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Fed up with mass tourism, Europe's hotspots take away the welcome mat
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Fed up with mass tourism, Europe's hotspots take away the welcome mat

En Vnexpress - From the romantic canals of Venice to the walled mediaeval town of Dubrovnik via the wilderness of Scotland's Isle of Skye, tourism is morphing into a nightmare for many locals.

Strong US jobs report bolsters case for further Fed tightening
Business

Strong US jobs report bolsters case for further Fed tightening

Unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent.

VN market not affected much by Fed’s interest hike
Business

VN market not affected much by Fed’s interest hike

Vietnamnet - The domestic market remained stable on March 16 after the US Federal Reserve (Fed) raised its interest rates for the second time in three months, with the USD/VND exchange rate

Switzerland beats France 4-1, advances to Fed Cup semifinals
World

Switzerland beats France 4-1, advances to Fed Cup semifinals

Yahoo News GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland won all three matches Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the Fed Cup with a 4-1 victory over two-time champion France.

Czechs make Fed Cup semis with 3-1 win over Spain
World

Czechs make Fed Cup semis with 3-1 win over Spain

Yahoo News OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Barbora Strycova sent defending champion Czech Republic to the semifinals of the Fed Cup with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Lara Arruabarrena of Spain in the

Asian shares slip, dollar wobbles as Fed keeps rates steady
World

Asian shares slip, dollar wobbles as Fed keeps rates steady

Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — Asian markets retreated and the dollar wobbled Thursday after the Fed kept its key lending rate on hold as expected at its latest policy meeting.

Pliskova, Strycova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup against Spain
World

Pliskova, Strycova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup against Spain

Yahoo News PRAGUE (AP) — Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova will lead defending champion Czech Republic against Spain in the first round of Fed Cup.

Fed's Yellen says 'nonpartisan' central bank close to goals
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Fed's Yellen says 'nonpartisan' central bank close to goals

Bao moi - WASHINGTON: The US central bank is close to achieving its inflation and employment goals, but any policy moves will depend on how the economy evolves, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

Citing Trump 'uncertainty,' Fed says faster rate hikes possible
Politics

Citing Trump 'uncertainty,' Fed says faster rate hikes possible

Yahoo News US central bankers say they may need to raise interest rates faster than planned due to "considerable uncertainty" linked to Donald Trump's fiscal stimulus plans, which could fan

Vietnamese dong weakens as dollar surges following Fed rate increase
Business

Vietnamese dong weakens as dollar surges following Fed rate increase

The Trump effect has already started even though he's not in the Oval Office yet.

Dollar surges, most markets sink on Fed rate call
Politics

Dollar surges, most markets sink on Fed rate call

The dollar surged against its peers Thursday and most Asian markets tumbled after the Federal Reserve indicated it will likely embark on a steeper path of interest rate hikes over the next year.

Fed lifts rates, sees faster pace of hikes in Trump's first year
Health

Fed lifts rates, sees faster pace of hikes in Trump's first year

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and signaled a faster pace of increases in 2017 as central bankers adapted to the incoming Trump administration's promises of tax cuts,

Fed raises key interest rate, sees three hikes in 2017
Politics

Fed raises key interest rate, sees three hikes in 2017

The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point as expected, citing an improving economy with one month to go before President-elect Donald Trump

The Latest: Stocks ending lower after Fed rate hike
World

The Latest: Stocks ending lower after Fed rate hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):

Puerto Rico police charge man fed 11 puppies to caiman
World

Puerto Rico police charge man fed 11 puppies to caiman

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in Puerto Rico say they arrested a man after he allegedly fed at least 11 pitbull puppies to a caiman that he kept in his backyard.

With Fed looming, global shares remain buoyant
World

With Fed looming, global shares remain buoyant

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday as oil prices gained for a third day and China reported relatively strong industrial output for November. The focus is increasingly turning onto

Fed to raise rates as Trump economy looms
Politics

Fed to raise rates as Trump economy looms

There is little room for doubt that the US Federal Reserve will raise the benchmark interest rate in the coming week for only the second time in a decade. With unemployment at a nine-year low, jobs

Keothavong succeeds Judy Murray as Britain Fed Cup captain
World

Keothavong succeeds Judy Murray as Britain Fed Cup captain

LONDON (AP) — Former tour player Anne Keothavong has been chosen to succeed Judy Murray as captain of Britain's Fed Cup team.

Most US Fed members support rate hike 'relatively soon'
Politics

Most US Fed members support rate hike 'relatively soon'

Most US interest rate policymakers believe a rate hike may be appropriate "relatively soon," further supporting the chances of an increase in December, according to meeting minutes released

Fed's Fischer says govt spending can boost productivity
Politics

Fed's Fischer says govt spending can boost productivity

Properly directed government spending -- including infrastructure spending as President-elect Donald Trump has promised -- can boost the economy's productive capacity, Federal Reserve Vice Chair

Fed-up MH370 families to hunt for debris in Madagascar
Politics

Fed-up MH370 families to hunt for debris in Madagascar

Relatives of MH370 passengers will travel to Madagascar next month in hopes of re-kindling efforts to find and recover seaborne debris from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines jet, next-of-kin

Fed Chair Defends Dodd-Frank Act, Pledges to Serve Full Term
Politics

Fed Chair Defends Dodd-Frank Act, Pledges to Serve Full Term

In an appearance before a top congressional economic committee today, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen defended the Dodd-Frank Act and pledged to serve out her term despite criticism from

Fed's Janet Yellen vows to serve out term as chair
Politics

Fed's Janet Yellen vows to serve out term as chair

Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen on Thursday vowed to serve out her four-year term until it expires at the end of January 2018, despite President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of her performance.

Fed's Yellen: Rate hike likely appropriate 'relatively soon'
Politics

Fed's Yellen: Rate hike likely appropriate 'relatively soon'

Washington (AFP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday that an interest rate increase likely will be appropriate "relatively soon" as long as there is further evidence of progress in the

Tennis - All is forgiven as France tackle Czechs for Fed Cup
Politics

Tennis - All is forgiven as France tackle Czechs for Fed Cup

- The Czech Republic target a fifth Fed Cup title in six years against a French side desperate to bury a summer of in-fighting which threatened to torpedo their hopes in the final. Caroline Garcia