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
Chelsea Clinton was worried about her father. Specifically, she was concerned that some of his closest aides were using their connections to him and the Clinton Foundation to attract rich clients to their private consulting firm. In return, those aides weren’t happy about what they saw as Chelsea’s
On the same day that the seven armed occupiers of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon were acquitted of all charges, 141 people were arrested in their ongoing protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline a few states away. The juxtaposition of Thursday’s events has left some activists, legal experts
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
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has promised to stop swearing, saying God spoke to him on a flight from Japan on Thursday, warning him the plane would crash if he kept using bad language. The maverick former mayor, famous for profanity that has included outbursts aimed at Pope Francis and U.S.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union will sign a long-delayed trade pact with Canada on Sunday after a hold-out Belgian region finally endorsed the agreement.
EU nations approved a landmark free-trade deal with Canada late Friday, clearing the way for its signing after a drama that saw Belgian regions threaten to torpedo years of negotiations. "Mission accomplished!" European Union president Donald Tusk tweeted, announcing that the deal would be
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Russia's Evgenia Medvedeva took the Skate Canada lead Friday, edging Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond in the short program.
The parliament of Belgium's French-speaking region of Wallonia and other regional assemblies voted in favour of a planned EU-Canada trade agreement on Friday, ending opposition that had threatened to destroy the entire deal. Lawmakers of Wallonia, which led resistance to the Comprehensive Economic
Venezuela's top court on Friday ruled that President Nicolas Maduro is indeed Venezuelan, responding to years of opposition speculation that the socialist leader was in fact born in neighboring Colombia and has dual citizenship. "The incontrovertible evidence demonstrates with absolute certainty
Ride-sharing cab service Uber on Friday lost a British tribunal case brought by drivers demanding basic workers' rights, in a decision that could have repercussions across the "gig economy". The Central London Employment Tribunal ruled in favour of two drivers who argued that they should
A Native American tribe and other activists opposed to a multibillion-dollar oil pipeline project in North Dakota vowed on Friday to continue their fight through direct action, legal challenges and growing celebrity support, a day after police arrested 141 of their members. Thursday's arrests came
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a year after the curious death of a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a Washington hotel room, authorities announced Friday that he died accidentally from numerous bodily injuries after "days of excessive consumption of alcohol."
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
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The United Nations has negotiated the release this year of 876 children detained at a Nigerian army barracks holding suspected collaborators of the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group, the U.N. Children's Fund announced Friday.
HULL, England (AP) — Australia ran in 10 tries to thrash Scotland 54-12 in the opening match of the Four Nations rugby league tournament on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Amy Yang holed a pitching wedge for eagle on the par-4 11th hole and stretched her lead to three strokes Friday in the hot, humid and stormy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.
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