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Fairfax's NZ business included in takeover bid

Fairfax's NZ business included in takeover bid

Fairfax shares on Friday closed at $1.07 each, indicating a market value of $2.46 billion for the company. In a statement, Fairfax said shareholders did not need to take any action in response to the revised proposal and promised to provide an update once it had been fully assessed.


Macron Inaugurated As France's New President

Macron Inaugurated As France's New President

He stated his desires to restore the status of France in Europe and the World and to reduce the divisions within the French population, which were encouraged by Le Pen, instead. After his inaugural ceremony, he was driven to the Arc of Triomphe by a military jeep instead of a traditional civilian limousine, where he lit up a flame in tribute to France's war dead at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.


Lyft, Waymo ink self-driving car deal: NY Times

Lyft, Waymo ink self-driving car deal: NY Times

Waymo is in the midst of a legal battle with Uber over driverless cars, alleging the ride-hailing company and a former Google executive stole trade secrets to be used its development of self-driving technology. "Lyft's vision and commitment to improving the way cities move will help Waymo's self-driving technology reach more people, in more places". Uber is also testing autonomous cars there.


Kentucky Derby: Velazquez Rides

Kentucky Derby: Velazquez Rides "Always Dreaming" to Victory

In big money race after big money race, the combination of trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez has been powerful across the country for almost two decades. I don't make plans before the Derby on what we're going to do at the Preakness. Altogether, he's had 48 runners, tying mentor D. Wayne Lukas for the most in Derby history.



Duterte sits beside Putin at welcome dinner hosted by Xi

The statement made it clear that India cannot accept a project which ignores its core concern over sovereignty and territorial integrity. However, some Indian scholars have attended the opening session of the B&R conference today, that brought together leaders of 29 countries, including the prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, who is leading perhaps the largest delegation - four chief ministers and five federal ministers.