POLITICS: Xi Jinping's compliant generation

(Reuters) - The relative stability and comfort around them as they grew up, plus the steady drip of propaganda, have engendered a deep sense...

Maltese journalist’s son says she was murdered for exposing corruption

VALLETTA (Reuters) - The son of Malta’s best-known investigative journalist said on Tuesday his mother was killed by a car bomb because of her...

‘Vanishing village’ looks to Japan’s LDP for survival

NANMOKU, Japan (Reuters) - Chikara Imai, 73, is quick to dismiss the new parties in Sunday’s national election in Japan, saying old ties with...

Suspected U.S. drone strike kills five on Pakistan-Afghanistan frontier

PARACHINAR/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike killed five people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, government and militant sources said on Tuesday,...

Malaysia says no decision yet on new offers to search for...

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia said on Tuesday it has received proposals from three companies offering to continue the search for Malaysian Airlines flight...

Passengers criticize AirAsia crew reaction during rapid descent

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Passengers aboard an AirAsia flight from Perth, Australia, to Bali, Indonesia, were angry at the flight crew for showing fear...

He’s back: Tiger Woods cleared to resume golf activity with no...

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- He has posted several videos in recent weeks detailing his progress. Now Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full...

Japanese PM Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine for war dead, seen in China and the...

Harvey runoff is threatening coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- New research suggests a massive plume of freshwater from Hurricane Harvey runoff is threatening coral reefs in the Gulf of...

Florida gov. declares state of emergency ahead of white nationalist speech

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency ahead of a planned appearance by white nationalist Richard...

Venezuela vote dispute escalates foreign sanctions threat

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s opposition cried foul on Monday over the ruling socialists’ win in gubernatorial elections, raising the threat of more foreign sanctions...

Chronic inflammation may improve drug delivery in MD patients

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Researchers at Children's National Health System found chronic inflammation is vital for sustained delivery of drug treatment for Duchenne muscular...

Valero awarded $157M fuel contract for Israel

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- In a new deal struck between the Defense Logistics Agency and Valero Marketing and Supply Co., Pentagon officials announced Friday...

U.S. strike on Islamic State camps in Yemen kills dozens: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces killed dozens of Islamic State members in a strike on Monday on two training camps in Yemen, the Pentagon...

May, Juncker call for faster Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker agreed over dinner in Brussels on Monday that the pace...

Anti-corruption blogger killed by huge bomb in Malta

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s best-known investigative journalist, was killed on Monday when a powerful bomb blew up her car, police said,...

Nordstrom suspends efforts to take company private

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Nordstrom Inc. said Monday it's decided to suspend attempts to take the company private until at least next year. Since June,...

From Haider to Strache – the FPO’s march to respectability in...

VIENNA (Reuters) - Founded by former Nazis six decades ago, Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) long ago left the political fringes to establish itself...

Colony Capital in talks to buy troubled Weinstein Co

(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said...

Madrid moves towards direct rule over Catalonia

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan authorities must drop a bid for independence by Thursday, the Spanish government said, moving closer to imposing direct rule over...