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Egyptian archaeologists find sandstone sphinx in temple at Aswan

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 1:51pm
Egyptian archaeologists draining water from a temple in the southern city of Aswan have uncovered a sandstone sphinx likely dating to the Ptolemaic era, the antiquities ministry said on Sunday.

China may reject new trade talks if more tariffs imposed: WSJ

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 1:43pm
The Chinese government may decline to participate in proposed trade talks with the United States later this month if the Trump administration moves forward with additional tariffs on imported Chinese goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing Chinese officials.

'Illusion' to think states can completely prevent financial crises: Weidmann

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 1:14pm
Governments cannot completely prevent a repeat of events like the 2008 global financial crisis even though regulations have been tightened since the collapse of Lehman Brothers a decade ago, Germany's top central banker told Bild newspaper.

Anti-Kremlin activist doing better in German hospital: fellow activist

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 11:43am
An anti-Kremlin activist lost his sight, hearing and ability to walk in a suspected poisoning last week but is doing better since he arrived in Berlin for treatment, two friends said on Sunday.

Myanmar youth, journalists demonstrate against jailing of Reuters reporters

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:42am
At least 100 Myanmar youth activists and journalists called for the release of two jailed Reuters journalists on Sunday, warning that the seven-year prison terms handed to the pair this month threaten the public's right to information.

Kremlin says Skripal poisoning suspects have nothing to do with Putin: Ifax

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:39am
The two suspects in the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal have nothing to do with Russian President Vladimir Putin or the government, a Kremlin spokesman was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying on Sunday.

JP Morgan chief Dimon says shouldn't have made remarks about Trump

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:31am
JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon on Sunday said he regretted comments that he was "smarter" than U.S. President Donald Trump and could beat him in an election.

London mayor calls for second Brexit referendum

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 9:17am
London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain's European Union membership, saying the prime minister's handling of Brexit negotiations had become "mired in confusion and deadlock" and was leading the country down a damaging path.

Texas police arrest Border Patrol agent for murdering four women

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:31am
Texas police on Saturday arrested a veteran U.S. Border Patrol agent, who is suspected of killing four women within the past two weeks and kidnapping a fifth.

Super typhoon slams into China after pummeling Philippines

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 5:39am
A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 29 people in the Philippines.

Storm Florence weakens but epic rains still expected on U.S. east coast

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 4:42am
Storm Florence weakened on Sunday as it swept through the Carolinas but dozens of communities are devastated and "epic" amounts of rain could still fall, officials said.

London mayor calls for second referendum on Brexit

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 4:14am
London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain's European Union membership, saying the prime minister's handling of Brexit negotiations had become "mired in confusion and deadlock" and was leading the country down a damaging path.

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia to auction detained tycoon's real estate assets - sources

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 4:11am
Saudi Arabia will auction real estate owned by indebted billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company starting next month to help repay billions of riyals due to creditors, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Golovkin suffers first loss of pro career as Alvares prevails

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 12:44am
Gennady Golovkin suffered the first loss of his professional career when Saul 'Canelo' Alvares won an epic middleweight world title fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Flood waters rise, eight killed as Florence dumps 'epic' rain on Carolinas

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 10:37pm
Tropical Storm Florence dumped "epic" amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters that have devastated many communities kept rising.

At least 25 die in Philippine typhoon havoc, rescue official says

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:33pm
At least 25 people have been killed in the Philippines in a trail of devastation left by Typhoon Mangkhut, mostly in landslides in mountainous areas, a presidential adviser said on Sunday.

Pope Francis expels Chilean priest accused of child sex abuse

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 8:43pm
Pope Francis on Saturday expelled a Chilean priest under investigation in a case involving the sexual abuse of children, according to a report by local media on Saturday, amid a growing global abuse scandal that has shaken the Roman Catholic Church.

Five deaths in mariachi plaza shootout pose test for Mexico's new government

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 8:36pm
Five people died after a dramatic shootout at a famed Mexico City mariachi plaza, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a recent string of crimes in the capital that will soon put to the test the incoming government's new tactics to fight violence.

Trump 'likely' to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday: source

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 5:37pm
U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to announce new tariffs on about $200 billion on Chinese imports as early as Monday, a senior administration official told Reuters on Saturday.

Shootout at famed Mexico City mariachi plaza leaves five dead

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 5:35pm
A shootout at a Mexico City plaza famed for its live music bars left three men and two women dead, officials said on Saturday, a day after gunmen said by witnesses to be dressed as mariachi musicians opened fire with rifles and pistols.