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US bans laptops, tablets on flights from Turkey and Arab world

The United States and Britain on Tuesday banned larger electronic devices from the passenger cabin on flights from some airports in

Tillerson to skip NATO meeting next month

Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip a NATO meeting in April but travel to

Washington signals about-face on globalization

Washington (AFP) – On free trade, globalization and multilateral

Sri Lanka ex-leader’s brother ‘led death squad’: court

Colombo (AFP) – Former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapakse’s brother Gotabhaya directed a top-secret death squad which targeted journalists

Bill Gates again world’s richest man, Trump slips

New York (AFP) – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world’s richest billionaires, while

US stocks mostly fall as bank shares retreat

US stocks were under pressure Monday, with banking shares in retreat on doubts Washington will be able to enact regulatory relief

Katy Perry calls herself proof of change on gay rights

Pop superstar Katy Perry has voiced optimism about society’s capacity to become more tolerant, sharing her evolution from a conservative Christian

Trump, Xi eye Mar-a-Lago summit

The United States and China are finalizing plans for a summit between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago this

Top senators: No evidence Trump Tower bugged by Obama

President Donald Trump’s controversial allegation that the Obama administration wiretapped his Trump Tower in New York wilted further Thursday when two

US industrial output in February flat, manufacturing gains

Manufacturing output posted its sixth straight increase in February, but unseasonably warm weather again dragged down utilities, keeping total industrial production