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U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

Stocks across the board in U.S. lose ground as trade tensions bite

NEW YORK, New York - A major fall in the rail freight giant CSX Corp and continuing trade tensions weighed ...

JSE rises as market participants bet on more central bank stimulus

The JSE rose on Friday primarily on the back of gains recorded on the mining index as well as advances ...

Pietermaritzburg community's daily struggle to get water

Residents in Umkhambathini, Maqongqo location, in Pietermaritzburg have to fetch water from an old tank located in the bush. Some ...

Emmys 2019: These 'GoT' stars nominated themselves!

Washington D.C. [USA], July 19 (ANI): The insanely popular drama series 'Game of Thrones' earned a whopping 32 Emmy nominations ...

Sensex drops 237 points on profit booking, Nifty below 11,600

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased opening gains in early hours on Friday due to profit ...

3 minors detained at Chicago airport, released after 13 hrs

Chicago [USA], July 19 (ANI): Immigration officials on Thursday (local time) detained three children, all US citizens, at Chicago's O'Hare ...

Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up

Economy Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up view team Zimbabwe's economic crisis has caused massive ...

Rate cut good news, but don't get too excited - economists

The SA Reserve Bank's decision to cut the repo rate by 0.25% has been met with cautious optimism by analysts, ...

UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if ...

Red wine compound may help astronauts stay strong: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], July 18 (ANI): A compound made with red wine called resveratrol could help Mars explorer stay strong, ...

The debt ceiling and why we should kill it: 5 questions answered

Editor's note: The U.S. government maxed out its national credit card in March and has been moving money around ever ...

Washington state's big bet on 'free college'

Washington state doesn't have a problem finding educated people to work in its booming high-tech economy - it's just most ...

Boeing to Spend $50 Million to Support 737 MAX Crash Victim Families

Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created to address two crashes ...

Corruption 'isn't a black thing', says Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says South Africa, the rest of the continent and the rest of the world will not ...

3 myths to bust about breaking up 'big tech'

As the public and government regulators around the world discuss whether and how to manage the power of technology companies, ...

If Ramaphosa wants major growth, he'll need to drive major reforms

South Africa's low levels of growth and investment are a consequence of an inhibiting policy environment, and it is up ...

Internet a Lifeline for Venezuela's Embattled Independent Media

CARACAS - Starved of advertising revenue and battling a stranglehold on the newspaper industry by the government, Venezuela's independent media ...

Kazakhstan: Children in Institutions Isolated, Abused

(Berlin) - Children with disabilities in state institutions in Kazakhstan are at risk of physical violence, forced sedation, and neglect, ...

The Declining U.S. Dollar Is Good News for Asia - Grizzle

The Declining U.S. Dollar Is Good News for Asia Grizzle Christopher Wood writes about the weakening U.S. dollar and the ...

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Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps capture British tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has seized a British Oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, apparently in retailiation for Britains ...

UN hailed astronauts as 'three great pioneers'

NEW YORK, New York - As the world remembers Saturday's 50th anniversary of the "giant leap for mankind" made by ...

Smith Advertising a virtual ponzi scheme, says FBI

TAMPA, Florida - In the United States, an elderly man in a wheelchair lost more than $100,000. A woman lost ...

19-year old stole 4 cars in 24 hours in NSW Central West

DUBBO, Central West, NSW, Australia - A 19-year old youth appeared in court in the Central West of New South ...

Major casualties as 2 car bombs explode outside police HQ in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - At least a dozen people were killed and and around ninety were wounded on Thursday when two ...

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

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