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Mix-up: British Airways plane lands in Scotland, not Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:38am

The flight on Monday seemed to go perfectly well, until passengers realized that their plane had landed in both the wrong city and the wrong country.

Catalan ex-president visits German prison, donates books

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:33am

The former president of Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, has returned to a German prison where he spent nearly two weeks last year to drop off a donation of books.

Grains lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:27am

Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

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Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:21am

The nation's business economists foresee a sharp slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's predictions that growth will accelerate this year and next.

High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:56am

The Supreme Court said Monday it won't step in to referee a copyright dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a well-known image of basketball great Michael Jordan. That means lower court rulings for the athletic apparel maker will stand.

Justices reject foreign company appeal over Mueller subpoena

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:47am

The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a company owned by an unidentified foreign government that has refused to turn over information demanded by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:44am

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Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate training

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:23am

Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators," rejecting reports that they had not been adequately prepared to handle the new aircraft.

Uganda holds 3.6 tons of gold possibly from Venezuela

Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:06am

A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian is facing Ugandan sanctions over the questionable importation of 7.4 tons of gold earlier in March.

Chairman of India's ailing Jet Airways resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:03am

The chairman of India's private Jet Airways has quit amid mounting financial woes which have forced it to suspend 14 international routes and ground more than 80 planes.

Pakistanis protest acquittal of 4 in India train attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:53am

Family members of Pakistanis killed in an Indian train explosion are protesting an Indian court's acquittal of four Hindus charged with triggering the blasts 12 years ago, which killed 68 passengers.

Sri Lanka imposes daily 4-hour power cuts due to dry weather

Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:18am

Sri Lanka's state-run power agency announced Monday that it will cut electricity for four hours on weekdays as dry weather lowers the output of hydropower plants.

The Latest: No date for new UK parliament vote on Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:17am

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Poland aims to meet EU budget rules despite higher spending

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:53am

Poland's finance minister says she is aiming to keep the country's budget deficit within European Union rules even after a series of pre-election spending pledges to help families, young people and pensioners.

What Next? UK lawmakers torn on fate of Brexit, and May

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:33am

Britain has just a few weeks to break its Brexit impasse, with the fate of the country's departure from the European Union, and of Prime Minister Theresa May, both hanging in the balance.

Chinese leader Xi in France to sign multibillion deals

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:31am

Chinese President Xi Jinping was expected to sign multibillion-dollar deals Monday on energy, the food industry, transport and other sectors as well as a bilateral statement on climate change during a state visit to France.

UK-based Sackler family charity pauses new giving

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:30am

A charity connected to the wealthy Sackler family has paused new donations because of controversy over alleged links to the U.S. opioid crisis.

Developer confident Russia-Germany pipeline to get permit

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:42am

Developers behind a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany said Monday they are confident of getting an outstanding permit from Denmark to close the gap on the 1,200-kilometer (746-mile) route and played down the possibility that companies involved in the project could be hit by U.S. sanctions.

UK leader meets Cabinet as she fights to stay in power

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:29am

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure Monday to resign as the price of breaking the country's Brexit impasse and winning support for her unloved EU divorce deal.

German business confidence climbs after 6-month decline

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:17am

A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, is improving after six months of declines.