Apple's Cook says 'proud to be gay'

Cook's statement makes public a fact long known but rarely discussed openly in California's close-knit Silicon Valley ...

Barclays Q3 profit jumps, sets aside FX charge

31 Oct 2014

Barclays Plc, the UK's second biggest bank by assets, said third-quarter profit unexpectedly rose in the third quarter as the ...

Thomson Reuters posts revenue rise

31 Oct 2014

Thomson Reuters Corp on Thursday reported a 1 per cent rise in revenue because of growth in its Legal and Tax & Accounting ...

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I am proud to be gay, declares Tim Cook

30 Oct 2014

'Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I'm gay, and it doesn't seem to make a difference in the way they treat me'

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Trade, defense spending buoy US third-quarter growth

30 Oct 2014

Gross domestic product grew at a 3.5% annual rate

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Wall St dips at open despite strong GDP report

30 Oct 2014

Investors are considering the strength of the economy a day after the Federal Reserve wound down its stimulus program

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Woman who was harassed 100 times in New York receives rape threats

30 Oct 2014

The existence of sexism even in the West - and in a supposedly safe city like New York - is depicted through the video

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Pakistan to evacuate 50,000 people in wake of Nilofar cyclone

30 Oct 2014

Pakistan has planned to evacuate at least 50,000 people from its southern coastal areas with cyclone Nilofar slowly moving ...

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WhatsApp founders own nearly $9 billion in Facebook stock

30 Oct 2014

WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when ...

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Chrysler recalls over 566,000 trucks, SUVs

30 Oct 2014

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 trucks and SUVs in two recalls to fix malfunctioning fuel heaters that can cause ...

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Obama lauds US health workers; cautions against restrictions

30 Oct 2014

Lauding the heroism of US health workers battling Ebola, President Barack Obama has cautioned against discouraging them with ...

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Fed ends bond buying, signals status quo on rates

30 Oct 2014

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ended its monthly bond purchase program and dropped a characterization of U.S. labor market ...

IS releases 25 kidnapped Kurdish students in Syria

30 Oct 2014

The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has released 25 Kurdish students it had kidnapped in Syria last May, a monitoring group ...

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Malala donates $50,000 to re-build UN schools in Gaza

30 Oct 2014

Pakistani teenage rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has donated $50,000 to help rebuild UN schools in ...

India against imposing developed nations' norms on aid by developing nations

30 Oct 2014

Aid provided by developing countries to their counterparts cannot be subjected to the same norms set for assistance from ...

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Asia stocks fall, dollar surges on Fed's optimistic tone

30 Oct 2014

Asian stocks fell and the dollar surged to a three-week high versus the yen after the US Federal Reserve ended its massive ...

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Gold near 3-week low after Fed optimism over US economy

30 Oct 2014

Gold was languishing near a three-week low on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve ended its bond-buying stimulus programme and ...

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China banks' bad loans surge, credit crunch could spread west

30 Oct 2014

Two of China's biggest banks reported sharply rising bad loans for the third quarter on Wednesday, and one added that a credit ...

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Fiat Chrysler to spin off Ferrari, issue $2.5 billion convertible bond

30 Oct 2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) said on Wednesday it will spin off its luxury sports car maker Ferrari and list the shares as ...

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