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Israeli envoy: no action on West Bank until 2019-04-17 19:02:09UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Israel's U.N. ambassador says he believes the government will take no action on annexing Jewish settlements in the occupied Wes

Bus carrying Germans crashes, kills 29 on Portugal's 2019-04-17 18:59:00LISBON, Portugal (AP) - A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 29 people and injuring 28 othe

Jean-Marc Fournier, fire chaplain, hailed as hero in 2019-04-17 17:59:00For the chaplain of the Paris fire brigade, the hardest thing about the blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral was cracking the security codes to rescue its mo

China militarizing deep sea 2019-04-17 17:57:14Space and cyberspace are not the sole domains for China's growing asymmetric warfare programs. The Chinese military has another development program o

North Korea test-fires new tactical guided weapon 2019-04-17 17:50:47North Korea on Wednesday tested a powerful new "tactical guided weapon," according to state-run media in Pyongyang, boasting that the missile will d

Patrick Shanahan makes statement with review of deadly 2019-04-17 16:58:16By ordering another look at a deadly 2017 ambush of U.S. troops in Niger, acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan could put his own stamp on Amer

Largest U.S. airlines urge Trump to enforce Qatar 2019-04-17 15:42:00A group representing the three largest U.S. airlines and aviation unions said Wednesday that Qatar's state-owned airline is playing President Trump f

Russia denies recovering remains of Israeli spy Cohen 2019-04-17 15:32:00MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's Foreign Ministry has strongly rejected Israeli media reports claiming that Russian officials have taken the remains of legenda

Lenin Moreno, Ecuador's president, slams Julian Assange as 2019-04-17 14:45:10Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno labeled Julian Assange a "cyber terrorist" on Wednesday while defending his administration's decision to s

Trump hits Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua with new 2019-04-17 14:30:00The Trump administration announced fresh sanctions Wednesday against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, further rolling back ties with Havana established

Iran says U.S. should suspend sanctions on account 2019-04-17 13:21:52TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Hassan Rouhani says the U.S. should suspend sanctions against Iran because of the recent massive floods that have

Trump offers condolences to Pope Francis over Notre 2019-04-17 12:54:00President Trump on Wednesday said he offered condolences to Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, over the "the horrible and destructive" fire

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North Korea reportedly tests new guided tactical weapon 2019-04-17 18:51:26North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, according to state media Korean Central News

Doctors use gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' 2019-04-17 18:48:08Doctors at two medical centres say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys,

Dozens dead in tourist bus crash in Portugal 2019-04-17 15:47:43At least 29 people were reported killed and others injured after a tourist bus overturned in a coastal town on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Wed

Iraq bans violent video games, citing 'negative effects' 2019-04-17 14:48:06Iraq's parliament votes to ban popular online video games, including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, citing their "negative" influence

Canada pushes back after U.S. clears the way 2019-04-17 10:47:40Canada is "deeply disappointed" with the Trump administration's decision to allow lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba

Florida teen obsessed with Columbine shooting found dead 2019-04-17 10:32:29A young Florida woman who travelled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days before

Indonesia's Widodo set for 2nd term as president 2019-04-17 10:04:59Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results showed Wednesday, in a victory for moderation over the

Peru's ex-president dies from self-inflicted shooting amid corruption 2019-04-17 09:17:34Peru's former president Alan Garcia fatally shot himself in the head early Wednesday after police arrived at his home in the capital Lima to arrest h

Trump administration moves to expand detention of migrants 2019-04-17 08:55:08The U.S. Attorney General on Tuesday struck down a decision that had allowed some asylum seekers to ask for bond in front of an immigration judge, in

Ousted Sudanese president Bashir moved to prison 2019-04-17 08:36:41Sudan's ruling military transferred ousted President Omar al-Bashir to a prison in the country's capital as hundreds of people marched Wednesday to

Notre-Dame to be closed as long as 6 2019-04-17 08:10:41Notre-Dame's rector says the Paris cathedral will be closed for five to six years, while the Paris prosecutor's office says investigators looking in

'The dilemma is the authenticity': What it will 2019-04-17 04:00:02The rebuilding of Notre-Dame won't be your typical renovation project. It's not often that the restoration of a building whose origin dates bac


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'I will fight tooth and nail to make 2019-04-17 19:12:31Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.

