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Last shipment of U.S. arms arrives in Ukraine New! 2021-12-08 16:59:19The final portion of a $60 million U.S. security assistance package to Ukraine approved by President Biden is expected to arrive this week amid rising

Pentagon gets new reporting tasks for China New! 2021-12-08 16:07:46The House version of the fiscal 2022 defense authorization bill, approved Tuesday, contains multiple requirements for new and detailed reporting on th

Pentagon warns China is preparing for military campaign New! 2021-12-08 15:49:00China is preparing for military operations against Taiwan and the Pentagon is working closely with the island's military to deter attacks and develop

WHO: Omicron could spread faster but it's still New! 2021-12-08 14:10:04GENEVA (AP) – The World Health Organization says early evidence suggests the omicron variant may be spreading faster than the highly transmissib

Nigeria should go back on State Dept.'s religious New! 2021-12-08 13:45:00Nigeria should be redesignated as a "Country of Particular Concern" (CPC) for its treatment of Christians and other religious groups, an interfaith

Congress cuts hot-button issues from annual Pentagon policy New! 2021-12-08 13:26:09A compromise version of the annual defense policy bill that has passed the House stripped out scores of hot-button measures from it including women in

Canada joins US and allies in Beijing Olympics New! 2021-12-08 12:52:03TORONTO (AP) — Canada will join the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over

Chinese diplomats have Twitter links to porn sites New! 2021-12-08 12:12:04Chinese diplomats and Communist Party officials are using free and open American social media sites to follow sexually explicit material that is banne

Joe Biden says he's not planning to deploy New! 2021-12-08 12:09:40President Biden said Wednesday putting U.S. troops on the ground in Ukraine to deter a potential Russian invasion “was not on the table.”

Google disrupts Russian botnet it says infiltrated more New! 2021-12-08 11:51:00Search giant Google said it had disrupted a criminal hacker network that infiltrated more than 1 million machines worldwide and was suing the alleged

Quiet draw leaves champion Magnus Carlsen just 1 New! 2021-12-08 10:59:21World chess champion Magnus Carlsen could make no headway at the board in the 10th game of his scheduled 14-game match with Russian challenger Ian Nep

Putin: Russia will submit security proposals to U.S. New! 2021-12-08 10:53:56MOSCOW (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow will submit its proposals for a security dialogue with the U.S. a week

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Canadian to pilot Virgin Galactic space flights for New! 2021-12-08 17:26:00Calgary pilot Jameel Janjua tells Power & Politics about his role in the upcoming Virgin Galactic space flights for tourists.

U.S. Coast Guard recovers body from submerged car New! 2021-12-08 16:16:53A U.S. Coast Guard diver recovered a body from a submerged vehicle stuck in the rapids just metres from the brink of Niagara Falls on Wednesday.

California could become an abortion 'sanctuary' if other New! 2021-12-08 15:26:11California abortion clinics and their allies in the state Legislature on Wednesday revealed a plan to make the state a "sanctuary" for those seeking

Minnesota officer 'betrayed her badge' when she fatally New! 2021-12-08 14:33:32A suburban Minneapolis police officer who has said she drew her gun instead of her Taser when she fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright went on tr

U.K. PM apologizes, aide resigns, as scandal over New! 2021-12-08 12:18:33British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday ordered an inquiry and said he was "furious" after a leaked video showed senior members of his sta

Rose McGowan's lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein dismissed New! 2021-12-08 11:02:34A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by actress Rose McGowan alleging that Harvey Weinstein engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail

French officials say wrong man arrested in connection New! 2021-12-08 09:47:06French authorities announced Wednesday that a man arrested at Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport for allegedly being linked to the 2018 killing of Saudi

India military helicopter crash kills 13, including defence New! 2021-12-08 08:50:15Gen. Bipin Rawat, chief of defence staff for India's military, was killed along with 12 others on Wednesday in a helicopter crash in southern Tamil N

Chinese rover investigates 'cube' on far side of New! 2021-12-08 08:06:51A photograph of a cube-like object captured by a Chinese rover on the far side of the moon has fanned speculation over what it could be.

