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Talk is cheap? Greece, North Macedonia to slash New! 2019-02-19 13:31:46SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) - With their governments now on speaking terms, North Macedonia and Greece have promised to slash roaming charges for tra

Russian hackers eight times quicker than North Koreans, New! 2019-02-19 12:23:41Victims targeted by Russian state-sponsored hackers typically have less than 20 minutes to prevent an initial intrusion from becoming a full-blown bre

Clergy sex abuse survivor plans hunger strike New! 2019-02-19 12:18:37PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts survivor of clergy sex abuse says he will stop eating until the Vatican acknowledges receipt of messages from

Poland awaiting Israel's apology for minister's comments New! 2019-02-19 12:11:25WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A Polish government official says Warsaw is still waiting for Israel's government to apologize for comments the acting foreign

UN envoy says Yemen ports deal is chance New! 2019-02-19 12:08:14UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the beginning of the pullout of forces from three key ports provides an opportunity to move to the

Yost tells AP forum Ohio not asked to New! 2019-02-19 11:35:00COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's four statewide elected officials, leaders of the House and Senate and Gov. Mike DeWine were among officials who gathered

House Dems probe White House handling of Saudi New! 2019-02-19 11:05:19Top House Democrats plan to investigate claims the Trump White House fast-tracked sensitive details on U.S. nuclear technologies to Saudi Arabia witho

US voices concern over Hezbollah's role in Lebanese 2019-02-19 10:35:44BEIRUT (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to Lebanon expressed concerns Tuesday over the militant Hezbollah group's growing role in the new Cabinet, saying i

Vatican has a secret process to deal with 2019-02-19 09:45:32The Vatican has an established process to deal with priests who father children, a Holy See spokesperson confirmed to The New York Times on Monday. "

Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU 2019-02-19 08:44:37PARIS (AP) - The web platform was named for a revered French populist philosopher and created by an Italian internet entrepreneur to transform common

Iraqi man convicted in Sweden of war crimes 2019-02-19 08:10:04COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A Swedish court has convicted a man who fought against the Islamic State group in Iraq of war crimes for posting macabre pi

Religious orders apologize for sex abuse inaction, cover-ups 2019-02-19 07:48:55VATICAN CITY (AP) - Catholic religious orders from around the world apologized Tuesday for having failed to respond when their priests raped children,

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Trump aides ignored warnings on Middle East nuclear New! 2019-02-19 12:59:24Top White House aides ignored repeated warnings they could be breaking the law as they worked with former U.S. officials and a close friend of Preside

Venezuela's defence minister offers defiant response to Trump New! 2019-02-19 12:51:07Venezuelan troops will remain stationed along the country's borders to prevent territorial violations, the defence minister said Tuesday, ahead of th

Swiss rescuers find 4 people alive after avalanche, New! 2019-02-19 12:24:51Swiss mountain rescue teams have pulled out four people who were buried in a mid-afternoon avalanche at the popular ski resort of Crans-Montana and ar

Jewish cemetery vandalized in France on eve of New! 2019-02-19 11:40:31Vandals have daubed swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans on around 90 graves in a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, local officials said on Tuesday, sh

Duelling concerts for Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro, Richard Branson 2019-02-19 10:34:01Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela's humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that i

Poland seeks apology over Israel foreign minister's Holocaust 2019-02-19 09:35:47Poland is still awaiting an apology from Israel over comments made by Israel's acting foreign minister regarding the role of Poles in the Nazi Holoca

Bernie Sanders announces 2020 White House bid 2019-02-19 07:01:14Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday he is running for president in

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's creative director, dead 2019-02-19 06:51:32German designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the haute-couture industry for over half a century, has died at age 85, the

Voices from a Haitian hospital: Bullet wounds, shortages 2019-02-19 04:00:52Since Feb. 7, protests have erupted across Haiti over billions of dollars in allegedly misappropriated government dollars and a devaluation of the Hai

Why Trump can take credit for his opponents' 2019-02-19 04:00:32Climate change should not be a left-right issue, but by refusing to tackle the issue, the U.S. president has given the Democrats plenty of room to man

Pakistan warns India against attacking over Kashmir bombing 2019-02-19 01:24:49Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan would retaliate if India were to attack in response to a bombing in the disputed Kashmir region, which India b

