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Trump officials urge vigilance from public to protect New! 2020-02-20 17:29:40American voters must remain vigilant in the face of potential foreign efforts to interfere in the U.S. electoral process, top members of the Trump adm

Vladimir Putin lauds FBI for helping thwart terror New! 2020-02-20 17:24:19Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday hailed the FBI for sharing information that helped thwart a terror attack by adherents of the Islamic S

Lima Group urges world to help bring stability New! 2020-02-20 16:26:16GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) - Canada and its Western Hemisphere allies called on the rest of the democratic world Thursday to help bring stability to Venezu

Libya's warring parties resume talks in Geneva New! 2020-02-20 15:22:27GENEVA (AP) - Libya's warring parties have returned to negotiations aimed at salvaging a fragile cease-fire in the North African country after they h

NC soldiers return home from sudden Middle East New! 2020-02-20 15:07:02Nearly two months after a U.S. Army rapid-response force was activated amid tensions with Iran, instantly deploying 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East,

Abuse survivors seek more progress 1 year after New! 2020-02-20 14:42:44VATICAN CITY (AP) - Survivors of church sex abuse have descended on Rome this week, marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ summit of chu

Ukraine happy impeachment is over, wants to advance New! 2020-02-20 14:28:32UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Ukraine is happy that impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, which the country got dragged into, are over and i

Tensions rise at PSG after latest Champions League New! 2020-02-20 13:13:21PARIS (AP) - Paris Saint-Germain's latest Champions League setback has heightened tensions at the club. After PSG's 2-1 loss at Borussia Dortmund o

U.S. and allies blame Russia for large-scale cyberattack New! 2020-02-20 12:49:48Russia was roundly blamed Thursday for conducting a widespread and disruptive cyberattack waged late last year against the neighboring country of Geor

Georgia blames Russia for cyberattack, US, UK agree New! 2020-02-20 11:29:47TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - Georgian authorities on Thursday accused Russia's military intelligence of launching a large-scale cyberattack that targeted

New coronavirus concerns in S. Korea, Japan as New! 2020-02-20 11:22:47The rate of new coronavirus cases in China is dropping but officials are eyeing flare-ups in other places, as South Korea reported dozens of cases in

H.R. McMaster book `Battlegrounds' coming out in April New! 2020-02-20 10:00:11NEW YORK (AP) - A book by Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Donald Trump's second national security adviser, will have a book out April 28. First ann

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UN Security Council hears of 'unfolding humanitarian catastrophe' 2020-02-19 16:27:17Hundreds of thousands of people fleeing a Russian-backed Syrian offensive are being squeezed into ever smaller areas near Turkey's border "under hor

Worst locust invasion in 70 years destroying farmland 2020-02-19 15:40:00'There is nothing left,' said one farmer in Kenya after a locust invasion destroyed her crops.     

Rapper Pop Smoke, 20, fatally shot at Los 2020-02-19 14:41:14An up-and-coming rapper known as Pop Smoke was fatally shot during a break-in early Wednesday at a Hollywood Hills home, his label said.

Violinist plays Mahler and Gershwin as surgeons remove 2020-02-19 12:15:42A patient at a British hospital played Mahler and Gershwin on the violin while a tumour was removed from her brain so that surgeons could preserve her

Turkish offensive in northern Syria only 'a matter 2020-02-19 11:13:54Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan says a Turkish military operation to push back a Syrian government offensive against rebel strongholds in northwest

China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials 2020-02-19 11:10:31China on Wednesday said it has revoked the press credentials of three reporters for the U.S. newspaper The Wall Street Journal over a headline for an

Former Australia, Malaysia leaders talk freely about MH370 2020-02-19 10:47:09Malaysia has never ruled out the possibility that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could have been downed by a suicidal pilot, the country's fo

British immigration overhaul takes aim at 'cheap labour 2020-02-19 08:45:19Britain announced new post-Brexit immigration rules Wednesday that will make it tougher for European Union citizens, but easier for people from many o

Chinese officials say major push on to identify 2020-02-19 07:05:39Mainland China reported Wednesday 1,749 new cases and 136 additional deaths. While the overall spread of the COVID-19 illness has been slowing, the si

Cruise passengers start to disembark in Japan as 2020-02-19 06:16:35Hundreds of people began disembarking from a cruise ship quarantined in Japan on Wednesday as criticism of the country's handling of the&nb

Bloomberg economics: A Democrat to 'make the trains 2020-02-19 04:00:00Among some Democrats, there are fears that the billionaire candidate Mike Bloomberg will merely patch up the U.S. economy, rather than bring real and

