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Joe Biden says, contrary to U.S. policy, that 2021-10-21 22:13:44President Biden pledged during a CNN’s town-hall meeting Thursday evening to come to Taiwan’s defense if it was attacked by China, a major

UK palace says queen, 95, spent night in 2021-10-21 17:39:57LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace said Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital for checks after being advised by her doctor t

'Plan Z': With Afghanistan lost, U.S. weighs help 2021-10-21 17:03:00America's top generals say a counterterrorism partnership with the Taliban is a possibility. They have even explored a potential deal with Vladimir P

Climate reports outline Biden administration fears on global 2021-10-21 16:39:04Small increases in global average temperatures since the 1800s pose risks of increased political instability in the developing world, possible food an

Wilson Joseph, Haitian Mawozo gang leader, threatens to 2021-10-21 13:32:10PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a vid

U.N. 'not doing its job' on N. Korea 2021-10-21 12:56:36The Biden administration responded to North Korea's test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile this week by lamenting that the United Nations is

China wipes Celtics games from internet after Kanter 2021-10-21 08:45:18China's government stripped Boston Celtics games from the internet in the country on Thursday, after outspoken Celtics player Enes Kanter called Chin

U.K. police charge 25-year-old man with lawmaker's murder 2021-10-21 07:46:06LONDON (AP) — A man has been charged in the stabbing of a Conservative lawmaker who was killed as he met constituents at a church hall last week

Moscow announces closures amid Russian COVID-19 surge 2021-10-21 07:34:06Moscow is set to reimpose lockdown measures to combat the surging coronavirus as the Russian vaccination campaign lags. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Thurs

South Korea test launches 1st domestically made space 2021-10-21 06:31:25SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s first domestically produced space rocket reached its desired altitude but failed to deliver a dumm

Moscow tightens restrictions as infections, deaths soar 2021-10-21 05:47:42MOSCOW (AP) — The authorities in Moscow on Thursday announced a plan to shut restaurants and non-food stores and introduce other restrictions la

U.S. marks 200M COVID-19 shots shared with the 2021-10-21 01:04:17WASHINGTON (AP) —The U.S. on Thursday donated its 200 millionth COVID-19 shot to help vaccinate the rest of the world, the White House announced

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Scientists find oldest fossils of dinosaurs living in 2021-10-22 08:19:21A vast trove of fossils unearthed in Argentina's southern Patagonia region is offering the oldest-known evidence that some dinosaurs thrived in a com

Ethiopian airstrikes in Tigray force UN flight to 2021-10-22 07:44:08Ethiopian military airstrikes on Friday forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital of the country's Tigray reg

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-10-22 07:12:20Newfoundland and Labrador's vaccine passport comes into effect today.​​​​​​​ The passport system must now b

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed cinematographer 2021-10-21 23:50:43A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed his director of photography and inju

British government rejects calls for restrictions as COVID-19 2021-10-21 21:31:00The British government has rejected calls for renewed COVID-19 restrictions even as case numbers reach the highest number in more than three months.

Melbourne residents flock to bars, salons after enduring 2021-10-21 19:52:59Residents of Melbourne, Australia, flocked to the city's pubs, restaurants and hair salons in the early hours of Friday after the world's most locke

Human remains found at Florida park confirmed to 2021-10-21 17:58:49Dental records confirm that human remains found at a Florida wilderness park belong to Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found dead

Queen Elizabeth spent Wednesday night in hospital, Buckingham 2021-10-21 17:40:21The 95-year-old monarch spent the night in hospital "for some preliminary investigations," and returned to Windsor Castle Thursday, according to Buc

U.S. House finds Steve Bannon in contempt for 2021-10-21 16:19:38The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former U.S. president Donald Trump, in contempt of

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries 2021-10-21 15:35:05The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police in Haiti say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday

Fatal Tesla crash in Texas had a driver 2021-10-21 14:00:48A driver was behind the wheel when a Tesla electric car crashed and burned last April near Houston, killing two men, neither of whom was found in the

Pornhub settles California lawsuit that included Canadian women 2021-10-21 13:37:47Pornhub and several affiliated companies have settled a lawsuit brought by 50 women who alleged it profited from pornographic videos published without

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Inflation: Rise in cost of living slows in 2021-10-20 07:46:46UK inflation fell slightly to 3.1% in September, although transport costs rose, official figures show.

