HOUSTON, (Reuters) – ConocoPhillips is trying to seize PDVSA’s oil assets at the 335,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Isla refinery in Curacao, which would expand its control over the Venezuelan state-run company’s barrels for export, according to sources close to the matter.
BOGOTA, (Reuters) – Over 200,000 Venezuelans have registered with Colombian authorities in the first few weeks of a count meant to assess how many undocumented migrants have fled to the Andean country, the Colombian government said yesterday.
(Reuters) – New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resign ed yesterday after allegations of physical abuse by four women were reported in an article in the New Yorker magazine.
WASHINGTON/CARACAS, (Reuters) – The United States yesterday announced sanctions on three Venezuelans and 20 companies with ties to socialist President Nicolas Maduro for narcotics trafficking, with U.S.
BEIRUT, (Reuters) – Hezbollah and its political allies made significant gains in Lebanon’s parliamentary election, official results showed, boosting an Iranian-backed movement fiercely opposed to Israel and underlining Tehran’s growing regional clout.
WASHINGTON/ANKARA, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will announce yesterday whether he will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and a senior U.S.
(Reuters) – The Kennedy Center trustees have voted to rescind Bill Cosby’s Kennedy Center Honors and Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, two of the nation’s top artistic prizes, following his sex assault conviction, the organization said yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, said yesterday he would not rule out the possibility that payments were made to women other than porn star Stormy Daniels to get them to stay silent about allegations against Trump.
BEIRUT, (Reuters) – The Iran-backed Shi’ite group Hezbollah and its political allies looked set to win more than half the seats in Lebanon’s first parliamentary election in nine years, according to preliminary results cited by politicians and Lebanese media.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – KPMG’s scandal-hit South African arm yesterday welcomed a review of its turnaround strategy by the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), saying its failings led to a negative image of auditors.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela yesterday slammed comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the government of President Nicolas Maduro, denouncing “supremacist policies” and aggression by the “regime of Donald Trump.” In a speech on Friday, Pompeo said that “a dictator today in Venezuela cripples his economy and starves his people,” and urged the State Department help to those who flee the crisis-stricken country.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Republican leader of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee said President Trump should not walk away from the Iran nuclear deal.
BHUBANESWAR, India, (Reuters) – Police have arrested 22 people in eastern India in three separate rape cases involving teenage girls, officials said on Sunday, as grisly new attacks against women come to light despite tougher penalties.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that war could ensue if U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The White House yesterday sharply criticized China’s efforts to force foreign airlines to change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, labeling China’s latest effort to police language describing the politically sensitive territories as “Orwellian nonsense.” Amid an escalating fight over China’s trade surplus with the United States, the White House said China’s Civil Aviation Administration sent a letter to 36 foreign air carriers, including a number of U.S.
DALLAS, (Reuters) – Protesters on both sides of the U.S. gun debate took to the streets yesterday outside the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Dallas after the latest in a long series of mass shootings put the issue back in the spotlight.
(Reuters) – A U.S. Navy veteran who reportedly told an Indian software engineer to “get out of my country” before shooting him dead and wounding two others in a bar in Kansas last year has been sentenced to life in prison, the local prosecutor said.
PAHOA, Hawaii, (Reuters) – Hawaii’s Big Island was on high alert yesterday after the Kilauea volcano spewed lava into residential areas, forcing hundreds to evacuate, and a series of earthquakes, including a powerful tremor, shook the island.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and around 1,600 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police yesterday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth term as president.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING, (Reuters) – The Trump administration has drawn a hard line in trade talks with China, demanding a $200 billion cut in the Chinese trade surplus with the United States, sharply lower tariffs and advanced technology subsidies, people familiar with the talks said yesterday.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Reuters) – A federal judge said Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not have “unfettered power” in probing ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, and accused Mueller of using criminal cases to pressure Trump’s allies to turn against him.
NEW YORK/TEGUCIGALPA, (Reuters) – The Trump administration said yesterday it will end temporary protections for immigrants in the United States from Honduras on Jan.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party avoided a wipeout in London local elections and eked out gains in Brexit-supporting regions elsewhere, results yesterday showed, denting the opposition Labour Party’s hopes of a big win.
PAHOA, Hawaii, (Reuters) – GA series of fresh earthquakes yesterday, including a powerful magnitude 6.9, hit Hawaii’s Big Island, where the Kilauea volcano has been spewing fountains of lava into residential areas and forcing hundreds to evacuate.
DAR ES SALAAM, (Reuters) – Tanzanian bloggers and rights activists won a temporary court injunction today against a government order to register their online platforms that raised concern about a crackdown on free speech.