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Asian stock markets gain ground as Wall Street closes for long weekend

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia generally moved higher on Monday despite continuing concerns over a potential global recession.U.S. ...

Barbecues in jeopardy as food prices jump for US Fourth of July

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to surging food prices, summer cookouts for the U.S. Independence Day holiday are more expensive, forcing Americans ...

US employers see small shift as job market cooling

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a cardboard box factory outside Baltimore, people have been walking into the office of Paul Centenari, chief ...

IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

21 percent six-month loss strips S&P 500 of $8 trillion in value

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After the first six months of 2022, the S&P 500 recorded a loss of 20.6 ...

Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

International

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In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...

US flight attendant to mark 65 years serving air passengers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Bette Nash, age 86, has been named the longest serving flight attendant in the world, ...

UK parliament tells members to leave babies at home

LONDON, England: A UK parliamentary committee has told lawmakers that they may not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates.The ...

Marine, Iwo Jima veteran, dies; last WW2 US Medal of Honor recipient

WASHINGTON D.C.: Hershel "Woody" Williams, the final surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War Two, has died at a ...

Norwegian cruise cancels voyage after ship strikes small iceberg

SEATTLE, Washington: A Norwegian cruise liner has canceled its sailing and returned to port after damage was discovered following its ...