By Matthias Blamont and Noemie Olive CALAIS, France (Reuters) - France demanded on Friday that Britain take in hundreds of minors from war-torn countries after the British interior minister suggested that Paris should do more for them following the closure of the "Jungle" migrant camp in the
By Brian Ellsworth and Anggy Polanco CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL (Reuters) - Venezuela's streets were quieter than usual on Friday during an opposition-called strike, but participation was patchy after the socialist government threatened to shut down businesses that closed. "The strike is a good
Colombia's government and FARC rebels are incorporating changes into the peace deal that was rejected in a referendum earlier this month in a bid to swiftly salvage the accord, both sides said on Friday. "We have analyzed the proposals of changes and precisions to the final accord that different
A new Quinnipiac poll of likely voters in four states released on Thursday finds that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a virtual tie in the state of Iowa, with each candidate getting 44 percent of the vote. Iowa has only voted red once
When Simon Berrebi came to Atlanta from Paris four years ago, the Georgia Tech doctoral student quickly realized that, when it comes to public transportation, Atlanta is not Paris. Today, he is leading what he calls the largest crowdfunded transit project in the world: Placing trash cans and easy-to-read
In the midst of nationwide strikes this fall to protest poor prison conditions, one incarcerated Alabama strike leader named Robert Earl Council, or “Kinetic Justice,” is officially hunger striking, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections. Prisoners across the nation stepped up to speak out
In Iceland, the Pirate party is poised to win the parliamentary election on Saturday. Founded by a former WikiLeaks collaborator, the party’s goal is to create a direct democracy for the digital age, one where policy ideas are crowdsourced online, drugs are legalized, power is put in the hands of the
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro threatened on Friday to jail his political opponents if they follow through on their vow of launching a legislative trial to remove him from power. Maduro sharpened the tone in a volatile political and economic crisis that has sparked food shortages and riots
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — How many sleepless nights did the young man who would become one of soccer's greatest players spend gazing up at the ceiling, imagining dizzying dribbles, spectacular goals and hoisting the World Cup above his head?
The EU's 28 member states have approved a landmark free trade deal with Canada, the bloc said in a statement, clearing the way for it to be signed after years of negotiations. "I am delighted to confirm that the EU is ready to sign the comprehensive economic and trade agreement with Canada,
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Kei Nishikori ended Juan Martin del Potro's long winning run at the Swiss Indoors, edging their quarterfinal 7-5, 6-4 on Friday.
The FBI dealt Hillary Clinton's seemingly unstoppable White House campaign a stunning blow Friday by reviving suspicions about her use of a private email server while secretary of state. With just 11 days to go until America votes, Clinton's Republican rival Donald Trump seized triumphantly
Many people in the southwestern peninsula of Haiti are in dire need of safe drinking water because Hurricane Matthew ruptured water pipes and contaminated many wells with sewage from latrines or ocean storm surge. Here are some of the international organizations working to help:
Italy's major risks commission cautioned Friday that there may be more powerful earthquakes to come following two this week in the country's mountainous centre and a deadly one in August. The National Commission for the Forecast and Prevention of Major Risks (CGR) said that in the wake of the
MADRID (AP) — Brazilian striker Willian Jose and midfielder Xabi Prieto scored a goal in each half as Real Sociedad defeated Leganes 2-0 to provisionally move to within five points of the Spanish league lead on Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A midday advance on the stock market wilted in afternoon trading Friday after the FBI notified Congress that it will investigate new emails linked to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Sebastian Vettel added the prospect of another unexpected dimension to the driversâ title battle on Friday when he put his Ferrari on top of the times in second free practice for this weekendâ s Mexican Grand Prix. The four-time champion was fastest with a best lap in one minute and 19.790 seconds
PARIS (AP) — Thankfully for Paris Saint-Germain, Edinson Cavani's persistence finally paid off as he scored the winner in a 1-0 victory at Lille on Friday.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Bernhard Langer withdrew from the PGA Tour Champions' playoff opener Friday because of a left knee injury.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos told Colombians on Friday that "everything is on the table" in efforts to revive a peace pact that voters narrowly defeated Oct. 2 and said a revised accord could be reached "in a matter of days."
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel jumped ahead of the Mercedes championship duel, posting the fastest time of Friday's practice sessions at the Mexican Grand Prix.
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Moenchengladbach's indifferent start to the Bundesliga continued Friday with a scoreless draw at home to Eintracht Frankfurt.
Most of the migrants left wandering the Calais "Jungle" were relocated Friday following the camp's demolition, including dozens of the youngsters whose fate has deeply concerned Britain and France. After being left to fend for themselves for two days in the deserted burnt-out shantytown
EU budget commissioner Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria has resigned from her Brussels job to become chief executive officer of the World Bank, her employers said Friday. "It is with great regret that I have accepted Kristalina Georgieva's decision to resign from the European Commission,"
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — An investigation has found that one of the key figures behind Britain's successful Olympic cycling team used "inappropriate and discriminatory language" toward a female rider.