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Top female Everest climber's new challenge: Inspiring women to strive

The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of the world’s highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve their dreams.
Trump calls for new tariffs on imported cars and trucks, escalating trade wars

Trump calls for new tariffs on imported cars and trucks, escalating trade wars

Trump called for tariffs on imported cars, trucks and auto parts Wednesday, similar to protectionist measures he's threatened on aluminum and steel.

Influencer who documented cancer battle dies at age 24

Nara Almeida, a popular blogger and influencer from Brazil, has died after inspiring her over 4.5 million social media followers during her nearly year-long battle with stomach cancer. She was 24

Daughter of poisoned Russian ex-spy talks about recovery

Daughter of Poisoned Russian Ex-Spy Says Recovery Has Been 'Slow and Extremely Painful'

Thailand stops short of banning hazardous weedkillers

Thailand stops short of banning hazardous weedkillers Video provided by AFP

Arsenal appoint former PSG coach Unai Emery as Wenger successor

Arsenal appoint former PSG coach Unai Emery as Wenger successor Video provided by AFP
What does Apple know about you? Privacy site makes it easier to find out

What does Apple know about you? Privacy site makes it easier to find out

Apple's new EU privacy portal makes it easier for folks to learn what Apple knows about their purchases, app usage and other data. U.S. comes later.

Here are some of the top new species of 2018

From plants to animals, there is always something new to discover somewhere in our world.
Giuseppe Conte: Italy's next PM to form western Europe's first populist government

Giuseppe Conte: Italy's next PM to form western Europe's first populist government

The little-known law professor with no political experience picked to be Italy’s next prime minister received a mandate Wednesday from President Sergio Mattarella to try to form western Europe's first
Yulia Skripal says nerve agent recovery slow and painful

Yulia Skripal says nerve agent recovery slow and painful

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in a nerve agent attack, said they’re lucky to be alive and recovery has been slow and painful, in her first public statement since the

All passengers miraculously survive after private plane snaps in half

A private plane snapped in half while attempting to land in Honduras’s capital city on Tuesday.
Trump nearing decision point on North Korea: 'We will know next week,' he says

Trump nearing decision point on North Korea: 'We will know next week,' he says

President Trump is nearing a go-or-no-go decision on North Korea talks, saying he'll make a decision next week about the planned June 12 summit.
Mother convicted in landmark British case over forced marriage

Mother convicted in landmark British case over forced marriage

A woman in Britain has been jailed for forcing her young daughter to marry a man in Pakistan in the first successful forced marriage prosecution in England. The victim, now 19, was just 13 when she

Eating alone makes people more unhappy than lack of money

What makes people more unhappy than lack of money? Keri Lumm explains the sad truth behind eating alone.
Trump's tough talk on China's ZTE little concern for tech giant, experts say

Trump's tough talk on China's ZTE little concern for tech giant, experts say

Trump’s plan to impose a billion-dollar fine on a Chinese telecom for violating sanctions is unlikely to have much impact on the firm, analysts say.
Deutsche Bank will 'sharply' scale back US presence and global equities trading: Report

Deutsche Bank will 'sharply' scale back US presence and global equities trading: Report

Deutsche Bank will "sharply" reduce its presence in the U.S. as the bank dials down its global equities trading business, according to reports. Executives are also closing in on previously announced
'Bad deal' with North Korea is not an option, Pompeo says

'Bad deal' with North Korea is not an option, Pompeo says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the United States would leave negotiations with North Korea if the upcoming meeting on leader Kim Jong Un's nuclear program goes south. “A bad

This guy owns a fifth of the world’s Transformers memorabilia

This man has the largest collection of Transformers in the world.