Pope Francis was set to meet Holocaust survivors at the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland Friday, as well as people who risked their lives to save Jews from the Nazis. As he arrived on Wednesday in Poland -- the heartland of Nazi Germany's World War II atrocities -- the pontiff warned that the
By Joseph Menn, Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating a cyber attack against another U.S. Democratic Party group, which may be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters
By Krishna N. Das and Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has asked the Philippines' central bank to help Bangladesh Bank recover the $81 million that was stolen by hackers in February from its account held at the Fed, boosting Dhaka's efforts to retrieve the
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same.
All eyes were on the Bank of Japan (BoJ) Friday as more tepid data heaped pressure on policymakers to deliver a one-two punch for the sluggish economy, after Tokyo unveiled a huge growth-boosting package this week. Central bank policymakers wrap up a meeting later in the day as speculation runs high
Indonesia executed four drug convicts on Friday but 10 others due to face the firing squad were given an apparent reprieve in a confused process one lawyer condemned as a "complete mess". The executions on a remote prison island went ahead despite strong protests from international rights
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — This time, Bill Clinton was the adoring spouse, smiling and clapping when the cameras cut away from the candidate in the spotlight.
The yen rallied and Asian stock markets traded cautiously in the morning as investors focus on a Bank of Japan policy meeting that wraps up later in the day with expectations it will ramp up its stimulus programme. The much-anticipated gathering comes two days after the government in Tokyo launched
The presence of Go-Auto and Go-Med, assuming if the latter turns out to be true, will push businesses to be more pro-active in pursuing existing opportunities About two days ago, a popular Twitter handle that discusses startups Startupwati “leaked” a document about Go-Jek’s partnership with Apotik Antar
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal researchers returning from a 30-day expedition to study whales and dolphins around the Hawaiian Islands said Thursday they are looking for clues to help sustain healthy populations of the marine mammals.
Libyan forces loyal to a controversial general have wrestled back control of a Benghazi neighbourhood from jihadists, following months of fighting to drive the Islamists from the country's second city. General Khalifa Haftar's troops took the al-Gwarcha district of Benghazi, which has been marred
WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq posed a question to Donald Trump: Have you read the Constitution?
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CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed four people convicted of drug crimes on Friday despite international protests and said it would decide later when as many as 10 others would be put to death.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would reshuffle his cabinet on August 3, Jiji news agency reported on Friday. The premier is likely to keep key cabinet members, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso, to proceed with his economic revival policies
At least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-led coalition in Syria, a monitor said. The strikes hit a northern town controlled by the Islamic State jihadist group, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. "Airstrikes by international coalition fighter jets
Microsoft is cutting more jobs from its smartphone hardware and global sales divisions by shedding an additional 2,850 positions, the company said. It noted the company had announced in May it was cutting 1,850 jobs and that the new cuts were "an extension of the earlier plan." The cuts are
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and "touched the soul of the entire nation," Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers.
It's been read, written and said countless times in the last few days: Hillary Clinton is the first woman to claim a major party's presidential nomination.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Authorities announced a series of raids on one of El Salvador's most powerful street gangs Thursday, saying they delivered a strong blow to its leadership and financing.
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These are the two main motivations behind creating a cardless payments app in Japan Japanese startup Paidy, ExCo’s online payment service, announced a US$15 million Series B funding round led by SBI Holdings and Eight Roads Ventures Japan on Thursday. Other investors include Itochu and two returning
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters struggled Thursday to get the upper hand on a massive wildfire burning along California's picturesque Big Sur coastline, where anxious residents driven from their homes awaited word on their properties and popular parks and trails closed at the height of tourist
A jihadist-linked news agency released a video showing one of the France church attackers threatening the country, a monitoring group said. Abdel Malik Petitjean, 19, was identified by French authorities Thursday as the second jihadist in the brutal killing of an elderly priest in Normandy on Tuesday
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — About 50 police officers and their supporters upset about a Black Lives Matter banner that has been hanging outside City Hall for a year rallied on Thursday to try to pressure the mayor to remove it.
By Lisa Barrington and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, announced on Thursday it was ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by Osama bin Laden, to remove a pretext used by world powers to attack Syrians. The announcement
Alphabet Inc, Google's parent, on Thursday revealed that efforts to push its vast advertising business toward mobile is paying off as second quarter earnings handily beat Wall Street's expectations. The results put to rest lingering concerns about how the rise of mobile might impact Google,