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U.S. scientists feared compromised by China New! 2021-04-22 20:42:42More than 500 federally funded scientists are under investigation for being compromised by China and other foreign powers, the National Institutes of

North Korean propaganda spike suggests looming challenge to New! 2021-04-22 18:53:46North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been uncharacteristically quiet as the new Biden administration weighs its policy for the divided Korean peninsula

Measure changing initiative process OK'd for circulation New! 2021-04-22 18:44:27BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A group that wants to change the state constitution to require voter approval of constitutional amendments from a simple majorit

House seat numbers can't be released before next New! 2021-04-22 18:12:36The numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets can’t be released before next Monday, according to an agreement that

U.S. exit threatens to ground Afghanistan air force New! 2021-04-22 18:03:23Afghanistan's fledgling air force gets most of its critical maintenance services from  civilian contractors who will be accompanying U.S. milita

Sahara's Polisario Front chief gets COVID treatment in New! 2021-04-22 17:15:36MADRID (AP) - The man leading the Polisario Front in its fight for independence of Western Sahara is hospitalized in Spain for treatment of COVID-19,

Mayors ask Biden to be included in climate New! 2021-04-22 14:38:57SAN DIEGO (AP) - The mayors of a dozen major U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, New York and San Diego, are asking President Joe Biden to consult the

Mexican president pushes controversial reforestation plan New! 2021-04-22 14:34:37KOPOMA, México (AP) - Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a strong push Thursday for his oft-questioned tree-plant

Unmute, please: Echoes, glitches resound in virtual summit New! 2021-04-22 14:01:17WASHINGTON (AP) - Climate. Climate. Macron. Macron again. Beep. Beep. Beep. Can someone please tell Vladimir Putin he’s on live? Mr. President,

EXPLAINER: How come nations' climate targets don't compare? New! 2021-04-22 13:16:04WASHINGTON (AP) - This week's climate change summit features lots of talk from different nations about their goals for reducing carbon emissions. But

Republicans offer COVID-19 Origin Act over concerns about New! 2021-04-22 10:58:28Republican senators introduced legislation Thursday requiring the U.S. government to declassify any information about potential links between the coro

Czechs expel more Russians in dispute over 2014 New! 2021-04-22 09:41:04PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech Republic on Thursday ordered more Russian diplomats to leave the country, further escalating a dispute between the two nations

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India's continuing battle with COVID-19 and rising case 2021-04-21 17:17:57India has been overwhelmed by hundreds of thousands of new coronavirus cases daily, bringing pain, fear and agony to many lives as lockdowns have been

IOC upholds Rule 50 prohibiting athlete protests at 2021-04-21 16:59:02Athlete protests and political messages will remain banned at the Olympics, the IOC said Wednesday, after a survey found that a majority of competitor

Black 16-year-old girl fatally shot by police in 2021-04-21 14:59:35The fatal police shooting of Ma'Khia Bryant, a Black teenager in Columbus, Ohio, came within minutes of the verdict in George Floyd's killing&n

Biden talks with Trudeau about sending more COVID-19 2021-04-21 14:56:10Canada could be getting another batch of vaccines from the United States, U.S. President Joe Biden indicated Wednesday as his country's vaccination p

South Korean court rejects wartime sexual slavery claim 2021-04-21 10:47:13A South Korean court on Wednesday rejected a claim by victims of Japanese wartime sexual slavery and their relatives who sought compensation from Japa

Scientists rediscover lost coffee species suited to a 2021-04-21 10:09:31In dense tropical forests in Sierra Leone, scientists have rediscovered a coffee species not seen in the wild in decades — a plant they say

Vladimir Putin warns West about crossing 'red line 2021-04-21 08:46:01Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sternly warned the West against encroaching further on Russia's security interests, saying Moscow's re

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-04-21 08:27:44Health officials in Quebec have confirmed a first case of B1617, the coronavirus variant first detected in India.

