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At least 29 dead in prison riot in Ecuador

At least 29 inmates are dead and many wounded after a riot erupted in a prison in western Ecuador on Sunday night, officials there say. National Security Ministry spokesman Fabio Correa said the riot...

Why are those chairs rattling my ear drums?

Photo Almost 31,000 chairs from Kohl’s have been recalled due to a fall hazard. According to Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Brooklyn, California-based retailer announced the recall of the Chairs that slide down the...

First lady Melania Trump had ‘no idea’ what to make of husband’s denial of Daniels’ affair

Melania Trump does not believe her husband’s denial of an alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels and was devastated when the claim was leaked to the public, a new book claims. In Michael...

Afghanistan’s opium harvest: A measure of the drug’s impact

Written by Megan Windsor, CNN The soft "dekhla" of the opium crop has been picked on the streets of Tarin Kowt, the bustling capital of Afghanistan's Tarin Kowt province. As the end of the...

United Airlines to lay off 593 employees over not getting vaccines

United Airlines will not be renewing the contracts of 593 employees who have declined to be vaccinated for infectious diseases, the Chicago-based carrier announced Friday. "It's unfortunate that some customers and our team members...

Chinese Regulators Warn Banks to Avoid Capital Taking Actions That Can Raise Evergrande’s Risk

Chinese regulators have warned lenders to avoid any actions that could raise the country's biggest property company's capital risk as it has become overvalued. Authorities are weighing a capital injection into troubled property developer...

North Korea claims successful Hwasong-15 missile test

Three days after Washington warned of "serious consequences" for any provocations by Pyongyang, North Korea said Tuesday it had conducted a successful test of a hypersonic ballistic missile. "The test was successful and our...

Senate fails to reach bipartisan deal, but could pass debt limit

Senate has reached a bipartisan deal to prevent a government shutdown this weekend, but seems reluctant to boost hurricane relief funds, provide $12bn of aid to hurricane-hit Texas and Florida and invest $2bn more...

Market Week Ahead: Strong start to end August

By Melissa Eddy At the opening bell, Dow futures are up a slim 6 points as traders weigh rising trade tensions between the US and China. Investors are still feeling on edge after Wednesday's...

Former World Bank chief warns of negotiation problems

Photo “This will be one of the most difficult negotiations I’ve ever been involved in,” Joseph Stiglitz, former chief economist at the World Bank, said on Friday, as leaders from more than 100 countries...

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