Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers’ severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of... Read more »

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United... Read more »

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student

PEORIA, Ill. (Reuters) – An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a... Read more »

House condemns Trump over ‘racist comments’ tweeted at congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for “racist comments” against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at... Read more »

House condemns Trump over ‘racist comments’ tweeted at congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for “racist comments” against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at... Read more »

Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to support him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially... Read more »

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile

CHICAGO (Reuters) – An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly... Read more »

British PM May hosts victorious England cricket team

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as... Read more »

Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house... Read more »

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his ‘racist’ attacks on four congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against four minority U.S. congresswomen on Monday and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist, prompting outrage from... Read more »