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Sex abuse survivors say Vatican summit must deliver New! 2019-02-17 13:28:42VATICAN CITY (AP) - Roman Catholics who were sexually abused by clergy are insisting that decisive actions to confront the decades-long problem of ped

House rejects bill spurred by secretary of state New! 2019-02-17 12:42:54CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire House has rejected an attempt to limit fundraising by secretary of state candidates after last year's contenti

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional New! 2019-02-17 11:09:04ISLAMABAD (AP) - Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began his four-day regional visit on Sunday, arriving in Pakistan where Sau

Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons 300 times New! 2019-02-17 10:24:49Syrian dictator Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons in his country's civil war more than 300 times over just the past five years, a shocking new r

Polish PM cancels Israel visit amid new Holocaust New! 2019-02-17 10:02:16WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki canceled his plans to attend a meeting of central European leaders in Israel starting M

UN envoy arrives in Yemen to discuss truce New! 2019-02-17 09:53:00SANAA, Yemen (AP) - U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths arrived on Sunday in the capital, Sanaa, to discuss the "complex situation" in and around the key po

Iran unveils Fateh, or 'Conquerer,' its first semi-heavy, New! 2019-02-17 08:27:27TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled the first Iranian made semi-heavy submari

The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS New! 2019-02-17 07:50:52MUNICH (AP) - The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Qatar's foreign minister is cautioning that the Islamic State

Shamima Begum, British teen who joined ISIS, gives New! 2019-02-17 07:08:37LONDON — The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group says she has given birth to a baby boy. The family's law

Mexico to shutter migrant caravan shelter in Piedras New! 2019-02-17 06:54:36PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico — An improvised shelter where hundreds of Central American migrants have been confined in the border city of Piedras Negr

Mohammad Javad Zarif rips Mike Pence, U.S. over 2019-02-17 06:32:36MUNICH — Iran's foreign minister is blasting the United States' "unhealthy fixation" with his country and condemning the Trump administratio

Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit 2019-02-17 06:27:10VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is asking for prayers for this week's sex abuse summit at the Vatican, calling abuse an "urgent challenge of our ti

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India detains 23 men with suspected links to New! 2019-02-17 12:37:47Indian forces have detained 23 men suspected of links to the Pakistan-based militant group that masterminded the bombing of an Indian security convoy

24 bodies found after Zimbabwe mine disaster; search New! 2019-02-17 11:16:25Searchers have recovered 24 bodies from a mine in Zimbabwe that was flooded after heavy rains, trapping dozens of subsistence miners underground.

British airline blames Brexit for sudden collapse New! 2019-02-17 10:01:04Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi.

Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit New! 2019-02-17 09:15:50Pope Francis is asking for prayers for this week's sex abuse summit at the Vatican, calling abuse an "urgent challenge of our time."

Trump's pick for ambassador to UN Heather Nauert 2019-02-16 20:04:46Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn fr

5 dead, 5 injured after gunmen storm Cancun 2019-02-16 19:21:07Gunmen burst into a bar in the Mexican resort city of Cancun and opened fire, killing five people and wounding five more, authorities said Saturday.

Aid for Venezuela arrives at border as Maduro 2019-02-16 17:48:42A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturday, where food

Israeli film Synonyms wins Berlin fest's top Golden 2019-02-16 15:07:04Israeli director Nadav Lapid's Synonyms, a film following a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and tries to immerse himself in his new c

Pence blasts allies on Iran, Venezuela as Freeland 2019-02-16 14:10:47As U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence launched a renewed rebuke of European powers over their position on Iran and Venezuela on Saturday, leaders from Can

Nigeria's presidential candidates blame each other for surprise 2019-02-16 11:57:10Nigeria's top candidates on Saturday condemned the last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until Feb. 23, blaming each oth

University building in St. Petersburg partially collapses 2019-02-16 10:53:55Part of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia's second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casual

Pope defrocks former U.S. cardinal over sex abuse 2019-02-16 08:44:07Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confes

