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Beijing calls new U.S.-U.K.-Australian alliance 'irresponsible' 2021-09-16 18:34:32China’s communist government served up relatively mild criticism Thursday of the announced tripartite security pact between the United States, A

Biden prepares to host historic 'Quad' summit at 2021-09-16 18:22:06President Biden is preparing to host the first-ever in-person summit of leaders from the so-called Quad countries — the U.S., India, Japan and A

France cancels Washington gala over U.S.-Australia submarine deal 2021-09-16 16:56:31French diplomats on Thursday canceled a gala at their Washington embassy to celebrate its close ties with the U.S., the latest snub over President Bid

Iran angling for invite to Chinese-led security pact 2021-09-16 13:30:23Iran looks likely to get a long-delayed invitation to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization when leaders of the 20-year-old Chinese-led security

Piers Morgan to launch new TV show in 2021-09-16 11:32:12LONDON (AP) — British presenter Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media and host a TV show that will air in the U.S., Britain and Au

France fumes over Aussie sub deal with U.S. 2021-09-16 08:34:47France lashed out Thursday at Australia for abandoning a submarine deal and striking a strategic pact with British and American allies that includes U

Pope cites 'history of friendship' with vaccines; cardinal 2021-09-16 08:04:08Pope Francis said Wednesday he does not know why some people resist the COVID-19 vaccines and finds it ironic that a cardinal who refused the shots ne

Christian aid groups ask U.N. panel to eliminate 2021-09-16 07:10:10A coalition of Christian nonprofit groups is asking the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to end support for "institutional" orpha

Russia votes in parliament election without main opposition 2021-09-16 06:46:55MOSCOW (AP) — After a few weeks of desultory campaigning but months of relentless official moves to shut down significant opposition, Russia is

Elton John postpones European shows after hip injury 2021-09-16 05:48:00LONDON (AP) — Elton John says he is postponing European dates on his world tour until 2023 so that he can have an operation on an injured hip. T

German police detain 4 on Yom Kippur after 2021-09-16 05:01:25BERLIN (AP) — German security officials said Thursday they had detained four people, one of them a 16-year-old, in connection with a suspected p

Second major felon found on Afghan evacuation flight 2021-09-16 04:51:31Another Afghan who had been deported from the U.S. after an aggravated felony conviction was found on an evacuation flight back to the U.S. this month

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With little chance of winning, Russia's hobbled opposition using New! 2021-09-17 12:03:27As Russians cast their ballots this weekend in a parliamentary election, numerous opposition members have been banned from running for office and more

FDA panel is first key test for Biden New! 2021-09-17 10:09:45The Biden administration's plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory pan

Thousands of migrants converge near Texas bridge in New! 2021-09-17 09:54:57Thousands of migrants have converged under the bridge that connects Del Rio, Texas, and Mexico's Ciudad Acuña, creating a makeshift camp with

Faroe Islands will review regulations after record dolphin New! 2021-09-17 09:19:33The government of the Faroe Islands says it will review regulations governing its centuries-old tradition of hunting dolphins after graphic footage of

Hundreds of migrating songbirds crash into New York New! 2021-09-17 08:59:40Hundreds of birds migrating through New York City this week died after crashing into the city's glass towers, a mass casualty event spotlighted by a

Opposition app pulled from online stores as Russians New! 2021-09-17 07:48:22An app created by allies of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny disappeared from Apple and Google stores on Friday as polls opened acr

Firefighters wrap world's largest tree to protect it New! 2021-09-17 06:38:36Firefighters wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth seq

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90 days New! 2021-09-17 04:16:24A trio of Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Friday after a 90-day stay aboard their nation's first space station in China's longest mission ye

Florida surpasses 50,000 COVID-19 deaths after especially deadly 2021-09-16 19:40:16Florida surpassed 50,000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, health officials reported Thursday, with more than one-fourth of those succumbin

Father files $1M lawsuit after daughter's hair cut 2021-09-16 19:18:59The father of a seven-year-old Michigan girl whose hair was cut by a teacher without her parents' permission has filed a $1 million lawsuit against t

Cuba begins COVID-19 vaccination campaign for kids as 2021-09-16 17:13:28Cuba on Thursday began a COVID-19 vaccination campaign for children between the ages of two and 10, saying it was necessary to curb the spread of the

'New' Vincent van Gogh drawing goes on display 2021-09-16 16:47:27Study For Worn Out, a drawing newly attributed to Vincent van Gogh that has never been displayed publicly before, is being displayed at the Amsterdam


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UK Meat industry in crucial talks on gas New! 2021-09-17 11:22:23A shortage of carbon dioxide could hit meat production and packaging, UK processors warn.

Broadcasting cash offsets Man Utd's Covid losses New! 2021-09-17 10:44:22Football giant says year was among its most challenging but sees broadcast income jump sharply.

Next deal keeps Gap brand alive in the New! 2021-09-17 10:17:57Deal means Gap will still have a UK High Street presence within Next's stores despite closing its own.

Carbon emitters 'failing to disclose climate risks' New! 2021-09-17 05:39:56In a study of more than 100 company accounts, 80% of audits didn't assess climate risk.

Shop sales fall for fourth month as more New! 2021-09-17 04:24:13Sales at food stores fell last month as more people spent their money in restaurants and bars.

BBC World News business headlines 2021-09-17 01:42:53The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

China applies to join key Asia-Pacific trade pact 2021-09-17 00:08:19It comes the day after a regional security agreement between the US, UK and Australia was unveiled.

Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one 2021-09-16 19:13:14Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.

'Looking back, it was an amazing thing I 2021-09-16 18:55:14Meet the founder on a 10-year mission to disrupt Japan's rigid work culture.

Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81 2021-09-16 16:19:12The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness.

E.On boss: Remove green levies to cut energy 2021-09-16 13:47:44Cut soaring energy costs by paying energy levies through taxes, E.On UK boss Michael Lewis says.

Southwest Airlines pays staff extra to get jabbed 2021-09-16 11:53:57It is the latest big carrier to offer incentives for getting vaccinated as US infections surge.