Italy crews find 3 puppies alive under avalanche-hit hotel
McDonald's sales rise globally, but dip in US
McDonald's global sales rose 2.7 percent at established locations as growth overseas offset a drop in the U.S. The world's biggest burger chain attributed the decline at home to a tough comparison from ...
Nadal subdues Monfils to break Grand Slam quarter-final drought
Rafael Nadal fought back to deny mercurial Frenchman Gael Monfils over four sets and reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2015 at the Australian Open on Monday. The 14-time Grand Slam champion defeated sixth-seeded Monfils 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena in almost three hours and will play Canada's world number three Milos Raonic in the quarters. It was a gutsy effort from the never-say-die Spaniard, who was down a service break with a fifth set looming before he broke sixth-seeded Monfils twice to clinch victory.
German populists to discipline member for Holocaust remarks
BERLIN (AP) ? The nationalist Alternative for Germany party says it will take "internal measures" against a prominent member for his comments suggesting ending the country's tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past, but stopped short of expelling him from the party.
Iraq premier orders probe into violations by troops in Mosul
BAGHDAD (AP) ? Iraq's prime minister on Monday ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic State group to retake the city of Mosul.
Nadal, Williams into Australian Open quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal struggled into his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2015 at the Australian Open on Monday, as Serena Williams accelerated towards a record title and the number one ranking. Nadal, searching for a revival after injuries wrecked last season, was tested by France's Gael Monfils before winning 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to book a last-eight clash with Milos Raonic. Nadal, 30, was also pushed to five sets by Alexander Zverev, 19, in round three, but he has survived to reach his first major quarter-final since the 2015 French Open.
Dairy farmers spray EU HQ to push demands for better prices
Kenya fits lion with tracking device to stop it straying into town
Kenyan authorities have fitted a tracking device a onto one of the 36 lions that live in a wildlife park on the outskirts of the capital city, aiming to stop the animals coming into unwanted contact with people. Human settlements have long been encroaching on the Nairobi National Park which was established in 1946 and gives visitors a chance to see lions, giraffes, zebras and other wildlife against a backdrop of the city's high-rise buildings. Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the it now had six lions in the park fitted with satellite tracking devices inserted into special collars, in a project that began in 2014.
UK launches industry strategy to counter any Brexit turbulenceLONDON (Reuters) - Britain published the outline of its industrial strategy on Monday, putting forward proposals for a more hands-on approach to developing key industries as a way to protect the economy from any turbulence caused by leaving the European Union. Unveiling her long-awaited "Modern Industrial Strategy" on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May demanded closer collaboration within key industries in exchange for government support on regulation, trade and research. ...
Emirates to launch second US flight stopping in EuropeThe Middle East's biggest airline is launching a new daily service between Dubai and Newark that will stop in the Greek capital, Athens. Emirates' new route announced Monday is its second to include a ...