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Puerto Rico needs urgent Congress action: U.S. Treasury, Health chiefs The secretaries of the U.S. Treasury and Health and Human Services called for fast congressional action to help Puerto Rico out of its economic mess, and said a bipartisan task force report failed to go far enough on recommending a low-income tax credit f
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Woman sues Trump in New York for defamation over sexual assault denial By Alex Dobuzinskis and Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One of about a dozen women who previously accused President-elect Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances filed a lawsuit against him in New York on Tuesday, alleging he had made false a
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Canadian dollar hits nearly three-month high as greenback slides By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened to a nearly three-month high against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday, one day before a Bank of Canada interest rate decision and updated outlook, as a New Year selloff of the greenback
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Gulf Between Richest And Poorest Is Wider Than Previously Thought, Oxfam Says Last year, Oxfam said the world's richest 62 people had as much money as the poorest 3.6 billion. Turns out those numbers were wrong: The richest nine people had as much wealth as half the planet.
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Who's Lifting Chinese People Out Of Poverty? China says it has lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty. But who's doing the lifting? And why use the term 'lifting' in the first place?
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France's Hollande told May expects quick start of Brexit negotiations: source French President Francois Hollande told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union should begin as soon as Britain invokes Article 50, a presidential sources said. May said Britain would qui
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Unravelling EU/UK trade like unscrambling omelette: ITC , DAVOS, Switzerland - British Prime Minister Theresa May gave her most decisive Brexit speech to date on the day the World Economic Forum in Davos kicked off, confirming that she favoured a clean break from the European Union.
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In parting words, SEC's White calls for regulator to avoid political meddling By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Outgoing U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White had some harsh parting words for Congress on Tuesday and a plea to the incoming administration to ensure the regulator remains independent and in
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Israel's Netanyahu mired in series of corruption allegations JERUSALEM (AP) Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu might be upbeat these days: The economy is growing, his opposition is weak and the incoming Trump administration seems friendly, even to the much-maligned Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Instead, the lo
Yahoo! News | Jan 17, 2017 4:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S.-Cuba detente supporters make last-ditch effort to sway Trump By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - U.S. organizations that have worked closely with the outgoing Obama administration to improve relations with Cuba on Tuesday released a four-page letter to President-elect Donald Trump urging him not to act rashly toward t
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