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Google fined $5bn by EU in antitrust ruling

Google was hit with a $5.1 billion fine by European antitrust officials on Wednesday for abusing its power in the smartphone market, in the region's latest move to rein in the clout of American tech companies.
Adam Satariano Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Banned cleric backs Imran

A Pakistani cleric, who has been placed by the US on a terror watch list, has extended his support to Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in the general election scheduled for July 25, a media report said on Wednesday.
Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Brazil hunts Dr Bumbum after death of patient

A Brazilian celebrity butt-enhancement surgeon called Dr Bumbum has gone on the run following the death of a patient just hours after undergoing cosmetic surgery at his home in Rio de Janeiro.
Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump: Russia is not targeting America

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not believe Russia is still targeting the US, contradicting American intelligence assessments that Moscow was continuing its attempts to meddle in American elections.
Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Son's plea can't save father's killer in US

A 34-year-old man convicted of killing an Indian-origin businessman in 2004 was executed in Texas on Tuesday evening despite a clemency appeal from the victim's son.
Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Thai cave boys say rescue was 'magical'

The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand recounted details of their ordeal on Wednesday, at their first public appearance, during which they waved, smiled and offered traditional "wai" greetings on a national broadcast.
Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

My words were spoken in anger, says Musk

Elon Musk, the billionaire inventor, has apologised to a British expat who helped with the rescue of 12 schoolboys trapped in a cave in Thailand after falsely calling him a "pedo" on social media.
The Daily Telegraph Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Boris accuses May of betrayal

Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson accused Prime Minister Theresa May of betraying millions of Brexit voters and urged the government to rethink its strategy, adding that the country would never again have the chance to get it right.
Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk apologises for calling Thai rescue diver a pedophile

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologised for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so.
Jul 18, 2018 16:44 IST

Trump backtracks on Russia meddling

President Trump on Tuesday said he "accepts" the conclusion of his own intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, just one day after he appeared to believe President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and Putin's "powerful" denial during a summit in Helsinki, Finland.
New York Times News Service Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

May govt survives key Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a defeat in parliament at the hands of pro-EU lawmakers from her own party on Tuesday, fending off a rebellion that threatened to worsen a crisis over her Brexit strategy.
Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

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