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Donald Trump says media protecting Biden over probe New! 2019-09-21 13:10:48President Trump said Saturday the media is "fabricating" a story about him pressuring the president of Ukraine to investigate the son of Democratic

Donald Trump defers WikiLeaks question as DOJ seeks New! 2019-09-21 12:29:41President Trump declined to comment on his administration's prosecution of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange when asked Friday by a reporter from Mr

Trump heads to UN with long list of New! 2019-09-21 12:11:36WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump, a self-described deal-maker, is saddled with a long list of unresolved foreign policy deals he has yet to cl

White House drug czar Jim Carroll to press New! 2019-09-21 11:51:12President Trump's "drug czar" will head to Beijing Sunday to press the Chinese government on its efforts to keep illicit fentanyl out of the U.S, t

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change New! 2019-09-21 11:07:52UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, yo

Desperate Iranians selling body organs for cash in New! 2019-09-21 06:59:53A measurement of Iran's dismal economy is found in the body parts market. The National Council of Resistance of Iran, the main anti-Tehran dissident

Solomon Islands forms ties with China after Taiwan New! 2019-09-21 06:52:37BEIJING (AP) - The Solomon Islands formed diplomatic relations with China on Saturday after breaking ties with rival Taiwan, giving Beijing another vi

Iran's Guard says ready for 'any scenario' amid New! 2019-09-21 04:24:46TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country'

Hong Kong protesters, police face off in renewed New! 2019-09-21 03:59:08HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs and police fired tear gas Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievan

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows 2019-09-20 19:31:40WASHINGTON (AP) - Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; former Defense Secretary Jim Matt

Trumps host glittering state dinner for Australian leader 2019-09-20 19:26:23President Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted a rare state dinner in the White House Rose Garden Friday night for Australian Prime Minister Scot

Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's president to probe corruption 2019-09-20 19:08:50President Trump's phone call to a foreign leader that prompted whistleblower allegations of misconduct was with the Ukraine president about a corrupt

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Thomas Cook travel on verge of collapse 2019-09-20 11:30:44Thomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, is facing a race against time to stay afloat and ensure that around 150,000 Brit

Jeff Bezos makes climate pledge, after revealing Amazon 2019-09-20 10:42:50Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and CEO Jeff Bezos vowed to reduce the damage to

U.S. excludes another 437 Chinese-made product types from 2019-09-20 09:56:40The U.S. has exempted another 437 types of products from China from the tariffs Washington had previously threatened to impose on them, in t

Death toll from bombing near Afghanistan hospital climbs 2019-09-20 08:10:16A Taliban suicide bombing of a hospital in southern Afghanistan killed 39 people, nearly double the previous death toll, a provincial governor spokesp

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential 2019-09-20 07:55:35New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ​​​​​said during an MSNBC television appearance on Friday that he is dropping ou

At least 2 Texas deaths attributed to tropical 2019-09-20 07:23:12Parts of Texas remained underwater Friday after the remnants of tropical storm Imelda soaked the Houston area, leaving at least two people dead and pr

Students around the world protest for climate action 2019-09-20 04:15:18Tens of thousands of students were taking to the streets across Asia and Europe on Friday for a global strike demanding world leaders gathering at a U

Mexico's Los Cabos braces for approaching Lorena, now 2019-09-20 02:50:06Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers as Hurricane Lorena bore down on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area. Authorit

UN says North Korea faces widespread food shortage 2019-09-20 02:38:29North Korea's crop production this year is expected to drop to its lowest level in five years, bringing serious shortages for 40 per cent of the popu

'I think we can have a deal,' on 2019-09-19 16:22:05A Brexit deal is possible, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday, adding that if the Irish border backstop whic

Colt suspends production of AR-15 rifle for civilian 2019-09-19 16:11:29Gun-maker Colt is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15, the company said Thursday in a shift it att

Greta Thunberg has talked about a 'carbon budget.' 2019-09-19 14:37:41In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the concept of a "carbon budget" and how you can help save the birds.

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BBC World News business headlines 2019-09-13 12:56:02The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

WeWork founder Adam Neumann's voting power curbed 2019-09-13 09:15:19The office space firm changes its structure after investor fears put its stock market debut in doubt.

Customers in the dark over pawnbroker closures 2019-09-13 08:15:29Albemarle & Bond and Herbert Brown stores have closed their doors, but a helpline is unanswered.

Pound climbs to highest level since July 2019-09-13 07:19:40Sterling rises as traders believe the risk of a no-deal Brexit is receding.

‘My boss lets me set my own salary’ 2019-09-13 04:13:58How picking your own pay has become the latest employment perk.

High-tech ways to keep employees happy 2019-09-12 19:26:04Companies offer gym deals and cycle schemes - but how do they know if these are what staff want?

How bottled water became a million dollar idea. 2019-09-12 19:21:44The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how bottled water became a million dollar idea.

Sainsbury's pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025 2019-09-12 19:06:43The supermarket is asking the public for ideas on how best to reduce its packaging.

YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure 2019-09-12 19:02:39The video site's algorithm promotes medical misinformation in a number of languages, the BBC finds.

BA cancels 27 Sept flights ahead of next 2019-09-12 14:24:11British Airways has begun emailing thousands of passengers ahead of another day of strike action.

US gun laws must be stricter, say business 2019-09-12 12:15:20The leaders of 145 companies send a letter to Congress about "an urgent public health crisis".

Google to pay €1bn to end French tax 2019-09-12 12:04:39The settlement ends a four-year investigation into Google's tax affairs.

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Delaware judge says Tesla board must face trial 2019-09-20 19:55:36A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that Tesla Inc's board of directors must defend at a trial Chief Executive Elon Musk's multibillion dollar pay pac

U.S. trade regulators approve some Apple tariff exemptions 2019-09-20 19:46:46U.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc amid a broader reprieve on levies on computer

Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels 2019-09-20 19:38:49A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy tr

U.S., China held 'productive' talks, still plan October 2019-09-20 18:34:34U.S. and Chinese deputy negotiators held "productive" talks in Washington this week aimed at improving their trade relationship, the U.S. Trade Repr

Walmart to stop sales of e-cigarettes in U.S. 2019-09-20 17:31:49Walmart Inc told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crack

Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to 2019-09-20 17:29:20Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana, dampening

Few U.S. lawmakers hit 'like' button after Facebook 2019-09-20 17:21:53Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up three days of discussions with Washington movers and shakers on Friday, with few if any indications he had won

Exclusive: Fitbit considers whether it should explore a 2019-09-20 17:11:21Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc has been in talks with an investment bank about the possibility of exploring a sale amid challenges in successfully

Warren, Sanders to visit striking GM workers as 2019-09-20 17:05:02Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor disp

Stocks fall as China cancels U.S. farm visits, 2019-09-20 16:49:53An index of global stock markets surrendered early gains on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week ca

Fed in three voices: recession, bubbles, and 'in 2019-09-20 16:43:45After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials put their divisions on full display Friday, with warnings

U.S. repo rate falls after Fed repo operation 2019-09-20 16:43:45The interest rate on U.S. overnight repurchase agreements slipped on Friday after an operation conducted by the New York Federal Reserve that parked $

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