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New York moves to enact statewide flavored e-cigarette New! 2019-09-15 18:55:52New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping.

The Kona coffee you buy from Costco and 2019-09-15 08:00:09Growers on Hawaii's Big Island use chemical analysis to accuse retailers and coffee makers of passing off commodity beans as Kona.

Iran dismisses U.S. allegation it was behind Saudi 2019-09-15 04:30:31Iran calls the U.S. accusation that it was behind an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure part of Washington's policy of "maximum lies."

White House says Osama bin Laden's son killed 2019-09-14 18:00:03The White House says Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. counter-terrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.

Drug company attorneys seek to disqualify federal judge 2019-09-14 17:48:56The lawyers, who represent drug distributors and retailers facing trial for their alleged roles in the opioid crisis, say Judge Dan Polster has shown

Solid gold toilet stolen from exhibit at palace 2019-09-14 15:22:15The toilet, valued at roughly $1.25 million, was the work of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. It had been installed only two days earlier at Blenheim

As election nears, Netanyahu intensifies his rhetoric against 2019-09-14 12:53:50Netanyahu, who is fighting for his political survival as prosecutors prepare to indict him on corruption charges, has made Arabs a focal point of his

SUVs have made a startling rise in Germany. 2019-09-14 08:00:50Tensions boiled over this month when a Porsche Macan jumped a curb in central Berlin and plowed into a crowd of pedestrians, killing four.

Mexican President Lopez Obrador has transformed the office, 2019-09-14 06:00:55After nine months in office, Lopez Obrador has transformed the look of of presidency — but hasn't surmounted major challenges

Yemen's Houthi rebels launch drone attacks on 2 2019-09-14 02:02:38The attack by the Iranian-backed Houthis in the war against a Saudi-led coalition comes after weeks of similar drone assaults on the kingdom's oil in

'Glory to Hong Kong': A new protest anthem 2019-09-13 17:54:36Hong Kong's new protest anthem has singing flash mobs springing up everywhere, much to the further consternation of Beijing.

12 former Missouri priests could face prosecution 2019-09-13 16:34:24Missouri Atty. Gen. Eric Schmitt referred 12 former priests for potential criminal prosecution but stopped short of recommending charges against any t

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Vodafone's 5G network at Gatwick Airport has gone 2019-09-12 11:10:00The airport's South Terminal is 5G ready, with the North Terminal due to be ready by next year.

Russian energy minister looks to long term factors, 2019-09-12 10:01:00Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has his focus on longer-term market factors rather than President Donald Trump's tweets, he said Thursday.

Watch: ECB President Mario Draghi speaks following policy 2019-09-12 08:22:00Watch Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), speak following the ECB's latest decision on monetary policy.

France says it 'cannot authorize' Facebook's libra project 2019-09-12 05:31:00French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday libra would put the sovereignty of governments at risk.

US is closing in on Saudi Arabia to 2019-09-12 04:00:00The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the U.S. to challenge Saudi Arabia's position as the world's leading oil exporter.

ECB's Draghi expected to unveil a huge new 2019-09-12 01:44:00The meeting comes as some ECB hawks have been trying to downplay the chances of a huge stimulus package.

Boeing CEO: Global aviation regulators may not clear 2019-09-11 12:21:00Boeing's CEO Dennis Muilenburg told an industry conference that global aviation regulators may not all give the 737 Max the green light to fly at the

IBM's Ginni Rometty says automobile brands are becoming 2019-09-11 07:35:00Automakers' brands will take a backseat to new driving "experiences" as autonomous vehicles and car-sharing become more popular, according to the c

Germany is finally 'opening up' to more spending, 2019-09-11 06:50:00There's a change in attitude in Germany when it comes to its spending plans, analysts have told CNBC.

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for 2019-09-11 06:22:00The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments licen

OPEC downgrades forecast for oil demand growth in 2019-09-11 06:16:00The report comes as OPEC and allied non-OPEC partners, sometimes referred to as OPEC+, prepare to meet in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Hong Kong stock exchange makes $36.6 billion offer 2019-09-11 04:48:00Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited said on Wednesday it has made a proposal to the board of London Stock Exchange Group.

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NATO Commander Foresees Violence, Hopes to Bring Stability New! 2019-09-16 04:12:15With presidential elections two weeks away, NATO will 'execute to the ends of the Earth' to keep voting safe

OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy New! 2019-09-16 02:12:27The company is facing more than 2,000 lawsuits for its alleged role in fueling the opioid crisis

China’s New Transport Ship Will Help Fortify Islands New! 2019-09-16 02:08:15Authorities in China have finished the initial test of a supply transport ship with an 8,000-ton displacement, It can cover the whole South China Sea

General Motors Auto Workers Go On Strike New! 2019-09-16 01:43:24Days after their labor contract expired, the United Auto Workers union walked off the job with the two sides said to be far apart on a new deal

DRC Police: 36 People Missing After Boat Sinks New! 2019-09-16 00:57:40Lake and river transport is widely used in Democratic Republic of Congo as the highway system is poor, but accidents are common

