Apple fined nearly $2B by EU for abusing dominance of App Store

Apple fined nearly $2B by EU for abusing dominance of App Store

(BRUSSELS) -- Apple was fined nearly $2 billion on Monday by the European Union for abusing its market dominance to harm music streaming apps and its customers.The tech giant, which offers its own music streaming service, prevented rival companies from promoting alternative and cheaper products that could be found outside…
Malaysia may reopen MH370 search pending new evidence, government ministry says

Malaysia may reopen MH370 search pending new evidence, government ministry says

(NEW YORK) -- Government officials in Malaysia said on Sunday they'd be open to resuming the search for Malaysian Airlines MH370 after a private company approached them about potential new evidence pointing to the location of the Boeing 777."The Malaysian Government's position is consistent," officials said in a statement. "We…
Navalny’s funeral goes ahead Friday, despite pressure

Navalny’s funeral goes ahead Friday, despite pressure

(MOSCOW) -- The funeral of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny took place in Moscow on Friday, even as his team had earlier accused authorities of trying to disrupt it and prevent people from gathering to pay their respects to Vladimir Putin's most potent critic.The funeral service was held at a…
Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney dies at 84

Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney dies at 84

(NEW YORK) -- Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney has died at 84 "surrounded by family," his daughter Caroline Mulroney announced on Thursday."On behalf of my mother and our family, it is with great sadness we announce the passing of my father, The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Canada's 18th Prime…
How scientists discovered 7,000 humpback whale deaths using AI technology: Study

How scientists discovered 7,000 humpback whale deaths using AI technology: Study

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The intersection of marine biology and artificial intelligence technology has led to a startling humpback whale population discovery.Approximately 7,000 humpback whales in the North Pacific Ocean died between 2012 and 2021 after the damaging effects of a yearslong marine heatwave, according to a study published Wednesday by…
Former ballerina detained in Russia has appeal denied in Siberian court

Former ballerina detained in Russia has appeal denied in Siberian court

LONDON -- A court in Siberia denied on Thursday the appeal of Ksenia Karelina, a dual American-Russian citizen, who appeared via video link to appeal her detention on charges of treason.Karelina, 33, was arrested on Jan. 27, according to Russian state media. The Sverdlovsk Regional Court on Thursday extended her…
France again floats idea of sending non-combat troops to Ukraine

France again floats idea of sending non-combat troops to Ukraine

LONDON -- France’s foreign minister has suggested that Western countries should be considering the idea that NATO troops should perhaps be deployed to Ukraine in non-combat roles to assist Ukraine.Foreign Minister Stéphane Sejourne in France’s parliament on Wednesday elaborated further, saying NATO troops could potentially be deployed into Ukraine to…