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UK airport protesters convicted of aviation offenses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 6:38am

British prosecutors say 15 people who attached themselves to a plane at a London-area airport last year have been convicted of aviation security offenses.

Big shareholder at Yelp wants a board reshuffle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 6:03am

Saying it's lost patience with missteps and earnings shortfalls, a large shareholder at Yelp is seeking a board reshuffle at the online review site.

Head of India's central bank resigns amid government split

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:53am

The head of India's central bank resigned Monday amid a growing split between the Indian government and the independent monetary policy authority.

Romania hospital reports 39 babies diagnosed with superbug

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:39am

Romanian authorities say the number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in the capital has risen to 39.

The Latest: May to speak to UK lawmakers; Brexit vote looms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:24am

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

Wintry storm ices roads across much of US Southeast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:20am

A lingering storm kept dumping immobilizing snow, sleet or freezing rain across five southern states, leaving dangerously icy roads and hundreds of thousands of people without electricity. Authorities urged people to stay home Monday in areas where driving was dangerous.

UK PM Theresa May to address Parliament on Brexit amid reports key vote will be postponed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:10am

UK PM Theresa May to address Parliament on Brexit amid reports key vote will be postponed.

Travel software company Travelport targeted in $4.4B deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:00am

A pair of buyout firms is planning to take the travel software company Travelport private in a deal worth about $4.4 billion.

Israel says Oman will open its airspace to Israeli carrier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:26am

Israel's prime minister says Oman will open its airspace to Israel's national airline.

German trade surplus narrows as imports outpace exports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:20am

Import growth outpaced that of exports in October in Germany, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe's largest economy.

Markets on edge as Brexit uncertainty hits new highs

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:54am

It's crunch time for Brexit, and investors will be on high alert in the run-up to Christmas.

The Latest: Polish climate talks president defends himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:32am

The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):

US-backed Syrian fighters push into Islamic State-held town

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:53am

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters pushed deeper into the Islamic State group's last remaining stronghold on Monday, capturing an abandoned hospital.

Danish facilities group closes in 13 countries, trims staff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:36am

A leading facility services company says it will shut down operations in 13 countries as it tries to boost growth and simplify its business.

Israel accepted into global financial watchdog group

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:31am

Israel says it has been accepted as a member in a global money laundering and terrorism financing watchdog group.

SoftBank's mobile unit's share price set for Dec. 19 IPO

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:17am

The price for the initial public offering of SoftBank Group Corp.'s Japanese mobile subsidiary was set Monday at 1,500 yen ($13) a share.

Rail strike leads to traffic jams in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:12am

German train workers have gone on strike, leading to cancellations in the country's long-distance and commuter rail system and making tens of thousands of employees and school children late.

In Zimbabwe's crisis, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:54am

Dressed as Father Christmas, a man dozes off while sitting in a supermarket in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare. No one seems to care.

S. Korea charges 4 with illegally importing N. Korean coal

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:53am

South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they have charged four people with illegally importing North Korean coal via Russia in violation of U.N. sanctions.

Turkish economy slowed to 1.6 percent in 2018 third quarter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:45am

Statistics show Turkey's economy slowed in the third quarter of 2018, hit by high inflation and a currency crisis.