Members of the FARC filmed dancing with U.N. employees on New Year came out in strong opposition to the dismissal of the employees Thursday, arguing the move has left them unprotected and puts their lives at risk. ...

SEOUL: The impeachment trial of South Korea´s President Park Geun-Hye got under way on Thursday, with her lawyers arguing there is no evidence to back the corruption allegations that threaten to force her from office. ...

Donald Trump will nominate Jay Clayton to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. Barack Obama told Democrats to "stay strong" on Obamacare. Hillary Clinton will be attending the inauguration along with her ...

NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump is using WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to cast doubt on the U.S. intelligence community’s case that Russia was behind hacking of the Democratic National Committee ahead of ...

For more than a year, Rep. Lamar Smith, the chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, has been hounding federal climate scientists about a landmark scientific study, published in 2015, whose results ...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders said Wednesday their top regulatory targets will be President Barack Obama’s rules to reduce methane emissions and to lessen the environmental impact of coal mining on the ...

The man shot after a confrontation Monday night in the northeast valley has been identified. The Clark Country coroner’s office on Wednesday named the 42-year-old victim as Robin Dion McBride of Las Vegas. McBride ...

On the same day the NBA rescinded two of his league-leading 11 technical fouls, Russell Westbrook picked up another one — this time for nailing a referee in the head with a basketball.  Facing the Hornets on ...

SEZs availed of direct tax breaks of R18,400 crore in 2014-15, a finance ministry official had earlier said, arguing that SEZs were still benefitting. (Reuters) Special economic zone (SEZ) units and developers are ...

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday laid out a path forward for Democrats, arguing his caucus must refocus on an economic message.  "I believe Democrats must take a hard look at what we can do better," he said ...

For practically all of the Obama administration, the partisan battle lines over the Affordable Care Act were clear. Democrats love it. Republicans want to kill it. End of story, right? Not so fast, writes Peter ...

The central bank on December 31 designated its five offices — Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Nagpur — to exchange defunct currency notes post 50-day demonetisation period that ended on December 30. ...

A U.S.-bound flight from Australia was diverted to New Zealand on Sunday over a passenger who was allegedly unhappy about his middle seat.  The New Zealand Herald reported that the passenger, who was not identified, ...

A confrontation between a group of men escalated Monday night and ended in the shooting death of one man in the northeast valley. Las Vegas police received at least five calls reporting gunshots around 9:15 p.m. at ...

NEW DELHI — India’s Supreme Court ruled on Monday that candidates for political office cannot appeal to voters on the basis of religion, caste, community or language, arguing that India’s Constitution enshrines ...

One of the small pleasures of my year was watching the deft political manoeuvrings of Thomas Cromwell in the TV miniseries of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall. Of course, this has nothing to do with the economy – or does it? ...

Republican Rep. Trent Franks (Ariz.) blasted President Obama Friday for imposing new sanctions on Russia, arguing that Obama's "primary motivation is to delegitimize the election" of Donald Trump.  Franks, a member of ...

When a foreign actor hacks into an American institution, it's generally regarded as a very bad thing. But Donald Trump's victory has put Republicans in the unenviable position of playing down the effect and import of ...

The High Court has stopped Kenya Airports Authority’s Board of directors from appointing three candidates already shortlisted for the position of General Manager Projects and Engineering Services. Lady Justice Monica ...

Leading up to the November election, opponents of Question 1 — a measure to require background checks in Nevada for private gun sales or transfers — argued, among other things, that the initiative was poorly worded ...