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Alexei Navalny, jailed Kremlin critic, preemptively addresses potential 2021-01-22 16:38:01Alexei Navalny stressed that he is not suicidal in a statement he shared on social media Friday on the eve of supporters of the jailed Russian opposit

Adam Schiff: Declassify report on Jamal Khashoggi killing 2021-01-22 15:27:46House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff, California Democrat, asked the Biden administration Friday to release detail

Boris Johnson: U.K. variant of coronavirus likely more 2021-01-22 13:27:24The fast-spreading “U.K. variant” of the coronavirus might also be more deadly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday, an alarming deve

Wisconsin DNR board refuses to set early wolf 2021-01-22 11:22:42MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state Department of Natural Resources policy board narrowly refused Republican legislators' request Friday to implement a wo

Russia welcomes Biden missile treaty offer -- with 2021-01-22 09:46:00The top spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday welcomed — with reservations — the new Biden administration's

Denmark suspends Dubai flights amid doubts over virus 2021-01-22 09:04:06COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the co

Turkey's Erdogan says extra 10M doses of Chinese 2021-01-22 07:08:04ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that a further 10 million doses of the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine could

Nissan commits to UK car plant after post-Brexit 2021-01-22 05:02:49LONDON (AP) - Japanese carmaker Nissan confirmed Friday that it will maintain its operations in Britain in the wake of the post-Brexit trade deal betw

Russia welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty 2021-01-22 04:57:31MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty

Bosniak wartime officer gets 10 years for war 2021-01-22 04:52:18SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - A Bosnian court on Friday convicted a former senior officer whose troops included Islamic volunteer fighters durin

Kremlin welcomes US proposal to extend the last 2021-01-22 04:31:56MOSCOW (AP) - Kremlin welcomes US proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms treaty between the two countries.

German virus death toll tops 50,000 even as 2021-01-22 02:54:28BERLIN (AP) — The death toll from the coronavirus in Germany has passed 50,000, a number that has risen swiftly over recent weeks even as infect

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Biden orders review of domestic terrorism threat in 2021-01-22 16:50:16U.S. President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremi

New coronavirus variant may be more deadly — 2021-01-22 16:48:34There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death .than the original strain,

Tom Brokaw retiring from NBC News after 55 2021-01-22 15:38:17NBC News veteran Tom Brokaw said Friday that he is retiring from the network after 55 years.

China grants Canadian officials consular access to Michael 2021-01-22 12:17:56China has granted Canadian officials in Beijing on-site virtual consular access to detained Canadian Michael Kovrig but not to his fellow detaine

U.S. Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as Biden's defence 2021-01-22 12:15:34U.S. President Joe Biden's cabinet is starting to take shape. Lloyd J. Austin was confirmed by the Senate Friday, becoming the first Black secretary

One-time home run king Hank Aaron dead at 2021-01-22 11:46:45Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Frida

House Democrats to send article of Trump impeachment 2021-01-22 10:43:33House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former U.

Fauci says lack of candour from Trump administration 2021-01-22 08:35:56Dr. Anthony Fauci says a lack of candour and facts about the coronavirus pandemic under former U.S. president Donald Trump "very likely" cost lives

James Bond movie No Time to Die delayed 2021-01-22 08:01:58The global release of the James Bond movie No Time to Die was postponed to October from April, its producers said, another setback for movie theatres

Elon Musk to offer $100M prize for 'best' 2021-01-22 07:54:01Tesla chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday to promise a $100 million US prize for development of the "best" tech

Google threatens to pull search engine in Australia 2021-01-22 07:31:49Google on Friday threatened to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government went ahead with plans to make tech giants pay for new

Why the U.S. isn't in desperate need of 2021-01-22 04:00:00A lot has changed since the Keystone XL project was proposed in 2005. Ramped up domestic oil production and new supply routes have lessened the U

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China's telecom giants ask for Wall Street relisting 2021-01-20 22:07:49The New York Stock Exchange has already changed its mind several times about delisting the companies.

Ben & Jerry's maker Unilever to insist suppliers 2021-01-20 19:00:16Unilever says that by 2030 suppliers must pay staff enough to cover a family's basic needs.

Brexit: 'I was asked to pay an extra 2021-01-20 18:59:40Shoppers buying items from Europe now have to pay customs or VAT charges on those above a certain value.

Social media giants grilled on hate content 2021-01-20 15:34:21Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok asked about their role in the recent violent events in Washington.

Saga cruises says all customers must be vaccinated 2021-01-20 14:57:38Holidaymakers in 2021 must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the travel firm says.

Organic food shipping system is a 'nightmare' post-Brexit 2021-01-20 12:34:45One of the UK's biggest health food firms has sent no organic products to Ireland since Christmas.

Burberry pins hopes on Marcus Rashford as sales 2021-01-20 11:41:07The brand is struggling in the pandemic but says a campaign with the footballer helped win new customers.

Brexit: 'My meat shipment is rotting in Rotterdam' 2021-01-20 11:05:32Brexit border hold-ups mean customers are starting to go elsewhere says UK meat exporters group.

Low-deposit mortgages return after Covid slump 2021-01-20 08:41:40There has been a fourfold increase in mortgage products for those offering a 10% deposit.

UK inflation jumps despite Covid Christmas curbs 2021-01-20 05:06:49The UK inflation rate jumps to 0.6% in December from 0.3% in November, led by higher transport costs.

UK considers scrapping some EU labour laws 2021-01-20 02:36:06Labour accuses Kwasi Kwarteng of "unpicking" workers' rights, as minister confirms he will review rules.

Prada drops Chinese actress over alleged surrogacy row 2021-01-20 02:25:29The actress has been accused of abandoning children she had through a surrogate.

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The MBA class of covid-19 2021-01-22 19:00:00Once endangered, the venerable degree is emerging stronger from the pandemic

Chipmaking is being redesigned. Effects will be far-reaching 2021-01-22 19:00:00The global semiconductor business is becoming at once more diverse and more concentrated. This brings opportunities—and risks

A Tesla bull debates a Tesla bear 2021-01-22 19:00:00It is easy to make a positive and a negative case for the electric-car maker's $800bn market capitalisation

Sberbank’s second pirouette 2021-01-22 19:00:00Can the former Soviet savings monopoly turn itself into a consumer-technology giant?

The secrets of successful listening 2021-01-21 10:52:02Lessons from a hostage negotiator. Hear, hear

Why prospects for post-Trump social media aren’t all 2021-01-15 19:00:00Banning the troll-in-chief is unlikely to hurt social networks’ business

American trustbusters force Visa to back off Plaid 2021-01-15 19:00:00The Department of Justice signals a new, pre-emptive approach to antitrust

Branding lessons from Rizla 2021-01-15 19:00:00How to become a household name

CES upstages the Detroit Motor Show as cars 2021-01-15 19:00:00Carmakers look to Las Vegas while big tech heads for Detroit. Will they collide?

Kuaishou takes on TikTok and its Chinese sibling 2021-01-15 19:00:00China’s short-video wars are heating up

After years of dithering companies are embracing automation 2021-01-15 19:00:00The pandemic has ushered more robots into factories, warehouses and back offices. They are here to stay

How Inditex is refashioning its business model 2021-01-15 19:00:00The owner of Zara is tailoring its operations to fit online shoppers

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