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07/29/2017 - 09:17

N. Korea leader says 'all US' within range after missile test

Kim Jong-Un boasted of North Korea's ability to strike any target in the US after a second ICBM test that weapons experts said Saturday could even bring New York into range -– in a potent challenge to President Donald Trump.

N. Korea leader says 'all US' within range after missile test

Kim Jong-Un boasted of North Korea's ability to strike any target in the US after a second ICBM test that weapons experts said Saturday could even bring New York into range -– in a potent challenge to President Donald Trump.


07/29/2017 - 02:31

Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff

US President Donald Trump ousted his beleaguered chief of staff Reince Priebus on Friday, replacing him with Homeland Security Secretary and former general John Kelly after vicious White House infighting spilled into the open.

Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff

US President Donald Trump ousted his beleaguered chief of staff Reince Priebus on Friday, replacing him with Homeland Security Secretary and former general John Kelly after vicious White House infighting spilled into the open.


07/29/2017 - 13:10

EU takes legal action against Poland over court reform

The European Union said Saturday it has launched legal action against Poland's right-wing government over a new law it fears will undermine the independence of the country's common courts.

EU takes legal action against Poland over court reform

The European Union said Saturday it has launched legal action against Poland's right-wing government over a new law it fears will undermine the independence of the country's common courts.


07/29/2017 - 11:05

Hamburg knife attack stokes refugee debate as German vote nears

A volatile debate over refugees looked set to reopen in Germany on Saturday weeks ahead of parliamentary elections, after a failed asylum seeker killed one person and wounded five with a knife in the northern city of Hamburg.

Hamburg knife attack stokes refugee debate as German vote nears

A volatile debate over refugees looked set to reopen in Germany on Saturday weeks ahead of parliamentary elections, after a failed asylum seeker killed one person and wounded five with a knife in the northern city of Hamburg.


07/29/2017 - 08:39

Tesla begins delivering 'Model 3' car for the masses

Tesla began delivering on a dream to make an electric car for the masses, rolling out its "Model 3," aiming to disrupt a world accustomed to automobiles powered by pollution-spewing fossil fuel.

Tesla begins delivering 'Model 3' car for the masses

Tesla began delivering on a dream to make an electric car for the masses, rolling out its "Model 3," aiming to disrupt a world accustomed to automobiles powered by pollution-spewing fossil fuel.


07/29/2017 - 08:34

Turkey newspaper staff walk free after over 8 months jail

Seven staff from the Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet walked free from jail early Saturday after over eight months behind bars, expressing hope four colleagues still in prison would be released soon.

Turkey newspaper staff walk free after over 8 months jail

Seven staff from the Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet walked free from jail early Saturday after over eight months behind bars, expressing hope four colleagues still in prison would be released soon.


07/29/2017 - 11:37

Iran rules out halt to missile tests as tension with US rises

A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile programme and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened its tone against the Islamic republic.

Iran rules out halt to missile tests as tension with US rises

A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile programme and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened its tone against the Islamic republic.


07/29/2017 - 12:36

Vettel smashes lap record in final practice for Hungarian GP

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel smashed the lap record as he bounced back to his best to top the times for Ferrari in Saturday morning's third and final free practice for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Vettel smashes lap record in final practice for Hungarian GP

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel smashed the lap record as he bounced back to his best to top the times for Ferrari in Saturday morning's third and final free practice for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

07/29/2017 - 08:39

Tesla begins delivering 'Model 3' car for the masses

Tesla began delivering on a dream to make an electric car for the masses, rolling out its "Model 3," aiming to disrupt a world accustomed to automobiles powered by pollution-spewing fossil fuel.

Tesla begins delivering 'Model 3' car for the masses

Tesla began delivering on a dream to make an electric car for the masses, rolling out its "Model 3," aiming to disrupt a world accustomed to automobiles powered by pollution-spewing fossil fuel.


07/28/2017 - 21:46

US economic growth more than doubles to 2.6% in second quarter

The US economy gathered speed in the second quarter, more than doubling the growth of the first three months of the year as consumer and defense spending accelerated, according to data released Friday.

US economic growth more than doubles to 2.6% in second quarter

The US economy gathered speed in the second quarter, more than doubling the growth of the first three months of the year as consumer and defense spending accelerated, according to data released Friday.


