Russia Accuses U.S. of ‘Paranoia’ Over Ties After Flynn's Ouster
Russian lawmakers reacted with dismay and anger to U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation, calling it a sign that Donald Trump’s White House is driven by the same “paranoia” toward the Kremlin as previous presidencies.
Kim Jong Un's half-brother has reportedly been killed in Malaysia
The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been killed in Malaysia, a South Korean government source told Reuters on Tuesday.
Wife and stepson charged in murder of Ku Klux Klan leader in Missouri
Both were charged with murder, abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in the death of Frank Ancona, who was shot in the head.
US sanctions Venezuela vice-president over trafficking claims
The US has imposed sanctions on the new vice-president of Venezuela, accusing him of involvement in international drug trafficking.
No return home in sight for thousands of Californians sheltering from dam
Tens of thousands of Californians faced an indefinite stay in shelters as engineers worked for a second day on Tuesday to fix the United States' tallest dam before more storms sweep the region.
Senators plot bipartisan bill on self-driving cars
A bipartisan duo in the Senate is planning to craft legislation to advance autonomous vehicle technology as part of a major congressional effort to speed up the deployment of self-driving cars.
Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Indian capital
A strike led by drivers' unions in the Indian capital demanding better pay from Uber and Ola has paralyzed the ride-hailing services that have grabbed business from traditional taxi and rickshaw operators with their cheaper fares.
Divided Senate Confirms Steven Mnuchin to Be Treasury Secretary
The Senate confirmed Steven Mnuchin, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Treasury Department, in a vote mostly along party lines Monday night as Democrats criticized him as a Wall Street-friendly banker who breaks with Trump's promise to stand for American workers.
Turkey detains 600 over alleged links to Kurdish militants
Turkish police have detained more than 600 people over alleged links to Kurdish militants in the past two days, state media said on Tuesday, a crackdown the pro-Kurdish parliamentary party said was aimed at sidelining it ahead of an April referendum.
Lloyds Bank closes in on Berlin as post-Brexit EU hub: sources
Lloyds Banking Group is close to selecting Berlin as a European base to secure market access to the European Union when Britain leaves the bloc, sources told Reuters.
Angela Merkel angrily cancels Israel summit over new settlements law, report says
Reichstag officially cancels talks due to German election, but sources say real reason is anger at new law legalising settlements built on private Palestinian land