• Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister following their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi on May 17, 2017. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

    Putin Offers Transcript to Prove Trump Did Not Pass Russia Secrets

    SOCHI/MOSCOW—Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered... Read more

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    Copycat Hackers Planning to Join Global Ransomware Heist

    Additional hacker groups are planning to join the recent wave of global cyberattacks that have so far hit thousands of organizations—including factories, banks, and government... Read more

  • Liverpool fans enjoy some pre-match food in a local cafe prior to the Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, England on April 1, 2017.  (Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

    Young Brits Swap Pints for Lattes

    BIRMINGHAM, England—The British synonym for “pub” tells it all: The “local” was traditionally the community hub, where pints of beer and cider loosened the stiff... Read more

  • A masked demonstrator fires a projectile at riot police during a 24-hour general strike against the latest round of austerity in Athens, Greece on May 17, 2017. (REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis)

    Greeks, in Nationwide Strike, Demand End to Ever More Austerity

    ATHENS—Thousands of Greeks walked off their jobs on Wednesday and marched through central Athens in an angry protest against continued austerity measures being demanded by... Read more

  • Japan's Princess Mako during a meeting with Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes at the government house Mburuvicha Roga in Asuncion on Sept. 8, 2016.

    Japan Princess to Wed, Sparking Debate on Shrinking Royal Family

    TOKYO—Japanese Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will wed a former college classmate, Japanese media reported, heating up debate on the ever-shrinking royal... Read more

  • Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow on July 14, 2016. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

    Putin Says Can Prove Trump Did Not Pass Russia Secrets

    SOCHI, Russia—Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had not passed on any secrets to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov... Read more

  • A 1 kilogram brick of fentanyl (L) and fentanyl pills (R). (Drug Enforcement Agency Media Library)

    US, Mexico Bolster Efforts to Combat Deadly Tide of Fentanyl

    MEXICO CITY—The United States and Mexico pledged to step up efforts to beat the growing threat of fentanyl, a synthetic opiate up to 50 times... Read more

  • U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks while Japan's U.N. Ambassador Koro Bessho (L) looks on during a press encounter ahead of an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council at the United Nations in New York on May 16, 2017. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)

    US Aims to Sway China on New North Korea Sanctions After Missile Test

    UNITED NATIONS—The United States said on Tuesday it believed it could persuade the Chinese regime to impose new U.N. sanctions on North Korea following its... Read more

  • Cables and computers are seen inside a data center at an office in the heart of the financial district in London, Britain on May 15, 2017. (REUTERS/Dylan Martinez)

    Cyber Attack Group Threatens to Release More Malicious Code

    WASHINGTON—Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyber threats on Tuesday after the group that leaked U.S. hacking tools used to launch... Read more

  • A file photo the Pantanal area in Chapada dos Guimaraes national park, Mato Grosso state, western Brazil.The Pantanal area, a sanctuary of biodiversity, has been at risk of commodity related deforestation. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/GettyImages)

    Jurisdictional Certification Approach Aims to Strengthen Protections Against Deforestation

    Many companies that deal in commodities linked to heavy tropical deforestation, such as soy or timber, have made commitments to significantly reduce or end deforestation... Read more

  • Cattle at one of the 70,000 suppliers used by JBS, one of Brazil’s largest beef producers. (Courtesy of JBS)

    Cattle Industry Lags Behind in Addressing Impact on Deforestation

    In almost every aisle of the grocery store, you can find products from the palm oil, soy, wood, and cattle industries. Together, these industries are... Read more

  • A hooded man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration)

    Researchers Say Global Cyber Attack Similar to North Korean Hacks

    SEOUL/WASHINGTON—Cybersecurity researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the WannaCry cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide as... Read more

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron arrive at a ceremony at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany on May 15, 2017.    (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

    Merkel and Macron Agree to Draw up Roadmap to Deeper EU Integration

    BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on Monday to draw up a roadmap to deeper European Union integration and opened... Read more

  • Newly-appointed French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe attends a handover ceremony at the Hotel Matignon, in Paris, France on May 15, 2017. (REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

    France’s Macron Picks Conservative Prime Minister

    PARIS—Newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron appointed a conservative prime minister on Monday in a move to broaden his political appeal and weaken his opponents... Read more

  • Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with AFP news agency in Damascus, Syria in this handout picture provided by SANA on April 13, 2017. (SANA/Handout via REUTERS)

    US Says Assad Regime Built Crematorium at Prison Complex

    WASHINGTON—The United States has evidence the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has built a crematorium at a large military prison outside the capital Damascus,... Read more

  • Men wait on the deck of merchant ship "Tuna 1", at their arrival along with 470 migrants and refugees in the port of Palermo after being rescued at sea off the Libyan coasts, on April 18, 2017. (ALESSANDRO FUCARINI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Italian Police Arrest Mobsters Accused of Profiting From Migrants

    ROME—Italian mobsters took charge of one of Europe’s largest migrant reception centers, using a Roman Catholic charity organisation as a cover to cream off millions... Read more

  • The long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) is launched during a test in this undated photo released on May 15, 2017. (KCNA via REUTERS)

    North Korea’s Latest Missile Launch Suggests Progress Towards ICBM

    SEOUL—North Korea’s successful missile test-launch signals major advances in developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, such as mastery of re-entry technology and better engine performance key... Read more

  • A North Korean flag flutters on top of a tower at the propaganda village of Gijungdong in North Korea, in this picture taken near the truce village of Panmunjom on Nov. 12, 2014. (REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji)

    North Korea Fires Missile After New South Korean Leader Pledges Dialogue

    SEOUL—North Korea fired on Sunday a ballistic missile from a region near its west coast that flew 430 miles, South Korea’s military said, days after... Read more

  • An ambulance waits next to a police car, outside the emergency department, at St Thomas' Hospital in central London, Britain on May 12, 2017. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)

    British Hospitals, Spanish Firms Among Targets of Huge Cyberattack

    LONDON/MADRID—A huge cyberattack brought disruption to Britain’s health system on Friday and infected many Spanish companies with malicious software, and security researchers said a dozen... Read more

  • Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, attends a campaign event in York May 10, 2017. (REUTERS/Phil Noble)

    London Lawmakers Demand Single Market Membership

    LONDON—A group of 16 opposition Labour Party lawmakers seeking re-election in London said on Friday Britain needed to remain a member of the European single... Read more

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