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Ethiopia Pushes Privatization to Give Its Economy a Sugar Rush

Ethiopia Pushes Privatization to Give Its Economy a Sugar Rush

The government needs to boost the economy to deal with dwindling exports and growing foreign debt.
Global Shipping Gauges Bottom Out Steaming Toward Calmer Waters

Global Shipping Gauges Bottom Out Steaming Toward Calmer Waters

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Two Officers Injured as Rally Ends in Violence: Hong Kong Update

Two Officers Injured as Rally Ends in Violence: Hong Kong Update

Two Hong Kong police officers were beaten at a rally in the city center that was dispersed as it descended into confusion and violent clashes.
Uber vending machines didn’t work, so now your ride is a moving billboard

Uber vending machines didn’t work, so now your ride is a moving billboard

The convenience of grabbing a pair of earbuds or a late-night bag of chips from within your Uber ride has worn off. In-car vending machines — as the snack boxes from companies like Cargo and Vendy
Ethiopia Plans to Build Africa’s Largest Airport at $5 Billion

Ethiopia Plans to Build Africa’s Largest Airport at $5 Billion

Ethiopia plans to start building Africa’s largest airport at $5 billion within six months and continue the ascendancy of its national carrier, the most profitable on the continent.
The Tokyo Job: Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Beirut

The Tokyo Job: Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Beirut

An elite extraction team spirited the former CEO out of Japan by studying hotel layouts and airport security.
Missiles Leave Tell-Tale Signs That Should Solve Iran Jet Puzzle

Missiles Leave Tell-Tale Signs That Should Solve Iran Jet Puzzle

Verifying whether the Ukrainian jetliner that plunged to the ground in flames near Tehran on Wednesday was hit with a missile should be far more straightforward than the heated rhetoric surrounding
Iran May Seek U.S. Help in Jet-Crash Probe Through UN Treaty

Iran May Seek U.S. Help in Jet-Crash Probe Through UN Treaty

Iran has invoked an international agreement to get assistance from foreign investigators -- including from the U.S. -- in the investigation of Wednesday’s fiery crashof a jetliner near Tehran,
Iran Jet Crash Leaves Mystery With Probe Curbed by Tensions

Iran Jet Crash Leaves Mystery With Probe Curbed by Tensions

As investigators sift through the charred wreckage of a jetliner that crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran, contradictory reports have emerged about what might have caused the Boeing Co. 737-800
Amazon is struggling to hold on to the pilots who ship your packages

Amazon is struggling to hold on to the pilots who ship your packages

The pilots who fly your Amazon packages complain of being overworked and underpaid.
Cocaine Trade, Coups Shadow Guinea-Bissau Vote

Cocaine Trade, Coups Shadow Guinea-Bissau Vote

Bags of rice, cell phone credit and mobile phones were just some of the freebies that politicians in the remote West African nation of Guinea-Bissau handed out in the run-up to Sunday’s presidential
How the ride-hailing industry is fueling a new breed of startup

How the ride-hailing industry is fueling a new breed of startup

Driver dissatisfaction in the ride-hailing industry is one factor fueling startups that help gig workers earn more money with next to no extra effort.
The Best Sad Movies on Netflix Right Now

The Best Sad Movies on Netflix Right Now

Why seek out a pulse-pounding action film or a knee-slapping comedy when you can get the waterworks going? Sad movies resonate longer and more deeply than do others. They connect with a part of us
Putin’s Big Dollar Dump Cost Russia $8 Billion in One Year

Putin’s Big Dollar Dump Cost Russia $8 Billion in One Year

The first year of President Vladimir Putin’s experiment in diversifying away from the U.S. dollar cost Russia about $7.7 billion in potential returns.
The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now

The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now

Last Updated on October 25th Any time is the right time to watch a horror movie. Waiting for October to indulge in frightening films is the old way to get your tricks and treats, like renting from
Airbus Says Trump Tariffs on WTO Ruling Would Hit U.S. Jobs

Airbus Says Trump Tariffs on WTO Ruling Would Hit U.S. Jobs

Airbus SE said American jobs will be threatened if President Donald Trump hits its planes and parts with tariffs after the World Trade Organization authorized $7.5 billion in duties against the
Peru President Boosted in Battle With Congress as Vice Quits

Peru President Boosted in Battle With Congress as Vice Quits

Peru’s Vice President Mercedes Araoz resigned one day after being sworn in by lawmakers as the country’s interim president, strengthening President Martin Vizcarra’s hand against a Congress that’s
Astronauts on the ISS are playing with slime while waiting for new cargo shipment

Astronauts on the ISS are playing with slime while waiting for new cargo shipment

Earlier this week, Japanese space agency JAXA fired off a new resupply to the International Space Station. With such a busy week aboard the ISS — new crew members also arrived this week — the shipment

The Return of the Airship

Despite the disastrous Hindenburg crash in 1937, airships today prove greener and equally as fast as maritime travel—even if using them seems ambitious and unlikely. Plenty of companies are surveying