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Customers shop for food at Las Pulgas market in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In addition to a general lack of produce, some venders are holding back their merchandise as they brace for dramatic economic measures to be put in place Monday, including a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage and a new currency that lops five zeros off the country’s fast-depreciating bills. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuelans jittery ahead of sudden economic reformsVenezuelans are bracing for dramatic economic measures the government has announced, including a more-than 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo a car is filled with gasoline at a station in Windham, N.H. Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperativeThe Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri are causing concerns for farmers. Corn yields could be lower than normal and hay, vital for feeding cattle, is proving scarce. About three-quarters of Missouri pastures are in poor or very poor condition, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP)
Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattleParts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Online socks seller Bombas mixes commerce and charityOnline socks seller Bombas mixes commerce and charity, one pair of socks at a time
The Associated Press5 hours ago
File - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo the foundation walls of old buildings appear at the riverside of the Edersee in Waldeck, Germany  due to a low water level because of a drought period. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP, file)
Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lakeA sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago
The Associated Press5 hours ago
People gather for a funeral service for some of the victims of a collapsed highway bridge, in Genoa's exhibition center Fiera di Genova, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Saturday has been declared a national day of mourning in Italy and includes a state funeral at the industrial port city's fair grounds for those who plunged to their deaths as the 45-meter (150-foot) tall Morandi Bridge gave way Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
French audit warns 840 bridges may face risk of collapseAn audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damage and at risk of collapse in the coming several years
The Associated Press8 hours ago
The new Belarusian Prime Minister Sergei Rumas in Minsk, Belarus, on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.  Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has dismissed the country's prime minister and other top ministers, according to information released from the Presidential office, and named Rumas, the former head of the country's Development Bank, as new prime minister. (Maxim Guchek/BelTA Pool Photo via AP)
Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinksBelarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, emphasizing the need to strengthen the economy to preserve the nation's post-Soviet independence
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Russian space executive, 2 others charged with fraudRussia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Undated handout photo issued by SuperGroup of Julian Dunkerton.  Dunkerton, co-founder of the fashion brand Superdry said Sunday Aug. 19, 2018 he has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to a group seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union, as the U.K. government prepares to publish its assessment of the impact of leaving the bloc without an agreement on future relations. (SuperGroup via AP)
Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaignThe co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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