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Minneapolis cop arrested

The police officer seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday after three days of often-violent protests that resulted in fires and looting across parts of Minneapolis.

Can the gold reserves restore Lebanon's luster? 

Lebanon’s gold reserves have been sitting idle behind the heavily fortified walls at both Fort Knox and the Central Bank for many decades as safety net that the country could use one day in the event it faced a severe economic crisis.

Can the gold reserves restore Lebanon's luster? 

Lebanon’s gold reserves have been sitting idle behind the heavily fortified walls at both Fort Knox and the Central Bank for many decades as safety net that the country could use one day in the event it faced a severe economic crisis.

UN chief wants broader debt relief effort, urges IMF to mull liquidity boost

UN chief Antonio Guterres called Thursday for debt relief to be offered to all developing and middle-income countries amid the coronavirus pandemic and urged the International Monetary Fund to consider boosting global liquidity by issuing a new allocation of its Special Drawing Rights (SDR) currency.

Sainz and Ricciardo make their moves for 2021

Spaniard Carlos Sainz will make a dream move to Ferrari next year, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo replacing him at McLaren, as Formula One's driver carousel took another big twirlThursday with the 2020 season yet to start.

Robot waiters to the rescue amid virus

When Shaosong Hu saw robotic waiters serving food in China last fall, he knew exactly what he wanted for his restaurant in the Dutch beachside town of Renesse. He just didn’t have a clue how useful they would prove.

Virus lockdown gives Venice a shot at reimagining tourism

In Venice, a city famous for being visited by too many and home to too few, children’s play now fills neighborhood squares, fishermen sell their catch to home cooks, and water buses convey masked and gloved commuters to businesses preparing to reopen.

French carmaker Renault to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide

French carmaker Renault said Friday it will cut 15,000 jobs worldwide as part of a 2 billion-euro ($2.2 billion) cost-cutting plan, as a brutal drop in industry sales during the pandemic worsened the company's pre-existing problems.