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Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:34:05 EDT

Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that parliamentary approval is needed before the government can start the process of taking Britain out of the European Union.The decision is a setback for Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to start the process by the end of March, but...

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:29:30 EDT

Shares in London-based BT have plunged by almost a fifth after the telecommunications company warned on profits and said the cost of an accounting scandal at its Italian business is bigger than expected.BT had said in October that it was investigating the practices of its...

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:29:18 EDT

Police in Sweden say three men have been arrested on suspicion of being part a group rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group.Police spokeswoman Lisa Sannervik says the investigation into "a serious sexual offense" was in "a preliminary phase" and she could...

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:29:05 EDT

France's interior minister says authorities have blocked or ordered search engines to de-list hundreds of websites in 2016, a significant increase over 2015.Bruno Le Roux told a cybersecurity conference in the French city of Lille that his government has requested the...

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:28:53 EDT

Saudi Arabia is warning that a computer virus that destroyed the systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned.A state-run television channel aired comments on Monday suggesting that 15 government agencies and private institutions had been hit by the Shamoon...

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:28:41 EDT

The Latest on the British Supreme Court ruling on Brexit (all times local):10 a.m.The lead plaintiff in the British Supreme Court case says that she's happy with the ruling because it provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit.Gina Miller spoke shortly after the...

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:28:23 EDT

Japan's Defense Ministry has launched its first communications satellite.The Kirameki-2 (kee-RAH-meh-kee 2) satellite lifted off Tuesday on board an H-2A rocket from the Tanegashima (tah-neh-GAH-shee-mah) Space Center in southern Japan.The ministry says it is the first of...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:32:54 EDT

Several countries say they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership after President Donald Trump's decision on a U.S. withdrawal from the trade pact cast its future in jeopardy.Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull acknowledged Trump's move was a blow to the...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:32:41 EDT

The number of births in China has risen nearly 8 percent in the year after the government loosened its unpopular one-child policy.China's National Health and Family Planning Commission said this week that 17.86 million children were born last year, an increase of 1.31...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:28:48 EDT

Brazilian authorities say they've now confirmed 47 cases of yellow fever, and 25 deaths.The Health Ministry also says it's investigating more than 160 other suspected cases of the mosquito-borne disease.The outbreak is centered in the east-central state of Minas Gerais,...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:27:27 EDT

A propaganda video from the Islamic State (ISIS) shows a drone similar to the United States military's predator drone dropping what appear to be bombs.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:29:25 EDT

People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence.The clues Trump has given about his foreign policy are a break with...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:19:37 EDT

Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority.GOP members of Congress had been holding up the money.A State Department official and several congressional aides say the...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:22:08 EDT

Michelle O'Neill has been named as the new leader of the Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland.The party said Monday she will replace Martin McGuinness, who resigned in early January due to ill health. O'Neill has been serving as health minister for Sinn Fein. She will now...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:21:55 EDT

A labyrinth and a scented secret garden led to Christian Dior's enchanted show in Paris' Musee Rodin Monday.The hugely-anticipated couture debut from new designer Maria Grazia Chiuri kicked off Paris's spring to summer haute couture shows - the faction industry's...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:58:18 EDT

Egypt's presidency says that U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who expressed hope for a new push in bilateral relations under Trump's administration.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:19:49 EDT

The mayors of five eastern Greek islands used to limit the movement of refugees and migrants have called on the European Union to ease the restrictions amid continued problems created by winter weather and overcrowding.The mayors of Lesbos, Chios, Leros, Samos and Kos met...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:19:37 EDT

Austrian police urged Vienna residents Monday to be on heightened alert for suspicious objects and activities as they hunted for possible associates of a suspected Islamic radical who they say might have been planning a bomb attack.A minor was among those questioned....

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:19:24 EDT

In a city hit by chronic pollution and traffic problems, Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two train stations in the French capital.Two electric-power EZ10 minibuses, which can carry up to six seated passengers, were put into service...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:19:12 EDT

Amnesty International says Egypt must launch an independent and thorough investigation into the recent killing of 10 men by security forces in the Sinai Peninsula.The government announced earlier this month that the 10 had been killed in a shootout in the northern Sinai...
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