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Mustafa al-Imam sentenced in Benghazi terror attack New! 2020-01-23 17:03:21NEW YORK — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Libyan militant to more than 19 years in prison for his role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks tha

Minnesota Democratic chairman endorses tighter voter privacy New! 2020-01-23 16:02:33ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The leader of the Democratic Party in Minnesota on Thursday endorsed an effort to protect the privacy of voters who are require

Easing trade tensions bode well for emerging market New! 2020-01-23 15:02:21LOS ANGELES (AP) - Several factors are pointing to a possible rebound in emerging market stocks this year. Stocks in China and other developing econom

Pompeo talks Nicaragua after Florida Senate condemns Ortega New! 2020-01-23 14:44:30TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Latin American affairs with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday, the day afte

Former Guatemalan minister hid in Colombia ambassador's home New! 2020-01-23 14:23:38GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - A former Guatemalan economy minister was on the run again after hiding out for 24 hours in the home of Colombia's ambassador to

WHO decides to not declare coronavirus a global New! 2020-01-23 14:13:00The World Health Organization on Thursday decided to not declare the coronavirus in China, which has sickened close to 600 and crossed borders, a glob

Trump administration homing in on Iran-backed operations in New! 2020-01-23 14:10:26The Trump administration's push to counter Iranian terrorism finance operations in South America won key support from leaders in the region this week

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli PM, to visit the White New! 2020-01-23 14:07:39Embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House next week, the Trump administration said Thursday. White House press se

Julian Assange extradition trial to be held in New! 2020-01-23 13:48:11The extradition trial of Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher wanted in the U.S., will be split into two phases held a few months apart, a British

Israel PM, election rival invited to US to New! 2020-01-23 13:30:29JERUSALEM (AP) - The White House said Thursday it has invited Israel's prime minister and his main political rival to Washington next week to discuss

Lawmaker targeted by Lebanese protests rejects calls to New! 2020-01-23 13:00:51DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - A Lebanese lawmaker and former foreign minister who has been a frequent target of protesters in the economically troubled co

Calling Russian oligarch by nickname 'Putin's chef' is New! 2020-01-23 12:32:43Jurors should be told that the Russian oligarch accused of bankrolling a notorious troll farm to meddle in the 2016 election was nicknamed "Putin's

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Brexit bill becomes law, paving the way for New! 2020-01-23 16:41:45Britain's delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last parliamentary obstacle to leaving the European Union in just ove

Jim Lehrer, longtime PBS anchor and journalist, dead New! 2020-01-23 14:53:57Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS NewsHour that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said T

Greenpeace loses Norway Arctic oil lawsuit appeal New! 2020-01-23 14:39:04An Oslo appeals court approved Norway's plans for more oil exploration in the Arctic on Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit by environmentalists who had s

Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies that Harvey Weinstein raped New! 2020-01-23 14:07:37Actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, telling a jury in a quivering voice that the burly Hollywood st

Democrats use words of Trump's staunchest allies to New! 2020-01-23 13:12:16Democrats spent much of Thursday working to dismantle Donald Trump's long-standing allegation that Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden acted

Bracing for a possible coronavirus outbreak New! 2020-01-23 12:32:12As Wuhan is quarantined, countries around the world are preparing for the coronavirus to spread to their country.

Spanish government holds emergency meeting on Gloria, storm New! 2020-01-23 11:32:39Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced an emergency meeting to deal with the impact of storm Gloria after flying over areas of

World leaders commemorate Auschwitz anniversary, Netanyahu slams Iran New! 2020-01-23 09:48:06Dozens of world leaders gathered in Jerusalem on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, amid a backdrop of rising anti-

UN court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from 2020-01-23 06:50:13The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population from persecutio

Beijing struggles to keep up with a virus 2020-01-23 06:43:31China effectively quarantined Wuhan, cutting air and rail service to the city of 11 million people and closing down public transit within it. A govern

U.S. border officers were told to target Iranian-born 2020-01-23 04:00:00U.S. officers working at multiple Canada-U.S. border crossings were instructed to target and interrogate Iranian-born travellers earlier this month, s

'Alone and lost': Family of Canadian killed in 2020-01-23 04:00:00A Toronto couple whose daughter died in a plane crash in March say they're heartened by what Ottawa is doing to support victims of the more rece


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S&P 500 gains, Nasdaq hits new high as New! 2020-01-23 17:54:24The S&P 500 ended slightly higher and the Nasdaq eked out a record closing high on Thursday, helped by a jump in Netflix, while news about the cor

Jeep, Suzuki models found to have broken EU New! 2020-01-23 17:53:12Fiat Chrysler's Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki's Vitara diesel models both break emissions rules and must be fixed or face a ban on sales across E

JPMorgan board raises CEO Dimon's pay to $31.5 New! 2020-01-23 17:51:58JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon got a half-million-dollar raise for 2019, bringing his total compensation for the year to

Insys founder Kapoor sentenced to 66 months in New! 2020-01-23 17:40:17John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc , on Thursday was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that

Intel sees 2020 revenue above estimates as chip New! 2020-01-23 17:29:04Intel Corp on Thursday cemented the market view that a prolonged slowdown in the chip industry is starting to lift after forecasting full-year revenu

Exclusive: Guyana opening search for oil firm to New! 2020-01-23 17:27:50Guyana's government next month plans to begin a search for an oil company or trading firm to market its share of the South American country's crude,

Italy tax police search offices of Eni managers New! 2020-01-23 17:12:09Italian tax police searched the Milan offices of three managers at Eni on Thursday to widen an investigation into suspected obstruction of justice by

Airlines scour the world for scarce 737 MAX New! 2020-01-23 16:52:48(This January 21 story corrects reference to Copa being the only Latin American airline with a 737 MAX simulator, clarifies 245 refers to 737 MAX pilo

Broadcom to supply wireless components to Apple New! 2020-01-23 16:42:30Chipmaker Broadcom Inc said on Thursday it has entered into two multi-year agreements with Apple Inc for the supply of wireless components used in i

Coronavirus fears weigh on global equity markets New! 2020-01-23 16:24:03The biggest tumble in Chinese stocks in more than eight months led global equity markets lower on Thursday as concern mounted about the coronavirus ou

Insys founder Kapoor sentenced to 66 months in New! 2020-01-23 16:15:26Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in an opioid fraud scheme by a U.S. district judge in Boston

Ex-Wells Fargo executives face civil charges, multimillion-dollar fines New! 2020-01-23 16:09:47A U.S. bank regulator announced Thursday that several senior former Wells Fargo executives face potential lifetime industry bans and millions of dolla

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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".

Fender Europe fined £4.5m for preventing online discounts 2020-01-22 15:02:18The guitar maker has been fined £4.5m after it admitted breaking competition law. <