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Future wars could be fought by armies of robots

Major military powers are racing to embrace weapons that select and fire on targets without meaningful human control. This is ...

United States isolated at meeting of UN Security Council

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. remained isolated in the international community two days after declaring Israeli settlements legal.The ...

Senate rules to apply if impeachment moves to trial

Wednesday's testimony by U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland included the allegation that Sondland pushed Ukraine to investigate ...

Man who hacked official U.S. websites had grudge against police

AKRON, Ohio - For a few days in 2017, visitors to the websites for the city of Akron, Ohio, and ...

Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...

Cambodia's Hun Sen Points to Trump Letter as Sign of US Support

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen pointed this week to a Nov. 1 letter from U.S. President Donald Trump as a ...

China Hits Back at US for Criticizing Corridor Project With Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - China and Pakistan urged the United States on Friday "to sift fact from fiction" before questioning their bilateral ...

FBI Lawyer Suspected of Altering Russia Probe Document

WASHINGTON - An FBI lawyer is suspected of altering a document related to surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser, ...

President Trump Meets at White House With 22 College Champion Teams

President Donald Trump on Friday met with athletes and coaches from 22 collegiate national championship teams.The traditional honorary White House ...

Trump Dismisses Impeachment Hearings

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump is doubling down on his claims that the impeachment inquiry is another episode in ...

German Rights Commissioner Urges Release Of Iranian Conservationists

Germany's most senior human rights official has expressed 'shock' at the recent sentencing in Iran of six members of a ...

Hong Kong District Elections Could Gauge Support For Protest Movement

When Hong Kong's voters go to the polls on Sunday to choose a new generation of district councillors, they will ...

(Im)migration Recap: Nov. 17-22

Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, and why and how it could impact your life, family or ...

Trump on impeachment: 'I want a trial ... there's nothing there'

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he wants a trial in the United States Senate, suggesting he would be ...

Trump Insists on Debunked Ukraine Theory, Despite Testimony

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday promoted a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election, a ...

Do lockdown drills do any good?

School lockdown drills and exercises are controversial today, due in large part to some troubling examples making headlines.Teachers in Monticello, ...

Cartel sieges leave Mexicans wondering if criminals run the country

Recent deadly attacks by criminal organizations have instilled fear across Mexico.In mid-October, shootouts between cartels and police in the states ...

Microsoft granted US licence to export software to Huawei

Microsoft got a licence to do business with Huawei, a step that lets the software giant continue selling some of ...

Trump Impeachment Hearings Highlight Immigrants' Stories

One came from northeast England. Another came from the former Soviet Union. A third was born in Canada to parents ...

Obama Warns Against 'Purity Tests' in Democratic Primary

LOS ALTOS HILLS, CALIFORNIA - Former President Barack Obama warned Democrats on Thursday against adopting "purity tests" in the presidential ...

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U.S. stocks bounce higher after U.S. president talks to Fox News

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Friday, moving markets with an upbeat ...

Heavy demand for shares in Saudi oil giant

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Institutions and individual investors appear to have rushed to subscribe to shares in the world's most ...

Asian stock markets make partial recovery

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded on Friday, although in China trading was cautious.The Japanese benchmark index, the Nikkei ...

1,500 people attend EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards night in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Devenish CEO Richard Kennedy has taken out the overall EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award for 2019.The ...

U.S. and international investors dump stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Global stock markets continued their retreat on Thursday. There was little enthusiasm for discussion on ...

Chao approves co-operation agreement between four global airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has given final approval to joint venture involving Delta Air Lines, ...

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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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