Headline

  • Analysis: With ‘America First,’ where do human rights rank?
    Analysis-_with_%e2%80%98america_first_%e2%80%99_where_do_human_rights_rank_ 2018-10-18 23:04:28 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — If it’s an “America First” presidency, where does that rank human rights? President Donald Trump’s refusal to put public pressure on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is raising a question that ...
  • Trump's WH advisers get into heated shouting match
    Trump's_top_advisors_get_into_heated_shouting_match 2018-10-18 23:11:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two of President Donald Trump’s top advisers got into a heated exchange outside the Oval Office on Thursday as passions boiled over about how to handle illegal immigration, two sources familiar with the incident said. The...
  • UK can remain in EU single market until end of 2020
    Goodwill_gesture_from_eu-_uk_can_remain_in_internal_market_until_2020 2018-10-17 00:13:39 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Commission has offered to allow Britain to remain in the EU customs union and internal market beyond an agreed transitional arrangement until the end of December 2020, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on ...
  • Brexit: The Irish border has become a sticking point
    Brexit-_the_irish_border_has_become_a_sticking_point 2018-10-15 16:25:14 UTC
    LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Britain and the European were still both refusing to blink Monday over the question of the Irish border in Brexit talks — only two days ahead of a summit once seen as the moment when they would have to reach deal on Britain’s div...
  • Critical Journalist 'killed inside Saudi consulate': Proof
    Trump's_hotel_revenue_shoot_up_thanks_to_trip_by_saudi_prince 2018-10-12 17:29:39 UTC
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s government has told U.S. officials it has audio and video proof that missing Saudi Arabian writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Washington Post reported Friday. ...
  • US Stock Markets In A Free Fall
    Us_stock_markets_in_a_free_fall 2018-10-11 21:54:02 UTC
    NEW YORK — The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 fell sharply again Thursday after both indexes on Wednesday logged their largest losses on a percentage basis since Feb. 8. The S&P 500 has closed lower for five straight days. The Nas...
  • Wall Street faces worst day since February
    Dow_jones_drops_831_points 2018-10-11 21:53:35 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks on major world markets slid to a three-month low on Wednesday, with the benchmark S&P500 stock index falling more than 3.0 percent, its biggest one-day fall since February. Technology shares tumbled on fears of slowi...
  • Hurricane Michael: Category 4 Storm Strikes Florida
    Hurricane_michael_menaces_florida 2018-10-11 21:53:20 UTC
    <p>PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) &mdash; Gaining fury with every passing hour, Hurricane Michael closed in Wednesday on the Florida Panhandle with potentially catastrophic winds of 150 mph, the most powerful storm on record ever to menace the stretch of ...
  • Taylor Swift endorses Democratic candidates, helps boost voter registrations
    Taylor_swift_helps_boost_voter_registrations_and_endorses_democrat_candidates_in_tennessee 2018-10-09 18:09:58 UTC
    (Reuters) - Pop music luminary Taylor Swift’s decision to wade into electoral politics for the first time on Sunday has driven a spike in online voter registration, particularly among young people, according to the website Vote.org. The nonprof...
  • Laser Trio Win Nobel Prize In Physics
    Laser_trio_win_nobel_prize_in_physics 2018-10-02 18:38:17 UTC
    STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision tools for everything from eye surgery...
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown signs gun control bills into law
    California_governor_jerry_brown_signed_several_gun_control_bills_into_law 2018-09-29 20:39:10 UTC
    (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown signed several gun control bills into law on Friday, including one measure that raises the minimum age for buying rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21. The new laws come seven months after a gunman opene...
  • GOP asks White House to order FBI investigation of Kavanaugh
    Kavanaugh-_murkowski_and_flake_call_for_fbi_probe 2018-09-28 21:23:55 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans said Friday that they have asked the White House to order the FBI to investigate Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before a Senate confirmation vote is held. U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will c...
  • Kavanaugh: "I am innocent," but don't investigate me
    Kavanaugh_i_am_innocent_but_don't_investigate_me 2018-09-27 22:49:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fighting to salvage his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh angrily and tearfully denied on Thursday a university professor’s accusation that he sexually assaulted her 36 years ago after she told a dramatic...
