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EU fines Google a record 2.42 billion euros

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 12:12 Last update: about 17 hours ago Associated Press

The European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping...

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 06:31 Last update: about 23 hours ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Theresa May tried Monday to reassure European Union citizens living in Britain that their lives and those of their family will not be disrupted when Britain leaves the EU in...

Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' vote

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 06:24 Last update: about 21 hours ago Associated Press

German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time seems to have softened her previous opposition toward legalizing same-sex marriages. Merkel said Monday that German lawmakers could possibly...

Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Monday, 26 June 2017, 06:33 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing, officials...

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 18:23 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the...

6 hurt in Newcastle as car strikes people at Muslim celebration

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 17:56 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Six people, including three children, were injured Sunday after a car ran into a large crowd gathered to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr in the northern English city of Newcastle. Police...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 06:09 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

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