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Kurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad': Barzani

ERBIL, Iraq Iraq's Kurds will go ahead with a referendum on independence on Monday because partnership with Baghdad has failed, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday.

Police have thwarted seven attacks since March: London mayor11:42am EDT

BRIGHTON, England London Mayor Sadiq Khan said police had thwarted seven attacks by militants since March this year, describing the increase in the number as a shift rather than a spike.

Head of South African pension manager denounces plot to remove him7:29am EDT

JOHANNESBURG The chief executive of South Africa's Public Investment Corporation (PIC) said he was the victim of a plot to oust him because of the pension manager's stance on bailing out other state firms.

Britain must stay in EU's single market after Brexit: Labour lawmakers6:53am EDT

LONDON Britain's main opposition Labour Party must commit to staying in the European Union's single market after Brexit and put an end to Prime Minister Theresa May's "destructive Brexit", several of its lawmakers said on Sunday.

Russian suspect detained after arson attacks against last tsar filmSep 23 2017

MOSCOW A Russian court ordered the detention of a man on Saturday on suspicion of trying to intimidate cinemas into not showing a new film about the country's last tsar, Russia's news agencies said.

Democratic senator lifts hold on Trump antitrust nominee -aideSep 23 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has lifted her hold on President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a move that will allow the Senate to vote to confirm Makan Delrahim, a senior Republican aide said on Friday.

China-backed fund shunned by Trump to buy British chip makerSep 22 2017

Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, the China-backed buyout fund that was barred last week by U.S. President Donald Trump from buying a U.S. chip maker, said it would purchase British chip designer Imagination Technologies Group Plc .

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sourcesSep 22 2017

T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. | Video

Rodarte sisters go deep into the woods for film debut 'Woodshock'Sep 22 2017

LOS ANGELES When the sisters behind high-fashion label Rodarte decided to make their debut film "Woodshock," they looked for inspiration where they have always searched - in the redwood forests by their Northern California coastal home. | Video

Democratic senator lifts hold on Trump antitrust nominee: aideSep 22 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has lifted her hold on President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a move that will allow the Senate to vote to confirm Makan Delrahim, a senior Republican aide said on Friday.