World Briefs: Cameron to detail EU reform 'shopping list'

Cameron to detail EU reform 'shopping list'

LONDON • After months without a breakthrough, British Prime Minister David Cameron will finally give more details tomorrow of what reforms he wants for Britain to stay in the European Union before a looming referendum.

Nearly three years after promising a vote before the end of 2017, he will deliver his "shopping list" in a letter to EU president Donald Tusk which is expected to be made public.

In recent weeks, European partners have put increasing pressure on Mr Cameron to lay out in more detail what kind of reforms he wants.


Russian media mogul found dead in hotel

WASHINGTON • Controversial Russian media mogul Mikhail Lesin, who helped launch the English-language television network RT, has been found dead in a Washington hotel.

RT, formerly known as Russia Today, said the former minister of media affairs died of a heart attack. He was 57.

Police said Mr Lesin was found unresponsive early on Thursday, at a location ABC News identified as the Dupont Circle Hotel in the US capital.


Apple defeats staff's lawsuit over bag search

SAN FRANCISCO • Apple has defeated a US class-action lawsuit brought by Apple retail workers over bag search practices at its California brick-and-mortar outlets, according to a court ruling on Saturday.

The decision came in a case where employees sued to be reimbursed for the time taken by Apple to search their bags to ensure they did not steal any merchandise.


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