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Bomb explodes on southern edge of Damascus

A bomb blast hit the capital of war-torn Syria Sunday and a "terrorist" was arrested, state media said, in a rare attack in the city that has been largely insulated from violence.

Firms: Ghosn received $9M improperly

Carlos Ghosn improperly received $9 million in compensation from a joint venture between Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, the Japanese automakers said Friday, raising the possibility of their ousted chairman facing a fresh charge of embezzlement.

Firms: Ghosn received $9M improperly

Carlos Ghosn improperly received $9 million in compensation from a joint venture between Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, the Japanese automakers said Friday, raising the possibility of their ousted chairman facing a fresh charge of embezzlement.

Saudi bonds to join JPMorgan in $119B addition

Saudi Arabia and four other Gulf nations will join JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s emerging-market bond indexes this month, potentially paving the way for billions of dollars in inflows into the securities.

France pushes Japan to accept Renault-Nissan merger

Japanese media reported Sunday that France wants a merger between Renault and Nissan following the arrest of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, but according to France's economy minister changing the current set-up is "not on the table."

Federer knocked out by Greek wunderkind Tsitsipas

Roger Federer's bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed Sunday as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation's first Grand Slam quarter-finalist.

Old guard v young guns in NFL conference clashes

Two generations of quarterback talent go head-to-head Sunday as the battle for Super Bowl berths reaches its climax with the most eagerly anticipated Conference Championship round in years.

Formula One pays tribute to Schumacher at 50

Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher turned 50 Thursday with Formula One and his fans paying tribute to the sport’s most successful driver with a mixture of celebration and sorrow.

First Thai cave rescue film due out on mission anniversary

A Thai-born director who took just weeks to shoot the first film about the dramatic cave rescue of the "Wild Boars" football team says his focus is on authenticity and the mission's "unsung" heroes, with book publishers and Hollywood studios jostling to make their versions of the saga.

What the latest dieting studies tell us

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year. Two major studies last year provided more fuel for a particularly polarizing topic - the role carbs play in making us fat.

Ford and Cadillac SUVs star at auto show

SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit’s auto show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda.

Chilean Patagonia: an open-air lab

In one of the most inhospitable places on Earth, the southernmost part of Chile's Patagonia region, scientists are studying whales, dolphins and algae in order to help predict how climate change will affect the world's oceans.