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Argentine Presidential Hopeful Massa Says Would Revamp IMF Deal

Argentine Presidential Hopeful Massa Says Would Revamp IMF Deal

Argentine presidential hopeful Sergio Massa would renegotiate the country’s unpopular financing deal with the International Monetary Fund if he wins...

Venezuelan Scavengers Vie with Vultures for Brazilian Trash

Venezuelan Scavengers Vie with Vultures for Brazilian Trash

Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn, Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal, plastic, cardboard...

Google Blocks Chinese App TikTok in India After Court Order

Google Blocks Chinese App TikTok in India After Court Order

Google has blocked access to the hugely popular video app TikTok in India to comply with a state court’s directive...

Electric Car Makers Woo Chinese Buyers with Range, Features

Electric Car Makers Woo Chinese Buyers with Range, Features

Automakers are showcasing electric SUVs and sedans with more driving range and luxury features at the Shanghai auto show, trying...

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Tackles Visitors’ Color Blindness

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Tackles Visitors’ Color Blindness

The vibrant colors and hues that make up Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings soon will be on full display for color blind...

Israeli Nonprofit Vows New Moon Mission After 1st Crashes

Israeli Nonprofit Vows New Moon Mission After 1st Crashes

The Israeli start-up behind last week’s failed lunar landing has vowed to create a second mission to steer a privately...

Row With US Energy Trader Worsens Haiti’s Fuel Crisis

Row With US Energy Trader Worsens Haiti’s Fuel Crisis

A dispute between Haiti and a U.S. energy trading firm is leading to long blackouts and fuel shortages in the...

Trump: Boeing Should Fix, then Re-brand Max Jets

Trump: Boeing Should Fix, then Re-brand Max Jets

President Donald Trump is offering some unsolicited advice to Boeing, manufacturer of the troubled 737 Max jet. Trump tweeted Monday...

Ivanka Trump In Africa For Women’s Economic Summit

Ivanka Trump In Africa For Women’s Economic Summit

Ivanka Trump arrived in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, Sunday for a summit on African women’s economic inclusion and...

Tech Program Turns Low Income S. Africa Girls Into High Achievers

Tech Program Turns Low Income S. Africa Girls Into High Achievers

Women are woefully underrepresented in technology, science, engineering and mathematics jobs in South Africa. But for the last decade, a...

Who Runs the World? TechnoGirls

Who Runs the World? TechnoGirls

Women are woefully underrepresented in technology, science, engineering and mathematics jobs in South Africa. But for the last decade, a...

World’s Largest Plane Makes First Flight Over California

World’s Largest Plane Makes First Flight Over California

The world’s largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane...

Israeli Probe Crashes Moments Before Historic Moon Landing

Israeli Probe Crashes Moments Before Historic Moon Landing

Even though the U.S. first landed on the moon 50 years ago this year, it’s never been — nor will...

Trump Vows to Win 5G Race

Trump Vows to Win 5G Race

In the race to beat China in the fifth generation of wireless technology, known as 5G, U.S. President Donald Trump...

Why Cryptocurrency Is Gaining in Philippines Despite 2018 Bitcoin Crash

Why Cryptocurrency Is Gaining in Philippines Despite 2018 Bitcoin Crash

Cryptocurrency exchanges are growing in the Philippines, despite a downturn last year in the value of the virtual currencies, due...