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  • News Corp takes majority stake in major mortgage broker 29 Jun 2017 01:53 Source: Roy Morgan Research; 12 months rolling, average sample n = 16,450. News Corp controlled REA group announced on Tuesday June 27 that it was taking an 80.3% stake in major mortgage broker – Smartline. Roy Morgan data shows that Smartline is the …
  • AIOU launches short-term technical courses for professionals 29 Jun 2017 01:52 Islamabad :Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will continue to offer and upgrade its short-term technical and agriculture-based courses to help the illiterates or less-educated people to earn their livelihood. This aimed at facilitating the dis-advantage …
  • Oral Questions - 29 June 2017 29 Jun 2017 01:50 Oral Questions - 29 June 2017 Questions to Ministers 1. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Building and Construction: Does he agree with Mainfreight founder and Chairman Bruce Plested that housing is a “social disgrace”, that the market cannot sort out this …
  • Armenia comes 95th in Global Firepower 2017 Military Strength Ranking 29 Jun 2017 01:49 Armenia came 95th in the 2017 Military Strength Ranking finalized by Global Firepower analytical center. The rating includes overall 132 countries. Neighbors of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, ranked 80 and 59 respectively. The top five countries …
  • Richard Branson Fast Facts 29 Jun 2017 01:49 Mother: Eve (Huntley-Flindt) Branson, flight attendant Marriages: Joan (Templeman) Branson (1989-present); Kristen (Tomassi) Branson (1972-1976, divorce) Children: with Joan (Templeman) Branson: Clare Sarah, born and died in 1979; Holly; Sam Other Facts: …
  • Macron and Trudeau shouldn't be so proud of appointing women to their Cabinets 29 Jun 2017 01:46 (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Appointing a gender-parity Cabinet seems to be the thing to do if you are a rising, progressive and male political star. …
  • On the eve of defeat, Liberals paint a rosy financial picture 29 Jun 2017 01:43 In about 24 hours, the B.C. Liberals are expected to lose a confidence vote in the legislature.But on Wednesday, the finance minister released details of the province’s unexpected $2.8 billion dollar surplus. As Mary Griffin reports, Mike de Jong paints a …
  • Australian police charge top Vatican cardinal with sexual abuse 29 Jun 2017 01:42 Police in Australia have on Thursday charged Cardinal George Pell, one of the Vatican's most senior figures, with multiple "historical sexual assault offences." "Cardinal Pell has been charged on summons and he is required to appear at …
  • Cardinal George Pell Charged with Sexual Abuse. Also: Uber Drivers Fight for Worker Rights. 29 Jun 2017 01:42 Cardinal Pell is a senior Vatican leader. As the Vatican’s de facto finance chief, he is one of the most powerful figures in the Catholic Church ever to be charged with sexual abuse in an ongoing scandal that has been engulfed dozens of priests in various …
  • What Does Warren Buffett’s Net Lease Investment Mean for the Sector? 29 Jun 2017 01:37 When billionaire investor Warren Buffett makes a deal, people take notice. Such is the case with the recent purchase by Buffett’s conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, of a 9.8 percent stake in Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Store Capital Corp., a net lease REIT. …

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