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Altice Group’s Second-Quarter Financial Results Bolstered by its U.S. Unit

Added: 28.07.2017 11:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

PARIS- Altice Group saw its second-quarter core operating profit rise by 6.9 percent to 2.40 billion euros ($2.8 billion), bolstered by the growth of Altice USA, the unit that owns Cablevision and Suddenlink. Patrick Drahi's Netherlands-based telecom and cable group also saw its revenue surge 2.7% to 5.9 billion euros ($6.9 billion) during the second...

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Thumb down, McCain votes no on 'skinny repeal'

Added: 28.07.2017 10:43 | 9 views | 0 comments

The US Senate rejected a Republican measure to repeal portions of former President Obama's health care reform law. Republicans John McCain, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins joined the Democrats in voting down the measure, 49-51. (July 28)


Governor Walker Welcomes Foxconn to Wisconsin

Added: 28.07.2017 10:37 | 9 views | 0 comments

Foxconn has entered into a memorandum of understanding to build its first US manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. Foxconn is best known for making iPhones and other Apple products in China. The move will mean thousands of high-tech jobs for Wisconsin. (July 28)


India floods kill 120 people in Gujarat state

Added: 28.07.2017 10:14 | 2 views | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of cotton and millet farmers also suffer with fears of infestations due to more moisture.

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Ride London: Cancer survivor Joe Smale to cycle 100 miles in memory of best friend

Added: 28.07.2017 9:46 | 8 views | 0 comments

Joe will be one of thousands of people taking part in the Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100


Thousands of North Korean laborers in US-allied Gulf nations

Added: 28.07.2017 8:41 | 5 views | 0 comments

Thousands of North Korean laborers work in four U.S.-allied nations in the Persian Gulf, earning hard currency for Pyongyang despite international sanctions as pressure grows over its nuclear weapons program.


Israel police brace for new violence at Jerusalem holy site

Added: 28.07.2017 8:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

July 28, 2017 3:17 PM
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israeli police braced for fresh violence on Friday (July 28) ahead of main weekly Muslim prayers at a Jerusalem holy site, barring men under 50 after clashes erupted as Palestinians ended a boycott of the mosque compound.


‘Skinny Repeal’ of Obamacare Fails in Senate as McCain Casts Key No Vote

Added: 28.07.2017 8:11 | 10 views | 0 comments

UPDATED: In a dramatic defeat for GOP leadership, the Senate rejected the latest effort to repeal Obamacare with a 51-49 vote. The dramatic late-night showdown over the controversial bill came down to the decision by Arizona Sen. John McCain to vote against the measure. McCain joined two other Republican senators - Susan Collins of Maine...


North Korea v USA live: Kim Jong-un general threatens missile strike – latest news

Added: 28.07.2017 6:50 | 7 views | 0 comments

NORTH Korea threatened to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike on the US as it celebrated Victory Day on the anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War. Here is the latest news and live updates.


Pakistan braces for Panama Papers verdict on PM Nawaz Sharif

Added: 28.07.2017 6:07 | 12 views | 0 comments

This ruling represents the peak of a drama that has fuelled frenzied news coverage and heated social media debates for weeks, attracting both scorn and ridicule as well as trenchant support for the prime minister. The divisions fall largely along party lines but amid the febrile accusations, many have also expressed concerns over Pakistan's political culture. The...

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