AMMAN (Reuters) – Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks … Continue reading
KANSAS CITY, Kansas (Reuters) – The man convicted of killing Kansas late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller is accused by prison officials of trying to intimidate a woman who reopened his clinic in April, a corrections department spokesman said.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – China threatened on Thursday to retaliate if the European Union formally opens an investigation into alleged anti-competitive behavior by Chinese mobile telecom equipment companies.
CAMARILLO, Calif., May 3 (Reuters) – A fierce, wind-driven wildfire spread on Friday along the California coast northwest of Los Angeles, threatening 4,000 homes and a military base as residents were…
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday called global warming “a fundamental threat” to world economic development and announced plans to put the issue at the center of bank planning. In a call for action to end extreme poverty … Continue reading
NICOSIA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Cyprus pleaded for a new loan from Russia on Wednesday to avert a financial meltdown, after the island’s parliament rejected the terms of a bailout from the EU, raising the risk of default and a bank crash.
SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric just before the U.N. Security Council approved new sanctions against the reclusive country.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Just hours after across-the-board spending cuts officially took effect, President Barack Obama pressed Congress on Saturday to work with him on a compromise to halt a fiscal crisis that threatens the economy and his broader domestic policy … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Talks to avoid a U.S. fiscal crisis stalled on Wednesday as President Barack Obama accused opponents of holding a personal grudge against him while the top Republican negotiator called the president “irrational.”
House GOP leaders scrambled to rally their members Wednesday behind a plan to extend tax cuts on income up to $ 1 million, defying President Obama’s veto threat and setting up a showdown that could send Washington over the year-end “fiscal … Continue reading