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Culp drops election fraud suit after sanction threats 2021-01-15 18:07:45SEATTLE (AP) - Losing Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp has withdrawn his lawsuit against Secretary of State Kim Wyman that alleged widesp

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rips big tech flexing 2021-01-15 18:02:17President Trump has a strong ally in Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador when it comes to reining in the power and influence o

AP EXCLUSIVE: Maduro ally presses for dialogue with 2021-01-15 18:00:59CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A close ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Friday he’s hopeful the Biden administration will roll

Will Biden lift sanctions on Iran? Crisis Group 2021-01-15 17:15:33Iran has engaged in “worrying violations” of the 2015 nuclear deal, including uranium enrichment at “a level perilously close to wea

U.S. military operations with Israel shift to Central 2021-01-15 12:10:51The recent easing of tensions between Israel and some of its Arab neighbors has prompted the U.S. to shift responsibility for military operations in I

U.S. reduces troop numbers in Afghanistan to 2,500 2021-01-15 11:02:19The number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan has dropped to 2,500, acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller said Friday, meeting the Trump administrati

Mexico says US 'fabricated' charges, releases evidence 2021-01-15 09:32:20MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fa

Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after US 2021-01-15 06:29:50Russia said Friday it is withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty, just two months after the U.S.’ withdrawal from the international agreement all

Russia announces its withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty 2021-01-15 06:25:21MOSCOW (AP) - Russia announces its withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty following US exit.

Iran's Guard holds ballistic missile drill amid tensions 2021-01-15 04:43:38TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces on Friday held a military exercise involving ballistic missiles and dro

Rare conviction of South Sudan soldiers for rape 2021-01-15 03:23:21YEI, South Sudan (AP) - First, the soldiers stole their belongings. Then they took their food. On their third and final visit, the woman said, the sol

Mexico clears ex-defense secretary of all US accusations 2021-01-14 22:51:19MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican prosecutors on Thursday declared completely unfounded the U.S. case against a former defense secretary arrested on drug cha

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Alberta drafts Capitol Hill operatives as it seeks 2021-01-15 18:28:24Alberta’s UCP government is hiring influential lobbyists and communications experts in Washington, D.C., as it seeks support on Capitol Hill for

Prince Harry reportedly heartbroken over rift with Royal 2021-01-15 17:43:48Britain's Prince Harry is heartbroken over his split with the Royal Family, but he and his wife, Meghan, are happy with their new lives in

U.S. gun rights group National Rifle Association files 2021-01-15 17:25:44The U.S. National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy and will seek to incorporate the nation's most politically influenti

U.S. expected to execute 13th death row inmate 2021-01-15 16:42:04The U.S. government intends to carry out the 13th and final execution under President Donald Trump's administration on Friday evening, just five days

Couche-Tard drops bid to take over Carrefour: sources 2021-01-15 13:02:19Canada's Alimentation Couche-Tard has dropped its 16.2 billion euro ($24.9 billion Cdn) bid to acquire European retailer Carrefour SA after the

Biden announces new vaccine czar, massive spending to 2021-01-15 09:43:00President-elect Joe Biden has picked a former Food and Drug commissioner to lead vaccine science in his drive to put 100 million shots into the arms o

Some glimpses of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden on 2021-01-15 08:30:00Since 1974, U.S. president-elect Joe Biden has caught the attention of CBC News, as he served as a senator and later as U.S. vice president.

Russia to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty after 2021-01-15 07:38:34Russia said Friday it will withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities following the U.S. exit from th

Travel ban over Brazilian variant precautionary, U.K. transport 2021-01-15 07:33:53A Brazilian variant of the coronavirus is significant enough to justify stopping flights from South America as a precaution, British Transport Secreta

Why a Moscow kebab shop has reignited debate 2021-01-15 04:00:00A Moscow kebab shop owner faces a backlash after he opened a take-out food shop bearing the name of Joseph Stalin, as Russians remain deeply conflicte

U.S. federal officials say more than 100 people 2021-01-15 02:50:07The top federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., said on Friday there is no "direct evidence" to suggest that rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol ha

Dozens killed after quake sets off landslides, topples 2021-01-15 01:39:08A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and ki

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Thailand allows visitors to play golf in quarantine 2021-01-14 23:30:49At six resorts, visitors will be able to play golf, rather than just having to isolate in their rooms.

Trump takes final swipes at China's big companies 2021-01-14 21:59:30With just days left, the US president continues crackdown on Chinese firms with more sanctions and bans.

Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package 2021-01-14 21:17:23The US president-elect says the nationwide vaccine rollout so far has been "a dismal failure".

How much can Joe Biden get done on 2021-01-14 20:28:50President-elect Joe Biden called for $1.9tn in pandemic aid, part of a two-step rescue plan to boost the US economy.

Brexit: No plans to dilute workers' rights, minister 2021-01-14 19:25:25It comes after reports that protections including the 48-hour work week could be dropped.

Australia rebukes Google for blocking local content 2021-01-14 19:13:43The tech giants are fighting the Australian government over plans to make them pay for news content.

Small businesses await Covid insurance case ruling 2021-01-14 19:02:34The Supreme Court ruling will define payouts for many thousands of firms affected by the first lockdown.

Brexit: 'most difficult week I've had in this 2021-01-14 19:02:18Hauliers fear their jobs will get worse before they get better

Poshmark turns used clothes into $7.1bn stock listing 2021-01-14 14:17:58The firm raises more than $277m in its stock market debut, as investors see growth potential.

EU blames UK after outcry over end to 2021-01-14 12:36:07Brussels points the finger at the British government for problems facing musicians and crews.

Meng Wanzhou: Bullets sent in mail to Huawei's 2021-01-14 10:29:01Under house arrest in Canada on bank fraud charges, Ms Meng has reportedly received death threats.

Fleetwood Mac's Mick Fleetwood sells his recordings to 2021-01-14 10:15:20The company acquires 300 recordings, or "18 hours of drumming", from the Fleetwood Mac founder.

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A tech CEO’s guide to taxes 2021-01-08 19:00:00Silicon Valley v the tax man

Energy companies give the Arctic the cold shoulder 2021-01-08 19:00:00To Donald Trump, Alaska is a promising source of oil wealth and energy security. To energy companies, it is a risk not worth taking

Corporate nuptials are back on 2021-01-08 19:00:00The year got off to a scorching start with the announcement of two mega-deals in less than a week

What happens when firms have to stump up 2021-01-08 19:00:00An Indian experiment in corporate social responsibility

Deutschland AG continues to pour billions into China 2021-01-07 10:59:54Never mind the growing geopolitical rift between Beijing and the West

The Fiat Chrysler-PSA mega-merger may give rise to 2021-01-07 10:59:54The new firm’s boss, Carlos Tavares, has work to do to maintain his stellar track record

The science of networking 2021-01-04 19:00:00The modern economy depends on how well people connect with others

NYSE boots out Chinese telecoms firms—then it doesn’t, 2021-01-04 19:00:00A pall of uncertainty hangs over Chinese shares in America

Why American telecoms firms are splurging on 5G 2021-01-01 19:00:00An auction of mobile frequencies is turning a blockbuster

Chinese trustbusters’ pursuit of Alibaba is only the 2021-01-01 19:00:00Beijing has put online giants on notice

The next big thing in retail comes with 2021-01-01 19:00:00Chinese apps are to 21st-century shopping what American malls were to last century’s

The podcasting battle to be the Netflix of 2021-01-01 19:00:00Audio streamers see podcasts as a way to differentiate themselves from their competitors

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