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August 28, 2018 6:09 PM Colombia, Peru pledge joint response to Venezuela exodus

BOGOTA, Colombia – Immigration authorities in Colombia and Peru are vowing to build a joint database to share information on the rapidly rising number of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's crippling economic and humanitarian crisis. Officials announced the plan Tuesday following a two-day regional meeting aimed at developing a unified response to the exodus 48

August 27, 2018 3:07 AM Natural Grocers Shrug Off Amazon-Whole Foods Threat

Natural and organic markets worried Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition would hurt sales but many are actually ringing up increases When Amazon.com Inc. bought Whole Foods last year, Kemper Isely worried about how his regional health-food chain would compete with the e-commerce giant. A year later, the chief executive of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage 93

August 24, 2018 11:49 PM U.S. official says EU aid for Iran sends 'wrong message'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. envoy on Iran criticized a European Union decision to give $20.7 million in aid to Tehran on Friday, saying it sent “the wrong message at the wrong time,” and he urged Brussels to help Washington end the Iranian threat to global stability. “Foreign aid from European taxpayers perpetuates the regime’s ability to neglect 100

August 22, 2018 4:57 PM Lowe’s to Close Orchard Supply Stores, Recruits CVS Finance Chief

Shares of the home-improvement retailer jump after posting stronger earnings in its latest quarter Marvin Ellison is stepping up efforts to close Lowe’s Cos.’s performance gap with its larger rival Home Depot Inc. Lowe’s plans to shut down Orchard Supply Hardware stores, a small regional hardware chain it acquired five years ago, and Mr. Ellison, chief 55

August 21, 2018 9:02 AM Eyeing U.S., Iran says to boost military might, unveils new fighter jet

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday it would boost its military might and also unveiled a new fighter jet amid increased tensions with the United States and with regional rivals over conflicts in the Middle East. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic’s military prowess was what deterred Washington from attacking it, adding that under 56

August 19, 2018 5:53 PM Adel Ezzat resigns from Saudi Arabia post ahead of AFC presidency bid

Adel Ezzat has resigned from his post as president of the Saudi Arabia Football Federation in a bid to run for Asia's top job in 2019. The official took the Riyadh post in December 2016 but now has his eyes on becoming president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in next year's elections. "I presented to [Saudi sports chief] Turki al-Sheikh my resignation 56

August 19, 2018 8:25 AM Iran says no OPEC member can take over its share of oil exports

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran told OPEC on Sunday no member country should be allowed to take over another member’s share of oil exports, expressing Tehran’s concern about Saudi Arabia’s offer to pump more oil in the face of U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil sales. In a meeting with OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo, a senior Iranian diplomat urged him to keep the group 64

August 17, 2018 1:27 PM Spanish King Taunted by Catalan Separatists at Ceremony for Terror Attack Victims in Barcelona

Felipe VI of Spain revisited of one of the most uncomfortable moments of his reign in Barcelona on Friday as part of efforts to show a degree of normalcy has returned to Catalonia after last year’s separatist crisis. Felipe attended a ceremony to commemorate the victims of last year’s terrorist attacks in Catalonia that left 16 people dead. Pro-independence 82

August 17, 2018 12:45 PM Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

NEW DELHI – Thousands of Indians gathered Friday as the funeral pyre was lit for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who was respected across the political spectrum. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the mourners who walked under a hot sun behind a flower-decked gun carriage carrying Vajpayee's body to a cremation ground 61

August 16, 2018 8:30 AM 'Big Al,' little leaguer who said, 'I hit dingers,' appears on Kimmel

A 12-year-old little leaguer from New Jersey--who became an internet sensation when his 'I hit dingers' promotion went viral-- appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Tuesday and said he has been surprised by the video's popularity. Alfred Delia appeared on the viral promo video for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament of the Little League World Series 68