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April 6, 2018 11:03 AM Overwatch: You can now buy a gorgeous Mercy statue for $175 from the Blizzard Store

Blizzard does a lot of things well, but character design and artwork are near the top of the list. There has been a lot of amazing merchandise to come out of Blizzard games in the past couple of decades, and the latest piece is a statue of Mercy from Overwatch. The Mercy statue stands 13.75 inches tall, including the base, which is 12.75 inches in diameter 3

February 13, 2018 3:43 PM UK staff at risk as part of Amazon´s global jobs shake-up

Amazon has not ruled out making cuts at its UK operations as part of a rare global jobs shake-up at the online retail giant. The company has confirmed it will axe a “small” number of positions across the business, but stopped short of giving a number. However, the Seattle Times cited sources who said the move would affect several hundred employees at Amazon’s 8

February 5, 2018 10:36 AM Search launched for missing oil tanker feared hijacked by pirates

The Marine Express was last heard from on Thursday in the Gulf of Guinea, close to where a similar vessel was hijacked last month. India has asked for help from the Benin and Nigerian navies to find the Marine Express, which has 22 Indian crew members on board and was last heard from off the coast of Benin on Thursday. India's External Affairs minister 25

January 19, 2018 3:53 PM Amazon raises monthly Prime membership fees by 20 percent

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership will not change, the company said Friday. The online retailer had added the monthly payment option about two years ago as a way to hook shoppers - especially during the holiday season - who wanted faster free shipping 8

January 16, 2018 12:01 AM Thousands are evacuated and tsunami warning is issued after volcanic eruptions on Papua New Guinea

Thousands of people put at risk by a volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea have been evacuated by the authorities. Eruptions on Kadovar Island in the East Sepik region of the South Pacific island led to Prime Minister Peter O'Neill orchestrating the evacuation. It is feared further eruptions might occur in the nation's north, the government said on Monday 12

January 7, 2018 6:48 AM Iranian tanker collides with freighter off China; 32 missing

BEIJING (AP) - An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing and causing the tanker to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday. The missing - 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis - are all from the tanker Sanchi, which was floating while still burning early Sunday 8

January 7, 2018 6:08 AM Tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China

Thirty-two people, mostly Iranians, were missing Sunday after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship off the coast of east China, the transport ministry said. The tanker, carrying 136,000 tonnes of oil condensate, caught fire following the collision Saturday night and its crew of 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis were missing, the ministry said in a statement 7

December 18, 2017 2:12 PM British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta to buy U.S.-based steel assets in 2018

LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta is in talks to purchase and build more U.S.-based steel and industrial assets next year, after buying ArcelorMittal's Georgetown Steelworks at the weekend. Gupta, executive chairman of GFG Alliance which is a $10 billion metals, industrials and energy group, has been snapping up distressed 7

December 10, 2017 3:21 PM Egypt to sign contracts for nuclear power plant during Putin's visit-sources

CAIRO, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Egypt will sign contracts with Moscow during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Cairo on Monday for the country's first nuclear power plant, three senior sources told Reuters on Sunday. The construction of the 4,800 megawatt (MW) capacity plant, which is supposed to be built at Dabaa in the north of the country, is expected 10

November 24, 2017 5:16 AM Mitsubishi Materials says over 200 customers could be affected by data falsification

TOKYO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Materials Corp on Friday said it was racing to determine the impact of falsified data of products shipped to over 200 customers at home and abroad, in the latest quality assurance and compliance scandal involving a Japanese manufacturer. Mitsubishi Materials on Thursday said three subsidiaries manipulated inspection 6