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  • In this Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 photo, a woman walks near the new Dubai Opera, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The city-state is opening the Dubai Opera on Wednesday night, in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. The building resembles one of the many traditional wooden dhow shipping boats still plying the Dubai Creek. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Already filled with towering skyscrapers, Dubai will soon offer soaring arias inside a new opera house.

  • In this May, 2016, photo, provided by Alaska State Parks, shows an old cabin at Big Delta State Historical Park 90 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska, that was recently moved back 50 feet because of an eroding riverbank. The Alaska State Parks agency is turning to crowdfunding to raise money for erosion protection at the park. (Brooks Ludwig/Alaska State Parks via AP)

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With Alaska's fiscal crisis drying up funding for a number of state projects, officials hope a crowdfunding campaign will raise $50,000 toward shoring up a crumbling riverbank creeping toward century-old buildings at a state park.

  • The new downtown: Lower Manhattan reborn 15 years after 9/11

    Fifteen years after the Sept. 11th attacks, Lower Manhattan has been reborn. The revitalization of the city's downtown, powered by $30 billion in government and private investment, includes not just the ...

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  • Austria flights resume in Vienna after day of disruption Associated Press - Mon, Aug 29, 2016 09:37 BST

    VIENNA (AP) — Airline officials say technical problems that left hundreds of passengers stranded at Vienna's airport over the weekend have been resolved and flights are operating normally.

  • Vienna Airport grounds flights due to technical problems Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, Aug 28, 2016 21:32 BST

    Vienna Airport said on Sunday it had cancelled or delayed 113 flights to or from Vienna because of problems with automated flight data transmission, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. "Due to technical issues in transferring relevant data between the European air traffic control agency and Austrian air traffic control, …

  • Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US Associated Press - Sat, Aug 27, 2016 01:50 BST
    In this Aug. 26, 2016 photo in Salem, Ore., Billy Jean Clay, left and Roxanne Hunt, of Silverton, Ore., look at marijuana plants at the Oregon State Fair during the first day of an exhibit of living pot plants. Oregon voters legalized recreational marijuana in late 2014 and the state is the first in the nation to allow live marijuana plants at the state fair. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it's the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.

  • UK's Restaurant Group to sell or close 33 outlets Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 13:16 BST

    Britain's Restaurant Group (Other OTC: RSTGF - news) will sell or close 33 outlets, it announced on Friday, sending shares in the operator of Frankie and Benny's and other brands up more than seven percent. "We scored a lot of own goals over last three years," Chairman Debbie Hewitt said on a call with journalists. It …

  • 2 quality FTSE 250 stocks to buy after today’s results? Fool.co.uk - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 11:01 BST

    Should you buy these cash-generating FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks?

  • BUZZ-Ladbrokes: boosted by Berenberg upgrade Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 09:22 BST

    ** British bookmaker Ladbrokes' shares up 2.2 pct among top gainers on FTSE Mid 250 index after Berenberg raises to "buy" from "hold, hikes PT to 185p from 130p ** Brokerage cites approval ...

  • Block listing Interim Review Business Wire - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 08:27 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Young & Co.’s Brewery, P.L.C. (the “Company”) Block admission: interim review The Company provides the following information in connection with its block admission pursuant to ...

  • BUZZ-Restaurant Group: rallies on H1 beat Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 08:21 BST

    ** Restaurant Group, operator of Frankie and Benny's chain, +2.8%, 3rd top FTSE midcap gainer after H1 beat expectations & co keeps FY guidance following turbulent few months of trading ** H1 rev +3% to ...

  • LaGuardia travelers fear turbulence en route to new airport Associated Press - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 23:55 BST
    LaGuardia travelers fear turbulence en route to new airport

    NEW YORK (AP) — There could be turbulence for travelers during the multibillion dollar renovation of New York's LaGuardia Airport.

  • World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore Associated Press - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 23:30 BST
    A driver, right, gets his hands off of the steering wheel of an autonomous vehicle during its test drive in Singapore Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The world’s first self-driving taxis, operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software startup, will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday, Aug. 25. The service will start small - six cars now, growing to a dozen by the end of the year. The ultimate goal, say nuTonomy officials, is to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet in Singapore by 2018, which will help sharply cut the number of cars on Singapore’s congested roads. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)

    SINGAPORE (AP) — The world's first self-driving taxis are picking up passengers in Singapore.

