Tag Archives: Associated Press

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UK lawmakers say May's industrial plan falls short, risks mistakes

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's new industrial strategy, unveiled earlier this year to prepare the economy for Brexit, is lacking in long-term thinking & risks making the same mistakes as prior,…

Russian capsule docks safely at International Space Station

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts from the United States, Britain & Russia has docked successfully at the International Space Station. NASA's live broadcast from the Russian…

Siri vs. Cortana vs. 'OK Google': Who's better, who's best

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cortana’s learning the neighborhood. Google’s digital assistant can’t tell a joke. And Siri apparently has a thing for the metric system.

Critics of Thai junta face charges of insulting monarchy

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta is stepping up its offensive against critics, with a military court on Tuesday sentencing a single mother to seven years in jail for posting material…

Eurozone officials rule out IMF's exclusion from Greek bailout

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) – The IMF will not be excluded from Greece's third bailout programme review, Eurozone officials told Greece on Saturday after its prime minister said the…

Britain welcomes EU law backing air passenger data deal

Britain's interior minister Theresa May on Thursday called a decision by the European Parliament to allow the sharing of airline passenger information an "important step" in combatting terrorism. The EU…

Australian police raid Sydney home of reported bitcoin creator

By Byron Kaye & Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian police raided the Sydney home & office on Wednesday of a man named by Wired magazine as the probable creator…

Gene in 'last resort' antibiotics resistance found in Denmark

A gene that makes bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics has been found in Denmark, a new study has shown, after first being identified by researchers in China. Scientists had warned…

Surviving Beijing's first ever red alert for air pollution

Well, I have survived Beijing’s first ever pollution “red alert” day, & frankly, after several years of inhaling noxious smog, I am wondering what all the fuss is about.  The fuss,…

The Latest: Cutler's brother-in-law was arrested Nov. 23

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The latest on the brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler, who has been missing for more than a week (all times local): __ 7:30 p.m.