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Qatar Airways boss says his airline 'should be led by a man'

Promises by the global airline industry to do more to promote gender equality veered off course when one of its top executives suggested his CEO...

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Petrol prices are set to drop around the country

The increase pushed prices to their highest level since mid-2014, with some drivers paying as much as $1.60 a litre, according to the Australian...

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Apple Focuses on Performance, AR for iPhone Operating System

The keynote kicks off at 10am PT (10:30 pm IST). Shortcuts can trigger smart home events and preferences as well, Apple executives announced...

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Marginal drop in fuel prices for sixth consecutive day

The reductions come on the back of softening of worldwide oil rates and the rupee gaining against the U.S. dollar. On Friday, price of a litre o...

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Howard Schultz explains why Starbucks stores closed for racial bias training

She wouldn't give too much more away about the training, but said Perception's workshops typically encouraged participants to think about how th...

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European shares fall on trade tensions, Deutsche troubles

But the past two days have seen some stability with the euro recouping its losses thanks in part to renewed efforts to form a government and avo...

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Starbucks leader Howard Schultz is leaving the coffee copmany

Howard Schultz announced he is stepping down from Starbucks , where he is executive chairman, effective June 26. Following his transition of...

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Apple gives users control of Siri with new Shortcuts and Suggestions tools

At this point, 81-percent of active iOS users are now running iOS 11. With so-called sparklines showing the ups and downs of a stock throughou...

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China warns USA trade talks will be void if Washington imposes sanctions

Beijing said "positive and concrete progress" was made on those issues with details left for "both sides to finalise". China has also threate...

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Google won't renew controversial drone project with Pentagon amid employee backlash

Internal emails exchanged among Google executives show that Project Maven, despite its controversial nature, was to set the stage for a broader...

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Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign, political sources say

At dawn Monday, Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah visited the protest site outside the prime minister's office and spoke to security forces who ...

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Another Alberta multi-million dollar lottery victor

The ticket is one of several winners from last night's draw (June 1), although no one won the jackpot. Yesterday's Lotto Max was the biggest l...

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Lunch with Warren Buffett sells for $3.3 million at auction

This year's six bidders on eBay opened at $102,000 on Sunday, stalled at $3,200,100 on Wednesday, then bumped up another $100,000 in the aucti...

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Merkel comments on euro zone reform show move towards French position

The German Chancellor's words came after the plans of the new Italian government of the populist "Five Stars Movement" and "League" to ask the E...

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Microsoft has more market value than Google

The change means that the company behind Windows is the third most valuable company in the world. Since taking over four years ago, Nadella ha...

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Giuseppe Conte has agreed to head the government of Italy

Ironically, after the swearing in at the Quirinale Palace, politicians who early this week were calling for Mr Mattarella's impeachment will min...

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Petrobras CFO Ivan Monteiro Replaces Parente as CEO

Parente's resignation highlights the erosion of support for market-friendly policies after two years of austerity under Temer. Late Friday, Pe...

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Widespread Visa Card Outage Hits Britain And Europe

Customers across the country are experiencing problems using bank and credit cards this afternoon. The company said it is working towards reso...

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Strong hiring in May pushes unemployment rate to 18-year low

The White House is also threatening China with separate duties. Still, the report suggests that the almost 9-year old economic expansion - the...

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Alibaba, RoboSense Release G Plus

Unmanned cars and trucks can be equipped with smart devices, for a courier vehicle, mobile self-pickup station, mobile coffee vending cart, etc....

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Dog found dead in carrier during layover on NJ-bound flight

Michael Dellegrazie and his girlfriend say their Pomeranian, named Alejandro, isn't just their pet, he's a member of their family. But, a spok...

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China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks

If the U.S. moves forward with sanctions, "all the economic and trade achievements negotiated by the two parties will be void", Xinhua state n...

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‘Don’t be evil’ prevails as Google not renewing controversial military AI project

Indeed, nearly 4,000 of Google employees recently signed a petition asking Google to cancel the project . Google cloud boss Diane Greene...

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ANZ facing action over .5bn placement

ANZ said it would not be providing further comment at this time. The criminal charges allege cartel arrangements made during an underwritten, ...

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Reeking passenger caused vomiting, fainting and emergency landing

He smelt so bad that other passengers started fainting and vomiting after the flight took off from Schiphol Airport, which serves the Dutch capi...

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Amazon still major threat to retailers despite restricted access

The online retail giant said it would redirect Australians to the newly launched Australian site once the 10 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST...

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Evergreen Capital Management LLC Takes Position in Deutsche Bank AG (DB)

Bloomberg News reports that the bank may retreat from "a couple of small business areas", Sewing said at a dinner the Frankfurt-based company h...

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Deadline For Submission of Bids Ends Today; No Bidders Yet

Choubey told reporters in New Delhi . The aviation secretary further added that the government meant to signal to the market that complete fr...

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Lottery retailers will be busy as record-breaking Lotto Max draws near

To win the jackpot or a Maxmillions prize, players must match seven out of seven numbers. Six Maxmillions prizes, worth $500,000 each, were so...

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B.C.’s minimum wage increasing to $12.65/hour on June 1st

The ACTU secretary, Sally McManus, welcomed the decision as a step in the right direction. The Australian Industry Group had been pushing fo...

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