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US Democrats' memo charges Republicans trying to undermine Russia probes - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic minority on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a response to Republican charges that the FBI and Justice Department have abused the law in their investigation of possible ...

Report: Testy phone call means Mexican president won't be visiting White House any time soon - Los Angeles Times

President Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto meet on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, in 2017. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images). Tentative plans for a trip by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to the White House have ...

NRA lashes out at boycott movement as United, Delta and other corporations cut ties - Washington Post

The National Rifle Association lashed out at corporations rushing to abandon it, as companies from United Airlines to Best Western have cut ties with the gun lobby group under pressure from a boycott movement following a Feb. 14 high school shooting ...

UN votes for a cease-fire in Syria but will it make a difference? - Los Angeles Times

Members of the Security Council vote on Feb. 24, 2018, in New York during a United Nations Security Council meeting on a cease-fire in Syria. (Don Emmert / AFP / Getty Images). A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian ...

Sridevi obituary: From Bollywood actress to Indian icon - BBC News

In the heat of the cruel south Indian summer, Sridevi cut a cool figure. It was the early 1990s and she was in a white, flowing dress in the famous Prasad Studios in Chennai, the city that spawned the career of India's iconic actress. Tall and ...

US Says Manafort Secretly Paid Ex-EU Leaders to Pitch Ukraine - Bloomberg

They were informally called the “Hapsburg group,” a misspelled reference to the monarchy that ruled parts of central Europe through World War I. Under that umbrella, former European heads of state were secretly paid more than 2 million euros ($2.4 ...

Exclusive: US prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders - sources - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels ...

Kim Yong-chol: Protests greet North Korean delegation to Olympics - BBC News

A North Korean delegation led by a controversial general has arrived in South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony in Pyeongchang. Gen Kim Yong-chol is blamed for the torpedoing of a South Korean warship in 2010, with the loss of 46 seamen ...

John Shuster and the US Curling Team Win First Gold Medal - New York Times

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — John Shuster, the face of American curling for the past four Winter Olympics — and all the good and bad those experiences have entailed — had a gold medal draped around his neck for the first time in his life on Saturday ...

Broward sheriff investigating claims that multiple deputies failed to enter Parkland school 'when they should have' - Washington Post

The Broward County Sheriff's Office said it is investigating allegations that multiple deputies failed to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., after the shooting rampage there, adding to the mounting internal probes examining ...