EU's Tusk to reveal British 'settlement'

Brussels (AFP) – European Union president Donald Tusk will unveil proposals on Tuesday for a "new settlement" with Britain that could prevent it becoming the first country to crash out…

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Brazil issues Olympics warning as WHO declares Zika emergency

Geneva (AFP) – Brazil has warned pregnant women to stay away from the Summer Olympics after the World Health Organization declared an international emergency over the Zika virus, blamed for…

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Top Asian News 4:42 a.m. GMT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says the disappearance of five Hong Kong residents associated with a publisher specializing in books banned in mainland China raises serious questions approximately Beijing's commitments…

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Clinton, Sanders duel for Iowa; O'Malley out

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders were locked in an improbably tight duel in Iowa's leadoff presidential caucuses Monday as the two rivals offered Americans a…

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Police say Chicago homicides climbed dramatically in January

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago saw a dramatic spike in the number of homicides & shootings in January — the bloodiest start to a year in at least 16 years &…

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Cruz wins in Iowa's Republican caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz sealed a victory in the Republican Iowa caucuses Monday, winning on the strength of his relentless campaigning & support from his party's diehard…

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Exclusive: U.S. budget plan includes over $13 billion for new submarine – sources

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon’s next five-year budget proposal seeks over $13 billion in funding for a new submarine to carry nuclear ballistic missiles, plus orders for…

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Justice Department launches review of San Francisco police

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would launch a review of the San Francisco Police, in the wake of the fatal police…

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Exclusive: Pentagon to hike spending request to fund fight versus Islamic State

By Phil Stewart & Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama's administration will seek a significant increase in funding for the fight against Islamic State as part of its…

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Drought hits South Africa's biggest wildlife park

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa (AP) — Hippos in South Africa's biggest wildlife park are increasingly grazing during the day rather than staying in rivers & pools as usual, a…

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