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By Alex Dobuzinskis and Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Twenty-five years after the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King and the deadly riots that followed the verdict, an undercurrent of distrust pulses through a city that says it worked hard
By Philip Pullella ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Saturday a third country, such as Norway, should try to mediate the dispute between North Korea and Washington, to cool a situation that had become "too hot" and posed the risk of nuclear devastation. Francis said
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party holds an 11 point lead over the Labour opposition, a poll by ORB for the Sunday Telegraph said, showing a tighter race ahead of June's election than other pollsters. Support for the Conservatives was 42 percent, with Labour at 31 percent
By Humeyra Pamuk and Ercan Gurses ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Saturday expelled more than 3,900 people from the civil service and military as threats to national security, in the second major purge since President Tayyip Erdogan was granted sweeping new powers. Erdogan won those concessions
President Hassan Rouhani told Iranians on Saturday they could face greater authoritarianism if they replace him with a hardline rival in May's election. Rouhani was the surprise winner of the last presidential vote, in 2013, after eight years of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad whose re-election for a second
China's factory activity continued to expand in April, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, official data showed on Sunday, adding to signs of stabilisation in the world's second largest economy. The purchasing manager's index (PMI), which gauges conditions at factories and mines, stood
By Simon Carraud and Matthias Blamont PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen softened her stance on Saturday on a timetable for ditching the euro, a week before she faces off in the decisive second round of voting with pro-EU rival and favourite Emmanuel Macron. Earlier
Fighting between rebel groups in the biggest insurgent stronghold near the Syrian capital Damascus entered a second day on Saturday while government forces pressed an offensive, a war monitor said. The clashes broke out in part of the densely-populated rural area east of Damascus known as the Eastern
By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes could lead to "catastrophic consequences". U.S. and
By Patrick Rucker HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump hit the road on Saturday to celebrate his first 100 days in the White House with cheering supporters at a campaign-style rally, touting his initial achievements and lashing out at critics who have given his tenure poor marks.
Donald Trump hailed a "very productive" first 100 days as America's president on Saturday, telling a roaring crowd of supporters other "great battles" ahead would be won. In an hour-long speech attacking the media and predecessor Barack Obama, boasting about his support for US
Since the Federal Reserve upped its benchmark interest rates by a notch in mid-March, the skies have grown a shade darker for the world's largest economy. The softening outlook may have sapped some of the justification for policymakers to make the two further rate hikes expected this year. The
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who go head-to-head in the second round of France's presidential election on May 7, are diametrically opposed on issues ranging from immigration to Europe to gay marriage. Here is where they stand on the key questions: - Europe
Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron will take on far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second-round run-off of France's presidential election on May 7. - Why is the election important? The second round will come down to a battle between the pro-European, pro-globalisation vision of Macron and Le
The battle to become France's next president boils down to a sharp clash of contrasting visions. In one corner is centrist Emmanuel Macron, with his pro-globalisation, pro-EU world view. In the other, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who champions "nationalism" and a "France-first
Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi is poised to win the leadership of Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD) in a primary election Sunday, propelling him back to the forefront of the national political scene. Renzi, 42, resigned as prime minister in December after Italians overwhelmingly rejected
A few late-season snowflakes flutter over Fort McMurray, their whiteness contrasting against surrounding forests blackened one year ago by the most destructive wildfire in Canadian history. "You don't know how it feels until you lose it all", says Steven Menard, 53, holding up a charred
A top Venezuelan opposition figure called for more marches aimed at taking back the courts and the National Electoral Council that he said had been "hijacked" by President Nicolas Maduro. Freddy Guevara urged people to protest on Monday -- May 1 or May Day, a traditional workers' holiday
IPOH, April 30 — More than 40 shops in Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, closed for business yesterday to protest the implementation of a one-way traffic system in the area. Regional Environmental...
A plane crash in western Cuba on Saturday killed eight military personnel, the ministry in charge of the island's armed forces said. The Russian-made AN-26 transport aircraft crashed in a mountainous region of western Artemisa province, killing all eight on board including the plane's crew,
Pope Francis on Saturday said the Vatican was ready to intervene as a mediator to try and end Venezuela's deadly political crisis under "clear conditions". Speaking on a plane bringing him back from Egypt to Rome, the pontiff said: "I believe that that must be done under conditions
Pope Francis on Saturday called for negotiations to resolve tensions surrounding North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Reprising his theme of "world war in parts", Pope Francis said that these were "concentrated at points that were already hot. In Korea, today, it seems that things are
The family firm of President Mauricio Macri allegedly tried to empty the accounts of Argentina's postal service, which it ran years ago, the justice ministry said on Saturday. The accusation by a prosecutor handling commercial matters, Gabriela Bouquin, stems from a contract the Macri Group had
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban insisted Saturday that no agreement had been reached over a controversial higher education law that could close down a Budapest university founded by US billionaire George Soros. The European People's Party (EPP) said after a meeting in Brussels between its
Donald Trump is celebrating his first 100 days in the White House on Saturday as one of the most successful in US history despite widespread criticism over a presidency plagued by disruption, confusion and chaos. Under a relentless spotlight since stunning the world in November with a victory over his