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Denmark's Dong Energy sells its oil, gas business to INEOS

Ineos has signed a $1bn (£770m) deal to make it the biggest private enterprise in the North Sea. Assets include stakes in Ormen Lange, the second largest gas ...


Lyme disease: Ticks may be trouble this year

The actor explains that he was bitten by a tick about 17 years ago and received a shot for it, but was unknowingly bitten again years later. What about "chro...


Ethiopia's PM hails Tedros election as WHO chief

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn appointed Tedros as Minister of Foreign Affairs, in November 2012. He received 133 votes while Nabarro got 50, wi...


Britain's threat level raised to critical, second attack may be imminent

The Islamic State often quickly proclaims links to attacks , but some previous claims have not been proven. "Although it's not the first time Manchester ...


I nearly went for Ariana Grande concert: Singaporean in Manchester

The terror threat was last raised to critical in 2007 after a blazing auto loaded with gas canisters was driven into Glasgow Airport just days after Gordon Brow...


23-year-old man arrested in connection with Manchester terrorist attack

Audio from dashcam video taken from a auto parked near the arena appears to show one large explosion , possibly followed quickly by a second smaller blast. The...


Terror Attack in Manchester: Ariana Grande and Musicians React

May said raising the threat level means military will replace police officers at some public events. Ariana Grande has flown home to Florida after a suicide...


Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

EPA by almost one-third ( see related story ), reducing Interior by about 11 percent ( see related story ) and decreasing the Energy Department by 6 percen...


Regular chocolate consumption may be linked to lower risk of heart flutter

Chan School of Public Health. With the knowledge that dark chocolate consumption had been linked to improvements in heart health , the researchers sought t...


North Korea has developed road-mobile launchers

There was no immediate comment in North Korea's state-run media, and no reports that the North had returned fire. "The Trump administration would be well ...


Jakarta's former governor Ahok dropping appeal against jail sentence for blasphemy

Purnama - a Christian of Chinese descent - was convicted on May 9 on charges of insulting clergy and the Quran during a speech in September past year that trigg...


An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première

A third round was necessary as Tedros was short of the two-thirds majority needed. The WHO , as was the case during the elimination round in January, did not ...


Pakistan asks ICJ for early hearing in Jadhav case

It is believed that the ICJ might resume the hearing of the case in October, the daily quoted sources, as saying. Jadhav has been sentenced to death by a Pa...


Fire forces hundreds to evacuate homes near Leavenworth

The fire started on May 23, 2017 at approximately 1:00 pm, and the cause is now under investigation. The alert was extended to a mile above and below Spromber...


Theresa May waters down 'dementia tax' in humiliating Tory U-turn

But for those receiving care in their own home the value of their property will also now be taken into account in the means test - currently only their income a...


Top goal is universal health care — New WHO chief

Previously, director generals were chosen by an executive board, and voting took place behind closed doors. Late in the campaign, a supporter of Nabarro's qu...


South Korean military fires warning shots at object flown from North

In January 2016, South Korea said its military fired 20 machine gun warning shots after a North Korean drone briefly crossed the border. Earlier on Sunday, ...


Die as WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in Republic of Congo

The remoteness of the affected area, 1,300 kilometers from Kinshasa, means word of the outbreak was slow to emerge. Nigeria experienced the Ebola virus in J...


Celtics stun Cavs with buzzer-beater

The Celtics were dead and buried heading into Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cavs Sunday night. Marcus Smart made shots, Jonas J...


President Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

At the 10-year mark, Trump's budget is supposed to have balanced the federal ledger, without cutting Social Security or Medicare retirement benefits. "By 2027, ...


California botulism outbreak is rare case of deadly disease

Tests confirmed the botulism toxin was present in nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station in the Sacramento suburb of Walnut Grove that killed one man and le...


Manchester explosion: Ariana Grande's mother reportedly helps fans to safety

Eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos and a teenager, Georgina Callander, were among the first of the 22 victims to be confirmed. The authorities have identified...


Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

The government hasn't run a surplus since the late 1990s when a budget deal between Democrat Bill Clinton and congressional Republicans combined with the lo...


Caffeine-induced cardiac event kills SC teen

A SC coroner determined Monday that a 16-year-old boy who collapsed and died last month died from a caffeine overdose, NBC News reported. The death of a 1...


Rock covers part of iconic California road

According to the LA Times , the hillside gave way on Saturday night, burying a third of a mile of Highway 1. State officials say highway damage from storms h...


Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill

According to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, for Trump's tax cuts to pay for themselves, the economy would have to grow at 4.5 percent ov...


Some musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast

The deployment of a rather more sophisticated weapon is a worrying change of tactic, not least because the perpetrator will nearly certainly have required pract...


Manchester bomber was local man of Libyan descent

The suicide bomber has been identified as Salman Abedi , while police also arrested a 23-year-old man near the arena at a supermarket. Armed officers also ...


Tumultuous week puts Trump presidency on perilous path

He made the comments during a flight to Lynchburg, Virginia, where he delivered his first commencement address as president to graduates of Liberty University...


19 confirmed dead after explosions at Ariana Grande concert in England

SLIDESHOW: Explosion at Ariana Grande concert in ManchesterPHOTO: A map shows the location of Manchester Arena near Victoria Station in Manchester, England...


Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

Health officials on Monday confirmed one death among what the state says is ten people sickened by the cheese dip. 'You will always be remembered by those y...


Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer

Trump's visit was ensnared in the history of Jerusalem and the unending disputes between Israel and the Palestinians over boundary lines if the two sides...


China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on United States sanctions push

It called the missile - capable of reaching Japan and major US military bases there - an "answer" to President Trump's policies. The object, which the South K...


'Apollo 8' tells thrilling story of moon mission

Sotheby's NY is offering the bag for auction. " The star lot of the sale is the most important space exploration artifact to ever come to market, the ou...


THAAD controversy: China urges S. Korea 'to remove obstacles' in bilateral relations

Trump has recently said South Korea should pay one billion USA dollars for the system, a demand never mentioned in any agreement between the allies. Neverth...