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U.S. commodities — copper, corn, coal and more — are cheaper because of China’s economic cooling. Producers got caught up in China’s “teaser” demand for more of everything. It couldn’t last.
The sentence was handed down in connection to killings during the 2011 uprising that overthrew his father, Moammar Gadhafi. Saif Al-Islam, however, is being held by a militia in the west.
The U.S. Olympic Committee had backed Boston over bids from San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. But the mayor now says Bostonians were “rightly hesitant” to commit to the potential cost.
Many human rights advocates and U.S. lawmakers say the upgrade has more to do with politics than with the facts on the ground in those countries.
Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo is one of a number of older European stars to sign with an MLS team. While their presence may boost the league, it has led to criticism of MLS as a “retirement home.”
That was the finding presented by a national inquiry on the sexual abuse of children that was launched in 2013. According to the inquiry, church elders also destroyed records about the allegations.
Police have been receiving reports of a large “lion-like” animal roaming the city, but over the weekend, police confirmed a sighting.
During a joint news conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Obama said that a country is more successful when “all voices are being heard.”
Brown, who grew up in the shadow of fame and dysfunction, had spent six months at a hospital after being found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home.
The automaker admits it failed to promptly and effectively recall vehicles with defects, including ones that could cause drivers to lose control. The company will also buy back some cars from owners.