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Donald Trump signs law authorizing China sanctions over New! 2020-07-14 17:40:52President Trump signed legislation Tuesday to sanction Chinese officials and entities for China's "repressive actions" against Hong Kong, and issue

Greece wants 'crippling' EU sanctions ready to use New! 2020-07-14 17:24:47ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece wants its European Union partners to prepare “crippling” economic sanctions for use against neighboring Turke

'Assange Leaks' put WikiLeaks publisher on opposite side New! 2020-07-14 14:37:32A website described as a successor to WikiLeaks published documents on Tuesday it called secret evidence in the U.S. government's case against the ot

Italy returns stolen Banksy to France on Bastille New! 2020-07-14 12:23:50ROME (AP) - Italy on Tuesday returned to France a stolen artwork by British artist Banksy that was painted as a tribute to the victims of the 2015 Par

Hungary lawmakers back Orban's position on EU recovery New! 2020-07-14 11:57:36BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungarian lawmakers passed a resolution Tuesday calling on Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s populist government to ensure

UN court rules in Qatar's favor in aviation New! 2020-07-14 11:34:23THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Qatar won a legal battle Tuesday in its efforts to end a long-running aviation boycott by Arab neighbors when the United

Belarus bars main challengers from presidential ballot New! 2020-07-14 10:15:10MINSK, Belarus (AP) - Election authorities in Belarus on Tuesday barred two main rivals of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko from running in t

Cargo plane with aid crashes in Somalia, all New! 2020-07-14 09:39:39NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A cargo plane carrying humanitarian food aid crashed at an airport in central Somalia but the crew members survived, officials s

Turkey says it rejects EU condemnation over Hagia New! 2020-07-14 09:30:20ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey’s foreign minister on Tuesday chided the European Union over its condemnation of a Turkish decision to convert Ista

Ethiopia enters 3rd week of internet shutdown after New! 2020-07-14 09:27:54JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Ethiopia is entering its third week without internet service for almost everyone after days of deadly unrest, as the government in

Britain to mandate mask-wearing in shops, supermarkets to New! 2020-07-14 08:56:56The United Kingdom is making it mandatory to wear a face mask while in shops and supermarkets starting in less than two weeks. Those who do not abide

13 million COVID-19 cases reported globally New! 2020-07-14 08:36:53There have been more than 13 million cases of COVID-19 reported around the world as of Tuesday, according to the Johns Hopkins University coronavirus

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New Zealand's Opposition leader steps down 2 months New! 2020-07-14 08:17:15Long-serving lawmaker Judith Collins will lead New Zealand's opposition National Party into a general election against a popular government in just o

Britain to purge Huawei from 5G network by New! 2020-07-14 07:46:25British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain's 5G network by 2027, risking the ire of China by

India quickly approaching 1 million COVID-19 cases after New! 2020-07-14 07:02:29India's number of coronavirus cases jumped by another 28,000 on Tuesday and are fast approaching one million. The 28,498 cases reported in the p

Ghislaine Maxwell to face accusers in video court New! 2020-07-14 05:56:20Ghislaine Maxwell, ex-girlfriend and longtime associate of late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, will face a judge and at least one of her accu

U.S. Supreme Court allows federal executions to proceed New! 2020-07-14 04:38:34The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the first federal executions in 17 years could proceed, overturning an injunction blocking them in order

Australia tightens restrictions as COVID-19 cases top 10,000 New! 2020-07-14 03:59:13Australian states on Tuesday tightened restrictions on movement as authorities struggle to contain a fresh outbreak of COVID-19 in the country's sout

White House undercuts Fauci as Trump downplays severity 2020-07-13 19:35:16With U.S. virus cases spiking and the death toll mounting, the White House is working to undercut its most trusted coronavirus expert, playing down th

4 charged in Los Angeles killing of rapper 2020-07-13 18:42:51The 20-year-old New York rapper, whose legal name is Bashar Barakah Jackson, was killed Feb. 19 at a home in the Hollywood Hills. A 911 call from a fr

More than 200 U.S. universities back lawsuit over 2020-07-13 15:05:22More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration's new restrictions on international students, arguing that the p

Activist Nathan Law arrives in Britain after fleeing 2020-07-13 14:03:14Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said he has arrived in London after fleeing the former British colony where China has imposed a new securi

Glee star Naya Rivera saved son before drowning, 2020-07-13 13:33:21Glee star Naya Rivera 's four-year-old son told investigators that his mother, whose body was found in a Southern California lake Monday, booste

