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Iran denies US destroyed Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

Iran denies US destroyed Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

19 July 2019 – Iran today denied President Donald Trump’s statement that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an...

Building collapse kills 12 in India after monsoon rains

Building collapse kills 12 in India after monsoon rains

16 July 2019 – Rescuers say 11 soldiers are among a dozen bodies recovered from the debris of a three-story building that collapsed after monsoon rains hit a hilly area...

Nadal wins French Open to claim 18th Slam title

Nadal wins French Open to claim 18th Slam title

10 June 2019 – For a few, fleeting moments yesterday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the...

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep PM Prayuth

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep PM Prayuth

05 June 2019 – Thailand’s Parliament convened today for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power in a military...

Nissan, Renault & Mitsubishi Motors to meet in Japan

Nissan Renault Mitsubishi Motors To Meet In Japan

23 May 2019 – The new management body of Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. will hold its second round of meetings next week in Japan,...

Burger King to expand new meatless burger to Europe

Burger King to expand new meatless burger to Europe

22 May 2019 – Burger King will launch in Sweden a version of its Impossible Whopper, the plant-based burgers that have attracted attention in the United States for resembling meat...

Tokyo stocks rise on Japan’s strong GDP data

Tokyo Stocks Rise On Japan's Strong GDP Data

20 May 2019 – Tokyo stocks rose today as Japan’s economic growth in the first quarter beat market expectations, but the gains were limited as the data also reflected weak...

Boeing CEO defends safety record amid deadly crashes

Boeing CEO defends safety record amid deadly crashes

30 April 2019 – The CEO of Boeing defended the company’s safety record and declined to take any more than partial blame for two deadly crashes of its best-selling plane...

Amazon to bring 1-day delivery to Prime members

Amazon to bring 1-day delivery to Prime members

29 April 2019 – Two-day delivery is going out of style.  Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything shipped in two days, said this week that it will...

Kim Jong-Un leaves Russia after summit with Putin

Kim Jong-Un leaves Russia after summit with Putin

26 April 2019 – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un boarded his private train today and headed back to Pyongyang after directing some harsh criticism at Washington during his first summit...