General News

Deutsche Bank ordered to install money laundering monitor

Sep 24, 2018

Germany's financial regulator has ordered Deutsche Bank to install a special monitor to oversee the implementation of safeguards against money laundering

Romania patriarch urges clergy to promote traditional family

Sep 24, 2018

The leader of Romania's influential Orthodox Church praises the traditional family, ahead of a vote on whether to change the constitution to specify that marriage can only be a union between a man and a woman

Texas prisons often deny dentures to inmates with no teeth

Sep 24, 2018

Inmates without teeth in Texas are routinely denied dentures because state prison policy says chewing isn't a medical necessity and that they can eat blended food

Kenya police charge provincial governor with student murder

Sep 24, 2018

Kenyan police have charged a provincial governor with the murder of a university student who claimed he had impregnated her in an extramarital affair

Charles Kao, Nobel-winning optical fiber pioneer, dies at 84

Sep 24, 2018

Charles K. Kao, a Nobel Prize-winning pioneer in optical fiber technology, dies at age 84

Kenya's military says it's killed 10 extremists in attack

Sep 24, 2018

Kenya's military says it's killed 10 rebels from the al-Shabab extremist group in an ambush in Kenya's south where several soldiers have died from roadside bombs

How to write a will that won't trigger a family feud

Sep 24, 2018

Consider that what looks good on paper may not play out that way in real life

Weight Watchers slims down name to WW

Sep 24, 2018

Weight Watchers is trimming its name to just two letters: WW

Charities operating rescue boat ask Europe for help

Sep 24, 2018

The humanitarian groups operating the sole private rescue boat operating near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route are urging European countries to intervene in order to secure its future after Panama yanked the ship's registration

Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

Sep 24, 2018

Germany wants to sell Canada a secondhand drone that's cost over 700 million euros ($823 million) _ without many core components it needs to fly

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