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France on strike: Trains stuck, Versailles shut, unions New! 2019-12-06 08:18:54PARIS (AP) — Frustrated travelers are meeting transportation chaos around France for a second day on Friday, as unions dig in for what they hope

Group begins process to legalize marijuana in North New! 2019-12-06 08:01:24BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A group that wants to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota has submitted the required paperwork to the secretary of s

Massive Polish coal mine sparks international dispute New! 2019-12-06 07:37:19UHELNA, Czech Republic (AP) - Polluted air, noise, dry wells. The Turow lignite coal mine in Poland is causing trouble for the environment and local

UK drops torture charges against ex-wife of Liberia's New! 2019-12-06 07:25:09LONDON (AP) - A British judge on Friday dismissed torture charges against the ex-wife of former Liberian President Charles Taylor. Agnes Reeves Taylor

Caroline Kennedy to christen carrier named after her New! 2019-12-06 07:24:46NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - John F. Kennedy's daughter Caroline will participate in the christening of a new aircraft carrier that's named after the 35

Germany: Iran must reverse breaches of nuclear deal New! 2019-12-06 07:16:20VIENNA (AP) - Iran needs to reverse recent atomic activities that violate the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers, Germany's Foreign Ministr

Germany's Angela Merkel begins her first ever visit New! 2019-12-06 06:27:43OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel entered the hallowed grounds of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz on Friday

Greece expels Libyan ambassador in dispute with Turkey New! 2019-12-06 06:14:12ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece ordered the expulsion of the Libyan ambassador Friday in the latest escalation of a dispute over a controversial deal sig

Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape New! 2019-12-06 06:08:11SHADNAGAR, India (AP) — Police on Friday fatally shot four men being held on suspicion of raping and killing a woman in southern India after inv

Bosnia to close makeshift migrant camp on Croatia's New! 2019-12-06 05:50:40SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Bosnian officials said Friday they will close a makeshift tent camp in the northwest of the country where hundreds

China places new restrictions on American diplomats New! 2019-12-06 05:40:27BEIJING (AP) - China said Friday it will now require U.S. diplomats to give five days' notice before holding meetings with Chinese officials and acad

OPEC nations, Russia look to cut oil output New! 2019-12-06 05:12:40The countries of the OPEC oil-producing cartel and ally Russia were attempting Friday to finalize a deal to cut production in an attempt to support th

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Environmental Protection Agency rejects calls to ban cyanide 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 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 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 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 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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Trade war goes digital: countries eye tariffs on New! 2019-12-06 09:04:27A 20-year global moratorium on imposing tariffs on digital trade could end next week if India or South Africa makes good on threats, according to trad

U.S. nonfarm payrolls increase by the most in New! 2019-12-06 09:00:44U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' payrolls and the healthcare in

Instant View: U.S. November payrolls up by most New! 2019-12-06 09:00:23U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' payrolls and the healthcare in

Saudi, Russia win over oil producers to deeper New! 2019-12-06 08:57:16By Shadia Nasralla, Olesya Astakhova and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

What deeper OPEC+ oil output cuts mean for New! 2019-12-06 08:57:06OPEC and allied oil producers plan deeper oil output cuts to help avert oversupply and support prices in the first quarter of 2020.

Futures jump after stronger-than-expected November jobs data New! 2019-12-06 08:45:06U.S. stock index futures jumped on Friday, after data showed domestic job growth rose by the most in 10 months in November, adding to an upbeat mood a

Exclusive: China's SenseTime expects $750 million 2019 revenue New! 2019-12-06 08:40:32Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up SenseTime, which Washington put on a trade blacklist in October, expects its 2019 revenue to increase by

Aston Martin CEO says shareholders in it for New! 2019-12-06 08:26:12Aston Martin's two major shareholders are in it for the long term and the company is not actively soliciting participation, the firm's boss said on

Britain's Phoenix to buy Swiss Re's ReAssure business New! 2019-12-06 08:06:25Phoenix Group Holdings has agreed to buy the British ReAssure business of Swiss Re for 3.2 billion pounds ($4.1 billion) in cash and shares, the UK

Aston Martin opens new factory to build key New! 2019-12-06 08:02:56Aston Martin opened a new factory in Wales on Friday which will build the British automaker's first sport utility vehicle, key to its hopes of a tur

Saudi Aramco shares to start trading December 11: New! 2019-12-06 08:01:11Saudi Aramco shares will start trading on Dec. 11, the Saudi securities exchange Tadawul said in a statement on Friday.

Fed voters a less-hawkish bunch in 2020, lowering New! 2019-12-06 07:56:28The bar for cutting U.S. interest rates may get a little lower next year when a new crop of central bankers rotate into voting spots on the Federal Re

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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".