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London tribunal rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

London tribunal rules Uber drivers deserve workers’ rights

LONDON — Uber has lost a tribunal case on the employment rights of drivers, in a ruling which could affect thousands of other workers. The...
Samsudin Dimaukom: Philippine mayor killed in police shootout

Samsudin Dimaukom: Philippine mayor killed in police shootout

Samsudin Dimaukom, the mayor of a Philippine town, who had been publicly named by President Rodrigo Duterte as being involved in the illegal drug...
Donald Trump denies accusations of sexual misconduct

Donald Trump denies accusations of sexual misconduct

Donald Trump on Saturday pledged postelection lawsuits against every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behaviour, and he charged...
ISIS kidnaps, kills 30 civilian hostages in Afghanistan: Official

ISIS kidnaps, kills 30 civilian hostages in Afghanistan: Official

Militants linked to the Islamic State group killed at least 30 civilians hostages in the central Afghan province of Ghor, the local government said...
Guns on campus only invite tragedies, Study

Guns on campus only invite tragedies, Study

Policies allowing civilians to bring guns on college campuses are unlikely to reduce mass shootings on campus and are likely to lead to more...
British Airways plane diverted to Vancouver over 'sick crew'

British Airways plane diverted to Vancouver over ‘sick crew’

A British Airways Airbus A380 en route to London from San Francisco made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport after crew members became...
Toxic fumes from sulphur phosphates plant burns in Iraq Mosul

Toxic fumes from sulphur phosphates plant burns in Iraq Mosul

Toxic fumes released when extremists torched a sulphur plant near Mosul in Iraq have killed two civilians, made many ill and forced US troops...
Judge John McKeon faces call for impeachment after incest sentencing

Judge John McKeon faces call for impeachment after incest sentencing

Judge John McKeon is facing a backlash after he sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to repeatedly raping his 12-year-old daughter to just 60...
US soldier killed after bomb blast in Mosul

US soldier killed after bomb blast in Mosul

A U.S. soldier was reportedly killed on Thursday after sustaining life-threatening wounds as a result of an IED (improvised explosive device) blast in Mosul. The...
Saudi Arabia plans to raise $17.5 billion in first bond issue

Saudi Arabia plans to raise $17.5 billion in first bond issue

Saudi Arabia plans to sell $17.5 billion in its first bond offering, several media outlets report. It would make the Saudi bond issue the...

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