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Trump declines to criticize Turkey's Russia missile purchase

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President Donald Trump declined Tuesday to criticize Turkey's acquisition of a Russian missile system assailed by the …

French minister resigns after lobster dinner scandal

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A senior French cabinet minister and close ally of President Emmanuel Macron resigned on Tuesday after reports accused …

US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

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The United States on Tuesday banned visits by Myanmar's army chief and three other top officers due to their role in the …

'Game of Thrones' breaks record with 32 Emmy nominations

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The divisive final season of "Game of Thrones" smashed the record for most Primetime Emmy nominations by a drama series …

MEPs narrowly elect von der Leyen to EU top job

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German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on Tuesday after …

Trump denies racism charges as House prepares rebuke

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President Donald Trump denied accusations of racism on Tuesday as the House of Representatives moved to rebuke him for …

At 82, NASA pioneer Sue Finley still reaching for the stars

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Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in …

'One giant leap': US marks Apollo mission 50 years on

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Fifty years after a mighty rocket set off from Florida carrying the first humans to the Moon, a veteran of the Apollo 11 …

R. Kelly denied bond on federal charges including child porn

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A Chicago judge ordered R&B superstar R. Kelly to be held without bond on sweeping federal charges linked to child …

Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

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Survivors scrambled for higher ground as torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South …

Member states' nominee von der Leyen wins EU top job

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German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on Tuesday after …

Ebola patient in DR Congo city of Goma has died: governor

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The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma has died, the governor of North Kivu …

EU parliament votes on German nominee to fill Brussels top job

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German minister Ursula von der Leyen's fate hung in the balance Tuesday as sceptical European lawmakers voted on whether …

'The world was watching': US commemorates Apollo mission 50 years on

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Fifty years after a mighty Saturn V rocket set off from Florida carrying the first humans to the Moon, a veteran of the …

Trump says does not have 'racist bone' in his body

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US President Donald Trump strongly denied accusations of racism on Tuesday after launching a xenophobic attack on a …

EU nominee von der Leyen makes her final case to lawmakers

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Ursula von der Leyen's fate hung in the balance Tuesday after she gave the most important speech of her career to …

N. Korea warns US-S. Korea drills will affect nuclear talks

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North Korea on Tuesday said looming US-South Korea military drills could impact the proposed resumption of nuclear talks …

Italy seizes missile from far-right sympathisers

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Italian police seized an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers during raids sparked by an investigation …

Democratic congresswomen hit back after 'racist' Trump tirade

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Democratic congresswomen targeted in a xenophobic tirade by President Donald Trump hit back Monday, saying he was trying …

Chinese diplomats take to Twitter to defend Beijing

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Chinese diplomats are increasingly turning to Twitter to defend Beijing's policies to the international community, …

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

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Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and …

Fifty years after Moon mission, Apollo astronauts meet at historic launchpad

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Fifty years ago on Tuesday, three American astronauts set off from Florida for the Moon on a mission that would change …

Training journalists in the era of fake news

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As uncannily realistic "deep fake" videos proliferate online, including one recently retweeted by Donald Trump, …

First woman to referee in Australia's scandal-plagued NRL

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Australia's National Rugby League will make history with its first female referee on Thursday night, as the NRL …

Trump under fire for attacks on Democratic congresswomen

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US President Donald Trump came under fire from Democrats and even some members of his own Republican Party on Monday …

McIlroy looks to end drought on Open's return to Northern Ireland

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The British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week at Royal Portrush, giving Rory …

Amazon workers strike as 'Prime' shopping frenzy hits

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Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working …

Iran's top diplomat warns US is 'playing with fire'

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Monday that the United States is "playing with fire," echoing …

Ursula von der Leyen: Merkel loyalist, mother of seven

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Passionately pro-European, disciplined and ambitious, German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen might have seen her …

EU nominee von der Leyen faces sceptical parliament

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Was an intense two-week political operation to woo European lawmakers long enough to win German defence minister Ursula …

'Game of Thrones' and Netflix tipped to sweep Emmy nominations

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"Game of Thrones" and Netflix are tipped by TV industry watchers to dominate Tuesday's Emmy nominations as Hollywood …

El Chapo expected to get life sentence from US judge

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After a dramatic decades-long run as one of the world's most notorious druglords, there is little suspense about what …

Crosswind blows Alaphilippe and Ineos clear on Tour

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Dutch rookie Wout van Aert won stage 10 of the Tour de France on Monday as Julian Alaphilippe extended his overall lead …

De Ligt has agreed to join Juventus: reports

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Defender Matthijs de Ligt has agreed to join Juventus, Dutch and Italian media reported on Monday, but it was not clear …

Twitter revamps website in bid to mimic mobile app

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Twitter on Monday began rolling out an overhauled version of its website, making it more similar to the mobile version …

EU agrees measures against Turkey for Cyprus drilling

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The European Union on Monday agreed measures to punish Turkey for pursuing drilling operations off Cyprus despite …

