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US abstains for first time from UN vote condemning Cuban embargo

The United States abstained for the first time in 24 years from a vote in the UN General Assembly urging an end to Washington's embargo on Cuba on Wednesday.

US pushing for TTIP deal ahead of Obama's Germany trip

The United States said Wednesday it is continuing to push forward with a US-European trade agreement with the "ambitious" goal of completing talks before the end of the year despite indications...

Duterte wants US troops to leave Philippines in two years

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he wants the withdrawal of all foreign troops from his country within two years, in another apparent jab at the United States.

Apple earnings down, iPhone sales decline

Apple's latest results, posted Tuesday, showed a drop in revenue and declining iPhone sales.

Trump: "We're very close or winning"

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump maintains that his campaign is "very close or winning" with just two weeks to go until US elections.

Philippine leader resumes rebuke of US after arrival in Japan

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte slammed the United States soon after arriving in Japan Tuesday evening, calling Washington a “bully” for chastising him over his deadly war on drugs.

Volkswagen files recall plan for 3-litre cars in emissions case

Volkswagen on Monday met a deadline for submitting a revised recall plan for 3-litre engine diesel cars caught up in its emissions scandal, but no details were released.

AT&T tops Bayer: the five biggest mega deals of 2016

With AT&T's offer worth over 100 billion dollars for media giant Time Warner, the US telecom firm has surpassed the German company AG Bayer's recent merger with Monsanto. Here are the largest...

Trump campaign: "We are behind"

Donald Trump's campaign manager admitted Sunday that the Republican presidential candidate is lagging behind Democrat Hillary Clinton with only two weeks to go before election day.

Naked Trump sculpture fetches nearly 22,000 dollars at auction

A life-size street art sculpture depicting a fully naked Donald Trump has sold at auction for approximately 22,000 dollars.

Choice of White House candidates between "bad and worse," Iran says

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Sunday revealed his low opinion of the two candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, hoping to become the next US president.

AT&T to buy Time Warner in 85.4-billion-dollar deal

Telecommunications giant AT&T on Saturday said it would buy entertainment group Time Warner in a deal worth 85.4 billion dollars, to create one of the world's biggest media companies.

AT&T agrees to buy Time Warner, reports say

Telecommunications giant AT&T has agreed to buy media conglomerate Time Warner in a deal worth 80 billion dollars, media reports said Saturday.

Trade deal "mistakes" and women "liars" targeted in Trump speech

Republican Donald Trump laid out far-reaching plans for the start of his presidency if he wins November elections, vowing to withdraw or renegotiate international trade deals, begin removing...

Trump to lay out plan for first 100 days in Gettysburg speech

US Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump is due to lay out his vision for his presidency Saturday, in the same town where former president Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous US ...