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Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport

Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport Wed, 28 Sep, 2016

An unauthorised drone forced Dubai airport to halt air traffic for about half an hour on Wednesday in the second such incident in four months, the airport authority said.
Yahoo says at least 500 million accounts hacked in 2014

Yahoo says at least 500 million accounts hacked in 2014 Thu, 22 Sep, 2016

Yahoo said Thursday a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from half a billion users and may have been "state sponsored."
Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling

Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

US President Barack Obama warned Beijing Thursday it could not ignore a tribunal's ruling rejecting its sweeping claims to the South China Sea, driving tensions higher in a territorial row that threatens regional security.
UK vows to match EU funds, farm subsidies after Brexit

UK vows to match EU funds, farm subsidies after Brexit Sat, 13 Aug, 2016

The British government pledged Saturday to match European Union funding for farmers, universities and infrastructure projects following Brexit, as it sought to allay fears over key sectors.
UK economy suffers 'dramatic deterioration' from Brexit vote

UK economy suffers 'dramatic deterioration' from Brexit vote Fri, 22 Jul, 2016

Britain's economy was battered by the Brexit vote last month and faced a "dramatic deterioration" in activity as orders dried up and business investments were canned, key data showed Friday.
Britain's jobless total dips to 11-year low

Britain's jobless total dips to 11-year low Wed, 20 Jul, 2016

Britain's unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent in the three months to May, the lowest level since 2005, official data showed on Wednesday.
Colombia FARC rebels stop levying 'tax' in peace drive

Colombia FARC rebels stop levying 'tax' in peace drive Wed, 06 Jul, 2016

Colombia's FARC rebel force says it has halted recruiting fighters and demanding money from civilians as it works towards a historic peace deal with the government.
Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall

Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall Wed, 06 Jul, 2016

Four major U.S. airports plan to speed up security checks by automating the distribution of bins for travelers' carry-on bags, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and American Airlines Group Inc said on Tuesday.
North America leaders defend free trade, resist isolationism

North America leaders defend free trade, resist isolationism Wed, 29 Jun, 2016

The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico pushed back Wednesday on calls for walling off their nations from free trade, arguing that more commerce with the outside world is inevitable and will deliver measurable benefits for their citizens.
Toyota announces recalls for defective air bags, canisters

Toyota announces recalls for defective air bags, canisters Wed, 29 Jun, 2016

Toyota announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags and another 2.87 million vehicles for faulty fuel emissions controls.
EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly, market rout halts

EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly, market rout halts Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union, a move the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.
Canada to lift visa for Mexican visitors

Canada to lift visa for Mexican visitors Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada will lift visa requirements for Mexican visitors as of December 2016, removing a major irritant in relations between the two countries.
Brexit vote sparks surge in Irish passport applications

Brexit vote sparks surge in Irish passport applications Mon, 27 Jun, 2016

Britain's vote to leave the European Union has triggered a surge in applications for Irish passports, which would allow their holders to remain EU citizens, officials said Monday.
1.5 million sign UK petition for second EU vote

1.5 million sign UK petition for second EU vote Sat, 25 Jun, 2016

More than 1.5 million people have signed a petition calling for a second referendum, after a shock vote to pull Britain out of the EU, an official website showed Saturday.
Britain's EU commissioner, finance chief Hill, resigns

Britain's EU commissioner, finance chief Hill, resigns Sat, 25 Jun, 2016

Britain's representative on the EU executive in Brussels, Financial Services Commissioner Jonathan Hill, resigned on Saturday after having campaigned against a British exit from the European Union.

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