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BARCELONA, Spain | Spanish police arrest 7 after Uber, Cabify cars attacked

BARCELONA, Spain— Jan 19, 2019—Police in Barcelona say they have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers. The attacks occurred Friday night after taxi drivers announced an indefinite strike protesting a regional government plan to regulate the … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | Spanish police arrest 7 after Uber, Cabify cars attacked

LONDON | Labour Party seeks ‘frank debate’ on UK’s Brexit plan

LONDON—Jan 19, 2019—Britain’s Labour Party is calling for an “open and frank debate” on the government’s stalled Brexit plan but still won’t meet with Prime Minister Theresa May. The main opposition party’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer plans to use a speech Saturday to say it is now up to Parliament to take the tough decisions … Continue reading LONDON | Labour Party seeks ‘frank debate’ on UK’s Brexit plan

HELENA, Mont | Neo-Nazi publisher ordered to turn over personal information

HELENA, Mont. —January 18, 2019— A judge has ordered the publisher of a neo-Nazi website to reveal his net worth and identify any phone numbers, email addresses, social media accounts and technology he used when he called for his readers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Montana woman. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch on Friday … Continue reading HELENA, Mont | Neo-Nazi publisher ordered to turn over personal information

Report: Snap fires 2 execs after alleged sexual misconduct

—January 18, 2019— The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Snap recently fired two executives after one allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a contract worker. The newspaper says an outside investigation found that Snap’s head of global security, Francis Racioppi, fired the contractor after their relationship ended. The Journal attributed the news to unnamed people … Continue reading Report: Snap fires 2 execs after alleged sexual misconduct

FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Underdog Patriots face top seed KC. Yes, you read that right

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—Jan 18, 2019— It may have been hard to hear him over the noise of the New England fans celebrating an eighth straight trip to the AFC title game, but Tom Brady is feeling disrespected. That’s right: The three-time NFL MVP and five-time Super Bowl champion told a national TV audience after demolishing the … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Underdog Patriots face top seed KC. Yes, you read that right

WASHINGTON | Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo

WASHINGTON —Jan 18, 2019— Photos and video taken by animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened big-game animals, including boots, chaps, belts and furniture labeled as elephant leather. Vendors at the Safari Club International event held last week in Reno, Nevada, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo

NICOSIA, Cyprus | Cyprus: US to lift Cyprus arms embargo in security boost

NICOSIA, Cyprus—Jan 18, 2019—The U.S. will soon start lifting a decades-old arms embargo on Cyprus because Washington acknowledges the Mediterranean island nation’s contribution to bolstering regional stability and security, the Cypriot foreign minister said Friday. Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said that Washington sees the “added value” of allowing Cyprus to acquire military equipment that would … Continue reading NICOSIA, Cyprus | Cyprus: US to lift Cyprus arms embargo in security boost

SAN FRANCISCO | Report: Facebook’s privacy lapses may result in record fine

SAN FRANCISCO —Jan 18, 2019—Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its social network’s 2.2 billion users. The Washington Post reported the FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a penalty that would top its previous record fine of $22.5 … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Report: Facebook’s privacy lapses may result in record fine