UK to actively help industry as country leaves EU
Britain's leader is pledging to help U.K. industry grow and compete as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to unveil her "modern industrial strategy" ...
18 die amid apparent winter tornadoes, other storms in South
ADEL, Ga. (AP) ? First there was the roar of the wind, then mere seconds to scoop up her grandson and run: Bridgit Simmons and her family knew the weekend storms that claimed more than a dozen lives around the South were threatening.
Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries
The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that hit its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device last year, as it sought to draw a line under the humiliating recall. Samsung Electronics was forced to discontinue the smartphone, originally intended to compete with Apple's iPhone, after a chaotic recall that saw replacement devices also catching fire. Internal and independent investigations "concluded that batteries were found to be the cause of the Note 7 incidents", Samsung said in a statement.
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Cyprus coffee shop provides common ground for peace
Between two checkpoints in Europe's last divided capital a coffee shop provides a venue for Greek and Turkish Cypriots to overcome their differences and dream of a shared future. To sip coffee at the Home Cafe, visitors must first show their identity papers to border police to enter the UN-patrolled buffer zone that runs across Nicosia and the rest of the island. The idea was to create a space in the buffer zone that is part of Cypriot civilian life, says Hayriye Ruzgar, communications officer for Home for Cooperation, a community centre where the coffee shop is located.
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Exiled strongman Jammeh 'plundered' Gambia coffers
Gambia's exiled strongman Yahya Jammeh plundered millions of dollars in his final weeks in power leaving state coffers "empty", an aide to new President Adama Barrow said as West African troops prepared to secure his arrival. Jammeh flew out of The Gambia on Saturday, ending 22 years at the helm of the small west African nation, and headed for Equatorial Guinea where he is expected to settle with his family. A West African military force entered The Gambia Sunday -- greeted by cheers from relieved residents -- to provide security and allow Barrow, who has been in neighbouring Senegal for more than a week, to return and take power.
Global stocks lower after Trump inauguration, dollar weakensBEIJING (AP) ? Major global stock markets were mostly lower Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump promised "America first" policies, adding to concern about possible protectionism.
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