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Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 4:07 PMAP

Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet for business use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company's commercial momentum. The company...

Published:Monday | March 14, 2016 | 11:02 PMAP

MIAMI, (AP):As Washington normalises relations with Havana, nearly 30,000 Cuban nationals convicted of crimes in the US may face deportation.The Miami Herald reports that 28,400 Cuban nationals have served their prison terms and face automatic...

Published:Wednesday | March 9, 2016 | 11:03 PMAP
Published:Friday | March 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

United States airlines are looking to serve Cuba primarily from their large hub cities, with Havana being the most popular destination.At least eight carriers submitted applications to the US...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2016 | 11:04 PMAP
Published:Sunday | February 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

Federal regulators and the auto industry are taking a more lenient approach than safety advocates like when it comes to phasing in automatic braking systems for passenger cars, according to records of their private negotiations.The technology...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2016 | 12:08 AMAP

MANCHESTER, England (AP):The player who is all the talk at Manchester United right now isn't listed on the 31-man squad on the back of the team's match-day program.There's even a section currently up on United's website, posing the question many are...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

UNITED KINGDOMLONDON, (AP):Respect for human rights regressed across Europe in 2015, as countries moved to restrict the massive inflow of migrants and adopted sweeping anti-terrorism measures, Amnesty International said in its annual report...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2016 | 11:06 PMAP

ZURICH (AP):Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini had their bans from soccer reduced from eight years to six by FIFA's appeal body yesterday, two days before the sport's ruling body tries to turn the page on years of scandals by electing a new president....

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2016 | 11:18 AMAP

Apple Inc will tell a federal judge this week in legal papers that its fight with the FBI over accessing a locked and encrypted iPhone should be kicked to Congress, rather than decided by courts, The Associated Press has learned. Apple will also...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2016 | 1:55 PMAP

The Obama administration has approved the first US factory in Cuba in more than half a century, allowing a two-man company from Alabama to build a plant assembling as many as 1,000 small tractors a year for sale to private farmers in Cuba. The...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2016 | 4:02 PMAP

Crude oil prices fell sharply for the second day in a row Tuesday. Benchmark US  crude oil dropped US$1.75, or 5.6 per cent, to close at US$27.94 a barrel in New York. Brent crude, a benchmark for international oils, fell US$2.56, or 7.8 per...

Published:Monday | January 25, 2016 | 11:02 PMAP

UNITED STATESNORTH DAKOTA, (AP):The US Supreme Court refused yesterday to review lower court rulings overturning North Dakota's ban on abortion at six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they're pregnant.The justices turned away the state's...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP
Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2016 | 6:10 PMAP

United States stocks slumped Wednesday as the price of oil suffered its worst one-day drop since September, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index fell to its lowest level in almost two years. US crude dropped US$1.91, or 6.7 per cent, to US$...

Published:Tuesday | January 19, 2016 | 11:14 AMAP

China's economy cooled further in the latest quarter, dragging 2015's full-year growth to a quarter-century low and deepening a slowdown that has fuelled anxiety over its impact on the global economy. The world's second-largest economy...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2016 | 11:06 PMAP
Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2016 | 12:49 PMAP

US stocks were mostly higher in midday trading Tuesday, with health care and technology companies among the biggest gainers. Another slide in crude oil prices pulled down energy stocks. Investors also had their eye on corporate earnings, which are...

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2016 | 10:35 AMAP

ZURICH (AP): Already banished from soccer for eight years, former FIFA leaders Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are again facing the threat of life bans. FIFA ethics prosecutors said yesterday they will appeal to increase the bans, arguing they are...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2016 | 2:40 PMAP

China's market regulators say they are suspending a mechanism that automatically halts trading when stocks fall sharply. The mechanism, which was implemented at the beginning of the year, has been triggered twice this week. On Thursday trading...

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2016 | 11:08 PMAP
Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2016 | 5:46 PMAP

United States stocks tumbled to two-month lows Wednesday as fears about China's economy slowing down led to more widespread selling. The price of oil plunged to its lowest level since 2008 on the prospect that global demand could fall further....

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2016 | 4:19 PMAP

Despite the United States Federal Reserve's unanimous vote to raise a key interest rate last month, some policymakers viewed their decision as a "close call" because of stubbornly low inflation. Going forward, officials believed...

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