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Gunmen kill at least 20 in village in 2020-08-07 16:31:07OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - Gunmen stormed a cattle market and opened fire in an eastern Burkina Faso village Friday, killing at least 20 people

Tennessee updates mail voting application after court ruling 2020-08-07 16:11:15NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee election officials have updated the absentee ballot application for November to reflect that the state Supreme Court

Canada says it will impose retaliatory tariffs on 2020-08-07 16:10:35TORONTO (AP) - Canada’s deputy prime minister said Friday that the country plans to impose $3.6 billion Canadian (US$2.69 billion) tariffs on U.

No set guidelines for calling off US Open 2020-08-07 16:10:29A player testing positive for COVID-19 will be dropped from the U.S. Open, but the U.S. Tennis Association has not established how many infected parti

Judge removes Green Party candidates from Montana ballot 2020-08-07 15:40:55HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A judge on Friday ordered Green Party of Montana candidates removed from the November ballot after finding the secretary of state

Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok 2020-08-07 15:34:49NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, sayin

AP Explains: From Hong Kong to TikTok, US-China 2020-08-07 15:25:29WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has launched a major diplomatic and economic offensive against China, hitting Chinese officials with myriad

Canada says it will retaliate for Donald Trump's 2020-08-07 14:00:53Canada will slap retaliatory tariffs on $2.7 billion in American goods after President Trump reimposed levies on aluminum from the north, a top offici

Facebook dismantles Romanian network that boosted pro-Trump content 2020-08-07 12:46:37Facebook and Instagram accounts touting President Trump were taken down after being traced to a Romanian-based network recently purged from the platfo

Ohio may purge 120K inactive voters from rolls 2020-08-07 12:03:55COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - About 120,000 inactive Ohio voter registrations will be purged from state voter rolls after the November election, the state ele

Iran indifferent to Trump envoy's quitting amid embargo 2020-08-07 11:53:10TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's foreign ministry on Friday expressed indifference to the change in the Trump administration’s top envoy for Iran, al

Gates Foundation, India maker partner on 100M doses 2020-08-07 11:53:00The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is teaming with the world's largest vaccine manufacturer to make 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine availa

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Hong Kong, Chinese officials jeer at U.S. sanctions New! 2020-08-08 14:51:48Hong Kong's leader and China's top representative in the city took pot shots at the U.S. on Saturday after the Trump administration sanctioned them

Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel New! 2020-08-08 13:01:37The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has declared a "state of environmental emergency" after a Japanese-owned ship that ran aground offshore began s

Bikers descend on Sturgis, S.D., for massive rally New! 2020-08-08 12:36:34The coronavirus may be changing the world, but there aren't many signs of the pandemic at the massive annual motorcycle rally being held this week at

Lebanon PM calls for early elections to quell New! 2020-08-08 10:50:27Security forces fired tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing demonstrators Saturday in Beirut, and a group of protesters stormed the Foreign Ministr

Brazil approaching grim milestone of 100,000 COVID-19 deaths 2020-08-08 07:08:38Brazil is approaching the grim milestone of 100,000 confirmed deaths from COVID-19, just five months after the first reported case in a nation of 210

Ship that delivered explosive material to Beirut port 2020-08-07 16:27:41The chemicals that went up in flames in Beirut's deadliest peace-time explosion arrived in the Lebanese capital seven years ago on a leaky

NASA drops 'colonial' nicknames for distant cosmic objects 2020-08-07 13:59:28A nebula and a pair of galaxies will now be referred to by a string of numbers as NASA reviews “insensitive” and “actively harmful&r

Seth Rogen's Israel comments highlight fraught diaspora ties 2020-08-07 12:59:21Comments from comedian Seth Rogen about Jewish culture and Israel has sparked an uproar by American Jews, and sparked an international spat.

U.S. slaps sanctions on Carrie Lam, other Hong 2020-08-07 12:41:48The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials — including Carrie Lam, the pro-China leader of the government — accusing them

At least 17 dead in plane crash in 2020-08-07 12:04:05At least 17 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Air India Express passenger plane repatriating Indians stranded by the COVID-19

Kanye West presidential campaign enablers appear focused on 2020-08-07 09:29:04Kanye West's unlikely White House bid is getting help qualifying for presidential ballots in key states from Republicans around the United States, fu

U.S. added 1.8M jobs in July as recovery 2020-08-07 09:08:45U.S. employment growth slowed considerably in July amid a resurgence in new COVID-19 infections, offering the clearest evidence yet that the economy'

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TikTok: Trump signs order to address 'threat' of 2020-08-06 23:02:47Beginning in 45 days, any US transaction with parent company ByteDance will be banned.