What researchers have learned about the spread and 2020-02-19 04:00:00The picture of the coronavirus outbreak now coming into focus is one of mostly mild cases, with increased risk of severe symptoms and death for the el


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WeWork names COO in first major appointment under New! 2020-02-20 09:00:57Office-sharing startup WeWork on Thursday named Shyam Gidumal, a former Ernst & Young executive, as its new chief operating officer in the first m

Swiss bank Julius Baer slammed for money laundering New! 2020-02-20 08:52:52Swiss bank Julius Baer has been reprimanded by the country's watchdog for ignoring money laundering risks in handling millions of francs of suspect

L Brands sells majority stake in Victoria's Secret, New! 2020-02-20 08:47:42L Brands Inc said on Thursday it will sell a controlling stake in its Victoria's Secret unit to investment firm Sycamore Partners, valuing the linge

Microsoft to invest $1.1 billion in Mexico over New! 2020-02-20 08:45:15Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella said the technology giant will invest $1.1 billion in Mexico over the next five years, according to a promoti

UBS's tech-savvy new boss Hamers not always loved New! 2020-02-20 08:42:40Ralph Hamers made his mark as a tech-savvy chief executive who led Dutch bank ING back to profitability after cementing its position as a no-frills l

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise modestly New! 2020-02-20 08:37:28The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, suggesting sustained labor market strength that could help to suppor

Morgan Stanley to buy E*Trade Financial in $13 New! 2020-02-20 08:27:47Morgan Stanley said on Thursday it would buy discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp in an all-stock deal worth about $13 billion, the biggest dea

Oil firms on supply threats, easing demand woes New! 2020-02-20 08:16:57Oil prices rose on Thursday supported by China's efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicentre of the outbreak and s

HSBC targets the globally mobile with $1.4 trillion New! 2020-02-20 08:14:51HSBC plans to invest heavily in its newly combined retail and private banking business as it targets internationally minded customers in markets such

Dollar tramples yen and everything in its path New! 2020-02-20 08:09:13The dollar trampled everything in its path on Thursday after a steep and sudden slide in the Japanese yen called into question its safe-haven status a

Exclusive: Westinghouse set to sign pact with Indian New! 2020-02-20 08:06:38U.S. energy firm Westinghouse is expected to sign a new agreement with state-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India for the supply of six nuclear reac

Domino's U.S. same-store sales, profit beat estimates, shares New! 2020-02-20 08:04:10Domino's Pizza Inc on Thursday reported quarterly U.S. same-store sales and profit above analysts' estimates, as its focus on faster delivery and n

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GM scraps historic Holden car brand in Australia 2020-02-16 22:45:43The move comes as the US car giant retreats from more markets as it focuses on more profitable countries

Japan's economy shrinks at fastest rate since 2014 2020-02-16 20:56:26The world's third largest economy was hit by a sales tax rise, a destructive typhoon and weak global demand.

Crossing Divides: The 'youngsters' gaining respect at work 2020-02-16 19:04:39A demand for social media skills is bringing younger people into the workplace, but this can create friction.

Coronavirus: Bicester Village 'having a tough time' 2020-02-16 19:03:59Spending by visitors from China in the UK stood at £714m in September 2019.

Heathrow Airport apologises for IT failure disruption 2020-02-16 18:00:15The airport says the "technical issues" have been resolved and "systems are returning to normal".

Tesla: German court halts work on new 'Gigafactory' 2020-02-16 14:28:14Environmentalists win a temporary injunction against forest clearance for a new "Gigafactory".

Grant Shapps: Government 'not involved' in China-HS2 talks 2020-02-16 06:58:21The transport secretary's remarks follow reports that China offered to build the line in five years.

Flood defences in England get 1% of infrastructure 2020-02-15 19:54:08Nearly £5bn is due to be spent on flood defences in England up until 2026, government figures show.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation 2020-02-15 18:28:51Mark Zuckerberg says social media firms should not decide what counts as legitimate free speech.

Washington increases tariffs on aircraft after EU subsidy 2020-02-15 09:44:07Most other tariffs on EU exports to the US, including salmon and blended Scotch whisky, are being retained.

Will Vodafone hang up on its business in 2020-02-14 20:01:37A ruling by the Supreme Court could signal the end of the road for the UK telecoms giant in the country.

Pregnant actresses: 'We're not treated like people' 2020-02-14 17:37:27The way some actresses are treated is straight out of "the dark ages", says the Equality Commission.