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DP World wins ruling against Djibouti over seized port

Jan. 14, 2020 5:06 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — DP World said Tuesday it has won another arbitration ruling against Djibouti over the African country's seizure of a container terminal managed by the Dubai-based global port operator. The company said a London tribunal ordered Djibouti to restore its rights and benefits...

6 hurt in Carnival cruise ships accident at Mexico's Cozumel

Dec. 20, 2019 3:21 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A cruise ship scraped another while trying to dock in the Mexican Caribbean resort of Cozumel on Friday, damaging at least one of the boats and resulting in minor injuries to six passengers. Carnival Cruise Line said in a statement that the Carnival Glory was maneuvering in the port when...

Passengers find their rides at the Ride Share point as they exit Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council is set to vote on raising fees charged to ride-hailing companies at the airport. If approved Wednesday afternoon, the proposal will increase the current fee from $2.66 per pickup. That would jump to $4 starting Jan. 1 and be applied to drop-offs as well. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Uber, Lyft to stop Phoenix airport trips over higher fees

Dec. 19, 2019 7:13 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Uber and Lyft said they will make good on their threats to stop taking customers to and from the airport in the nation's fifth-largest city, creating confusion next year for travelers used to opening a phone app to catch a ride after Phoenix decided to raise fees on ride-hailing companies....

Passengers find their rides at the Ride Share point as they exit Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council is set to vote on raising fees charged to ride-hailing companies at the airport. If approved Wednesday afternoon, the proposal will increase the current fee from $2.66 per pickup. That would jump to $4 starting Jan. 1 and be applied to drop-offs as well. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Uber vows to stop airport service after Phoenix raises fees

Dec. 18, 2019 10:09 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council said Wednesday it will raise fees charged to ride-hailing companies at the airport in the nation's fifth-largest city, and Uber said it will stop operations there over the increase. “Phoenix is a global city,” said Mayor Kate Gallego, who backed the...

Military official says sailor who killed 2 civilians, then himself at Pearl Harbor used his service weapons

Dec. 5, 2019 2:39 PM EST
HONOLULU (AP) — Military official says sailor who killed 2 civilians, then himself at Pearl Harbor used his service weapons.
This undated photo provided on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, by Australian Border Force shows the drugs in sealed packages after its seizure.  Three people have been charged with drug offenses over Australia’s largest seizure of methamphetamine, which had been smuggled to Melbourne from Bangkok in stereo speakers. Police estimate the 1.596 metric tons (1.759 U.S. tons) of the drug also known as ice and crystal meth had a street value of AU$1.197 billion ($818 million). The 37 kilograms (82 pounds) of heroin also seized was the largest haul of that drug in Australia since 2017, a police statement said. (Australian Border Force via AP)

3 charged over Australia’s largest crystal meth seizure

Dec. 5, 2019 2:55 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Two customs agents and an information technology worker appeared in a court on Thursday charged with drug offenses over Australia’s largest seizure of methamphetamine, which had been smuggled to Melbourne from Bangkok in stereo speakers. Police estimate the 1.6 metric tons...

A soldier badly wounded during clashes with anti-government protesters is carried  by demonstrators to a hospital during the ongoing protests in Rasheed Street, Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

Baghdad bombings kill 5 as Iraqis protest government

Nov. 26, 2019 3:05 PM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — Three simultaneous explosions rocked Baghdad late Tuesday, killing five people and wounding more than a dozen, Iraqi officials said, in the first apparent coordinated attack since anti-government protests erupted nearly two months ago. It was not immediately clear who has behind the...