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Faced with economic and food shortage crisis, Cuba ramps up rationing

In the midst of a growing economic and shortage crisis – in which Cubans are having to line up for hours to purchase basic food supplies in supermarkets – the Cuban government has introduced comprehensive rationing of staple products. Continue reading

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Mexican president proposes ‘free zone’ to attract investment, reduce migration to US

In a bid to reduce migration to the U.S. and attract investment, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has proposed the creation of economic “free zones” along the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading

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Second Canadian missing in China identified as entrepreneur behind North Korea tours

A second Canadian man has gone missing in China and is feared detained in what appears to be retaliation for Canada’s arrest of a top executive of telecommunications giant Huawei, Canadian authorities said late Wednesday. Continue reading

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Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers fight for her freedom at bail hearing

Attorneys for Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, told a Canadian court Monday that their client was willing to wear an ankle monitor and pay a surveillance company to keep tabs on her. Continue reading

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Mexican cartels extorting avocado producers raises price of guacamole, report says

Next time a restaurant tells you “Guac will be extra,” this might be the reason why. Continue reading

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ISIS still stealing, spilling and smuggling oil throughout Iraq

Despite being recently defeated from their major strongholds of Mosul and Tel Afar in Iraq, and it being more than two years since Iraqi forces specifically sought to retake oil-rich areas from ISIS, militants belonging to the terror faction are contin… Continue reading

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Venezuela’s currency now worth less than ‘World of Warcraft’ gold

To help readers understand how bad Venezuela’s monetary mishandling has gotten, Fox News has compiled a list of ten things that 10,987 bolivars (or $1 in the U.S.) will buy – assuming, of course, there are no shipping and handling payments. Continue reading

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Asian stocks slump on profit-taking amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump’s bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise in recent months. Continue reading

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Israel submarine bribe case: Suspect could incriminate senior officials, report says

One of the men arrested in connection with an Israeli corruption case involving the purchase of multi-million dollar naval vessels from Germany is in negotiations to become a state’s witness, Channel 2 reported Monday. Continue reading

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Puerto Rico prepares to vote on political status amid crisis

Puerto Rico’s governor is pushing ahead with his top campaign promise of trying to convert the U.S. territory into a state, holding a Sunday referendum to let voters send a message to Congress. Continue reading

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US, Mexico avert trade war over sugar – for now

Under the deal, Mexico would sharply reduce the share of refined sugar it exports to the U.S. and increase raw sugar exports. Continue reading

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Spanish bank buyout showcases Europe’s new anti-crisis rules

Spain’s Banco Santander says it is acquiring Banco Popular, the troubled lender that lost more than half of its share value over the past week. Continue reading

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Pakistani man faces terrorism charges in Germany

German prosecutors have charged a 28-year-old Pakistani man with membership in a terrorist organization on allegations he joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba group to fight against Indian forces in the Kashmir region. Continue reading

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German federal prosecutors hand off Dortmund attack probe

German federal prosecutors say they’re handing off the investigation of last month’s attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus after determining that there was no terrorist motive. Continue reading

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Turkey arrests opposition newspaper editor

An editor of a leading Turkish opposition newspaper has been arrested for allegedly spreading “terrorist propaganda.” Oguz Guven, the editor of Cumhuriyet newspaper’s online edition, was formally arrested Monday evening after being detained Friday. Continue reading

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Danish teenager found guilty of terror, sentence pending

A Danish court has convicted a girl of attempted terrorism for planning bomb attacks against two schools when she was 15. Continue reading

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UN: Sexual violence increasingly used as ‘terrorism’ tactic

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The Latest: Pakistan: Death toll in Baluchistan attack at 25

The Latest on the attack in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Continue reading

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North Korea calls US-South Korea plot a ‘declaration of war’

North Korea’s U.N. Continue reading

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3 women in London terrorism case make 1st court appearance

Three women have appeared in a London court charged with planning a knife attack in the neighborhood of London where Parliament is located. Continue reading

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