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Ireland Plans to Cut Debt as it Braces for Brexit

Ireland’s government has set a tough new target for reducing its debts over the coming decade as it outlined ways to help businesses cope with the U.K.’s decision to leave the EU.
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Egypt's military Tuesday said its air force destroyed 12 vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunitions and explosives, after receiving intelligence that "criminal elements" were attempting to cross the we
Facebook is deleting about 66,000 posts a week as the social media giant cracks down on what it considers to be hate speech.
Three Syrians went on trial in German on Tuesday, accused of human trafficking after a boat that they allegedly used to smuggle people to Europe capsized and killed 13 people.
The European Commission's powerful competition regulator on Tuesday hit Google with the biggest fine ever against a company for abuse of a dominant market position.
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces on Tuesday pushed towards the river side of Mosul's Old City, their key target in the eight-month campaign to capture Islamic State's de-facto capital, and Iraq's
MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - A major ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia's biggest oil company, the country's banks, Ukraine's international airport as well as global shipping firm A.P. Mo
The European Union’s antitrust chief hit Google with a record $2.7 billion fine June 27, saying the powerful web-search leader illegally steered users toward its comparison shopping site and warning t
WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States warned Syria's leadership against staging a chemical weapons attack after Washington detected what appeared to be active preparations at a Syrian airfie
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland's secessionist leader on Tuesday postponed plans for a second independence referendum until the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union are clear.
Computer networks have been hit using a variant of earlier emerged ransomware. Its updated version is being studied now, the press service of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has reported. “
Some of the biggest state-owned and private companies in Ukraine stopped functioning on the afternoon of June 27 due to what appears to be the biggest-ever ransomware attack in the country’s his
BARRIE, Ont. - Police say they've recovered a puppy stolen from a central Ontario pet shop, but are still looking for four kittens taken during the same break-in. They say video ......
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The Latest on a California lawsuit claiming Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a teenage girl more than 40 years ago (all times local): 8:57 a.m. A California court has ......
Germany’s Metro said on June 27 its wholesale stores in the Ukraine have been hit by a cyber attack and the retailer was assessing the impact. Read more here. The post Reuters: Metro says wholes
MONTREAL - Organizers of the Fete nationale parade are apologizing to people who were upset by the sight of black teenagers pushing a float carrying a white singer. Footage of the ...
The claim has been made by a former British mercenary who led his own failed coup attempt in 2004.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama military post says in tweet it is on lockdown amid reports of possible active shooter.
Russia denounced a US warning that the Syrian leadership will pay a heavy price for any chemical weapons attack, and dismissed White House assertions that a strike was being prepared as "unacce
Vatican experts said Zerbo, 74, was recovering from an illness but had managed to make the trip to the Vatican to be appointed cardinal along with four others by Pope Francis on Wednesday.
VERNON, Vt. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a senior radiation protection technician at the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant deliberately falsified safety records for eight mon
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the Environmental Protection Agency to order
A lengthy report into claims of alleged corruption into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is released by Fifa.
ROME (Reuters) - He is an 80-year-old convicted criminal whose last government ended with Italy on the brink of bankruptcy - and he may well be kingmaker at the next election within a year.
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor says he’s delaying comment on the case of a white police officer whose trial following the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist ended last week with
NEW YORK - The Latest on CNN's retracted Russia story (all times local): 11:40 a.m. CNN says President Donald Trump is wrong to suggest the network is failing. The president, in a morning ...
OTTAWA - Canada's ambassador to France will be stepping down at the end of September. Lawrence Cannon is thanking former prime minister Stephen Harper for appointing him in May 2012 and ...
The court rules the Chaldean Catholics, Sunni Muslims and Iraqi Kurds faced danger back in Iraq.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Federal agents want to know how a convicted kidnapper who became a serial killer in South Carolina managed to collect an arsenal of weapons. Todd Kohlhepp was convicted as a
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest budget push by House GOP leaders has faltered, leaving quarrelling Republicans almost three months behind on their budget work as they head into next week’s recess.
Economic policy under Trump is unlikely to achieve its goal of annual GDP growth, reported IMF
SYDNEY, N.S. - A mental health expert dispatched to Cape Breton after three recent teen suicides says he's "gobsmacked" by the willingness of grieving parents to help other children and ...
BERLIN (AP) — A group of Berlin police officers helping with security ahead of next week’s Group of 20 summit in Hamburg has been sent home after some reportedly partied excessively at the barr
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say an Alabama man is accused of stealing a golf cart at the Atlanta Braves stadium and crashing it. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Marcus Jerry Stephens is accus
NEW YORK - Some shoppers are fretting about big companies they don't like taking over their favourite brands. The latest: Amazon's move to purchase Whole Foods has spurred worries about a ...

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