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ISIS wiped out in Syria under Trump, White 2019-03-22 12:22:00The White House said Friday that the Islamic State's territorial caliphate in Syria has been 100 percent wiped out. White House press secretary Sarah

Pompeo says Trump is like biblical queen who 2019-03-22 11:45:35JERUSALEM (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a Christian broadcast network that it's "possible" that President Donald Trump is like Qu

Julian Assange refuses House request as WikiLeaks colleague 2019-03-22 11:05:33WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson denied ties Friday to President Trump's election campaign on the heels of his predecessor, Julian Assang

AP Interview: Ukraine minister claims Russia on its 2019-03-22 10:37:27KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - With President Petro Poroshenko slipping in the polls a week ahead of elections, Ukraine's government is trying to put a brave f

US hits Iran with new sanctions while Pompeo 2019-03-22 10:07:18WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration hit Iran with new sanctions on Friday while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was denouncing Iran's growing i

US hits 31 Iranian nuclear scientists, others, with 2019-03-22 10:05:24WASHINGTON (AP) - US hits 31 Iranian nuclear scientists, others, with new sanctions as Pompeo decries Iranian influence on trip to Lebanon.

Rights body votes to beef up monitoring of 2019-03-22 09:58:14GENEVA (AP) - The top U.N. human rights body on Friday requested a larger presence in Palestinian areas following an investigation that found Israeli

For EU, Brexit has trashed May's 'strong and 2019-03-22 08:21:13BRUSSELS (AP) - Prime Minister Theresa May used to promise "strong and stable" government. Fellow EU leaders used to believe her. But then came almo

Italy, China deepen ties under wary gaze of 2019-03-22 07:14:06MILAN (AP) - Italy's head of state told visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday that China's new "Silk Road" linking Europe and Asia must

Sudan summons Egypt's ambassador over border dispute 2019-03-22 06:28:22CAIRO (AP) - Sudan has summoned Egypt's ambassador to protest his country's announcement of an international tender in a disputed border area betwee

China to investigate firms sanctioned by US over 2019-03-22 06:21:06BEIJING (AP) - China said Friday it will look into charges against two Chinese firms sanctioned by the U.S. because they are suspected of helping Nort

The Latest: Key Northern Ireland ally still opposes 2019-03-22 06:12:58BRUSSELS (AP) - The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A key figure in the Democratic Unionist Party has suggested the Northern Ireland par

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New Zealanders prepare for public Friday prayers 1 2019-03-21 17:56:46New Zealanders were preparing for nationwide prayers Friday to mark one week since a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch killed 50 worshipper

Cambridge University withdraws fellowship it offered to Jordan 2019-03-21 16:03:53England's Cambridge University has withdrawn a visiting fellowship offer from controversial Toronto University professor Jordan Peterson.

Trump says the U.S. should recognize Israel's sovereignty 2019-03-21 14:22:02U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory Israel seized from Syria in the

Brexit suddenly gets real as emergency Cobra committee 2019-03-21 14:00:22A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: U.K.'s full Brexit crisis plan, known as Operation Yellowha

UK firms step up preparations for a 'no-deal' 2019-03-21 13:41:04U.K. companies have ratcheted up their preparations for a disorderly "no-deal" Brexit as best they can over the past couple of months, the Bank of E

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer arrested in corruption probe 2019-03-21 13:29:01Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling corruption probe that ha

'I don't have the answer': Government lawyer responds 2019-03-21 11:24:10A U.S. judge on Wednesday questioned how the government would be able to properly attend to Central American asylum seekers forced to live in Mexico w

At least 94 killed in Iraq in Tigris 2019-03-21 10:33:04A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursda

Levi Strauss goes public for the second time 2019-03-21 09:36:49Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is going public for the second time.

K-pop star, 4 others arrested as South Korea 2019-03-21 09:26:37South Korean police have arrested K-pop singer Jung Joon-young over allegations he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without th

Ethiopian Airlines crash captain untrained on 737 Max 2019-03-21 08:52:13The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not practise on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 Max 8 before he died in a crash with 156 othe

Juan Guaido aide accused of being part of 2019-03-21 08:11:54Venezuela's interior minister said Thursday that authorities had arrested opposition leader Juan Guaido's chief of staff for his involvement in an a


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How a missing letter helped create a tech 2019-03-03 19:03:29Scott Farquhar is a tech entrepreneur worth $7bn (£5.3bn), but he almost joined a military academy instead.

