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Sudan's ex-president convicted of corruption and money laundering

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 09:58:00 +0000

Omar al Bashir, the former president of Sudan, has been convicted of corruption and money laundering.





North Korea completes 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 07:13:00 +0000

North Korea says it has carried out another "crucial test" at its long-range rocket launch site.





Australia could face its hottest day ever - beating record of 50.7C

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 07:47:00 +0000

Australia is sweltering through an unprecedented heatwave - with forecasters warning temperatures could exceed an all-time high of 50.7C (123.3F).





Divers resume search to recover remaining two volcano victims

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 18:51:00 +0000

Navy and police divers are scouring waters around New Zealand's White Island in search of the remaining two victims of Monday's volcanic eruption.





Asian markets buoyed by US-China trade war pact reports

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:47:00 +0000

Asian markets have followed Wall Street higher on reports that a trade deal has been agreed in principle between the US and China.



National News




Trump impeachment a step closer after vote to press charges

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:12:00 +0000

The impeachment of Donald Trump has moved a step closer after a committee voted to press formal charges against the US president.





Boy, 13, charged with murder after college student stabbed to death

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 03:56:00 +0000

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested after a New York college student was stabbed to death just a day before her final exams.





'Celebrate Boris!' Trump promises 'massive new trade deal'

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:22:00 +0000

Donald Trump has congratulated Boris Johnson on his huge election win and is promising a "massive" post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and US.





Trump: US-China trade war eases through 'very large' deal

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:58:00 +0000

The US and China have outlined a cooling in their 17-month long trade war, helping push US stock markets to record highs.





Thousands of 'penis fish' wash up on California beach

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:19:00 +0000

Thousands of 10-inch "penis fish" have mysteriously washed up on a beach in California following winter storms.



Business News




General election: Markets surge on Tory election victory

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:07:00 +0000

The pound and the FTSE 100 have surged higher as the Conservatives secured a majority in the general election.





Major train timetable changes to add 1,000 new services

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:41:00 +0000

A major change to timetables across Britain will take effect on Sunday, adding 1,000 new weekly services as well as the first non-stop journey between London and Bristol in decades.





Trump: US-China trade war eases through 'very large' deal

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:58:00 +0000

The US and China have outlined a cooling in their 17-month long trade war, helping push US stock markets to record highs.





SNP MP Blackford rings up payday from telecoms sale

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:59:00 +0000

It has been a productive 24 hours for Ian Blackford, the SNP's leader at Westminster.





Uber submits appeal against London ban

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:58:00 +0000

Uber has appealed against Transport for London's (TfL) decision to strip its operating license to work in the UK's capital.



Sports News




Watch HSBC World Rugby Sevens in Cape Town

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:52:12 EST

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Watch live action as the Canadian men's and women's rugby sevens squads compete at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Cape Town, South Africa.





Canadian women remain undefeated at Cape Town 7s

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 05:20:04 EST

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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team are a perfect 2-0 in pool play at the HSBC World Series Rugby Sevens event after beating Spain on Saturday in Cape Town, South Africa.





No need to panic, Brad Gushue says, Canadian curling is just fine

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:29:10 EST

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It's approaching two years since there was all that panic, look yourself in the mirror moments and hyperbolic talk about Canada needing a curling summit in the wake of last Olympics. Time for a reality check.





Koe beats Gushue to secure playoff spot at the National

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 23:32:56 EST

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Calgary's Kevin Koe clinched a playoff berth at the National with a 6-3 victory over Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., on Friday night in the final round-robin game for both teams.





Watch World Cup men's alpine skiing from France

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:54:31 EST

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Watch action from the men's alpine skiing World Cup stop in Val d'Isere, France.



Health News




Cigna to use AI to track patients' medication intake

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:52:35 -0500

More than a third of patients with diabetes don't take their drugs as prescribed, sometimes because of cost concerns.





Mom of 10-month-old on life support refuses to give up

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:42:49 -0500

A judge in Texas ruled that a Fort Worth hospital cannot disconnect Tinslee Lewis at least for another three weeks





Malls hold Santa Cares events for kids with autism

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:41:15 -0500

Santa knows how to interact with kids who have autism – and he wants them to know he cares.





How to combat loneliness, and how it differs from depression

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:20:51 -0500

Two new studies suggest older adults are more lonely than they used to be. The American Psychological Association found on average that reported loneliness began to increase after age 75. But loneliness is an issue for all generations. Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma, who consults on depression, anxiety disorders, and work-life balance issues, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.





House passes bill to lower prescription drug costs

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:47:06 -0500

The bill, which passed 230 to 192, is unlikely to move forward in the Senate



Entertainment News




England's Asian Miss World hopeful says contest is not outdated

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 01:07:00 +0000

England's Miss World hopeful has said the competition is evolving, hitting back at claims it is outdated.





Actress who appeared in first Emmerdale episode dies aged 100

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 23:35:00 +0000

Former Emmerdale star Sheila Mercier - who appeared in the soap's first ever show - has died at the age of 100.





Mad Men star Christina Hendricks files for divorce

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 02:07:00 +0000

Actress Christina Hendricks has filed for divorce from husband Geoffrey Arend after 10 years of marriage.





Love Island star Caroline Flack arrested and charged with assault

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:27:00 +0000

Caroline Flack has been charged with assault by beating after reports of a man being attacked, the Metropolitan Police say.





Colin Firth splits from wife Livia Giuggioli

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:31:00 +0000

Colin Firth has separated from his wife of 22 years, Livia Giuggioli.



Technology News




Housework wiped out: Scientists invent the self-cleaning worktop

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:39:00 +0000

The days of breaking a sweat scrubbing worktops until they are germ-free could soon be over.





Uber submits appeal against London ban

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:58:00 +0000

Uber has appealed against Transport for London's (TfL) decision to strip its operating license to work in the UK's capital.





Thousands of 'penis fish' wash up on California beach

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:19:00 +0000

Thousands of 10-inch "penis fish" have mysteriously washed up on a beach in California following winter storms.





World's oldest artwork? 44,000-year-old cave painting discovered

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:10:00 +0000

A cave painting discovered in Indonesia on the island of Sulawesi could be the oldest known artwork in the world, according to new research.





How did parakeets arrive in the UK? Scientists debunk Jimi Hendrix myth

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:38:00 +0000

Scientists have debunked the idea that parakeets were introduced to the UK by legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix.