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Uber pushes its founder out as it tries to clean up its act

June 21, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Under Travis Kalanick's leadership, Uber's "Animal House"-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace... more »»

Russia cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of US sanctions

June 21, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin voiced displeasure Wednesday about new United States sanctions against Russia and called off much-anticipated talks with a senior U.S administration official in response. more »»

Macron adds new faces to Cabinet after losing 4 ministers

June 21, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron brought several little-known figures into his government Wednesday as part of a reshuffle after corruption scandals started tarnishing his young... more »»

Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

June 21, 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince on Wednesday, placing him first-in-line to the throne and laying the... more »»

Kushner kicks off Mideast peace push with first solo visit

June 21, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, made his first solo visit Wednesday to the region, holding separate meetings with the Israeli an... more »»

The Latest: US 'regrets' Russian decision to cancel talks

June 21, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the new U.S. sanctions against Russia (all times local):

8:20 p.m. more »»

UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

June 21, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new U.N. report forecasts that the current world population of 7.6 billion will reach 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100. more »»

Kushner meets Israeli PM amid breakthrough hopes

June 21, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, arrived in the region on Wednesday for a daylong visit aimed at restarting long-dormant... more »»

Ukrainian government, separatists agree on new cease-fire

June 21, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatists have agreed on a new cease-fire in the country's war-torn east, a spokesman for the Ukrainian government said Wednesday. more »»

Macron faces bigger reshuffle after justice minister quits

June 21, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is shaking up his five-week-old government Wednesday — and will have to make more changes than anticipated after the minister who was leading Macron'... more »»

UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

June 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Detectives in London still are trying to determine the cause of the death for a Muslim man who died during the van attack near Finsbury Park Mosque, the city's police chief said... more »»

The Latest: Officials: Brussels attacker sympathized with IS

June 21, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on explosion at Brussels Central Station (all times local):

6 p.m. more »»

UK acquires apartments for tenants displaced by tower fire

June 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The British government has acquired newly built apartments that can be used to house some of the residents displaced by the horrific fire last week at a high-rise public housing... more »»

The Latest: Oman's sultan congratulates Saudi crown prince

June 21, 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on Saudi Arabia's King Salman appointing his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince (all times local):

6:15 p.. more »»

The Latest: Libya calls for EU aid to cope with migrants

June 21, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on European migration issues (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

Queen's elderly husband Prince Philip in London hospital

June 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the elderly husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been hospitalized with an infection but is said by Buckingham Palace to be out of bed and in good spirits. more »»

Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough

June 21, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, arrived in the region on Wednesday for a daylong visit aimed at restarting long-dormant... more »»

Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties

June 21, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Brazil have agreed to enhance coordination of their foreign policy moves. more »»

EU court: Vaccines can be blamed for illnesses without proof

June 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The highest court of the European Union ruled Wednesday that courts can consider whether a vaccination led to someone developing an illness even when there is no scientific proof. more »»

Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote

June 21, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's prime minister and his government were ousted Wednesday in a no-confidence vote submitted by members of his own party. more »»

 
 
 

 

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