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U.S. trade deficit drops to one-and-a-half year low in May

U.S. trade deficit drops to one-and-a-half year low in May

Published 06/07/2018

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit fell to a 1-1/2-year low in May as exports rose to a record high, boosted by an increase [more…]

Hugh Grant on marriage: ‘a nice cozy thing to do’

Hugh Grant on marriage: ‘a nice cozy thing to do’

Published 28/06/2018

(Reuters) - Hugh Grant, the British actor who finally succumbed to marriage after decades of deriding it, said he tied the knot for a good [more…]

KPMG to lay off 400 employees in South Africa in latest shake-up

KPMG to lay off 400 employees in South Africa in latest shake-up

Published 04/06/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Global auditor KPMG said on Monday it will lay off up to 400 people in South Africa, in its latest shake-up following [more…]

Wenger cautious of ‘crazy challenge’ as he ponders future

Wenger cautious of ‘crazy challenge’ as he ponders future

Published 04/06/2018

(Reuters) - Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is eager to coach again but remains wary of committing to a “crazy challenge” as he plans to [more…]

All the right notes: First jobs of famous musicians

All the right notes: First jobs of famous musicians

Published 01/06/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Without music, life would be a mistake, according to the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Yet some of the world’s most famed [more…]

Why U.S. retirees are waiting longer to claim Social Security

Why U.S. retirees are waiting longer to claim Social Security

Published 31/05/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Fewer Americans are asking Social Security to “show me the money” as soon as possible. The share of workers claiming Social Security [more…]

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

Published 31/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The growing number of apprenticeships in the U.S. has more to do with European companies importing the practice into their American [more…]

Wall Street falls on Italy worries- bank shares drop

Wall Street falls on Italy worries- bank shares drop

Published 29/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average registered their biggest one-day percentage drops in a month on Tuesday as [more…]

Oil hits multi-week lows on fears of growing supplies

Oil hits multi-week lows on fears of growing supplies

Published 28/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices extended losses on Monday as Saudi Arabia and Russia said they may increase supplies while U.S. production gains showed no [more…]

EPA chief’s security bill soars, agency cites death threats

EPA chief’s security bill soars, agency cites death threats

Published 26/05/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s security detail has cost taxpayers well over $3 million so far, up sharply from his predecessor [more…]