Apple Slapped with $14.5 Billion Tax Fine from EU — Financial Times

It added: "The commission's case is not about how much Apple pays in taxes, it's about which government collects the money". The final tax bill could be lower if Apple decides to pay taxes to other countries, or funnel more of its profit to its US co... More..

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Turkey Detains Editor, Others in Post-coup Crackdown
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Turkey Detains Editor, Others in Post-coup Crackdown

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said Capkin was detained in the western city of Izmir. Following the July 15 coup attempt, around 26,000 people with links to FETO have been arrested across Turkey. Some...More..

Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to replace Saudi ambassador -Iraqi state TV
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to replace Saudi ambassador -Iraqi state TV

Well-informed sources told Asharq al-Awsat newspaper that the Iraqi decision to replace Sabhan was taken unilaterally, as neither Iraqi ministers nor Parliament deputies had a say in this matter. Sabhan, resp...More..

Washington warns of strain on European Union economic relationship after Apple ruling
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Washington warns of strain on European Union economic relationship after Apple ruling

The Business Roundtable, which represents US chief executives, called the decision "an act of aggression" against a law-abiding USA company and a sovereign government. Analysts said the move could add a compell...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Syrian refugees in US

USA officials say that the refugees have gone through extensive vetting, which not only involved numerous interviews but also intelligence-driven vetting and reviews of their social media accounts. 12,000 have ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

San Fran police demand National Football League, 49ers 'denounce' Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick criticized presidential candidates Donald Trump (" openly racist ") and Hillary Clinton ("a presidential candidate who has deleted emails and done things illegally"); called out police brutality agai...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Backpacker from Derbyshire stabbed to death in Australia

He also wrote "get well soon" in reference to 30-year-old Tom Jackson, from Congleton in Cheshire, who was seriously injured when the knifeman struck at his head. "There is no doubt Mr Jackson attempted to rend...More..

Turkey vows to 'cleanse' IS
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Turkey vows to 'cleanse' IS

Gonul Tol , founding director of the Middle East Institute's Center for Turkish Studies . No one has claimed responsibility, but the style of the attack and the type of bomb used were similar to previous bla...More..

Colombia's Santos Sets October 2 Vote on FARC Peace Pact
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Colombia's Santos Sets October 2 Vote on FARC Peace Pact

The peace deal concluded last Wednesday between government and rebel negotiators in Cuba will only be ratified if more Colombians answer "yes" than "no", and if the "yes" camp passes the threshold of 4.4 millio...More..

Trudeau Begins China Trip Encouraging More Investment in Canada
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Trudeau Begins China Trip Encouraging More Investment in Canada

Trudeau is also expected to meet Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, e-retail giant Alibaba's founder Jack Ma, Hong Kong multimillionaire Li Ka-Shing, a shareholder in Canada-based Husky Energy, among others. Th...More..

Negotiators working hard in China to resolve canola trade dispute, Freeland says
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Negotiators working hard in China to resolve canola trade dispute, Freeland says

But Robertson said Trudeau has a better chance of reaching deals with China because the prime minister's father, who is also a former prime minister of Canada, was one of the first Western leaders to recognize ...More..

EU nations must not to refuse Muslim migrants: Merkel
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

EU nations must not to refuse Muslim migrants: Merkel

Meanwhile Germany's head of migration said the country took fewer than the previously stated 1.1 million refugees in 2015. Chancellor Merkel emphasized the bloc's discussions with Britain on the latter's ex...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Funeral for quake victims set for Amatrice after survivors rebel against plans

A firefighter cuddles his dog as rescuers continue searching through the rubble in Amatrice, central Italy , Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 after last Wednesday's natural disaster. "Amidst all the death and destruction...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Japan PM in Kenya to launch summit on African development

The two leaders discussed matters of mutual interest between Uganda and Kenya . On his part, H.E. Mr. Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), during opening remarks, expres...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Attack wounds 3 Turkish troops in Syria

Turkey dramatically escalated its involvement in Syria's civil war last week. French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russian Feder...More..

Separatist shutdown continues in Kashmir
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Separatist shutdown continues in Kashmir

Though the curfew was relaxed for the second consecutive day in Kashmir except few areas, a complete shutdown was observed on 53rdstraight day in Kashmir while clashes and protests were reported throughout th...More..

Nephew of slain nun in MS thankful suspect arrested
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Nephew of slain nun in MS thankful suspect arrested

A Kosciusko man has been charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of two nuns, one of them from Milwaukee, in Holmes County , Mississippi . The capital murder charge leaves open the possi...More..

John Kerry: The Media Should Stop Covering Terrorism So Much
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

John Kerry: The Media Should Stop Covering Terrorism So Much

On Saturday, police said they had killed three suspected militants, including an alleged mastermind of the cafe attack. At least four people were killed, including two police officers and one of the attackers...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Italy to hold mass funeral as search for bodies continues

Hours before the ceremony, relatives placed bouquets of flowers and pictures of their loved ones on the simple wooden coffins. Premier Matteo Renzi reversed course late Monday, and on Tuesday was in the crowd a...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

North Carolina beaches thin out ahead of tropical weather

Two tropical weather systems Tuesday looked like one would and the other could affect the Outer Banks today and tonight and on the Labor Day weekend. The hurricane center's long-range forecast keeps TD 8 at t...More..