Tag Archives: Spain

Toshiba to cut up to 7,000 jobs: Nikkei

(Reuters) – Toshiba Corp is looking to cut up to 7,000 jobs, as it looks to streamline operations in the wake of an accounting scandal, the Nikkei business daily reported….

UN documents human rights situation in Kunduz province

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan released a report documenting human rights abuses in the northern city of Kunduz during the three days when it…

Over 35,000 Britons petition to ban Trump from UK after 'Muslim ban' comments

LONDON (Reuters) – More than 35,000 Britons have signed an online petition to ban U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump from the country following his proposal to ban Muslims from…

Spain's Aragon region: a bellwether for general elections

Aragon is to Spain like Ohio is to the United States: for more than 30 years this northeastern region has always voted for the winner of general elections, & this…

EU lawmakers, countries agree on cybersecurity law: EU president Luxembourg source

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU lawmakers & member states struck a deal on a new cybersecurity law on Monday that will for the first time force Internet firms such as Google…

Former Google life sciences unit renames itself Verily

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc's life sciences unit, which was previously a part of the tech company's Google X research & development unit, has picked Verily as…

LA Film Critics pick 'Spotlight' as best film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The high-octane "Mad Max: Fury Road" might have driven off with the most awards on Sunday, yet the Los Angeles Film Critics Association had another in…

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As elections near, scarred Spain wavers on France military support

Spain's government is stuck between a rock & a complex place as it balances trying to show France support in its battle against extremism & domestic political risks. While keen…

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Protest over Chicago teen's shooting ties up retail district

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances & shut down four lanes of traffic in Chicago's ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the 2014…

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Livingstone Hits Back At MP's Phone-In Attack

The bitter left-right split in the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership has been brutally laid bare in an extraordinary public clash between Corbyn ally Ken Livingstone & critic John…