|2/10/2016 5:58:23 AM|| Climate change will slow transatlantic flights: study|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Winds bolstered by climate change will slow flights between North America and Europe, boosting fuel costs and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions -- which caused the problem in the first ...|
|2/10/2016 5:57:59 AM|| Pharrell Williams becomes co-owner of G-Star Raw jeans|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Pharrell Williams, the pop culture renaissance man who is a designer, performer and hit songwriter, was named Tuesday as co-owner of jeans brand G-Star Raw.
The company, based in ...|
|2/10/2016 5:57:29 AM|| Australia's Commonwealth Bank H1 profits up two percent|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Australia's biggest company Commonwealth Bank on Wednesday posted a modest two percent rise in first-half net profit to Aus$4.62 billion (US$3.26 billion) with the lender confident it ...|
|2/10/2016 5:56:59 AM|| Viacom tumbles on fears for outlook|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Shares in Viacom plunged Tuesday after a disappointing earnings report stoked fears about its outlook in rapidly shifting media-entertainment industry.
Viacom shares slid 21.5 percent ...|
|2/10/2016 5:56:29 AM|| 840,000 Mercedes and Daimlers in Takata airbag recall|
|(MENAFN - AFP) German automaker Daimler AG announced Tuesday the recall of some 840,000 Mercedes Benz and Daimler vehicles in the United States equipped with potentially defective Takata ...|
|2/10/2016 5:55:57 AM|| Monsanto fined $80 mn for accounting violations|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Monsanto will pay an $80 million penalty to settle charges it misstated earnings by failing to accurately count rebate costs for a best-selling weed killer, US securities regulators ...|
|2/10/2016 5:55:25 AM|| Goldman eyes cost cuts: CEO|
|(MENAFN - AFP) US banking giant Goldman Sachs is weighing cost cuts to deal with a slowing global economy, its chief executive Lloyd Blankfein said Tuesday.
A person with knowledge of the situation ...|
|2/10/2016 5:54:42 AM|| Obama unveils $4.1 trillion election-tinged budget|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Barack Obama unveiled the last budget of his presidency Tuesday, a record $4.1 trillion plan that is dead-on-arrival in Congress but could shape the 2016 White House ...|
|2/9/2016 7:09:14 PM|| 'Last survivors must speak out': Auschwitz baby|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Angela Orosz weighed just a third of what a normal infant does when she was born in Auschwitz, and only escaped death at the Nazi concentration camp because she was so weak she was ...|
|2/9/2016 7:08:28 PM|| WHO cautions against linking Zika virus with rare nerve disorder|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged caution about linking the Zika virus with a rare nerve disorder called Guillain-Barre which health officials in Colombia have ...|
|2/9/2016 7:08:01 PM|| Kenya fears Zika may put Olympics athletes at risk|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Kenya's Olympic chief has raised the possibility of pulling out of the Rio Olympics this summer if the outbreak of the Zika virus worsens in Brazil, reports said Tuesday.
|2/9/2016 7:07:33 PM|| 'Dead' Chinese baby awakes just before cremation|
|(MENAFN - AFP) A Chinese baby boy who was declared dead and spent the night in a morgue showed signs of life just as he was about to be cremated, local TV reported.
Workers at the crematorium in ...|
|2/9/2016 7:06:04 PM|| Ex-JP Morgan banker fined $1.1bn over 'London Whale' scandal|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Britain's financial watchdog on Tuesday fined a former JP Morgan executive for failing to disclose concerns about the so-called "London Whale" affair that cost the bank $6.2 ...|
|2/9/2016 7:05:49 PM|| White House budget sees modest 2.6% growth in 2016-2017|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The White House expects only modest growth for the US economy over the next two years, restrained by global economic weakness, according to its annual budget proposal released ...|
|2/9/2016 7:05:32 PM|| Coca-Cola earnings rise on higher volumes|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Coca-Cola announced a jump in fourth-quarter profits Tuesday on higher volumes and prices and said it would fully refranchise bottling operations in North America and China in a ...|
|2/9/2016 7:05:12 PM|| Terrorism fears secure profits for Sweden's Securitas|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Sweden's Securitas, the European leader in security services, reported Tuesday a sharp rise in profits for 2015 amid an increased threat of terrorism and the European migrant ...|
|2/9/2016 7:04:40 PM|| German tourism giant TUI hit by drop in bookings to Turkey|
|(MENAFN - AFP) TUI, the world's biggest tourism group, said Tuesday that it seen bookings to Turkey drop by 40 percent in the wake of the Istanbul attack, but hopes to meet its 2016 goals ...|
|2/9/2016 7:04:08 PM|| Turbine-maker Vestas sees favourable winds despite low oil prices|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems posted Tuesday a full-year profit for 2015 that beat forecasts and despite low global oil prices expects revenues to continue rising this ...|
|2/9/2016 7:02:55 PM|| EU to unveil new energy plan to curb reliance on Russia|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The EU will unveil Wednesday plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with countries outside the bloc, amid concerns about Europe's dependence on ...|
|2/9/2016 7:02:28 PM|| Sanofi gets shot in the arm from dollar strength|
|(MENAFN - AFP) French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi reported a healthy rise in profits on Tuesday thanks to the strong dollar, benefitting from a foreign exchange windfall.
Sanofis' net profit for ...|