After defeat at home, Britain’s May urges EU leaders to move...

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge European Union leaders to approve an agreement to move Brexit talks on to a...

Sweden to raise minimum pension age as retirees live longer

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden will raise the minimum age at which workers can take their state pension over the coming years, a move designed...

Confidante of South Korea’s ex-president may face lifetime behind bars

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- South Korean prosecutors have demanded a 25-year prison sentence for Choi Soon-sil on Thursday, as a Seoul...

U.N.’s Guterres warns against ‘sleepwalking’ into war over North Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, warning against the danger of “sleepwalking” into war, said on Thursday that Security Council resolutions on North...

Damian Lillard leads late rally in Portland Trail Blazers’ win over...

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat bench players, particularly Udonis Haslem, playfully acted as if they had fainted while watching a strong first-half shooting effort...

Study details the physics of a café latte

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- New research by scientists sat Princeton University has revealed the physics underlying the delicious layers of a café latte. "The structure...

Lyle Jeffs sentenced to 5 years for food stamp fraud

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Former polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was sentenced to nearly five years in prison Wednesday for running a multi-million dollar...

Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, face official secrets charges

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar’s government said on Wednesday that police had arrested two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The reporters had...

NATO holds CBRN training course in Kuwait

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- NATO has trained 15 Kuwaiti experts in dealing with the aftermath of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents. The training, consisting...

Britain’s May defeated in parliament over Brexit blueprint

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s government was defeated on Wednesday, when lawmakers forced through changes to its Brexit blueprint that ministers said...

New drug thwarts Zika, dengue, West Nile in cell cultures

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Lab tests prove a new drug called NGI-1 is capable of shutting down flaviviruses, the family that includes mosquito-borne viruses...

Toronto airport requires extra security checks after ‘customs breach’

TORONTO (Reuters) - Some U.S.-bound flights from Toronto’s main international airport were delayed on Wednesday afternoon due to an incident that prompted authorities to...

Despite Tillerson overture, White House says not right time for North...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - No negotiations can be held with North Korea until it improves its behavior, a White House official said on Wednesday, raising...

New England Patriots sign Kenny Britt, welcome back Ricky Jean Francois

The New England Patriots officially signed veteran wide receiver Kenny Britt on Wednesday, giving quarterback Tom Brady a taller, bigger target. Britt, a veteran...

Brazil’s Temer back in hospital for prostate tests

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer canceled his scheduled meetings on Wednesday and flew to São Paulo for tests to evaluate surgery he...

USA Network renews ‘Mr. Robot’ for a fourth season

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- USA Network has renewed Mr. Robot, its hacker drama starring Rami Malek and Christian Slater, for a fourth season. "We have...

Lebanese army to get $120 million in U.S. aid

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States, which wants to prevent violence spilling over from Syria into Lebanon, will give the Lebanese army $120 million...

U.S. prepares to open doors on billion-dollar London embassy

LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in London moves next month to a new billion-dollar home overlooking the River Thames -- just as U.S....

As resistance builds, Macron shifts focus away from euro reform

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron, concerned that a divisive discussion over euro zone reform might undermine his broader European agenda, has begun...

Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar: government spokesman

YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters journalists were arrested on Tuesday evening in Myanmar’s main city, Yangon, a government spokesman said. “Yes it is correct...