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Portugal resists US appeal to bar Huawei from 2019-12-05 07:02:13LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portugal won’t exclude Chinese companies from competing in a planned public tender for the country’s next-generati

Israeli foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn isn’t 2019-12-05 06:19:46JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel’s foreign minister says he hopes the leader of Britain’s Labour Party doesn’t get elected in the country&rsq

Turkish committee backs contentious maritime deal with Libya 2019-12-05 06:06:27ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - The Turkish parliament's foreign affairs committee on Thursday endorsed a controversial deal on maritime boundaries in the Medi

Prosecution: ICC judges were wrong to reject Afghan 2019-12-05 05:43:01THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - International Criminal Court judges overstepped their powers when they refused to authorize an investigation into allega

Cyprus to launch Hague court case over Turkey’s 2019-12-05 05:36:18NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - The president of Cyprus says authorities are launching legal action at the International Court of Justice in the Hague against

OPEC debates deeper production cuts to push up 2019-12-05 05:13:55VIENNA (AP) - The countries that make up the OPEC oil-producing cartel are meeting Thursday to decide whether to cut down on their production and push

U.K. election is full of dirty tricks and 2019-12-05 04:45:13LONDON (AP) — Britain is proving a lawless landscape for political mudslingers mining cyberspace for votes in an election that could determine t

China says US must cut tariffs in trade 2019-12-05 04:24:03BEIJING (AP) - Washington must roll back punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if the two sides reach a trade deal, China said Thursday, indicating Beij

58 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania 2019-12-05 03:33:50NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Scores of migrants who swam through rough Atlantic Ocean waters to safety from a capsized boat while 58 others dro

Moon calls for Chinese role in denuclearizing North 2019-12-05 03:18:38SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday the global diplomatic push to defuse the nuclear standoff with North Korea

Mass strike over pensions tangles transport across France 2019-12-05 02:10:55PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower shut down Thursday, France's vaunted high-speed trains stood still and teachers walked off the job as unions laun

Global shares rise on optimism about US-China trade 2019-12-05 01:47:06TOKYO (AP) - Global shares were higher Thursday amid renewed hopes that a U.S. trade deal with China may be near despite recent tough talk from Presid

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Environmental Protection Agency rejects calls to ban cyanide New! 2019-12-05 15:03:50The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will use restrictions, rather than a ban, to protect unintended poisoning of wildlife, pets and peopl

Biden campaign uses video of Trudeau laughing at New! 2019-12-05 14:20:30A video of Justin Trudeau gossiping with other world leaders about Donald Trump is featured in an advertisement for the U.S. president's leading poli

Tufts University cuts ties with Purdue Pharma's Sackler New! 2019-12-05 13:53:17Tufts University is cutting ties with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, saying it will strip the Sackler name from its c

Russia is willing to extend New START nuclear New! 2019-12-05 13:40:57Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow is prepared to immediately extend the only remaining nuclear arms reduction pact with the U

'We're backsliding': Surge in measles cases reported globally New! 2019-12-05 13:00:00Global data suggests 140,000 people died from measles last year, and health officials say they're alarmed by the rapid growth of the easily preventab

OPEC nations agree to further oil supply cut 2019-12-05 12:27:24OPEC and allies led by Russia on Thursday agreed to one of the deepest output cuts this decade to prevent oversupply, in a deal that would apply for t

Sailor who killed 2 and himself at Pearl 2019-12-05 12:20:42The man who shot three civilians, killing two of them, before taking his own life at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii has been identified as a 22-year-old U.S.

Huawei brings legal challenge against FCC over rural 2019-12-05 10:08:16China's Huawei has mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after the body designated the technology giant

Pelosi to instruct U.S. House to draft articles 2019-12-05 08:12:13House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, citing Donald Trump's "failure to faithfully execute the law," said Thursday she will ask the chair of the judicia

Rape victim in India set ablaze on way 2019-12-05 07:14:50A 23-year-old rape victim was set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to court in northern India on Thursday.

