LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks headed for a record twelfth month of gains on Tuesday, as a 5 1/2-month high in European stocks and records elsewhere underscored one of the most robust bull markets on record. Europe’s latest rally came as figures from the once-fragile euro zone showed its growth now running at 2.5 percent […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services related to the 2016 U.S. election. Facebook, for instance, says a Russian group posted more than 80,000 times on its service during and after the election, potentially reaching as many as 126 […]

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State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines said it will start flying regularly to Iraq on Monday after a 27-year halt, state news agency SPA said. The carrier’s director general, Saleh bin Nasser al-Jasser, will accompany reporters and passengers on the first flight to depart from the Saudi city of Jeddah to Baghdad, SPA said late on Sunday. […]

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China has implemented an unprecedented pollution crackdown in recent months as the country shuts down tens of thousands of factories. The effort is part of a national effort to address China’s infamous pollution and has affected wide swaths of China’s manufacturing sector. In total, it is estimated that 40 percent of all China’s factories have […]

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DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 710,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in North America because an improperly installed brake shield could let water leak in and limit braking ability. The recall covers 2011 to 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos. The company says brake booster shields were added as part of a 2014 […]

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Social Finance, an online lender that is one of the more prominent financial technology start-ups, said on Monday that its co-founder and chief executive Mike Cagney planned to step down by the end of the year. The resignation follows a lawsuit over claims of sexual harassment at the San Francisco-based start-up, which is known as […]

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Although the Trump administration last week halted an Obama-era rule requiring large companies to share data with the government about how they pay employees by race and gender, human resources experts and advocates for equal pay say it’s unlikely to slow the push toward pay transparency that employees, shareholders and local governments have demanded in […]

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Philippines Posts Strongest Economic Growth in Asia at 7.1%. Nation seen as among fastest-expanding in the world until 2018 Outsourcing, remittances help guard against global risks The Philippine economy grew at its fastest pace in three years last quarter, underscoring the nation’s resilience to global risks as investment surged and consumers spent more. Stocks gained. […]

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The drug war embarked on by the President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte seems to be a boost to the country’s economy rather than a curse as seen by the international community. Dealers of coffins are making huge monies from the war as prices of coffins have witnessed a significant increase in the past days, hence […]

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