Terry Branstad touted trade as he took the helm of an important diplomatic mission that has been mired in uncertainty under the Trump administration.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 5:52 am
Brazilian President Michel Temer on Tuesday vowed to stay in power and fight the bribery charges filed against him, inflaming a bitter political divide in a country battered by successive corruption scandals.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 2:59 am
The Pentagon said it has seen signs that Syria is preparing to use chemical weapons, setting the stage for a new showdown with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 2:56 am
Global businesses, including Merck, Maersk and Rosneft, reported significant cyberattacks against their computer systems that experts said was ransomware.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 1:54 am
The U.S. stepped up its criticism of China in a global assessment of human trafficking practices, a move likely to inflame tensions with Beijing.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:16 pm
The document produced in 2014 by former U.S. prosecutor Michael J. Garcia has been one of the most closely guarded in international sports and shows rampant favor-mongering by FIFA officials
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:12 pm
Colombia’s FARC rebel force relinquished the last of its weapons of war to United Nations monitors, ending its half-century of armed struggle even as many Colombians remained concerned about the complex peace pact.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 10:32 pm
German lawmakers cleared the way for an early vote to legalize same-sex marriage after Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped her opposition to it, a move that frustrated some conservatives but deprived her opponents of a possible campaign issue.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:19 pm
European mayors, pressed by courts and activists, are banning or curbing diesel use to combat health-threatening smog, presenting a threat to car makers’ livelihood.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 4:35 pm
Scotland’s chief minister reversed her earlier plans to push for a second independence referendum before Britain departs the European Union, saying instead she would revisit the issue once Brexit negotiations are completed.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 4:16 pm
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