Takeaway meals still booming despite restaurant return, says 2021-10-20 06:53:49The food delivery firm says UK orders are up despite restaurants reopening for in-house dining.

People won't have to pay more to go 2021-10-20 06:38:15The business secretary denies that individuals will have to pay more to have a greener lifestyle.

IMF warns Afghanistan's economic slump will impact neighbours 2021-10-19 23:16:36Afghanistan's economic turmoil will fuel a refugee crisis impacting nearby countries, the fund warned.

Squid Game helps Netflix subscriptions pick up 2021-10-19 19:27:43The streaming giant added 4.4 million new users in the third quarter as foreign language shows continued to fly.

The Indian women widowed by Covid-19 2021-10-19 19:10:50In India, Covid has widowed thousands of women, who are now struggling to adjust to a new life.

Credit Suisse fined over Mozambique tuna scandal 2021-10-19 17:23:43Bank to pay £147m fine to UK authorities as part of wider settlement over a corruption scandal.

Facebook settles US worker discrimination claims 2021-10-19 16:02:41The tech giant will pay $14.5m to settle claims it routinely hired foreign instead of US workers.

Amazon, Ikea and Unilever pledge zero-carbon shipping by 2021-10-19 14:49:58Nine major firms say they will only use zero-carbon cargo vessels by 2040, in a bid to clean up shipping.

Morrisons: Shareholders approve £7bn takeover deal 2021-10-19 14:26:37British supermarket group Morrisons says shareholders approve the US private equity group takeover.

Subsidies for UK households installing heat pumps 2021-10-19 08:40:29The England and Wales subsidies cover just 90,000 gas boilers out of more than 20 million households.

Qantas charged in row over Covid cleaning risks 2021-10-19 06:24:52The airline is accused of discriminatory conduct after a worker raised concerns over Covid risks.

Business

Huawei should dissolve, disperse and seed China’s high-tech New! 2021-10-22 20:00:00It is too prominent to be able to reinvent itself

All manner of industries are piling into the New! 2021-10-22 20:00:00Including some grubby ones

The meaning of mission statements New! 2021-10-22 20:00:00Investors can learn a lot from the way that companies describe their goals

Zhongwang, a Chinese aluminium giant, resists American pressure New! 2021-10-22 20:00:00But buckle under domestic power cuts

Samsung Electronics wants to dominate cutting-edge chipmaking 2021-10-20 20:00:00The South Korean dynasty’s third generation is taking on TSMC and Intel. Can it succeed?

Facebook’s rumoured name-change reflects ambition—and weakness 2021-10-20 20:00:00The company is more than a social network. It also has a reputation problem

Facebook’s rumoured name-change reflects its ambitions—and its weakness 2021-10-19 20:00:00The company is more than a social network. It also has a reputation problem

Why does Tata Group want Air India back? 2021-10-15 20:00:00After a long delay, the loss-making flag-carrier flies free of state ownership

Don’t expect big oil to fix the energy 2021-10-15 20:00:00Underinvestment highlights the complexities of shifting to clean energy

Femtech firms are at last enjoying an investment 2021-10-15 20:00:00Not a moment too soon

The booming business of knitting together the world’s 2021-10-15 20:00:00Intermittent renewables and current mayhem in energy markets highlight the importance of firms that link up producers of power with faraway consumers

How to run better meetings 2021-10-15 20:00:00The jury system offers clues to managers everywhere

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