Economy & Business

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2019 file photo, an Afghan street vendor waits for customers on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. In a Thursday, March 28, 2019 report the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, a U.S. watchdog, said that…
The Bank's report comes as the United States has been holding negotiations with Taliban insurgents to try to bring an end to the 18-year-old Afghan war
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July 21, 2019
Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, right, gives a thump up to Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, left, as Deputy Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos, center, looks on during a parliamentary session in Athens, on Saturday, July…
Kyriakos Mitsotakis said planned tax cuts and bold reforms of the economy and public administration would lead to higher growth 
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By Reuters
July 20, 2019
FILE -  The Equifax Inc., offices are seen in Atlanta, July 21, 2012.
The 2017 data breach exposed the Social Security numbers and other private information of about 150 million people 
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July 19, 2019
A screen at the Global Conference for Media Freedom shows tweets by female journalists about the dangers they face on the job.
Survey finds that more than two-thirds of women journalists have been harassed online
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July 19, 2019
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joins fellow Democrats and activists seeking better pay as the House approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage, at the Capitol in Washington, July 18, 2019.
The Senate has yet to vote on increasing the federal minimum wage, which was last raised in 2009
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July 18, 2019
FILE - An employee working on the production line of an electronics factory is seen reflected on an equipment, in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China, April 2, 2019.
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Most of the companies that stand to be hurt by Trump's tariffs are hunkering down and waiting because they don't know when, whether or how his yearlong trade war with China will end or which other countries the president might target next
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July 18, 2019
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2018 file photo attorneys, from left, David Seligman, Nina DiSalvo and Alexander Hood, of Towards Justice, pose outside the organization's office east of downtown Denver. Low paid childcare workers from around the world could…
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Case challenged whether they should be treated as employees entitled to minimum wage or members of the family learning about the United States while helping out at home
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July 18, 2019