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US to open Greenland consulate amid increased interest New! 2019-08-23 17:06:34WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is planning to open a U.S. consulate in Greenland for the first time in decades amid increased strategic an

Chinese embassy says the US is trying to New! 2019-08-23 16:59:33TORONTO (AP) - China's embassy in Canada said Friday the U.S. is trying to suppress a Chinese tech giant with unwarranted charges in what it calls "

UN expert: No peace in Myanmar if no New! 2019-08-23 15:29:03UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A member of the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar warned Friday that there will be no long-term pea

Boris Johnson prepares to take his place on New! 2019-08-23 13:10:27LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has endeavored to lead his country since he was a boy, will get his first moment on the world

YouTube removes 210 pro-China channels running content criticizing New! 2019-08-23 12:58:49YouTube announced Thursday it shut down 210 pro-China channels that appear to have been a coordinated social media attack against pro-democracy protes

Despite recent agreement Rwanda says no travel to New! 2019-08-23 12:34:15KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) - Rwanda says its citizens are not allowed yet to travel to Uganda despite a deal reached between leaders of the two countries on

Missouri election official fires back over abortion lawsuit 2019-08-23 11:33:10JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri's top election official is firing back after abortion-rights advocates sued him for allegedly impeding their work

France to deploy celebrated cuisine to ease G-7 2019-08-23 10:15:29PARIS (AP) - As tensions loom over this weekend's G-7 summit of world leaders in France, the country is counting on one key asset to cheer up the eve

Bolsonaro to reveal plans for fighting Amazon fires 2019-08-23 09:37:30PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Under increasing international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolso

The Latest: France halts Brazil trade deal over 2019-08-23 08:35:27PARIS (AP) - The Latest on the reaction to the fires in the Amazon (all times local): 2:30 p.m. In a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil, France

The Latest: EU, Germany back call to discuss 2019-08-23 07:29:27BIARRITZ, France (AP) - The Latest on the upcoming Group of Seven leaders' summit (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The European Union and Germany are bac

Putin orders Russia to respond after U.S. missile 2019-08-23 06:28:52MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a ne

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Illinois resident dies after respiratory illness tied to New! 2019-08-23 13:18:08The Illinois Department of Public Health has reported a person who recently vaped died after being hospitalized with "severe respiratory illness," i

Accusers in Ohio State sexual misconduct scandal grow New! 2019-08-23 12:49:20Lawyers for men suing Ohio State University over decades-old alleged sexual misconduct by a team doctor say the growing number of accusers has topped

Trump blasts his own Fed chair after central New! 2019-08-23 12:38:15Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell says the trade war Donald Trump has started with China has made it hard for the U.S. central bank to do its job,

Eradicating malaria 'can be done,' WHO says New! 2019-08-23 12:01:38It is theoretically possible to wipe out malaria but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it.

Radiation spike likely due to 2nd blast in 2019-08-23 10:32:49The explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test earlier this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the l

The day an IRA bomb claimed the life 2019-08-23 10:30:00Forty years ago, a bomb exploded on a yacht off the coast of Ireland, claiming the life of Lord Mountbatten and three other people.

David Koch, billionaire conservative activist and donor, dead 2019-08-23 09:05:19American billionaire industrialist David Koch, a former executive vice-president of conglomerate Koch Industries, and a major backer of conservative

U.S. military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait 2019-08-23 08:43:33The United States sent a navy ship through the Taiwan Strait on Friday despite opposition from China, rekindling one of a growing number of flashpoint

China announces new round of retaliatory tariffs on 2019-08-23 08:37:56China has announced a tariff hike on $75 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for tariffs Donald Trump has threatened to levy on China as of next Sept

2 missing after Poland lightning storm that killed 2019-08-23 07:50:20Two people were still missing Friday in southern Poland after a thunderstorm with multiple lightning strikes hit the Tatra Mountains, killing five peo

Kremlin critic Navalny released from jail 2019-08-23 07:20:36Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was released from jail Friday, and predicted in a speech that opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin and protest

Canada halts Hong Kong consulate staff travel after 2019-08-23 05:41:01The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong have stopped allowing local staff to leave the city on official business, following the detention of a British Con

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1,100 jobs at risk after Karen Millen online 2019-08-06 11:06:27Fashion firm Boohoo buys the online business of High Street brands Karen Millen and Coast for £18.2m.

