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Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, 2020-01-24 16:52:05Sen. Ron Wyden questioned the National Security Agency on Friday about whether President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner could ha

New Mexico State University suspends fraternity over hazing 2020-01-24 16:29:59LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State University suspended a fraternity for five years after a student was shot in the leg during an initiation eve

Chinese govt. sharing coronavirus information with U.S. officials, 2020-01-24 15:32:15Senators on Friday received the first briefing to lawmakers on coronavirus outbreak that originated in China and which has resulted in two confirmed c

4 aid workers for French charity disappear in 2020-01-24 14:49:48PARIS (AP) - Four aid workers for a French Christian charity disappeared this week in Baghdad at at time of heightened tension in Iraq, the organizati

Sudan government signs initial peace deal with rebel 2020-01-24 14:30:40CAIRO (AP) - Sudan's transitional government Friday signed a preliminary peace deal with one of several rebel groups that had fought the government o

Accused Russian troll farm loses bid to quash 2020-01-24 13:25:43The Justice Department has the authority to subpoena a Russian company indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller, a federal judge ruled Friday. The d

Elizabeth Warren asks Brazil to drop charges against 2020-01-24 13:11:48Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday became the latest 2020 presidential candidate to condemn the cybercrime charges brought in Brazil against American j

CDC confirms second case of coronavirus in the 2020-01-24 12:31:00U.S. health officials Friday confirmed a second person infected with the new coronavirus that has sickened more than 800 and killed 26 as Chinese auth

EU seeks more time in effort to resolve 2020-01-24 08:25:07BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union’s top diplomat said Friday that more time is required to unravel a dispute between countries involved in the

6 killed in Germany shooting, suspect arrested 2020-01-24 08:20:57BERLIN (AP) — Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Frid

Bulgaria to expel two Russian diplomats suspected of 2020-01-24 08:16:34SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Two Russian diplomats accused of spying by Bulgarian prosecutors will be declared persona non grata and expelled from the count

Taliban say frustrated by additional demands of US 2020-01-24 08:08:28ISLAMABAD (AP) - The Taliban, in a rambling commentary published on their website, expressed frustration with what they describe as additional U.S. de

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Death toll stands at 22 in Turkish earthquake New! 2020-01-25 07:05:35The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 22 Saturday, with more than 1,000 people injured, officials said.

Uncertainty remains over the future success of Harry New! 2020-01-25 04:00:27The breathless headlines over Prince Harry and Meghan’s decision to step back as senior members of the Royal Family have subsided, but uncertain

'It plays to our worst fears': Coronavirus misinformation New! 2020-01-25 04:00:00Social media has completely changed the way in which information about a disease outbreak travels around the world and experts say it’s not for

Why tracing the animal source of coronavirus matters New! 2020-01-25 04:00:00When viruses sometimes spill over from animals to humans, the health consequences can be serious.

U.S. House investigators given tape of Trump calling New! 2020-01-24 22:22:59An associate of Rudy Giuliani has provided congressional investigators with a recording of U.S. President Donald Trump saying he wanted to get rid of

Earthquake in eastern Turkey kills at least 18, 2020-01-24 18:11:27An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 rocked eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 18 people, injuring more than 500 and leaving

Republicans seem unmoved by Democrats' push for witnesses 2020-01-24 16:28:05Republicans in the U.S. Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial despite persist

Trump becomes 1st U.S. president to attend March 2020-01-24 14:56:53U.S. President Donald Trump called it a "profound honour" to attend an annual anti-abortion gathering in Washington on Friday — a dramatic shi

34 U.S. soldiers sustained brain injuries from Iran's 2020-01-24 13:50:55The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi

As they head into Day 4 of impeachment 2020-01-24 10:44:32Democrats are in their final day of presenting arguments in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump but hope their relentless barrage of

Anti-U.S. protest in Baghdad falls short of million-strong 2020-01-24 09:24:48Thousands of people heeded a prominent Shia cleric's call for protests demanding that U.S. troops leave Iraq, while neighbouring demonstrators rallie

Psychiatrist testifies about 'rape myths' at Harvey Weinstein 2020-01-24 09:17:17A forensic psychiatrist took the stand at former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's Manhattan rape trial on Friday, explaining why some sexual ass

