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AllAfrica.com
Oxfam-Liberia Breaks Ground for Modern Water Facility in MbooMargibi County — OXFAM-Liberia has broken ground for the commencement of the co
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
Margibi County — OXFAM-Liberia has broken ground for the commencement of the construction of a modern water station facility for residents of Unification City in Mboo Statutory District, Lower Margibi County. Representatives of OXFAM along with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Change of Leader Will Not Put Aid Flows At RiskNellie Peyton is concern whether Liberia's change of leader will put aid flows
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
Nellie Peyton is concern whether Liberia's change of leader will put aid flows at risk. She adds that "Liberia's development is at risk of slowing as Nobel prize-winning president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a darling of foreign aid donors, is replaced... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Lawmaker Wants Economy Strengthened to Manage High ExpectationMonrovia — The former lawmaker of Montserrado County, District 12, Richmond And
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
Monrovia — The former lawmaker of Montserrado County, District 12, Richmond Anderson, says Liberians should "give chance" for the country's economy to be strengthened before raising expectations. The former representative comments come amid growing... Read more
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Weekly Times
NFF plea for $180m on mobile coverageFARMERS are demanding the Federal Government commit $180 million to extend the
Weekly Times / Posted moments ago
FARMERS are demanding the Federal Government commit $180 million to extend the mobile blackspots program. The National Farmers’ Federation is calling for three rounds, worth $60 million each, of the program to be funded beyond 2020, when the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Fear on grinding beef pricesGROWING US beef production and a rise in Australian herd numbers could place pr
Weekly Times / Posted moments ago
GROWING US beef production and a rise in Australian herd numbers could place pressure on grinding beef prices later this year, according to an industry analyst. This comes as average prices for dairy cows sold at Victorian prime markets have fallen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Measures Underway to Spur Economic GrowthFinance minister Calle Schlettwein expressed optimism for the economy to witnes
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
Finance minister Calle Schlettwein expressed optimism for the economy to witness a slow recovery in 2018. He said the government would focus on reducing debt and increasing revenue collection, and also reducing its dependency on the Southern African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Consolidates Position As African Development Bank's Largest ShareholderNigeria's President Buhari to commission Bank's new historic country building
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
Nigeria's President Buhari to commission Bank's new historic country building Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, will commission the new office complex of the African Development Bank in Abuja on January 18, 2018, consolidating the country's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Integrity in Development ProjectsThe African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on 16 January 2018, announced the co
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on 16 January 2018, announced the conclusion of a settlement agreement with GH Management Consultants and its managing partner, Mr. George HANIN. An investigation undertaken by the Office of Integrity and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Development Bank President to Participate in High-Level Panel On International Migration in AfricaAdesina to receive Liberia's highest national award The President of Liberia,
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
Adesina to receive Liberia's highest national award The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, will host the inaugural meeting of the High-Level Panel on International Migration in Africa (HLPM), in Monrovia on Monday, January 15, 2018.... Read more
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New York Daily News
GE to take $6.2 billion charge tied to GE CapitalFILE - In this June 12, 2017, file photo, the General Electric logo appears abo
New York Daily News / Posted a minute ago
FILE - In this June 12, 2017, file photo, the General Electric logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. General Electric says it will take a $6.2 billion after-tax charge in the fourth quarter tied to its review... Read more
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New York Daily News
UK business secretary calls for fast-tracked Carillion probeA general view of the Carillion company headquarters building in Wolverhampton,
New York Daily News / Posted a minute ago
A general view of the Carillion company headquarters building in Wolverhampton, England, Monday Jan. 15, 2018, as the construction giant goes into liquidation putting thousands of jobs and millions of pounds worth of British government contracts at... Read more
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New York Daily News
Energizer spends $2 billion to add Rayovac brandFILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo shows examples of new Energizer EcoAdvance
New York Daily News / Posted a minute ago
FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo shows examples of new Energizer EcoAdvanced batteries, at the company's headquarters in St. Louis. Energizer will spend about $2 billion to acquire the battery and lighting assets of Spectrum, adding the Rayovac... Read more
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Swissinfo
Ex-Credit Suisse Banker Says Fear Drove Six Years of Deceit(Bloomberg) -- Former Credit Suisse Group AG banker Patrice Lescaudron told a G
Swissinfo / Posted 2 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Former Credit Suisse Group AG banker Patrice Lescaudron told a Geneva court on the second day of his fraud trial that a fear of how his wealthy clients might react to his mounting losses drove him to start a scheme that endured for... Read more
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Swissinfo
Dollar Climbs as Euro, Pound Drop; Stocks Advance(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. dollar strengthened on Tuesday, rebounding from its low
Swissinfo / Posted 2 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. dollar strengthened on Tuesday, rebounding from its lowest close in three years to gain versus the yen, euro and pound. European stocks and government bonds advanced, while most commodities including gold turned lower. The... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Energizer spends $2 billion to add the Rayovac brandNEW YORK (AP) — Energizer will spend $2 billion in cash to acquire the battery
