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Fed minutes show concerns about severity of downturn

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve officials last month expressed concerns about the severity of the economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, saying the...

Mexico celebrates start of new trade accord with US, Canada

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico celebrated the implementation of a new free trade agreement with Canada and the United States that it hopes will...

New Zealand cancels 2021 APEC summit, will lead it virtually

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand on Tuesday cancelled its plans to host a major meeting of U.S. and Asian leaders next year...

Fed’s program for loaning to Main Street off to slow start

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michael Haith, owner and CEO of a Denver-based restaurant chain called Teriyaki Madness, is in an unusual position for people like...

AP Interview: US envoy calls for Iran arms embargo renewal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - An expiring United Nations weapons embargo on Iran must remain in place to prevent it from “becoming the...

AP Interview: US envoy calls for Iran arms embargo renewal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - An expiring United Nations weapons embargo on Iran must remain in place to prevent it from “becoming the...

Sunday election in Poland a test for president and populism

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland’s right-wing president, Andrzej Duda, is fighting for a second term in an election Sunday that will test whether he...

Stocks sink on Wall Street as new daily virus cases surge

Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Friday as the number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in the U.S. hit an all-time high, stoking worries...

Dueling Trump-Biden events offer contrasting virus responses

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - As President Donald Trump visited a Wisconsin shipyard to emphasize job growth and reviving an economy hammered by the coronavirus,...

Lufthansa shareholders to vote on German rescue package

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Lufthansa's board chairman urged shareholders to let the government take a stake in the company through a 9 billion-euro ($11...