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Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...

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WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

Eskom to provide load shedding relief this evening

Eskom will pause loadshedding at 5 p.m. today because of improved performance by its elevctricity generating units. But power cuts ...

Zimbabwe opt to bat first in one-off Bangladesh Test

Dhaka - Zimbabwe captain Craig Ervine won the toss and elected to bat first in the one-off Test against Bangladesh ...

We?re taking short-term pain to build a bigger Discovery, says Gore

Discovery will reverse the shocking loss in its UK VitalityLife in the next financial year, and shareholders who are concerned ...

DeChambeau leads as birdies abound at WGC Mexico Championship

Mexico City - Bryson DeChambeau put on a putting clinic on the way to an eight-under par 63 and a ...

Proteas? structural naivety exposed in shocker

Cape Town - South Africa had shuffled some baby steps forward, despite 2-1 defeat, in the still extremely recent, highly ...

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