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Iranian attacks abate as Pentagon unveils Gulf task New! 2019-11-14 22:03:06It's attracted just six members and has faded from the headlines, but a Pentagon-led Persian Gulf maritime coalition has played a key role in snuffin

Diplomat gets chance to tell of her ouster New! 2019-11-14 21:27:43WASHINGTON (AP) - The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine watched in disbelief as her reputation was publicly sullied in a slow-burning campaign to disc

Key dates in the Trump impeachment investigation New! 2019-11-14 20:24:59WASHINGTON (AP) - Key dates related to the Trump impeachment investigation: APRIL 21, 2019 President Donald Trump speaks with then-President-elect Vol

Pelosi says agreement on revamped NAFTA ‘imminent’ New! 2019-11-14 20:21:21WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump’s revamped North American free trade dea

Joseph Mifsud resurfaces in Italian newspaper interview New! 2019-11-14 20:19:06ROME | Joseph Mifsud, the shadowy Maltese influence peddler who helped turn the 2016 U.S. presidential election on its head when he promised to help o

After 20 years, Washington tribe hopes to hunt New! 2019-11-14 20:08:44SEATTLE (AP) - Patrick DePoe was in high school the last time his Native American tribe in Washington state was allowed to hunt whales. He was on a ca

Senate Foreign Relations chairman suggests pause on Turkey New! 2019-11-14 18:17:09A key Senate Republican is urging members to pump the brakes on legislation that would sanction Turkey for purchasing the Russian S-400 missile defens

Mike Pompeo: Anti-ISIS coalition shifts focus to Africa's New! 2019-11-14 18:16:07The global coalition to defeat Islamic State is focusing new attention on a region in North and West Africa as the terror group's "caliphate" has b

AP source: Second US official in Kyiv heard New! 2019-11-14 16:51:23WASHINGTON (AP) - A second U.S. Embassy staffer in Kyiv overheard a cellphone call between President Donald Trump and his ambassador to the European U

Pelosi says Trump’s Ukraine actions amount to ‘bribery’ New! 2019-11-14 16:41:36WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats are refining part of their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: Bribery. House Speaker Nan

Report: State Department employee wrongly removed from job New! 2019-11-14 16:09:40WASHINGTON (AP) - A State Department employee working on Iranian policy was improperly removed from her post by officials who took into account her et

US presses European countries to take Islamic State New! 2019-11-14 16:06:11WASHINGTON (AP) - European and other members of the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group must take back and prosecute their nation

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Pelosi says agreement on revamped NAFTA 'imminent' New! 2019-11-14 16:06:51House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass U.S. President Donald Trump's revamped North American free trade deal this year.

Evo Morales can't run in next election, Bolivia's New! 2019-11-14 15:12:44Bolivia's interim President said on Thursday that Evo Morales would not be welcome to take part in new elections, after the longtime leftist leader r

Tsunami alert lifted after major earthquake strikes off New! 2019-11-14 14:18:15A powerful earthquake struck off Indonesia on Thursday in the sea near the Moluccas, prompting panicked islanders to flee to higher ground, according

Auschwitz survivor, Oscar-winning producer Branko Lustig dead at New! 2019-11-14 13:57:27Branko Lustig, an Oscar-winning Croatian film producer and Holocaust survivor, has died at 87.

How plants colonized land: By stealing tools from New! 2019-11-14 13:40:54The first plants on Earth were algae that lived in water, and moving onto land required completely new survival skills. Now a new study shows plants g

U.S. Fed's Jerome Powell urges Congress to tackle New! 2019-11-14 13:31:17Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday urged Congress to tackle the growing budget deficit but also underscored the current health of the

Student gunman kills 2, wounds 3 others at New! 2019-11-14 12:05:58A Southern California high school student dressed in black opened fire on campus Thursday, killing a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy and woundi

A 'good amount' of Venezuela's millions of fleeing New! 2019-11-14 11:54:32The Venezuela migration crisis has now entered a new stage in which many of those fleeing their country's devastating economic downturn and political

International Criminal Court approves probe into treatment of 2019-11-14 08:14:22International Criminal Court judges on Thursday approved a request from prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against Myanmar's

Deval Patrick enters fight for the 2020 Democratic 2019-11-14 07:09:26Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is making a late entry into the Democratic presidential race.

