MALE, Maldives | Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

MALE, Maldives (AP) — A Maldives court ordered the arrest and detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday for alleged money laundering. The criminal court in Male, the capital, ordered Yameen held in custody after prosecutors argued at a hearing that he could attempt to influence witnesses if he were free. Police … Continue reading MALE, Maldives | Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russia probe

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that key officials involved in the Russia probe were engaged in “treasonous” behavior. Trump is lashing out on Twitter at former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whose new book details his concerns about potential foreign influence over the president, and current Deputy Attorney General … Continue reading WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russia probe

SINGAPORE | World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks mostly rose on Monday ahead of more trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. After Asia closed higher, France’s CAC 40 gained 0.1 percent to 5,157 while the DAX in Germany eased 0.2 percent to 11,272. Britain’s FTSE 100 also shed 0.2 percent to 7,220. Wall … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

BRUSSELS | EU to react swiftly if Trump slaps tariffs on EU cars

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says that its reaction will be “swift and adequate” if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to issue soon an opinion on whether auto imports endanger U.S. national security enough … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU to react swiftly if Trump slaps tariffs on EU cars

LONDON | 7 lawmakers quit UK Labour Party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

LONDON (AP) — Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism, blasting open a long-simmering rift in the left-of-center party. Many Labour lawmakers have been unhappy with the party’s direction under leader Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran socialist who took charge in 2015 with … Continue reading LONDON | 7 lawmakers quit UK Labour Party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

WARSAW, Poland | Poland pulls out of Israel meeting over anti-Polish comment

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister canceled plans for his country to send a delegation to meeting in Jerusalem on Monday after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles “collaborated with the Nazis” and “sucked anti-Semitism with their mothers’ milk.” The Polish pullout triggered the collapse of a planned summit of Israeli Prime … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland pulls out of Israel meeting over anti-Polish comment

Business News: Intercontinental Exchange announces that ICE Clear Europe receives recognition as a Third-Country Central Counterparty under EMIR

LONDON (STL.News) Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced today that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit scenario, ICE Clear Europe has been recognized as a third-country central counterparty (CCP) in accordance with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). “We … Continue reading Business News: Intercontinental Exchange announces that ICE Clear Europe receives recognition as a Third-Country Central Counterparty under EMIR