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EU fines 3 banks $520 million over rate market rigging
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union regulators on Wednesday fined banks JPMorgan Chase, HSBC and Credit Agricole a combined $520 million for colluding to manipulate the price of financial products linked to interest rates....

Kerry, Russia's Lavrov to meet in Hamburg to discuss Syria
MOSCOW (AP) -- A spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry says U.S. Secretary State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are meeting for talks later in the day....

In Norway, teenager confesses to stabbing boy and teacher
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Police in Norway say a teenager has confessed to stabbing both a student and a kindergarten teacher walking her dog....

Germany: Merkel's party backs tougher rules on dual citizens
BERLIN (AP) -- Delegates from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party have voted in favor of scrapping rules that allow the children of immigrants to be dual citizens....

Hungary leaves anti-corruption group that criticized it
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- The Hungarian government says it is pulling out of an international initiative to promote transparency and fight corruption because of the group's unfair criticism of the country....

EU antitrust regulators fine 3 banks a combined $520 million for rigging interest rate market
BRUSSELS (AP) -- EU antitrust regulators fine 3 banks a combined $520 million for rigging interest rate market....

Danish suspect in police shooting is jailed for 4 weeks
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A 26 year-old Danish man was jailed Wednesday for four weeks on suspicion of shooting a Danish policeman in the head outside a police station in suburban Copenhagen....