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Yemeni officials: Clashes over key city kill 130 fighters

Yemeni officials say fierce clashes between government forces and the country’s Houthi rebels over a crucial central city have killed more than 130 fighters in the past two days

Blast tears through Gothenburg apartment block, injuring 16

Police suspect the explosion and subsequent fire may have been caused deliberately.

EU official: No dealing with 'desperate' Lukashenko

The European Union's home affairs commissioner says the 27-member bloc stands firm on its regime of sanctions against Belarus' authoritarian president who's “pushing" migrants into the EU out of “desperation."

New book says Trump told Putin: I’ll act tough with you – for the cameras

  • Revelation contained in former press secretary’s new book
  • US president joked with Putin about ‘fake news’ journalists

Donald Trump told Vladimir Putin he had to act tough next to the Russian president for the cameras, according to the former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham.

Related: Top US general to face heated questions in Congress after Woodward revelations

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Toyota banks on mobility technology for future growth

Japanese automaker Toyota is revving up acquisitions in mobility technology, adding Renovo Motors, a Silicon Valley software developer, to its Woven Planet team, which is working on automated driving

Germany election: Coalition talks begin after close election

The election is over but months of talks are just getting started to see who will be chancellor.


5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

U.S. stocks were sliding in Tuesday's premarket, indicating further September losses.

New 159 fraud hotline launched to counter threat

Potential victims who dial it will be automatically connected to their bank's fraud prevention service.

Brent oil jumps to nearly 3-year high above $80, up more than 50% for 2021

Oil prices are jumping as demand rebounds while supply remains limited. Soaring natural gas prices could mean a further demand boost for crude.

Cars on American roads keep getting older

The average age of vehicles on U.S. roads has been rising for decades as cars grow ever more durable — and expensive.

A Star-Studded Production

Creative Artists Agency’s purchase of rival ICM Partners is the largest consolidation of the talent agency industry in years.


Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Ford, Thor Industries, Applied Materials and more

The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Ford, Thor Industries, Applied Materials, and more.

Market bull issues 10% correction warning, blames inflation fallout and Washington policy uncertainty

"There could be another shoe to drop" over the next five weeks, according to Federated Hermes' Phil Orlando.

Mastercard enters 'buy now, pay later' battle with new installment loan program

Mastercard is jumping into the competitive installment loan space by allowing banks and start-ups to ramp up their own "buy now, pay later" offers.

Stock futures are flat as investors gauge a spike in bond yields

On Monday, a rise in Treasury yields left the major averages mixed.

Essential poll: majority of Australians back Aukus submarine pact, but fear it will inflame...

Coalition has 13-point lead over Labor on voter trust to handle national security, while ALP has 13-point lead on managing climate crisis

A majority of Australians back Scott Morrison’s moves to build strong ties with the United States and Britain to buttress Australia’s national defence, but respondents in the latest Guardian Essential poll also worry the new Aukus partnership will strain relations with China and Europe.

The survey of 1,094 respondents shows 62% believed Australia was correct to pursue the nuclear submarine deal with the US and the UK, while 54% agreed with the statement: “The Aukus partnership is in Australia’s best security and economic interests.”

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Book Bestsellers 2021

Tony Awards: US TV audience slumps to all-time low

CBS says 2.6 million people tuned in for Sunday's two-hour special, down from 5.4 million in 2019.

Denise Welch: Man admits stalking Loose Women presenter

Toraq Wyngard set fire to a skip on the driveway of the Loose Women panellist's home in Cheshire.

Glastonbury Festival: Traces of drugs found in river at site

A study finds MDMA concentrations had quadrupled the week after the festival in July 2019.

Tony Awards: Important messages and a Wicked reunion

The night celebrating Broadway saw big wins for Moulin Rouge! and The Inheritance.

Beck Bennett leaving 'Saturday Night Live'

"Saturday Night Live" player Beck Bennett announced his departure from the show on Monday, leaving behind his his impressions of Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Vice President Mike Pence.

Writer's block, betrayal and tremolo guitars: The making of Billie Eilish's Bond theme

Billie Eilish, Finneas and Johnny Marr discuss the making of the No Time To Die theme song.

The testimony that convicted R. Kelly

Several women said the R&B superstar had attacked them and forced them into humiliating sex acts.


Theater’s New Glass Menageries

Some of the most innovative set designers and directors are placing actors within transparent boxes, posing novel aesthetic questions in the process.

When Old Spoons Make Really Great Necklaces

The futurist Marine Serre bends antique silverware to her will on the first night of Paris Fashion Week.

The Owner of The Mysterious Bookshop Built His Dream House

And of course it includes a two-story library — modeled on the Bodleian at Oxford University — for his massive collection of books.

Karl Ove Knausgaard’s Touch of Evil

“The Morning Star,” his new novel, explores both the uncanny and the mundane.

What Should I Do With My Portrait of a Slaveholding Ancestor?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on how to handle articles of history from a difficult past.

Humanity Is Stupid, Helpless and Possibly Worth Saving

Two new editions of the Polish writer Stanislaw Lem’s work showcase his singular imagination.

The True Story of Robert E. Lee

Allen C. Guelzo’s “Robert E. Lee” offers a nuanced portrait of the Confederate general who chose his state over the nation.


'Every single time I lift the bar, I'm just lifting my country up': Shiva Karout's quest for...

Shiva Karout says that the best moment of his life lasted just 17 seconds.

NBA Vaccine Skeptics Speak Out

More than 90 percent of players have received at least one dose of the vaccine, but some, like Nets guard Kyrie Irving, won’t say if they have been or plan to be vaccinated.

Hakuho, Japan's Most Decorated Sumo Wrestler, Retires at 36

The Mongolia-born champion, known for flouting tradition and for his sometimes rough tactics, won his final tournament in July.

What We Learned From Week 3 of the N.F.L. Season

Justin Herbert and the Chargers want a Chiefs rivalry, Josh Allen is still Josh Allen and the Steelers aren’t winning their bet on Ben Roethlisberger.


For Transgender Youth, Stigma Is Just One Barrier to Health Care

Discrimination, delays and systemic hurdles prevent young trans people from reaching the care they need, a new study finds.

Transgender Youth Face Multiple Barriers to Health Care, Study Finds

Discrimination, delays and systemic hurdles prevent young trans people from reaching the care they need, a new study finds.

Climate Change: Don't sideline plastic problem, nations urged

Scientists fear plastic pollution will be overlooked as politicians focus on climate change policy.

Volcanic Eruptions Helped Dinosaurs Dominate Planet Earth

Massive eruptions transformed the climate in the Triassic era, creating the conditions in which dinosaurs diversified into many more species.

The Secret War Over Pentagon Aid in Fighting Wildfires

The military’s satellites excel at spotting new blazes, but for decades they have been mostly off limits to civilian firefighters.


Microsoft says failed TikTok acquisition was 'strangest thing'

Satya Nadella reveals details about the Microsoft TikTok deal that never was.

New World Is Amazon's Biggest Video Game Hope Yet

The tech giant has struggled to produce popular games, but a much-delayed title released this week could be the first step in a turnaround.

Broadband switching to be made faster and easier under new rules

Switching from one tech to another will no longer require long phone calls to several companies.

Genshin Impact anniversary: 'Unheard of for a game like this to be so successful'

The Chinese game made a $1 billion in it's first six months from microtransactions.

Robot squash coach could aid player’s performance

With the aid of sensors in the player’s racket, the humanoid gives feedback during training.