Experts Blame Deadly Vale Dam Collapse on Drainage Problems

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 13:03:00 -0500


Vale SA said experts hired by the miner have concluded that drainage problems were largely to blame for the collapse of its dam in January that killed 270 people in Brazil.



U.S. Offers to Cut Tariffs on China as Trump Says Trade Deal Is Near

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:23:00 -0500


U.S. negotiators offered to slash existing tariffs on Chinese imports and cancel new levies if Beijing agrees to boost purchases, intellectual-property protection and increase access to China’s financ...



Fire Erupts on Russia's Only Aircraft Carrier

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 11:48:00 -0500


A fire broke out aboard Russia’s only aircraft carrier, injuring almost a dozen people and threatening to put the vessel out of commission, the latest in a string of disasters that have raised questio...



Embattled Netanyahu Faces Tough Road in Third Consecutive Israeli Election

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:13:00 -0500


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces the fight of his political life, heading into a third election campaign under the cloud of an indictment while fending off a leadership challenge from within th...



China Signals More Efforts to Ensure Economic Growth

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:38:00 -0500


Chinese leaders pledged stepped-up efforts to boost slowing growth, as they try to manage a downshift in a maturing economy and fallout from the trade war with the U.S.



Britain Votes in Election That Will Set Course of Brexit

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:25:00 -0500


British voters headed to the polls in an election that will likely determine whether the U.K. will leave the European Union at the end of next month or hold another Brexit referendum.


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