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Larry Kudlow confirms Trump interest in Greenland 2019-08-18 12:59:34WASHINGTON — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump "wants to take a look at" buying Greenland, a

Clarissa Ward of CNN says intimidation effort made 2019-08-18 12:18:01NEW YORK — CNN's Clarissa Ward says her story this week about Russian involvement in the Central African Republic came with a price: she was tr

Pete Buttigieg: Donald Trump China tariffs 'fool's errand' 2019-08-18 11:47:38Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday said President Trump's use of tariffs isn't going to work on China and is already inflict

ISIS suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, raises questions 2019-08-18 11:31:26Islamic State terrorists claimed responsibility Sunday for a suicide bombing that killed 63 people at a wedding in Kabul and underscored the threat of

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over holy site clashes 2019-08-18 10:43:29AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Jordan has summoned Israel's ambassador to protest "Israeli violations" at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews. J

Hong Kong protests rage on as U.S., China 2019-08-18 10:05:32Massive pro-democracy protests continued Sunday in Hong Kong, with more than 100,000 filling a central park and major avenues in the Chinese-ruled ter

Nancy Pelosi emerges as alternative ambassador on foreign 2019-08-18 09:56:48WASHINGTON — There's an American leader whose words resonate on the global stage. Who draws attention in foreign capitals. Who carries a messag

Gloria Steinem blasts Benjamin Netanyahu over Israel travel 2019-08-18 09:10:32JERUSALEM — Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has called Israel's prime minister a "bully" and says she won't visit as long as he remains the cou

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to hold Iran supertanker 2019-08-18 08:44:46MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar say they are rejecting the United States' renewed request that the British overseas territory not release an

Owen Jones, Guardian journalist, says he was victim 2019-08-18 08:32:24LONDON — A well-known left-wing British journalist says he was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head in what he described as a "blatant p

Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil 2019-08-18 08:31:55MADRID (AP) - Authorities in Gibraltar on Sunday rejected the United States' latest request not to release a seized Iranian supertanker, clearing the

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what 2019-08-18 08:28:52WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it the diplomacy of coercion. The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy

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Dozens dead or hurt in Afghanistan wedding hall 2019-08-17 17:16:30A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul and flood 2019-08-17 15:28:32Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the

Who Framed Roger Rabbit animator Richard Williams dead 2019-08-17 12:38:57Richard Williams, a Canadian-British animator whose work on the bouncing cartoon bunny in Who Framed Roger Rabbit helped blur the boundaries betw

Baby dugong that captured hearts dies in Thailand 2019-08-17 12:33:28An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found lost near a beach in southern Thailand has died of what biologists believe was

'The revolution has achieved its goals': Sudanese protesters 2019-08-17 08:36:31Sudan's pro-democracy movement signed a final power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council on Saturday at a ceremony in the capital, Khar

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir 2019-08-17 07:42:00Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news bla

Hong Kong teachers march to 'protect our students' 2019-08-17 05:44:05Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong's famous harbour on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water,

'She's a phenomenon': Climate activist Greta Thunberg sailing 2019-08-17 04:00:00Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is both humble and keenly aware of the powerful pulpit she occupies, but the 16-year-old from Sweden could run

Ebola spread to new Congo area reflects flawed 2019-08-16 16:51:21A woman and her child were confirmed to be the first two Ebola cases in Congo's South Kivu province, health ministry says.

Medical examiner rules Epstein's prison death a suicide 2019-08-16 16:42:17The New York City medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide on Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financie

Some migrants can be refused asylum at parts 2019-08-16 15:37:11A federal appeals court's ruling Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the U.S.-Mexico border for mig

Mulan star Liu Yifei sparks boycott calls amid 2019-08-16 14:49:21The star of Disney's upcoming Mulan has become the latest entertainer to wade into the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, drawing prai

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1,100 jobs at risk after Karen Millen online 2019-08-06 11:06:27Fashion firm Boohoo buys the online business of High Street brands Karen Millen and Coast for £18.2m.

Engineered in Africa: 'We knew the talent was 2019-08-06 08:28:09Christina Sass of software engineer recruitment firm Andela says that talent can be found anywhere.

Hyundai releases car with solar panel roof 2019-08-06 07:36:04The solar power system is available on the hybrid versions of the Korean car maker's Sonata vehicle.

Katharine Hamnett: Fashion tax is 'stupid' 2019-08-06 06:54:10Designer Katharine Hamnett says legislation is needed to force fashion brands to stop fast fashion.

Barneys New York store chain files for bankruptcy 2019-08-06 06:32:20The US luxury department store chain also puts itself up for sale after being hit by a steep rent rise.

McDonald's paper straws 'fully recyclable' makers say 2019-08-06 05:45:13The manufacturer of the straws says the UK's recycling infrastructure needs more investment.

Tencent set to buy 10% stake in Universal 2019-08-06 04:28:18UMG's parent company Vivendi is in talks with the Chinese tech group over the deal.

Yuan fall: Why is China's currency getting weaker? 2019-08-06 00:19:56A drop in the value of the yuan poses far-reaching consequences for markets and the US-China trade war.

US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator' 2019-08-06 00:02:17Washington accuses Beijing of devaluing the yuan, a statement likely to intensify trade tensions.

Capita seeks to reverse 'reputational damage' after death 2019-08-05 20:14:41Assessor Capita is seeking to overturn a ruling and £10,000 damages award after a claimant died.

Facebook urged to shut groups seeking fake Amazon 2019-08-05 19:08:34Which? claimed to have uncovered several active groups that recruited people to write fake testimonies.

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White House says no recession in sight, pushes 2019-08-18 12:47:51White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a

Novartis executive sold shares before drug data manipulation 2019-08-18 12:18:19An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

U.S. whiskey exporters struggle after year of EU 2019-08-18 11:07:01When Europe's tariffs on U.S. whiskey hit in June 2018, craft distillery Mountain Laurel Spirits LLC lost 10% of its sales overnight as its European

Ferrari will expand its lineup of road cars, 2019-08-18 06:19:32Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari NV will expand sales of easier-driving grand touring cars, but will not try to chase rival Porsche's annual

Argentina Treasury minister resigns, says 'significant renewal' needed 2019-08-17 19:52:29Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed &ld

Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries 2019-08-17 19:03:17The final five minutes of trading have become the busiest time of day for stock market traders in Europe.

Sainsbury's says not talking to internal candidates for 2019-08-17 17:41:03Sainsbury's is not talking to internal candidates about succession plans to Chief Executive Officer Mike Coupe and he has the full support of compan

Exclusive: U.S. set to give Huawei another 90 2019-08-17 13:50:10The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. com

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion 2019-08-17 11:31:46Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its se

Standard Chartered faces fine for sanctions breaches: Sky 2019-08-17 08:19:27Banking group Standard Chartered is facing a fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, Sky News reported on Saturday.

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong 2019-08-17 02:07:47Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with so

Court leaves PG&E with sole right to submit 2019-08-16 22:44:58A federal judge on Friday allowed PG&E Corp to retain the sole rights to propose a plan to exit bankruptcy, as he rejected efforts by investors to

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