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06/26/2017 - 18:09

US Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump travel ban

The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn.

US Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump travel ban

The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn.


06/26/2017 - 17:45

PM Theresa May pays out for N. Ireland deal to govern Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives struck a hotly contested pact with a Christian fundamentalist party on Monday that will allow her party to govern after they suffered an electoral disaster.

PM Theresa May pays out for N. Ireland deal to govern Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives struck a hotly contested pact with a Christian fundamentalist party on Monday that will allow her party to govern after they suffered an electoral disaster.


06/26/2017 - 15:51

China releases Nobel laureate Liu with terminal cancer

China's Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been transferred on parole from prison to a hospital for terminal cancer treatment, his lawyer said Monday, but concerned supporters called for his unconditional release.

China releases Nobel laureate Liu with terminal cancer

China's Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been transferred on parole from prison to a hospital for terminal cancer treatment, his lawyer said Monday, but concerned supporters called for his unconditional release.


06/26/2017 - 18:42

Divers seek bodies from Colombia boat wreck that killed seven

Divers combed the murky depths of a Colombian reservoir Monday for the bodies of missing passengers from a pleasure boat that sank, killing seven people, as anxious relatives waited on the shore for news of their loved ones.

Divers seek bodies from Colombia boat wreck that killed seven

Divers combed the murky depths of a Colombian reservoir Monday for the bodies of missing passengers from a pleasure boat that sank, killing seven people, as anxious relatives waited on the shore for news of their loved ones.


06/26/2017 - 18:22

Spain court orders exhumation of Dali's remains in paternity claim

A Spanish court has ordered that the remains of Salvador Dali be exhumed after a woman who claims to be the daughter of the world-famous artist filed a paternity claim.

Spain court orders exhumation of Dali's remains in paternity claim

A Spanish court has ordered that the remains of Salvador Dali be exhumed after a woman who claims to be the daughter of the world-famous artist filed a paternity claim.


06/26/2017 - 18:53

US firm stops sales of Grenfell Tower cladding for high-rises

The US supplier of the cladding which encased London's Grenfell Tower before it was destroyed by a devastating fire announced on Monday it is stopping sales of the material for high-rise buildings.

US firm stops sales of Grenfell Tower cladding for high-rises

The US supplier of the cladding which encased London's Grenfell Tower before it was destroyed by a devastating fire announced on Monday it is stopping sales of the material for high-rise buildings.


06/26/2017 - 18:09

May sets out Brexit proposals for EU nationals

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash Monday after setting out proposals for the rights of EU nationals after Brexit that include new residency permit requirements and family reunion rules.

May sets out Brexit proposals for EU nationals

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash Monday after setting out proposals for the rights of EU nationals after Brexit that include new residency permit requirements and family reunion rules.


06/26/2017 - 17:26

Family of US black motorist gets nearly $3mn over police shooting

The family of a black motorist fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer, whose dying moments were livestreamed on Facebook, said Monday it had reached a nearly $3 million civil settlement with the US city that employed the acquitted cop.

Family of US black motorist gets nearly $3mn over police shooting

The family of a black motorist fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer, whose dying moments were livestreamed on Facebook, said Monday it had reached a nearly $3 million civil settlement with the US city that employed the acquitted cop.

06/26/2017 - 18:25

EDF reviewing Hinkley Point costs and calendar

EDF is carrying out a "full review" of the costs and schedule of Britain's controversial Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, the French energy giant said Monday, after a press report of major budget overruns.

EDF reviewing Hinkley Point costs and calendar

EDF is carrying out a "full review" of the costs and schedule of Britain's controversial Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, the French energy giant said Monday, after a press report of major budget overruns.


06/26/2017 - 15:48

EU to slap Google with record fine this week: sources

The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator will slap Google with a record fine as early as Tuesday in another European blow against a US tech giant, sources said.

EU to slap Google with record fine this week: sources

The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator will slap Google with a record fine as early as Tuesday in another European blow against a US tech giant, sources said.


06/26/2017 - 15:45

Dutch bank bonus caps scaring off Brexit business: bosses

Tough rules capping annual bonuses for banking bosses may cost The Netherlands 17,000 jobs and a billion euros in lost revenues after Brexit, a Dutch employers organisation warned Monday.