Will AI kill developing world growth? 2019-04-17 19:08:04Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.

JP Morgan: Is Wall Street's first female boss 2019-04-17 18:00:46JP Morgan promotes finance chief Marianne Lake, making her a possible successor to Jamie Dimon.

Ivanka Trump: I declined father's suggestion of World 2019-04-17 15:58:51She says her father suggested the role to her, but she told him she was happy in her work.

Climate change: Central banks warn of financial risks 2019-04-17 12:20:41The heads of two major central banks warn firms they may "fail to exist" if they ignore threats.

Jet Airways temporarily suspends all flights 2019-04-17 10:43:54The Indian airline suspends all of its domestic and international flights as it seeks further funding.

Netflix to trial showing top 10 lists to 2019-04-17 09:32:14Streaming company Netflix is to trial showing UK users its most-watched shows over a weekly period.

EU proposes tariffs on £15bn of US products 2019-04-17 08:04:42The EU makes it latest move in a long-running dispute with the US over aircraft subsidies.

Helium balloons blamed for UK train delays 2019-04-17 08:01:52Network Rail says helium balloons are causing delays by getting caught in overhead cables.

UK to introduce porn age-checks in July 2019-04-17 07:34:17Sites that fail to comply will face being blocked by internet service providers.

Juventus shares slump after Champions League defeat 2019-04-17 06:54:33Shares tumble after Juventus is knocked out of the Champions League by Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam.

House price growth at six-year low 2019-04-17 06:25:46House prices rise 0.6% in the year to February, the slowest rate since September 2012, official figures show.

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Stocks erase week's gains after weak manufacturing surveys New! 2019-04-18 04:48:33Global shares erased this week's gains on Thursday after weak manufacturing surveys from Asia and Europe stoked fears of a slowdown in global growth,

Pinterest valued at $12.7 billion in IPO, sign New! 2019-04-18 04:36:53Pinterest Inc's initial public offering set the online scrapbook company's valuation at $12.7 billion on Wednesday, above its expectations and a sig

Amazon, facing entrenched rivals, says to shut China New! 2019-04-18 04:30:05Amazon.com Inc said it will shut its China online store by July 18, as the U.S. e-commerce giant focuses on the lucrative businesses of selling overse

U.S. antitrust scrutiny tests T-Mobile's $26 billion bet New! 2019-04-18 04:05:54T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion deal to buy Sprint Inc banked on changes in wireless technology and media streaming to win U.S. antitrust approval, but

Sino-U.S. trade deal negotiation makes new progress: China's New! 2019-04-18 03:44:19There has been new progress in negotiating the text of a Sino-U.S. trade deal, but work remains to be done, China's commerce ministry spokesman, Gao

Oil prices slip, but ongoing supply cuts support New! 2019-04-18 03:28:17Oil markets fell on Thursday despite a surprise decline in U.S. inventories, but the price drops were tempered by a smaller-than-expected reduction in

Grounded Jet Airways' shares sink, rivals rush to New! 2019-04-18 03:23:53Jet Airways shares plunged on Thursday, battered by worries about whether the grounded Indian airline would fly again, while carriers such as SpiceJet

Pernod CEO: in regular and 'courteous' talks with New! 2019-04-18 03:17:33Drinks group Pernod Ricard is having regular and "courteous" talks with activist investor Elliott, although it is not necessarily meeting Elliott an

Unilever first-quarter sales top expectations New! 2019-04-18 02:59:17Consumer goods group Unilever reported stronger than expected quarterly underlying sales growth, helped by higher prices and volume, and strength in e

Nestle upbeat after U.S. and China boost first-quarter New! 2019-04-18 02:50:29Nestle posted higher-than-expected sales growth in the first three months of the year after good momentum in the United States and China, putting it o

Mahindra signs deal with Ford Motor to make New! 2019-04-18 01:43:51Automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd signed a deal with Ford Motor Co's Indian unit to jointly develop midsize sports utility vehicles in India, the c

Terry Gou's Taiwan presidential run fuels rally in New! 2019-04-18 01:32:24Shares of Foxconn and its Shanghai and Hong Kong-listed units soared on Thursday as investors cheered news that the chairman of the world's largest c