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Kyrgyzstan Health Ministry says cargo plane crash kills 32

The Health Ministry in Kyrgyzstan says a cargo plane has crashed in a residential area just outside the Central Asian country's main airport, killing 32 people

German vice chancellor rejects Trump's German car remarks

Germany's vice chancellor, responding to an interview with President-elect Donald Trump in daily Bild, has rejected threats by Trump to put tariffs of up to 35 percent on German automakers if they set up plants in Mexico instead of the U.S.

'The Greatest Show On Earth' Is Ending

After more than 140 years, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is calling it quits.

The Latest: Davos organizers urge shift in…

The World Economic Forum, which organizes the annual gathering of the global political and business elites in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, says the focus on economic growth, which has guided policymaking for decades, is no longer fit for purpose

Pound sags amid 'hard Brexit' signals ahead of…

The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May will signal her willingness to make a clean break with the European Union

Liz Weston: Retirement advice from retired…

Financial planners are money experts, so they should retire with enough cash

Report: Trucking firms using gadgets to cheat on emissions

German public broadcaster ZDF reports that trucking companies in Europe may be using electronic equipment to commit large-scale emissions fraud

Davos forum chief: 'It's important to listen' to…

The head of the famed Davos economic conference says "it's important to listen to the populists" and says he hopes to welcome U.S. President Donald Trump one day to "hear his ideas."

SKorea's Samsung in rough patch with arrest…

South Korea's Samsung hits rough patch with arrest request for Lee, recalls, but profits strong

Ford recalls more than 4,500 Kuga SUVs in South Africa

The South African unit of the Ford Motor Company says it is recalling 4,556 Kuga vehicles following several dozen reports of the car catching fire

European eyewear giant in merger of Luxottica and Essilor

A new European eyewear giant is set to emerge as Italian company Luxottica _ maker of brands like Ray-Ban and Oakley _ joins with French lens manufacturer Essilor merges in a multibillion-euro merger

Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as…

A new survey shows that the gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is even starker than previously thought

IMF boosts growth forecast for US, cites Trump impact

The International Monetary Fund is raising its forecast for the U.S. economy this year and in 2018, reflecting an expected boost from the economic policies of President-elect Donald Trump

Piccadilly Circus signboard goes dark for digital…

The lights have gone out at Piccadilly Circus

Prosecutors request arrest of Samsung heir, bribery suspect

Prosecutors request arrest of Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong as bribery suspect in South Korea influence-peddling scandal

Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries…

Asian shares are trading mostly lower amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union

Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly…

The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology

A look at how Trump might shake things up in Asia

Donald Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that could indicate radical shifts in long-standing policy toward the region

'Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck…

The crowd-pleasing NASA drama "Hidden Figures" has topped the box office for the second straight week, while a pair of high-priced prestige releases sputtered

Saudi's Flynas to buy 80 Airbus A320neo planes in $8.6B deal

Airbus says it has agreed to sell a total of 80 A320neo planes to Saudi low-cost airline Flynas in a deal worth $8.6 billion