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What the Mueller report says about Trump-Russia contacts New! 2019-04-18 18:59:35WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping two-year investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller identified numerous contacts between President Donald Trump's

From a charred hulk, a new birth of New! 2019-04-18 17:59:24Sometimes individual events occur that bring larger trends into stark perspective. The burning of Notre Dame Cathedral this week was one of those even

Patrick Shanahan dangles F-35 fighters to Turkey in New! 2019-04-18 17:18:27Washington and Ankara are inching closer to holding senior-level, bilateral talks over Turkey's plans to buy the Russian-made S-400 missile system --

Ola Bini, Julian Assange ally, fights hacking arrest New! 2019-04-18 17:09:08Ola Bini, a Swedish computer programmer friendly with WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, claimed innocence Thursday in his first public statement sin

ISIS claims central Africa province New! 2019-04-18 16:47:12DAKAR, Senegal — A group that monitors jihadist websites says the Islamic State extremist group is claiming to have established a province in ce

NH delegation weighs in on Mueller report New! 2019-04-18 16:28:24CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Members of New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation support the call for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify be

Massachusetts delegation weighs in on Mueller report New! 2019-04-18 15:52:15BOSTON (AP) - Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are weighing in on the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's r

Putin envoy in Caracas rejects US revival of New! 2019-04-18 15:31:39CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - As Venezuela's reliance on Russia grows amid the country's unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin's point man in Caracas is pus

Commission: New NAFTA would deliver modest economic gains New! 2019-04-18 15:25:29WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's new North America trade agreement would give the U.S. economy only a modest boost, an independent federal

Full text of Mueller's questions and Trump's answers New! 2019-04-18 14:23:33WASHINGTON (AP) - Robert Mueller's 448-page investigative report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election includes

Qatari official: Afghan talks postponed indefinitely New! 2019-04-18 12:05:35KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A first round of Afghan-to-Afghan peace talks that would have seen Taliban and government officials sit together for the fir

DOJ shields details in Julian Assange case due New! 2019-04-18 11:49:02The Department of Justice hinted at the possibility of recently arrested WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange facing further charges in federal court fi

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North Korea reportedly tests new guided tactical weapon 2019-04-17 18:51:26North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, according to state media Korean Central News

Doctors use gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' 2019-04-17 18:48:08Doctors at two medical centres say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys,

Dozens dead in tourist bus crash in Portugal 2019-04-17 15:47:43At least 29 people were reported killed and others injured after a tourist bus overturned in a coastal town on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Wed

Iraq bans violent video games, citing 'negative effects' 2019-04-17 14:48:06Iraq's parliament votes to ban popular online video games, including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, citing their "negative" influence

Canada pushes back after U.S. clears the way 2019-04-17 10:47:40Canada is "deeply disappointed" with the Trump administration's decision to allow lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba

Florida teen obsessed with Columbine shooting found dead 2019-04-17 10:32:29A young Florida woman who travelled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days before

Indonesia's Widodo set for 2nd term as president 2019-04-17 10:04:59Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results showed Wednesday, in a victory for moderation over the

Peru's ex-president dies from self-inflicted shooting amid corruption 2019-04-17 09:17:34Peru's former president Alan Garcia fatally shot himself in the head early Wednesday after police arrived at his home in the capital Lima to arrest h

Trump administration moves to expand detention of migrants 2019-04-17 08:55:08The U.S. Attorney General on Tuesday struck down a decision that had allowed some asylum seekers to ask for bond in front of an immigration judge, in

Ousted Sudanese president Bashir moved to prison 2019-04-17 08:36:41Sudan's ruling military transferred ousted President Omar al-Bashir to a prison in the country's capital as hundreds of people marched Wednesday to

Notre-Dame to be closed as long as 6 2019-04-17 08:10:41Notre-Dame's rector says the Paris cathedral will be closed for five to six years, while the Paris prosecutor's office says investigators looking in

'The dilemma is the authenticity': What it will 2019-04-17 04:00:02The rebuilding of Notre-Dame won't be your typical renovation project. It's not often that the restoration of a building whose origin dates bac

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'I will fight tooth and nail to make 2019-04-17 19:12:31Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.

