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 2018-06-22 11:23 

AP

Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea agreed Friday to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to......

 2018-06-22 11:19 

AP

Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Friday that the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians....

 2018-06-22 11:17 

AP

Couple engaged after airline finds lost bag with ring...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A couple were finally engaged after an airline lost their luggage that had the engagement ring inside....

 2018-06-22 11:13 

Reuters Canada

BlackBerry posts quarterly loss...

BlackBerry Ltd reported a quarterly loss on Friday, compared with a year-ago profit when the Canadian software maker received a one-time arbitration payment of $940 million from chipmaker Qualcomm Inc ....

 2018-06-22 11:12 

UPI

Italy to seize migrant ships 'illegally' flying Dutch flag...

Italy will seize two migrant rescue ships, one carrying more than 200 people in the Mediterranean, citing its illegal flying of the Dutch flag....

 2018-06-22 11:10 

AP

Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann to join Leipzig next year...

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann will stay one more season with the club before taking over Bundesliga rival Leipzig....

 2018-06-22 11:07 

UPI

Google honors science fiction author Octavia E. Butler with new Doodle...

Google celebrated science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler with a new Doodle Friday, on what would have been her 71st birthday....

 2018-06-22 11:03 

UPI

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to host Comedy Central Bruce Willis roast...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is to preside over the Comedy Central roast of Bruce Willis, which is to be taped at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles July 14....

 2018-06-22 11:00 

Reuters

Wall St Week Ahead-Supercharged telecom sector could become investor favorite...

An overhauledtelecommunications sector featuring most of the so-called FANGstocks could debut as Wall Street's hottest bet when it kicksoff in September, boosted by a rising wave of media andtelevision acquisitions. Long viewed as stodgy stocks for di...

 2018-06-22 11:00 

Reuters

Wall St Week Ahead-Supercharged telecom sector could become investor favorite...

An overhauledtelecommunications sector featuring most of the so-called FANGstocks could debut as Wall Street's hottest bet when it kicksoff in September, boosted by a rising wave of media andtelevision acquisitions. Long viewed as stodgy stocks for di...

 2018-06-22 10:59 

Reuters

China Chengxin downgrades CEFC Shanghai International after default...

Ratings agency China Chengxin International on Friday downgraded CEFC Shanghai International Group Ltd by a notch to its lowest rating of...

 2018-06-22 10:57 

Reuters Africa

EU leaders set to prolong Russia sanctions again...

European Union leaders will next week extend until the end of January economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, diplomats and officials said....

 2018-06-22 10:56 

Reuters

Asia Naphtha/Gasoline-Formosa buys naphtha; prices at around 3-month low...

Asia's naphtha crack ended the week at a two-session low of $71.20a tonne as high oil prices and expanding supplies countered strong demand, with at least four buyersseeking cargoes at the same time. - Taiwan's Formosa Petrochemical Corp, also Asi...

 2018-06-22 10:53 

Reuters

Feline fortune-teller Achilles backs Brazil to beat Costa Rica...

Brazil might have made a slow start to their World Cup campaign but things are looking up, with feline fortune-teller Achilles predicting a win against Costa Rica hours before kick off in St Petersburg on Friday....

 2018-06-22 10:53 

Reuters

German says Brexit timetable can be met...

Germany believes the timetable for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union can be kept to, a government spokeswoman said on Friday, adding that while some issues still needed to be resolved, there were still open questions....

 2018-06-22 10:52 

AP

Falcao vs Lewandowski in must-win World Cup contest...

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — After missing out on the World Cup four years ago because of an injury, Radamel Falcao is now in danger of being out of title contention after only two matches at the sport's m......

 2018-06-22 10:51 

UPI

Oil potential in West Africa building...

Oil prospects from frontier basins in West Africa could unlock reserves in excess of 30 million barrels, Savannah Petroleum announced Friday....

 2018-06-22 10:51 

Reuters

Germany hopes to solve U.S. trade conflict after clear EU response...
 2018-06-22 10:51 

Reuters

Syrian army drops barrel bombs in southwest assault: monitor, rebel...

Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and a rebel said, escalating an assault that has so far included artillery but only limited use of air power....

 2018-06-22 10:51 

AP

Summer camp illness sends 33 kids, 3 adults to hospital...

LAKE PLACID, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say 33 children and three adults were hospitalized after falling ill during a summer camp in Florida. Most of them complained of nausea....

 2018-06-22 10:50 

Reuters Africa

North, South Korea to hold family reunions on August 20-26 - South Korea...

Delegations from North and South Korea agreed on Friday to arrange reunions for families separated by the Korean War from Aug. 20 to Aug. 26, South Korea's Ministry of Unification said citing the delegations' joint statement....

 2018-06-22 10:49 

Reuters

Venezuela says 'a challenge' to recover lost crude output by end 2018...

Venezuela has the ability to boost crude output by 1 million barrels per day (bpd) by end of the year in its bid to recover lost production, but the oil minister also said on Friday this goal would be...

 2018-06-22 10:48 

Reuters

German says Brexit timetable can be met...

Germany believes the timetable for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union can be kept to, a government spokeswoman said on Friday, adding that while some issues still needed to be resolved, there were still open questions....

 2018-06-22 10:48 

Reuters

Merkel downplays prospect of Brussels breakthrough on migration...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel downplayed expectations of a major breakthrough being reached at Sunday's hastily-arranged talks between some EU leaders on the migration dispute dividing Europe....

 2018-06-22 10:48 

Reuters

Global Economy Weekahead: Soft patch, facade, or great decoupling?...

A rare synchronized expansion among major world economies that was cheered on by markets and policymakers may be already unraveling, with only the near-term prospects for the United States looking significantly better....

 2018-06-22 10:47 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Venezuela says "a challenge" to recover lost crude output by end 2018...
 2018-06-22 10:47 

Reuters Canada

Turkey's Erdogan, presidential rival both vow to send Syrians home...

President Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival in Sunday's presidential election have both pledged to send millions of Syrian refugees home, responding to growing unease among voters about the number of migrants in Turkey....

 2018-06-22 10:47 

Reuters

Turkey's Erdogan, presidential rival both vow to send Syrians home...

President Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival in Sunday's presidential election have both pledged to send millions of Syrian refugees home, responding to growing unease among voters about the number of migrants in Turkey....

 2018-06-22 10:46 

AP

Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw...

MOSCOW (AP) — The most decorated team in soccer plays on the same day as the newest stars on the international stage as Brazil and Iceland both hit the pitch Friday in group stage of the World Cup....

 2018-06-22 10:46 

AP

Rival Koreas agree to reunions of war-separated families...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War in August as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic......

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