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03/25/2017 - 18:04

Troubled EU renews vows on 60th anniversary

European Union leaders renewed their vows at a special summit in Rome on Saturday, celebrating the troubled bloc's 60th anniversary with a commitment to a common future without Britain.

Troubled EU renews vows on 60th anniversary

European Union leaders renewed their vows at a special summit in Rome on Saturday, celebrating the troubled bloc's 60th anniversary with a commitment to a common future without Britain.


03/25/2017 - 17:41

Mosul exodus as air strikes kill 'dozens'

Air strikes have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul in recent days, officials said Saturday, as the number of people fleeing fighting against jihadists in the area topped 200,000.

Mosul exodus as air strikes kill 'dozens'

Air strikes have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul in recent days, officials said Saturday, as the number of people fleeing fighting against jihadists in the area topped 200,000.


03/25/2017 - 22:36

Trump, after stinging defeat, promises a 'great' health plan

President Donald Trump sought Saturday to put a good face on his most stinging political setback yet, declaring that Obamacare would collapse and vowing to develop a "great" replacement.

Trump, after stinging defeat, promises a 'great' health plan

President Donald Trump sought Saturday to put a good face on his most stinging political setback yet, declaring that Obamacare would collapse and vowing to develop a "great" replacement.


03/25/2017 - 18:55

Thousands march in London against looming Brexit

Tens of thousands of pro-EU protesters took to London's streets Saturday, in defiance of the terror threat, to mark the bloc's 60th anniversary just days before Brexit begins.

Thousands march in London against looming Brexit

Tens of thousands of pro-EU protesters took to London's streets Saturday, in defiance of the terror threat, to mark the bloc's 60th anniversary just days before Brexit begins.


03/25/2017 - 22:21

New leader for divided Hong Kong as China looks on

A pro-China committee will choose a new leader for Hong Kong Sunday to take the helm of a deeply divided city that is fearful Beijing is squeezing its freedoms.

New leader for divided Hong Kong as China looks on

A pro-China committee will choose a new leader for Hong Kong Sunday to take the helm of a deeply divided city that is fearful Beijing is squeezing its freedoms.


03/25/2017 - 21:33

Brazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports

Brazil won a major victory Saturday in the fight to restore credibility amid a tainted meat scandal, with key markets China, Egypt and Chile lifting their bans on its products.

Brazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports

Brazil won a major victory Saturday in the fight to restore credibility amid a tainted meat scandal, with key markets China, Egypt and Chile lifting their bans on its products.


03/25/2017 - 14:33

Nigeria's vice-president and a fragile peace in the delta

While Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was receiving treatment in London for an undisclosed illness, his energetic deputy Yemi Osinbajo was wooing the country's oil heartland.

Nigeria's vice-president and a fragile peace in the delta

While Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was receiving treatment in London for an undisclosed illness, his energetic deputy Yemi Osinbajo was wooing the country's oil heartland.


03/26/2017 - 00:29

Dutch suffer World Cup shock, Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

The Netherlands' hopes of reaching the World Cup finals suffered a major setback on Saturday when the three-time runners-up slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria.

Dutch suffer World Cup shock, Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

The Netherlands' hopes of reaching the World Cup finals suffered a major setback on Saturday when the three-time runners-up slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria.

03/25/2017 - 08:33

SeaWorld to expand in China after investment deal

A Chinese real estate investment firm has announced it has become the largest shareholder in SeaWorld and intends to import the US company's controversial theme parks into China.

SeaWorld to expand in China after investment deal

A Chinese real estate investment firm has announced it has become the largest shareholder in SeaWorld and intends to import the US company's controversial theme parks into China.


03/24/2017 - 17:13

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

Twitter confirmed Friday it is considering a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools to use the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields.

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

Twitter confirmed Friday it is considering a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools to use the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields.


03/24/2017 - 12:30

Hong Kong recalls suspect Brazilian meat

Hong Kong said Friday it will recall Brazilian meat from 21 processing plants under investigation over a rotten meat scandal.

