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WeWork throws in the towel on its ill-fated IPO

Business Oct 1, 2019

WeWork throws in the towel on its ill-fated IPO

WeWork's parent, The We Co., said Monday it will file to withdraw its initial public offering, a week after the SoftBank-backed office-sharing startup ousted founder Adam Neumann as its chief executive officer. The withdrawal of its IPO prospectus formalizes the end of the New York-based ...

Saudi Aramco reports output fully restored after attacks

Business Oct 1, 2019

Saudi Aramco reports output fully restored after attacks

Saudi Aramco is producing more than 9.9 million barrels of crude a day as it fully recovers from the worst-ever attacks on its energy infrastructure. Output reached that level Sept. 25 and is a "little bit" higher now, Ibrahim Al-Buainain, chief executive officer of state-owned ...

Boeing unveils revamp to deepen safety focus after 737 Max crashes

Business Oct 1, 2019

Boeing unveils revamp to deepen safety focus after 737 Max crashes

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg unveiled a structural overhaul intended to sharpen the plane-maker's focus on safety after two accidents of its 737 Max killed 346 people within a five-month span. Acting on a recommendation from the board, Muilenburg is creating a new ...

Al-Shabab claims attacks on U.S. base and EU convoy in Somalia

World Oct 1, 2019

Al-Shabab claims attacks on U.S. base and EU convoy in Somalia

The al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.S. base in Somalia on Monday, as the European Union confirmed a separate strike against a convoy of Italian advisers. The militants struck the U.S. base at Baledogle, about 110 km (70 miles) northwest ...

Japan national team announces 28-man roster team for Premier12

Baseball Oct 1, 2019

Japan national team announces 28-man roster team for Premier12

Yomiuri Giants captain Hayato Sakamoto was among the 28 players named Tuesday to the Japan national team for the upcoming Premier12, an international baseball event that doubles as a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Sakamoto and four Giants teammates headline the roster for the ...

Fiji's Peceli Yato back in lineup for crucial clash with Georgia

Rugby Oct 1, 2019

Fiji's Peceli Yato back in lineup for crucial clash with Georgia

Influential loose forward Peceli Yato will return from a head injury for Fiji's crucial Rugby World Cup Pool D game against Georgia, the team announced on Tuesday. Yato was concussed in Fiji's opening game after a high tackle by Australia's Reece Hodge, who later became ...

Ireland star Jonathan Sexton to return for match against Russia

Rugby Oct 1, 2019

Ireland star Jonathan Sexton to return for match against Russia

World Rugby Player of the Year Jonathan Sexton will captain Ireland in its Rugby World Cup match against Russia on Thursday after recovering from a thigh injury. The flyhalf missed Ireland's shock 19-12 defeat to Japan in Fukuroi, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Saturday, which threw Pool ...