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China hits US with higher tariffs on soybeans, cars, oil

China announced plans to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, with the ...

Marcel Kittel announces retirement from cycling

Berlin - German cycling star Marcel Kittel has announced his immediate retirement from the sport in an interview with magazine ...

First official images of 2021 F1 car revealed

Cape Town - Formula One has released the first official images of the new car design set to debut in ...

UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis'

Salvador, Brazil - Paris and the United Nations called on Thursday for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as ...

German tourist in hospital after falling off cliff in Mpumalanga

A 31-year-old German tourist is recuperating in hospital after falling off a cliff in Mpumalanga.The woman was on a sightseeing ...

Climate Change Makes Arctic Strategic, Economic Hotspot

TASIILAQ, GREENLAND - From a helicopter, Greenland's brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on ...

As Global Economic Picture Dims, Solutions Seem Out of Reach

WASHINGTON - As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the ...

Why cursive handwriting needs to make a school comeback

Teaching connected-style handwriting, otherwise known as cursive handwriting, has fallen out of fashion on many school curricula. Older generations have ...

Soviet Symbols Aren't 'Funny,' Lithuania Tells Amazon

Lithuania has urged American online retailer Amazon to stop selling clothing featuring the hammer and sickle and other Soviet symbols, ...

Molotov-Ribbentrop What? Do Russians Know Of Key World War II Pact?

It's an anniversary few in the Kremlin, or elsewhere in Russia for that matter, are keen to talk about -- ...

Ribery hungry for success with Fiorentina - and a big house

Florence - Franck Ribery said Thursday his hunger for success drove him to turn down lucrative offers from clubs in ...

Molotov-Ribbentrop What? Do Russians Know Of Key WWII Pact?

It's an anniversary few in the Kremlin, or elsewhere in Russia for that matter, are keen to talk about -- ...

It's on! Serena to meet Sharapova in US Open 1st round

New York - Serena Williams will begin her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th Grand Slam ...

What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France?

There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin on Wednesday afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris ...

Neymar future remains up in air as PSG reject Madrid offer - reports

France - Neymar remains no closer to getting his desired move away from Paris Saint-Germain amid reports Thursday the French ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair ...

Macron: Russia Can't Return To G8 Format Before Ukraine Crisis Solved

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that readmitting Russia into the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations without resolving ...

Rummenigge suggests Sanches, Boateng could leave Bayern

Berlin - Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has suggested that Renato Sanches and Jerome Boateng may be heading for the ...

Concerns Growing that China's Influence Operations Getting Bolder

Nike Ching contributed to this report, which includes information from Reuters.Revelations that China has been using social media accounts to ...

Trump Acknowledges China Policies May Mean US Economic Pain

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump acknowledged his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they're ...

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After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...

Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...

Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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