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Starbucks shuts shops, suspends delivery in China's Hubei New! 2020-01-24 23:52:26Starbucks has closed all shops and suspended delivery services in China's Hubei province for the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, where a coronaviru

Trump speaks with British PM Johnson about telecoms New! 2020-01-24 20:16:54U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday discussed the security of telecommunications networks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the White House

Fiat Chrysler asks U.S. court to toss out New! 2020-01-24 20:13:09Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday urged a federal judge to throw out a General Motors Co's lawsuit accusing Fiat Chrysler of racketeering and

New U.S. curb on Huawei in limbo amid New! 2020-01-24 18:46:52The U.S. Commerce Department has withdrawn a rule aimed at further reducing sales to China's Huawei Technologies amid concerns from the Defense Depar

Wall Street Week Ahead: Hopes are high for 2020-01-24 17:55:17Wall Street is betting that the most popular U.S. technology and internet stocks can keep outshining the broader equities market but their latest rall

Financier doubts add to Boeing's MAX headaches 2020-01-24 17:49:37To restore faith in the 737 MAX, Boeing needs to prove its flagship jet is not just airworthy but also a safe investment.

FAA tells U.S. airlines it could approve MAX 2020-01-24 17:49:37Federal Aviation Administrator Steve Dickson called senior U.S. airline officials on Friday and told them the agency could approve the grounded Boeing

Former top U.S. general Dunford joining Lockheed Martin's 2020-01-24 17:29:51The former top U.S. military official, General Joseph Dunford, has been elected to the board of Lockheed Martin Corp , the Pentagon's largest weapons

Explainer: Bezos allegations put phone hacking technology in 2020-01-24 17:28:08Allegations that Amazon.com boss and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos had his phone hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have put a spotli

U.S. Justice Dept. plans to hold meeting to 2020-01-24 17:27:42The U.S. Justice Department is planning to hold a conference to discuss the future of a federal law which largely exempts online platforms from legal

Walmart testing higher minimum wage for some employees 2020-01-24 17:27:14Walmart Inc is testing a higher starting wage for certain newly created jobs in about 500 U.S. stores, as it looks to improve in-store experience for

U.S. bank regulator sharpens teeth on Wells Fargo, 2020-01-24 17:26:04Long accused of being too soft, a U.S. bank regulator has surprised its critics with tough treatment of scandal-ridden lender Wells Fargo, culminating

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Davos Diaries: Day 3 2020-01-22 19:30:09Davos Diaries: Day 3. What's happening on Thurs 23 Jan at Davos 2020.

Deepfakes: A threat to democracy or just a 2020-01-22 19:25:21Deepfakes, or computer-generated images of people, can be dangerous for democracy, warn experts.

'I had to get tickets... it was a 2020-01-22 19:24:18As part of a BBC blog series, Sunneva María Svövudóttir from Iceland shares what she spent this week.

US plans limits for 'emotional support' animals on 2020-01-22 19:10:10Passengers have attempted to bring increasingly exotic animals on board flights.

Two weeks of leave for UK parents who 2020-01-22 19:00:16The law, which will come into force in April, will be the most generous in the world, ministers say.

Davos 2020: Nico Rosberg reveals his CEO secrets 2020-01-22 17:16:56Formula 1 star and entrepreneur Nico Rosberg shares his business advice in a special edition of CEO Secrets from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Tesla market value passes Volkswagen to hit $100bn 2020-01-22 16:46:48Tesla sold more than 367,000 cars last year, just a fraction of its competitors.

Canada prosecutors propose £110m Volkswagen fine 2020-01-22 16:35:44The company is dealing with the fallout from its 2015 emissions scandal around the world.

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of 2020-01-22 15:48:46The UN experts' call comes amid reports Mohammed bin Salman's phone was used to hack the Amazon boss.

Deepfake videos: Can you really believe what you 2020-01-22 15:08:25With deepfake technology, it is getting easier to turn yourself into somebody else on screen.

Protester says she was paid to appear at 2020-01-22 15:05:31Others told media they were offered around C$100 to hold placard with slogans like "Free Ms Meng".

Fender Europe fined £4.5m for preventing online discounts 2020-01-22 15:02:18The guitar maker has been fined £4.5m after it admitted breaking competition law.

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