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09/25/2017 - 22:58

Seoul urges US to avoid 'further escalation' with N. Korea

South Korea urged the United States to help dial down tensions with the North on Monday, after Pyongyang accused President Donald Trump of declaring war.

Seoul urges US to avoid 'further escalation' with N. Korea

South Korea urged the United States to help dial down tensions with the North on Monday, after Pyongyang accused President Donald Trump of declaring war.


09/25/2017 - 07:22

Whale carcass dug up from Australian beach over shark fears

A massive humpback whale buried on a popular Australian beach after it washed up dead was being exhumed Monday because locals feared its rotting carcass was attracting sharks.

Whale carcass dug up from Australian beach over shark fears

A massive humpback whale buried on a popular Australian beach after it washed up dead was being exhumed Monday because locals feared its rotting carcass was attracting sharks.


09/25/2017 - 06:14

'No way back' in Myanmar's crucible of communal hate

Hindus once sold food to Rohingyas, spoke the same language and even cut the hair of their Muslim neighbours. But co-existence among the collage of ethnicities in Myanmar's Rakhine state has been ruptured -- perhaps irreversibly -- by the bloodshed of the last month.

'No way back' in Myanmar's crucible of communal hate

Hindus once sold food to Rohingyas, spoke the same language and even cut the hair of their Muslim neighbours. But co-existence among the collage of ethnicities in Myanmar's Rakhine state has been ruptured -- perhaps irreversibly -- by the bloodshed of the last month.


09/25/2017 - 05:08

Lufthansa and EasyJet nose ahead in race for Air Berlin

Insolvent Air Berlin will decide Monday on the future of its 140 aircraft and 8,000 employees, with Lufthansa, EasyJet and Condor favourites to divide the spoils of the German airline.

Lufthansa and EasyJet nose ahead in race for Air Berlin

Insolvent Air Berlin will decide Monday on the future of its 140 aircraft and 8,000 employees, with Lufthansa, EasyJet and Condor favourites to divide the spoils of the German airline.


09/25/2017 - 04:12

Canada pressured to dump dairy supply management in NAFTA talks

Canada is facing pressure to open up its protected dairy market to more US milk and cheeses in talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement that resumed Saturday in Ottawa.

Canada pressured to dump dairy supply management in NAFTA talks

Canada is facing pressure to open up its protected dairy market to more US milk and cheeses in talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement that resumed Saturday in Ottawa.


09/25/2017 - 00:35

NFL controversy has 'nothing to do with race,' Trump says

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that an intensifying feud with National Football League players who won't stand during the US national anthem to draw attention to social injustice, has "nothing to do with race."

NFL controversy has 'nothing to do with race,' Trump says

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that an intensifying feud with National Football League players who won't stand during the US national anthem to draw attention to social injustice, has "nothing to do with race."


09/24/2017 - 00:09

Power couple Nadal, Federer rule out full-time partnership

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer took Team Europe to within two wins of lifting the Laver Cup on Saturday after they played doubles together for the first time, but ruled out a full-time partnership on the tour.

Power couple Nadal, Federer rule out full-time partnership

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer took Team Europe to within two wins of lifting the Laver Cup on Saturday after they played doubles together for the first time, but ruled out a full-time partnership on the tour.


09/23/2017 - 09:08

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea has become "more opaque" to the outside world following a decision by YouTube to silence an official propaganda channel, a monitoring group has warned, as new sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear programme begin to bite.

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea has become "more opaque" to the outside world following a decision by YouTube to silence an official propaganda channel, a monitoring group has warned, as new sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear programme begin to bite.

09/25/2017 - 19:45

Inequality, low wages weaken global growth: IMF official

A hollowing out of the middle class in advanced economies like the US, amid weak wage growth and rising inequality, is holding back global growth, a senior IMF official said Monday.

Inequality, low wages weaken global growth: IMF official

A hollowing out of the middle class in advanced economies like the US, amid weak wage growth and rising inequality, is holding back global growth, a senior IMF official said Monday.


09/25/2017 - 16:06

Hopes for jobs as Air Berlin picks Lufthansa, EasyJet bids

Insolvent Air Berlin confirmed Monday it was negotiating with German airline giant Lufthansa and Britain's EasyJet to sell off parts of its business, offering hope for the future of its 8,000 employees and 140 aircraft.

