The Latest: Russian private military contractors in Syria
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The Latest: Russian private military contractors in Syria

President Vladimir Putin says that Russian private military contractors have been active in Syria, adding that they don't represent the Russian state

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APNewsBreak: Walmart to pay $138M over Brazil corruption

Walmart has agreed to pay $138 million to settle a Justice Department claim that it and a Brazilian subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some
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Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some

A small but growing number of travelers in Europe and North America are shunning planes because of the high levels of greenhouse gas emissions they produce

US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 3.84%
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US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 3.84%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third straight week.

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Gnat invasion presents threat to chickens, large livestock

An invasion of gnats is presenting a risk to the health and lives of livestock in a southern Minnesota town

Under pressure, plane industry vows cleaner flight _ someday
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Under pressure, plane industry vows cleaner flight _ someday

Jet makers are trying to make flying less damaging to the planet but clean flying remains decades away

Car payment trouble? How to turn it around
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Car payment trouble? How to turn it around

More Americans are falling behind on their car payments. If you're one of them, know that you have options.

Boris Johnson leads as UK Tories cut leader candidates to 3
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Boris Johnson leads as UK Tories cut leader candidates to 3

Britain's governing Conservatives have narrowed the race to become the country's next prime minister to three candidates, and are set to pick the final two contenders before the end of Thursday

UK Treasury chief issues stiff no-deal Brexit warning
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UK Treasury chief issues stiff no-deal Brexit warning

Britain's Treasury chief is urging Conservative Party leadership contenders to be honest with the public and spell out what they would do if their plans for departure from the European Union falter

Slack is latest tech company to go public, with a twist
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Slack is latest tech company to go public, with a twist

Slack is expected to sell shares to the public, although not with traditional IPO