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Economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:40:52 -0500

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded Monday to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for pioneering new ways to alleviate global poverty.

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Brexit talks face uphill struggle as deadline looms
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:22:05 -0500

LONDON (AP) — Britain and the European Union said Monday that Brexit talks were making progress — but not yet enough to ensure a deal by the end of the month — as the U.K. government tried to...  Full Story

Just 15, Coco Gauff tops Ostapenko for 1st WTA singles title
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:36:34 -0500

LINZ, Austria (AP) — Coco Gauff is still just 15. She also is already the owner of a WTA singles title.

The American beat 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 in th...  Full Story

Book by Fusion GPS founders coming out next month
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:32:34 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia have a book coming out next month.

Random House announced ...  Full Story

A solution for food waste in schools: Give it to the pigs
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 09:34:17 -0500

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste.

A law saying schools can give food scra...  Full Story

Calls for Trump to condemn violent parody video
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:15:52 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalists covering the White House are calling on President Donald Trump to condemn a graphically violent parody video, which was shown at a meeting of his supporters at h...  Full Story

Visa, Mastercard shun Facebook's Libra digital currency plan
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:54:24 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a major setback to the social network's plan for a worldwide digital currency.

Al...  Full Story

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:32:32 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state's large electrical utilities to prevent another devastating wildfire. ...  Full Story

Economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:40:52 -0500

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded Monday to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for pioneering new ways to alleviate global poverty.

Banerjee...  Full Story

Who says you can't eat red meat? Food advice questioned anew
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 07:07:26 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple.

A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn't ...  Full Story