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Belem City bar attack a 'massacre,' Brazil official New! 2019-05-19 18:24:46RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Para state without releasing any detail

Bernie Sanders socialist utopia rebutted by North Korea New! 2019-05-19 17:55:30SEOUL — Here in this ancient city, political leaders must grapple with a lot of sobering matters. For starters, how on earth does a country smal

Bernie Sanders, Tulsi Gabbard, Seth Moulton decry Iran New! 2019-05-19 16:48:21Several Democratic presidential hopefuls took the the Trump administration to task Sunday over its rhetoric against Iran, saying the White House is le

US to roll out economic part of Mideast New! 2019-05-19 15:33:04WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration will unveil the first phase of its long-awaited blueprint for Mideast peace next month at a conference in t

U.S. embassy in Iraq targeted in rocket attack New! 2019-05-19 14:26:53The U.S. embassy in Baghdad was the target of a rocket attack late Sunday, days after the Trump White House ordered American diplomatic personnel to p

Madonna Palestinian flag irks Eurovision Song Contest organizers New! 2019-05-19 13:14:31JERUSALEM — Eurovision Song Contest organizers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna's guest appearance

Migrant boats intercepted in English Channel 2019-05-19 11:27:30British and French authorities have stopped 29 migrants who tried to cross the English Channel is three small boats over the weekend. The French marit

Washington University to host climate summit next year 2019-05-19 10:53:00ST. LOUIS (AP) - Washington University in St. Louis will host a summit next year aimed at addressing growing concerns about climate change. Former New

The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy 2019-05-19 10:47:52DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between

Switzerland approves stricter gun laws 2019-05-19 10:23:34GENEVA — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation's gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its Europ

Secretary of state awards grants for elections security 2019-05-19 09:26:19PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea says every Rhode Island municipality is getting money to strengthen the security of voting sy

Egypt bomb attack reported near Giza pyramids 2019-05-19 09:15:51CAIRO — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials s

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Canadian among 5 killed in private plane crash 2019-05-19 10:39:16Five foreigners, including a Canadian citizen, died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roat&aacut

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, 2019-05-19 09:28:20A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said.

Another royal wedding — but not so much 2019-05-19 09:00:00There was a wedding in Windsor on Saturday, but there wasn't the pomp and pageantry — or controversy — to rival the other royal nupt

Austria heading for September election after far-right video 2019-05-19 07:42:51Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a vide

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control 2019-05-19 07:08:28Swiss voters have agreed to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, according to p

Joe Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for 2019-05-19 05:41:39Joe Biden is hoping his call for bipartisan unity will help him win not only the Democratic primary, but also defeat U.S. President Donald Trump.

Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett offers an intimate 2019-05-19 04:00:00Former presidential senior advisor Valerie Jarrett talks about her unique relationship with the Obama family, her time in the White House, the challen

Lines and heavy security as Indians vote in 2019-05-19 00:09:44Indians lined up to vote amid unprecedented security in the eastern state of West Bengal on Sunday as the final phase of a massive, staggered election

War of Will wins the Preakness Stakes 2019-05-18 19:24:16War of Will, trained by Canadian horse racing hall of famer Mark Casse, rode the inside rail to win the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes in Balti

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked from behind at event in 2019-05-18 12:55:55An unknown man assaulted actor Arnold Schwarzenegger during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly r

Prince William says death of mother Diana was 2019-05-18 11:24:06Prince William has spoken candidly about the death of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, describing his bereavement as a "pain like no other pain.

Australia's conservatives relish unexpected 3rd term win 2019-05-18 10:31:11Australia's conservative government celebrated its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls, with U.S. and Israeli le

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Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain 'very 2019-05-10 17:43:48The president's comments come after the US raised tariffs on $200bn of China's products.

Uber shares sink on stock market debut 2019-05-10 17:08:30The ride-hailing app enters a new era as a publicly listed firm, but loses ground in first day's trading.

Leicester: A city fighting fast-fashion sweatshops 2019-05-10 17:05:58Fast-fashion has caused a resurgence in Leicester’s textiles industry – but it's come at the expense of some workers' rights.

The hairdressing salon that got rid of mirrors 2019-05-10 17:03:53A hairdressing salon in London has got rid of mirrors, so customers can contemplate art.

BBC World News business headlines 2019-05-10 12:55:34The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

Rihanna makes history with new fashion label Fenty 2019-05-10 12:14:02The singer is the first woman of colour to lead a house under the LVMH brand.

Amazon stops selling 'toxic' goods for children in 2019-05-10 11:35:26Products high in toxic metals were being sold to children, a US investigation finds.

Brexit fears caused car parts firm to stockpile 2019-05-10 10:08:25Brexit worries meant car parts maker Pressmark tied up needed cash in stockpiling materials.

Thyssenkrupp expects EU to block Tata steel merger 2019-05-10 08:53:12Concessions have not soothed European Commission concerns over the proposed deal, Thyssenkrupp says.

Potato farmers want payout from PepsiCo 2019-05-10 08:36:13Indian potato farmers want "compensation for harassment and intimidation" from US giant PepsiCo.

Trade war: US-China trade battle in charts 2019-05-10 07:42:43Talks resume on Thursday after President Trump escalated the trade war with the threat of new tariffs.

UK economy rebounds in first quarter 2019-05-10 06:29:33Brexit stockpiling by firms helps to lift UK growth in the first three months of the year.

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Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after New! 2019-05-19 13:45:49Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open so

Saudi energy minister recommends driving down oil inventories, New! 2019-05-19 13:22:17Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday he recommended "gently" driving oil inventories down at a time of plentiful global supplies and

OPEC has two main options for June meeting, 2019-05-19 12:38:28Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing two main scenarios for a meeting of OPEC and its oil-producer allies in June and both frameworks propose increa

OPEC+ will not recommend a course of action 2019-05-19 12:38:26A ministerial panel of major OPEC and non-OPEC producers will not recommend a course of action on oil output policy on Sunday, but will highlight the

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade 2019-05-18 17:49:47Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United Stat

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only 2019-05-18 16:47:53Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" d

China's top diplomat calls for U.S. restraint on 2019-05-18 13:55:30China's senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of C

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in 2019-05-18 13:53:30Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio G

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield 2019-05-18 12:58:42Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff, around 60 people, from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Ira

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime 2019-05-18 12:58:42Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime

Exclusive: Saudi's Falih says sees no oil shortage, 2019-05-18 09:33:47Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising, partic

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions 2019-05-18 03:13:16(Corrects title in 17th paragraph of this May 17 story to say "Chief Financial Officer" Meng Wanzhou, not "Chief Executive Officer".)

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