This Will Be the Biggest IPO in History

Saudi Aramco's pricing for its initial public offering gives the oil company a valuation that—at $1.7 trillion—falls short of the $2 trillion that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hoped for. But selling 3 billion shares at $8.53 apiece would still bring in $25.6 billion, the...

U.S.-France Trade Fight Is The Latest Front In…

The latest U.S.-France trade dispute has its roots in a much broader debate about the tech industry and global taxation.

Indicted jail officers faced earlier excessive…

A prosecutor says an investigation that led to the indictment of 25 correctional officers in Baltimore started in 2018 with “rumors and anecdotes” about excessive force against jail inmates

Feds Indict 'Evil Corp'

The Justice Department has just announced criminal charges and sanctions against a Russian hacking organization named—wait for it—Evil Corp. Yes, really. As NPR reports, Russian nationals are accused of running the group, which federal law enforcement officials say is responsible for the Dridex malware that stole banking information...

DOJ Unseals Indictment Against Russian Nationals…

Authorities say the two men hacked a school district, two banks and four companies in the U.S.

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PM: Israel has ‘full right’ to annex strategic…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country has the “full right” to annex the Jordan Valley

The End of the Balsamic Battle Doesn't Go Well for Modena

You've probably seen the term "Modena" on bottles of balsamic vinegar. That's because the region in Italy is famous for producing the stuff; in fact, since 2009 there's been a protected designation for the name "Aceto Balsamico di Modena," or "Balsamic Vinegar from Modena." However, a court ruled on Wednesday...

Mass Strikes Over Macron's Pension System…

Nationwide protests over President Emmanuel Macron's proposed changes to the pension system brought some services in France to a halt Thursday.

Young and old march in unity, fear at French…

Anger, solidarity, tear gas and frozen noses _ that sums up the atmosphere inside Thursday’s mass Paris protest by demonstrators young and old against the government's retirement reform

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and…

SpaceX has launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station, including “mighty mice" for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house

Typhoon Forces Mass Evacuations In The Philippines

Manila's international airport was shut down and school was canceled throughout the country as Typhoon Kammuri ravaged the islands.

'Lawlessness' as Woman Is Set on Fire in Another…

An Indian woman who accused two men of rape was set on fire—allegedly by those same men—on her way to a court hearing in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The 23-year-old, who suffered burns on up to 90% of her body, is now "fighting for her life," per the...

Putin offers US an immediate extension to key…

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is prepared to immediately extend a pivotal nuclear arms reduction pact with the U.S.

North Korea Threatens U.S. With Unwanted…

A top North Korean official made the subtle threat in a statement to the state-run Korean Central News Agency.

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House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: 'Don't…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has delivered a broadside to a reporter that might well apply to all of impeachment-era Washington

2 Men Wanted Her. Her Alleged Solution: a 'Medieval Duel'

A UK woman on trial for conspiracy to commit murder arranged for two lovers to battle for her affection in a "medieval duel" to the death, according to prosecutors. Asta Juskauskiene, 35, had left her husband, Giedruis Juskauskas, when she met a Lithuanian prisoner online. Mantas Kvedaras was an acquaintance...

Climate Summit Kicks Off With Dire Warnings From…

The U.N. secretary-general asked, "Do we really want to be remembered as the generation ... that fiddled while the planet burned?"

He Put Up Fake Border Signs. Then He Took Them to…

They thought they'd found a new life in Finland—but they were really just wandering in circles in a Russian forest. The BBC reports four men from South Asia forked over more than $11,000 each to a man they thought was going to provide them safe passage to the...

Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi

Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi, with many others missing

Israel's Attorney General Files Indictment…

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was formally indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

Fears rise as at least 13 stabbed in Baghdad square

Security and medical officials say at least 13 people have suffered stab wounds in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, the epicenter of Iraq’s protest movement, stoking fears of infiltration by unknown groups among anti-government demonstrators

Poland says it foiled $517 million cocaine smuggling plan

Poland’s prime minister says the nation’s special services have foiled a $517 million (467 million euros) plan to smuggle Columbian cocaine to Europe

Samoa To Shut Down Government To Help With…

More than 3,700 cases of measles have been reported in Samoa, according to government data released Monday.

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Kosovo court jails ex-Serb minister for ethnic hatred

A Kosovo court has sentenced a former ethnic Serb minister to two years in prison for inciting ethnic hatred

Ex-Slovak prime minister Robert Fico charged with…

Slovakia’s police say they have charged former Prime Minister Robert Fico with racism for his comments about the embattled Roma minority

Trump Imposes Steel And Aluminum Tariffs On…

President Trump said the countries were manipulating their currencies.