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 2017-09-21 16:02 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Toys "R" Us hires holiday staff... +

The toy retailer that filed for bankruptcy protection this week plans to hire thousands of workers, including toy demonstrators, to staff its stores for the holidays. Fred Katayama reports.}...

 2017-09-21 16:01 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate as questions linger over scandal... +

Wells Fargo (WFC.N) Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before Congress on Oct. 3 as the bank deals with fallout from a sales scandal a year ago that continues to spark new revelations....

 2017-09-21 16:00 

AP

The Latest: President Trump gives hurricane update... +

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico AP — The Latest on Hurricane Maria all times local : 10:25 a.m. President Donald Trump is providing an update on the U.S. response to a series of massive hurricanes. The......

 2017-09-21 16:00 

Reuters

[ US ]

Death toll from Hurricane Maria rises as storm heads north... +

Deadly Hurricane Maria flooded parts of the Dominican Republic on Thursday and continued to dump heavy rain on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico after destroying buildings and knocking out power to the entire island....

 2017-09-21 15:56 

UPI

EU threatens to make U.S. tech companies pay higher taxes... +

European Union officials threatened to enact higher taxes on U.S. tech companies if other countries don't revise agreements governing international taxation....

 2017-09-21 15:45 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.N. chief asks Iran president to release former U.N. official... +

U.N Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday for the release of U.S. citizen and former U.N. official Baquer Namazi, a U.N. spokesman said after they met on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly....

 2017-09-21 15:45 

Reuters

[ World ]

Syria's Kurds to hold historic vote in 'message' to Assad... +

Kurdish-led regions of northern Syria will hold elections on Friday, a historic expression of free will and a message to President Bashar al-Assad as he seeks to reassert control over the whole country, a senior Syrian Kurdish politician said....

 2017-09-21 15:45 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Wall Street slips from record levels as Apple, Fed view weigh... +

U.S. stocks slipped from their all-time highs on Thursday, weighed down by Apple and the hawkish stance of the Federal Reserve, which hinted at raising interest rates for a third time this year despite low inflation....

 2017-09-21 15:44 

Reuters

[ World ]

Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts... +

The Norwegian island of Finnoey has the highest density of electric cars in the world, but that could be set to change as subsidies paid to drivers becomes too much for the country....

 2017-09-21 15:40 

UPI

Trump touts alliances with Ukraine, Afghanistan on final day at U.N.... +

President Donald Trump opened his final day at the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday by talking with leaders from Afghanistan and Ukraine....

 2017-09-21 15:38 

Reuters Canada

Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had 'critical' cyber weaknesses in January... +

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detected five ...

 2017-09-21 15:35 

AFP

Ryanair's O'Leary says could ground more planes... +

Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary on Thursday said he could not rule out axing more flights, but added any additional cancellations would not be linked to ongoing pilot roster problems.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2017-09-21 15:32 

AFP

Protesters gather in Barcelona as Catalan referendum dealt a blow... +

Catalonia's vice-president admitted Thursday that plans to hold an outlawed independence referendum had been dealt a major blow by a crackdown the previous day, as people gathered in Barcelona for a second day of protests.The global network of Agence ...

 2017-09-21 15:30 

UPI

Gal Gadot in talks to join cast of 'Deeper' with Bradley Cooper... +

Gal Gadot is being eyed to join Bradley Cooper in MGM's upcoming underwater thriller, "Deeper."...

 2017-09-21 15:29 

Reuters

[ World ]

EU wants May to make firm offers now for Brexit deal: Barnier... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May should make the EU firm offers by next week to break deadlock in Brexit talks if she wants an orderly withdrawal and transition to a new relationship, the bloc's negotiator said on Thursday....

 2017-09-21 15:29 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.N. team to collect evidence of Islamic State crimes in Iraq... +

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday approved the creation of a U.N. investigative team to collect, preserve and store evidence in Iraq of acts by Islamic State that may be war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide....

 2017-09-21 15:29 

Reuters

[ World ]

Mexico rescuers labor against time to find trapped quake survivors... +

Rescuers labored against the odds on Thursday to find survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years, as the search for a 12-year-old schoolgirl that transfixed the nation faced ...

 2017-09-21 15:28 

AP

South Korea urges North Korea to abandon nukes, seek talks... +

UNITED NATIONS AP — South Korea's president is urging North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and seek dialogue....

 2017-09-21 15:27 

UPI

Canadian lawmaker sorry for calling environmental leader 'climate Barbie'... +

A Conservative Canadian lawmaker apologized Wednesday for calling Environmental Minister Catherine McKenna "climate Barbie" on Twitter....

 2017-09-21 15:24 

UPI

Demi Lovato on her sexuality: 'I don't owe anybody' an explanation... +

Demi Lovato reacted to a Twitter user who criticized her for refusing to label her sexual orientation....

 2017-09-21 15:24 

UPI

Ice-T has been a fan of 'SVU' guest star Brooke Shields since 'Blue Lagoon'... +

Ice-T says he has long admired Brooke Shields and is happy she is guest starring on his show "Law & Order: SVU."...

 2017-09-21 15:19 

UPI

Orbital ATK launches Patriot system target vehicle... +

A Patriot target vehicle has been successfully launched from Wake Island by Orbital ATK for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center....

 2017-09-21 15:19 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Trump to add sanctions on North Korea, but not on oil: U.S.... +

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will add more sanctions against North Korea, as U.S. allies have called for enforcing international sanctions as the best way to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program....

 2017-09-21 15:17 

UPI

Polish Army vehicles getting Rolls-Royce engines... +

Rolls-Royce AG is to supply MTU series 106 engines to Polish vehicle manufacturer Jelcz beginning this year....

 2017-09-21 15:14 

UPI

Some large plant-easting dinosaurs also snacked on crustaceans... +

Paleontologists have found evidence that some large plant-eating dinosaurs also liked to snack on crustaceans....

 2017-09-21 15:11 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Exclusive: Chipmaker GlobalFoundries asks EU to investigate bigger rival TSMC - source... +

U.S. electronic chipmaker GlobalFoundries has asked European antitrust regulators to investigate market leader TSMC (2330.TW), accusing the Taiwanese firm of unfair competition, an industry source said on Monday....

 2017-09-21 15:09 

UPI

North Korea blames sanctions for child rights abuses... +

North Korea blamed economic sanctions against the country for child rights abuses....

 2017-09-21 15:08 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. government watchdog calls for changes in Afghan training effort... +

Even as thousands of additional American troops head to Afghanistan, a U.S. government watchdog is warning that tens of billions of dollars could be wasted unless changes are made in the training of Afghan security forces....

 2017-09-21 15:08 

Reuters

[ World ]

Huge wildfire rages through Gran Canaria... +

Around 800 people have been evacuated from Gran Canaria after a huge wildfire broke out on Wednesday. Rough cut (no reporter narration)....

 2017-09-21 15:07 

Reuters Canada

Hack of U.S. securities regulator rattles investors, stirs doubts... +

Wall Street's top regulator faced questions on Thursday about its defenses against cyber criminals after admitting hackers breached its electronic database of corporate announcements and may have used it for insider trading....

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