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  • New York hedge fund manager Och-Ziff Capital Management assumed ownership of 14 properties held by CNL Lifestyle Properties last year including the lease at Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire. Among the other properties were Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine, Crested Butte in Colorado, Brighton in Utah and Sierra-at-Tahoe in California.

  • NEW YORK— The Village Voice, the alternative weekly newspaper that has been a mainstay on the city's street corners for decades, is going digital only and will no longer appear in print. Owner Peter Barbey announced the change on Tuesday. He said the newspaper, founded in 1955 by a group of writers including novelist Norman Mailer, "has been a beacon for progress and a...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 22- South African unions said on Tuesday they had agreed a three-year wage deal for engineering workers, ending weeks of difficult negotiations and averting an industry strike. They have now agreed to a deal that is expected to see workers get a 7 percent increase in 2017, 6.75 percent in 2018 and 6.5 percent in 2019, the employers association...

  • >Norway's consumer confidence hits three-year high- FNO. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • >Norway's consumer confidence hits three-year high- FNO. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • >Norway's consumer confidence hits three-year high- FNO. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • >Norway's consumer confidence hits three-year high- FNO. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • WASHINGTON— It was a glam shot that got ugly. The drama began Monday when Linton posted a photo of herself getting off a government plane in Kentucky with Mnuchin. Commenter Jenni Miller responded from Oregon: "Glad we could pay for your little getaway.# deplorable."

  • KAMPALA, Aug 22- Uganda's coffee exports jumped 59 percent last month from a year earlier after good weather conditions this year boosted the crop, the industry regulator said. Uganda is Africa's largest exporter of coffee, one of the country's key sources of foreign exchange. Some 427,204 60- kg bags were shipped during the month, up from 268,490 bags exported in...

  • TUNIS, Aug 22- Tunisia's tourism revenues have risen 19 percent so far this year, reflecting a recovery in a vital sector crippled two years ago by attacks on foreign holidaymakers. Arrivals from neighboring Algeria were up 60 percent, helped by a promotional campaign by Tunisia, while visits by European tourists rose 16 percent. Tourism accounts for about 8...

  • NAIROBI, Aug 22- Equity Group Holdings, one of Kenya's top lenders by assets, reported a drop in first-half pretax profit, blaming a fall in interest income after the government capped rates. Equity said on Tuesday that its pretax profit fell 6.6 percent to 13.29 billion shillings in January-June as the impact of the rate cap was compounded by a drought, high...

  • >Norway's opposition Labour calls for debate on oil tax regime. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • >Norway's opposition Labour calls for debate on oil tax regime. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • >Norway's opposition Labour calls for debate on oil tax regime. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • >Norway's opposition Labour calls for debate on oil tax regime. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari arrives in Abuja on August 19, 2017.

    But, the leader of Africa's largest economy barely referenced Nigeria's financial headaches in his latest speech.

  • Norway holds parliamentary elections on Sept. 11 to decide whether the ruling right-wing government should stay in power or be replaced by a Labour-led centre-left coalition. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • Norway holds parliamentary elections on Sept. 11 to decide whether the ruling right-wing government should stay in power or be replaced by a Labour-led centre-left coalition. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • Norway holds parliamentary elections on Sept. 11 to decide whether the ruling right-wing government should stay in power or be replaced by a Labour-led center-left coalition. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.

  • Norway holds parliamentary elections on Sept. 11 to decide whether the ruling right-wing government should stay in power or be replaced by a Labour-led center-left coalition. >Norway's risk-averse wealth fund considers next moves. >Norway's economic prospects brighten as election draws near.