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Gen. David Thompson, Space Force commander, warns of 2021-10-20 18:43:05NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: China is threatening to overtake the U.S. military as the most dominant force in space, says the second in command of the now 3-y

U.N. scolds nations over fossil-fuel production as world 2021-10-20 18:22:05The world may be mired in an energy crunch, but the United Nations had a message Wednesday for major producers: Stop delivering so much coal, oil and

Twenty-year terror war leaves U.S. military struggling to 2021-10-20 18:12:49The U.S. military is too small to do the jobs it is being assigned and is burdened with equipment that has been worn out from two decades of fighting

Non-Sunni Muslims face persecution in Africa, U.S. report 2021-10-20 15:31:00While many Muslims in Africa live and practice their faith in peace, governments from Egypt to Guinea persecute minority Muslim communities, the U.S.

New internet protocol to boost China state hacking 2021-10-20 15:28:00The Chinese government recently announced it now leads the world in upgrading its wired infrastructure, and security analysts are warning the new Inte

Navy review cites failings in Bonhomme Richard fire 2021-10-20 15:26:31A 20-year-old disgruntled sailor is accused of starting a fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard in July 2020, but a just-releas

Trial of accused Saudi spy at Twitter delayed 2021-10-20 13:58:48A federal court has delayed the trial of a former Twitter employee who is accused of using the social media platform to spy for the Saudi government o

They survived Paris terror attack to face agony, 2021-10-20 07:51:36PARIS (AP) — They were animals, many of them say. Prey that had lost all sense of time. Targets who were no longer human to either their hunters

Queen Elizabeth II accepts medical advice to rest, 2021-10-20 06:13:12LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for a few days and has canceled a trip to Northern Ireland, Buc

46 dead after heavy rains, landslides in northern 2021-10-20 03:31:31LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 46 people have died and several are missing after floods triggered by heavy rains hit the northern Indian state o

Bus bombs kill 14 in Syria capital; shells 2021-10-20 01:31:35DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two bombs attached to a bus carrying Syrian troops exploded in Damascus during the morning rush hour Wednesday, a militar

Negotiations drag on over 17 missionaries kidnapped in 2021-10-20 00:04:58PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Negotiations stretched into a fourth day seeking the return of 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group kidnappe

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Potential human remains, items linked to boyfriend of 2021-10-20 14:31:05Items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie and potential human remains were found Wednesday at a Florida wilderness park during the search for clues i

Shooter pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland, Fla., school 2021-10-20 12:24:12A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering 17 people during a rampage at his former high school in Parkland, Fla., leaving a jury to deci

Canada's closer to having a U.S. ambassador — 2 2021-10-20 11:49:01Canada is closer to having a U.S. ambassador — finally. It's been more than two years since the U.S. had a top envoy in Ottawa. Political

Facebook to rebrand itself and focus on the 2021-10-20 11:24:56Facebook Inc., under fire from regulators and lawmakers over its business practices, is planning to rebrand itself with a new name for its parent comp

Netflix workers stage walk-out over Chappelle transgender comments 2021-10-20 10:51:35Netflix employees are staging a walk-out on Wednesday in an unprecedented show of defiance to protest the streaming platform's decision to release co

Countries must cut fossil fuel plans by more 2021-10-20 10:32:21The world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping global warming from

COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11 year-olds hasn't been approved 2021-10-20 10:00:57Kids age 5 to 11 will be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their doctors' offices, pharmacies and potentially even their schools, the White House s

Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid boycott calls 2021-10-20 09:17:22The Olympic flame arrived in Beijing on Wednesday amid calls from overseas critics for a boycott of the upcoming Olympic Winter Games.

U.S. greenlights mixed doses for COVID-19 vaccine booster 2021-10-20 07:50:44The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday authorized booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and sai

Queen accepts medical advice to rest for a 2021-10-20 06:37:40Queen Elizabeth has accepted medical advice to rest for a few days and has cancelled a trip to Northern Ireland, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday.

