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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Southern African leaders ended a two-day summit Monday resolving to develop their industries to boost regional cooperation and set up a fund for its projects.
Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar
The nation's top dollar store chains are betting big that their once-thriving business will make a comeback if they band together.
PriceWaterhouseCoopers will pay US$25 million and face a two-year suspension from consulting for new bank clients under an agreement with New York regulators following an investigation that showed the company improperly altered a report about Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi laundering money.
PriceWaterhouseCoopers will pay US$25 million and face a two-year suspension from consulting for new bank clients under an agreement with New York regulators following an investigation that showed the company improperly altered a report about Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi laundering money.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Boosted by two days of U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from Islamic militants, a military spokesman in Baghdad said as fighting was reported to be underway for the rest of the strategic complex.
Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam; militants deny claim
Missouri deploys National Guard to violence-wracked Ferguson
Missouri's governor on Monday ordered National Guard troops to help restore order in Ferguson, hours after police hurled tear gas to disperse violent protesters in the town wracked by race riots.
Ukraine on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels of shelling a convoy of civilians fleeing the war-torn east, leaving “many” dead, as crisis talks to halt months of bloodshed failed to make a breakthrough.
Heavily armed robbers have attacked the motorcade of a Saudi prince in Paris, making off with 250,000 euros (US$335,000) in cash and reportedly stealing “sensitive” documents, French police said Monday.
Two climbers and their guide have fallen 800 meters to their death in the Mont Blanc range, police said on Monday, the latest in a series of tragedies on Europe's highest mountain.
U.S. stocks pushed higher in early trade Monday despite continued tensions in Ukraine, with a new bid in the dollar-store fight stirring up retailer shares.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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