Hong Kong recalls suspect Brazilian meat

Hong Kong said Friday it will recall Brazilian meat from 21 processing plants under investigation over a rotten meat scandal.


03/25/2017 - 14:33

Nigeria's vice-president and a fragile peace in the delta

While Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was receiving treatment in London for an undisclosed illness, his energetic deputy Yemi Osinbajo was wooing the country's oil heartland.

Nigeria's vice-president and a fragile peace in the delta

While Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was receiving treatment in London for an undisclosed illness, his energetic deputy Yemi Osinbajo was wooing the country's oil heartland.


03/25/2017 - 21:33

Brazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports

Brazil won a major victory Saturday in the fight to restore credibility amid a tainted meat scandal, with key markets China, Egypt and Chile lifting their bans on its products.

Brazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports

Brazil won a major victory Saturday in the fight to restore credibility amid a tainted meat scandal, with key markets China, Egypt and Chile lifting their bans on its products.


03/24/2017 - 15:56

Aircraft sales again lift US durable goods in February

Orders for manufactured big-ticket products continued to rise in February, boosted by strong civilian aircraft sales, the US Commerce Department reported Friday.

Aircraft sales again lift US durable goods in February

Orders for manufactured big-ticket products continued to rise in February, boosted by strong civilian aircraft sales, the US Commerce Department reported Friday.


03/24/2017 - 13:42

Russia cuts key rate in boost to struggling economy

Russia's central bank cut its key rate Friday for the first time in six months and said more cuts were coming, offering a welcome boost to the country's struggling economy.

Russia cuts key rate in boost to struggling economy

Russia's central bank cut its key rate Friday for the first time in six months and said more cuts were coming, offering a welcome boost to the country's struggling economy.


03/24/2017 - 13:15

Chinese dairy stocks crash 90% in Hong Kong

Shares in a Hong Kong-listed Chinese dairy crashed more than 90 percent Friday, in one of the city's biggest sell-offs that wiped billions from its market capitalisation.

Chinese dairy stocks crash 90% in Hong Kong

Shares in a Hong Kong-listed Chinese dairy crashed more than 90 percent Friday, in one of the city's biggest sell-offs that wiped billions from its market capitalisation.

03/25/2017 - 23:46

Clippers close gap on Jazz with home triumph

Jamal Crawford came off the bench to score a game-high 28 points and power the Los Angeles Clippers over Utah 108-95 Saturday to tighten their NBA playoff position fight.

Clippers close gap on Jazz with home triumph

Jamal Crawford came off the bench to score a game-high 28 points and power the Los Angeles Clippers over Utah 108-95 Saturday to tighten their NBA playoff position fight.


03/25/2017 - 19:38

New York's Joakim Noah suspended 20 games for doping violation

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah, the son of French tennis legend Yannick Noah, was suspended 20 games without pay by the NBA on Saturday after failing a doping test.

New York's Joakim Noah suspended 20 games for doping violation

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah, the son of French tennis legend Yannick Noah, was suspended 20 games without pay by the NBA on Saturday after failing a doping test.


03/25/2017 - 21:29

'Too dangerous to ride' as Vinales takes Qatar MotoGP pole

Torrential rain forced qualifying at the season-opening Qatar MotoGP to be cancelled on Saturday leaving Yamaha's Maverick Vinales to start Sunday's race from pole position.

'Too dangerous to ride' as Vinales takes Qatar MotoGP pole

Torrential rain forced qualifying at the season-opening Qatar MotoGP to be cancelled on Saturday leaving Yamaha's Maverick Vinales to start Sunday's race from pole position.


03/25/2017 - 23:41

Stroud grabs lead at Puerto Rico Open

Chris Stroud capped his five-under 67 with a birdie to seize a one-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open on Saturday.

Stroud grabs lead at Puerto Rico Open

Chris Stroud capped his five-under 67 with a birdie to seize a one-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open on Saturday.


