By Brad Brooks and Ricardo Brito BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's top federal prosecutor charged President Michel Temer with taking multimillion-dollar bribes on Monday in a stinging blow to the unpopular leader and to political stability in Latin America's largest country. Rodrigo Janot submitted
By Marius Bosch and Khaled al-Ramahi MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days, the Iraqi military said on Monday, as elite counter-terrorism units fought militants among the narrow alleyways of the historic Old
By Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant
After every US Supreme Court term, Ralph Rossum typically adds upward of 10 of the court’s most significant constitutional law decisions to a constitutional law website he edits. This year, it looks like he’s only going to add five – and one of those came down only on Monday, as the justices sided 7
Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. “I just thought if I worked harder they would see how bad this was and do something about it,” says Ms. Baklid-Kunz in an interview. As Republicans in Congress work to establish a replacement for former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act
Every year, it would move closer and closer to villages where my relatives grew up, closer and closer to the houses of third cousins I had never seen. “No one could have predicted these many people would die, but those who know the land know that this territory has been anxiously expecting a tragedy
Beatrice was only 11 years old when her parents died within months of each other, leaving four children between 2 and 12. “It was not easy for me to care for them,” Beatrice – whose name has been changed for privacy – says today, 11 years later. The country itself is young, having split from Sudan
CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — The brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez was killed in his home in western Mexico, state authorities said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria, China's downgrade is to be announced
BEIJING (AP) — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, authorities and his friends say.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer has committed to starting the 2018 season at the Hopman Cup, the international mixed-team tournament where he'll team up again with Belinda Bencic for Switzerland.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The president of the current champion of Rio de Janeiro's Carnival accused Mayor Marcelo Crivella on Monday of betraying the samba schools by cutting by half the city's support for the event.
A former supporter of France's anti-immigration National Front (FN) goes on trial Tuesday for helping her Iranian migrant lover smuggle across the Channel to Britain. Beatrice Huret faces possible jail time if convicted of helping Mokhtar -- whom she met while volunteering at the since-demolished
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Monday it has filed a form of affidavit expressing its concern over Texas' "sanctuary cities" law, which is supported by the Trump administration.
China has launched five pilot zones to promote "green finance" and help pay for a war on pollution that is expected to cost at least 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) a year, according to notices published by the central bank on Monday. The five zones will be set up in the provinces of Guangdong
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced Monday the launch of an anti-terror partnership aimed at thwarting the spread of extremist content online. The "Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism" intends to share engineering, research and knowledge to help "continue to make
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A charred body found in western Mexico has been identified as the owner and director of a local television station abducted in May, the seventh journalist killed so far this year in the country.
By Sinead Carew and Jan Wolfe NEW YORK (Reuters) - Arconic Inc said on Monday it will stop global sales of plastic-filled aluminum cladding panels for use in high-rise buildings after a fire in London's Grenfell Tower, which used those Arconic panels, killed at least 79 people. Shares of the company
Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's top prosecutor charged President Michel Temer with bribery on Monday, but the embattled conservative leader vowed to fight on. The bribery charge filed by Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot swept Temer into the forefront of a giant graft scandal that has engulfed Latin America
U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called North Korea's pursuit of nuclear and ballistic missile programs a "grave threat" to global peace, the White House said in a statement after a meeting of the two leaders on Monday. Trump and Modi pledged to work
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries, the White House said in a statement. The two leaders, who held a meeting at the White House on Monday
The United States slapped a new anti-dumping tax on Canadian softwood lumber, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that began with an initial set of duties on exports from America's northern neighbor. The US Commerce Department announced preliminary findings from an anti-dumping probe that Canadian
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are in the thick of the AL East race and hoping Adeiny Hechavarria can help them stay there.
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was charged Monday with felony child abuse after his 15-year-old daughter told police he punched her in the face.