Social media to stream Asian soccer games amid piracy battle

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Seeking to resolve the television piracy of Qatari-owned broadcast rights by Saudi Arabian interests, the Asian Football Confederation will use its Facebook and YouTube c...

France's Macron eyes investments in strategic Djibouti

DJIBOUTI (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is offering support for Djibouti to boost its economy and pursue further peace in the Horn of Africa region. Macron met with Djibouti...

Pilot left gun behind in the cockpit of a Delta plane

ATLANTA (AP) — A pilot left a handgun in the cockpit of a Delta Air Lines jet, where it was found by an airline ground worker. Delta declined Friday to identify the pilot or say whet...

Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming member

NEW YORK (AP) — On the same day Netflix scored its first best picture nomination from the Oscars, the steaming company is also joining the lobbying group the Motion Picture Association of America. ...

FIFA leads top soccer bodies' attack on Saudi TV piracy

ZURICH (AP) — In their strongest attack yet on broadcasting theft, soccer's governing bodies and top leagues have condemned Saudi Arabia-backed pirate network beoutQ. A joint stateme...

Crisis infects soccer tournament as Qatar faces Saudi Arabia

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Traveling to the Asian Cup should have been a simple flight lasting barely an hour for Qatar's soccer players. Instead, it involved a circuitous route to the Uni...

Elven Sports doesn't want Super Cup played in Saudi Arabia

LONDON (AP) — European broadcaster Eleven Sports has asked for the Italian Super Cup not to be played in Saudi Arabia next week, blaming the kingdom for hosting streaming services that pirate live spo...

Qatari broadcaster asks Italy to move soccer game from Saudi

Qatari state-owned sports broadcaster beIN has asked Italy's soccer league not to play a showpiece match in Saudi Arabia, accusing the country of backing the pirating of live coverage, and highlightin...

Asian Cup organizers condemn Saudi piracy of TV broadcasts

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Organizers of soccer's Asian Cup say they condemn Saudi-backed pirate broadcasts of games stolen from Qatari rights holder BeIN Sports. The Asi...

'Like a cancer:' Rio militias grow, control swaths of city

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest scheme works like this: Brazilian paramilitary groups buy boxes of cigarettes in neighboring Paraguay for 14 cents a pack and then smuggle them back home, where prices...

UK dealing with 'complex incident' on ship in Thames Estuary

LONDON (AP) — British police say they are dealing with a "complex incident" on board a ship in the Thames Estuary in southeast England. Paul Kyprianou, a spokesman for Grimaldi Lines...

5 charged with running massive movie piracy ring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles federal grand jury has indicted five men who allegedly ran an international piracy ring that offered hundreds of stolen movies and TV shows online, including "Fifty Sh...

Days after concert, Gaza's grand piano seized by merchant

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian businessman has seized the Gaza Strip's only grand piano, claiming he owns the instrument, just days after it made its public debut. The Ed...

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