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Etihad sued for $2.3 billion by Air Berlin insolvency admin

A Berlin court says the insolvency administrator for bankrupt airline Air Berlin has sued its former largest shareholder, Gulf airline Etihad, for 2 billion euros ($2.26 billion) in damages

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Dutch court upholds maximum sentence for cyberbully

A Dutch appeals court has upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she defrauded the treasury of more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Lawmaker: Rajapaksa to resign as Sri Lanka's prime minister

A Sri Lankan lawmaker says disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign Saturday to end the country's political crisis

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Spain plans to spend $8 billion on military hardware upgrade

Spain's government has announced a plan to spend 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 billion) over the next 10 years on improving its military defense capabilities

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Kanye reignites Drake feud on Twitter, alleges threats

Kanye West appeared to reignite a feud with fellow rapper Drake in which he claimed Drake had called trying to threaten him

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Official: Offensive against Taliban kills at least 20

An Afghan official says an assault on Taliban positions in northeastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, which included U.S .air strikes, killed at least 20 insurgents, contradicting Taliban claims of civilian casualties

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Kelly Clarkson backs lip-synching mom who embarrassed son

Kelly Clarkson is sending some love to the mom who was captured lip-syncing on a fan cam while her son dove for cover in his hoodie

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: Strasbourg Christmas market reopens after attack

The Christmas market in Strasbourg has reopened amid tight security a day after the gunman suspected of killing three people in an attack earlier this week was shot dead by police

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US goods

China suspends tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its trade cease-fire with Washington

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

13 young miners feared dead in India's remote northeast

Police say 13 young miners are missing and feared dead following the collapse of a shaft and flooding of a coal mine they were illegally digging in India's remote northeast

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: US hails Kosovo parliament vote to form new army

The U.S. has hailed Kosovo's parliament vote to form a new army as a first step and reaffirmed "its support for the gradual transition ... to a force with a territorial defense mandate, as is Kosovo's sovereign right."

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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