Russia says tightening checks on wine imports from Georgia

TBILISI/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Monday it was tightening checks on the quality of Georgian wine imports, deepening tensions between the ex-Soviet neighbors after a visit by a... Read more »

Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul’s re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16... Read more »

Trump: naming Sessions U.S. attorney general was ‘biggest mistake’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one “do-over,” it would be “personnel” decisions, including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as... Read more »

Turkey’s opposition leads based on initial results in Istanbul re-run

Ekrem Imamoglu, mayoral candidate of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), accompanied by his wife Dilek, casts his ballot at a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey, June 23,... Read more »

Trump says did not threaten to demote Fed’s Powell: NBC interview

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, U.S., June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.... Read more »

U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader’s insider trading guilty plea

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the... Read more »

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews

TBILISI/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried... Read more »

U.S. prosecutors say ex-Trump adviser Stone violated court-imposed media gag order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused U.S. President Donald Trump’s former political adviser Roger Stone of violating a court-imposed media gag order by posting comments on social... Read more »

Maryland ‘peace cross’ can stand on public land, U.S. high court rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not constitute government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday... Read more »

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump

FILE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell takes his seat to introduce Kelly Craft to testify before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on her nomination to be U.S.... Read more »