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Jordan Opens First Job Center in Syrian Refugee Camp

Jordan Opens First Job Center in Syrian Refugee Camp

Jordan has opened its first job center inside a refugee camp, unlocking work opportunities across the country for thousands living...

Ford, Chinese Partner Look at Possible Electric Car Venture

Ford, Chinese Partner Look at Possible Electric Car Venture

Ford Motor Co. and a Chinese automaker said Tuesday they are looking into setting up a joint venture to develop...

Ford Offers Brits Incentives to Trade in Older Cars

Ford Offers Brits Incentives to Trade in Older Cars

Ford Tuesday became the latest carmaker to launch a car scrappage scheme in Britain, joining the likes of BMW and...

New App Helps Relieve Stress Through Guided Meditation Exercise

New App Helps Relieve Stress Through Guided Meditation Exercise

A common complaint for busy, stressed out people is not being able to find the time and place to unwind....

US Air Force Awards Contracts to Boeing, Northrop for ICBM Replacement

US Air Force Awards Contracts to Boeing, Northrop for ICBM Replacement

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing and Northrop Grumman separate contracts to continue work on the replacement of the...

Venezuela’s Maduro Warns of Action Against Price Gouging

Venezuela’s Maduro Warns of Action Against Price Gouging

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says new measures will be rolled out this week to combat economic speculation in the crisis-ridden...

Moon Begins Blotting Out the Sun in Historic US Eclipse

Moon Begins Blotting Out the Sun in Historic US Eclipse

Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and protective glasses Monday as the moon began blotting out the midday sun...

China’s Great Wall Confirms Interest in Fiat Chrysler

China’s Great Wall Confirms Interest in Fiat Chrysler

China’s Great Wall Motor Co Ltd is interested in bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), a company official said on...

Britain to Treat Internet Hate Crime as Seriously as Offline Offenses

Britain to Treat Internet Hate Crime as Seriously as Offline Offenses

Online abuse will be treated as seriously as offline offences, Britain’s prosecution service said on Monday in new guidance on...

Reports: China Accuses Luxury E-Retailer of Smuggling

Reports: China Accuses Luxury E-Retailer of Smuggling

The founder of a Chinese luxury online retailer has been extradited from Indonesia to face charges his company smuggled goods...

Lebanon Prepares for Syria’s Post-war Construction Windfall

Lebanon Prepares for Syria’s Post-war Construction Windfall

The port of Tripoli in northern Lebanon wants the world to know it’s ready for business.   British safety managers...

Initial NAFTA Talks Conclude Amid Signs Schedule Could Slip

Initial NAFTA Talks Conclude Amid Signs Schedule Could Slip

The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the NAFTA trade...