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Syrian troops target IS tunnels, trenches in Damascus

Apr 24, 2018

Syrian TV: Government forces launch new operation targeting IS underground tunnels, trenches in Damascus

Business and pleasure on menu for Macron's second day in US

Apr 24, 2018

A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington

For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

Apr 24, 2018

For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts

Global shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher

Apr 24, 2018

Global shares are mostly higher as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushes the value of the dollar up against other major currencies

German business confidence falls amid trade tensions

Apr 24, 2018

A closely watched survey is showing a bigger-than-expected drop in German business confidence amid worries about international trade tensions

Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash

Apr 24, 2018

Power struggle: Bitcoin 'mines' in upstate New York are sucking up so much electricity that rates have spiked for ordinary customers

New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at home

Apr 24, 2018

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns triumphant this week from a trip to Europe but still faces political pressures at home

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

Apr 24, 2018

Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone

Study: Bangladesh must do more to protect garment workers

Apr 24, 2018

5 years after a garment factory collapse in Bangladesh killed 1,134 people much remains to be done to improve conditions for workers

From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate

Apr 24, 2018

From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate

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