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Drowning in uncertainty: Trade questions slow investment, squeeze profits across U.S.

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 6:06am
From a denim plant in rural Georgia to a St. Paul, Minneapolis loudspeaker maker, nagging uncertainty over when President Donald Trump's trade wars might end, if ever, is confounding many U.S. manufacturers.

As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia details mass rapes, killings in Myanmar

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 6:04am
Gambia's legal team described mass rapes, the burning of families in their homes and killing of dozens of Muslim Rohingya children with knives as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the U.N.'s International Court of Justice on Tuesday.

Spitting volcano keeps search parties off New Zealand island, death toll rises to six

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 5:55am
Fearing a volcano could erupt again, search parties were unable to set foot on New Zealand's White Island for eight people still missing on Tuesday, as police raised the death toll to six from the eruption a day earlier.

Gunman kills six in Czech hospital before shooting himself

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 5:40am
A 42-year-old gunman killed six people on Tuesday at a hospital waiting room in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava before fleeing and fatally shooting himself in the head, police said.

Saudi Aramco will exercise 15% greenshoe option in whole or part during first 30 days of trading: statement

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 5:25am
Saudi Aramco will exercise its 15% greenshoe option in whole or part during the first 30 days of its trading period, its lead managers said.

Non-Saudi investors get 23% of Aramco IPO institutional tranche

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 5:25am
Non-Saudi investors in oil giant Saudi Aramco's initial public offering have been allocated 23.1% of the institutional tranche, one of the lead banks working on the transaction said on Tuesday.

House Democrats expected to unveil formal charges in Trump impeachment

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 5:16am
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives were expected to unveil two formal charges against Donald Trump on Tuesday, moving quickly toward a momentous vote on whether to impeach the Republican president.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi arrives at Hague court for genocide hearing

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 4:31am
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the U.N.'s International Court of Justice on Tuesday to defend her country over charges of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority.

World Court must stop genocide in Myanmar: Gambia tells Hague judges

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 4:31am
U.N. judges at the International Court of Justice must act to stop ongoing genocide of the Muslim Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, Gambia's justice minister said on Tuesday.

Czech hospital shooting suspect has died: Czech TV

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 4:06am
The suspect in a shooting at a hospital in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava on Tuesday has killed himself, Czech Television reported, citing Interior Minister Jan Hamacek.

Exclusive: Malaysia's Mahathir pledges to step down for Anwar, but not before November

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 3:54am
Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad, the world's oldest prime minister, promised on Tuesday to hand over power to anointed successor Anwar Ibrahim in spite of new sexual assault allegations against him.

Czech police say man shot himself in head after hospital killings

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 3:51am
Czech police said a man had shot himself in the head in a car they had been looking for as part of a manhunt for an attacker who killed six people at a hospital in the eastern city of Ostrava.

Mistakes, but no political bias in FBI probe of Trump campaign: watchdog

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 3:32am
The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Monday that it found numerous errors but no evidence of political bias by the FBI when it opened an investigation into contacts between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia in 2016.

U.S. trade offensive takes out WTO as global arbiter

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 3:31am
U.S. disruption of the global economic order reaches a major milestone on Tuesday as the World Trade Organization (WTO) loses its ability to intervene in trade wars, threatening the future of the Geneva-based body.

New Zealand launches criminal investigation into deadly volcanic eruption

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:02pm
New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were launching a criminal investigation after a volcanic island erupted with ash and steam on Monday, killing five people, injuring more than 30 and leaving eight people missing, presumed dead.

Russia banned from next Olympics and World Cup soccer

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 10:44pm
Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests.

Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 10:44pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow had grounds to appeal a decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to bar Russia from major sporting events, a move he said violated the Olympic charter.

Australia backs Russia ban, athletes group unimpressed

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 10:44pm
The Australian Olympic Committee have welcomed the decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to ban Russia from major sporting events, including next year's Tokyo Games, for four years as the sports world began to digest the suspension on Tuesday.

Blanketed in ash, no survivors: Paramedic describes New Zealand volcano devastation

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 10:30pm
A paramedic who flew to help victims of the New Zealand volcanic eruption said on Tuesday what he saw was a "shocking experience", likening the scene on White Island to the recent TV drama mini-series "Chernobyl".

New Zealand police say eight people missing after volcano eruption are likely dead

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 10:25pm
New Zealand police said on Tuesday the eight people still unaccounted for after a volcanic eruption on a small island popular with tourists are likely dead.