Johnny Depp tells libel trial Amber Heard hit 2020-07-13 11:28:29Johnny Depp accused Amber Heard of hitting him with a wild, swinging "haymaker" punch during an altercation near the end of their volatile marriage,


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U.S. Chamber urges China to accelerate purchases of 2020-06-18 08:53:29The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday underscored the importance of functional U.S.-China ties and urged Beijing to step up its purchases of U.S. g

Chanel warns virus impact will linger on luxury 2020-06-18 08:50:34The luxury industry will feel the fallout from the coronavirus crisis for the next two years if not longer, Chanel's chief financial officer said on

Oil prices tick up as drop in U.S. 2020-06-18 08:48:56Oil prices ticked up on Thursday after U.S. oil product stocks shrank, providing bulls with ammunition ahead of a meeting between OPEC producers and t

KKR buys vacation parks firm Roompot in $1.1 2020-06-18 08:47:56U.S. private equity firm KKR said on Thursday it had reached an agreement to buy Dutch vacation parks firm Roompot from French private equity firm PA

U.S. weekly jobless claims remain high as second 2020-06-18 08:38:50A second wave of layoffs amid weak demand and fractured supply chains is keeping new U.S. applications for unemployment benefits elevated, supporting

Kroger expects to top 2020 outlook, beats estimates 2020-06-18 08:27:11Kroger Co said it expects to exceed its 2020 outlook for same-store sales and profit after beating Wall Street expectations for quarterly results on

Exclusive: EU in advanced talks with Johnson & 2020-06-18 08:25:28The European Commission is in advanced talks with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to reserve or buy up-front doses of its COVID-19 vaccine

World stocks drift lower as second wave virus 2020-06-18 08:23:27Global stocks drifted lower on Thursday as an increase in new coronavirus cases in some U.S. states and China crushed hopes of a swift world economic

Wells Fargo investment adviser to sell feeder fund 2020-06-18 08:09:05Wells Fargo & Co said on Thursday its investment adviser Wells Fargo Investment Institute will sell its feeder fund platform to fintech firm iCap

Dollar and yen supported by fears of new 2020-06-18 07:52:27The U.S. dollar and Japanese yen held their positions on Thursday as concerns about a rise in new coronavirus cases underpinned demand for safe-haven

Mother's Day sales uptick doesn't cover coronavirus downturn, 2020-06-18 07:32:13Mother's Day during the coronavirus pandemic meant an uptick in sales for Lee's Flower and Card Shop in Washington, D.C.

Exclusive: Who's in charge at Nissan? COO's allies 2020-06-18 07:27:30Nissan's chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta helped engineer the troubled automaker's latest turnaround plan. Now his allies are pressing the boar

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Coronavirus: Asia's 'shining star' suffers biggest ever slump 2020-07-13 23:26:14Singapore falls into recession as as the global economy braces for the pandemic downturn.

Coronavirus: HK Disneyland to close one month after 2020-07-13 22:35:01The Hong Kong theme park will shut its gates after a recent surge in coronavirus cases.

Female gamers are on the rise in the 2020-07-13 19:49:28Female gamers in Asia are growing at a faster rate than their male rivals in online video games.

The perfume makers that can't smell a thing 2020-07-13 19:02:11Perfumers are using AI to create millions of scents, but will it replace the traditional methods?

Coronavirus: Will women have to work harder after 2020-07-13 19:01:30Women often say they have to work harder to prove themselves than men - will Covid-19 turn back the clock for women's careers?

Brexit: Ads highlight changes for UK holidaymakers 2020-07-13 12:59:31Government campaign will also carry advice for UK and EU firms before the transition period ends.

Johnnie Walker whisky to be sold in paper 2020-07-13 11:47:53Drinks giant Diageo, which owns the brand, will trial the environmentally friendly bottles in 2021.

Making shoppers wear masks could 'trigger abuse', warn 2020-07-13 11:38:20If shoppers are forced to wear masks, staff should not have to police the policy, unions say.

Google announces $10bn investment in 'digital India' 2020-07-13 08:05:26The money, to be channelled through a fund for India, will be used to bolster digital infrastructure.

Coronavirus: Disney heir and Ben & Jerry’s call 2020-07-13 06:58:18Some of the world’s richest people want governments to raise taxes on them to help pay for Covid-19.

Huawei: BT says 'impossible' to remove all firm's 2020-07-13 06:23:38On Tuesday, the UK government is expected to announce deadlines to stop using the Chinese firm's kit.

Quiz suspends supplier amid exploitation claims 2020-07-13 05:34:55The fast-fashion firm is the latest to face allegations of poor working condition at its suppliers.