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High drama at Britain's Supreme Court in Brexit 2019-09-17 10:07:22The government's opponents argued that Prime Minister Boris Johnson illegally shut down Parliament weeks before the country is due to leave the 28-na

Colson Whitehead among Kirkus Prize finalists 2019-09-17 08:40:57Colson Whitehead's novel "The Nickel Boys" and Kwame Alexander's picture story "The Undefeated" are among the finalists for the Kirkus Prize, a

Iran's supreme leader: No talks with the U.S. 2019-09-17 08:37:57Iran's supreme leader says "no talks with the U.S. at any level," ending speculation about any meeting of Iran officials with Trump later this mont

Newsletter: From 'locked and loaded' to 'no rush' 2019-09-17 08:00:32President Trump shifts his tone on Iran and downplays talk of war.

Bombing kills 24 at Afghan president's rally; Ghani 2019-09-17 05:49:23A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a campaign rally by President Ashraf Ghani in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 24 people an

Popular panda on loan from China dies in 2019-09-17 04:42:02Zoo staff in northern Thailand donned black and white clothing and observed a minute of silence to mourn the sudden death of their popular male giant

Tight race and high stakes for Israel's Netanyahu 2019-09-17 03:01:38In the second national election this year, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting to keep his job — and avoid criminal charges.

Half of the 147 tigers rescued from Thai 2019-09-17 01:25:49More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of di

Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to shoot up 2019-09-17 00:05:04Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to carry out a mass shooting at her old high school.

Russia, Iran, Turkey say Syrian constitution committee ready 2019-09-16 19:02:11The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran announced Monday that an agreement has been finally reached on the composition of a committee tasked with rewri

Third round of flooding in 2019 likely along 2019-09-16 18:40:10The amount of water flowing down the lower Missouri River this year is approaching the record set during the historic 2011 flood, and another round of

Indiana lawmakers seek inquiry into ex-abortion doctor's clinics 2019-09-16 18:12:31Indiana's attorney general said Monday that he will work with his Illinois counterpart to investigate what he called the "grisly discovery" of more

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Europe is being urged to spend, but some 2019-09-17 08:21:00EU nations are at odds on how to change rules on government spending in the 28-member bloc — an impasse that could potentially halt plans to rev

Almost everyone in Ecuador has had their personal 2019-09-17 08:10:00An unprecedented national data breach has seen detailed information of potentially every person in Ecuador leaked online.

Spain is unlikely to have a new government 2019-09-17 06:32:00The Southern European economy has been at a political impasse since a general election in April.

Apple takes its $14 billion tax fight with 2019-09-17 03:59:00Apple challenged a $14 billion tax charge from the European Commission in the EU's second-highest court on Tuesday, escalating the landmark tax fight

Israel's Netanyahu fights to hang on to power 2019-09-17 03:05:00The ballot comes at a precarious time for the country's longest serving prime minister, with the right-wing incumbent facing formidable challenges.

Jeering crowd forces UK Prime Minister Johnson to 2019-09-16 12:03:00British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the European Union's top executive Jean-Claude Juncker and Xavier Bettel, the Luxembourg premier to dis

Trump knows trade wars aren't the best approach 2019-09-16 06:02:00Both Washington and Beijing are aware that a trade conflict is not the best approach to international politics despite continued retaliatory tariffs b

An oil price risk premium is back after 2019-09-16 04:45:00Brent crude surged by as much as 19.5% to reach $71.95 per barrel on Monday, the biggest intra-day jump since the Gulf War in 1991.

EU chief Juncker tells Boris Johnson it's time 2019-09-16 03:59:00British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the European Union's top executive for a set of lunchtime talks on Monday in Luxembourg.

It seems a no-deal Brexit is going to 2019-09-13 12:32:00A no-deal Brexit looks likely, Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne told CNBC Friday, though he is still hopeful that both sides of the English Chann

The most popular drinks at one of Britain's 2019-09-13 07:44:00JD Wetherspoon reported a rise in full year pre-tax profit on Friday, defying intensifying Brexit uncertainty.