Coalition of 16 states sues Trump administration over 2019-02-18 21:04:26At least 16 states — led by California — have joined to sue the Trump administration over the U.S. president's declaration of a national

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U.S., McKinsey & Co reach $15 million settlement New! 2019-02-19 13:57:04The United States and McKinsey & Company have reached a $15 million settlement over allegations that the global consulting company did not make pr

Ford exiting heavy truck business in South America New! 2019-02-19 13:46:22Ford Motor Co on Tuesday said it would exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America and cease production at a Brazilian plant this year a

Honeywell-Pratt venture protests U.S. Army's contract to GE New! 2019-02-19 13:42:00A joint venture of Honeywell International Inc and Pratt & Whitney on Tuesday protested the U.S. Army's decision to award General Electric Co a c

Allergan should explore selling itself: Appaloosa's Tepper New! 2019-02-19 13:36:27Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper stepped up pressure on Allergan Plc, saying on Tuesday the drugmaker should consider selling itself if man

Walmart holiday-quarter sales jump, says consumers still spending New! 2019-02-19 13:33:53Walmart Inc posted its strongest holiday quarter in at least a decade on Tuesday, boosted by higher grocery and e-commerce sales, and said it saw no s

U.S. wants pledge for stable Chinese yuan as New! 2019-02-19 13:29:53The United States is seeking to secure a pledge from China it will not devalue its yuan as part of an agreement intended to end the countries' trade

Wall Street edges higher on Amazon, Walmart gains; New! 2019-02-19 13:17:31U.S. stocks inched higher on Tuesday, led by Amazon and upbeat earnings from Walmart, while investors focused on the latest round of trade talks betwe

Oil lingers around 2019 highs but demand worries New! 2019-02-19 12:52:20Oil steadied on Tuesday after hitting 2019 highs as concerns about global crude oil demand, coupled with uncertainty over the latest round of U.S.-Chi

Gold hits 10-month peak on hopes for U.S.-China New! 2019-02-19 12:48:39Gold prices surged to a 10-month high on Tuesday, as the U.S. dollar weakened, on optimism for a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks, with bullion

U.S. seeking stable yuan pledge in China trade New! 2019-02-19 12:46:28The United States is seeking to secure a pledge from China it will not devalue its yuan as part of an agreement intended to end the countries' trade

Barclays hoped 2008 cash call would drive international New! 2019-02-19 12:44:32Barclays believed deals with strategic investors during the 2008 financial crisis would help to provide a springboard for its international ambitions,

Google to buy data migration company Alooma in New! 2019-02-19 12:31:48Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it will buy data migration company Alooma, as part of efforts to catch up with bigger cloud service rivals Amaz

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BBC World News business headlines New! 2019-02-19 13:40:08The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done New! 2019-02-19 12:10:01The UK says it want to replicate the EU's trade agreements "as far as possible".

Karl Lagerfeld, iconic Chanel fashion designer, dies New! 2019-02-19 11:07:45The fashion world pays tribute to the giant, who was working right up until his death.

Asda sales growth slows amid 'challenging' trade 2019-02-19 09:56:51Sales growth eased at the UK's third largest supermarket chain as Brexit uncertainty affected shoppers.

Estonia orders Danske Bank branch to shut 2019-02-19 09:51:23The bank's Tallinn branch has been at the centre of a money-laundering scandal.

UK employment hits another record high 2019-02-19 08:50:35A record 32.6 million people were in work between October and December, official figures show.

Honda confirms Swindon car plant closure 2019-02-19 08:14:46The firm says the move is due to global changes in the car industry and has nothing to do with Brexit.

HSBC profits hit by China slowdown 2019-02-19 03:33:51Profits at Europe's largest bank rise by less than forecast after a challenging end to 2018.

Replacing failed shops 'won't save city centres' 2019-02-19 03:22:36Authorities should try to attract high-paying office jobs to revive the High Street, a think tank says.

'People use storage for life events' 2019-02-18 19:04:18"We have to be mindful of the moments in life our customers are in," says storage boss Anthony Paine.

How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket 2019-02-18 19:03:52The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer.

Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future? 2019-02-18 19:03:25A decade from now, memory-boosting implants could be available commercially, but at what risk?

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