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Secretary of State Pompeo says Alabama woman who New! 2019-02-20 13:42:07WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Pompeo says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State in Syria isn't US citizen and can't return.

Patrick Shanahan, Lindsey Graham in heated exchange over New! 2019-02-20 13:12:42U.S. lawmakers clashed with acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan recently at a briefing on the sidelines of a major security conference in Munich

More US remains from Korean War nearing final New! 2019-02-20 12:47:49WASHINGTON (AP) - The remains of more American soldiers killed decades ago in the Korean War are likely to be identified shortly from 55 boxes provide

Czech PM invited to meet US president Donald New! 2019-02-20 12:25:31PRAGUE (AP) - The United States ambassador to Prague says U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis to meet him next m

Montana delegation reintroduces bill to name ridge New! 2019-02-20 11:39:07BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Montana's congressional delegation is making another attempt to name a ridge in the mountains east of the Paradise Valley for a

The Latest: UK PM May in Brussels for New! 2019-02-20 11:22:34BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on Brexit, Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Fresh from a political setback

U.K. politics fractures further as 3 Conservatives defect New! 2019-02-20 10:43:16LONDON (AP) — Brexit-driven cracks in Britain's political party system yawned wider Wednesday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the ruling

US, North Korean envoys to meet in Hanoi New! 2019-02-20 10:37:57HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - U.S. and North Korean special envoys are to meet in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital, to make final preparations for a second summit ne

Kim Jong-un or Donald Trump? Hanoi barber offers New! 2019-02-20 09:55:04HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — At a barbershop tucked away in a Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for the dye to turn his black hair the orange sh

Italy's checking if NKorean envoy's daughter was forced New! 2019-02-20 09:13:53ROME (AP) - Italy is investigating if the daughter of a former North Korean diplomat posted to Italy had been forcibly returned to Pyongyang after her

India suspends key bus service to Pakistani part New! 2019-02-20 08:38:35MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) - India halted a key bus service with the Pakistani-controlled part of Kashmir, cutting the only land route linking the di

Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms New! 2019-02-20 08:22:38BERLIN (AP) - Britain's top diplomat has urged Germany to relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting U.K. sales of weapon

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Scientists reveal Neptune's tiny new moon, Hippocamp New! 2019-02-20 13:00:00It may be a faint, fuzzy dot, but this little moon is a happy new addition to Neptune’s family.

US automakers to Trump: Don't slap tariffs on New! 2019-02-20 12:46:21America's auto industry is bracing for a potential escalation in President Donald Trump's tariff war with the world, one that could weaken the globa

Lab-grown steak could be worse for climate than New! 2019-02-20 11:10:32Cultured meat production could spur global warming more in the long term than some types of beef cattle farming, a new study suggests.

South Sudan still rife with sexual violence, civilian New! 2019-02-20 10:58:56UN investigators have identified perpetrators of pervasive rape, killings and torture in secret safe houses in South Sudan, and they believe oil reven

Civilians flee final ISIS-held enclave in Syria New! 2019-02-20 08:51:18A convoy of trucks carrying hundreds of civilians, including children, left the final area held by ISIS militants in eastern Syria on Wednesday, signa

Putin says U.S. will be targeted if its New! 2019-02-20 08:21:00Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warns the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying Russia will retaliate by fielding ne

3 U.K. Conservative MPs quit party over Brexit, New! 2019-02-20 06:57:17Cracks in Britain's political party system yawned wider Wednesday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the governing Conservatives to join a newly f

Egypt executes 9 over top prosecutor's assassination, officials New! 2019-02-20 06:23:52Egypt has executed nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor, secu

French ski patroller dies from injuries after Swiss New! 2019-02-20 04:34:13A French ski patroller has died after being caught in an avalanche in Switzerland, but rescuers haven't found any other casualties so have called off

'I was fed up': Meet the Haitian-Canadian activist New! 2019-02-20 04:00:30"They [politicians] took this money and just spent it on houses, on boats ... This is nonsense," said Gilbert Mirambeau Jr., a 35-year-old Haitian-C

'This is soul-destroying': Families of captured Ukrainian sailors New! 2019-02-20 04:00:00To Russia, they’re criminals, but to their families, 24 young Ukrainian sailors are hostages and pawns in Russia’s latest confrontation wi

