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Homes for sale in Virginia Sept. 23-24

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday....

Ugandans pose as refugees for food because the drought is so bad

Ugandans in the drought-stricken northern part of the country have lost crops and livestock. Now they're resorting to disguising themselves as South Sudanese refugees to gain...

Can Jigsaw’s Designers Make the Internet Safer?

The Alphabet technology incubator is analyzing the needs of internet users around the world and applying its research to projects promoting security and free speech....

8 habits incredibly interesting people all have in common

Sometimes these habits are natural, but they're often the result of effort. Here’s what interesting people do to be engaging, unusual, and hypnotizing....

Oil dips on rising U.S. crude inventories and production

By Henning GloysteinSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil......

Mine shutdowns in Africa could lead to a global Platinum shortage

Two major platinum producers in South Africa and Zimbabwe could shut down soon, putting a supply crunch on the world's supply of the precious metal....

Cocoa Prices Have Crashed but Smugglers Are Still Making Money

Ghana’s cocoa board pays $27 more for a bag of beans than it’s worth in Ivory Coast. Illicit traders are profiting from the difference....

World hunger is on the rise despite ample food supplies — and the implications are dire

The UN estimates that 815 million people went hungry in 2016....

KPMG escapes sanction after watchdog's probe into HBOS audit

The FRC is expected to say that there is no basis for pursuing KPMG over its auditing of HBOS's 2007 accounts, Sky News learns....

Science Center honors immigrants who made Philly rich, interesting

The organization named six immigrant entrepreneurs, past and present, to the third yearly list for its Innovators Walk of Fame....

These entrepreneurs can run their businesses from exotic locations — here’s how they do it

Banking on the go is a big help for small businesses. [sponsor content]...

Hurricane Jose May Threaten New York, U.S. East Coast Next Week

Hurricane Jose may threaten New York City and other areas of the East Coast by next week, according to the National Hurricane Center....

Frequent flier programs generate profits for airlines and frustration for travelers

Frequent flier programs have become a major revenue source for airlines, even more than bag fees. But passengers aren't happy about the programs' typical restrictions....

Predictions of higher demand push oil through $50 US a barrel

The benchmark North American oil futures contract moved above $50 US a barrel on Thursday, buoyed by predictions of growing demand worldwide....

A housing boom in Cape Town forces long-time residents out of their homes — and their city

A property boom is transforming once-neglected suburbs into trendy and expensive enclaves....

Venezuelan president wraps up Algeria trip with talks on oil

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is visiting Algeria to talk about the oil market and boosting relations, as his country faces international pressure and...

Three words destroy company

“WHITE monopoly capital.”...

HSBC dumps Bell Pottinger over South Africa 'race hate' campaign

Clients ditch Bell Pottinger's services amid claims it stoked racial tensions in South Africa, as the firm seeks advice on a sale....

Prominent PR firm Bell Pottinger thrown out of trade body

Bell Pottinger, a public relations firm that works for companies and governments around the world, has been thrown out of the industry's British trade body...

As robots edge into workplace, free money idea takes hold

HONOLULU — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants.As technological innovations increasingly edge into the workplace, many people fear that...

My Favorite Room: Christopher Koelsch keeps things highbrow in his downtown loft

Step inside the Arts District townhouse loft of L.A. Opera President Christopher Koelsch...

Guggenheim ‘bank wrecker’ extends her ‘sabbatical’

An employee said to be at the center of a power struggle between top brass at Guggenheim Partners just extended her summer vacation. Alexandra Court — whose promotion at the $290...

Excursions less traveled in a Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover has launched two far-reaching travel experiences, one in Namibia, the other in Utah — and both behind the wheel of the new 2017 Discovery....

Game of Thrones: Trust me, I'm a Targaryen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Jon Snow got into serious trouble for refusing to lie about his loyalties in the Season 7 finale of "Game of Thrones."...

European leaders agree with French President’s big, bold plan

AFRICAN and European leaders have backed proposals to screen asylum seekers in Africa as a way to prevent thousands from taking perilous journeys across the Mediterranean....

Mavuno Harvest plants seeds of small-business expansion in sub-Saharan Africa

Former Peace Corps volunteer Phil Hughes wants Mavuno Harvest, a dried-fruit business, to lead to small-business development in sub-Saharan Africa....

Get ready for OPEC to extend its deal

“The market will be looking for stronger action, like deeper cuts."...

5 scams that are fooling even the smartest victims

Columnist Kim Komando on common scams and how to defend yourself...

Oil trims weekly drop as Hurricane Harvey heads for Texas; gasoline surges

(Bloomberg) -- Oil trimmed a fourth weekly decline as traders braced for impact of Hurricane Harvey on the U.S. refining hub in the Gulf of Mexico. Gasoline futures surged to the...

New ski resort operator in New Hampshire raising concern

Some New Hampshire residents are speaking out against the new owner of a popular ski resort, saying the company's past legal troubles raise concerns about...

A controversial online auction of rhino horns is set to move forward later this week

The auction had been slated to start Monday, but was delayed two days after a legal challenge caused the permits to be held up until a South African court ruled it should go ahead....

Oil stable as market conditions tighten despite rising U.S. output

By Henning GloysteinSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil......

South Africa mulls fate of Mugabe's wife after assault claim

South Africa mulls fate of Mugabe's wife after assault claim; Zimbabwe blocks SAA flights....

Brexit deal 'not essential', says think tank

The Institute of Economic Affairs says Britain should walk away if a bad deal is offered at the end of talks with the EU....

Inside the call where CEOs found their moral compass and steered away from Trump

In which the titans of business give up on their executive in chief....

ArcelorMittal South Africa considers job cuts, restructuring

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - ArcelorMittal South......

Young model accuses Robert Mugabe's wife of assault in South Africa

The wife of Zimbabwe's president has been accused of assaulting a young woman at a hotel in South Africa....