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Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, New! 2020-01-24 16:52:05Sen. Ron Wyden questioned the National Security Agency on Friday about whether President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner could ha

New Mexico State University suspends fraternity over hazing New! 2020-01-24 16:29:59LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State University suspended a fraternity for five years after a student was shot in the leg during an initiation eve

Chinese govt. sharing coronavirus information with U.S. officials, New! 2020-01-24 15:32:15Senators on Friday received the first briefing to lawmakers on coronavirus outbreak that originated in China and which has resulted in two confirmed c

4 aid workers for French charity disappear in New! 2020-01-24 14:49:48PARIS (AP) - Four aid workers for a French Christian charity disappeared this week in Baghdad at at time of heightened tension in Iraq, the organizati

Sudan government signs initial peace deal with rebel New! 2020-01-24 14:30:40CAIRO (AP) - Sudan's transitional government Friday signed a preliminary peace deal with one of several rebel groups that had fought the government o

Accused Russian troll farm loses bid to quash 2020-01-24 13:25:43The Justice Department has the authority to subpoena a Russian company indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller, a federal judge ruled Friday. The d

Elizabeth Warren asks Brazil to drop charges against 2020-01-24 13:11:48Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday became the latest 2020 presidential candidate to condemn the cybercrime charges brought in Brazil against American j

CDC confirms second case of coronavirus in the 2020-01-24 12:31:00U.S. health officials Friday confirmed a second person infected with the new coronavirus that has sickened more than 800 and killed 26 as Chinese auth

EU seeks more time in effort to resolve 2020-01-24 08:25:07BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union’s top diplomat said Friday that more time is required to unravel a dispute between countries involved in the

6 killed in Germany shooting, suspect arrested 2020-01-24 08:20:57BERLIN (AP) — Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Frid

Bulgaria to expel two Russian diplomats suspected of 2020-01-24 08:16:34SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Two Russian diplomats accused of spying by Bulgarian prosecutors will be declared persona non grata and expelled from the count

Taliban say frustrated by additional demands of US 2020-01-24 08:08:28ISLAMABAD (AP) - The Taliban, in a rambling commentary published on their website, expressed frustration with what they describe as additional U.S. de

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Brexit bill becomes law, paving the way for 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Starbucks shuts shops, suspends delivery in China's Hubei New! 2020-01-24 23:52:26Starbucks has closed all shops and suspended delivery services in China's Hubei province for the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, where a coronaviru

Trump speaks with British PM Johnson about telecoms New! 2020-01-24 20:16:54U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday discussed the security of telecommunications networks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the White House

Fiat Chrysler asks U.S. court to toss out New! 2020-01-24 20:13:09Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday urged a federal judge to throw out a General Motors Co's lawsuit accusing Fiat Chrysler of racketeering and

New U.S. curb on Huawei in limbo amid New! 2020-01-24 18:46:52The U.S. Commerce Department has withdrawn a rule aimed at further reducing sales to China's Huawei Technologies amid concerns from the Defense Depar

Wall Street Week Ahead: Hopes are high for New! 2020-01-24 17:55:17Wall Street is betting that the most popular U.S. technology and internet stocks can keep outshining the broader equities market but their latest rall

Financier doubts add to Boeing's MAX headaches New! 2020-01-24 17:49:37To restore faith in the 737 MAX, Boeing needs to prove its flagship jet is not just airworthy but also a safe investment.

FAA tells U.S. airlines it could approve MAX New! 2020-01-24 17:49:37Federal Aviation Administrator Steve Dickson called senior U.S. airline officials on Friday and told them the agency could approve the grounded Boeing

Former top U.S. general Dunford joining Lockheed Martin's New! 2020-01-24 17:29:51The former top U.S. military official, General Joseph Dunford, has been elected to the board of Lockheed Martin Corp , the Pentagon's largest weapons

Explainer: Bezos allegations put phone hacking technology in New! 2020-01-24 17:28:08Allegations that Amazon.com boss and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos had his phone hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have put a spotli

U.S. Justice Dept. plans to hold meeting to New! 2020-01-24 17:27:42The U.S. Justice Department is planning to hold a conference to discuss the future of a federal law which largely exempts online platforms from legal

Walmart testing higher minimum wage for some employees New! 2020-01-24 17:27:14Walmart Inc is testing a higher starting wage for certain newly created jobs in about 500 U.S. stores, as it looks to improve in-store experience for

U.S. bank regulator sharpens teeth on Wells Fargo, New! 2020-01-24 17:26:04Long accused of being too soft, a U.S. bank regulator has surprised its critics with tough treatment of scandal-ridden lender Wells Fargo, culminating

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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.

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