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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany trims 2018 growth forecast, but outlook still strongThe German government has trimmed its economic growth forecast this year slightly to 2.3 percent
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Comcast challenges Murdoch with rival bid for UK-based SkyU.S. media conglomerate Comcast has made a 22 billion pound ($30 billion) bid for London-based pay TV operator Sky in move that threatens a rival bid by Rupert Murdoch.
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
FILE- In this Sept. 1, 2013 file photo, controversial spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, center, is brought for interrogation by police in Jodhpur, India. An Indian court has held the high-profile guru guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013. The verdict against Bapu, 77, was read out inside a prison in the city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, because of fears that his followers may resort to violence. (AP Photo/Sunil Verma, File)
Indian court jails spiritual guru for life in rape caseAn Indian court has found a high-profile spiritual guru guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013 and sentenced him to life in prison
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Backlash sparked over pressure to stop China student #MeTooStudents have launched a petition against China's Peking University amid a rare public outcry against the elite school's handling of a decades-old alleged rape case
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Chen Hao, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle company's deputy managing director gestures near the Nissan IMX concept car during the start of the Auto China 2018 in Beijing, China, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Volkswagen and Nissan have unveiled electric cars designed for China at the Beijing auto show that highlights the growing importance of Chinese buyers for a technology seen as a key part of the global industry's future. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Chinese automaker plans electric car production in SAfricaChinese automaker BAIC announces plans to produce electric cars in South Africa as Beijing auto show highlights China's growing role in the emerging technology
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Russia hints it may provide advanced air defenses to SyriaThe Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the U.S., Britain and France earlier this month
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum, center, duels for the ball with Roma's Aleksandar Kolarov during the Champions League semifinal, first leg, soccer match between Liverpool and Roma at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
Liverpool's unfashionable midfield the support act for SalahLiverpool is back in Europe's elite with an unfashionable and functional central midfield that is proving just as effective as the star-laden engine room of a decade ago
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proofIran says it's cheese puffs, not missiles, at the middle of an international incident
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
This image provided by Juul Labs on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 shows the company's e-cigarette device. On Tuesday, federal health officials announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. Juul Labs says it monitors retailers to ensure they are following the law, and its age verification system searches public records and sometimes requires customers to upload a photo ID. (Courtesy of Juul Labs via AP)
Juul maker to invest $30M to combat underage vapingThe maker of the much-debated e-cigarette brand Juul says it will spend $30 million to try to keep its products from underage users
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
US filmmaker Martin Scorsese wins Spain's Asturias art prizeAmerican filmmaker Martin Scorsese has been awarded Spain's Princess of Astorias award for the arts, with the jury describing him as an uncontested major figure of contemporary cinema
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
China says it welcomes visit by US officials amid trade spatChina says it welcomes a planned visit by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to Beijing next week as world's two biggest economies tangle on trade
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Drugmaker Takeda agrees to buy Shire for $64 billionJapanese drugmaker Takeda has reached a preliminary agreement to take over Ireland-based drugmaker Shire Plc for 46 billion pounds ($64 billion) in one of the biggest pharma deals to date.
The Associated Press1 hour ago


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