Economy

AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

Apr 20, 2018

There's more pessimism in America about relations with Russia, China and North Korea

First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

Apr 20, 2018

First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge

UK pound drops as central bank chief tempers rate hike talk

Apr 20, 2018

The British pound's descent from post-Brexit highs has gathered pace after the Bank of England's governor tempered market expectations of another interest rate hike from the bank next month

ZTE protests US penalty, says it is seeking solution

Apr 20, 2018

Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp. has warned a ban on access to U.S. technology threatens the company's survival and said it is looking for a legal solution

Lagarde urges countries to settle trade disputes, cut debt

Apr 20, 2018

The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade

The Latest: Arizona House Democrats support walkout vote

Apr 20, 2018

Arizona House Democratic Leader Rebecca Rios released a statement supporting the planned teacher walkout.

Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim

Apr 20, 2018

A look at key points ahead of the Kim-Moon summit, which will be only the third summit between the Koreas since their 1950-53 war

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

Apr 20, 2018

Raul Castro retired as president of Cuba on Thursday and said that he expects his successor Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez to hold power until 2031

US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

Apr 20, 2018

Two senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders

Board approves austerity plans for Puerto Rico amid protests

Apr 19, 2018

A majority of federal control board members have approved new austerity measures for Puerto Rico, saying they will help revitalize the economy and create more jobs amid the U.S. territory's 11-year recession

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