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US stocks slip as Alcoa results disappoint, Fed rate bets rise

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Alcoa tumbled the most since January after reporting a profit and sales that missed analysts’ estimates
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Sitting on a couch in his home in the Karen suburb of Nairobi, Samuel Odaga stares at his phone, his fingers occasionally flicking the screen.
Sitting on a couch in his home in the Karen suburb of Nairobi, Samuel Odaga stares at his phone, his fingers occasionally flicking the screen.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov was sceptical about the projects in defence worth BGN 3.56 billion in statements before journalists in Brussels today. The projects, presented to him on Monday, include ve
Saudi security forces shot dead a wanted man in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Friday and arrested several others, Reuters reported. The gunmen, who are wanted for terrorism, exchanged fire with t
FREDERICTON - A major mining project proposed for central New Brunswick has received federal environmental assessment approval. The Sisson Mine project would see the development of an open pit tungst
Canada’s retail industry is undergoing a seismic shift, with the Sears store in Garden City Shopping Centre among the latest additions to a growing list of casualties. Sears Canada announced Th
Traditional voodoo ceremonies are attracting tourists to the small West African nation of Togo.
Senior lawmakers in both parties are resisting the Trump administration’s moves toward imposing steel tariffs on national-security grounds, worried that other countries could use the same argument to
Celebrity chef Alice Waters, owner of the legendary Berkeley restaurant Chez Panisse and a pioneer of the locally grown food movement, said the acquisition could allow Amazon to revolutionize the ent
LGBTQ families are among those who suffer because Starbucks store employees don’t get parental leave unless they are a birth mother, say two L.A. baristas who delivered 30,000 signatures to the compa
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has granted Mayfair Bank licence to conduct banking business in Kenya.
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has granted Mayfair Bank licence to conduct banking business in Kenya.
The cost of living went up by 1.3 per cent in the year up to May, a slightly slower pace than it increased by a month earlier.
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The President of Greece, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, has reaffirmed his country’s support for Bulgaria’s joining the Schengen area during the first visit of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev in Southeastern E
The planned appointment of National Football League team owner Woody Johnson as U.S. ambassador to London shows President Donald Trump's commitment to close ties with Britain, Prime Minister Theresa M
OTTAWA - Canadian inflation eased up on the accelerator last month as weaker year-over-year growth in gasoline prices helped slow the annual rate to 1.3 per cent, Statistics Canada said ...
The outcome of the latest stress test on banks gives ammunition to the Trump administration and lawmakers who see some of the rules put in place after the financial crisis as excessive.
The sales of green cars have doubled in Romania in the first five months of the year compared with the same period of 2016, to 717 new units, according to the statistics of the Association of Car Prod
BlackBerry is reporting a $671 million US profit for the first quarter but its revenue was lower than expected, missing analyst estimates.
Thousands of gay men in Germany convicted under a Nazi-era law banning homosexuality will have their names cleared after a decades-long campaign. The German parliament voted Thursday night to overturn
Everybody supported my proposal that we should continue working well with Turkey on the agreement and the protection of EU’s borders, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told journalists, quoted by a reporte
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce said on Friday that it had completed the $5 billion acquisition of Chicago-based PrivateBancorp in a deal which will help it diversify from its
French energy company ENGIE said Friday it identified a fracture of a weld on a pipe as cause for a leak from its Gjoa platform in the North Sea this week.
For many fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies some of their biggest merchandising challenges include manual data collection using pen and paper, inaccurate sales data, sales team not visiting o
For many fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies some of their biggest merchandising challenges include manual data collection using pen and paper, inaccurate sales data, sales team not visiting o
Johnny Depp may have just crossed the line. The Pirates of the Caribbean actor appeared to threaten U.S. President Donald Trump with assassination during a speech at the Glastonbury Festival in the U.
The European Central Bank requested greater powers to supervise euro-denominated clearing, stepping up a tug of war between European Union authorities and Britain over the future of the lucrative busi
They are only discussed. They may not even be implemented. But the new sanctions under consideration in the U.S. Congress have already become a factor the Bank of Russia can’t ignore. Read more here.
EU-funded twinning project “Support to the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population (MLSPP) in implementing reform of the pension provision system in Azerbaijan” within the European Neigh
President Donald Trump is reportedly furious at White House Counsel Don McGahn for not acting as his personal attorney and trying to push back against the Russia probe. The president has asked a varie
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