PHILADELPHIA, (Reuters) – President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future in a speech yesterday aimed at giving full-hearted support to Hillary Clinton to help her defeat Republican rival Donald Trump and become the first woman elected U.S.
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – A Guatemalan judge yesterday charged former President Otto Perez with money laundering and bribery in a massive corruption case in which 52 others were also accused, including former ministers, business people and lawyers.
(Reuters) – John Hinckley Jr., who wounded U.S. President Ronald Reagan and three other people in a 1981 assassination attempt prompted by a deranged obsession with actress Jodie Foster, can be freed from a psychiatric hospital to live with his mother, a federal judge ruled yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – In the lead-up to an international court ruling on China’s claims in the South China Sea this month, United States officials talked about rallying a coalition to impose “terrible” costs to Beijing’s international reputation if flouted the court’s decision.
PHILADELPHIA, (Reuters) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic Party’s 2016 nomination for the White House yesterday, becoming the first woman to head the ticket of a major party in U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Obama administration announced a broad expansion on Tuesday of a programme to let people fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras enter the United States as refugees, and said Costa Rica agreed to temporarily shelter some of those with no other recourse.
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France, (Reuters) – Knife-wielding attackers interrupted a French church service, forced the priest to his knees and slit his throat yesterday, a murder made even more shocking as one of the assailants was a known would-be jihadist under supposedly tight surveillance.
MOGADISHU, (Reuters) – Suicide bombers killed at least 13 people at the gates of the African Union’s main peacekeeping base in the Somali capital yesterday, police said, in an attack claimed by the Islamist militants of al Shabaab.
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Supporters of Bernie Sanders disrupted the first day of the Democratic convention yesterday, repeatedly chanting and booing mentions of Hillary Clinton’s name as the party’s hopes for a show of unity dissolved into frequent chaos.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Colombian drug kingpin was sentenced yesterday to 35 years in a US prison for engaging in a multimillion dollar scheme to manufacture hundreds of tons of cocaine that he trafficked throughout the world.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Nineteen people are “in a state of cardiac arrest” after an attack by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in Kanagawa prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, a prefectural official said today.
CURITIBA, Brazil (Reuters) – Twelve Brazilian suspects arrested for discussing a potential attack during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were “no joke,” the prosecutor for the case told Reuters yesterday.
(Reuters) – At least two people were killed and more than a dozen others, many of them teenagers, were wounded in a shooting early on Monday outside a Florida nightclub that was hosting a party for all age groups, authorities said.