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
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
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed by telephone on Monday the need to cement the ceasefire regime in Syria, in particular on the basis of peace talks conducted in the Kazakh capital Astana. The Russian foreign ministry said in a statement that
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
Takata's lethally defective air bags proved to be the company's undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world.
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
ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins has used Hawks star Paul Millsap's versatile game as a model for the player he hopes to become with Atlanta.
Utilities led U.S. stock indexes to a mostly higher close Monday as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to investors seeking income.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House Monday for their first meeting, as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist."
Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore has joined Lyon for 10 million euros (£8.8m, $11.2m) on a five-year deal, the French club announced on Monday. Chelsea will earn 15 percent of any profit from a future sale of the player and the English champions will have first refusal on Traore should he eventually
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday urged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to prevent "provocations" against Syrian government forces, the foreign ministry said. In a phone call initiated by Tillerson, Lavrov "called on Washington to take steps to prevent provocations
A former nurse who confessed to murdering eight elderly residents who were under her care at retirement homes in eastern Canada was sentenced Monday to life in prison. Elizabeth Wettlaufer faced a possible 200 years in jail, but the judge in Canada's Ontario province opted for eight concurrent sentences
Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama was on his way Monday to securing a second term, offering him the chance to lead the Balkan country into European Union accession talks. Preliminary results from 80 percent of polling stations showed the Socialists won about 49 percent of votes in Sunday's parliamentary
By Steve Holland and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met for the first time on Monday, seeking to develop a warm relationship despite differences over trade, immigration and the Paris climate accord. As they met, a Pentagon
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time seems to have softened her previous opposition toward legalizing same-sex marriages.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — While he was stationed in Singapore, a U.S. Navy commander ate suckling pigs worth $400 apiece, attended a Gucci fashion show with his wife and enjoyed the services of prostitutes — all courtesy of a Malaysian defense contractor, Navy prosecutors alleged Monday.
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
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,
By Benet Koleka TIRANA (Reuters) - Albania's ruling Socialist Party is set to win a majority in parliament, a partial vote count showed on Monday, helping them to push economic and judicial reforms needed to join the European Union. Prime Minister Edi Rama asked voters to give him a mandate in
Shares of US aluminum company Arconic tumbled Monday after it announced it would no longer sell cladding for high-rise buildings following the deadly Grenfell Tower fire in London this month. The company said it was ending global sales of Reynobond PE material for use in high rises due to "issues