Economy & Business

Cubans check their phones at an internet hotspot in Havana, Cuba, Aug. 10, 2018.
Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final report of a US government task force released on Tuesday
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June 26, 2019
A message reading "Tokyo 2020 We Believe", made up of 2,020 candles, is displayed at Zojoji temple in Tokyo September 5, 2013.
Amount isthree times more than any previous summer Games, there is huge enthusiasm among the Japanese for the Games, and the public have rushed in their millions to buy tickets
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By Reuters
June 25, 2019
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks to the foreign media in Ramallah, in the Israel-occupied West Bank, June 23, 2019.
White House initiative calls $50 billion in investment, but Palestinians insist prosperity cannot happen without political settlement
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June 25, 2019
Harriet Tubman was a famous abolitionist during and after the American Civil War in the mid-1800s.
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Senator Chuck Schumer says Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's explanation for the delay lacked credibility
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June 25, 2019
FILE - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro talks at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 6, 2019.
Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right firebrand, has softened his stance on Brazil's largest trading partner since taking office in January and will meet with Xi for 40 minutes on Friday morning before summit kicks off in Osaka
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By Reuters
June 25, 2019
Visitors line up at the Supreme Court in Washington as the justices prepare to hand down decisions, June 17, 2019.
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Justices say law violates First Amendment
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June 24, 2019
President Donald Trump signs an executive order that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down at the White House in Washington, June 24, 2019.
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President signs executive order that he says will mean 'quality, affordability, and fairness' in the US healthcare system
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June 24, 2019