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Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery
WASHINGTON (AP) -- World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential Greek debt default presents the most immediate risk....

Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy....

Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor
BOSTON (AP) -- Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program....

BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash....

In NYC, debate over saving small shops amid chains' rise
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York is increasingly becoming chain store city....

Cyprus passes insolvency laws, clears rescue program hurdle
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout cash....

After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots
NEW YORK (AP) -- To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots....

China: New bank to enhance international finance system
WASHINGTON (AP) -- China's proposed infrastructure bank for Asia is intended to complement, not replace, existing lenders dominated by the U.S. and Japan, a senior Chinese official said Friday....

Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fear that Greece could default on its debt and abandon the euro rattled global financial markets Friday....

Jamaica's government organizes trade mission to Cuba
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- The Jamaican government is organizing a trade mission to Cuba with representatives from 18 private sector companies....

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