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UK construction activity falls for first time in 11 months - PMI

04 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 4 Britain's construction industry reported the first fall in activity in almost a year last month, as Brexit uncertainty and a slow housing market delayed new building projects.

U.S. economy, inflation growing at modest-to-moderate pace - Fed

17 Jan 2018

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 The U.S. economy and inflation expanded at a modest-to-moderate pace from late November through the end of 2017, while wages continued to push higher, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.

Trump tells manufacturers he will cut regulations, taxes

23 Jan 2017

By Roberta Rampton, Doina Chiacu, Susan Heavey and David Shepardson

In Stalin's native Georgia, Soviet dictator still revered by some

15 Dec 2016

GORI, Georgia In Nazi Stefanishvili's family home in Gori, posters, paintings and books fill a tiny room dedicated to the Georgian city's most famous son, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.

Bank of England signals new rate cut despite Brexit bounceback

15 Sep 2016

LONDON, Sept 15 The Bank of England said it was still likely to cut interest rates to just above zero later this year, even though the initial Brexit hit to Britain's economy would be less severe than it expected only last month.

New York questions big retailers over 'on-call' staffing

13 Apr 2015

By Supriya Kurane, Siddharth Cavale, Karen Freifeld, David Morgan and Nathan Layne

Arizona sheriff to disband unit that targeted immigrants workers in raids

18 Dec 2014

PHOENIX, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is disbanding a squad that targeted undocumented immigrants in workplace raid, his office said on Thursday, following a lawsuit by groups that accused the controversial lawman of infringing on the powers of the federal government.

U.S. agency urges Myanmar to scrap proposed religion laws

12 Jun 2014

WASHINGTON Draft laws in Myanmar aimed at protecting the country's majority Buddhist identity by regulating religious conversions and marriages between people of different faiths have "no place in the 21st century" and should be withdrawn, a U.S. government agency said on Wednesday.

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