03/25/2017 - 22:25

Federer, Wawrinka advance in Miami

Roger Federer survived a brave challenge from American qualifier Frances Tiafoe before emerging with a 7-6 (7/2) 6-3 victory as he got his Miami Open title bid underway on Saturday.

Federer, Wawrinka advance in Miami

Roger Federer survived a brave challenge from American qualifier Frances Tiafoe before emerging with a 7-6 (7/2) 6-3 victory as he got his Miami Open title bid underway on Saturday.


03/25/2017 - 23:04

Racing hold off Clermont, La Rochelle reach play-offs

Champions Racing 92 put their off-field woes behind them to keep alive their play-off hopes with a crucial and nervy 27-24 victory over Clermont on Saturday.

Racing hold off Clermont, La Rochelle reach play-offs

Champions Racing 92 put their off-field woes behind them to keep alive their play-off hopes with a crucial and nervy 27-24 victory over Clermont on Saturday.


03/25/2017 - 19:07

Valverde nears Catalonia win on disastrous day for Froome

South African rider Daryl Impey claimed stage six of the Tour of Catalonia on Saturday as Alejandro Valverde extended his overall lead to 53 seconds over Alberto Contador.

Valverde nears Catalonia win on disastrous day for Froome

South African rider Daryl Impey claimed stage six of the Tour of Catalonia on Saturday as Alejandro Valverde extended his overall lead to 53 seconds over Alberto Contador.


03/25/2017 - 20:47

Sweden cruise, unbeaten Swiss on track for Russia

Sweden crushed Belarus 4-0 to keep the pressure on their rivals in qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup as Switzerland remain unbeaten with a 1-0 win over Latvia.

Sweden cruise, unbeaten Swiss on track for Russia

Sweden crushed Belarus 4-0 to keep the pressure on their rivals in qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup as Switzerland remain unbeaten with a 1-0 win over Latvia.

03/25/2017 - 00:18

Shia LaBeouf anti-Trump art project shut down after threats

An anti-Trump art project by actor Shia LaBeouf was shut down for a fourth time on Friday a day after it opened in its latest location, the British city of Liverpool.

Shia LaBeouf anti-Trump art project shut down after threats

An anti-Trump art project by actor Shia LaBeouf was shut down for a fourth time on Friday a day after it opened in its latest location, the British city of Liverpool.


03/24/2017 - 04:05

James Corden and the hit show that nearly never was

In two years, James Corden's "The Late Late Show" has become an Emmy Award-winning benchmark for innovative late-night TV, spawning viral videos watched by hundreds of millions of fans around the world.

James Corden and the hit show that nearly never was

In two years, James Corden's "The Late Late Show" has become an Emmy Award-winning benchmark for innovative late-night TV, spawning viral videos watched by hundreds of millions of fans around the world.


03/24/2017 - 03:23

As US takes aim at immigration, musicians feel the pinch

Before he staged a professional comeback last week, the rapper Kayem had disappeared from public life for two years.

As US takes aim at immigration, musicians feel the pinch

Before he staged a professional comeback last week, the rapper Kayem had disappeared from public life for two years.


03/24/2017 - 13:28

Dead dictators draw Hong Kong art crowds

A "breathing" Fidel Castro is among several ex-communist leaders gathered in Hong Kong this week -- one of the world's centres of capitalism -- as part of a cheeky exhibition at Art Basel.

Dead dictators draw Hong Kong art crowds

A "breathing" Fidel Castro is among several ex-communist leaders gathered in Hong Kong this week -- one of the world's centres of capitalism -- as part of a cheeky exhibition at Art Basel.


03/24/2017 - 03:02

Jay Z to make feature film and documentary about Trayvon Martin

The rap mogul Jay Z is partnering with the Weinstein Company to produce a feature film and documentary series about the killing of Trayvon Martin, the teen whose death in 2012 set off nationwide protests.

