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Global shares climb, oil prices jump on OPEC news NEW YORK (Reuters) - World shares rose on Friday but stayed on track for their biggest weekly decline in three months as global trade tensions continued, though oil prices surged after OPEC decided on a modest production increase.
Yahoo! News | 2 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lone woman digs for family lost under Guatemalan volcanic rubble SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (Reuters) - Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a backhoe ripped the roof off one of the homes buried by ash, revealing a corpse in the still-hot dust.
Reuters | 4 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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'Stress tests' show largest U.S. banks could withstand future crisis The U.S. central bank said tests this week showed some of the nation's largest financial institutions could withstand another major economic downturn.
United Press International | 4 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bank of England holds special vote: to decide World Cup winner LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely to win the World Cup taking place in Russia.
Reuters | 22 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rat breaches bank ATM in India, eats $18,000 worth of cash GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - When bank technicians in India were finally summoned to investigate why an ATM (automated teller machine) had not been working for days, they began to smell a rat.
Reuters | Jun 21, 2018 7:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kids taken from families for generations, but Trump took it to next level The sheer scale of reported separations - 2,300 migrant children are said to have been removed from parents in six weeks - is extraordinary.
United Press International | Jun 21, 2018 12:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese member of parliament apologized on Thursday for jeering a lung cancer patient testifying about the dangers of secondhand smoke, saying he had spoken out to prevent discrimination against smokers.
Reuters | Jun 21, 2018 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blood, sweat and accessories: artist recycles bodily fluids for fashion LONDON (Reuters) - Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories formed from your bodily excretions.
Reuters | Jun 20, 2018 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nimmo looks to keep rolling as Mets face Rockies DENVER -- Outfielder Brandon Nimmo will seek an encore performance after a memorable return to the region where he grew up and will try to continue his startling power surge Tuesday when the New York Mets look to win their fourth straight game and again b
United Press International | Jun 19, 2018 4:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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World Cup: Brazil's Neymar leaves training with ankle injury Brazilian striker Neymar left a training session early and was spotted limping during his exit Tuesday in Sochi, Russia.
United Press International | Jun 19, 2018 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend