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Rolls Royce agrees to pay $808 million on bribery claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 4:00am

Jet engine maker Rolls Royce has agreed to pay 671 million pounds ($808 million) to settle bribery and corruption charges brought by authorities in Britain, the U.S. and Brazil.

Number of suspected dead climbs from shipwreck off Libya

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 4:00am

Aid groups have revised to at least 170 the number of suspected dead from a weekend migrant shipwreck off Libya.

Radical Islamic cleric freed after 9 months in Israel prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:50am

Israel has released a radical Islamic cleric from prison after he completed his nine-month prison term.

Istanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run

Mehmet Guzel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:50am

Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday that he's an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre.

Forever a mystery? MH370 search ends after nearly 3 years

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:41am

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane or the 239 people aboard it.

UK premier to signal EU clean break: no 'partial membership'

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:30am

Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to make a speech that will signal that Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain "half-in, half-out."

Norway defends Breivik prison conditions in appeals hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:30am

The Norwegian government is presenting its closing statement in an appeal against a lower court ruling that mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik's isolation in prison violates his human rights.

Rights group says Europe's anti-terror powers pose danger

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:20am

Amnesty International says European counterterrorism measures in the past two years are rapidly — and potentially permanently — eroding basic human rights throughout the continent.

The Latest: Moscow ready for talks with Trump administration

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:20am

The Latest on a news conference by Russia's foreign minister (all times local):

UN: Iraq's battle for Mosul has made over 148,000 homeless

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:00am

The United Nations says the massive Iraqi military operation to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group has made more than 148,000 people homeless.

The Latest: Official: Istanbul attack executed in IS' name

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 2:51am

The Latest on the arrest of Istanbul nightclub gunman (all times local):

China says 2,500 wartime Japanese chemical weapons destroyed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 2:50am

China's military says more than 2,500 abandoned Japanese chemical weapons collected from northern China, including Beijing and Tianjin, have been destroyed at a facility in Shijiazhuang in a four-year disposal process.

The Latest: China promises it will keep in contact on MH370

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 2:42am

The Latest on the official suspension of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (all times local):

Spain arrests Moroccan suspected of praising terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 2:30am

Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Moroccan suspected of praising terrorism by promoting armed Islamic groups on the internet.

Tajani alliance declared on European Parliament election day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 2:21am

Two political groupings in the European Parliament have formed an alliance to back Antonio Tajani to become the body's next president.

Lavrov: Russia invites Trump officials to Syria talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 2:00am

Russia's foreign minister says that Moscow is inviting representatives of the incoming U.S. administration to attend upcoming Syria talks in Kazakhstan.

AF447 searcher recalls pain of failure as MH370 hunt ends

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 1:10am

Searchers' frustration over Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is difficult to overstate, from the monstrous waves that battered search crews in one of the world's most desolate stretches of ocean to the dearth of information on the plane's flight path that stymied investigators. And now, perhaps most brutal of all, comes the admission of defeat.

Istanbul governor says captured nightclub gunman confessed to carrying out the attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 12:50am

Istanbul governor says captured nightclub gunman confessed to carrying out the attack.

Istanbul governor says captured nightclub suspect's fingerprints match those of attacker

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 12:50am

Istanbul governor says captured nightclub suspect's fingerprints match those of attacker.