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UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time…

Teams from Britain and the European Union are resuming face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal, but both sides sound gloomy about striking an agreement in the little remaining time

Pandemic pushes Peru's vital peasant farmers to…

Small farmers in Peru provide a majority of the food that ends up on the South American nation's dinner tables

The Latest: Dozens arrested in British…

British police have arrested dozens of people at an anti-lockdown demonstration in London

Issa Rae urges participation in Small Business…

Issa Rae believes now is the time to support small businesses more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic

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Mexico says Televisa has "substantial power" in TV market

A Mexican regulatory agency has declared that the country's largest broadcaster has “substantial market power” in cable television service

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot…

Christmas tree growers who have faced increased interest in artificial trees in recent years say demand for real, fresh-cut evergreens is strong this season

Asia Today: Speed of viral spread causes concern…

South Korea has reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the third straight day, the fastest spread of infections the country has seen since the early days of the pandemic

India's economy contracts by 7.5%, enters its 1st recession

India’s economy contracted by 7.5% in the July-September quarter following a record slump of 23.9% in the previous three months, pushing the country into a recession for the first time in its history

CDC panel meets Tuesday to vote on COVID-19…

A panel of U.S. advisers will meet next week to recommend who should be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine

For Big Tech, Biden brings a new era but no ease…

The big tech companies enjoyed a cozy relationship with the Obama-Biden administration

Michigan restaurant leaves franchise over virus restrictions

A Big Boy restaurant in Michigan’s Thumb region has lost its name after the owners refused to stop indoor dining as part of statewide restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus

UK retail empire of billionaire Philip Green…

The owner of some of Britain’s best-known fashion chains like Topshop appears to be on the brink of collapse following the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels

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Another week gone, Brexit trade talks remain stuck

The European Union says that another week of Brexit talks on a new trade deal has gone with barely any progress

Etsy, Adobe rise; National Oilwell, Comerica fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: 

British bike maker pedals on, with Brexit deal up…

The team at Brompton Bicycle Ltd

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The S&P 500 rose to a record high Friday as investors continue to look forward to the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and relief for the global economy

Indian police agree to allow protesting farmers…

Thousands of angry Indian farmers have been allowed to enter the capital to protest new farming laws after they clashed with police who had blocked them at the outskirts of New Delhi

Travel agents in Mideast, Africa say UAE is blocking visas

Travel agencies in countries across the Middle East and Africa say the United Arab Emirates has temporarily halted issuing new visas to their citizens

China slaps 200% tax on Australia wine amid…

China has added wine to the growing list of Australian goods barred from its markets in a trade war against Australia over disputes including its support for an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus

Greece sets price limit on COVID-19 tests at private clinics

Greece’s government wants to limit how much private medical facilities can charge for coronavirus tests

Stocks rise on Wall Street as S&P 500 hits record…

The S&P 500 is closing a shortened session at a record high Friday as investors continue to look forward to the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and relief for the economy

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Hyundai, Kia fined for delaying US engine failure…

Hyundai and Kia will spend $137 million on fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million U.S. vehicles with engines that can fail

Family of jailed oil exec asks for Venezuelan…

The family of an oil executive convicted and ordered to prison in Venezuela alongside five others is appealing directly to President Nicolás Maduro for mercy

Polish PM says he's told Merkel of plan to veto EU budget

Poland’s prime minister says he has confirmed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Warsaw is ready to block the EU’s huge budget and recovery package because it’s linked to democratic standards in member states