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19:43 World
Wells Fargo to sell commercial insurance business

The financial terms of the deal, expected to close in the fourth quarter, were not disclosed by the companies.

19:27 World
Sleeping woman swallowed by sinkhole in central China after bedroom collapses in heavy rain

Rescue workers call off search for 45-year-old mother due to dangerous conditions. Collapsed property said to have been built on top of a network of caves and waterways.

18:28 World
Africa facing shortfall of 50 million jobs by 2040, report says

Unemployment crisis will ravage the continent if it doesn’t opt for market-based development, according to report by Tony Blair’s Institute.

18:06 World
Japan's love of shogi reignited thanks to 14-year-old record-breaker

Millions follow live on TV as Sota Fujii scores 29th consecutive win in Japanese board game that last sparked the country’s interest in the mid-1990s.

17:45 World
Police criticised for letting schoolchildren use toy guns on firing range

Some parents say they were "horrified" after photos showed their child aiming fake weapons on a school trip to see police.

17:00 World
Miranda Kerr hands over $8.1M in jewelry to Justice Department

Kerr transferred the gifts Friday to government agents from her safe-deposit box in Los Angeles, the spokesman said.

16:16 World
Cyprus has best, but not last, chance to resolve conflict: U.N.

Foreign ministers from the three guarantor powers - Britain, Greece and Turkey - are due to stay this week to take part in security discussions, Eide said.

15:01 World
EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine

Regulators said that Google must change its behavior within 90 days or face additional penalties.

14:02 World
Potential Martin Shkreli jurors: we can't be impartial over 'most hated man' in US

Some interviewed said they couldn’t be part of the pharmaceutical CEO’s trial because of his notoriety for raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000%.

13:41 World
US joins growing calls for China to allow Liu Xiaobo cancer treatment abroad

Chinese authorities have refused Nobel laureate permission to move home to Beijing or seek medical treatment outside China.

13:07 World
Japanese stocks edge towards two-year high, dollar firms before Yellen

Yellen is scheduled to take part in a discussion on global economic issues at London's Royal Academy and a number of other top Fed officials are also due to speak later in the global day.

12:43 World
Alec Baldwin will return to 'SNL' as Trump

Alec Baldwin tells CNN's Chloe Melas he will bring back his famous Donald Trump impersonation to "Saturday Night Live" this fall.

12:29 World
Canadian officer is first woman to lead Changing of the Guard

Leading 40 of her fellow soldiers, the 24-year-old commanded the Queen's Guard during the centuries-old ceremony Monday, which normally takes place about four times a week outside Queen Elizabeth's official London residence and attracts thousands of onlookers.

12:02 World
Senate healthcare bill leaves 22m more without cover, CBO says

Similar legislation passed by the House was also said to leave millions uninsured. Some Republicans have voiced reservations about the plan.

11:15 World
Miranda Kerr hands over jewellery linked to Malaysian corruption case

Australian model was gifted $8.1m in jewellery US prosecutors say was bought by a Malaysian financier with stolen money.

10:47 World
Three CNN journalists resign over retracted Trump-Russia story

The story’s author, Thomas Frank, was among those who resigned, along with Eric Lichtblau, assistant managing editor, and Lex Harris, investigations head.

10:26 World
Explosion heard from ship off the coast of Somalia, official says

It was not immediately clear whether the explosion was caused by an accident onboard the vessel or was triggered by pirate attackers. It was also not clear whether the vessel had sunk after the blast.

10:00 World
Volvo and Autoliv team up with Nvidia for self-driving cars

The venture set up last year, called Zenuity, will provide Volvo Cars with self-driving software which Autoliv will also be able to sell to other carmakers.

20:30 World
U.S. top court buries CalPERS suit over Lehman collapse

The justices ruled 5-4 at a New York federal appeals court was correct in throwing out the California Public Employees' Retirement System's suit because a class action case the fund had temporarily participated in did not extend the deadline for it to sue on its own.
Source: Reuters

19:46 World
Facebook is going Hollywood, seeking scripted TV programming

Social network is looking for programming aimed at audiences from 13 to 34 that avoids politics, news, nudity and rough language.

