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Biden, Putin to hold video call Tuesday amid New! 2021-12-04 17:07:13President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak via video call this week to discuss fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine and other t

Pope Francis warns of global 'retreat from democracy,' New! 2021-12-04 15:40:38Pope Francis warned the world of a “retreat from democracy” that’s been occurring in Europe and other nations. The pope made his com

U.K. tightens travel testing rules amid omicron concerns New! 2021-12-04 14:31:57LONDON (AP) — Britain's government tightened travel restrictions Saturday amid concerns about the spread of the omicron coronavirus variant, sa

Carlsen keeps lead in world chess title fight 2021-12-04 13:11:07After a titanic 136-move victory Friday that clocked in as the longest game in the 150-year history of world chess championship matches, Norwegian wor

Anti-lockdown protesters march through Dutch city of Utrecht 2021-12-04 11:18:42UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Thousands of people marched peacefully through the Dutch city of Utrecht on Saturday to protest the government's co

Omicron may not be prevented by immunity from 2021-12-04 11:07:52A South Africa preprint study found that the omicron variant may not be prevented by having had previous COVID-19 infections.  The study, which h

Police kill Palestinian attacker after Jerusalem stabbing 2021-12-04 10:41:40JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian after he stabbed and wounded an ultra-Orthodox Jew on Saturday near Damascus Gate just o

Scholz's party approves deal for new German coalition 2021-12-04 08:37:04German Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz's center-left party gave its overwhelming approval Saturday to forming a new government with environmentalist

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel: Virus death toll 'so 2021-12-04 05:08:24BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday made what is likely her final appeal before leaving office next week for Germans to

Police: Pakistan detains scores in lynching of Sri 2021-12-04 04:44:31LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Police arrested 13 suspects and detained dozens of others in the lynching of a Sri Lankan employee at a sports equipment

China's communists bash US democracy before Biden summit 2021-12-04 01:19:50BEIJING (AP) — China's Communist Party took American democracy to task on Saturday, sharply criticizing a global democracy summit being hosted

Magnus Carlsen takes lead in chess title fight 2021-12-03 17:54:37It took 136 grueling moves, but world chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway broke through to score the first decisive result of his title match with

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Total solar eclipse brings darkness to Antarctic summer 2021-12-04 07:25:05Video released by NASA shows a total solar eclipse as seen from Western Antarctica on Saturday.

Parents charged in Michigan school shooting are in 2021-12-03 13:20:08The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at a Michigan high school were taken into custody early Saturday, several ho

State rests case at Smollett trial after star 2021-12-03 11:03:36The state rested its case at Jussie Smollett's trial Thursday after key testimony from two brothers who said the former Empire actor plotted a racist

U.K. study finds mRNA COVID-19 vaccines provide biggest 2021-12-03 09:51:39COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna that use mRNA technology provide the biggest boost to antibody levels when given 10-12 weeks after the se

International Space Station swerves to dodge space junk 2021-12-03 09:09:14The International Space Station (ISS) had to swerve away from a fragment of a U.S. launch vehicle on Friday, the head of Russia's space agency said,

Delta still dominant globally as scientists race to 2021-12-03 08:42:56While the new coronavirus variant omicron appears to be very transmissible, the right response is to be prepared, cautious and not panic, the World He

3 privately owned, commercial space stations get NASA 2021-12-03 07:56:05NASA announced on Thursday it has awarded $415.6 million US to billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, stalwart contractor Northrop Grumman Corp and ven

Lamine Diack, controversial former head of world athletics, 2021-12-03 04:18:50Lamine Diack, the controversial former president of world athletics, has died, his family said Friday. He was 88.

Canada wants urgent changes to trade plans for 2021-12-03 04:00:00A Canadian diplomatic blitz hit Washington in a late-hour plea for U.S. lawmakers to adjust a plan that Ottawa fears could devastate the auto sector.

Alec Baldwin says he feels sadness over fatal 2021-12-02 21:26:57Alec Baldwin said in a TV interview that he did not pull the trigger of the gun that fired a live bullet and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on

Austria sees 2nd chancellor step down in less 2021-12-02 15:17:02Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced Thursday he is stepping down just two months after taking over from predecessor Sebastian Kurz, w

Canada slaps new sanctions on officials over human 2021-12-02 13:23:15Canada has imposed new sanctions on Belarusian officials over human rights violations in that country — measures taken in coordination with the

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Parag Agrawal: Why Indian-born CEOs dominate Silicon Valley 2021-12-03 19:32:42Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new CEO, is the latest of several Indian-Americans leading global tech firms.

MH370: Could missing Malaysian Airlines plane finally be 2021-12-03 17:34:22A British engineer believes he may help solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries.

US jobs growth falls far short of expectations 2021-12-03 11:36:51Employers took on 210,000 new workers in November, less than half the number that had been forecast.

Retailers make shocking petrol profit, says RAC 2021-12-03 05:32:31Fuel retailers are charging unnecessarily high prices for petrol, the motoring organisation says.

Selfridges set for £4bn sale to Thai retail 2021-12-03 05:04:58The billionaire Weston family are close to selling the famous luxury stores chain to Central Group.

Why Turkey's currency crash does not worry Erdogan 2021-12-03 02:30:19Turkey's national currency has plummeted 45% against the dollar this year

US creditors can now DM debtors on social 2021-12-02 23:13:22The new rule lets debt collectors text and direct message millions of Americans who default on loans.

China app giant Didi plans US stock market 2021-12-02 22:09:33The move comes after the company came under intense scrutiny from regulators in the US and China.

Covid: Bounce Back Loan fraud checks called inadequate 2021-12-02 19:07:46The government acted too slowly to stop fraudsters exploiting the Covid loan scheme, a report says.

How to spot the software that could be 2021-12-02 19:01:11Software used to spy on someone via their phone is a growing threat and common in domestic abuse cases.

Shell pulls out of Cambo oil field development 2021-12-02 17:09:29The oil giant said the economic case for investment in the controversial project was "not strong enough".

Ride hailing app Grab makes $40bn market debut 2021-12-02 12:44:39Shares start trading in ride-hailing firm Grab which has used a shell company for its flotation.

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Can Johnson & Johnson put the taint of 2021-12-03 19:00:00No more tears

How streaming killed the Christmas charts 2021-12-03 19:00:00Mariah Carey’s seasonal ubiquity illustrates the new economics of music

The office of the future 2021-12-03 19:00:00Cubicles are out. Bars, neighbourhoods and sensors are in

A new way of understanding the high but 2021-12-03 19:00:00A group of 65 people have each achieved inventions worth $1bn

Grab’s upcoming $40bn Nasdaq listing is a key 2021-11-29 19:00:00As China’s internet giants swoon, a trio of new contenders is booming

Jack Dorsey goes Square—leaving Twitter at a time 2021-11-29 19:00:00His successor will have his hands full

Communist Party cancel culture targets internet celebrities 2021-11-28 19:00:00New rules restrict ads with stars, institute a blacklist and monitor fan groups

American manufacturers race to relieve a pandemic-triggered ammo 2021-11-26 19:00:00Soaring demand for guns and ammunition comes from a range of demographic groups

KKR bids for Telecom Italia in a mammoth 2021-11-26 19:00:00The buyout would be the biggest ever of its kind in Europe

Vietnam has produced a new class of billionaire 2021-11-26 19:00:00The renaming of an Oxford college is just one sign of their clout

How to manage the Great Resignation 2021-11-26 19:00:00High staff churn is here to stay. Retention strategies require a rethink

As devices morph into services, what is ownership? 2021-11-26 19:00:00Apple has performed a U-turn on customers’ right to fix its products after purchase

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