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November 17, 2016 10:14 PM Wall Street closes modestly higher on Yellen testimony

Financial markets in the United States closed modestly higher, with banking stocks boosted after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen indicated the central bank was likely to raise interest rates at next month's meeting. Giving congressional testimony, Dr Yellen said the Fed could increase interest rates "relatively soon". "The evidence we have seen since 12

November 17, 2016 4:13 PM Manchester United report first-quarter fall in turnover after missing UCL

Manchester United have reported a first-quarter fall in turnover of 2.8 percent to the New York Stock Exchange following their failure to qualify for the Champions League. United's revenue for the three months ending Sept. 30 2016 was down from £123.6 million to £120.2m, while debt has risen 18 percent to £337.7m. The drop in income reflects United's 4

November 17, 2016 12:40 PM Pupils blocked from writing end of year examinations

CHIWESHE - Gweshe Secondary school in Chiweshe, Mashonaland Central children's right to education is being violated as those in arrears are not being allowed to sit for their end of year examinations. Such conduct is a violation of the right to education as enshrined in chapter 27 of the Constitution, school heads and School development committee (SDC) 9

November 17, 2016 6:01 AM Arsene Wenger has won just one of 15 matches against Jose Mourinho

Clashes between Manchester United and Arsenal are among the most hotly-anticipated in the Premier League - but Arsene Wenger will have to overcome a dreadful head-to-head record with rival Jose Mourinho if the Gunners are to keep up their title challenge with victory at Old Trafford on Saturday. While Mourinho was in charge of Chelsea, he and Arsenal 31

November 16, 2016 10:53 PM What will a President Trump mean for climate change?

Just before his speech at COP22, Kerry had unveiled an ambitious plan to make deep cuts in US carbon emissions by 2050. This plan is highly unlikely to survive in Donald Trump’s administration but will, nevertheless, serve as a useful public record of what the US is capable, if its government has the will. Donald Trump’s election last week sent shockwaves 23

November 16, 2016 7:32 PM The Stelvio is a Ferrari SUV with an Alfa Romeo badge

It could be the fastest SUV ever around the Nürburgring When Ferrari was spun off from Fiat, many wondered if the independent company would need to build highly profitable and highly in-demand SUVs to stay afloat. I don’t know if Ferrari will build an SUV (company brass insist it won’t), but now I know what that mythical Ferrari SUV would look like: the Alfa Romeo 28

November 16, 2016 3:35 PM The Latest: 300 US businesses urge Trump to back Paris deal

Over 300 U.S. businesses have signed a statement calling on President-elect Donald Trump to support the Paris Agreement on climate change — including General Mills, eBay, Intel, Unilever, and dozens of other Fortune 500 companies. Their statement reads "implementing the Paris Agreement will enable and encourage businesses and investors to turn the billions 17

November 16, 2016 1:40 AM OnePlus 3T Now Official: Snapdragon 821 Smartphone Starts At $439, Launches Nov. 22

The OnePlus 3T, a more powerful follow-up to the company's flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 3, has now been announced officially by OnePlus, following a stream of rumors about the phone circulating for a while now. Phone makers traditionally bide for a year's worth of time, possibly even more, before unveiling a successor to previous flagship devices 9

November 15, 2016 10:49 PM Russia strikes Syria after Putin-Trump call, Brexit bill, Snapchat

Russia launched its long-awaited offensive across Syria on Tuesday just hours after Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict with Donald Trump amid growing questions about how the incoming American president will deal with his Russian counterpart. Big Read: The Trump-Putin relationship has Nato defence chiefs on edge. President Barack Obama blamed the rise of Mr Trump 24

November 15, 2016 10:22 PM Walk the talk on climate change: Ban

Outgoing United Nations Secretary- General Mr Ban Ki-Moon has called for the translation of words into effective policies and actions to protect the planet.Speaking at the ongoing United Nations Conference on Climate Change here yesterday, Mr Ban said: “This is an enormous responsibility and an enormous opportunity to do what is right for our future 14