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China military might spur talks of 'Asian NATO' New! 2020-09-27 22:40:03China's growing military prowess and increasingly aggressive foreign policy have revived talk among U.S. and European officials of creating an "Asia

National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien: After Hong Kong, New! 2020-09-27 18:56:03EXCLUSIVE China's recent takeover of Hong Kong is raising fears Taiwan is the next target in Beijing's aggressive push for regional control, said Wh

Louisiana official won't appeal election mail-in expansion New! 2020-09-27 15:07:28BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana’s top elections official won’t challenge a federal judge’s decision requiring him to offer more ma

Mali transitional government appoints new prime minister New! 2020-09-27 14:40:38BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Mali’s transitional president appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, on Sunday as the West African nati

State Department calls out Xi Jinping on S. New! 2020-09-27 13:11:11The State Department on Sunday accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of failing to abide by a promise not to militarize disputed islands in the South C

Faith, political leaders meet virtually for second 'Global New! 2020-09-27 12:06:46A diverse mix of faith leaders and political figures gathered for the second time in as many months this weekend for a major international rally calli

Grace period ending for expired Michigan driver's licenses 2020-09-27 09:18:50LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Time is running out for Michigan residents who have waited to renew their driver's license or vehicle registration during the c

UN: Yemen's warring sides to swap more than 2020-09-27 08:06:54CAIRO (AP) - The United Nations said Yemen’s warring sides agreed Sunday to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, marking the first phase of a pri

Former Lebanese FM, president's son-in-law, has coronavirus 2020-09-27 05:37:21BEIRUT (AP) - A former Lebanese foreign minister and son-in-law of President Michel Aoun has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Sund

Fighting erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan; 18 killed 2020-09-27 03:40:46YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces has erupted again over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh and

North Korea accuses South of intrusion to find 2020-09-26 22:07:43SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea accused South Korea of sending ships across the disputed sea boundary to find the body of a South Korean officia

Belarus tells UN sanctions would be 'harmful for 2020-09-26 20:41:00UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Belarus' foreign minister warned Western nations Saturday against imposing sanctions over the country's disputed presidential

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Trump expected to tap Amy Coney Barrett for 2020-09-25 18:03:25Republicans are expecting U.S. President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he ai

'Today, she makes history again': Ginsburg the 1st 2020-09-25 14:47:58The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in comm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lying in state at 2020-09-25 14:21:00Scenes from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lying in state at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman to receive that honour.

White House angered that FBI director testified to 2020-09-25 12:57:39FBI Director Christopher Wray was the target of White House criticism for the second time in a week Friday as Chief of Staff Mark Meadows chided him o

Breonna Taylor's family angered by grand jury decision, 2020-09-25 12:18:17Breonna Taylor's family and their lawyers sharply criticized Kentucky's attorney general for the failure to bring charges against police officers in

Royals facing 35M-pound hit as pandemic drags tourism 2020-09-25 11:31:10Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her family are facing a 35-million-pound ($60 million Cdn) hit from the coronavirus pandemic, partly due to a shortage

Anti-terrorism probe opened after 2 wounded in Paris 2020-09-25 09:53:54French terrorism authorities are investigating a knife attack that wounded at least two people Friday near the former offices of the satirical magazin

At least 16 presumed drowned in migrant crossing 2020-09-25 08:33:25At least 16 migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their small dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, the UN migration

Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests return 2020-09-25 07:44:21Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg joined fellow demonstrators outside the Swedish parliament on Friday to kick off a day of physically dis

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2020-09-25 07:29:47Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government has reached an agreement with AstraZeneca to purchase up to 20 million doses of a potential

North Korea apologizes over shooting death of South 2020-09-25 04:12:44North Korea expressed regret on Friday that it shot dead a missing South Korean to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the South's nati

A return to a restricted life: How England 2020-09-25 04:00:00New lockdown restrictions are being imposed in parts of the U.K. as coronavirus cases rise, but there is concern the new strategy won't have the

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Are India's new reforms a 'death warrant' for 2020-09-22 23:57:11The new bills will loosen rules that have long protected farmers from the vagaries of the market.

Nike expects permanent shift to online sales 2020-09-22 22:21:59The sportswear giant has seen digital sales soar and says few customers will revert back to stores.

Musk: $25,000 Tesla ready 'in about three years' 2020-09-22 21:57:19News about cheaper batteries and cars didn't excite investors as $50bn was wiped from its value.

Could churches double up as bank branches in 2020-09-22 20:09:08The idea is one of a number being trialled to help improve access to cash in remote areas.

'It’s OK to make losses early on' 2020-09-22 19:08:08The co-founder of Beans Coffee Club says it’s OK to make losses when you start your business, but make sure it’s money you can afford to l

Video game loot boxes: another form of gambling? 2020-09-22 19:05:37The government is asking for the public's opinion on the impact of loot boxes.

Bank of England boss calls for furlough 'rethink' 2020-09-22 10:42:58Governor Andrew Bailey suggests that some sectors may benefit from further targeted help.

Kingfisher to hand back £23m of UK furlough 2020-09-22 09:51:45The B&Q owner's profits soar after home improvements boom during the coronavirus lockdown.

Whitbread to cut 6,000 jobs as hotel demand 2020-09-22 06:56:33The owner of Premier Inns has warned that almost 20% of its workers could be laid off.

Coronavirus: Work from home 'if you can', Michael 2020-09-22 06:24:08Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove says the message for England is changing as infections surge.

'Lack of investment' behind delayed court cases 2020-09-22 04:41:19Court cases face serious delays in the UK and lawyers say more investment in technology would help.

FinCEN: Why gold in your phone could be 2020-09-22 04:33:35Gold from a refiner used by criminals to launder drug money has entered supply chains for smartphones and cars.

Business

Can TikTok help Oracle stay relevant in the 2020-09-22 20:00:00The corporate-software giant has a few things going for it. But it faces stiff competition

What is stakeholder capitalism? 2020-09-18 20:00:00Beware a new world of near-impossible trade-offs

How Nvidia’s purchase of Arm could open new 2020-09-18 20:00:00It could also be blocked by China

How BP’s newish boss sees the future of 2020-09-18 20:00:00Bernard Looney wants to revive the British oil major’s old slogan and move “Beyond Petroleum”. But not all at once

How do you stop corporate fraud? 2020-09-18 20:00:00The only way is ethics

Can Nikola become the next Tesla? 2020-09-16 20:00:00Not if a suspicious short-seller has its way

Who will rule the Teslaverse? 2020-09-16 20:00:00The race to make the car of the future is hotting up

Who are the TikTok saga’s biggest winners? 2020-09-15 20:00:00As the race to control TikTok enters the final stretch, a White House-friendly tech giant seems to have carried the day

How Snowflake raised $3bn in a record software 2020-09-14 20:00:00But competition in the database business is heating up

Can Reed Hastings preserve Netflix’s culture of innovation 2020-09-11 20:00:00The streaming giant’s curious management style faces challenges on several fronts

How America’s war on Huawei may boost Chinese 2020-09-11 20:00:00From September 15th the Chinese telecoms giant will no longer be able to buy vital semiconductors

Why drugmakers are telling Donald Trump to cool 2020-09-11 20:00:00Nine pharmaceutical giants pledge to uphold scientific and ethical standards rather than rush a coronavirus vaccine

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