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China lashes out at NY Times report on New! 2019-11-18 07:45:09BEIJING (AP) - China’s foreign ministry lashed out at The New York Times on Monday over its release of leaked documents portraying the inner wor

Hong Kong police battle protesters trying to escape New! 2019-11-18 06:37:35HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police using tear gas and rubber bullets fought off protesters Monday as they tried to break through a police cordon

U.K. parties woo wary business chiefs; Boris Johnson New! 2019-11-18 06:33:03LONDON (AP) — The leaders of Britain's three biggest national political parties were making election pitches Monday to business leaders who are

Russia hands back 3 seized ships to Ukraine New! 2019-11-18 06:30:36MOSCOW (AP) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry says three Ukrainian naval ships that were seized in a shooting confrontation nearly a year ago have bee

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's new New! 2019-11-18 06:30:17COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka's president on Monday and appealed to minority

Stocks subdued after US record highs, eyes on New! 2019-11-18 06:10:58TOKYO (AP) - Global markets were subdued Monday as investors look for developments in the U.S.-China trade war and the outlook for stocks after Wall S

Pelosi invites Trump to testify as new witnesses New! 2019-11-18 05:32:40WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment i

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s attack on diplomat, impeachment New! 2019-11-18 02:24:41WASHINGTON (AP) - Truth was lost in the first round of historic impeachment hearings as President Donald Trump launched a tweet attack on a senior U.S

What’s next: Impeachment hearings enter crucial stretch New! 2019-11-18 02:23:19WASHINGTON (AP) - The House impeachment hearings are entering a crucial second week as Democrats are set to hear from eight additional witnesses about

UN calls for talks to end Bolivia crisis New! 2019-11-18 02:08:05LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - Shadowed by street violence and food shortages, a U.N. envoy is urging the government of Bolivia’s self-proclaimed interi

Kim Jong Un supervises another N. Korean military New! 2019-11-18 01:44:41SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters and vowed to build an “invinc

Asian shares mixed amid cautious mood, eyes on New! 2019-11-17 21:31:15TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares are mixed Monday in a cautious mode after Wall Street closed out the week with milestones as the Dow Jones Industrial Averag

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Devastating wildfire conditions to worsen in Australia 2019-11-17 07:47:54Rising temperatures, lightning strikes and erratic winds are set to fan wildfires in Australia in the week ahead, officials said on Sunday, with emerg

At least 7 killed, 25 hurt in Bangladesh 2019-11-17 06:42:18At least seven people were killed and another 25 injured after a gas pipeline exploded in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday, police said.

Hong Kong protesters fire arrows from campus fortress 2019-11-17 05:52:07Hong Kong protesters used bows and arrows and hurled gasoline bombs from a barricaded university campus on Sunday, as police charged and charged

Iran supreme leader warns 'thugs' amid gas price 2019-11-17 05:25:48Iran's supreme leader on Sunday backed the government's decision to raise gasoline prices and called angry protesters who have been setting fire to

'A microcosm of the country': How impeachment hearings 2019-11-17 04:00:30In the swing state of Michigan, which helped Obama and Trump win their elections, here's how the fallout from the presidential impeachment hearings i

U.S., South Korea postpone military drills to bolster 2019-11-17 00:35:41The United States and South Korea announced on Sunday they will postpone military drills scheduled for later this month in an effort to bolster a stal

Hong Kong university campus engulfed by tear gas, 2019-11-16 23:21:23Police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters holding out at Hong Kong Polytechnic University as overnight clashes resumed in the morning, while opp

Born out of a cycling scandal 20 years 2019-11-16 19:00:07As the World Anti-Doping Agency marked its 20th anniversary last week, there were warnings that the coming days will be critical to the future of the

White House budget official tells impeachment probe about 2019-11-16 17:45:44A White House budget official testified Saturday in a closed-door session of the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry in Washington, D.C., about the holdu

Chilean parties agree to replace dictatorship-era constitution amid 2019-11-16 14:26:55Chile's most important political parties agreed Friday to call for a new constitution to replace one imposed by a military dictatorship almost 40 yea

UN warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of 2019-11-16 14:22:30The United Nations warned on Saturday violence in Bolivia could "spin out of control" following a night of skirmishes between security forces and co

Myanmar rejects international court probe into alleged atrocities 2019-11-16 14:16:34Myanmar's government has rejected the International Criminal Court's decision to allow prosecutors to open an investigation into alleged crimes agai


