Finland - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Finland The Latest: Poland's women show the government red cards PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Thousands of women in Warsaw showed Poland's conservative government red cards and made noise with kitchenware to demand full birth control rights, respect and higher pay. The protest Wednesday was part of global Women's Da... Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:02:00 GMT 2017-03-08T20:02:00Z For Venezuelan skier, Finnish slopes prove mighty challenge CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — For a Venezuelan skier who had only trained on wheels beneath a bright sun, the slopes of Finland proved a mighty challenge. Adrian Solano wobbled nervously backward as he exited the starting gate at the Lahti2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships this week. He fumbled into the white powder after sliding down a small hill. And he tried awkwardly wa... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:30:00 GMT 2017-02-24T15:30:00Z Finnish lawmakers reject call to revoke same-sex marriage HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish lawmakers on Friday rejected a petition from more than 100,000 people demanding the repeal of a law allowing same-sex marriage that takes effect on March 1. The petition was considered a last-minute attempt to revoke the law that made Finland the last Nordic country to allow gays to wed. In Friday's 120-48 vote w... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:22:00 GMT 2017-02-17T16:22:00Z The Latest: Alabama is signing day champ _ again The Latest on college football's national signing day. (all times Eastern): 7:20 p.m. Alabama is the signing day champion for a seventh straight season, according to 247Sports' composite rankings . The Crimson Tide closed strong as usual and finished with a class that has six five-star recruits. Ohio State and Georgia... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:22:00 GMT 2017-02-02T00:22:00Z The Latest: Kontinen, Peers beat Bryans for Australian title MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Saturday from the Australian Open (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Henri Kontinen of Finland and John Peers of Australia have beaten Bob and Mike Bryan 7-5, 7-5 to win the Australian Open men's doubles championship, their first Grand Slam title. The fourth-seeded Kontinen and Pee... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 12:19:00 GMT 2017-01-28T12:19:00Z The Latest: US welcomes attempt to reduce violence in Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments on Syria following two-day talks in Kazakhstan between the Damascus government and rebel factions (all times local): 8 p.m. The U.S. says it has seen the announcement from Russia, Turkey and Iran on their intent to establish a mechanism to enforce a cease-fire in Syria and welcomes actions that de-escalate violence in the country. ... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:04:00 GMT 2017-01-24T18:04:00Z Syrian aid conference appeals for $8 billion in aid HELSINKI (AP) — As talks between Syrian factions and the government concluded in Kazakhstan, U.N. agencies and non-governmental groups at an aid conference in Finland appealed Tuesday for more than $8 billion in funding to help millions of displaced people inside Syria and those who have fled the conflict to neighboring countries. The U.N. refugee agency ... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:01:00 GMT 2017-01-24T13:01:00Z Finland to pay unemployed basic income of $587 per month HELSINKI (AP) — Finland has become the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens a basic monthly income, amounting to 560 euros ($587), in a unique social experiment which is hoped to cut government red tape, reduce poverty and boost employment. Olli Kangas from the Finnish government agency KELA, which is responsible for the country's social... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 18:49:00 GMT 2017-01-02T18:49:00Z The Latest: McMahon donated $7m to pro-Trump super PACs NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11 p.m. The woman President-elect Donald Trump chose Wednesday to lead the Small Business Administration gave $1 million in October to a super political action committee that supported him. That brings Linda McMahon's total pro-Trump super PAC... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:07:00 GMT 2016-12-09T04:07:00Z