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Beyonce buys Sir Philip Green's stake in Ivy Park

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Beyonce has taken full control of Ivy Park – the clothing brand she launched with Sir Philip Green two years ago. The takeover comes as the billionaire retail tycoon, who owns Topshop, fights challenges to his reputation. Sir Philip has strenuously denied allegations that he sexually harassed and racially abused staff. News of the deal Read More

‘The tongue kills like a knife’: Pope Francis equates gossiping with terrorism

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In a strongly worded warning, Pope Francis decried gossip as a form of “terrorism” which ruins reputations, and said that fake news is a modern day scourge of the church faithful. During his Wednesday address to the general public in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope explored the eighth commandment, “Thou shalt not bear false witness Read More

Trump 'bashes' UK’s May after she calls to congratulate him on midterm results

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Donald Trump’s turbulent Europe visit started with an “acrimonious” conversation with British Prime Minister Theresa May, who called to celebrate Republican wins in the midterm election, a Washington Post report claims. The conversation, which was never officially reported by either side, came on Friday as Trump was travelling to Paris aboard Air Force One, the Read More

German officials sound China alarm as 5G auctions loom

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Senior German officials are planning a last-ditch drive to convince the government to consider excluding Chinese firms such as Huawei from building the country’s 5G infrastructure amid concerns this could compromise national security. FILE PHOTO: Journalists follow the presentation of a Huawei smartphone ahead of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, Germany, Read More

‘Completely safe’: Monsanto owner Bayer hit by new wave of lawsuits over Roundup weed killer

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German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer disclosed that lawsuits from 9,300 plaintiffs were pending at the end of October. The lawsuits allege that the company’s recently acquired weed-killing product causes cancer. Plaintiffs claim that Roundup weed killers, which Bayer acquired in its takeover of US agrochemical firm Monsanto, made them ill and that the company Read More

Bernstein sees no U.S. bear market soon despite 'slow bleed' overhang

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Six weeks of unusual U.S. stock market volatility are not dampening longtime market strategist Richard Bernstein’s view that share prices will keep rising, even though the nine-year U.S. economic expansion has reached its late stages. FILE PHOTO – Richard Bernstein Capital Management LLC.’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Richard Bernstein speaks at Read More

Veritas Capital, Elliott to buy Athenahealth for $5.7 billion

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FILE PHOTO – Jeff Immelt delivers a speech during the opening of a new tower of the Global Operations Center in San Pedro Garza Garcia, neighbouring Monterrey, Mexico May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril (Reuters) – Private equity firm Veritas Capital and hedge fund Elliott Management are buying AthenaHealth Inc (ATHN.O) for about $5.7 billion, the Read More

Dozens of rebels killed in Yemeni port city

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At least 149 people have been killed in 24 hours of fighting between government loyalists and rebels in Yemen’s city of Hodeidah. Seven civilians were among those who died, medics and military sources said. The Red Sea port city has been controlled by Houthi rebels since 2014 and is a vital entry point for aid Read More

SAP snatches sentiment tracker Qualtrics from verge of IPO for $8 billion

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German business software company SAP (SAPG.DE) has agreed to buy Qualtrics International for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the U.S.-based company which specializes in tracking online sentiment. FILE PHOTO: The logo of German software group SAP is pictured at its headquarters in Walldorf, Germany, May 12, Read More

SAP to buy customer sentiment tracker Qualtrics for $8 billion

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s SAP (SAPG.DE) said on Sunday it was buying Qualtrics International Inc for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the U.S.-based company that specializes in surveying consumers online. FILE PHOTO: The logo of German software group SAP is pictured at its headquarters in Walldorf, Germany, May 12, Read More