Engineered in Africa: 'We knew the talent was 2019-08-06 08:28:09Christina Sass of software engineer recruitment firm Andela says that talent can be found anywhere.

Hyundai releases car with solar panel roof 2019-08-06 07:36:04The solar power system is available on the hybrid versions of the Korean car maker's Sonata vehicle.

Katharine Hamnett: Fashion tax is 'stupid' 2019-08-06 06:54:10Designer Katharine Hamnett says legislation is needed to force fashion brands to stop fast fashion.

Barneys New York store chain files for bankruptcy 2019-08-06 06:32:20The US luxury department store chain also puts itself up for sale after being hit by a steep rent rise.

McDonald's paper straws 'fully recyclable' makers say 2019-08-06 05:45:13The manufacturer of the straws says the UK's recycling infrastructure needs more investment.

Tencent set to buy 10% stake in Universal 2019-08-06 04:28:18UMG's parent company Vivendi is in talks with the Chinese tech group over the deal.

Yuan fall: Why is China's currency getting weaker? 2019-08-06 00:19:56A drop in the value of the yuan poses far-reaching consequences for markets and the US-China trade war.

US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator' 2019-08-06 00:02:17Washington accuses Beijing of devaluing the yuan, a statement likely to intensify trade tensions.

Capita seeks to reverse 'reputational damage' after death 2019-08-05 20:14:41Assessor Capita is seeking to overturn a ruling and £10,000 damages award after a claimant died.

Facebook urged to shut groups seeking fake Amazon 2019-08-05 19:08:34Which? claimed to have uncovered several active groups that recruited people to write fake testimonies.

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Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods New! 2019-08-23 18:29:19U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted

Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war New! 2019-08-23 18:28:22Hopes for settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed further on Friday as China said it will slap retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion

Fed's commitment to act upstaged by Trump's furor New! 2019-08-23 18:26:12Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would "act as appropriate" to keep the U.S. economy healthy in a deteriorating global econ

World needs to end risky reliance on U.S. New! 2019-08-23 18:26:12Bank of England Governor Mark Carney took aim at the U.S. dollar's "destabilizing" role in the world economy on Friday and said central banks might

Oil spills into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump New! 2019-08-23 18:23:59China said on Friday it would impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escal

Stocks tumble, yen rallies as U.S. and China New! 2019-08-23 18:10:16Stocks, the dollar and oil prices fell on Friday while safe havens rose after President Donald Trump demanded U.S. companies look at alternatives to C

Fed's Powell vs. Trump: who's got a 'feel' New! 2019-08-23 18:09:36Donald Trump once accused the Federal Reserve of not having a "feel" for the market and compared Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to a golfer who

Wall Street plunges as U.S.-China trade war intensifies New! 2019-08-23 17:46:44Wall Street tumbled on Friday after the U.S.-China trade war escalated in dramatic fashion, with President Donald Trump demanding that American compan

General Dynamics wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: New! 2019-08-23 17:42:41General Dynamics Corp has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for expeditionary sea base ships, the Pentagon said on Friday. The vessels are partial

USTR to accept public comment period before raising New! 2019-08-23 17:40:38The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday said it would hold a public comment period before raising tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports

Answering Trump, UPS, FedEx and USPS say they New! 2019-08-23 17:36:37FedEx Corp , United Parcel Service Inc and the U.S. Postal Service said on Friday they are already working to stop traffickers from using their servi

Trump administration considers boost to biofuel mandates to New! 2019-08-23 17:35:10The Trump administration is considering ramping up biofuel blending quotas in the coming years to assuage anger in the Farm Belt over its recent broad

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