U.S. President Donald Trump arrives Italy for meeting with Pope Francis, Italian leaders

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Italy on Tuesday ahead of meetings with Pope Francis and Italian leaders, on the third leg of his first international trip since taking office. Trump’s meeting with the head of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics on Wednesday comes after the pair sparred at a distance on issues including… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump arrives Italy for meeting with Pope Francis, Italian leaders

Apple and Nokia settle legal battle, sign new patent deal

Nokia has settled its legal battle with Apple with a new patent license agreement and also signed a business deal with the U.S. giant, surprising investors who had expected the dispute to drag on. The companies said on Tuesday that Nokia would receive an upfront cash payment and additional revenues from Apple starting from the… Read More Apple and Nokia settle legal battle, sign new patent deal

Militants attack Afghan army base, kill 10 soldiers

Militants attacked an Afghan government army base in the southern province of Kandahar, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding nine, defense officials said on Tuesday. The attack began just before midnight on Monday, the Afghan defense ministry said in a statement. Government forces at Camp Achakzai in Shawali Kot district battled for several hours,… Read More Militants attack Afghan army base, kill 10 soldiers

Ford Motor Co. announces new CEO to tackle rivals

Ford Motor Co. abruptly named James Hackett as chief executive on Monday, responding to investors’ growing unease about the U.S. automaker’s slumping stock price and its ability to counter threats from longtime rivals and Silicon Valley. Ford Chairman Bill Ford Jr., whose family effectively controls the U.S. No. 2 automaker, said he wanted Hackett to… Read More Ford Motor Co. announces new CEO to tackle rivals

Over a dozen killed as suspected suicide attack hits concert venue in Britain

At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in an explosion at the end of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday, in what U.S. officials said was a suspected suicide bombing. Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a… Read More Over a dozen killed as suspected suicide attack hits concert venue in Britain

Bomb scare leads to evacuation of airport in Sweden

An airport outside the western Swedish city of Gothenburg was evacuated after a bag in the arrivals hall showed indications it contained explosives, local news agency TT reported late on Monday. The airport outside Gothenburg, Sweden’s second biggest city, halted its last departing flight and evacuated the arrivals hall after a bag left near the… Read More Bomb scare leads to evacuation of airport in Sweden