Democratic Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment New! 2019-09-15 21:23:59Kavanaugh was confirmed last October after emotional hearings in the Senate over a sexual assault allegation from his high school years. The New York

Biden on Racism: Whites 'Can Never Fully Understand' New! 2019-09-15 20:43:47Biden spoke to parishioners at 16th Street Baptist Church in downtown Birmingham as they commemorated the 56th anniversary of the bombing that killed

Union Votes to Strike at General Motors’ US New! 2019-09-15 20:22:59UAW spokesman Brian Rothenberg said Sunday evening that contract talks would resume at 10 a.m. Monday, but the strike was still expected to go ahead

Syrian Troops Pounding Idlib Despite Ceasefire New! 2019-09-15 19:51:48No casualties were reported in the Sunday attack

US Congreswoman Ilhan Omar Responds to 9/11 Criticism New! 2019-09-15 19:27:56On Sunday, Omar was once again asked about her comments and those of Haros while appearing on CBS's Face the Nation

Economy, Honesty Key Concerns as Tunisians Choose Their 2019-09-15 13:46:37Two dozen candidates are vying to become head of state in country’s second free presidential election

Somalia: Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17 2019-09-15 12:14:53The deadliest attack occurred in the town of Qoryoley late Saturday

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Massive rally for Catalonia's secession in Barcelona 2019-09-11 12:52:34Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards who support the secession of Catalonia gathered in Barcelona on the region's main holiday Wednesday, just weeks be

Merkel says still sees 'every chance' for Brexit 2019-09-11 05:30:38

Strong showing for opposition in Moscow city election 2019-09-09 06:16:14Candidates supported by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny won almost half the vote in the Moscow city council election, authorities said on Mon

German-Tunisian woman arrested on IS membership charges 2019-09-09 05:48:59

Italy's new government faces confidence vote 2019-09-09 05:26:13

Dogs in Norway hit by mysterious illness 2019-09-09 05:12:18Some 200 dogs have displayed the same symptoms — bloody diarrhoea and vomit, intense fatigue — in recent weeks and around 25 of them have

Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange case 2019-09-09 03:11:04

France says 1,500 died in summer's heat wave 2019-09-08 10:57:17France's health minister, Agnes Buzyn, speaking on France Inter radio on Sunday, said 1,500 people died in this summer's heatwave in France. There w

Russia insisted on handover of MH17 witness in 2019-09-07 12:58:02 Vladimir Tsemakh believed to be a former commander of Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, arrived in Moscow on Saturday as part of a landm

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of 2019-09-07 11:43:28While the exchange of 35 prisoners on each side could help rebuild confidence between Moscow and Kiev and allow them to start negotiating seriously on

MH17 suspect among prisoners swapped by Ukraine with 2019-09-07 08:45:05Volodymyr Tsemakh, whom Ukraine's security service has identified as a former commander of Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, was t

Swedish mountain loses highest peak title due to 2019-09-07 03:27:13

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Police raids across Russia target opposition activists 2019-09-13 03:46:41Police raids across Russia target opposition activists

Russia targets opposition leader Navalny with mass raids 2019-09-13 03:44:19Russian investigators on Thursday raided dozens of regional offices of top protest leader Alexei Navalny, as well as the homes of his supporters, afte

Paris braces for massive transit strike over pension 2019-09-13 02:22:25Paris braces for massive transit strike over pension reform

Belfast court dismisses Northern Irish challenge against no-deal 2019-09-12 10:29:58Belfast's High Court dismissed on Thursday a case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would contravene

Berlin enforces zero-tolerance policy on criminal gangs 2019-09-12 08:39:51After a series of spectacular crimes, authorities in the German capital Berlin are hitting back with a zero-tolerance policy on criminal gangs. Police

French National Assembly leader in graft probe 2019-09-12 07:41:49French National Assembly leader in graft probe

Massive public transit strike over pension reforms paralyzes 2019-09-12 06:07:38With 10 metro lines closed and interruptions to bus and RER train lines, public transport in Paris is “extremely disrupted” on Friday.

MP Dominic Grieve: Boris Johnson 'doesn't seem to 2019-09-12 05:14:24Our guest is Dominic Grieve, a British member of parliament and former attorney general who has set himself up for a clash with Prime Minister Boris J

French National Assembly leader and Macron ally Ferrand 2019-09-11 21:29:24French National Assembly President Richard Ferrand, a close ally of President Emmanuel Macron, was put under formal investigation on Wednesday in a fi

UK's worst-case scenario for a no-deal Brexit warns 2019-09-11 18:43:48The British government's plans for a no-deal Brexit warn of severe disruption to cross-Channel routes, affecting the supply of medicines and foods, a

Adding to Brexit chaos, Scottish court rules parliament 2019-09-11 10:33:52A Scottish court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful, prompting immediate calls for lawmaker

Separatists to rally in Barcelona on Catalonia's 'national 2019-09-11 01:36:44Divided after their failed 2017 secession bid, Catalonia’s separatists will hold a rally in Barcelona on Wednesday that will test their strength

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