EU privacy ruling throws up road blocks for tech firms

BRUSSELS - The EU's highest court struck down a deal that allows thousands of companies like Amazon and IBM to easily transfer personal data from Europe to the U.S., following revelations of mass U.S. government snooping.

Pentagon calls Afghan hospital strike a mistake, seeks accountability 5:44pm EDT

WASHINGTON - The U.S. military took responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, calling it a mistake and vowing to hold people accountable. | Video

South Carolina reels from flooding

Michael Carroll checks on his dog Bailey on flooded property in Conway, South Carolina October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Randall Hill

South Carolina grappled with the damage wrought by record rainfall, as the death toll from widespread flooding rose to 14 and residents braced for more evacuations.  Full Article | Gallery 

John Ashe walks at the Mahatma Gandhi memorial after paying flower tribute at Rajghat in New Delhi in this March 21, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files

Ex-U.N. official charged in bribe scheme

NEW YORK - U.S. authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.  Full Article 

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with agriculture and business leaders about the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the Department of Agriculture in Washington October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Obama faces tough crowd on Pacific trade deal

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama kicked off a sales pitch for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement that has sparked concern among some lawmakers and won a lukewarm initial response from business groups.  Full Article 

Fiat 500 cars for sale are pictured at a car dealership at Motor Village in Los Angeles, California October 13, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Auto workers threaten strike at Fiat Chrysler

DETROIT - United Auto Workers members are planning to strike at Fiat Chrysler U.S. manufacturing plants as soon as Wednesday evening, threatening to bring manufacturing to a halt.  Full Article 

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins (L) speaks during an interview with Reuters in New York, September 9, 2015, and Nigel Eccles (R), CEO & Co-founder of FanDuel speaks during an interview in New York, September 10, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Daily fantasy sports giants play defense

DraftKings and FanDuel have banned their employees from playing fantasy games amid allegations of misconduct akin to insider trading.  Video 

A Ten Commandants monument is seen in a fenced-off section of Oklahoma State Capitol grounds in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, September 30, 2015.  REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

No Ten Commandments on government land

OKLAHOMA CITY - Under the cover of night, a granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds after judges said its placement on government land violated state law.  Full Article 

Son of a Trump: Mexican comedians hit back in insult-laden show

Mexico's most popular comedians are lambasting U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a new play. Nathan Frandino reports.

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