Hopes for jobs as Air Berlin picks Lufthansa, EasyJet bids

Insolvent Air Berlin confirmed Monday it was negotiating with German airline giant Lufthansa and Britain's EasyJet to sell off parts of its business, offering hope for the future of its 8,000 employees and 140 aircraft.


09/25/2017 - 15:52

Catalonia's frustrated dream: to tax and spend like Basques

Spain's refusal to extend the tax-and-spend privileges enjoyed by the wealthy Basque region, which collects its own taxes and spends the money as it pleases, has fuelled the rise of separatism in Catalonia, experts and commentators say.

Catalonia's frustrated dream: to tax and spend like Basques

Spain's refusal to extend the tax-and-spend privileges enjoyed by the wealthy Basque region, which collects its own taxes and spends the money as it pleases, has fuelled the rise of separatism in Catalonia, experts and commentators say.


09/25/2017 - 14:06

Uber says sorry over London 'mistakes', but vows to appeal

The head of Uber apologised Monday for "mistakes" made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence, but still vowed to appeal the decision.

Uber says sorry over London 'mistakes', but vows to appeal

The head of Uber apologised Monday for "mistakes" made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence, but still vowed to appeal the decision.


09/24/2017 - 21:08

It's all over for 'It' as 'Kingsman' sequel tops box office

The espionage comedy "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" dominated North American box offices in its debut weekend, industry figures showed Sunday.

It's all over for 'It' as 'Kingsman' sequel tops box office

The espionage comedy "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" dominated North American box offices in its debut weekend, industry figures showed Sunday.


09/24/2017 - 16:00

Auditor claims Vatican axed him for probing illegal activity

The Vatican's former auditor general, who resigned without explanation in June, said Sunday he was forced out after his investigations into possible illegal activity hit too close to home.

Auditor claims Vatican axed him for probing illegal activity

The Vatican's former auditor general, who resigned without explanation in June, said Sunday he was forced out after his investigations into possible illegal activity hit too close to home.


09/24/2017 - 04:35

Fighter jets, drones on table as Mattis visits key ally India

Fighter jets, drone deals and shared concerns over Afghanistan's security challenges look set to dominate the agenda when US Defence Secretary James Mattis visits India this week.

Fighter jets, drones on table as Mattis visits key ally India

Fighter jets, drone deals and shared concerns over Afghanistan's security challenges look set to dominate the agenda when US Defence Secretary James Mattis visits India this week.


09/24/2017 - 04:14

Veolia's US growth hopes run into trouble

Veolia's hopes of taking advantage of municipal privatizations and promised Trump administration public works projects to expand its US presence, are being strained by its role in water crises in Flint, Michigan and other cities.

Veolia's US growth hopes run into trouble

Veolia's hopes of taking advantage of municipal privatizations and promised Trump administration public works projects to expand its US presence, are being strained by its role in water crises in Flint, Michigan and other cities.

09/25/2017 - 23:49

Cycling: Colombian great Herrera fighting skin cancer

Colombian former Vuelta a Espana winner Luis "Lucho" Herrera said Monday that he contracted skin cancer as a result of his exposure to the sun during his career.

Cycling: Colombian great Herrera fighting skin cancer

Colombian former Vuelta a Espana winner Luis "Lucho" Herrera said Monday that he contracted skin cancer as a result of his exposure to the sun during his career.


09/25/2017 - 19:08

Ex French Rugby international in dock over unemployment benefit fraud

Prosecutors have called for former France international Thomas Lombard to be jailed for six-months and fined 15,000 euros ($17,700) for claiming unemployment benefit whilst also working as a television pundit.

Ex French Rugby international in dock over unemployment benefit fraud

Prosecutors have called for former France international Thomas Lombard to be jailed for six-months and fined 15,000 euros ($17,700) for claiming unemployment benefit whilst also working as a television pundit.


09/25/2017 - 00:35

NFL controversy has 'nothing to do with race,' Trump says

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that an intensifying feud with National Football League players who won't stand during the US national anthem to draw attention to social injustice, has "nothing to do with race."

