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Gal Gadot, former IDF soldier, slammed for tweet New! 2021-05-12 13:11:29"Wonder Woman" star and former Israel Defense Forces soldier Gal Gadot is facing backlash on social media for saying her home country "deserve

State Department details China genocide against Uyghurs New! 2021-05-12 13:06:48The State Department is declaring that Chinese government continues to engage in genocide and crimes against humanity through the repression of predom

Ted Cruz calls Israeli-Palestinian clash a 'direct result' New! 2021-05-12 12:31:49Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, said Wednesday that President Biden bears responsibility for the eruption of hostilities in the Middle East, blaming

Israel's vaunted Iron Dome stretched to limit by New! 2021-05-12 12:13:46Israel's state-of-the-art Iron Dome missile defense system is facing its toughest test to date amid rapid-fire rocket attacks from the Palestinian mi

Rift breaks open between Nancy Pelosi and far-left New! 2021-05-12 10:15:00A rift has opened up between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and members of the far-left "Squad," including Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and

German people getting pushy in seeking COVID-19 vaccine New! 2021-05-12 07:43:21German vaccinators say people are getting aggressive in their bids for COVID-19 shots and trying to jump the queue early. A Hamburg site reported 2,00

Nancy Pelosi says Israel has the right to New! 2021-05-12 07:01:43House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Tuesday condemned “escalating and indiscriminate” rocket attacks by Palestinian militant group Hamas, sayi

Number of injured in Russia school shooting rises New! 2021-05-12 06:13:34MOSCOW (AP) — Twenty-three people remained hospitalized on Wednesday following a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan which killed nine

Frustration in Japan as PM Yoshihide Suga pushes New! 2021-05-12 05:57:03TOKYO (AP) — A full-page newspaper ad says the Japanese will be "killed by politics" because the government is forcing them to endure the coro

Kremlin-imposed cuts at U.S. Embassy leave thousands adrift 2021-05-12 04:26:37MOSCOW (AP) — Under Kremlin orders, the U.S. Embassy has stopped employing Russians, forcing the embassy to cut its consular staff by 75% and li

Escalating Mideast violence bears hallmarks of 2014 Gaza 2021-05-12 01:41:41GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Rockets streamed out of Gaza and Israel pounded the territory with airstrikes early Wednesday as the most severe ou

Joe Biden seeks Russia penalty to stop cyberattacks 2021-05-11 20:39:33Major cyberattacks with links to Russia have grown bolder even in the face of escalating U.S. economic sanctions, presenting a high-stakes dilemma for

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This year's winner of the World Food Prize New! 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 New! 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 New! 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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Juukan Gorge: Rio Tinto investors in pay revolt 2021-05-06 22:35:48Shareholders voted against outgoing boss's $10m bonus after sacred Aboriginal shelters were destroyed.

Tui to subsidise Covid tests for package holiday 2021-05-06 19:52:17The travel firm is offering discounted tests with its holidays but there are concerns over testing capacity.

Holiday costs to jump in summer, warns travel 2021-05-06 19:45:52Travel will be more expensive as airlines cannot afford to bring many planes back into service.

Taking an invention from idea to the marketplace 2021-05-06 19:20:54Lockdown spurred many people to invent new products, but how did they get to market?

Plastic bag charge to double to 10p in 2021-05-06 19:15:53The price rise for single-use bags will be extended to all businesses in England from 21 May.

Road and rail building plans under review after 2021-05-06 15:58:47Post-pandemic shifts in travel habits could undermine the logic behind many infrastructure projects.

Covid: The vaccine patent row explained 2021-05-06 14:24:09The US says it supports a temporary lift on vaccine patents, but some countries have pushed back.

Liberty steel owner in talks over £200m lifeline 2021-05-06 11:42:15Sanjeev Gupta's beleaguered UK steel business may yet find the help it needs, the BBC understands.

UK economy set to grow at fastest rate 2021-05-06 11:12:13Economy expected to grow by 7.25% in 2021 as lockdown restrictions are eased, says Bank of England.

Covid: US backs waiver on vaccine patents to 2021-05-06 10:26:18Supporters say the move would increase vaccine production but the pharmaceutical industry disagrees.

IBM 2nm chip breakthrough claims more power with 2021-05-06 08:27:13Next-gen processor tech gives more performance with less energy use, IBM claims.

Next expects post-lockdown sales surge to be short-lived 2021-05-06 04:54:10The fashion chain raises its profit forecast but says the recent rebound in sales may not last.

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The wood-products industry is undergoing root-and-branch change 2021-04-30 20:00:00Ever more money grows on trees

Developers struggle to meet demand for e-commerce storage 2021-04-30 20:00:00Online shopping requires more warehouses. There is ever less room for them

Bernd Osterloh, labour nemesis of Volkswagen’s boss, abdicates 2021-04-30 20:00:00Will the departure of the veteran works-council bruiser usher in a new era for the German carmaker?

Abolishing executive offices 2021-04-30 20:00:00The costs of office-less executives outweigh the benefits

India’s steelmakers are the covid-ravaged economy’s rare bright 2021-04-30 20:00:00The likes of JSW and Tata Steel have been quicker to restart production than foreign rivals

A ransomware attack on Apple shows the future 2021-04-28 20:00:00The online-extortion business is becoming slicker and more sophisticated

A new type of ad is heading for 2021-04-28 20:00:00Stricter privacy rules send digital advertisers back to the drawing board

The magical realism of Tesla 2021-04-28 20:00:00Versus the blunt reality of geopolitics

How TSMC has mastered the geopolitics of chipmaking 2021-04-28 20:00:00Make yourself indispensable to both America and China

The post-pandemic office etiquette 2021-04-23 20:00:00How manners will change when working life returns

Can Merck’s new boss maintain the drugmaker’s winning 2021-04-23 20:00:00Belén Garijo takes over as chief executive in May

Amazon and Walmart confront Indian politics 2021-04-23 20:00:00The country is becoming as surly to foreign investors as China

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