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Lloyd Austin, defense secretary, orders high-level probe into New! 2021-09-20 17:14:00Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin wants a senior military officer to look into an Aug. 29 missile strike on a car in Kabul that killed almost a dozen

Vladimir Putin party win marred by 'clone candidates,' New! 2021-09-20 16:46:31Russian President Vladimir Putin has tightened his grip on power, with his country's pro-Kremlin ruling party retaining its parliamentary supermajori

New Air Force chief dings Congress for backing New! 2021-09-20 14:38:00New Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall used his first public speech on Monday to take a jab at Congress for its keeping aging weapons systems like the

Biden plans to reach out to France's Macron New! 2021-09-20 12:08:00President Biden is seeking to speak over the phone with French President Emmanuel Macron in the next few days, a senior administration official confir

U.K.'s Princess Beatrice gives birth to daughter 2021-09-20 08:15:32LONDON (AP) — Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have had a baby daughter, Buckingham Palace said Monday. The baby, who was

'Hotel Rwanda' hero found guilty of terror-related charges 2021-09-20 07:23:04KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A court in Rwanda says the man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda,” Paul Rusesabagina, is guilty of terror-re

Canada votes in pandemic election that could cost 2021-09-20 06:25:55TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gambled on an early election in a bid to win a majority of seats in Parliament, but now faces the t

Shooting at Russian university leaves 6 dead, 28 2021-09-20 03:25:58MOSCOW (AP) — A student opened fire Monday at a university in Russia, leaving six people dead and 28 hurt, before being shot by police and detai

North Korea rips Biden nuclear sub deal, warns 2021-09-19 22:13:21SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has criticized the U.S. decision to provide nuclear-powered submarines to Australia and warned of unspecified c

Queen made vow against abdication biographer says 2021-09-19 12:04:24Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, won’t step down to give either her 70-year-old son or 39-year-old grandson the thr

USS John McCain heading stateside after 24 years 2021-09-19 11:41:12The USS John S. McCain is heading to its new homeport in Washington state after having spent nearly a quarter century operating out of Japan, where it

'Fundamental shift' in post-9/11 era shifted trillions of 2021-09-19 09:36:51The post-9/11 era brought permanent changes to U.S. military strategy. For defense contractors, it also sparked a significant cash windfall as the war

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Markets sell off on contagion fears from China's New! 2021-09-20 13:44:45Financial markets around the world had their worst day in weeks on Monday, as worries about embattled Chinese property developer Evergrande had invest

Biden easing foreign air travel restrictions, requiring vaccines New! 2021-09-20 10:57:52President Joe Biden will ease air travel restrictions into the U.S. beginning in November, when his administration will require all foreign nationals

COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as 2021-09-20 08:35:17COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000.

Thousands flee as volcano erupts on Spain's La 2021-09-20 08:11:21The Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced about 5,000 people, including around 500 tourists, to flee, officials said Monday.

Court sentences Hotel Rwanda film hero, Paul Rusesabagina, 2021-09-20 07:55:11The man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda was convicted of terrorism offences Monday and sentenced to 25 years in prison in a trial that human rights

Pfizer-BioNTech say COVID-19 vaccine safe, protective in kids 2021-09-20 07:43:24Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech said on Monday their COVID-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in five- to 11-year-olds, and they plan to ask fo

6 dead, dozens hurt in shooting at Russian 2021-09-20 04:11:03Six people were killed and 28 injured after a shooting Monday at a Russian university. Officials said the gunman was a student who was shot by police

India's protesting farmers set sights on key state 2021-09-20 04:00:00Farmers in India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, are hoping to use a forthcoming election to continue their months-long fight against cont

U.S. authorities believe they have found body of 2021-09-19 18:57:32U.S. authorities say a body discovered Sunday in Wyoming is believed to be Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, who disappeared while on a cross-country trek w

Homes destroyed after volcano erupts in Spain 2021-09-19 12:12:45A volcano on Spain's Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to eva

Boxer-turned-senator Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president 2021-09-19 08:45:31Philippine boxing icon and senator Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president in the 2022 elections.

U.S. launches mass deportation of Haitian migrants camped 2021-09-19 06:33:50The U.S. flew Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland Sunday and tried blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico in a

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UK Meat industry in crucial talks on gas 2021-09-17 11:22:23A shortage of carbon dioxide could hit meat production and packaging, UK processors warn.

Broadcasting cash offsets Man Utd's Covid losses 2021-09-17 10:44:22Football giant says year was among its most challenging but sees broadcast income jump sharply.

Next deal keeps Gap brand alive in the 2021-09-17 10:17:57Deal means Gap will still have a UK High Street presence within Next's stores despite closing its own.

Carbon emitters 'failing to disclose climate risks' 2021-09-17 05:39:56In a study of more than 100 company accounts, 80% of audits didn't assess climate risk.

Shop sales fall for fourth month as more 2021-09-17 04:24:13Sales at food stores fell last month as more people spent their money in restaurants and bars.

BBC World News business headlines 2021-09-17 01:42:53The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

China applies to join key Asia-Pacific trade pact 2021-09-17 00:08:19It comes the day after a regional security agreement between the US, UK and Australia was unveiled.

Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one 2021-09-16 19:13:14Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.

'Looking back, it was an amazing thing I 2021-09-16 18:55:14Meet the founder on a 10-year mission to disrupt Japan's rigid work culture.

Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81 2021-09-16 16:19:12The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness.

E.On boss: Remove green levies to cut energy 2021-09-16 13:47:44Cut soaring energy costs by paying energy levies through taxes, E.On UK boss Michael Lewis says.

Southwest Airlines pays staff extra to get jabbed 2021-09-16 11:53:57It is the latest big carrier to offer incentives for getting vaccinated as US infections surge.

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