Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington
Tehran and Washington have escalated rhetoric against each other in recent weeks as the United States has tightened sanctions.
New Zealand Rugby, Crusaders to investigate Cape Town incidents
Crusaders players, including All Blacks winger George Bridge, were accused of directing homophobic slurs and gestures at patrons at a fast food restaurant over the weekend.
Angry at being dubbed a hustler, Maradona dismisses new film
Posters for the two-hour documentary about the controversial Argentine forward say ‘Diego Maradona: Rebel. Hero. Hustler. God.’ with the World Cup winner upset at the use of 'hustler'.
Man accused of murder in New Zealand shootings also charged with terrorist act
The charge, which came under the country’s terrorism suppression legislation, was filed against Brenton Tarrant, police said in a statement.
Ford Motor Co to cut 10% of white-collar jobs as part of global restructuring
Ford Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett said in an email to employees that the cuts include both voluntary buyouts and layoffs, and a spokesman added it freezes open positions as well.
Nike, Under Armour, among others, urge Trump to remove footwear from tariff list
Trump increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25% from 10% earlier this month.
Huawei founder says US government is underestimating company - state media
Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei told state broadcaster CCTV that Huawei’s 5G would not be affected and predicted that no other parties would be able to catch up with the company in 5G technology in the next 2-3 years.
British ministers forecast thriving City of London in post-Brexit world
Since Britain voted to leave the European Union three years ago, London’s financial services industry has been jolted by the prospect of ending four decades of regulatory integration and losing access to the bloc in one fell swoop later this year.
US eases restrictions on China's Huawei to keep networks, phones operating
The US Commerce Department will allow Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to purchase American-made goods in order to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets.
Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids
After all, time spent in front of screens means less time for scribbling with crayons or playing games that help kids learn how to kick a ball or take turns.
Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes
Among the 3,069 stroke survivors in the study, 1,475, or 48%, were current smokers and another 9% were former smokers.
Swedish prosecutor requests Assange's detention over rape allegation
If granted, the court order would be the first step in a process to have Assange extradited from Britain, where he is serving a 50-week sentence for skipping bail.
Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea Flower Show
Co-created with landscape artists Andree Davies and Adam White, Kate’s 'Back to Nature Garden' includes a rope swing, a tree house and a stream with waterfalls.
Women honoured at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny
Cannes’ film festival, the world’s most important cinema showcase, last year signed a pledge to get an equal number of men and women in its top management by 2020 that is gradually gathering momentum at similar European and US events.
Rand firmer as risk selloff pauses
The rand shed close to 2% in the previous week but remained one of the better performing emerging currencies with the post-election positivity limiting losses, with investors awaiting the announcement of a new cabinet.
Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority
Morrison’s coalition defied forecasts to be re-elected on Saturday in what he called a political miracle.
May's new Brexit offer retains Northern Irish backstop - paper
May said she will present a 'new, bold offer' to lawmakers with 'an improved package of measures' in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament before she leaves office.
Oil surges after OPEC indicates it will maintain output cuts
Brent crude was up by 96 cents, or 1.3%, at $73.17 a barrel by 0227 GMT, having earlier touched $73.40, the highest since April 26.