Economy

What's at stake as Kim Jong Un meets President Putin in Russia?

24 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   5 articles

North Korean leader to meet Russian president with discussions on economy, denuclearisation likely to be on the agenda.
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Asian shares fall despite strong Wall Street; oil retreats

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Equity markets in Asia faltered on Wednesday amid losses in South Korea and uncertainty over China's plans for further stimulus as the economy shows signs of regaining its footing.
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Kim looks to Russia as sanctions bite North Korea's economy

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Two months after he failed to win a badly needed easing of sanctions from President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is traveling to Russia in a possible...
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Kim looks to Russia as sanctions bite North Korea's economy

5 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

After failing to get sanctions eased during Trump meeting, Kim Jong Un is traveling to Russia in a possible attempt to win Putin's help as US-led sanctions hurt North Korea's...
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Worker dies after falling into meat grinder at Pennsylvania plant

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

MUNCY TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A worker at a Pennsylvania processing plant died after falling into a meat grinder Monday, according to WNEP. "This was a horrible accident," Lycoming...
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S&P 500 and Nasdaq Closed at Record Highs, Recouping Last Year's Major Losses

10 hours ago   |   Time   |   4 articles

The S&P 500 index is closing at a record high, surpassing the peak it set last September and recouping all the ground it lost in a nosedive late last year. The Nasdaq index...
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Coal could be the real winner under federal carbon tax, new report suggests

Coal could be the real winner under federal carbon tax, new report suggests

10 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The federal carbon tax could favour coal-fired power plants over clean sources like wind and solar in its approach to industrial emissions, a new report says...
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What else China can do to support growth in the short term

What else China can do to support growth in the short term

11 hours ago   |   Bruegel

This opinion piece was originally published in The Corner . Recent data shows the downward spiral in the Chinese economy has somewhat eased on a cyclical basis, but it is still...
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A Journey of No Return, Not a Circular Economy

A Journey of No Return, Not a Circular Economy

13 hours ago   |   Steady State

By Herman Daly The economic process is not a mechanical analog that can be run forward and backward, nor a circular process that can return to any previous state. Rather it is...
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Why the U.S. Shouldn't Sit Out the Belt and Road Initiative

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

Imagine the potential of China and the United States, the world's two largest, most vibrant economies collaborating on the most ambitious development project in history. The...
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NBA playoffs 2019: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard eliminates Thunder with...

NBA playoffs 2019: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard eliminates Thunder with Game 5 buzzer beater

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Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

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NFL trade rumors: Seahawks send Frank Clark to Chiefs

NFL trade rumors: Seahawks send Frank Clark to Chiefs

The 25-year-old, slated to earn $17 million in 2019, is coming off his most productive season in which he registered a career-high 13 sacks. Read more ...

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors, 76ers advance with blowout wins

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors, 76ers advance with blowout wins

Both sides were upset in Game 1, but won four straight to eliminate their opponents. Read more ...

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

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Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that he wants to be traded if general manager John Elway doesn't... Read more ...

Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs

Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs

DENVER - Jamal Murray's 23 points led six Nuggets in double figures and Denver routed the San Antonio Spurs 108-90 Tuesday night to move within one win of their first playoff... Read more ...

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Barclay Goodrow scored 18:19 into overtime to send San Jose into the second round of the playoffs with a wild 5-4 win in Game 7 on Tuesday night. Read more ...