Some horse advocates buck at new plan to save wild mustangs

Apr 25, 2019

An agreement between animal welfare groups and ranching interests to save wild mustangs from slaughter has opened a split among horse advocates

US long-term mortgage rates up for 4th week; 30-year 4.20%

Apr 25, 2019

US long-term mortgage rates up for 4th week with 30-year average at 4.20%

It's not just record-high stocks feeling the Fed effect

Apr 25, 2019

It's not just the stock market at a record high that's feeling the Fed effect

Brazilian police dismantle illegal logging network

Apr 25, 2019

Brazil's federal police say they have begun dismantling a multistate scheme to illegally harvest timber in the country's Amazon region

Big gains for Facebook, Microsoft keep stocks near records

Apr 25, 2019

U.S. stock indexes held close to their record highs Thursday as blowout results from big-name tech companies offset slumps in industrial companies that reported disappointing results.

China says French ship entered its waters illegally

Apr 25, 2019

China says it has complained to France after a French warship entered Chinese territorial waters while passing through the Taiwan Strait this month

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn released from Japanese detention

Apr 25, 2019

Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has been released from detention after a Japanese court rejected a prosecutors' appeal

Macron to offer solutions to French yellow vest grievances

Apr 25, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to unveil long-awaited plans to quell anti-government protests that have marred his presidency

Probe clears acting defense head of alleged bias in Pentagon

Apr 25, 2019

A U.S. official says the Pentagon's watchdog agency has cleared Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan of wrongdoing in connection with allegations that he had used his official position to favor his former employer, Boeing Co.

Algeria takes action against corruption, questions tycoons

Apr 25, 2019

Algerian authorities are leading a "Clean Hands" campaign aimed at rooting out corruption that has caught up top tycoons and former government ministers

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