Fuel leak halted blastoff for Indian rocket: reports

Jul 15 2019

A fuel leak in the rocket engine forced India to abort the launch of its landmark Moon mission less than one hour before …

Trump: a history of inflammatory and 'racist' statements

Jul 15 2019

US President Donald Trump drew fresh accusations of racism Monday after he attacked four ethnic-minority Democrats in …

Worsening world hunger affects 821 million, says UN

Jul 15 2019

More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third …

Macron demands answers from Iran over academic's detention

Jul 15 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday called on Tehran to explain why a Franco-Iranian academic based at a Paris …

Facebook needs 'very high standard' for Libra coin: US Treasury

Jul 15 2019

Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury …

Eyeing 2020 vote, Trump doubles down on xenophobic tweets

Jul 15 2019

US President Donald Trump, shrugging off criticism from Democrats and even some members of his Republican Party, stepped …

Trump to congresswomen: 'If you're not happy here, you can leave'

Jul 15 2019

President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday, saying if they're …

DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

Jul 15 2019

Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after an evangelical preacher fell ill with Ebola in …

France says Franco-Iranian academic arrested in Iran

Jul 15 2019

A Franco-Iranian academic based at a prestigious Paris university has been arrested in Iran and denied contact with …

S.Africa's Zuma tells graft probe he's a victim of conspiracy

Jul 15 2019

South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Monday dismissed multiple graft allegations against him, telling a …

Eyeing 2020 election, Trump doubles down on xenophobic tweets

Jul 15 2019

President Donald Trump stepped up his xenophobic attacks on progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday, prompting …

Zimbabwe inflation rate soars to 175%

Jul 15 2019

Zimbabwe's annual inflation rate hit 175 percent in June, official data showed Monday, stoking fears of a return of the …

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' after violent mall clash

Jul 15 2019

Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's …

S.Africa's Zuma shrugs off graft allegations at inquiry

Jul 15 2019

South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Monday dismissed multiple graft allegations against him, telling a …

India races for launch fix after Moon mission aborted

Jul 15 2019

Indian space chiefs pressed to quickly set a new date to launch a landmark moon mission after aborting one liftoff …

S.Africa's graft-accused Zuma claims he has been 'vilified'

Jul 15 2019

South Africa's graft-accused ex-president Jacob Zuma said on Monday he had been "vilified", as he testified at a …

Toxic employers face jail as South Korea tackles workplace bullying

Jul 15 2019

After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her …

Djokovic vows to win fans' love with Federer record in view

Jul 15 2019

Novak Djokovic has vowed to convince fans that he is not public enemy number one even if he surpasses people's champion …

Caster Semenya v IAAF: a ground-breaking gender test case

Jul 15 2019

Caster Semenya's battle with world athletics' governing body over testosterone-curbing regulations for female athletes …

China GDP growth slows to 6.2% in second quarter

Jul 15 2019

China's growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the US-China trade war and …

India scrubs Moon mission launch one hour before liftoff

Jul 15 2019

India on Monday postponed the launch of a lunar probe less than an hour before blast-off because of a technical problem, …

As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists

Jul 15 2019

From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling …

From crafts to Kalashnikovs: arms souk thrives in Yemen's Taez

Jul 15 2019

Once overflowing with handicrafts, the old Al-Shinayni market in Yemen's third city of Taez is now bursting with …

Trump under fire for 'racist' attack on US congresswomen

Jul 15 2019

US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they …

Comic-Con hits 50: from hotel basement to Hollywood hangout

Jul 15 2019

From Peter Parker's run-in with a radioactive spider to Superman fleeing an exploding Krypton: comic book fans love a …

Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in DR Congo

Jul 15 2019

The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its …

Huawei planning major job cuts in US: WSJ

Jul 15 2019

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, which is subject to US sanctions over concerns about its ties to the government in …

P&G gives bonus to US women soccer stars

Jul 15 2019

US multinational Procter & Gamble gave its backing to the United States' women's soccer stars in their fight for equal …

Barry weakens, but US officials warn of heavy rains, floods, tornadoes

Jul 14 2019

Barry weakened further on Sunday as the storm churned across the US state of Louisiana, bringing along heavy rains and …

India calls off Moon mission launch 56 minutes before blast-off

Jul 14 2019

India on Monday dramatically scrapped the launch of a rocket that was aiming to land a probe on the Moon less than one …

Djokovic saves match points to claim fifth Wimbledon title in record-breaking final

Jul 14 2019

Novak Djokovic saved two match points to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major on Sunday, shattering Roger …

As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids

Jul 14 2019

Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty on Sunday, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by …

England win first World Cup in all-time classic

Jul 14 2019

England won the World Cup for the first time ever on Sunday, holding their nerve to seal a thrilling Super Over victory …

Trump under fire after 'racist' attack on congresswomen

Jul 14 2019

US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they …

England beat New Zealand to win first World Cup in gripping final

Jul 14 2019

England won the World Cup for the first time in their history on Sunday, holding their nerve to seal a thrilling Super …

