Paris (AFP) - Major banks and companies vowed Tuesday to move away from Earth-warming fossil fuels as world leaders met in Paris seeking to unlock new cash to save humanity from climate "doom".
World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised Tuesday to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will rev up the ...
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Council President Donald Tusk warned Tuesday that it will be a "furious race against time" for the EU and Britain to finish Brexit negotiations by next fall, saying only "moderate progress" has been achieved so far.
London (AFP) - Controversial former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury vowed Tuesday to put the "nightmare of the last two years" behind him and reclaim his world titles after being cleared to resume his career.
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - The EU on Tuesday warned Britain against "backtracking" as it rounded on a top minister for suggesting that London could back out of its Brexit divorce promises if it does not get a trade deal.
WASHINGTON ― The Republican tax agenda could face an additional obstacle If Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday.
The bitter Senate race in deeply conservative Alabama went to the voters Tuesday as they chose between an embattled but well-known Republican accused of child molestation and a Democrat who hopes to break ...
Paris (AFP) - Six Russian ice hockey players have been disqualified from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics for doping, meaning their country has also been removed from official results.
Moscow (AFP) - Russia's space agency on Tuesday blamed a failed satellite launch from its new cosmodrome on a programming error, prompting an angry response from the deputy prime minister in charge of space.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plowing into the sexual harassment debate in a big way, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat would come to his office "begging" for campaign contributions and "do anything" to get them. Democrats
BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue.
BOSTON (AP) — Female kitchen workers at a McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant in Boston were subjected to groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, five women said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
President Donald Trump has signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military, including additional money for missile defense programs to respond to the ...
Vienna (AFP) - A keenly awaited major trial in Austria delving into alleged high-level corruption began on Tuesday as a flamboyant jet setting former finance minister and 14 others appeared in court.
Paris (AFP) - The French writer Claude Simon, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1985, would not be published today, according to an experiment conducted by one of his fans.
Moscow (AFP) - Russia said Tuesday that it had ordered the blocking of websites linked to an opposition movement founded by exiled former oligarch and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky over "undesirable" activities.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Leaders and high-ranking officials of Muslim countries will meet Wednesday in Istanbul for an extraordinary summit to discuss "repercussions" from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Leaders of the Democratic Women’s Working Group are urging Congress to open an investigation into the multiple sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court has ruled that Rio de Janeiro's former mayor is ineligible to run for public office for eight years as a result of his alleged abuse of political and economic power during 2016 mayoral elections.
Federal investigators probing the deaths of 33 mariners on the doomed El Faro said Tuesday that open lifeboats would not have protected the crew had they been able to launch them. They recommend replacing these old-style lifeboats on any vessel still using them.
LONDON (AP) — "Star wars" fans and royal-watchers gathered Tuesday at London's Royal Albert Hall, where Prince William and Prince Harry were due on the red carpet for the European premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."
NEW YORK (AP) — New York subway riders shrugged off the city's latest attack Tuesday, a day after police say a would-be suicide attacker set off a pipe bomb.