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Trump sends Mnuchin, Lighthizer to China to resume New! 2019-03-23 13:25:35President Trump is dispatching Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and top negotiators to China next week to resume trade talks, the White House said Sa

New Zealand gun ban prompts digital protests impeding New! 2019-03-23 12:54:20New Zealand police have become inundated with bogus reports filed by people abusing a website established as part of the country's effort to round up

Connecticut Democrats call for Mueller report to be New! 2019-03-23 12:35:03HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Democratic members of Connecticut's congressional delegation called for the special counsel's confidential report on the Russ

The Latest: 'Still have work to do' says New! 2019-03-23 08:46:50BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) - The Latest on the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria (all times local): 5:05 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pomp

Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties New! 2019-03-23 07:34:11ROME (AP) - Italy signed a memorandum of understanding with China on Saturday supporting Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, which aims to weave

Pakistan showcases military even as tensions with India 2019-03-23 01:49:49ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan celebrated its national day on Saturday with a military parade showcasing its missiles, tanks and aircraft, even as the prim

A look at Russians who became mixed up 2019-03-22 18:27:10MOSCOW (AP) - An investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into an elaborate Russian operation that sought to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidenti

The Latest: US says Maduro using banks as 2019-03-22 14:56:48WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with leaders from the Caribbean (all times local): 3:45 p.m. White House

Trump cancels Treasury Dept.'s sanctions against North Korea, 2019-03-22 14:53:00In a highly unusual move, President Trump on Friday said he will cancel "additional, large scale" sanctions the Treasury Department intended to impo

Q&A: Golan Heights an area of beauty, strategic 2019-03-22 14:46:40BEIRUT (AP) - President Donald Trump's move to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights turns the tables on decades of U

Donald Trump sits with Caribbean leaders to discuss 2019-03-22 14:41:27President Trump met with leaders of five Caribbean nations at his Florida club Friday, hoping to find common ground on trade and what to do about the

China to give $989 million to build new 2019-03-22 13:46:52COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - China has agreed to provide a loan of $989 million to Sri Lanka to build an expressway that will connect the island nation'

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Dozens killed in ethnic militia attack on Mali New! 2019-03-23 13:47:39Militia fighters descended on a village in central Mali early Saturday, killing at least 40 people, including the village chief and his grandchildren,

Cruise ship off Norway evacuated due to strong New! 2019-03-23 13:06:43Police say a cruise ship with engine problems has sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast and is transporting its 1,300 passengers to shore.

Hundreds of thousands march in London to demand New! 2019-03-23 10:56:23Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new re

Somalia government minister among 5 victims in extremist New! 2019-03-23 09:51:51Al-Shabaab gunmen who stormed a government building in Somalia's capital have killed five people, including Somalia's deputy minister of labour.

Park rangers in Mozambique stage a grassroots rescue New! 2019-03-23 08:46:00As international aid workers struggle to support survivors of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, the staff of the Gorongosa National Park are working around

Pope accepts resignation of Chilean cardinal accused of New! 2019-03-23 07:34:36Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, the archbishop of Santiago, Chile, who has been caught up in the country's sex

U.S. and allies declare military victory, but is 2019-03-23 06:31:00U.S.-backed forces in Syria say they have liberated the last area held by ISIS in eastern Syria, but If the long-standing grievances of Sunni Muslims

Canada announces $3.5M in cyclone aid funds as 2019-03-23 05:29:46A second week has begun of efforts to find and help tens of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa.

Pennsylvania officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black 2019-03-22 21:55:29A jury has acquitted a white former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager outside Pittsburgh.

After decades, Van Gogh painting in U.S. museum 2019-03-22 20:22:30A painting at a Connecticut museum that has long been thought to be by Vincent Van Gogh is authenticated as such by Dutch researchers.

Robert Mueller's report on Russia probe delivered to 2019-03-22 17:09:22Special counsel Robert Mueller turns over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donal

U.S. Midwest flooding cost estimated at more than 2019-03-22 14:54:48Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion US in damage, pushing the total costs from t

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How a missing letter helped create a tech 2019-03-03 19:03:29Scott Farquhar is a tech entrepreneur worth $7bn (£5.3bn), but he almost joined a military academy instead.

