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US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

Nov 4, 2019

The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement

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Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

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US economy defies threats with a solid job gain for October

Nov 1, 2019

US added a solid 128,000 jobs in October despite GM strike

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Draghi stepped in during euro's darkest hour

Oct 28, 2019

Mario Draghi is widely credited with rescuing one of the Europe Union's most precious projects _ its 20-year-old single currency _ from disaster with a well-timed phrase and actions to back up his words

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Standard & Poor's upgrades Greece's rating by 1 notch to BB-

Oct 25, 2019

Standard & Poor's agency has upgraded Greece's credit rating by one notch to BB- with a positive outlook, saying another upgrade could follow within the next year

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The Latest: Draghi says his legacy not dented by criticism

Oct 24, 2019

As he winds up his eight-year term, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says his legacy isn't dented by the unusual public criticism by some ECB officials of a key part the bank's last stimulus package

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Lebanese president vows reforms as protests engulf country

Oct 24, 2019

Lebanese president vows reforms as protests engulf country

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Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Oct 23, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing before Congress to defend the tech giant's global ambitions as scrutiny tightens over its massive market power, privacy lapses and tolerance of speech deemed false or hateful

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Lebanon's government scrambles to respond to mass protests

Oct 21, 2019

Protesters have closed major roads around Lebanon ahead of a Cabinet meeting that is scheduled to discuss a rescue plan for the country's crumbling economy

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Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Oct 20, 2019

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals

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