Dutch bank bonus caps scaring off Brexit business: bosses

Tough rules capping annual bonuses for banking bosses may cost The Netherlands 17,000 jobs and a billion euros in lost revenues after Brexit, a Dutch employers organisation warned Monday.


06/26/2017 - 14:36

Italy hopes Venetian intervention draws line under banking woes

Italy's move to wind up two failing Venetian banks will be costly for taxpayers but should bolster the stability of the country's troubled banking sector, experts said Monday.

Italy hopes Venetian intervention draws line under banking woes

Italy's move to wind up two failing Venetian banks will be costly for taxpayers but should bolster the stability of the country's troubled banking sector, experts said Monday.


06/26/2017 - 15:30

Activist hedge fund Third Point targets Nestle

Swiss food and drink giant Nestle has become the latest target for activist US hedge fund Third Point, which has taken a one percent stake in the company and demanded major changes, including offloading its large holding in L'Oreal.

Activist hedge fund Third Point targets Nestle

Swiss food and drink giant Nestle has become the latest target for activist US hedge fund Third Point, which has taken a one percent stake in the company and demanded major changes, including offloading its large holding in L'Oreal.


06/26/2017 - 13:10

Rio prefers Yancoal to Glencore in Australia coal sale

Rio Tinto Monday recommended shareholders accept a new improved offer from Yancoal for its Australian coal assets, after the China-backed firm trumped a fresh bid from Swiss commodities giant Glencore.

Rio prefers Yancoal to Glencore in Australia coal sale

Rio Tinto Monday recommended shareholders accept a new improved offer from Yancoal for its Australian coal assets, after the China-backed firm trumped a fresh bid from Swiss commodities giant Glencore.


06/26/2017 - 17:51

European stocks rebound on Italian banking rescue deal

European stock markets fizzed higher Monday as investors toasted news of a 17-billion-euro ($19 billion) rescue deal in Italy's long-troubled bank sector.

European stocks rebound on Italian banking rescue deal

European stock markets fizzed higher Monday as investors toasted news of a 17-billion-euro ($19 billion) rescue deal in Italy's long-troubled bank sector.


06/26/2017 - 18:53

US firm stops sales of Grenfell Tower cladding for high-rises

The US supplier of the cladding which encased London's Grenfell Tower before it was destroyed by a devastating fire announced on Monday it is stopping sales of the material for high-rise buildings.

US firm stops sales of Grenfell Tower cladding for high-rises

The US supplier of the cladding which encased London's Grenfell Tower before it was destroyed by a devastating fire announced on Monday it is stopping sales of the material for high-rise buildings.

06/26/2017 - 16:39

Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer as new boss

English Premier League side Crystal Palace on Monday appointed former Dutch international Frank de Boer as their new manager

Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer as new boss

English Premier League side Crystal Palace on Monday appointed former Dutch international Frank de Boer as their new manager


06/26/2017 - 17:00

Mark Cavendish targets Eddy Merckx Tour de France record

British road cycling star Mark Cavendish will target Eddy Merckx's Tour de France record of stage wins as he spearheads the Dimension Data team's challenge alongside compatriot Stephen Cummings.

Mark Cavendish targets Eddy Merckx Tour de France record

British road cycling star Mark Cavendish will target Eddy Merckx's Tour de France record of stage wins as he spearheads the Dimension Data team's challenge alongside compatriot Stephen Cummings.


06/26/2017 - 16:46

Heino Kuhn heads uncapped S. Africa trio for England Test series

Heino Kuhn's two centuries on the South Africa A tour of England earned him a call-up on Monday to the senior squad for their upcoming four-Test series with England.

Heino Kuhn heads uncapped S. Africa trio for England Test series

Heino Kuhn's two centuries on the South Africa A tour of England earned him a call-up on Monday to the senior squad for their upcoming four-Test series with England.


06/26/2017 - 18:05

Petra Kvitova withdraws from Wimbledon warm-up

Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the Wimbledon warm-up at Eastbourne this week with an abdominal injury.

Petra Kvitova withdraws from Wimbledon warm-up

Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the Wimbledon warm-up at Eastbourne this week with an abdominal injury.


06/26/2017 - 16:55

Usain Bolt confirms he is in final season of 'wonderful career'

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this "emotional" season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field at a time of doping and corruption scandals.

Usain Bolt confirms he is in final season of 'wonderful career'

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this "emotional" season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field at a time of doping and corruption scandals.


