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Australia police search home of man named as bitcoin founder

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police raided the Sydney home & business premises of a man that technology news sites have claimed is the founder of virtual currency bitcoin. A statement…

Germany carries out raids linked to planned attack in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – German police searched several locations in Berlin & the eastern state of Saxony on Tuesday for three people accused of planning an attack with explosives in the…

Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims entering United States

By Steve Holland & Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States in the most dramatic…

Yemen president proposes seven-day ceasefire for peace talks

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Yemen's president told the United Nations on Monday that he has asked the Saudi-led coalition to commence a 7-day ceasefire on Dec. 15 to coincide with…

Storm Desmond: One dead, another missing as Army called in to help with floods

Emergency services in the north of England are becoming increasingly stretched as the Army has been drafted in to assist cope with floods in the aftermath of Storm Desmond. Fears…

Army Deployed As Floods Put More Power At Risk

The Army has been deployed in Cumbria & people in other areas hit by Storm Desmond are picking up the pieces after a month's rain fell in a day. The…

'Bel Canto' to premiere on Chicago Lyric Opera stage

CHICAGO (AP) — Two things make the Lyric Opera of Chicago's world premiere of "Bel Canto" on Monday unique: Famed soprano Renee Fleming commissioned the work based on the popular…

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…

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Top Asian News 8:43 a.m. GMT

PARIS (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local: 9:15 p.m. U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the House…

5 kidnapped Poles are 'safe and sound,' contacted families

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The captain & four other Polish seamen abducted from a ship off Nigeria's coast last week are fine & called their families at home, Poland's Foreign…