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British, EU leaders meet as Brexit deadline looms
November 21st, 2018  12:29 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday that rejecting her divorce deal with the European Union would mean uncertainty and division.

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World economy has 'passed its peak' as trade wars weigh
November 21st, 2018  5:44 AM

A global economic watchdog says world growth has passed its peak and faces growing risks, including from trade disputes and higher interest rates

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The Latest: Merkel concerns by Gibraltar impasse on Brexit
November 21st, 2018  5:32 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes Spanish reservations about the status of Gibraltar after Britain leaves the European Union can be overcome by the time EU leaders meet Sunday to sign off on the draft Brexit deal

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Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year
November 20th, 2018  4:38 PM

Stocks skid Tuesday as weak results from retailers and mounting losses for big technology companies push the market back into the red for the year

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Renault board meets after arrest of CEO Ghosn in Japan
November 20th, 2018  2:09 PM

The board of directors of Renault was meeting Tuesday evening to consider next steps, and a possible change in leadership,

Renault board meets after arrest of CEO Ghosn in Japan
Darkening clouds start to overhang global economic expansion
November 20th, 2018  12:18 PM

Threat of a weakening global economy appears to be growing

Darkening clouds start to overhang global economic expansion
May gets rebellion reprieve, but faces warning from allies
November 20th, 2018  11:03 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May has had a reprieve on one front as party rebels acknowledged they did not yet have the strength for a leadership challenge

May gets rebellion reprieve, but faces warning from allies
Xi: Talks on pact to avoid sea clashes could end in 3 years
November 20th, 2018  10:17 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping says negotiations between Beijing and Southeast Asian nations on a nonaggression pact to prevent clashes in the disputed South China Sea could be concluded in three years

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Police storm Papua New Guinea Parliament for APEC summit pay
November 20th, 2018  6:09 AM

A lawmaker says disgruntled police and prison guards have stormed Papua New Guinea's Parliament in a violent pay dispute stemming from an international summit hosted by the impoverished South Pacific nation over the weekend

Police storm Papua New Guinea Parliament for APEC summit pay
The Latest: Rebels fall short for now in May challenge
November 20th, 2018  5:52 AM

A leader of a Conservative campaign to unseat Prime Minister Theresa May has acknowledged that the rebels don't yet have the numbers for a leadership challenge.

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The Latest: Bank of England says Brexit transition is key
November 20th, 2018  5:32 AM

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has emphasized the importance of the transition period in Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal with the European Union.

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The Latest: Spain warns Brexit depends on Gibraltar issue
November 20th, 2018  5:13 AM

Spain's Prime Minister says his country will vote against the divorce agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom if Gibraltar's future isn't considered a bilateral issue between Madrid and London.

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China's Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with US ally
November 20th, 2018  2:06 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has received a red-carpet welcome in the Philippines, as he pays a visit to the U.S. ally with offers of infrastructure loans and new accords to prevent clashes and possibly explore for oil and gas in the South China Sea

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Vietnam and India agree to boost trade, defense cooperation
November 20th, 2018  1:44 AM

Vietnam and India have agreed to boost their trade while expanding their cooperation in defense and security, among other areas

Vietnam and India agree to boost trade, defense cooperation
Vietnam and India aim to boost trade, defense cooperation
November 20th, 2018  1:17 AM

Vietnam and India have agreed to boost their trade while expanding their cooperation in defense and security, among other areas

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Bank fined $1.3B in penalties over Cuba dealings
November 19th, 2018  8:02 PM

One of France's largest banks, Societe Generale, is paying $1.3 billion in penalties for violating U.S. trade sanctions on Cuba

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UK leader has eye on rebellion as EU braces for Brexit push
November 19th, 2018  5:23 PM

U.K. and European Union plow ahead with divorce deal that has British Prime Minister Theresa May fighting for her job

UK leader has eye on rebellion as EU braces for Brexit push
Markets Right Now: Tech stocks lead a slump on Wall Street
November 19th, 2018  4:08 PM

Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street, pulled down by more steep losses in big technology companies. Apple, Microsoft and Facebook all came under heavy selling pressure.

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US stocks take sharp losses as tech, internet companies drop
November 19th, 2018  3:49 PM

Big technology and internet companies again came under heavy selling pressure, leading to broad losses across the market.

US stocks take sharp losses as tech, internet companies drop
Airbnb removes listings in Israeli settlements
November 19th, 2018  3:39 PM

Vacation rental company Airbnb says it is removing its listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank

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