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European nations synchronise laws on Islamist 'foreign fighters'

Ministers from 47 European nations agreed for the first time Tuesday to harmonise their laws to stop so-called foreign fighters travelling to Iraq & Syria to join jihadist groups. The…


Pentagon says Iran warships 'linked up' with cargo vessel

By Phil Stewart & Jonathan Saul WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Tuesday that two Iranian warships have "linked up" with a cargo ship that Iran has said is…


Obama meets with advisers on Iraq, reaffirms support for Abadi – White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama was briefed by his top national security advisers on Tuesday on the situation in Iraq & the strategy to counter Islamic State militants, the…


Unions urge Amtrak to put 2nd crew member in locomotives

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The union for Amtrak's locomotive engineers urged the railroad on Tuesday to put a second crew member at the controls of trains on the busy Northeast Corridor,…


Serco Closes In On Indian Unit Sale To CVC

Serco, the struggling outsourcing group which became embroiled in crisis over its handling of UK public sector contracts, is closing in on its biggest disposal since its new chief executive…


Self-Driving Cars: 5 Problems That Need Solutions

Google recently released data showing that its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 minor crashes over the past six years, which has raised questions approximately when such autonomous vehicles…


U.S.-led coalition conducted 19 air strikes around Iraq's Ramadi over past 72 hours

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has conducted 19 air strikes in the vicinity of the Iraqi city of Ramadi over the past 72 hours, a spokesman…


Stallone in France for his artwork retrospective

Better known for his tough man roles in the "Rocky" & "Rambo" films, Sylvester Stallone was in southern France this weekend for the opening of a retrospective of his artwork….


Renzi's forced pension payout makes Italy's budget task harder

By James Mackenzie ROME (Reuters) – Italy will pay out an extra 2 billion euros (1.46 billion pounds) to pensioners in August to respect a ruling from the constitutional court…

Axis will not follow Exor in sweetening PartnerRe bid – source

By Mike Stone (Reuters) – Axis Capital Holdings Ltd is not considering improving on its offer for Bermuda-based reinsurer PartnerRe Ltd following rival bidder Exor SpA's raised $6.8 billion (4.32…