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Australian PM heading to US for talks with Trump, governors
February 20th, 2018. 7:44 PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.

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Judge tosses California law blocking actors' ages on website
February 20th, 2018. 7:41 PM

A federal judge has struck down a California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting the ages of actors

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Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections
February 20th, 2018. 6:31 PM

Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc. to provide free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years

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Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report
February 20th, 2018. 6:01 PM

Latvia's official on the European Central Bank's main policymaking council refused Tuesday to heed calls to resign

Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report
Rates on US Treasury bills rise at weekly auction
February 20th, 2018. 5:46 PM

Rates on US Treasury bills rise to highest level in more than 9 years at this week's auction

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Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums
February 20th, 2018. 4:49 PM

Latest Trump administration health care idea: less insurance for lower premiums

Alex Azar
Aquaculture project could lift status of US salmon farming
February 20th, 2018. 4:47 PM

A Norwegian firm says its plan to build one of the largest inland salmon aquaculture facilities in the world in Maine could be a new model for the way the fish are farmed in America

Aquaculture project could lift status of US salmon farming
Venezuela's digital coin makes debut
February 20th, 2018. 3:35 PM

Venezuela is becoming the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move it hopes will provide a much-needed boost to its credit-stricken economy

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Italy warns of election threat as rival parties court Russia
February 20th, 2018. 3:32 PM

Italian government officials are warning of possible foreign interference in March 4 elections, sounding the alarm following the U.S. indictment of Russian trolls and evidence of Russian-sourced fake news on popular Italian platforms

Italy warns of election threat as rival parties court Russia
Investors are winners as companies lay out tax-saving plans
February 20th, 2018. 2:57 PM

The tax overhaul was sold by its backers as a way to help American workers, but a flurry of recent corporate announcements suggest the lion's share of tax savings will go to investors.

Paul Ryan, Kevin Brady
Uber pulls out of Morocco amid tensions
February 20th, 2018. 2:52 PM

Uber is pulling out of Morocco _ a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company say is linked to the North African country's failure to reform its strict transport rules

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Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline
February 20th, 2018. 2:41 PM

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project

Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline
India arrests 11 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case
February 20th, 2018. 1:34 PM

India's federal investigating agency says it has arrested 11 people in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud that continued for six years

India arrests 11 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case
Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India
February 20th, 2018. 1:28 PM

The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments

Donald Trump Jr.
Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says
February 20th, 2018. 1:14 PM

Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be

Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says
Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report
February 20th, 2018. 1:09 PM

Latvia's official on the European Central Bank's main policymaking council refused Tuesday to heed calls to resign

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New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops projects
February 20th, 2018. 12:43 PM

New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops turbine projects

New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops projects
Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India
February 20th, 2018. 11:58 AM

The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments

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Liberty Tax fires second chief executive in 6 months
February 20th, 2018. 10:13 AM

Liberty Tax has fired its chief executive officer and replaced him with a board member handpicked by the company's founder, who was also fired less than six months ago

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Greece : 2 ex-ministers sue witnesses in pharma bribe case
February 20th, 2018. 10:10 AM

Two former Greek government ministers have filed criminal lawsuits against witnesses who allegedly implicated them and other former officials in a pharmaceuticals scandal

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