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As Trump questions loyalty of US Jews, Israeli New! 2019-08-21 13:51:02JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister on Wednesday steered clear of Donald Trump's comments questioning the loyalty of American Jews who support

Putin says US missile test raises new threats New! 2019-08-21 13:28:32HELSINKI (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin says the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to

South Carolina editorial roundup New! 2019-08-21 13:26:56Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Aug. 18 The Post and Courier on the impact of Hong Kong protests and trade war talks on South Ca

Former Czech foreign minister to become new culture New! 2019-08-21 13:19:15PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech president has agreed to appoint a newly proposed candidate for a Cabinet minister, defusing a dispute that could have caused t

Russia wary of Trump talk of rejoining G-7 New! 2019-08-21 13:16:00President Trump is ready to welcome them back, but Russian officials reacted warily to talk of rejoining the Group of Seven club of leading industrial

G-7 'counter-summit' protest mobilizes against inequality New! 2019-08-21 12:27:18IRUN, Spain (AP) - Protesters are beginning to set up camp on both sides of the border between France and Spain ahead of this year's G-7 summit of th

Louisiana sheriff re-elected after challenger disqualified New! 2019-08-21 12:10:41LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - A Louisiana sheriff's has been re-elected to a third term after his only opponent in the race was disqualified. News outlets r

Trump says Danish PM out of line, not New! 2019-08-21 12:03:00President Trump says Denmark is being "nasty" about his decision to scrap a visit to the Scandinavian country because they wouldn't entertain his p

U.S. drone shot down in Yemen: Report New! 2019-08-21 11:59:00Iranian-backed Houthi rebels reportedly shot down a U.S. drone over Yemen on Tuesday, marking the latest apparent downing of an American unmanned craf

Uganda, Rwanda presidents agree to cease hostilities New! 2019-08-21 10:56:18KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - The leaders of Uganda and Rwanda agreed on Wednesday to re-open the border between the two countries following a summit mediate

Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs could be setting Amazon New! 2019-08-21 10:52:04RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that non-governmental organizations could be to blame for an unusually hi

The Latest: Farm chief warns UK that EU New! 2019-08-21 08:50:06BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on Britain's plan to leave the European Union (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The European Union's agriculture chief says if B

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Hong Kong protesters take to the subway, as New! 2019-08-21 04:17:28A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as de

A record number of wildfires are burning in New! 2019-08-21 01:42:59Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research centre, as

At least 2,300 detained in crackdown in Indian-administered New! 2019-08-21 00:24:15At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout impo

Venezuelan president says officials have been talking to 2019-08-20 22:24:07Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in a

Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after solar panels 2019-08-20 20:32:32Walmart on Tuesday sued Tesla, accusing it of "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires of its solar panel systems and asking a court to fo

Australian court upholds sex abuse convictions of Cardinal 2019-08-20 20:28:10An Australian court has upheld convictions against the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of children sex abuse.

Trump says any Jew who votes Democratic is 2019-08-20 19:48:35U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalt

ISIS gaining strength in some areas, but caliphate 2019-08-20 18:58:12U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Tuesday that ISIS militants are gaining strength in some areas but said the militant group's capa

Larry King divorcing his 7th wife 2019-08-20 18:51:50Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years.

More than 100 feared dead off Libyan coast: 2019-08-20 17:42:23Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday it fears that a boat packed with migrants sunk off the Libyan coast and that more than 100 people could be dead.

Italy seizes Spanish rescue ship, removes migrants 2019-08-20 16:30:35An Italian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday the seizure of the Open Arms migrant ship and the removal of the migrants on board, ending a prolonged stand-

Elizabeth Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native 2019-08-20 15:09:13U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to Indigenous heritage

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1,100 jobs at risk after Karen Millen online 2019-08-06 11:06:27Fashion firm Boohoo buys the online business of High Street brands Karen Millen and Coast for £18.2m.

Engineered in Africa: 'We knew the talent was 2019-08-06 08:28:09Christina Sass of software engineer recruitment firm Andela says that talent can be found anywhere.

Hyundai releases car with solar panel roof 2019-08-06 07:36:04The solar power system is available on the hybrid versions of the Korean car maker's Sonata vehicle.

Katharine Hamnett: Fashion tax is 'stupid' 2019-08-06 06:54:10Designer Katharine Hamnett says legislation is needed to force fashion brands to stop fast fashion.

Barneys New York store chain files for bankruptcy 2019-08-06 06:32:20The US luxury department store chain also puts itself up for sale after being hit by a steep rent rise.

McDonald's paper straws 'fully recyclable' makers say 2019-08-06 05:45:13The manufacturer of the straws says the UK's recycling infrastructure needs more investment.

Tencent set to buy 10% stake in Universal 2019-08-06 04:28:18UMG's parent company Vivendi is in talks with the Chinese tech group over the deal.

Yuan fall: Why is China's currency getting weaker? 2019-08-06 00:19:56A drop in the value of the yuan poses far-reaching consequences for markets and the US-China trade war.

US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator' 2019-08-06 00:02:17Washington accuses Beijing of devaluing the yuan, a statement likely to intensify trade tensions.

Capita seeks to reverse 'reputational damage' after death 2019-08-05 20:14:41Assessor Capita is seeking to overturn a ruling and £10,000 damages award after a claimant died.

Facebook urged to shut groups seeking fake Amazon 2019-08-05 19:08:34Which? claimed to have uncovered several active groups that recruited people to write fake testimonies.

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Global stocks lead risk rally ahead of Fed New! 2019-08-21 13:34:24A global equities gauge rose on Wednesday for a third day in four as bets on more economic stimulus overcame, for now, worries over the rising prospec

Ryanair fails to stop UK pilots' strike but New! 2019-08-21 13:28:04An Irish court granted an injunction on Wednesday to prevent Ryanair's Dublin-based pilots from going on strike, but the airline suffered a setback

Target shares surge on same-day delivery boost New! 2019-08-21 13:18:06Target Corp beat expectations for earnings and raised its full-year outlook on Wednesday as its investments in same-day delivery and pick-up services

Boeing hiring as it targets 737 MAX flights New! 2019-08-21 13:15:11Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" temporary employees at an airport in Washington state where it is sto

U.S. regulator votes to propose new guidelines on New! 2019-08-21 12:57:19The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots o

Lowe's shares jump as higher-spending customers drive profit New! 2019-08-21 12:47:03Lowe's Cos Inc shares surged over 11% on Wednesday as the home improvement chain's efforts to focus on higher-spending customers helped it beat qua

Target, Lowe's earnings push Wall St. higher ahead New! 2019-08-21 12:46:33Wall Street's main indexes rose about 1% on Wednesday, as upbeat earnings from retailers Lowe's and Target reinforced confidence in consumer demand,

British pilots union prepared to call off Ryanair New! 2019-08-21 12:42:56Ryanair can still avoid a planned strike by British pilots this week if it agrees to a new framework for talks, the chief of UK pilot union BALPA said

Court grants Ryanair injunction to stop Irish pilot New! 2019-08-21 12:42:28The Irish High Court on Wednesday granted Ryanair an injunction to prevent its Dublin-based pilots from going on strike later this week.

Exclusive: Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, New! 2019-08-21 12:39:12Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun , have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 billi

U.S. home sales rise, boosted by lower mortgage New! 2019-08-21 12:22:29U.S. home sales rose more than expected in July, boosted by lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market, signs the Federal Reserve's shift toward

Trump -'I am the chosen one' to fix New! 2019-08-21 12:06:56U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his life would be easier if he had not mounted a trade war with China but said "I am the chosen one" t

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