06/26/2017 - 17:51

Novak Djokovic says timing key for Eastbourne wildcard

Novak Djokovic on Monday credited perfect timing for his decision to seek a wild card at Eastbourne for the struggling Serb's first Wimbledon warm-up event in seven years.

Novak Djokovic says timing key for Eastbourne wildcard

Novak Djokovic on Monday credited perfect timing for his decision to seek a wild card at Eastbourne for the struggling Serb's first Wimbledon warm-up event in seven years.


06/26/2017 - 16:47

Chile wait on Aranguiz's fitness for Confed Cup semi-final

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi hopes Charles Aranguiz will be fit for Wednesday's Confederations Cup semi-final against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal after the midfield enforcer suffered a knock against Australia.

Chile wait on Aranguiz's fitness for Confed Cup semi-final

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi hopes Charles Aranguiz will be fit for Wednesday's Confederations Cup semi-final against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal after the midfield enforcer suffered a knock against Australia.


06/26/2017 - 16:15

Recovered Angelique Kerber looking ahead to Wimbledon

After dealing with injuries and a chronic lack of solid results, Angelique Kerber confirmed on Monday she finally feels fit again and keen to challenge at Eastbourne and Wimbledon.

Recovered Angelique Kerber looking ahead to Wimbledon

After dealing with injuries and a chronic lack of solid results, Angelique Kerber confirmed on Monday she finally feels fit again and keen to challenge at Eastbourne and Wimbledon.

06/26/2017 - 08:06

Epic struggle of film about Cairo on eve of revolution

Everyone thought Tamer El Said had gone mad in the decade it took him to make his film "In the Last Days of the City".

Epic struggle of film about Cairo on eve of revolution

Everyone thought Tamer El Said had gone mad in the decade it took him to make his film "In the Last Days of the City".


06/26/2017 - 05:11

Erdogan's Istanbul opera house plan sparks excitement, controversy

On the buzzing Taksim Square of Istanbul, the focal point of the modern city, a giant disused building looms over visitors, its glass windows broken and a few tattered advertising banners flapping disconsolately in the breeze.

Erdogan's Istanbul opera house plan sparks excitement, controversy

On the buzzing Taksim Square of Istanbul, the focal point of the modern city, a giant disused building looms over visitors, its glass windows broken and a few tattered advertising banners flapping disconsolately in the breeze.


06/26/2017 - 05:09

Iceland, an open-air Hollywood studio

Crystal clear ice caves, glacial lakes, spewing volcanoes and crashing waterfalls framed by dark lava columns: Iceland's breathtaking landscapes have become a magnet for Hollywood moviemakers looking to conjure up otherworldly scenery.

Iceland, an open-air Hollywood studio

Crystal clear ice caves, glacial lakes, spewing volcanoes and crashing waterfalls framed by dark lava columns: Iceland's breathtaking landscapes have become a magnet for Hollywood moviemakers looking to conjure up otherworldly scenery.


06/26/2017 - 02:30

'Transformers 5' dominates box office but opens at franchise-low

"Transformers: The Last Knight" smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, industry estimates showed on Sunday, sending last week's hit "Cars 3" to second place.

'Transformers 5' dominates box office but opens at franchise-low

"Transformers: The Last Knight" smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, industry estimates showed on Sunday, sending last week's hit "Cars 3" to second place.


06/25/2017 - 13:32

Hogwarts, horcruxes and hippogriffs: Harry Potter turns 20

Harry Potter turns 20 on Monday when muggle readers in gowns and glasses from Indonesia to Uruguay will celebrate the birth of a global publishing phenomenon in 1997.

Hogwarts, horcruxes and hippogriffs: Harry Potter turns 20

Harry Potter turns 20 on Monday when muggle readers in gowns and glasses from Indonesia to Uruguay will celebrate the birth of a global publishing phenomenon in 1997.


06/26/2017 - 15:50

J. K. Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary

Author J. K. Rowling on Monday marked the "wonderful" two decades since her Harry Potter creation first hit the shelves, starting a global literary phenomenon which has inspired a generation.

J. K. Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary

Author J. K. Rowling on Monday marked the "wonderful" two decades since her Harry Potter creation first hit the shelves, starting a global literary phenomenon which has inspired a generation.


