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Eurozone economy starts 2017 with steady growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:30am

A survey shows that the economy of the 19-country eurozone began 2017 with relatively strong growth.

Romanian businessman jailed for bribing judges dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:22am

Dan Adamescu, one of Romania's richest businessmen serving a prison sentence for bribery, has died. He was 68.

UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:22am

Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruling Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March.

BT shares plunge on cost of Italian accounting scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:21am

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.

French internet censorship rose sharply in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:10am

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.

Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:00am

Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit.

Britain's attorney general says that the government will comply with Supreme Court's Brexit ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:50am

Britain's attorney general says that the government will comply with Supreme Court's Brexit ruling.

Saudi Arabia warns destructive computer virus has returned

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:50am

Saudi Arabia is warning that a computer virus that destroyed the systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned.

British Supreme Court rules that government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of parliament

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:40am

British Supreme Court rules that government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of parliament .

CEO of Dubai airport offers to help Trump, US improve hubs

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:22am

Dubai International Airport would welcome a call from the Trump administration on ways to improve American airports, the CEO of the Mideast hub said on Tuesday as it retained the title of the world's busiest for international travel.

Crews set to restore power to much Hawaii's Lanai Island

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:21am

Crews were on track to restore power to most of the residents of Hawaii's Lanai Island late Monday, but people living in one small town will likely go without power overnight, Maui Electric Co. said.

Trump's bridge-building eclipsed by false voter fraud claim

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:20am

President Donald Trump's efforts to build bridges and push through his agenda were overshadowed again with his continued fixation on the election and more false claims.

Scandinavian carrier SAS sells domestic airline to CityJet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:11am

Scandinavian Airlines says it will sell Cimber, the Danish domestic airline it acquired in February 2015, to Irish regional airline CityJet.

If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:00am

President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass.

Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns

Louise Watt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:00am

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.

Trump courts business, labor in delicate balancing act

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:53am

President Donald Trump's opening work day offered a look at his tricky balancing act between American businesses and the working-class voters who propelled his march to the White House.

Global stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mount

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:51am

Global financial markets were mixed Tuesday as uncertainty mounted over President Donald Trump's trade and regulatory policies.

Trump budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:43am

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, faces a Senate panel on Tuesday where lawmakers will seek clues on the new administration's plans for tackling intractable budget deficits.

Trump's pick for health secretary faces new Senate hearing

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:42am

A second Senate committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, a nominee who's backed by Republicans but under fire from Democrats for his support for tearing down President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his past stock trades.

Analysis: Trump's trade plans to test his deal-making skills

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:40am

President Donald Trump said he was protecting jobs as he officially pulled out from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.