  • Philadelphia train station's departures board to make exit Associated Press - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 19:28 BST

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The ticking departures board at Philadelphia's main train station could make its own exit soon. But just how long the letters will continue to flip and signal passing trains at 30th Street Station remains in question.

  • The Latest: Fewer casualties likely in quake damaged hotel Associated Press - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 01:48 BST
    Rescuers search through debris following an earthquake in Pescara Del Tronto, Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The magnitude 6 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. (0136 GMT) and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome where residents of the capital felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks.  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

    AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

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  • 3 smaller shares to buy on today’s results? Fool.co.uk - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 13:14 BST

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  • Paddy Power Betfair expects faster cost savings from merger Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 10:13 BST

    Gambling company Paddy Power (EUREX: 27913021.EX - news) Betfair increased the scale and pace of cost savings from its merger, fleshing out its strategy following a 31 percent jump in first-half earnings. Online betting exchange Betfair and Paddy Power, which has a chain of shops as well as an online business, completed …

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    These three firms have released solid results today. But which of them is the best buy?

  • Casino operator Rank still on lookout for M&A opportunities Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 11:09 BST

    British casino operator Rank Group Plc is still on the lookout for M&A opportunities after talks over a joint bid for William Hill Plc ended last week, and will expand its online services to strengthen ...

  • Britain's FTSE buoyed by resilient Persimmon Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 09:54 BST

    Britain's leading share index rose on Tuesday, helped by a rise in housebuilders after strong results from Persimmon suggested that the sector was coping with the uncertainty from Britain's vote to leave ...

  • After a recent pullback, EasyJet plc (LON:EZJ) and International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA (LON:IAG) look like bargains.

  • Form 8.3 - William Hill Plc Business Wire - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 15:44 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Ex-divs to take 2.2 points off FTSE 100 on Aug. 25 Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 13:46 BST

    The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, ...

  • Soccer-Arsenal's Campbell signs on loan for Sporting Lisbon Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 12:15 BST

    Arsenal striker Joel Campbell has joined Sporting on a season-long loan, the Portuguese club said on Sunday. The 24-year-old Costa Rica international, who scored three goals in 19 Premier League games ...

  • 3 blue chip bargains you can’t afford to miss! Fool.co.uk - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 07:05 BST

    Royston Wild looks at three FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stars dealing far too cheaply at current prices.

  • Overnight subway service in London to serve 50,000 a weekend Associated Press - Sat, Aug 20, 2016 10:52 BST
    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, center, chats with passengers as he travels on a northbound Victoria line tube train during the launch of London's Night Tube Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. The London Underground introduced limited overnight service Saturday, a move city leaders hope will make the British capital a truly 24-hour city and bolster the local economy. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)

    LONDON (AP) — London's new overnight subway service has begun, with plans to host 50,000 riders each weekend.

  • Popular Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die Associated Press - Sat, Aug 20, 2016 00:47 BST

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials indefinitely closed a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways Friday, barring all fishing, rafting and other activities to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of fish.

  • The Latest: Yellowstone River closure could last months Associated Press - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 22:19 BST

    The Latest on a massive fish kill on the Yellowstone River that prompted the closure of a 183-mile stretch of the river (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A ban on fishing, boating and other activities on Montana's ...

  • APNewsBreak: Ohio Turnpike may soon see self-driving testing Associated Press - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 19:30 BST
    FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2011, file photo, vehicles drive along the Ohio Turnpike in Strongsville, Ohio. Ohio Turnpike Executive Director Randy Cole tells The Associated Press that testing of self-driving vehicles could begin on the toll road in late 2016 or in 2017. Cole says the route that takes Interstate 80 from Pennsylvania to Indiana is set up well for testing autonomous vehicles because it already has a fiber network along the entire roadway. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's toll road, a heavily traveled connector between the East Coast and Chicago, is moving closer to allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles.

  • 24-hour subways signal new era for London, night owls Associated Press - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 19:29 BST
    Passengers pass an advert for the night tube on a platform at Oxford Circus underground (tube) station, in London, Wednesday August 17, 2016.  The London underground launches a 'Night Tube' service for the London mass transport system on Friday August 19. (Dominic Lipinski / PA via AP)

    LONDON (AP) — London bills itself as a global city, the world's biggest financial center and a creative hub to rival New York. Until now, though, getting home after midnight meant taking the bus.

  • Form 8.3 - WHM LN Business Wire - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 14:41 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.3 - 888 Holdings Plc Business Wire - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 12:32 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - RANK GROUP PLC - BCSL Business Wire - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 11:54 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

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