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Police: 2 arrested after armed jewel heist at Dutch art fair

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Smartly dressed robbers wielding what appeared to be weapons and a sledgehammer snatched jewelry in a brazen heist Tuesday at an international art fair in the southern Du...

Taiwan e-bikes will require license plate starting Nov. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Nov. 1, all electric bicycles (e-bikes) must have a license plate before they can be driven on Taiwan's streets. On Monday (June 20), the Workforce Deve...

Yellowstone park reopening after changes wrought by flood

WAPITI, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors will return to a changed landscape in Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday as it partially reopens following record floods that reshaped the park’s rivers and canyons, w...

Taiwan urges migrant workers to ride certified e-bikes to avoid fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Monday (June 20) called on migrant workers in the country to ride or buy only electric bikes with a certification mark and not to...

How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — At a gas station near the Cologne, Germany, airport, Bernd Mueller watches the digits quickly climb on the pump: 22 euros ($23), 23 euros, 24 euros. The numbers showing how muc...

Foreigners pay more for gas in Hungary. It risks an EU fight

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has discounted the price of gasoline at the pump. But not if you have a foreign license plate. It's also taxing what it calls “extra profits” of ind...

Hungary accused of discrimination for discount fuel policy

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A spokesperson for the European Union's executive arm said Friday that Hungary was discriminating against citizens of other EU countries by offering discounted fuel to drivers...

Smart Cities Market 2022 Latest, Key Trends, Trends in Globe, Benefits, Opportunities to 2030 | CAGR of 15.3%

The global smart cities market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.3% during the forecast period 2021-2027. The increasing number of investments by cities and federal governments and the growing need ...

EXPLAINER: Effects of EU Russia oil ban, Moscow's response

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union has agreed to slash Russian oil imports in a tough escalation of the bloc's campaign of sanctions to punish Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine. It's a ...

Inside the manhunt for an escaped murder suspect and jailer

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was about three hours after sheriff’s officials in Alabama realized a capital murder suspect and a senior jail official who had taken him for a mental health evaluation had disapp...

Sheriff: Alabama inmate, jailer were prepared for a shootout

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A murder suspect and the jailer who helped him escape from an Alabama lockup were carrying $29,000 in cash, four handguns and an AR-15 rifle and were prepared for a shootout w...

Fugitive inmate captured after manhunt, ex-jail officer dead

A former Alabama jail official on the run with a murder suspect she was accused of helping escape shot and killed herself Monday as authorities caught up with the pair after more than a week of search...

Garland: Escaped murder suspect, guard 'extremely dangerous'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday that an escaped murder suspect and jail officer who aided him are “regarded as extremely dangerous” and the U.S. Marshals Service has t...

Maine close to ridding license plates of obscenities

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The rackin’ frackin’ sassafrassin’ salty language on hundreds of Maine license plates is one step closer to being removed from the road. Maine's secretary of s...

Police find 18 migrants in North Macedonia, nab car driver

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say a patrol discovered 18 migrants in the south of the country and arrested the driver after a brief chase. A police stateme...