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Israeli-Palestinian fighting sparks bitter political battles New! 2021-05-13 20:24:08Israel wants the world to unite behind its war against Iran-backed Hamas, which it escalated Friday morning, but the fighting has sparked division, in

DarkSide seek Robin Hood-like image with ransomware attacks New! 2021-05-13 19:57:35The first time many Americans heard of DarkSide — a media-savvy outfit of cyber villains who are attempting to cultivate a Robin Hood-like heroi

Intel suspects Putin link to Colonial Pipeline ransomware New! 2021-05-13 19:38:39American intelligence officials are concerned Moscow may have covertly carried out the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack disguised as a criminal gro

Pentagon pulls 120 U.S. troops out of Israel New! 2021-05-13 17:24:00Missile attacks against Israel by the Iran-backed Palestinian militant group Hamas prompted Pentagon officials to withdraw about 120 Department of Def

Palestinian terrorists say their rockets come from Iran New! 2021-05-13 16:38:03The terrorist group Palestine Islamic Jihad says that Iran provided the rockets that have been striking civilian targets by the scores in Israel, incl

Pompeo raps Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticism of 2021-05-13 13:06:00Liberal attacks on Israel amid the country's violent clash with Hamas militants in Gaza have the "deep, deep flavor of antisemitism," former Secret

Ocasio-Cortez slams Biden for supporting Israel, taking 'side 2021-05-13 10:53:46Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed President Biden for making "blanket" statements that "dehumanize" Palestinians after he said Wednesday

GOP senators to Joe Biden: No sanctions relief 2021-05-13 09:02:50Senate Republicans told President Biden on Thursday to withhold any sanctions relief from Iran as administration officials plot the next steps in nucl

Driven by despair, Lebanese pharmacist looks to life 2021-05-13 02:07:37BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) — The shelves are bare at the Panacea pharmacy north of Beirut. Its owner, Rita El Khoury, has spent the past few weeks pac

Weary Gaza marks Muslim feast as violence spreads 2021-05-13 01:34:46GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Weary Palestinians on Thursday prepared for a somber feast marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as

Israeli-Palestinian clash rattles Trump Abraham Accords, Biden agenda 2021-05-12 19:54:14Escalating Israeli-Palestinian violence is threatening to undermine historic progress made by the Trump administration’s prized Abraham Accords

Antony Blinken asserts China commiting genocide of Uyghurs, 2021-05-12 19:17:46The State Department on Wednesday declared that the Chinese government continues to engage in genocide and crimes against humanity through the repress

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This year's winner of the World Food Prize 2021-05-12 08:25:19This year's World Food Prize winner was surprised by the honour. Unlike previous winners, she didn't work on staple crops such as rice, wheat or cor

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-05-12 07:48:20India's coronavirus deaths crossed a quarter million on Wednesday in the deadliest 24 hours since the pandemic began, as the disease rampaged through

Escalating violence between Israelis and Palestinians bears hallmarks 2021-05-12 06:43:20Rockets streamed out of Gaza and Israel pounded the territory with airstrikes early Wednesday as the most severe outbreak of violence since the 2014 w

U.S. pipeline problems expose Canada's vulnerability to having 2021-05-12 04:00:00Problems with two major oil and gasoline pipelines in the U.S. underscore how fragile the North American energy infrastructure grid is and how vulnera

What to glean from attempt to turf establishment 2021-05-12 04:00:00Donald Trump is on the cusp of cementing his stranglehold on the U.S. Republican Party, which is voting Wednesday on purging a rare member of its lead

3 Georgia men plead not guilty to hate 2021-05-11 16:37:41Three Georgia men pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Tuesday in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man who authorities sa

Prosecutor to seek death penalty for man charged 2021-05-11 14:35:44A man accused of killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses was indicted Tuesday

School shooting in Russia leaves 9 dead, 21 2021-05-11 05:19:38Nine people, including seven children, were killed on Tuesday and many more badly wounded after a lone teenage gunman opened fire in a school in the R