Geneva Motor Show: Why it will be electrifying 2019-03-03 19:01:30The huge Geneva Motor Show is gearing up - and this one promises to be electrifying.

Orders gagging workers to be curbed 2019-03-03 19:01:21The government wants to stop firms buying the silence of workers who make accusations of wrongdoing.

'Ask the stupid questions - it's a great 2019-03-03 19:01:20Knowing when to ask for advice is a great skill when you’re starting a business, says Pippa Murray, of Pip and Nut.

Church pressures firms on tax and with no 2019-03-03 19:01:11It says it will vote against chairmen and women of boards of big companies which have poor polices on tax transparency and climate change.

Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil: Vale mine chief 2019-03-03 14:38:56The head of the Vale mining giant is replaced amid an inquiry into the dam break that killed 186.

Turning disused buildings into artist studios 2019-03-02 19:40:21Charities and councils are working with landlords to provide artists with workspaces in cities.

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei chief executive can be extradited, 2019-03-02 04:50:02Canada begins the process to extradite Meng Wanzhou to the US, but a court has the final decision.

Donald Trump asks China to lift all US 2019-03-02 00:40:11In a tweet the president calls on China to "immediately" lift tariffs on US agriculture products.

Canada appeals court orders tobacco firms to pay 2019-03-01 18:20:44A Quebec appellate court has upheld a 2015 decision that ordered the firms to pay over C$15bn.

What's gone wrong at Weight Watchers? 2019-03-01 17:04:48Changing its name to WW just before peak dieting season proved to be a costly move.

Lyft losses grow ahead of $25bn flotation 2019-03-01 13:15:41The ride-hailing firm reveals a sharp rise in sales but losses have increased over three years.

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JPMorgan Chase tests neuroscience-based video games to recruit 2019-03-22 13:48:55JPMorgan Chase & Co is testing neuroscience-based video games to help recruit interns, as it seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce by b

Global growth rebound hopes hit by weak factory 2019-03-22 13:44:23Manufacturers in Europe, Japan and the United States suffered in March as surveys showed trade tensions had left their mark on factory output, a setba

Wall St. tumbles as weak factory data fuels 2019-03-22 13:19:38Wall Street's main indexes tumbled about 2 percent on Friday after a raft of weak manufacturing data from the United States and Europe led to an inve

In foreboding sign for U.S. economy, factory sector 2019-03-22 13:18:39U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March, a troubling sign for the economy although the U.S. housing market showed signs lower interes

Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's 2019-03-22 13:12:59Pizza chain Papa John's International Inc, trying to recover from a string of high-profile public relations blunders, on Friday named former basketba

Tiffany sticks to 2019 targets, helped by e-commerce; 2019-03-22 13:05:53Luxury retailer Tiffany & Co said Friday it expected earnings growth to resume in the second half of the year, helped by a healthy e-commerce busi

GM confirms plans to build new EV, invest 2019-03-22 12:48:04General Motors Co confirmed on Friday it will invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit assembly plant, adding 400 jobs to build a new Chevrolet elec

Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 billion Hewlett-Packard 2019-03-22 12:36:32Mike Lynch, once hailed as Britain's answer to Bill Gates, faces Hewlett-Packard (HP) in London's High Court on Monday in a multi-billion dollar sho

Change to 737 MAX controls may have imperiled 2019-03-22 12:21:27Much like tapping the brake pedal in a car to disengage cruise control, a sharp tug on the controls of older models of Boeing Co's 737 used to shut o

Nokia plays down compliance issues after shares drop 2019-03-22 12:15:32Nokia sought to play down the risks of an investigation into compliance issues at its Alcatel-Lucent business after its shares fell sharply on Friday.

American Airlines pilots will test 737 MAX software 2019-03-22 12:14:17American Airlines pilots will test Boeing Co's 737 MAX software fix on simulators this weekend, the pilots' union told Reuters on Thursday, a key st

Indonesia's Garuda asks to cancel 737 MAX order 2019-03-22 12:14:17Garuda Indonesia has asked to cancel an order for 49 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jets, citing a loss of passenger trust following two crashes, although it had

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