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Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers. The 100-page complaint filed Friday in a San Diego federal court depicts Qualcomm as a greedy...
US stocks rose and the dollar fell Friday as Donald Trump was officially sworn in as the president of the United States and Barack Obama's term ended. Trump's inauguration dominated a day that saw most major equity markets rise as...
 Adele is set to take the stage at next month's Grammy Awards, where she is nominated for album, song and record of the year. The Recording Academy announced Friday that Adele will perform at the Feb. 12 show at the...
They are fashion's new celebrity aristocracy, the sons and daughters of stars who are themselves becoming the kings and queens of the catwalk shows. From Lily-Rose Depp and Will Smith's daughter Willow -- the faces of Chanel -- to the...
President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, are dancing at the first of three inaugural balls they'll attend Friday night. Trump says his first day as commander-in-chief was great. Trump says, "People that weren't so nice to me were saying that...
First Lady Melania Trump stunned fashion watchers by donning a sleek, off-the-shoulder cream dress with a daring thigh-high slit to dance with President Donald Trump at the inaugural balls. Her column dress, finished with a sculpted ruffle that cascaded down...
Fire engulfed a popular nightclub in the Romanian capital early Saturday, sending 41 people to hospitals for treatment including one who was seriously injured. No deaths were reported. The fire erupted in the early hours at the upmarket Bamboo nightclub,...
In a scene U.S. authorities had dreamed of for decades, Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was hauled into an American courtroom Friday and then taken away to an ultra-secure jail that has held some...
Tens of thousands of protestors braved icy weather and slippery roads for a rally in Seoul Saturday, demanding impeached President Park Geun-Hye's removal and the Samsung heir's arrest for corruption. Park was impeached by parliament last month over an influence-peddling...
 Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announced early Saturday he will cede power, after hours of last-ditch talks with regional leaders and the threat that a regional military force would forcibly remove him. "I believe it is not necessary that a...
The United Nations on Saturday launched a $550 million humanitarian appeal for Afghanistan, where about a third of the population is in need of assistance. Around 9.3 million people will be in need of help this year, a 13 per...
A bomb exploded at a market on Saturday in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt, killing at least 20 people and wounding 40 others, officials said. The bomb detonated in a crowded vegetable market in Parachinar city,...
Austrian police raided several addresses early Saturday as they grilled a suspected Islamic extremist thought to have been planning an attack, authorities said. "There were several raids on homes in Vienna and Lower Austria (state)," interior ministry spokesman Karl-Heinz Grundboeck...
On his first day in the White House, Donald Trump signed an order 'to ease the burden of Obamacare as we transition from repeal and replace,' his press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters. On Friday night, just after his inauguration,...
It would take months rather than weeks to organize a meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "It won't happens in a matter of weeks," Peskov said of a possible...
Turkey is headed for a referendum this year on whether to dramatically expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after parliament backed the changes early Saturday. The government insists the proposals to create an executive presidency will ensure simpler...
 Eight people were killed on Saturday after a shell landed on a house in southern Rafah, in the north of Sinai, eye witnesses and medical sources said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack and witnesses and...
Two suspected militants blew themselves up in a confrontation with security forces in Saudi Arabia's second city of Jeddah early on Saturday, Saudi media reported. Security officers surrounded a house in Jeddah and exchanged fire with the men who blew...
 The U.N. Security Council said Friday that it looked forward to talks on Syria in Kazakhstan as "an important step" ahead of the resumption of the intra- Syrian talks in Geneva. Sweden's U.N. Ambassador Olof Skoog, the current council president,...
Russian President's Special Representative for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, discussed with Syria's Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad issues related to the preparations for Astana talks on the crisis in Syria. Russian Foreign Ministry said...
The signing of a Russian-Syrian agreement on the Russian naval base in Tartus will serve the strengthening of stability across the entire Middle East and it has a potential for exerting beneficial influence on the inter-Syrian political dialogue, State...
More than 100 Al-Qaeda militants have been killed after US aircraft targeted a militant training base in Syria's Idlib province, the Pentagon has said. The "precision airstrike" on the Shaykh Sulayman training camp was conducted by manned and unmanned American...
The Skhirat agreement is the "ideal solution" to the Libyan crisis and would guarantee active participation of all Libyan factions to end the current crisis, Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Saturday at a Cairo conference on Libya. The...
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is not speculating on the future of Syria's Deir ez-Zor, which is on the verge of a humanitarian collapse, and continues to insist on humanitarian access to all of the besieged...