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Ex-Microsoft chief ‘offers $1.8 bn for Clippers’

Ex-Microsoft chief ‘offers $1.8 bn for Clippers’ (via AFP) Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has offered $1.8 billion for the Los Angeles Clippers, Forbes magazine reported Thursday, with owner Donald Sterling facing moves by the NBA to strip him […]

Alstom board approves GE bid: source

Alstom board approves GE bid: source

Alstom board approves GE bid: source (via AFP) The Alstom board voted to approve a bid for its energy arm by US group General Electric over a rival offer from German engineering giant Siemens, an informed source told AFP. “Alstom […]

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Crimea referendum: live report

Crimea votes today on whether to join Russia or stay a part of The Ukraine. Below is a brief background on the Crimea referendum followed by live updates via AFP. Maria Repko of Foyil Securities on the Crimea referendum Foyil Securities The […]

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Three ex-Barclays staff charged in Libor scandal

Three ex-Barclays staff charged in Libor scandal (via AFP) Britain’s Serious Fraud Office on Monday charged three former employees of Barclays over the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal, dealing a fresh blow to the embattled banking giant. The scandal over Libor, […]

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China top buyer as world art sales hit new record

China top buyer as world art sales hit new record (via AFP) Global art sales hit a new record high of $12.05 billion (8.8 billion euros) in 2013 with China keeping its spot as the top buyer, a leading art […]

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Super Bowl 48 Live Report -AFP UPDATES

Super Bowl 48 Live Report (via AFP) 2339 GMT: Boom! Terrance Knighton goes in hard for Denver. The defensive lineman goes by the nickname “Pot Roast”. You can see why. All 335 pounds of him. 2336 GMT: Big play for […]