07/29/2017 - 04:12

Air France suspends Venezuela flights ahead of vote

Air France Saturday announced it was suspending flights to crisis-hit Venezuela ahead of a controversial weekend election called by President Nicolas Maduro that has provoked deadly violence and international criticism.

Air France suspends Venezuela flights ahead of vote

Air France Saturday announced it was suspending flights to crisis-hit Venezuela ahead of a controversial weekend election called by President Nicolas Maduro that has provoked deadly violence and international criticism.


07/28/2017 - 21:44

IMF: Countries must avoid protectionism 'at all costs'

The International Monetary Fund warned world leaders Friday to avoid resorting to protectionist measures "at all costs" due to the damage it would cause to their own and the global economy.

IMF: Countries must avoid protectionism 'at all costs'

The International Monetary Fund warned world leaders Friday to avoid resorting to protectionist measures "at all costs" due to the damage it would cause to their own and the global economy.


07/29/2017 - 04:46

Deal sidelines bid to block sale of Toshiba chip unit

A request to block Toshiba from raising much-needed cash by selling a flash memory venture was taken off the table on Friday in a California court.

Deal sidelines bid to block sale of Toshiba chip unit

A request to block Toshiba from raising much-needed cash by selling a flash memory venture was taken off the table on Friday in a California court.


07/28/2017 - 20:02

NAFTA talks must 'do no harm' to agriculture sector: US official

Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement must "do no harm" to the agricultural sector in the United States and Mexico that have benefitted from it, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Friday.

NAFTA talks must 'do no harm' to agriculture sector: US official

Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement must "do no harm" to the agricultural sector in the United States and Mexico that have benefitted from it, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Friday.


07/28/2017 - 20:59

French minister embarrassed by 1.1 million euro stock options sale

France's labour minister has come under fire after a leftwing newspaper reported that she made more than a million euros from selling stock options.

French minister embarrassed by 1.1 million euro stock options sale

France's labour minister has come under fire after a leftwing newspaper reported that she made more than a million euros from selling stock options.


07/28/2017 - 21:51

Tobacco shares nosedive on FDA regulation warning

Major tobacco producers saw their share prices tumble on Friday after US health officials said they would explore ways to cut nicotine levels in cigarettes.

Tobacco shares nosedive on FDA regulation warning

Major tobacco producers saw their share prices tumble on Friday after US health officials said they would explore ways to cut nicotine levels in cigarettes.

07/29/2017 - 10:17

Football: Neymar set for China trip as speculation mounts

The intrigue surrounding Neymar's future at Barcelona took another twist when the Brazilian star said Saturday that he would be in Shanghai on Monday.

Football: Neymar set for China trip as speculation mounts

The intrigue surrounding Neymar's future at Barcelona took another twist when the Brazilian star said Saturday that he would be in Shanghai on Monday.


07/29/2017 - 08:04

'Phenomenal' Dressel set for world sprint golds

Caeleb Dressel is on the verge of a super Saturday at the world championships after clocking the fastest times into both the men's 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly finals.

'Phenomenal' Dressel set for world sprint golds

Caeleb Dressel is on the verge of a super Saturday at the world championships after clocking the fastest times into both the men's 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly finals.


07/29/2017 - 07:54

Football: US fans show appetite for European stars

Having paid nearly $500 for a ticket to watch his team in a pre-season friendly against Barcelona, Manchester United fan Vikrom Ahuja could hardly contain his excitement.

Football: US fans show appetite for European stars

Having paid nearly $500 for a ticket to watch his team in a pre-season friendly against Barcelona, Manchester United fan Vikrom Ahuja could hardly contain his excitement.


07/29/2017 - 11:51

Ogier to sit out Saturday stages of Rally of Finland after crash

World championship leader Sebastien Ogier sat out racing at the Rally of Finland on Saturday following a crash on Friday to give his co-pilot time to recover, his M-Sport team said.

Ogier to sit out Saturday stages of Rally of Finland after crash

World championship leader Sebastien Ogier sat out racing at the Rally of Finland on Saturday following a crash on Friday to give his co-pilot time to recover, his M-Sport team said.