NFL controversy has 'nothing to do with race,' Trump says

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that an intensifying feud with National Football League players who won't stand during the US national anthem to draw attention to social injustice, has "nothing to do with race."


09/24/2017 - 19:45

Woodburn double helps Exeter back to summit

Wing Olly Woodburn touched down twice as defending champions Exeter laid down an early-season English Premiership title marker with a 31-17 victory over Wasps on Sunday.

Woodburn double helps Exeter back to summit

Wing Olly Woodburn touched down twice as defending champions Exeter laid down an early-season English Premiership title marker with a 31-17 victory over Wasps on Sunday.


09/24/2017 - 16:53

Ravens, Jaguars kneel for anthem at London NFL game

Players from the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars knelt during the playing of the US national anthem in London on Sunday, in the first NFL game since President Donald Trump condemned players who are protesting against racial inequality.

Ravens, Jaguars kneel for anthem at London NFL game

Players from the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars knelt during the playing of the US national anthem in London on Sunday, in the first NFL game since President Donald Trump condemned players who are protesting against racial inequality.


09/24/2017 - 01:24

Casey leads Tour Championship by two shots

Paul Casey, who has been one of the most consistent finishers on the PGA Tour, fired a five-under 65 on Saturday to vault into the lead after the third round of the Tour Championship.

Casey leads Tour Championship by two shots

Paul Casey, who has been one of the most consistent finishers on the PGA Tour, fired a five-under 65 on Saturday to vault into the lead after the third round of the Tour Championship.


09/23/2017 - 22:09

Aubameyang hits hat-trick for leaders Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grabbed a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund romped to a 6-1 home thrashing of Borussia Moenchengladbach to regain top spot in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Aubameyang hits hat-trick for leaders Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grabbed a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund romped to a 6-1 home thrashing of Borussia Moenchengladbach to regain top spot in the Bundesliga on Saturday.


09/23/2017 - 19:43

England star Vunipola suffers another knee injury scare

England star Billy Vunipola is having a scan on his knee after suffering an injury scare during Saracens' 41-13 win over Sale in the Premiership on Saturday.

England star Vunipola suffers another knee injury scare

England star Billy Vunipola is having a scan on his knee after suffering an injury scare during Saracens' 41-13 win over Sale in the Premiership on Saturday.

09/26/2017 - 05:28

Boris Charmatz, the man who wants to make you dance

Boris Charmatzis out to make the world dance.

Boris Charmatz, the man who wants to make you dance

Boris Charmatzis out to make the world dance.


09/26/2017 - 05:12

Dust off your shoulder pads -- 'Dynasty' is back

All hail the massive wigs, the shoulder pads, the gold lame and the cat fights: "Dynasty" -- that decadent, power-dressing apotheosis of in-your-face 1980s excess -- is back with a 2017 twist.

Dust off your shoulder pads -- 'Dynasty' is back

All hail the massive wigs, the shoulder pads, the gold lame and the cat fights: "Dynasty" -- that decadent, power-dressing apotheosis of in-your-face 1980s excess -- is back with a 2017 twist.


09/26/2017 - 03:34

Prince Harry, Markle make first official outing at Invictus Games

Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first official public appearance together Monday, arriving hand in hand for a wheelchair tennis match at Toronto's Invictus Games.

Prince Harry, Markle make first official outing at Invictus Games

Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first official public appearance together Monday, arriving hand in hand for a wheelchair tennis match at Toronto's Invictus Games.


09/24/2017 - 21:08

It's all over for 'It' as 'Kingsman' sequel tops box office

The espionage comedy "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" dominated North American box offices in its debut weekend, industry figures showed Sunday.

It's all over for 'It' as 'Kingsman' sequel tops box office

The espionage comedy "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" dominated North American box offices in its debut weekend, industry figures showed Sunday.


09/24/2017 - 16:49

British actor Fiennes given Serbian passport

Award-winning British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the "Harry Potter" series, was given a Serbian passport on Sunday for "promoting" the Balkan country.

British actor Fiennes given Serbian passport

Award-winning British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the "Harry Potter" series, was given a Serbian passport on Sunday for "promoting" the Balkan country.


09/24/2017 - 12:22

Protesters occupy legendary Berlin theatre

Berlin's legendary Volksbuehne theatre has been occupied by a group of protesters objecting to a new director who they fear will push the famously radical venue into a more commercial direction.

