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Pakistan thanks Qatar for planned $3 billion investment New! 2019-06-25 03:34:48ISLAMABAD (AP) - Islamabad has thanked Qatar for the $3 billion investment in Pakistan announced by the energy-rich Gulf Arab nation's ruler. Abdul H

Asian stocks sink ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at New! 2019-06-25 03:00:15BEIJING (AP) - Major Asian stock markets fell Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for

The Latest: Iran's Rouhani disparages Trump over sanctions New! 2019-06-25 02:50:35DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Iran's pres

Defense to question investigator in case against Navy New! 2019-06-25 01:33:02SAN DIEGO (AP) - Defense lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes are expected to grill the lead investigator in the case Tuesday as

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean New! 2019-06-25 01:14:14TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and othe

Interim Pentagon chief on global stage amid Iran New! 2019-06-25 00:22:41WASHINGTON (AP) - With barely one day on the job, Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper is heading to Europe to try to persuade reluctant and increasing

Iran says talks with US impossible; US says New! 2019-06-24 19:43:00UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran's U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation in the Persian Gulf is "very dangerous" and called talks with the U.S

Donald Trump to meet with Xi Jinping; 'confident' New! 2019-06-24 19:25:52President Trump is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday to see where the Asian superpower stands after American-Chinese tra

Mexico deploys 15,000 troops to U.S. border to New! 2019-06-24 18:43:53Mexico now has some 15,000 troops deployed to its northern border with the U.S. to try to help control the flow of migrants headed north, a top offici

Backers, foes weigh cost to Recep Tayyip Erdogan New! 2019-06-24 18:37:05A big political loss at home could end up weakening Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan abroad, as he heads into a potential high-stakes meeting wi

Seven bodies found in five days on border New! 2019-06-24 18:31:22Bodies are piling up at the U.S.-Mexico border as the summer heat and the press of both countries' immigration policies take a toll, adding new urgen

AP Analysis: Trump moves show him to be New! 2019-06-24 18:17:43WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's abrupt decision against military strikes may have prevented open military conflict with Iran, but it also

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U.S. Supreme Court strikes down law banning foul 2019-06-24 11:26:24The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a section of federal law that prevented officials from registering trademarks seen as scandalous or immoral, ha

Woman, 3 young children found dead near Texas-Mexico 2019-06-24 11:10:25A spokesperson for a Texas sheriff's department says the bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found in an area of South

Cypriot army captain sentenced to life for killing 2019-06-24 09:34:45A Greek Cypriot army captain has been sentenced to seven life imprisonment terms after pleading guilty Monday to killing five women and two children i

Ethiopian general accused of plotting deadly attacks has 2019-06-24 09:12:02The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a num

Czech protesters urge PM to resign, consider him 2019-06-24 07:18:32Hundreds of thousands of people rallied Sunday in Prague to urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign, assembling from across the Czech Republic for

Trump announces new Iran sanctions as Tehran threatens 2019-06-24 05:37:19U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday imposing fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-t

Protesters in Hong Kong plan new demonstrations as 2019-06-24 04:36:17Protesters fearing an erosion of Hong Kong's legal autonomy blocked access to a government office building for nearly two hours Monday and plan more

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul 2019-06-23 13:15:59In a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an opposition candidate declared victory in the Istanbul mayor's race for a second time Sunday a

Kushner's $50B economic plan for Mideast peace faces 2019-06-23 12:13:55Arab politicians and commentators have greeted U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East $50-billion US economic vision with a mixture of derision an

UN chief says essential to avoid escalation in 2019-06-23 06:13:03UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned it's essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to rise following the shooti

Ethiopia says coup attempt thwarted, military chief killed 2019-06-23 05:57:43Ethiopia's government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country's military chief was shot dead, the prime

Climate protesters storm open-pit mine in western Germany 2019-06-23 05:35:01Hundreds of climate change activists have stormed an open-cast coal mine in western Germany in a weekend of campaigning against fossil fuels.


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'Pilots were not to blame for 737 crash' 2019-06-16 19:25:00The boss of Ethiopian Airlines has rejected the idea his pilots were at fault in 737 Max crash.

Brexit uncertainty 'hitting UK business investment' 2019-06-16 19:16:38Companies should be investing in measures aimed at growth, says the British Chambers of Commerce.

CEO Secrets: My clubs aren't 'pale, stale and 2019-06-16 19:06:43Entrepreneur Ronald Ndoro talks about his vision for private members' clubs in the 21st century.

Carole Ghosn: 'I'm a housewife, not a conniving 2019-06-16 19:02:06The wife of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn speaks out about his detention and campaign to free him.

Carole Ghosn calls for President Trump to back 2019-06-16 19:00:19The wife of the former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn wants pressure put on Japan over his legal battle.

Argentina and Uruguay scramble to restore power after 2019-06-16 15:40:42Argentina's president promises a full investigation after a blackout left millions without electricity.

Tory leadership race: EU will renegotiate Brexit package, 2019-06-16 09:26:49Mr Hunt said if there is no prospect of a deal by 31 October he would accept a no-deal Brexit.

Babe Ruth jersey fetches record-breaking $5.64m at auction 2019-06-15 20:56:37The baseball legend's jersey becomes the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.

Tattoos at work: Are they still an issue? 2019-06-15 19:58:56Employers have become more relaxed about visible tattoos at work, but some firms still don't allow them.

Illegal eel exporters exposed by Countryfile 2019-06-15 19:23:26International buyers offered high prices for eels caught on the River Severn in Gloucestershire.

'My parents wanted me to marry. I became 2019-06-15 19:10:43Photographer Sayan Hazra captures a day in the life of one of India's few female DJs.

India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US 2019-06-15 17:13:07The new duties come days before countries' leaders are expected to meet at a G20 summit in Japan.

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Exclusive: Huawei's U.S. research arm builds separate identity 2019-06-24 13:42:05The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - has moved to separate its operations from its corpor

Bitcoin trades above $11,000, after 10% weekend jump 2019-06-24 13:23:44Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the a

Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word 2019-06-24 13:22:39(Editor's note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 9.)

Wall St. flat as healthcare losses limit tech 2019-06-24 13:13:33Wall Street's main indexes were flat on Monday, as losses in healthcare stocks offset gains in the technology sector, while investors awaited a high-

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo 2019-06-24 13:10:42Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic a

Exclusive: Italy's UniCredit puts possible Commerzbank bid on 2019-06-24 13:07:38Italy's UniCredit has put a possible bid for Commerzbank on ice as the German rival does not want to engage in negotiations so soon after the collaps

Eldorado Resorts takes on bigger rivals with $8.5 2019-06-24 12:43:03U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy rival Caesars Entertainment Corp for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to

WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner 2019-06-24 12:41:59WarnerMedia, part of AT&T Inc, said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190624:nBw11Gtf

FedEx confirms Huawei mail ban as new 'mistake' 2019-06-24 12:28:00FedEx Corp has apologized for another Huawei delivery "mistake," reigniting Chinese ire and drawing the fire of state media which suggested the U.S.

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada's Justice Minister 2019-06-24 12:26:03Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer, who is being detained in Vancouver on U.S. fraud charges against her, on Monday urged Canada's Ministe

Facebook's Clegg rejects break-up calls, prefers more regulation 2019-06-24 12:16:22Facebook dismissed calls for a break-up of the world's biggest social network and other big internet companies on Monday, saying this would not tackl

Bristol-Myers plans to divest Celgene's psoriasis drug 2019-06-24 11:55:09Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday offered to divest Celgene Corp's psoriasis treatment Otezla to allay concerns raised by the U.S. competition regula