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Glencore upbeat on outlook as commodity prices revive
Glencore upbeat on outlook as commodity prices revive

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GENEVA (AP) — The chief executive of Glencore says the Swiss mining and metals company is better positioned than ever after core profits rose 48...

Pope buys quake-zone produce to help farmers, donates food

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis's chief alms-giver went on a shopping spree in quake-struck central Italy on Thursday, buying up prosciutto, cheese...

Court sends ex-IMF chief to prison in credit card scandal

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court has sentenced Rodrigo Rato, a former head of the International Monetary Fund, to 4 ½ years in prison for misusing...

Somalia's new president appoints prime minister
Somalia's new president appoints prime minister

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed a political newcomer as the prime minister, shortly...

Ghosn steps aside as Nissan CEO, to focus on larger alliance
Ghosn steps aside as Nissan CEO, to focus on larger alliance

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TOKYO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, who leads the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi alliance, is handing over the helm at Nissan to Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese...

'Extremely critical' wildfire alert issued for 3 states

By: 0 19 hr ago

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Firefighters in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are bracing for a busy day as unseasonably warm temperatures, gusty winds and low...

Correction: France-Michelin Mistake story

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BOURGES, France (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about a restaurant mistakenly given a Michelin star, The Associated Press misspelled its name. The...

16 rebels killed in fighting with army in Congo's east

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BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo's army has killed at least 16 former members of a rebel group after they re-entered the country's east, the military's...

Global stocks steady as Fed minutes fail to sway investors
Global stocks steady as Fed minutes fail to sway investors

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LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets were trading in narrow ranges Thursday after the minutes to the last policymaking meeting of the Federal Reserve...

The Latest: Iraqi forces take control of IS 'sniper' village
The Latest: Iraqi forces take control of IS 'sniper' village

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BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the Iraqi government forces' battle to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group (all times local): 3...

Author Helen Bailey's partner jailed for 34 years for murder
Author Helen Bailey's partner jailed for 34 years for murder

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LONDON (AP) — The partner of children's author Helen Bailey has been sentenced to at least 34 years in prison for murdering her and dumping her body in...

AP PHOTOS: South African center gives hope to abandoned kids
AP PHOTOS: South African center gives hope to abandoned kids

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Outside an old house in a battered Johannesburg neighborhood, a hatch door slams shut and an alarm signals the arrival of an...

UN hosts 'Geneva IV' talks: Sequel or new script for Syria?
UN hosts 'Geneva IV' talks: Sequel or new script for Syria?

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GENEVA (AP) — Yet another sequel to chronically-fruitless Syria peace talks, or an entirely new script? After months of Syria bloodshed, stalled...

AP Analysis: Damage control N. Korea style: Deny and attack
AP Analysis: Damage control N. Korea style: Deny and attack

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TOKYO (AP) — Faced with the killing of its leader's half brother in what appears to have all the trappings of a politically motivated hit, North Korea...

US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo
US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

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BEIJING (AP) — An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program....

Asian shares dip as Fed minutes show rate hike expected soon
Asian shares dip as Fed minutes show rate hike expected soon

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares slipped Thursday after the latest Fed minutes raised the possibility that a U.S. rate hike could come sooner than...

Bangladesh rolls out welcome for unusual sport on skates
Bangladesh rolls out welcome for unusual sport on skates

By: 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top...

Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn as CEO
Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn as CEO

By: 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief...

North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport
North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

By: 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying...

David Bowie honors, George Michael tribute top Brit Awards
David Bowie honors, George Michael tribute top Brit Awards

By: 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Brit Awards recognized big international stars including Drake and Beyonce and a cross-section of home-grown talent Wednesday — but...

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