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Trump releases Strategic Petroleum Reserve oil after Saudi 2019-09-15 18:00:45President Trump announced Sunday that he would respond to the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil fields over the weekend by releasing oil from the national

Benjamin Netanyahu Israel 'do-over' vote threatens his political 2019-09-15 17:49:11JERUSALEM — Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself under fire — figuratively and literally — as he battles to save his job and extend his

Luigi Di Maio shatters mold as Italy's top 2019-09-15 17:34:06ROME | Italy's youngest-ever minister of foreign affairs did not take a traditional path to one of the Italian government's most high-profile jobs.

Condoleezza Rice: Donald Trump deserves 'credit' for taking 2019-09-15 13:12:51Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Trump administration deserves "credit" for taking on various foreign policy challenges, such as

Egypt says no 'breakthrough' with Ethiopia over Nile 2019-09-15 12:13:48CAIRO (AP) - Egypt on Sunday said negotiations over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia have not led to any "breakthrough." Foreign Ministe

Kellyanne Conway: U.S. ready to tap into strategic 2019-09-15 11:18:23The U.S. Department of Energy is standing by "ready" to use the strategic petroleum reserve to settle the global energy supply that has been rattled

Ethiopia releases Lebanese businessman held since last week 2019-09-15 11:04:54BEIRUT (AP) - The Lebanese Foreign Ministry says Ethiopia has released a Lebanese businessman who had been detained in the African nation since last w

Kellyanne Conway: Trump weighing Hassan Rouhani meeting after 2019-09-15 10:10:46President Trump is considering meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next

Lt. Gov. Duncan aims to make state East 2019-09-15 10:03:15GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's lieutenant governor is aiming to make the state the "technology capital" of the East Coast. Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan

Syrian president issues new amnesty, reduces sentences 2019-09-15 09:59:15DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a decree Sunday granting amnesty and reducing sentences for all crimes committed before Se

Congressional delegation celebrates grant to fix viaduct 2019-09-15 09:47:06PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's congressional delegation says a federal infrastructure grant will help replace and upgrade 11 bridges that com

Iran denies Saudi Arabia oil attacks 2019-09-15 06:02:14DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest

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GM's 49,000 workers in U.S. set to strike 2019-09-15 12:19:13The union representing about 49,000 General Motors workers in the U.S. said they would go on strike at midnight Sunday night because co

12 dead, 35 missing in India after sightseeing 2019-09-15 08:29:31A sightseeing boat has capsized on a swollen river in southern India, killing 12 people and leaving 35 missing, says a government official, noting tha

Iran denies involvement in Yemen drone attacks on 2019-09-15 06:53:12Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an oilfi

Cleanup after Dorian resumes in Bahamas as tropical 2019-09-15 06:24:48"We got to take what God gives us," a Grand Bahama resident says in reference to tropical storm Humberto, which narrowly missed the island over the

Violence flares as thousands defy police ban to 2019-09-15 05:46:45Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday,

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola 2019-09-14 14:55:11Former Minister of Health Oly Ilunga has been taken into custody as part of an investigation into the use of Ebola funds, according to a statement by

Maurizio Cattelan's golden toilet stolen from British art 2019-09-14 14:03:13A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader

White House says bin Laden son killed in 2019-09-14 13:15:06The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaeda leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the te

Video gamer sentenced to 15 months in prison 2019-09-14 12:24:52An Ohio gamer upset about a bet while playing Call of Duty online was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for recruiting a prankster to make a bog

Zimbabwe's Mugabe honoured at state funeral, burial delayed 2019-09-14 09:11:31African heads of state joined thousands of Zimbabweans at a state funeral Saturday for Zimbabwe's founding president, Robert Mugabe , whose burial ha

Ebola survivor in Congo passes college exam taken 2019-09-13 15:08:38A young Ebola patient who took his college entrance exam while being treated in isolation has passed the demanding test, to the joy of many in Congo.

New Zealand unveils 2nd set of gun reforms, 2019-09-13 14:05:48New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern introduced a bill in Parliament on Friday that aims to further tighten gun laws, as the country marks six

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BBC World News business headlines 2019-09-13 12:56:02The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

WeWork founder Adam Neumann's voting power curbed 2019-09-13 09:15:19The office space firm changes its structure after investor fears put its stock market debut in doubt.

Customers in the dark over pawnbroker closures 2019-09-13 08:15:29Albemarle & Bond and Herbert Brown stores have closed their doors, but a helpline is unanswered.

Pound climbs to highest level since July 2019-09-13 07:19:40Sterling rises as traders believe the risk of a no-deal Brexit is receding.

‘My boss lets me set my own salary’ 2019-09-13 04:13:58How picking your own pay has become the latest employment perk.

High-tech ways to keep employees happy 2019-09-12 19:26:04Companies offer gym deals and cycle schemes - but how do they know if these are what staff want?

How bottled water became a million dollar idea. 2019-09-12 19:21:44The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how bottled water became a million dollar idea.

Sainsbury's pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025 2019-09-12 19:06:43The supermarket is asking the public for ideas on how best to reduce its packaging.

YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure 2019-09-12 19:02:39The video site's algorithm promotes medical misinformation in a number of languages, the BBC finds.

BA cancels 27 Sept flights ahead of next 2019-09-12 14:24:11British Airways has begun emailing thousands of passengers ahead of another day of strike action.

US gun laws must be stricter, say business 2019-09-12 12:15:20The leaders of 145 companies send a letter to Congress about "an urgent public health crisis".

Google to pay €1bn to end French tax 2019-09-12 12:04:39The settlement ends a four-year investigation into Google's tax affairs.

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After LSE's sharp rebuff, HKEX begins investor charm 2019-09-15 13:32:45Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is embarking on a three-week charm offensive with London Stock Exchange investors as the Asian trading house tries

Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attacks on Aramco 2019-09-15 13:16:45Saudi stocks fell sharply on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry a day earlier knocked out more than half

Saudi oil exports to run as normal from 2019-09-15 13:15:42Saudi Arabia's oil exports will continue as normal this week as the kingdom taps into stocks from its large storage facilities, an industry source br

Axel Springer plans layoffs after KKR becomes biggest 2019-09-15 12:57:58Axel Springer is planning layoffs as part of a cost-cutting program that would mainly affect its newspapers, the German media group's chief executiv

As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike 2019-09-15 12:56:15The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight

Germany's car watchdog sets Audi ultimatum to remove 2019-09-15 12:28:05Germany's motor vehicle authority (KBA) has told Volkswagen's premium brand Audi that it faces penalties for its failure to remove illegal software

Benetton holding says dismayed by road probe, hints 2019-09-15 12:05:51Edizione, the Benetton family holding company which has a controlling stake in Italian infrastructure group Atlantia , said at the weekend it was dism

UAW to strike against GM starting Sunday evening 2019-09-15 11:07:51The United Auto Workers (UAW) said that its members will go on strike against General Motors Co as of Sunday evening, after a lack of progress in cont

Analyst View: Saudi attacks raise specter of oil 2019-09-15 09:09:53The oil market will rally by $5-10 per barrel when it opens on Monday and may spike to as high as $100 per barrel if Saudi Arabia fails to quickly res

Fed trades 'remarkably positive' for 'no precedents' after 2019-09-15 09:05:12A year ago, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell held a "remarkably positive outlook" for an economy enjoying a "historically rare" combinatio

WeWork IPO spells rough landing for CEO Neumann 2019-09-15 06:15:07Adam Neumann showed he can capitalize on troubled times a decade ago, tapping into demand for workspace by those forced out of jobs in the aftermath o

UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX 2019-09-15 04:41:54The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to

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