Paris clashes tarnish Macron's military parade

Jul 14 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday showcased European military cooperation in a Bastille Day parade but the …

England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama

Jul 14 2019

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding …

Migrants in fear as US raids reportedly begin

Jul 14 2019

Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty Sunday, fearful of nationwide raids that President Donald …

England pin World Cup final hopes on Stokes and Buttler

Jul 14 2019

England were looking to Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler to take them to a first World Cup title after New Zealand sparked a …

US warnings of heavy rain, tornadoes from weakening storm Barry

Jul 14 2019

Tropical Storm Barry buffeted the US state of Louisiana on Sunday, bringing more heavy rain and possible tornadoes to …

New Zealand pacemen strike in World Cup final against England

Jul 14 2019

New Zealand's seamers rocked England's top order to revive the Black Caps' hopes of a first World Cup triumph in …

England's Roy falls in World Cup final run-chase against New Zealand

Jul 14 2019

England lost Jason Roy early while chasing a target of 242 to win their first ever World Cup after fast bowler Liam …

Paris clashes follow Macron's military parade

Jul 14 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday showcased European military cooperation in a Bastille Day parade but the …

Plunkett puts England in charge of World Cup final against New Zealand

Jul 14 2019

Liam Plunkett took three key wickets as England restricted New Zealand to 241-8 in the World Cup final at Lord's on …

Plunkett treble helps England hold New Zealand to 241-8 in World Cup final

Jul 14 2019

Liam Plunkett took three key wickets as England restricted New Zealand to 241-8 in the World Cup final at Lord's on …

England's Plunkett strikes twice to rock New Zealand in World Cup final

Jul 14 2019

Liam Plunkett struck twice to put England on top in the World Cup final against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday, taking …

Macron showcases Europe military prowess at Paris parade

Jul 14 2019

President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday sought to showcase European military cooperation in France's annual Bastille Day …

England get Guptill early in World Cup final against New Zealand

Jul 14 2019

England removed opener Martin Guptill as New Zealand struggled to 33-1 off the first 10 overs in the World Cup final at …

Tropical Storm Barry pelts Louisiana, millions brace for flooding

Jul 14 2019

Authorities warned of heavy rain and possible tornadoes throughout Sunday as major storm Barry buffeted Louisiana, …

New Zealand win toss and bat against England in Cricket World Cup final

Jul 14 2019

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to bat against England in the World Cup final at an …

Macron showcases Euro military prowess at Paris parade

Jul 14 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday put European military cooperationat the heart of the Bastille Day parade at a …

Macron to show off Euro defence cooperation at Paris parade

Jul 14 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron will Sunday put European military cooperation at the heart of the Bastille Day parade …

Facebook's Libra currency under fire

Jul 14 2019

Facebook's planned virtual unit Libra, already under heavy attack from US President Donald Trump and global regulators, …

Huge power outage that plunged Manhattan into darkness ends

Jul 14 2019

A power outage that gripped New York's Manhattan ended on Saturday after it plunged Broadway theaters into darkness, …

Agony of Yazidi women torn between IS kids, or return home

Jul 14 2019

Freed after years in jihadist captivity, Jihan faced an agonising ultimatum: abandon her three small children fathered …

Shanghai leads battle against China's rising mountain of trash

Jul 14 2019

Nie Feng used to toss his rubbish outside his Shanghai flat without a thought while rushing to work, but saving China …

England eye World Cup glory as New Zealand plot shock

Jul 14 2019

Eoin Morgan's England face New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday desperate to win the World Cup for the first time after four …

As US agents prepare to arrest 'thousands,' migrants live in fear

Jul 14 2019

Thousands of undocumented immigrants were waiting in fear and uncertainty ahead of nationwide raids Sunday that …

UK envoy said Trump ditched Iran deal to spite Obama: report

Jul 14 2019

Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal because it was …

Neymar says he's fit, posts mischievous Barcelona video

Jul 14 2019

Neymar says he has recovered "almost 100 percent" from the ankle injury that ruled him out of Brazil's victorious Copa …

Wimbledon at a glance - Day 12

Jul 14 2019

Wimbledon at a glance - Day 12:

Tringale, Landry lead John Deere as Vegas fades

Jul 14 2019

Andrew Landry and Cameron Tringale opened up a one-shot lead at the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic on Saturday after …

Hamilton defends his British identity at home race

Jul 14 2019

Lewis Hamilton found himself having to defend his British identity and sense of patriotism Saturday during a news …

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid row

Jul 14 2019

China detained another Canadian citizen amid sour relations between the two countries, Canada's foreign ministry said on …

Maverick Greek economist Varoufakis in Paris airport row

Jul 14 2019

Maverick Greek economist and former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis on Saturday accused French police of "violent" …

France's Macron announces creation of a new space force command

Jul 13 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday announced the creation of a new national military space force command that …