Friday, November 21, 2014
U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October as a fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.
Federal Reserve policymakers saw a potential threat to US growth from the global slowdown and a possible decrease in inflation in their last meeting, according to the minutes published Wednesday.
A "historic" storm dumped more than five feet of snow, stranding scores of motorists, canceling flights and killing at least eight people in the northeastern United States, officials said Wednesday.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
North Korea threatened Thursday to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test to cope with what it calls U.S. hostility that led to the approval of a landmark U.N. resolution on its human rights violations.
At least two people have been shot on the campus of Florida State University.
Independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) admitted to a verbal pact with the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday by saying that the deal was for him to join the DPP magisterial and mayoral alliance to discuss policies if he wins the election.
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Hong Kong police clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators Wednesday after a small group tried to break into the city's legislature, as splits emerged within the movement before the expected clearance of protest camps.
Taiwan's economics minister warned Wednesday that a failure to sign a trade-in-goods agreement with China could hurt the local job market and drive Taiwan's low wages even further down.
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Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector.
Kobe Bryant scored 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers won for only the second time this season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 in the NBA on Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
An amendment to the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation, which not only increases fines for food companies involved in the production of food products ...
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