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China economy: A gloomy start to 2019

1 day ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Chinese exports have fallen to the lowest point in two years, while imports are also down.
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US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, announces plans for 2020 presidential race

US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, announces plans for 2020 presidential race

The U.S. senator is launching an exploratory committee just days before she heads to the critical state of Iowa. Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

The lawsuit alleges that Netflix did not have permission to use the trademarked phrase "choose your own adventure." Read more ...

Judge strikes down effort to add citizenship question to census

Judge strikes down effort to add citizenship question to census

A federal judge has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

Netflix raising prices to offset programming costs, debt

Netflix raising prices to offset programming costs, debt

SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is raising its US prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. Its most... Read more ...

‘They used him as a sex slave': 7 people arrested after missing Florida teen...

‘They used him as a sex slave': 7 people arrested after missing Florida teen found

The 15-year-old boy had been missing for nearly a year. Read more ...

El Chapo paid $100M bribe to ex-Mexican president: secretary

El Chapo paid $100M bribe to ex-Mexican president: secretary

Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman paid a $100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in 2012, his former secretary alleged in explosive testimony on... Read more ...

The Brexit mess just got even messier

The Brexit mess just got even messier

Britain's House of Commons rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan Tuesday by a thumping 432-202. This, the most crushing loss by a UK government in modern times... Read more ...