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Asia shares up on optimism over trade talks, New! 2019-02-17 19:27:43Asian share markets firmed on Monday as investors dared to hope for both progress at Sino-U.S. trade talks in Washington this week and more policy sti

Famed Cullinan mine banks on big diamonds to New! 2019-02-17 17:19:55The owner of one of the world's most famous diamond mines could be about a decade away from clearing its multi-million-dollar debts, in a sign of the

Alabama jury awards $152 million in Ford Explorer New! 2019-02-17 15:41:08An Alabama jury awarded $151.8 million to a young man paralyzed in 2015 rollover accident involving a Ford Explorer sport utility vehicle, Ford and la

Russia's Gazprombank freezes accounts of Venezuela's PDVSA: source New! 2019-02-17 14:12:51Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce t

Qatar aims to build $20 billion sports sector New! 2019-02-17 08:59:16Qatar wants to attract more sports companies to the Gulf state, aiming to develop a $20 billion sports sector ahead of the 2022 World Cup, a senior of

Airbus warns of no-deal Brexit, says has spent New! 2019-02-17 08:30:27Airbus said on Sunday it would have to make "difficult decisions" about future investment if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a dea

Qatar's real estate market faces reality check ahead 2019-02-17 00:50:35Qatar's Doha Tower, a spike-tipped cylinder that glows orange at night, won an award when finished in 2012 amid a Gulf-wide real estate boom, but tod

Nissan panel to recommend outside director to chair 2019-02-16 22:14:50A Nissan Motor governance committee will recommend the appointment of an external director as board chairman, a role distinct from company chairman, i

Canada's Freeland pushes end of steel, aluminum tariffs 2019-02-16 14:48:46Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday she had made clear in a meeting with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi a

Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok's Calvey 2019-02-16 10:29:29A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms accused of fraud, to be kept in

Russian court orders Baring Vostok's Calvey to be 2019-02-16 08:09:05A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostok's founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody until April 13.

Exclusive: China ride-hailing giant Didi plans Chile, Peru 2019-02-16 07:35:11Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin America's fastest-growing markets, recruiting manager

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'Ideas are worthless, execution matters' 2019-02-10 19:09:50StockX founder Josh Luber says entrepreneurs just need to put "one foot in front of the other".

'I stole £30,000 from my mum to make 2019-02-10 19:07:52Andrew Michael was 17 when he used his mother's credit card without her knowledge to launch a successful IT company.

When parents sue their children for support 2019-02-10 19:07:08A handful of Asian countries allow parents to take legal action against their children who fail to support them.

Austerity to continue unless Hammond spends, says IFS 2019-02-10 19:05:41The chancellor is facing tricky spending decisions, says think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Brexit: How could it affect the fashion industry? 2019-02-10 19:03:04Brexit may mean buying your favourite brand could cost you more. Here's why.

Goldman's role in the 1MDB scandal explained 2019-02-10 02:16:58The firm is facing legal action after helping to raise money for Malaysia's state development fund.

Sweets industry stands firm against sugar backlash 2019-02-09 19:40:53How is the world's biggest trade fair for sweets adapting to a growing backlash against sugar?

'I was so in love, it's happened a 2019-02-09 19:27:19Merebeth Veit has invented a job for herself that satisfies the two loves of her life, animals and travel.

Sir Philip Green 'paid employee £1m over harassment 2019-02-09 13:31:00The Daily Telegraph says Sir Philip paid the female employee £1m after groping and kissing her.

Brexit: Seaborne Freight no-deal ferry contract scrapped 2019-02-09 09:30:29The Irish backers of Seaborne Freight - which owned no ships - have pulled out of the deal.

747: How the jumbo jet shaped 50 years 2019-02-08 23:43:38Fifty years since the Boeing 747's first flight, BBC Rewind looks back on how the jumbo jet changed aviation and global travel.

The art dealer making jewellery from e-waste 2019-02-08 16:02:37Eliza Walter works at an art gallery, but in her spare time she makes sustainable jewellery.

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