Currency Markets

Global shares meander after upbeat Japan trade report

Aug 17, 2017

Global shares meander after Wall St. gains, upbeat Japan trade data

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Asian shares mostly higher following gains on Wall Street

Aug 17, 2017

Asian share benchmarks higher after Wall St. gains, upbeat Japan trade data

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Global stocks higher after US indexes take small losses

Aug 16, 2017

Global stock markets are mostly higher after US indexes took small losses and Washington and North Korea indicated their willingness to reduce nuclear tensions

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UK inflation lower than expected, easing rate hike prospects

Aug 15, 2017

Inflation in Britain held steady in July at an annual rate of 2.6 percent, decreasing the likelihood of any interest rate increases soon

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Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US

Aug 15, 2017

Global shares gain on cooling of tensions over North Korean nuclear program

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Money Laundering

2 Martin Shkrelis turn up in same courtroom, with same judge

Aug 4, 2017

A defendant in a money laundering case has at least two things in common with "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli _ the same name and the same judge

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Malaysia central bank urged to reopen probe on indebted fund

Aug 3, 2017

Malaysian opposition lawmakers urge the central bank to reopen its investigation into indebted state investment fund 1MDB that is being probed in several countries for money laundering and implicating Prime Minister Najib Razak

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Polygamous leader's head injuries cited in trial delay bid

Aug 2, 2017

The lawyer for a polygamous leader caught recently after he was on the run for a year says he suffered head injuries in a pair of accidents in the late 1990s and that he must be evaluated for possible brain damage.

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Chinese billionaire convicted in United Nations bribery case

Jul 27, 2017

A Chinese billionaire who wanted to build a United Nations center in Macau has been convicted at his New York bribery trial

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Alleged mastermind of Jamaican lottery scam pleads guilty

Jul 27, 2017

Jamaican man accused of masterminding lottery scam that defrauded dozens of mostly elderly Americans out of millions of dollars pleads guilty to conspiracy

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Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH