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China Stirs Trouble With Plan to Hike Retirement Age From 60

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

China is making a new push to raise one of the world's lowest retirement ages as it tries to cope with a rapidly aging population, a move that's already fueling public...
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Argentina's Guzman Plays Down Prospects of an Early IMF Deal

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg


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Bolsonaro Delays Congratulating Biden on Fraud Allegations

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said he'll hold off congratulating Joe Biden on his election victory, echoing U.S. President Donald Trump in alleging fraud at the polls.
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Left Bankless by Sanctions, Hong Kong Leader Has ‘Piles of Cash'

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg


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South African Retailers Turn From China to Source Local Clothes

13 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

South African retailers including The Foschini Group Ltd. and Woolworths Holdings Ltd. are increasing investment in local clothing manufacturers - both to reduce a dependency...
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Australia Minister Says China Trade Curbs Hurt Global Confidence

16 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Australia's trade minister said China's steps to curb imports of his country's goods are “aggressive” and undermine confidence in the global economic recovery from the...
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Payrolls in U.S. Set to Tread Higher in Pandemic Slog: Eco Week

16 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

U.S. employers probably continued to beef up their headcounts in November, even though the pace of hiring slowed for a fifth month.
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Apple Suppliers' Exodus From China Won't Slow Down Under Biden

23 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The splintering of the global tech supply chain that began during President Donald Trump's watch looks set to persist under his successor.
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Modi Visits India Vaccine Makers as Astra Considers Fresh Trial

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg


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Democrats Look to Young Voters to Win Georgia  and the Senate

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President-elect Biden twists ankle while playing with dog, visits a doctor

President-elect Biden twists ankle while playing with dog, visits a doctor

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle while playing with one of his dogs and will be examined by a doctor "out of an abundance of caution," his office said Sunday. Read more ...

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over President Trump

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over President Trump

Wisconsin has finished a recount of its presidential results, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Read more ...

New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students next week, mayor says

New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students next week, mayor says

NEW YORK - Nearly 200,000 pre-kindergarten, elementary school and special-needs students will begin returning to in-person learning next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced... Read more ...

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

The 34-year-old driver slid off the track on the first lap and his car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. Read more ...

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. Prowse wore the black suit and helmet to play Darth Vader, but it was actor... Read more ...

Pats keep playoff hopes alive with 20-17 win over Cardinals

Pats keep playoff hopes alive with 20-17 win over Cardinals

Nick Folk kicked a 50-yard field goal as time expired, and the New England Patriots rallied in the second half to beat the Arizona Cardinals 20-17 Sunday. Read more ...

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 13

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 13

How will the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll look after several previously undefeated teams lost this week? Read more ...

Beebe amends for fumble with TD as Vikes top Panthers 28-27

Beebe amends for fumble with TD as Vikes top Panthers 28-27

MINNEAPOLIS - Chad Beebe caught a 10-yard touchdown pass with 46 seconds left for Minnesota shortly after he muffed a punt that let Carolina pad its lead. Then Joey Slye missed... Read more ...

Colts' Matthew Adams ejected for punching Titans player during punt play

Colts' Matthew Adams ejected for punching Titans player during punt play

Colts' linebacker Matthew Adams was ejected in Week 12 for throwing two punches during a live punt play. He's had some history of penalty flags in his young NFL career. Read more ...

Wisconsin vote recount confirms Joe Biden's election win over Trump

Wisconsin vote recount confirms Joe Biden's election win over Trump

The recount of ballots in two Wisconsin counties wrapped Sunday, but did not put a dent in President-elect Joe Biden's 21,000 vote lead in the state. Dane County completed its... Read more ...