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North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions
BBC News - World 22-09-2017 00:13
The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises as search for survivors goes on
BBC News - World 21-09-2017 23:59
Rescuers believe survivors could still be found beneath buildings toppled by Tuesday's tremor.
Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez had 'most severe' brain disease
BBC News - World 21-09-2017 23:22
The former New England Patriot the worst case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his lawyer says.
Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast
BBC News - World 21-09-2017 23:08
At least 50 people are feared drowned after a dinghy reportedly ran out of fuel off the Libyan coast.
Justin Trudeau: Canada humiliated indigenous people
BBC News - World 21-09-2017 22:25
The prime minister laments Canada's "humiliation, neglect and abuse" of First Nations peoples.
L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94
BBC News - World 21-09-2017 21:00
Liliane Bettencourt was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say.

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North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions
BBC News - Business 22-09-2017 00:13
The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
SEC faces questions after cyber breach
BBC News - Business 22-09-2017 00:00
The SEC said Wednesday that a breach of its document system may have led to illicit trading.
L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94
BBC News - Business 21-09-2017 21:00
Liliane Bettencourt was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say.
Brexit: Theresa May 'to offer 20bn euros transitional deal'
BBC News - Business 21-09-2017 17:45
Theresa May is expected to propose a two year transitional period in her big Brexit speech on Friday.
Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays
BBC News - Business 21-09-2017 17:08
Pilots might have to defer some annual leave, says Michael O'Leary, as cancellations cost airline £22m.
Deliveroo makes huge loss on food delivery business
BBC News - Business 21-09-2017 12:47
"Gig economy" firm Deliveroo publishes accounts revealing huge losses.
TORONTO -- Signs that the U.S. economy is continuing to head towards a full recovery helped boost North American markets to a higher close Wednesday.The S&P/TSX composite rose 52.68 points to 12,826.55 while the TSX Venture Exchange slid 0.54 points to 1,105.97.The Canadian dollar was up 0.15 of a cent at 97.52 cents US.The U.S. Federal Reserve said that although…
Fed Statement Sends Commodities Lower Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments Concern that the Federal Reserve will refrain from addition monetary stimulus is sending commodity prices and related stocks lower on Wednesday. The Federal Reserve will intervene only if economic expansion slows, or prices rise at a slower rate than its two percent target. Steel, aluminum, copper, and nickel prices…
U.S. Treasury debt pared prices losses on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve reiterated it will continue its current program of asset purchases until the labor market improves "substantially." Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes were trading 1/32 lower in price with the yield little changed from late Tuesday at 2.001 percent. Benchmark notes had been trading 8/32 lower in price just prior…
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Fed released its latest policy statement on Wednesday ahead of Chairman Ben Bernanke’s widely anticipated and expected press conference, scheduled for 2:15 PM eastern time. In its statement, FOMC members blamed Japan and high commodities for the current slowdown in the economic recovery, telling people those effects would prove to be transitory.…