Blast at Chinese chemical plant kills 47; Xi orders probe3/22/2019 4:05:58 PM An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public.Returning to London, Britain's May faces mammoth task to change minds on Brexit3/22/2019 4:04:42 PM British Prime Minister Theresa May returned on Friday to her mammoth struggle of persuading a deeply divided parliament to back her Brexit deal after an EU summit granted her more time but little to help change minds in London.EU summit an 'inexcusable' failure for UK PM, DUP says3/22/2019 4:04:42 PM Nothing has changed as far as the Brexit divorce deal British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to convince lawmakers to back, the deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up her government said on Friday.Turn in your smartphones! How Mueller kept a lid on Trump-Russia probe3/22/2019 4:02:01 PM When members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election have arrived for work each day, they have placed their mobile phones in a locker outside of their office suite before entering.North Korea quits liaison office in setback for South after new U.S. sanctions3/22/2019 4:01:08 PM North Korea on Friday pulled out of a liaison office with the South, in a major setback for Seoul, just hours after the United States imposed the first new sanctions on the North since the second U.S.-North Korea summit broke down last month.Change to 737 MAX controls may have imperiled planes, experts say3/22/2019 4:00:24 PM Much like tapping the brake pedal in a car to disengage cruise control, a sharp tug on the controls of older models of Boeing Co's 737 used to shut off an automatic trim system that keeps the plane flying level, giving the pilot control.'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers, silence3/22/2019 3:53:27 PM The Muslim call to prayer sounded out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago.Turkey's Erdogan shows shooting video again, hours after NZ meeting3/22/2019 3:53:27 PM Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan replayed graphic footage of New Zealand's worst mass shooting at an election rally on Friday - just hours after that country's foreign minister met him and said he believed the controversial showings had stopped.Hunger, disease stalk Africa cyclone survivors, U.N. sees 1.7 million affected3/22/2019 3:47:48 PM Hundreds of thousands of people scrambled for shelter, food and water across a swathe of southern Africa on Friday after a cyclone killed hundreds and swept away homes and roads, testing relief efforts for survivors facing a growing risk of cholera.South Africa to get extra 900 MW of power from Mozambique3/22/2019 3:47:48 PM South Africa's state power utility Eskom will get an additional 900 megawatts of power from Mozambique after power lines damaged by Cyclone Idai were restored, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday.Wall Street falls as weak factory data fuels slowdown worries3/22/2019 3:40:33 PM Wall Street's main indexes declined about 1 percent on Friday after a raft of weak manufacturing data from the United States and Europe led to a yield-curve inversion, stoking fears of an economic slowdown.Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's board3/22/2019 3:27:10 PM Pizza chain Papa John's, trying to recover from a string of high-profile public relations blunders, on Friday named former basketball star Shaquille O'Neal as its newest board member, brand ambassador and investor.U.S. Treasuries curve inverts, stocks fall on global growth fears3/22/2019 3:23:55 PM The spread between three-month Treasury bills and 10-year note yields inverted for the first time since 2007 on Friday and stocks around the world fell after soft U.S. and European data fueled fears of a global economic slowdown following this week's dovish turn by the U.S. Federal Reserve.Deadly floods flow into Missouri, other drenched Midwestern states3/22/2019 3:22:57 PM Frigid Missouri River floodwaters that left ruins, death and drowned livestock across the U.S. Midwest's farmland were expected to crest in northwestern Missouri on Friday and threaten more towns and cities.Trump says he did not know about Kushner's WhatsApp messaging3/22/2019 3:21:33 PM U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he knew nothing about son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner's use of the WhatsApp encrypted messaging tool, a day after a top U.S. Democratic congressman questioned the unofficial communications.New Zealand women don headscarves to support Muslims after shootings3/22/2019 3:18:50 PM Women all over New Zealand put on headscarves on Friday to show solidarity with Muslims a week after 50 people were killed at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.UK lawmakers might vote on Brexit alternatives on Wednesday: Corbyn3/22/2019 3:05:05 PM The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party said votes on alternative Brexit plans to Prime Minister Theresa May's deal could be held in parliament on Wednesday, and there was support for other proposals.Syria vows to recover Golan as Trump policy shift draws criticism3/22/2019 2:55:23 PM The Syrian government vowed to take back the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as its allies and enemies alike condemned U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday for moving to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory seized in war.U.N. rights body calls for halt to Israeli expansion in Syrian Golan3/22/2019 2:55:23 PM The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday criticized Israeli settlement expansion in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights a day after U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the disputed territory.Brexit fatigue, Ireland's Varadkar says hopes Brexit deal will pass UK parliament3/22/2019 2:39:39 PM Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he hoped British Prime Minister Theresa May will get her deal to leave the European Union through parliament, adding that both sides have Brexit fatigue.