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UN discussing resolution to endorse plan for peace New! 2020-01-28 17:37:28UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council is discussing a resolution that would endorse a plan for restoring peace in Libya and urge progress to

AP source: Jet evacuates Americans from China outbreak New! 2020-01-28 17:26:52SANTA ANA, California (AP) - An airplane evacuating as many as 240 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak departed Wednesday

Defying U.S., Britain lets Huawei to help build New! 2020-01-28 17:08:06Britain on Tuesday said it would allow China-based telecommunications giant Huawei to participate in the building of its next-generation 5G communicat

Americans evacuate Wuhan, China, on charter plane amid New! 2020-01-28 17:00:47SANTA ANA, California — An airplane evacuating as many as 240 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak departed Wednesday

NC lawyer gets probation in plea to lobbying-related New! 2020-01-28 16:57:30RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - An attorney received probation and will be disbarred after pleading guilty to lobbying-related charges that include criminal cont

Trump Jr. boosts Hagerty for U.S. Senate in New! 2020-01-28 16:31:35GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) - Donald Trump Jr. hit the campaign trail Tuesday in Tennessee to help hammer home Republican Bill Hagerty's prevailing message

UN envoy: Stop `alarming' military escalation in Yemen New! 2020-01-28 16:24:49UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. special envoy for Yemen is urging a halt to the “alarming military escalation” in fighting between the Saud

Three tested for coronavirus in D.C. New! 2020-01-28 15:43:00Three people were tested for the coronavirus in D.C., one of whom came back negative, while the other two patients are waiting for results, according

Trump backs Pompeo against NPR, criticizes CNN and New! 2020-01-28 15:42:09NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pompeo's battle with National Public Radio and tweeted out

7.7 earthquake hits off Jamaica New! 2020-01-28 15:01:30A massive earthquake - the biggest that the Carribean since Haiti in 2010 - has hit somewhere between Cuba and Jamaica, according to the U.S. Geologic

Bodies, data recorder recovered from U.S. crash site New! 2020-01-28 14:48:04The remains of two crew members have been recovered from the site where a U.S Air Force jet crashed in Afghanistan, Pentagon officials confirmed Tuesd

Palestinian president says 'a thousand no's' to Trump New! 2020-01-28 14:30:48RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Palestinian president says 'a thousand no's' to Trump peace plan.

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'There haven't been any duels lately': Unspooling the New! 2020-01-28 16:22:28The U.S. Senate has been in the spotlight these past two weeks as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump unfolds. We take a closer look at so

Major earthquake hits between Cuba and Jamaica New! 2020-01-28 15:11:39A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Harvey Weinstein trial moves swiftly, with more accusers New! 2020-01-28 14:09:58Harvey Weinstein's trial is moving at a faster pace than predicted, with three more of his accusers expected to testify before the end of the week.

Clock ticks on containing novel coronavirus New! 2020-01-28 14:01:50There are two key unanswered questions surrounding the novel coronavirus: How easily can it be transmitted between people? And how dangerous is it? Th

Trump lawyers conclude opening arguments as Bolton controversy New! 2020-01-28 13:33:52Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump completed their final day of arguments seeking acquittal in his Senate impeachment trial Tuesda

Syrian government takes 'full control' of Idlib's 2nd-largest New! 2020-01-28 11:15:13Syrian government forces took control of a town south of Idlib city on Tuesday in a significant advance for President Bashar al-Assad as he seeks to r

U.S. recovers remains of 2 crew members killed New! 2020-01-28 10:58:06A U.S. defence official says the United States has recovered the remains of two American service members killed in the crash of an Air Force plane in

FDA tells maker of Purell to stop claiming New! 2020-01-28 10:08:42The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a sternly worded letter to the company that makes Purell hand sanitizer: stop claiming your product c

Palestinians angrily reject Trump's Middle East peace plan New! 2020-01-28 09:56:11President Donald Trump unveils his long-awaited Middle East peace plan, calling for the creation of a State of Palestine with its capital in portions

Police in India arrest Muslim protester on sedition New! 2020-01-28 09:18:56Indian police on Tuesday arrested a university student who has been involved in organizing protests against a contentious citizenship law after he mad

Netanyahu withdraws request for immunity from prosecution New! 2020-01-28 07:41:16Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu withdrew his request for immunity from prosecution on Tuesday, hours before parliamentary proceedings on the

