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Australia to Spend $50b on French Submarines

Australia formally signed a $50 billion contract with France to build 12 state of the art submarines Monday, a signal of the country’s willingness to project power across the Pacific. Prime Minister Scott Morrison hailed th.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 11th, 2019

Australian prime minister boasts security credentials

Australia's prime minister has cast his government as stronger on national security than the opposition after signing an agreement with the French government to deliver a fleet of submarines and ahead of federal elections expected to be held in May......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 10th, 2019

10 silly terms you"ll only hear on submarines

Submariners spend months at a time in their own little world under the ocean. That kind of isolation gives rise a lot of idiosyncr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2019

Australia is going to spend $379 million trying to save the Great Barrier Reef

Shutterstock The Australian government has pledged A$500 million ($379.10 million) in funding to the Great Barrier Reef. UNESCO considered putting it on the "in danger" list last year.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2018

The leaders of France and Australia just took aim at China with pointed comments about following the rule of law

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and French President Emmanuel Macron together warned China to follow the rule of law in the Asia Pacific.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2018

French Racing: Lady Athena Australia to Arcachon

French Racing: Lady Athena Australia to Arcachon Lady Athena (Redoute’s Choice), trained at La Teste by Yan Durepaire, carries the Australian colours of John Hutchins. For those au fait with .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 15th, 2018

Facebook to Give Special Access to French Regulators

A team of French regulators will spend six months monitoring how Facebook removes certain kinds of illicit content as part of a pilot program between the social media giant and the French government......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 13th, 2018

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed chairman"s speech

Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday after Wall Street declined ahead of a closely watched speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Australia rose while Hong Kong declined......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral7 hr. 4 min. ago

Emmanuel Macron’s Bittersweet Brexit Victory

Boris Johnson is proving the French leader right on the dangers of letting the U.K. withdrawal drag on too long. But there’s no cause for celebration. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpost7 hr. 4 min. ago

Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card

Apple believes some of its zealous customers will treasure its new titanium credit card so much that they will spend time poli.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday13 hr. 49 min. ago

Taix restaurant, an L.A. institution, is sold to a luxury apartment builder

But don't cry into your French onion soup: The country French eatery vows to stay open as part of the new complex. But don't cry into your French onion soup: The country French eatery vows to stay open as part of the new complex......»»

Category: topSource: latimes13 hr. 49 min. ago

Nervous retirees are too scared to spend

Even rich Americans worry about living the good life and running short of cash......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral14 hr. 19 min. ago

Enrique Lores to take over as HP CEO on Nov. 1, Weisler to return to Australia due to family health matter

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch18 hr. 4 min. ago

Texas flood prevention initiative would create nation’s most ambitious barrier system

A plan being developed by the Texas General Land Office and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would spend as much as $32 billion to protect the Houston-Galveston area.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetwork18 hr. 49 min. ago

Parking app SpotHero scoops up $50 million

Chicago parking app SpotHero landed $50 million in new funding as it looks to help more people find on-demand parking. The round was led by Macquarie Capital, an Australia-based investment bank. Other backers in the round include Insight Venture Partn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals20 hr. 34 min. ago

Macron meets Johnson, while Pound recovers slightly on backstop hopes

French President Emmanuel Macron warns Prime Minister Bor.....»»

Category: videoSource: reuters21 hr. 34 min. ago

Shopping app Mavely raises $1M to help brands spend less on Facebook

A new Chicago startup aims to help brands spend less money on Facebook and Instagram ads with its shopping rewards app that helps people earn cash back on purchases they make. Mavely, founded by Evan Wray, Peggy O’Flaherty and Sean O’Brien, i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 4 min. ago

China trade war is costing billions in US tourism spending

Chinese tourists spend more on travel to the U.S. than any other group, but their numbers are waning amid tensions.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 22nd, 2019

Qube Earns US$1.15 Billion In Revenues… But Foresees Subdued Markets Next Year

Integrated bulk, rail, trucking, box, warehousing and ports operator, Qube (ASX: QUB), has announced weighty full year earnings of A$1.73 billion (US$1.5 billion), a rise of 4.7 percent on the previous year. Sydney, Australia-based Qube, also delivere.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaAug 22nd, 2019

Americans Spend Almost $150 Billion a Year on Illicit Drugs

Drug-users in the United States spent almost $150 billion on cocaine (including crack), marijuana (both legal and otherwise), heroin, and methamphetamine in 2016, the most recent year for which........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 22nd, 2019

M&T Bank"s Philadelphia branches will get $9 million in upgrades

M&T Bank continues to upgrade its branch network with the redesign of 17 offices in the greater Philadelphia area. This week the bank (NYSE: MTB) announced plans to spend $9 million on the renovations, which are slated to be complete by the end of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2019