The Queen turns 95: In mourning but unwavering 2021-04-21 08:00:00As much as Queen Elizabeth, who marks her 95th birthday today, will be feeling the loss of her husband Prince Philip, there is also a sense that her d

Super League on verge of extinction 2021-04-21 07:43:58Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus all dropped out of the Super League on Wednesday, leaving the new competition essentially extinct

In Minneapolis, a burden lifts as Chauvin verdict 2021-04-21 03:54:15With the news that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin had been convicted in the death of George Floyd, it was as if a huge weight had bee

'We are able to breathe again': George Floyd's 2021-04-20 19:48:21Feelings of vindication and pledges to continue fighting for justice poured in on Tuesday after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was co

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US President Joe Biden to 'propose hiking tax New! 2021-04-22 23:24:14The plan would increase US capital gains taxes and the top marginal income tax rate.

Covid: India joins UK's 'red list' as travel New! 2021-04-22 23:00:38It comes as a further 55 cases of the so-called India coronavirus variant are reported in the UK.

Coronavirus: Tokyo Motor Show cancelled for first time New! 2021-04-22 22:52:23The cancellation comes just three months before the Tokyo Olympics is due to go ahead.

Tesla's Autopilot 'tricked' to operate without driver New! 2021-04-22 21:16:10A Model Y made multiple trips on a test track without a human in the driver's seat, engineers found.

Covid firm 'sorry' for negative test results error New! 2021-04-22 19:01:41001Doctor sent certificates showing a negative Covid result to people who did not take a test.

Greensill: Treasury publishes emails amid lobbying row New! 2021-04-22 17:21:01More details emerge about the former PM's work for now-failed failed finance firm Greensill Capital.

Stranded sailor allowed to leave abandoned ship after New! 2021-04-22 13:59:24Mohammed Aisha had been living on a ship marooned off Egypt's Red Sea coast for four years.

Coronavirus: 'We want to get home, but there New! 2021-04-22 12:32:53Demand for flights from India to the UK has soared as travellers rush to beat Friday's quarantine deadline.

Billionaire Sir James Dyson moves residency back to New! 2021-04-22 10:38:25Sir James faced criticism in 2019 over relocating his company's global headquarters to Singapore.

Jaguar Land Rover to suspend output due to New! 2021-04-22 09:22:13Britain's biggest carmaker to suspend output at two factories because of global semiconductor shortage.

Sir James Dyson: From barrows to billions New! 2021-04-22 05:45:13One of the most high-profile businessmen in favour of Brexit, Sir James Dyson's biggest idea started with cardboard and sticky tape.

Greensill lender Credit Suisse suffers 'unacceptable' loss New! 2021-04-22 05:10:40Credit Suisse raises $2bn to shore up its finances as regulators widen a probe into the Swiss bank.

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Life after the C-suite 2021-04-16 20:00:00The adjustment process can be painful

A new boss at L’Oréal will have to 2021-04-16 20:00:00What will beauty habits look like after the pandemic?

Can South-East Asian tech’s hot streak last? 2021-04-16 20:00:00Foreign investors cannot get enough of Sea, Grab, Gojek and other regional unicorns

The method in Microsoft’s merger madness 2021-04-15 10:55:06Making sense of the software giant’s acquisitive streak

New means of getting from A to B 2021-04-14 20:00:00The business of “mobility” in its many forms is huge, and legacy metal-bashers are racing to adapt

CEO activism in America is risky business 2021-04-13 20:00:00Firms used to keep politics at arm’s length. What went wrong?

Clubhouse may fade. Group voice chat is here 2021-04-09 20:00:00What Silicon Valley’s latest hype cycle says about the future of social media

Brace for the Amazon effect on live sport 2021-04-09 20:00:00The last redoubt of the pay-TV bundle is under siege

Pfizer’s boss thinks covid-19 is reshaping Big Pharma 2021-04-09 20:00:00The industry is becoming nimbler and more innovative

A leaked memo from a chief impact officer 2021-04-08 10:48:55The newest addition to the C-suite talks climate change and hot tubs

Cairn Energy takes on India’s government 2021-04-08 10:48:55A Scottish firm threatens to seize overseas assets of state-controlled Indian firms

China’s rulers want more control of big tech 2021-04-07 20:00:00As the Communist Party whips digital platforms into line, trillions of dollars in market value are at stake

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