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Volkswagen says earnings up more than 50 percent in 2017

Feb 23, 2018

Automaker Volkswagen AG says its net profit increased by more than half last year, while revenue climbed more than 6 percent

Police: Search on for person who shot, killed pregnant goat

Feb 23, 2018

Police in Maine say they are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a pregnant goat at a family dairy farm in Scarborough

Trump to announce new NKorea sanctions

Feb 23, 2018

The Trump administration is hitting more than 50 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior administration official

Trump Jr: "I love" Indian media, but US media? Not so much

Feb 23, 2018

The U.S. president's eldest son has heaped praise on the Indian media, while accusing American journalists of unfair criticism, as he nears the end of a whirlwind trip across India promoting Trump-brand luxury real estate

Spend more or do less? EU leaders discuss post-Brexit budget

Feb 23, 2018

The leaders of European Union nations _ minus Britain's prime minister _ meet to begin what are expected to be acrimonious talks on how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Brexit

Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it

Feb 23, 2018

Stores make big push in scan and go technology as they compete with Amazon

Myanmar parliament approves $15M for Rakhine border fence

Feb 23, 2018

Myanmar's parliament has approved about $15 million for the construction of a fence along the border with Bangladesh in Rakhine state, from which about 700,000 members of its persecuted ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority have fled violence since last August

Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead early stock gains

Feb 23, 2018

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks.

Brexit is already causing a drop in EU migration to UK

Feb 23, 2018

Brexit is a little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's already having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain

Official: U.S. sanctions 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses in bid to turn up pressure on North Korea

Feb 23, 2018

Official: U.S. sanctions 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses in bid to turn up pressure on North Korea

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