Jay Z to make feature film and documentary about Trayvon Martin

The rap mogul Jay Z is partnering with the Weinstein Company to produce a feature film and documentary series about the killing of Trayvon Martin, the teen whose death in 2012 set off nationwide protests.


03/25/2017 - 17:15

Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France

Benin is asking for the return of treasures that were taken during French colonial rule from the end of the 19th century, re-opening a thorny diplomatic issue that resonates across Africa.

Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France

Benin is asking for the return of treasures that were taken during French colonial rule from the end of the 19th century, re-opening a thorny diplomatic issue that resonates across Africa.


03/24/2017 - 04:45

Hollywood war film shows Warsaw zoo couple who hid Jews

The director of Warsaw zoo and his wife always carried cyanide during World War II. Danger was ever-present but they were ready to take their secret to the grave.

Hollywood war film shows Warsaw zoo couple who hid Jews

The director of Warsaw zoo and his wife always carried cyanide during World War II. Danger was ever-present but they were ready to take their secret to the grave.


03/24/2017 - 19:09

Kendrick Lamar takes on Trump in new song

Kendrick Lamar, one of the most praised voices in hip-hop, took on both US President Donald Trump and rivals in the rap world in a surprise new song.

Kendrick Lamar takes on Trump in new song

Kendrick Lamar, one of the most praised voices in hip-hop, took on both US President Donald Trump and rivals in the rap world in a surprise new song.

03/25/2017 - 08:33

SeaWorld to expand in China after investment deal

A Chinese real estate investment firm has announced it has become the largest shareholder in SeaWorld and intends to import the US company's controversial theme parks into China.

SeaWorld to expand in China after investment deal

A Chinese real estate investment firm has announced it has become the largest shareholder in SeaWorld and intends to import the US company's controversial theme parks into China.


03/25/2017 - 07:19

Photographer captures world's glacier melt over decade

For the last decade, American photographer James Balog has been on a mission to document climate change through his camera lens.

Photographer captures world's glacier melt over decade

For the last decade, American photographer James Balog has been on a mission to document climate change through his camera lens.


03/25/2017 - 04:37

Stephen Hawking appears as hologram in Hong Kong

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has spoken to a Hong Kong audience by hologram, showcasing the growing reach of a technology which is making inroads into politics, entertainment and business.

Stephen Hawking appears as hologram in Hong Kong

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has spoken to a Hong Kong audience by hologram, showcasing the growing reach of a technology which is making inroads into politics, entertainment and business.


03/24/2017 - 18:28

Crop-destroying armyworm caterpillars spread to Uganda

A plague of crop-destroying fall armyworm caterpillars has spread to East Africa where officials confirmed their presence for the first time in Uganda on Friday.

Crop-destroying armyworm caterpillars spread to Uganda

A plague of crop-destroying fall armyworm caterpillars has spread to East Africa where officials confirmed their presence for the first time in Uganda on Friday.


03/24/2017 - 22:31

Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, hails 'great day' for jobs

True to his pledge, President Donald Trump gave final approval on Friday for TransCanada to build the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, overriding environmental concerns in favor of boosting jobs and energy supply.

Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, hails 'great day' for jobs

True to his pledge, President Donald Trump gave final approval on Friday for TransCanada to build the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, overriding environmental concerns in favor of boosting jobs and energy supply.


03/24/2017 - 20:19

Spacewalk a success for French, US astronauts

A French and an American astronaut floated outside the International Space Station Friday on a successful spacewalk to upgrade the orbiting outpost for the arrival of future space crews.

Spacewalk a success for French, US astronauts

A French and an American astronaut floated outside the International Space Station Friday on a successful spacewalk to upgrade the orbiting outpost for the arrival of future space crews.


03/25/2017 - 22:02

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

Iconic global monuments including the Eiffel Tower, the Kremlin, the Acropolis in Athens and Sydney's Opera House plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change.

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

Iconic global monuments including the Eiffel Tower, the Kremlin, the Acropolis in Athens and Sydney's Opera House plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change.

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