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  • Billionaire businessman offers free rent to homeless Manchester attack hero

    Businessman seeks to reward homeless man who aided victims of Manchester attack

  • *EU, U.S. not seeing eye-to-eye on Russia, EU says. BRUSSELS, May 25- A smiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on Thursday but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change. "action plan" on trade-- an indication the new occupant of the White House is not as...

  • NEW YORK— Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community. He shared stories about graduates such as David Razu Aznar, a former city leader who led the effort to legalize gay marriage in Mexico City,...

  • BRASILIA, May 24- Key members of Brazil's coalition government are struggling to find a consensus candidate to replace President Michel Temer should he be forced from office by a massive corruption probe that has ensnared scores of politicians and business leaders. Temer, a center-right politician, has refused to resign despite allegations he gave his...

  • QUINCY, Mass.— In a story May 23 about a visit by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife to a Massachusetts high school, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the couple made a donation to the school during the visit. Mark Zuckerberg, wife visit Massachusetts high school. QUINCY, Mass.— Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has visited the Massachusetts high...

  • NEW DELHI, May 24- ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel producer, said on Wednesday it has agreed to make concessions to Steel Authority of India to seal a delayed $897 million automotive joint venture. The proposed joint venture is also crucial for ArcelorMittal as India is the only big steel market where demand is rising fast and government policy is...

  • *New CEO to take the helm from July 1. OSLO, May 24- Oslo- listed rig firm Seadrill named a new chief executive from within its own ranks on Wednesday and said its talks to restructure $14 billion of debt and liabilities had reached an advanced stage. Anton Dibowitz, current chief commercial officer, will take the top job from July 1, succeeding Per Wullf who will remain a...

  • *A spun off, listed Pay-tv unit could fetch up to 120 billion rand- analysts. JOHANNESBURG, May 24- It was the investment that transformed Naspers from a small-time South African newspaper publisher into Africa's most valuable company and made its long-serving director and chairman Koos Bekker a billionaire. Naspers has plowed in around $3.6 billion since 2012...

  • SAO PAULO, May 23- Shares in Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA stormed higher on Tuesday, helped by bargain-hunting and speculation about potential takeover interest, after earlier falling on concern about the company's role in a corruption scandal. The billionaire Batista brothers who control JBS through holding company J&F Investimentos SA have admitted to...

  • In his first detailed budget submission to Congress on Tuesday, Trump requested major reductions to programs that help poor families afford groceries and poor and disabled people get healthcare. Some Republicans in Congress cheered Trump's budget. They're really deep, deep cuts, "said Republican Representative Hal Rogers, whose eastern Kentucky district...

  • QUINCY, Mass.— Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has visited the Massachusetts high school where his wife attended. Zuckerberg says in a Facebook post the couple had stopped by the school on their way to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where Zuckerberg is set to deliver the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday. Zuckerberg livestreamed on Facebook his...

  • May 23- Honeywell International Inc said on Tuesday it would decide by fall this year whether to separate its aerospace business, a move hedge fund Third Point LLC wants the U.S. industrial conglomerate to pursue. Third Point, run by billionaire Dan Loeb, last month said Honeywell should spin off the aerospace division, saying the separation could create more...

  • In his first detailed budget submission to Congress on Tuesday, Trump requested major reductions to programs that help poor families afford groceries and poor and disabled people get healthcare. Some Republicans in Congress cheered Trump's budget. They're really deep, deep cuts, "said Republican Representative Hal Rogers, whose eastern Kentucky district...

  • NEW YORK, May 23- Altice USA, the cable operator created from Netherlands- based Altice NV's acquisitions of Cablevision Systems Corp and Suddenlink Communications, considers cable growth a priority as it explores ways to enter the wireless business, company officials said. In April, Altice USA filed for an initial public offering that seeks to raise $1 billon...

  • NEW YORK, May 23- Altice USA, the cable operator that arose from Netherlands- based Altice NV's acquisitions of Cablevision Systems Corp and Suddenlink Communications, is exploring ways to enter the wireless business as rival cable companies prepare their own mobile services, its chief executive said. "We are having discussions on lots of different types of...

  • JERUSALEM, May 23- Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Brack Capital Properties, a property owner and developer in Germany, for about 1 billion shekels, the company said on Tuesday. BCP, which is listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, said in a statement that Sagi agreed to buy a controlling 44 percent stake, or about 2.9 million...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation over a corruption scandal, said he would not step down even if he was formally indicted by the Supreme Court. Oust me if you want, but if I stepped down, I would be admitting guilt, "Temer told Folha de S.Paulo, Brazil's biggest newspaper, in an interview published on Monday.

  • BRASILIA, May 22 (Reuters)- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation over a corruption scandal, said he would not step down even if he was formally indicted by the Supreme Court. The scandal has threatened to tear apart Temer's coalition in Congress and leave Latin America's largest economy adrift as the president fights for his...

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has visited a Rhode Island public school and met with the governor to talk about education initiatives. WPRI-TV reports that Zuckerberg visited Del Sesto Middle School in Providence on Monday. A Massachusetts woman says she was surprised to bump into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg while walking on a crowded sidewalk in the...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation over a corruption scandal, said he would not step down even if he was formally indicted by the Supreme Court. But the Chief Justice Carmen Lucia ruled on Monday that the court would not take up the issue of the recording until Brazil's federal police finish their...