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UK's Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal

7 hours 56 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the European Union without a deal if they do not.

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres

7 hours 57 min ago
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States.

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation

7 hours 58 min ago
Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast.

Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears

8 hours 3 sec ago
U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States.

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision

8 hours 5 min ago
Sri Lanka's President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the United States and the United Nations over the appointment of an officer who has been accused of serious human rights violations.

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S against seizure bid

8 hours 7 min ago
An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Tehran said any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences".

U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

8 hours 21 min ago
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the U.S. government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its units were being added to a U.S. economic blacklist.

U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week

8 hours 25 min ago
The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday.

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears

8 hours 35 min ago
Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see.

Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry

8 hours 45 min ago
Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.

Paradise Lost? Edinburgh on edge as Brexit divides festival audiences

9 hours 38 sec ago
For many home-grown performers at the world's largest arts festival, Britain's looming departure from the European Union presents a unique artistic challenge.

Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, Apple leads tech gains

9 hours 8 min ago
U.S. stocks surged on Monday on growing hopes that major economies would act to stymie the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions, while technology stocks rose led by a nearly 3% gain in Apple's shares.

Britain's Prince Andrew denies any involvement in Epstein sex scandal

9 hours 43 min ago
Britain's Prince Andrew rejected any suggestion that he participated in the alleged sex crimes which U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein was accused of, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

Schools deserted in Indian Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

9 hours 51 min ago
Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir's main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy.

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

9 hours 57 min ago
Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes.

Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security

9 hours 57 min ago
Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday.

Not your father's Peronists: Why Macri flopped with young Argentines

10 hours 47 sec ago
For Luis Joaquin Caro, who was about 2 years old when Argentina last defaulted on its debt in 2001, casting his vote for left-leaning Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez in the country's recent primary election was a no-brainer.

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers

10 hours 4 min ago
Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of Google's concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutiny of users and regulators.

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion

10 hours 18 min ago
U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market.

U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei

10 hours 41 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with China's Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company.