Uber wins U S court appeal to push price-fixing case to arbitration

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK | Thursday, Aug 17 2017 IST

-Uber Technologies Inc today won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case against t

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China confirms bird flu outbreak at quail farms in Guizhou province

BEIJING | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

China confirmed a bird flu outbreak at quail farms in the country's southwestern province of Guizhou, according to a Ministry of Agriculture statement today. The outbreak in Luodian, a city of 345,000

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Seoul urges Pyongyang to respond to dialogue offer

Seoul |Friday, 2017 3:45:24 PM IST

South Korea's newly-elected Red Cross society chief on Friday again urged North Korea to respond to Seoul's earlier dialogue offer to discuss humanitarian issues between the two sides.

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Sword attack outside Taiwan presidential office

Taipei |Friday, 2017 3:45:24 PM IST

A man carrying a samurai sword attacked a military police officer outside Taiwan's presidential office on Friday, officials said.

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Three beheaded by suspected Al-Shabaab militants

Nairobi |Friday, 2017 3:45:19 PM IST

At least three persons were beheaded and several houses torched by suspected Somali Islamist Al-Shabaab militants in Kenya's coastal region of Lamu.

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13 killed, 100 injured in Spain attack, IS claims responsibility (Second Lead)

Barcelona |Friday, 2017 5:15:04 AM IST

The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured.

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Kiev accuses Moscow of plotting sabotage activities

Kiev |Friday, 2017 3:15:04 AM IST

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) accused Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) of plotting sabotage activities in Ukraine, the media reported.

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Trump condemns Barcelona attack, says US ready to help

Washington |Friday, 2017 2:45:04 AM IST

US President Donald Trump condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Barcelona and said that the US stood ready to assist Spain, the media reported.

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13 killed, 50 hurt in Barcelona terror attack (Lead)

Barcelona |Friday, 2017 1:15:05 AM IST

At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 were injured when a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard, media reports said.

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Finnish President Niinisto to meet Trump in White House

Helsinki |Friday, 2017 1:15:05 AM IST

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto is to meet US President Donald Trump in Washington on August 29, Finnish officials announced.

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Trump condemns 'terror attack' in Barcelona, says US ready to help

WASHINGTON | Thursday, Aug 17 2017 IST

President Donald Trump today said the United States stood ready to help Spanish authorities after what he called a "terror attack" in Barcelona. "The United States condemns the terror attack in Ba

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Japan says to boost defense posture, provide $500 mln for maritime defense

WASHINGTON | Thursday, Aug 17 2017 IST

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono today said Japan would strengthen its defense posture in response to the North Korean threat and provide $500 million to help boost maritime security in East Asia,

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