General news

FILE - In this June 13, 2011, file photo, Denmark's Prince Henrik, right, waves as he drives a Tesla Roadster at the electric car maker's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. Denmark's royal palace says the 83-year-old Prince Henrik, has been transferred from a Copenhagen hospital to the family's residence north of the capital "where he wishes to spend his last moments." (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
February 15, 2018 - 5:35 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A casket carrying Denmark's Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe, left a palace in the country's north on Thursday for a downtown Copenhagen castle before it will lay in state in a chapel until a funeral next week. The hearse was followed by the queen, their two...
Read More
February 15, 2018 - 4:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year. Foreign Minister Tariq Ahmad says "the U.K. government judges that the Russian government, specifically the Russian military, was responsible for the destructive NotPetya...
Read More
FILE - In this July 21, 2016 file photo German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel is pictured during a talkshow in Berlin, Germany. Yucel was imprisoned in Turkey on espionage charges on Feb. 14, 2017. (Karlheinz Schindler/dpa via AP, file)
February 15, 2018 - 4:36 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin. The two countries are taking small steps toward restoring friendlier relations after more than a year of tension. Hopes are high in Berlin that Thursday's visit by Yildirim will bring...
Read More
FILE - In this June 13, 2011, file photo, Denmark's Prince Henrik, right, waves as he drives a Tesla Roadster at the electric car maker's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. Denmark's royal palace says the 83-year-old Prince Henrik, has been transferred from a Copenhagen hospital to the family's residence north of the capital "where he wishes to spend his last moments." (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
February 15, 2018 - 4:33 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A casket carrying Denmark's Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe, has left a palace in the country's north for a downtown Copenhagen chapel where it will be on display until a private funeral next week. The hearse was followed Thursday by the queen, their two...
Read More
Australian Deputy Prime Minster Barnaby Joyce, right, listens to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, center, during a session in the Australian Parliament in Canberra, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Joyce survived a Parliamentary vote that threatened his political career after the opposition Labor Party called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to fire his deputy for breaching standards of behavior demanded of government ministers. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
February 15, 2018 - 4:29 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Thursday banned government ministers from having sex with staff as his deputy battled for his political survival over revelations that he is expecting a baby with a former press secretary. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accused Barnaby Joyce...
Read More
South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation and press at the government's Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma says he will resign 'with immediate effect' (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
February 15, 2018 - 4:28 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's acting President Cyril Ramaphosa is in charge as acting president until parliament elects a new leader Thursday afternoon following the resignation of Jacob Zuma, the government said. The 400-member parliament, dominated by the ruling African National Congress...
Read More
February 15, 2018 - 4:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — The curtain is going up at the annual Berlin International Film Festival with the world premiere of Wes Anderson's new animated film, "Isle of Dogs." German director Tom Tykwer will head the jury at the event's 68th edition, which kicks off the first of the year's major European movie...
Read More
South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the the nation and the press at the government's Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Zuma resigned on Wednesday in the televised address to the nation, ending a turbulent tenure marred by corruption scandals that sapped the popularity of the ruling African National Congress and hurt one of Africa's biggest economies. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
February 15, 2018 - 4:19 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa's leadership transition (all times local): 11:15 a.m. South Africa's parliament spokesman says the speaker has received Jacob Zuma's resignation letter and his departure as president is effective immediately. Parliament is set to elect a new president...
Read More
Australian Deputy Prime Minster Barnaby Joyce, second from left, sits with colleagues including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, center, during a session in the Australian Parliament in Canberra, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Joyce survived a Parliamentary vote that threatened his political career after the opposition Labor Party called on Turnbull to fire his deputy for breaching standards of behavior demanded of government ministers. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
February 15, 2018 - 4:19 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Thursday banned government ministers from having sex with staff as his deputy battled for his political survival over revelations that he is expecting a baby with a former press secretary. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accused Barnaby Joyce...
Read More
A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Asian shares posted solid gains on Thursday that mirrored Wall Street's advance as investor worries about inflation receded, although trading was thinned by closures for the Lunar New Year holiday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 15, 2018 - 4:06 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World shares rallied on Thursday, mirroring Wall Street's advance as investors' worries over inflation receded, although trading was thin in Asia, where some markets closed for Lunar New Year holidays. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France's CAC 40 climbed 1...
Read More

Pages