Business News: Massachusetts Superior Court Grants Hologic Preliminary Injunction in Trade Secrets Lawsuits

MARLBOROUGH, MA – Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that a Massachusetts Superior Court granted a preliminary injunction in lawsuits against Chinese X-ray equipment provider Direct Digital Imaging Technology (Beijing), Inc. (DDIT) and a former Hologic employee, Lawrence Ibbetson, for alleged misappropriation of trade secrets. Hologic alleges that DDIT and Ibbetson misappropriated trade secrets for … Continue reading Business News: Massachusetts Superior Court Grants Hologic Preliminary Injunction in Trade Secrets Lawsuits

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Germany ups border controls after French attack

STRASBOURG, France— The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The German government says it has stepped up controls on the country’s border with France following Tuesday night’s attack in Strasbourg, but sees no change to the threat level in Germany. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Eleonore Petermann … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Germany ups border controls after French attack

LONDON | The Latest: Merkel committed to ‘orderly’ Brexit

LONDON — The Latest on political turmoil in Britain (all times local): 12:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is underlining the European Union’s insistence on sticking to the Brexit agreement as it stands, but stressing that she remains committed to an orderly British withdrawal. Merkel, who met Tuesday with British Prime Minister Theresa May, noted … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Merkel committed to ‘orderly’ Brexit

LONDON | UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote from her party

LONDON— A no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May Wednesday threw U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt. May vowed to fight for the leadership of her party and the country “with everything I’ve got” after opponents who have been circling for weeks finally got the numbers they needed to spark … Continue reading LONDON | UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote from her party

VATICAN CITY | Pope cuts 3 cardinals from cabinet, 2 implicated in scandal

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has removed three cardinals from his informal cabinet, two of whom have been implicated in the Catholic Church‘s sex abuse and cover-up scandal. The Vatican said Wednesday that Francis in October had written to Chilean Cardinal Javier Errazuriz, Australian Cardinal George Pell and Congolese Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya thanking them … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | Pope cuts 3 cardinals from cabinet, 2 implicated in scandal

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Saudi Arabia wants more study of global warming

KATOWICE, Poland — The Latest on the climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Saudi Arabia‘s negotiators at the U.N. climate summit want scientists to spend more time examining global warming before countries decide on policies to tackle it. A senior Saudi negotiator told reporters that his country wants to wait … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Saudi Arabia wants more study of global warming

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Palestinians offer new details of Israel’s botched Gaza raid

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip— The small town of Abassan in the Gaza Strip is a tough place to infiltrate: Everyone knows everyone and outsiders passing through quickly attract attention. So when strangers drove through town, suspicious Hamas security men stopped the van and questioned those inside. The answers didn’t add up. With their covers about … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Palestinians offer new details of Israel’s botched Gaza raid

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MAY FACING NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE IN UK British politics is thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt as Conservative lawmakers trigger the ultimatum against the prime minister which could see her step down if she loses. STRASBOURG SUSPECT HEARD … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today