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  • BUSINESS

    Wells Fargo chief grilled over bogus accounts scandal

    AFP, Published on 21/09/2016

    » NEW YORK - Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf was grilled on Capitol Hill Tuesday and faced a demand from one senator to resign in the wake of a massive bogus accounts scandal.

  • NEWS

    The Brownlees...the antithesis of Cain and Abel

    AFP, Published on 21/09/2016

    » LONDON - In one selfless act Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee erased the fratricidal image of Cain killing Abel as he helped his stricken brother Jonny over the line in the World Series event in Mexico.

  • NEWS

    Del Potro says will be fit for 'dream' final

    AFP, Published on 21/09/2016

    » BUENOS AIRES - Injury-plagued Juan Martin del Potro said on Tuesday that he expects to be fit for Argentina's "dream" Davis Cup final in November after the thrilling victory over holders Great Britain.

  • NEWS

    TUEs - licences for doping or essential medical practice?

    AFP, Published on 21/09/2016

    » PARIS - Leaked records from a raft of sports stars have highlighted the use by many household names of therapeutic use exemptions (TUE), blasted by hackers as licences for doping but hailed by athletes as essential medical care.

  • TECH

    Amsterdam to pilot world's first 'self-drive' boats

    AFP, Published on 21/09/2016

    » THE HAGUE - Amsterdam's iconic canals may soon see the world's first driverless boats, doing everything from moving people and goods to providing "pop-up" bridges and cleaning up thousands of dumped bicycles, the project's scientists said.

  • NEWS

    Telefonica expects up to 1.5 bn euros from Telxius listing

    AFP, Published on 21/09/2016

    » MADRID - Spain's indebted telecoms giant Telefonica said Tuesday it hoped to raise up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion) from the listing of a stake in subsidiary Telxius, planned for October 3.

  • NEWS

    New York bomb suspect known to FBI

    AFP, Published on 21/09/2016

    » WASHINGTON - The FBI probed New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami in August 2014 after his father flagged him up to the authorities, but agents did not uncover any terror links, the agency said Tuesday.

  • OPINION

    Community matchmaking for refugees makes sense

    News, Published on 21/09/2016

    » In its first-ever summit on refugees and migrants on Monday, the United Nations urged member countries to do more to settle the 21.3 million refugees around the globe. If the UN could find a way to tackle even one small part of this problem -- the large number of available resettlement places that are not filled -- that would already be progress.

  • BUSINESS

    Analyst sees share swap for DTAC-JAS

    Business, Darana Chudasri, Published on 21/09/2016

    » A share swap is a possible solution for Total Access Communication Plc (DTAC) if the country's second-largest mobile phone operator wants to tie up with Jasmine International Plc (JAS) to springboard into broadband business, says Poranee Thongyen, the research manager of Asia Plus Securities.

  • TECH

    Samsung's US$16 billion battery hit

    Life, James Hein, Published on 21/09/2016

    » The news has not been good for Samsung with the Note 7 still causing problems as they recall every unit. This situation is unusual for Samsung as they are normally better at the component supply chain. Apple, of course, is taking advantage after their own antenna gate and I suspect secretly gloating that it has happened to their biggest competitor. As I write this, Samsung has taken a US$16 billion dollar hit at the stock market and has had to drop $25 billion from their market cap value. Samsung has also announced they are selling their printer business to Hewlett Packard.

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