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Coty to buy majority stake in Kylie Jenner's New! 2019-11-18 09:04:49Cosmetics maker Coty Inc said on Monday it would acquire a majority stake in reality TV star Kylie Jenner's make-up and skincare businesses for $600

Futures erase gains on report Beijing 'pessimistic' over New! 2019-11-18 08:57:55U.S. stock index futures gave up gains on Monday following a CNBC report that the mood in China over a trade deal with the United States is "pessimis

T-Mobile Chief Executive Legere to step down next New! 2019-11-18 08:56:03T-Mobile US Inc said on Monday Chief Executive Officer John Legere will step down on April 30 and Chief Operating Officer Mike Sievert will take over

Shares inch towards record high as China trims New! 2019-11-18 08:55:36World shares were within touching distance of a record high on Monday, after Beijing surprised markets by trimming a key interest rate for the first t

Alibaba's books close early in $13.4 billion Hong New! 2019-11-18 08:48:21Alibaba will close its order books early to prospective institutional investors as part of its $13.4 billion secondary listing in Hong Kong, accordin

Hong Kong's Best Mart 360 to keep stores New! 2019-11-18 08:46:18Best Mart 360's chairman said on Monday he would keep every one of the popular Hong Kong snack food chain's stores open, despite them being repeated

HP down 5% after Xerox bid rejection, counter New! 2019-11-18 08:38:26Shares of HP Inc fell as much as 5% on Monday after the personal computer maker rejected a buyout offer from Xerox Holdings Corp , and indicated it m

Parts with passports: how free trade drives GM's New! 2019-11-18 08:34:53Long before the pistons for General Motors Co V-6 engines reach the U.S. No. 1 automaker's Romulus, Michigan plant, they are seasoned international t

Nissan recalls nearly 400,000 vehicles over braking system New! 2019-11-18 08:34:12(This Nov. 16 story corrects headline to say nearly 400,000 vehicles were recalled, not 40,000)

VW CEO says new ID.3 car 40% cheaper New! 2019-11-18 08:17:04Volkswagen's new ID.3 electric vehicle will be 40% cheaper to build than the electric version of its Golf model, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told

SoftBank to create $30 billion tech giant via New! 2019-11-18 08:13:51SoftBank Corp plans to merge internet subsidiary Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp to create a $30 billion tech group, as it strives t

Banks and funds lower red flags on supercharged New! 2019-11-18 08:08:57A raft of major banks and fund managers have upgraded their view on global equities, with emerging-market stocks their top pick to benefit from signs

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My Money: 'I used the same nappy for 2019-11-13 19:42:24As part of a new BBC blog series, Katie Holden shares what she spent her money on this week.

Pay rise plans: Is minimum wage enough to 2019-11-13 19:21:14Election promises of a rising minimum wage leave some bosses wondering how to fund staff pay rises.

Google is latest tech giant to reveal banking 2019-11-13 19:11:37Tech companies are increasingly wading into finance, raising regulatory questions.

Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling? 2019-11-13 19:03:27A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.

General election 2019: Labour pledges to close gender 2019-11-13 17:30:26Labour vows to close the gap between the average hourly pay for men and women but Tories are critical.

Facebook removes 11.6 million child abuse posts 2019-11-13 12:54:14The latest figures for harmful content on Facebook highlight the enormity of the challenge to remove it.

Royal Mail wins bid to halt Christmas postal 2019-11-13 11:47:34The postal union says a decision by the High Court to block industrial action is an "utter outrage".

City watchdog slams own staff's 'shameful' toilet habits 2019-11-13 11:31:12The Financial Conduct Authority is "appalled" at the insanitary conduct of its own workers.

Toy sales slump as shops chase Christmas cheer 2019-11-13 09:32:54Parents have cut back on impulse buys and face the threat of shortages of festive favourites, analysts say.

'Berlin rocks,' says Elon Musk as he chooses 2019-11-13 08:52:19Elon Musk tells AutoExpress Brexit made the UK "too risky" for his first major European factory.

Inflation falls to three-year low as energy prices 2019-11-13 07:25:22Official data shows UK consumer prices rose 1.5% as a new price cap kept a lid on energy prices.

Trump speaks to 'his people' on Wall Street 2019-11-13 06:20:34Donald Trump gets a warm welcome from the New York financial community.