Prime Minister Theresa May will tell parliament on Monday that 95 percent of Britain's divorce deal has now been settled but will repeat her opposition to the European Union's proposal for the land border with Northern Ireland. Facing some of the fiercest criticism to date over her Brexit plans
The ruling Liberal Party saw a 20 percent swing against it at a by-election in Sydney, leaving the government reliant on support of five independents to survive. Several independent lawmakers have so far offered only qualified support for Morrison to continue, warning that their backing would be conditional
A shootout outside the home of a Roman Catholic cardinal in Mexico City left one bodyguard dead on Sunday, city authorities said, but no motive for the armed assault on the residence was provided. Cardinal Norberto Rivera, 76, the capital's retired archbishop and an influential figure in the church
“It is ... disheartening to observe that not even one of the African leaders in attendance [at the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations] plucked up the courage to speak poignant truths to the superpowers...,” writes Afam Nkemdiche.
Congressman Jair Bolsonaro had an unexpectedly strong showing in the first round of Brazil’s presidential election earlier this month. How did a veteran politician cast himself as the outsider who could save the country? The Social Liberal Party candidate has made a name for himself by praising the
Tax preparer Joshua Beal knows well the challenges that a communications barrier can present when it comes to understanding tax policy and the Internal Revenue Service. Add in the extra challenge of being deaf, and overcoming those barriers can seem insurmountable. “We have many deaf clients who are
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly gained force and grew into an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm in the Pacific off Mexico on Sunday, with a potential to make landfall on a western stretch of coast between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta in the coming days.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Berlin would not export arms to Saudi Arabia for now in the wake of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's violent death. "I agree with all those who say when it comes to our already limited arms exports (to Saudi Arabia) that they cannot take
For 150 years, the British Museum has housed one of the iconic, heavy-browed stone figures that Chile's Easter Island is famous for. Now the islanders are hoping desperately to get it back. The statue, known as a "moai" and named the Hoa Hakananai'a, is one of hundreds originally
Poland's governing nationalists came out on top in regional elections Sunday, but were losing to opposition centrists in mayoral races in large cities including the capital Warsaw, exit polls showed. Sunday's ballot was the first since a 2015 parliamentary election that handed the Law and Justice
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — A ragged army of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border.
The comments from Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir were some of the most direct yet from Riyadh, which has given multiple and conflicting accounts about Khashoggi's killing on Oct. 2, first denying his death and later admitting it amid an international outcry. The weeks of denial and lack of credible
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue had always thought about incorporating some elements of "Romeo and Juliet" into their ice dance routine.
Egyptian police on Sunday arrested the author of a book about Egypt's economy on charges of publishing false news, security sources and the author's wife said. Abdul Khalik Farouk's detention came days after local media reported that draft copies of his book, "Is Egypt Really a Poor
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local):
Satoko Miyahara won her second straight Skate America title on Sunday, repelling the challenge of compatriot Kaori Sakamoto who took silver at the first event of the 2018-19 ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix. Miyahara became the first woman to win back-to-back titles at Skate America since South Korean
(Reuters) - Hurricane Willa, churning off central Mexico's Pacific coast, strengthened on Sunday night to a dangerous Category 4 storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Willa was about 230 miles (370 km) south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes in Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 130
Many members of the caravan, exhausted from the hours-long trek on foot from the Guatemalan border, mostly ignored police offers to board buses heading to a migrant shelter because of suspicions they might be deported instead. The migrants have defied threats by Trump that he will close the U.S.-Mexico
MILAN (AP) — Mauro Icardi's stoppage-time header gave Inter Milan a 1-0 win over AC Milan in the city derby on Sunday but it could be left counting the cost of that victory after key midfielder Radja Nainggolan limped off in the first half.
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — The latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):