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Tibetans living near the birthplace of the Dalai Lama in northwest China welcomed Thursday’s scheduled meeting between their exiled spiritual leader and Barack Obama with a defiant show of fireworks.
Providing shelter for hundreds of thousands of homeless earthquake victims in Haiti jumped to the top of the country’s relief priorities on Thursday after heavy rain turned makeshift survivors’ camps into muddy quagmires.
Russian liberals and communists clashed on Thursday over plans to set up information booths in central Moscow depicting Soviet ruler Josef Stalin’s role in defeating Nazi Germany in 1945.
U.S. stocks rose for a third straight day on Thursday as investors viewed company results and manufacturing data as evidence the economic rebound will continue.
Oil pared gains in late Thursday trade after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it was raising the interest rate it charges banks for emergency loans.
The dollar jumped, pushing the euro to a ninth month low on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it was raising the interest rate it charges banks for emergency loans, citing improvement in financial market conditions.