Britain tightens restrictions over threat posed by omicron New! 2021-12-08 07:44:16British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced tighter restrictions Wednesday to stem the spread of the omicron variant, urging people in England to a

Japanese fashion tycoon blasts off for International Space 2021-12-08 04:17:03A Japanese billionaire and his producer rocketed to space Wednesday as the first self-paying space tourists in more than a decade.

Can the U.S., a beleaguered superpower, still play 2021-12-08 04:00:00The U.S. just lost Afghanistan to the Taliban. Can it really deter Russia's Vladimir Putin from invading Ukraine? We're about to find out whether an

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Covid passports 'devastating' for nightclubs New! 2021-12-08 17:01:03An industry body says nightclubs and bars should not be "thrown under the bus" by the government.

Elizabeth Holmes testifies she 'never' misled investors New! 2021-12-08 15:47:58Holmes' defence team rested their case after seven days of testimony from the Theranos founder.

New home working order another blow for small New! 2021-12-08 13:43:48New guidance to work from home is greeted with dismay by firms that thrive when workers are in offices.

Boss says sorry for 'blundered' Zoom firing of New! 2021-12-08 11:38:23Vishal Garg says he "is deeply sorry" for sacking 900 staff in an online meeting.

Evergrande: China property developer debt default fears grow New! 2021-12-08 06:18:18Evergrande has not yet made payments to bond holders that were due on Monday, the BBC understands.

Japanese billionaire blasts off to International Space Station 2021-12-08 04:57:11Yusaku Maezawa will spend 12 days at the International Space Station before returning to Earth.

Chinese social media giant Weibo's shares fall in 2021-12-08 03:27:06Last week, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi said it will move its listing to Hong Kong from the US.

TikTok jumps on online shopping bandwagon 2021-12-08 03:01:45Social media app TikTok is producing its first live shopping and entertainment event in the UK.

Christmas dinner costs rise as inflation bites 2021-12-08 01:45:10Turkeys, sprouts and Christmas puddings are more expensive this year, research suggests.

FIA boss: Electric F1 racing is 'simply not 2021-12-07 19:09:48With Formula One race distance at 200 miles, switching to electric vehicles remains a long way off.

CEO Secrets: 'Call centre work trained me to 2021-12-07 19:07:06Steven Bartlett, the 29-year-old co-founder of Social Chain, shares his business advice.

US father fired on Zoom describes 'callous' call 2021-12-07 17:01:46Dad of five Christian was one of 900 Better.com employees laid-off on a Zoom call, weeks before Christmas.

Business

Can Johnson & Johnson put the taint of 2021-12-03 19:00:00No more tears

How streaming killed the Christmas charts 2021-12-03 19:00:00Mariah Carey’s seasonal ubiquity illustrates the new economics of music

The office of the future 2021-12-03 19:00:00Cubicles are out. Bars, neighbourhoods and sensors are in

A new way of understanding the high but 2021-12-03 19:00:00A group of 65 people have each achieved inventions worth $1bn

Grab’s upcoming $40bn Nasdaq listing is a key 2021-11-29 19:00:00As China’s internet giants swoon, a trio of new contenders is booming

Jack Dorsey goes Square—leaving Twitter at a time 2021-11-29 19:00:00His successor will have his hands full

Communist Party cancel culture targets internet celebrities 2021-11-28 19:00:00New rules restrict ads with stars, institute a blacklist and monitor fan groups

American manufacturers race to relieve a pandemic-triggered ammo 2021-11-26 19:00:00Soaring demand for guns and ammunition comes from a range of demographic groups

KKR bids for Telecom Italia in a mammoth 2021-11-26 19:00:00The buyout would be the biggest ever of its kind in Europe

Vietnam has produced a new class of billionaire 2021-11-26 19:00:00The renaming of an Oxford college is just one sign of their clout

How to manage the Great Resignation 2021-11-26 19:00:00High staff churn is here to stay. Retention strategies require a rethink

As devices morph into services, what is ownership? 2021-11-26 19:00:00Apple has performed a U-turn on customers’ right to fix its products after purchase

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