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No Brexit Deal Worst-Case Scenario For Britain - Lords Committee

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Britain will fail to agree a free trade deal with the EU before it plans to leave the bloc in 2019 and should seek a transition period to avoid a worst-case scenario of crashing out without an agreement, lawmakers from parliament’s upper house said.

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Air New Zealand Cancels Flights After "Events" Involving Rolls-Royce Engines

Pic: ReutersAir New Zealand Ltd said on Thursday “two recent events” involving Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Trent 1000 engines had prompted it to cancel and delay some international flights over the coming weeks, making it the latest airline to experience problems.

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EU Urges Internet Companies To Do More To Remove Extremist Content

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Internet groups such as Facebook (FB.O), Google’s YouTube (GOOGL.O) and Twitter (TWTR.N) need to do more to stem the proliferation of extremist content on their platforms, the European Commission said after a meeting on Wednesday.

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Google Beats Class Action Sex Bias Claims, For Now

Pic: Reuters (The Google logo is shown reflected on an adjacent office building in Irvine, California, U.S. August 7, 2017.)

A California state judge has dismissed class action claims accusing Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google of paying female employees less than men and giving them fewer opportunities for promotions.

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U.S. Oil Edges Up After Drop In Crude Inventories, But Soaring Output Weighs

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SINGAPORE: Oil prices inched up on Thursday on a decrease in U.S. crude inventories, but rising gasoline stocks and crude production weighed on the market.

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Bitcoin Surges Above $12,000 To Record High On Relentless Demand

Pic: Reuters (A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017)

TOKYO - Bitcoin extended its eye-popping rally on Wednesday, breaking above $12,000 to a record high despite questions about the cryptocurrency’s real value and worries about a dangerous bubble.

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Meet The Three Female Entrepreneurs Dubbed The Superwomen Of Malaysia

Left to Right: Nurul Zulkifli, Hui Matthews and Cheryl Ann Fernando.

Not all heroes wear capes and not all changes are made by those who wear ties.

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EU Executive To Propose Deeper Euro Zone Integration To Unite EU On Wednesday

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: The European Commission will propose on Wednesday deeper euro zone integration that would help unite the broader European Union rather than just the single currency area.

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Malaysia Total Trade Rises To RM154.26 Bln In Oct 2017

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia’s total trade in October 2017 surged by 19.8 per cent to RM154.26 billion compared with the corresponding month of last year, said the International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) in a statement today.

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RBI Reiterates Warnings About Trading In Bitcoins

Pic: ReutersMUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday reiterated its concerns about Bitcoins, just days after the cryptocurrency hit a record high of just under $11,800, stoking fears that a rapidly swelling bubble could burst in a spectacular fashion.

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