South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe apologized for telling U.S. President Donald Trump that Africa loves him, but warned the growing perception that the continent is anti-America may hamper investment.
In the past 24 hours, the number of cases of the new coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, nearly doubled to more than 4,400. Since the outbreak was announced on December 31, the virus has taken the
TOKYO (AP) — Panic and pollution drive the market for protective face masks, so business is booming in Asia, where fear of the virus from China is straining supplies and helping make mask-wearing the normal.
(CNN) — Researchers have figured out which plant species bumble bees prefer to include in their diets, providing advice to those wishing to help with bee conservation efforts. During the summer months
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced a plan to prevent, contain and treat infectious diseases as a new viral illness spreads in China. The Massachusetts
(CNN) — The former king of Belgium, Albert II, has acknowledged that he fathered a daughter in an affair in the 1960s, marking the end of a paternity suit that he has contested for seven years. Belgian
The first human to human transmission of the Wuhan coronavirus in Europe has been reported in Germany, where a man was infected by a colleague who had been in China, fuelling anxieties about the potential
Modern psychology agrees this counterintuitive trick can help you win over nearly anyone. Charming people who like you, and whom you like, is easy enough. You smile, make eye contact, remember names, yourself
Al-Asad air base, Iraq (CNN) — Akeem Ferguson was in a bunker when his team received the bone-chilling radio transmission: Six Iranian ballistic missiles were headed in their direction. The concrete slab
Thousands of tourists and residents evacuated parts of Australia on Friday as hot temperatures and strong winds were expected to worsen wildfire conditions over the weekend. "This is a ferocious fire is
TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Friday revised a roadmap for the cleanup of the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, further delaying the removal of thousands of spent fuel units that remain in cooling pools
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence while giving
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is adding 3,000 jobs at two factories in the Detroit area and investing $1.45 billion to build new pickup trucks, SUVs, and electric and autonomous vehicles. The company Tuesday
Michelle Obama leapt to the defence of Greta Thunberg after her husband's successor criticised a recent award to the teenage climate activist. The 16-year-old Swede was this week recognised as Time magazine's
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said that the U.S. is in "big trouble" if major tech companies abandon working with the Pentagon. "My view is that if big tech is turning their back on the Department of Defense,
(This Nov 29 story corrects spelling of IHS "Markit" in paragraph 28, not "market".) HARBIN, China/SINGAPORE/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Across China's coal-burning northeastern provinces, pipelines are being contracts
Scientists Just Discovered That Eating Chocolate Has an Amazing Effect on Happiness. But There Is a (Literally) Small Catch
Great news: A little dark chocolate can make you happier. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your perspective), the key word is 'little.' A number of studies show the benefits of dark chocolate.
The Oracle of Omaha admits there was a time when he saw the future, but it wasn't enough. I was recently in Florida talking to an audience member after a keynote I gave on flourishing in change. She said
An American man has died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater during a vacation in Tanzania. Steven Weber drowned while asking Kenesha Antoine to marry him at an island resort off the east coast
US vice-president urges taoiseach and EU to negotiate with UK ‘in good faith’ The US vice-president and the taoiseach have clashed over Brexit, with Mike Pence urging Leo Varadkar and the EU to work with