Saturday, 11 July 2020

Business

Unilever to stop US advertising on social media

THE HAGUE: Unilever PLC saidit will stop advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the United States for the rest of the year, citing “divisiveness and hate speech during this polarised election period in the US”. The consumer goods company, which owns brands like Dove Soap and Lipton tea, joins ...

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NASA’s Mars helicopter will be the aircraft on another planet

LONDON: NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter will travel with the Perseverance rover through 314 million miles (505 million kilometers) of interplanetary space to get to Mars. But for the team working on the first experimental flight test on another planet, engineering the final 5 inches (13 centimeters) of the journey has ...

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Florida Woman sues for paternity test on goats

ODESSA, Fla: A Florida woman has filed a lawsuit seeking either a paternity test on her goats or a refund – and she’s not kidding. Kris Hedstrom filed the suit against her neighbor, Heather Dayner, last month seeking DNA for the goats she purchased. Hedstrom paid Dayner $900 for five ...

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Iran plans oil exports from the Gulf of Oman

DUBAI: Iran plans to export oil from a port on its Gulf of Oman coast by March, the president said, a shift that would avoid using the Strait of Hormuz shipping route that has been a focus of regional tension for decades. Tensions have spiked between Tehran and Washington since ...

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Apple Now Allows You To Set Default Apps In iPhone

LONDON: Apple never allowed its users to think out of the box they created on the iPhone. After all, the hardware and software of Apple are on another level but the freedom in the device we use is important to make it more customized. They always forced users to use apps that are made or recommended by Apple on the ...

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Iranian currency reaches lowest value ever

TEHRAN: Iranian currency dropped to its lowest value ever against the dollar and officials warned Iranian exporters to bring their foreign earnings home from abroad. Money exchange shops briefly traded the Iranian rial 200,000 for a dollar and later in the day, the currency was valued at 198,000 rials against ...

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London City Airport reopens as UK slowly opens up

LONDON City Airport received its first commercial flight in nearly three months as Britain moved another step closer to fully emerging from its coronavirus lockdown on July 4. The gateway to the once-bustling Canary Warf and City financial districts welcomed a short flight from the Isle of Man in the ...

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Covid-19: Dubai opens up to tourists from July 7

DUBAI announced it would allow tourists back in the Gulf city state from July 7 after a closure of more than three months to contain the coronavirus. “Dubai to welcome tourists from July 7,” the emirate’s media centre said, quoting the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management. It also ...

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Italy’s Eni mulls exiting Pakistan after 20 years

MELAN: After about 20 years of operations in Pakistan, Italy’s Eni SpA is mulling to sell its energy exploration and production assets in the country. Eni is working with a financial adviser to gauge interest in the portfolio, said people who asked not to be identified as the information isn’t ...

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