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BERLIN (AP) — German officials now believe that a Tunisian man being sought across Europe is both a prime suspect and the perpetrator of Monday's deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market. Anis Amri's fingerprints were found inside the truck's cab. Police fanned out today and conducted raids at several locations in Berlin and elsewhere. No arrests were made.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has erased the remaining parts of a federal registration system for Muslim immigrants. The system started about a year after 9/11 and required men and boys from a variety of mostly Middle Eastern countries to register upon their arrival in the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's suggestions about banning Muslim immigrants from the U.S. have led to concerns that the system could be reinstated and used for new and enhanced purposes.
PARIS (AP) — Airbus and Iran Air have finalized a deal for 100 planes worth more than $18 billion dollars at list prices. Under the terms of the deal, which was initially announced in January, Airbus said deliveries are expected to begin early next year. The contract includes both single-aisle and wide-body aircraft.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has sued Barclays Bank and several of its U.S. affiliates over the sale of risky mortgage-backed securities. A lawsuit filed today in federal court in Brooklyn seeks to recover civil penalties for fraud from the British bank. The suit says Barclays and its employees misrepresented the quality of the loans they sold to investors between 2005 and 2007. The Justice Department says investors lost billions of dollars. The bank denies the allegations.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Someone has put a whopping donation in a Salvation Army kettle at a mall in western Pennsylvania. The co-commander of the Salvation Army's chapter in Greensburg says was counting the usual small donations when she found a check for $10,000. Fundraising had been a struggle, until now. The donor wishes to remain anonymous.
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