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National Thowheeth Jama'ath planned to attack Sri Lanka New! 2019-04-21 18:37:55Sri Lankan officials were reportedly warned earlier this month that a Muslim jihad group planned to attack Christian churches on Easter Sunday. Accord

Maria Butina should get 18-month sentence in Russia New! 2019-04-21 17:56:00WASHINGTON – U.S. prosecutors say a Russian gun-rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin should serve an 18-month priso

Volodymyr Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential election against Petro New! 2019-04-21 17:47:10Ukrainians have overwhelmingly elected as president a comedian who portrays the role on television and denounces government corruption, according to e

Las Cruces accepts some 1,600 asylum seekers since 2019-04-21 16:43:05LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - City officials say Las Cruces has accepted almost 1,600 asylum seekers since April 12. They say 105 asylum seekers were droppe

Nancy Pelosi, other lawmakers offer condolences in Sri 2019-04-21 15:58:27U.S. lawmakers came together on Sunday in a show of support to Sri Lanka and Christians around the world after a string of bombings ravaged churches a

Georgette Mosbacher happy Passover tweet to Jews in 2019-04-21 15:50:53WARSAW, Poland (AP) – The U.S. ambassador to Poland wished Jews a happy Passover in Polish, and the reaction has been a wave of angry comments o

Cuba tells officials to reduce electricity consumption 2019-04-21 14:47:00HAVANA (AP) - An official newspaper in Cuba reports that officials are restricting electricity use at a time the economy is being squeezed by a series

Arab League pledges $100M per month to Palestinian 2019-04-21 14:18:13CAIRO (AP) - The Arab League has pledged $100 million per month to the Palestinian Authority to make up for funds withheld by Israel because of paymen

Mike Pompeo confirms Americans killed in Sri Lanka 2019-04-21 13:38:07Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday confirmed that several U.S. citizens were among the over 200 victims of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka. In

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says 'several' 2019-04-21 12:22:43WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says 'several' Americans have been killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka.

Explosions kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka 2019-04-21 10:36:42COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside Sri

South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on peace 2019-04-21 07:23:21JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudan's opposition is calling for a six-month extension to implement next steps in a fragile peace deal as a major dea

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Ukraine's Poroshenko concedes defeat to comedian rival Zelenskiy 2019-04-21 14:05:22Shortly after exit polls showed incumbent president Petro Poroshenko getting only a quarter of the vote in Sunday's runoff election, he said he was w

At least 14 killed in Colombia landslide 2019-04-21 13:40:30Colombia's national disaster agency says in a statement that a Easter Sunday landslide in the municipality of Rosas hit at least eight homes and bloc

Explosions in Libya capital follow late-night airstrike 2019-04-21 12:35:04Explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli following a late-night airstrike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forc

Dad saved toddler from dingo attack in Australia, 2019-04-21 05:57:01Rescue personnel say a man fought off several dingoes to save his 14-month-old son from one of the wild dogs that was dragging the boy from their camp

Easter Sunday bomb attacks kill more than 200 2019-04-21 05:27:17The death toll from a series of Easter Sunday bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka now exceeds 200, according to police and local media. Seven

FBI arrests leader of armed militia stopping migrants 2019-04-20 22:00:36The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that has been stopping migrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexi

Over 100 citizens return to Kosovo following ISIS 2019-04-20 17:59:37Kosovo brought back 110 of its citizens from Syria on Saturday, including jihadists who had gone to fight in the country's civil war and 74 children,

'Nothing for the needy': Notre-Dame not France's only 2019-04-20 11:56:24France's yellow vest protesters, seeking economic relief for students, retirees and the working class, took to the streets of Paris again Saturday, w

Singer Adele separated from husband, Simon Konecki 2019-04-20 10:57:58Adele and her husband, Simon Konecki, have separated.

New attack on Ebola centre in Congo, 1 2019-04-20 06:03:44A Congolese official says militia members have attacked an Ebola treatment centre hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Heal

Northern Ireland police arrest 2 over killing of 2019-04-20 05:39:55Two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry on Thursday.

