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Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...


Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...


Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...


Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...


Financial Markets

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Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

Plenty of demand for stocks in Asian markets Monday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Monday in a positive start to the week. The Nikkei 225 ...

Two biggest banks in Germany could be merging

FRANKFURT, Germany - Deutsche Bank on Sunday confirmed reports first published in The Wall Street Journal, and by Reuters, that ...

World

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Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

A Tale of Two Defendants: One Freed, One Still on Trial

When Indonesian Siti Aisyah was brought to the Sepang court to be charged for the murder of North Korean Kim ...

Ukraine Introduces New Sanctions Against Russia

KYIV, UKRAINE - Ukraine's president has ordered new sanctions against Russian companies and individuals involved in construction and other activities ...

Israeli Army Warns of New Hezbollah Threat

JERUSALEM - A Hezbollah commander who allegedly headed a 2007 raid on an American base in Iraq, which ended with ...

Turkey, Iran Join Forces Against Kurdish Rebels

ISTANBUL - Turkey is heralding as groundbreaking a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish rebel groups. Turkish-Iranian relations have ...

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Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...


Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...


700 U.S. companies now have offices in Ireland

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (KPIX 5) – The luck of the Irish is only one of the factors attracting many Silicon ...


Vietnam Court Jails Activist For 2 Years Over Facebook Posts

A court in the southern Vietnamese district of Binh Thuy sentenced activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The to two ...


A Tale of Two Defendants: One Freed, One Still on Trial

When Indonesian Siti Aisyah was brought to the Sepang court to be charged for the murder of North Korean Kim ...


Timeline: The Last, Booze-Soaked Days Of Mikhail Lesin

Mikhail Lesin, the high-flying former adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin who died in Washington under murky circumstances in 2015, ...


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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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