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Energizer will spend $2 billion in cash to acquire the battery and lighting assets of Spectrum, adding the Rayovac brand to its battery and lighting division. Spectrum Brands said earlier this month that it would seek a buyer for the... Read more
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Gazette News
Bank of England plays down risk to lenders after Carillion collapseThe Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following t
Gazette News / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following the collapse of Carillion this week, but cautioned that the ripple effects are yet to be fully felt. Treasury Select Committee chair and Conservative MP Nicky Morgan... Read more
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This is West Country
Bank of England plays down risk to lenders after Carillion collapseThe Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following t
This is West Country / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following the collapse of Carillion this week, but cautioned that the ripple effects are yet to be fully felt. Treasury Select Committee chair and Conservative MP Nicky Morgan... Read more
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PRWeek US
Breakfast Briefing: Americans can't even agree on the definition of fake news That's according to a study released this morning by Gallup and the Knight Fo
PRWeek US / Posted 6 minutes ago
That's according to a study released this morning by Gallup and the Knight Foundation. Plus: CVS' bold move taking on beauty product photoshopping in its aisles. How do... Read more
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Bolton News
Bank of England plays down risk to lenders after Carillion collapseThe Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following t
Bolton News / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following the collapse of Carillion this week, but cautioned that the ripple effects are yet to be fully felt. Treasury Select Committee chair and Conservative MP Nicky Morgan... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Honda Accord takes top prize at auto show for first timeDETROIT — Automotive journalists crowned the Honda Accord the North American Ca
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 minutes ago
DETROIT — Automotive journalists crowned the Honda Accord the North American Car of the Year on Monday, a first for the longtime model that has twice flirted for the top honor as a finalist. The 10th-generation Accord edged out the Kia Stinger and... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
GE to take $6.2 billion charge tied to GE CapitalFILE - In this June 12, 2017, file photo, the General Electric logo appears abo
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 9 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 12, 2017, file photo, the General Electric logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. General Electric says it will take a $6.2 billion after-tax charge in the fourth quarter tied to its review... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
I-COM on course to smash £2m turnoverManchester-based digital brand development agency I-COM has just completed its
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 minutes ago
Manchester-based digital brand development agency I-COM has just completed its third quarter with revenues up by 15 per cent on last year. This increased revenue means that the business will this year generate sales in excess of £2m for the first... Read more
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Business Insider
10 things you need to know before the opening bellHere is what you need to know. Bitcoin is leading a cryptocurrency bloodbath.
Business Insider / Posted 11 minutes ago
Here is what you need to know. Bitcoin is leading a cryptocurrency bloodbath. Declining Japanese and South Korean trading volumes are being blamed for spooking the market and spurring declines in the 10 biggest cryptocurrencies on Tuesday... Read more
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Business Insider
Citi posts strong earnings, despite taking $22 billion hit from tax reformAnalysts were expecting the bank to report adjusted earnings — not including sh
Business Insider / Posted 11 minutes ago
Analysts were expecting the bank to report adjusted earnings — not including short-term impacts of tax reform — of $1.19 a share. It's expected to be a noisy quarter for bank earnings in general, thanks in part to the tax law, which has caused many... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Bank of England plays down risk to lenders after Carillion collapseThe Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following t
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following the collapse of Carillion this week, but cautioned that the ripple effects are yet to be fully felt. Treasury Select Committee chair and Conservative MP Nicky Morgan... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Bank of England plays down risk to lenders after Carillion collapseThe Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following t
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following the collapse of Carillion this week, but cautioned that the ripple effects are yet to be fully felt. Treasury Select Committee chair and Conservative MP Nicky Morgan... Read more
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CBS News
Bitcoin prices plunge as South Korea says ban still an optionBitcoin and other digital currency prices plunged after South Korea's top finan
CBS News / Posted 13 minutes ago
Bitcoin and other digital currency prices plunged after South Korea's top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies remains a possibility. Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon said in an interview with local radio... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Houston sales tax revenue increases in NovemberHouston's monthly sales tax revenue rose about 12.8 percent in November, accord
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 minutes ago
Houston's monthly sales tax revenue rose about 12.8 percent in November, according to the Texas comptroller's office. The city received an allocation of about $54.7 million from the state for the month, the start of the holiday shopping season.... Read more
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FOX Business
Race is on for succession to Europe's top economic postsEurope is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic o
FOX Business / Posted 14 minutes ago
Europe is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic officials, including the influential head of the European Central Bank. Those chosen will make decisions affecting the jobs, savings and pay of 340 million people living in... Read more
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FOX Business
Will 2018 Be Celgene Corporation's Best Year Yet?It has been three long years since Celgene Corporation(NASDAQ: CELG) turned in
FOX Business / Posted 14 minutes ago
It has been three long years since Celgene Corporation(NASDAQ: CELG) turned in an impressive annual performance. In 2017, the big biotech stock slipped nearly 10%, while biotech ETFs soared. Last year started out great, but Celgene experienced a... Read more
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