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Trial of 4-Day Work Week Hailed as Huge SuccessRoughly half of 240 employees of a New Zealand company felt they had a solid work-life balance as of November. By April, the figure had risen to 78%. The reason: Over March and April, they were paid for five eight-hour work days per week, but only required to show up...
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In this July 16, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hands at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump and Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or, they may not have. Three days later no one is quite sure. With no details emerging from the leaders’ one-on-one discussion on Monday other than the vague outline they offered themselves, officials, lawmakers and the public in the United States in particular are wondering what, if anything, was actually agreed to. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Did Trump and Putin agree to anything? Only they knowDonald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or they may not have.
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People walk trough the street in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, July 19, 2018.  U.S. President Donald Trump  suggested Montenegro may start World War III, but the government on Thursday issued a statement saying it was proud of the country’s “history and tradition and peaceful politics".(AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attentionPublic officials in Montenegro didn't really know what to say when U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a country with fewer than 2,000 service members could set off World War III
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Graphic breaks down the estimated costs of rebuilding the power system for Puerto Rico; 1c x 5 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 139 mm;
Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico's power gridTen months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal funds meant to strengthen the system before the next hurricane is going unspent
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EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google went against EU rules.
EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival saysEuropean regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening
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In this July 16, 2018 file photo interpreter Marina Gross, left, takes notes when U.S. President Donald Trump talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the beginning of their one-on-one-meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: Putin says US-Russia summit was successfulRussian President Vladimir Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed
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Police conduct fingertip searches of Queen Elizabeth Gardens, in Salisbury, which British woman Dawn Sturgess visited before she fell ill after being exposed to nerve agent Novichok, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Senior coroner David Ridley opened an inquest into the poisoning death of Sturgess Thursday, but said the cause of Sturgess' death won't be given until further tests are completed. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agentA coroner has opened an inquest into the poisoning death of a British woman who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok
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Cameroon military, separatists blamed for 'grave abuses'Cameroon military, separatists blamed for 'grave abuses' in new report on Anglophone crisis
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Russian Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
For Russia, Trump is creating more problems than he solvesRussian President Vladimir Putin says his first summit with President Donald Trump was "successful" and accuses Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, car transporters in Ruesselsheim, central Germany.  The European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Thursday July 19, 2018, it is preparing measures to retaliate against the United States if US President Donald Trump escalates trade tensions with new auto tariffs. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, FILE)
EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car importsThe European Union's trade chief says that the bloc is already preparing a list of "rebalancing measures" in case U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts
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In this image taken from video, a man identified as Alexandre Benalla, right, a security chief to French President Emmanuel Macron, confronts a student during a May Day demonstration in Paris, May 1, 2018.  The video came to light Thursday July 19, 2018, showing one of Macron's security chiefs beating a student demonstrator, until now cloaked in secrecy, and is drawing a fierce public backlash over what is seen as mild punishment of a two-week suspension, and a possible cover-up. (Nicolas Lescaut via AP)
Video emerges of Macron bodyguard beating protester in ParisA security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been seen in a video wearing a police helmet and beating up a student protester
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EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speaks to the media ahead of a meeting at the European Commission in Brussels, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Davis resigned less than two weeks ago and his successor Raab met his EU counterpart Michel Barnier for the first time late Thursday.(Stephanie Lecocq/Pool Photo via AP)
EU urging members to step up plans for no-deal BrexitThe European Union's executive arm is urging member states to prepare for all possible Brexit scenarios including one where Britain leaves the bloc in a disorderly fashion, and without a deal with Brussels outlining future relations or trade arrangements
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