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Ilhan Omar says Trump administration 'cannot be trusted' New! 2019-09-17 12:52:58Rep. Ilhan Omar called the White House's credibility into question Monday after President Trump threatened to retaliate over recent drone strikes on

US, Belarus mend diplomatic ties with return of New! 2019-09-17 12:22:58MINSK, Belarus (AP) - A top U.S. diplomat says Washington and Belarus have agreed to return ambassadors to each other's countries, mending an 11-year

ICC judges authorize appeal against Afghanistan rejection New! 2019-09-17 12:12:16THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - International Criminal Court judges said Tuesday that the court's prosecutor can appeal against the rejection of her re

Belgium, Congo normalize diplomatic relations during visit New! 2019-09-17 11:55:17BRUSSELS (AP) - Officials from Belgium and Congo have signed agreements aimed at normalizing relations between the former European colonial power and

UN adopts Afghan resolution without China's 'Belt and New! 2019-09-17 11:48:46UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a compromise resolution extending the U.N. political mission in Afghanistan. I

Facebook removes hundreds of Iraqi, Ukrainian accounts for New! 2019-09-17 11:24:06Facebook has purged its platforms of hundreds of accounts and pages for engaging in "domestic-focused coordinated inauthentic behavior" in Iraq and

Cyprus president: Turkey's aim for control scuppers peace New! 2019-09-17 11:12:12NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus' president says Turkey's aim to call the shots under a deal reunifying the ethnically split island nation is fanning f

More than 320 Chinese arrested in Philippines New! 2019-09-17 10:36:52MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine immigration bureau says its agents, backed by troops, have arrested 324 Chinese accused of involvement in il

Iran's supreme leader: No talks with the U.S. New! 2019-09-17 10:11:43DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said Tuesday "there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level" — remarks app

India-US relations in good health, foreign minister says New! 2019-09-17 09:07:04NEW DELHI (AP) - India's external affairs minister said Tuesday that India-U.S. relations have come a long way and are in very good health, playing d

Recent Missouri editorials New! 2019-09-17 09:00:47The Kansas City Star, Sept. 16 Missouri's A+ scholarship program has opened doors for thousands of students by paying for two years of college. But t

Edward Snowden looks to Emmanuel Macron of France New! 2019-09-17 08:41:35Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor who detailed the extent of government surveillance programs by leaking classified

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No Brexit breakthrough as U.K.'s Boris Johnson and 2019-09-16 12:31:49U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agree to ramp up talks on securing an elusive Brexit deal, but

Steelers QB Roethlisberger out for season with elbow 2019-09-16 12:28:56Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old's

In Israel's do-over election, Netanyahu needs the religious 2019-09-16 11:37:40This week, Israelis go to the polls for the second time in six months in a vote that's in danger of delivering the same result as the last one, write

Democrats demand Kavanaugh be impeached over new sexual 2019-09-16 10:33:33Several Democratic presidential candidates have lined up to call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, un

Indonesian police arrest 185 suspected of starting forest 2019-09-16 09:31:34Indonesian authorities arrested 185 people suspected of starting the forest fires that are spreading a thick, noxious haze around Southeast Asia, poli

Name calling and market pressure may curb U.S. 2019-09-16 04:00:00As inflation kicks in again, and with world oil prices up sharply following weekend attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, it may actually be bonehe

Italy changes course on immigration with new minister 2019-09-16 04:00:00Italy’s newly formed ruling coalition of the populist Five Star movement and left-leaning Democratic Party has decided to once again allow human

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack, U.S. 2019-09-16 03:13:12An attack on Saudi Arabia that shut five per cent of global crude output caused the biggest surge in oil prices in nearly three decades, after U.

