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Ukraine: 500 Miners Trapped After Shell Blast Almost 500 miners are trapped underground after a shell hit an electric substation near the site in war-torn east Ukraine.
Police ID victims in NYC Home Depot shooting NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have identified the two co-workers killed in a shooting at a Home Depot store in Manhattan.
Greek Singer Demis Roussos Dies Aged 68 Greek singer Demis Roussos, who became popular in the 1960s and 1970s, has died in an Athens hospital at the age of 68.
BP to call witnesses as it fights for lesser spill penalty NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Its oil giant BPs turn to call witnesses as it makes its case for a civil penalty lower than the $13.7 billion the federal government is seeking for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
See which Hollyoaks hottie Sheridan Smith is rumoured to be dating Award-winning actress Sheridan Smith is reported to be dating soap star Greg Wood.
D.R. Horton tops Street 1Q forecasts On a per-share basis, the Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had profit of 39 cents. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research ...
Yadkin tops Street 4Q forecasts The bank, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, said it had earnings of 46 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 35 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. ...
Silver surfers join UK mobile banking boom Some British banks are seeing stronger growth in mobile and internet banking from customers in their 70s and 80s than younger generations, a study showed on Monday. Nearly 2.3 million people aged over 70 are now using internet banking, or 30 percent of that age group, according to a study released by the British Bankers' Association. Mobile banking has boomed in Britain and other countries in the past two years, prompting banks to ramp up services and change their distribution strategy more quickly than they had expected. The BBA study, based on data from the major banks, showed 20 percent of the population aged over 80 had registered for internet banking, and 36 percent of 70-79 year olds had.
AT&T buying Nextel Mexico from NII Holdings AT&T is buying Nextel Mexico from NII Holdings for about $1.88 billion, minus the company's debt. The deal will give AT&T Inc. companies that operate under the name Nextel Mexico and hold all of the wireless ...
Buyout Firms Tap Olympics Hero For Tesco Bids The entrepreneur who founded the Nectar loyalty programme and led London's bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games is being asked to spearhead a £2bn takeover bid for Tesco's customer data unit, Dunnhumby. Sky News has learnt that Sir Keith Mills, whose other business successes include the launch of the Air Miles scheme, has been approached by a number of private equity firms about leading a bid for the division, which has been earmarked for disposal by the supermarket chain. Sir Keith, who made tens of millions of pounds from the sale of Nectar, is understood not to have agreed to work with a specific bidder at this stage. His prospective involvement, however, underlines the seriousness with which private equity funds are approaching the auction.
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