Will AI kill developing world growth? 2019-04-17 19:08:04Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.

JP Morgan: Is Wall Street's first female boss 2019-04-17 18:00:46JP Morgan promotes finance chief Marianne Lake, making her a possible successor to Jamie Dimon.

Ivanka Trump: I declined father's suggestion of World 2019-04-17 15:58:51She says her father suggested the role to her, but she told him she was happy in her work.

Climate change: Central banks warn of financial risks 2019-04-17 12:20:41The heads of two major central banks warn firms they may "fail to exist" if they ignore threats.

Jet Airways temporarily suspends all flights 2019-04-17 10:43:54The Indian airline suspends all of its domestic and international flights as it seeks further funding.

Netflix to trial showing top 10 lists to 2019-04-17 09:32:14Streaming company Netflix is to trial showing UK users its most-watched shows over a weekly period.

EU proposes tariffs on £15bn of US products 2019-04-17 08:04:42The EU makes it latest move in a long-running dispute with the US over aircraft subsidies.

Helium balloons blamed for UK train delays 2019-04-17 08:01:52Network Rail says helium balloons are causing delays by getting caught in overhead cables.

UK to introduce porn age-checks in July 2019-04-17 07:34:17Sites that fail to comply will face being blocked by internet service providers.

Juventus shares slump after Champions League defeat 2019-04-17 06:54:33Shares tumble after Juventus is knocked out of the Champions League by Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam.

House price growth at six-year low 2019-04-17 06:25:46House prices rise 0.6% in the year to February, the slowest rate since September 2012, official figures show.

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Sears sues Lampert, claiming he looted assets and New! 2019-04-18 13:54:24Sears Holdings Corp sued longtime former chairman Eddie Lampert, his hedge fund ESL Investments and others like Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, cla

Oil prices little changed despite Saudi export cuts, New! 2019-04-18 13:51:11Oil futures held steady on Thursday as a drop in crude exports from OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and a draw in U.S. oil inventories supporte

Zoom starts trading at $65 per share, 80 New! 2019-04-18 13:45:18Video conferencing company Zoom Video Communications opened at $65 per share on Thursday, 80.6 percent above its initial public offering price, in its

Pinterest's shares surge 25 percent in debut New! 2019-04-18 13:44:11Shares of Pinterest Inc surged 25 percent in their debut on Thursday, giving the online scrapbook company a market capitalization of $15.8 billion and

German ministry wants to extend electric car subsidies: New! 2019-04-18 13:24:47Germany's economy ministry wants to extend subsidies for new electric cars until the end of 2020 in an effort to increase sales, draft guidelines see

Explainer: Betting on the past? Europe decides on New! 2019-04-18 13:19:43The European Commission's push to implement a Wi-Fi standard for connected cars has won the support of lawmakers in a victory for Germany's Volkswag

U.S. retail sales, labor market data paint upbeat New! 2019-04-18 13:18:37U.S. retail sales increased by the most in 1-1/2 years in March as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, the late

Wall Street edges higher on industrial gains; healthcare New! 2019-04-18 13:17:47U.S. stocks eked out gains in volatile trading on Thursday, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as strong results from industrials countered another drop

Exclusive: New U.S. consumer watchdog chief to continue New! 2019-04-18 13:13:39The new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will continue with reviews, begun by her predecessor, of its public complaints database a

U.S. pilot program allows online grocery shopping with New! 2019-04-18 13:07:37The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday said it has launched a pilot program in New York that allows consumers dependant on food stamps to use

Google lets Android users in Europe choose rival New! 2019-04-18 13:05:33Users of Android devices in Europe will be able to choose rival browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday, a senior Google ex

U.S. lawmakers to get long-awaited analysis of new New! 2019-04-18 12:58:24U.S. lawmakers and economists are awaiting a key analysis of the economic impacts of the new North American trade deal, expected to be published late

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