Pope Francis to stand on U.S. border to show solidarity with migrants

Pope Francis to stand on U.S. border to show solidarity with migrants

February 10, 2016 - 09:22 AMT  05:22 GMT
The pope’s gesture comes at the height of a rancorous U.S. political season in which immigration has become a hot-button issue.
Two umpires banned in tennis match-fixing investigation

Two umpires banned in tennis match-fixing investigation

February 10, 2016 - 08:43 AMT  04:43 GMT
ITF barred Kazakhstani Kirill Parfenov for life in Feb 2015 and suspended Croatia's Denis Pitner for a year last August.
Official says what happened in Syria is Turkish aggression

Official says what happened in Syria is Turkish aggression

February 10, 2016 - 08:32 AMT  04:32 GMT
Alongside Turkey, Saudi Arabia has been a major sponsor of the insurgency that grew out of an uprising against Assad's rule.
Strong quake jolts Chile's central region, no damage reported

Strong quake jolts Chile's central region, no damage reported

February 10, 2016 - 08:23 AMT  04:23 GMT
Emergency services office said no damage to infrastructure was immediately reported and there were no indications of casualties.
Kaspersky Lab uncovers group behind long-running extortion scheme

Kaspersky Lab uncovers group behind long-running extortion scheme

February 10, 2016 - 08:18 AMT  04:18 GMT
Along with various verticals, Kaspersky Lab experts detected attacks on service companies that cater to top corporate execs.
EU founding nations say bloc faces ‘critical times’

EU founding nations say bloc faces ‘critical times’

February 10, 2016 - 08:04 AMT  04:04 GMT
"We are concerned about the state of the European project," the foreign ministers of the Six said in a statement after talks.
U.S. Supreme Court stalls Obama climate plan

U.S. Supreme Court stalls Obama climate plan

February 10, 2016 - 08:00 AMT  04:00 GMT
The court ruled that the president's Clean Power Plan could not go forward until all legal challenges were heard.
ANCA calls for stronger U.S.-Armenia trade relations, more aid to Artsakh

ANCA calls for stronger U.S.-Armenia trade relations, more aid to Artsakh

February 10, 2016 - 07:49 AMT  03:49 GMT
President Obama also requested $1,700,000 for International Narcotics Control and Law enforcement for Armenia.
France pushes plan to strip citizenship from people convicted of terrorism

France pushes plan to strip citizenship from people convicted of terrorism

February 10, 2016 - 07:37 AMT  03:37 GMT
France is in the process of extending until the end of May a state of emergency that was declared on the heels of the attacks.
409 refugees have died in Mediterranean in 2016, report says

409 refugees have died in Mediterranean in 2016, report says

February 9, 2016 - 18:01 AMT  14:01 GMT
IOM said migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly ten times the rate of the same period last year.
North Korea rocket has longer range than predecessor: Seoul

North Korea rocket has longer range than predecessor: Seoul

February 9, 2016 - 17:40 AMT  13:40 GMT
A S. Korean official said the rocket was similar to the one launched in 2012 but was believed to have a range of some 12,000 kilometers.
Obama seeks sharp increase in cybersecurity spending

Obama seeks sharp increase in cybersecurity spending

February 9, 2016 - 17:33 AMT  13:33 GMT
In November 2014, the State Department took its unclassified email system offline after it detected suspicious activity.
Google chief becomes highest-paid CEO in U.S.

Google chief becomes highest-paid CEO in U.S.

February 9, 2016 - 17:27 AMT  13:27 GMT
Pichai was awarded 273,328 Alphabet shares, worth $199m, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Reel Suspects rolls out sales on Marcin Wrona’s “Demon

Reel Suspects rolls out sales on Marcin Wrona’s “Demon"

February 9, 2016 - 17:10 AMT  13:10 GMT
“Demon” turns on a man who is given a piece of land as a wedding gift from his bride-to-be’s father to build a house and raise a happy family.
Russia supports Lagarde for second term as IMF head

Russia supports Lagarde for second term as IMF head

February 9, 2016 - 16:55 AMT  12:55 GMT
"Lagarde has shown to be an effective leader in a difficult period for the world economy and for the Fund itself," Siluanov said.
Amazon launches Lumberyard free game engine

Amazon launches Lumberyard free game engine

February 9, 2016 - 16:50 AMT  12:50 GMT
The company says the software is capable of building triple-A games for PCs, consoles, mobile devices, and even VR platforms.