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US economy growing moderately in 4th qtr; likely missed Trump's 3 pc goal

The Trump administration’s 18-month-long trade war with China last year fueled fears of a recession.

30 Jan 2020 2:06 PM

Fed likely to keep interest rates on hold, focus on balance sheet

Fed is expected to soon decide how much longer it will continue its current practice of buying USD 60 billion a month in US Treasury bonds.

29 Jan 2020 1:05 PM

Hundreds of Amazon employees criticize firm's climate stance

Amazon had nearly 650,000 permanent employees at the end of 2018, according to the company''s annual report.

27 Jan 2020 2:34 PM

George Soros unveils a billion dollar fund against resurgent nationalism

Soros pledged one billion dollars for a new university network project to fight the erosion of civil society.

27 Jan 2020 10:02 AM

Taylor Swift tries to get Justin Bieber, others kicked out of her gym's vicinity

The remaining gym members were also asked to leave after the 'Yummy' singer left.

19 Jan 2020 5:08 PM

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'More a dream than reality': Nicole Kidman on 'Big Little Lies' S3

Created by David E Kelley, 'Big Little Lies' is based on a novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty.

19 Jan 2020 3:57 PM

Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes before death

The president spoke in a ballroom at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, at a Republican event.

19 Jan 2020 1:24 PM

Rihanna, boyfriend Hassan Jameel call it quits

Rihanna admitted at the time that she was in love with Jameel, but she hesitates to nail down marriage plans.

18 Jan 2020 2:05 PM

'In every scene, you are my star': Obama's wish for Michelle on her birthday

The 58-year-old former president keeps expressing his feelings for Michelle Obama on social media.

18 Jan 2020 1:00 PM

Iran takes man who posted video of missile striking Ukraine plane into custody

President Hassan Rouhani promised a thorough investigation into the 'unforgivable error' in an address on Tuesday.

15 Jan 2020 3:10 PM

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World Bank trims 2020 growth forecast amid slow recovery for trade, investment

The World Bank shaved 0.2 percentage point off of growth for both years.

09 Jan 2020 9:53 AM

Not looking to start war with Iran, but prepared to finish one: US

The US drone strike on Friday that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani has sharply escalated tensions between US and Iran.

08 Jan 2020 11:29 AM

All is well: Trump after Iran launches missile attacks at US bases in Iraq

Iran launched a series of attacks on US targets in Iraq including the targetting of two bases at Al-Asad and Abril.

08 Jan 2020 9:33 AM

Watch: Pompeo posts video of Iraqis dancing to 'celebrate' Iran commander's death

Trump ordered the killing of the Iran Revolutionary Guards commander, who died Friday 'in a decisive defensive action'

03 Jan 2020 5:11 PM

Trump ordered killing of Soleimani to protect US personnel abroad: Pentagon

Ties between the US and Iran deteriorated since Washington pulled out of nuclear deal with Tehran.

03 Jan 2020 9:11 AM

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Here is why hundreds in US jumped into ice-cold water in Santa Hats to ring in 2020

Polar bear plunges were also held in such locales as North Beach, Maryland; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Perth, Ontario.

02 Jan 2020 2:52 PM

US man kills woman, then turns to cops and yells ‘kill me’

The New Year's Eve shooting happened after officers were called to a complex known as Evans Tower shortly after 10 pm Tuesday.

02 Jan 2020 2:43 PM

At 67,385, India records highest number of babies born globally on New Year's Day

An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world on New Year's Day, according to UNICEF.

02 Jan 2020 10:20 AM

2 wounded in shooting outside a Walmart in Tennessee

The shooting happened around 1:30 pm on Tuesday.

01 Jan 2020 11:57 AM

'Over in 6 seconds': Gun laws saved lives at Texas church, says Trump

The Sunday shooting at a church service in the Fort Worth Suburb of White Settlement was the latest attack on a house of worship in the US.

31 Dec 2019 9:23 AM

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