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Angry Mexicans protest over 43 missing students
Issued: November 21, 2014
MEXICO CITY — A largely peaceful march by tens of thousands demanding the return of 43 missing students ended in violence, as a small group of masked...
China's central bank cuts rates as economy slows
Issued: November 21, 2014
BEIJING — China's central bank cut interest rates Friday amid a slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy. ...
ECB head willing to step up stimulus
Issued: November 21, 2014
FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the eurozone's chief monetary authority is willing to "step up the...
NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014
Issued: November 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth...
US promotes entrepreneurship to counter extremism
Issued: November 20, 2014
MARRAKECH, Morocco — The U.S. is promoting entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa as a way to create jobs and counter extremism in the...
Israel to demolish homes of synagogue attackers
Issued: November 20, 2014
JERUSALEM — Israeli police on Thursday handed home demolition notices to families of four Palestinian attackers from east Jerusalem, including two...
Pope demands just distribution of world's bounty
Issued: November 20, 2014
ROME — Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world's bounty for the poor and hungry Thursday, telling a U.N. conference on...
McKinsey report says obesity costs hit $2 trillion
Issued: November 20, 2014
LONDON — A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute says that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as...
Japan recession could slow some US companies
Issued: November 18, 2014
NEW YORK — Japan has slipped back into a recession for the second time in two years. That could mean more trouble for a range of U.S companies and...
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 —...


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