The Baltic region's main news agency says ten former employees of the Estonian branch of Danske Bank have been arrested in connection with an ongoing probe into a major money laundering scandal that allegedly involved Russian money.
Facebook has announced its third and biggest purge of military-linked accounts in Myanmar, where critics have charged that the social network did too little to block inflammatory material that fueled communal hatred, particularly against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.
The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea says Washington is reviewing easing its travel restrictions to North Korea to facilitate humanitarian shipments as part of efforts to resolve an impasse in nuclear diplomacy.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 10:42pm
Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan is bemoaning America's "broken politics" in a farewell speech in which he calls Washington's failure to overhaul costly federal benefit programs "our greatest unfinished business."
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 10:07pm
Nearly two dozen consumer, privacy and public health groups are urging U.S. regulators to investigate whether children are being endangered by deceptive apps in Google's app store for smartphones running on its Android software.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 5:36pm
SoftBank Group Corp.'s Japanese mobile subsidiary suffered a bitter debut Wednesday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, slumping 15 percent, hurt by a recent service outage and concerns about the use of parts from Chinese telecom giant Huawei.
John Flesher and David Eggert, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 5:24pm
Michigan legislators were poised Tuesday to remove legal protections from many of the state's wetlands and other inland waterways, which provide wildlife habitat and perform vital tasks such as preventing floods.
Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 5:22pm
A judge on Tuesday lifted a court order blocking the implementation of a new charter amendment that would give Houston's firefighters pay parity with city police officers, but the mayor says the raise would cost the city up to $100 million and result in hundreds of layoffs.