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European Union regulators on Tuesday said Apple must pay a tax bill of $14.5 billion on its European profits earned in Ireland. Lots of people are reacting, including the Irish finance minister, the White House and stock analysts.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Cynthia Roseberry, staff director of Clemency Project 2014, on the group's efforts to prepare thousands of clemency applications for review before President Obama leaves the White House.
Spain could be facing its third election in a year if parliament passes a no-confidence motion in the country's caretaker government this week. Many Spaniards say they have already lost confidence in the country's entire political class.
On Friday, news site Quartz reported that Facebook fired its "news curators" and replaced them with algorithms to compile the news that ends up on Facebook's "Trending" news section. Many users took note when a fake article about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly was trending.
As Cuba's once staunchly socialist government loosens state controls and American tourists pour into the island, the need for hotel rooms will skyrocket. Some Cubans are already taking advantage of opportunities for private enterprise.