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Yum Brands to return $13.5 billion to shareowners by 2019

(Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc , owner of Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell chains, said on Tuesday it will more than double returns to shareholders by 2019 as part of a program started last year, sending its shares up as much as 3.8 percent.
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Tourism and aviation form a nexus in Ireland that has unique and multiple effects across the economy.
Greencore shares rebounded by more than 9% yesterday after management reaffirmed the growth potential afforded by its recent purchase of US company Peacock Foods.
Saoirse Ronan’s star turn in awarding-winning Brooklyn has paid off for the young actor’s bank balance, with profits soaring over €430,000 at her entertainment firm.
Property firm Hibernia Reit said it has the resources to spend on growing its office holdings and may seek to expand its buy-to-let residential holdings.
The average Irish household owes over €30,000 — making Ireland the fourth most indebted country in the EU, the Central Bank has found.
Nokia has settled its legal battle with Apple with a new patent licence agreement and also signed a business deal with the US giant, surprising investors who had expected the dispute to drag on.
Irish travel software company Datalex has told shareholders that it expects to land a number of new client wins before the end of this year.
The Brexit squeeze on British consumers has hurt the UK government’s finances as well as retailers, new figures show, indicating that the economic slowdown at the start of the year is now being
Official exchange rate of the US dollar and euro to Azerbaijani manat for May 24 was set at 1.7021 manats and 1.9029 manats, respectively.
It is a partnership that reveals the inner workings of influence and money in Modi's India
The rand races to a four-week high against the dollar on a report that the ANC will discuss the removal of President Jacob Zuma.
Narendra Modi's measures to bring tax evaders to book has met with limited success
Hollywood star Tom Cruise has confirmed that he will return for the sequel of "Top Gun". During an interview with Australian TV Sunrise, the 54- year-old actor confirmed that "Top Gun 2" is "definite
King of Pop Michael Jackson's songs will reportedly not be featured in Netflix's "Bubbles". Sources close to Jackson's estate said that the project, penned by Isaac Adamson and tells the life of the
Roland Garros organisers are confident that the absence from the 2017 French Open of Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will just be a footnote when the story of the second major of th
With Gujarat witnessing another round of intense heat wave with temperature crossing 40 degree Celsius in most places, Surat residents are flocking to water parks seeking respite from the searing heat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs two lakh for the kin of each of those killed in the tragic bus accident in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand.The funds would be released from
Miguel Cotto vs. Juan Manuel Marquez could help close out a strong year for the sport of boxing.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service downgraded China's credit ratings on Wednesday, saying it expects the financial strength of the world's second-biggest economy will erode in comi
Singers Selena Gomez and The Weeknd stepped out to enjoy a movie date in Chicago. The two watched the recently released "Alien: Covenant" in the theatre as per the post shared by one of their fans on
LUBEC, Maine (AP) — Maine’s U.S. senators are on board with a plan to make it easier for seafood dealers to export sea urchins and sea cucumbers outside of the United States. The senators say u
Singer The Weeknd has purchased a USD 20 million mansion in LA's Hidden Hills area. The 27-year-old star's fancy house sits on three acres of land and boasts of nine bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and an exq
Singer Nicole Scherzinger might be taking up a seat on this year's "The X Factor" judging panel. During Billboard Music Awards, the 38-year-old singer, who first appeared as a judge on the popular re
Actor Zac Efron has compared the cast of his upcoming movie "Baywatch" to superheroes of the "Avengers". The 29-year-old actor, who plays Matt Brody; a young former Olympian who has been enlisted int
The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered about 121 points and the Nifty regained the 9,400-mark in early trade today on fresh buying by investors amid better- than-expected earnings. Speculators covering
God paid a visit to “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Wednesday to bash Donald Trump for divulging highly-classified information to Russian officials. ?Colbert was discussing Trump’s first trip
The five-seater premium SUV will be Volkswagenâ??s first all-new model introduction in India in nearly a year. The company last year in June launched the Ameo compact sedan which is built on the Pol
Former MLA and president of the Peace Party Dr. Mohamed Ayub was arrested on charges of rape in Lucknow yesterday.According to reports, he was apprehended last evening near Aliganj thane in Lucknow on
The new World Cup stadium in Saint Petersburg was meant to boast a state-of-the-art pitch and be a showcase for Vladimir Putin's Russia, when it hosts the 2018 football bonanza. Instead the USD 8
As part of its exercise to restructure the PE segment, Allcargo transferred similar businesses to its joint venture company Avvashya CCI Logistics Pvt Ltd. Allcargo is part of the Avvashya Group own
Six miners were killed in a flash flood at a coal mine in northern China, officials said today. They said five miners were rescued from the flooding in Dongyu Coal Mine near Taiyuan, capital of the c
The rupee edged higher by 9 paise to 64.80 against the dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on fresh selling of the US currency by banks and exporters. Forex dealers said a h
The overall accuracy of Zillow’s estimates has gotten better, and it’s now announcing a $1 million award to sharpen the company’s algorithm further.
Deepali Ganore, the wife of Mumbai Police Inspector Dyaneshwar Ganore, was found dead inside her house in Mumbai's Santacruz area last night.The inspector has been identified as one of the investigati

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