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Chinese companies probed by U.S. to delist from New! 2022-08-12 16:24:02Five major Chinese state-owned companies, including oil producers Sinopec and PetroChina, announced Friday they will no longer list their stock for tr

Biden to meet with Chinese president for first New! 2022-08-12 16:13:00Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet for the first time with President Biden later this year in Southeast Asia, according to a report.

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns New! 2022-08-12 14:33:52The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be d

IG says 'inconsistent' active shooter policies on military New! 2022-08-12 14:25:00Army Maj. Nidal Hasan killed 13 people and wounded more than 30 others on Nov. 5, 2009, at Fort Hood, Texas. It was the deadliest mass shooting on a U

Christians in Taiwan fear 'severe' persecution should China New! 2022-08-12 14:19:34"Severe" targeting of Christians will be near the top of China's agenda should the People's Liberation Army succeed in conquering Taiwan following

Rival Iraq protests underscore inter-Shiite power struggle New! 2022-08-12 12:19:57Supporters of Iran-backed Shiite groups rallied in Baghdad on Friday to denounce their rivals, followers of an influential Shiite cleric who stormed t

EU diplomats visit West Bank school slated for New! 2022-08-12 11:00:30European representatives on Friday visited a small schoolhouse serving an impoverished Bedouin community in the occupied West Bank that is under threa

Amsterdam's Schiphol compensating air travelers hit by chaos New! 2022-08-12 05:56:35Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport has launched a compensation program for travelers who missed their flights because of lengthy delays that have plagued t

Grain ship to dock in Ukraine, leave for New! 2022-08-12 05:11:20Expectations were raised Friday that the first U.N. grain transport ship could soon be leaving Ukraine for Africa, while more Russian shelling struck

UN chief affirms support for denuclearized North Korea New! 2022-08-12 04:35:45United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday proclaimed unwavering U.N. commitment to a fully denuclearized North Korea, even as a divi

Slow tallies in close Kenya presidential vote feed New! 2022-08-12 03:43:12Vote-tallying in Kenya's close presidential election isn't moving fast enough, the electoral commission chair said Friday, while parallel counting b

Hong Kong population shrinks for 2nd year under 2022-08-12 03:21:12Hong Kong's government says its population has shrunk for a second year as anti-virus controls hampered the inflow of new workers and births declined

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U.S. federal judge unseals search warrant used on New! 2022-08-12 15:54:21A U.S. federal judge granted the U.S. Department of Justice's request to unseal the warrant that authorized the FBI to search former president Donald

Global experts give monkeypox variants new names New! 2022-08-12 15:09:34Health experts through the World Health Organization (WHO) have come up with new names for the monkeypox disease, virus and variants using Roman numer

More Black NFL retirees win dementia cases in New! 2022-08-12 13:49:55Two years after a pair of former players sued the NFL over the treatment of Black retirees in the league's $1 billion US concussion settlement, hundr

Trump may be a special case, but others New! 2022-08-12 13:21:11As the fallout from the removal of potentially classified documents from Donald Trump's Florida home plays out, here's a look at some recent cases w

Polio virus found in New York City wastewater, New! 2022-08-12 12:54:42Health officials identified the virus that causes polio in New York City's wastewater, suggesting local transmission of the virus, state au

Author Salman Rushdie airlifted to hospital after attack New! 2022-08-12 11:24:53Author Salman Rushdie, whose writing led to death threats, is in surgery after being attacked onstage at an event in western New York, his agent said.

Actor Anne Heche remains on life support for New! 2022-08-12 04:13:25Anne Heche remains on life support and under evaluation for organ donation after a car crash that led to her brain death, a representative for the act

UN demands end to military activity at Ukraine's 2022-08-11 21:00:11The UN nuclear chief warned Thursday that "very alarming" military activity at Europe's largest nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine could lead to

U.S. CDC drops quarantine, screening recommendations for COVID-19 2022-08-11 16:27:53The top U.S. public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if the

NHL-bound Russian hockey player wants court to reverse 2022-08-11 12:01:56Russian hockey player Ivan Fedotov has been accused of trying to evade military service by signing an NHL contract.

Suspect in Beirut bank hostage standoff demanded to 2022-08-11 11:54:30A hostage standoff where an armed man demanded a Beirut bank let him withdraw his trapped savings has ended with the man's surrender and no injuries.

McDonald's will soon reopen its locations in Ukraine 2022-08-11 09:37:33McDonald's will start reopening some of its restaurants in Ukraine in the coming months, a symbol of the war-torn country's return to some sense of


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UK economy shrinks as outlook on recession darkens New! 2022-08-12 08:51:44The economy shrank by 0.1% leading some experts to warn a recession could start sooner than expected.

Argentina rate hiked to 69.5% as inflation hits 2022-08-12 00:31:19The move comes as figures showed inflation in South America's second largest economy hit a 20-year high.

Lee Jae-yong: Why South Korea just pardoned the 2022-08-11 22:29:34Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted for bribery and embezzlement, has been granted a presidential pardon.

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc-based powder with 2022-08-11 22:14:42By 2023 J&J will make all its baby powder using cornstarch following legal battles over talc's safety.

People can't wait for energy help - Citizens 2022-08-11 12:36:04The charity voices concerns of delaying support for households bracing themselves for energy bill hikes.

McDonald's plans to reopen in Kyiv and western 2022-08-11 11:34:24The burger chain says it hopes to support a "small but important sense of normalcy".

Ryanair boss O'Leary says the era of €10 2022-08-11 07:17:41Flights will be more expensive because war in Ukraine has pushed up oil prices, Michael O'Leary tells the BBC.

Disney adds subscribers but warns over cricket loss 2022-08-11 02:53:34The media giant is gaining subscribers as it details plans to launch an ad-supported service in December.

The Russian billionaire daring to speak out about 2022-08-11 02:45:30Boris Mints calls Putin's invasion of Ukraine "vile", adding the war is a result of his "madness".

Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people' 2022-08-10 20:50:51The new prototype doesn't think much of the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, either.

The rise of repairing: Why more of us 2022-08-10 19:05:54As the cost of living soars 'repair cafes' are growing in popularity.

US inflation eases in July as petrol prices 2022-08-10 12:26:12US consumer prices rose at annual rate of 8.5% in July, more slowly than June as petrol prices fell