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Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after New! 2019-02-18 13:01:30PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstr

EU warns Donald Trump against auto tariffs, says New! 2019-02-18 12:20:27The European Union warned Monday it would react swiftly if President Trump hits EU car imports with tariffs, a day after the president received a Comm

Pope Francis lifts suspension on Nicaraguan priest, poet New! 2019-02-18 11:53:47MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - Pope Francis has lifted the suspension imposed in 1983 on Nicaraguan priest and poet Ernesto Cardenal, the Vatican's ambass

Investment adviser fined over alleged real estate scheme 2019-02-18 11:32:30BOSTON (AP) - Secretary of State William Galvin says the state has entered into a consent order with a Massachusetts investment adviser agent accused

Barack Obama to be involved with NBA-backed Africa 2019-02-18 09:42:23Former president Barack Obama will be involved with an NBA-backed professional basketball league in Africa.  NBA commissioner Adam Silver announc

French judge refuses to block Catholic sex scandal 2019-02-18 09:28:52PARIS (AP) — A French judge refused Monday to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal. French d

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials 2019-02-18 08:00:51Lansing State Journal. February 14, 2019 Make campaign finance violations sting A group that actively campaigned for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has gotten

Former Israeli FM Tzipi Livni retires from politics 2019-02-18 06:56:16JERUSALEM (AP) - Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni on Monday announced her retirement from politics, ending a 20-year career of a politician

Barred from Venezuela, European lawmakers call for action 2019-02-18 05:59:47MADRID (AP) - Conservative European lawmakers who were barred from entering Venezuela this weekend are urging the European Union's top diplomat to su

The Latest: US Jewish group asks Poland, Israel 2019-02-18 05:43:08WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The Latest on the dispute between Poland and Israel (all times local): 3:00 p.m. The American Jewish Committee says it hopes yea

Brexit split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, 2019-02-18 05:24:16LONDON (AP) — Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semi

EU states mixed on Trump demand to take 2019-02-18 04:52:07BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that European countries take back their citizens fighting in Syria received a mixed reacti

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China accuses U.S. of trying to block its New! 2019-02-18 13:25:24China's government is accusing the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a c

Brazil bans upstream mining dams after deadly Vale New! 2019-02-18 11:45:15Brazil's government banned new upstream mining dams on Monday and ordered the decommissioning of all such dams by 2021, targeting the type of structu

Parties resume campaigns after Nigeria election postponed 2019-02-18 10:52:40President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday accused Nigeria's electoral commission of incompetence over its organization of a national election as the main

Measles outbreak leads to 136 deaths in the 2019-02-18 10:18:18The Philippine health secretary said Monday that 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have fallen ill in an outbreak bla

'Digital gangsters': U.K. wants tougher rules for Facebook 2019-02-18 08:34:51British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules on Facebook to keep it from acting like "digital gangsters" and inten

Maldives court orders ex-president's arrest for alleged money 2019-02-18 08:07:36Police say investigators found $1 million US in Yameen Abdul Yameen's bank account that was allegedly linked to a shady tourist resort development de

Besieged ISIS militants refuse to surrender, ask for 2019-02-18 07:45:22More than 300 ISIS militants surrounded in a tiny area in eastern Syria are refusing to surrender to the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces and are

Deal clinched to begin troop pullout from main 2019-02-18 07:13:53Yemen's warring parties have agreed to start withdrawing forces from the main port of Hodeidah under a UN-sponsored deal, the United Nations said fol

7 U.K. Labour MPs quit party over leader's 2019-02-18 07:08:49Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism — the big

Authorities in Spain, Gibraltar give differing accounts of 2019-02-18 07:04:42Authorities in Madrid and Gibraltar give differing versions of an incident in which a Spanish warship told commercial vessels to leave anchorages near

India says organizer of Kashmir bombing killed in 2019-02-18 05:51:09Indian forces on Monday killed three militants, including the suspected organizer of a suicide bombing in the disputed region of Kashmir that reignite

'A bit messy on the other side': Dutch 2019-02-18 04:00:28Politicians and business executives in the Netherlands are working to avoid the worst economic outcome as Britain’s uncertain future in the face