'A ticking time bomb': Anti-ISIS allies debating next 2019-11-14 04:00:00"Success," Winston Churchill supposedly said, "is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." That could be th

No substantial rain expected along Australia's fire-ravaged east 2019-11-14 02:42:51Official weather forecasts for Australia show no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters battle to get more t


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Icahn pushes for HP merger with Xerox: WSJ New! 2019-11-14 17:53:44Activist investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in HP Inc and is pushing for the personal computer maker's merger with printer maker Xerox Corp, argui

WeWork bond drops, spread hits a record on New! 2019-11-14 17:50:43WeWork's junk bond price dropped and its risk premium shot to a record high on Thursday following a report that its main backer still hasn't deliver

Amazon to protest Pentagon's $10-billion cloud award to New! 2019-11-14 17:47:31Amazon.com Inc will protest the Pentagon's decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft Corp , the Wall Street Journal repo

Montana lawmakers seek more time for Keystone XL New! 2019-11-14 17:23:22Montana lawmakers representing Native American tribal members called on the state's congressional delegation and the U.S. State Department on Thursda

Google antitrust probe to expand into Android: CNBC New! 2019-11-14 17:09:05The several dozen attorneys general investigating advertising practices at Alphabet Inc's Google are planning to expand their antitrust probe into t

Visa discloses FTC probe on debit transactions New! 2019-11-14 16:59:35Visa Inc on Thursday said the Federal Trade Commision (FTC) has initiated an inquiry into whether the payments processor's actions prohibited mercha

Boeing brings back humans after automation problems on New! 2019-11-14 16:37:41Boeing Co has scaled back use of automation to make fuselage sections for its 777 jetliners amid reports of reliability issues and returned to having

Stocks, yields slip as investor sentiment wavers New! 2019-11-14 16:36:42World stocks edged lower and debt yields fell on Thursday as Chinese economic data slowed in October and Germany narrowly avoided a recession in the t

S&P 500 notches record, shakes off Cisco's gloomy New! 2019-11-14 16:27:02The benchmark S&P 500 stock index posted a slim gain to end with a record closing high on Thursday, as a dour forecast from tech stalwart Cisco Sy

U.S. charges two former Herbalife executives in China New! 2019-11-14 16:24:01U.S. prosecutors criminally charged two former executives of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd's Chinese unit with running a decade-long scheme to bribe Chine

Huawei, ZTE 'cannot be trusted' and pose security New! 2019-11-14 16:18:25Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp "cannot be trusted," U.S. Attorney General William Barr said, labeling the Chinese firms a security threat as

Ford uses Mustang name, hoping new electric SUV New! 2019-11-14 15:41:42Ford Motor Co will tag its new electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with the Mustang name, the automaker said on Thursday, seeking to entice customer

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My Money: 'I used the same nappy for 2019-11-13 19:42:24As part of a new BBC blog series, Katie Holden shares what she spent her money on this week.

Pay rise plans: Is minimum wage enough to 2019-11-13 19:21:14Election promises of a rising minimum wage leave some bosses wondering how to fund staff pay rises.

Google is latest tech giant to reveal banking 2019-11-13 19:11:37Tech companies are increasingly wading into finance, raising regulatory questions.

Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling? 2019-11-13 19:03:27A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.

General election 2019: Labour pledges to close gender 2019-11-13 17:30:26Labour vows to close the gap between the average hourly pay for men and women but Tories are critical.

Facebook removes 11.6 million child abuse posts 2019-11-13 12:54:14The latest figures for harmful content on Facebook highlight the enormity of the challenge to remove it.

Royal Mail wins bid to halt Christmas postal 2019-11-13 11:47:34The postal union says a decision by the High Court to block industrial action is an "utter outrage".

City watchdog slams own staff's 'shameful' toilet habits 2019-11-13 11:31:12The Financial Conduct Authority is "appalled" at the insanitary conduct of its own workers.

Toy sales slump as shops chase Christmas cheer 2019-11-13 09:32:54Parents have cut back on impulse buys and face the threat of shortages of festive favourites, analysts say.

'Berlin rocks,' says Elon Musk as he chooses 2019-11-13 08:52:19Elon Musk tells AutoExpress Brexit made the UK "too risky" for his first major European factory.

Inflation falls to three-year low as energy prices 2019-11-13 07:25:22Official data shows UK consumer prices rose 1.5% as a new price cap kept a lid on energy prices.

Trump speaks to 'his people' on Wall Street 2019-11-13 06:20:34Donald Trump gets a warm welcome from the New York financial community.