19:28 World
Hand-drawn Disney map sets auction record

Company founder Walt Disney and artist Herb Ryman created the blueprint for the park over one legendary 1953 weekend.

19:05 World
Northern Ireland party agrees to prop up Theresa May's UK government

In return, the UK government has pledged an extra £1 billion ($1.2bn) investment over the next two years from the British government, in addition to £500 million ($600m) already committed.

18:44 World
An Oregon chiropractor has been arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

after he was caught fleeing to Canada following sexual abuse charges against children. Shane Espinoza was arrested by agents at the Canadian border in Blaine and turned over to US Marshals.

18:27 World
Colombia tourist boat sinking: at least 6 dead and 15 missing

Rescuers including firefighters from nearby cities and air force pilots were searching for survivors at the reservoir where the El Almirante sank with more than 150 passengers on board.

17:24 World
Saggy mastiff Martha named World’s Ugliest Dog

With an air of languid confidence Martha pawed her way past her 13 competitors, with judges saying they were impressed by what appeared to be “300 pounds of skin” hanging off her big-boned, 57kg body.

16:16 World
Google will stop scanning content of personal emails

Company did read emails in personal Gmail accounts to target users with tailored adverts but said it would stop.

15:27 World
New U.S. ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority

Terry Branstad, a former Iowa governor, has been described by Beijing as an "old friend" of China. Branstad was confirmed on May 24 as President Donald Trump's new ambassador to China but his arrival date has yet to be announced.

15:01 World
Jewish diaspora angry as Netanyahu scraps Western Wall mixed prayer plan

Decision to abandon landmark deal described as a ‘slap in the face’ and prompts charity to cancel gala event with Israeli PM.

14:44 World
Angela Merkel and Donald Trump head for clash at G20 summit

German chancellor plans to make climate change, free trade and mass migration key themes in Hamburg, putting her on collision course with US.

13:41 World
Driver, children survive after SUV crashes into San Pedro motel pool

A total of eight patients were injured in the wreck, including one vehicle occupant who was transported to a nearby hospital. He was reported to be in stable condition.

13:28 World
Rescuers being evacuated as secondary landslide forecast

The Sichuan provincial work safety bureau issued the order at 11:10 a.m., after radar monitoring found the moving and deformation of the hillside in Maoxian County, where the landslide occurred on Saturday.

13:07 World
Australian banks warn surprise taxes scaring away investors

The statements are the latest salvos in a war of words as the nation's five biggest lenders hit back against a fresh A$370 million ($280 million) tax announced by the state of South Australia, just one month after being slapped with a A$6.2 billion tax by the federal government.

12:43 World
China landslide: More than 90 missing as search continues

Thousands of rescuers were deployed after some 40 homes were destroyed in Maoxian county, in what one local man said had been an "unprecedented" event.

12:29 World
Blue shark captured after Mallorca beach panic

Shark was first spotted close to beaches at Cala Major and Can Pastilla, then discovered to have serious head wound

12:02 World
Takata: Airbag-maker files for bankruptcy

It is facing billions of dollars in liabilities over its defective airbags, which have been linked to at least 17 deaths worldwide.

11:15 World
Crown Resorts staff jailed for enticing Chinese gamblers

Jason O'Connor, a senior executive in charge of attracting Chinese high-rollers, was sentenced to 10 months by the Baoshan District Court in Shanghai.

10:47 World
Colombia boat sinking: Six killed and 16 missing

Leisure boats quickly came to the rescue, hauling victims from the water and the top deck of the vessel.

18:44 World
New Zealand beat British and Irish Lions 30-15 in first Test in Auckland

But after the Lions had gone close early in the second period, the home side struck again through Rieko Ioane's try in the corner after more quick thinking and fast hands.

18:28 World
$20,000 in reward money given out for help catching inmates

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in an email Friday that the agency decided to equally split the $20,000 portion of the reward it had offered.

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