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Denmark women to play Croatia after 'partial' pay deal

Oct 20, 2017

Denmark's football federation says a partial agreement has been made with the women's team so they can play a Women's World Cup qualifier against Croatia next week after a qualifier against Sweden was canceled over a pay dispute

French-led EU push for heftier tax on internet giants stalls

Oct 20, 2017

France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that offer tax shelter to companies like Apple

The Latest: Spain, opposition agree to hold Catalan election

Oct 20, 2017

A Spanish opposition Socialist politician says that her party and Spain's government have reached an agreement to hold a regional election in Catalonia in January as a way to resolve one of the country's deepest political crises in decades

Lebanon's parliament passes first budget since 2005

Oct 20, 2017

Lebanon's parliament has approved the first budge in 12 years after government failed to do so due to political crises

Daimler profits fall 16 percent on diesel recall costs

Oct 20, 2017

German automaker Daimler says net profit fell 16 percent in the third quarter as a voluntary recall to improve diesel emissions hurt earnings at its Mercedes-Benz luxury car brand

World shares rise as investors await Japan vote, Fed pick

Oct 20, 2017

World shares are pushing higher on optimism over the global outlook despite uncertainties over political events in China and Japan and speculation over Trump's choice of the next Fed chief

The Latest: Senate GOP backs budget

Oct 20, 2017

President Donald Trump hailed the vote as "Great news" in a post-midnight tweet, calling it a "first step toward delivering MASSIVE tax cuts for the American people."

Survey: US uninsured up 3.5M this year; expected to rise

Oct 20, 2017

Gallup-Sharecare survey: US uninsured up 3.5M this year; expected to rise

Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul

Oct 20, 2017

Republicans must shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate

Chinese party figure accuses fallen leader of plotting coup

Oct 20, 2017

A top figure in China's ruling Communist Party has accused a dismissed regional leader of plotting a coup against the party leadership