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Faulty breast implants: French court upholds 4-year sentence

May 2, 2016

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — A French appeals court on Monday upheld a four-year prison sentence against a maker of fraudulent breast implants that were given to tens of thousands of women... more »»

Finnish broadcaster fights taxman demand for Panama Papers

May 2, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish broadcaster YLE won't provide documents related to the Panama Papers to the country's tax authority, which has demanded access to them in an apparent move to trace tax... more »»

Olafur Eliasson creates waterfall in Versailles palace show

May 2, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Artist Olafur Eliasson is vowing to turn visitors into explorers in his summer project at the palace of Versailles outside of Pari. more »»

Iran leader urges for nuclear weapons-free Korean Peninsula

May 2, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Monday appealed for a Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons during a visit to Tehran by his South Korean counterpart, the official IRNA... more »»

Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help

May 2, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican officials warned Monday the island's default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. more »»

Chinese police patrol in Italy to make tourists feel safer

May 2, 2016

ROME (AP) — Chinese policemen are in Italy to start patrols with Italian officers in Rome and Milan in a two-week experimen. more »»

French far right party punishes Jean-Marie Le Pen's allies

May 2, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Marine Le Pen's far right National Front has punished two leading party figures for attending a Paris rally led by her father. more »»

Turkey: Islamic State behind attack that killed 2 policemen

May 2, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's interior minister says a car bombing that killed two police officers and wounded 22 other people in the southern city of Gaziantep, near Syria, was carried out by... more »»

No mayday call before fatal helicopter crash in Norway

May 2, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — The oil-rig helicopter that crashed in western Norway, killing 13 people, gave no mayday call or indicated it was in trouble, Norwegian investigators said Monday. more »»

Intense diplomacy, proposals for new Syria cease-fire

May 2, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military extended its own, unilateral cease-fire around Damascus for another 48 hours on Monday amid an intense diplomatic push by the United States and Russia to restore a... more »»

Spain: 4 arrested at bull festival for assault on activists

May 2, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Police arrested four people at a bull run festival in northeastern Spain for allegedly attacking two animal rights activists who tried to video the event, an official said Monday. more »»

Prince Harry, Canada's Trudeau mark wounded soldiers event

May 2, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Two of the world's social media superstars — Britain's Prince Harry and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — are counting down to the 2017 Invictus Games, a sports competition... more »»

US, Europe struggle to make progress in free trade talks

May 2, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks to create a massive free trade zone between the United States and the European Union continue to be held back because of disagreements on key issues, making success under... more »»

Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity

May 2, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has again erupted in chaos over a contentious ruling party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution. more »»

First US cruise in decades arrives in Havana

May 2, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — The first U.. more »»

The Latest: Police surround Syrian prison following rioting

May 2, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

5:20 p.m. more »»

Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country

May 2, 2016

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian government wants to drive out ride-hailing app Uber from the country while proposing new legislation to crack down on unlicensed passenger transport,... more »»

Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries... more »»

UK Labour Party suspends councilors in anti-Semitism dispute

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The anti-Semitism dispute bedeviling Britain's Labour Party ahead of an election Thursday has continued with the suspension of two city councilors. more »»

Princess Charlotte rakes in the gifts on her 1st birthday

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — She may be too young to appreciate it, but Britain's Princess Charlotte has received an extraordinary array of birthday gifts. more »»

 
 

 

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