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Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel

Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel By RACHEL ABRAMS and MAHER SATTAR January 22, 2017 Jhorna Begum’s husband, Jahangir Alam, a local labor leader, was detained after garment industry protests last month in Bangladesh. She had spoken with him only briefly since at a court. By RACHEL ABRAMS and MAHER SATTAR January 22, 2017 At ...

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Total global disbelief as Trump is elected president

Look back at President-elect Donald Trump’s colorful life. USA TODAY NETWORK People celebrate during the call for Republican president-elect Donald Trump at his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown on November 9, 2016 in New York City. at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning ...

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I.M.F. Warns of Anti-Trade Sentiment Amid Weak Global Economy

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund has warned that sluggish economic growth throughout the world could bolster an anti-trade backlash that has become a feature of politics in both the United States and Europe. As part of the release of its October World Economic Report at the fund’s semiannual meetings ...

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Ancient global cooling gave rise to modern ecosystems

Around 7 million years ago, landscapes and ecosystems across the world began changing dramatically. Subtropical regions dried out and the Sahara Desert formed in Africa. Rain forests receded and were replaced by the vast savannas and grasslands that persist today in North and South America, Africa and Asia. Up to ...

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Deutsche Bank Troubles Raise Fear of Global Shock

By PETER S. GOODMAN September 30, 2016 LONDON — Germany’s largest bank appears in danger, sending stock markets worldwide on a wild ride. Yet the biggest source of worry is less about its finances than a vast tangle of unknowns — not least, whether Europe can muster the will to mount a rescue ...

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U.S., China formally join global climate pact

US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One upon his arrival at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou on Sept. 3, 2016. World leaders are gathering in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5.(Photo: NICOLAS ASFOURI, AFP/Getty Images) HANGZHOU, China — President Obama on Saturday said cooperation ...

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A Chinese Mystery: Who Owns a Firm on a Global Shopping Spree?

A Chinese Mystery: Who Owns a Firm on a Global Shopping Spree? By MICHAEL FORSYTHE and JONATHAN ANSFIELD September 1, 2016 By MICHAEL FORSYTHE and JONATHAN ANSFIELD September 1, 2016 Pingyang County’s verdant hills still hint at a long-lost China. Rice paddies and villages surround its bustling towns, and in the fields, farmers wade into the mud to ...

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Vietnam raises pump prices on global hikes

Vietnamese fuel traders on Friday increased retail gasoline prices by 5-7 percent, following the global upward trend. The popular grade RON 92 is now sold at VND15,370 (69 US cents) per liter, up 4.6 percent. E5, a greener alternative, went up 6.8 percent to VND15,220 (68 cents), while diesel rose ...

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Pacific sea level predicts global temperature changes

The amount of sea level rise in the Pacific Ocean can be used to estimate future global surface temperatures, according to a new report led by University of Arizona geoscientists. Based on the Pacific Ocean’s sea level in 2015, the team estimates by the end of 2016 the world’s average ...

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