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Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

Published 25/11/2017

A Black Friday sale sign is displayed outside a makeup store at Roosevelt Field shopping mall in Garden City, New York, U.S., November 24, 2017. [more…]

Peru Congress passes bill to legalize medical marijuana

Peru Congress passes bill to legalize medical marijuana

Published 21/10/2017

Peru's conservative Congress passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana late on Thursday with a 68-5 vote in favor of allowing cannabis oil to be produced, imported and commercialized. [more…]

Shaky NAFTA deal threatens Navistar`s Mexico-made exports to world

Shaky NAFTA deal threatens Navistar`s Mexico-made exports to world

Published 09/10/2017

Less than half the trucks exported from Navistar's mammoth Escobedo plant in Mexico are sold in North America but the factory's success remains tightly tied to the uncertain future of the region's NAFTA free trade deal. [more…]

Israel`s Netanyahu says will meet Trump in New York next week

Israel`s Netanyahu says will meet Trump in New York next week

Published 11/09/2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would meet U.S. President Donald Trump later this month during a visit to New York, where he will address the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 19. [more…]

Laughing in crisis, Venezuelan acts out dissident Ortega`s tale

Laughing in crisis, Venezuelan acts out dissident Ortega`s tale

Published 02/09/2017

Laughing at their own tribulations, Venezuelan theatergoers have been enjoying a new satire about a senior official who broke with President Nicolas Maduro and fled the socialist-ruled country in a boat. [more…]

Carlos Slim`s America Movil makes $1 billion payment in Colombia case

Carlos Slim`s America Movil makes $1 billion payment in Colombia case

Published 30/08/2017

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil said on Tuesday that it had complied with a Colombian arbitration ruling ordering it to pay the government $1.08 billion for wireless telecommunication assets used in the South American nation. [more…]

U.S., South Korea begin computer-simulated drills amid North Korea tensions

U.S., South Korea begin computer-simulated drills amid North Korea tensions

Published 21/08/2017

South Korean and U.S. forces began computer-simulated military exercises on Monday amid tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs, amid reports that Pyongyang has generated at least $270 million since February despite U.N. sanctions. [more…]

Mexico suspends Colombian dairy imports due to foot and mouth disease

Mexico suspends Colombian dairy imports due to foot and mouth disease

Published 14/07/2017

Mexico's agriculture sanitation authority SENASICA said on Friday it has suspended all dairy imports from Colombia after new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease were detected in the Andean country.

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Russia, Curacao suspend Colombian beef shipments due to foot and mouth

Published 11/07/2017

Russia and Curacao, two of Colombia's biggest beef buyers, have suspended shipments from the Andean nation after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, Colombian officials said on Tuesday.

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Golf: Schauffele British Open-bound after Greenbrier victory

Golf: Schauffele British Open-bound after Greenbrier victory

Published 10/07/2017

Jul 9, 2017- White Sulphur Springs, WV, USA- Xander Schauffele on the 3rd tee during the final round of The Greenbrier Classic golf tournament at The Old White TPC. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Californian Xander Schauffele, the son of a former German decathlete, showed plenty of athleticism of his own to clinch a one-stroke victory at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Saturday.

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