No U.S. Bailout for Puerto Rican Debt, Trump’s Budget Chief Says
President Donald Trump’s budget chief said not to take the president’s suggestion that Puerto Rico’s debt would be “wiped out” literally, as the territory’s bonds plunged to a record low on Wednesday.
Tillerson Says He’s Not Quitting After Report He Called Trump a ‘Moron’
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he’s “never considered” leaving his job and rejected news reports that he denigrated President Donald Trump and weighed resigning.
P45 prank, coughing fit & stage malfunction turn May’s keynote speech into living nightmare
Theresa May’s Tory party conference speech turned into a comedy of errors on Wednesday afternoon when she suffered repeated coughing fits, a protester handed her a P45 dismissal notice, and the stage set began to fall apart behind her.
Venezuela suggests global oil trade in Russian ruble & Chinese yuan
The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro has proposed oil producing countries should discuss creating a currency basket for trading crude and refined products.
Erdogan assassination plot: Turkish court sentences dozens
A Turkish court has sentenced 34 people to life in prison for "attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan".
Sydney and Melbourne could face 50C days 'within decades
Australia's two biggest cities could swelter through 50C (122F) days within a few decades, a study has found.
US prepared to stay in Afghanistan indefinitely – Pentagon chiefs
Despite the $12.5 billion annual price tag for US involvement in Afghanistan, the US will continue its longest war indefinitely so that the Taliban don’t think they can “wait us out,” top Pentagon officials told Congress.
Germany: Former AfD leader Frauke Petry charged with perjury
Prosecutors in Germany have charged one of the country's most prominent right-wing politicians with perjury.
US defends opposing UN resolution calling to end death penalty for homosexuality
The US has defended its decision to vote against a UN resolution that condemned the use of the death penalty for, among other people, homosexuals. The UN Human Rights Council gathered to discuss the resolution, which called on countries that still have the death penalty not to apply it "arbitrarily or in a discriminatory manner" .
Yahoo says all three billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft
Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history.