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Bannon's Mueller Meeting Looms Large for Trump

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Donald Trump

Signaling more independence from the US, the World Bank phases out its support for fossil fuels

The World Bank, which provides developing countries about US$60 billion a year in financial assistance, is officially phasing out its support for the …

Thought 2017 was bad? 2018 could be much worse

Could things be worse? Yes, yes they could.<p>More than 90% of experts surveyed by the World Economic Forum expect political or economic confrontations between major global powers to worsen in 2018. Nearly 80% say the risk of war is rising.<p>The group's survey, published ahead of its annual meeting in …

Economics

Wave of looting shutters stores, spreads fear in Venezuela | Reuters

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - A wave of looting by hungry mobs across Venezuela has left streets of shuttered shops in provincial towns and pushed some store owners to arm themselves with guns and machetes, stirring fear that the turmoil could spread to the capital Caracas.<p>Worsening …

Venezuela

Sneezing myths and facts

Sneezing is an involuntary reflex that all humans have but we still understand relatively little about.<p>Following on from the news that stifling a sneeze by clamping your nose and mouth shut can cause serious physical damage, we explore some sneezing facts - and myths.<p>Weird things can make us …

Medical Journals

U.K. Airlines Risk Losing Rights in EU After Brexit

The European Union may attempt to strip British airlines of some flying rights after Brexit, with officials in Brussels warning that U.K.-based …

British Prime Minister May appoints first ever 'Minister for Loneliness'

The move is aimed at addressing what is considered a national health issue, and honoring slain Labour MP Jo Cox. Cox, who was murdered in the run-up …

Days After Oil Tanker Sinks, Large Slicks Observed In East China Sea

Days after an Iranian tanker sank off the coast of China, succumbing to a deadly collision and several explosions, satellites are taking note of what the tanker left behind: several large oil slicks, stretching for miles in the East China Sea.<p>The tanker Sanchi's entire crew — 30 Iranians and two …

Merchant Shipping

Belgium 'abduction': Woman uses phone map to provide her location

<b>A woman who says she was abducted in Belgium has been found after locating herself on her smartphone and sharing the address with her brother.</b><p>The 19-year-old student said five men kidnapped her in front of a nightclub in the capital Brussels on Friday.<p>She told police she was drugged and kept locked …

Crime