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U.K. regulator slaps fine of 500,000 pounds on Equifax

LONDON, U.K. - Equifax's U.K. arm was slapped with a fine worth 500,000 pounds by the U.K. regulator, over the ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

EU calls on Facebook, Twitter to comply with consumer rules

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As regulators in the European Union continue to crackdown on U.S. social media giants over privacy and ...

Apple completes settlement of disputed Irish taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following a ruling by the European Commission made in August 2016, the iPhone maker Apple Inc has ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Liberia slaps travel bans on 15 people as it probes missing cash

Liberia on Thursday imposed travel bans on 15 people, including the son of ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, following a probe ...

Turkey Looks to Germany for Help on Deepening Financial Distress

ISTANBUL - Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak heads to Berlin Friday to meet with his German counterpart, Olaf Scholz, as ...

Mexican President-elect Stuck 3 Hours on Grounded Plane

MEXICO CITY - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a stickler for austerity who has vowed to fly only commercial, ...

Women supporting Kavanaugh find themselves in storm's centre

It started as a series of phone calls among old high-school friends and ended up embroiling 65 women in the ...

3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center

Three people were killed on Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials ...

British FM Suggests Referring Myanmar Leaders to ICC

Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt tweeted Thursday that Myanmar officials should be held responsible for their country's Rohingya crisis before ...

Ugandan pop star vows to fight on after arriving from US

Uganda's pop star politician Bobi Wine vowed on Thursday to continue his fight for more freedom in the country "or ...

No-Flow Zone: Are Russian Pop Stars Afraid To Play Daghestan

MAKHACHKALA, Russia -- Considered home to one of Russia's most conservative societies, the predominantly Muslim republic of Daghestan could turn ...

Trump suggested Sahara wall to stem migrants: Madrid

Spain's foreign minister revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested building a wall along the Sahara desert to stem the ...

Critics Blast Lviv's Ban On Russian-Language Culture

KYIV -- It's a measure some Ukrainians claim is necessary to fight Russia's potent 'hybrid warfare.' But critics, including Western ...

WADA Lifts Ban on Russian Anti-Doping Agency

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced Thursday it would lift its ban on Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA). "Today, the great ...

Bye Bye Bugs Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

OXFORD, PENNSYLVANIA - A staple of summer - swarms of bugs - seems to be a thing of the past. ...

Under Threat, Kabul's Hazara Make Call To Arms

As Kabulis commemorated Ashura, the holiest celebration on the Shi'ite religious calendar, scores of black-clad civilian recruits strapped with ammunition ...

Hezbollah Defies Israel, Says Has 'Precision Missiles'

BEIRUT, LEBANON - Lebanon's Hezbollah said Thursday it had acquired 'precision missiles' despite extensive efforts by neighbor and foe Israel ...

EU Getting 'Impatient' with Facebook Over Consumer Data Use

BRUSSELS - The European Union's consumer protection chief said Thursday she's growing impatient with Facebook's efforts to improve transparency with ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

U.K. regulator slaps fine of 500,000 pounds on Equifax

LONDON, U.K. - Equifax's U.K. arm was slapped with a fine worth 500,000 pounds by the U.K. regulator, over the ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

EU calls on Facebook, Twitter to comply with consumer rules

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As regulators in the European Union continue to crackdown on U.S. social media giants over privacy and ...

Apple completes settlement of disputed Irish taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following a ruling by the European Commission made in August 2016, the iPhone maker Apple Inc has ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

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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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