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Feb 06 2019

Canada announces $53M in aid to people of Venezuela

In contrast, Russia, Belarus, Bolivia, Iran, Cuba, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Turkey voiced support for Maduro , while China called for resolving all differences peacefu...

Feb 06 2019

Merkel backs high-tech backstop proposal to rescue Brexit

But many pro-Brexit British lawmakers fear the backstop will trap Britain in regulatory lockstep with the European Union , and say they won't vote for the European Union...

Feb 01 2019

Alibaba Reveals December Quarter Sales Results

According to the New York Times , "Its revenue was slightly below analysts' expectations, growing 41 percent, its slowest pace since early 2016, reflecting both the sh...

Jan 31 2019

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro accuses Donald Trump of ordering his murder

The United States , several Latin American countries and Canada have recognized Guaido as interim president. But given the failure of previous rounds of dialogue bet...

Jan 29 2019

Amid mass arrests, Maduro won't touch rival Guaido

Mr Maduro told CNN Turk that American "power in the world is in decline and it's ending". So far, the USA has stuck with economic and diplomatic pressure in dealing w...

Jan 28 2019

Venezuela tensions cause concerns about oil market

On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump said the U.S. officially recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela after Guaido procl...

Jan 26 2019

Nicolas Maduro ally threatens U.S. embassy with power cut

Bolivia, Cuba, Turkey and Russian Federation, among others, have not followed suit and continue to back Maduro as the rightful president, accusing the USA and others ...

Jan 18 2019

United States of America report finds as Beijing expands military

Taiwan held live-fire exercises along its east coast Thursday amid renewed threats from China to bring the island under its control by force if deemed necessary. intere...

Jan 17 2019

What PG&E’s Ch. 11 Filing Could Mean Moving Forward

The company is having discussions with its investors and lenders for a fund of $5 billion which will save it from going into bankruptcy. Shares of PG&E Corp. The anno...

Jan 12 2019

Senate OKs bill to pay federal employees

President Trump has threatened to declare a national emergency if he is unable to make a deal with Democratic lawmakers to fund his border wall , though on Friday he sai...

Jan 08 2019

U.S. destroyer sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade talks

Monday's events also came as China and the USA began talks in an attempt to settle a trade war that has cost both countries billions of dollars. Trump imposed tariff ...

Dec 30 2018

Sears at Towne East one of 80 stores closing nationwide

A Sears store in Sioux City, Iowa, is also among those being closed. Lampert persuaded three lenders to finance the $4.4 billion offer, according to a statement from ES...

Dec 29 2018

Sears to close 80 more stores as bankruptcy deadline nears

If Lampert secures a bid by tomorrow, the deal would save all of Sears' assets, including 500 stores and allow 50,000 of the company's employees to keep their job. Sears ...

Dec 26 2018

Stocks opening higher on Wall Street Wednesday

In his Christmas Day speech Trump reiterated his view that the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates too fast, but called the independent agency's rate hikes a ...

Dec 21 2018

President Putin says West trying to 'hold back' powerful Russian Federation

When asked about Trump's plans for the immediate withdrawal of USA troops from Syria , Putin was nothing but supportive and agreed with the US president's assessment t...

Dec 19 2018

Former Nasa engineer makes glitter bomb to prank thieves

That's when Rober took matters into his own hands - literally. The fun begins once the package is opened - a motorized tub blasts glitter in every direction and fart s...

Dec 19 2018

Trump Implores Fed to Forego Another Interest Rate Hike

The stock market is enduring a painful stretch, with steep losses Monday sending US stocks to their lowest levels in more than a year. Trump has been critical of the ...

Dec 14 2018

Chinese companies buy more than $180 million worth of United States soybeans

One U.S. trader with direct knowledge of the deals said Chinese state-owned firms bought at least 12 cargoes for shipment from January to March. The Washington Post als...

Dec 13 2018

As Theresa May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next

Voting was scheduled for 6 pm local time and the results would be declared soon after voting ends at 8 pm. Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservative Party's so-calle...

Nov 30 2018

Trump threat adds to Apple pressure - USA

In each case, the U.S. agreed not to levy more auto tariffs while the two sides negotiated over specific issues, the report said. "Backing off on China for some quick...