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Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make final pitch to Conservatives

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:31
The two men competing to be Britain's next leader have held their final televised event in front of Conservative Party members who will decide the winner. Boris Johnson…

House derails move to impeach Trump for insults

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:30
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday easily killed a maverick Democrat's effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color , in…

Mexican drug lord El Chapo gets life sentence in U.S.

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:29
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a…

Five years on, flight MH17 families call for justice

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:25
Family members of those aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 called on Wednesday for those responsible to be brought to justice, as they marked the fifth anniversary…

After #MeToo, U.S. women reporting less workplace harassment

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:23
From leering and unwanted touching to being asked for sexual favours, U.S. women say they suffer less sexual harassment in the workplace since #MeToo brought the issue to…

Apple, Google continue inclusive push with new emoji

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:16
Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emoji that include cute critters, of course, but also expand the number of images of human diversity. Apple Inc.…

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:15
The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2…

French prosecutors want Air France tried for 2009 Rio crash

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:14
French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people…

U.S. kicking NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:13
In a major break with a longtime ally, the Trump administration on Wednesday said Turkey is being kicked out of an American-led fighter aircraft program because it is…

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:10
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday met in the Oval Office with a group of people from 17 countries - including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar…

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block telescope

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:10
Police arrested elderly protesters, some using wheelchairs and canes, as they blocked a road Wednesday to Hawaii's highest peak to try to stop construction of a giant telescope…

Biden vs Sanders: Top 2020 contenders snipe over healthcare policy

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:10
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Bernie Sanders are waging a public battle this week over universal healthcare, staking out competing turf on an issue that has…

Confusion, fear spread on Mexico border with new U.S. policy

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:10
Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and…

Japan names inexperienced squad for World Cup warmups

Wed, 2019-07-17 22:02
Japan coach Jamie Joseph has named three uncapped players in an inexperienced 31-man squad for the Pacific Nations Cup as the Brave Blossoms warm up to host the…

A long wait, but finally a Tour win for sprint prodigy Ewan

Wed, 2019-07-17 21:50
A bit more than a year ago, Caleb Ewan was devastated to be left out of the Tour de France. The Australian sprinter had to watch cycling's biggest…

Japanese baseball results

Wed, 2019-07-17 21:50
Results of Japanese baseball games played on Wednesday. CENTRAL LEAGUE DeNA BayStars 3, Hiroshima Carp 1 Yakult Swallows 5, Yomiuri Giants 4 Chunichi Dragons 6, Hanshin Tigers 4…

Serena among 13 Grand Slam champs in U.S. Open women's field

Wed, 2019-07-17 21:49
Serena Williams will try again for a record-equaling 24th major title as one of 13 Grand Slam women's champions who gained direct entry into the U.S. Open. The…

2 Koreas to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers; Japan faces Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Myanmar, Mongolia

Wed, 2019-07-17 21:49
North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group as the road to soccer's 2022 World Cup in Qatar became clearer Wednesday. The…

Musk shows off progress on brain-machine interface

Wed, 2019-07-17 21:49
Futurist entrepreneur Elon Musk on Tuesday revealed his secretive Neuralink startup is making progress on an interface linking brains with computers, and said they hope to begin testing…

Renault forms Chinese electric vehicles venture with Jiangling Motors

Wed, 2019-07-17 21:48
Renault has formed a joint venture partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market, in a deal which will also see…

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