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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

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Kenyatta's War on Corruption: Lasting Legacy or Political Theater

NAIROBI - Two top-ranking officials in Kenya were charged with corruption this week in a $3 billion Chinese-built railway project, ...

Danes to Fence German Border to Stop Boars with Swine Fever

COPENHAGEN - Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in ...

New Amnesty International Leader's 1st Move Targets Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG - Amnesty International's new leader said Wednesday his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance ...

Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump

WASHINGTON - For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see ...

Malta Lets European Migrant Ship Safely Dock After 4 Days at Sea

The United Nations on Wednesday welcomed Malta's agreement to allow a European rescue ship carrying 141 migrants to dock at ...

Sierra Leone Remembers Mudslide Victims

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE - Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday joined dozens of survivors of a mudslide that ...

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Ireland's Keywords Studios acquires Canada's Snowed In

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following its successful acquisition of Hollywood-based Blindlight, Irish video-gaming company Keywords Studios has now announced its latest accomplishment. Keywords r ...

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