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Alibaba surges 38 pct on demand in market debut

ALIBABANEW YORK-- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance for a piece of what is likely to rank as the largest IPO in history, in a massive bet on China's burgeoning middle class.

It was an auspicious debut for the Chinese e-commerce company, which was founded by Jack Ma in his apartment in 1999 and now accounts...

Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 bln

ipoNEW YORK- - Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected...

Pro-pot activists launch first U.S. 'Consume Responsibly' campaign

billDENVER-- Taking a cheeky jab at a New York Times columnist who had a bad experience with marijuana-infused candy on a...

Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA

BOEINGCAPE CANAVERAL/WASHINGTON-- NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space...

New head reaffirms Santander's strategy

santanderSANTANDER, Spain--Ana Botin, the new chairwoman of Santander, told shareholders on Monday she would defend the legacy...

Heineken family won't loosen grip

BRUSSELS--Four generations and 150 years on from the founding father of Heineken, the Dutch brewing family shows no...

Air France to run 40 pct of flights today as pilots strike

airfrancePARIS--Air France will operate only 40 percent of its flights from Monday as pilots begin a one-week strike over...

Show us the money: EU seeks billions of euros to revive economy

MILAN, Italy--The European Union sought ways on Saturday to marshal billions of euros into its sluggish economy without...

IMF's Lagarde calls empowerment of women essential for Japan growth

lagardeTOKYO--Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's targets for empowering women, a key part of his economic growth strategy...

Larger Apple iPhone shipments delayed amid record orders

iphonesSAN FRANSISCO--Customers may have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple Inc's iPhone 6 Plus, after...

British banks warn they'll head south if Scotland breaks away

bankEDINBURGH--The battle for the hearts and heads of the Scottish people intensified on Thursday as two banks said they...

New sanctions against Russia take effect today

BRUSSELS/LONDON--European Union governments agreed on Thursday that new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis...

France breaks 2015 deficit-cutting promise

francePARIS--France announced on Wednesday it was breaking the latest in a long line of promises to European Union partners...

Santander's powerful patriarch dies, daughter named successor

santanderMADRID--Banco Santander named Ana Botin as its new head on Wednesday after her father Emilio's sudden death, making...

Apple unveils watch, larger iPhones in bid to retake innovation crown

appleCUPERTINO, California--Apple Inc unveiled a watch, two larger iPhones and a mobile payments service on Tuesday as...

Google panel in Europe to debate privacy rights

googleBRUSSELS/MADRID--A specialist panel appointed by search engine giant Google to help it implement a landmark court...

Big phones, smart watches and high expectations

watchesSAN FRANCISCO--It has been four years since Apple Inc introduced a completely new gadget and the pressure is on for...

Electrolux takes on Whirlpool in US with GE Appliances buy

electricSTOCKHOLM--Sweden's Electrolux said on Monday it would double U.S. sales by paying $3.3 billion in cash for General...

Petrobras scandal shakes up Brazil presidential race

brazilRIO DE JANEIRO--Brazil's October presidential race has been shaken up by a corruption scandal allegedly involving...

WeChat helps Apple rack up bonus points in China

wechatBEIJING--Apple Inc has a lot for which to thank people like Deng.

A Beijing-based quality analyst, she gave only her...

Apple's rivals hope its iWatch makes "wearable" work

smartwatchBERLIN/FRANKFURT--Know what a "Wearable" is? Most top tech executives would struggle to define it. Now they're hoping...

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Cultural, Artistic Festival planned by NIA, Oct. 10
Saturday, 20 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--National Institute of Arts (NIA) will be showcasing a combination of visual,... Read more...
Judge to decide Monday on Topper’s detention validity
Saturday, 20 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--The Judge of Instruction will decide on the validity of the detention of the owner of... Read more...
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Caribbean tourism sector must be run like a business
Saturday, 20 September 2014
ST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands--Caribbean Tourism officials have been urged to ensure that tourism... Read more...
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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Chief Justice pleads for more funds
Thursday, 18 September 2014
THE VALLEY, Anguilla--Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Justice Janice Pereira... Read more...
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Man jumps White House fence, sparks brief evacuation
Saturday, 20 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- A man jumped over the White House fence and ran for several seconds towards the... Read more...
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Arab Bank never backed Hamas, lawyer tells jury
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer... Read more...
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Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone to a halt
Saturday, 20 September 2014
FREETOWN-- Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone were deserted on Friday as the West African state... Read more...
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Hollande asks Europe for patience with France
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PARIS-- President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to... Read more...
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Alibaba surges 38 pct on demand in market debut
Saturday, 20 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on... Read more...
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Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 bln
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK- - Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end... Read more...
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Justice for Juliy at first delayed, now awarded
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Dear Editor, In accordance with the conclusion of the Appeal Committee Study Financing (that the... Read more...
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Disgusted
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Dear Queenie, My husband's sister likes to entertain the whole family on every occasion. My problem... Read more...
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SXM One Love Chargers Basketball Team
Saturday, 20 September 2014
SXM One Love Basketball Association, which started as a team in May 2014, became an Association in... Read more...
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Radio ban delayed to ensure fairness for all
Saturday, 20 September 2014
SINGAPORE-- Formula One has back-tracked on a planned clampdown on radio and pitboard messages for... Read more...
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Angelina Jolie to direct Leakey biopic 'Africa'
Saturday, 20 September 2014
LOS ANGELES- - Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct "Africa," a feature... Read more...
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Sophia Loren, Italy's national icon, turns 80 with book of memoirs
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ROME-- Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 this week and is... Read more...
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Secure your place in Guinness Book of Records now
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Sunday, September 21, is 'Bart's Bash Sailing Charity Race' Be part of the largest sailing event in... Read more...
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Backpacking through Laos Part 2
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Tubing through mountains and caves   By Laura Bijnsdorp It was midnight; we had been... Read more...
Editorial - Term ahead
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has confirmed that financial supervision will stay in place until... Read more...
Editorial - Definitely possible
Friday, 19 September 2014
The many legal twists and turns surrounding Caravanserai Resort in the previous months and years... Read more...
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Notices September 20
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...
Notices September 18
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...