Europe’s human rights court calls for release of Turkish businessman

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday called for the immediate release of Turkish businessman and activist Osman Kavala, saying there was a lack of... Read more »

Mom learns son was injured in deadly volcano eruption through voicemail

Janet Urey learned her son Matt was injured in a volcano eruption in New Zealand when he left her a voicemail saying, “the volcano actually erupted while we were... Read more »

Four killed in shooting at Czech hospital

Police officers are seen near the site of a shooting in front of a hospital in Ostrava, Czech Republic, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Lukas Kabon PRAGUE (Reuters) – An attacker... Read more »

Luggage startup Away’s CEO is stepping down

Korey will remain at Away in the role of executive chairman. Stuart Haselden, the COO of Lululemon, will take over as CEO on January 13. Away co-founder Jen Rubio... Read more »

Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

PARIS (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow had grounds to appeal a decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to bar Russia from major sporting... Read more »

Why it’s time to redesign the old air conditioner

The air conditioner is nearly 100 years old, and yet it hasn’t evolved much — the technology is essentially the same as it was the day it was invented.... Read more »

France’s Macron says progress made on Ukraine at summit

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron at the NATO summit in Watford, Britain, December 4, 2019. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on... Read more »

Brexit in January or second referendum: the UK election choice

LONDON (Reuters) – The Dec. 12 election will decide whether the United Kingdom leaves the European Union in January or moves toward another EU referendum. Conservative Prime Minister Boris... Read more »

Apple may be ditching the lightning charging cable for some iPhones by 2021, analyst says

The company may ditch the charging cable and port on its premium iPhone models in 2021, Ming-Chi Kuo, a top Apple (AAPL) analyst with TF International Securities, said in... Read more »

Factbox: Some of the world’s youngest national leaders

FILE PHOTO: Newly-appointed Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk attends a meeting at Presidential Administration headquarters in Kiev, Ukraine September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko (Reuters) – Finland’s Sanna Marin is... Read more »