Steve Harvey returning to host Miss Universe after last year's blunder

Steve Harvey returning to host Miss Universe after last year's blunder

December 16, 2016 - 16:49 AMT  12:49 GMT
The 2016 Miss Universe pageant will take place in the Philippines on January 29, 2017. Model Ashley Graham will serve as the backstage host.
CBS developing reboot of classic sitcom

CBS developing reboot of classic sitcom "The Honeymooners"

December 16, 2016 - 16:39 AMT  12:39 GMT
The new iteration focuses on two couples, who contend with a new dynamic when one couple remarries after divorcing four years earlier.
Polish media outlets refuse to cover parliament for closing door on them

Polish media outlets refuse to cover parliament for closing door on them

December 16, 2016 - 16:10 AMT  12:10 GMT
The planned new rules grant access to parliament's press gallery to only two journalists per outlet and ban them from shooting still pictures or video.
Volkswagen's sales keep going up despite diesel scandal

Volkswagen's sales keep going up despite diesel scandal

December 16, 2016 - 16:03 AMT  12:03 GMT
Volkswagen's core brand and its other makes including Audi, Skoda and SEAT sold 899,400 cars worldwide.
France extends state of emergency amid rights concerns

France extends state of emergency amid rights concerns

December 16, 2016 - 15:34 AMT  11:34 GMT
The exceptional emergency declaration expanded police powers to carry out searches and put people under house arrest.
Armenia secures $55 mln loan to boost development of tourism

Armenia secures $55 mln loan to boost development of tourism

December 16, 2016 - 15:32 AMT  11:32 GMT
Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments Tigran Khachatryan introduced the agreement to the lawmakers.
Armenia parliament votes to outlaw unexplained wealth

Armenia parliament votes to outlaw unexplained wealth

December 16, 2016 - 15:06 AMT  11:06 GMT
Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan in early November instructed the Justice Minister to introduce a bill on the criminalization of unexplained wealth.
May wants early deal in Brexit talks on status of Britons in Europe

May wants early deal in Brexit talks on status of Britons in Europe

December 16, 2016 - 15:03 AMT  11:03 GMT
The PM attended a summit of EU leaders in Brussels before leaving while they discussed their approach to Brexit.
Syrian govt. suspends Aleppo evacuations, blames rebels

Syrian govt. suspends Aleppo evacuations, blames rebels

December 16, 2016 - 14:55 AMT  10:55 GMT
Government sources said rebels had blocked the evacuation of civilians from two pro-government towns elsewhere in Syria, agreed under the deal.
Instagram user base tops 600 million

Instagram user base tops 600 million

December 16, 2016 - 14:31 AMT  10:31 GMT
The photo-sharing app added 100 million users since June, when it last announced its 500 million user milestone, the company said in a blog post.