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Parties Deadlocked Ahead Of September Swedish Election Poll

STOCKHOLM – Sweden’s main center-left and center-right political blocs are running virtually neck-and-neck just 10 days ahead of an election dominated by...

Special Report In Venezuela New Cryptocurrency Is Nowhere To Be Found

ATAPIRIRE, Venezuela – To hear Venezuela’s leftist President Nicolas Maduro tell it, this remote hamlet of 1,300 souls is perched on the cutting edge of an...

Teslas U-turn Puts It Back At Square One On Cash

NEW YORK – Elon Musk’s take-private plans for Tesla Inc have evaporated, but the company’s looming debt needs remain. With a debt load of about $10.5...

Markets May Be Signaling Rising Recession Risk Fed Study

SAN FRANCISCO – A narrowing gap between short-term and long-term borrowing costs could be signaling heightened risk of a U.S. recession, researchers at the San...

Tipping Point Inflation Creep At Australias Mines To Erode Margins

MELBOURNE – As Australia’s big miners gear up for a new round of expansion after years of belt tightening, prices for everything from labor to fuel to...

Why No One Thought To Close Italys Crumbling Bridge

ROME/MILAN – People living under the Italian bridge that collapsed last week with the loss of 43 lives had known for years it was crumbling: pieces kept falling on...

Asian Shares Fall On Trump Woes Us-china Tariffs Kick In

SYDNEY – Asian shares slipped on Thursday amid speculation U.S. President Donald Trump’s political position could be threatened by the legal woes of two...

India Decision To Decline Foreign Aid For Flood Relief Draws Criticism

NEW DELHI – India will not accept relief assistance from foreign governments for the flood-ravaged state of Kerala, the government has said, following offers of...

Asian Shares Fall As Us Tariff Deadline On China Looms

SYDNEY – Asian shares slipped on Thursday as a deadline loomed for fresh U.S. tariffs on China and amid speculation U.S. President Donald Trump’s political...

Caution Creeps Into Asian Markets As Us Tariff Deadline Looms

SYDNEY – Asian shares started cautiously on Thursday as a deadline loomed for fresh U.S. tariffs on China and amid speculation U.S. President Donald Trump’s...