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Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

American credit card debt rises, along with cost of living

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A New York Federal Reserve report released this week indicated that Americans are struggling to ...

Amazon opens first distribution center in Ireland, to hire 500

DUBLIN, Ireland: With the opening of a new distribution center in Dublin, Amazon says it will provide faster deliveries to ...

Marriott surpasses quarterly revenue and profit estimates

BETHESDA, Maryland: Marriott International surpassed its quarterly revenue and profit estimates, driven by better than expected occupancy levels and higher ...

Strong Ireland economy reflected in low 4.2% unemployment

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's unemployment rate, reported at 4.2 percent, has reached its lowest rate in 21 years.This follows the Covid ...

Profits at British Petroleum of $8.45 billion match 14 year high

LONDON, England: Due to high margins and trading on the back of soaring energy prices, British Petroleum recorded second quarter ...

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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...