Protesters occupy legendary Berlin theatre

Berlin's legendary Volksbuehne theatre has been occupied by a group of protesters objecting to a new director who they fear will push the famously radical venue into a more commercial direction.


09/24/2017 - 09:07

Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world's worst poverty.

Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world's worst poverty.


09/23/2017 - 20:22

Charles Bradley, late-blooming US soul great, dead at 68

Charles Bradley, the soul singer whose robust, brassy voice won him stardom in his final years after decades of scraping along, died Saturday from cancer. He was 68.

Charles Bradley, late-blooming US soul great, dead at 68

Charles Bradley, the soul singer whose robust, brassy voice won him stardom in his final years after decades of scraping along, died Saturday from cancer. He was 68.

09/26/2017 - 04:24

Blame starts to fly over Mexico quake collapses

Allegations of negligent construction and oversight began to fly Monday after deadly building collapses during Mexico's earthquake, as hope faded of finding more survivors of a disaster that killed more than 300 people.

Blame starts to fly over Mexico quake collapses

Allegations of negligent construction and oversight began to fly Monday after deadly building collapses during Mexico's earthquake, as hope faded of finding more survivors of a disaster that killed more than 300 people.


09/25/2017 - 20:22

Botanical gardens a lifeboat for threatened plants

Botanical gardens are a Noah's Ark for endangered plants, collectively safeguarding four out of 10 species known to face extinction, researchers said Monday.

Botanical gardens a lifeboat for threatened plants

Botanical gardens are a Noah's Ark for endangered plants, collectively safeguarding four out of 10 species known to face extinction, researchers said Monday.


09/25/2017 - 15:35

Personality study finds fish have hidden depths

Fish have complex individual personalities, a British university study found in research published Monday.

Personality study finds fish have hidden depths

Fish have complex individual personalities, a British university study found in research published Monday.


09/25/2017 - 07:27

Australia to create national space agency

Australia on Monday committed to creating a national space agency as it looks to cash in on the lucrative and fast-evolving astronautical sector.

Australia to create national space agency

Australia on Monday committed to creating a national space agency as it looks to cash in on the lucrative and fast-evolving astronautical sector.


09/25/2017 - 07:22

Whale carcass dug up from Australian beach over shark fears

A massive humpback whale buried on a popular Australian beach after it washed up dead was being exhumed Monday because locals feared its rotting carcass was attracting sharks.

Whale carcass dug up from Australian beach over shark fears

A massive humpback whale buried on a popular Australian beach after it washed up dead was being exhumed Monday because locals feared its rotting carcass was attracting sharks.


09/25/2017 - 03:55

Rain was 'most wonderful feeling' on Mexico quake survivor's face

When rain fell on Lucia Zamora's face after long hours trapped in a coffin-like airspace amid the rubble of Mexico's quake, it "was the most wonderful feeling of my life."

Rain was 'most wonderful feeling' on Mexico quake survivor's face

When rain fell on Lucia Zamora's face after long hours trapped in a coffin-like airspace amid the rubble of Mexico's quake, it "was the most wonderful feeling of my life."


09/23/2017 - 23:37

Psychologists help Mexico deal with double trauma of quake

Whether wearing white lab coats, red rescue worker vests or dressed as clowns, the psychologists standing by as Mexico picks through the rubble of this week's earthquakes are ready to help a shaken nation deal with its trauma.

Psychologists help Mexico deal with double trauma of quake

Whether wearing white lab coats, red rescue worker vests or dressed as clowns, the psychologists standing by as Mexico picks through the rubble of this week's earthquakes are ready to help a shaken nation deal with its trauma.


09/23/2017 - 18:48

Puerto Rico rushes to evacuate thousands amid fears dam will burst

Authorities in Puerto Rico rushed Saturday to evacuate tens of thousands of people living downriver from a dam said to be in danger of collapsing because of flooding from Hurricane Maria.

Puerto Rico rushes to evacuate thousands amid fears dam will burst

Authorities in Puerto Rico rushed Saturday to evacuate tens of thousands of people living downriver from a dam said to be in danger of collapsing because of flooding from Hurricane Maria.

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