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Reuters | Updated: 14-09-2019 03:32 IST | Created: 14-09-2019 03:32 IST

Hong Kong’s exchange refused to give up on its bid to take over the London Stock Exchange after the British bourse emphatically rejected its $39 billion takeover offer on Friday.

WEWORK-IPO-CURBS-EXCLUSIVE/ Exclusive: WeWork considers dramatic valuation cut in IPO

WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between $10 billion and $12 billion, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. ENTERTAINMENT

USA-EDUCATION-CHEATING/ Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal

BOSTON - Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter’s entrance exam. PEOPLE-EDDIE-MONEY/

Eddie Money, rock 'n' roll hitmaker and reality TV star, dies at 70 American rock star Eddie Money, whose hits including “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Baby Hold On” formed part of the power pop soundtrack of the late 1970s and early 1980s, died in Los Angeles on Friday at age 70, his family said in a statement.


Europe take one-point Solheim Cup lead into day two Team Europe took a one-point advantage over the U.S. into the second day of the Solheim Cup with a 4-1/2 to 3-1/2 lead after Friday’s foursomes and fourballs at Gleneagles.

FOOTBALL-NFL-NEP-BROWN/ Patriots WR Brown avoids exempt list, can play Week 2

Antonio Brown is eligible to play Sunday when the New England Patriots visit the Miami Dolphins. UPCOMING


Two of Malaysia's oldest political parties to sign political pact Two of Malaysia's oldest political parties, who for decades fought each other tooth and nail for support of the country's Malay-Muslim majority, will sign a "political cooperation" deal this week. The deal between the United Malay National Organisation (Umno) and the Islamist group Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (Pas) comes at a time when racial fissures are widening in the country's multi-ethnic society.

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UK LIberal Democrats hold annual party conference Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party host their annual conference in the seaside town of Bournemouth.


Zimbabwe holds state funeral for founder Mugabe Zimbabwe is to hold a state funeral for its founder and longtime ruler Robert Mugabe at a national sports stadium in Harare. Foreign dignitaries from the continent and close allies are expected to attend.


USA-AUTOS/LABOR Overshadowed by U.S. probe UAW, automakers near contract deadline

Overshadowed by a mushrooming U.S. federal corruption probe into top union officials that have created uncertainty for collective bargaining talks, contracts between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and Detroit's automakers were set to expire at midnight on Saturday. Sep 14

EU-ECOFIN/ EU Finance ministers meet in Helsinki to discuss fiscal rules, energy tax

European Union finance ministers meet in Helsinki to start a debate on the possible reform of EU fiscal rules and energy taxation. 14 Sep 00:00 ET / 04:00 GMT


Bahamians tend wounded, clear rubble in wake of devastating Dorian Rescue and recovery crews continued to clear rubble across the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, which devastated large parts of the archipelago nation.


FASHION-LONDON/MOLLY GODDARD (PIX) (TV) 'Killing Eve' featured designer Molly Goddard at London Fashion Week

Goddard, known for her colourful eye-catching tulle dresses, presents her collection at London Fashion Week. 14 Sep 09:00 ET / 13:00 GMT

FASHION-LONDON/PUBLIC TICKETS (PIX) (TV) Front row access at London Fashion Week for the price of a ticket

VIP treatment, Champagne, goodie bags and backstage access available to the public at London Fashion Week as the British Fashion Council introduces ticket packages. Featuring designer Catwalks from ALEXACHUNG and House of Holland. 14 Sep 10:00 ET / 14:00 GMT



Post-COVID-19 Nigeria needs a robust Health Management Information System to handle high disease burden

Nigeria is among a few countries that conceptualised a health management information system HMIS in the early 90s but implementation has been a challenge till date. Besides COVID-19, the country has a huge burden of communicable and non-com...

Morocco COVID-19 response: A fragile health system and the deteriorating situation

Learning from its European neighbors, Morocco imposed drastic measures from the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak to try to contain its spread. The strategy worked for a few months but the cases have surged after mid-June. In this sit...

COVID-19: Argentina’s health system inefficiencies exaggerate flaws of health information system

You can recover from a drop in the GDP, but you cant recover from death, was the straightforward mindset of Argentinas President Alberto Fernndez and defined the countrys response to COVID-19. The South American nation imposed a strict...


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