OSLO, (Reuters) – Sweden’s largest national pension fund, AP7, has sold its investments in six companies that it says violate the Paris climate agreement, a decision environmentalists believe is the first of its kind.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – A commission of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress said yesterday the government overpaid $206 million for food imported from Mexico, stepping up criticism of its handling of a scarcity crisis that charities said is causing more malnutrition.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously yesterday for legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to get Congress’ approval before easing any existing sanctions on Russia.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has hired a lawyer known for defending government officials in high-profile investigations to help him with probes into whether there were ties between the election campaign of U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter early today after a report that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice by the special counsel probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Reuters) – A man who had posted angry messages against President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game yesterday, wounding a senior U.S.
DUBLIN, (Reuters) – Leo Varadkar was elected Irish Prime Minister yesterday, making the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant the first gay premier of the once-staunchly Catholic country and the youngest person to hold the office.
(Reuters) – Six current and former Michigan and Flint officials were criminally charged yesterday for their roles in the city’s water crisis that was linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that caused at least 12 deaths, the state’s attorney general said.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A blaze engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London yesterday, trapping residents as they slept and killing at least 12 people in an inferno that the fire brigade said was unprecedented in its scale and speed.
SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – A UPS driver opened fire with a handgun inside a United Parcel Service Inc delivery center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as police closed in, authorities and company officials said.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – Intensified coalition air strikes have killed at least 300 civilians in the Syrian northern city of Raqqa since March, as U.S.-backed forces close in on the stronghold of Islamic State forces, U.N.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Fire engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London in the early hours today, killing at least six people and injuring at least 50 others in an inferno that trapped residents as they slept.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Attorney General Jeff Sessions yesterday denounced as a “detestable lie” the idea he colluded with Russians meddling in the 2016 election, and he clashed with Democratic lawmakers over his refusal to detail his conversations with President Donald Trump.
PANAMA CITY, (Reuters) – Panama’s business community yesterday cheered the Central American country’s decision to establish full diplomatic ties with China and ditch Taiwan, hoping to deepen links with a key customer of the nation’s shipping canal.
WASHINGTON/CINCINNATI, (Reuters) – Otto Warmbier, an American university student held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and said by his family to be in a coma, was medically evacuated from the reclusive country after a rare visit there from a high-level U.S.