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Under Armour cuts global workforce by 3 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:29am

Under Armour will cut its global workforce by 3 percent by the end of March.

Student pilot boards plane, causes Florida airport lockdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:24am

A 26-year-old student pilot boarded a vacant Airbus 321 American Airlines aircraft in a maintenance facility early Thursday disrupting travel at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, police and airport officials said.

Turkey expects lower growth amid currency turmoil

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:04am

Turkey expects lower economic growth in coming years amid concerns over inflation and a sliding currency.

Nissan recalls cars, SUVs due to risk of fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:51am

Nissan recalled more than 215,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases.

Indonesia imposes moratorium on new palm oil plantations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:28am

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations, an official said Thursday, in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation.

Cruise ship moors in Rotterdam with dozens of ill passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:54am

Dozens of cruise ship passengers who fell ill during their voyage were temporarily held on board Thursday after the liner moored in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.

Egypt court removes judge who got Mubarak's sons detained

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:52am

An Egyptian court has accepted a defense motion to remove a judge who ordered the detention of former President Hosni Mubarak's two sons in connection with their ongoing trial on insider trading charges.

EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:29am

Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks largely because of seemingly intractable divisions over the best way to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland.

EU getting 'impatient' with Facebook over consumer data use

Kelvin Chan and Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:49am

The European Union's consumer protection chief said Thursday she's growing impatient with Facebook's efforts to improve transparency with users about their data, warning it could face sanctions for not complying.

Fox-Comcast battle to buy Sky to be settled by auction in UK

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:28am

Comcast and 21st Century Fox will settle their battle for control of broadcaster Sky through a rare auction designed to put an end to months of offers and counteroffers from the American media empires seeking a foothold in the European pay TV market.

UK regulator says corporate battle to take over broadcaster Sky will be settled by auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:15am

UK regulator says corporate battle to take over broadcaster Sky will be settled by auction.

Taiwan tracing US gun company owner accused of sex with girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 2:19am

Taiwan said Thursday it is looking for the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3-D printed guns who is wanted on an arrest warrant tied to an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward.

Stocks up despite trade dispute, oil drops on Trump threat

Annabelle Liang, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:01am

European markets climbed Thursday following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute.

Indian flight returns after passengers ill by pressure loss

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:30am

A Jet Airways flight returned to Mumbai, India's financial capital, on Thursday after dozens of passengers complained of ear pain and nose bleeding due to the loss in cabin pressure.

Making, drinking arak a source of national pride in Lebanon

Fadi Tawil, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:14am

Every part of Lebanon's national drink, arak, is infused with tradition — from distilling the aniseed-tinged liquor to the ritual of mixing it at the table, when the transparent liquid suddenly turns milky white as water is added.

Navajo Nation breaks ground on travel center near Flagstaff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:36pm

The Navajo Nation is breaking ground on a travel center at its casino east of Flagstaff.

Japan digital currency exchange hacked, losing $60 million

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:25pm

Hackers have stolen 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) worth of cryptocurrencies from a Japanese digital currency exchange, the operators said Thursday.

Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PM

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:21pm

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide Thursday, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation's leader and a push toward a constitutional revision.

Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:04pm

As South Carolina rivers overflowed from Florence's torrential rain, deputies taking two women to a mental health facility drove into floodwaters that engulfed their van and trapped the women inside, officials said Wednesday.