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No explosives found on German plane grounded in Budapest

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Police said they found no explosives on a German passenger plane after it diverted to Budapest on Monday following a bomb threat. The jet operated by Condor…

Hero Dog Diesel's Replacement Handed To France

A puppy offered to France as a replacement for a police dog killed in an anti-terror raid has been handed to the French ambassador in Moscow. The two-month-old German Shepherd…

Watson ties course record and takes 2-shot lead in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The first time Jordan Spieth saw Albany Golf Club, he predicted Bubba Watson would love the place because it looked so open off the tee. With…

Refugee Family's Citizenship Veto Unlawful

The Home Secretary acted unlawfully by refusing British citizenship to the family of a failed asylum seeker, a judge has ruled. Theresa May blocked the application from the wife &…

ECB Fires Gun On New Round Of Euro Stimulus

The European Central Bank (ECB) has confirmed further action to tackle weak euro inflation, with "further" economic stimulus to be outlined shortly. It was announced that the governing council had…

Casino magnate Adelson draws GOP field to Jewish conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson spent more on the 2012 federal elections than any other donor, putting up approximately $90 million of his family's money. His willingness to…

YouTube in talks with studios over streaming rights for shows, movies: WSJ

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc's YouTube is aiming to obtain rights for streaming TV series & movies for its $9.99-a-month subscription service as it tries to step up competition against rivals…

Astronauts Come to Congress

To testify before Congress, you don’t actually have to be in the room. That’s the case for NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station, who have occasionally beamed into congressional…

Satellite photos show North Korea digging new nuclear tunnel – report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Satellite photographs from October & early November indicate North Korea is digging a new tunnel for nuclear testing, yet there are no signs that a such a…

Target in $39.4 million settlement with banks over data breach

By Jonathan Stempel & Nandita Bose (Reuters) – Target Corp has agreed to pay $39.4 million to resolve claims by banks & credit unions that said they lost money because…