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Putin says US wants to subdue Russia
Issued: November 18, 2014
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the United States wants to make Russia submissive, but won't succeed in doing so. ...
UN report: demographic shift could boost growth
Issued: November 18, 2014
LONDON — The United Nations Population Fund says changing demographics, mainly in Africa and Asia, may allow for rapid economic growth if there is...
Palestinians kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue attack
Issued: November 18, 2014
JERUSALEM — Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four...
US orders its Europe troops to keep low profile
Issued: November 18, 2014
BERLIN — The U.S. military's European Command said Tuesday it has ordered its troops to avoid wearing their uniforms when off base, and to ensure...
Why Chinese stocks leave US investors vulnerable
Issued: November 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Something about the deal smelled fishy. ...
G-20 leaders agree on $2T boost to growth
Issued: November 17, 2014
BRISBANE, Australia — Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations on Sunday finalized a plan to boost...
Japan in recession as economy contracts 1.6%
Issued: November 16, 2014
TOKYO — Japan reported Monday that its economy contracted at a real annual rate of 1.6 percent in July-September, in a second straight quarterly...
G-20 leaders finalize details of growth plan
Issued: November 16, 2014
BRISBANE, Australia — World leaders on Sunday prepared to release details of a plan aimed at injecting life into the listless global economy, with...
Russian president denies he fled summit pressure
Issued: November 16, 2014
BRISBANE, Australia — Russian President Vladimir Putin made an early exit on Sunday from a two-day summit of world leaders where he was roundly...
Morgan Stanley pushed murky China stock to market
Issued: November 14, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Associated Press discovered significant discrepancies between financial records and what a Chinese company backed by U.S. banking...
Mexico couple's desperate search for missing son
Issued: November 14, 2014
TIXTLA, Mexico — Maria Telumbre knows fire. She spends her days making tortillas over hot coals, and experience tells her a small goat takes at least...
US retail sales rise ahead of holiday shopping
Issued: November 14, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose modestly in October, evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending as the...
Eurozone’s paltry growth rate nudges up
Issued: November 14, 2014
LONDON — The European Central Bank remains under pressure to do more to shore up the economy of the 18-country eurozone despite third-quarter figures...
France, Greece help lift eurozone growth
Issued: November 14, 2014
LONDON — Fears that the 18-country eurozone could be heading back into recession eased Friday with the news that it grew faster than expected in the...
Russia to G-20: We're here. So are our warships
Issued: November 14, 2014
BRISBANE, Australia — Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off...
Islamic State group says it'll mint its own coins
Issued: November 14, 2014
CAIRO — The Islamic State group says its leader has ordered that the organization start minting gold, silver and copper coins for its own currency —...
100 police patrol in town with tiger on prowl
Issued: November 13, 2014
PARIS — Scores of police patrolled a small town west of the French capital on Thursday night after a tiger eluded a massive search and remained on the...
Price of oil takes another sharp drop
Issued: November 13, 2014
NEW YORK — The price of oil took another sharp tumble Thursday as it appeared increasingly unlikely that OPEC members will cut production to reverse a...
Hagel sees progress, setbacks against militants
Issued: November 13, 2014
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. and coalition forces are making progress against Islamic State militants. But he says the...
Space agency: Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow
Issued: November 13, 2014
BERLIN — Europe's comet lander Philae has come to rest in the shadow of a cliff, posing a potential problem for its solar panels, scientists from...
China must change economy to meet climate targets
Issued: November 13, 2014
BEIJING — Chinese leaders pledged for the first time to cap the country's decades-long growth of greenhouse gas emissions. Since China emits more...
What the eurozone needs to get economy going again
Issued: November 13, 2014
PARIS — A lot needs to go right for the eurozone economy to get going again. ...
Dubai port firm to buy free-zone company for $2.6B
Issued: November 13, 2014
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Port operator DP World said on Thursday it has reached a deal to buy the Dubai government-linked operator of free-trade...
Cosmic first: Spacecraft lands on comet
Issued: November 12, 2014
DARMSTADT, Germany — Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully landing on the icy, dusty...
What the US-China climate deal means to the world
Issued: November 12, 2014
STOCKHOLM — The world's outlook for reaching a global climate deal next year brightened Wednesday as China and the U.S. — the top two polluters —...


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