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Jordan king summons PM over anti-government demos

The increases have hit the incomes of ordinary Jordanians, causing his popularity to plummet. The demonstrations began last Wednesday when thousands of Jordan...


Someone in Ireland has just become €4.3 million richer

Winning tickets worth $500,000 and $333,333 were each sold in nearby Brampton, also, according to the Ontario Lottery Group (OLG). Six Canadian Tire co-worker...


US citizen shot to death in Nicaragua's capital amid unrest

According to a European Parliament press release, the repression perpetrated by the Nicaraguan authorities, armed forces, police and violent groups close to the...


Price of lunch with Warren Buffett climbs to over $3 million

An online auction that raises money for the Glide Foundation's work to help the homeless in San Francisco ended Friday night on eBay with a winning bid of $...


Merkel to work with new Italy gov't, says united EU vital

Merkel is in Portugal for a 24-hour official visit during which she will discuss the European Union's future with local officials. Merkel refrained from outri...


Microsoft surpasses Google in market valuation

The two companies basically swapped places, with Microsoft now the third most valuable company in the world and Alphabet at the number four spot. Microsoft...


Trans Mountain seeks stricter injunction at BC terminals

However, the news that Ottawa would buy the pipeline and hope to sell the finished project was met with skepticism from some elected officials in Wood Buffalo...


Italy's coalition government sworn in

Eurosceptic Paolo Savona, who had been first pick for finance minister, will instead be European affairs minister, a less powerful role but one which will mean ...


US Unemployment Is the Lowest since 2000

Yet so far, the trade disputes have done nothing to knock the almost 9-year-old economic expansion - the second-longest on record - off track. The year-over-yea...


Cainiao Network, RoboSense release world's first unmanned logistics vehicle

Its technological innovation for the industry includes e-shipping labels and smart sorting. Within China , 1,500 counties and districts now enjoy Cainiao's s...


Dog found dead during Delta flight layover in Detroit

But, a spokesperson for Delta Airlines said Alejandro was pronounced dead after an airline employee had checked on the dog in between transfers Detroit to New...


Petrobras CEO resigns after Brazil truckers' strike

His departure sent Petrobras shares plummeting and wiped $12 billion off its market valuation. However, the strike has raised the specter of protests spreadin...


Italy's populist parties reach new deal on government

Italy's two populist parties have revived their plans to form a coalition government and again put forward Giuseppe Conte as prime minister. After weeks of p...


Softbank drives forward Vision Fund with $2.25bn GM autonomous vehicle investment

The capital infusion is created to speed large-scale deployment of self-driving robotaxis next year. SoftBank will own 19.6 percent share in GM Cruise through t...


Mothercare to press ahead with closing 50 stores across UK

The closures - putting 800 jobs at risk - are part of a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), which allows companies to shut loss-making shops and reduce rents. ...


U.S. Hints at China Talks Progress as Trump Riles Trade Allies

The U.S. delegation included energy and agriculture experts, reflecting the U.S. desire to increase exports of natural gas and food in an effort to reduce the $...


Facebook investors revolt over Mark Zuckerberg's boardroom power

At the company's annual shareholders meeting on Thursday, attendees made it abundantly clear that they're fed up with Facebook and the seemingly endless barra...


Google won't renew its military AI contract

Over the past weeks, many Google employees have resigned and thousands have signed a petition in protest from the company's partnership to develop military ...


Want to Save the Planet? Go Vegan, Study Says

In order to determine the impact of our agriculture , researchers at Oxford compiled a robust dataset of how our diets are taking a toll on the planet by analy...


Funeral market faces crack down to prevent bereaved being 'ripped off'

The funeral services provider said it has "led" calls for greater regulation of the industry, and added it looks forward to working with the regulator and the U...