Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Tens of thousands of workers across Brazil walked off their jobs on Thursday in a mostly peaceful nationwide strike demandi…

Venezuela announces hard-currency auction

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s central bank says that on Friday it will begin selling dollars at auction for only the second time sin…

Norway mulls broadband coverage in Arctic

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway may provide high-speed Internet in one of the few places on Earth where it’s not available: the Arctic. The …