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Big promises for a thriving urban core in Detroit vanish in a swath of parking lots

The citys billionaire Ilitch family made ambitious promises in 2013, but now the area remains a redevelopment deadzoneAlong the streets leading to Detroits…
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Brazil’s far-right frontrunner Bolsonaro vows to rule with ‘authority not authoritarianism’

After his first-round victory, Jair Bolsonaro tries to allay fears that Brazil could lurch back towards dictatorship under his commandhis emphatic first-round victory…
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Argentina gets biggest loan in IMF’s history at $57bn

Strict restrictions on funds include commitment to zero deficit for 2019 and limits on central bank actionsArgentina has received the biggest loan package…
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Versace close to being sold to US label Michael Kors for $2bn

Donatella Versace expected to confirm deal with handbag and clothing brand on TuesdayVersace, the Italian fashion house founded by Gianni Versace 40 years…
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Electric future? Global push to move away from gas-powered cars

Business and political leaders commit to make more vehicles emissions-free and plan to bypass US government to do soPolitical and business leaders gathering…
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Trump is unshackling America’s drones thanks to Obama’s weakness | Brett Max Kaufman

Obama didnt do enough to curtail Americas drones. Now expansion under Trump could have devastating consequences, writes Brett Max KaufmanFor more than a…
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Roman Abramovich posed threat to public security, Swiss police said

Police reported suspicion of money laundering and presumed contacts with criminal organisationsSwitzerlands federal police advised that the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich posed a…
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Rise for Climate: thousands march across US to protest environment crisis

Protests spearheaded by march in San Francisco ahead of climate change summit in the city next weekTens of thousands of people took part…
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US economy adds 201,000 jobs as unemployment rate holds at 3.9%

US adds jobs for 95 months in a row a record growth streak but wage growth continues to lagAmericas record-breaking streak of job…
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Gazans recycle bomb wreckage to beat the blockade

Rubble left after Israeli airstrikes is being used to repair roads and rebuild houses in coastal enclavePalestinians in Gaza have developed an industry…
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