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LONDON (AP) — The editor of a U.K. newspaper says he fears that the senior judge tasked with investigating Britain's scandal-tarred press is preparing to deliver a scathing indictment of the industry.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off a legal battle with Apple, Samsung is announcing a new version of the Galaxy Note, an offbeat, oversized smartphone that's become a surprise hit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is waiving clean gas requirements in Louisiana to make sure residents have enough supplies as Hurricane Isaac makes its way through the state.
LONDON (AP) — British police investigating computer hacking and privacy offenses arrested a journalist Wednesday at his home.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi urged skeptical Germans Wednesday to support his efforts to rescue the euro, arguing that "exceptional measures" could be used to restore stability across the 17-country single currency group.
PARIS (AP) — The French government wants companies to hire young people so much that it's offering to pick up the tab.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors filed a new charge of fraud on Wednesday against a man who ran a nationwide financial scheme that allegedly cheated thousands clients for millions of euros (dollars).
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday she is confident that Italy's reform drive will help push down the country's borrowing costs, but underlined her resistance to another idea that could drive them lower — giving the region's permanent rescue fund a banking license.
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — A body recently discovered in a forest is apparently that of a Russian-born U.S. businessman who disappeared in mysterious circumstances more than four years ago from his villa in a resort in Latvia, police said Wednesday.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Parties in Greece's coalition government have reached broad agreement on a major new austerity package demanded by the country's creditors but are still negotiating over the fine print, the country's finance minister said Wednesday.