  • Refugee children making a new life in Germany
    I_came_to_germany_to_find_a_better_future 2018-09-23 22:08:49 UTC
    Hailing from Syria, Afghanistan and Eastern Europe, they attend the same integration class in their new home. Despite different backgrounds, these high school students all have one thing in common: motivation to succeed. "I have been in Germany...
  • UNHCR: 4 million refugee children can't go to school
    4_million_refugee_children_around_the_world_can't_go_to_school 2018-09-23 22:16:47 UTC
    Four million refugee children around the world are excluded from education, according to a United Nations report. A solution should be to allow refugees to attend regular schools, the UNHCR has demanded. With more and more children forced to le...
  • California professor Christine Blasey Ford to testify on Thursday
    Trump%e2%80%99s_supreme_court_nominee-_kavanaugh_accused_of_sexual_misconduct 2018-09-23 06:06:10 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California professor Christine Blasey Ford has tentatively agreed to testify before a Senate panel on Thursday, according to media reports. The agreement is in the works for California professor Christine Blasey Ford to p...
  • Migraine is misunderstood by those who don't suffer symptoms
    Migraine_is_often_misunderstood_by_those_who_do_not_suffer_symptoms 2018-09-19 05:10:47 UTC
    Migraine is a debilitating neurological disease that is often misunderstood by those who do not suffer symptoms, according to the Migraine Impact Report, a new survey recently released by Eli Lilly and Company and conducted by Nielsen. The re...
  • London mayor calls for second referendum on Brexit
    London_mayor_calls_for_second_referendum_on_brexit 2018-09-16 18:23:03 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the prime minister’s handling of Brexit negotiations had become “mired in confusion and deadlock” and was leading the count...
  • Trump’s Paul Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller
    Trump%e2%80%99s_paul_manafort_will_cooperate_with_special_counsel_robert_mueller_ 2018-09-14 20:47:49 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, prosecutors said on Friday, a dramatic turnaround that deals the U.S. president ...
  • Trump’s nominee, Kavanaugh accused of sexual misconduct
    Trump%e2%80%99s_supreme_court_nominee-_kavanaugh_accused_of_sexual_misconduct 2018-09-13 23:20:38 UTC
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) acknowledged in a statement that an individual who "strongly requested confidentiality” flagged information about Kavanaugh that she found concerning enough to contact “federal investigative authorities.” Two of...
  • Low unemployment rates are inevitably followed by recessions
    Fed-_us_unemployment_rate_inevitably_could_followed_by_a_recession 2018-09-13 04:51:55 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve officials tout a decade of falling unemployment as among their major victories in fighting the economic crisis of 2007 to 2009. Now they are beginning to worry they have been too successful. When unem...
  • U.S. industry groups to fight Trump's economic policies
    U.s._industry_groups_to_fight_trump's_economic_policies 2018-09-12 05:08:07 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After months of waging a behind-the-scenes war against President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs that have escalated far beyond what business groups once imagined, more than 60 U.S. industry groups are launching a coalition on ...
  • Garland to probe perjury allegations against Kavanaugh
    Merrick_garland_to_probe_perjury_allegations_against_brett_kavanaugh 2018-09-11 18:29:22 UTC
    Merrick Garland may play a role in the vacant Supreme Court seat after all. A liberal group has filed a criminal complaint against Brett Kavanaugh for allegedly perjuring himself in front of the Senate judiciary committee. Garland, who is the chie...
  • Florence: US Facing the Challenges of Climate Change
    Florence-_us_facing_the_challenges_of_climate_change 2018-09-12 00:11:05 UTC
    Hurricane Florence is moving relentlessly toward the Southeastern U.S. It's a large, powerful cyclone that will likely bring storm surge and high winds to coastal communities. But climate scientists say one of the biggest threats posed by Flore...
  • US to close Palestinian mission in Washington
    Us_to_close_palestinian_mission_in_washington 2018-09-10 18:19:02 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration ordered the closure of the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington on Monday and threatened sanctions against the International Criminal Court if it pursues investigations against the U.S., Israel, o...