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U.S. agency submits auto tariff probe report to New! 2019-02-18 13:36:50The U.S. Commerce Department sent a report on Sunday to U.S. President Donald Trump that could unleash steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts,

Papa John's founder Schnatter says he welcomes hedge New! 2019-02-18 13:13:47Papa John's International Inc founder John Schnatter welcomes hedge fund Starboard Value LP's investment in the pizza restaurant chain, his lawyer s

Germany bans Wirecard 'shorting' as prosecutors probe FT New! 2019-02-18 13:05:01Germany's financial watchdog has banned "short" selling of Wirecard shares due to volatility in the payments firm's stock following reports in the

FAA investigates Southwest over baggage weight discrepancies: WSJ New! 2019-02-18 13:03:24The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating Southwest Airlines Co for widespread failure to accurately track the combined weight of chec

EU's Juncker expects Trump to refrain from imposing New! 2019-02-18 12:32:10U.S. President Donald Trump has promised European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker that he will not impose additional import tariffs on Europe

Honda to close UK car plant with the New! 2019-02-18 12:07:20Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs, a lawmaker told Reuters, in

Honda plan to close UK plant is not New! 2019-02-18 11:57:45Japan's Honda plans to shut its British car plant in Swindon by 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs but the decision is not related to Brexit, a local l

Citi expects privatization to bolster revenue in Brazil New! 2019-02-18 11:48:52Citigroup Inc expects to boost annual revenue in Brazil over the next years by advising potential public asset sales and through a revival in capital

Britain does not support total Huawei network ban: New! 2019-02-18 11:44:52British security officials do not support a full ban of Huawei from national telecoms networks despite U.S. allegations the Chinese firm and its produ

Russia's Rusal is in talks to resume reinsurance 2019-02-18 11:20:44Russia's Rusal, the world's second-largest aluminum producer, is in talks to resume reinsuring its risks with Western companies after Washington lif

World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs by 2019-02-18 10:00:45Hopes for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs on Monday

Britain's FT says allegations over Wirecard reporting are 2019-02-18 07:28:41Britain's Financial Times rejected as "baseless and false" any allegations accusing the newspaper or its reporters of market manipulation or unethi

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'Ideas are worthless, execution matters' 2019-02-10 19:09:50StockX founder Josh Luber says entrepreneurs just need to put "one foot in front of the other".

'I stole £30,000 from my mum to make 2019-02-10 19:07:52Andrew Michael was 17 when he used his mother's credit card without her knowledge to launch a successful IT company.

When parents sue their children for support 2019-02-10 19:07:08A handful of Asian countries allow parents to take legal action against their children who fail to support them.

Austerity to continue unless Hammond spends, says IFS 2019-02-10 19:05:41The chancellor is facing tricky spending decisions, says think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Brexit: How could it affect the fashion industry? 2019-02-10 19:03:04Brexit may mean buying your favourite brand could cost you more. Here's why.

Goldman's role in the 1MDB scandal explained 2019-02-10 02:16:58The firm is facing legal action after helping to raise money for Malaysia's state development fund.

Sweets industry stands firm against sugar backlash 2019-02-09 19:40:53How is the world's biggest trade fair for sweets adapting to a growing backlash against sugar?

'I was so in love, it's happened a 2019-02-09 19:27:19Merebeth Veit has invented a job for herself that satisfies the two loves of her life, animals and travel.

Sir Philip Green 'paid employee £1m over harassment 2019-02-09 13:31:00The Daily Telegraph says Sir Philip paid the female employee £1m after groping and kissing her.

Brexit: Seaborne Freight no-deal ferry contract scrapped 2019-02-09 09:30:29The Irish backers of Seaborne Freight - which owned no ships - have pulled out of the deal.

747: How the jumbo jet shaped 50 years 2019-02-08 23:43:38Fifty years since the Boeing 747's first flight, BBC Rewind looks back on how the jumbo jet changed aviation and global travel.

The art dealer making jewellery from e-waste 2019-02-08 16:02:37Eliza Walter works at an art gallery, but in her spare time she makes sustainable jewellery.