Potential victory by Ukraine's 'Donald Trump' prompts uncertainty 2019-04-20 04:00:00Volodymyr Zelensky has run a substance-free campaign, using the internet and comedy to win over disaffected Ukrainians in his bid for the presidency.


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'I will fight tooth and nail to make 2019-04-17 19:12:31Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.

Will AI kill developing world growth? 2019-04-17 19:08:04Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.

JP Morgan: Is Wall Street's first female boss 2019-04-17 18:00:46JP Morgan promotes finance chief Marianne Lake, making her a possible successor to Jamie Dimon.

Ivanka Trump: I declined father's suggestion of World 2019-04-17 15:58:51She says her father suggested the role to her, but she told him she was happy in her work.

Climate change: Central banks warn of financial risks 2019-04-17 12:20:41The heads of two major central banks warn firms they may "fail to exist" if they ignore threats.

Jet Airways temporarily suspends all flights 2019-04-17 10:43:54The Indian airline suspends all of its domestic and international flights as it seeks further funding.

Netflix to trial showing top 10 lists to 2019-04-17 09:32:14Streaming company Netflix is to trial showing UK users its most-watched shows over a weekly period.

EU proposes tariffs on £15bn of US products 2019-04-17 08:04:42The EU makes it latest move in a long-running dispute with the US over aircraft subsidies.

Helium balloons blamed for UK train delays 2019-04-17 08:01:52Network Rail says helium balloons are causing delays by getting caught in overhead cables.

UK to introduce porn age-checks in July 2019-04-17 07:34:17Sites that fail to comply will face being blocked by internet service providers.

Juventus shares slump after Champions League defeat 2019-04-17 06:54:33Shares tumble after Juventus is knocked out of the Champions League by Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam.

House price growth at six-year low 2019-04-17 06:25:46House prices rise 0.6% in the year to February, the slowest rate since September 2012, official figures show.

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U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state 2019-04-20 02:48:49U.S. intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegat

Hundreds sign online petition supporting woman suing JD.com 2019-04-20 01:58:36Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by

Tesla to shrink board to seven directors from 2019-04-19 19:52:31Tesla Inc said on Friday that four members of its eleven-member board would be leaving over the next two years, as the electric car company looks to s

Exclusive: Tereos still searching for wider funding - 2019-04-19 19:49:55(Corrects headline and paragraph 1 to make clear that syndication process is ongoing, to make clear in paragraph 5 that no offers finalized by April 1

Boeing 737 MAX joint governmental review will begin 2019-04-19 17:10:44The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that a joint governmental review of the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX will begin on April 29 and wi

PepsiCo results beat as new CEO's ad push 2019-04-19 17:07:15PepsiCo Inc's quarterly sales and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, as the beverage maker's advertising and marketing push helped driv

Venezuela congress to weigh 2020 PDVSA bond payment 2019-04-19 12:27:56Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly expects to vote on making a $71 million bond interest payment when it meets next week, a lawmaker

Will the Benettons use Alitalia to fly in 2019-04-19 12:05:16Italian transport group Atlantia could join a rescue of loss-making flag carrier Alitalia to try to win favor with the government and secure the futur

SEC fines Prosper Funding $3 million for overstating 2019-04-19 11:31:07The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday said Silicon Valley-based Prosper Funding LLC will pay a $3 million penalty for miscalculating and ma

U.S. homebuilding near two-year low; permits extend decline 2019-04-19 11:29:29U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the single-family unit segment, suggesting the housin

Return of the bench seat: Concept EVs show 2019-04-19 09:35:51Electric vehicle (EV) concepts shown in Shanghai this week, such as the Audi AI:me and Infiniti QX Inspiration, point to a future of living-room-like

Fiat Chrysler recalls 320,000 Dart cars that could 2019-04-19 09:25:56Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Friday it is recalling more than 320,000 Dodge Dart compact cars in North America that could roll away because of a