US consumer spending accelerates; weekly jobless claims decline
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US consumer spending accelerates; weekly jobless claims decline

US consumer spending increased more than expected in April, a further sign that economic growth…

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Brazil oil workers plan strike in new blow to government, economy
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Brazil oil workers plan strike in new blow to government, economy

Brazilian oil workers planned a 72-hour strike starting on Wednesday, despite a court order, in…

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Trump welcomes US prisoners released by N Korea, thanks Kim
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Trump welcomes US prisoners released by N Korea, thanks Kim

US President Donald Trump welcomed three former US prisoners who landed at a military base…

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Governments Meet in Bonn To Step Up Climate Action…
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Governments Meet in Bonn To Step Up Climate Action…

Governments Meet in Bonn To Step Up Climate Action Critical to the implementation of Paris…

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Donors pledge $4.4bn for Syria, well short of target
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Donors pledge $4.4bn for Syria, well short of target

International donors yesterday pledged $4.4bn in aid for civilians caught up in the Syrian civil…

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Qatar Airways welcomed to Thessaloniki, Greece
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Qatar Airways welcomed to Thessaloniki, Greece

Qatar Airways’ first flight to Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city, touched down at Thessaloniki International Airport…

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The hydrogen-powered car’s big setback
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The hydrogen-powered car’s big setback

If a green ride-sharing service were to flourish anywhere it would be in Munich, where…

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Global oil demand picks up but still lags rising supply, says IEA
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Global oil demand picks up but still lags rising supply, says IEA

Global oil demand is expected to pick up this year but supply is growing at…

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US oil export surge threatens to undermine Opec production cuts
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US oil export surge threatens to undermine Opec production cuts

A Warning Cry From the Doomsday Vault
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A Warning Cry From the Doomsday Vault

  On this winter day, the world was upside down: it was raining in the Arctic…

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