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Ukraine, US bicker over corruption fight ahead of New! 2019-03-21 13:08:12KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine and the United States are having a diplomatic spat after Washington criticized the Ukrainian government's anti-corruptio

Trump: It's time for U.S. to recognize Israeli New! 2019-03-21 13:08:00President Trump said Thursday the U.S. should recognize Israel's control of the Golan Heights, a disputed stretch of land that Israelis captured from

The Latest: Israel thanks Trump for Golan remarks New! 2019-03-21 13:07:37JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on the United States and Israel (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Israel's leader has thanked President Donald Trump for "bol

Chinese visit to Italy seeks closer ties, stirs New! 2019-03-21 12:44:50MILAN (AP) - At the heart of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's visit to Rome beginning Thursday is a key prize: A deal to make Italy the first major demo

DOJ suspects Chelsea Manning gave 'false or mistaken' New! 2019-03-21 12:21:10WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning is suspected by federal prosecutors of giving bogus testimony during her 2013 military trial, an attorney for the con

US military vet recounts arrests in Haiti to New! 2019-03-21 11:42:36PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he and a group of f

Poll: More Americans say too little spending on New! 2019-03-21 11:05:34WASHINGTON (AP) - A growing majority of Americans want greater government spending on health care, and the increase is being driven by both Democrats

Erdogan airs mosque gunman video ahead visit by New! 2019-03-21 09:56:38ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president has again screened clips of a video taken by the Christchurch mosque gunman, a day before the foreign minist

River ferry sinks in Tigris near Iraq's Mosul, New! 2019-03-21 09:52:51BAGHDAD (AP) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday

Mike Pompeo to visit Jerusalem's Western Wall with New! 2019-03-21 08:23:50JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was set to make an unprecedented visit Thursday to Jerusalem's Western Wall with Israeli P

New Hampshire gets nearly $12M to fight opioid New! 2019-03-21 08:20:34CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's congressional delegation and Gov. Chris Sununu are welcoming nearly $12 million in additional funding to fight t

Poland snubs Russia ahead of WWII commemoration New! 2019-03-21 07:17:56WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities have refused to invite a Russian delegation to a commemoration ceremony marking the 80th anniversary of

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Kazakhstan's longtime dictator could be angling to have 2019-03-20 13:24:02Kazakhstan takes a step closer to a carefully choreographed dynastic succession as the daughter of its long-serving ruler is named to a post that puts

Drug to treat postpartum depression approved in U.S. 2019-03-20 12:40:59First postpartum depression therapy, an IV drug, approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Cockpit recording of doomed Lion Air jet depicts 2019-03-20 10:46:56The pilots of a doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 scoured a handbook as they struggled to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of

Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic's sentence raised to life 2019-03-20 10:39:38UN appeals judges in the Netherlands sentence former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison for genocide, ending one of the

Texas-sized surprise: 45 rattlesnakes found underneath house 2019-03-20 08:42:04A Texas homeowner who reported seeing a few snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living underneath his house.

Turkey's Erdogan directs incendiary comments at Australia, New 2019-03-20 08:30:43Ignoring widespread criticism, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday again showed excerpts of a video taken by the attacker who killed 50

NASA's plan to scoop up dirt from asteroid 2019-03-20 08:25:10It's not going to be easy for a NASA spacecraft to scoop up dirt and gravel from the asteroid Bennu as planned, the spacecraft's observations show.

EU regulators fine Google $1.68B US for abusing 2019-03-20 07:44:13European Union regulators have fined Google $1.68-billion US fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising.

Police 'strongly believe' suspected Christchurch gunman planned to 2019-03-20 04:00:00As the first funerals were held for some of the 50 victims in the Christchurch mosque attacks, New Zealand police announced that they believed the acc

Why the accused New Zealand killer was fascinated 2019-03-20 04:00:00The 28-year-old accused of killing 50 people in two Christchurch mosques on Friday had written the names of Christian Serbian military leaders —

The case for denying mass killers fame in 2019-03-20 04:00:00In a bid to deny mass killers the infamy they seek, New Zealand's prime minister refuses to utter the name of the suspected gunman in last week's de

Theresa May asks to delay Brexit until June 2019-03-20 03:29:31British Prime Minister Theresa May says she asked the European Union on Wednesday to delay the country's divorce from the bloc until June 30, bu

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How a missing letter helped create a tech 2019-03-03 19:03:29Scott Farquhar is a tech entrepreneur worth $7bn (£5.3bn), but he almost joined a military academy instead.

