By Miguel Vidal and Vincent West SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA/BILBAO, Spain (Reuters) - Spain's regional elections reinforced the center-right People's Party (PP) on Sunday while dealing a blow to the opposition Socialists but failed to signal a clear path to avoid a third nationwide vote in December
A top official in Yemen's armed Houthi movement on Sunday offered to stop attacks on Saudi Arabia and an amnesty for Yemeni fighters opposing the group if the kingdom stopped air strikes and lifted a near blockade on the country. The move falls short of demands by Yemen's government and their
By Kylie MacLellan LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May repeatedly failed to back her predecessor David Cameron in his fight to keep Britain in the European Union and hampered his attempts to rein in migration, according to extracts from two books about the referendum. May, who
Football fans were met by demonstrators outside Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte before the Carolina Panthers-Minnesota Vikings game Sunday, as protests over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott continued into its sixth day. Amid security concerns and rumors of a rally, the National Football League
A professor who has accurately predicted the winner in each of the past eight presidential elections announced that his model points to a victory this November for Republican nominee Donald Trump. Instead of relying on the latest voter polls, Allan Lichtman, a distinguished professor of history at American
Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram, made an appearance in a video released by the militant group on Sunday. In the video, he mocked the Nigerian military and spoke about the Chibok girls, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in April, 2014. The Nigerian military reported that they had fatally wounded
A good example is the Sept. 20 election in Jordan for a new lower house of parliament. The Muslim Brotherhood put up candidates for the first time in nearly a decade and did well – largely because it dropped the slogan “the Quran is our constitution” and instead proposed secular reforms. In addition
OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather, and was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that
Slaven Bilic has warned his West Ham flops they won't be allowed to live off past achievements after Southampton condemned them to a fourth successive Premier League defeat. Bilic's side were lauded after finishing seventh last season but just months later they are languishing in the relegation
Canada's Unifor union ratified a deal with General Motors Co that will see the auto maker invest C$554 million ($420.84 million) in its local plants, the labor group said on Sunday. Workers voted 64.7 percent to ratify the agreement, Unifor said in a statement. The union said earlier in the day
A leader of Yemen's Shiite Huthi rebels on Sunday proposed a truce on the country's border with Saudi Arabia in an exchange for a halt in Saudi-led strikes on his forces. The proposal, coinciding with a surge in fighting after peace talks were suspended last month, was made by Salah al-Sammad
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Grayson Murray won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sunday and Cameron Smith and Kevin Tway wrapped up PGA Tour cards.
MADRID (AP) — Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative Popular Party got a boost in regional elections Sunday, while the opposition Socialists lost ground.
By Ju-min Park and Tony Munroe SEOUL (Reuters) - From kicking out North Korean workers and ending visa-free travel for its citizens, to stripping flags of convenience from its ships, Cold War-era allies from Poland to Mongolia are taking measures to squeeze the isolated country. More such moves, with
Regional elections in Spain on Sunday strengthened acting Prime Minister's Mariano Rajoy's conservatives and weakened the Socialists, under pressure to let him form a government and end a months-long political impasse. The country is being run by a government without full powers following inconclusive
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say gunmen have killed a city council candidate as he was leaving a political rally outside Rio de Janeiro.
A human rights group is urging the nearly one million US citizens who live in Mexico to vote in hopes of keeping Republican Donald Trump out of the White House, organizers said Sunday. "We are going to mobilize the almost eight million Americans who live abroad, a million of them in Mexico, and
Tomas Tatar scored his second goal of the game 3:43 into overtime as Team Europe advanced to the final of the World Cup of Hockey with a 3-2 win over Sweden. Tatar, of Slovakia, scored a controversial goal on Sunday as the puck appeared to go in off his skate and past a startled Swedish goaltender Henrik
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police are getting ready for Tottenham's game against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday in the Champions League. It's the first visit by an English club to Russia since clashes between the two countries' fans marred the European Championship, though a repeat of that mass violence
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A fuel tanker carrying gasoline and diesel continued to burn off the Gulf coast of Mexico on Sunday, a day after it erupted in flames.
A suspected hacker was bailed by British police on Sunday following reports that 3,000 photographs had been stolen from Pippa Middleton, sister-in-law of Prince William, and were up for sale. The pictures were reported by The Sun and Daily Mail newspapers to have been stolen from Middleton's iCloud