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Key takeaways from ambassador's testimony on Ukraine New! 2019-10-23 06:52:38WASHINGTON (AP) - Maybe it was a quid pro quo after all. A top U.S. diplomat told House impeachment investigators that President Donald Trump was with

Putin aims to boost Moscow's clout with Russia-Africa New! 2019-10-23 04:49:36MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted dozens of leaders of African nations Wednesday for the first-ever Russia-Africa summit, reflecti

39 people found dead in truck container in New! 2019-10-23 04:49:14LONDON (AP) — Police in southeastern England said 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgar

The Latest: NATO urges Turkey to focus on New! 2019-10-23 04:31:57BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the situation in Syria following the Turkish invasion earlier this month into the country's north (all times local): 2 p.

Boris Johnson, U.K. prime minister, mulls early election New! 2019-10-23 04:00:57LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was weighing Wednesday whether to push for an early election or try again to pass his stalled

Thailand puts crimp in return plans of Cambodian New! 2019-10-23 03:26:34BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand has barred a top leader of Cambodia's opposition party from entering the country, casting doubt on plans for its exiled leade

Turkey signals it's holding back on resuming Syria New! 2019-10-23 03:15:05ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey will not resume its offensive against Kurdish Syrian fighters in northeast Syria, the country's defense ministry signale

Iraq official: US troops from Syria to leave New! 2019-10-23 02:59:12BAGHDAD (AP) - U.S troops withdrawing from northeastern Syria to Iraq are "transiting" and will leave the country within four weeks, Iraq's defense

Mark Esper arrives in Baghdad to discuss U.S. New! 2019-10-23 01:23:48BAGHDAD (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper arrived in Baghdad Wednesday, as chaos swirled along the Turkey-Syria border and Iraqi leaders ch

The diplomat took notes. Then he told a New! 2019-10-23 00:19:16WASHINGTON (AP) - A secret cable. A disembodied voice. A coded threat. William Taylor, a career diplomat, went behind closed doors in the basement of

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own New! 2019-10-22 23:18:14Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said when the day arrived, she had signed the euthanasia papers and was prepared to end her life. That day came Tuesday i

Son of Brazil's Bolsonaro gives up on being New! 2019-10-22 22:42:33SAO PAULO (AP) - The son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given up on being appointed as his country's ambassador to the United States. Edua

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More than 100 elephants die from anthrax in New! 2019-10-22 15:48:34 More than 100 elephants have died in Botswana in the past two months partly because of a suspected anthrax outbreak.

Lori Loughlin faces new charges in college admissions New! 2019-10-22 15:32:40 Full House actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and nine other parents were indicted Tuesday on new federal char

Warring Libyan factions committing possible war crimes, Amnesty New! 2019-10-22 14:47:21 A leading human rights group said Tuesday it has evidence of potential war crimes by Libyan factions fighting a months-long battle for Tripoli, the

How Zantac went from world's best-selling drug to New! 2019-10-22 14:08:28 Health authorities worldwide are investigating the safety of Zantac heartburn medicine, also sold generically as ranitidine, after finding a probab

Jimmy Carter has 3rd fall in recent months, New! 2019-10-22 13:59:30 Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter has fallen for a third time in recent months, this time fracturing his pelvis.

For toymaker Hasbro, trade wars are no fun New! 2019-10-22 13:58:40 Shares of Hasbro plunged Tuesday after the company said the trade war is hammering its supply chain and creating confusion among customers for its to

Brexit back in chaos after Johnson loses vote 2019-10-22 11:10:52 Britain's departure from the European Union was thrown into chaos on Tuesday after Parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's extremely tig

Exxon trial to explore whether oil giant lied 2019-10-22 10:18:59 New York's attorney general is accusing Exxon Mobil of lying to investors about how profitable the company will remain as governments impose stricte

Putin, Erdogan agree to share patrols in northeastern 2019-10-22 10:03:26 The presidents of Turkey and Russia met in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, hours before a five-day ceasefire between Turkish troops and Kurdish f

This world record-setting little bird's mating song is 2019-10-22 09:43:48 The white bellbird, a fruit-eating, treetop bird in the northern mountains of the Amazon rainforest, has been measured singing louder than a jackhamm