Geneva Motor Show: Why it will be electrifying 2019-03-03 19:01:30The huge Geneva Motor Show is gearing up - and this one promises to be electrifying.

Orders gagging workers to be curbed 2019-03-03 19:01:21The government wants to stop firms buying the silence of workers who make accusations of wrongdoing.

'Ask the stupid questions - it's a great 2019-03-03 19:01:20Knowing when to ask for advice is a great skill when you’re starting a business, says Pippa Murray, of Pip and Nut.

Church pressures firms on tax and with no 2019-03-03 19:01:11It says it will vote against chairmen and women of boards of big companies which have poor polices on tax transparency and climate change.

Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil: Vale mine chief 2019-03-03 14:38:56The head of the Vale mining giant is replaced amid an inquiry into the dam break that killed 186.

Turning disused buildings into artist studios 2019-03-02 19:40:21Charities and councils are working with landlords to provide artists with workspaces in cities.

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei chief executive can be extradited, 2019-03-02 04:50:02Canada begins the process to extradite Meng Wanzhou to the US, but a court has the final decision.

Donald Trump asks China to lift all US 2019-03-02 00:40:11In a tweet the president calls on China to "immediately" lift tariffs on US agriculture products.

Canada appeals court orders tobacco firms to pay 2019-03-01 18:20:44A Quebec appellate court has upheld a 2015 decision that ordered the firms to pay over C$15bn.

What's gone wrong at Weight Watchers? 2019-03-01 17:04:48Changing its name to WW just before peak dieting season proved to be a costly move.

Lyft losses grow ahead of $25bn flotation 2019-03-01 13:15:41The ride-hailing firm reveals a sharp rise in sales but losses have increased over three years.

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Deutsche Bank CEO sees strong case for merger New! 2019-03-21 04:48:26Christian Sewing, the chief executive of Deutsche Bank, believes there is a strong case for a merger with rival Commerzbank, according to a person wit

Reliance sends fuel from India, Europe to Venezuela New! 2019-03-21 04:28:23India's Reliance Industries is selling fuels to Venezuela from India and Europe to sidestep sanctions that bar U.S.-based companies from dealing with

Roche sues U.S. executives in fight over diabetes New! 2019-03-21 04:17:29Roche is seeking tens of millions of dollars in damages and compensation in a U.S. lawsuit against former executives of a Utah-based company, the Swis

From California to Oslo: foreign subsidies fuel Norway's New! 2019-03-21 03:08:27On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part of a globa

Asian shares rise on Fed dovishness; growth concerns New! 2019-03-21 02:59:26Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve abandoned forecasts for any interest rate hikes this year,

China Geely Auto's full-year profit jumps 18 percent, 2019-03-21 02:36:19China's Geely Automobile Holdings posted an 18 percent jump in annual net profit, driven by higher sales of its sedans and sports utility vehicles (S

Boeing, FAA face more pressure from U.S. lawmakers 2019-03-21 02:17:55Pressure mounted on Boeing Co in Washington as U.S. lawmakers called for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets, even as the world's bi

Short & distort? The ugly war between CEOs 2019-03-21 02:04:14On the morning of July 11, Paul Pittman was on a corn farm in Western Illinois, unaware his company had taken a devastating hit.

Boeing, FAA officials called to testify in U.S. 2019-03-21 00:47:04Boeing Co faced growing pressure in Washington on Wednesday as U.S. lawmakers called for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets while th

U.S. probed FAA's Boeing 737 Max software approval 2019-03-21 00:47:04U.S. officials started investigating the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval of the Boeing 737 Max software linked to the Lion Air plane

Southwest pilots say extra training required after 737 2019-03-21 00:47:04Extra computer-based training will be required after a planned update to the software on the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft, Southwest Airlines Co's pilo

Indonesia's Lion Air starts work on $1 billion 2019-03-21 00:43:58Indonesian carrier Lion Air has started working on $1 billion domestic initial public offering (IPO), Bloomberg reported on Thursday citing sources, a

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