COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) â South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm.
LUXEMBOURG (AP) â The European Union's highest court ruled Tuesday that an agreement that allows companies to freely transfer data to the U.S. is invalid as it does not adequately protect consumers.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will consider extending its air strikes against militants in Syria to Iraq if it receives such a request from Baghdad, the RIA news agency quoted the head of the country's upper chamber of parliament as saying on Tuesday. The speaker, Valentina Matviyenko, said Russia had so far not received such a request from the Iraqi government. (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Gabriela Baczynska; Editing by Andrew Osborn)
BERLIN (Reuters) - All investments at Volkswagen will be placed under review, the carmaker's top labor representative said on Tuesday, as the embattled German group grapples with the fallout of its diesel emissions scandal. "We will need to call into question with great resolve everything that is not economical," Bernd Osterloh, head of VW's works council told more than 20,000 workers at a staff gathering in Wolfsburg, Germany. ...
JERUSALEM (AP) â The Israeli military on Tuesday demolished homes of two Palestinian militants in east Jerusalem, the army's first concrete steps following a late night Cabinet meeting in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised a "strong hand" to quell recent deadly attacks.