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Mike Pence: Time for Congress to 'do its New! 2019-05-20 13:12:28Vice President Mike Pence told Congress to get moving and pass the White House’s rewrite of the North American trade deal before autumn, after P

Key events raising tensions in the Persian Gulf New! 2019-05-20 12:56:56Tensions between the United States and Iran have soared in recent weeks, with Washington dispatching warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf, and Teh

Al Jazeera suspends two journalists over 'truth behind New! 2019-05-20 12:42:42 Qatari state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera has suspended two journalists for producing a video claiming the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust ha

AP EXPLAINS: Science of uranium enrichment amid Iran New! 2019-05-20 12:06:36NEW YORK (AP) - Iran has quadrupled its production of low-enriched uranium, semi-official news agencies reported Monday, just days after saying it wou

US aircraft carrier seen as barometer of tensions New! 2019-05-20 10:35:28DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton b

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation New! 2019-05-20 10:12:56COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukraine's new leader, gets sworn in, New! 2019-05-20 07:09:37KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country's parliament

Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' New! 2019-05-20 06:48:15BAGHDAD (AP) - Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the U.S. and Iran, saying it would

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry New! 2019-05-20 06:16:54ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exa

The Latest: Iran quadruples low-enriched uranium production New! 2019-05-20 04:13:32DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between

The Latest: Ukrainian party criticizes new president New! 2019-05-20 04:13:26KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local): 6:20 p.m. A party that was part of a ruling coalition in Ukraine has criticiz

Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks' Assange New! 2019-05-20 03:22:02COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now j

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Canadian among 5 killed in private plane crash 2019-05-19 10:39:16Five foreigners, including a Canadian citizen, died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roat&aacut

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, 2019-05-19 09:28:20A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said.

Another royal wedding — but not so much 2019-05-19 09:00:00There was a wedding in Windsor on Saturday, but there wasn't the pomp and pageantry — or controversy — to rival the other royal nupt

Austria heading for September election after far-right video 2019-05-19 07:42:51Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a vide

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control 2019-05-19 07:08:28Swiss voters have agreed to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, according to p

Joe Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for 2019-05-19 05:41:39Joe Biden is hoping his call for bipartisan unity will help him win not only the Democratic primary, but also defeat U.S. President Donald Trump.

Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett offers an intimate 2019-05-19 04:00:00Former presidential senior advisor Valerie Jarrett talks about her unique relationship with the Obama family, her time in the White House, the challen

Lines and heavy security as Indians vote in 2019-05-19 00:09:44Indians lined up to vote amid unprecedented security in the eastern state of West Bengal on Sunday as the final phase of a massive, staggered election

War of Will wins the Preakness Stakes 2019-05-18 19:24:16War of Will, trained by Canadian horse racing hall of famer Mark Casse, rode the inside rail to win the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes in Balti

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked from behind at event in 2019-05-18 12:55:55An unknown man assaulted actor Arnold Schwarzenegger during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly r

Prince William says death of mother Diana was 2019-05-18 11:24:06Prince William has spoken candidly about the death of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, describing his bereavement as a "pain like no other pain.

Australia's conservatives relish unexpected 3rd term win 2019-05-18 10:31:11Australia's conservative government celebrated its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls, with U.S. and Israeli le

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Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain 'very 2019-05-10 17:43:48The president's comments come after the US raised tariffs on $200bn of China's products.

Uber shares sink on stock market debut 2019-05-10 17:08:30The ride-hailing app enters a new era as a publicly listed firm, but loses ground in first day's trading.

Leicester: A city fighting fast-fashion sweatshops 2019-05-10 17:05:58Fast-fashion has caused a resurgence in Leicester’s textiles industry – but it's come at the expense of some workers' rights.

The hairdressing salon that got rid of mirrors 2019-05-10 17:03:53A hairdressing salon in London has got rid of mirrors, so customers can contemplate art.

BBC World News business headlines 2019-05-10 12:55:34The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

Rihanna makes history with new fashion label Fenty 2019-05-10 12:14:02The singer is the first woman of colour to lead a house under the LVMH brand.

Amazon stops selling 'toxic' goods for children in 2019-05-10 11:35:26Products high in toxic metals were being sold to children, a US investigation finds.

Brexit fears caused car parts firm to stockpile 2019-05-10 10:08:25Brexit worries meant car parts maker Pressmark tied up needed cash in stockpiling materials.

Thyssenkrupp expects EU to block Tata steel merger 2019-05-10 08:53:12Concessions have not soothed European Commission concerns over the proposed deal, Thyssenkrupp says.

Potato farmers want payout from PepsiCo 2019-05-10 08:36:13Indian potato farmers want "compensation for harassment and intimidation" from US giant PepsiCo.

Trade war: US-China trade battle in charts 2019-05-10 07:42:43Talks resume on Thursday after President Trump escalated the trade war with the threat of new tariffs.

UK economy rebounds in first quarter 2019-05-10 06:29:33Brexit stockpiling by firms helps to lift UK growth in the first three months of the year.

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Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after 2019-05-19 13:45:49Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open so

Saudi energy minister recommends driving down oil inventories, 2019-05-19 13:22:17Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday he recommended "gently" driving oil inventories down at a time of plentiful global supplies and

OPEC has two main options for June meeting, 2019-05-19 12:38:28Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing two main scenarios for a meeting of OPEC and its oil-producer allies in June and both frameworks propose increa

OPEC+ will not recommend a course of action 2019-05-19 12:38:26A ministerial panel of major OPEC and non-OPEC producers will not recommend a course of action on oil output policy on Sunday, but will highlight the

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade 2019-05-18 17:49:47Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United Stat

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only 2019-05-18 16:47:53Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" d

China's top diplomat calls for U.S. restraint on 2019-05-18 13:55:30China's senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of C

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in 2019-05-18 13:53:30Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio G

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield 2019-05-18 12:58:42Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff, around 60 people, from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Ira

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime 2019-05-18 12:58:42Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime

Exclusive: Saudi's Falih says sees no oil shortage, 2019-05-18 09:33:47Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising, partic

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions 2019-05-18 03:13:16(Corrects title in 17th paragraph of this May 17 story to say "Chief Financial Officer" Meng Wanzhou, not "Chief Executive Officer".)

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