Next IMF loan will be 'the last': Pakistan finance minister

Next IMF loan will be 'the last': Pakistan finance minister

Pakistan’s finance minister promised Saturday to end the country’s reliance on International Monetary Fund bailouts to shore up its shaky economy, as officials prepare to negotiate a new loan. Asad Umar’s pledge comes days after Pakistan’s central bank warned inflation could double in the coming year — hitting 7.5 percent — while the country’s growth […]

Goldman Changes Asia Banking Leadership as New CEO Digs In

Goldman Changes Asia Banking Leadership as New CEO Digs In

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. GS 0.89% is shaking up its leadership in Asia, where a high-profile corruption scandal has dampened an otherwise strong stretch of deal-making. Andrea Vella and Kate Richdale, Goldman’s investment banking chiefs in the region, are being shifted out of management roles, according to people familiar with the matter. They will be […]

Pixel 3 could have a memory management issue that kills background apps

Pixel 3 could have a memory management issue that kills background apps

Google’s recent batch of Pixels aren’t without their issues, and as more phones get in consumer’s hands, new reports of problems surface. The latest controversy stems from the Pixel 3’s apparent inability to shuffle more than a few apps at a time. In fact, taking a photo is apparently enough to kill Spotify if it’s […]

Astronaut recounts harrowing failed space launch

Astronaut recounts harrowing failed space launch

NASA/Bill Ingalls/Getty Images At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, launch pad gantry arms are seen closing around the Soyuz rocket in this long exposure photograph taken on Oct. 9, 2018. NASA/Bill Ingalls/Getty Images At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, launch pad gantry arms are seen closing around the Soyuz rocket in this long exposure photograph […]

Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus

Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met representatives of Russia’s foreign and defence ministries in Damascus on Friday, Russia’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday. During the meeting, they discussed the development of the situation in Syria and reaffirmed their commitment to the “destruction of terrorist presence” and advancement towards a long-term political settlement in […]

What To Do When Not Just Any Travel Insurance Will Do

What To Do When Not Just Any Travel Insurance Will Do

To celebrate her 60th birthday, Andrea Shelly booked a trip to Tanzania and Rwanda through Butterfield & Robinson, a luxury tour operator. She planned to bring her adult children on the two-week adventure. But with a $130,000 price tag, Shelly knew that ordinary travel insurance wouldn’t do — and she was right. A few months […]

Last flu season was deadly. Did you get a shot to protect yourself for this one?

Last flu season was deadly. Did you get a shot to protect yourself for this one?

Months out from the nation’s deadliest flu season in decades, public health officials are urging people to get their flu shot, including in Whatcom County where the flu already is making people ill. “It’s starting,” said Cindy Hollinsworth, Communicable Disease manager for the Whatcom County Health Department. About 80,000 people in the U.S. died from […]

People's Vote march: 'Hundreds of thousands' attending London protest

People's Vote march: 'Hundreds of thousands' attending London protest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThousands arrived at the meeting point on London’s Park Lane for the march Protesters calling for a referendum on the final Brexit deal are marching in London for what organisers say will be the “biggest, loudest and most important” demonstration of its kind. They are heading to […]

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