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Theresa May to meet EU business leaders to discuss post-Brexit trade

Business leaders from Europe will meet with UK Prime Minister Theresa May today to discuss the future of UK-EU trade post-Brexit.
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DALLAS - U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were ......
PLYMOUTH, Mass. - If you're a fan of the Mayflower II, here's something that will float your boat. A year after craftsmen embarked on an ambitious effort to restore the rotting ...
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Parliamentary seats held by Cambodia's recently banned opposition party were reallocated on Thursday to smaller parties that had failed to win any seats in the last election, th
Papua New Guinea police sealed off an officially shuttered Australian-run detention camp on Thursday and ordered asylum seekers occupying it to leave
A Thai woman suspected of being involved in the 2015 deadly Erawan Shrine bombing was arrested, police said on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen appliances like wine refrigerators at B.J.’s. As the holiday shopping season officially kicks off Thursday, shoppers
The government plans to let commuters hail on-demand shuttles using their mobile phones.
Facebook, along with Google and Twitter, are facing scrutiny over the presence of Russian content in their respective platforms during the 2016 US presidential election
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Pat Graybeal of Hilton Head Island starts his new memoir with this: “I think of myself as one of the luckiest men alive.” That seems odd from an 84-year-
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — These women have one less thing to fear as the sun sets and a cold darkness sets in. Typically, about 12 in number and all homeless, they will have a safe place to go. Every
 An Indonesian man who used his bare hands to kill a snake that was discovered slithering on a busy commuter train has become an Internet hero.
Olympic gold medal-winning gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas are among those who have said that the former USA gymnastics doctor Lawrence Nassar abused them
China's internet regulator had said it will purge the "evil influence" of its former top official who the ruling Communist Party has put under investigation for suspected corruption.
Papua New Guinea authorities are urging asylum seekers who remain there to leave, Australia confirms.
India and the US will continue to work together to increase economic opportunities and inclusive growth, US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump said, days ahead of her vi
The findings, described in the journal Science Advances, track what researchers called a worrisome trend that has implications for the environment and human health.
US and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea today for three sailors missing since a US Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.
A 53-year-old Indian in Singapore has been jailed for over three years for robbing a compatriot jeweller of cash and valuables to the tune of USD 31,910, media reports said.
The discovery suggests that skin samples might be used to improve detection of the disorder, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, which now is usually diagnosed with much more difficult procedures, such as bra
Uber on Tuesday said that it had paid hackers $100,000 to destroy data on more than 57 million customers and drivers

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