• United States May 3, 2019

    European, American Authorities Make Major Darknet Bust

    European and American investigators have broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking operations in a series of raids in the United States and Germany, authorities said Friday. Three German men, ages 31, 22 and 29, were arrested after the raids in three southern states on allegations they operated the so-called the “Wall Street Market” darknet platform, which...

  • Europe Mar 28, 2019

    Icelandic Budget Airline WOW Air Ceases Operations

    Icelandic budget airline WOW Air ceased operations on Thursday, stranding passengers across two continents. In a statement on its website the airline, which had earlier suspended all its flights, told passengers there would be no further flights and advised them to check flights with other airlines for ways to reach their destinations. The airline, founded by entrepreneur Skuli Mogensen, began...

  • bank Nov 30, 2018

    Search of Deutsche Bank Offices Continues in German Probe

    German authorities are continuing to search offices of Deutsche Bank as part of an investigation into suspicion that some employees helped set up offshore companies that were used to launder hundreds of millions of euros. The Frankfurt prosecutors’ office told the dpa news agency Friday that additional materials were being secured in the second day of the raids. On Thursday,...

  • Germany Nov 29, 2018

    Police Raid Deutsche Bank Offices in Money Laundering Case Related to ‘Panama Papers'

    German authorities raided Deutsche Bank’s headquarters Thursday amid suspicions that its employees helped clients set up offshore companies that were used to launder hundreds of millions of euros. About 170 police officers, investigators and prosecutors swooped in on the bank’s offices in Frankfurt and premises in nearby Eschborn and Gross-Umstadt at 10 a.m. (0900 GMT), seizing electronic and paper records....

  • CEO Jun 18, 2018

    Audi CEO Detained in Germany Diesel Emissions Case

    German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen’s Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls. The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015 and led to billions in fines, the arrest of executives and the indictment in the U.S. of its former...

  • JUDGE Jun 18, 2018

    Audi CEO Detained in Germany Diesel Emissions Case

    German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen’s Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls. The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015 and led to billions in fines, the arrest of executives and the indictment in the U.S. of its former...

  • Connecticut Dec 12, 2017

    Ancient Penguin Was as Big as a (Human) Pittsburgh Penguin

    Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The creature was slightly shorter in length and about 20 pounds (9 kilograms) heavier than the official stats for hockey star Sidney Crosby. It measured nearly 5 feet, 10 inches (1.77 meters) long...

  • NBC Dec 13, 2016

    Lufthansa Flight Diverted to JFK After Bomb Threat: Authorities

    A Lufthansa flight was diverted to JFK Airport following a bomb threat, authorities said Monday night.

  • Germany Sep 11, 2015

    Bomb Threat Forces United Flight 902 En Route to SFO Back to Frankfurt: German Police

    A bomb threat forced a United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco from Germany to circle back to Frankfurt Airport on the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Despite the scare, all the passengers were safe and put up in hotels by the airline.

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