• U.S. pressure delays Israel's 'Greater Jerusalem' bill: legislator

    Reuters News: JERUSALEM (Reuters) – U.S. pressure delayed an Israeli ministerial vote on Sunday on a proposed bill that Washington fears entails annexation of Jewish settlements near Jerusalem, an Israeli lawmaker said. An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks on a road in the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit in the...
  • U.S. judge extends deadline for bank records of firm behind Trump dossier

    Reuters News: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge has given an unnamed bank more time to respond to a congressional subpoena for financial records of the Washington research firm that hired a former British spy to compile a dossier on presidential candidate Donald Trump. Trump and other Republicans have...
  • Brooklyn man sentenced to 15 years prison over Islamic State support

    Reuters News: NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Brooklyn man was sentenced on Friday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State. Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, 27, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William Kuntz in the federal court in Brooklyn. The...
  • Australian PM puts foreign minister in charge amid government crisis

    Reuters News: SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday appointed his foreign minister as acting prime minister as he tried to stem the fallout of a citizenship crisis that has cost his government its parliamentary majority. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop addresses the 72nd United Nations...
  • Gruesome injuries marked hunt for U.S. Army's Bergdahl: soldiers

    Reuters News: FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) – During a July 2009 raid seeking intelligence on the whereabouts of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who had walked off his post in Afghanistan, a rocket-propelled grenade hit Army Specialist Jonathan Morita and mangled his right hand. U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl...
  • Boycott, shooting and tear gas mar Kenya election re-run

    Reuters News: KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyan opposition supporters skirmished with police and threw up burning barricades in pockets of the country on Thursday, seeking to derail President Uhuru Kenyatta’s likely re-election with a low voter turnout. The election commission said that more than one in 10 polling stations...
  • Boss of New York-based retail crime ring pleads guilty

    Reuters News: NEW YORK (Reuters) – The leader of a theft ring that stole millions of dollars of electronics and ink cartridges from big-box retailers and resold them on websites such as Amazon and eBay pleaded guilty to the top criminal charges he faced, New York’s attorney general said....
  • Venezuelan opposition disarray heaps pain on protesters

    Reuters News: CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) – With some nursing wounds, others jailed and many heading abroad, Venezuela’s young opposition supporters are demoralized by the ruling socialists’ shock election win this month, after prolonged protests failed to oust President Nicolas Maduro. FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators clash with riot security forces...
  • Top U.S. military officer seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation

    Reuters News: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. military officer sought on Monday to tamp down criticism the Pentagon had not been forthcoming about the death of four U.S. soldiers in an ambush in Niger, providing a timeline of the incident and acknowledging unanswered questions remained. General Joseph Dunford,...