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December 5, 2018 11:33 PM For-profit college closes operations, surprising students

JACKSON, Miss. – A troubled chain of for-profit colleges has closed abruptly in dozens of locations nationwide, after its accrediting agency suspended approval. Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America on Wednesday closed schools operating as Virginia College, Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute and Golf Academy 69

November 8, 2018 5:11 PM WFP to double food aid to Yemen, says 14 million risk starvation

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Food Programme plans to double its food assistance program for Yemen, aiming to reach up to 14 million people “to avert mass starvation”, it said in a statement on Thursday. “Yemen is the largest hunger crisis in the world. Millions of people are living on the edge of famine and the situation is getting worse by the day,” said the U.N. agency 76

October 24, 2018 12:57 AM Former Alabama man charged with supporting al-Qaida

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Federal prosecutors have charged a former Alabama resident with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and helping others to do the same. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release that Alaa Mohd Abusaad was charged Tuesday in Birmingham. Authorities say Abusaad told an undercover FBI employee 69

October 18, 2018 11:30 AM Rubin Kazan get European ban over financial fair play breach

Russian club Rubin Kazan have been banned from European competition for a season for breaching restrictions placed on them under financial fair play (FFP) rules, UEFA said on Thursday. In a statement, European football's governing body said the ban would come into effect if the club qualified for Europe in the next two seasons. "The club is excluded 60

October 8, 2018 8:39 PM China's Tencent invests $180 million in Brazil fintech Nubank

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Chinese gaming and social media firm Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) paid $180 million for an undisclosed minority stake in Brazilian financial technology company Nu Pagamentos SA, both companies said on Monday. The move marks Tencent’s debut in Latin America’s largest economy at a time when Nubank, as the company is known, is preparing 79

October 5, 2018 9:33 AM Exclusive: SoftBank deepening ties to ride-hailing firm Grab with $500 million funding

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) is closing in on a deal to invest about $500 million in Grab as part of roughly $1 billion that Southeast Asia’s biggest ride-hailing firm is seeking in its latest funding, sources with knowledge of the matter said. Six-year-old Grab has garnered more than $6 billion in total funding, led by SoftBank 77

October 5, 2018 6:38 AM Exclusive: SoftBank nearing $500 million investment in ride-hailing firm Grab

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp is nearing a deal to invest about $500 million in Grab as part of roughly $1 billion that Southeast Asia’s biggest ride-hailing firm is seeking in its latest funding, sources with knowledge of the matter said. Six-year-old Grab has garnered more than $6 billion in total funding, led by SoftBank, Chinese 78

September 25, 2018 7:06 PM FIFA moves closer to restricting loans, limiting agents fees

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA has moved closer to a reform of the transfer system after a key committee backed proposals to restrict loans and limit agents’ fees, the global soccer body said on Tuesday. The stakeholders committee, featuring representatives from clubs, leagues, players and national associations, also approved a plan to create a clearing house 56

September 15, 2018 7:36 PM Syrian state media: Air defenses down Israeli missiles near Damascus airport

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian military air defenses downed several missiles that Israel fired in an act of “aggression” near Damascus airport on Saturday, Syrian state media said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said Israel does not comment on foreign reports. During the more than seven-year conflict in neighboring Syria, Israel has grown deeply alarmed 56

August 8, 2018 8:37 PM IRS agent testifies that Manafort had $16.5 million in unreported income

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - A U.S. Internal Revenue Service agent testified on Wednesday that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who is on trial on tax and bank fraud charges, had $16.5 million in unreported taxable business income between 2010 and 2014. IRS agent Michael Welch said the total includes foreign wire transfers to U.S. vendors 43