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Asian shares mixed; election results buoy India…

Asian shares mixed, India and Australia up on election outcomes

Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off…

Billionaire technology investor shocks 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College, announcing at their commencement that he will pay off their students loans worth up to $40 million

Report: More companies in China handing over…

Report: Number of foreign companies in China that feel compelled to hand over technology has doubled since two years ago

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Japan economy expands 2%, 2nd straight quarter of…

The Japanese government says Japan's economy grew at an annual pace of 2.1% in the first quarter, marking the second straight quarter of expansion

Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry grows

Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry is growing, with producers excited about this year's harvest

UAE energy minister hints at support for oil…

The United Arab Emirates' energy minister says he does not think relaxing oil production cuts in place is the right measure

Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich Venezuela

U.S. oil sanctions on Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation's second-largest city, Maracaibo

'John Wick 3' dethrones 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million

'John Wick 3' dethrones 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million

No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU…

French President Emmanuel Macron wants this week's European Parliament elections to be his shining moment to push his ambitions for a stronger Europe

Pot 'legalization 2.0': Social equity becomes a…

'Marijuana legalization 2.0': Social equity becomes a key question as more US states debate allowing pot

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese…

APNewsBreak: The Senate's top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security

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Tribes, environmentalists battle copper mine in…

Native American tribes and environmental groups are fighting plans for an open pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona, arguing that it could irreparably harm ancestral Indian lands and harm water supplies and wildlife habitat

UK leader promises a 'bold offer' on Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a "bold offer" to Parliament to win support for her Brexit deal, urging lawmakers to look at her ideas with fresh eyes

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for turban…

The top civil rights organization for Sikhs in the United States says Nordstrom has apologized to the community for selling an $800 turban they found offensive, but they are still waiting to hear from the Gucci brand that designed it

Report: 2 New Mexico counties among top oil…

Federal numbers say two New Mexico counties remain among the top oil-producing counties in the U.S.

US: Iran military could misidentify airliners…

US warns commercial airliners over Persian Gulf they risk being targeted by 'miscalculation or misidentification' by the Iranian military

No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get…

No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity one by one as work advances to give power to 60,000 who don't have it

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to…

Pope urges foreign media to search for truth, not fall prey to click-bait headlines

China's ban on scrap imports a boon to US…

Chinese import restrictions upended municipal recycling programs across the U.S. last year, but have triggered investment _ from China _ in American plants

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Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the…

Historic flooding has left parts of the Mississippi River closed for business