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  • Malaysia Air site hacked, some customer data appears online

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack. The airline’s site was…

  • Russia defiant after threats from West over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister struck a defiant note Monday after Western leaders threatened to further punish Moscow for escalated fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told journalists…

  • Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

    NEW YORK (AP) — Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV…

  • Turkish court orders Facebook pages blocked

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has ordered authorities to block access in the country to Facebook pages that “insult” the Prophet Muhammad, in the latest move to censor the…

  • Motorola unveils 3 smart phones for return to China

    BEIJING (AP) — Motorola, acquired last year by computer maker Lenovo Group, has unveiled three smartphones for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populous mobile phone market. Motorola said Monday…

  • Greece’s Syriza to form gov’t after election victory

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Syriza party gained the key backing needed to form a government Monday, creating a surprise alliance with a small right-wing party that signals possible confrontation over the country’s bailout. Although…

  • Euro wobbles as anti-austerity party set to govern Greece

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The euro wobbled Monday after Greece’s anti-austerity opposition party won a big victory in national elections, renewing fears the European common currency bloc could unravel. Stock markets in Europe and…

  • German business confidence rises for third month running

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A closely watched indicator of German business optimism rose for the third straight month in January, giving a positive signal from Europe’s biggest economy. The business climate survey from the Munich-based…

  • Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment:

    WHITE HOUSE-LOCKDOWN NEW: Spokesman: Secret Service recovers ‘device’ at White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for President Barack Obama says a drone of some kind has been found on the grounds of the White…

  • PM: Thai Airways won’t go bankrupt but faces rehabilitation

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s coup-leader-turned-premier Prayuth Chan-ocha says debt-laden Thai Airways will not go bankrupt because the government is supporting it. Prayuth said Monday the government was discussing steps to save Thai Airways from bankruptcy…

  • AirAsia scraps fuel surcharges as oil price plummets

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia’s biggest budget carrier AirAsia on Monday scrapped fuel surcharges on tickets following the decline in global oil prices. AirAsia said the move also applies to flights under its…

  • NTT becomes first domestic sponsor of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers have signed up Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation as the first domestic sponsor of the 2020 Games. NTT, which provided a variety of telecommunications services for the 1964 Tokyo…

  • Obama takes in India’s grand Republic Day parade

    NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest…

  • China’s leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

    BEIJING (AP) — To help sell the public on the need for one of the world’s largest trash incinerators in the mountains in west Beijing, Communist Party officials bused in hundreds of people for special…

  • Aer Lingus confirms IAG takeover bid at 2.55 euros per share

    DUBLIN (AP) — Aer Lingus announced Monday that British Airways parent IAG has made an improved takeover offer of 2.55 euros ($2.85) per share, and the board of the Irish airline says it is considering…