November 25th @ 7:53 PM GMT
Yahoo! Spanish police have announced an international arrest warrant against a powerful Ukrainian oligarch, identified by media Friday as controversial gas magnate Dmytro Firtash. Judicial authorities in Barcelona ordered ''three European arrest warrants issued against Ukrainian citizens considered the leaders'' of a criminal organisation involved in money laundering, police said in a statement late Thursday. ''Among them was a major businessman in the gas sector in Ukraine,'' the statemen... (World)
November 28th @ 11:03 AM GMT
Yahoo! U.S. wind and solar companies for the first time gave more money to Republicans than Democrats during the 2016 election cycle, according to federal campaign disclosures, part of a years-long effort to expand renewable energys appeal beyond liberal environmentalists. The industry is now hoping its strategy of reaching across the political divide will pay off in the form of Congressional support as Republican Donald Trump, a climate change skeptic who has expressed doubts about the role of cl... (Politics)
November 25th @ 6:25 PM GMT
Yahoo! A former first lady of Peru who is facing money-laundering charges will receive immunity through her new posting with a United Nations agency in Geneva, the UN said Friday. ''Privileges and immunities (are) extended to staff of all UN agencies, and staff members of specialised agencies in the exercise of their functions,'' UN spokeswoman Alessandra Vellucci said in a statement. (World)
November 28th @ 12:48 PM GMT
Yahoo! The company is expected to announce changes on Tuesday that will reward investors with more money. (Technology)
November 28th @ 2:52 PM GMT
Reuters Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a buyout fund that agreed to acquire U.S.-based chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp for $1.3 billion earlier this month, is funded partly by cash originating from China's central government and also has indirect links to its space program, Chinese corporate filings show. (Technology)
November 28th @ 4:20 AM GMT
Yahoo! To reduce the money they have to pay, they live in the dark, without heating, or shower just once a week -- victims like millions in Spain of energy poverty. Last year, according to Spain's National Statistics Institute, 10.6 percent of Spaniards were unable to properly heat their homes -- or more than four million people -- compared to just 5.9 percent in 2008, when an economic crisis kicked off. At fault are the economic crisis and widespread loss of jobs it caused, as well as a 30- to 5... (Top Stories)
November 27th @ 8:19 AM GMT
Yahoo! Life was good for Mitharam Patil, a wealthy money lender from a small village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Small-time financiers like Patil would typically lend cash to farmers and traders every day, providing a vital source of funding for a rural economy largely shut out of the banking sector, albeit at interest rates of about 24 percent. All that came crashing down on Nov. 8, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned 500 and 1,000 rupee ($7.30-$14.60) banknotes, which accounted for ... (World)
November 25th @ 9:32 PM GMT
NPR Early indications are that Black Friday will be healthy for retailers, But analysts say the Black Friday fever has broken. Almost all the growth in holiday retail sales are in online and mobile shopping. One in six holiday dollars will be spent online giving consumers more bargaining power. (U.S. News)
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