By Daniel Bases NEW YORK (Reuters) - The European Union Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator on Monday said Britain's decision to make a clean break from the EU was an opportunity to reform Europe and avoid a further breakdown in ties between its remaining member states. Former Belgian Prime
By Denis Dyomkin and John Irish ASTANA (Reuters) - Syria's warring sides met for their first talks in nine months on Monday, with their Russian and Turkish backers pushing to cement a ceasefire that could pave the way for political talks. The meeting in the Kazakh capital comes at a time when Turkey
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that openness, not populism, polarization or isolation, was the answer to the world's challenges of globalization and digitalization. "I think that, a quarter of a century after German unification, after the end of the Cold War, a new historical
When Anna Afshar started seeing all the Facebook posts about the Women’s March on Washington last week, she was intrigued. About 5,000 people gathered with her in Indianapolis, joining an estimated 4 million others who marched in the nation’s largest cities on Saturday, protesting the inauguration of
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A watchdog group stacked with former White House ethics lawyers and constitutional scholars sued President Trump on Monday morning, accusing the billionaire businessman of violating the US Constitution by permitting his companies to continue accepting payments from foreign governments while he serves
LONDON (AP) — British anti-European Union politician Nigel Farage says he will attend Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president.
SYDNEY (AP) — Several countries say they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership after President Donald Trump's decision on a U.S. withdrawal from the trade pact cast its future in jeopardy.
BEIJING (AP) — People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence. The clues Trump has given about his foreign policy are a break with former President
BEIJING (AP) — The number of births in China has risen nearly 8 percent in the year after the government loosened its unpopular one-child policy.
The storm, which unleashed deadly twisters in Mississippi and Georgia over the weekend, turned cooler as it advanced on the Northeast, where residents faced potential flooding, downed power lines and high surf late on Monday and early Tuesday, said Tim Morrin, the National Weather Service's New York
The 11 Supreme Court judges are expected to rule against the government in a move which could delay Prime Minister Theresa May triggering Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, which would formally begin exit negotiations. Tuesday's decision follows a High Court ruling against the government
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants were working Monday to finalize a minor league contract with South Korean infielder Jae-gyun Hwang, who could provide some insurance at third base.
Liverpool's formidable home record was meant to provide the platform for a tilt at three trophies this season -â but Saturday's surprise 3-2 Premier League defeat by Swansea spoiled that idea. If Jurgen Klopp's team are to overcome Southampton at Anfield in the second leg of a League Cup
By Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has drawn heavily from the energy industry lobby and pro-drilling think tanks to build its landing team for the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a list of the newly introduced 10
By David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese state media has warned would require
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have captured a top Sinaloa cartel leader's son who is suspected of running a drug distribution network and managing cartel finances.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Lin has had another setback while rehabbing a hamstring injury, and this time the Brooklyn Nets won't let him risk further injury trying to rush back.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian authorities have confirmed more than 60 cases of yellow fever during the summer rainy season, a sharp rise from just seven the previous year.
New US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reassured his British counterpart on Monday that Washington has an "unshakeable commitment" to NATO, despite President Donald Trump previously casting the military alliance as obsolete. During a phone call with Michael Fallon on his first full day in
By Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Peabody Energy Corp's plan to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy faces a "material risk" that the U.S. coal producer could suffer a $1 billion revenue loss due to a disputed lease at the world's largest coal mine, according to an objection filed
PUMANQUE, Chile (AP) — Lambs suffered broken legs trying to escape the blaze that tore across Tarcila Becerra's land. Today there's nothing on the blackened soil left for the few chickens that survived to graze on, and horses whinny in a makeshift stable a few blocks from her ravaged home.