WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine Sinclair Broadcasting Corp $13.3 million after it failed to properly disclose that paid programming that aired on local TV stations was sponsored by a cancer institute, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters.
The technology company broke new ground by flying a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft that had both been used before.
The ruling by the Supreme Court found that hundreds of asylum seekers detained for years on Manus Island had the right to sue the Papua New Guinea government for compensation, saying their human rights had been violated.
Fashion brands Michael Kors and Jimmy Choo have pledged to stop using real fur in their products.
Powerful Earthquake Strikes Indonesia’s Java Island - WSJ
UNITED NATIONS/YANGON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday that the United States was demanding “the immediate release” of two Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar “or information as to the circumstances around their disappearance.”
A laser-driven technique for creating fusion that dispenses with the need for radioactive fuel elements and leaves no toxic radioactive waste is now within reach, say researchers.
During a press conference Friday, Constable David Hopkinson would not identify the two bodies.
Two thousand years after he was banished to the outer edges of the empire, the city of Rome has formally revoked the exile of the poet Ovid.
Security staff at Volkswagen’s Brazilian plant collaborated with the country’s 1964-1985 military dictatorship, leading to the arrest and torture of several employees, according to a landmark report commissioned by the car giant.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian police arrested a Christian priest and were questioning members of a seminary after a hardline Hindu group accused them of trying to convert villagers to Christianity by distributing Bibles and singing carols, police said on Saturday.
The oldest prisoner at Guantanamo Bay has been refused permission to read a book on pacifism and non-violence written by relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks.
A hospital in southern Japan that pioneered the drop box system for unwanted babies said it is considering allowing pregnant women to give birth with full confidentiality to deal with new issues that have arisen.
© AP Photo/David Goldman, File FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta.
The European Parliament and the European Council agreed to a new set of rules on Friday that target exchange platforms for bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
Footage of five large rays which became tangled in shark nets in Australia has led to renewed debate about methods for protecting the nation’s beaches.
PARIS (Reuters) - France will continue to defend “net neutrality” irrespective of what other countries may do, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday, after a United States commission voted to ditch rules on the issue.
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO says it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and believes it violates a landmark Cold War arms treaty.