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Zimbabwe to open a 'blacks only' stock exchange

Zimbabwe's regime has promised to open a new and racially exclusive stock exchange, allowing blacks alone to trade shares seized from foreign companies.<p>The plan to grab mining companies, most of which are South African-owned, follows President Robert Mugabe's landslide re-election last week.<p>Saviour …

U.S. exports hit record $191 billion in June and shrink trade deficit

The idea that America doesn’t make anything the world wants has become so ingrained in the popular consciousness it’s practically an aphorism. But …

Detroit holds mayoral primary as candidates vie to lead bankrupt city

Candidates in Detroit's mayoral primary are racing to lead the largest US city ever to file for bankruptcy, while yielding complete control of its finances to a state-appointed emergency manager.<p>As polls opened on Tuesday, the biggest name and most prominent issue in the struggling city are Kevyn …

Starved polar bear perished due to record sea-ice melt, says expert

A starved polar bear found found dead in Svalbard as "little more than skin and bones" perished due to a lack of sea ice on which to hunt seals, according to a renowned polar bear expert.<p>Climate change has reduced sea ice in the Arctic to record lows in the last year and Dr Ian Stirling, who has …

Barack Obama 'disappointed' with Russia over Edward Snowden and 'Cold War mentality'

U.S. President Barack Obama has confirmed that he would go to Russia later this year for a G20 summit but said he was "disappointed" that Russia granted temporary asylum to former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.<p>Speaking on NBC's "The Tonight Show" with host Jay Leno, Obama said Moscow …