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Cryptocurrency tycoon died leaving $145M in limbo

Lawyers representing users of the collapsed Quadriga CX cryptocurrency exchange platform are requesting that Canadian authorities exhume and examine the body of its late founder, Gerald Cotten, to check if the person buried there is really him.

Ousted Sudan President gets 2 years

Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in a correctional facility after being found guilty of corruption and illegitimate possession of foreign currency.

Stocks whipsawed following news of a US-China trade deal

Stocks ended Friday mostly flat after Chinese officials said that a phase one deal had been reached with the United States that would avert an escalation of the trade war and higher tariffs set to kick in on Sunday. President Trump confirmed the news in a series of tweets.

Trump signs off in principle on tentative China trade deal agreement

President Donald Trump has signed off on an initial trade agreement with China that would avoid imminent US tariffs and reduce the rates of existing duties in exchange for a Chinese promise to purchase American farm goods, US officials and others familiar with the agreement said.

Economy could keep Dow rising in 2020

Trade jitters have taken financial markets on a wild ride this year, putting some cracks in the global economy. But stocks still kept hitting record highs.

5 key differences between NAFTA and Trump's USMCA deal

After reaching a deal on the final version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, President Donald Trump tweeted that it "will be the best and most important trade deal ever made by the USA" -- and called its predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement, "our C

UK parties offer different plans to revive economy

The UK economy ground to a halt in the three months leading up to the end of October, official data show. The political parties competing in Thursday's high-stakes general election are promising to fix that — but the impact of their policies is far from certain.