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May 29, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus.

At a parliamentary hearing Monday in Brussels, Mario Draghi said “the economic upswing is becoming increasingly solid and continues to broaden…

Europe Economy

May 29, 2017

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic minister of industry and commerce and seven other top-level officials have been detained in an international bribery scandal involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht.

Prosecutors say those detained on Monday also include a former…

May 29, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were listless Monday as investors look to a raft of economic data this week and as holidays in several key markets crimped trading volume.

KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 dipped 0.1 percent to 5,329, while Germany’s DAX edged up by less than 0.1…

Hong Kong Financial Markets

May 29, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Travelers on British Airways faced a third day of delays and cancellations Monday, though most long-haul services were resumed, after a colossal IT failure over the weekend caused chaos for thousands of passengers.

BA chief executive Alex Cruz said the airline was running a “near-full…

Britain British Airways

May 29, 2017

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — On a visit likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what the newly-elected French leader said would be “demanding” talks on Syria, the…

France Russia

May 29, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but some travelers will likely face cancellations and delays for a third straight day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

BA chief executive Alex Cruz said Sunday the airline was…

Britain British Airways-8

May 28, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy “Baywatch.”

Studio estimates on Sunday say the fifth installment of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise…

Film Box Office

May 28, 2017

MATOAKA, W.Va. (AP) — The red caboose parked at the edge of a rundown commercial block is the only rail car some people have seen in Matoaka in more than a year.

It bears the markings of the Norfolk and Western Railway, a company merged years ago and absorbed into oblivion, like Amoco and…

Disappearing Railroads

May 28, 2017

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A French man and three Congolese men have been released after being kidnapped in March from a Canadian mining company in eastern Congo in March, Congo’s government said Sunday.

They were among five workers, including a Tanzanian who had been kidnapped from the Namoya gold…

May 28, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he’s considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States.

That would dramatically expand a ban announced in March that affects about 50 flights per day from 10 cities,…

Airplane Security Laptops
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