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Dense swarm of bats causes flap at Vienna airport

BERLIN — Birds are a well-known hazard for airport operators, but Vienna airport officials have had to deal with different winged intruders: a swarm of bats.
EU takes Poland to its top court over judicial reform

EU takes Poland to its top court over judicial reform

BRUSSELS — The European Union said Monday it has decided to take Poland to the bloc's top court over the overhaul of the country's judicial system and also ask the European Court of Justice to suspend a recent law on Supreme Court judges.
Man at centre of Nobel sex scandal remanded pending verdict

Man at centre of Nobel sex scandal remanded pending verdict

COPENHAGEN — The man at the centre of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize was remanded in custody Monday, pending the verdict in his trial.
In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

HONG KONG — Authorities in Hong Kong on Monday took an unprecedented step to quash separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates independence for the southern Chinese territory on national security grounds.
Weighing whether to can Rosenstein, Trump tuned in TV hosts

Weighing whether to can Rosenstein, Trump tuned in TV hosts

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions.
Out of Cambodian jail, filmmaker strolls on beach back home

Out of Cambodian jail, filmmaker strolls on beach back home

CANBERRA, Australia — Australian filmmaker James Ricketson took a stroll on a Sydney beach at dawn Monday while recuperating from more than a year in a Cambodian prison, his nephew said.
'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theatres

'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theatres

NEW YORK — The gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.