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South Africa seeks more renewable energy amid power cuts

South Africa seeks more renewable energy amid power cuts

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president said Thursday the coal-dependent country will turn to more renewable energy as one way to help ease power...
Lebanon weighs defaulting or paying Eurobond next month

Lebanon weighs defaulting or paying Eurobond next month

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's finance minister said Thursday that its new government is weighing whether to pay or default on its $1.2 billion Eurobond...
Bloomberg once blamed end of 'redlining' for 2008 collapse

Bloomberg once blamed end of 'redlining' for 2008 collapse

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the height of the 2008 economic collapse, then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the elimination of a discriminatory housing practice...
Sanders in talks with DNC to headline big-dollar fundraiser

Sanders in talks with DNC to headline big-dollar fundraiser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is in talks with the Democratic National Committee to headline the first of two party fundraisers, where he will...
Argentina and IMF discuss debt in shadow of 2001 crisis

Argentina and IMF discuss debt in shadow of 2001 crisis

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina has been here before: recession, growing poverty, high inflation, billions of dollars in debt, a looming deadline for...
US gives Iraq sanctions waiver for vital Iranian gas imports

US gives Iraq sanctions waiver for vital Iranian gas imports

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United States has granted Iraq a 45-day sanctions waiver enabling the country to continue importing vital Iranian gas and electricity...
Lebanon's int'l backers lend their support to new premier

Lebanon's int'l backers lend their support to new premier

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's international backers said Wednesday they supported its new Cabinet, while urging it to swiftly tackle the country's snowballing crises amid...
Senators want Ivanka Trump's women's program to become law

Senators want Ivanka Trump's women's program to become law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators — one Republican and one Democrat — are leading a legislative effort to have a global women's initiative spearheaded...
More US firms are boosting faith-based support for employees

More US firms are boosting faith-based support for employees

NEW YORK (AP) — It has become standard practice for U.S. corporations to assure employees of support regardless of their race, gender or sexual...
Protests in Lebanon ahead of Cabinet vote of confidence

Protests in Lebanon ahead of Cabinet vote of confidence

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes broke out Tuesday between Lebanese protesters and security forces near the parliament building in central Beirut, where the new Cabinet...

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