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UK healthcare worker arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies

UK healthcare worker arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies

LONDON (Reuters) – A British female healthcare worker has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and trying to murder six others after an investigation into deaths at a neonatal unit in northern England, police said on Tuesday. The arrest came after an inquiry into the deaths of 17 babies and 15 “non-fatal collapses” […]

Soccer team found alive in cave after more than a week

Soccer team found alive in cave after more than a week

MAE SAI, Thailand — Rescue divers on Monday found 12 boys and their soccer coach alive in a cave after they went missing more than a week earlier in northern Thailand. The rescue teams spent much of Monday making preparations for what was hoped would be the final push in their search for team. It was, and […]

Afghanistan blast: Sikhs among 19 dead in Jalalabad suicide attack

Afghanistan blast: Sikhs among 19 dead in Jalalabad suicide attack

Image copyright EPA Image caption Nearby buildings were damaged by the force of the blast A suicide bombing in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 19 people, most of them members of the country’s Sikh minority. Police said they had been travelling in a vehicle to meet President Ashraf Ghani, who […]

Mexico's national elections, at a glance

Mexico's national elections, at a glance

by Associated Press July 1 at 12:05 AM MEXICO CITY — Mexicans will elect a new president and numerous other officeholders on Sunday. With popular discontent high due to high murder rates and rampant corruption, all four candidates are trying to convince voters that they represent change from the status quo. THE PRESIDENCY Mexico’s next […]

Abbas Rejected US Offer for Kushner Meeting, Al Hayat Says

Abbas Rejected US Offer for Kushner Meeting, Al Hayat Says

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas rejected an offer to hold a joint meeting with U.S. presidential adviser Jared Kushner and other Arab leaders, Al Hayat reported, citing diplomatic sources. The president saw the offer as an American maneuver to pressure the Palestinians into accepting a peace plan on Israel’s terms and achieving the “real objective” of […]

The Memo: Trump seeks Kim repeat with Putin

The Memo: Trump seeks Kim repeat with Putin

The Memo: Trump seeks Kim repeat with Putin  The Hill AP PHOTOS: US-Russia summits remembered for results, slips  Washington Post Russia ready to refute US election meddling allegations, spokesman says  CNN Will Trump speak truth to Putin? We have our doubts  Los Angeles Times Putin boasts new nukes are decades ahead of rivals  Politico Full coverage Source link

May and EU urge Brexit haste, trade blame over stalemate

May and EU urge Brexit haste, trade blame over stalemate

French President Emmanuel Macron, second left, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk, left, as Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, right, and British Prime Minister Theresa May, second right, enter the room during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, June 28, 2018. European Union leaders meet for a two-day summit […]

Xi Warns Mattis China Won't Surrender 'One Inch' of Territory

Xi Warns Mattis China Won't Surrender 'One Inch' of Territory

President Xi Jinping told U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis he wouldn’t give up any territory that China considered its own, an unusually blunt warning as security disputes simmer below a fight over trade. Xi made his remarks while meeting Mattis on Wednesday in Beijing, the first such visit by a U.S. defense chief in more […]

The Latest: German far right wants rescue ships impounded

The Latest: German far right wants rescue ships impounded

The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 1:00 p.m. The far-right Alternative for German party is calling for private ships rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean Sea to be impounded. Deputy party leader Georg Pazderski on Wednesday accused groups such as the one that operates the German vessel Lifeline of being “accomplices” to people […]

Echoes of Trump as Italy's Salvini gets tough on migrants

Echoes of Trump as Italy's Salvini gets tough on migrants

ROME (Reuters) – In less than a month as Italy’s combative interior minister, Matteo Salvini has won a reputation as Europe’s Donald Trump on immigration. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini looks on during a news conference in Rome, Italy, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo An obsessive Twitter user whose “Italians […]