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Sudan to tackle fuel subsidies as economy hangs on the edge

Sudan to tackle fuel subsidies as economy hangs on the edge

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan hopes to cut fuel subsidies over the course of 18 months, starting as early as March, and replace them...
EU stops short of recommending ban on China's Huawei

EU stops short of recommending ban on China's Huawei

LONDON (AP) — The European Union unveiled security guidelines for next generation high-speed wireless networks that stop short of banning Huawei, in the latest...
Britain's EU Journey: When Johnson gambled to deliver Brexit

Britain's EU Journey: When Johnson gambled to deliver Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the...
Post-Brexit talks gear up for fish fight between EU, UK

Post-Brexit talks gear up for fish fight between EU, UK

KILKEEL, Northern Ireland (AP) — When it comes to U.K.-European Union relations, there's nothing like slapping a fish around. After all, both sides have...
536 fishermen stranded on giant ice floe rescued in Russia

536 fishermen stranded on giant ice floe rescued in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's emergency services rescued 536 ice fishermen after they got stranded on a giant ice floe that broke off the island...
Asian shares mostly higher after rebound on Wall Street

Asian shares mostly higher after rebound on Wall Street

Shares advanced in most Asian markets on Wednesday after a rebound on Wall Street that reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before....
Trump looks to sign trade deal, show wins during impeachment

Trump looks to sign trade deal, show wins during impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eager to show off a big policy win during his impeachment trial by signing into law a...
CEO walks back pledge to fix homes damaged in Houston blast

CEO walks back pledge to fix homes damaged in Houston blast

HOUSTON (AP) — The head of a company involved in a massive explosion in Houston that killed two workers and injured 20 others on...
Autistic futures trader who triggered crash spared prison

Autistic futures trader who triggered crash spared prison

CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. judge Tuesday sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who earned tens of millions of dollars over several years...
Starbucks' results top estimates but coronavirus slows sales

Starbucks’ results top estimates but coronavirus slows sales

It was a happy holiday at Starbucks, but the company's sales momentum could start to slow due to the coronavirus outbreak in China. New drinks...

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