilot for Fox. The pilot
A suspected CS tear gas spray was found at London City Airport after passengers and staff were evacuated following a "chemical incident" that left 27 travellers feeling unwell and halted flights. Lon
Arguably the two best League of Legends teams in the world face off tonight in a best-of-five semifinals matchup.
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc has reached an agreement in principle to buy Time Warner Inc for about $85 billion, sources said on Friday, paving the way for the biggest deal in the world this year that would
The award stems from Compuware's decision in late 2013 to fire Karmanos and strip him of vested stock options.        
The U.S. Attorney's Office on Friday announced that the co-owner of a Maitland compounding pharmacy accused of defrauding a federal health care plan has agreed to pay a $4.25 million fine. Mark Gilmor
A Welsh village marked the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster which killed 116 children and 28 adults when a colliery spoil tip collapsed, engulfing a school. The 1966 tragedy shook Britain and
Adds that arbitral institutions must partner with the Indian legal profession to expand their footprint
Bombardier Inc said on Friday it would cut 7,500 jobs, mostly in its train-making division, in a second round of layoffs announced this year, following extended delays and budget overruns in its aeros
British American Tobacco, which owns 42 percent of the Camel cigarette maker, offered a generous $47 billion for the remainder.
Some of Donald Trump’s Facebook posts set off an intense debate inside the company, with some employees arguing certain posts should be removed for violating the site’s rules on hate speech. CEO Mark
In a radio interview on Friday, actress and Clinton surrogate Salma Hayek spoke out about the various women accusing Republican nominee Donald Trump of sexual harassment and assault, BuzzFeed News rep
Flight students gathered outside the offices of Trax Air on Friday and said instructors told them they would no longer work until they got paid.The school will continue operating and fully serving its
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved legislation on Friday that would place new regulations on online home rental companies like Airbnb. Existing New York state law bars most urban apa
Dow Jones Industrials High: 18,168.76 Low: 18,049.77 Close: 18,145.71 Change: —16.64 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2141.16 —0.18 NYSE Index: 10,571.88 —25.49 Nasdaq Composite Index:
The JPS board fully understands that JPS can not operate in isolation.              
Apple approached Time Warner about pursuing a combination a few months ago, and though the discussions didn’t progress beyond a preliminary stage, Apple is now monitoring the media giant’s advanced ta
Where did Jackson State University's cash reserves go? A press release says it went toward facility improvements.              
NEW YORK (AP) — Municipal bond yields rose modestly this week, continuing October’s upward trend. The 10-year yield on the AP Municipal Bond index was 2.076 percent Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern tim

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