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Rights group: Activist seized in Cairo resurfaces in Sudan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:44am

An international rights group says a Sudanese opposition activist who had been living in Egypt was abducted and returned to Sudan in an operation coordinated by the security services of both countries.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she will ask Parliament to back her Brexit deal 'in the national interest'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:43am

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she will ask Parliament to back her Brexit deal 'in the national interest'

Embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she has taken 'the right choices, not the easy ones' on Brexit.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:40am

Embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she has taken 'the right choices, not the easy ones' on Brexit.

Study: Chinese to account for half of luxury sales by 2025

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:26am

Chinese consumers remain the focus of luxury goods makers, as a new study by Bain consultancy shows they will fuel nearly half of global high-end sales by 2025.

Bail set for Croatian tycoon extradited from Britain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:19am

A Croatian court has set bail at about a million euros ($1.1 million) for the founder of a deeply indebted food and retail company who was extradited from Britain this month.

British Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey resigns over Brexit; second Cabinet minister to step down Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:07am

British Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey resigns over Brexit; second Cabinet minister to step down Thursday.

Morocco to unveil Africa's first ever high speed train line

Amira El Masaiti, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:38am

French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco's King Mohammed VI are inaugurating Morocco's first high-speed rail line, the first ever such line in Africa.

Subway workers stage strike over wages in Romanian capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:35am

Subway workers have staged a two-hour strike in the Romanian capital and threatened an all-out walkout if the government doesn't agree to their wage demands.

The Latest: Romania backs Brexit deal for its citizens in UK

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:32am

The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local):

Kuwait airport suspends flights due to rain, poor weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:27am

Kuwait has temporarily suspended flights to and from its international airport due to bad weather and heavy rains that have impacted visibility.

EU divorce deal in peril after two UK Cabinet ministers quit

Raphael Satter and Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:47am

Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, resigned Thursday in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU — a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament.

European Union chief Donald Tusk calls for Nov. 25 summit to endorse draft Brexit deal with British government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:31am

European Union chief Donald Tusk calls for Nov. 25 summit to endorse draft Brexit deal with British government.

Global stocks higher after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:52pm

Global stock markets rebounded Thursday after Britain's Cabinet endorsed a plan to leave the European Union but the pound sagged after discord emerged with the resignation of the Brexit minister.

Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:02pm

Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there.

The Latest: Singapore PM says China-US rivalry 'awkward'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 10:44pm

The Latest on the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which ends Thursday in Singapore (all times local):

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 10:07pm

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.

Chinese automaker Zotye plans to sell vehicles in US in 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:37pm

Chinese automaker Zotye Auto said it plans to start selling vehicles in the United States in 2020.

Japan's SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWork

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:23pm

American office space-sharing company WeWork has obtained $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp.

Asian stocks lower after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:12pm

Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain's Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union.