Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó: "Maduro is completely disconnected from reality"

Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó speaks to Euronews’ Anelise Borges about humanitarian aid, the military, diplomacy, Nicolas Maduro and the future of his country in the Global …

Sailor Who Kissed Woman in Iconic Times Square V-J Day Photo Dies at 95

(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was …

Former FBI official says ‘crime may have been committed’ by Trump

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe said he wonders if there is an inappropriate relationship between President Donald Trump and Russia.

Trump to say Venezuela’s military at risk for supporting Maduro

U.S. President Donald Trump will say in a speech on Monday that Venezuela’s military officials should «work toward democracy» or risk losing everything they have.

Palestinians say Israel ‘playing with fire’ by closing Temple Mount gate

The Jerusalem Police detained five east Jerusalem Arabs who tried to enter the premises of the Golden Gate, which has been closed by a court …

Eurosceptics set for big gains in EU elections

Dominant groups on centre left and centre right will be hit as new movements gain ground, according to EU Parliament projections.

Citi to double Brazil commercial bank unit’s assets by 2020

Citigroup Inc plans to double its Brazilian commercial banking unit’s assets by 2020, thanks to growth in loans to mid-sized companies, department head Antonio Rubens …

Trump to say in speech Venezuela’s military should let humanitarian aid into country

U.S. President Donald Trump will say in a speech on Monday that Venezuela’s path toward democracy is irreversible and that Venezuelan military officials should work …

Russia’s Rusal in talks to resume reinsurance with Western companies

Russia’s Rusal, the world’s second-largest aluminum producer, is in talks to resume reinsuring its risks with Western companies after the United States lifted sanctions on …

Top EU official praises fired Romanian corruption prosecutor, says fight must continue

The European Commission’s vice president, Frans Timmermans, praised Romania’s former chief corruption prosecutor in an interview with Euronews, urging the fight against corruption to continue.

Ex-Aussie envoy: Failure to extradite accused pedophile hurts Israel ties

Dave Sharma, formerly Australian ambassador to Israel, told the ‘Post’ a failure to extradite Malka Leifer «would alienate people who naturally defend and are supportive …

Lake-effect snow could produce slick road conditions in area, but holiday means fewer commuters; accumulations high in north suburbs

Lake-effect snowfall is expected to continue through Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Chicago, with parts of Lake and Cook counties getting …

Getting to know singer-songwriter Laetitia Shériff

Getting to know singer-songwriter Laetitia Shériff

Mickey’s Dining Car: making ‘America’s best milkshakes’ since 1939

A typical Art Deco-styled American diner, Mickey’s prides itself on serving "the best pancakes in town and the best milkshakes in the country".

Inside Paisley Park, home to Minneapolis native and pop icon: Prince

Inside Paisley Park, home to Minneapolis native and pop icon: Prince

Is Colombia looking to buy Israel’s Barak-8 missile defense system?

The system was said to have been chosen over South Korea’s Lig Nex1 KM-SAM.

R.J. Scaringe, set to build Rivian electric trucks in Normal, Ill., follows Elon Musk’s Tesla template — mostly

Rivian Automotive founder R.J. Scaringe approached deep-pocketed Saudi investors in late 2011 with an audacious proposal. The young entrepreneur confessed he had no experience running …

Cubs and several Muslim groups announce effort to combat Islamophobia

The Cubs and the the Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Monday announced a joint agreement to combat Islamophobia, bigotry and racism. “We …

Aurora residents walk four miles in the snow from mass shooting site to police station to thank officers

Casildo Cuevas did not mind walking four miles in the cold and sleet Sunday. Neither did two dozen other people, who trekked from the Henry …

U.S.-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay

The commander of U.S.-backed forces in Syria called on Monday for about 1,000 to 1,500 international forces to remain in Syria to help fight Islamic …

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died

Army to be ‘ruthless’ against tampering in Nigeria’s postponed vote: Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday warned that anyone trying to tamper with Nigeria’s postponed vote risked their lives and accused the electoral commission of incompetence.

Lightsaber Dueling Is Now Recognized As a Competitive Sport in France. No, Really

(BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It’s now easier than ever in France to act out “Star Wars” fantasies, because …

World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs by trade optimism

Hopes for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs on Monday, …

World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs by trade optimism

Hopes for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs on Monday, …

See Behind the Scenes as the Statue of Liberty’s Original Torch Moves to Its New Home

Coated in its signature green patina, gazing over New York City with its burning torch held high, the Statue of Liberty’s image reoccurs in popular …

Manny Machado and Bryce Harper: Phillies and Padres are in hot pursuit — but what about the White Sox?

Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, the two biggest free agents in baseball, remain unsigned even as spring training is well underway. But suddenly the activity …

A short-track star from Connecticut finished eighth in the Daytona 500

Ryan Preece’s first race as a NASCAR Cup full-timer was a successful one.

