Tag Archives: EU

California firm Hyperloop to build Vegas-area test facility

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California company with visions of building a futuristic transportation system to one day zip people & packages at nearly the speed of sound announced Tuesday…

Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West welcome son

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest member of the Kardashian clan has arrived. Kim Kardashian West & Kanye West welcomed a baby boy early Saturday in Los Angeles. "He's here!"…

French poultry exports hit by bird flu: ministry

A string of countries in Asia & north Africa have banned imports of French poultry following a bird flu outbreak, the agriculture ministry said Thursday in Paris. Algeria, China, Egypt,…

Kanye West gives rambling, 20-minute speech at shoe event

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West skipped the red carpet at a footwear industry event where his Adidas Yeezy Boost was honored as shoe of the year. Instead, he stood…

PM Cameron says does not expect EU reform deal in December

By Angel Krasimirov & Kylie MacLellan SOFIA/LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday he did not expect to reach a deal on his planned EU reforms…

2014 US health spending grew at fastest rate of Obama years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health care spending last year grew at the fastest pace since President Barack Obama took office, driven by expanded coverage under his namesake law & by…

We must respond to IS threat, German defence minister urges lawmakers

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany's defence minister appealed to lawmakers on Wednesday to back plans to join the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Syria, arguing…

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Serbs to Steven Seagal: Don't bash us, train us

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Steven Seagal used to overwhelm Russian & Serbian offensive guys in Hollywood movies with his martial arts techniques. Now Serbia wants him to share his secrets….

UK less secure outside EU, warns Labour In For Britain head Alan Johnson

Quitting the European Union would leave Britain more exposed to terrorist attack, former home secretary Alan Johnson warned as he launched Labour's campaign for the UK to remain in the…

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Israel suspends EU role in peace process with Palestinians

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday it was suspending contacts with European Union bodies involved in peace efforts with the Palestinians after the bloc started requiring the labelling of…