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Irrational exuberance hits Wall St on stunning employment data

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks roared on Friday as employment data showed the U.S, economy could bounce back ...

Two Russians expelled from embassy by Czech government

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his government has decided to designate two staff members at ...

Chinese capital returning to normal, threat level lowered again

BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Beijing will lower its emergency response to the novel coronavirus epidemic from the second level ...

75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...

Proposed Israeli developments in east Jerusalem draw Palestinian ire

JERUSALEM - The only Palestinian industrial area in East Jerusalem is to be demolished, and the present occupiers of the ...

Texans players, coaches to attend George Floyd funeral if allowed

HOUSTON, Texas - Over 60,000 people showed up for a Houston protest and rally in the wake of George Floyd's ...

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France Says Its Army Killed al-Qaida North Africa Chief

PARIS - France said Friday that its military forces had killed al-Qaida's North Africa chief, Abdelmalek Droukdel, a key Islamist ...

Minneapolis Expected to Bar Police Use of Controversial Chokehold

The U.S. city of Minneapolis is expected to approve an agreement Friday to ban the police use of chokeholds after ...

Virginia City Removes 176-year-old Slave Auction Block

FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA - A 176-year-old slave auction block has been removed from a Virginia city's downtown.The 800-pound (363-kilogram) stone was ...

Vehicle dealerships gear up for spike in used-car sales

The extended lockdown has had a "devastating" impact on car dealerships, with the whole industry essentially having to "freeze" trade. ...

Floyd Death Pushes Military to Face 'Own Demons' on Race

WASHINGTON - The death of George Floyd in police hands has pushed the U.S. military to search its soul and ...

Trump Touts Decline in US Jobless Rate

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump touted the news of a surprise decline in the country's unemployment rate Friday."We ...

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