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French brand Longchamp eyes expansion in China to lift sales

PARIS, France - Famed for its iconic folding Le Pliage handbags, the leading French luxury brand Longchamp is exploring various ...

Facebook's dating feature goes live: Reactions mixed

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who unveiled the company's ambitious dating feature at Facebook’s annual developer conference - ...

Amazon buys majority stake in Indian supermarket, More

SEATTLE, U.S. - Starting off in 1994 as a modest firm to sell books in Seattle, Amazon's trajectory in its ...

Dow hits another all-time high, tech stops drop

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks around the world were at six months-highs as the global leader, the Dow Jones ...

Domestic baggage fees set to be raised by American Airlines

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Following several major U.S. carriers, American Airlines Group announced on Thursday that it would raise its domestic ...

Tesla VP of global supply management, Liam O'Connor, resigns

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Suffering yet another jolt, reports have revealed that the electric carmaker Tesla has lost yet another top ...

Uber in talks to acquire food delivery company Deliveroo

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to expand its business offering, ride-hailing company Uber Technologies is reportedly in early talks ...

Adobe Systems buys marketing software firm Marketo

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a deal that is set to bolster its cloud-based digital marketing business, Adobe Systems Inc has ...

Royal Bank of Scotland suffers tech problems

GLASGOW, Scotland - In an apology to customers issued on Twitter, the Royal Bank of Scotland acknowledged on Friday that ...

Wells Fargo announces plans to layoff 5-10 percent staff

LONDON, U.K. - As part of its large-scale turnaround plan, Wells Fargo & Co has announced that it would reduce ...

Wall Street rallies as traders shrug off tariff concerns

NEW YORK, New York - The Dow Jones industrials closed at a record high on Thursday, sweeping aside concerns about ...

Japanese crypto exchange suffers massive attack

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif revealed a massive hacking attack on Thursday, in which the exchange is believed ...

U.K. regulator slaps fine of 500,000 pounds on Equifax

LONDON, U.K. - Equifax's U.K. arm was slapped with a fine worth 500,000 pounds by the U.K. regulator, over the ...

EU calls on Facebook, Twitter to comply with consumer rules

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As regulators in the European Union continue to crackdown on U.S. social media giants over privacy and ...

Sky set to go into rare auction this weekend

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to resolve a bidding war that started in December 2016, now, the Takeover Panel ...

Amazon hopes to launch 3,000 cashierless food stores

SEATTLE, U.S. - Amazon, which launched its first cashierless food store in Seattle in December 2016 and has since unveiled ...

Japan's Panasonic ties up with Inmarsat for broadband

LONDON, U.K. - In a partnership aimed at providing in-flight broadband for commercial airlines, the British satellite company Inmarsat has ...

Alibaba's Jack Ma calls off offer to create 1 mn U.S. jobs

BEIJING, China - Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma, who recently warned that the trade war between the world’s two largest economies could ...

To maintain strong growth, Ferrari to unveil 15 new models

ROME, Italy - The Italian supercar maker announced its plans to unveil 15 new models, in a bid to reassure ...

McDonald's staff go on strike over its harassment policy

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Protesting against the company's sexual harassment policy, staff at McDonald's restaurants in ten U.S. cities staged walkouts ...

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Iran fumes after separatists kill dozens at military parade

AHVAZ, Iran - In one of the deadliest attacks in the country in years, Iran suffered a bloody assault on ...

Rosenstein debunks report on his strategy to topple Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The federal investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, in a bid to swing ...

136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

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