Flooded New Orleans braces for possible hurricane

Flooded New Orleans braces for possible hurricane

As the city of New Orleans grapples with widespread flooding from heavy rain, it is now bracing for a possible hurricane that could drop up to 15 inches of rain starting Friday night. Colette Luke has more.
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Coke results boost Wall Street

Coke results boost Wall Street

The major indexes record highs Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly earnings reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies.
S&P 500 could slide 9% by year end - Johnson

S&P 500 could slide 9% by year end - Johnson

The S&P 500 hit 3,000 Tuesday, but Piper Jaffray's Craig Johnson sees it sliding to 2725 by year end. He tells Reuters' Fred Katayama stocks are losing momentum.
Alibaba opens up to American sellers

Alibaba opens up to American sellers

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, in an effort to tap into the $23.9 trillion business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competition from rivals like Am
Republicans plan to tune out Mueller probe: poll

Republicans plan to tune out Mueller probe: poll

When Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out - Republic
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Some Venezuelan states still in the dark after blackout

Some Venezuelan states still in the dark after blackout

Venezuelans in Caracas woke up on Tuesday with the lights back on after the worst blackout since March knocked out power in half the country a day earlier, though service remained down in other states and cities.
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'Beaten to the ground' by Hong Kong gangsters

'Beaten to the ground' by Hong Kong gangsters

A 23-year-old man who was beaten up by suspected gangsters in recent Hong Kong protests has spoken of his horrifying orderal, as he called on the government to listen to public opinion.
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Coffee perks up Coca-Cola's sales

Coffee perks up Coca-Cola's sales

Coca-Cola's push beyond sugary sodas helped boost the company's profit and sales. As Fred Katayama reports, the beverage giant also raised its organic revenue forecast for the full year.
What will U.S. lawmakers ask Mueller?

What will U.S. lawmakers ask Mueller?

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday will finally have their chance to speak with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, when the former FBI director testifies on Capitol Hill about his report on President Donald Trump and Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. el
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Russian air patrol draws shots from S. Korea

Russian air patrol draws shots from S. Korea

South Korea says it fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military plane it said violated its airspace. The dispute is raising tensions and has also pulled in Japan.
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Heathrow boss confident new runway will go ahead

Heathrow boss confident new runway will go ahead

The boss of London's Heathrow Airport said on Tuesday that construction of its new runway would go ahead despite incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson's long-standing opposition to the expansion of Britain's biggest airport.
Want a yacht? Head for Poland, not the Riviera

Want a yacht? Head for Poland, not the Riviera

EU figures show that Poland now accounts for more than half of the bloc's exports of luxury yachts.
Huawei first-half revenue up about 30% despite U.S. ban - Bloomberg

Huawei first-half revenue up about 30% despite U.S. ban - Bloomberg

Huawei's revenue grew roughly 30% in the first half despite U.S. technology export restrictions, according to Bloomberg on Tuesday.
Down to earth: China's STAR market reverses huge gains

Down to earth: China's STAR market reverses huge gains

The biggest shareholders in China's new Nasdaq-style STAR Market lost a combined $1 billion in the second day of trade on Tuesday, a day after the board's roaring debut created three new billionaires.
‘We are tired’ San Juan braces for more protests

‘We are tired’ San Juan braces for more protests

San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages.
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The big reveal: Boris Johnson is the UK's next leader

The big reveal: Boris Johnson is the UK's next leader

Boris Johnson has won the Conservative Party leadership race to become Britain's next prime minister, having been the favorite to take the top spot over rival, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt.
China's hog crisis: U.S. farmers look to cash in

China's hog crisis: U.S. farmers look to cash in

The devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars and tariffs, and has U.S. farmers hoping to cash in on China's appetite for pork.
Earnings: UBS defies gloom, Santander feels Popular pain

Earnings: UBS defies gloom, Santander feels Popular pain

UBS delivered its best second-quarter results in nearly a decade on Tuesday, but Spanish lender Santander reported an 18% fall in net profits on costs from its acquisition of Banco Popular and a weak performance in Britain.
China slowdown? No one's told Hermès

China slowdown? No one's told Hermès

French luxury brand Hermès has posted better-than-expected earnings, shrugging off concerns that it could suffer from a slowdown in demand in China.
American surfing legacy lives on in Japan

American surfing legacy lives on in Japan

Surfing is set to make its debut at the 2020 Olympics in Japan at a beach near Tokyo, but local surfers prefer the waves on the Shonan coast, where modern surfing culture was first brought to the country by American soldiers during the Vietnam War.
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Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes jobs

Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes jobs

China's Huawei Technologies laid off more than two-thirds of the workforce at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States.
Canada to airlift thousands of trapped salmon

Canada to airlift thousands of trapped salmon

Canada is airlifting salmon upstream after a rockslide blocked the path of the migrating fish, triggering concerns of a permanent loss of fish populations, government officials said. Justin Solomon reports
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Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 2009 sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday.
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Huawei laying off majority of U.S. unit - source

Huawei laying off majority of U.S. unit - source

FutureWei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company’s Silicon Valley campus. Jane Lanhee Lee rep
Rapid deportations to be expanded: DHS

Rapid deportations to be expanded: DHS

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Monday it will order more speedy deportations of immigrants who crossed illegally and are caught anywhere in the United States, expanding a program typically applied only along the southern border with
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