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Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices
Issued: October 25, 2014
CARACAS, Venezuela — The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring more misery to the life of Milagro...
Dominican Republic rejects int'l court decision
Issued: October 24, 2014
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic is rejecting a decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that found the...
Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
Issued: October 24, 2014
MOSCOW — The United States is destabilizing the global order by trying to impose its will on other nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared...
WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015
Issued: October 24, 2014
LONDON — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more...
China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank
Issued: October 24, 2014
BEIJING — Twenty-one Asian nations have signed on to a China-driven initiative to create a new development bank for Asia that's aimed at boosting...
Global stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York
Issued: October 24, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea — Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news. ...
Argentina issues $1 billion, 2-year bond
Issued: October 23, 2014
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina is launching a new two-year sovereign bond for $1 billion. ...
France reclaims title: world's largest wine maker
Issued: October 23, 2014
PARIS — France has reclaimed its crown as world's biggest wine producer after a poor 2014 harvest saw Italy's wine production plunge 15...
European authorities aim to purge weak banks
Issued: October 23, 2014
FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe's biggest banks are facing a day of judgment as the European Central Bank prepares to unveil the results of a yearlong...
US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales
Issued: October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are earning about $1 million a day just from black market oil sales. ...
2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament
Issued: October 22, 2014
OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then...
China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
Issued: October 21, 2014
BEIJING — China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global...
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Issued: October 21, 2014
MOSCOW — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest,...
Cuba invites US to cooperate on Ebola
Issued: October 20, 2014
HAVANA — Cuban is willing to work with the United States in the fight against Ebola, President Raul Castro said at a summit of leftist Latin American...
Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record
Issued: October 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say. ...
Germany, France to draw up investment plans
Issued: October 20, 2014
BERLIN — Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment as they try to come up with a strategy...
Moody’s raises Egypt’s outlook to stable
Issued: October 20, 2014
CAIRO — Moody’s Investor Services says Egypt’s political and security situation has stabilized, raising the country’s outlook from negative to stable....
US, China vow to manage rifts ahead of Obama visit
Issued: October 18, 2014
BOSTON — The U.S. and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combating terrorism and...
Castro: Cuba would cooperate with US against Ebola
Issued: October 18, 2014
HAVANA — Fidel Castro says Cuba is ready to cooperate with the United States in the battle against Ebola. ...
Europe’s top powers deadlocked as economy sinks
Issued: October 18, 2014
FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe’s economy needs help — fast. Yet the two powers that could take action, the European Central Bank and Germany, don’t see...
Rare independent group aims to open debate in Cuba
Issued: October 18, 2014
CARDENAS, Cuba — The former editors of one of Cuba's few non-government controlled media outlets have quietly restarted efforts to spur debate...
Argentina launches its first home-built satellite
Issued: October 16, 2014
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina has launched its first domestically built communications satellite. ...
UN chief: Fund to fight Ebola has $100,000 in bank
Issued: October 16, 2014
UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says a trust fund he launched to fight Ebola has only $100,000 in the bank. ...
Venezuela, New Zealand join UN Security Council
Issued: October 16, 2014
UNITED NATIONS — Venezuela, New Zealand, Angola and Malaysia have been elected to coveted seats on the United Nations Security Council, but the final...
EU pledges support for Greece as markets plunge
Issued: October 16, 2014
ATHENS, Greece — European officials are vowing continuing support for Greece as investors sell off the bailed-out country's stocks and bonds. ...


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