07/29/2017 - 12:36

Vettel smashes lap record in final practice for Hungarian GP

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel smashed the lap record as he bounced back to his best to top the times for Ferrari in Saturday morning's third and final free practice for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Vettel smashes lap record in final practice for Hungarian GP

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel smashed the lap record as he bounced back to his best to top the times for Ferrari in Saturday morning's third and final free practice for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.


07/29/2017 - 12:54

China's Sun Yang skips 1500m heats at world swim champs

Sun Yang was a surprise absentee in the men's 1500m freestyle heats on Saturday as the world-record holder again opted out at the world aquatic championships.

China's Sun Yang skips 1500m heats at world swim champs

Sun Yang was a surprise absentee in the men's 1500m freestyle heats on Saturday as the world-record holder again opted out at the world aquatic championships.


07/29/2017 - 02:41

Singh, Woodland leap into hunt but Flores leads Canadian Open

Vijay Singh jumped into contention for his first victory since 2008 and Gary Woodland was just off the course record but it was unheralded Martin Flores who grabbed the 36-hole lead Friday at the Canadian Open.

Singh, Woodland leap into hunt but Flores leads Canadian Open

Vijay Singh jumped into contention for his first victory since 2008 and Gary Woodland was just off the course record but it was unheralded Martin Flores who grabbed the 36-hole lead Friday at the Canadian Open.


07/29/2017 - 08:41

Spain won't budge from possession game, says Losada

Spain will stick to their possession-based game despite almost missing out on the women's Euro knock-out stages after group losses to England and Scotland, midfielder Vicky Losada said.

Spain won't budge from possession game, says Losada

Spain will stick to their possession-based game despite almost missing out on the women's Euro knock-out stages after group losses to England and Scotland, midfielder Vicky Losada said.

07/28/2017 - 13:51

'England Lost': Mick Jagger sings Brexit blues

Rock legend Mick Jagger has released a new track called "England Lost" that reflects the soul-searching in Britain since the Brexit vote in what he said was "a difficult moment in our history".

'England Lost': Mick Jagger sings Brexit blues

Rock legend Mick Jagger has released a new track called "England Lost" that reflects the soul-searching in Britain since the Brexit vote in what he said was "a difficult moment in our history".


07/28/2017 - 12:39

Lonely hearts seek virtual girlfriends at Hong Kong fair

Virtual reality games usually promise shoot 'em up adventures but in Hong Kong Friday lovelorn tech fans donned headsets to go on imaginary dates.

Lonely hearts seek virtual girlfriends at Hong Kong fair

Virtual reality games usually promise shoot 'em up adventures but in Hong Kong Friday lovelorn tech fans donned headsets to go on imaginary dates.


07/28/2017 - 07:53

Film brings Native influence on US music out of shadows

American music took shape and went global thanks to the country's melting pot of influences. Yet one of the most important sources of the sound often goes forgotten -- American Indians.

Film brings Native influence on US music out of shadows

American music took shape and went global thanks to the country's melting pot of influences. Yet one of the most important sources of the sound often goes forgotten -- American Indians.


07/28/2017 - 07:17

Al Gore: I've given up on climate 'catastrophe' Trump

He once gave Donald Trump the benefit of the doubt, but mention the US president to Al Gore these days and you'll get a withering frown.

Al Gore: I've given up on climate 'catastrophe' Trump

He once gave Donald Trump the benefit of the doubt, but mention the US president to Al Gore these days and you'll get a withering frown.


07/27/2017 - 15:07

Ed Sheeran, Stormzy and Alt-J compete for Mercury Prize

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran was nominated Thursday for the prestigious Mercury Prize for his third album "Divide", going up against breakthrough grime star Stormzy and former winners Alt-J and The xx.

Ed Sheeran, Stormzy and Alt-J compete for Mercury Prize

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran was nominated Thursday for the prestigious Mercury Prize for his third album "Divide", going up against breakthrough grime star Stormzy and former winners Alt-J and The xx.


07/27/2017 - 20:10

MTV taps Katy Perry to host VMAs

Katy Perry will host this year's MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced Thursday, as it turned to one of pop music's most visible stars for its big gala.

MTV taps Katy Perry to host VMAs

Katy Perry will host this year's MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced Thursday, as it turned to one of pop music's most visible stars for its big gala.


