Some of the biggest names in corporate America are coming under mounting pressure to cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre.
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U.S. expects to open Jerusalem embassy in May, officials say
The United States is expected to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected.
Google raises price of YouTube TV, adds sports, Turner
Alphabet Inc's Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service for new customers as it adds channels from Time Warner Inc's Turner, National Basketball League and Major League Baseball, the company said Wednesday.
Pentagon makes recommendations to White House on transgender individuals
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has made his recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump's call last year for a ban on such service.
More bombs fall on Syria's eastern Ghouta before U.N. vote
A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta district unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire to end one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year civil war.
Turkish forces shell convoy headed to Syria's Afrin region
The Turkish army struck a convoy entering Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region, which Ankara said carried fighters and weapons but Kurdish forces said was made up of civilians entering with food and medicine.
UK's PM May to set out Brexit wish-list as opponents plot ambush
Prime Minister Theresa May will outline her wish-list for Britain's post-Brexit relationship with the European Union next week after winning support from key ministers, but her opponents hope to defeat the government on the issue of future trade ties.
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Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said.