Sudan ratifies law criminalizing female genital mutilation

FILE – In this April 21, 2007 file photo, a Masai girl holds a protest sign during the anti-female genital mutilation (FGM) protest in Kilgoris, Kenya. The World Health Organization says …

Pandemic exposes scientific rift over proving when germs are airborne

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, July 10 (Reuters) – The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a clash among medical experts over disease transmission that stretches back nearly a century – to the very …

EU chief proposes five billion euro Brexit emergency fund

European Council President Charles Michel proposed a five billion euro Brexit reserve fund when he unveiled his latest proposal for a long-term EU budget that will be debated by bloc leaders …

After embassy move, U.S. to sell envoy's house near Tel Aviv

FILE – In this March 20, 2019, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman upon his arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport, near …

Biden: Trump has failed at home on virus, abroad with Putin

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden took aggressive aim Tuesday at President …

Biden: Trump has a 'lot to answer for' on Russian bounties

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden said Tuesday that President Donald Trump …

Biden hammers Trump for handling of COVID-19 pandemic

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday blistered …

Biden to hammer Trump for handling of COVID-19 pandemic

FILE – In this June 25, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden pauses while speaking during an event in Lancaster, Pa. Biden and his leading supporters …

Dems say Russia bounty intel is 'red flag' that Trump-Putin relationship could be compromised

MORE: Russians offered Taliban bounties to kill US troops: Military official The Democrats were briefed by Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien and White House Chief …

With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag

Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration employees Willie Townsend, left, and Joe Brown, attach a Mississippi state flag to the harness before raising it over the Capitol grounds in Jackson, Miss., …

City of London must face Brexit hit, Barnier tells finance chiefs

Michel Barnier has suggested London should lose its crown as the pre-eminant financial hub in Europe after Brexit.  – Reuters More British trade negotiators will fail in their efforts to insulate …

Lebanon judge who banned interviews of US envoy resigns

U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea, gestures after her meeting with Lebanese Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti, in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, June 29, 2020. Hitti and Shea discussed a court ruling issued …