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By subhadip On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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FTSE 100 gains £28bn on hopes of Clinton win in US election

  The FTSE 100 has joined other world stock markets in surging after the FBI halted its latest investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of emails. London’s premier share index closed 1.7%, or 113 More...

By subhadip On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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US universities cement top spots in global rankings

The publication’s third annual Best Global Universities rankings have placed Harvard University in the top spot, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. University of California-Berkeley More...

By subhadip On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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US: new partners, business model for Bridge

The company will establish a pathway centre on the campus of Concordia University, St. Paul, an auxiliary campus on Metropolitan State University of Denver and a network partnership with Capital University in Columbus, More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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US hits Chinese firm with sanctions over North Korea ties

The US has put sanctions on a Chinese firm and four executives over allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions. Dandong Hongxiang is accused of acting on behalf of a North Korean bank that is on a UN sanctions More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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Ramen noodles ‘are most valuable US prison commodity’, study suggests

Ramen noodles have overtaken tobacco to become the most valuable commodity in some US prisons, a new study suggests. The research said the shift was a response to a decline in the quantity and quality of food on More...

By subhadip On Sunday, February 28th, 2016
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What homeowners tell us about the Super Tuesday vote

Talk of the housing market, housing affordability, credit availability — really anything having to do with most Americans’ single largest investment — has been conspicuously absent from the political More...

By subhadip On Saturday, February 27th, 2016
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US economic slowdown may be less severe than previously thought

New figures revising economic growth upward suggest US economy may be able to withstand a global slowdown better than many economists anticipated US Treasury secretary Jacob Lew and Federal Reserve More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Islamic State camp in Libya attacked by US planes

A previously released photograph of IS suspect Noureddine Chouchane, believed to have been killed in the raid US warplanes have carried out attacks on militants from the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Libya, killing More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Harper Lee: US author of To Kill a Mockingbird dies aged 89

Harper Lee, the reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has died at the age of 89. The news was first confirmed by the mayor’s office in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. The novelist was born Nelle More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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US And Cuba Agree To Commercial Flights Deal

The United States and Cuba have signed a deal to restore commercial flights for the first time in more than five decades. The pact calls for as many as 110 daily flights from the US to cities across Cuba, including More...