06/26/2017 - 18:24

J. K. Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary

Author J. K. Rowling on Monday marked the "wonderful" two decades since her Harry Potter creation first hit the shelves, starting a global literary phenomenon which has inspired a generation.

J. K. Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary

Author J. K. Rowling on Monday marked the "wonderful" two decades since her Harry Potter creation first hit the shelves, starting a global literary phenomenon which has inspired a generation.


06/24/2017 - 05:29

In Argentina, music cures the soul

Picture a hospital: the bustle of harried doctors and nurses, time dragging for lonely patients, and the pervasive sadness of a place for the sick and dying.

In Argentina, music cures the soul

Picture a hospital: the bustle of harried doctors and nurses, time dragging for lonely patients, and the pervasive sadness of a place for the sick and dying.

06/26/2017 - 05:48

China's hydropower frenzy drowns sacred mountains

Towering walls of concrete entomb lush forests on mountainsides in southwest China as workers toil on the dry riverbed below to build the country's latest mega-dam.

China's hydropower frenzy drowns sacred mountains

Towering walls of concrete entomb lush forests on mountainsides in southwest China as workers toil on the dry riverbed below to build the country's latest mega-dam.


06/26/2017 - 05:09

Iceland, an open-air Hollywood studio

Crystal clear ice caves, glacial lakes, spewing volcanoes and crashing waterfalls framed by dark lava columns: Iceland's breathtaking landscapes have become a magnet for Hollywood moviemakers looking to conjure up otherworldly scenery.

Iceland, an open-air Hollywood studio

Crystal clear ice caves, glacial lakes, spewing volcanoes and crashing waterfalls framed by dark lava columns: Iceland's breathtaking landscapes have become a magnet for Hollywood moviemakers looking to conjure up otherworldly scenery.


06/26/2017 - 18:01

Spain firefighters gain upper hand over blaze near nature reserve

Spanish firefighters on Monday beat back a wildfire which threatens a renowned national park that is home to endangered species and has forced the evacuation of over 2,000 people from homes, campsites and hotels.

Spain firefighters gain upper hand over blaze near nature reserve

Spanish firefighters on Monday beat back a wildfire which threatens a renowned national park that is home to endangered species and has forced the evacuation of over 2,000 people from homes, campsites and hotels.


06/26/2017 - 08:09

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset 'too big to fail': study

Australia's under-pressure Great Barrier Reef is an asset worth Aus$56 billion (US$42 billion) and as an ecosystem and economic driver is "too big to fail", a study said Monday.

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset 'too big to fail': study

Australia's under-pressure Great Barrier Reef is an asset worth Aus$56 billion (US$42 billion) and as an ecosystem and economic driver is "too big to fail", a study said Monday.


06/26/2017 - 04:22

World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'

Dozens of city mayors from around the world -- including Washington, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Sydney -- on Monday called on G20 leaders to stick to their commitments on tackling climate change.

World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'

Dozens of city mayors from around the world -- including Washington, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Sydney -- on Monday called on G20 leaders to stick to their commitments on tackling climate change.


06/26/2017 - 04:12

Successful SpaceX launch delivers satellites into orbit

The American company SpaceX on Sunday successfully placed 10 satellites for the communications company Iridium into orbit using a Falcon 9 rocket.

Successful SpaceX launch delivers satellites into orbit

The American company SpaceX on Sunday successfully placed 10 satellites for the communications company Iridium into orbit using a Falcon 9 rocket.


06/26/2017 - 12:33

Spain sends reinforcements as fire spreads near wildlife reserve

Firefighters were battling Monday to contain a blaze threatening a renowned national park in southern Spain which has already led to the evacuation of some 2,000 people.

Spain sends reinforcements as fire spreads near wildlife reserve

Firefighters were battling Monday to contain a blaze threatening a renowned national park in southern Spain which has already led to the evacuation of some 2,000 people.


06/26/2017 - 17:21

Dutch scientists fete rare meteorite find

Dutch scientists on Monday celebrated the rare discovery of meteorite in The Netherlands, which at 4.5-billion years old may hold clues to the birth of our solar system.

Dutch scientists fete rare meteorite find

Dutch scientists on Monday celebrated the rare discovery of meteorite in The Netherlands, which at 4.5-billion years old may hold clues to the birth of our solar system.

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