Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

As Brexit Approaches, Europeans Focus on Other Worries

PARIS - Max Broby waited patiently in the heart of a snaking line of Britain-bound Eurostar passengers that barely seemed ...

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Says Mueller Appointment Biased

WASHINGTON - Seeking to discredit a highly anticipated report on the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump is attacking the appointment ...

US Labor Market Solid; Manufacturing Sector Slowing

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to still ...

Rand makes gains on Fed's dovish comments

The rand gained 1.9% against the US dollar on Wednesday, following the US Federal Reserve Bank's announcement to keep rates ...

US Negotiators to Visit China Next Week for New Round of Trade Talks

China says a high-ranking U.S. delegation will travel to Beijing next week to resume negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing ...

Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting video

Why did Facebook air live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting for 17 minutes? Didn't anyone alert the company ...

'We've had highs, we've also had lows': Fifth Parliament rises

It ended with a whimper, rather than the bang it has become known for over the past five years. Around ...

Turkey, Iran Join Forces Against Kurdish Rebels

ISTANBUL - Turkey is heralding as groundbreaking a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish rebel groups. Turkish-Iranian relations have ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

US Fed sees no rate hikes in 2019

Federal Reserve officials scaled back their projected interest-rate increases this year to zero and said they would end the drawdown ...

Osaka silent over ex-coach lawsuit as Miami Open begins

Miami - World number one Naomi Osaka refused on Wednesday to become embroiled in a dispute with one of her ...

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Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Southgate supports Rice amid IRA storm

London - England manager Gareth Southgate expressed his support for Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder apologised on Thursday ...

Experts dispute testosterone test for top female athletes

Paris - Barring South African runner CAS delays Semenya verdict until April Having unusually elevated levels of the hormone - ...

Juve to avoid US pre-season amid Ronaldo rape claims - report

Milan - Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus will play the pre-season International Champions Cup in Asia and not in the United States ...

FIFA bans former Ecuador football chief for life

Zurich - FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador's football federation, Luis Chiriboga ...

Finch hopes Australia carry momentum in Pakistan series

Sharjah - Australian skipper Aaron Finch hopes his team carry the momentum of a series win in India to their ...

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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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