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Japan quake toll rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

Japan quake toll rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud Friday to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the death toll rose to 18.

IMF ups eurozone growth forecast but Brexit, polls dampen outlook

IMF ups eurozone growth forecast but Brexit, polls dampen outlook

The International Monetary Fund yesterday warned that the eurozone economic outlook was clouded by Brexit and election uncertainties, with growth expected to be only modest overall.