Stolen Oslo ambulance hits family, injures 5 2019-10-22 09:28:49 An armed man stole an ambulance in Oslo on Tuesday, lightly injuring five people — including two babies — when he drove off and hit a family, No

Under Armour's founder Kevin Plank to step down 2019-10-22 08:58:41 Under Armour founder Kevin Plank will step down as CEO in the new year to become the company's executive chairman and brand chief, to be succeeded b

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Exxon, New York prosecutors face off in climate New! 2019-10-22 17:55:49A lawyer for New York's attorney general on Tuesday told a state judge Exxon Mobil Corp used two sets of books to hide the true cost of climate chan

Boeing makes progress on 737 MAX, but FAA New! 2019-10-22 17:54:40Boeing Co is making progress toward getting its 737 MAX aircraft in the air again, but the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will need at le

U.S. charges six investment bankers over insider trading New! 2019-10-22 17:54:26U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday they had charged six members of an insider trading ring who worked for firms including Goldman Sachs Group , Moelis a

Oil prices rise as OPEC mulls deeper output New! 2019-10-22 17:42:13Oil prices rose on Tuesday after China signaled progress in trade talks with the United States and OPEC and its allies mulled deeper production cuts,

U.S. defense chief drops review of $10 billion New! 2019-10-22 17:26:55U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has removed himself from reviewing a disputed $10 billion cloud computing deal because of a possible conflict of int

Boeing replaces senior executive as 737 MAX crisis New! 2019-10-22 17:13:26Boeing Co on Tuesday replaced the top executive of its commercial airplanes division, Kevin McAllister, marking the first high-level departure since

Biogen resurrects Alzheimer's drug; shares jump 27% New! 2019-10-22 17:08:34Biogen Inc revived plans on Tuesday to seek U.S. approval for Alzheimer's treatment aducanumab, surprising investors and saying data from more patie

Former UAW official pleads guilty to federal charges New! 2019-10-22 17:01:17A former top official of the United Auto Workers union pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of financial misconduct while about 48,000 UAW mem

Pound, stocks slip as lawmakers reject Brexit law New! 2019-10-22 16:54:30The pound weakened and stocks on world markets declined on Tuesday after British lawmakers rejected the government's proposed timetable for passing l

U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises 18% in New! 2019-10-22 16:48:49U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investments rose 18% in September from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (E

SoftBank clinches deal to take over WeWork: sources New! 2019-10-22 16:48:32SoftBank Group Corp has agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over WeWork, doubling down on an ill-fated investment and paying off its co-fou

Nike CEO Mark Parker to step down, John New! 2019-10-22 16:36:13Nike Inc's long-time chief executive officer, Mark Parker, will step down next year and be replaced by John Donahoe, the CEO of cloud computing firm

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Too much milk: Two nations’ travails with dairy 2019-10-16 11:09:27The U.S. has embraced exports. Canada keeps them out to manage its milk supply. Global markets pose a challenge to both.

Sea levels are rising, so why is coastal 2019-10-11 14:33:00Sea levels and flooding are on the rise, yet Charleston County, South Carolina, allowed 761 new homes in vulnerable areas over the past decade.

GM’s future is electric. That poses challenge for 2019-10-08 16:51:28A four-week-old strike is about worker pay, but the talks will also help determine whether Detroit car makers are positioned for an electric future.

Fed looks for tools to solve fiscal 'challenge 2019-10-08 12:01:01Unemployment is low, but interest rates remain stubbornly off the Federal Reserve's target. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is open to anyone with answers

Manufacturing in recession? Not so far in this 2019-10-03 17:00:00Nationwide, the manufacturing sector is essentially in recession. But in a politically pivotal Wisconsin County, economic alarm bells aren’t rin

EU vows to hit back against US tariffs 2019-10-03 12:21:47Manufacturers face an increasingly unstable global economy as EU leaders threaten countermeasures for new U.S. tariffs, which go into effect Oct. 18.

Striking auto workers want fairer pay – and 2019-09-25 14:59:01A federal probe of UAW leaders has widened over the past year. Analysts say the taint could embolden both sides in a labor-talk impasse with GM.

Juul to end e-cigarette advertising and lobbying as 2019-09-25 11:30:49The company faces increasing pressure on the state and federal levels. Massachusetts declared vaping a public health emergency and has stopped sales.

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