Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologized to European Union lawmakers on Tuesday for a massive data leak, in his latest attempt to draw a line under a scandal that has rocked the world's biggest social media network. Zuckerberg agreed to meet leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions
By Stephanie van den Berg THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to launch a full investigation into accusations of Israeli human rights abuses on Palestinian territory, saying the evidence was "insurmountable
By Ulf Laessing BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - The king size bed in Saddam Hussein's superyacht is made, the silk curtains around it have been drawn back and, in the gold-rimmed bathroom next door, a barber's chair awaits its occupant. In common with other treasures left by Saddam, toppled in 2003
As befits its reputation for generosity, Canada is ranked in the top four of nations most accepting of migrants, according to a recent Gallup poll. This distinction may help explain why, as the host of a Group of Seven summit of major Western leaders, Canada has invited a most unlikely guest to the
President Trump has been attacking his own Federal Bureau of Investigation for months. The fundamental assumption behind many of his charges is this: In its actions regarding the Russia probe, the bureau is propelled by political bias against him. Mr. Trump’s anger over an alleged FBI “informant” in
In the wake of a #MeToo movement that is pushing corporations to clean up their act, the US Supreme Court threw companies a lifeline. It allowed them to continue including forced-arbitration clauses in their employment contracts. Monday’s ruling means that companies can keep workers from launching
America’s faith in the ability of those in prison to redeem themselves often ebbs and flows based on which political party is in charge of law enforcement. Support of the bill by both Democrats and Republicans may be a result of recent reforms in many states, such as Texas and Georgia, that have helped
Paraguay has issued an open-ended suspension of arms and ammunition imports in a bid to fight illegal trafficking across the border into neighboring Brazil, the head of the National Directorate of War Material told Reuters on Tuesday. The directorate will use the suspension period to update computer
CARACAS (Reuters) - The latest round of sanctions imposed by the United States on Venezuela will have a "more serious" effect on the South American country's financial system, Trade Minister Jose Vielma told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday. It was not immediately clear what Vielma was
By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) - Using data collected from underwater drones, merchant ships, fishing boats and even explorers, a new scientific project aims to map the ocean floor by 2030 and solve one of the world’s enduring mysteries. With 190 million square km (73 million square miles) of water
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A private jet crashed off the end of the runway of the international airport in Honduras' capital on Tuesday, but the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger, according to Honduras' emergency management agency.
The United Arab Emirates did not try to influence the election of Donald Trump, a minister said on Tuesday, following reports that the president's son met with an envoy representing the crown princes of the UAE and Saudi Arabia. "Like other governments friendly to the US, UAE officials had
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slipping Tuesday as industrial companies, retailers and smaller and more U.S.-focused companies take losses. Banks are rising as Congress prepares to loosen some of the rules that have governed the industry since the 2008 financial crisis. Automakers are climbing after China
TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's goalkeeping coaches have no hesitation in anointing Alisson as the team's No. 1 for the World Cup, and are even comparing him to Germany's Manuel Neuer.
MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say an accidental grenade explosion on a bus has killed one teenager and wounded three others.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday expelled the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government and trying to sabotage the country's recent presidential election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon report to Congress says North Korea sees nuclear weapons as central to its security, an assessment that would seem to complicate President Donald Trump's effort to persuade the North's dictator, Kim Jong Un, to give them up. The report was delivered to Congress in
By Maximiliano Rizzi BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina and Britain are analyzing five South American airlines' proposals for new flights between the Falkland Islands and Argentina, Argentina's Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie said on Tuesday. Two of the carriers are based in Chile, two in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's President Michel Temer is ending speculation that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings. He's endorsing his finance minister for the presidency in October's election.
Israel's Security Cabinet, a forum of senior ministers headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has begun holding its weekly meetings in a secure underground bunker in Jerusalem, Israeli media said on Tuesday. The facility, known as the "National Management Centre", was first used
By Andrea Shalal BERLIN (Reuters) - Concern that more than 1,000 people were wrongly granted asylum by Germany's migration agency may lead to personnel changes at the agency, the interior minister signaled on Tuesday. The minister, Horst Seehofer, told a newspaper an investigation was underway
President Nicolas Maduro Tuesday ordered the expulsion of the top two US diplomatic representatives in Venezuela, angrily rejecting economic sanctions imposed by Washington over his re-relection. On Monday, President Donald Trump Monday tightened sanctions against Caracas, making it harder for the Maduro
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal judge in Maine sentenced a man to 25 years in prison on Tuesday for mailing a fatal dose of cyanide to a suicidal Englishman.