Prosecco’s Bubble Shows No Sign of Bursting
Prosecco, the fruity sparkling wine made in the northeastern hills of Italy is gaining in global popularity — and producers of Champagne, for so long the dominant bubbly wine, are taking note.
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Report: Iranian Steel Mill Workers Detained After Protests
A semi-official Iranian news agency says authorities detained an unspecified number of steel mill workers after five weeks of protests over delays in salaries.
South Africa’s Former Leader Joins Twitter Amid Legal Woes
South Africa’s former president, who faces corruption charges, has taken to Twitter.
Hungary: Protesting MPs Ejected From State Broadcasting HQ
Security forces physically ejected Hungarian opposition lawmakers from the headquarters of the Hungarian state broadcaster MTVA in Budapest in the early hours of Monday morning.
Swedish Intelligence Saw No Foreign Election Meddling
Sweden’s domestic intelligence agency says foreign powers didn’t carry out any comprehensive campaign to influence the Swedish parliamentary elections three months ago.
US Conducts 6 Airstrikes Against Somalia Extremists, 62 Dead
The U.S. military says it has carried out six airstrikes in the Gandarshe area of Somalia which killed a total of 62 al-Shabab extremist rebels.
Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs
Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB.
Onetime Indian Politician Convicted in 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots
An Indian court on Monday convicted a former politician for his role in riots that swept India in 1984, leaving thousands of Sikhs dead in bloody pogroms, and sentenced him to life in prison.
1 Thai Dead, 7 S. Korean Tourists Hurt in Thailand Car Crash
An accident Monday outside of Bangkok involving three vehicles killed one Thai man and left 11 other people injured, including seven South Korean tourists, Thai police said.