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  • U.S., Honduras discuss temporary work opportunities for Hondurans

    • BY Reuters|
    • 07:54 PM ET 09/21/2019

    The United States and Honduras are discussing how to increase temporary legal employment opportunities for Hondurans in the United States, as the governments work to hammer out details of an immigration agreement.

  • UK Conservatives hold significant lead over Labour- poll

    • BY Reuters|
    • 04:14 PM ET 09/21/2019

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has a 15 percentage-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll published on Saturday, ahead of a possible national election aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit. The Conservatives garnered 37% in the Opinium poll for the center-left Observer newspaper, while Labour took 22%.

  • SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil

    • BY Reuters|
    • 04:00 PM ET 09/21/2019

    Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks' time, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday.

  • Softbank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil -exec

    • BY Reuters|
    • 01:24 PM ET 09/21/2019

    Japan's SoftBank Group (SFTBF) is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil, the group's head in the country, André Maciel, said on Friday. The executive said that SoftBank will announce a large investment in Brazil in around two weeks' time.

  • Lorena weakens to a tropical storm as it nears mainland Mexico

    • BY Reuters|
    • 12:33 PM ET 09/21/2019

    Hurricane Lorena weakened to a tropical storm as it approached northwestern Mexico on Saturday, bringing with it heavy wind and rain, U.S. forecasters said. On Saturday afternoon, Lorena had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour as it moved north, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said in a report.

  • Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocks buildings in Albania

    • BY Reuters|
    • 10:43 AM ET 09/21/2019

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on Saturday, rocking buildings there and in the capital Tirana and sending residents rushing out into the streets. The Defence Ministry said it was the most powerful quake in Albania in the last 30 years. "All our neighbors came out screaming.

  • UK Labour government would abolish 'non-domiciled' status in first budget

    A Labour government would abolish 'non domiciled' status in its first budget, Britain's main opposition party said on Saturday, as part of "a comprehensive plan to increase tax transparency and clamp down on tax avoidance and evasion".

  • After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal

    • BY Reuters|
    • 07:00 AM ET 09/21/2019

    The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks said.

  • Lebanese PM talks to Saudi minister about support for economy

    • BY Reuters|
    • 06:22 AM ET 09/21/2019

    Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri spoke to the Saudi finance minister on Saturday about support for the Lebanese economy and preparations for the first meeting of a bilateral council, his media office said.

  • Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits

    A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington.

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