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10 detained in Estonia over massive money laundering
December 19th, 2018  7:18 AM

Ten former employees of the Estonian branch of Danske Bank have been detained in connection with a probe into a major money laundering scandal that allegedly involved money from Russia and former Soviet states.

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Volkswagen shakes up management pay after diesel scandal
December 19th, 2018  7:02 AM

Volkswagen says it is changing the pay system for its senior management, dropping personal performance bonuses and increasing the extent to which the company's performance is reflected in variable pay

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German Cabinet approves plan to expand job-seeker visas
December 19th, 2018  6:14 AM

Germany's Cabinet has approved a plan to expand a system of visas allowing people from outside the European Union to seek jobs as it tries to tackle a shortfall of skilled workers

German Cabinet approves plan to expand job-seeker visas
Edmunds: Why pickups are becoming the new family car
December 19th, 2018  6:11 AM

Edmunds explains why a new truck might be a better family vehicle than an SUV

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US, China face off again at World Trade Organization
December 19th, 2018  6:08 AM

China and the United States have traded barbs again at the World Trade Organization, with the U.S. ambassador accusing China of theft of technology and an envoy from Beijing retorting that the U.S. was "finger-pointing."

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Human rights court rules against Greece in Sharia law case
December 19th, 2018  5:48 AM

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Greece violated a prohibition on discrimination by applying Islamic religious law to an inheritance dispute among members of the country's Muslim minority

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The Latest: Markets edge up as investors eye Fed decision
December 19th, 2018  5:48 AM

Stock markets are up slightly as investors look ahead of an expected rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

The Latest: Markets edge up as investors eye Fed decision
UK inflation eases but outlook depends on Brexit
December 19th, 2018  5:35 AM

Official figures show that consumer prices rose in November by their weakest rate in 21 months, a development that's likely to cheer consumers as they get ready for some last-minute Christmas shopping.

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Facebook purges more Myanmar accounts for misrepresentation
December 19th, 2018  5:31 AM

Facebook has announced its third and biggest purge of military-linked accounts in Myanmar, where critics have charged the social network did too little to block inflammatory material that fueled hatred, particularly against the Muslim Rohingya minority

Facebook purges more Myanmar accounts for misrepresentation
Report: 10 arrested in Estonia over massive money laundering
December 19th, 2018  5:18 AM

The Baltic region's main news agency says ten former employees of the Estonian branch of Danske Bank have been arrested in connection with an ongoing probe into a major money laundering scandal that allegedly involved Russian money

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US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp
December 19th, 2018  5:04 AM

The U.S. government is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese internment camp where ethnic minorities are sewing clothes that have been shipped to the U.S. market

US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp
Pakistan takes steps to avoid terror finance blacklist
December 19th, 2018  4:50 AM

Pakistani officials say the government has approved fresh measures to avoid being blacklisted by an international group that monitors money laundering and terror financing

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Norway sees boom in electric cars, fueled by the government
December 19th, 2018  4:50 AM

Norway has enjoyed a boom in electric car sales, driven by government incentives

Norway sees boom in electric cars, fueled by the government
SoftBank mobile subsidiary has bitter debut on Tokyo market
December 19th, 2018  4:29 AM

SoftBank mobile subsidiary suffers bitter debut on the Tokyo market, slumping 15 percent after it reportedly raised $23 billion

Masayoshi Son
World markets rise ahead of Fed's rate decision
December 19th, 2018  4:22 AM

World markets mostly higher ahead of Fed's rate decision

World markets rise ahead of Fed's rate decision
GSK, Pfizer to merge their healthcare divisions
December 19th, 2018  4:12 AM

Drugmakers GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer are merging their healthcare divisions, creating a business with combined sales of 9.8 billion pounds ($12.7 billion).

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Singapore bans former Goldman Sachs exec with 1MDB links
December 19th, 2018  4:01 AM

Singapore issues lifetime ban on former Goldman Sachs banker facing 1MDB charges in US and Malaysia

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Singapore mounts ban of Goldman Sachs exec with 1MDB links
December 19th, 2018  3:49 AM

Singapore issues lifetime ban on former Goldman Sachs banker facing 1MDB charges in US and Malaysia

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Sinking Greek village highlights nation's addiction to coal
December 19th, 2018  2:44 AM

In north Greece, villages are being destroyed by coal mining but the country is still investing in a fossil-fuel future

Sinking Greek village highlights nation's addiction to coal
Elon Musk unveils underground tunnel, offers rides to VIPs
December 19th, 2018  2:40 AM

Elon Musk unveils his underground transportation tunnel

Elon Musk unveils underground tunnel, offers rides to VIPs

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