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US House Panel Launches Investigation of Transportation Chief Chao

WASHINGTON - A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Monday demanded documents from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao as part of ...

Curious Kids: why are some twins identical and some not?

If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au.We have spent many years explaining ...

Explainer: what happens when magnetic north and true north align?

At some point in recent weeks, a once-in-a-lifetime event happened for people at Greenwich in the United Kingdom.Magnetic compasses at ...

In A Surprise Move, Foxconn's Gou Drops Taiwan's Presidential Bid

TAIPEI - Terry Gou, founder of Apple supplier Foxconn, in a surprise move on Monday said he will not contest ...

Global Nuclear Threat 'Highest Since Cuban Missile Crisis'

LONDON - World leaders meeting at the United Nations General Assembly, which begins Tuesday in New York, must make nuclear ...

Are Canadian Conservatives actually conservative?

What governing vision does the Conservative Party of Canada offer Canadians this election?This is a fundamental question that the party ...

China Backtracks on Car Curbs as Economy Slows

China's government is trying to roll back a critical series of anti-pollution measures in hopes of pulling its struggling auto ...

A climate change curriculum to empower the climate strike generation

It's too late to protect them from it, so how do teachers tell children about climate change without scaring them? ...

5.1 magnitude quake hits northwest China

Beijing [China], Sep 16 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.1 on Richter Scale jolted Zhangye city in northwest China's Gansu Province ...

Will Federal Reserve 'ever get into the game, asks Trump

Washington D.C. [United States], Sept 16 (ANI): Intensifying his criticism against Federal Reserve after an attack in Saudi Arabia over ...

Liverpool discover potential Club World Cup opponents

Paris - Liverpool could face Mexican side Monterrey or Qatari club Al Sadd, coached by Xavi Hernandez, in their first ...

Langer: We aren't a great team yet

Cape Town - Australia coach Justin Langer feels there has been great improvement in his team since he took charge ...

North Korea leader Kim invites Trump to Pyongyang in new letter

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited United States President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in ...

Taiwan says Solomon Islands Switches Recognition to China

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China on Monday, becoming the latest country to ...

US envoy discusses defence cooperation with Eastern Army Commander

Kolkata [India], Sept 16 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on Monday called on Eastern Army Commander Lt General ...

We are a good team which is maturing, says Justin Langer

London [UK], Sept 16 (ANI): After facing a 135-run defeat at the hands of England in the final Ashes Test ...

Midlevel workers: Africa's unsung health heroes need more support

Midlevel health workers can play an important role in addressing shortages of health professionals and improving access to care. This ...

'Pak PM knows about Uighur issue, but remains mum on it'

Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 16 (ANI): The World Uyghur Congress on Monday came down heavily on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan ...

Pak slammed over HR violations in Sindh, Balochistan, PoK

Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 16 (ANI): The Baloch, Sindhi, and Kashmiri activists have named and shamed Pakistan for violating human rights ...

Climate change is too middle class - here's how to fix that

Researchers working in the field of climate change communications have, for many years, been confronted with the same puzzle: why, ...

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Traders tread warily on Wall St as oil jumps

NEW YORK, New York - Soaring oil prices undermined stocks trading on Wall Street on Monday, but losses in the ...

Lockheed to concentrate hypersonic programs in northern Alabama

COURTLAND, Alabama - Lockheed Martin is to build a new plant for the assembly, integration and testing of hypersonics programs ...

Bankruptcy court to oversee restructure of Purdue Pharma

STAMFORD, Connecticut - Purdue Pharma has announced it has reached an agreement in principle on a framework for settling the ...

Nikkei 225 moves higher, Asian markets elsewhere flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Japan rose on Monday, while in China and Australia the equity markets were flat.Oil prices ...

Human rights concerns over plans for no-deal Brexit

LONDON, UK - The UK government has been forced by Parliament to make public its contingency plans in the event ...

Bob Iger quits Apple as streaming services go head-to-head

CUPERTINO, California - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger has quit the Apple board as the two companies, ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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