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Fighting rages in Yemen on 4th day of humanitarian truce
Issued: May 16, 2015
SANAA, Yemen — Fighting was underway Saturday in multiple Yemeni provinces on the fourth day of a humanitarian truce between a Saudi-led coalition and...
Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite fails after launch
Issued: May 16, 2015
KIEV, Ukraine — A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned Saturday shortly after its launch — the latest mishap to hit Russia's...
Greece's Tsipras says "very close" to deal with lenders
Issued: May 15, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says his country's left-wing government is "very close" to reaching a vital deal...
Yemen fighting mars truce as UN envoy pushes for talks
Issued: May 15, 2015
SANAA, Yemen — Fighting was underway across Yemen on Friday, the third day of a humanitarian truce between a Saudi-led coalition and Shiite rebels, as...
Nepal rescuers find 3 bodies near crashed US Marine chopper
Issued: May 15, 2015
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepalese rescuers on Friday found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared this week during a...
European shares gain on ECB reassurance over stimulus
Issued: May 15, 2015
LONDON — European stock markets tracked their U.S. counterparts higher Friday, with sentiment supported by comments from European Central Bank...
Search for 15 trapped gold miners continues in Colombia
Issued: May 14, 2015
BOGOTA, Colombia — Search teams worked for a second day Thursday hunting for 15 gold miners missing and feared dead after water poured into the...
Venezuela congress head requests travel ban for journalists
Issued: May 14, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — The head of Venezuela's congress says he is asking courts to bar news executives from leaving the country while he's...
Ex-Army general expected to become Guyana's new president
Issued: May 14, 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — A retired army general is poised to become Guyana's new president after a multi-ethnic opposition coalition defeated a party...
ECB President Draghi: European stimulus will continue
Issued: May 14, 2015
WASHINGTON — European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said the ECB's economic stimulus program is working but needs more time to bring European...
New Takata air bag recall brings total to over 33 million
Issued: May 14, 2015
TOKYO — A massive new recall from Honda of vehicles with Takata air bags Thursday has brought the total recalls for the potentially deadly devices to...
Greece rules out bailout deal that won't allow crisis exit
Issued: May 14, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's finance minister insisted Thursday that he will reject any deal with international bailout creditors that does not help...
Nepal's prime minister: 'We were not prepared' for 2nd quake
Issued: May 14, 2015
CHARIKOT, Nepal — Nepal has been overwhelmed by its second massive earthquake in less than three weeks, its prime minister said Thursday as he visited...
In land of fakes, Chinese e-commerce giant sells trust
Issued: May 14, 2015
BEIJING — Before he became a billionaire in e-commerce, Richard Liu was a failure. ...
From tycoons to state bosses: key people in Chinese business
Issued: May 14, 2015
BEIJING — The most successful of China's entrepreneurs have created some of the world's biggest companies and amassed stunning fortunes. Often...
Global stocks listless after lackluster US retail sales data
Issued: May 14, 2015
LONDON — Global stocks drifted Thursday after weak retail sales figures suggested the U.S. economy is struggling to maintain growth momentum and as...
Spain to offer free, unlimited Wi-Fi in 46 airports
Issued: May 14, 2015
MADRID — Spain's airport authority says it will start providing free and unlimited Wi-Fi in 46 airports across the country by the end of the year....
Young critics of Venezuela government put hope in elections
Issued: May 13, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — Last year, Rafael Rico was covering his baby face with a vinegar-soaked rag and dodging tear gas canisters as he clashed with...
UN: After 2nd quake, many in Nepal cut off by blocked roads
Issued: May 13, 2015
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Many survivors of Nepal's most recent earthquake remain cut off by blocked roads in isolated villages, a U.N. official said...
Minnesota Orchestra makes historic trip to Cuba
Issued: May 13, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS — Members of the Minnesota Orchestra are on their way to Cuba - making a historic trip with political implications. ...
Guyana opposition vote count shows victory over ruling party
Issued: May 13, 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — An opposition coalition challenging the governing party and the racial politics that have long dominated in Guyana said Tuesday...
Romania turns hacking crisis into advantage, helping Ukraine
Issued: May 13, 2015
BUCHAREST, Romania — Ukraine is turning to an unlikely partner in its struggle to defend itself against Russian cyber warfare: Romania. ...
Dominican gov’t offers maids, other workers health insurance
Issued: May 13, 2015
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican government says it will provide health insurance to some 50,000 maids and other informal workers in...
Iran warns Saudi, US against hindering Yemen aid ship
Issued: May 13, 2015
TEHRAN, Iran — A senior Iranian military official has warned the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemeni rebels that blocking an Iranian aid ship bound...
Eurozone growth outstrips US despite fresh Greek recession
Issued: May 13, 2015
LONDON — The eurozone economy is growing faster than the U.S. and at its highest tick in nearly two years despite a disappointing slowdown in Germany...


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