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Greece removes ancient sites, museums, from development list

Jan. 22, 2019 2:40 PM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government has removed hundreds of archaeological museums, ancient sites and castles inadvertently put on a provisional list of properties up for private development under the country's bailout terms. The culture ministry said Tuesday that following careful cross-checks,...

Former Wilmington Trust official sentenced for conspiracy

Jan. 22, 2019 2:39 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former bank executive who cooperated with authorities in an investigation that led to the fraud convictions of four top executives for Wilmington Trust, the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program, has been sentenced...

Lagerfeld absent from Chanel's 18th-century couture

Jan. 22, 2019 2:39 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — It's snowing in Paris, but not at Chanel, which showcased 18th-century-inspired frothy couture inside a sunlit Italian villa. For once, Karl Lagerfeld didn't take his usual bow, with the house saying the octogenarian designer was fatigued. Some highlights of the spring-summer 2019 couture...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

Jan. 22, 2019 2:24 PM EST

iBook charts for week ending January 20, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Becoming by Michelle Obama - 9781524763152 - (Crown) 3. Educated by Tara Westover -...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jan. 22, 2019 2:22 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 20, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7. iSchedule, HotSchedules 8. Rebel Inc., Ndemic...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Jan. 22, 2019 2:15 PM EST

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending January 20, 2019: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. A Star Is Born (2018) 2. Once Upon a Deadpool 3. Unbreakable 4. A Simple Favor 5. The Old Man & the Gun 6. Split (2017) 7. Hunter Killer 8. Crazy Rich Asians 9. Juliet, Naked 10. Bad Times At the El Royale iTunes Movies US...

6 remain missing after Black Sea ship fire

Jan. 22, 2019 2:09 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Ambulance crews on the Crimean Peninsula transported a dozen survivors of a ship fire to hospitals on Tuesday while six of their crewmates have remained missing in the Black Sea. At least 14 sailors died in the tragedy. Two Tanzanian-flagged tankers caught fire Monday while liquefied...

Iran denounces German ban on its Mahan Air

Jan. 22, 2019 2:08 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Foreign Ministry has denounced as "hasty and incorrect" a German ban on Iran's Mahan Air from landing in the country. The official IRNA news agency Tuesday quoted Bahram Ghasemi, ministry spokesman, as saying the ban on the airline was in defiance of "mutual relations" between...

Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

Jan. 22, 2019 1:39 PM EST

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to work "in harmony with the world" to cut carbon emissions, aiming to quell international concerns that his country, the main custodian of the oxygen-rich Amazon, could put economic interests over environmental ones. The environment...

Signs of a weaker global economy send stocks sharply lower

Jan. 22, 2019 1:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks across the world are down Tuesday following new signs the global economy is weakening. The International Monetary Fund trimmed its economic forecasts for 2019 and 2020 and pointed to risks including trade tensions and rising interest rates. China's government said its economy grew in...