Russia says targeting banks would be ‘economic war’

Russia says targeting banks would be ‘economic war’

Russia warned the United States on Friday it would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a declaration of economic war.
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Search for survivors in Italy bridge disaster ends

Search for survivors in Italy bridge disaster ends

The search operation for those missing in the Genoa bridge collapse ended Saturday nights after the last three bodies were found, bringing the official death toll to 43.
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Week ahead: new start for Greece, but currencies in end game?

Week ahead: new start for Greece, but currencies in end game?

Greece exits its bailout, but sterling and Turkey's lira enter another phase of uncertainty in a week where trade and data may also unnerve markets.
Rain eases in India's Kerela, but fears emerge over disease in camps

Rain eases in India's Kerela, but fears emerge over disease in camps

A deluge in India’s flood-stricken southwestern state of Kerala finally let up on Sunday but authorities fear an outbreak of disease among two million people crammed into relief camps.
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A fresh tremor shakes Indonesia's Lombok

A fresh tremor shakes Indonesia's Lombok

A fresh tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday, after an earthquake killed more than 430 people there earlier this month.
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Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin

Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S.
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FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen

FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of Mylan's EpiPen, made by Teva Pharmaceuticals, which could could help lower the cost of the life-saving allergy injection.
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EPA ordered to implement Obama-era chemical safety rule

EPA ordered to implement Obama-era chemical safety rule

A federal appeals court ordered the Trump administration to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule introduced in response to a 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas that killed 15 people.
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Colorado girls’ bodies stuffed in oil tanks

Colorado girls’ bodies stuffed in oil tanks

A Colorado father accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters reportedly stuffed the girls' bodies in oil tanks on his employer's property.
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Victims still missing in Italian bridge disaster

Victims still missing in Italian bridge disaster

Italy calls a national day of mourning as it sponsors a funeral for the at least 38 killed in Tuesday's bridge collapse in Genoa. But some victims are still missing and demands for accountability for the disaster are mounting. Saskia O'Donoghue reports
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Former UN leader Kofi Annan has died

Former UN leader Kofi Annan has died

Kofi Annan, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and first black UN Secretary General, has died at the age of 80. Matthew Larotonda reports
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More rain hits India's flooding devastation

More rain hits India's flooding devastation

Hundreds are dead in India's Kerala state and hundreds of thousands more forced from their homes in the latest flood, as the total displaced for this monsoon season hits 2 million people. Matthew Larotonda reports
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Judge in Paul Manafort trial received threats

Judge in Paul Manafort trial received threats

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis, who is presiding over the trial of Paul Manafort, said he personally had received threats related to the trial and was being protected by U.S. marshals. The judge also rejected a motion by some news organizations to make public the names of the jurors, saying he was concerned about the jury’s “peace and safety.” Chris Dignam report.
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Florida airport shooter gets life in prison

Florida airport shooter gets life in prison

A U.S. veteran was sentenced to life in prison Friday for killing five people at a Florida airport massacre last year. Colette Luke has more.
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Wall St rises on trade talk optimism

Wall St rises on trade talk optimism

U.S. stocks closed higher on reports of progress in trade disputes between the United States and its trading partners China and Mexico.
Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings vs quarterly

Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings vs quarterly

U.S. President Donald Trump says he had asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months instead of every quarter.
Trump renews criticism of Turkey over U.S. pastor

Trump renews criticism of Turkey over U.S. pastor

President Trump attacked Turkey Friday over its continued detention of a U.S. Christian pastor saying it had “acted very, very badly.” Turkey's battered lira weakened 5 percent after a court rejected Andrew Brunson's appeal for release.
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Nvidia forecasts lower sales on slow demand for cryptocurrencies

Nvidia forecasts lower sales on slow demand for cryptocurrencies

Nvidia shares fell after chipmaker said cryptocurrency-fueled demand had dried up and it forecast sales below Wall Street targets.
Worst flood in a century in India's Kerala kills scores

Worst flood in a century in India's Kerala kills scores

The worst floods in a hundred years in the Indian state of Kerala killed scores of people and forced hundreds of thousands into relief camps, officials said on Friday with more misery expected as heavy rain pushed water levels higher.
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Trump cancels military parade after Pentagon delay

Trump cancels military parade after Pentagon delay

President Donald Trump on Friday said he had cancelled his planned military parade scheduled for November and would instead visit Paris on Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day. Jonah Green has more.
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Rescuers help stranded whales back to sea in Iceland

Rescuers help stranded whales back to sea in Iceland

Two bottlenose whales got stranded near Reykjavik, with one dying and one safely guided back out to sea.
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Turkish lira dips again on U.S. sanctions warning

Turkish lira dips again on U.S. sanctions warning

The Turkish lira dipped to a low of 6.30 on Friday after warnings of more economic sanctions by the U.S. over Turkey's detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson. As Francis Maguire reports, the lira's woes has seen investors flee from emerging market stocks.
For Greece's austerity-hit elderly, bailout "will never end"

For Greece's austerity-hit elderly, bailout "will never end"

With Greece poised to exit the last of its three bailouts next week, it hopes to be able to borrow again in international markets after a nearly 9-year debt crisis. But as Ivor Bennett reports, there are some in Greece who feel the bailout will never end.
Elon Musk says past year has been 'excruciating'

Elon Musk says past year has been 'excruciating'

In an interview with the New York Times, Elon Musk says his health is deteriorating because of his pressures at work, and that this past year has been the most difficult and painful time of his career.
Italy weighs cost of bridge response

Italy weighs cost of bridge response

Italy's government has opened an investigation into the country's biggest toll-road operator, hours after saying it could face a heavy fine or lose its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people.