Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 6:53am
A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite an international ban that was imposed to curb widespread poaching.
Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 6:50am
Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. President Donald Trump, making a final push to fulfill a key campaign promise, insists Republicans are not "that far off" and signaled last-minute changes are coming to win votes.
Stock markets around the world have started the new week strongly with sentiment in Europe buoyed further by a strong German economic survey that reinforced hopes that the region's recovery is gaining momentum.
Sam Mednick, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 6:23am
As South Sudan's civil war creates the world's largest refugee crisis and widespread allegations of sexual and ethnic violence, journalists charge the government is restricting their ability to report the news.
Germany's antitrust authority says it had to revoke 238 million euros ($266 million) in fines imposed on sausage manufacturers for price collusion because the companies used a now-closed loophole in competition law.
Matthew Brown and Katy Daigle, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 5:44am
The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.
International stock markets rose today after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end last week higher on stronger oil and gas prices. Futures point to opening gains on Wall Street today. Benchmark U.S. crude oil rose to just below $43.50 per barrel. The dollar gained against the yen and the euro.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 4:10am
President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since his campaign days, Trump has addressed health care in broad, aspirational strokes. Nonetheless he made some clear promises along the way.