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An Australian man won a landmark case against his employer after he was fired for refusing to provide his fingerprints to sign in and out of work, raising questions about biometric data collection and ownership. The Business Insider reports that...

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s military rulers refused to agree on Monday to the Ethiopian proposal for a power-sharing agreement with the country’s pro-democracy movement, a top general said, in comments that could worsen a...

DUBAI (AP): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks on Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince about countering the military threat from Iran by building a broad, global coalition that includes Asian and European countries. Pompeo is...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince after days of mounting tensions following the downing of a U.S drone last week and after President Donald Trump...

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP): Jim Taricani, an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69. His friend, Dyana Koelsch, said on Saturday that Taricani died at his home...

BERLIN (AP): Swiss media say four people have been injured after heavy rains in western Switzerland saw rivers burst their banks and roads to become flooded. Online news site 20Minuten reported the injuries Saturday, but did not give further...

BETHLEHEM (AP): Palestinian officials say what they believe to be a new baptismal font has been discovered at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, allowing for more studies about Jesus’ traditional birthplace. Ziad al-Bandak, head of a...

WASHINGTON (AP): Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the United States government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working...

HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP): Connecticut’s governor signed legislation Friday banning use of the so-called ‘gay or trans panic’ defence in criminal cases. The defence is a controversial legal strategy that seeks to use a victim’s sexual orientation...

WASHINGTON (AP): A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York Magazine. Trump...
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