After years of war in Kandahar, Taliban leaders 2021-10-20 04:00:56Two months after the Taliban swept into Kandahar — part of its march toward the ultimate collapse of Afghanistan — CBC News went back to t

How Biden's ambitious agenda is being nibbled away 2021-10-20 04:00:00Holdouts within the U.S. president's own party are pruning his plans for what's supposed to be a transformative agenda. Here's the latest on his ma

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Inflation: Rise in cost of living slows in 2021-10-20 07:46:46UK inflation fell slightly to 3.1% in September, although transport costs rose, official figures show.

Takeaway meals still booming despite restaurant return, says 2021-10-20 06:53:49The food delivery firm says UK orders are up despite restaurants reopening for in-house dining.

People won't have to pay more to go 2021-10-20 06:38:15The business secretary denies that individuals will have to pay more to have a greener lifestyle.

IMF warns Afghanistan's economic slump will impact neighbours 2021-10-19 23:16:36Afghanistan's economic turmoil will fuel a refugee crisis impacting nearby countries, the fund warned.

Squid Game helps Netflix subscriptions pick up 2021-10-19 19:27:43The streaming giant added 4.4 million new users in the third quarter as foreign language shows continued to fly.

The Indian women widowed by Covid-19 2021-10-19 19:10:50In India, Covid has widowed thousands of women, who are now struggling to adjust to a new life.

Credit Suisse fined over Mozambique tuna scandal 2021-10-19 17:23:43Bank to pay £147m fine to UK authorities as part of wider settlement over a corruption scandal.

Facebook settles US worker discrimination claims 2021-10-19 16:02:41The tech giant will pay $14.5m to settle claims it routinely hired foreign instead of US workers.

Amazon, Ikea and Unilever pledge zero-carbon shipping by 2021-10-19 14:49:58Nine major firms say they will only use zero-carbon cargo vessels by 2040, in a bid to clean up shipping.

Morrisons: Shareholders approve £7bn takeover deal 2021-10-19 14:26:37British supermarket group Morrisons says shareholders approve the US private equity group takeover.

Subsidies for UK households installing heat pumps 2021-10-19 08:40:29The England and Wales subsidies cover just 90,000 gas boilers out of more than 20 million households.

Qantas charged in row over Covid cleaning risks 2021-10-19 06:24:52The airline is accused of discriminatory conduct after a worker raised concerns over Covid risks.

Business

Huawei should dissolve, disperse and seed China’s high-tech New! 2021-10-22 20:00:00It is too prominent to be able to reinvent itself

All manner of industries are piling into the New! 2021-10-22 20:00:00Including some grubby ones

The meaning of mission statements New! 2021-10-22 20:00:00Investors can learn a lot from the way that companies describe their goals

Zhongwang, a Chinese aluminium giant, resists American pressure New! 2021-10-22 20:00:00But buckle under domestic power cuts

Samsung Electronics wants to dominate cutting-edge chipmaking 2021-10-20 20:00:00The South Korean dynasty’s third generation is taking on TSMC and Intel. Can it succeed?

Facebook’s rumoured name-change reflects ambition—and weakness 2021-10-20 20:00:00The company is more than a social network. It also has a reputation problem

Facebook’s rumoured name-change reflects its ambitions—and its weakness 2021-10-19 20:00:00The company is more than a social network. It also has a reputation problem

Why does Tata Group want Air India back? 2021-10-15 20:00:00After a long delay, the loss-making flag-carrier flies free of state ownership

Don’t expect big oil to fix the energy 2021-10-15 20:00:00Underinvestment highlights the complexities of shifting to clean energy

Femtech firms are at last enjoying an investment 2021-10-15 20:00:00Not a moment too soon

The booming business of knitting together the world’s 2021-10-15 20:00:00Intermittent renewables and current mayhem in energy markets highlight the importance of firms that link up producers of power with faraway consumers

How to run better meetings 2021-10-15 20:00:00The jury system offers clues to managers everywhere

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