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Vice President Mike Pence gets an earful in Cairo on his first official Middle East tour

Vice President Pence met with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Sisi on Saturday in a 2 1/2-hour session that focused, in part, on Egypt's anger over President Trump's abrupt decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.<p>"We heard Al Sisi out," Pence, who is making his first …

Memories and beauty captured in Africa

<b>Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital, Bamako:</b><p>When will an African lead The Vatican? Cameroon's Samuel Fosso confronts the politics of religion with his Black Pope series.<p><b>Rencontres de Bamako is jointly run by Mali's government and the</b> …

Africa

Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

China is one of the main exchange markets and hosts some of the biggest bitcoin 'mining pools' in the world.<p>Bitcoin is a virtual currency devised by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto as a revolutionary monetary system independent of central banks and governments.<p>The currency is booming as an …

Bitcoin

Bank of America 4Q profits fall by 48 percent due to tax law

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profits fell by nearly half from a year ago, as the bank had to book $2.9 …

Van Gogh drawing unveiled in the Netherlands after 100 years

<b>A previously unknown drawing by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh has gone on display in the Netherlands.</b><p>The monochrome sketch called The Hill of Montmartre with Quarries dates from 1886, shortly after the artist moved to Paris.<p>The forgotten piece sat in a private collection for almost a century.<p>The …

Art