Coronavirus: Travellers from Belgium, Andorra, and the Bahamas 2020-08-06 19:54:38The changes start from 04:00 BST on Saturday except in Wales, where they start midnight Thursday.

US slaps 10% levy on some Canadian aluminium 2020-08-06 19:45:32The US reimposes a 10% tariff on some Canadian aluminium products.

UK's winter athletes aim for a record Olympic 2020-08-06 19:23:49British winter sports boss Vicky Gosling explains why Team GB is aiming for a record Olympic medal haul.

Is the US about the split the internet? 2020-08-06 19:13:15US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet free of "untrusted" Chinese apps.

Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus 2020-08-06 19:10:29Video game meet-up ChinaJoy was one of the first big shows staged in China since the pandemic began.

Anger rises as British Airways cuts start to 2020-08-06 19:09:13Cabin crew who are not made redundant on Friday will still face steep pay cuts.

Travelex strikes rescue deal but 1,300 UK jobs 2020-08-06 14:17:59A cyber-attack followed by the Covid-19 crisis "acutely" hit the firm, administrators said.

New York attorney general sues to dissolve NRA 2020-08-06 13:40:29New York's attorney general announces a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the powerful gun lobbying group.

Animal Crossing boosts Nintendo sales 2020-08-06 12:12:15The Japanese firm sold roughly 10 times as many copies of the game in the quarter as any of its other titles.

Bank of England boss Bailey backs end of 2020-08-06 12:02:16UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.

Coronavirus: Serco defends Test & Trace despite low 2020-08-06 10:47:08Rupert Soames says it is difficult to immediately get contact details from people infected by Covid-19.

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Qualified raises $12M to make websites smarter about 2020-08-04 13:05:29Qualified, a startup co-founded by former Salesforce executives Kraig Swensrud and Sean Whiteley, has raised $12 million in Series A funding. Swensrud

Rippling nabs $145M at a $1.35B valuation to 2020-08-04 10:11:20Big news today the world of IT startups targeting businesses. Rippling, the startup founded by Parker Conrad to take on the ambitious challenge of bui

Intercom hires a CFO as it ramps toward 2020-08-04 10:00:55Today Intercom announced that it has hired a chief financial officer (CFO) as it ramps toward an IPO. The unicorn also promoted its COO to the CEO rol

Yotpo raises $75M for its e-commerce marketing cloud 2020-08-04 08:59:27“Marketing cloud” has become an increasingly popular concept in the world of marketing technology — used by the likes of Salesforce,

EventGeek relaunches as Circa to help marketers embrace 2020-08-03 17:57:47EventGeek was a Y Combinator-backed startup that offered tools to help large enterprises manage the logistics of their events. So with the COVID-19 pa

Amid pandemic, returning to offices remains an open 2020-08-03 12:27:37As COVID-19 infections surge in parts of the U.S., many workplaces remain empty or are operating with skeleton crews. Most agree that the decision to

Even as cloud infrastructure growth slows, revenue rises 2020-07-31 18:05:25The cloud market is coming into its own during the pandemic as the novel coronavirus forced many companies to accelerate plans to move to the cloud, e

Cisco acquires Modcam to make Meraki smart camera 2020-07-31 12:48:46As the Internet of Things proliferates, security cameras are getting smarter. Today, these devices have machine learning capability that helps the cam

Atlassian acquires asset management company Mindville 2020-07-30 16:30:00Atlassian today announced that it has acquired Mindville, a Jira-centric enterprise asset management firm based in Sweden. Mindville’s more than

New Relic is changing its pricing model to 2020-07-30 08:42:45In the monitoring world, typically when you spin up a new instance, you pay a fee to monitor it. If you are particularly active in any given month, th

Buildots raises $16M to bring computer vision to 2020-07-30 08:00:32Buildots, a Tel Aviv and London-based startup that is using computer vision to modernize the construction management industry, today announced that it

Hearsay, maker of compliant tools for financial services, 2020-07-29 09:30:02Financial services companies like banks and insurance tend to be heavily regulated. As such, they require a special level of security and auditability

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