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SINTRA, Portugal (AP) — What's behind Europe's sluggish recovery and high jobless rate? What can central banks and governments do to get things going?The European Central Bank convened prominent economists this week to probe those questions at t ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is ready to accept a "viable and long-lasting" deal with lenders but not on "humiliating terms," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his ruling Syriza party on Saturday.Syriza's first four months in power have been do ...more

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday as a months-long fuel shortage worsened, aggravated by a strike disrupting fuel deliveries in Africa's biggest oil producer.Vehicles also were grounded. Normally bustling roads in ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy.It hasn't worked out that way.The economy is thought to have shrunk in the January- ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Eleven automakers are expected next week to reveal which models are being added to a massive recall of air bags made by Takata Corp.On Tuesday, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a deal with Takata t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has entered the fight to retake a major Iraqi oil refinery from Islamic State militants, contributing small numbers of troops —some are operating artillery and other heavy weapons — in support of advancing Iraqi ground forces, U. ...more

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SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — Bring more Arab women into the workforce, invest in "bite-sized" infrastructure projects and get the private sector more involved in training young job seekers — these are the prescriptions of a leading Gulf entrepreneur ...more

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SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — Against a backdrop of Iraq and Syria in flames, Middle Eastern political and business leaders sought to focus on a future of growth and investment for a region that for long has lagged behind. But present-day reality prov ...more

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's government said it was suspending civil liberties in a southern coastal valley after a fourth death in violent anti-mining protests against a Mexican-owned copper mining project.Cabinet chief Pedro Cateriano said the 60- ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans are dumping their rapidly-depreciating currency at a quicker pace, leading to a staggering plunge in its free-market value, as the crisis-plagued economy edges closer to an outbreak of hyperinflation.DolarTo ...more