New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark was in Paris on Monday at the start of a tour of key world capitals in her campaign to head the United Nations. Although Clark would become the first woman to hold the top job at the world body, she told AFP she had "never asked for supporters
By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Hundreds of tourists and a handful of emotional Cuban-Americans arrived on the first U.S. cruise ship to sail to Havana in decades on Monday, spilling onto the cobbled streets of the old city where they were warmly greeted by residents. It was another first for the
ANZ Bank Tuesday posted an interim net profit slump of 22 percent on the back of impairment and restructuring charges that the lender said would reposition it for the future. The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group's result for the six months to March 31 came in at Aus$2.73 billion (2.0 billion
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A Chicago woman is suing Starbucks for more than $5 million, claiming the coffee giant is underfilling its popular hand-blended iced coffee, tea and other drinks, making customers overpay for beverages. In a lawsuit seeking a jury trial and class action status, alleging false advertising and consumer
JOHOR BARU, May 3 — Stage bus operators in the state may stop services by Friday. Johor Bus Operators Association (JBOA) president Jotisrop Suchdav said yesterday they can no longer cope with...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 ― With the current economic slowdown, the government has again proposed setting up an insurance scheme for the jobless, but its rollout any time soon is questionable as...
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel — a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
The website of Vanguard Group is showing "inflated client account balances" on some mobile devices, a spokeswoman for the index fund manager said via e-mail on Monday. The issue "does not impact actual account balances or transactions," said the spokeswoman, Katie Henderson Hirt,
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the CSX train derailment in Washington, D.C. (all times local):
Yahoo Inc's management team and directors have been welcoming to Starboard Value LP Chief Executive Jeffrey Smith since he joined the company's board, he said on Monday. Smith, who was speaking on a panel at the Milken Institute Global Conference here, said Yahoo's board and management team
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race on the eve of Indiana's primary (all times EDT):
The Republican presidential nomination may be in his sights, yet Donald Trump has so far ignored vital preparations needed for a quick and effective transition to the general election. The New York businessman ...
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MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die will be moved, the judge said Monday, granting a defense request to hold it elsewhere because pretrial publicity has caused potential jurors to form strong opinions about the case.
By Phil Stewart STUTTGART, Germany (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is in a strong position despite political unrest in Iraq, thanks in part to battlefield successes and his commitment to a multi-sectarian state, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday. Obviously we support
DEFOREST, Wis. (AP) — Deputies shot and wounded a suspect in the weekend killing of a man in a suburban Milwaukee apartment and the wounding of a woman hours later while she was traveling home to Illinois with her family on a busy highway, authorities said Monday.
The victims were all young black women, some were prostitutes and most had been using cocaine before their bodies were discovered in alleys in a rough part of Los Angeles, hidden in trash bins or covered ...
The NATO alliance is weighing rotating four battalions of troops through Eastern member states, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday, in the latest proposal by allies to guard against aggressive behaviour by Russia. The Baltic states - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - which joined NATO in
An Argentine court has asked a judge to look into accusations of illicit enrichment against leftist former President Cristina Fernandez, state press agency Telam reported on Monday. Fernandez, who left office in December after eight years and was replaced by center-right Mauricio Macri, has already
The Colorado Supreme Court struck down attempts by two cities to ban or delay fracking on Monday, a major victory for the oil and gas industry. The court ruled that a ban on fracking in Longmont and a ...
By Amanda Becker and Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON/CARMEL, Ind. (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton met with coal and steel workers in the Appalachian region on Monday in an effort to win over blue-collar voters in a part of the country with strong support for Republican Donald Trump.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Monday he was deeply concerned about the state of the ceasefire in Syria and that a new initiative was needed to keep dialogue alive, after a sharp escalation of violence in the city of Aleppo. Washington and Moscow said on Monday they were working hard
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily barred the city of Louisville from removing a 70-foot-tall Confederate monument near the University of Louisville campus.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The opposition turned in petitions to Venezuelan electoral authorities Monday that it said carried signatures of 1.8 million voters seeking President Nicolas Maduro's removal in a nationwide referendum.
Analysts said sentiment remains strong in New York even after disappointing earnings from Apple and some other technology companies weighed on shares last week. Bourses in Paris and Frankfurt also climbed, while Tokyo's Nikkei index tumbled 3.1 percent as the strong yen continued to weigh on Japanese
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MADRID (AP) — Spain has missed the deadline for its politicians to form a new government following inconclusive elections held Dec. 20 so King Felipe VI must now dissolve parliament before a new election on June 26.
By Harro Ten Wolde FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German online music start-up SoundCloud said on Tuesday it has expanded its new subscription service SoundCloud Go to the United Kingdom and Ireland, weeks after launching in the United States as it chases competitors such as Apple and Spotify. SoundCloud, which