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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, is flanked by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to forge a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 29, 2017 - 12:01 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister insisted Monday that the country had met all its reform commitments, and that it was now up to international creditors to agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable and help the nation emerge from its financial crisis. Euclid Tsakalotos said that...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, is flanked by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to forge a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 29, 2017 - 12:00 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister insists the country's international creditors must agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable to help the nation emerge from its protracted financial crisis. Euclid Tsakalotos said Monday that Greece had met all its reform commitments, and that it...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, May 29, 2017. Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 29, 2017 - 11:53 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were listless Monday as investors look to a raft of economic data this week and as holidays in several key markets crimped trading volume. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 dipped 0.1 percent to close at 5,332.47, while Germany's DAX edged up 0.2 percent...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:51 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities on Monday detained the Dominican Republic's minister of industry and commerce and seven other top-level officials in an international bribery scandal involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht. Prosecutors said those detained also include a former...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:02 am
MILAN (AP) — A new study predicts healthy growth in global luxury goods sales this year, even though the Manchester attack and changing U.S. travel policies bring uncertainty. Bain & Co. consultancy said Monday that luxury goods sales last year totaled 249 billion euros ($280 billion), compared...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended it sanctions over the deteriorating situation in Congo, imposing travel bans and asset freezes on nine more senior security officials. The EU announced Monday that the new sanctions brought the total of Congo officials facing such a ban to 16 people...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:01 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York college students can apply for the state's free tuition plan beginning June 7. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Board of Trustees approved Excelsior Scholarship regulations last week. The initiative was a key priority...
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May 29, 2017 - 10:08 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus. At a parliamentary hearing Monday in Brussels, Mario Draghi said "the economic upswing is becoming increasingly solid and continues to broaden...
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May 29, 2017 - 7:07 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine. Ukrainian authorities earlier this month blocked access to Yandex as well as to several major Russian social media websites. President Petro Poroshenko...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 1, 2012, file photo, cows which are considered holy by Hindus stray around as a Hindu devotee, center, offers prayers to the Sun after bathing at Sangam in Allahabad, India. The Indian government has banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter in a move to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus. State governments and industry bodies have criticized the ban as a blow to beef and leather exports that will also leave hundreds of thousands jobless and deprive millions of Christians, Muslims and poor Hindus of a cheap source of protein. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
May 29, 2017 - 5:13 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A new ban imposed by India's government on the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus is drawing widespread protests from state governments and animal-related industries. Many state governments criticized the ban as a blow to beef...
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