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Soccer great now mired in corruption scandals

June 19, 2019

Affectionately nicknamed Le Roi, or The King, Michel Platini bestrode the soccer field with inimitable elegance as the world's best player of the early 1980s, helping to bridge the gap between th... more »»

 
 
 
Michel Platini, a soccer great now mired in corruption

June 19, 2019

Affectionately nicknamed Le Roi, or The King, Michel Platini bestrode the soccer field with inimitable elegance as the world's best player of the early 1980s, helping to bridge the gap between th... more »»

Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback

June 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partner. more »»

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline

June 18, 2019

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands... more »»

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought

June 18, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Iran said Tuesday they were not seeking war with each other as tensions simmered between the two in the Persian Gulf and President Donald Trump vowed the U. more »»

France detains soccer great Platini in 2022 World Cup probe

June 18, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French police investigating whether corruption played a role in the stunning decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar took 1980s soccer superstar and former top executive Michel... more »»

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

June 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. more »»

Michel Platini, a soccer great now touched by scandal

June 18, 2019

Affectionately nicknamed Le Roi, or The King, Michel Platini bestrode the soccer field with inimitable elegance as the world's best player of the early 1980s, helping to bridge the gap between th... more »»

The Latest: UK candidates debate - what else - Brexit

June 18, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain's next prime minister (all times local):

8:25 p.. more »»

EU ministers urge action over Turkey's drilling off Cyprus

June 18, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Tuesday urged the 28-member bloc to immediately draw up a list of "appropriate measures" against Turkey for drilling for gas in waters... more »»

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure

June 18, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep... more »»

Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashes

June 18, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Boeing is selling its 737 Max planes again. more »»

Serbian students protest social media leak of key math exam

June 18, 2019

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Hundreds of students protested Tuesday in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, blocking traffic, hurling eggs at police and demanding the resignation of the education minister... more »»

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister?

June 18, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservativ... more »»

Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent

June 18, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. more »»

Boris Johnson builds lead in race to be UK prime minister

June 18, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increased his lead Tuesday in the race to become Britain's next prime minister as one of his rivals was eliminated in a party vote, leaving a five-strong field. more »»

Bosnian city of Mostar awash in trash amid landfill protest

June 18, 2019

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Uncollected thrash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation's main tourist destinations — since residents... more »»

Strong quake jolts northwest Japan; no major damage reported

June 18, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning along the coast which was lifted about 2 ½ hours late. more »»

German govt calls official's killing 'attack on all of us'

June 18, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — The killing of a politician who supported refugees, allegedly carried out by a man with a record of violent hate crimes, is an "alarm signal" that highlights the threat posed by... more »»

France plans to change jobless benefits, unions to protest

June 18, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits, as part of an overhaul of France's labor market that... more »»

Italian woman who was Europe's oldest person has died at 116

June 18, 2019

MILAN (AP) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. more »»

 
 

 

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