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BBC decides not to renew 'Top Gear' host Clarkson's contract
Issued: March 25, 2015

LONDON — The BBC decided...

World stocks drift as Fed, China weakness weigh
Issued: March 25, 2015
HONG KONG — World stock markets drifted Wednesday as investor sentiment was kept in check by the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates following...
Russia's heavy drinkers turn to moonshine, cleaning products
Issued: March 25, 2015
MOSCOW — As the economic crisis sweeps through Russia, a dangerous trend is emerging in this heavy-drinking country: the rise in consumption of...
Graffiti boom born in tragedy brightens up Colombia capital
Issued: March 25, 2015
BOGOTA, Colombia — A vibrant stream of giant murals greets people heading in from Bogota's main airport or walking down the cobblestone streets of...
Investigation: Slavery taints global supply of seafood
Issued: March 25, 2015
BENJINA, Indonesia — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island...
World stocks drift as Fed, China weakness weigh
Issued: March 25, 2015
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets drifted Wednesday as investor sentiment was kept in check by the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates following...
China says proposed Asian bank might have branches abroad
Issued: March 25, 2015
BEIJING  — China says its proposed Asian bank might have regional offices in other countries in a new move to mollify concern it will be a...
Crash is Germanwings' first fatal accident since 2002 start
Issued: March 25, 2015
FRANKFURT, Germany — Germanwings, a low-cost unit of Lufthansa, had recorded no accidents involving passenger deaths until one of its planes crashed...
Russian FM visits Cuba, calls for end to US trade embargo
Issued: March 24, 2015
HAVANA — Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov has launched a tour of Latin America with a stop in Cuba, where he has called for an end to the U.S....
Plane crashes in French Alps carrying 150; Europe in shock
Issued: March 24, 2015
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France — A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what...
Mexico's Baja farmworkers strike for better conditions
Issued: March 24, 2015
SAN QUINTIN, Mexico — Workers at large, export-oriented farms in the Mexican border state of Baja California have led a week of protests over low pay,...
Jordan, Russia sign $10 billion deal on nuclear power plant
Issued: March 24, 2015
AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan signed a $10 billion deal with Russia on Tuesday to build the kingdom's first nuclear power plant, with two 1,000-megawatt...
Telefonica to sell UK phone operator O2 to Hutchison Whampoa
Issued: March 24, 2015
LONDON — European cell phone operator Telefonica SA said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to sell its British business, O2, to Hong Kong...
Why Germanwings flight might have crashed over the Alps
Issued: March 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Airplanes don't just fall out of the sky. The Germanwings plane that crashed Tuesday in France was at the safest part of flight. Yet,...
Greek ex-finance minister guilty of misdemeanor, not felony
Issued: March 24, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — A special court has acquitted Greece's former finance minister George Papaconstantinou of felony charges of breach of faith and...
Guatemala, Honduras tackle crime, migration after US talks
Issued: March 24, 2015
GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemala and Honduras have set up a joint border task force to fight criminal gangs and tackle other causes of migration as part of...
Test trial to use computer servers to heat homes
Issued: March 24, 2015
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch energy company is joining forces with a tech startup to harness computing power to heat homes. ...
Greek PM meeting with German opposition after Merkel talks
Issued: March 24, 2015
BERLIN — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in Germany for a second day following lengthy meetings with Chancellor Angela Merkel where both...
Weak Chinese data weigh on global stocks
Issued: March 24, 2015
TOKYO — World stocks rose Tuesday but gains were tempered as a manufacturing survey underlined that China's economic growth is still losing...
Eurozone economy gaining traction as survey near 4-year high
Issued: March 24, 2015
LONDON — The 19-country eurozone economy appears to be gaining momentum as a closely-watched survey found business activity at a near four-year high...
Report says China manufacturing at lowest in nearly a year
Issued: March 24, 2015
HONG KONG — China's manufacturing fell to the lowest level in nearly a year as new orders shrank, according to a report Tuesday that underscored...
Report: Japan productivity gains key to staving off decline
Issued: March 24, 2015
TOKYO — Japan's future prosperity will depend on improving its lagging productivity, says a report by McKinsey Global Institute that urges...
Japan audit: Millions of dollars wasted in Fukushima cleanup
Issued: March 24, 2015
TOKYO — Japanese government auditors say the operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has wasted more than a third of the 190 billion yen...
Mastectomies on the rise in Venezuela amid economic crisis
Issued: March 24, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — Oncologist Gabriel Romero performs hundreds of life-saving surgeries a year, but he no longer takes pleasure in his work. ...
Russia to resume space tourism in 2018
Issued: March 24, 2015
MOSCOW— Russia officials say they will resume space tourism in 2018 after years of sending into space only professional cosmonauts and astronauts. ...


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