RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has arrested at least three more women‘s rights activists in a widening crackdown just weeks before a ban on women driving is set to end, international rights watchdogs said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on five Iranians it said had provided Yemen‘s Houthis with expertise and weaponry that were then used to launch missiles at cities and oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia.
LONDON (Reuters) - A U.N. monitoring group wants to enlist the help of the world‘s biggest oil trading companies to enforce sanctions that cap the amount of crude and related products North Korea can import, the coordinator said.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Japan, Russia and Turkey have warned the United States about potential retaliation for its tariffs on steel and aluminum, the World Trade Organization said on Tuesday, bringing the total U.S. tariff bill to around 3.5 billion annually.
(Reuters) - J.C. Penney‘s Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison is leaving the struggling retailer to join home improvement chain Lowe‘s Cos Inc , the companies said on Tuesday, sending shares in the U.S. department store chain down 4 percent.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump asked New York state‘s highest court to delay a defamation lawsuit against him by a former contestant on "The Apprentice" television show who claimed he sexually harassed her.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to assess North Korea‘s intentions after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of a planned June 12 summit to discuss denuclearization.
ROME (Reuters) - A little-known law professor, put forward by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and far-right League as their prime ministerial candidate, was accused on Tuesday of inflating his international academic credentials.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian anti-graft agent Mohd Shukri Abdull‘s eyes welled with tears on Tuesday as he recalled death threats and how he was branded a traitor, while nearby, officers took a statement from the main target of his investigation, ex-premier Najib Razak.
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott is set to begin a three-day series of discussions with educators and law enforcement officials on improving school safety on Tuesday, days after a teenager killed 10 people at a Houston-area high school.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Betsabeth Casique saved for eight months for bus tickets out of Venezuela for herself and her three children. At 1.4 million bolivars each, they are worth what she earns in a month working as a nurse.
PUEBLA, Mexico (Reuters) - Glancing constantly at his rear view mirror, truck driver "El Flaco" journeys the highways of Mexico haunted by the memory of when he was kidnapped with his security detail by bandits disguised as police officers two years ago.
YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland/CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table on wheels scans the rows of crops with its camera, identifies weeds and zaps them with jets of blue liquid from its mechanical tentacles.
GARDEN CITY, Kansas (Reuters) - In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Myanmar as a teenager for a refugee camp in Thailand.
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception, advice on family planning, sexual health and sometimes abortion, may have to stop work in June.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Washington neared a deal to lift its ban on U.S. firms supplying Chinese telecoms gear maker ZTE Corp, sources said on Tuesday, and Beijing announced tariff cuts on car imports, further easing trade tensions between the world‘s two largest economies.
(Reuters) - Voters in several states are casting ballots on Tuesday for candidates who could make U.S. political history.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada is rejecting more refugee claims from people who crossed the border illegally as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s government seeks to dissuade, block and turn back thousands more, according to new data obtained by Reuters.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The government of ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak deceived parliament over the finances of state fund 1MDB and suppressed an investigation by intimidating and purging anti-corruption agents, officials said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc‘s Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk admitted late on Monday there was a braking issue with the Model 3 sedan, pointed out by Consumer Reports, and said it can be fixed with a firmware update that the electric car maker will be rolling out in a few days.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A minibus packed with explosives blew up in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday causing dozens of casualties, officials said, as fighting continued across the country during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
YOKOSUKA, Japan (Reuters) - The USS Milius, one of the U.S. Navy‘s most advanced guided missile destroyers, arrived in Japan on Tuesday to reinforce defenses against any ballistic missile attacks by North Korea, or anyone else in East Asia.
(Reuters) - Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said late on Monday that the braking issue on Tesla Inc‘s Model 3 sedan, pointed out by Consumer Reports, can be fixed with a firmware update which the electric car maker will be rolling out in a few days.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will steeply cut import tariffs for automobiles and car parts, opening up greater access to the world‘s largest auto market amid an easing of trade tensions with the United States.