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No-deal Brexit looks likelier than ever after May's summit humiliation

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 00:23
British Prime Minister Theresa May's efforts to save her faltering Brexit deal floundered Friday, as EU leaders sent her away empty-handed and a leading official described the state of the debate in the United Kingdom as "sometimes nebulous and imprecise."

Jewish cemetery outside Strasbourg vandalized

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 23:50
Tombstones and a Holocaust memorial in a Jewish cemetery outside Strasbourg, France, were vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti earlier this week.

Doors are slamming shut for Huawei around the world

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:45
Huawei is coming under pressure in two more key European markets — the latest in a series of problems the Chinese company faces around the world.

Fourth victim dies in Strasbourg Christmas market shooting

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 21:17
A fourth person has died as a result of a shooting attack this week at the famed Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, French authorities told CNN on Friday.

Uncertainty, hope at the 11th hour of COP24 climate talks

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:14
The UN climate talks in Poland -- an attempt to save the world from disastrous levels of global warming -- are sputtering toward a conclusion after two weeks of discord.

Gandhi statue pulled down in Ghana after controversy over 'racist' writings

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:18
A controversial statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been pulled down at the University of Ghana following protests and petitions for its removal.

The Moment: 'Decisions are mostly, 'Is this going to kill me?'

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:05
He'd blacked out in the snow-swept night somewhere on Mt. Everest's airy northeast ridge. Now Kilian Jornet was lost, exhausted and delirious, whipped by a fierce wind in the "death zone" high above 8,000 meters (26,200 feet). The superstar Catalan climber had achieved a superhuman feat, scaling the world's highest mountain twice in six days without supplemental oxygen, both in breathtakingly fast times. But now, Jornet was teetering above the plunging precipice of the North Face with no idea how he got there or how to get to safety.

World Cup dreams: Inspiring a nation through soccer

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:34
On a bleak December day, inside an indoor training pitch with as much coziness as an igloo, toes are quickly becoming numb in the bone-chilling cold. But Phil Neville is sanguine.

Bolton slams China, Russia over 'predatory practices' in Africa

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 06:33
National security adviser John Bolton unveiled President Donald Trump's Africa strategy on Thursday, outlining a plan that he said focuses heavily on countering China and Russia's expanding influence across the region, while also making sure US taxpayer dollars are spent responsibly with a reduction in US involvement in United Nations peacekeeping missions.

Strasbourg shooting suspect killed by police, Paris authorities say

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 02:56
The man responsible for the Strasbourg terror attack was killed by police Thursday after a two-day manhunt, a spokesman for the Paris prosecutor's office said.

EU tells May Brexit deal not up for renegotiation as wounded UK leader seeks lifeline

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 01:49
The European Union will not throw British Prime Minister Theresa May a lifeline over Brexit, after she survived a bruising confidence motion triggered by members of her own party.

Second Canadian detained in China as diplomatic spat intensifies

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 01:43
A second Canadian has been detained in China in a potential act of retribution that threatens to escalate the diplomatic dispute between Washington, Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive in Canada.

New soybean orders from China aren't showing up in trade data -- yet

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:50
China did not immediately restart buying American soybeans after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping agreed to a temporary trade truce.

Renault says it needs more information on Ghosn allegations

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:48
Renault has given CEO Carlos Ghosn's pay arrangements a clean bill of health but has still not come to a conclusion about allegations of financial crime that led to his indictment in Japan.

Hungary's 'slave law' passes, sparking protests in parliament and on the streets

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:27
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday showed no signs of heeding US and European Union warnings to rein in his "illiberal state," instead introducing new laws that critics say will tighten his grip on power.

Fire destroys 8,000 voting machines 10 days ahead of Congo's presidential election

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:31
A fire still under investigation has destroyed 8,000 voting machines in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital -- 80% of the city's stock -- just 10 days ahead of a presidential election, the nation's electoral body and police said Thursday.

Soccer's super agents $2.14 billion business

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:52
They're the wheelers and dealers, the people that make football transfers happen -- and they're in a lucrative business.

High-speed train crashes into bridge, killing seven, in Turkey

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:50
A high-speed train has crashed near the Turkish capital Ankara killing at least four people and leaving dozens more injured, according to the city's governor Vasip Sahin.

Google is wading into India's huge online shopping market

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:32
Google is making it easier for hundreds of millions of people in India to shop on its platform.