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U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...


Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...


Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...


Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...


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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

Facebook's big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics

Congress holding hearings on Facebook's plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely ...

Disneyland makes surveillance palatable - and profitable

We're in the heat of the summer blockbuster season, when Walt Disney is taking over theaters with releases like Toy ...

SEE: Stolen sheep found hidden in a hole

Eastern Cape police rescued 25 sheep that had been stolen and stashed in a hole in the ground, a spokesperson ...

World

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US Moves to Restrict Asylum for Southern Border Arrivals

This story was updated on July 15 at 5:24 p.m.VOA Immigration Reporter Aline Barros contributed to this report from Washington.WASHINGTON ...

Turkey Commemorates Anniversary of Coup Defeat

ISTANBUL - Turkey is commemorating the third anniversary of the defeat of a military coup; but, the fallout from the ...

UN: Global Hunger Stable, But Obesity on Rise

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says more than 820 million people around the world are hungry, while at same ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

UN Says Yemeni Warring Sides Agree Port Ceasefire Moves

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from ...

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South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...


Hawks nab alleged poachers of endangered species

Two people people were arrested in Cape Town for illegally being in possession of pangolin scales.Nkosikhona Ndebele,27, and Mphumelelo Keya,28, ...


Day 1: What Zuma said at the state capture inquiry

Former president Jacob Zuma kicked off his testimony at the Zondo commission of inquiry looking into state capture on Monday ...


62 US Border Employees Under Internal Investigation for Posts

WASHINGTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are ...


Facebook's big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics

Congress holding hearings on Facebook's plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely ...


Lucky Monday for five Daily Lotto players

It's a lucky Monday for five Daily Lotto players who have won R84 000.Here are the results for Monday's draw:In ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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