U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran's downing of an unmanned Amer
The S&P 500 edged lower on Monday as losses by healthcare companies overshadowed gains in the tech sector, while investors looked to U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this week.
When Gregory Williams and Trevor Sorrells married, they unknowingly became part of a growing wedding industry trend that embraces same-sex couples.
Equity investors shouldn't take their foot off the pedals just yet, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management COO Jaime Desmond tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks with "immoral" or "scandalous" words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand that the law violates constitutional free speech rights. This video contains l
The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested.
Eldorado Resorts is buying Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion. As Fred Katayama reports, activist investor Carl Icahn big bet on Caesars is paying off.
Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had been a failure, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington if the United States were to lift sanctions and offer new incentives.
Residents of the drought-hit Indian cities of Chennai and Madurai took to the streets to protest and held special prayers in response to the region's ongoing water crisis.
Facebook head of global affairs, Nick Clegg - the former UK deputy prime minister - says it's wrong to suggest that the networking site was a vehicle for Russian efforts to sway Britain's 2016 Brexit referendum.
Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin.
Shares in France's Carrefour rose on Monday after it became the latest Western retailer to retreat from the Chinese market as fierce competition from domestic rivals and a growing online market puts pressure on foreign firms. Ciara Lee reports
Japan is set to restart commercial whaling on July 1st, a practice banned globally by the International Whaling Commission, after the country said it plans to withdraw from the Commission at the end of the month. Whale meat specialty restaurants are
FedEx Corp has apologized for another Huawei delivery “mistake”, reigniting Chinese ire and drawing the fire of state media which suggested the U.S. delivery firm could end up on China’s upcoming list of companies that harm national interests.
Japan is set to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial whaling on July 1, sparking widespread condemnation.
German business morale deteriorated for the third month in a row in June, a survey showed on Monday, adding weight to expectations that Europe's largest economy contracted in the second quarter.
China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.
Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan. Ciara
Shares in Daimler sank Monday morning after the Mercedes maker warned there would be no profit growth this year as costs related to emissions probes mount.
An estimated quarter of a million Czechs rallied in Prague on Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis, in the biggest show of public discontent since the 1989 Velvet Revolution which overthrew Communism. Francesca Lynagh and D
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faces an angry town hall audience in South Bend following a fatal police shooting last week. The incident has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is compli
Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies.
65-year-old Kim Chil-doo became a sensation last year when he hit the catwalk for the first time at Seoul Fashion Week. He's now juggling a busy modeling career, one of a generation of seniors in South Korea picking up new skills in order to keep bus
Mexico’s immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States.
The Democratic chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on Sunday told CBS News that last week's nearly-executed U.S. strike on Iran shows the White House has no strategy to get Tehran to the negotiating table.
Hundreds of climate activists broke through police lines near Germany's Garzweiler open-cast mine on Saturday and entered a lignite pit to protest against coal-fired power plants which they say is a major contributor to climate change.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this wee
More than twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls descended this weekend on South Carolina, which is a critical primary state, to make their case to voters on who will be the strongest candidate to defeat Donald Trump. Colette Luke has more.
Grey seals have the ability to copy speech and songs using the same production mechanism as humans, researchers at Scotland's University of St. Andrews have found. Mia Womersley reports
China will loom large for investors next week, ranging from the Trump-Xi summit to earnings from Nike and FedEx.
Wall Street closed slightly lower Friday as tensions between the U.S. and Iran undercut positive sentiment stemming from Vice President Mike Pence's move to put off a planned speech on China policy.
Investors have shrugged off the rising tensions in the Gulf, and that's a source of concern, says Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.
Missouri health officials on Friday refused to renew the license of the state’s only abortion clinic, but the facility will remain open for now as a judge left in place an injunction blocking its closure.
Thousands of black-clad protesters blocked roads and surrounded police headquarters in Hong Kong on Friday in the latest demonstrations over an extradition bill that has triggered violent protests and plunged the Chinese-ruled city into crisis.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone.
Fire ripped through a Pennsylvania oil refinery early on Friday, triggering a huge explosion that one employee said "looked like a nuclear bomb went off." Havovi Cooper reports
Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines' parent company, giving a boost to the Korean carrier's management that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge.
With his rapid fire comedy and interaction with customers, a Thai seafood seller is using his livestream videos to run a flourishing business.
Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output. But Iraqi officials say contractual warngling and security concerns are making a final agreement increasingly unlikely.
South Africa is facing a severe shortage of developers leaving major sectors such as financial institutions struggling to recruit employees with critical computer skills. A small, and alternative academy in Johannesburg is working to change that.
As Vietnam culls more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak, the disease may already be affecting a significant proportion of pigs in mainland China.
The FAA has told U.S. airlines to avoid Iran after the shooting down of a drone, and many international airlines are choosing to follow suit voluntarily.
Fire ripped through a Pennsylvania oil refinery early on Friday, triggering a huge explosion that local media said rocked homes several miles away. Havovi Cooper reports
Junior foreign office minister Mark Field held the female climate change activist by the neck and led her out of the banquet where the finance minister was speaking.
Europe's markets were jolted by another chipmaker warning over the fallout of a U.S. ban on trading with Huawei. As Pascale Davies reports, shares in Britain's IQE plunged as much as 40% after it said 2019 revenue would miss forecasts.
Apple supplier Foxconn - the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer - chose its chip-unit boss as chairman on Friday to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year.
A junior minister has stirred anger and calls for him to quit after he grabbed a female protester by the neck and shoved her. Greenpeace demonstrators gatecrashed a high-profile annual speech by finance minister Philip Hammond.
U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times said.