Shares in World’s Top Shipping Firm Sink on US Tariffs Risk
Shares in the world’s biggest shipping company, Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, plunged Thursday after it warned of the commercial damage it would suffer from a U.S. escalation in the trade war with China.
Barclays Sets Aside Millions to Deal With Brexit Uncertainty
British bank Barclays says it set aside 150 million pounds ($196 million) to deal with economic uncertainty as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.
Swedish Teen Leads Belgian Students on 7th Climate March
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg is joining Belgian students who are skipping classes for the seventh Thursday in a row to march through Brussels to draw more attention to fighting climate change.
Albanian Opposition Holds Anti-Govt Rally, Demands New Vote
Thousands of protesters supporting Albania’s opposition surrounded the parliament building Thursday and demanded the government step down, claiming it’s corrupt and has links to organized crime.
Louisiana Woman Charged in Shooting of Her Pet Llama, Earl
A Louisiana woman is accused of shooting her pet llama named Earl who she says attacked her.
Sheriff: Woman Died in Accidental Fall at Georgia Party
The sheriff’s office of Forsyth County, Georgia, says a woman found dead in the backyard of a Cumming home died in an accidental fall.
AP Photos: Historic Bangladesh District Razed by Deadly Fire
Charred buildings and vehicles are all that remain of sections of a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh’s capital, where a late-night fire raced through narrow alleys packed with residences, shops, restaurants and warehouses and killed dozens of people.
2 Killed in Munich Shooting, Police Say No Danger to Public
German media report that two men have died after a shooting in Munich.
Recruitment of New Soldiers Threatens South Sudan’s Peace
South Sudan’s rival armed groups are forcefully recruiting civilians, including child soldiers, violating a fragile peace deal signed five months ago.
Dutch Report: More Info Needed on Flying Over Conflict Zones
A Dutch safety watchdog says airlines around the world need more and better information to make risk assessments about flying over conflict zones.