By Jose Cortes SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday
Mexico's political parties will formally choose presidential candidates on Sunday, setting the stage for a race between a leftist holding a strong lead, a young leader of a right-left coalition catching up, and a trailing ruling party candidate. With six weeks to go before campaigning begins for
A police officer who said he was part of the team that detained two Reuters reporters in Myanmar in December told a court on Wednesday that he was not familiar with police procedures for recording arrests. Second Lieutenant Myo Ko Ko was the latest prosecution witness to give evidence in proceedings
Charmaine Savage wouldn’t want to start a conversation about herself with grim stereotypes of East St. Louis, Ill., her hometown. A once-prosperous manufacturing, rail, and shipping center, East St. Louis had a peak population of 80,000 around 1950. This town has nurtured African-American icons – from
“In the era of Donald Trump, the world is confused about what America stands for and with whom it stands...,” states an editorial. “That is why people’s attitude [about the Feb. 7] visit to Jamaica by Rex Tillerson is so paradoxical.
Regarding the Jan. 1 & 8 cover story, “Bridging black and white”: I posted this story on my Facebook page because I want everyone to read it. St. Louis, we care about you and all the residents. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted 13 Russians, and three Russian organizations, with meddling in the 2016 US election. The charges centered on the alleged use of social media to sow political discord, via inserting politically charged messages into the stream of American electronic discourse
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck 18 targets in Gaza in response to an explosive device that wounded four soldiers along the border with the territory.
By Martin Petty MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine attorney Jude Sabio says he hasn't been home for a year, steers clear of public events and is forever looking over his shoulder after accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of crimes against humanity. Sabio, a stocky 51 year-old, says he lives in constant
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Danny Garcia stopped Brandon Rios with a right hand in the ninth round Saturday night in their WBC welterweight world title elimination bout.
QAIM, Iraq (AP) — From their outpost on Iraq's westernmost edge, U.S. 1st Lt. Kyle Hagerty and his troops watched civilians trickle into the area after American and Iraqi forces drove out the Islamic State group. They were, he believed, families returning to liberated homes, a hopeful sign of increasing
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Coach Sarah Murray promised Korea would get over the jitters and nerves that came with their Olympic debut along with all the history of being the first combined team ever to play in any games.
Actresses Kate Winslet and Emma Watson joined around 200 British stars in demanding an end to sexual harassment and abuse, in an open letter published Sunday ahead of the Bafta film awards. Signatories including Emma Thompson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Keira Knightley and Saoirse Ronan, expressed solidarity
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Marcel Hirscher has turned his domination in the giant slalom into a second gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Japan's "Ice Prince" Yuzuru Hanyu has promised there's plenty more to come after he became the first man to capture back-to-back Olympic figure skating gold medals in 66 years. The 23-year-old broke the pain barrier to strike gold in Pyeongchang after a brave free skate on Saturday
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Patrick Hager scored in regulation and again in a shootout as Germany beat Norway 2-1 on Sunday to wrap up group play at the Olympics.
HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl Sunday in the tri-series Twenty20 cricket international against England at Seddon Park.
By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is still unsure who directed a Feb. 7 attack on U.S. and U.S.-backed forces in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday, even as he acknowledged accounts that Russian civilian contractors were involved. Reuters has reported that about
By Alison Bevege SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tropical Cyclone Kelvin hit the resource-rich north coast of Western Australia on Sunday, lashing it with strong winds and causing floods that could cut the main highway for up to two weeks. The storm crossed the coast 165 km (100 miles) south-southwest of Broome
MUNICH (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended
Israeli jets struck the Gaza Strip on Saturday after four soldiers were wounded when an improvised explosive device blew up along the border with the Palestinian enclave. The explosion earlier Saturday, which left two of the Israeli soldiers severely injured, was one of the most serious incidents on
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom said they locked themselves in cabins to escape three days of violence. The Carnival Legend arrived in its home port of Melbourne on