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December 16, 2018 10:24 PM Llama rescued from heavy floodwaters in Maryland

A stranded llama was rescued from heavy floodwaters in Maryland, officials said Sunday. (Howard County Department of Fire and Emergency Rescue Services) A stranded llama was rescued from heavy floodwaters west of Baltimore, officials said Sunday. Authorities said the rescuers put a rope around the llama’s harness and walked it to dry land from the high waters 112

December 15, 2018 8:15 AM Venmo: Send & Receive Money 4+

Venmo is the simple, fun money app for sending cash quickly between friends and shopping at your favorite online stores. Split purchases to avoid awkward IOUs, share your new buys, and catch up on what your friends are doing on the feed. Send money quickly to friends by simply linking your payment method. There’s no transaction fee for sending money 161

December 14, 2018 11:42 PM Last minute donation saves Chicago church from auction

CHICAGO – A 120-year-old Chicago church was saved from auction after a midnight call from a group of donors, which one church official said was "a Christmas miracle." Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church held what parishioners believed would be its final service on Thursday. The church was slated to go to auction Friday after facing legal issues and about 118

December 14, 2018 9:59 PM Poste Italiane can withstand competition from Amazon: CEO

MILAN (Reuters) - Poste Italiane can weather competition from Amazon.com in its deliveries business, the chief executive of the former Italian postal services monopoly said on Friday. Last month the Italian government formally authorised the U.S. e-commerce giant to operate as a postal operator in the country through its subsidiaries Amazon Italia Logistics 169

December 14, 2018 6:21 PM French President Macron Calls For Calm Ahead of 5th Weekend of Violent 'Yellow Vest' Protests

(PARIS) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France’s president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy Saturday in the same numbers 116

December 13, 2018 11:02 AM Top German court rules Uber limousine service illegal

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s highest court ruled on Thursday that a defunct limousine service offered by Uber [UBER.UL] was illegal, in a setback for the U.S. ride-hailing company that has struggled to comply with the law in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Court of Justice, handing down a final decision, upheld lower-court rulings in favor 143

December 13, 2018 6:22 AM A High-Speed Train Crash in the Turkish Capital Has Killed 7 and Injured Dozens

(ANKARA, Turkey) — A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing seven people and injuring 46 others, officials and news re said. The 6:30 a.m. (0330 GMT) train from Ankara to the central Turkish city of Konya collided with the engine, which was checking 90

December 11, 2018 11:04 PM China's Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in U.S. IPO

NEW YORK/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China-based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment Group TME.N has raised close to $1.1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) after pricing its shares at the bottom of its targeted range, two sources said on Tuesday. The music arm of gaming and social network giant Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) priced 177

December 11, 2018 5:26 PM Apple launches payments service in Germany following delay

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Apple has launched its mobile payments service in Germany, four years after its start in the United States and trailing Google, which started its payments app in the country in June. Customers at banks such as Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank unit Comdirect, Hypovereinsbank, Wirecard, Hanseatic Bank and of credit card providers Mastercard 154

December 11, 2018 2:36 PM Fintech startup Plaid valued at $2.65 billion in latest funding round: source

(Reuters) - Fintech startup Plaid has raised $250 million in its latest funding round led by one of Silicon Valley’s top investors, Mary Meeker, which according to a source familiar with the matter values the company at $2.65 billion. The company, which counts Goldman Sachs, American Express and Citigroup as its investors, said on Tuesday it expects 142