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Heineken reports lower third quarter earnings

Posted 1:10 AM 10/22/2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) Heineken NV says poor weather and weak economies in Europe dragged its third quarter earnings lower, though sales in developing markets grew strongly.

The Dutch brewer Wednesday reported net profit of 460 million euros ($585 million), from 483 million euros in the same (More)...

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Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster

Posted 1:05 AM 10/21/2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) Nepalese officials say they plan to introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers following the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster last week.

Tourism Department official Tulasi Gautam said Tuesday that trekkers (More)...

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10/20/2014

Pilots at Lufthansa long-haul fleet to strike

Posted 12:16 AM 10/20/2014

BERLIN (AP) A planned strike by pilots at Lufthansa has been expanded to include a one-day walkout Tuesday at the German airline's long-haul fleet.

The Vereinigung Cockpit union already had announced a 35-hour strike at Lufthansa's short-haul fleet starting mid-Monday, the latest in a (More)...

10/19/2014

Rescue operations cut down at Nepal trekking trail

Posted 1:09 AM 10/19/2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) Officials in Nepal say rescue operations have been scaled down at the trekking trail where hundreds of hikers were caught in a blizzard last week.

Government official Yama Bahadur Chokhyal says helicopters flights were cut down on Sunday because most trekkers who were (More)...

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