Financial crisis

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 07, 2017 - 7:59 am
LONDON (AP) — A raft of disappointing British economic figures on Friday reinforced concerns that the slowdown has broadened across sectors and extended into the second quarter of the year, when the country finally began high-level negotiations over its exit from the European Union. Capping a week...
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July 07, 2017 - 6:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that industrial production in Britain fell 0.1 percent in May from the previous month, further evidence that the slowdown in the British economy is getting broader. The decline reported by the Office for National Statistics was unexpected — the consensus among...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks in Washington, to announce the Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rates following a two-day meeting. On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its June meeting, when it raised its key interest rate for the third time in six months. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
July 05, 2017 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is figuring out when to start unloading much of its $4.5 trillion in bond holdings — a major turning point for an economy still healing from the 2008 financial crisis. Some Fed officials want to announce the beginning of the process "within a couple of months...
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A black-and-white depiction of Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, attracts signatures and comments of support from residents amid a diplomatic crisis between Qatar and neighboring Arab countries in Doha, Qatar, on Monday, July 3, 2017. A group of Arab nations has extended a deadline for Qatar to respond to their list of demands in a diplomatic crisis roiling the Gulf by 48 hours, saying Kuwait's emir requested the delay as part of his efforts to mediate the dispute. (AP Photo/Maggie Hyde)
July 05, 2017 - 10:52 am
CAIRO (AP) — Foreign ministers from four Arab nations seeking to isolate Qatar over its alleged support for extremist groups met on Wednesday in the Egyptian capital, just hours after they said they had received Doha's response to their demands for ending the diplomatic crisis roiling the Persian...
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iIn this Friday June, 2, 2017 photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe addresses a youth rally in Marondera, about 100 km east of Harare. Zimbabwe's 93 year old president is ditching the old for the young as he makes a pitch for a fresh five year term ahead of next years election. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
July 05, 2017 - 7:01 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's 93-year-old president is courting the young as he makes a pitch for a fresh five-year term ahead of next year's election. President Robert Mugabe, accused by critics of human rights abuses and running down this once-prosperous southern African country since taking...
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Former Barclays chief executive John Varley arrives for a hearing for charges of fraud at Westminster Magistrates Court, London, Monday, July 3, 2017. Barclays and four of its former executives, including its former CEO, are set to appear in court on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud connected with efforts to raise funds at the height of the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 03, 2017 - 11:40 am
LONDON (AP) — Barclays and four of its former executives, including the ex-CEO, appeared in court in Britain on Monday on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud connected with efforts to raise funds from Qatar and avoid a bailout during the 2008 financial crisis. The charges are the first in Britain...
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Former Barclays chief executive John Varley arrives for a hearing for charges of fraud at Westminster Magistrates Court, London, Monday, July 3, 2017. Barclays and four of its former executives, including its former CEO, are set to appear in court on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud connected with efforts to raise funds at the height of the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 03, 2017 - 9:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Barclays and four of its former executives, including the ex-CEO, are appearing in court in Britain on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud connected with efforts to raise funds and avoid a bailout during the 2008 financial crisis. The charges are the first in Britain against a bank...
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July 03, 2017 - 5:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Barclays and four of its former executives — including its former CEO — are set to appear in court on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud connected with efforts to raise funds at the height of the 2008 financial crisis. The charges are the first in Britain against a bank and former...
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June 30, 2017 - 12:44 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances announced Friday that it will allow the U.S. territory to ask a court to restructure roughly $9 billion in debt held by the island's power company if needed, angering bondholders who had reached a tentative deal...
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Cardinal George Pell, left, is flanked by Vatican spokesman Greg Burke as he arrives to meet the media, at the Vatican, Thursday, June 29, 2017. The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney says Vatican Cardinal George Pell will return to Australia to fight sexual assault charges as soon as possible. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
June 29, 2017 - 10:59 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Vatican Cardinal George Pell being charged with sex offenses in Australia (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Vatican analysts say Pope Francis is now facing pressure to make good on promises to forcefully confront the sex abuse crisis after his top financial adviser was...
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