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Group to resubmit petition to allow growing, selling New! 2019-05-21 13:27:42BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A group says it will resubmit a petition to amend the North Dakota Constitution aimed at allowing citizens to grow, use and sell

The Latest: Brennan, Sherman brief Democrats on Iran New! 2019-05-21 11:57:53WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Trump administration's Iran policy (all times local): 12:10 p.m. House Democrats have received a closed-door brie

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of New! 2019-05-21 11:32:41UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Libya warned Tuesday that the oil-rich nation "is on the verge of descending into a civil war" that could d

Julian Assange case: Sweden sets court date to New! 2019-05-21 10:51:48Swedish prosecutors on Tuesday secured a court date to make their case for taking custody of jailed WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange on suspicion of

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, New! 2019-05-21 09:36:56THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where h

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions New! 2019-05-21 09:14:39BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help end tensions between the two countries, Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi said Tu

Former Obama official Susan Rice has book out New! 2019-05-21 08:14:00NEW YORK (AP) - Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has a book coming out this fall. "Toug

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast New! 2019-05-21 07:23:21DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Bahrain on Tuesday defended its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palesti

Nigel Farage taps anger in U.K.'s Brexit-dominated EU New! 2019-05-21 07:04:26FRIMLEY GREEN, England (AP) — No one in Britain is more enthusiastic about this week's European Union elections than people who hate the EU. Ha

Global markets gain on Huawei grace period New! 2019-05-21 06:17:44BEIJING (AP) - Most global stock markets rose Tuesday after the U.S. government issued a 90-day grace period on its order to bar U.S. firms from selli

Australia government says it won't break tax cut 2019-05-21 04:50:02CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's newly reelected government said Tuesday that its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but wou

Huawei: U.S. controls have 'no impact,' talking to 2019-05-21 04:44:12BEIJING (AP) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence that Washington's curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact an

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Theresa May says her new Brexit deal will New! 2019-05-21 12:11:53British Prime Minister Theresa May says her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for lawmakers to vote on whether to

Jailed Catalan separatists sworn in to Spanish parliament, New! 2019-05-21 11:53:09Jailed Catalan separatists, far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest socialist group in years held a rowdy opening session on Tue

Former White House counsel Don McGahn a no-show New! 2019-05-21 10:32:43The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing today with another empty ch

UN 'very concerned' about abortion access after recent New! 2019-05-21 10:12:19The UN human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky undergr

Iraq to send delegations to U.S., Iran in New! 2019-05-21 09:50:44State-run Iraqi media are quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help end tensions be

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's U.K. restaurant chain collapses New! 2019-05-21 08:35:59Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating

Russia's FSB wants Canadian-born Paul Whelan to be New! 2019-05-21 07:35:52Russia's FSB security service has asked a court to keep a Canadian-born former U.S. marine, who's accused of espionage, in pretrial detention for an

U.S. temporarily eases restrictions on Huawei — but New! 2019-05-21 07:30:53The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the worl

'Like Christmas every day': A billionaire's pledge to 2019-05-21 04:00:00Morehouse College, the private, all-male, historically black college in Atlanta that counts Martin Luther King among its alumni, expects its attendees

Washington governor declares drought emergency in almost half 2019-05-21 02:03:59The state's water worries mirror those in B.C. Record-breaking temperatures earlier this month and a below average snowpack have led to a faster snow

New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man 2019-05-21 01:35:22New Zealand police have filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques.

Indonesia's incumbent president wins 2nd term, election commission 2019-05-20 21:32:04Indonesia's Election Commission says the official count from last month's presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5 per cent o

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Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain 'very 2019-05-10 17:43:48The president's comments come after the US raised tariffs on $200bn of China's products.

Uber shares sink on stock market debut 2019-05-10 17:08:30The ride-hailing app enters a new era as a publicly listed firm, but loses ground in first day's trading.

Leicester: A city fighting fast-fashion sweatshops 2019-05-10 17:05:58Fast-fashion has caused a resurgence in Leicester’s textiles industry – but it's come at the expense of some workers' rights.

The hairdressing salon that got rid of mirrors 2019-05-10 17:03:53A hairdressing salon in London has got rid of mirrors, so customers can contemplate art.

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Rihanna makes history with new fashion label Fenty 2019-05-10 12:14:02The singer is the first woman of colour to lead a house under the LVMH brand.

Amazon stops selling 'toxic' goods for children in 2019-05-10 11:35:26Products high in toxic metals were being sold to children, a US investigation finds.

Brexit fears caused car parts firm to stockpile 2019-05-10 10:08:25Brexit worries meant car parts maker Pressmark tied up needed cash in stockpiling materials.

Thyssenkrupp expects EU to block Tata steel merger 2019-05-10 08:53:12Concessions have not soothed European Commission concerns over the proposed deal, Thyssenkrupp says.

Potato farmers want payout from PepsiCo 2019-05-10 08:36:13Indian potato farmers want "compensation for harassment and intimidation" from US giant PepsiCo.

Trade war: US-China trade battle in charts 2019-05-10 07:42:43Talks resume on Thursday after President Trump escalated the trade war with the threat of new tariffs.

UK economy rebounds in first quarter 2019-05-10 06:29:33Brexit stockpiling by firms helps to lift UK growth in the first three months of the year.

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Fed officials see past inflation misses as trouble New! 2019-05-21 13:55:01In discussing the best way to manage the U.S. central bank's 2 percent inflation goal, Federal Reserve officials are considering strategies that may

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as New! 2019-05-21 13:38:18Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest ec

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in New! 2019-05-21 13:29:38Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in New! 2019-05-21 13:24:32Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee a

Huawei launches new Honor phones, doesn't mention Android New! 2019-05-21 13:23:08Huawei launched its new Honor 20 series smartphones in London on Tuesday in a presentation that emphasized the Chinese company's technology but made

Tech stocks pull Wall Street higher as U.S. New! 2019-05-21 13:16:09Technology stocks fueled a rebound on Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies, raising

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from New! 2019-05-21 13:15:20McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating agai

Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions New! 2019-05-21 13:12:59The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily ea

Kohl's chops profit forecast after dismal first quarter, New! 2019-05-21 12:48:36Kohl's Corp cut its full-year profit forecast and reported lower-than-expected quarterly results as the department store chain sold fewer full-price

J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; New! 2019-05-21 12:48:31Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled after the retailer exited its app

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from New! 2019-05-21 12:44:02Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by

Home Depot same-store sales disappoint, warns of tariff New! 2019-05-21 12:13:47Home Depot Inc on Tuesday blamed wet weather in February and a slump in lumber prices for its slowest growth in quarterly same-store sales in at least

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