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The US Senate has blocked a measure to extend spy agencies' collection of telephone records, leaving the fate of the programme uncertain days before its expiration.
Avengers: Age of Ultron, which was released last month, has scored big at the box office, which proves that superheroes remain a relevant factor in movies, television and pop culture.
PM says Greece was on the final stretch of negotiations with its international lenders on a cash-for-reforms deal that would not involve further pension cuts and harsh austerity.
Wall Street stocks moved mostly higher this week despite mixed earnings from big retailers and caution about swelling equity valuations.
Europe's main stock markets are mixed at the close, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.26% at 7 031.72 points.
Eager shoppers are flocking through the doors of South Africa’s newest regional mall, the R1.7bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth.
Wall Street stocks have opened mostly lower ahead of a long holiday weekend as traders awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the US economic outlook.
Skywise Airlines has increased its fleet, which has enabled it to have four supplementary flights..