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Biden OKs NATO membership for Finland, Sweden in New! 2022-08-09 16:21:45President Biden on Tuesday signed the ratification of Finland and Sweden's membership in NATO, offering what he said was "proof" that the Western a

Search for missing Afghanistan cash comes up empty New! 2022-08-09 15:31:00Afghanistan's former president didn't make off with millions of dollars of American money last year, but other people likely did, a U.S. inspector g

Russia hosts annual military 'Olympics' as the war New! 2022-08-09 15:21:08Dodging incoming rounds from U.S.-supplied HIMARS rocket launchers won't be one of the events this month during the International Army Games hosted b

Hamas issues, then rescinds, sweeping rules on Gaza New! 2022-08-09 14:47:11Gaza's militant Hamas rulers issued sweeping new restrictions on journalists after the recent conflict there, but then rescinded them, a group repres

China's Wuhan institute studied deadly bioterrorism agent, Congress New! 2022-08-09 14:27:15China's Wuhan Institute of Virology, where the COVID-19 pandemic may have started, conducted work on a deadlier virus with a 60% lethality, according

Marine general installed as new head of U.S. New! 2022-08-09 12:54:27Marine Gen. Michael Langley has taken over as head of U.S. Africa Command, leading all U.S. military operations on a continent teeming with unstable g

Israel-Gaza truce shines light on Palestinian hunger striker New! 2022-08-09 11:24:29A Palestinian hunger striker who has refused food for the past 160 days and is wasting away in an Israeli jailhouse infirmary has suddenly been thrust

Ukrainian women capture chess Olympiad gold after Russians New! 2022-08-09 10:20:10Ukraine scored a big win away from the battlefield Tuesday as its women's chess team captured the gold medal at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai, I

Navy to continue operating in Taiwan Strait amid New! 2022-08-09 09:18:22Navy warships will make another passage through the disputed Taiwan Strait in the coming weeks despite recent Chinese naval exercises in the region fo

Famed Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at New! 2022-08-09 05:39:39Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan's biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve

Palestinians say Israeli troops kill 3 in West New! 2022-08-09 03:29:20Israeli troops killed three Palestinians and wounded dozens in a shootout Tuesday during an arrest raid in the city of Nablus in the occupied West Ban

Russia successfully launches Iranian satellite New! 2022-08-09 02:46:46A Russian rocket on Tuesday successfully launched an Iranian satellite into orbit.

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New Mexico police charge suspect in ambush-style killings New! 2022-08-09 16:12:04A 51-year-old man from Afghanistan was charged Tuesday with killing two Muslim men in Albuquerque, N.M., and authorities said he is suspected in the s

Large explosions rock Russian military air base in New! 2022-08-09 16:08:31Powerful explosions rocked a Russian air base in Crimea and sent towering clouds of smoke over the landscape Tuesday in what may mark an escalation of

Water levels run low, farmland parched amid European New! 2022-08-09 16:06:31Water levels in rivers, lakes and reservoirs across western Europe are running low, or even dry, amid the most severe drought in decades

Israeli forces kill 3 militants in West Bank New! 2022-08-09 12:58:19Israeli troops killed three Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants and wounded dozens in a shootout that erupted during an arrest raid in the city of Nab

Actress Anne Heche in coma with severe burns New! 2022-08-09 10:44:45Hollywood actress Anne Heche remained hospitalized in critical condition, comatose and connected to a breathing machine on Monday, four days after suf

Tennis legend Serena Williams to retire after U.S. New! 2022-08-09 09:51:02Serena Williams says she is ready to step away from tennis after winning 23 Grand Slam titles, turning her focus to having another child and her busin

Legendary Motown songwriter Lamont Dozier dead at 81 New! 2022-08-09 08:30:16Lamont Dozier, part of arguably the most successful songwriting team in pop music history at Motown Records and beyond, has died. He was 81.

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dead at 84 New! 2022-08-09 06:37:50Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan's biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted, signature pleated pieces, has died. He was 84.

To rate wildfire danger, Britain looks to Canada New! 2022-08-09 04:00:00Amid record-breaking temperatures and destructive fires, U.K. researchers are developing a national wildfire danger rating system based on a Canadian

Seeing double in Twinsburg — more than 2,000 New! 2022-08-09 04:00:00The annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, draws siblings from around the world. It also draws scientists for unique research opportunities.

Major test of 1st potential Lyme disease vaccine 2022-08-08 21:34:45Pfizer and French biotech company Valneva are seeking volunteers to test their new vaccine against Lyme disease, which could protect both adults and k

Third crude tank collapses as fire rages at 2022-08-08 21:11:27A third crude tank caught fire and collapsed at Cuba's main oil terminal in Matanzas, the province's governor said on Monday, as an oil spill spread

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China property crisis: Why homeowners stopped paying their New! 2022-08-09 19:23:15The country's property sector is struggling with a cash crunch, forcing buyers to take extreme steps.

Energy bills forecast to hit over £4,200 a New! 2022-08-09 13:01:22The average household could pay £355 a month, up from £164 currently, consultancy Cornwall Insight warns.

US invests $280bn in high tech to compete New! 2022-08-09 12:34:20US President Joe Biden said the new funding for tech would keep the US competitive.

UK PM rules out immediate cost-of-living action New! 2022-08-09 04:34:37It comes as business boss Tony Danker warns the UK cannot "afford a summer of government inactivity".

Olive oil prices to rise 25% as heatwave New! 2022-08-09 03:11:02Prices in supermarkets could increase by 20-25% later this year, one leading exporter tells the BBC.

UK supermarket food could soon carry eco-labels 2022-08-09 00:00:36Scientists hope that a scoring system will lead manufacturers to compete over sustainability.

Are we falling in love with robots? 2022-08-08 19:03:48Far from being scary, people who actually live with robots are finding them endearing.

China housing crisis: The people living in unfinished 2022-08-08 19:01:39As Chinese developers spiral into debt, people with nowhere else to live have moved into unfinished apartments.

US Senate passes sweeping climate, tax and healthcare 2022-08-08 18:02:37The bill seeks to lower the cost of medicines, increase corporate taxes and reduce carbon emissions.

Qantas asks executives to work as baggage handlers 2022-08-08 03:55:51The airline's head of operations has asked for 100 volunteers to fill the roles for three months.

Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors to buy 2022-08-08 01:09:56The American motor industry giant announced last year that it would close its Indian car factories.

JetBlue airline boss over-hiring to beat staff exodus 2022-08-07 21:54:29Low-fare carrier JetBlue said it is a necessary policy when recruiting, as the industry re-starts.

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