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As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:45am

The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela.

Gaza refugee agency staff on strike over cutbacks, firings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:38am

Gaza employees of the U.N. Palestinian refugee agency have suspended services for a day to protest pay cuts and dismissals.

SiriusXM buying Pandora Media in $3.5 billion deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:21am

Subscription radio company SiriusXM says it's buying music streaming service Pandora Media Inc. in a stock deal valued at about $3.5 billion that'll allow it to expand its service beyond cars and into homes and other mobile areas.

Iran: US wish to halt Iran's crude exports won't come true

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:09am

Iran's oil minister has said the United States will not succeed in its plans to halt Iranian crude exports even as he acknowledged that South Korea has stopped buying oil from Tehran, Iranian media reported on Monday.

Barrick buys Randgold to create world's largest gold miner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:42am

Barrick Gold has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $6.1 billion in stock to create the world's largest gold miner, worth a combined $18 billion.

Germany continues evicting protesters from forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:19am

Authorities in western Germany say they are continuing to evict dozens of environmental protesters from a forest after the operation was suspended last week due to the death of a journalist there.

Why the 'gig' economy may not be the workforce of the future

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:17am

The "gig" economy might not be the new frontier for America's workforce after all.

Why the 'gig' economy may not be the workforce of the future

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:16am

The "gig" economy might not be the new frontier for America's workforce after all.

UK's Labour opposition says it might back new Brexit vote

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:03am

Britain's main opposition party took a step at its annual conference toward backing a new referendum on Brexit — but stopped short of saying the vote should include an option not to leave the European Union at all.

Sky shares rally after Comcast wins bidding war

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:56am

Shares in Sky plc are up 8.8 percent after Comcast won a bidding war for the British pay TV giant in a weekend auction that pushed the value of the company to almost 30 billion pounds ($39 billion).

German business confidence holds up amid trade worries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:51am

Business confidence in Europe's largest economy fell only slightly in September despite worries about trade disputes that could harm growth.

Singapore fines Uber, Grab for 'anti-competitive' merger

Annabelle Liang, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:38am

Singapore's competition watchdog has fined ride-hailing giant Uber and its regional rival Grab 13 million Singapore dollars ($9.5 million) for a merger in Southeast Asia that the agency says has driven up fares and reduced competition in the market.

Merkel: German government must give up internal squabbles

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:35am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that it's time for her coalition government to stop getting bogged down in internal squabbles, after its leaders reached a deal to resolve its second major crisis in just three months.

As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:47am

The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela.

World shares fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:21am

Shares have fallen in Europe and Asia after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology.

US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:06am

China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other's goods Monday and Beijing accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromise in an intensifying battle over technology that is weighing on global economic growth.

Congress set to fund government, but not Trump's wall

Matthew Daly and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:33pm

Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there's one potential obstacle: President Donald Trump.

Asian shares fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:21pm

Shares have fallen in Asia after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. The slow start to the week followed a mixed close Friday on Wall Street, where an afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark index on track to eke out its own record high for much of the day.

Some farmers worry Trump's bailout checks won't be enough

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:19pm

Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China.