U.S. border guards regularly engage in racial profiling, 2021-05-11 04:00:00Allegations of racial profiling at the U.S. border are nothing new. What's more unusual is how they are now coming from inside the agency that overse

What Canada can learn from U.S., U.K. about 2021-05-11 04:00:00Both the U.S. and the U.K. have vaccinated millions of people, but only the U.S. is still reporting tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases a day. Emm

China to draw 'separation line' atop Mount Everest 2021-05-10 17:55:08China will draw a "separation line" atop Mount Everest to prevent the coronavirus from being spread by climbers ascending Nepal's side of the mount

Canadians who rely on Line 5 on edge 2021-05-10 17:50:33Southern Ontario workers who benefit from Enbridge's Line 5 are anxiously watching what's playing out this week in Michigan, which has given th

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Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts New! 2021-05-13 19:59:02The world's richest man will reportedly set sail next month on one of the largest superyachts ever built.

Ignore hype over hydrogen heating, government told New! 2021-05-13 19:04:58The benefits of hydrogen-powered heating have been overplayed, say environmentalists.

IBM says chip shortage could last two years New! 2021-05-13 18:23:41The President of the US tech giant told the BBC that the shortage could last another two years.

US stocks regain ground after global sell-off New! 2021-05-13 17:59:28Wall Street bounces back after fears about rising inflation sent shivers through global markets.

Airbnb bookings jump as holiday demand soars New! 2021-05-13 17:38:17The US rental platform said customers had been booking bigger properties in rural locations.

Portugal: No decision yet on UK holiday travel New! 2021-05-13 15:44:41The country has yet to decide whether it will allow holiday visits as it extends state of calamity.

Premier League TV rights: Broadcasters agree to roll 2021-05-13 12:51:53The Premier League agrees to roll over its existing television deal with broadcasters for a further three years.

Amazon set to hire 75,000 workers in US 2021-05-13 11:08:52The online retail giant is hiring extra staff to meet growing demand as the pandemic continues.

Gupta-owned bank faces possible liquidation 2021-05-13 11:03:09Wyelands Bank, part of the empire of beleaguered businessman Sanjeev Gupta, is likely to be wound up.

BT vows to give 5m more homes fast 2021-05-13 08:33:57The telecoms giant says its new full-fibre investment strategy could create up to 7,000 jobs.

Travel firms warned over summer holiday refunds 2021-05-13 05:52:00Companies will be breaking the law if they delay or refuse refunds, warns the competition watchdog.

Tesla will no longer accept Bitcoin over climate 2021-05-13 04:56:23The initial decision made by Tesla in March to accept Bitcoin caused an outcry from environmentalists.

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Why American songwriters are suing each other New! 2021-05-14 20:00:00The case against Childish Gambino is the latest in a run of copyright claims

Kick-starting Harley-Davidson New! 2021-05-14 20:00:00A German wants to revive a legendary maker of motorbikes

How executive mothers cope New! 2021-05-14 20:00:00Women still face barriers to progress at work

The power of lobbyists is growing in Brussels New! 2021-05-14 20:00:00Europe’s politics are getting more swampy

Are drug patents worth it? New! 2021-05-14 20:00:00Politicians are attacking IP protection, but shareholders are Big Pharma’s bigger headache

Will shareholders halt the inexorable rise of CEO New! 2021-05-14 20:00:00During the pandemic, bosses found new ways to feather their nests

SpaceX, a Tesla for the skies 2021-05-12 20:00:00Having revolutionised the rocket business, SpaceX takes aim at telecoms

Older consumers have learned new tricks in the 2021-05-07 20:00:00Companies had better keep up

Can human creativity prevent mass unemployment? 2021-05-07 20:00:00The market for artisan goods is likely to grow. But organised craft could lose its charm

America wants to waive patent protection for vaccines 2021-05-07 20:00:00But it will not have an immediate effect on supplies

Berkshire Hathaway’s questionable performance and governance 2021-05-05 20:00:00The world’s most famous conglomerate will struggle to outlast its feted founder in its current form

Apple may win a court battle but lose 2021-05-05 20:00:00The tech giant faces off against Epic Games, maker of Fortnite

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