Hurricane Humberto takes aim at Bermuda, threatens U.S. 2019-09-16 02:08:10Humberto gained Category 1 hurricane strength late Sunday and is expected to drop another five centimetres of rain on the storm-ravaged

Autoworkers in U.S. strike against GM in contract 2019-09-16 01:13:05More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks wit

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, files for bankruptcy 2019-09-15 23:59:40Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, N.Y., days after re

The Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek dead at 2019-09-15 21:28:16Ric Ocasek — The Cars lead singer whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like Just W

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BBC World News business headlines 2019-09-13 12:56:02The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

WeWork founder Adam Neumann's voting power curbed 2019-09-13 09:15:19The office space firm changes its structure after investor fears put its stock market debut in doubt.

Customers in the dark over pawnbroker closures 2019-09-13 08:15:29Albemarle & Bond and Herbert Brown stores have closed their doors, but a helpline is unanswered.

Pound climbs to highest level since July 2019-09-13 07:19:40Sterling rises as traders believe the risk of a no-deal Brexit is receding.

‘My boss lets me set my own salary’ 2019-09-13 04:13:58How picking your own pay has become the latest employment perk.

High-tech ways to keep employees happy 2019-09-12 19:26:04Companies offer gym deals and cycle schemes - but how do they know if these are what staff want?

How bottled water became a million dollar idea. 2019-09-12 19:21:44The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how bottled water became a million dollar idea.

Sainsbury's pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025 2019-09-12 19:06:43The supermarket is asking the public for ideas on how best to reduce its packaging.

YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure 2019-09-12 19:02:39The video site's algorithm promotes medical misinformation in a number of languages, the BBC finds.

BA cancels 27 Sept flights ahead of next 2019-09-12 14:24:11British Airways has begun emailing thousands of passengers ahead of another day of strike action.

US gun laws must be stricter, say business 2019-09-12 12:15:20The leaders of 145 companies send a letter to Congress about "an urgent public health crisis".

Google to pay €1bn to end French tax 2019-09-12 12:04:39The settlement ends a four-year investigation into Google's tax affairs.

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Battered Saudi oil output to recover in two New! 2019-09-17 13:58:55Saudi Arabia sought to calm markets on Tuesday after an unprecedented attack on its oil facilities, with sources saying output was recovering much mor

U.S. believes attack on Saudi Arabia came from New! 2019-09-17 13:58:55The United States believes Saturday's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesd

U.S. 'falling behind' in global race to develop New! 2019-09-17 13:57:01The United States is losing the race to extract and refine minerals used to make electric vehicles and should do more to spur domestic production, a b

Wall Street subdued as focus shifts to Fed New! 2019-09-17 13:37:11U.S. stocks were modestly lower on Tuesday as investors moved to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting, while the impac

U.S. banking regulator proposes easing post-crisis derivatives rules New! 2019-09-17 13:35:24A U.S. banking regulator Tuesday proposed easing a post-credit crisis rule on how much cash big banks should set aside to safeguard derivatives trades

Amazon starts hiring own drivers in German last-mile New! 2019-09-17 13:33:03Amazon has begun hiring its own drivers in Germany and plans to open 11 more distribution centers to expand its delivery business in its second bigges

HSBC has started 'strategic review' of French retail New! 2019-09-17 13:32:28HSBC has initiated a strategic review of its French retail operation, French unions said on Tuesday.

GM switches health insurance costs to union for New! 2019-09-17 13:31:06General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for

White House says not involved in contract talks New! 2019-09-17 13:31:06The White House is not involved in contract talks with General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union, aimed at ending a nationwide strike that

Exclusive: Buyout firm CD&R pursues bid with PPG New! 2019-09-17 13:22:59Buyout firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC is in talks to partner with U.S. paint maker PPG Industries Inc to make an acquisition offer for Axalta C

Walmart likely discriminated against female workers, U.S. agency New! 2019-09-17 13:20:04Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying them less, denying them promotions or both, because of their gender, the U.S. E

U.S. manufacturing production rebounds, outlook remains weak New! 2019-09-17 13:09:57U.S. manufacturing output increased solidly in August, boosted by a surge in the production of machinery and other goods, but the outlook for factorie

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