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Welsh street named steepest in world; New Zealand loses out
World2019-07-17 16:42October 18 2019 01:32:48

Welsh street named steepest in world; New Zealand loses out

A street in Wales has been designated the steepest in the world after a successful campaign by residents.

Peru's ex-president Toledo arrested in U.S.
World2019-07-17 09:02October 18 2019 01:32:48

Peru's ex-president Toledo arrested in U.S.

Peru's ex-president Alejandro Toledo, who is wanted in his country on corruption charges, was arrested early Tuesday in the United States, Peruvian judicial officials said.

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes
World2019-07-16 13:18October 18 2019 01:32:48

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago.

U.S. to raise bar for “made in America” products
World2019-07-16 13:15October 18 2019 01:32:48

U.S. to raise bar for “made in America” products

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered Monday that only products with more than 55 percent made in the United States may be considered "made in America," eyeing to raise the bar to 75 percent in the future.

Majority in U.S. supports human mission to Mars, first in decades
World2019-07-15 20:29October 18 2019 01:32:48

Majority in U.S. supports human mission to Mars, first in decades

A majority of Americans favor landing an astronaut on Mars for the first time in decades, a stark contrast to the views of 1969 and 1999, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Trump decides not to impose quotas on uranium imports
World2019-07-14 08:53October 18 2019 01:32:48

Trump decides not to impose quotas on uranium imports

U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he would not impose quotas on uranium imports despite Department of Commerce's findings that foreign uranium poses a threat to national security.

U.S. deciding how to punish ally Turkey over Russian arms deal
World2019-07-13 13:01October 18 2019 01:32:48

U.S. deciding how to punish ally Turkey over Russian arms deal

The U.S. edged closer to crisis Friday with NATO ally Turkey, which began receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system in defiance of Trump administration warnings that the deal would mean economic sanctions and no access to America's most advanced fighter jet.

Rare blue lobster found in a U.S. restaurant
World2019-07-12 13:07October 18 2019 01:32:48

Rare blue lobster found in a U.S. restaurant

A rare blue lobster was found in an order placed by a U.S. restaurant called Arnold's Lobster and Clam Bar, in Eastham, Massachusetts earlier this week.

Sudan's military council says foils coup attempt
World2019-07-12 09:32October 18 2019 01:32:48

Sudan's military council says foils coup attempt

Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) announced on Thursday that a coup attempt planned by officers was thwarted, official SUNA news agency reported.

Donald Trump themed toilet paper rolls sell in London
World2019-07-11 13:17October 18 2019 01:32:48

Donald Trump themed toilet paper rolls sell in London

Nine deer at famed park in Japan die after eating plastic bags
World2019-07-11 13:13October 18 2019 01:32:48

Nine deer at famed park in Japan die after eating plastic bags

Nine deer at a famed park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags.

U.S. launches Section 301 investigation into French digital services tax
World2019-07-11 09:34October 18 2019 01:32:48

U.S. launches Section 301 investigation into French digital services tax

The United States has launched a Section 301 investigation into the digital services tax of the Government of France.

Sanmenxia Dam releases water into Yellow River
World2019-07-10 13:17October 18 2019 01:32:48

Sanmenxia Dam releases water into Yellow River

South Korean leader denounces Japanese comments over sanctions
World2019-07-10 13:15October 18 2019 01:32:48

South Korean leader denounces Japanese comments over sanctions

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday criticized comments by Japanese officials who questioned the credibility of Seoul's sanctions against North Korea while justifying Tokyo's stricter controls on high-tech exports to South Korea.

Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua dies at 81
World2019-07-10 09:01October 18 2019 01:32:48

Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua dies at 81

Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua on Tuesday died of heart and kidney failure, local press reported.

European powers call for urgent meeting on Iran nuclear issue
World2019-07-10 09:01October 18 2019 01:32:48

European powers call for urgent meeting on Iran nuclear issue

France, Germany, Britain and the EU High Representative on Tuesday expressed "deep concerns" over Iran's fresh move to raise the concentration of its enriched uranium beyond agreed limits, calling for an urgent meeting of a joint commission on the issue.

U.S. to apply tariffs to Mexican fabricated steel imports
World2019-07-09 13:17October 18 2019 01:32:48

U.S. to apply tariffs to Mexican fabricated steel imports

The U.S. Commerce Department announced Monday that it has decided to once again apply tariffs on fabricated steel imports from Mexico.

Sentencing phase for Brendt Christensen starts
World2019-07-09 08:50October 18 2019 01:32:48

Sentencing phase for Brendt Christensen starts

Sentencing phase for Brendt Christensen who has been ruled by a U.S. jury guilty of kidnapping and killing Chinese visiting scholar Zhang Yingying in 2017, started Monday afternoon at a federal courthouse in Peoria, U.S. state of Illinois.

Step by step, Africa inches toward 'historic' free trade zone
World2019-07-08 13:29October 18 2019 01:32:48

Step by step, Africa inches toward 'historic' free trade zone

The African Union (AU) launches the "operational phase" this weekend of a long-awaited trade accord, but analysts say the continent faces an uphill task to transform the pact into reality.

Conservatives have strong mandate to change Greece, will deliver, says winner of general elections
World2019-07-08 09:35October 18 2019 01:32:48

Conservatives have strong mandate to change Greece, will deliver, says winner of general elections

Greece's conservatives received a strong mandate from Greek people to change the country over the next four years and will deliver, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of the main opposition conservative New Democracy (ND) party, said on Sunday evening.

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