Three researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries, paving the way for smartphones and a fossil fuel-free society.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has urged Iran to hand over the damaged black boxes from the downed airliner to France, saying it has one of the few laboratories capable of properly examining them.
The virus, which causes pneumonia-like symptoms and is in the same family as SARS, has killed a second person and spread to Thailand and Japan.
A South Carolina woman was on Thursday sentenced to 25 years in jail after she admitted poisoning her husband by putting eye drops in his drinking water.
Ukraine's prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky's grasp of economics, in the first major political test for the inexperienced leader.
The banking titan also polled clients on when they expect the next US recession, and their predictions for US stocks and Fed rate cuts.
China's birth rate dropped last year to its lowest level since the Communist country was founded in 1949, adding to concerns that an ageing society and shrinking workforce will pile pressure on a slowing economy.
Tourists admire an ice sculpture ahead of the opening of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Heilongjiang, China. (NOEL CELIS/AFP)
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The text offered for the first time the details of what will be expected in a new chapter of relations between the two largest economies.
Khamenei was notably quiet on the Ukrainian Flight 752 crash, however, only briefly mentioning it as a "bitter accident."
A second person has died in China from a mysterious SARS-linked virus that has stricken dozens and appeared in two other Asian countries, officials said.
The scathing opinion piece from The Globe and Mail argued their residency would break "an unspoken constitutional taboo."
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The historic impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened on Thursday in the US Senate, as lawmakers took a solemn oath to be "impartial" in deciding whether to force the 45th US president from office.
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The "phase one" trade deal between Washington and Beijing was the result of long, fraught negotiations. "Phase two" is likely to be just as bumpy and unpredictable.
US presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders called each other liars in a heated exchange that could be seen but not heard unfolding onstage after the Democratic debate, CNN revealed on Wednesday.
The move would be the first tangible sign of de-escalation in a trade dispute that has weighed on the world's largest economies for nearly two years.
Snap's popularity with younger users helped it make a comeback in 2019, but an eMarketer report said that Pinterest's wide appeal is paying off.
The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond.
House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff will lead the prosecution of President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial in the Senate, House speaker Nancy Pelosi says.
In the shock announcement, Dmitry Medvedev said President Vladimir Putin would choose a new government. Putin is also expected to make changes to the country's constitution.
The Brexit deal includes a transition period in which ties remain unchanged in practice until December 31, 2020.
The blurry film, shot from a rooftop in a village four miles from an Iranian military site, shows the Kiev-bound plane on fire and circling back to Tehran's airport.
The fuel appeared to be dumped by a plane that was returning to Los Angeles International Airport shortly after taking off.
Popular dating apps like Tinder and Grindr are sharing the personal data of their users to third parties in breach of EU regulations, a Norwegian consumer rights group says.
Although Boeing's new CEO David Calhoun has been called the "turnaround specialist," getting the 737 Max off the ground will be no easy task.
Forecasts of heavy rain offered hope Tuesday in the months-long battle to contain Australia's unprecedented bushfires, but smoke lifted pollution levels in the nation's second biggest city to among the worst in the world.
"I thought a woman could win; he disagreed," Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts said in a lengthy statement shared on Twitter.
Iran on Tuesday announced its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner in Tehran last week, after a third night of angry protests over the disaster.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that everyone responsible for the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week must be punished.
Taal volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned on Tuesday, leaving tens of thousands in limbo after they fled their homes fearing a massive eruption.
Trudeau says Canadians feeling 'tremendous grief and loss' and need 'clear answers' about what happened to the aircraft.
Facebook's move to disband WhatsApp's ad team comes more than 18 months after WhatsApp cofounders Brian Acton and Jan Koum left the company.
With the shock replacement of his government and plans for a constitutional overhaul, President Vladimir Putin has set in motion sweeping changes to Russia's political order.
If approved, tax chief Mikhail Mishustin will have a week to choose a new government and ministers.
A secret operation by specialist firefighters has saved the world's last stand of Wollemi Pines, a pre-historic species known as "dinosaur trees", from Australia's unprecedented bushfires, officials have said.
Huawei announced a R375 million investment to court British and Irish developers to make apps the Huawei's App Gallery.
The US House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate, a key step in Democratic efforts to remove the president for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Trump used a rally to target efficiency standards and what he said was their effect on dishwashers, toilets, and lightbulbs.
Russian state could be set for a massive overhaul with Putin rearranging the nation's governing structures.
Kay Newman started an online petition in honour of her dog Duke to pressure Qantas into reviewing its pet travel policies.
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The potential payout is part of Elon Musk's Tesla compensation package, widely believed to be the largest deal of its kind.
Qassem Suleimani, who was killed in a US drone strike in Baghdad, was widely considered to be the most powerful man in Iran after the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
US officials told NBC that Trump approved a US military strike against Soleimani if Iran killed in American back in June of 2019.
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), says it will will mobilize between 100,000 and 500,000 people to when Bezos visits this week.
The US estimates China has up to three million Uighur people in internment camps camps, where those who left speak of torture and medical experiments.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar left Moscow on Tuesday without signing a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending nine months of fighting, leaving the future of a fragile truce uncertain.
Brazilian transport police say they had seized 1.1 tons of cocaine from a tanker truck near the capital Brasilia, a record haul for the region.
The bodies of at least 29 people have been unearthed from a mass grave on a property outside Mexico's western city of Guadalajara, local authorities have said.
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