By Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out "the way forward" for Brexit next week after a meeting with top aides on Thursday intended to resolve differences over strategy that are dividing her team, and frustrating European Union negotiators. May
The United States should learn from China and "genuinely" protect human rights by restricting gun ownership, an editorial in a widely read state-run Chinese newspaper said on Friday. The editorial in the Global Times newspaper was published after a massacre at a high school in Florida last
By David Alire Garcia MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's presidential frontrunner is not opposed to foreign investment in the country's oil, his top energy adviser said, but his government would make dramatic changes to energy strategy, including a new focus on refining rather than crude exports
With parliamentary elections looming on March 4, they’ve been fighting fake news for the past three weeks of the electoral campaign. Each morning, they decide which fake story they’ll spend the day debunking, choosing from a pool of fake news, misleading titles, and articles that mix real and false
Russia will try to meddle in the upcoming 2018 US mid-term elections. Will Washington be unified in defense of America when they do? Kremlin-linked social media trolls and bots, as revealed in last week’s indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller of 13 Russians and three Russian companies, are just
Earlier this year, the South African city of Cape Town was told that it would make history by April 16. On that date, dubbed Day Zero, it was expected to become the world’s first major city to run out of water because of an extended drought. Rather, the people of Cape Town have cut their water consumption
For decades, haunted by fears of oil shortages, the United States made “energy independence” its goal. “There seems to be a desire to use energy as a geopolitical tool more aggressively,” suggests Meghan O’Sullivan, author of “Windfall,” a book about the blessings that America’s energy abundance has
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Switzerland-born Fritz Schmid has been appointed head coach of the New Zealand men's soccer team on a four-year contract.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.
LONDON (AP) — Police are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime, Scotland Yard said Thursday.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The head of Venezuela's government-controlled assembly on Thursday accused the top U.S. diplomat in Caracas of promoting a coup and threatened to take "corresponding diplomatic measures" against him but stopped short of saying he would be expelled.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a British tourist hospitalized in Las Vegas after a sightseeing helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon earlier this month has died. Three other Britons were killed in the crash.
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving behind something even more special.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrapped up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Thursday without a finish higher than 13th. North Korea wasn't expected to come to Pyeongchang until a last-minute announcement by Kim Jong Un
NEW DELHI (AP) — Want an evening out in India with Donald Trump Jr.? Sorry, even if you have an extra $39,000 it's probably too late to buy a "conversation and dinner" with the eldest son of the American president.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Russians have a good shot at winning their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics when teenager figure skaters Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva take the ice for the women's free skate.
BREBES, Indonesia (AP) — Farmers were working in their rice paddies on the Indonesian island of Java, when the soggy hillside above them collapsed under the weight of torrential rains, killing five people and leaving rescuers digging for 18 missing.
HONOLULU (AP) — State sheriffs on Thursday removed protesters from the ruins of a Hawaii hotel where they have been squatting since last year in an attempt to block redevelopment of land where Hawaiian chiefs once lived and where Elvis Presley's character got married in the movie "Blue Hawaii
By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will lay down the first markers on Friday on the size and aims of the bloc's next long-term budget, as a large hole in its finances begins to take shape with next year's departure of one of its main net contributors. All EU states
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods had what he called "easily" his best round hitting the ball, and he didn't even break par at the Honda Classic.
Serie A leader Napoli wasn't good enough to advance in the Europa League on Thursday after it was knocked out in Germany by Leipzig. The last-of-32 round of matches was marred by a police officer's death in Spain after clashes with fans ahead of the game between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow
(This version of the Feb 1st story corrects to amend Tillerson quote in paragraph 4. Subsequent updates of story on Feb. 1 had the correct phrasing of the quote.) AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday raised the prospect that the Venezuelan military could decide
America's powerful gun lobby on Thursday accused its critics of exploiting a deadly Florida school shooting for political gain, as President Donald Trump responded to demands for tougher regulation with a deeply controversial call to arm teachers. National Rifle Association chief Wayne LaPierre