It's now a 'very appropriate' moment for Germany 2019-09-13 05:03:00The German government should now look to ease its rules on fiscal spending in an effort to bolster its flagging economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, a vice-pr

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Migrant Mothers and Children Sue US Over Asylum New! 2019-09-18 02:48:23The plaintiffs are 126 women and children from 59 families, mostly from the impoverished and violent Central American countries of El Salvador, Hondur

Nigeria's Diesel-dependent Economy Braces for Clean-fuel Rules New! 2019-09-18 02:15:47Country is one of world's largest economies where businesses rely so heavily on diesel-powered generators — reliable in a nation where nearly 8

Purdue Pharma to Stay in Business as Bankruptcy New! 2019-09-18 02:07:54Lawyers secure permission for multibillion-dollar company to maintain business as usual while it settles more than 2,600 lawsuits filed against it in

ICC Judges Authorize Appeal Against Afghanistan Rejection New! 2019-09-18 01:46:45In April, panel of judges rejected proposed investigation, saying it would not be in the interests of justice because investigation and prosecution un

White House Upgrade: First Lady's Done a Lot New! 2019-09-18 01:43:33The Bellange restoration project began during Michelle Obama's time as first lady and was completed last year, costing historical association more th

NBCUniversal Names Streaming Service 'Peacock,' to Launch in New! 2019-09-18 01:17:16Service will offer a broad slate of original content, including 'Dr. Death' starring Emmy and Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin, the company said on

EPA Set to End California's Ability to Regulate New! 2019-09-18 00:53:24Trump administration asserts only the federal government has power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy

Countering the Rise of Domestic Extremism in the New! 2019-09-18 00:35:05US law enforcement officials and experts are discussing ways to help counter domestic hate groups, similar to steps the government took to expand the

Experts Discuss Ways to Counter Domestic Extremism in New! 2019-09-18 00:28:54Experts said some lawmakers have been exploring idea of what value a domestic terrorism statute could bring to help law enforcement counter domestic t

At Philadelphia Rally, Andrew Yang Casts Himself as New! 2019-09-18 00:18:19Entrepreneur-turned-presidential candidate remains near the bottom of most national polls

Second Man Arrested in Theft of Gold Toilet New! 2019-09-17 19:00:00The 18-carat toilet, titled 'America,' was created by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan

Explosion Causes Fire at Russian Lab Housing Smallpox New! 2019-09-17 18:44:08Officials at the facility in Siberia insisted there was no threat of contamination following the explosion

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Paris sending experts to Saudi to shed light New! 2019-09-18 04:00:24Macron spoke to Price Mohammed, widely seen as the kingdom's de-facto ruler and known as MBS, following Saturday's attacks on oil installations in S

No cheating: At 122, Frenchwoman was the world’s New! 2019-09-17 22:55:05

Renzi splits Italy's Democrats, shaking government coalition 2019-09-17 11:33:58Renzi announced his departure with a Facebook post on Tuesday morning, after explaining the abrupt move in an interview with the Italian daily La Repu

Russia says no threat after blast in lab 2019-09-17 09:34:36The blast happened Monday at "Vector", a state-run virus and biotechnology research centre that is one of only two locations in the world to hold th

I'd love to be granted asylum in France: 2019-09-16 05:22:10Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he would love French President Emmanuel Macron to grant him political asylum. it's not about Fran

Danes raise €2.4m in first climate telethon 2019-09-15 21:27:01

Diary of ‘Polish Anne Frank’ in vault for 2019-09-14 21:35:04

Russia's world-first floating nuclear plant reaches port 2019-09-14 07:49:45

Turkey orders arrest of 223 military personnel over 2019-09-14 02:46:08Turkey has ordered the arrest of 223 serving military personnel across the country and in the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus over suspected links

Frenchman dies during sex on business trip, court 2019-09-13 05:25:30A Frenchman died during sex while on a business trip and a a Paris court ruled it a "workplace accident". The court ruled that the firm should payou

Massive transport strike paralyzes Paris over pension reform 2019-09-13 04:39:51

Paris braces for massive metro strike over pension 2019-09-12 13:40:07Paris metro and other public transport workers were to walk off the job Friday for a huge one-day strike over President Emmanuel Macron's plan to ove