U.K. will let Huawei play role in building New! 2020-01-28 07:21:39Britain's move to give Huawei a role in building its 5G networks leaves Canada as the only country in the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing network that

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Exclusive: OxyContin maker Purdue is 'Pharma Co X' New! 2020-01-28 18:01:49OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is the unnamed company that surfaced in criminal charging documents filed earlier this week in a probe of illegal kic

AMD revenue forecast disappoints on weak console demand New! 2020-01-28 18:00:39Advanced Micro Devices Inc's first-quarter revenue estimate came in largely below analysts' estimates due to waning demand from gaming console make

How Facebook thinks its independent oversight board should New! 2020-01-28 17:55:59Facebook Inc recommended rules on Tuesday for how its independent oversight board will work and said a former human rights group director will lead th

Facebook VP of engineering Jay Parikh says leaving New! 2020-01-28 17:54:21Facebook's vice president of engineering, Jay Parikh, said in a post on the social network on Tuesday that he was planning to leave the company, mark

Blink and you miss it: The U.S. yield New! 2020-01-28 17:52:44A closely watched bond market phenomenon has again flashed yellow, but investors are loathe to give it much weight.

Airbus faces record $4 billion fine after bribery New! 2020-01-28 17:49:25Airbus faces a record $4 billion fine and lower 2019 profits after unveiling a preliminary deal with French, British and U.S. authorities following a

Countdown to recession: What an inverted yield curve New! 2020-01-28 17:48:03NEW YORK - A dramatic rally in Treasuries this week led some key parts of the U.S. yield curve to reinvert, a signal that has traditionally been beari

Apple iPhone back to growth after a year's New! 2020-01-28 17:45:52Apple Inc on Tuesday reported sales and profits for the holiday shopping quarter above Wall Street expectations, powered by a rise in iPhone sales fo

Apple sparks Wall Street bounce ahead of results New! 2020-01-28 17:37:07U.S. stocks rebounded on Tuesday, as the S&P 500 bounced back from its worst day in nearly four months, led by a climb in Apple and other names hi

Airlines cut China flights as companies restrict travel New! 2020-01-28 17:32:08Airlines including United Airlines Holdings Inc said they were canceling some flights to China as demand fell sharply and global companies told their

J.Crew Group appoints former Victoria's Secret executive as CEO New! 2020-01-28 17:26:00J.Crew Group Inc on Tuesday appointed former Victoria's Secret executive Jan Singer as chief executive officer, effective Feb. 2.

Starbucks sees hit as coronavirus prompts over 2,000 New! 2020-01-28 17:11:27Starbucks Corp on Tuesday became the first major U.S. company to warn of a financial hit from the new coronavirus outbreak in China, as it closed tho

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Davos Diaries: Day 3 2020-01-22 19:30:09Davos Diaries: Day 3. What's happening on Thurs 23 Jan at Davos 2020.

Deepfakes: A threat to democracy or just a 2020-01-22 19:25:21Deepfakes, or computer-generated images of people, can be dangerous for democracy, warn experts.

'I had to get tickets... it was a 2020-01-22 19:24:18As part of a BBC blog series, Sunneva María Svövudóttir from Iceland shares what she spent this week.

US plans limits for 'emotional support' animals on 2020-01-22 19:10:10Passengers have attempted to bring increasingly exotic animals on board flights.

Two weeks of leave for UK parents who 2020-01-22 19:00:16The law, which will come into force in April, will be the most generous in the world, ministers say.

Davos 2020: Nico Rosberg reveals his CEO secrets 2020-01-22 17:16:56Formula 1 star and entrepreneur Nico Rosberg shares his business advice in a special edition of CEO Secrets from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Tesla market value passes Volkswagen to hit $100bn 2020-01-22 16:46:48Tesla sold more than 367,000 cars last year, just a fraction of its competitors.

Canada prosecutors propose £110m Volkswagen fine 2020-01-22 16:35:44The company is dealing with the fallout from its 2015 emissions scandal around the world.

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of 2020-01-22 15:48:46The UN experts' call comes amid reports Mohammed bin Salman's phone was used to hack the Amazon boss.

Deepfake videos: Can you really believe what you 2020-01-22 15:08:25With deepfake technology, it is getting easier to turn yourself into somebody else on screen.

Protester says she was paid to appear at 2020-01-22 15:05:31Others told media they were offered around C$100 to hold placard with slogans like "Free Ms Meng".