07/27/2017 - 17:20

Thrillers to terrorise Venice in Golden Lion bid

The oldest film festival in the world is going big on nail-biters this year with thrillers dominating the race for Venice's coveted Golden Lion award, organisers said Thursday.

Thrillers to terrorise Venice in Golden Lion bid

The oldest film festival in the world is going big on nail-biters this year with thrillers dominating the race for Venice's coveted Golden Lion award, organisers said Thursday.


07/28/2017 - 21:24

Arcade Fire takes indie outlook to dance floor

Few bands have straddled the divide between indie and mainstream quite like Arcade Fire -- eclectic in tastes and cerebral in views, yet enjoying rock-star recognition in the industry.

Arcade Fire takes indie outlook to dance floor

Few bands have straddled the divide between indie and mainstream quite like Arcade Fire -- eclectic in tastes and cerebral in views, yet enjoying rock-star recognition in the industry.

07/29/2017 - 01:10

Eternal City's woes turn up heat on Rome mayor

The foulest stench is in the air, but the zombie-like creatures lurching through rubbish-strewn streets of Rome are not monsters in Michael Jackson's "Thriller", but heat-weary tourists and furious residents.

Eternal City's woes turn up heat on Rome mayor

The foulest stench is in the air, but the zombie-like creatures lurching through rubbish-strewn streets of Rome are not monsters in Michael Jackson's "Thriller", but heat-weary tourists and furious residents.


07/28/2017 - 18:16

EU court orders Poland to suspend logging in ancient forest

The European Union's top court has ordered Poland's right-wing government to suspend logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest pending a final judgement, a spokesman said Friday.

EU court orders Poland to suspend logging in ancient forest

The European Union's top court has ordered Poland's right-wing government to suspend logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest pending a final judgement, a spokesman said Friday.


07/28/2017 - 06:51

Scientists set sail to unlock secrets of 'lost continent' Zealandia

Scientists are attempting to unlock the secrets of the "lost continent" of Zealandia, setting sail Friday to investigate the huge underwater landmass east of Australia that has never been properly studied.

Scientists set sail to unlock secrets of 'lost continent' Zealandia

Scientists are attempting to unlock the secrets of the "lost continent" of Zealandia, setting sail Friday to investigate the huge underwater landmass east of Australia that has never been properly studied.


07/28/2017 - 07:17

Al Gore: I've given up on climate 'catastrophe' Trump

He once gave Donald Trump the benefit of the doubt, but mention the US president to Al Gore these days and you'll get a withering frown.

Al Gore: I've given up on climate 'catastrophe' Trump

He once gave Donald Trump the benefit of the doubt, but mention the US president to Al Gore these days and you'll get a withering frown.


07/28/2017 - 18:13

Three-man crew blasts off to International Space Station

A three-man crew from Italy, Russia and the United States on Friday blasted off from Kazakhstan for a five-month mission on the International Space Station.

Three-man crew blasts off to International Space Station

A three-man crew from Italy, Russia and the United States on Friday blasted off from Kazakhstan for a five-month mission on the International Space Station.


07/27/2017 - 18:47

Berlin pressures automakers as scandals pile up

German political leaders took the country's auto industry to task Thursday, demanding more action to reduce harmful diesel emissions even as new cartel allegations surfaced ahead of September elections.

Berlin pressures automakers as scandals pile up

German political leaders took the country's auto industry to task Thursday, demanding more action to reduce harmful diesel emissions even as new cartel allegations surfaced ahead of September elections.


07/27/2017 - 18:35

Berlin orders recall of 22,000 Porsches over emissions cheating

Germany on Thursday ordered luxury car brand Porsche to recall 22,000 vehicles across Europe over emissions test cheating amid a widening election-year scandal.

Berlin orders recall of 22,000 Porsches over emissions cheating

Germany on Thursday ordered luxury car brand Porsche to recall 22,000 vehicles across Europe over emissions test cheating amid a widening election-year scandal.


07/27/2017 - 21:16

Researchers use gene editing on human embryo for first time in US

US researchers have successfully carried out gene editing on human embryos using the revolutionary technique known as CRISPR, the first time the procedure has been performed in the US, a report said Thursday.

Researchers use gene editing on human embryo for first time in US

US researchers have successfully carried out gene editing on human embryos using the revolutionary technique known as CRISPR, the first time the procedure has been performed in the US, a report said Thursday.

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