Geneva Motor Show: Why it will be electrifying 2019-03-03 19:01:30The huge Geneva Motor Show is gearing up - and this one promises to be electrifying.

Orders gagging workers to be curbed 2019-03-03 19:01:21The government wants to stop firms buying the silence of workers who make accusations of wrongdoing.

'Ask the stupid questions - it's a great 2019-03-03 19:01:20Knowing when to ask for advice is a great skill when you’re starting a business, says Pippa Murray, of Pip and Nut.

Church pressures firms on tax and with no 2019-03-03 19:01:11It says it will vote against chairmen and women of boards of big companies which have poor polices on tax transparency and climate change.

Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil: Vale mine chief 2019-03-03 14:38:56The head of the Vale mining giant is replaced amid an inquiry into the dam break that killed 186.

Turning disused buildings into artist studios 2019-03-02 19:40:21Charities and councils are working with landlords to provide artists with workspaces in cities.

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei chief executive can be extradited, 2019-03-02 04:50:02Canada begins the process to extradite Meng Wanzhou to the US, but a court has the final decision.

Donald Trump asks China to lift all US 2019-03-02 00:40:11In a tweet the president calls on China to "immediately" lift tariffs on US agriculture products.

Canada appeals court orders tobacco firms to pay 2019-03-01 18:20:44A Quebec appellate court has upheld a 2015 decision that ordered the firms to pay over C$15bn.

What's gone wrong at Weight Watchers? 2019-03-01 17:04:48Changing its name to WW just before peak dieting season proved to be a costly move.

Lyft losses grow ahead of $25bn flotation 2019-03-01 13:15:41The ride-hailing firm reveals a sharp rise in sales but losses have increased over three years.

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JPMorgan Chase tests neuroscience-based video games to recruit 2019-03-22 13:48:55JPMorgan Chase & Co is testing neuroscience-based video games to help recruit interns, as it seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce by b

Global growth rebound hopes hit by weak factory 2019-03-22 13:44:23Manufacturers in Europe, Japan and the United States suffered in March as surveys showed trade tensions had left their mark on factory output, a setba

Wall St. tumbles as weak factory data fuels 2019-03-22 13:19:38Wall Street's main indexes tumbled about 2 percent on Friday after a raft of weak manufacturing data from the United States and Europe led to an inve

In foreboding sign for U.S. economy, factory sector 2019-03-22 13:18:39U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March, a troubling sign for the economy although the U.S. housing market showed signs lower interes

Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's 2019-03-22 13:12:59Pizza chain Papa John's International Inc, trying to recover from a string of high-profile public relations blunders, on Friday named former basketba

Tiffany sticks to 2019 targets, helped by e-commerce; 2019-03-22 13:05:53Luxury retailer Tiffany & Co said Friday it expected earnings growth to resume in the second half of the year, helped by a healthy e-commerce busi

GM confirms plans to build new EV, invest 2019-03-22 12:48:04General Motors Co confirmed on Friday it will invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit assembly plant, adding 400 jobs to build a new Chevrolet elec

Autonomy founder Lynch set for $5 billion Hewlett-Packard 2019-03-22 12:36:32Mike Lynch, once hailed as Britain's answer to Bill Gates, faces Hewlett-Packard (HP) in London's High Court on Monday in a multi-billion dollar sho

Change to 737 MAX controls may have imperiled 2019-03-22 12:21:27Much like tapping the brake pedal in a car to disengage cruise control, a sharp tug on the controls of older models of Boeing Co's 737 used to shut o

Nokia plays down compliance issues after shares drop 2019-03-22 12:15:32Nokia sought to play down the risks of an investigation into compliance issues at its Alcatel-Lucent business after its shares fell sharply on Friday.

American Airlines pilots will test 737 MAX software 2019-03-22 12:14:17American Airlines pilots will test Boeing Co's 737 MAX software fix on simulators this weekend, the pilots' union told Reuters on Thursday, a key st

Indonesia's Garuda asks to cancel 737 MAX order 2019-03-22 12:14:17Garuda Indonesia has asked to cancel an order for 49 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jets, citing a loss of passenger trust following two crashes, although it had