Police fire tear gas on protesters staging mass 2019-12-05 06:09:45The Eiffel Tower was shut down on Thursday, France's vaunted high-speed trains stood still and teachers walked off the job as unions launched nationw

Widely respected Japanese doctor among dead in ambush 2019-12-04 20:54:22A shooting ambush in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday killed a Japanese physician and aid worker widely respected and beloved in the war-scarred natio


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Boeing says 737 MAX approval delays could hit New! 2019-12-05 17:57:19Significant additional regulatory requirements or delays in returning Boeing Co's 737 MAX to commercial service could cause it to cut or temporarily

Facebook sues ILikeAd, alleges ad fraud New! 2019-12-05 17:56:57Facebook Inc on Thursday sued a Hong Kong company that it said baited people into clicking on celebrities' photos and bogus advertising links, so it

No apology to Elon Musk from British diver New! 2019-12-05 17:55:54The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk for calling him a "pedo guy" on Twitter testified on Thursday that his criticism of the Tesla Inc chief ex

United Auto Workers union names reformer Gamble president New! 2019-12-05 17:49:48The United Auto Workers international executive board on Thursday named acting president Rory Gamble to head the union until June 2022 as he pledged a

Huawei mounts legal challenge against FCC over rural New! 2019-12-05 17:48:44China's Huawei mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday after the body designated the technolog

Saudi Aramco prices shares at top of range New! 2019-12-05 17:44:30RIYADH/DUBAI Reuters - State-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco's initial public offering (IPO) will be the biggest in history, but will fall short of the

Wall Street inches higher as Dec. 15 tariff New! 2019-12-05 17:17:52Wall Street eked out slight gains on Thursday as investors waited for concrete news on a hoped-for interim trade deal between the United States and Ch

Global stocks falter on trade uncertainty; sterling gains New! 2019-12-05 15:52:43The dollar slid and global equity markets traded little changed on Thursday as enthusiasm over Apple shares was offset by doubts about the likelihood

Airbus faces delivery challenge, poised to win jet New! 2019-12-05 15:43:28Airbus must hand a record number of aircraft to customers in December to meet delivery goals, company data showed on Thursday, and is all but certain

GM, LG Chem to build $2.3 billion electric New! 2019-12-05 15:42:47General Motors Co and South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday they will invest $2.3 billion to build an electric vehicle battery cell joint venture

BlackRock global active equities chief to leave firm New! 2019-12-05 15:40:30Mark Wiseman, global head of active equities at BlackRock Inc , is leaving the firm following a violation of the company's "relationships at work po

Trump upbeat on U.S.-China talks as Beijing underscores New! 2019-12-05 15:34:32U.S.-China trade talks are "moving right along," President Donald Trump said on Thursday, striking an upbeat tone even as Chinese officials held fas

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Brexit: Could the UK and EU sort a 2019-12-01 19:04:44Even if the withdrawal agreement is approved, the future UK-EU trade relationship still requires much work.

'Exploited' workers propping up the building sector 2019-12-01 19:01:39The construction industry is trying to crack down on the use of underpaid labour, but it's a huge task.

Labour pledges to cut rail fares by a 2019-12-01 17:30:06The party vows to slash rail fares and make travel free for young people under the age of 16.

General election 2019: Lib Dems won't support Labour 2019-12-01 16:21:36Jo Swinson says Labour's plans to take utilities back into public ownership are "not the way forward".

Mark Carney appointed UN envoy for climate action 2019-12-01 09:00:32The Bank of England governor will be mobilising private finance to take action on climate change.

General election 2019: Labour plans central train ticket 2019-12-01 04:23:08The party is proposing a "one-stop shop" for fares with no booking fees if it wins the election.

Tiffany hopes to regain its sparkle with new 2019-11-30 19:09:14New York's famous jewellery brand is changing hands, but will the new owners keep its popular touch?

UK rail fares to rise by 2.7% in 2019-11-29 23:18:19The rise is below the benchmark inflation rate, but still means big increases for many commuters.

'I match clothes with my pug' 2019-11-29 17:04:19We look at the trend for matching the clothes you wear with your children, dog, cat or even horse.

Missguided boss on Black Friday: 'If we don't 2019-11-29 11:35:44The boss of fashion retailer Missguided discusses the importance of Black Friday.

Daily Mail owner buys i newspaper for £50m 2019-11-29 08:49:52DMGT buys the newspaper from JPI Media, which took over Johnston Press last year.

Npower to axe up to 4,500 jobs under 2019-11-29 07:16:41Three call centres face closure under a restructuring plan that unions called a "cruel blow".