Florida 6th-grader arrested after confrontation over pledge

A Florida sixth-grader faces charges of disrupting a school function and resisting arrest after a confrontation that followed his refusal to stand for the Pledge …

A brief history of presidential downtime—from Roosevelt to Trump

No one doubts the job of president of the United States is stressful and demanding. The chief executive deserves downtime. But how much is enough, …

Do dollar stores help the poor with cheap, vital staples? Or block out grocers and trigger food deserts?

Vanessa Hall-Harper, a lifelong resident of this city’s poorest area, has viewed the opening of dollar stores in recent years with trepidation. The stores were …

Man on death row accused of spying in Pakistan ‘must be freed’, India tells UN court

Islamabad should be ordered to immediately free an Indian man sentenced to death for alleged spying in Pakistan, India’s lawyers told the United Nation’s top …

How to watch the 2019 Oscars on TV and online

The 91st Academy Awards are this Sunday (Feb. 24) at 8pm US Eastern time. Like last year, there is no clear favorite for best picture: …

How to watch the 2019 Oscars on TV and online

The 91st Academy Awards are this Sunday (Feb. 24) at 8pm US Eastern time. Like last year, there is no clear favorite for best picture: …

Germany bans Wirecard ‘shorting’ as prosecutors probe FT journalist

Germany’s financial watchdog has banned «short» selling of Wirecard shares due to volatility in the payments firm’s stock following reports in the Financial Times which …

‘Very Illegal Act.’ Trump Lashes Out at FBI Officials Involved in Russia Probe

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump is suggesting that key officials involved in the Russia probe were engaged in “treasonous” behavior. Trump is …

Darren Criss Marries Mia Swier In A ‘Glee’-ful New Orleans Wedding

The «American Crime Story» star has been on a personal and professional role lately.

Israel justice system let down abuse victims, it’s time to do the right thing

Shamima Begum: ISIS teen must be ‘allowed’ to return to UK, says friend’s father

A British teenager who fled the UK to marry a member of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria should be allowed to return, said …

What does Singapore PM-in-waiting Heng Swee Keat’s 2019 budget say about an early election?

In the weeks leading up to Singapore’s budget, expectations were running high for Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s first major policy speech since being designated …

V4 summit canceled in Jerusalem after Poland quits over Holocaust crisis

Poles furious after acting Foreign Minister Israel Katz quotes former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir to the effect that ‘Poles imbibe antisemitism from their mothers’ milk.’

Labour centrists quit party, recalling failed 80s experiment

It didn’t work in the 1980s — will a new group of Labour rebels ‘fix politics’ or hand power to the Conservatives for a decade?

New Hampshire woman found dead had suffered ‘multiple sharp injuries’

New Hampshire authorities say a woman found dead had suffered «multiple sharp injuries.»

34 games into his Bulls tenure, Jim Boylen’s intensity hasn’t changed a bit: ‘Push them without being combative’

During a timeout as the Bulls earned a rare home victory over the Grizzlies on Wednesday to head into the All-Star break on a positive …

Cubs’ week ahead includes Tom Ricketts’ annual speech, labor talk and the Cactus League opener

The week ahead for the Cubs: Opening chapter Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts will address the team before its first full workout Monday before holding court …

V4 summit cancelled in Jerusalem after Poland quits over Holocaust crisis

Poles furious after acting foreign minister Israel Katz quotes former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir to the effect that «Poles imbibe antisemitism from their mothers’ milk.»

7 Lawmakers Quit U.K.’s Labour Party Over Brexit and Anti-Semitism

Seven lawmakers resigned from the U.K.’s opposition Labour party on Monday morning, in what they described as an act of protest against the party’s Brexit …

Israel-Poland crisis: To solve it, we need diplomatic nuance and finesse

‘It is really astonishing that the newly appointed foreign minister of Israel quotes such a shameful and racist remark. Utterly unacceptable.’

Britain does not support total Huawei network ban: sources

British security officials do not support a full ban of Huawei from national telecoms networks despite U.S. allegations the Chinese firm and its products could …

Germany’s Bafin bans Wirecard ‘short’ positions over volatility

Germany’s financial watchdog has banned «short» selling of Wirecard shares after reports in the Financial Times sparked recent volatility in the payments firm’s stock.

Britain’s FT says allegations over Wirecard reporting are false

Britain’s Financial Times rejected as «baseless and false» any allegations accusing the newspaper or its reporters of market manipulation or unethical reporting in relation to …

The top visitors to a British government website on fake news were from Russia

The UK’s investigations into so-called fake news and disinformation on Facebook and other social media platforms have attracted keen interest in Russia. Moscow IP addresses …

Biggest groups set to lose the most in EU elections

Dominant groups on centre left and centre right will be hit as new movements gain ground, according to EU Parliament projections.

Tensions flare up as Spanish warship orders boats move from UK-controlled Gibraltar waters

The Government of Gibraltar says it is investigating the "foolish games" from the Spanish warship on Sunday

Women in Hollywood see some gains after Oscars equality plea

A year after best actress winner Frances McDormand used the Oscars stage to advocate for more women in front of and behind the camera, Hollywood …