Exclusive: FCC plans to fine Sinclair $13.3 million over undisclosed c

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.

SpaceX has launched completely recycled spacecraft

The technology company broke new ground by flying a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft that had both been used before.

Manus Island: Asylum seekers win right to sue Papa New Guinea for compensation |...

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 to stop using fur

Fashion brands Michael Kors and Jimmy Choo have pledged to stop using real fur in their products.

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Indonesia’s Java Island

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Indonesia’s Java Island - WSJ

Myanmar faces mounting calls for release of Reuters journalists

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.”

Laser-boron fusion now ‘leading contender’ for energy

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.

Toronto billionaire and his wife found dead in their home

During a press conference Friday, Constable David Hopkinson would not identify the two bodies.

Better late than never: Rome revokes the exile of the poet Ovid, 2,000 years...

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.

Volkswagen says Brazil staff collaborated with dictatorship

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.

Indian police arrest Christian priest after complaint by Hindu group

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.

Guantanamo Bay inmate refused permission to read book on non-violence by relatives of 9/11...

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.

Hospital to allow anonymous childbirth to cut risk to mom, kid?The Asahi Shimbun

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.

CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity

© 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.

Bitcoin: EU approves cryptocurrency clampdown to combat terrorism financing | News | DW |...

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.

‘Horrible’ images of entangled rays reignite debate about shark nets used to protect beaches...

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.

After U.S. decision, France says will continue to defend net neutralit

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.

NATO is concerned Russia just broke one of the most important Cold War arms...

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.