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10 years after the recession, Americans wake up to rising prices

10 years after the recession, Americans wake up to rising prices
New York - 

After years of low, low prices, fed by near-zero interest rates in a convalescing economy, Americans are waking up to costlier consumer living.

Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms

Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms
Washington - 

Even as online platforms tightened rules for political ads, digital spending set new records in the 2018 US midterm elections and appears poised for further growth in 2020.

Cypriot farmers fear no-deal Brexit may hit livelihoods

Cypriot farmers fear no-deal Brexit may hit livelihoods
Avdímou - 

Olive farmer Andreas Fotiou steered carefully along a dusty lane in southwest Cyprus, en route from his village to nearby groves -- locations that could have clashing trade regimes, post-Brexit.

Quake rattles New Zealand as Harry and Meghan visit

Quake rattles New Zealand as Harry and Meghan visit
Wellington - 

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of central New Zealand Tuesday, where British royals Meghan and Harry are on tour, but officials said it caused no major damage.

Crouching tigers, hidden cameras: Nepal counts its big cats

Crouching tigers, hidden cameras: Nepal counts its big cats
Bardia National Park - 

Chayan Kumar Chaudhary flicked through photographs captured on a hidden camera in the jungle, hoping his favourite big cat -- dubbed "selfie tiger" for its love of the limelight -- had made another appearance.

Crashed Indonesian jet: What we know

Crashed Indonesian jet: What we know

Jakarta - 

An Indonesian Lion Air jet with 189 passengers and crew plunged into the sea Monday in what could be the country's deadliest aviation accident since 234 people died when an Airbus A-300B4 operated by national carrier Garuda crashed in 1997.

Bullish City of London stays confident as Brexit nears

Bullish City of London stays confident as Brexit nears

London - 

London's powerhouse financial district fretted over a brain drain when the country voted for Brexit, but its leading players are now convinced of one thing: the City will win.

In Delhi, walk with Gandhi in the President's House

In Delhi, walk with Gandhi in the President's House

New Delhi - 

With a moon rock, a chunk of Mount Everest and the chance to stroll with Gandhi, the President's House in Delhi is lifting the veil on its treasures in its new museum. 



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