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Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

Asian Development Bank delegation meets with Uzbek officials

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

4% GDP expected for Paraguay in 2020

ASUNCION, Paraguay - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team has concluded the economy in Parayguay, despite enduring a number of ...

Trump talks up China deal, markets reply ho hum

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks steadied on Tuesday with little incentive to push them in either direction.U.S. President ...

Australian stocks weaken, Japanese and Chinese shares steady

SYDNEY, Australia - There was a lot of indecision on Asian markets Tuesday, leading to a mixed close.The Australian All ...

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Water prices increasingly unaffordable for low-income households

Environmentalists and water economists have long argued that Canadian households have not conserved water in part because it is priced ...

Don Cherry debacle highlights the whiteness of hockey

Despite Canada's claim that it's a multicultural country, that's not the reality of one of the country's national sports, ice ...

Canada spy agencies split over proposed Huawei 5G ban - reports

Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from 5G networks over security ...

Car Bomb Explodes In Afghan Capital, Killing At Least 12

At least 12 people were killed and 20 others wounded when a car bomb detonated during the morning rush hour ...

Greta Thunberg Hitches Low-carbon Ride Across Atlantic

HAMPTON, VIRGINIA - Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg left North America on a return trip across the Atlantic on ...

Sharply Divergent Views Offered on Historic Impeachment Hearings

Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened Wednesday in Washington, with key lawmakers offering sharply contradictory views whether ...