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Pirates preying on Venezuelan fishermen as industry unravels

Hannah Dreier, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 6:10am

The pirates had killed Flaco Marval's brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family.

European Central Bank adds half a trillion euros in stimulus

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 6:03am

The European Central Bank is adding half a trillion euros ($579 billion) in stimulus to the eurozone economy as it hopes to support growth as Europe heads into what could be a tumultuous election year.

Egypt president says his economic reforms are no 'picnic'

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 5:51am

The Egyptian president defended on Thursday the tough economic measures undertaken by his government, saying there was no other alternative in the face of the country's deteriorating economy.

European Central Bank decides to extend the duration of its stimulus program by at least 9 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 5:50am

European Central Bank decides to extend the duration of its stimulus program by at least 9 months.

China trade in November rebounds from slump

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 5:30am

China's exports grew in November for the first time in nine months while imports also rose in a sign global and domestic demand are recovering.

EU starts legal action against 4 states over VW emissions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 5:12am

The European Union is starting legal action against Britain, Germany, Spain and Luxembourg for not imposing penalties against Volkswagen for using illegal software to hide vehicle emissions.

Pantone Color Institute's color of the year is 'greenery'

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 4:50am

Amid social, political and environmental tumult around the world, the Pantone Color Institute on Thursday plucked fresh and zesty "greenery" as the color of the year for 2017.

Strikes, anti-austerity rallies held across Greece

Derek Gatopoulos and Elena Becatoros, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 4:41am

A nationwide strike in Greece against spending cuts disrupted public transport, state-run schools, ferries and national rail services and left public hospitals running with emergency staff.

Kerry warns Europe, others against 'authoritarian populism'

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 4:21am

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned countries from Europe and beyond on Thursday to beware of an increasing "danger of authoritarian populism."

Airlines project 'soft landing' in 2017 after record profits

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 4:20am

The world's leading association of airlines is lowering its projection for record industry net profit this year, while predicting a 16 percent drop next year due to rising oil prices.

Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after yearslong case

Louise Watt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 4:20am

Basketball legend Michael Jordan now owns his Chinese name, after China's highest court sided with him Thursday following a yearslong legal battle over a trademark dispute.

Trump's one-time policy adviser in Moscow for meetings

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 3:21am

An ex-foreign policy adviser of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is visiting Moscow to meet businessmen and politicians, a Russian state-owned news agency reported on Thursday.

Paris still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 3:10am

Facing its worse winter pollution in a decade, Paris is sticking to controversial traffic restrictions.

Rollback of truck safety rules may be just the beginning

Joan Lowy and David Dishneau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 2:50am

The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired truckers off the highway. But there's more coming down the road.

House to clear stopgap spending, water projects measures

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 2:30am

The House is advancing hard-fought legislation to help Flint, Michigan, fix its lead-tainted water system and speed next year's confirmation for retired Gen. James Mattis as President-elect Donald Trump's defense secretary.

Global stocks advance ahead of ECB decision

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:50am

Global shares rose on Thursday following upbeat trade data from China. Investors were looking ahead to a meeting of the European Central Bank later in the day.

Trump's choice for top China diplomat has long ties to Xi

Thomas Beaumont and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:20am

It may seem odd for the governor of a lightly populated agricultural state to be chosen as U.S. ambassador to China, especially amid escalating talk of a trade war with the major U.S. trading partner.

Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:13am

The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.

Pirates preying on Venezuelan fishermen as industry unravels

Hannah Dreier, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 11:10pm

The pirates had killed Flaco Marval's brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family.