Russian rouble falls to new low against US dollar

Russian rouble falls to new low against US dollar

The Russian rouble has dropped to a new low against the US dollar, as falling oil prices and Western sanctions continue to weigh on the country. As of Monday afternoon, it takes more than 60 roubles to buy a single ...

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Air traffic control system for London restored, but delays expected

Air traffic control system for London restored, but delays expected

(CNN) – The air traffic control system controlling London airspace has been restored after a technical failure, the UK-based global air traffic management company NATS said Friday. “We are in the process of returning to normal operations. We apologise for any ...

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Behind the holiday trend of self-gifting

Behind the holiday trend of self-gifting

(Reuters) – Jill Bascou looked like a typical holiday gift shopper standing in line on Thanksgiving Day shortly after the Target in Marlton, New Jersey opened at 6 p.m. Except she wasn’t buying for other people. The 39-year-old was waiting ...

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Bill Cosby accused of molesting girl, 15, in 1974 at Playboy Mansion

Bill Cosby accused of molesting girl, 15, in 1974 at Playboy Mansion

A woman sued Bill Cosby Tuesday, alleging that he molested her in 1974 at the Playboy Mansion when she was 15, in what is believed to be the first court case arising from a recent wave of sexual misconduct accusations ...

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Apple : iOS Dominates Thanksgiving Shopping

Apple : iOS Dominates Thanksgiving Shopping

Did you buy some discounted goodies between courses on Thanksgiving Day? Some of you sure did, according to stats from IBM, which saw a 25.4 percent year-over-year increase in sales made from mobile devices, with iOS leading the way. Case ...

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Going Online to Borrow Down Payments in China

Going Online to Borrow Down Payments in China

Qian Kaishen and his wife almost gave up on buying a bigger home in August. When apartments went on sale at Shanghai Villa, a project they liked near the city’s Hongqiao Airport, the couple couldn’t come up with the 30 ...

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United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies announced Monday the abrupt retirement of CEO Louis Chenevert, and named Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes to succeed him. Chenevert, 56, is also stepping down as chairman. He had been appointed to both ...

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Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality

Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality

The corporate battle lines over the new federal rules for the Internet have been well established. Vocal technology startups have been leading the charge for muscular regulations for broadband access, and Internet service providers including Comcast (CMCSA) and Verizon (VZ) ...

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King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

Mobile games are expected to surpass consoles as the biggest segment of the gaming market next year. This should be good news for King (KING), the maker of Candy Crush Saga and a company that has had trouble convincing investors ...

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The culture war finally comes to the Catholic Church

The culture war finally comes to the Catholic Church

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat is no one’s idea of a radical. In the five and a half years since joining the op-ed page of the paper, he’s proved himself to be a thoughtful, measured, and nuanced social-conservative commentator ...

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