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Report: Putin Says Russia Ready to Extend New START Treaty by Year-End

Report: Putin Says Russia Ready to Extend New START Treaty by Year-End

Russia is ready by the end of this year to extend the New START nuclear arms control treaty without extra...

FIFA’s Infantino Proposed as IOC Member, But Not Coe

FIFA’s Infantino Proposed as IOC Member, But Not Coe

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been proposed for International Olympic Committee membership, but World Athletics head Sebastian Coe will have...

Apple Buys First-ever Carbon-free Aluminum From Alcoa-Rio Tinto Venture

Apple Buys First-ever Carbon-free Aluminum From Alcoa-Rio Tinto Venture

Apple Inc on Thursday said it has bought the first-ever commercial batch of carbon-free aluminum from a joint venture between...

US Charges 2 Russians in International Hacking, Malware Conspiracy

US Charges 2 Russians in International Hacking, Malware Conspiracy

Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multi-year, international scheme to steal money...

US, UK Officials Announce Charges Against 2 Russian Hackers

US, UK Officials Announce Charges Against 2 Russian Hackers

U.S. and British law enforcement officials announced criminal charges against a notorious Russian hacker on Wednesday, accusing him of a...

Ukraine Lawmaker Met Giuliani to Discuss Misuse of US Taxpayer Money in Ukraine

Ukraine Lawmaker Met Giuliani to Discuss Misuse of US Taxpayer Money in Ukraine

An independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in Kyiv to discuss...

China’s Huawei Sues to Allow Rural Carriers to Buy its Equipment

China’s Huawei Sues to Allow Rural Carriers to Buy its Equipment

Chinese telecom giant Huawei has filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court to throw out a Trump administration rule...

Moscow Denies Involvement in Killing of Chechen Rebel in Germany

Moscow Denies Involvement in Killing of Chechen Rebel in Germany

Moscow denies any involvement in the shooting death of a former Chechen rebel commander in Berlin in August. The Russian...

Russian Anti-doping Chief Calls for Reform of Athletics Federation

Russian Anti-doping Chief Calls for Reform of Athletics Federation

Russia’s anti-doping chief has called for the dismissal of all national team athletics coaches and the creation of an international...

IS’s Virtual Caliphate Struggles to Regain Footing on Social Media

IS’s Virtual Caliphate Struggles to Regain Footing on Social Media

Islamic State media operatives appear to be flailing about in cyberspace, still trying to recover more than a week after...

France Braces for Nationwide Strikes  

France Braces for Nationwide Strikes  

France is preparing for nationwide strikes beginning Thursday that could bring the country to a standstill.French labor unions have called...

Italy Steps Up Placement of Migrants Around Europe

Italy Steps Up Placement of Migrants Around Europe

Italy has increased relocation of migrants around Europe, official figures showed Wednesday, reducing frictions around the issue and enabling far-right leader...