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Denmark becomes first country to fully ban AstraZeneca-Oxford New! 2021-04-14 16:31:00Denmark this week became the first European country to completely ban the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine due to blood clot concerns. Although the

China's 'Guam killer' missile force expands quickly New! 2021-04-14 16:30:09Deployment of China's new DF-26 intermediate-range missile, dubbed the "Guam killer" by Beijing, has rapidly expanded over the past year, according

White House claims 'indirect' Iran talks are on New! 2021-04-14 15:58:36Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday slammed the Biden administration's ongoing push for renewed nuclear diplomacy, but the White House was undeterred

Statue of Native American leader step closer to New! 2021-04-14 15:55:20OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed a measure that starts the process of honoring the late Billy Frank Jr. - a Nisqua

Joe Biden orders Afghanistan exit by Sept. 11: New! 2021-04-14 14:43:59President Biden on Wednesday officially set an end date to the longest war in American history, ordering that the remaining 2,500 troops still in Afgh

Colorado to shift from state to local COVID-19 New! 2021-04-14 14:10:15DENVER (AP) - The state of Colorado will move on from day-to-day oversight of coronavirus safety restrictions and retire the familiar color-coded dial

Syria rejects watchdog investigation into 2018 gas attack New! 2021-04-14 13:21:03DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria on Wednesday rejected as fabricated the results of an investigation by the global chemical weapons watchdog, which found

Iran's supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking New! 2021-04-14 12:17:35DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday dismissed initial offers at talks in Vienna to save Tehran's tattered nu

COVID-19 originated either from lab breach or infected New! 2021-04-14 11:51:04Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told Congress on Wednesday the COVID-19 pandemic began either from an accident at a Chinese laboratory

Taliban warns Biden U.S. troops will be 'held New! 2021-04-14 11:43:00The Taliban on Wednesday issued a stark warning to President Biden, vowing that U.S. troops still in Afghanistan past May 1 will be "held liable" an

Mexico president focusing efforts to stop child migrants New! 2021-04-14 11:36:43MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday he plans to visit his country’s southern border to

Elections official seeks probe of rejected ballot petition New! 2021-04-14 11:17:34TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's top elections official asked the state’s attorney general Wednesday to conduct a criminal investigation into

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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-04-13 07:53:10British Columbia's provincial health officer is calling for patience among essential workers waiting for a vaccine that's being prioritized for peop

U.S. recommends 'pause' for Johnson & Johnson vaccine 2021-04-13 07:47:57U.S. health officials are recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as they investigate six

NASA prepares for a historic helicopter flight — 2021-04-13 04:00:00Roughly 278 million kilometres away, a small, 1.8 kilogram helicopter is waiting to take its place in the history books alongside the Wright Brothers.

Prosecution wraps up case in Chauvin murder trial 2021-04-12 21:27:31As the prosecution wrapped up its case in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Monday, the court hear

Australia abandons COVID-19 vaccination targets after new advice 2021-04-12 20:25:30Australia has abandoned a goal to vaccinate nearly all of its 26 million population by the end of 2021 following advice that people under the age of 5

Doctor in Myanmar says he and his colleagues 2021-04-12 17:51:24As his country is rocked by protests and bloody crackdowns, a doctor says he and his colleagues are being shot at and placed on arrest warrant lists.

Canada cancels permits for high-tech arms exports to 2021-04-12 16:15:26The federal government has cancelled arms export licences for Turkey’s high-tech drone systems after a review found “credible evidenc

Police chief says officer who fatally shot Black 2021-04-12 14:41:34Police in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop Sunday say the officer who fired apparently intended to use a

Iran blames Israel for sabotage at Natanz site 2021-04-12 14:31:38Iran blamed Israel on Monday for a sabotage attack on its underground Natanz nuclear facility that damaged its centrifuges, an assault that imperils o

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-04-12 14:20:18Schools in Ontario will move to online learning after the April break, Premier Doug Ford said Monday, following consultations with health officia

Judge refuses to sequester jury in Chauvin trial 2021-04-12 12:48:14The judge in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin refused a defence request to sequester the jury on Monday, the mornin

Princes William and Harry pay tribute to Prince 2021-04-12 10:05:31Prince William and Prince Harry have paid tribute to their grandfather Prince Philip, remembering the late duke for his decades of "service" to fami

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Nike sues over 'Satan Shoes' with human blood 2021-03-29 21:10:26Nike sues an art collective over its 'Satan Shoes', produced in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X.

'Finding work feels impossible for my generation' 2021-03-29 20:58:45Young people could see rising levels of unemployment even as the crisis eases, warns Prince's Trust.

AstraZeneca vaccine - was it really worth it? 2021-03-29 20:40:38AstraZeneca has become a political football in a European blame game over its covid vaccine.

'I catch rats for a living and couldn’t 2021-03-29 20:26:38How to work your way to happiness, and break that daily grind.

Is this the future for international business deals? 2021-03-29 20:24:27A new facility has opened in Singapore where business people hold meetings in glass "bubbles".

Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is 2021-03-29 16:48:33It took almost a week to dislodge a giant container ship blocking one the world's busiest trade routes.

Historic Amazon union drive set to conclude 2021-03-29 14:12:41Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama are voting on whether to join a trade union.

Biden administration threatens tariffs on UK goods in 2021-03-29 12:53:31Ceramics, make-up and furniture could be hit amid a row over a new UK tax on tech firms.

Uyghurs: Xinjiang cotton ban is self-defeating, China tells 2021-03-29 11:42:14Western brands are facing Chinese boycotts for expressing concern over the treatment of Uyghurs.

EY drops appeal against $10.8m whistleblower payment 2021-03-29 11:22:43The professional services giant was appealing against a judge's order to pay a whistleblower $10.8m.

The cost of the Suez Canal blockage 2021-03-29 10:44:05The blocking of the canal by the Ever Given led to major disruption for the global shipping industry.

Liberty Steel bailout plea turned down 2021-03-29 08:55:35The government refuses a request for £170m to support the struggling metals group.

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Flying taxis are about to take off at 2021-04-02 20:00:00Will investors be taken for a ride?

Billionaires battle for Tribune Publishing 2021-04-02 20:00:00A bidding war is under way to wrest control of the media group from a hedge fund

Hon Hai, Apple’s biggest iPhone assembler, is eyeing 2021-04-02 20:00:00The contract manufacturer has thrived amid the pandemic, in line with its biggest customer. Now it wants to diversify

The benefits of part-time work 2021-04-02 20:00:00Happiness on just a day a week

WeWork begins a humbler second act 2021-03-31 10:56:38The refurbished flexible-office firm once again eyes a stockmarket listing

Consumer boycotts warn of trouble ahead for Western 2021-03-30 20:00:00Previous spats have blown over, but the split over Xinjiang is both more intractable and more expansive

Intel should beware of becoming a national champion 2021-03-30 20:00:00Its bet on making semiconductors in America is a big gamble

Deutschland AG’s enduring bet on Russia 2021-03-26 20:00:00German companies with Russian operations are undaunted by covid-19, a stagnating economy and sanctions

Volkswagen will catch up with Tesla 2021-03-26 20:00:00Then comes the hard part

Saudi Aramco’s profits decline—but not the dividend 2021-03-26 20:00:00Even amid a pandemic, big oil equals big pay-outs

A giant container ship accidentally blocks the Suez 2021-03-26 20:00:00The disruption to world trade could be large

Who are India’s newest billionaires? 2021-03-26 20:00:00More tycoons entered the rich list last year than ever before. Their changing profile illustrates how India Inc in changing

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