Trump says he has 'absolute right' to declare 2019-02-19 16:57:27U.S. President Donald Trump declares he will prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border w

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FMC expects NxStage deal to close in next New! 2019-02-20 04:51:38Germany's Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) said on Wednesday it has won the green light from U.S. regulators to acquire U.S. home dialysis equipment make

Amid trade talks, China urges U.S. to respect New! 2019-02-20 04:46:43The United States should respect China's right to develop and become prosperous, the Chinese government's top diplomat told a visiting U.S. delegati

Sainsbury's-Asda deal in doubt as UK regulator raises New! 2019-02-20 04:38:40Britain's competition regulator has dealt a potentially fatal blow to Sainsbury's planned $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart's Asda, saying it was un

U.S.-China trade hopes extend equity surge; central banks New! 2019-02-20 04:23:37World stocks hit a four-month high on Wednesday on hopes of progress in trade talks between the United States and China, with a dovish backdrop at maj

Microsoft says discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in New! 2019-02-20 04:20:54Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered hacking targeting democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and

Saudi Aramco discussing investments in India's Reliance Industries: New! 2019-02-20 04:16:39Saudi Aramco's Chief Executive Officer Amin Nassar said on Wednesday that the company is in talks with India's Reliance Industries Ltd for possible

Governance panel opposed to Renault chairman being named New! 2019-02-20 04:15:41An external committee tasked by Nissan Motor Co to help improve corporate governance at the Japanese firm is opposed to the idea of Renault's chairma

Ghosn's new lawyer says he should be released New! 2019-02-20 04:03:42The new lawyer for ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn said his client should be released on bail while awaiting trial and that Japan was out of step

Swedish TV says Swedbank linked to Baltic money New! 2019-02-20 03:15:27Swedish television (SVT) said on Wednesday it had uncovered documents linking Swedbank to a money laundering scandal involving Denmark's Danske Bank.

India's top court finds Anil Ambani guilty of New! 2019-02-20 02:59:04India's Supreme Court on Wednesday found Anil Ambani, chairman of debt-laden Reliance Communications (RCom), guilty of contempt of court for wilfully

Oil dips below 2019 highs as surging U.S. New! 2019-02-20 02:51:30Oil prices slipped away from 2019 highs on Wednesday, with surging U.S. supply and slowing economic growth tempering upward pressure from supply cuts

Lockheed unveils new F-21 fighter jet configured for 2019-02-20 00:38:14Lockheed Martin offered India a new combat jet, F-21, on Wednesday to be made locally, in a bid to win a large military order worth over $15 billion.

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BBC World News business headlines 2019-02-19 13:40:08The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done 2019-02-19 12:10:01The UK says it want to replicate the EU's trade agreements "as far as possible".

Karl Lagerfeld, iconic Chanel fashion designer, dies 2019-02-19 11:07:45The fashion world pays tribute to the giant, who was working right up until his death.

Asda sales growth slows amid 'challenging' trade 2019-02-19 09:56:51Sales growth eased at the UK's third largest supermarket chain as Brexit uncertainty affected shoppers.

Estonia orders Danske Bank branch to shut 2019-02-19 09:51:23The bank's Tallinn branch has been at the centre of a money-laundering scandal.

UK employment hits another record high 2019-02-19 08:50:35A record 32.6 million people were in work between October and December, official figures show.

Honda confirms Swindon car plant closure 2019-02-19 08:14:46The firm says the move is due to global changes in the car industry and has nothing to do with Brexit.

HSBC profits hit by China slowdown 2019-02-19 03:33:51Profits at Europe's largest bank rise by less than forecast after a challenging end to 2018.

Replacing failed shops 'won't save city centres' 2019-02-19 03:22:36Authorities should try to attract high-paying office jobs to revive the High Street, a think tank says.

'People use storage for life events' 2019-02-18 19:04:18"We have to be mindful of the moments in life our customers are in," says storage boss Anthony Paine.

How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket 2019-02-18 19:03:52The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer.

Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future? 2019-02-18 19:03:25A decade from now, memory-boosting implants could be available commercially, but at what risk?

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